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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 115,499
Posted By Squiddie
The e90 m3 might do :)

The e90 m3 might do :)
Forum: Complete Cars 01-20-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
E46 Convertible FS: 330Ci convertible 2004
Views: 420
Posted By Squiddie
Bump for convertible.

Bump for convertible.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 115,499
Posted By Squiddie
Which is of course why the German engineers...

Which is of course why the German engineers wisely left the switches where they belong, in the middle.
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 01-19-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,637
Posted By Squiddie
Now you are mixing up what what was just said,...

Now you are mixing up what what was just said, that the F10 5-series is so expensive, and the F80 m3/m4.

Very different matter. Most F10s are really bad steering feel wise and I would rather drive...
Forum: The Showroom 01-17-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 187,594
Posted By Squiddie
http://wavehh.dyndns.org/bmw-e46-330ci_nolic/.medp...

http://wavehh.dyndns.org/bmw-e46-330ci_nolic/.medpics/IMG_5303_bmw-e46-330ci-tse_nolic_edit1_med.jpg
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 01-17-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,637
Posted By Squiddie
The 2-series makes for a nice driving e46 like...

The 2-series makes for a nice driving e46 like modern car. It really is very different from most F30s. Obviously I didn't drive a convertible yet.

The problem is that the 2-series is only...
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 01-17-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,637
Posted By Squiddie
I really understand lower residuals and higher...

I really understand lower residuals and higher insurance for the coupe. The reality of how 4 door and 2 door cars are driven is there. It is unfair to the individual but fair as a whole.

What irks...
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 01-16-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,637
Posted By Squiddie
I'm interested. I settled for a Z4 after my e46....

I'm interested. I settled for a Z4 after my e46. When the lease is up I dunno what I'm gonna do. The M4 F83 convertible is interesting. Good colors, good leather, I like the heat options like...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-16-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
E46 Convertible FS: 330Ci convertible 2004
Views: 420
Posted By Squiddie
Bump with price adjustment.

Bump with price adjustment.
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-12-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 534
Posted By Squiddie
Thinkpads can be had with the refurbished...

Thinkpads can be had with the refurbished program. I got a T440 that way for around $500 (some time ago).

Thinkpads are not what they used to be (keyboard) and the new trackpad is absolutely...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31,780
Views: 2,483,014
Posted By Squiddie
I waxed mine today and thought the same thing...

I waxed mine today and thought the same thing about my 10 year old.
Forum: Complete Cars 01-11-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
E46 Convertible FS: 330Ci convertible 2004
Views: 420
Posted By Squiddie
Vin is wbabw53404pl45980. My idle proof with no...

Vin is wbabw53404pl45980. My idle proof with no CEL on is a video.

I cannot assist in shipping. Car is in Metrowest Boston.
Forum: Complete Cars 01-11-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
E46 Convertible FS: 330Ci convertible 2004
Views: 420
Posted By Squiddie
FS: 330Ci convertible 2004

Selling my previous daily driver. Just got MA state inspection (first try, no preparation required). Still registered and ready for test driving, title in hand.

$6500

It is a 330Ci sports...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Squiddie
Mine behaved like that when it wanted a new...

Mine behaved like that when it wanted a new crankshaft ventilation valve. The code was IIRC the o2 sensor complaint.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Squiddie
I think there isn't much difference between...

I think there isn't much difference between 80,000 and 135,000 miles. Watch oil and water loss. The probability that you have to act on any of those doesn't go up much between those ages. Learn to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31,780
Views: 2,483,014
Posted By Squiddie
My list for today is spending soldering time to...

My list for today is spending soldering time to make my computer scanner give me DME codes. Gives me the same code as the cellphone. But felt much more satisfying.

Ordered thermostat and water...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,154
Views: 465,783
Posted By Squiddie
I didn't see direct confirmation of this so I...

I didn't see direct confirmation of this so I thought I post an update. I had the same condition, scanning works fine but no DME and no steering etc.

In my scanner this was fixed by soldering 7 &...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Squiddie
Well the error code went away. I'll just order...

Well the error code went away. I'll just order the parts and put them in the pile for the next work stay. I want new coolant for winter anyway.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,161
Posted By Squiddie
I re-did much of the cooling system in 2012 and...

I re-did much of the cooling system in 2012 and it needs a minimal refill, like a cup every 6000 miles or so since then.

At this point I would consider the lack of water consumption a lack of life...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,610
Posted By Squiddie
If they haven't deported you during permanent...

If they haven't deported you during permanent residency they will probably not deny citizenship either.

Make absolutely sure that you bring every scrap of paper that exists about that incident,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Squiddie
Thanks, patdown. Really appreciate the help. ...

Thanks, patdown. Really appreciate the help.

So there will be a more specific error code/message be available with a real computer interface? I actually have one, I just didn't go through the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Squiddie
Thermostat heater circuit error (p0599)

I get a p0599 check engine light.

Reading here I figure that the problem goes like this:

There is an electrical unit inside the thermostat which is either for additional/faster heating from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31,780
Views: 2,483,014
Posted By Squiddie
Got a nice dent into the side behind the only...

Got a nice dent into the side behind the only door on the left by my workshop (almost certainly, unless there was a freak accident before).
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31,780
Views: 2,483,014
Posted By Squiddie
Got a nice dent inside the side behind the only...

Got a nice dent inside the side behind the only door on the left by my workshop (almost certainly, unless there was a freak accident before).
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Squiddie
Are these possibly OEM pads?

I just ditched these pads because they squealed and they had caused a lot of dust deposits on the disks leading to brake rubbing.

These have originally been put in as "BWM OEM" parts.

They have...
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