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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,428
Posted By tradingflare
drive safely...don't forget your adverbs!

drive safely...don't forget your adverbs!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,829
Posted By tradingflare
There was a thread recently where an individual...

There was a thread recently where an individual was able to take apart one of their rear speakers and reach in and get to the trunk release lever. Search for that, that should get you in. Does your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By tradingflare
Thank you. Thank you. ...

Thank you.



Thank you.



Thank you, thank you, thank you. This is what I wanted to hear.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By tradingflare
Some of you, thanks for your help (the people...

Some of you, thanks for your help (the people that are understanding me). The rest of you, thanks for all of your disrespect...much love.

Anyways, I'm just saying my light was switched from Oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,842
Posted By tradingflare
****...gtfo.

****...gtfo.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By tradingflare
Depends on lots of things...there's no real way...

Depends on lots of things...there's no real way to determine an average. Since tires are different, models are different, driving styles, highway vs. city, auto-x...etc.

If you're at 34,000...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By tradingflare
No. Let me back-track. Went to dealer, got...

No. Let me back-track.

Went to dealer, got Inspection I, light was reset and said "Oil Service".

Went to dealer 7500 miles later for oil change (intermediate), light was mistakenly reset and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,942
Posted By tradingflare
CV boots, CCV/oil separator, Inspection...

CV boots, CCV/oil separator, Inspection II...those are your biggies.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By tradingflare
The light was reset early....8000 miles too early.

The light was reset early....8000 miles too early.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By tradingflare
Dealer accidentally reset my Oil/Inspection counter...what to do?

Guys---need some quick advice.

My car said "Oil Service" yesterday and it was at 8000. I had the oil changed, but the light was mistakenly reset by the dealer, and now my car says "Inspection...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,532
Posted By tradingflare
autos and manuals should definitely be separated...

autos and manuals should definitely be separated in this thread. (as they already are on the forum...eek!)
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By tradingflare
Thanks for all of your responses guys! Just to...

Thanks for all of your responses guys! Just to reiterate---I know what "S" Mode does...my question purely revolves around two things:

1. Why am I making a mechanical movement (physicaly moving...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By tradingflare
Question about Steptronic/"S" Mode

Hi guys---been wanted your input on this.

What exactly "happens" when you move the shift lever over to the "S" Mode, purely from a mechanical standpoint? We know the revs are upped for the shift...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,187
Posted By tradingflare
Bold #1: Huh? Limp mode because of 87 octane? ...

Bold #1: Huh? Limp mode because of 87 octane?
Bold #2: You mention "jet ski", or as we around here call them, "personal watercraft"...I've owned several models both Yamaha (Waverunner) and SeaDoo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,905
Posted By tradingflare
I'm pretty sure he was being sarcastic bro. No...

I'm pretty sure he was being sarcastic bro. No need to go nuts on him.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By tradingflare
It thought it was a combination of mileage AND...

It thought it was a combination of mileage AND driving cycles?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By tradingflare
All excellent advice from the above. (Just...

All excellent advice from the above.

(Just don't be that guy from a DIY video where he put a CAI and put some type of tin foil around it as his heat shield. He mentions, rather emphatically,...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-23-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,921
Posted By tradingflare
I'd find a towel like that a bit cumbersome when...

I'd find a towel like that a bit cumbersome when drying my car. I'd rather have the "control" of standard MF cloth, fold it into 1/4's, etc.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By tradingflare
I just went back the next day with my OEM amber...

I just went back the next day with my OEM amber corners. Passed right away (had to pay again, though). If the OP has his original corners, just put those back on.

This is why if you've ever...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 20,367
Posted By tradingflare
The only thing that's changing is...

The only thing that's changing is history---automatic transmissions are more popular than manuals, and probably are 95% to 5% auto vs. manual being made today (lazy Americans?). That doesn't mean...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By tradingflare
*technically*, the inspection place is right. If...

*technically*, the inspection place is right. If your car does not have a reflector on the front of it, you need to have an orange signal HOUSING. Yes, having a bulb that blinks amber is correct,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By tradingflare
assuming they're aftermarket, just contact the...

assuming they're aftermarket, just contact the vendor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,450
Posted By tradingflare
Bring it to Foreign Auto in Johnstown.

Bring it to Foreign Auto in Johnstown.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,382
Posted By tradingflare
All great tips, but if I owned that website and...

All great tips, but if I owned that website and had a section for "General Driving Notes", it would read something like this:

General Driving Notes

1. Use common sense
2. See #1
Forum: The Showroom 07-20-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 41,762
Posted By tradingflare
Nice going! The car looks great! This sounds a...

Nice going! The car looks great! This sounds a lot like window tinting, only...
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