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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By bratliff
I only had to bleed my system once as well, but,...

I only had to bleed my system once as well, but, I checked coolant levels every morning for a week after and topped up as needed. Only needed a little from trapped air I'm guessing. Then, once a week...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By bratliff
Get the M3 wheel. Much better than the sport,...

Get the M3 wheel. Much better than the sport, uses your existing airbag. Easy to swap over. Looks like a BMW wheel because it is. I changed my sport wheel for an M3 and love it. You can find 'em in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By bratliff
So, your fob will unlock the passenger side and...

So, your fob will unlock the passenger side and trunk, but not the driver side door. The door handle still opens the driver side door yes? Then forget removing the door panel. This sounds more like a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,167
Posted By bratliff
It's hard to gauge difficulty from a DIY. Working...

It's hard to gauge difficulty from a DIY. Working on the car there is little I won't do myself. When it comes to wiring and electrical stuff though, I get hesitant. I'll check theretrofitsource out!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,167
Posted By bratliff
If I understand you (not your fault, I'm no...

If I understand you (not your fault, I'm no lighting expert) this is why I wanna go whiter. And yes, I'm thinking about doing a better quality xenon retrofit into my halogen housings (like Choxor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By bratliff
Not sure what you are describing but remove the...

Not sure what you are describing but remove the inner door panel and take a look. Sounds like the handle is disconnected. Door panel is easy to remove.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,167
Posted By bratliff
Yeah, I kept my halogen housings and am thinking...

Yeah, I kept my halogen housings and am thinking about trying a full retrofit myself. The housings are in perfect condition. How difficult is it to put the Morimoto's in? 1 to 10 scale, 1 being oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,167
Posted By bratliff
I replaced my stock halogens with these...

I replaced my stock halogens with these http://www.khoalty.com/bmw-e46-depo-projector46-headlights.html with the Xenons and Angel Eyes. I spent nearly two years looking for a set of OEM Xenons, but...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-24-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By bratliff
Remove the tap to the footwell lights and retest....

Remove the tap to the footwell lights and retest. Keep it simple when troubleshooting.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-24-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By bratliff
Sounds to me like a lot of things could be on...

Sounds to me like a lot of things could be on their way out. Check all of your suspension bushings.
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-24-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By bratliff
I'd guess that you tapped the wrong wire and...

I'd guess that you tapped the wrong wire and there's nothing telling them to stay on. Recheck your wiring and maybe try just tapping them into the headlight wiring, and not the interior, just to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By bratliff
Agreed. Pull up your back seat and see if fuel is...

Agreed. Pull up your back seat and see if fuel is leaking around the fuel pump ring (passenger side of rear seat). Check the connections to the fuel pump, and, if you've never replaced go ahead and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By bratliff
Have you tried disconnecting the alarm system and...

Have you tried disconnecting the alarm system and then coding the keys?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,404
Posted By bratliff
No no. Just the gasket. I think it was like $5...

No no. Just the gasket. I think it was like $5 from bmaparts. It's extra work, but, a lot easier with the radiator, intake, etc out of the way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,404
Posted By bratliff
Probably for the best. I also replaced my oil...

Probably for the best. I also replaced my oil filter housing gasket when I overhauled my cooling system. I was halfway there and it was leaking so why not. I did both of these the first month I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By bratliff
I also got mine from these guys. They are very...

I also got mine from these guys. They are very good and if you request something custom that they think is weird they will verify it with you before just shipping it out.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By bratliff
I'm running Pilot Sport A/S. Love 'em. Great...

I'm running Pilot Sport A/S. Love 'em. Great handling and excellent dry and wet traction.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By bratliff
He's already ordered the parts to refresh his...

He's already ordered the parts to refresh his cooling system. :thumbsup:

Regarding a SSK, I just put a shorter shift knob on my 330i and that did the trick for me. As to your fuel pump, I'd save...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By bratliff
Just replace your head unit with a Dynavin. Does...

Just replace your head unit with a Dynavin. Does everything and looks factory.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By bratliff
+1 Happened to me. Still haven't gotten around to...

+1 Happened to me. Still haven't gotten around to replacing the switch.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By bratliff
Ignore.

Ignore.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By bratliff
Get an M3 steering wheel. MUCH nicer than the...

Get an M3 steering wheel. MUCH nicer than the sport wheel.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By bratliff
While I agree 100% with do a cooling system...

While I agree 100% with do a cooling system refresh! I'd also suggest taking it to your local dealer and have them take a look at the car. My dealer does oil changes for about what the little oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By bratliff
Put a jack under the arm, right where the bolt...

Put a jack under the arm, right where the bolt goes in but keep it out of the way. I used my floor jack but you could use the scissor jack from spare tire as well. Then, just jack the bolt hole up...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-20-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 937
Posted By bratliff
Check www.umnitza.com They've got a couple of...

Check www.umnitza.com They've got a couple of different ones just like you are looking for.
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