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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-31-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,505
Posted By Dahmwern
I had this chirping noise when I bought the car....

I had this chirping noise when I bought the car. It came on with the AC. I noticed this mostly started happening in the cold.

I think replacing the pulley and belt solved the issue IIRC.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-31-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dahmwern
So here's a funny conclusion to how this was...

So here's a funny conclusion to how this was solved...

I finally took my car to the shop since it was very cold today and I wanted this problem solved before it got too cold and snowy to have to...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-22-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dahmwern
Bumperdump.

Bumperdump.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-21-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dahmwern
That's interesting that you say that. I've taken...

That's interesting that you say that. I've taken some high speed on-ramp curves now that I have coilovers and good tires. Seriously, I can go 60 around those and the tires aren't squealing yet. Its...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-21-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dahmwern
Lol, thanks for the input guys. Can people shed...

Lol, thanks for the input guys. Can people shed some more light on the wheel bearing noise? I can't believe that from one day to the next it would go from dead silence while driving to an annoying...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-21-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dahmwern
Bump

Bump
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-19-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dahmwern
Rhythmic Ticking Noise from Wheels

SOLVED: See posts below.

Hey guys,

Did a ton of searching on this but not very many threads were followed up. The story is this: Whether I am driving normally or coasting in neutral with the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,769
Posted By Dahmwern
I found the fronts almost as easy as the rears,...

I found the fronts almost as easy as the rears, almost. Just rent a spring compressor from AutoZone. I forgot if the rental was free or just really cheap, either way it won't break the bank.

I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 29,067
Posted By Dahmwern
3rd for pics of actual shirt. Also, I'm 2nd'ing...

3rd for pics of actual shirt. Also, I'm 2nd'ing the question on fitment.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-07-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,988
Posted By Dahmwern
www.bmwgm5.com Just email Scott, and he'll...

www.bmwgm5.com

Just email Scott, and he'll help you out.

My key didn't work, I emailed him and described the problem, he had the solution almost immediately (replied within an hour), and fixed...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-07-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,769
Posted By Dahmwern
Just get: ...

Just get:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-3626-e46-325xi330xi-hr-coil-over-suspension.aspx

and

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-11814-3-series-strutshock-mount-kit-e46-325xi330xi.aspx
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-03-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 98,563
Posted By Dahmwern
Double post for content. I redid the mod...

Double post for content.

I redid the mod today, and what I did this time was (using the Piezo Siren 273-079 from Radioshack) I soldered a spade connector on the black and red wire of the siren. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-02-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 98,563
Posted By Dahmwern
That's the one I used. You didn't get that...

That's the one I used.

You didn't get that weird half chirp on the lock function most of the time? I wonder why I get it in my car...

I'm going to try stripping away some of the wire and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-02-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 98,563
Posted By Dahmwern
What siren model did you use?

What siren model did you use?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-02-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 98,563
Posted By Dahmwern
You may be right, but why hasn't anyone else been...

You may be right, but why hasn't anyone else been complaining about the weird half chip with this model then (its been used many times)?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 98,563
Posted By Dahmwern
I just tried this with the 'Shacks 273-079 (102dB...

I just tried this with the 'Shacks 273-079 (102dB siren - same device as the OP used in his videos). It sounded nice but there was one problem which is why I took it out:

Upon locking the car, 7...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Dahmwern
Help: Did BC Turn Signal Stalk Retrofit, Now have X-Mas Tree Dash!

.

NEVERMIND! Drive 10 feet and the lights all go away on their own.

...
Forum: Photography 09-17-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29,376
Views: 623,384
Posted By Dahmwern
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e97/wdahm519/6a3...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e97/wdahm519/6a3e727c.png
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dahmwern
You're forgetting... If the OP goes via...

You're forgetting...

If the OP goes via insurance and gets a quote from a garage, it will be:

$300 for bumper
$150 for repaint
$300 for installation (or more)

So, its getting up there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 28,487
Views: 2,118,316
Posted By Dahmwern
Did a little photoshoot on top of a parking...

Did a little photoshoot on top of a parking garage today. Came up with this...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e97/wdahm519/6a3e727c.png
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Dahmwern
Well, the sliding cover for the moon roof is...

Well, the sliding cover for the moon roof is notorious for coming off its tracks. You probably man-handled it too much when it was still working and it popped off. I would lubricate the seals of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dahmwern
My Dad was the opposite way. He had a 2004 Audi...

My Dad was the opposite way. He had a 2004 Audi A4, and I had (and still have) a 2005 BMW 325xi. Both AWD, both 5 speed manuals, both the same class of business sedan with a touch of sport in them....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,431
Posted By Dahmwern
Pretty sure this is a blanket statement for all...

Pretty sure this is a blanket statement for all BMW's that use full synthetic oil. I'm not sure what BMW was smoking when they thought their cars were okay with the same oil running through the same...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-31-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,867
Posted By Dahmwern
Voted. I actually thought you told us to vote for...

Voted. I actually thought you told us to vote for #6 and I thought #7 was better so I voted for that one, but I look back to see yours was actually #7! You've got some skills my friend.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Dahmwern
My brain hurts. If its sputtering because of...

My brain hurts.

If its sputtering because of misfires, that would kind of be your answer right there.
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