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Forum: California 05-20-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,615
Views: 415,744
Posted By tony2x
So were all your colleagues it would seem. :)

So were all your colleagues it would seem. :)
Forum: California 05-20-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,615
Views: 415,744
Posted By tony2x
Were all the CHP officers at Bimmerfest this...

Were all the CHP officers at Bimmerfest this weekend? In the mini-caravan we had coming back up I-5 not a single peep from our V1s nor any eyeballs on the constabulary.
Forum: California 05-20-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,615
Views: 415,744
Posted By tony2x
Good to know. I've been practicing my headlight...

Good to know. I've been practicing my headlight recognition skills in anticipation but there are WAY less Explorers on the road than Crown Vics. I wonder how much more effective they will be in...
Forum: California 05-20-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,615
Views: 415,744
Posted By tony2x
I was wondering when we're likely to see the new...

I was wondering when we're likely to see the new Explorers doing CHP duty? I've seen some very shiny Crown Vics of late with exempt plates in the 14XXXXX series but you guys must be running low on...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-11-2012, 09:56 PM
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Views: 354
Posted By tony2x
FS: OEM CD53 MP3 Capable

*** SOLD ***

I sold my E46 with the Dynavin installed so I have the original CD53 stereo for sale. This is a late model manufactured in June 2005 which plays MP3 CDs. The stereo is in good...
Forum: Interior 03-26-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By tony2x
If you buy all of the bits from me at the asking...

If you buy all of the bits from me at the asking price I'll throw in the bulldog and a bottle of Guinness. :)
Forum: Interior 03-24-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By tony2x
Bump! Pics added. Note, Bulldog not included.

Bump! Pics added. Note, Bulldog not included.
Forum: Interior 03-20-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By tony2x
FS: Black cube interior trim (sedan), ///M Alcantara wheel & OEM clear front corners

Folks,

I recently upgraded to a '08 E61 535xi and have some bits up for sale. Update as of 3/26 - All items sold, Bulldog still available.

1. OEM "Black Cube" trim for a sedan - SOLD -...
Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 11-12-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 26,921
Posted By tony2x
Tony here, an ex-pat from the UK living in San...

Tony here, an ex-pat from the UK living in San Francisco. I just departed E46 ownership and have a 2008 E61 535xiT. I do like the look of the F30 for sure.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31,158
Views: 2,412,499
Posted By tony2x
Spent much of the day swearing at, sorry...

Spent much of the day swearing at, sorry replacing the parking brake. I haven't had to change drum brakes in twenty years and this escapade reminded me why I hate it so much.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31,158
Views: 2,412,499
Posted By tony2x
1. Finally got the rear view camera installed and...

1. Finally got the rear view camera installed and wired up to my Dynavin
2. Removed the CDV
3. Replaced the fuel filter
4. Reinstalled the rear seat
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31,158
Views: 2,412,499
Posted By tony2x
As my 330xi marches strongly into it's third...

As my 330xi marches strongly into it's third century I've been slowly but steadily doing all the preventative maintenance jobs that will hopefully see it through another few winters and replaced the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 132,473
Posted By tony2x
2003 330xi with 203k and counting. Just in the...

2003 330xi with 203k and counting. Just in the middle of doing a ton of preventative maintenance and rust repairs so it can see 300k with no major drama.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-01-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,597
Posted By tony2x
The CEL was illuminated but none of the other...

The CEL was illuminated but none of the other lights were. Not all codes will throw a check engine light, some do. The only way to read the actual fault codes is with a code reader. If you have a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-01-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,597
Posted By tony2x
I finally got around to diagnosing the code and...

I finally got around to diagnosing the code and lack of power on my xi today after picking up a USB code reader from eBay. The code pointed to an open circuit on the VANOS inlet sensor. Now I'm...
Forum: Interior 04-09-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By tony2x
Tischer has them here...

Tischer has them here (http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=758394&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462) pretty cheap and they are no longer on backorder, I received...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-27-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,597
Posted By tony2x
Thanks for this! I just got around to replacing...

Thanks for this! I just got around to replacing the Vanos and did pretty much everything on this list. This may sound like a very basic question but how would you go about cleaning the MAF & ICV? ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-27-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By tony2x
+1 from me. Thanks to this site I have... ...

+1 from me.

Thanks to this site I have...

Replaced the passenger side HID ignitor
Replaced the sunroof cassette
Repaired the sunshade
Bought and installed a Dynavin
Added the interior alarm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 31,158
Views: 2,412,499
Posted By tony2x
Oil change and installed a Dr Vanos replacement...

Oil change and installed a Dr Vanos replacement unit. Car threw a code after I started it without the MAF connected but I lent my code reader to a friend so will have to retrieve that tomorrow and...
Forum: Interior 03-25-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,089
Posted By tony2x
Tsk, haven't your heard of the...

Tsk, haven't your heard of the Weißetigerhodensäcke option? Very popular option in some parts of the world. :D
Forum: Complete Cars 03-24-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,265
Posted By tony2x
Titanium Silver. Ti is the chemical symbol...

Titanium Silver.

Ti is the chemical symbol for Titanium, Ag = Silver.
Forum: Complete Cars 03-24-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By tony2x
WTB: Cheap Touring with good bodywork for project car

I just finally got myself some private garage space and am looking to get a project car. I'm looking for a cheap Touring with good bodywork. I don't care about the spec or condition of the...
Forum: Complete Cars 03-20-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By tony2x
Bump for one hell of an advert. If all private...

Bump for one hell of an advert. If all private car sales were marketed like that dealers would be out of business. The photography looks like something out of a brochure!

Slightly OT: Can you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31,158
Views: 2,412,499
Posted By tony2x
Initially the headlight would fail to fire about...

Initially the headlight would fail to fire about 25% of the time but in cold weather (< 40F) it would be more prevalent. I got the bulb failure warning in the car when it failed. Turning the lights...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 31,158
Views: 2,412,499
Posted By tony2x
thanks to various DIYs on this site I completed...

thanks to various DIYs on this site I completed two pieces of work this weekend that I'd been putting off for a while :-

Yesterday I replaced the igniter in one of my headlights. It had been...
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