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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By NickD
I have a set of rubber seals for an e46 Sedan. ...

I have a set of rubber seals for an e46 Sedan. I'd be more than happy to sell them to you as I don't need them anymore. Shoot me a PM or an email nick at declario dot com if you're interested.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-30-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By NickD
Hansbass, I have the same radio version, SV40...

Hansbass, I have the same radio version, SV40 with the OEM BMW harness connected and I am having the same problem. I was told you need SV43 or higher for this to work properly. I have not tried...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-25-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By NickD
I used the 2x4 and a hammer. I didn't have a...

I used the 2x4 and a hammer. I didn't have a rubber mallet. After shaking and tugging like crazy on this thing I got under there with that 2x4, 3 solid hits and it popped! Great advice, worked...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-20-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 112,947
Posted By NickD
What exactly does the tensioner "squeal" sound...

What exactly does the tensioner "squeal" sound like? In my car when the engine revs it has a sort of turbine-like sound. This just started recently.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-19-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 101,310
Posted By NickD
I too did this following the DIY this past...

I too did this following the DIY this past weekend except I did it on a 1999 328i. The first thing I noticed is my fuel filter is different than the 2001 330i pictured. The fuse was the same fuse,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-13-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 112,947
Posted By NickD
Thanks for the great info guys! I'll have to go...

Thanks for the great info guys! I'll have to go check this evening and get the rest of the parts ordered :)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-12-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,284
Posted By NickD
I have a 1999 328i 5speed manual e46 sedan...

I have a 1999 328i 5speed manual e46 sedan (manufacture date is 03/99) with the electric fan... Are you certain it's not the electric fan?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-12-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 112,947
Posted By NickD
Is there an easy way to know if you have a...

Is there an easy way to know if you have a hydraulic or mechanical tensioner without getting down in there? I have 120k on my pullies and oddly none of them are making any sound as of yet. I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By NickD
Solved my parking brake problem

So I've had this problem since I've owned my car. My parking brake never worked. I replaced the pads about 3 years ago and found the pad on the driver's side was completely destroyed. I had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By NickD
Okay, I'm willing to give some teflon a try. ...

Okay, I'm willing to give some teflon a try. Hell, it keeps my eggs from sticking to the pan, why not my door handles.

Where can I get a can?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By NickD
I am thinking that the silicon spray should work...

I am thinking that the silicon spray should work the best. The spray should get it deep in there. The silicon won't be washed away from water nor will it dry with time.

Where can you buy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By NickD
Thanks guys. Sounds like an easy enough fix :) ...

Thanks guys. Sounds like an easy enough fix :) Wasn't sure if I had to take anything apart or what-not. Thanks for the info!

What grease is best? Lithium, Silicon, white grease, WD40...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By NickD
Question Sticky Door Handle (not hard to open)

I've searched around here and came across numerous problems with hard to open doors because of an adjustment on the door handle; however, this is not my problem. My door opens fine, the door handle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By NickD
Wow, I had something similiar happen to me on my...

Wow, I had something similiar happen to me on my commute home this evening. As I was getting ready to pass another car I downshifted from 5th to 3rd. When I hit the gas it's as if the traction...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By NickD
I am in the exact same boat. Both of my...

I am in the exact same boat. Both of my headlights get condensation in them, it seems, whenever there is humidity in the air.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By NickD
Thanks for the info guys!

Thanks for the info guys!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By NickD
Simple solution :) Thnx

Simple solution :) Thnx
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By NickD
Bad ballast, bad bulb or bad connection???

Tonight I was driving and my xenon headlight went out, the dash board also let me know. Anyway, when I got home I flipped them on after the car was off for a bit, it came on, stayed on for about 20...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-22-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By NickD
NJ state inspection is strict as hell. I've...

NJ state inspection is strict as hell. I've failed for the most inane things. Once, on an old Toyota Camry the drivers' side mirror was "too loose", another time they failed me for brakes after I...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-22-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By NickD
I don't mind not having cats and down the road...

I don't mind not having cats and down the road I'll get the software to prevent the O2 sensors from throwing codes... However, how detectable will it be, by state inspection that the cats are not...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-22-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By NickD
Okay, so here's a slightly different question. I...

Okay, so here's a slightly different question. I have read a few threads from start to finish regarding ebay headers. I have an e46 328i so I shouldn't be running into the wrong header fitment...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By NickD
Sorry guys. Thanks :)

Sorry guys. Thanks :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By NickD
Cheap headers... Thoughts?

Found these headers on EBay. The price is pretty cheap so I am wondering if the quality was sacrificed. How hard is it to install these yourself? I am running a stock ECU, will there be problems? ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-04-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,921
Posted By NickD
I'm looking to do this job fairly soon and I've...

I'm looking to do this job fairly soon and I've read 5series owners having problems with the factory plastic thermostat housing. Is this a problem with the 3 series 6cyliners as well? If so, are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By NickD
Thanks!

Thanks!
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