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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Ahh - well for $60 I am willing to take a gamble...

Ahh - well for $60 I am willing to take a gamble on the ignition switch - and if not - well - then it really wasn't a waste. I do have some experience with the good old FSR - my blower went out on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Great Point, Mango - and I agree. Where I'll...

Great Point, Mango - and I agree. Where I'll deviate a bit from your original suggestion is start with replacing the ignition switch myself - cheap and seemingly simple (given the DIY vids online)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Thanks, Rstan! I appreciate the differing...

Thanks, Rstan! I appreciate the differing perspectives as it helps someone like myself (rookie) make informed decisions.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Thanks again - as I started that research I...

Thanks again - as I started that research I realized the voltage regulator is on the alternator, so it was an ignorant question on my part. Thanks for not needlessly blasting me on that fact.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Mango, Would you suggest the alternator be...

Mango, Would you suggest the alternator be replaced as well? Does anyone have a write-up on this process - I'm a beginner and would like to evaluate if I think I can perform this on my own.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Thanks, Mango. And thanks to everyone has...

Thanks, Mango. And thanks to everyone has responded so far.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Thanks guys - Any others that have had similar...

Thanks guys - Any others that have had similar issues and identified fixes that worked for them?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Interesting - Thanks Jacob. Anyone else?

Interesting - Thanks Jacob. Anyone else?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By universitydaddy
Car Reset as Driving

Hi Folks,

Have an issue that just came up with my wife's 04 e46 325 vert with 56k miles:

Headed up hill - Heard beeping lasting -3- 5 sec

Saw lights on: check engine, little triangle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By universitydaddy
Switching out 02 non-Sport with 04 Sport - Pin Config?

Folks,

Does anyone know if an 02 non-Sport seat be switched with 04 Sport - Pin Config the same?

A guy I knew once told me something about the airbag sensors being different.

Short of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By universitydaddy
Ok - In case anyone ever wonders - the...

Ok -

In case anyone ever wonders - the front suspension would make the conversion, but not the rears because the wagon is more heavy duty than the sedan/coupe due to the added weight/potential...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By universitydaddy
Suspension Question - will 01 coupe fit 02 wagon

Folks,

I have an opportunity to get an 01 oem coupe sport suspension for a good price - but i dont know for sure if it fits an 02 wagon.

Any thoughts??

Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By universitydaddy
Any other thoughts or comments from anyone else?

Any other thoughts or comments from anyone else?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By universitydaddy
Really - hope that's my issue - interesting. ...

Really - hope that's my issue - interesting. Thanks for that piece of advice, Yoyo.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By universitydaddy
Are there signals for a slowly failing transmission

Folks,

Besides the obvious, are there small signs that might point to future transmission problems?

I have an 02 325 wagon with 112k that shifts pretty good between 1-2 but between 3-4, when my...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By universitydaddy
Thanks Mark. Also, I foundout that Pep Boys has...

Thanks Mark. Also, I foundout that Pep Boys has a 20% off deal on Bosch o2 Sensors:

http://www.pepboys.com/product/details/130404/751/parts/fuel_emission_systems/sensors/?quantity=1

20% off...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-11-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By universitydaddy
whats the best o2 Sensors - not from the dealership

Hey guys - I have to replace my precat bank 1 02 sensor - I'm having a hard time locating the best recommended replacements besides for what the dealership offers- I don't want to spend $200 at the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By universitydaddy
Some heated sports seats hopefully - not sure if...

Some heated sports seats hopefully - not sure if it will work out, but I will report back. Thanks for the info.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-07-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By universitydaddy
Can't find a DIY video for seat replacement

Folks,

Can anyone point me to some instructions/videos of front and rear seat swaps - especially if the rears are for wagons!

I have a 2002 325 wagon I hope to be able to swap some seats in.
...
Forum: Interior 02-05-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By universitydaddy
Gray Front and rear Seats needed for 2002 325t

Hey Folks,

I have original 2002 leatherette non-sport gray driver seats that I would like to replace. I would prefer the leather sports, but I'm open to leatherette non sport if the seats look...
Forum: Interior 02-05-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By universitydaddy
I'll piggy back on this - I am interested in...

I'll piggy back on this - I am interested in replacing my 2002's grey interior seats. Would like leather, but perfect leatherette would be next best option. Open to black if the whole set comes...
Forum: Parting Out 02-05-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
E46 Sedan gray interior
Views: 652
Posted By universitydaddy
seats

I'm in cali too - bay area - i have a 2002 325 touring - would your seats fit? Have some pics prices etc?
Forum: Parting Out 02-05-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,353
Posted By universitydaddy
Hi, Do you have detailed pictures of the...

Hi,

Do you have detailed pictures of the interior seats front and back?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,823
Posted By universitydaddy
Followup question to your response

I just read and reset Fault Codes 20c 2973 and 60. Based on the post below - are you suggesting that the software update be done first prior to replacing the pre o2 cat?

I have an 04 325cic...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-28-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By universitydaddy
Thanks, RCS - Good Suggestion. It seems to me to...

Thanks, RCS - Good Suggestion. It seems to me to be more of a strut shock thing because i get no squeaking on brakes - its only when the car goes up and down over large bumps or when manually...
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