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Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-21-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,414
Posted By Pigeon
Intersted - any issues with this piece before it...

Intersted - any issues with this piece before it was removed, and why was it removed?
Forum: Interior 07-23-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Pigeon
As I mentioned, the pics are bad. The seats look...

As I mentioned, the pics are bad. The seats look perfect except for the very slight wear on the side bolster and the spot on the passenger seat. I can try to get better pics if you like - let me know.
Forum: Interior 07-22-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Pigeon
I don't know why the pics make the leather appear...

I don't know why the pics make the leather appear discolored but the seats are not discolored or stained at all. One small spot on the passenger seating surface and some very slight wear on the...
Forum: Interior 07-22-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Pigeon
I'll get you some pics tonight. I have no idea...

I'll get you some pics tonight. I have no idea what they're worth - I'm sure less than the $600 I paid for the pair of M3 seats back in '07. You're a trusted member of the BMW community - you're a...
Forum: Interior 07-21-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Pigeon
I have a pair of comfort seats in gray, leather...

I have a pair of comfort seats in gray, leather in good shape out of a premium package '99 328i - taken out in '07 and replaced with M3 buckets. One scratch on passenger seat. I know you said vinyl...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Pigeon
Turned out the water pump was toast. Damned...

Turned out the water pump was toast. Damned thing is less than 6 months and 10k miles old, and the impeller was free of the shaft. Good thing I still had the OEM metal impeller pump that I had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Pigeon
overheating help!

My '99 328i overheated yesterday. Shut her down quick but having a hard time finding any real problems to explain the overheating, and now I can't get the system bled.

Replaced the coolant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By Pigeon
Did mine last weekend at 168k. The old gaskets...

Did mine last weekend at 168k. The old gaskets were reduced to hard plastic; the cover bolt seals weren't too bad but I replaced them too since one or two were leaking too. Looked just like yours...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,949
Posted By Pigeon
Same experience here - just changed the oil &...

Same experience here - just changed the oil & filter at 168k for my usual 7500 interval and the dipstick level hasn't moved at all since the last change. I also replaced a slightly leaking valve...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Pigeon
I just used a length of thin steel rod I had...

I just used a length of thin steel rod I had laying around wedged in between the bolts, worked great.

Scott
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-07-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,332
Posted By Pigeon
Why?? That copper washer has already been...

Why?? That copper washer has already been crushed and formed to make a perfect seal between the drain plug and pan. It's not going anywhere unless and until the drain plug is disturbed.

I've...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-24-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,076
Posted By Pigeon
For the price of the rebuild kit I found reman...

For the price of the rebuild kit I found reman calipers from Autozone or Advance Auto (I forget which). Much easier to just swap calipers and return the core...

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 56,146
Posted By Pigeon
My car '99 328i premium package has the rain...

My car '99 328i premium package has the rain sensor. I've had the windshield replaced and replaced a failed sensor unit with a used one and neither time had to have anything recoded or anything done...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,690
Posted By Pigeon
Not only are the service advisers rated on the...

Not only are the service advisers rated on the surveys but they stand to lose a lot of money in incentive compensation if they get less than perfect scores. I'd be speaking politely but firmly with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Pigeon
I haven't done it myself but I have the same...

I haven't done it myself but I have the same problem. Luckily I'm tall and usually the only driver of my car so the thigh extension just lives fully out. If you do change it yourself please take...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,602
Posted By Pigeon
153k on the original. It's starting to leak a...

153k on the original. It's starting to leak a little bit, I'll be replacing it very soon.

Scott
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-31-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Pigeon
Stopped by the local dealer parts counter last...

Stopped by the local dealer parts counter last week for oil change stuff. They had an official "scratch removal kit" that was 2 small (~1" dia) discs of sandpaper in 2 different grades, a couple...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,034
Posted By Pigeon
I did it in the trunk without taking out the...

I did it in the trunk without taking out the shock, no problems whatsoever. Just removed the top shock nut, pulled the bolts out for the mount, removed old mount, installed new mount, pushed shock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,374
Posted By Pigeon
Good for you that it's totalled, and better that...

Good for you that it's totalled, and better that you got a nice replacement already. Any idea where the dead car went to? I need a new driver's rear door in black and wouldn't mind getting one...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-29-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By Pigeon
I love mine (225/50R16) but they do ride stiffly,...

I love mine (225/50R16) but they do ride stiffly, tramline like crazy and also are a bit on the noisy side. I just swapped 'em back on in place of the snows and it suddenly feels like I need new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Pigeon
NYS = New York State -- in this state we're...

NYS = New York State -- in this state we're required to have an annual safety inspection on the vehicle, and the inspector won't pass a vehicle with broken springs, so yes, we're required to replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Pigeon
I had the same thing - went into my local indy...

I had the same thing - went into my local indy shop for a couple things and an inspection and came home with a new pair of springs. It sucked since for what it cost for 2 new springs from the dealer...
Forum: Interior 04-14-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Pigeon
Dibs on the rain sensor if it's the right one. ...

Dibs on the rain sensor if it's the right one. PM sent.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-14-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,273
Posted By Pigeon
Unless it has the fan bolted to the water pump,...

Unless it has the fan bolted to the water pump, like my '99 328i manual transmission car has... I only wish it were that easy for me.

Scott
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Pigeon
Just unplug the sensor; the car will then use the...

Just unplug the sensor; the car will then use the wipers as regular variable interval wipers. That's what I'm dealing with at the moment due to a dead rain sensor. Pop the plastic cover off the...
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