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Forum: General Off-Topic 05-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,989
Posted By Archbid
A little off-topic, but EE and software engineer...

A little off-topic, but EE and software engineer is smarter
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,366
Posted By Archbid
It has been 15 years (max) that would require 20k...

It has been 15 years (max) that would require 20k per year. Give it time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Archbid
nope. same as mine. way better than stock!

nope. same as mine. way better than stock!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,366
Posted By Archbid
For the record, a Volvo XC90 over 80k is a POS by...

For the record, a Volvo XC90 over 80k is a POS by definition. I made it to 130k, but it was a phenomenally stupid decision. Lovely car, built like s**t.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Archbid
I replaced the entire cooling system last year,...

I replaced the entire cooling system last year, and the water is only on the left side and rear of the engine, not the front.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,947
Posted By Archbid
Fuel pump is cheap and ludicrously easy. Why not...

Fuel pump is cheap and ludicrously easy. Why not just do it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Archbid
Coolant? Wiper fluid? Spots on head cover

I added some oil today and noticed white water spots. However, they were near the bulkhead on the rear of the engine cover. Can anyone look at the pictures and give me your sense of where it might...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-14-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Archbid
I put them on my front. They work great, and MUCH...

I put them on my front. They work great, and MUCH less dust. I hated cleaning the wheels.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-14-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Archbid
Install an aux jack and 5v switched power into...

Install an aux jack and 5v switched power into the glovebox. Attach a miccus minijack to power and auc and pair with your smartphone.

It will turn on and off with switched power, and auto-pair...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Archbid
A post-100k e46 needs several thousand dollars in...

A post-100k e46 needs several thousand dollars in refreshes. A 10-year old house needs several thousand in repainting. A meaningful portion of the car's parts are simply past their useful life. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Archbid
Ditto. I put the stubby in (looks much better,...

Ditto. I put the stubby in (looks much better, and I never listen to the radio), and the threaded portion broke - not steel! Had to tap out the base to attach the new one. Be careful!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By Archbid
You like aux? A little more work and you can...

You like aux? A little more work and you can have raw awesomeness. Get the miccus mini-jack bluetooth receiver and a 12v to 5v converter. Wire a mini-usb off of switched power through the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33,960
Views: 2,708,985
Posted By Archbid
I have TPMS on my Leaf. Got a flat in a terrible...

I have TPMS on my Leaf. Got a flat in a terrible area, so I blew the tire repair kit solution through the valve. Tire was shot, had to get a tow truck, and had to get a sensor replaced that got...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Archbid
Whichever gets you more room to work. If you...

Whichever gets you more room to work. If you watch the DIY videos, they all suggest locking the steering wheel before replacement. This is to prevent the wheels from loving after detaching the guibo,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 189,829
Posted By Archbid
You have 306k on your car!!!

You have 306k on your car!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 189,829
Posted By Archbid
;) good luck

;) good luck
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 189,829
Posted By Archbid
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=164306...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=16430648&postcount=16

it is a comment, not a thread. Enjoy!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Archbid
Is it at all possible for you to edit your post...

Is it at all possible for you to edit your post and use the return key? Not trying to be a nudge, but it is absolutely impossible to read these walls of text. If you don't know where to break a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Archbid
I think that is awesome, but we should have a...

I think that is awesome, but we should have a separate "how low can you go?" Thread for folks like you to post receipts and demonstrate how to do it for nothing.

But $400 per year is just not...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-07-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Archbid
Press the button, turn the crank until the Bowden...

Press the button, turn the crank until the Bowden cable has tension and it clicks into place
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-07-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Archbid
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330Ci-M54_3.0L/In...

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330Ci-M54_3.0L/Interior/Convertible/Hardware/ES113520/

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330Ci-M54_3.0L/Interior/Trim/Rear_Side_Panel/
...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-06-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By Archbid
Yes, this was a specific response to a request...

Yes, this was a specific response to a request for seats for a 330ci convertible.
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By Archbid
I did look into this a while back. I found one...

I did look into this a while back. I found one source:

"No problem. For 100% leather, you would be looking at $899.00 per row instead. So $1798.00 for front and rear.

Regards,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,085
Posted By Archbid
Seriously, JFOJ. I can't believe you don't just...

Seriously, JFOJ. I can't believe you don't just walk away from this guy
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,085
Posted By Archbid
Seriously, JFOJ. I can't believe you don't just...

Seriously, JFOJ. I can't believe you don't just walk away from this guy
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