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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By djfreex
Question New felt for re-wrapping A / C Pillar - Where to buy?

I would like to re-wrap my A and C pillars due to usual sagging issues. There are many DIYs and posts about this but none of which mentions any suggestions about where to get the new felt. I know...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-27-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 166,645
Posted By djfreex
Thanks for DIY. It helped me along with the...

Thanks for DIY. It helped me along with the youtube video in the thread.

I have to say this is one of the most tedious jobs i have done on my E46 - after CCV i would not think anything would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By djfreex
Need help identifying an oil leak

I have a slight oil leak (5-10 drops) at the bottom of the car where the splash shield meets the metal reinforcement plate that I cant figure out where it comes from:hmm:. I checked from the top...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By djfreex
Question CEL Secondary Air System Flow Too Low after Valve Cover Gasket change 19 44 F5 F6

I changed my valve cover gasket two days ago - today CEL came on. I thought based prior reading its probably O2 sensor/spark plug boot/connector or vacuum related error due to VCG not sealing or not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By djfreex
Is there anyway to find this part other than...

Is there anyway to find this part other than ordering a $90 repair kit?. I really dont need the repair kit as this seems to be the only thing thats broken. It looks like a $10 part :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By djfreex
Thanks for your help. The numbers I see on the...

Thanks for your help. The numbers I see on the part are:
0211 >ST<
FB2 87598
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By djfreex
Question Sunroof Driver Part Number???

Got an '02 330ci. I decided to open my sunroof yesterday in order to enjoy last couple of days of good weather. It opened fine but heard a suspicious noise and when it closed the liner didnt come...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By djfreex
Anyone used the Spark Plug Tool from the trunk?

I searched for this but could not find any good info. When changing spark plugs, anyone used the 71 11 1 181 460 (Spark Plug Wrench Tool) from the trunk kit?

How do you make sure the torque is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-11-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,301
Posted By djfreex
13327503677 - Vacuum Hose Connector

13327503677 - Vacuum Hose Connector
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,069
Posted By djfreex
Floor Jacks - OTC 1532 vs American Forging 200T

I am looking for a good jack to use with my E46 - I researched around and down to these two which are in the same price range:

OTC 1532...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,796
Posted By djfreex
I dont remember seeing an 01' 330i less than $6K...

I dont remember seeing an 01' 330i less than $6K in TX.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By djfreex
It was the alternator - thanks for all your help....

It was the alternator - thanks for all your help. I took out everything and tested the alternator at autozone - failed all three tests. Ordered a new one and changed all the belts and the pulleys...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By djfreex
That's my predicament. Before taking a look under...

That's my predicament. Before taking a look under the hood; based on voltage measurements I thought it must be my alternator thats the problem since the system is not charging the battery. Now I see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By djfreex
Interesting Alternator Debacle

The dreaded red battery light came up on the way to work. Hoping its the battery, drove the car back to home and entered the garage as the dash lights up like a Christmas tree. Hoping for battery...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By djfreex
Moving to Wisconsin?

Due to a job change, I am moving to Wisconsin from Texas in next two weeks. I never lived in cold climate before and currently own 330ci that I will be taking with me. I will have a closed garage....
Forum: Southwest 07-21-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,256
Posted By djfreex
Anyone used F2 Motorwerks?

F2 Motorwerks
14714 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079-5202
(281) 920-5941

I am looking for a reliable shop with good prices in Houston. One of my colleagues suggested above. Anyone here used...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 08-18-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,041
Posted By djfreex
Question WTB: Trunk Lid / Grip Strip Part #: 51138244714

I guess this is pretty common. The trunk lid has four screw holes that are made out of PLASTIC!. It is poised to break over time and 3 out of 4 holes broke the other day.

I tried couple of ways...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,845
Posted By djfreex
I guess the problem is not the carpet clips but...

I guess the problem is not the carpet clips but the OEM mats. The velcro under the mats are horribly designed, they wear out pretty fast and new mats are expensive.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By djfreex
I fixed it!

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/g/k/171.png

The part is number 13 on this schematic.

Over time, the screw holes break. You can fix it by buying a $90 + paint part and go through the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By djfreex
I have the same problem. How did you get around...

I have the same problem. How did you get around fixing it? It is not very convenient to pay $90 + painting on the whole assembly and install it. I cant find the molding only.
Forum: Interior 09-25-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,919
Posted By djfreex
Question 330ci Floor Mats - Alternatives to OEM?

It is time to replace my floor mats in my 02 330ci Coupe. OEM mats seems to be around $100 + Shipping on various stores.

The thing is I was never a big fan of the OEM floor mats. My biggest gripe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By djfreex
Question E46 330ci at 50K - Maintenance costs going further

I got a 2002 330ci at 50K miles. Just got an inspection II and related work done. Everything is ok at the moment and I am out of warranty (not the original owner). I am deeply concerned about future...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By djfreex
Arrow External GPS/Navigation

I have a 02 330ci. I would like a GPS system in my car and wondering what people are using. I have been eyeing Garming Nuvis since their frames are thin and u can carry them around in your pocket....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By djfreex
Dangling Wire from rain sensor

I was adjusting my mirror and my rain sensor cover popped out. I was thinking like this must be a joke and then I noticed this dangling wire which I have no idea where it belongs to.

Here are some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By djfreex
Yes I am sure. It is stated on the sticker and I...

Yes I am sure. It is stated on the sticker and I have the solar panel behind the mirror.
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