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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By bdrbmw
That looks the same as my 2002 330i. If so, the...

That looks the same as my 2002 330i. If so, the upper horizontal piece does snap off with care. It provides access to the bolts that hold the bumper on. The remainder of the black area is molded...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 454
Posted By bdrbmw
I have been doing exactly what 818 is planning...

I have been doing exactly what 818 is planning for four years now. I check my oil and filler cap regularly to check for 'mayo', change oil at 7500 miles, and find an excuse to warm it up thoroughly...
Forum: Parting Out 03-03-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,021
Posted By bdrbmw
I am looking for a functional secondary air pump...

I am looking for a functional secondary air pump for a 2002 330i.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By bdrbmw
Bumper trim strip

How does the black trim strip at the top of my bumper release? I am trying to fix a PO blemish and repaint the bumper but I can't figure out how to get that strip off without damaging it.
Forum: Test Board 09-26-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By bdrbmw
test

test
Forum: Test Board 09-26-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By bdrbmw
test

test
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,823
Posted By bdrbmw
Thanks. It definitely dates the vintage of my...

Thanks. It definitely dates the vintage of my laptop but so far it still works well. Ordering the software today.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,823
Posted By bdrbmw
Will this software install and work properly with...

Will this software install and work properly with Windows Vista?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By bdrbmw
I agree that matching the front tires will likely...

I agree that matching the front tires will likely fix the problem. In my case when they were mismatched the speed rating was different and the sidewall stiffness difference drove the DSC and me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By bdrbmw
What is the build date range for this recall? My...

What is the build date range for this recall? My '02 was built in 10/01.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By bdrbmw
Mine is also about 2500 at 70 mph. Could be a...

Mine is also about 2500 at 70 mph. Could be a difference in rear end ratio (?)
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By bdrbmw
I just went through the same thing with the same...

I just went through the same thing with the same exact symptoms except mine would no longer unlock with the key either. I replaced the driver door actuator with a brand new OE part and it did not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By bdrbmw
So I got through the actuator replacement with...

So I got through the actuator replacement with only a minor amount of blood and cursing. It now does exactly what it did before, no improvement except the door seems to latch a little nicer. What's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By bdrbmw
By comparing all the symptoms that everyone seems...

By comparing all the symptoms that everyone seems to have had. Will lock but won't unlock by key or key fob. All others work fine. Have repaired the manual key cylinder with the ebay kit and that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By bdrbmw
Sedan door lock actuator removal - help!

2002 330i drivers door lock actuator has failed. Have read all I can find about this and am confident that I can do this DIY but am really afraid of breaking the bolt attaching the window glass. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By bdrbmw
I just did my CCV a month or so ago. I used the...

I just did my CCV a month or so ago. I used the ECS level 2 kit. It comes with a few more parts than you have listed like a lower intake tube and a TB gasket. I don't know how the kit compares...
Forum: Southeast 03-01-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By bdrbmw
Have been watching this. Any plans yet? I'd be...

Have been watching this. Any plans yet? I'd be up for a beach drive.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-28-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By bdrbmw
I put four new Continental ContiProContacts on my...

I put four new Continental ContiProContacts on my car which has the staggered setup. Got the stock sizes. They are H rated and I got them because I mostly drive sanely and the wear rating was very...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By bdrbmw
Flying is such a pain these days I always...

Flying is such a pain these days I always consider driving first and usually do.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By bdrbmw
Happens to mine also very infrequently. Like...

Happens to mine also very infrequently. Like Spanners, mine goes away if I turn the car of and then restart. It definitely is not a mechanical sound, doesn't vary with rpm or fan on or off. Fun...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-03-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By bdrbmw
I also have a bad wire that blows the fuse for my...

I also have a bad wire that blows the fuse for my reverse lights. I have never had a dash display for that. I got the dash display when the grounds in my taillights failed. That was repaired by...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,105
Posted By bdrbmw
2002 330i 78,341 miles running great

2002 330i
78,341 miles
running great
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,463
Posted By bdrbmw
I had a very similar issue with mine. I replaced...

I had a very similar issue with mine. I replaced the rear tires and held off doing the fronts because they weren't quite as worn. Turned out the new rears were H-rated Conti's and the fronts were...
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-14-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 155,608
Posted By bdrbmw
My stealership never asked about the letter. My...

My stealership never asked about the letter. My VIN was in range and they scheduled a fix immediately.
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-10-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 155,608
Posted By bdrbmw
I had my recall done yesterday at the Mobile, AL...

I had my recall done yesterday at the Mobile, AL stealership. It was actually not a bad experience. They took it right in and performed the fix in about an hour. It took them another hour to do a...
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