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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By mmaldin
I can't say that it was easy or straight forward...

I can't say that it was easy or straight forward but I got it done. I can't find the DIY I used or I would share it with you. Hopefully, someone else will provide a link.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-23-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By mmaldin
When I did mine, I used a a star hex (torx) bit,...

When I did mine, I used a a star hex (torx) bit, see attached, and placed the bit in the drain bolt and then turned it with a crescent wrench. Worked perfectly in that tight space. No need to drop...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-11-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By mmaldin
I did mine last week. There are many good diy's....

I did mine last week. There are many good diy's. The xi is the same procedure. The only difference I encountered from the diy I followed was that the bottom bolt holding on the ps pump was accessed...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-09-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,616
Posted By mmaldin
Mine does it in the winter too. Always hoping...

Mine does it in the winter too. Always hoping someone will post a solution.

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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-31-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By mmaldin
I am doing my rtabs this week and found these...

I am doing my rtabs this week and found these pages (see attached PDF) from the BMW TIS regarding setting that angle properly, FYI.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By mmaldin
When the r134 pressure falls below a threshold, a...

When the r134 pressure falls below a threshold, a relay cuts power to the compressor. That may be the problem, but you should bring the car to an A/C technician.

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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-04-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By mmaldin
Is anyone using OE M3 RCAB's and FCAB's as an...

Is anyone using OE M3 RCAB's and FCAB's as an upgrade for better durability and better performance for an everyday driver. I need to replace both soon and would appreciate some feedback. Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,615
Posted By mmaldin
It's not on their website either?

It's not on their website either?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By mmaldin
Changed at 34k and 70K.

Changed at 34k and 70K.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By mmaldin
[QUOTE=jcrudo;14993967]Do you know the part...

[QUOTE=jcrudo;14993967]Do you know the part number? I only see the blades.

Copied from my invoice:

WIPER BLADE618022, Part#: 61610154440
Make: Bmw 3 $1.98 $5.94

Or email mike at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By mmaldin
Just got 3 from TheBMWPartStore for 5.94 for all...

Just got 3 from TheBMWPartStore for 5.94 for all 3. I bought them with some other stuff but they have a $5 shipping option.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-13-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By mmaldin
You should use dextron VI. You may call your...

You should use dextron VI. You may call your local dealer or insert that part number into a dealer parts site and you will told the same.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,601
Posted By mmaldin
Any thoughts on the Dex VI at Walmart?

Any thoughts on the Dex VI at Walmart?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By mmaldin
I wound up purchasing a passenger seat, the...

I wound up purchasing a passenger seat, the leather is the same for both sides, and putting the passenger side cover on the drivers side. The drivers seat is now like new. I paid $100 at a salvage...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-10-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,436
Posted By mmaldin
It is original equipment and that is why I want...

It is original equipment and that is why I want to rebuild it. I am still looking for a good DIY for the outer boot. I have never done this type of repair before and am confident that I have the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-10-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,436
Posted By mmaldin
XT ier, did you go ahead with this boot repair?...

XT ier, did you go ahead with this boot repair? After much searching I am finding a lot of information on replacing the whole axle, but not much on just replacing the outer boot. Advice from anyone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By mmaldin
I had a similar sound and the tensioner was the...

I had a similar sound and the tensioner was the problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,816
Posted By mmaldin
Can the rubber be replaced on Bosch Icons or do...

Can the rubber be replaced on Bosch Icons or do have to replace the whole thing?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,074
Posted By mmaldin
I went to my local stealer with the same part...

I went to my local stealer with the same part #(BMW p/n 83 22 0 024 359), I too have the green tag,and they sold me Dextron VI. I also plugged the part # into Huskers online parts site and got this:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By mmaldin
The dismantler advertises on Craigslist, here is...

The dismantler advertises on Craigslist, here is a link to one of his many adds: http://denver.craigslist.org/ptd/3319594707.html.
Search e46 on auto parts on Denver Craigslist.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By mmaldin
I recently replaced my drivers seat cover from a...

I recently replaced my drivers seat cover from a complete passengers seat that I purchased and may have bought the seat from the same place, in Aurora?
Anyway, there are extra wires. There is one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By mmaldin
Thank you JD. The seats backs and cushions are...

Thank you JD.
The seats backs and cushions are interchangeable between the driverís side and the passenger side on e46 sedans. I found an excellent passenger side seat at a salvage yard and did the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By mmaldin
Seat compatibility

My drivers seat is worn in places and I have found a passenger seat in perfect condition. Will the leather covers from the passenger side fit on the drivers side?
Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,285
Posted By mmaldin
What brand of Dex 6 did you use and where did you...

What brand of Dex 6 did you use and where did you get it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By mmaldin
Seat back bolster repair

The driverís side seat back bolster on my 2004 325XIT with grey leather is worn through and needs to be repaired. The rest of the seat is in really good condition, it's just the bolster section that...
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