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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,240
Posted By M51AB
Go to www.fueleconomy.gov Your combined...

Go to www.fueleconomy.gov

Your combined estimate is 21 MPG.
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-03-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By M51AB
Thanks everyone, :thumbsup: I did find...

Thanks everyone, :thumbsup:



I did find the diy's you wrote about.

Just to clarify, H7 bulb holders will fit into OEM projectors, correct?

Although aftermarket HID kits have come a long...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-02-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By M51AB
Unhappy DEPO Headlights Leaking from behind

I bought the DEPO's seen in my signature off eBay back in the fall of 2006; recently, the drivers side low beam blew, after which I noticed a small amount of ice had built up on the headlamp covers....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,040
Posted By M51AB
I had my engine blow as 98,000 miles last April...

I had my engine blow as 98,000 miles last April and replaced it with a used one from a salvage yard with 63,000 miles.

I too had no clue it was coming. I had never looked at my temp gauge because...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By M51AB
Fan Clutch Locking Up?

After I had my engine replaced from overheating issues last May, I've experienced an intermittent whining noise while driving. The fan clutch, fan and belts were all replaced by an indy shop with...
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-16-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By M51AB
Thanks, I'll replace the ballast at first...

Thanks, I'll replace the ballast at first possible change and post the results.
Forum: Lighting Forum 08-13-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By M51AB
Blub, Ballast or Both?

I swapped out both sets of bulbs and ballasts a few months ago. My driver side lights just fine every time. About 75% percent of the time, my passenger side either lights up and goes out right away...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,197
Posted By M51AB
Thanks, needless to say I've learned an expensive...

Thanks, needless to say I've learned an expensive lesson. I was stupid enough to assume because the car warns me with a light and tone when I'm low on washer fluid that it would do so when I'm about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,197
Posted By M51AB
Ouch :)

Ouch :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,197
Posted By M51AB
The picture actually looks worse than the engine...

The picture actually looks worse than the engine replacement was. I was told by the indy mechanic that did the job that on BMWs and some Aduis it easier to pull the front end to remove the engine. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,197
Posted By M51AB
In 2009, besides at least a dozen curb checks: ...

In 2009, besides at least a dozen curb checks:

February:

After driving in heavy snow, I parked in the garage overnight. The next morning an "ice bump" had formed under the car. When backing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,070
Posted By M51AB
Yes, it is, but I'm guessing your realtor, never...

Yes, it is, but I'm guessing your realtor, never took as drastic a measure as to replace the engine.

What it worth it? To me, that will depend on how long the car goes before it needs another...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,070
Posted By M51AB
Yes, honestly if I had better credit , and known...

Yes, honestly if I had better credit , and known the final bill would have been $13k, I would have dumped the e46 and took out a loan for a more reliable model. Unfortunately, after replacing the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,070
Posted By M51AB
Sorry for reviving a dead thread, but with a...

Sorry for reviving a dead thread, but with a title like this it's hard to resist.

The first three years of my e46 ownership experience was relatively inexpensive, I bought the car with 72k on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-12-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 60,599
Posted By M51AB
Thanks rovert :) I tried to duplicate your...

Thanks rovert :)

I tried to duplicate your shot from post #31 and this is what my new cut-off line looks like from a distance against my garage door:
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-08-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 60,599
Posted By M51AB
Question Is it possible to align too far to the passenger...

Is it possible to align too far to the passenger side?

I followed this DIY and ended up raising my cut-off lines by nearly six inches; at which point my driver side step was dead on with the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-08-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By M51AB
Thumbs Up Thanks Sillie :thumbsup:

Thanks Sillie :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,760
Posted By M51AB
96,275 I just replaced the engine. I never...

96,275

I just replaced the engine. I never paid attention to the temperature gauge because it never moved and I assumed I wasn't going to be in trouble unless I had a coolant light or saw steam...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 06-05-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 120
Achtung: Poll: Number of BMWs Owned
Views: 44,643
Posted By M51AB
e39 1997 528i 2004 - 2005 e46 2001 325i 2005 -...

e39 1997 528i 2004 - 2005
e46 2001 325i 2005 - Present
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 06-05-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 218
Achtung: Poll: Member Age
Views: 63,190
Posted By M51AB
35 This poll explains why almost every YouTube...

35
This poll explains why almost every YouTube BMW e46 video I've watched has dance mix or hip-hop playing in the background :)
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 06-05-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 93
Achtung: Poll: Education Level
Views: 40,591
Posted By M51AB
A.S., Screenwriting - Minneapolis Community &...

A.S., Screenwriting - Minneapolis Community & Technical College - Spring 2008
B.A., Strategic Communications - University of Minnesota - Fall 2010
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-05-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By M51AB
Question Factory Xenons: One cut-off line or two?

I just had work done on my car and need re-adjust my aftermarket DEPO headlamps; I was wondering what proper cut-off line(s) on E46 factory headlamps look like?

I had factory Xenons on my E39 and...
Forum: Lighting Forum 06-05-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 280,304
Posted By M51AB
Some more pics of my setup with factory look DEPO...

Some more pics of my setup with factory look DEPO head lamps and clear corners:

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y265/M51AB/HoodBestOn.jpg
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,647
Posted By M51AB
How about swapping in this senerio?

Long story short I never used look at my temp gauge because it never moved for the first three years I had the car. I was driving a few weeks back when suddenly the red zone on the gauge began to...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-09-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By M51AB
Thumbs Up I got lucky today, on my way home from school a...

I got lucky today, on my way home from school a state trooper stopped under an overpass to "perch". Knowing this was a soon to be speed trap, I took the next exit and turned around to make a pass.
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