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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-20-2013, 08:10 PM
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Views: 200
Posted By howie1971
Do I need to remove the sunroof to install a new sunshade and wiper?

Hi all

My E46 325ci came sin sunshade and wiper. I purchased a new sunshade and sunroof repair kit however the actual roof (glass type) works fine although it does make a bit of a crunching sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By howie1971
Removing the neg terminal is pretty much a...

Removing the neg terminal is pretty much a standard safety precaution recommended any time you do anything. I didn't remove it when I replaced mine without problems but is up to you as it only takes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By howie1971
OBC showing 2.7L/100km I wish but is something wrong

Hi all as much as I would love to this be true my petrol bills prove that its not.

My cars usual consumption according to the onboard computer is about 11.2 litres per 100km.

At the moment it...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By howie1971
Thanks but Worx is a bit far I have an...

Thanks but Worx is a bit far I have an independent near me but I was sort of looking for a private person or someone to help me do a DIY.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By howie1971
Do you know anyone who can fit wheel bearings in Melbourne - South East Suburbs

Hi all

I have had a grumbling noise for a couple of months noise which I am pretty sure is the wheel bearings from reading other posts.

So I have 2 new front wheel bearings arriving from the US...
Forum: Australia 01-03-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By howie1971
Can anyone in Melbourne replace windscreen weather seals?

Hi all

My front and back windscreens have been replaced at some point clearly by someone who didn't know what they are doing and the weather seals were not put back.

From reading I believe the...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By howie1971
I need a windscreen installer in Melbourne who can remove screens without breaking

Hi all

The front and back windscreens have obviously been replaced in my car at some point by someone who doesn't know what they are doing and did not put the rubber weather seals back.

So what...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-08-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By howie1971
Yes the lower seal is looking pretty ordinary it...

Yes the lower seal is looking pretty ordinary it has quite a few cracks so if I can fond someone who can do it I will replace that too.

Thanks
Glenn
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-07-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By howie1971
Thanks Paraklas another member who has done it...

Thanks Paraklas another member who has done it confirmed that the glass needs to be removed, looks like I will need to get a quote.

Howie
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-07-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By howie1971
That would explain a lot. Do you think a...

That would explain a lot. Do you think a windshield installer would be able to remove the screens and replace them without breaking them?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-07-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By howie1971
Replacing front and rear windshield rubber seals

Hi all when I bought my car obviously the front and rear screens had been replaced at some point but the rubber weather seals never were.

I have purchased these seals but I cannot get them on. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Thanks guys I was having this issue before...

Thanks guys

I was having this issue before the pump and sender units were changed and no new problems have surfaced so I don't think anything is bent or anything. As far as I know the new units...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Thanks guys I was having this issue before...

Thanks guys

I was having this issue before the pump and sender units were changed and no new problems have surfaced so I don't think anything is bent or anything. As far as I know the new units...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-17-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By howie1971
How to remove wood trim from armrests in a coupe

Hi all I have read many posts about removing the armrests and a couple that have actually asked how to separate the trim from the armrest and I cannot seem to find a definitive answer.

So in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Yes I will be interested to see how you go. The...

Yes I will be interested to see how you go. The Bentley describes how to check with a voltmeter but I have got to say was a bit above me.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Must be an Aussie thing Dmax. Yeah you are...

Must be an Aussie thing Dmax.

Yeah you are right about working with fuel, my Bentley says to drain the fuel tank before doing this stuff. Which I did try to do when I replaced the fuel pump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Sorry I added to my previous post whilst you were...

Sorry I added to my previous post whilst you were replying.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Thanks Dmax I only replaced the left sending...

Thanks Dmax

I only replaced the left sending unit today so I don't know if the problem is fixed or not. I was hoping that by looking at the OBC codes on the cluster I could somehow confirm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By howie1971
Checked the fuel level in each tank lobe, how do I know if there is anything wrong?

Hi all

I just replaced my fuel pump and both sender units which fixed my main problem but I want to check if it has fixed my secondary problem - running out of fuel even though my gauge is saying...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By howie1971
FOR SALE: E46 Coupe Dark Wood Trim

Hi all

I bought this full set of trim's a while ago off another forum member as I was thinking of getting them sprayed piano black but never got around to it.

It is a full set of trims except...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,519
Posted By howie1971
gimmie them lasers!!:evil:

gimmie them lasers!!:evil:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,519
Posted By howie1971
How did you find the $6.29? I followed your link...

How did you find the $6.29? I followed your link but it was $8.99 not that it matters because they don't ship it to Australia, I will never work out what teh rules are for what they will and want...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,519
Posted By howie1971
Not sure if they are the IK20's because it only...

Not sure if they are the IK20's because it only gives you a BMW part number but these Denso iridiums are only $8.43ea I might try them myself.

DENSO iridium at BMAPARTS...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,692
Posted By howie1971
Yep that's what I was told along with replacing...

Yep that's what I was told along with replacing the ECU and EWS which would have cost about $3000 here in Australia. $150 later and its all fixed. I think sometimes mechanics can become too focused...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,744
Posted By howie1971
I didn't get any codes either, this thread might...

I didn't get any codes either, this thread might help a bit
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=891531
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