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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,459
Posted By aurelius
Photo below shot from the pit at a quick oil...

Photo below shot from the pit at a quick oil change place, below a family member's '02 325i automatic.

FWIW, Redline claims their D4 ATF is compatible...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
Be sure to see posts 121 and 126 above. You may...

Be sure to see posts 121 and 126 above. You may not need a new VR at all. What are your symptoms?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-23-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
BMW E46 Alternator DIY (voltage regulator)

Whether you've replaced your alternator or not, do yourselves a huge favor and check for a loose battery ground cable in the trunk of the car. Look at where the ground cable is connected to the body...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-17-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
What are your symptoms (what is the car doing or...

What are your symptoms (what is the car doing or not doing)?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-18-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
Finally solved my particular low voltage issue....

Finally solved my particular low voltage issue. Turns out it was a loose battery ground cable, the cable that goes from the negative battery post to the car body. Loose connection at car body...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-29-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
In my case, the original VR did not appear to...

In my case, the original VR did not appear to have worn brushes. Or at least they were not unevenly worn as some have experienced. Unfortunately, my interior lights still flicker at idle and the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-29-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
update to post #102 above

Tried to edit my post above (#102) but apparently it's too old to edit.

If you have the oval-shaped electrical connector on your voltage regulator, the BMW p/n for the VR is 12317515319 and the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-29-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By aurelius
Rogue Engineering Wheel Spacers - 4 x 15mm billet aluminum with 20 matching bolts

Contact: PM or Mark at Z1usa dot net

$226 shipped within cont'l USA. Will ship elsewhere at buyer's expense.

Hubcentric for 72.5-mm hub flanges and 5-bolt hubs. Includes the 20 longer Rogue...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,078
Posted By aurelius
Bump for post #113. Cannot imagine a...

Bump for post #113.

Cannot imagine a standard wear part such as the strut mount is NLA on E46 cars built prior to November '03.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-19-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,078
Posted By aurelius
correction on front strut mount p/n

Regarding the front strut mounts (also called guide supports), the part number quoted above is for certain E39 and X3 models.

Per realoem, these days it appears BMW sells a kit which includes 5...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-08-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
Bosch F00MA45219

Same here. Seems some E46 models built in 2003 have a 120-amp alternator more commonly associated with the Z4, making it rather difficult to find the relevant VR. If your alternator has the oval...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 05-22-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By aurelius
Update: no longer for sale. After some prodding...

Update: no longer for sale. After some prodding (it being an electrical part) seller accepted it as a return for a full refund.
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 05-05-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By aurelius
no longer for sale: Bosch 120-amp Voltage Regulator

Free shipping within cont'l USA.

Brand new, never used in any way, shape, or form. Bought the wrong VR for my alternator and tho I have a Bosch 120, the connector doesn't fit.

BMW part # 12 31...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-08-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
If you were facing the back of the Bosch 120-amp...

If you were facing the back of the Bosch 120-amp alternator, how does one remove the VR cover fastener in what would be the 3 o'clock position? This being the fastener with the round plastic cover...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-22-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By aurelius
Sold

Sold
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 03-22-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By aurelius
Sold

Sold
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 11-17-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By aurelius
Corrected part number after removing unit, etc....

Corrected part number after removing unit, etc. This changer works with DSP sound systems. Click HERE (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/partxref.do?part=82110028760) for a list of compatible BMW models.
...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-06-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By aurelius
I'll match that and ship for free.

I'll match that and ship for free.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-05-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By aurelius
Correct. Yet not OE. Crazy how that works.

Correct. Yet not OE. Crazy how that works.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-05-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By aurelius
The Lemfoerder brand both of them sell makes them...

The Lemfoerder brand both of them sell makes them OEM parts, not OE.

Here's the cheapest I've seen the OE pair:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1480-e46-zhp-sport-control-arm-fit-z4.aspx
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-05-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By aurelius
Presumably, they do. Lowest I've seen these is...

Presumably, they do. Lowest I've seen these is $480 for the pair. Plus shipping. If you see a new OE pair for less, post it here.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-05-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By aurelius
FS: Genuine BMW ZHP Control Arms (NiB) $450 shipped

Free shipping within the "lower 48."

Contact: Mark at Z1usa dot net

Brand new, never installed. Part numbers 31122282121 & 31122282122.

Does not include new bushings but does include new...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 10-25-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By aurelius
FS: BMW CD Changer $150

Contact: PM or Mark at Z1usa dot net

Original BMW CD Changer. It's in my ZHP now and has been since it was new but will fit many other BMW models. Part number 82110028760. Works fine but there's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,851
Posted By aurelius
delmarco: You mention in Part 3 that your...

delmarco:

You mention in Part 3 that your iPod is in the trunk along with the Intravee2 & Alpine adapter. How would this work cable-wise with iPod/iPhone in the cabin? As in this photo (copied...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-29-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 137,102
Posted By aurelius
Did the OE/Genuine BMW part resolve your issue...?

Did the OE/Genuine BMW part resolve your issue...?
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