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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,503
Posted By joe_323
YES!!!!!!!!! My step wagon is now for sale...

YES!!!!!!!!!
My step wagon is now for sale as-is with an almost dead tranny. if it was a manual, I would have it back on the road right now :banghead::ben:

Also think twice about 4WD. It adds...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,186
Posted By joe_323
See "selling wagon" thread - When the tranny blew...

See "selling wagon" thread - When the tranny blew a seal.
I bought the car with 54K and it has 223K now. Can't say I didn't get my money's worth.
After all these miles I have to say BMW is a mix of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By joe_323
More: You can see one of the fog light plastic...

More:
You can see one of the fog light plastic fill pieces is missing.
I have an uninstalled fog light kit.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By joe_323
OK - I got some photos. Now to figure out how...

OK - I got some photos.
Now to figure out how many I can post.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By joe_323
Not until Friday - I'm on travel. It is steel...

Not until Friday - I'm on travel.
It is steel gray, halogen lights, 16 inch wheels, black leather interior.
And to think just a couple month's ago the local BMW dealer said it was in great shape!...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By joe_323
selling wagon

I have decied I really don't have the spare time and cash to mess with fixing my 323iT.
I am going to put it up for sale, but I thought I would post here first and give you the first shot.

2000...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By joe_323
By definition ALL fluils are lifetime. When...

By definition ALL fluils are lifetime. When whatever the fluid is in dies, then the lifetime is over :rolleyes:

Anyway, I changed mine at 160K and the tranny lasted to 227K and now popped a leak :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By joe_323
Is this doable without a lift? It seems a PITA...

Is this doable without a lift?
It seems a PITA to do in the driveway. I could take the engine and tranny out of my old Porsche OK with the car on jack stands, but that car used 4 bolts to hold the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By joe_323
State of Charge 12 Volt battery Volts 100%...

State of Charge 12 Volt battery Volts
100% 12.7
90% 12.5
80% 12.42
70% 12.32
60% 12.20
50% 12.06
40% 11.9
30% 11.75
20% 11.58
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By joe_323
Car off - around 12.6 volts. Car on - around...

Car off - around 12.6 volts.
Car on - around 14.1 volts + or -.
12.05 is a half-dead battery at best.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By joe_323
How much labor is involved? I am already...

How much labor is involved?
I am already looking at $2400 vs. $1200 for parts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By joe_323
Tranny died help

My car leaks a lot of tranny fluid. The shop says the front seal is blown out :cry:


I have a 323iT with the steptronic ZF autotranny. A new one from BMW will be $5k installed :yikes: Seeing as...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-23-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By joe_323
I have had one for years. The two-aux input unit...

I have had one for years. The two-aux input unit is as reliable as anything on a car can be. You can hook 2 different things to it, but no ipod control. I had the 1 aux plus 1 ipod unit. It was kind...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,278
Posted By joe_323
My impression of the DICE was that of an ongoing...

My impression of the DICE was that of an ongoing science project.
Of your two choices, I would try and find the one that just works and isn't a constant diet of reset this, update that, pull the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-20-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By joe_323
Kenwood Sale

http://outlet.crutchfield.com/p_113KOSA300/Kenwood-KOS-A300-Factory-Radio-Upgrade-System.html?cc=02&search=KOS-A300

Seems pretty cheap for what it does. Anyone have any experience with it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,069
Posted By joe_323
Order of maintenance expense - low to high 93...

Order of maintenance expense - low to high
93 MR2- Lowest ever in history. I drove this car 265K and it virtually never broke. In all that time it got tires, brakes, plugs, a timing belt, oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,502
Posted By joe_323
10k.

10k.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,502
Posted By joe_323
My car has 207,000 miles on it as of now. It has...

My car has 207,000 miles on it as of now. It has had nothing but Mobil 1 since I got it with 54K.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,069
Posted By joe_323
Some thoughts: 1. When I was a kid, I had an MG...

Some thoughts:
1. When I was a kid, I had an MG and then a Porsche. I rebuilt both of them with my own hands because it was that or WALK. My father would have been hard pressed to even find the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,357
Posted By joe_323
WTF? My tank blew up - how did I *CAUSE* that...

WTF?
My tank blew up - how did I *CAUSE* that to happen?
Only dumb thing I did was not replace it at 100K. so other than that.............
Coolant was NEVER too low or overfilled.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,605
Posted By joe_323
Just tell them that your friend in Spain will...

Just tell them that your friend in Spain will test drive the car LOL.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By joe_323
My 206K car drives pretty much the same as when I...

My 206K car drives pretty much the same as when I got it. YMMV!
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-07-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,576
Posted By joe_323
The Depo projectors + FXR +install FXR + Angel...

The Depo projectors + FXR +install FXR + Angel eyes (no option to not have them I saw) = about $770.
Right now on fleabay I can get all OEM HID stuff for about $400 total. So how hard is it to put...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,757
Posted By joe_323
RADIATOR EXPANSION TANK WATER PUMP *my...

RADIATOR
EXPANSION TANK
WATER PUMP

*my tank blew at 102K.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By joe_323
My steptronic works as well as ever at 206K. Hope...

My steptronic works as well as ever at 206K. Hope it hangs in a few more miles!
I love my car, but I also do get tired of replacing things that shouldn't be wear items!
My MR2 made it 260K with...
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