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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-28-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 445,257
Posted By atrain76
Awesome! I did the drivers side yesterday. Took...

Awesome! I did the drivers side yesterday. Took me 2.5 hours, and that is at my slow pace. The zip ties worked for me, making it a virtually free fix. As one recent poster noted my window doesn't...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-27-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By atrain76
2001 w/HK no Nav Need new CD Player

So as far as I can tell the CD player in my 2001 325i is done for. It will play the first 10-15 seconds on a CD, then gets really scratchy (like a bad radio station) and then spits the CD out). The...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-03-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By atrain76
CD Player Acting Up

The CD playing in my 2001 E46 sedan has been acting up lately. If I put a CD in, it will play fine for the first 20 seconds or so. Then it is start to sound really scratchy, like bad radio...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
LOL...the answer to the above question is no. :)...

LOL...the answer to the above question is no. :)

So the project hit a snag. I have the square (non-sport) wheel, so it has the 2 torx30 screws in the back. One of them unscrewed easily. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
I told my wife I had to remove the steering wheel...

I told my wife I had to remove the steering wheel in my car in order to change the clock and she burst out laughing. I will probably get a little time to do this over the weekend and post back my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
Also this link gives step by step instructions on...

Also this link gives step by step instructions on how to do it. He was doing a retrofit, but the steps are exactly the same for disassembly and assembly
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
BTW, anyone know if I can hook the battery back...

BTW, anyone know if I can hook the battery back up after I have removed and unplugged the airbag? I ask because it may be a pita to troublehoot if I have to totally reassemble everything to hook up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
Yeah, probably not too bad...just have to...

Yeah, probably not too bad...just have to remember to unhook the battery so the airbag doesn't freak out. I should pick up a soldering gun ahead of time (insert laughs now because I don't already...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
OK, found best answer here. Check the post by...

OK, found best answer here. Check the post by vtec_ace:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=607496&highlight=stalk+assembly

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Stalk is probably bad.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
Damn...had no idea that was one whole unit back...

Damn...had no idea that was one whole unit back there...that should be a fun project...looks like I will be living with the clock being wrong for the time being...another item to add to my ever...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
BTW, anyone have any ideas if there is a DIY on...

BTW, anyone have any ideas if there is a DIY on that? :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
Well, that is what I thought. Mickle207, that is...

Well, that is what I thought. Mickle207, that is the issue. If I press that button, nothing happens. So I can't change from showing the temp to showing the clock. Since I can't show the clock, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By atrain76
Clock Adjustment

This morning I went to change my car's clock, because of the DST adjustment and found I was unable to do so. I followed the standard procedure:

-Key position 1
-Turn the appropriate knob on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By atrain76
Finally completed this change and sure enough it...

Finally completed this change and sure enough it was the FSU. Changed it out and the air flow is now what it should be. I do have a few quick points on my experience.

-Solidjake, I have no idea...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By atrain76
Apparently I was expecting slow, unhelpful...

Apparently I was expecting slow, unhelpful advice...:)
Seriously, to get the full answer in under 10 minutes was impressive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By atrain76
I did replace the cabin filter some time ago, but...

I did replace the cabin filter some time ago, but I will test that by removing it and seeing if the flow improves. Also I will check the fuses, just in case before doing the full resistor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By atrain76
Cabin Fan Output is Very Low

I have noticed for some time now that the output from the air vents in the cabin of my 2K1 E46 is very low. Even when the speed setting is cranked, very little air comes out. Being summer in Texas...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By atrain76
Solved my own issue. I just drove my car...

Solved my own issue. I just drove my car normally for a few days to make sure the key charged, then I performed the wireless remote sync. I am sure this procedure has been posted here many times...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By atrain76
What? According to eHow, it is an easy 7 step...

What? According to eHow, it is an easy 7 step process...:)

http://www.ehow.com/how_7558648_chrome-aluminum-rims.html

OK, maybe it was an ID-10T comment...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,772
Posted By atrain76
Nice dude! Is that actually a quiet sport...

Nice dude! Is that actually a quiet sport exhaust? As in, you get the improved performance but you don't advertise the fact to everyone within a mile radius? :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,466
Posted By atrain76
Perfect! Picked up a multipack @ Autozone, one...

Perfect! Picked up a multipack @ Autozone, one of them fit and the battery is vented! Thanks for the quick response! :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By atrain76
Bright shiny chrome is my personal choice for...

Bright shiny chrome is my personal choice for rims. I normally do not like black rims, but Shorty's red body/black rim combo looks pretty nice. For a silver car though, I would go for chrome. Post...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By atrain76
Key Battery Question

I got my car running again last night (thanks to all the good battery threads here! :thumbup:), but am running into an interesting minor issue. I have only 1 key for my car, and it starts the engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,466
Posted By atrain76
Any idea where I can get one of the L-shaped...

Any idea where I can get one of the L-shaped plastic parts to connect between the battery and vent tube?

I picked up a Maxx-94R from Wallyworld (great thanks to the suggestions on the forum here)...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-08-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 192,393
Posted By atrain76
Does anyone know if the Everlast 94RN at...

Does anyone know if the Everlast 94RN at Wallyworld is a match for a 2001 325i? I need to replace my battery, and am hoping the pricing is still decent on these. I checked Autozone for the Duralast...
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