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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,805
Posted By bronsky
Intermitent taillight problems are normally...

Intermitent taillight problems are normally traceable to the wiring harness in the trunk. My guess is that you have one or more wires about to break or broken. Oops, just saw the date ... you...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-12-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By bronsky
Hydraulic oil finally came, I filled up the...

Hydraulic oil finally came, I filled up the reservoir and the top is working perfectly again.:woot: I checked the rams for the top and no leaks there. I'm assuming that the leak is on the units...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-02-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By bronsky
My 2000 323CI has 187,000 miles on it and finally...

My 2000 323CI has 187,000 miles on it and finally the top's hydraulics seem to have spring a small leak. I can smell a slight hint of hydraulic oil and have noticed decreased performance of the top...
Forum: Lighting Forum 09-15-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 156,412
Posted By bronsky
Setting the Rant aside, I have struggled with the...

Setting the Rant aside, I have struggled with the same issue in my 2000 323. On my car, the wire harness leading to the trunk causes the wires to break. I have more recently had problems with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By bronsky
Just had the identical problem with my 2000 323...

Just had the identical problem with my 2000 323 Vert. Had the same 2 codes thrown. Symptoms were a bit different with the car able to rev above 3500 smoothly but under that, it ran like crap. It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,831
Posted By bronsky
Did the same thing on the right side of my 323CI....

Did the same thing on the right side of my 323CI. Bent both wheels, control arm destroyed, and I tore up the rubber bushing on the drive shaft which tore about a quarter turn. The shock towers...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-30-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By bronsky
Same. Bronsky

Same.

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By bronsky
Finally had the chance to put the car on a lift. ...

Finally had the chance to put the car on a lift. The driveshaft bushing was completely torn up. Problem solved. The clutch lives on. Thanks for your comments.

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By bronsky
It feels more like a clutch every day. ...

It feels more like a clutch every day. Recommendtions?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By bronsky
Am I starting to loose my clutch or is it something else?

167,000 miles on the original clutch. Car is a 2000 323CI 5 speed. I have just started to experience a chatter at 3500 rpm - 4000 rpm under hard accelleration. If I get off it, it goes away and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By bronsky
Yea ... just drove it and everything is fine. ...

Yea ... just drove it and everything is fine. Thanks for all the help. As always, this site is great.

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By bronsky
It looks like it was a defective pump. Tried...

It looks like it was a defective pump. Tried flushing the one in there before replacing it with a rebuilt but that did not change anything. Put a rebuilt in and the mechanic says that everything is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By bronsky
It's those dam roads in New Jersey.:lmao: ...

It's those dam roads in New Jersey.:lmao:

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By bronsky
Okay, here is the noise. What do you think? ...

Okay, here is the noise. What do you think?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qi_PWQ189ZA

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By bronsky
Not only am I made of money, but my dog is made...

Not only am I made of money, but my dog is made of money
http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt20/luigisante/08-money-dog-money-art.jpg
my fish is made of money...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By bronsky
Sounds like Power steering ... anything else to consider?

It started suddenly. Last night, when I started my 2000 323CI (157,000 miles) it sounded like I had a muffler leak and I cursed, thinking I was going to have to replace the converter. But the sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,263
Posted By bronsky
Sorry to ressurect an old thread but I'm having...

Sorry to ressurect an old thread but I'm having this same problem and hoping I don't need to reaplace the whole module. Any result on this one?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By bronsky
just saw the DUI . . . lol Yes . . . Do it...

just saw the DUI . . . lol

Yes . . . Do it yourself. Not . . . driving Under the Influence.

BTW, I ordered the kit anyway but am going to try to thread string through the existing clips. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By bronsky
Nobody has done this? Bronsky

Nobody has done this?

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By bronsky
C Pillar Vert Repair - a $75 piece of string?

I have reviewed the DIU on repairing the c pillar connections for the inside trim flaps on the vert. The repair kit comes with all of the eyelets and a connecting string that pulls tight and makes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,223
Posted By bronsky
I noticed nobody said exhaust. Is the exhaust on...

I noticed nobody said exhaust. Is the exhaust on the e46 stainless and does it last forever?

Bronksy
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,223
Posted By bronsky
[QUOTE=Sandman316;10225059] I also never...

[QUOTE=Sandman316;10225059]
I also never replaced the shocks/suspension since I bought the car at 21k miles and the ride feels off. Is it recommended that I do? [QUOTE]

At least control arm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,223
Posted By bronsky
bought my 2000 323 vert with 55k. It is hitting...

bought my 2000 323 vert with 55k. It is hitting 124k.

outside of regular maintenance I have replaced

control arm bushings - 85k

brakes and rotors all around - 70k

cooling system housing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,061
Posted By bronsky
It would be interesting to compare BMW oil to...

It would be interesting to compare BMW oil to another brand between changes. This is so cool, you could really start to spend a lot of money running these analyses after every oil change.

Bronsky
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 125,894
Posted By bronsky
2000 323 vert with 124,000 miles (5 speed...

2000 323 vert with 124,000 miles (5 speed manual). I hope to get 650,000 like the guy in the post before me.

Bronsky
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