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Forum: E46 Convertible 07-04-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
After blowing up the photo BobSC had provided, I...

After blowing up the photo BobSC had provided, I removed the hardware, checked to see if the pins would even go into the shaft...no. Reversed the hardware placing the bolt flanges on the underside,...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-04-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
BobSC..Thanks for the post. Had to go discover...

BobSC..Thanks for the post. Had to go discover what size the nuts were (24MM) and buy another new wrench (darn! had up to 21, went ahead and got 22, 23 & 24; maybe I should have gotten the 27 just...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-03-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
Convertible top issue - continued

Over the past couple of weeks I've worked thru the wiring, lubricated, removed the rear seat and done a cursury inspection of the gear and cable mechanism there. The only thing I see that makes me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By rldavid71
Well, I took a shot at it anyway. Wasn't sure...

Well, I took a shot at it anyway. Wasn't sure the hardware went on top of the the bracket or under. The first method I tried was from under the bracket. Set in center of adjustable movement and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By rldavid71
Installation of Hardtop Hardware

Does anyone have an instruction piece for hardtop hardware?

Thank you,

Robert
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-23-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,558
Posted By rldavid71
Convertible not closing - latch proably broken?

Are you saying the left side, most forward hinge point is not straigtening out all the way? If you and someone else are trying to manually push down the front bow to try to crank for connection, is...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-22-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,558
Posted By rldavid71
If you have the owner's guide / manual, it has a...

If you have the owner's guide / manual, it has a section on manual operation that describes using the allen wrench, mounted under the leather flap between the rear seats (pull out the center filler...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-19-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
Great resource and suggestion. Will check try it...

Great resource and suggestion. Will check try it out and check the file in more detail when I get back from my racquetball matches.

Thank you!

Robert
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-19-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
That's what I am afraid of. Keep thinking about...

That's what I am afraid of. Keep thinking about whether the shaft, which appears to be very similar to say a hood of rear deck shock, might somehow be binding. There's never been any sort of drama...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-19-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
Spent plenty of time in the 104+ heat today...

Spent plenty of time in the 104+ heat today trying to figure out what was going on. My hope was just the (apparently typical) wiring. Did find a couple of the wires with slight crimping marks and...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-17-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
Thaanks. Hoping it's the wiring. Stopped and...

Thaanks. Hoping it's the wiring. Stopped and stocked up on multiple colors of electrical wire just in case, and, will work on it tomorrow.

Robert
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-16-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By rldavid71
Convertible Top Issue

Wife took car out shopping last night. Says she put it down going to one mall, closed up fine when she left to go to another. Went back up then down from there. Came home and the top will not close....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By rldavid71
Hardware Install Instructions?

Anyone have the hardtop hardware installation instructions?

Thanks!
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