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Forum: E46 Convertible 04-14-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By socks210
Hi Phyberlink.... You never have to open the...

Hi Phyberlink.... You never have to open the "trunk" at all to replace the rear shocks ( on a convertible) The upper shock nuts are located in the convertible top storage area.. push the top down...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-21-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By socks210
Hmm.. have you checked that the large "concave"...

Hmm.. have you checked that the large "concave" washer (acts as the stop for the bump stop) on the rear shock shaft just below the top mount isn't hitting the metal part of the mount.... when the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-03-2013, 01:04 AM
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Posted By socks210
Hi petemo94... yep 3/8" is kinda close to the...

Hi petemo94... yep 3/8" is kinda close to the metal...add a passenger and full tank of gas and that gap will be even closer yet- if the bushing is starting to fail. I really don't know much about...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-02-2013, 02:44 PM
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Posted By socks210
hi cdodds2004... not really a problem with the...

hi cdodds2004... not really a problem with the shocks but more the rear shock tower being a weak area ( they say) especially if your running sport suspension, low profile tires or I would think even...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-02-2013, 02:20 PM
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Posted By socks210
The shocks are "Original Equipment" Sachs shocks....

The shocks are "Original Equipment" Sachs shocks. The red label may be throwing you off , most have the blue label , the shocks for factory sport suspension have the red label. ( pretty sure that's...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-01-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,625
Posted By socks210
I would check your rear shock mounts to be sure...

I would check your rear shock mounts to be sure the rubber hasn't pushed thru the mount or is just worn out and the top of the shock is just banging around in the mount when you go over a bump. Check...
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-31-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,298
Posted By socks210
Thanks ... a few more tips: be sure to have a...

Thanks ... a few more tips: be sure to have a good flashlight on hand...you will probably need it to see the "opening" between the shock tower lip and the convertible top bracket. ...
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-28-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By socks210
Rear Shock Tower Reinforcement Plates, Installing, (from the top) E46 Convertible

You can installed the complete rear shock tower reinforcement plates PN. 51-71-8-413-359 by doing the following.
1. Removed the torx screws to remove the "Folding Top Compartment". All screws are in...
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-19-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By socks210
alright, let me know how it works out for you. I...

alright, let me know how it works out for you. I came across this adjustment by accident a while back...I completely dropped that bracket to have room to remove and replace the antenna base ( I...
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-18-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By socks210
convertible storage compartment lid adjustment.

Hi Guys.. You can adjust how "far" or "high" the storage compartment lid opens by the following... Open the trunk and pull the left side rear lining back - in the area where the antenna comes thru...
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