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Forum: California 03-04-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By avidan
were you ever able to find a bmw indie that was...

were you ever able to find a bmw indie that was comfortable working on convertible tops?
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-07-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
so john came by to help (THANK YOU!), and we...

so john came by to help (THANK YOU!), and we opened the top to see where the issue was. i think john can speak more clearly about what the issue was, but we essentially did a post "emergency close"...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-04-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
That would be awesome! Please let me know how to...

That would be awesome! Please let me know how to do it, and I will get started asap
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-04-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
so i went to the dealership and they were not...

so i went to the dealership and they were not interested in talking with me. so i paid the $150 "get my car out" / diagnostic fee, and i was on my way. before i took it though, i asked them to clear...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-03-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
Thanks for the reply. The first video are the...

Thanks for the reply. The first video are the gears between the two rear seats. I removed the plastic cover near the black button i was using to disengage the top.
I will research further making...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-02-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
Ok. Definitely won't use the power drill ;) The...

Ok. Definitely won't use the power drill ;)
The dealership didn't diagnose it as the module, they actually just said "that would be our guess for next step".
I will ask them to clear the code and...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-02-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
That Allen key by the visor will take the top all...

That Allen key by the visor will take the top all the way down?!? Maybe I will use a power drill on slow
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-01-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By avidan
Did you ever figure this out?

Did you ever figure this out?
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-01-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
Also, my stealership wants to replace the top...

Also, my stealership wants to replace the top module for 1k. I think id rather bring it home and try to diagnose. It sounds like they have done nothing in the diagnosis arena.
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-01-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
What is the method for manually opening the top?...

What is the method for manually opening the top? I am unable to unlock the top from the visor area by turning the hex key, but how would I open it further?
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-14-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By avidan
Video - top won't go down

I am having trouble with getting my top to open and close.
I have replaced the battery in the car, as many have said that a low battery is a cause.

essentially, i am sitting with the red light...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-26-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,483
Posted By avidan
same issue, no resolution

hey,
just wanted to revive this thread to see if anyone has had resolution on the issue.
i have the same issue. i took it to my local shop (non-dealer), and they replaced more than the bulb (i will...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-06-2006, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 385,273
Posted By avidan
I removed then returned the fuses 41 & 7, and...

I removed then returned the fuses 41 & 7, and everything seems to working perfectly now. Perhaps I didnt remove them during installation. I will let you know if I run in to any problems...
thanks...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-31-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 385,273
Posted By avidan
all they said was that the ipod was no longer...

all they said was that the ipod was no longer holding a charge. the first time around I thought it was because i used it so often....but the second time was a little bothersome. i am going to pull...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-30-2006, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 385,273
Posted By avidan
hey tom, i am having some problems with my...

hey tom,
i am having some problems with my DICE. I installed it a few months ago, and ran into a problem where the steering wheel no longer changed songs. Then, i took my ipod into the house to add...
Forum: Exterior 09-07-2006, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By avidan
still available?

still available?
Forum: Exterior 08-28-2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By avidan
still available?

still available?
Forum: Ask a Site Sponsor 08-21-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 78
Poll: iTop Survey
Views: 3,328
Posted By avidan
definintely a glitch. I have heard the exact same...

definintely a glitch. I have heard the exact same thing about TVonNav...which makes me even happier that I got a hold of the product before he dissappeared ;)
Forum: Ask a Site Sponsor 08-21-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 78
Poll: iTop Survey
Views: 3,328
Posted By avidan
bring up the thread? I posted to this thread over...

bring up the thread? I posted to this thread over a year ago. Even if you cannot get this product (though I think you can), its great. I even moved it from my 323 to my M3 earlier this year...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-11-2006, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 385,273
Posted By avidan
Hey Tom, I got my Dice, and so far, so good....

Hey Tom,
I got my Dice, and so far, so good. Installation was a little tough, just because I chose to route to my center console, which meant I needed to fish the wire under the extra tight center...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-08-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,154
Posted By avidan
Ok, so I got my car back. Firstly, McKenna...

Ok, so I got my car back. Firstly, McKenna treated me far better than Century west. While the car was with them, the battery went dead. They went ahead and replaced it. Very nice.
On the other hand,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-04-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,154
Posted By avidan
I have heard about the "goodwill gesture", and I...

I have heard about the "goodwill gesture", and I will definitely try it if all else fails.

Right now, McKenna has taken the stance that all of this stems from an oil sensor issue. I have a hard...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-03-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,154
Posted By avidan
so, here is the update: I brought my car in...

so, here is the update:

I brought my car in to McKenna, where it was originally purchased, on Saturday. Unfortunately, the guy who was the "service advisor" was actually just helping out with the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-28-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,154
Posted By avidan
///Mechanic, thanks for the input. I am sure my...

///Mechanic, thanks for the input.
I am sure my dealership is not up to date on a lot of things. The issue though is that my oil indicator light is going off every 750 miles. I have been checking...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-28-2006, 02:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,154
Posted By avidan
ya, according to my math, its 3:30am. you should...

ya, according to my math, its 3:30am. you should be out...
thanks for the well wishes.
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