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Forum: California 02-06-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By rhogg
There are a couple of Euro types. I got mine form...

There are a couple of Euro types. I got mine form england was about $450 after shipping. You remove the rear bumper and replace the cross bar and rear bumper shocks. It is an awesome hitch. A couple...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-06-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,290
Posted By rhogg
Don't fixate on the "bad engines" Its like the...

Don't fixate on the "bad engines" Its like the sub frame issue - some get it - most don't. If you are worried about it and cant afford the $15K+/- engine replacement costs add $2k to your budget...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-06-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,266
Posted By rhogg
I have Patagonia duffles that have lasted for...

I have Patagonia duffles that have lasted for years and years. The new ones I think might even have wheels for you softies out there!
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 02-06-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,277
Posted By rhogg
Can I put this in my '91 318? - Just askin' !

Can I put this in my '91 318? - Just askin' !
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-05-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,290
Posted By rhogg
Porsche - there is not substitute!

Pre 2008 Caymans and 911s have the same issues as the 996 cars. The intermediate shaft bearing has been upgraded but failures though rare have occurred. Aftermarket preventative fixes are now...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-09-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By rhogg
3GS to Focus

I replaced my one year old 3GS with a focus at the end of November. The Fanbois army won't want to hear this but the focus is a vastly superior phone.

Faster
More reliable in its responses
more...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-03-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 174,920
Posted By rhogg
See post 166 (page 9) in this thread. There is...

See post 166 (page 9) in this thread. There is one plug into the auto transmission. Jump pin 2-8 tape & seal and put it out of the way. Mine is run across the enginge under the cabin filter and...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-12-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By rhogg
Older 911s are very well supported with excellent...

Older 911s are very well supported with excellent parts availability. Costs vary but my experience is there are pretty similar to BMW say + 25%. Occasionally though there are very expensive items...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By rhogg
The most recent Bimmer magazine talks about how...

The most recent Bimmer magazine talks about how the E46 is the last of the `reliable` self service BMWs. Having said that they are not particularly durable. I would not buy an automatic...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-25-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 174,920
Posted By rhogg
The plug I'm talking about is 17111707818. Hmmm...

The plug I'm talking about is 17111707818. Hmmm I looked on real OEM and the part numbers for the mounting plate are the same on a 2000 328 CI and a 2003 325it. I removed the AT cooler and the auto...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-25-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 174,920
Posted By rhogg
You mean all I needed was the larger plug? Mine...

You mean all I needed was the larger plug? Mine was a post face-lift 2003 - that might have had an impact. If I recall once I had the auto transmission cooler out I needed to replace the rad. I...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,618
Posted By rhogg
Try Trapster for the Blackberry or iphone. Works...

Try Trapster for the Blackberry or iphone. Works for me. I am amazed how actively it is updated by users.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-25-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 174,920
Posted By rhogg
My parts totaled about $2500 shipped to Canada -...

My parts totaled about $2500 shipped to Canada - thats everything including stuff i didn't need or use which was about $150 extra. Shipping was about $500. I did all the electrical work, pedal and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-20-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 174,920
Posted By rhogg
The Good and Bad of a manual conversion ...

The Good and Bad of a manual conversion

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Sorry for the cross post. Below is a duplicate of the one i posted in...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 56,795
Posted By rhogg
The Good and Bad of a manual conversion

First of all thanks to Jared for this thread. I did the conversion on my wife's 325iT and the result was pretty good. Her words were: "It's like the car is happy now!" Indeed it is, and also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By rhogg
+1 3lb sledge = no problem. Its mass x...

+1

3lb sledge = no problem. Its mass x velocity = momentum = energy transfer

A hammer doesn't cut it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,566
Posted By rhogg
Running Again!

Thanks Neil that's what I needed - 2&8. Had it running 15 minutes after picking up your post.

A great improvement from the Auto. All I have left to do is the coding and the fan change.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,566
Posted By rhogg
Immobilizer wiring

Hey Neil Thanks. I think I already know your thread by heart - it was what gave me the courage to attempt the swap in the first place. I am intending to post thanks on it once I'm done, along with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,566
Posted By rhogg
Does anyone have the information on the wiring...

Does anyone have the information on the wiring bridge of the auto transmission plug referred to in post #16. I am only seeing red Xs. I've completed an auto/5sp swap in a 2003 325 and need to bridge...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-23-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By rhogg
Onenote Midjet Mind manager Evernote ...

Onenote
Midjet Mind manager
Evernote

These are the core tablet apps. Journal is good and come with the OS. There is a third party plug in for outlook. I have had a tablet for 5 years and would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By rhogg
I had this problem 2003 325it 120km. It was...

I had this problem 2003 325it 120km. It was occaional then frequent. Codes were for solinoids. When reset everything was fine again. (for now) The autobox is the weakpoint of the E46. Take it a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By rhogg
I just had the same thing happen. Anyone know...

I just had the same thing happen. Anyone know the part number? I couldn't find it on Real OEM. Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By rhogg
My guess given the other problems is an...

My guess given the other problems is an electrical problem with the driver side boot release.

I presume you are not in North America given its a 320d. On my NA 325it there is a button to unlock...
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-20-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,544
Posted By rhogg
I finished Halo2 last night - I won't be waiting...

I finished Halo2 last night - I won't be waiting for H3. HL3 is*a different story -that I'll buy! Counterstrike is still the best though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By rhogg
Check to see if you have a 30 day clause in your...

Check to see if you have a 30 day clause in your lease. Some leases allow escape in the first 30 days with some sort of penalty. Call BMW NA and ask (not the dealer)
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