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Forum: E46 Convertible 04-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By sgoetz628
I don't need one but I can tell anyone who is...

I don't need one but I can tell anyone who is considering it that it is the best possible thing you can add to your convertible.

Had mine for over 11 years now and it still looks brand new.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By sgoetz628
I'm very interested to hear how your putting in...

I'm very interested to hear how your putting in new bushings goes. My local mechanic and kinda friend said I couldn't do it in my garage, that machinery was needed to push the bushings out, and that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 31,088
Posted By sgoetz628
I was curious about Water Wetter, so googled it...

I was curious about Water Wetter, so googled it and came to this site. Some pretty interesting stuff to be found and easy to read/understand for the layman engineer. There's way more than just about...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-25-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,509
Posted By sgoetz628
Danka

Danka
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-25-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,509
Posted By sgoetz628
Pretty sure that's just the molding, as I see the...

Pretty sure that's just the molding, as I see the same thing in picture four, which is the other side of the car.

Nevertheless, you've given me just the answer I was looking for. Thanks, ClancyO!...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By sgoetz628
What kind of sealant do you use? I've never even...

What kind of sealant do you use? I've never even thought about that.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-15-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By sgoetz628
I can't speak for others, but during the 12 years...

I can't speak for others, but during the 12 years I've owned mine, it's never rattled a bit. Also - it is simple and easy to take on/off. Stores well in the trunk taking up minimal space. Adds a...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By sgoetz628
First off, I suggest you post this in the vert...

First off, I suggest you post this in the vert forum, not this one. As to the wind deflector, it is absolutely the best part you can add to a vert. Makes a huge difference in cooler temperatures by...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By sgoetz628
Before it's deleted, let me hijack it. I went to...

Before it's deleted, let me hijack it. I went to post pics the other day about my batwings. The pics showed up just fine in preview, but never made it to my actual post. Any suggestions?

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Forum: E46 Convertible 03-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By sgoetz628
Way back when, I did European Delivery, which...

Way back when, I did European Delivery, which means I picked my car up at the factory (actually just near). The fellow who handled the delivery, who had been with BMW for a good number of years, said...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,509
Posted By sgoetz628
My car has 108000 miles and is almost 12 years...

My car has 108000 miles and is almost 12 years old. After reading this thread, I went out to check my batwings today, expecting to find some damage. What I found appears to be the batwings in perfect...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-11-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By sgoetz628
Glad it worked out for you. Nobody wants ugly

Glad it worked out for you. Nobody wants ugly
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-04-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By sgoetz628
Good lord, that's ugly. I think you're screwed,...

Good lord, that's ugly. I think you're screwed, but if you don't get a good answer here, I would suggest taking it first to a dealer, then to a body shop and getting advice on how to remove the glue....
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By sgoetz628
What do you mean, you operate top on flat roads? ...

What do you mean, you operate top on flat roads?

Also, what hinges are you talking about? I've never done that, but my top's not getting any younger.

Never had a mechanical problem with my top...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By sgoetz628
Brilliant! Glad it worked out for you.

Brilliant! Glad it worked out for you.
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-02-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By sgoetz628
Sounds like your problem may be more serious than...

Sounds like your problem may be more serious than mine but, over the almost 12 years I have owned my car, I have had many malfunctions of either the buttons not operating the top or the key/door not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 839
Posted By sgoetz628
That would be great, if you do find something....

That would be great, if you do find something. Mine started buzzing at exactly 2000 rpm - nothing before or after - about a month ago. It only does it under load, so trying to diagnose in the garage...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By sgoetz628
cvx5832- I saw from a pic that you have a...

cvx5832-


I saw from a pic that you have a vert also. Do you know if the full size 17 fits? Mine came with a donut and I just assumed only a donut would fit, but maybe full size too.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By sgoetz628
Those dots and dial are only for the center...

Those dots and dial are only for the center vents. The idea is that, if you want, you can have warm air in the cabin and blow cool air at your face, to keep comfortable and awake. You can also just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,259
Posted By sgoetz628
OP, I love my heated seats and use them...

OP, I love my heated seats and use them constantly, even in mild weather, when the top is down. Until recently I had a wonderful Ford Escape for the winter, but no heat for the leather seats! So I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By sgoetz628
Agree with everything you said and absolutely...

Agree with everything you said and absolutely love my auto wipers! But... don't recall seeing anything in the manual about which setting is for more sensitivity (or less) and in my almost 12 years of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By sgoetz628
Sort of along the same lines (interior cleaning),...

Sort of along the same lines (interior cleaning), I need to get blue ink from a ball point pen off my dashboard. Pretty sure it was from the valet guy at the parking lot at JFK. It took me three...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-14-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 690
Posted By sgoetz628
This is really distressing to hear - first,...

This is really distressing to hear - first, because it sounds like my "friend" has been bs'ing me just to sell me the rotors too. Also, because I was not smart enough to investigate further.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 834
Posted By sgoetz628
Maybe fcpeuro is lying? "This Radiator is OEM...

Maybe fcpeuro is lying? "This Radiator is OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) in this application, meaning this part is made by the same company that made the part for your car when it was built....
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-14-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 690
Posted By sgoetz628
I was told by a friend at a tire store that the...

I was told by a friend at a tire store that the rotors are made of soft material and need to be replaced every time the pads are. So I've done this now, I think twice. So my question, which now seems...
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