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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By The Jiveman
Thank you for a well thought out advice! Much...

Thank you for a well thought out advice! Much appreciated. And thanks to everyone else for your input. Being an accident newbie, it's good to hear everyone else's perspectives! :thumbsup:

In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By The Jiveman
One guy who does PDR said that this can't be done...

One guy who does PDR said that this can't be done because of location of dent and because paint is damaged. Said has to be done with regular body work and repainting the whole hood.

Checked with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By The Jiveman
Nice idea with the car bra, although I had one a...

Nice idea with the car bra, although I had one a while ago, and sold it because I wasn't using it enough. I don't think I'll go this route, but a good idea nonetheless. :thumbsup:

I will look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks. Good advice and info. The accident...

Thanks. Good advice and info. The accident wasn't reported with the police, at least not while we were right there. We exchanged insurance and contact information and parted ways. The other driver...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, you've given me a few options to think...

Thanks, you've given me a few options to think about, I appreciate it.

For those of you recommending buying it back from insurance... Are you saying I SHOULD go through insurance to get it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By The Jiveman
Minor rear-end accident. Need advice what to do now.

Hi folks,

I have an aging 2000 323i 5-spd manual (178,000 miles). I was involved in a minor rear-end accident a couple of days ago. Nothing too bad, slow speed, rush hour type of situation (5-10...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By The Jiveman
OK thanks. That's good to know. When I get some...

OK thanks. That's good to know. When I get some more time to work on this (and access to power) I'll see what I can do. Otherwise, as much as I'd like to fix any and all issues that pop up, I may...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks everybody for your input, including the...

Thanks everybody for your input, including the point about the switch underneath the car. My thought was also that since one works, there wouldn't be a need to check that. But I wouldn't exactly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By The Jiveman
I already know it's not the carriers, as I was...

I already know it's not the carriers, as I was plugging in my voltmeter directly into the wire plug attachment. Plus, this after I realized the left and right carriers aren't compatible with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By The Jiveman
One reverse light not working. The bulb is good. What then???

My right/passenger side reverse light has been out for a while now. I assumed it was a burned out bulb, so I started changing it today. To my surprise, the bulb was good (works when placed into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks, I did a quick search earlier today, but...

Thanks, I did a quick search earlier today, but missed that one.

Either way... Since I really should buy a pair of tires, I've decided that it's pointless getting Exaltos again. So, I'll go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
So, do you think that, even if I manage to find a...

So, do you think that, even if I manage to find a brand new Pilot Exalto A/S for sale someplace, that I should NOT mix it with the existing Pilot Exalto (on the same axle) because of the mismatching...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
Also, FYI.... The factory spare I have on right...

Also, FYI.... The factory spare I have on right now is a Michelin Energy MXV4 Plus. It's been my spare for 7 years, and the previous owner probably had it since 2000 when he bought the car. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
nah... i saw that earlier today... If you look...

nah... i saw that earlier today... If you look more closely, it says "not available for shipping" and if you punch in a zip code it says not available within 50 miles of your area (I'm in Boston). ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
jdstrickland, the "mismatch" we're talking about...

jdstrickland, the "mismatch" we're talking about is not a size mismatch. It's the exact tire model mismatch (which would also mean different tread pattern, specs, and whatnot).

Of course I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
Thanks. Good to know about fronts being a little...

Thanks. Good to know about fronts being a little safer.

I will look online a bit, maybe a couple of days... But in the meantime, I'm running mismatched anyways, because my full-szie spare is on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
Good idea, jfoj. However, no luck for this size....

Good idea, jfoj. However, no luck for this size. :-(

Mango... What about mismatched brands between front and back? Even though they'd be matched per axle, how similar do they need to be between...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By The Jiveman
Punctured, non-repairable tire... Discontinued model... Can I mix?

Hi. I've had terrible luck with my driver-side rear tire in the last month or so. It's been loosing air, and after a couple of repairs, they finally told me that it's beyond saving.

Anyways, i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,160
Posted By The Jiveman
Hi. Did anyone try using the double-sided 3m...

Hi. Did anyone try using the double-sided 3m tape to fix this? How are the results?

My sedan has this issue too. The clips are broken off and fallen out. No more clips on either the trim or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By The Jiveman
Yes, in a perfect world I would do that. But...

Yes, in a perfect world I would do that. But time is a limited resource, which is why we have boards like these to share our knowledge, and also to ask each other questions for quick answers. ;-)
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By The Jiveman
OK, good to know! Thanks! Zell, I already...

OK, good to know! Thanks!

Zell, I already have some old, unused BMW 5W-30, so I wanted to find out if I can just keep that and use it if needed. Otherwise, you're absolutely right, I would just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By The Jiveman
Engine has Motul 5W-40. OK to top-off with BMW Castrol 5W-30?

Hello,

A local, reputable indy shop (specializing in German cars, especially BMW), did my last oil change (a week ago). They said they put Motul 5W-40 synthetic into E46s. I didn't question...
Forum: Europe 03-18-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 103,429
Posted By The Jiveman
haha :) Obe slike (i oba auta) su vam super! ...

haha :) Obe slike (i oba auta) su vam super! :thumbsup:
Forum: Exterior 01-27-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By The Jiveman
Actually, no. Sold it on craigslist a while...

Actually, no. Sold it on craigslist a while back. Sorry for forgetting to leave a note here.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-27-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 34,469
Posted By The Jiveman
It could've been that they planned for AUX...

It could've been that they planned for AUX functionality in the future and it would have been cheaper to start producing the same hardware right away (no change in manufacturing process), even though...
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