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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 854
Posted By atwnsw
She isn't going to be leaving the dogs in the car...

She isn't going to be leaving the dogs in the car for long but, candidly, it is too hot to leave them in the car without a/c even for 15 minutes (yes, the windows could be rolled down but they would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 854
Posted By atwnsw
Wife wants to lock doors while car is running to keep dogs cool. Possible?

She wants to be able to enter a grocery store to pickup a few things while leaving the car running (hot in Florida) to keep the dogs cool and keep the doors locked.

Is this something that can be...
Forum: Exterior 04-07-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By atwnsw
How much shipped to Tampa, FL 33629?

How much shipped to Tampa, FL 33629?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By atwnsw
My wife is only 5' tall and would like the...

My wife is only 5' tall and would like the ability to access the storage container easily if she should travel by herself. Hence why I am trying to find a solution on the back, rather than the top...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By atwnsw
Need advice on cargo box for 325i 2003...

My wife and I are going to take a trip this summer with our 2 dogs. Given the duration of the trip we need some extra storage and I came across the Cargo Box...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 02-05-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By atwnsw
I had a radiator that was leaking: Ordered...

I had a radiator that was leaking:

Ordered Radiator, expansion tank & thermostat. Have the parts on hand and they will get installed by an independent in a couple of weeks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By atwnsw
Is that good or bad?

Is that good or bad?
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 01-25-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By atwnsw
I am interested in buying it if you write me...

I am interested in buying it if you write me back....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By atwnsw
Which OEM Mfg should I order for Part # 17117573781 Expansion Tank

The part # is clear but the choices are mind boggling.

Here is the part # 17117573781

Expansion Tank for E46 2003 325i

Each of the websites is now linked to make it easier for your input. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 285,243
Posted By atwnsw
My serial # is NJ39067 and it doesn't mention...

My serial # is NJ39067 and it doesn't mention part # 11506049036 but I can't believe that everybody is buying the wrong part from BMAParts....

When I search part # 17119071519 on BMAparts.com, it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 285,243
Posted By atwnsw
I have a 2003 E46 325i w/ Automatic transmission....

I have a 2003 E46 325i w/ Automatic transmission. The radiator part # listed on the first post is 17119071519.

When I search under BMA parts for my car, I see part # 115 06049 036 which is for a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By atwnsw
Wife hit moving garbage can! Broke passenger mirror. What needed for repair?

My wife hit a garbage can with the car (E46 2003 325i) and miraculously didn't scratch the plastic exterior housing but cracked the mirror. I have read several threads about how easy it is to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By atwnsw
Thank you for the info. I bought BWD because it...

Thank you for the info. I bought BWD because it was the best brand in stock.

Is there a trick or tool to getting the coil all the way down on the spark plug?

Should I try to put oil on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By atwnsw
Help: Screwed up my first serious DIY replacing ignition coil....

I read a bunch of forums and saw videos on how to replace the ignition coil. I had a OBD scanner and isolated the problem to cylinder 5. The car was running rough and I had this problem before (I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,188
Posted By atwnsw
Actually he received cold gatorade, water and...

Actually he received cold gatorade, water and $375 cash....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,188
Posted By atwnsw
I figured you really wanted the pictures of the...

I figured you really wanted the pictures of the dash apart. To be honest I watched the first 5-10 minutes and went inside the house for the next 2+ hours.
In Florida it has been 90+ degrees w/ 100%...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,188
Posted By atwnsw
Here you go: ...

Here you go:


http://i49.tinypic.com/2nlv0ad.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,188
Posted By atwnsw
$375 was the cheapest estimate from Craigslist. ...

$375 was the cheapest estimate from Craigslist.

Here is the amazing part.

He had done this approx 40-50 times.

It took him 2 1/2 hours without removing the front seats.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,188
Posted By atwnsw
Yes, I finally have my ring back. It cost me...

Yes, I finally have my ring back. It cost me $375 for a mechanic to swing by my house on the weekend and remove and reassemble the entire dash.
The ring was in the defroster vent.

Thanks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,277
Posted By atwnsw
Wink Yeah I was the poor schmuck who dropped the...

Yeah I was the poor schmuck who dropped the wedding band in the a/c vent while picking up my wife from the airport.

$375 later in labor costs I have the ring back. It was the best $375 I have ever...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,277
Posted By atwnsw
This is pretty funny but I hired the mechanic to...

This is pretty funny but I hired the mechanic to remove the dashboard and locate my wedding band. I dropped it in the a/c vent over the dashboard. He found it in the defroster section after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,277
Posted By atwnsw
The way the mechanic described it was that he...

The way the mechanic described it was that he could see a small hole in the hose and it looked mushy.....Does that make sense?

I checked the oil level and it was full. No unusual sounds coming...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By atwnsw
Sorry for my vagueness, it is an 2003 E46 Sedan. ...

Sorry for my vagueness, it is an 2003 E46 Sedan. Any help is appreciated.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By atwnsw
Exact Removal of C Pillar...

What direction should I pull to remove the C Pillar after removing the light?

I have read multiple DIY's and still am confused. Also I checked YouTube but didn't see any C Pillar removal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,277
Posted By atwnsw
I live in Florida so cold isn't an issue. As far...

I live in Florida so cold isn't an issue. As far as oil leak, the car isn't leaking much at all and has no problems so far.
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