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Forum: Complete Cars 06-18-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,644
Posted By TheDream
Myself or BMW have pretty much checked...

Myself or BMW have pretty much checked everything. We may have missed something, but that might just make it so someone is getting a very good deal. I'm committed to the new car, especially with the...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-16-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,644
Posted By TheDream
Thanks everyone! PM'd everyone back. And I...

Thanks everyone!

PM'd everyone back. And I would prefer to sell the car semi-locally. Interior pics will be up Saturday morning when I return to Cville.
Forum: Complete Cars 06-15-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,644
Posted By TheDream
Arrow FS: 2003 330Ci w/ 83k miles - asking $7000 - Charlottesville VA

SOLD

Here's the deal in a nutshell:

I already have a new car (sadly not another BMW), and at this point I would like to sell the car to just pay it off. The car has a few mods done to it, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By TheDream
Do I need to replace my alternator intake tube?

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BD53&mospid=47713&btnr=12_1085&hg=12&fg=22

Number 10 on that list has a crack on it. Now I just took out my alternator and it has gone bad, and I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By TheDream
Got the battery charged for 2 hours at...

Got the battery charged for 2 hours at advanceauto, put it in, and drove home. Is there anything I should check before I order an alternator?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By TheDream
I'm thinking about just doing the work myself. My...

I'm thinking about just doing the work myself. My only question now is, is there a way to tell what alternator I have and need to replace before taking it out? Just so I could get the part on order...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By TheDream
Suppose I can't get the engine running though..

Suppose I can't get the engine running though..
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By TheDream
Can anyone confirm this is a blown alternator?

The past few weeks I've had some weird electrical blips, such as random warning lights coming on when switching from neutral to drive, music randomly cutting out for 20 or so seconds, turn signal is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,352
Posted By TheDream
Here's the thing about the golf tee mod, it's...

Here's the thing about the golf tee mod, it's already been done. The butterfly valve can literally not be forced open past 50%, so there is no way for it to go to open. If it would go to full open,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,352
Posted By TheDream
The issue is for sure the butterfly valve. When...

The issue is for sure the butterfly valve. When the car is on I can see the valve vibrating, and when it is simply touched and stops moving, the sound stops. The problem I'm having is that I can't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,352
Posted By TheDream
Well I would like to at least get it to fully...

Well I would like to at least get it to fully open before I did something like that, the only movement it has is from full close to 1/2 open (45 degrees).
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,352
Posted By TheDream
Is there a way to remove the exhaust butterfly valve? Crazy rattling

My butterfly valve rattles obnoxiously in idle, and sits only about 1/2 open. I tried to manually rotate it to be in full open position, but it wasn't having it. Is there a way to simply take it out?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By TheDream
Any other ideas?

Any other ideas?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By TheDream
Thumbs down Car's back in limp mode again after a "fix", do I have any options?

So around 3 months ago, my car went into limp mode randomly when stopped at a stop light. Had the code P1732 thrown, and eventually took it to the local BMW dealership. Long story short, replaced the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By TheDream
one last bump I guess

one last bump I guess
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-23-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By TheDream
$500 shipped, that's as low as I can go.

$500 shipped, that's as low as I can go.
Forum: Miscellaneous 07-22-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By TheDream
My laptop: Toshiba Portege M700 Tablet PC and dock

I'm selling my Toshiba Portege M700 tablet PC that I originally bought for the engineering program at my school.

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/whitedice11/IMAG0105.jpg

Back story: The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By TheDream
morning bump..

morning bump..
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By TheDream
My mechanic double checked the fluid level and...

My mechanic double checked the fluid level and battery voltage, they both checked out fine. If it is the wiring to the speed sensor, is that an easy fix?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By TheDream
bump

bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By TheDream
Unhappy Two separate codes, two times into limp mode, one giant unsolved headache..

I'll keep this short and sweet, and I'm hoping someone can help me out. I have a step 330Ci.

Day 1 of the issues: Car goes into limp mode while stopped at a red light. Code readout was P1732 which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,215
Posted By TheDream
I've been doing tons of research trying to solve...

I've been doing tons of research trying to solve this, and will certainly do another search through here. I had my guy run the codes and clear them, and now I am no longer having a problem.. for now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,215
Posted By TheDream
Exclamation Car went into limp mode and the code ran P1732, please HELP!!

I'm tired of dealing with this :censor: but here we go.

I was at a red light, felt my car shift gears and go into limp mode. I drove home, and then to firestone to get my codes read. Both P1732...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By TheDream
Thanks! I appreciate the help!

Thanks! I appreciate the help!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By TheDream
Dang, so would a local wheel & tire place be able...

Dang, so would a local wheel & tire place be able to check me out then? And is this fixable to the point where I can keep on driving with these wheels?
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