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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-25-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By mcaden
Just to close the loop on this thread - I swapped...

Just to close the loop on this thread - I swapped over pins 3 and 8 (as discussed in MadRussian's DIY for the BMW OEM Factory iPod install for vehicles with BMW assist/Bluetooth and I now have audio...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-08-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By mcaden
Christian, Do I likely need to do steps...

Christian,

Do I likely need to do steps 11-13 from this DIY to connect the pins?

See: http://m3.madrussian.net/diy_ipod.shtml

Thanks, Marc
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-08-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By mcaden
Hey Christian, I actually just tried...

Hey Christian,

I actually just tried calling you. Thanks so much for your response. I was guessing the dealer may have disconnected something when installing the Ipod adapter. Do you have a...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By mcaden
Please note, that the no audio is for calls and...

Please note, that the no audio is for calls and NOT for streaming music. I am not trying to stream music, just make phone calls. There is currently no audio on calls.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By mcaden
No Sound from OEM Bluetooth with Iphone 5s

I recently purchased a 2005 E46 M3. I found the card indicating that it has bluetooth with the password access key listed. I was able easily discover the bluetooth access point from my car and pair...
Forum: Complete Cars 10-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By mcaden
Sold

Sold
Forum: Complete Cars 10-26-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By mcaden
Additional interior picture: ...

Additional interior picture:

http://i632.photobucket.com/albums/uu48/marccaden/zhp3_zps3b73fab1.jpg[/URL]
Forum: Complete Cars 10-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By mcaden
SOLD -- 2005 BMW 330i ZHP, Blk/Blk, 6MT, 82k miles (MD; near NOVA)

VIN: WBAEV53495KM08282

I am selling my 2005 330i ZHP (or performance package) with 6 speed manual transmission in Black Sapphire/Black Leather and 82,000 miles for $14,900. I have owned the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,339
Posted By mcaden
Mike Miller, tech editor for the BMWCCA,...

Mike Miller, tech editor for the BMWCCA, recommends radiator replacement at 100k... so you are due. I would also consider a ECS metal water pump pulley for around $30-40. For only a few bucks more,...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 01-04-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By mcaden
$50 for local pick up - trying to clear my garage...

$50 for local pick up - trying to clear my garage out. Email me - marccaden at yahoo dot com
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 01-02-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By mcaden
Bump for price drop.

Bump for price drop.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 12-31-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By mcaden
FS - Alpine 6 CD changer and 2 brackets PRICE DROP

For sale in Maryland - an Alpine 6 CD changer (BMW model no 82 11 1 469404) and two brackets (part no 65.12 8 361 453 and 65.12 8 361 452).

I understand that this unit will work with an E36, E46,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By mcaden
The e46 hatchback was never brought to the US and...

The e46 hatchback was never brought to the US and I think few US buyers would take the trouble to find a way to get around import restrictions. Diplomats and embassy workers don't have to abide by...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By mcaden
Euro e46 Hatchback Spotted w/ Pics

A couple of times each month, I see a euro e46 hatchback commuting along Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, Maryland. Today, I was able to snap a couple of pics. It has euro tags both in the front and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By mcaden
Do a search using the term VCG (valve cover...

Do a search using the term VCG (valve cover gasket) and DIY... and it you will get everything you need (assuming you have a VCG leak -- also search "burning oil smell"). The VCG is an easy DIY. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By mcaden
A well respected body shop in my area uses a...

A well respected body shop in my area uses a product called Black Velvet Carnuba Wax intended for black cars. I have used it on my black saphire E46 and I think it does a very nice job. I will...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-29-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By mcaden
Look at the recommended indy shops listed on the...

Look at the recommended indy shops listed on the local BMWCCA's website under the "service" forum: http://forum.nccbmwcca.org/forum.php

Good luck.

-Marc
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-29-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By mcaden
Check the local chapter of the BMWCCA's forum...

Check the local chapter of the BMWCCA's forum titled "body shops" for recommendations: http://forum.nccbmwcca.org/forum.php

Good luck.

-Marc
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,751
Posted By mcaden
In chron order from oldest to most recent,...

In chron order from oldest to most recent, couldn't limit to just one... but perhaps the best of their generation:

328 (not the modern 328, think 1930's)
507
2002 Turbo
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-12-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,371
Posted By mcaden
The good thing about MD is that inspection is...

The good thing about MD is that inspection is only a one time event (e.g., not yearly, like VA and DC; note: you will have emissions every two years). So once you get your car to pass you are done. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,260
Posted By mcaden
Valve Cover Gasket -- tightening pattern?

I am doing the valve cover gasket on my E46 next weekend. I have read the DIYs and watched the youtube video. Two quick questions:

1. Is there a pattern for tightening the bolts on the cover...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,906
Posted By mcaden
Same thing happened to me and what DMAX describes...

Same thing happened to me and what DMAX describes above is correct. The bushing on the lower bolt is pushed out slightly and preventing you from getting out the alternator cleanly. This is a common...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,693
Posted By mcaden
Check the website for your local chapter of the...

Check the website for your local chapter of the BMWCCA (open to non-members also) and see if they have forum devoted to local repair shops (with recommended facilities). Our chapter has a forum like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By mcaden
Plastic parts = light weight and cheap. BMW...

Plastic parts = light weight and cheap. BMW tries to eliminate weight (and cost) whenever possible in their builds. Good luck with whatever you decide.

-Marc
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By mcaden
Here is the Car and Driver article that reported...

Here is the Car and Driver article that reported 0-60 in 5.6 seconds: http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/car/03q3/bmw_330i_with_performance_package-road_test

If I recall correctly, BMW's own...
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