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Forum: Australia 08-04-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By BusterOz
Question Erratic Engine Temp Gauge

Hi Guys,

My enginge temp gauge jumps from cold to full red minutes after starting then after 5 mins of driving slowly drops back to normal (TDC).

After parking and restarting gauge again goes...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By BusterOz
Smile Oil Cooler Faulty - Coolant in Engine Oil

Hi Guys,

Had a lucky break, booked my ride in for 100k service and mechanic found coolant in the engine oil turned out to be a faulty oil cooler, which sits on top of the engine on RHS looking...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By BusterOz
Red face Engine Coolant - Loss

Hi Guys,

My ride was losing engine coolant for ages, noticed a small weep coming from the (plastic) radiator housing on the RHS looking from the front tried additives but only temp fixes....
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By BusterOz
Wink Smell of Burning Oil in Cabin - Fixed

Hi Guys,

Finally got the smell of burning oil in the cabin fixed, turned out to be oil leaking out the rear of the engine where the vacuum pump bolts on.

More noticeable on morning starts as...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By BusterOz
You could try George's Auto Prestige : ...

You could try George's Auto Prestige :

http://www.servautogroup.com.au/searchdetail.php?car=BMW&suburb=Coalcliff%20East&id=489654
Forum: Australia 06-12-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By BusterOz
E46 Alpine Rear Spoiler Dundas

Spotted a nice looking E46 Alpine White in Dundas Sydney with aftermarket rear spoiler - I am interested in fitting one too, is the owner on this forum?

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Forum: Australia 05-04-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,501
Posted By BusterOz
See pm - I only replaced part 11 BMW 07149158194...

See pm - I only replaced part 11 BMW 07149158194 pack of 10.

I think the suggestions of glue and fitting to trim then inserting to door makes good sense.

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Forum: Australia 05-04-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By BusterOz
Hey, I read somewhere that you can "reset" the...

Hey, I read somewhere that you can "reset" the keys - a bit like Bluetooth pairing - I'll see what I can find - E46 wiki?

You can get replacement batteries on eBay - not sure how you open the key?...
Forum: Australia 04-18-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,501
Posted By BusterOz
Angry Door Clips Fixed

Hi Guys,

Replaced clips today at $3.30 each :censor: x 8 (both rear doors) - hope these last! :thumbup:



Cheers,

Busteroz
Forum: Australia 04-17-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,501
Posted By BusterOz
I'll post pics tomorrow. The faux timber...

I'll post pics tomorrow.

The faux timber door inserts are held in by plastic plugs with metal clips that grab the insert pins.

Over time, with forces of the door shutting, the plastic plugs...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,501
Posted By BusterOz
Door Trim Clips Fail

Hi Guys,

My rear doors interior trim insert plastic clips keep falling to pieces.

I've replaced them all once so far, but again they have failed.

Has anyone else had this problem?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 02-06-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,787
Posted By BusterOz
Hi fgin Not yet as only have 80ks up. ...

Hi fgin

Not yet as only have 80ks up.

How about you?

BusterOz

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Forum: Australia 11-27-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,008
Posted By BusterOz
PEAK - they look after me and you get options of...

PEAK - they look after me and you get options of new vs second hand market which can save a bundle!
Forum: Australia 11-27-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,008
Posted By BusterOz
Talking Nice Ride Again!

Hi Guys,

Indi Mech fixed my brake booster and tweaked a few things - drives like a jet once more!:bump:

Thanks for all the feedback - seems I am not alone! ;)

Enjoy the (BMW) ride,

:evil:
Forum: Australia 11-27-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,305
Posted By BusterOz
Smile Brake Booster Replaced

Hi Guys,

Finally got the MY04 318i brakes fixed - Indi Mech swapped the booster out with a 2nd hand unit, all up cost $750.00. :P

Not bad considering new unit cost $1,200 inc GST! :thumbup:
...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,734
Posted By BusterOz
I did my wheels too, bloody things were corroded...

I did my wheels too, bloody things were corroded on - did you grease them before you put them back on?

Cheers

BusterOz

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Forum: Australia 10-04-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By BusterOz
Smile Door Lock Pins - DIY

Hi Guys,

Just thought Id share a simple DIY with you as no clear answer seems to exist on the net. :idea:

Replacing the door-lock pins (part 4) is fairly straight forward, the plastic buttons...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By BusterOz
Thumbs Up Hi Guys, Well, bit the bullet and went for...

Hi Guys,

Well, bit the bullet and went for chrome rings! :bump:

A bit tricky to fit, but got there in the end. :hmm:

I've got to say, I love the (new) look, very sophisticated - well worth...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By BusterOz
Very nice pro look - congrats! I was...

Very nice pro look - congrats!

I was thinking of going for a fully-painted unit off ebay from Thailand?

Cheers

BusterOz
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Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By BusterOz
You've probably been asked this before;...

You've probably been asked this before; :rolleyes:

Where did you get the RED rondel from? Very Nice!:thumbup:
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By BusterOz
Cool AC Schnitzer 3 piece spoiler I like the look...

AC Schnitzer 3 piece spoiler

I like the look of that too, very pro - spoiler looks great too:P!
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By BusterOz
Smile That's nice! :clap: Great spray job and...

That's nice!
:clap:
Great spray job and fitting too>
:pimpin:
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By BusterOz
Hi Jason Photos don't show much! Does...

Hi Jason

Photos don't show much!

Does it affix with 3M double-sided tape?

Can you match the blue of the BMW rondel?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,282
Posted By BusterOz
Rear Spoilers?

Hey Guys

What's the low down on rear spoilers - should I go for a simple boot lip or a full on unit?

Anyone got any nice pics?

What about the rear window lips, I hear they make the vehicle...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By BusterOz
Wow, I think this form works really well - so...

Wow, I think this form works really well - so many opinions!

I'll give it some more thought and let everyone know what I decide.

Thanks ALL

Cheers,

BusterOz
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