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Forum: E46 Convertible 08-28-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By El Barto
Parx, Do not try to remove the wind...

Parx,

Do not try to remove the wind deflector with the rear lid down. The rear feet should go under the rear deck not only for security,but will minimize vibrations that will over time stress the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-25-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By El Barto
Just take your favorite :) It might...

Just take your favorite :)

It might encourage better behavior from the runner up. Kidding

Be well,
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By El Barto
Go to a bank drive thru or a coin car wash and...

Go to a bank drive thru or a coin car wash and run your top. The car wash is a great place to hang out in the convertible or a motorcycle if it's raining. No one is in your way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By El Barto
Check the polarity of the cig socket. If it is...

Check the polarity of the cig socket. If it is reversed the lighter will still work but your electronic gadgets won't.

Paul
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-11-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By El Barto
The instructions are very detailed and very easy...

The instructions are very detailed and very easy to follow. It will most likely only take 30 minutes to an hour if you go slow and easy and have a beer to relax and put your tools away:thumbup:
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-11-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By El Barto
Rexii, when that happened to my 2001 I went...

Rexii,

when that happened to my 2001 I went to Bavsound. They have detailed instructions on removal and installation.

I also ended up going with their system once I got my speaker out. They...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-15-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By El Barto
Cajun is correct in the repair. I tried that and...

Cajun is correct in the repair. I tried that and was able to perform that on one of the headrests a couple years ago.

I did run into a problem on the other headrest. No matter how hard I tried I...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-06-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By El Barto
Zianm, I have a condition like that...

Zianm,

I have a condition like that occasionally when I reconnect the battery. I usually cycle the top by selecting the close button for a moment then try to open the top. My car sometimes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By El Barto
Because Hans says so!

Because Hans says so!
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 474,345
Posted By El Barto
Sunny day ride to the Brewery. ...

Sunny day ride to the Brewery.

http://elbarto.smugmug.com/Other/Car-Rides/i-CQ5Skdd/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By El Barto
I broke mine too. I just brought a piece to...

I broke mine too. I just brought a piece to advanced auto and replaced the broken section. They will have generic vacuum tube and you will find a very close size. You only need a couple inches to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By El Barto
jake, the way I proved it to myself was...

jake,

the way I proved it to myself was using one of the manufacured pigtails and had my V1 plugged into it and when I would lock and unlock the car with the key fob it would turn the detector on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By El Barto
I have a 2003 330cic and had a 2001 330cic. I...

I have a 2003 330cic and had a 2001 330cic. I have used the pigtail off the flashlight and here are my results.

It is a switched supply. When you unlock the door with the remote it will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By El Barto
I agree with your suggestion WDE. There is little...

I agree with your suggestion WDE. There is little reason to put a material like that in the toolkit. I also would not expect Aluminum. Most likely a typical high strength common steel with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By El Barto
try a magnet. You will then know. Steel or not. ...

try a magnet. You will then know. Steel or not. Alum, titanium, will take a little more work. I would hit it with a file. Aluminum will cut easily. Even if it is some exotic aluminum it will cut...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,078
Posted By El Barto
put a rat trap behind each tire. If you hear any...

put a rat trap behind each tire. If you hear any screaming hit it with pepper spray in the camping size canister for bears.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,480
Posted By El Barto
I put my old belts in a ziplock bag and put them...

I put my old belts in a ziplock bag and put them in the spare tire well. thought they might at least get me to a parts store.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By El Barto
I did the same thing MPR77 did. I brought a...

I did the same thing MPR77 did. I brought a piece, sized it up about right, and replace the small couple once segment. It worked fine. I did not start the car with the hose broken so I have no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By El Barto
It's either for the Flux Capacitor or the Mr...

It's either for the Flux Capacitor or the Mr Fusion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By El Barto
Kinda right. The numbers are 2 digit production...

Kinda right. The numbers are 2 digit production week over 2 digit year. Sorry for the confusion. My battery also has a sticker on the side by the negative terminal that does have month and year of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By El Barto
My factory battery is stamped on the top of the...

My factory battery is stamped on the top of the negative terminal. 2 digit month over 2 digit year.
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-18-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,640
Posted By El Barto
Kukan, Don't pay attention to all the people...

Kukan,

Don't pay attention to all the people rubbing it in that their model has the feature as default. You are on the right track with an 02. I had to program the feature (or more accurate a...
Forum: E46 Convertible 11-18-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By El Barto
David, I parked mine, but didnt pull the...

David,

I parked mine, but didnt pull the battery yet. I just can't surrender to winter this early:tsk:. As long as they don't salt I will still try to get out for a ride on sunny weekends.
...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-16-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,120
Posted By El Barto
Mike, A clean way to power in a conv. is the...

Mike,

A clean way to power in a conv. is the pull the glovebox, wire into the back of the flashlight, run wire to a pillar and over. Its clean out of sight, and powers on and off with the door...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By El Barto
I got a hint. Please leave NY so you don't hit...

I got a hint. Please leave NY so you don't hit me.
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