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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By rody1285
BMW E46 Convertible Wind Deflector

Quick question does anyone have an E46 wind deflector bag/case for sale?

I just need the case only.

I have been searching for months and can't seem to find one. If anyone knows where I can...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-27-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,367
Posted By rody1285
just an update, the tool has been sold ....no...

just an update, the tool has been sold ....no longer available for rent
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By rody1285
Dynavin screen failure

My screen was cutting out over the past several weeks on a very rare intermittent basis. Suddenly today I have no image with no functionality of the touch screen.

See video below:...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-17-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I had the sub frame fix back in 2008. I believe...

I had the sub frame fix back in 2008. I believe it was reinforced as well.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
Conclusion. Replaced the following: ...

Conclusion.

Replaced the following:

Wheel bearing
Rear hub
Rear rotors
Rear pads
Rear brake shoes
Rear passenger side axle
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By rody1285
Here are some pictures of what I used, I hope...

Here are some pictures of what I used, I hope this will help someone someday who encounters this problem.
<a href="http://photobucket.com/" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-13-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By rody1285
I was sucessful with a little wd-40 and a capped...

I was sucessful with a little wd-40 and a capped nut (actually a lug nut I purchased from pep-boys) . I also purchased the bolt from the dealer to really get to know the enemy. After 2 days on jack...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By rody1285
Have you heard of such a problem like this ??? I...

Have you heard of such a problem like this ??? I went to the dealer and told them I could not get this part back up and they had no idea why..
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By rody1285
Currently the cross piece is off (part #12)....

Currently the cross piece is off (part #12). There is a significant amount of tension, there also appear to be a gap in the other front sub frame bushing between the car and subframe (similar thing...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By rody1285
:hmm:I was thinking about that too, do yo happen...

:hmm:I was thinking about that too, do yo happen to know what size that would be?

Yes the bolt in question is number 3 in the diagram
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-12-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By rody1285
Help Subframe Bolt!!!

I was recently working on changing the rear differential bushing, everything went great with no problems. But when I went install the re-enforcement bar that goes across the bottom (#12 in the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-03-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
:bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::b...

:bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::bump::excited:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-30-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I recently took another video with the car jacked...

I recently took another video with the car jacked up. It appears that the wheel has some play.
Bearing, CV axle ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_B8Mf44_Do&list=UUO8OU6n7As7GA7-ZNa1L7DA
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
More updates, today I noticed when I put the car...

More updates, today I noticed when I put the car in neutral the grinding sound stopped from the rear right wheel, but squeaking continued. It seems like what ever the noise is gets worse when the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-24-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
Update!! I changed the rear trailing arm...

Update!!

I changed the rear trailing arm bushings (RTABS) and even put in some limiters but the sound is still there. Still has the same horrendous sound.

So Far I have replaced:

1. Wheel...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I am really frustrated with the problem , I am...

I am really frustrated with the problem , I am going to start with replacing RTABS on Saturday.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I did recently change my shocks myself, followed...

I did recently change my shocks myself, followed a simple DIY, they were pretty straight forward. No issues, installed with new mounts. (Lemfoerder)

I was thinking it might be the ball joint or...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-10-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
Update!! The sounds is back, I replaced the...

Update!!

The sounds is back, I replaced the following items:

Rear wheel bearing
Rear pads, rear rotors and rear parking brake shoes.

The sound disappeared for a little while but it...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-24-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
Problem has been solved. Last night I replaced...

Problem has been solved. Last night I replaced the following items.

Right rear wheel bearing.
Brake shoes both sides.
Brake Rotors both side.
Brake pads both sides.
Brake sensor Right side.
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I agree with you about the rotating parts...

I agree with you about the rotating parts comment.

I took the car to my local BMW Indy shop and they told me the rear brake pads, rotors and wheel bearing needed to be replaced and they quoted me...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I guess I am going to take it to my local BMW...

I guess I am going to take it to my local BMW shop, Ill let you all know what the sound is.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-12-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
Yes the hand brake works, no significant change...

Yes the hand brake works, no significant change noticed. The noise remains the same.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By rody1285
Turns out the motor mounts were dead

Turns out the motor mounts were dead
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
I was under the car and I could not identify the...

I was under the car and I could not identify the culprit I have some videos below:

Video with the car in the air and wheels spinning. PART 2
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By rody1285
could it be the differential or a diff/sub-frame...

could it be the differential or a diff/sub-frame mount?

When accelerating the noise is gone, as soon as the gas pedal is released the sqeaking and noise starts, some times its a thud, thud,...
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