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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,681
Posted By dorkus
any update on this?

hi guys - '04 325i, same problem. like the OP, i do not have the factory alarm, just the flashing clown nose. when you guys have this issue, are your high beams flashing as well? mine are, in sync...
Forum: The Showroom 08-16-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 318,277
Posted By dorkus
Thule 753 + Atlantis 1600 box

here's some more pics of the Thule 686XT Atlantis 1600 box on my e46. incidentally i was able to all but eliminate the whistling noise from the 753 bars by taping over the slots at the ends with...
Forum: The Showroom 07-06-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 318,277
Posted By dorkus
incidentally, has anyone tried modding their 753...

incidentally, has anyone tried modding their 753 supports to reduce wind noise? i think filling in the hollow part of the feet could cut down on it quite a bit.
Forum: The Showroom 07-06-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 318,277
Posted By dorkus
hey guys - finally got my Thule 753 bars +...

hey guys - finally got my Thule 753 bars + Atlantis 1600 box mounted on my e46! (excuse crappy cameraphone pic)
http://quickpic.us/img/0/thule.jpg

will try to take some better pics soon, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By dorkus
good info, thx Arsevader. awesome cars btw... e30...

good info, thx Arsevader. awesome cars btw... e30 is classic, and the touring is still my (and my wife's) dream car, especially now that we have 2 dogs. :)
Forum: Exterior 06-16-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By dorkus
fyi, got a great deal on a Thule 753 on...

fyi, got a great deal on a Thule 753 on craigslist... just need new hardware (bolts/security wrench) which is $30 shipped from Thule. will probably buy a Ascent 1500 box new so I can get the warranty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By dorkus
yes, E46 racks are compatible regardless of body...

yes, E46 racks are compatible regardless of body style... i just bought a Thule 753 from a former M3 owner, it was set too narrow but it is easily adjustable (the manual includes the settings for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By dorkus
Arsevader is correct - E46 and E90 have different...

Arsevader is correct - E46 and E90 have different mount points and associated hardware. Check the Thule fit guide:

http://thule.com/en/US/FitGuide.aspx#startApp

E46 uses Thule 753 specialty...
Forum: Exterior 06-09-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By dorkus
yup, been searching, but only for a couple...

yup, been searching, but only for a couple days... will keep my eyes out, thanks.
Forum: Exterior 06-09-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By dorkus
WTB: Thule 753 rack, Atlantis/Ascent roof box

hey guys,

i'm looking to buy a Thule 753 rack and a roof box locally in the NY/NJ/PA/CT area. if you have one in good condition please drop me a line.

thanks,
marc
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 36,752
Posted By dorkus
great point - my o-ring didn't come off with the...

great point - my o-ring didn't come off with the sensor, and had you not mentioned this, i probably would have put the new o-ring on top of it. had to stick my finger in and pry the old ring out....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 36,752
Posted By dorkus
Thumbs Up another thanks

... for the terrific write-up. made it super easy, took me half hour tops while taking my time. i don't think i was using a metric allen key (probably the closest english equivalent, maybe 3/16) but...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-05-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,757
Posted By dorkus
you know, i've had every pulley and belt on my...

you know, i've had every pulley and belt on my '04 325i replaced by the dealer at some point, yet without fail the squeak comes back after another winter. is this going to be a routine maintenance...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By dorkus
hm, having the cold engine problems too, but...

hm, having the cold engine problems too, but hoping it's the thermostat.

um, why did you top off the expansion tank btw? i never understood why people did these kind of things when there's a very...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-20-2004, 01:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By dorkus
i've attached a pic of the kit. PN depends on...

i've attached a pic of the kit. PN depends on which car it's for (E46 etc.). just tell your dealer which car you have and he should get you the right one (i hope).

here's how to remove the pins...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-17-2004, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,651
Posted By dorkus
an alternative.

FYI, you can "borrow" sidd's tool (hm, last i checked, if you're paying it's not "borrowing")... or you can try my approach that i figured out tonight after staring at the pins and connector for a...
Forum: Interior 10-07-2004, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By dorkus
werd. email sent.

werd. email sent.
Forum: Interior 10-07-2004, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By dorkus
hey sniper, i might be interested... i don't...

hey sniper,
i might be interested... i don't have the auto-dim right now so lemme check the DIY first. is Ridgefield the town just below Palisades Pk, where the big Korean grocery is? i go by there...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-07-2004, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By dorkus
ah, it's too bad you're all the way over in...

ah, it's too bad you're all the way over in Houston. if i could have picked up locally i would have taken them. what tires are on them btw, are those stock Continentals?
Forum: Exterior 10-06-2004, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By dorkus
i heard there are two types, one with set screw...

i heard there are two types, one with set screw one spring-loaded, depending on which engine you have. i'm not sure which one fits which car...
Forum: Exterior 10-06-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By dorkus
3rd dibs, if still available...

3rd dibs, if still available...
Forum: Exterior 09-19-2004, 01:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By dorkus
you do? the facelift 325i bumper? that's the...

you do? the facelift 325i bumper? that's the first time i've heard that, i thought most people hated it... i don't mind mine, though i like the other ones (330i, M-tech) better. i don't know why they...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-19-2004, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By dorkus
thanks... i figure each wheel w/tire is around 50...

thanks... i figure each wheel w/tire is around 50 lbs packed, x 4 packages came out to about $130 for USP ground to NJ... a bit prohibitive, but i will keep in mind.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-17-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By dorkus
cool... will def. keep my eyes on it. too bad you...

cool... will def. keep my eyes on it. too bad you are in cali... :( i suspect it would be well over $100 to ship to NJ huh?
Forum: Interior 09-17-2004, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By dorkus
i think you're thinking of the aluminum brushed...

i think you're thinking of the aluminum brushed columns trim, which is an option. that's not what i have... i have the stock trim on the base models. it's plastic with a titanium finish.
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