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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-21-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 355,695
Posted By gtc6244
+1 - I snagged a buy-it-now auction for $40 USD +...

+1 - I snagged a buy-it-now auction for $40 USD + $16 shipping (to Canada!) last month. Shipping to the US was $8 IIRC...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-19-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 355,695
Posted By gtc6244
Hmmm - not my experience at all; I'm generally...

Hmmm - not my experience at all; I'm generally ready 4-5 seconds after starting the car. I typically leave the radio on all the time - not sure if this is a factor, and I'm using an HTC phone, not...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-17-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 355,695
Posted By gtc6244
Just a quick update - yesterday the system went...

Just a quick update - yesterday the system went completely screwy. I started the car, heard the phone connect, then heard the Parrot voice saying "Erasing Memory - please wait" (or something to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-12-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 355,695
Posted By gtc6244
Thanks for the quick reply - #3 works just fine...

Thanks for the quick reply - #3 works just fine (at least the few times that I have tried). I note that it does take some time for the Parrot system to grab the phone - ie, I can get in the car,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 355,695
Posted By gtc6244
Did this DIY this aft; pretty simple, but took...

Did this DIY this aft; pretty simple, but took some time to get HU harness out of the cage and just under the vents (I've got big hands, and find this work awkward!). The basic function of having a...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-31-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 207,067
Posted By gtc6244
Some guy on the Dynavin forums claims he has one...

Some guy on the Dynavin forums claims he has one installed and RDS does in fact work. The official response from Dynavin is that they can't test RDS functionality as the RDS signal isn't broadcast...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By gtc6244
RMP seems to be the favority choice for most...

RMP seems to be the favority choice for most people on the Toronto E46 board... plenty of praise, little or no complaints.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By gtc6244
Exactly right!

Exactly right!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By gtc6244
Nothing handy.... however, if you lay the bars...

Nothing handy.... however, if you lay the bars down on the ground with the "feet" point up, you'll note that the feet can slide 2-3 inches from the edge of the bar towards the center and they are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By gtc6244
I have a 5 series rack (off an '01) on my '01 330...

I have a 5 series rack (off an '01) on my '01 330 Ci; it will fit, but you'll probably need to cut the underside of the cross bars slightly to adjust the feet closer together (the spacing is wider on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,311
Posted By gtc6244
I paid the stealership price for the part last...

I paid the stealership price for the part last week and did a quick DIY. Exact same symptoms that you had (also noted that my fuel economy was going down the crapper), and after the fix all was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,044
Posted By gtc6244
My wife drives an '05 MCS (summers only) and I...

My wife drives an '05 MCS (summers only) and I have an '01 330 Coupe; gotta say that the Mini is a blast to drive and a lot of fun, but I find the BMW easier to live with on a day to day basis -...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-16-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By gtc6244
Hi Vince, I may be able to help you out... I...

Hi Vince,

I may be able to help you out... I have 2 set of m68s and I'm in Canada (KW, about an hour west of you).

Once set is OEM staggered the other is non-staggered replicas (my winter...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By gtc6244
I picked one up on eBay about 2 years ago - about...

I picked one up on eBay about 2 years ago - about 80 USD shipped from Germany (3 day shipping). Had BMW part numbers on it, and certainly appeared OEM. Description was for an e36 M3, and I noticed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By gtc6244
I second Mules comment - I have Zimmerman's with...

I second Mules comment - I have Zimmerman's with Axxis deluxe, and they don't squeal - but I have a liberal amount of anti-squeal agent on them!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By gtc6244
I believe this may vary by jurisdiction (and hey,...

I believe this may vary by jurisdiction (and hey, what do I know - I'm up in Canada!), but I believe that if you can provide documentation that you are performing everything for Inspection I, it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By gtc6244
I have one slighlty bent rear control arm as well...

I have one slighlty bent rear control arm as well ... it's been bent for about a year - BMW claims I had to run into something with car to cause the damage, though that hasn't happened. I've been...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By gtc6244
Again wrong forum, but out of curiosity did any...

Again wrong forum, but out of curiosity did any of the key players at the largest member company change? Or is it possible that certain stakeholders were not involved at the outset? In any event...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 05-15-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,088
Posted By gtc6244
It's import duties/brokerage fees/taxes that you...

It's import duties/brokerage fees/taxes that you may or may not end up paying, though I've never been clear on which items "really" get charged, since most places seem to ignore the import/export...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 05-15-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,088
Posted By gtc6244
I've received stuff via Fedex in the past without...

I've received stuff via Fedex in the past without paying any tariff or taxes at time of delivery; Fedex WILL send you a bill with the balance that you owe - sometimes not up until a month later. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-16-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By gtc6244
Just call your local auto-paint supply store...

Just call your local auto-paint supply store (same place body shops buy their paint - most of 'em sell direct to consumers) and get them to mix you the paint and put it in a spray can. I have a Jet...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-31-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By gtc6244
There's obviously still some cladding on the body...

There's obviously still some cladding on the body ... gills (or grills, if you prefer!) are probably covered or not installed, and that certainly doesn't look like a production hood on the vehicle. ...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 03-31-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By gtc6244
Yeah, quite old - but still my favorite...

Yeah, quite old - but still my favorite "impression" of the M3...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 02-05-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By gtc6244
I thought so at first ... but it seems to "short"...

I thought so at first ... but it seems to "short" for 6, no? Perhaps I'm just hoping!
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 02-05-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By gtc6244
Possible e92 image from BMW???

Hi there - I'm not sure what this is ... looks more like an e46 with some cosmetic differences, but the steering wheel says e90 (and the sunroof appears different then my e46 coupe as well) ...
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