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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By gen247
Holy crap! I wonder how expensive the parts will...

Holy crap! I wonder how expensive the parts will be after another 10+ years when the value of the car is fully depreciated for. So lets say....10+ yrs. from now, when you need to replace your shocks,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-12-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,534
Posted By gen247
On other cars, when that happens, it's usually...

On other cars, when that happens, it's usually the fuel pump regulator.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,874
Posted By gen247
I agree with you. For me the center console did...

I agree with you. For me the center console did not work (I have an older model E46 99'). Only the door handles work.

Another different case in point, I have a manual with the clutch fan (most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,874
Posted By gen247
I was exactly in the same situation with the roof...

I was exactly in the same situation with the roof tilting about 2.5 inch. I have no truck release button.

How I got to the trunk:

1) Used a strong and slightly bent pole w/hook or anchor to...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-10-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By gen247
^^^ I like to at least test drive a car prior...

^^^
I like to at least test drive a car prior to buying. What you can do in your situation is have a reputable shop in that area do a point inspection for you. Also, check to see if any recalls...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,982
Posted By gen247
This is what happens when you are not listening...

This is what happens when you are not listening to the advice of others. There was some real good ones. Of course, the crosstread pattern of the pan will put more pressure then intended to the bolt...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-08-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By gen247
Now that's what you call FAST!

Now that's what you call FAST!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-05-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,022
Posted By gen247
If you click to the top of this site under the...

If you click to the top of this site under the "tech" section, you will see plenty DIYs. There's one for the H&R race springs. Follow that same procedure. End of tread.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-04-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By gen247
Pretty much straight forward if you've done it...

Pretty much straight forward if you've done it before. However, for the rear (it's plug-in-play), I find it much more easier than other cars that I've done. Make sure you install it correctly...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-03-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By gen247
No offense, but @ $21K, I can get a...

No offense, but @ $21K, I can get a low-to-moderate mileage M3 in Cali. Sorry, the enonomy sucks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,758
Posted By gen247
Trade in @ $12K - $7000 owed for 330 = $5K...

Trade in @ $12K - $7000 owed for 330 = $5K towards M3. $18K less $5K = $13K loan/cash balance on your new M3.

Results:

Assume you trade back your new M3 (dumb move) to get the old 330:
Trade...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By gen247
Well, if that is the case, you may have a damage...

Well, if that is the case, you may have a damage "clutch booster". If the fluid is at the proper levels before and after, most likely you are not having a leaking problem then. In addition, usually...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By gen247
Read carefully dude. Unless you have Autologic...

Read carefully dude. Unless you have Autologic or equivalant, you need to take it to the dealer or shop that has the tool for programing. No DIY yourself for the "average Joe" on this one bud.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By gen247
You have to be specific pal. Is this a new key...

You have to be specific pal. Is this a new key you need programmed (intialized)? Is this related to an alarm? You can not set up functions on the key itself (preset). What exactly are you looking...
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-21-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,338
Posted By gen247
Uncle Don. That looks very simple. I would...

Uncle Don. That looks very simple. I would probably ditch the starter box and buy a smaller rheostat and retrofit it inside the car for ease of control. Thanks so much dude!
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-21-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,338
Posted By gen247
Thank you for clarification. For installation,...

Thank you for clarification. For installation, you splice the power wire of the angel eyes with the potentiometer? No?
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-21-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,338
Posted By gen247
Can you elaborate? Based on what you are saying,...

Can you elaborate? Based on what you are saying, you will need a rheostat and also a potentiometer? :hmm:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-21-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,574
Posted By gen247
:hmm: After reading this.....same difference or...

:hmm: After reading this.....same difference or principle. The only difference is wording.
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 05-21-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,665
Posted By gen247
I think I'm going to be a truck driver now! Not...

I think I'm going to be a truck driver now! Not to be mean but that is ridiculous pay for UPS truck drivers. Sorry just got to vent (for those of you who spend many years in college and still...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-15-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,397
Posted By gen247
Sorry for the late reply. Did you replace the...

Sorry for the late reply. Did you replace the thermostat as well? If it is stuck close, it will get hot up in the upper hose area for sure.

Edit: I see, you already replaced the thermostat.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-13-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,397
Posted By gen247
This sounds like a poor circulation problem...

This sounds like a poor circulation problem coming from the waterpump. Normally if the termostat is stuck open, the engine gets too cold. If stuck closed, then you have an overheating issue. In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,693
Posted By gen247
Wow such old news. This is 16 yrs. ago for me. I...

Wow such old news. This is 16 yrs. ago for me. I knew about this when I was 16 and now I'm 32.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-08-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By gen247
IMO, preface have a more meaner look while the...

IMO, preface have a more meaner look while the facelift is more elegant and sexy. Great Job!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-01-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,184
Posted By gen247
There's a recall on the airbag for older model...

There's a recall on the airbag for older model E46 BMWs. The airbag will suddenly deploy during light impact such as curbage. Not sure how hard the impact was for the OP but yeah....search for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By gen247
+1 :rofl: I think that was not a smart move...

+1 :rofl: I think that was not a smart move (chemical's too harsh). Similar to how brake fluid and oil usually affect your paint with prolong contact. For the pillars and headliners I use carpet...
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