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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,526
Posted By Archbid
I have cooling and electrical replacements done. ...

I have cooling and electrical replacements done. Suspension and fuel are next. I find the idea of an end to the "boring" maintenance very appealing. I am ridiculously grateful to live in...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:21 AM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,526
Posted By Archbid
I dream of putting money into new leather for the...

I dream of putting money into new leather for the seats. The car does not oblige.

But it is a fun, harmless obsession to fix cooling, brakes, etc. and I love driving it.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:19 AM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,526
Posted By Archbid
Yes. With rain sensor

Yes. With rain sensor
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:39 AM
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Posted By Archbid
Windshield was $230 total installed with new...

Windshield was $230 total installed with new rubber. They installed the cowl as well though I supplied the part.

Work done at Auto Body Garage in SF - http://www.autobodygarage.com/

Can't...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,526
Posted By Archbid
Replaced the windshield cowl. And the...

Replaced the windshield cowl. And the windshield.

Everytime I was facing the sun, I saw 11 year of sandblasting against the glass. And now it is new!

Also got the rear bumper repainted,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,585
Posted By Archbid
This is not that complicated. You are not...

This is not that complicated. You are not selling a 330, you are selling your personalized car. Your mods make the car better than a stock 330, and you want some compensation.

The fundamental...
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-15-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Archbid
I bought a used Bluetooth TCU and new bluetooth...

I bought a used Bluetooth TCU and new bluetooth antenna and mic. It works awesome.

As for Bluetooth audio - I put in an aux input and used a Miccus minijack Bluetooth adaptor. If you are not going...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Archbid
I bought a cowling-cheap for the satisfaction!...

I bought a cowling-cheap for the satisfaction! Mine is grey and cracked and a bit sad...

Thanks for the responses!
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Archbid
Replacing windshield gasket

I am replacing my windshield - I have a quote for about $240, and after 125k miles, it looks sandblasted when the sun comes through the window.

My question is whether installers routinely replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By Archbid
Also check the battery cable. My ground cable...

Also check the battery cable. My ground cable came loose at one point resulting in intermittent issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Archbid
Redline Power Steering Fluid for Power Steering?

I understand (mostly from the cap...) that we are supposed to use ATF for the power steering reservoir. However, I have some Redline Power Steering Fluid, and when I go to Bimmerworld, they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,526
Posted By Archbid
Replaced #6 coil. Wow, that was easy. And...

Replaced #6 coil. Wow, that was easy.

And it was my first self-diagnosed repair! Used the BMWhat app, found the Cylinder 6 misfiring code, swapped two coils to confirm that it was bad, then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,526
Posted By Archbid
Replaced #6 coil. Wow, that was easy. And...

Replaced #6 coil. Wow, that was easy.

And it was my first self-diagnosed repair! Used the BMWhat app, found the Cylinder 6 misfiring code, swapped two coils to confirm that it was bad, then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By Archbid
I had a similar situation (with no ABS light) and...

I had a similar situation (with no ABS light) and it was a flat tire ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,268
Posted By Archbid
Flat front left tire. Continental doesn't make...

Flat front left tire. Continental doesn't make the tire anymore, so a new matching pair!
And replaced the coil on cylinder 6
Forum: Interior 11-22-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,884
Posted By Archbid
Did the carpet get sold?

Did the carpet get sold?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,130
Posted By Archbid
Just bumped the thread at...

Just bumped the thread at http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1035582&highlight=bmwhat

Looks like as good a place as any for BMWhat discussion.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-22-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Archbid
I will check later this weekend. I have had no...

I will check later this weekend. I have had no problems with the coding, but haven't tried the dashboard.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Archbid
Got mine rear-ended Sunday.

Got mine rear-ended Sunday.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,130
Posted By Archbid
BMWhat only supports e46 using Android and a USB...

BMWhat only supports e46 using Android and a USB cable with USB-OTG. Sounds worse than it is. Restrictions on serial connections with iPhone make coding impossible from iPhone.

You can use...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,130
Posted By Archbid
It is called Automattic, and I own one. It is a...

It is called Automattic, and I own one. It is a cute tool, more like a FitBit for your car. It is also really irritating if you have a stick. It "scolds" you for certain driving behavior,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Archbid
No. You have to use the cable. Bluetooth works...

No. You have to use the cable. Bluetooth works with later BMWs, but not E46
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Archbid
My apologies, I smooshed together two issues. ...

My apologies, I smooshed together two issues. iPhone is apple's fault. Bluetooth applies to both Apple and Android.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Archbid
BMWhat is an excellent app, and it is the...

BMWhat is an excellent app, and it is the direction these tools have to go. And the reviews on Google Play are phenomenal, in quality and quantity. 4.8 over thousands of reviews is remarkable. You...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Archbid
So i found more out about ZKE 0007 - seems it...

So i found more out about ZKE 0007 - seems it happens when you code the car to flash when locked/unlocked and you have no alarm installed. So now I just have to figure out the Energy saving mode. I...
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