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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,760
Posted By Mikell
autohausaz bmaparts pelicanparts In that...

autohausaz
bmaparts
pelicanparts
In that order.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mikell
Harbor Freight Tools will sell you a set of trim...

Harbor Freight Tools will sell you a set of trim tools for 5 bux or so.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Mikell
Thanks, everybody. We are familiar with BMW's...

Thanks, everybody.
We are familiar with BMW's and e46's - I have a 330 coupe, and an 330 convertible, and recently lost a 300k mile e34 in a wreck. We do most of our own maintenance - brakes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Mikell
323 Info Needed

Greetings -

My son is looking at buying a high mileage 323 of the e46 persuasion. How durable are these motors if oil changed regularly and otherwise reasonably maintained?

Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mikell
All you need is something to get on both sides of...

All you need is something to get on both sides of the plastic dibble at one time - an old fork with the tines bent sideways a bit (need a gap of about 3/8 inch), or two flat head screwdrivers at one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,335
Posted By Mikell
I could buy a new BMW, but - I'm thinking about...

I could buy a new BMW, but - I'm thinking about buying another e30 - maybe an e34 - I just have a problem with everything being computerized.
And, then they go and do away with spare tires and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,992
Posted By Mikell
PM sent - thanks, dude

PM sent - thanks, dude
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,613
Posted By Mikell
Z8

Z8
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,477
Posted By Mikell
Condolences on your loss. Just goes to prove...

Condolences on your loss. Just goes to prove that you can drive a nice car, you just cannot park it anyplace. Even parking way out in the boonies of the parking lot won't save you sometimes.
Don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,650
Posted By Mikell
Friends don't let friends take their cars to the...

Friends don't let friends take their cars to the dealer. There are several really good indy shops in Houston who do quality work, treat you lke a human being and save you some bux. I have been doing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,812
Posted By Mikell
First, lower the widows, remove the mats and let...

First, lower the widows, remove the mats and let the car air out real good, preferably in a garage or shade - then smell test.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By Mikell
bad battery?

bad battery?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,213
Posted By Mikell
Yes, of course it's a revenue thing. Gotta pay...

Yes, of course it's a revenue thing. Gotta pay for stuff somehow, and gov't will get your dough some way somehow, even if the stuff they spend it on is total waste.
I don't like having a front...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mikell
You must remove the passenger side trim strip...

You must remove the passenger side trim strip because the edge of the center trim goes under neath it. It's really no biggie - just pry gently.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,505
Posted By Mikell
Agree with JD - first check out the control arm...

Agree with JD - first check out the control arm bushings. They are the "weak link" (pun intended)
If you need struts, Bilstein HDs are good and will slightly firm the ride - lifetime warranty isn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,155
Posted By Mikell
Friends don't let friends use impact guns on...

Friends don't let friends use impact guns on drain plugs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mikell
Remove the right side dash trim Remove the...

Remove the right side dash trim
Remove the center trim
unscrew 2 screws
remove radio
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By Mikell
Yup - just remember that a very small adjustment...

Yup - just remember that a very small adjustment is usually all that is needed. Do it in baby steps.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Mikell
Sounds like something did not get re-tightened....

Sounds like something did not get re-tightened. Can't say what without hearing it, but a "plop" as opposed to a sharp "clunk" or "bang", could be a missing or damaged exhuast hanger. Get under the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-12-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Mikell
Thinking about an E46

Greetings:

Currently looking for a "new" (to me) BMW. I'm not selling my E30 cabrio, but needing a daily driver I can trust - and with better air conditioning. The e46 looks like what I want, cos...
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