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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
There are zero mixed answers on these forums?...

There are zero mixed answers on these forums? Just check any transmission fluid change thread and you'll be surprised. Most vendors that offer fluid kits do an awful job of matching the appropriate...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Too many mixed answers to move forward with the...

Too many mixed answers to move forward with the flush, most professional shops recommend against it. Doesn't make sense that they would refuse service work. Truly wish there were more organized...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Totally appreciate the advice. I understand...

Totally appreciate the advice. I understand changing transmission fluid makes sense on paper - became obvious most major BMW shops just don't change it based off several calls from earlier (plan on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Just going to change all fluids other than...

Just going to change all fluids other than transmission I think. Looks like you need to replace the filter and other parts which run around $300, seems like most shops just recommend leaving it alone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Automatic transmission - the reason not to change...

Automatic transmission - the reason not to change is due to potentially dislodging particles that could damage the transmission in the process. Bimmerworld claimed changing tranny fluid at less than...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Just spoke to VAC and they recommended not...

Just spoke to VAC and they recommended not touching transmission fluid either - will wipe that item off the list :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
This is insanely frustrating - spoke to another...

This is insanely frustrating - spoke to another shop and they claim the transmission fluid is lifetime and not changed unless there are issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Got off the phone with Turner and they claimed...

Got off the phone with Turner and they claimed that doing transmission fluid is not a DIY project - requires being hooked up to the computer and there is no way to tell how much fluid to buy. This is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
anyone else? bump

anyone else?

bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By mdsonicTT
Doing fluid service on 05 330ci - confirm quantities and brands?

Just doing a 50k fluid service on my 05 330ci auto - wanted to get feedback before ordering.


Oil, brake fluid, spark plugs, transmission fluid, differential oil, coolant (BMW brand mixed...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-19-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By mdsonicTT
click if you have (two minutes)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AMoqUY3ZWk

that is all.
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-01-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,311
Posted By mdsonicTT
Be sure to check your fcabs/rtabs - sounds like a...

Be sure to check your fcabs/rtabs - sounds like a road noise problem.
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-01-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,311
Posted By mdsonicTT
what do you feel when driving your BMW?

What do you feel driving your BMW? I have driven tons of different cars and don't feel nearly as rejuvenated and youthful compared to my 4dr 335.

Anyone get that special feeling? Hard to translate...
Forum: Exterior 01-28-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By mdsonicTT
WTB: Chrome Kidney Grills for E46 Coupe (facelift)

WTB: Chrome Kidney Grills for E46 Coupe (facelift). Not sure if the pre face-lift version is compatible or not.

PM ME.

Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By mdsonicTT
Fuse 57 was replaced and the mirrors work as they...

Fuse 57 was replaced and the mirrors work as they should.

Thanks.
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-20-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,658
Posted By mdsonicTT
Careful dealing with shop insurance. Everyone has...

Careful dealing with shop insurance. Everyone has coverage, the hard part is getting them to pay.
Forum: Complete Cars 01-20-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By mdsonicTT
FS: 2005 BMW 330CI - Black/Tan (54k miles)

Purchased the car and decided to go a different route. 3 keys, books and clean title included. Will upload pictures later this week. Interior and exterior looks good.

05 330ci - 54k miles ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By mdsonicTT
Just looking for a daily driver - having some...

Just looking for a daily driver - having some power on tap would be nice. Considered F/I on the e46 but doesn't make much sense given the cost and potential issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By mdsonicTT
Appreciate the post. Will inspect fuse 57 and...

Appreciate the post. Will inspect fuse 57 and check power to the door panel window switch.

Fingers crossed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By mdsonicTT
05 e46 330 vs 09 335i - e46 still feels great.

Basically have the opportunity of choosing between an 05 330 w/ 50k miles and an 09 335i CPO (both auto). Drove the e46 and it felt like a dream, super comfortable and plenty responsive for city...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By mdsonicTT
side mirrors don't work at all - no movement in reverse etc

Side mirrors don't work at all and must be adjusted by hand - no movement in reverse with switch set to left or right.

Any thoughts on the best way to diagnose the issue?

Thanks!
Forum: Exterior 01-11-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By mdsonicTT
anyone? BUMP!

anyone?

BUMP!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 598
Posted By mdsonicTT
Maintenance for 05 330ci with 55k miles?

What is the recommended maintenance for an 05 330 step w/ 55k miles?

Any recommended maintenance kits?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-07-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,890
Posted By mdsonicTT
Is the car in good shape/non modded etc? I'd...

Is the car in good shape/non modded etc? I'd recommend good ol' eBay to move the car. The issue isn't in the reaction, just the decision making process.
Forum: Southeast 01-07-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By mdsonicTT
Any mechanics recommended for inspection II on 330?

Any mechanics recommended for inspection II on 330? Will provide fluids and parts if necessary.

PM me.

Thanks!
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