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Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Dante12
That shouldn't be too difficult actually. Remove...

That shouldn't be too difficult actually. Remove the trunk handle, use 400 grit sand paper and a sanding block to sand back about 1cm on either side of the scratch. Then use the spray able primer....
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Dante12
Not sure which abbreviation you are referring to...

Not sure which abbreviation you are referring to so can't help there. I did some can touch ups with autobarn paint on my coupe. Difficult part is cutting the topcoat to blend but getting there now,...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By Dante12
SCA and Autobarn

The match is dependant on who is mixing it as they use some guides. For touch up should be fine if you go with the paint code (eg Topaz Blue is 364). However, even if they match it, remember the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,788
Posted By Dante12
Great, happy days

Great, happy days
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,788
Posted By Dante12
Not visible without removing the armrest, i...

Not visible without removing the armrest, i removed the centre console and put it back then had to go back in when I was checking the line, so yeah, will need a socket set. If the cellphone feed is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,788
Posted By Dante12
Did you take the armrest out as well? Where it...

Did you take the armrest out as well? Where it bolts into the chassis? See the cables in the pic below, that's where my short was. Remember the grey/red feed lights the rear window switches as well...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,788
Posted By Dante12
Fixed!

Don't know if you ever found the solution but thought I would provide my fix given I spent 3 days fixing this. In the sedans mostly, if you have checked your DICE, and boot lid harness for shorts,...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Dante12
Where are you located mate? I have one in perfect...

Where are you located mate? I have one in perfect condition, taken out of the car when I put in an Android unit.
Forum: The Showroom 06-15-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 53,482
Posted By Dante12
:bow:Happy belated, June babies rock. Car is...

:bow:Happy belated, June babies rock. Car is looking brilliant, kudos :bow:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-22-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Dante12
Was the surface clean to start with? Then what...

Was the surface clean to start with? Then what direction are you applying the vinyl. I recommend using a flat piece with enough bleed, unheated and placing the most raised part on it (the trim in...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,455
Posted By Dante12
BMWs generally hold their value quite well,...

BMWs generally hold their value quite well, granted high mileage will always be detrimental to resale value, but then rather a BMW with 200k+ than a Toyota with 200k+
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
I hear you OP. My 2 cents on your question...

I hear you OP. My 2 cents on your question (thanks for clarifying):

1st, my first change of all the 3 BMWs I've had have been wheels. I am not a fan of the slammed look but I appreciate filled...
Forum: The Showroom 04-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19,023
Views: 1,638,571
Posted By Dante12
8/10 That's clean and the slightly turned wheel...

8/10 That's clean and the slightly turned wheel is a classic pose that accentuates the cars lines and stance.





Are we rating the signature or engine :hmm: This is my 3rd 318i, obviously the...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By Dante12
FS: 2001-2005 Facelift Sedan Headlights

Hi all,

I have a pair of facelift sedan headlights for sale, changed out when I put in angel eye head lights, lens are in pristine condition and these have been boxed since removal.

I am in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
The M bumper improves aerodynamics (marginal...

The M bumper improves aerodynamics (marginal maybe but an improvement all the same). Paddle shift steering wheel makes driving in steptronic manual mode that much more enjoyable and effective. At the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
Lol, that awkward moment Sent from...

Lol, that awkward moment


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
The fine borderline between kitschy / cliché and desirable modding

Good point. But that's the thing "good enough for them" but ITS NOT THEIR CAR! Why should their opinion mean anything to the point it justifies them disrespecting the next BMW owner? It's not so much...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
:rofl::lmao: Anyway, now that we have...

:rofl::lmao:

Anyway, now that we have established that anything one has to say about another man's car or what he chooses to do with it, is merely having an opinion (sometimes totally wrong but an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
Question, if you bought a car used as the...

Question, if you bought a car used as the majority of car owners, and had no idea what was from factory and what was aftermarket, are you a poser? Or, if you bought a brand new F30 today, then when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
All of a sudden, I wonder if I am stupid too...

All of a sudden, I wonder if I am stupid too because I get what HLG600 is saying, and his response was factual, M performance parts aren't limited to factory Ms by BMW. I don't get your point...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
This ^ :thumbsup: If it was...

This ^ :thumbsup:

If it was "E46Purists.com", I could understand the indignation. A fanatic is by definition a person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dante12
Well said, though the restaurant would be a dip...

Well said, though the restaurant would be a dip in standard to serve a $5 sandwich, whereas here, it is different people acquiring decent cars. I do get the analogy though and quite right, its about...
Forum: The Showroom 04-07-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 186,794
Posted By Dante12
I had a silver BMW that met an untimely end...

I had a silver BMW that met an untimely end (write off) and could've been the circumstances around which I bought the OB that gave me mixed emotions, but over the last 6 months, I have fallen in love...
Forum: The Showroom 04-07-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19,023
Views: 1,638,571
Posted By Dante12
8/10 Cant describe it but the sig just makes you...

8/10 Cant describe it but the sig just makes you look. The orange highlights are interesting, and are those exhaust ports on the skirts? Not my cup of tea but eye-catching all the same
Forum: The Showroom 04-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,983
Posted By Dante12
Welcome, congrats on your purchase, and you...

Welcome, congrats on your purchase, and you should feel proud regardless of what anyone says. For some reason you will get a lot of people who think their opinions are the law of the land. Your...
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