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Forum: E46 Convertible Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By jimvideopro
I got tired of the latch not working after...

I got tired of the latch not working after unlocking the car, and I just disconnected the wiring harness and leave the glove box unlocked all the time - I don't store anything valuable in there...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-26-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By jimvideopro
I assume they are supports for the top lid,...

I assume they are supports for the top lid, probably put there so parade queens can sit on it when the top is down and not crack the cover. The cover might also eventually sag without them. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By jimvideopro
Low idle in gear with your foot on the brake?...

Low idle in gear with your foot on the brake? Probably the exhaust heat shield. Mine started rattling, very expensive to fix due to removing the exhaust manifolds. The good news for me is that the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By jimvideopro
Dodo is, do you have any pics or a DIY link?...

Dodo is, do you have any pics or a DIY link? Would seem to be easier than raising the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,311
Posted By jimvideopro
Yes, with properly sized tires for a +1 fitment,...

Yes, with properly sized tires for a +1 fitment, the circumference of the tire remains the same, and hence the overall wheel+tire diameter also. Otherwise your speedometer and odometer would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By jimvideopro
I replaced mine with Meyle HD and I'm pleased. I...

I replaced mine with Meyle HD and I'm pleased. I like oembimmerparts.com. Get your VIN and fill in the last I think 5 digits using their online order form and the parts are guaranteed to fit. Or call...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By jimvideopro
Replace it. Anything on the edges of the tread...

Replace it. Anything on the edges of the tread compromises the integrity of the tire. Ive had to bite the bullet a couple of times in situations like this but how much is your safety worth?
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-12-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,300
Posted By jimvideopro
Mods, please sticky this!

Mods, please sticky this!
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-06-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By jimvideopro
Looked today. Yes perfectly normal.

Looked today. Yes perfectly normal.
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-04-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By jimvideopro
I'd have to go out to the garage to confirm, but...

I'd have to go out to the garage to confirm, but this looks fine to me. What do you want it to look like?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By jimvideopro
Oembimmerparts.com. Very pleased with prices and...

Oembimmerparts.com. Very pleased with prices and service.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By jimvideopro
Maybe that year all 2wd 330s had a ZF. My 06 has...

Maybe that year all 2wd 330s had a ZF. My 06 has a GM
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By jimvideopro
Try posting this in the general section; you...

Try posting this in the general section; you might get better response since these are not convertible specific problems. I'm just guessing here but could your lack of power be a plugged/failed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 777
Posted By jimvideopro
20k miles since changing the fluid in my GM...

20k miles since changing the fluid in my GM transmission, replacing the no longer available original fluid with Dexron VI. No problem, car shifts great.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By jimvideopro
+1 on Akebonos.

+1 on Akebonos.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By jimvideopro
HarleyRob: yes from inside the car it sounds like...

HarleyRob: yes from inside the car it sounds like it's coming from right behind the glovebox. I think it's the rear shield in my car making noise, there are two.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By jimvideopro
I have the same issue. The shield is two pieces -...

I have the same issue. The shield is two pieces - the gasket/mount that goes between the block and manifold, and a second piece that is the actual shield. They are riveted together and I think what...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By jimvideopro
You can also just disconnect the power harness so...

You can also just disconnect the power harness so that the box does not lock/unlock automatically. Just unscrew the inside and outside halves of the latch and unplug. I did that because the latch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By jimvideopro
I did front and rear myself. Go to...

I did front and rear myself. Go to oembimmerparts.com. $350 in parts total and free shipping. Don't forget the sensors if yours are already tripped. I had never done it before, book says it should...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-03-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By jimvideopro
Okay, I'll jump since no one else has. I would...

Okay, I'll jump since no one else has. I would avoid SMG period. From what I have read (my car is an auto) very expensive to fix if the pump goes out.
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By jimvideopro
Was the car hit in back and how badly? Either...

Was the car hit in back and how badly? Either something is no longer square and leaking or there is a bad seal somewhere. Can temporarily tape the trunk seams and pour a bucket or two of water over...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By jimvideopro
There is a thumb wheel between the center vents...

There is a thumb wheel between the center vents that allows you to adjust then temperature. Check and see how it's set - blue dots for cold, red for warm. The wheel will adjust the middle vents temp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By jimvideopro
Just did it on my car last week. $319 for Meyle...

Just did it on my car last week. $319 for Meyle control arms with bushings from oembimmerparts.com. $220 for labor at my shop -- 2.6 hours @ $85/hr. If you are near Louisville, Ky. , a shout out for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimvideopro
Sorry, I don't know exactly, except that it was...

Sorry, I don't know exactly, except that it was Dex VI. I had my Indy BMW specialist do the work. I figured they would know best.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimvideopro
There is a wide variety of opinion on this issue....

There is a wide variety of opinion on this issue. Some will say don't touch it at this point, others say a change can never hurt. Just be sure not to flush, and use the right fluid. E46s came with...
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