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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
I was thinking about a used Mazda 3, 2010-11 or...

I was thinking about a used Mazda 3, 2010-11 or so, before I finally made a call to lease the 2015 Golf TDI.

Funny thing though... I had to have a rental before I took care of the car situation,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Hi folks. For those still following this thread,...

Hi folks. For those still following this thread, I thought I'd do a quick update... I ended up leasing a 2015 Golf TDI 4-door 6-speed MT. The car feels great! It's no BMW when it comes to...
Forum: California 07-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By The Jiveman
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Good to know, but honestly, I prefer [quality]...

Good to know, but honestly, I prefer [quality] cloth seats to leatherette. While my e46 looked nice with it, it was a sweat machine. I believe that real leather is more breathable/natural and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Good stuff. Thanks, people! The trouble with...

Good stuff. Thanks, people!

The trouble with very specific models (like Golf TDI, Civic SI, etc.), is that it's hard to find them on Craigslist or otherwise. Probably the worst factor for me is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, kd7iwp. Really good info. :)

Thanks, kd7iwp. Really good info. :)
Forum: California 07-23-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By The Jiveman
Insurance rates in/around San Diego

Hi. I'm moving to San Diego in a few days. I'm just curious how much other folks are paying for insurance. I know it's diffucult to compare due to all kinds of factors that go into insurance. But...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Sweet! How about maintenance? In my case, I'd...

Sweet! How about maintenance? In my case, I'd be getting a used car, and I'm wondering if you'd shy away from buying a 4-5 year old TDI (golf or jetta) for any reason?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Excellent replies, folks! This forum never...

Excellent replies, folks! This forum never dissapoints! :)

Yes, Mazda 3 is another one I've been thinking about (will update my opening post above). Thanks fr memtioning it! Anything with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,086
Posted By The Jiveman
Bye e46. Need help with ideas for next car.

My e46 of almost 10 years of ownership has been sold. :bawling: It was my first and only BMW thus far. I learned A LOT from this board, I did a number of DIYs, I enjoyed the ride. :bow:

Time...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By The Jiveman
Just wanted to follow up and let everyone know...

Just wanted to follow up and let everyone know that OP's brilliant discovery indeed works! :thumbsup: :woot: :excited:

I ordered VR1106 Voltage Regulator from AutoZone for $116.86 total (tax,...
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 07-10-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By The Jiveman
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 07-06-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By The Jiveman
Bump for price adjustment. Must sell within next...

Bump for price adjustment. Must sell within next 2 weeks. Spread the word if you know anyone near Boston! :bump: :thumbup:
Forum: Complete Cars - Private 07-03-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By The Jiveman
2000 E46 323i MT - Boston, MA

********* SOLD ************




2000 BMW E46 323i sedan 5-spd manual transmission
WBAAM3344YKC73113
182,059
Leatherette seats, Cassette player replaced with a CD player + an AUX input...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-30-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By The Jiveman
$448 for Bosch $130 for Valeo

$448 for Bosch
$130 for Valeo
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-29-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks for sharing this. Anybody know why the...

Thanks for sharing this. Anybody know why the price of VRs would jump so much? Last time I looked into getting one of these for my 323 (for a Bosch alternator) was few years ago, and I seem to...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 06-06-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By The Jiveman
FS: 1999-2001 sedan Halogen Headlight Assembly (SOLD)

*** SOLD ***

Original post:

Hi folks,

I'm selling a used driver-side halogen headlight assembly. I bought a used set of two (left and right) from someone on eBay in order to replace my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By The Jiveman
I have considered that and still haven't...

I have considered that and still haven't completely ruled it out, but I'm siding with keeping the car at the moment, if nothing else for reduced inconvenience (I'm not really looking forward to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks for letting me know about uship. Went...

Thanks for letting me know about uship. Went there and entered the basic parameters. All of the results that showed up are Open Transport type (which shouldn't be a big deal for me), and the price...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks for the info! Yeah, driving it is...

Thanks for the info!

Yeah, driving it is still an option, but the wife and I would prefer to take extra 5 days of vacation and just chill somewhere, rather than spend it in the car for 3000 miles....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By The Jiveman
How much $$$ to move (ship) a car coast to coast?

I will be moving from Boston to San Diego in a couple of months. I just got an estimate from the moving company to ship my 2000 E46 for $2100. That's twice as much as I expected (although I haven't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, man! Much appreciated for extra effort...

Thanks, man! Much appreciated for extra effort of actually looking on eBay! :bow:

So, what you're saying though, is that you wouldn't expect the TYC one to fit well or match the other one, so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By The Jiveman
Stock halogen headlight assembly replacement

I need to replace my passenger side stock headlight assembly on my 2000 323i. It was busted during a minor accident several months ago, and the lens cover is cracked as well as the mounting tabs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,591
Posted By The Jiveman
Helpful or not, I at least have the right to...

Helpful or not, I at least have the right to point out if someone is trolling MY thread. And sorry, but you're not exactly leading by example, with your last couple of comments. :thumbdwn:

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,591
Posted By The Jiveman
Yeah, really helpful.

Yeah, really helpful.
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