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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 492
Posted By dknightd
I have $200 cash, in my pocket

I have $200 cash, in my pocket
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By dknightd
If you race car I'd probably leave as is. If not,...

If you race car I'd probably leave as is. If not, replace if funds allow.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By dknightd
Maybe replacing battery makes things go back to...

Maybe replacing battery makes things go back to factory default?
Maybe you had to replace battery because there was a problem with the car
Forum: E46 Convertible Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By dknightd
Suggest you post in the general section, or...

Suggest you post in the general section, or lighting section (if there is one). I think it might be the housing that is different. This does not strike me as a convertible topic
Forum: E46 Convertible Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,879
Posted By dknightd
So far mine has not blown down (5 years). Don't...

So far mine has not blown down (5 years). Don't those pin solutions make it difficult to drop and raise the windscreen? Especially when driving. I usually drive with mine down, but like to flip it up...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-25-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By dknightd
Did you push release button, then use allen...

Did you push release button, then use allen wrench? Did you turn until button popped back up?

You might just have to adjust the cables. You might try pulling or pushing cables manually (disconnect...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-25-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By dknightd
The motor and bowden cables under the rear seat...

The motor and bowden cables under the rear seat is what is supposed to lock and unlock the storage lid.
If pushing the top close button does not work, then you'll have to do it manually. (the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By dknightd
Yep

Yep
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,882
Posted By dknightd
bummer. Motor cycles are not supposed to fall...

bummer. Motor cycles are not supposed to fall down.

If you lost quarts of oil it should not be too hard to figure out where it came from. I'm surprised your mechanic could not identify the leak...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 850
Posted By dknightd
should probably do expansion tank at same time....

should probably do expansion tank at same time. It is a common point of failure
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By dknightd
Yep. Rust is like cancer. Chemical treatment can...

Yep. Rust is like cancer. Chemical treatment can help. Surgical removal can help. But it is almost impossible to stop. If you want paint matching that only adds to the cost. Without pictures it is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By dknightd
it might be too late, but look at...

it might be too late, but look at http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1007722
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By dknightd
Can it go over 87 mph?

Can it go over 87 mph?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By dknightd
It must be embarrassing to drive a BMW that can...

It must be embarrassing to drive a BMW that can not keep up with traffic ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By dknightd
I'm not sure about texas, but there are places...

I'm not sure about texas, but there are places you can legally drive 80 in the USA. Texas might be one of those
http://www.txdot.gov/driver/laws/speed-limits/setting.html
I always assume I can go 9...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By dknightd
When you are going 87 what is your rpm? You could...

When you are going 87 what is your rpm? You could have a slipping torque convertor, or transmission, if rpm's are high. I don't know much about E46 bmw automatic transmissions, do they have a torque...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,512
Posted By dknightd
That is quite a bit of coolant to loose. It had...

That is quite a bit of coolant to loose. It had to go someplace. 1/2 liter is enough to show up on the oil dipstick if it is getting into your oil. Did the oil level change when you did this test?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By dknightd
Then go back to that thread, and ask there!

Then go back to that thread, and ask there!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,882
Posted By dknightd
This is why you pay for insurance on your car. ...

This is why you pay for insurance on your car.
If you have no insurance then you have to crawl underneath it, identify the leak, fix it. Or sell it and buy something else
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By dknightd
This is a pretty good buyers guide ...

This is a pretty good buyers guide

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1007722

I would not buy a blown head gasket car unless I wanted it to be a hobby, or a business. Do you want to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By dknightd
Honestly, I would not do anything until you see...

Honestly, I would not do anything until you see if the problem persists after putting in the new battery.

You might just need to reset the window operation. Exact details might depend on what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,572
Posted By dknightd
That race is not fair unless both cars had...

That race is not fair unless both cars had similar tires.

My dad used to have a 2002. We sometimes wonder which would be faster 2002 or e46 330cic. I suspect the e46.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,972
Posted By dknightd
Karma is a wonderful thing. I'm guessing you...

Karma is a wonderful thing. I'm guessing you deserved the nearly free car
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By dknightd
I change my oil once a year with an LL1 rated...

I change my oil once a year with an LL1 rated oil. I used to use Mobil 1 european formula that was rated LL!. Unfortunately it is not longer rated LL1. I'm not sure if I'll use it anyway, or switch...
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-26-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By dknightd
I wonder if that could be used to repair...

I wonder if that could be used to repair torn/cracked rubber gasket on front of roof
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