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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-31-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Thanks for the picks. Sorry for the late...

Thanks for the picks. Sorry for the late response.
Bob
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,070
Posted By Bob Ramberg
What is the reason behind wanting to reset long...

What is the reason behind wanting to reset long term fuel trims? I am unfamiliar with this parameter, what does it do?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-02-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Help

does anyone have a picture of this part as it is installed? I'm in the middle of replacing my parking brake shoes and my pictures from before I disassembled it didn't turn out. I need to know which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Update: I took the shift nob off and ran it to...

Update: I took the shift nob off and ran it to redline in 1st and 2nd a couple of times - noise is gone! Something in the shift nob or the way it interacts with the shifter is making the noise, not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,944
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Which means?

Which means?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,944
Posted By Bob Ramberg
My UUC RTAB constantly squeak. I have to lube...

My UUC RTAB constantly squeak. I have to lube them every 6 mo. or less! I will be switching them out soon.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,710
Posted By Bob Ramberg
I have the same car as the OP with the staggered...

I have the same car as the OP with the staggered tires. My fronts are in good condition, while the backs are practically slicks! They are Goodyear F1 Asymmetricals and they are two years old. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Does anyone's shifter make a "scraping" sound...

Does anyone's shifter make a "scraping" sound when shifted near red line? It sounds like I can hear the synchros rubbing against the shift forks or something. I'm using Redline MTL in the tranny...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-17-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Sometimes I listen to talk radio when I get tired...

Sometimes I listen to talk radio when I get tired of rock'n out or the FM stations suck.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-15-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Only the side windows are tinted. It used to...

Only the side windows are tinted. It used to work fine. Also the fact that my rear defroster causes static leads me to think there might be some kind of antenna problem. Yes/No?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-12-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Bad AM Radio Reception

I'm having problems with the AM radio reception in my 2002 330Ci. It is a stock HK unit with the Busines CD. I get nothing but static on every station but one (720 in Chicago) and when I turn on...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-26-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 33,649
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Thanks JPR for the quick response. I thought...

Thanks JPR for the quick response. I thought that would be the case but it pays to make sure. Unfortunately I now have to look for another cause of the squirrely handling that I have. I had the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-22-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 33,649
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Toe-in or -out

I was looking at the alignment specs and the alignment sheet from my dealer and it appears that my car (2002 330Ci) has toe-out on both the front and rear axles. Is this correct? Every other car I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Bob Ramberg
The hardest part was removing and replacing the...

The hardest part was removing and replacing the shifter housing. geting that clip out of the front took me an hour on my back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By Bob Ramberg
When I had my shifter set at the highest position...

When I had my shifter set at the highest position it made that click when I shifted. Lowering it just a bit got rid of it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By Bob Ramberg
shifter height

I found that at its max height the shifter buzzes when changing gears. I thought I was hearing the sound of the synchros rubbing but as soon as I lowered the height it went away. Also, it seams...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By Bob Ramberg
get new clutch pedal

I hated the clutch in my 2002 330Ci. It seamed my knee was hitting my chin before the clutch engaged! There is a guy who makes an aftermarket clutch pedal with revised geometry that lowers the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 30,080
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Both passenger and driver side failed. trying to...

Both passenger and driver side failed. trying to fix myself. Don't trust the new parts to be any better. 2002 330Ci
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Bob Ramberg
not alignment

You are correct, this not an alignment problem. The steering wheel is not perpendicular to the centerline of the car. Its like the wheel got pushed to the left. I'm the second owner so who knows? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Is this normal?

The other day I noticed that the steering wheel on my 2002 330Ci is not straight. It is cocked slightly to the left. By that I mean the rim is closer to the dash on the left side than it is on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-02-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Joe - I thought of pulling the wires out and...

Joe - I thought of pulling the wires out and directly connecting them but they put up a fight and I had an easy fix so I went with it. However.....

Brian - you are right. My cruise control does...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-01-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Clutch pedal/starter interlock

I recently installed a new longer clutch stop and finally have my clutch just the way I want it. Unfortunately it does not let the clutch pedal go in far enough to actuate the clutch/starter...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-20-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By Bob Ramberg
thanks everyone for the help. Is there a way...

thanks everyone for the help. Is there a way with the car on stands to check the lower control arm to see if the inner ball joint is shot? Can you pry it or jack it slightly to see if it moves? ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-19-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By Bob Ramberg
Lower Control Arms Shot?

How can I tell if my front lower control arms are shot?
Car: 2002 330 Ci with 38,000 miles
Here are the symptoms and observations:

Recently intalled a set of UUC ultimate FCAB.
UUC FCAB were...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Bob Ramberg
bump

No fanatics in Naperville or surrounding area?
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