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Forum: The Showroom 05-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,737
Posted By AgentJBOND
A few weeks ago I installed a First Alert fire...

A few weeks ago I installed a First Alert fire extinguisher under the passenger's seat, and I got a BMW first aid kit for the trunk.

This past weekend, I replaced the fuel filter, the spark plugs,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-27-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
Almost two months later, all is well thanks to...

Almost two months later, all is well thanks to the replacement starter.

I changed the fuel filter, oil, and spark plugs this past weekend, and that's giving me even 'quicker' starts!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-06-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
Replaced the starter with the O'Reillys offering....

Replaced the starter with the O'Reillys offering. So far, so good.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=310634 was my only source of instruction, and I got through pretty well. Three...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
A fellow member tipped me off to this post:...

A fellow member tipped me off to this post: http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=310634

Looks like, unless the + cable under the hood is loose, then it is a starter (or maybe starter...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
M3 won't crank... sometimes...

Ignition switch DID NOT fix the problem! Grrrrr!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-19-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
Okay, so this issue finally left me stranded...

Okay, so this issue finally left me stranded yesterday. After work, in the parking garage, she just refused to start. I hitched a ride home, got a ride back to work this morning - and she fired...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-28-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,721
Posted By AgentJBOND
I just did the ashtray replacement according to...

I just did the ashtray replacement according to instructions in this thread - worked out great!

Notes: Whenever the DIY talks about using a dremel, use a sanding attachment (not a cutting wheel). ...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-25-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By AgentJBOND
Interesting... and videos always seem to help. ...

Interesting... and videos always seem to help. With the clicking, though, this is a different issue than I'm having, so you may get more/better responses starting another thread.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-23-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By AgentJBOND
Np, glad I could be of assistance. It's an...

Np, glad I could be of assistance.

It's an easy part to replace - low risk of complications (good for you), easy few bucks for your mechanic (good for him). Everybody wins.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-22-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By AgentJBOND
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AR33...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AR33&mospid=47727&btnr=11_2187&hg=11&fg=10
#14 on that diagram is 12617508003, OIL LEVELLING SENSOR

How's that look to you?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-22-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By AgentJBOND
That's only for M cars, though, I think... check...

That's only for M cars, though, I think... check realoem.com to be sure.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-22-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By AgentJBOND
12-61-7-508-003 Oil Level Sender and Gasket I...

12-61-7-508-003
Oil Level Sender and Gasket
I used Hella, which I believe is OEM.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-18-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
FYI, I've discovered that, when I'm experiencing...

FYI, I've discovered that, when I'm experiencing this issue, I can just hold my key in the start position (rather than constantly turning off and on as I do in the video) and it eventually starts.
...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
Thanks for the guide, and thanks for pointing me...

Thanks for the guide, and thanks for pointing me to the No start thread. I haven't had time to dive into troubleshooting yet, but here is a new development, in case it could help narrow my search......
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-11-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
Thanks for the replies! When I bought the car in...

Thanks for the replies! When I bought the car in May, it interestingly came with 3 keys... I ordered a backup key (the little gray one) - and using the backup key makes no difference. :(
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By AgentJBOND
M3 won't crank... sometimes...

So for the past few months, it seems that on especially cold days, my 2001 M3 convertible sometimes needed the key turned a few times (2-6) before she would crank. Whenever she would crank, 9 times...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-03-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 9,406
Posted By AgentJBOND
Is a sedan a type of car? If so, then a sports...

Is a sedan a type of car? If so, then a sports sedan is a sports car.

I really don't understand why the heck people are getting so bent out of shape at the idea that some people consider an M3 to...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 9,406
Posted By AgentJBOND
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvette_leaf_spring...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvette_leaf_spring


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Forum: General Off-Topic 01-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 9,406
Posted By AgentJBOND
Corvette? But not M3? Seriously? Sent...

Corvette? But not M3? Seriously?


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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-30-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By AgentJBOND
iPod Female End to 3.5 mm Male Aux Extension...

iPod Female End to 3.5 mm Male Aux Extension Cable 4 feet
http://amzn.com/B002SCZBIO


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Forum: General Off-Topic 01-23-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,257
Posted By AgentJBOND
Certainly accepted, and much appreciated. I very...

Certainly accepted, and much appreciated. I very much hope that things get better.


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Forum: General Off-Topic 01-22-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,257
Posted By AgentJBOND
Inlinesicks and others call me selfish, which is...

Inlinesicks and others call me selfish, which is a common response when I express my feelings about parenthood. Then, the quote below is the closest thing I get to answer to my question 'what's so...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-21-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By AgentJBOND
Okay to change oil sensor without changing oil?

I just had an oil change about 2500 miles ago, and my oil temp/level sensor has failed. I'd like to replace ASAP (for the convenience and safety of a functional gauge) rather than wait for the next...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-21-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,257
Posted By AgentJBOND
Yes, of course I would. You've got to...

Yes, of course I would.

You've got to explain your position a little more instead of just poking at me...


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Forum: General Off-Topic 01-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,257
Posted By AgentJBOND
2 and 4 yrs old; decided to have the second when...

2 and 4 yrs old; decided to have the second when the first was still tiny


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