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Forum: E46 Convertible 01-08-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By vaughn
Ok brilliant, i found the part for just over $200...

Ok brilliant, i found the part for just over $200 online new, do you know of any secret hook ups that might have a better price? I bought a used one the last time and it lasted all of 4 months so i...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-07-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By vaughn
Figured it out, thanks! Forgot there was that...

Figured it out, thanks!
Forgot there was that crank under the seat in back. How hard is it to change out that drive motor?

I guess you would need some tools to calibrate the top too.
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-07-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By vaughn
And yes I am in Hollywood, so pretty close to...

And yes I am in Hollywood, so pretty close to downtown.
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-07-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By vaughn
Is that under the drivers or the passengers seat?...

Is that under the drivers or the passengers seat?
I know about the wrench and the top latch,but was unaware that there was one under the seat as well.

I wonder what other treasures I will find...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-06-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By vaughn
ToP iS sTuCk!

OK i have a bit of an issue I am hoping someone may have the answer to.
I did not see it listed but i may have over looked it.
My top is up and I am 99% sure the drive motor is as dead as fried...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By vaughn
So what might my issue be as a result of this...

So what might my issue be as a result of this gasket leak?
Obviously i will need to get it fixed but should i not drive the car, or will it create other issues?
Forum: California 01-03-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By vaughn
Yeah i tried them since they are close by and had...

Yeah i tried them since they are close by and had good Yelp reviews but they dont do that type of work.
Forum: California 12-31-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By vaughn
HELP ME Obie Wan LA, you're my only hope.

Ok so i need someone to help me with a repair or point me in the direction of someone that may be able to help me.
I am trying to avoid having yet another 3rd party repair shop screw up my top again...
Forum: Exterior 12-24-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By vaughn
01 E46 convertible OEM Lighting covers

Hey folks, I am moving out of the country and need to get rid of what I am not keeping. I have all of my original lighting from my 2001 e46 convertible.
All except for the headlight assm.
So tail...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By vaughn
What's that smell?!?!

Ok so i have this issue that I have no clue what it can be.
I have noticed that my car exhaust smells awful lately and I am not sure why.
Also just came home after a 3 week trip and now my car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By vaughn
Yeah there is oil in the car, i was down 2 qt but...

Yeah there is oil in the car, i was down 2 qt but i had that taken care of but the light still pops on every so often, usually yellow vs red.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By vaughn
Time to ask the experts (thats you guys)

So a week or so ago my oil light came on and i posted here regarding that.

The is nothing leaking and the is oil in the car
I noticed something today leaving the DMV, the oil light is 2 different...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
:thumbup: knowledge is power, cheers!

:thumbup: knowledge is power, cheers!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
I guess, but not often like i deliver chinese...

I guess, but not often like i deliver chinese food or something but i do go 5 miles usually one way when i do go out. How come that causes that?

Weird thing, F*CK, is that they just topped up the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
yeah I have no idea where it is leaking if at...

yeah I have no idea where it is leaking if at all.
Nothing in the garage, there is a cap under the hood that looks like it has oil on it, and i remember replacing a rubber ring in that about a year...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
Okay strange question, and bare in mind i have no...

Okay strange question, and bare in mind i have no clue about car mechanics, only cosmetics.
If the car is running, and you pull the dip stick out, that wont cause any seal issues or cause off...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
And there has been no overheating, he did...

And there has been no overheating, he did actually ask me that too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
I may have mistyped, i think the white residue...

I may have mistyped, i think the white residue was under the oil cap, not the coolant, sorry. The guy at Firestone, said it may be a small crack or something, that is the only reason I thought...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By vaughn
PLEASE say it isn't a head gasket.

Okay so not sure what is going on with my car and hoping to at least get some ideas before I go to a shop and they say it is a bad head gasket.

About a year ago my coolant light came on, no big...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-27-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By vaughn
Seats would be a maybe, but not in the current...

Seats would be a maybe, but not in the current plan. Not sure what you are referring to by inserts in the steering wheel though.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-25-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By vaughn
Project Blue Suede Wood

I finally decided to get to work on my car after going to Bimmerfest 2011 this year in Pasadena. My first thing I wanted to do was get rid of the wood trim throughout the car. It is nice looking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By vaughn
More HP please

Ok so i know I am likely to get slammed for this question but whatever, I need some input so I will ask anyway since I am not a big car mod guy.

I have an E46 convertible 325, not fast I know, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By vaughn
Yeah I'm not really good with stuff like that...

Yeah I'm not really good with stuff like that unfortunately.
Likely I will end up screwing it up and having to pay someone either way to fix it but thanks, looks good.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By vaughn
Yeah sorry , was just coming back to be more...

Yeah sorry , was just coming back to be more clear as I realized i neglected to mention but I have the halogen lights not projector so I guess that would be the reason for the entire assembly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By vaughn
Headlamp upgrade

Greetings guys, another Bimmerfest has come and gone (in Cali) and again I get the itch to play around with the look of my E46.
My car has the zzzzz headlamps and I want to upgrade to the halo...
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