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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By chasz17
If the windshield glass has the BMW roundel on...

If the windshield glass has the BMW roundel on it, then it is a certified BMW replacement glass, which meets all BMW specifications.
Forum: Interior 03-02-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By chasz17
WTB: M3 Steering Wheel w/o Air Bag

Looking for a good to excellent condition M3 wheel (tri stitch preferred) for my 05 330Cic. Normal wear is OK, no rips, tears, etc. I don't need the round air bag.

Please PM me with pictures and...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-26-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,566
Posted By chasz17
Highway (winter) 27.5mpg City (winter) 23-24mpg...

Highway (winter) 27.5mpg
City (winter) 23-24mpg

Highway (summer) 31-33mpg
City (summer) 28-29mpg

Theoretical maximum mileage is 460 as I would never let the fuel tank get below 1/4.

Shell...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,696
Posted By chasz17
Hey OP. I really doubt that the dealer is going...

Hey OP. I really doubt that the dealer is going to cover this repair. Once they tear down the engine, they'll know instantly what caused the problem and decline the warranty. You might want to get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,309
Posted By chasz17
Great job and now you're getting somewhere. ...

Great job and now you're getting somewhere. Given the fact that the car needs a lot of work, perhaps you'd be better off getting your money back and going to a reputable dealership that sell high...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,289
Posted By chasz17
The car is gone. Given the description of what...

The car is gone. Given the description of what happened in just the spare tire well, the car is done. I hope you feel better soon.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By chasz17
How long did it sit? Remember gasoline starts to...

How long did it sit? Remember gasoline starts to break down quickly and after 3 to 6 months you can have major fuel problems. Also, have a load test done on the battery.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By chasz17
Are you sure that the dash cluster is the...

Are you sure that the dash cluster is the original unit to the car?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,848
Posted By chasz17
I owe you for 5PJ96918. Thanks very much! ...

I owe you for 5PJ96918. Thanks very much! Charlie
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By chasz17
I wouldn't get either. Too heavily modified. ...

I wouldn't get either. Too heavily modified. Get a bone stock one that has been cared for, with proof of proper maintenace and repair. Then get a PPI.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,309
Posted By chasz17
A good recon department can get the odor out,...

A good recon department can get the odor out, permanently. The key issue can be resolved. Instead of trying to treat the dealership like Walmart, why don't you try working with the management to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By chasz17
Just FYI, the car, with a salvage/rebuilt title,...

Just FYI, the car, with a salvage/rebuilt title, would have a wholesale value of about $3k to 3.5k.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By chasz17
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By chasz17
Just to put it into perspective, to repaint the...

Just to put it into perspective, to repaint the car properly is going to cost at least $3k to $4k.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Posted By chasz17
Do you let your car idle a lot?

Do you let your car idle a lot?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By chasz17
The tenth character of the VIN, in the US, is the...

The tenth character of the VIN, in the US, is the model year of the vehicle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,487
Posted By chasz17
Make sure that you have the BMW (logo) roundel...

Make sure that you have the BMW (logo) roundel next to the DOT certification on the windshield. This ensures that the windshield glass is to BMW specs and provides the correct light transmittance.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By chasz17
If you can give me the VIN, I'll check some...

If you can give me the VIN, I'll check some sites. By the way the first answer is completely correct. The value of the vehicle is what someone is willing to pay. I'm in the business and just...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-05-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By chasz17
Were you listening to the car's radio while you...

Were you listening to the car's radio while you were washing/waxing the car? Reason that I ask is that the same thing happened to me on my 04 a few years ago. Seems the battery was a little to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By chasz17
Trouble shoot from the beginning. Get the...

Trouble shoot from the beginning. Get the battery tested with a proper load test. A car can crank, but not start if the battery is weak,
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By chasz17
How old is your battery?

How old is your battery?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By chasz17
Sounds like time for a new battery. If it's over...

Sounds like time for a new battery. If it's over 4 year old, time for a new one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,959
Posted By chasz17
BMW recommends premium gasoline from the stations...

BMW recommends premium gasoline from the stations listed at: http://www.toptiergas.com/retailers.html
This has to do with the detergency.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,234
Posted By chasz17
I just purchased a 2005 330Cic with 27k on the...

I just purchased a 2005 330Cic with 27k on the clock. Tensioner pulley and belt were just replaced with the exact same complaint. Now works flawlessly!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,568
Posted By chasz17
Crush that bad boy. Serious uni-body damage. ...

Crush that bad boy. Serious uni-body damage. You'll NEVER get the steering/suspension geometry right for any amount of money.
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