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Forum: E46 Convertible 06-25-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By kplaten
Great, thanks! I bought the BMW cover. Never knew...

Great, thanks! I bought the BMW cover. Never knew they were called Tarpaulin covers...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-24-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By kplaten
Question Good half cover?

I'm looking for a good and easy to put on half cover (ideally form-fitting) for my convertible.

Like this but for a E46:

http://mz3.net/files/2010/10/172-z3solutions_cover_a.jpg

Any...
Forum: The Showroom 06-22-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,829
Views: 769,701
Posted By kplaten
Top down...

Top down...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By kplaten
Just to update my old thread.... This is...

Just to update my old thread....

This is what I ended up getting and it's awesome:...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-16-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 35,576
Posted By kplaten
Alarming to us, good business for you :) ...

Alarming to us, good business for you :)



Sure, here's the link to the NAPA website:...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-15-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By kplaten
I had exactly that problem and had the hydropump...

I had exactly that problem and had the hydropump rebuilt by Top Hydraulics. Installed it today and the top works great again!

I'm going for a ride through night-time Miami right now! :excited:
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-15-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 35,576
Posted By kplaten
Good job, Top Hydraulics!

I received my rebuilt hydropump in the mail over the weekend and after getting the right fluid ($9.99 at NAPA!) I installed it today. Took about 30 minutes total and the top works faster than I've...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
This is what BMW responded: And this...

This is what BMW responded:



And this is what I wrote back:
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-07-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
I filed complaints with both the NHTSA and the...

I filed complaints with both the NHTSA and the BBB last week about the wiring inside the headlight and yesterday, BMW customer service called me to request more information and pictures. Let's see...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 310,164
Posted By kplaten
Umnitza Orion V2.5. New money shot... :-) ...

Umnitza Orion V2.5. New money shot... :-)

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=579628&d=1415037069
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-03-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
Aaaaand... money shot with the new angel eyes. ...

Aaaaand... money shot with the new angel eyes.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-30-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
I did, too! ...

I did, too!

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchResults?searchType=ID&targetCategory=C&searchCriteria.nhtsa_ids=10651523

I did some more research and many other 3-series and 5-series...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 310,164
Posted By kplaten
Umnitza Orion V2.5 AE's in my 2004 325Ci...

Umnitza Orion V2.5 AE's in my 2004 325Ci convertible:

http://www.yellowfiero.com/pix/bmw/10574350_10153244618013916_8833120742928373633_n.jpg
...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
..

..
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
And a pic to prove it...

And a pic to prove it...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-27-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
Update: I received two new rings from Umnitza and...

Update: I received two new rings from Umnitza and removed and baked my headlights again yesterday.

Let's see if those will last!

On another note, I spoke to them on Friday and explained my...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
Umnitza is sending me two new rings free of...

Umnitza is sending me two new rings free of charge. That's nice but now I have to remove the headlights again, bake them.... etc.

:banghead::banghead::banghead:
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
Pictures of the mess... Sent from BimmerApp...

Pictures of the mess...

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
Bad news! Another ring went out, this time on the...

Bad news! Another ring went out, this time on the drivers side, and it's charred where the wires exit the ring. It also slightly burned the headlight. Not good!

I disconnected the AE's completely...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By kplaten
Mine does the same, 2004 325Ci.

Mine does the same, 2004 325Ci.
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-18-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
WDE46, that's exactly what I did and it seems to...

WDE46, that's exactly what I did and it seems to have done the trick.

In other news, one of my brand-new Umnitza AE rings just died after working for a total of TWO DAYS. Not happy. I contacted...
Forum: Southeast 10-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 508
READ ME: Florida Bimmers
Views: 69,625
Posted By kplaten
Miami, FL Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Miami, FL

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
double post

double post
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
This is how my wiring inside the headlights...

This is how my wiring inside the headlights looked like...

http://www.yellowfiero.com/pix/bmw/xenon_wiring_1_med.jpg

http://www.yellowfiero.com/pix/bmw/xenon_wiring_2_med.jpg

But now...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By kplaten
So I fixed all the internal wiring in my drivers...

So I fixed all the internal wiring in my drivers side headlight yesterday. The wiring looked terrible, almost all the insulation fell off immediately.

Then I plugged the headlight back in and.......
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