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Old 01-10-2013, 07:20 PM   #1
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New E46 owner from California

Hello everyone. I am new to the forum and barely got my 2002 325i 4 door.
I am in love with the car. Hopefully it was a good investment. it only has 103k miles and I got it for $4k because the seller was really in NEED of $$.
Some of the clear on some areas of the car is starting to peel and the rear window regulators gave out so hopefully it's still turns out to a good deal.
So I plan to stick around this forum and hopefully get some tips on these kinda cars, so hopefully you guys can help me out.

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Old 01-10-2013, 07:42 PM   #2
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:48 PM   #3
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Thanks bro I will check that out.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:10 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum dawg. Any plans for you car? Mods?
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:24 PM   #5
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Thanks bro.
Hmm not that I know of yet. I just got it yesterday.
Any suggestions?
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:02 PM   #6
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Thanks bro.
Hmm not that I know of yet. I just got it yesterday.
Any suggestions?
Exhaust, coils, and wheels to start out with.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:29 PM   #7
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:39 PM   #8
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:40 PM   #9
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:36 AM   #10
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Thanks everyone. I need to repaint it because some areas of the car the clear is starting to peel.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:06 AM   #11
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:49 AM   #13
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Thanks. Yes I'm excited to have her. Can't wait to experience more.
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:02 AM   #15
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Thanks guys. I appreciate it.
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:04 PM   #16
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Does anyone know how to set the time on the dash and radio on my E46. I read everywhere and it says you need to press the OBC button to change functions but I do not have the OBC button. Is this odd or even possible to do it without it?
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:41 PM   #17
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Turn the right stalk gently to the right to increment, and left to decrement.
Do not use too much force!

Since yours always displays time, you basically skip the first step of "toggling the obc display to the time page" and simply advance the right stalk.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:13 PM   #18
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Turn the right stalk gently to the right to increment, and left to decrement.
Do not use too much force!

Since yours always displays time, you basically skip the first step of "toggling the obc display to the time page" and simply advance the right stalk.
Yeah I found out that either the stalk broke or it either came out of place, because when I turn it either direction it wont twist the opposite direction. If I pull a little it comes out of place and spins in a 360 motion. I'm going to have to take the instrument cluster out and check it out.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:55 PM   #19
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Welcome OP, you'll love the ride & You got a great deal!

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Old 01-15-2013, 11:14 PM   #20
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Welcome OP, you'll love the ride & You got a great deal!

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Just keep up the maintenance and it will take care of you for for a long time! (See sig)
Thanks man. I plan to do so, hopefully mine can last just as long as yours.
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