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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-24-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By xdave
Here's a quick update; I finally installed...

Here's a quick update;

I finally installed the front struts along my Eibach Pro kit lowering springs. The springs had been back to the originals over considerations of the subframe repair process....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 132,453
Posted By xdave
'99 E46 328i. 172k and running great! I've...

'99 E46 328i.

172k and running great! I've owned this car for ten years now.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-26-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By xdave
More cheap Struts. A question

I ordered some of the cheap struts off of ebay for my '99 E46 328i. I'm getting a little tired of bouncing around due to lack of damping.

These are the yellow ones that use the term "sport" in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By xdave
I was able to solve the problem by pulling the...

I was able to solve the problem by pulling the gauge cluster forward and disconnecting/reconnecting the right most connector. While it was disconnected I started up the car and then shut it off.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By xdave
gauge problems

I just started up my 99 328i after its been sitting for a few weeks. The first thing I noticed was that the low fuel light was on even though the tank is 3/4 full. The I noticed that the temp gauge...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,127
Posted By xdave
I'm having this same problem on a 99 328i manual...

I'm having this same problem on a 99 328i manual car. The fan keeps running when the car is shut off and it will just keep running until it kills the battery. This happened today -I could hear the...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 04-20-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 282,324
Posted By xdave
I got mine back last March or so. I have a '99...

I got mine back last March or so. I have a '99 328i that has 145k on it now and maybe 135k back then. The left sub mount was completely separated. It took them quite a while to do it but i have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By xdave
OK I still haven't resolved this problem but I've...

OK I still haven't resolved this problem but I've decided to break into the small window on the back door. My car is parked securely off street and I have another ride so it hasn't been a big issue....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By xdave
thanks for your reply. I think that I'm going...

thanks for your reply. I think that I'm going this route. I might bust the driver's door window because I'm going to have to pull that door apart anyhow. There are windows on ebay for $50 to $80.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By xdave
OK I stopped by the dealer today to ask what they...

OK I stopped by the dealer today to ask what they could do to help me out. Not much was the answer.

He said the way they would reprogram the key requires the car! He also said that the slim Jim...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By xdave
Lets see-I checked the battery. Its reads 3.25...

Lets see-I checked the battery. Its reads 3.25 volts on my digital meter. The dealer said they sell a 3v Panasonic cr2016 battery for this key. He also said that they can recode the key.

At the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By xdave
can't get into car

OK, I'm having some trouble with my 99 328i. The keyless quit working some time ago and the dealer installed a new battery in it but it won't unnlock the car. The little red light goes on when you...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-21-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,224
Posted By xdave
Thanks you guys are awesome! That is the info I...

Thanks you guys are awesome! That is the info I am looking for. I noticed there are some on ebay listed with the larger size and the correct year of '99-'00. Pretty reasonable prices too.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-20-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,224
Posted By xdave
Stock sway bar sizes

I'd like to upgrade the sway bars on my car to go with Eibach lowering springs and sport struts.

I'm curious if I can get some sway bars off ebay from a sport model 3 series E46? There are a lot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,527
Posted By xdave
E46 throttle response

While I love my '99 328i E46, I was blessed and maybe cursed with having bought a new '98 E36 M3.

The thing that bugs me the most in comparison is the way the throttle responds in the E46. When...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By xdave
That's the same problem I was having. The piston...

That's the same problem I was having. The piston wouldn't retract fully leaving about 1/8". This wouldn't allow the installation of new pads. My car has 150k.

Thinking that the corrosion was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By xdave
Rebuilt Calipers

I was thinking of replacing the front calipers on my '99 328i. After looking around for a bit onlone I saw that Auto Zone has rebuilt calipers for $41. My question is, are these original equipment...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 02-13-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 282,324
Posted By xdave
Howdy. My car is a red '99 328i . It ...

Howdy. My car is a red '99 328i . It definitely needs the repair !. Recently, it was inspected by an independent garage and they pointed out a rather advanced subframe problem. Currently, I'm not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,450
Posted By xdave
I'm having this same problem with my 99 328i. One...

I'm having this same problem with my 99 328i. One morning I got in the car and the left turn signals were blinking, but the switch is in the middle position. The non factory shop said bring it in and...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-04-2002, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By xdave
I'm interested in that wheel/tire set for my...

I'm interested in that wheel/tire set for my 328i. Can you give more info?
I'm able to pick them up


Dave
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