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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-19-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,643
Posted By dmast
Thanks Dan ....you clearly have a clue. As I...

Thanks Dan ....you clearly have a clue. As I think I said earlier, if they had corrosion, I'd swap em out. I'm in Calif, so after 11 years, mine are still bright

True, "embedded" would have been a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,643
Posted By dmast
Again I'm just a stupid engineer..... But why...

Again I'm just a stupid engineer..... But why "are they clearly torque to yield bolts" Does the discription of the Part# say that??? Do you have the part spec???

Torque to yield bolts are used...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,643
Posted By dmast
Does Bentley say Why???? Do they have a high...

Does Bentley say Why???? Do they have a high fatigue rate??? Are they shear bolts???...... Or is it just the goo that makes them so hard to unscrew the first time out and easy going back in. Bentley...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,643
Posted By dmast
IMHO the only reason I can see a bolt is "one...

IMHO the only reason I can see a bolt is "one time use" is because it is pre-treated with thread lock. If there is corrosion, then I would replace. I just applied lock-tite to mine and reused them....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-11-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,643
Posted By dmast
Yeah, I did mine a few months back and this DIY...

Yeah, I did mine a few months back and this DIY was essential. Using 3ft of extensions, across the top of the Tranny was the key.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,279
Posted By dmast
My only question about this, is the assumption of...

My only question about this, is the assumption of an electronic identification of the key. If that was the case.... how does the vallet key start the car???
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,643
Posted By dmast
I'm now going here too. I was having an...

I'm now going here too. I was having an intermitant problem with the motor spinning and not engaging the fly wheel. That problem has gone away and now the pinon is not fully retracting and rubbing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By dmast
The site tells me I have not posted in a while so...

The site tells me I have not posted in a while so ...i did.
Even the silence in here echos:excited:
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By dmast
Nasty Noises from below

I've been doing some R&R on my 2001 330CI. Besides fluid changes, nothing to the motor. To the Transmission only a short shifter.
Now back on the road I have a clacking coming from down low when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,715
Posted By dmast
Thanks Alex, I already seen one, but the one with...

Thanks Alex, I already seen one, but the one with paint drawings I missed!
I noticed again the non tech folks all love to type # and color, only the # isn't the pin #.... It's just the 1st color is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,715
Posted By dmast
Yeah, I got that so far. So for lack of anyone,...

Yeah, I got that so far. So for lack of anyone, with the info I need and in case some battle weiry bumdubya owner is looking for same clues, to release him from his nightmare............

Here's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,715
Posted By dmast
I sent him and Paraklas a PM.......... and still...

I sent him and Paraklas a PM.......... and still await a reply
I hope I won't be reduced to surfing the net for all the photos of M3 mirror connectors I can find and trying to suss it out that way....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,715
Posted By dmast
I did.... and on other sites too. Plenty of info,...

I did.... and on other sites too. Plenty of info, especially on 12 pin to 6 pin, but not the other way. That's how I found 6 pin pinout. That's why I got the mirrors, because all the DIY's I read...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,715
Posted By dmast
I'm in the same boat..... Have you figured this...

I'm in the same boat.....
Have you figured this out yet? I think the THM's are a match for the 6 pin wired cars and I've found that pin out. But I can't find a pin out for my mirror connector.
Forum: Interior 06-30-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By dmast
PM'd you........

PM'd you........
Forum: Interior 06-30-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By dmast
I'm interested and in the bay area ...where are...

I'm interested and in the bay area ...where are you?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By dmast
Ok....... So my problem started when I first...

Ok....... So my problem started when I first tried to remove the handle/faux key assy. SOME GUY on another forum said the screw under the goof plug was the way. Didn't look right, but I loosened...
Forum: Exterior 06-28-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By dmast
WTB: M3 style side skirts for 330ci

Like the title says.... I'm looking for some more aggresive side skirts for my 2001 330CI. Located in San Jose CA
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By dmast
I met Mister Wizard and he is me! Figured out...

I met Mister Wizard and he is me!
Figured out the problem
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By dmast
I'm in the same boat. I took the door panel off...

I'm in the same boat. I took the door panel off the other day for a mirror chage and clear coat so I took the handle off too. Yesterday I was opening it fine sticking my finger in the hole and...
Forum: Exterior 06-28-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By dmast
nudge, nudge

nudge, nudge
Forum: Exterior 06-28-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By dmast
bump, bump

bump, bump
Forum: Exterior 06-26-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By dmast
I have a 330ci 2001 vintage that I just took off...

I have a 330ci 2001 vintage that I just took off my coupe for m-tech one. It has it's share of rock chips and scraps underneath but it's never had a bump.
has all the trim and fogs with it too. I'd...
Forum: Exterior 06-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By dmast
hello!!!!!!!

hello!!!!!!!
Forum: Exterior 06-24-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By dmast
I left a reply on the newer thread for skirts...

I left a reply on the newer thread for skirts alone..............and PM
Got no response.

Are the skirts still up for grabs???
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