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Old 08-13-2016, 09:18 AM   #41
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Is it true m3s convertible never have subframe problems?
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Old 08-13-2016, 09:28 AM   #42
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Anyone know of a good weather sealant that's paint safe? I moved my coup tail light (PN:63216933019) covering from my OEM (15 years old) to my DEPO tail lights. I just read a pretty intense thread about the importance of these. My old ones don't align with the body well and I'm not sure if new ones will fit. I figure off brand is why it isn't fitting properly. It's off by less than half an inch...

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Old 08-13-2016, 03:45 PM   #43
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Is it true m3s convertible never have subframe problems?

Not true.

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Old 08-13-2016, 04:27 PM   #44
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is this thread ready to be stickied?

All the simple questions can go here instead of all these already answered threads.
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Old 08-13-2016, 04:34 PM   #45
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is this thread ready to be stickied?

All the simple questions can go here instead of all these already answered threads.
Trust me, people will always ask the same questions over and over and over. Been here 10 years. Nothings changed in that respect
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Old 08-13-2016, 06:50 PM   #46
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How come the interior lights don't turn on when I open the rear right door
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Old 08-13-2016, 08:08 PM   #47
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How come the interior lights don't turn on when I open the rear right door

My drivers side door has been acting up recently. You likely have a bad sensor on that one. Does the red dash indicator light up with that one or any other doors open?
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Old 08-13-2016, 09:37 PM   #48
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My drivers side door has been acting up recently. You likely have a bad sensor on that one. Does the red dash indicator light up with that one or any other doors open?
Nope, that doesn't come on. When I do the OBC cluster reset the LED comes on but when opening the door, nothing. What sensor are you referring to?
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Old 08-13-2016, 10:56 PM   #49
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Nope, that doesn't come on. When I do the OBC cluster reset the LED comes on but when opening the door, nothing. What sensor are you referring to?
I'm pretty sure the car and the corresponding door should show on the cluster when the door opens
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Hey guys I need some help this is my question I started a thread in if you could help that'd be great!
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1110698

Excessive camber one wheel
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Old 08-13-2016, 11:15 PM   #51
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Or I could just ask the question here lol. My rear passenger side tire has more negative camber than any of my other tires and was wondering why this could be?
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Old 08-14-2016, 08:29 AM   #52
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Trust me, people will always ask the same questions over and over and over. Been here 10 years. Nothings changed in that respect
If you warn them once and ban them after the 2nd infraction, it cuts down on a lot of that...
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I'm pretty sure the car and the corresponding door should show on the cluster when the door opens
It should, but my rear right door doesn't show up on the cluster nor turn on the interior lights
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Recommended sturdy jacks that can get some height? My current jack kind of scares me...I feel a nicer one will help me get out from the fear of being under my car
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DO NOT GO UNDER YOUR CAR WITH THE JACK SUPPORTING IT.

Use jack stands. You are never supposed to go under a car while it's supported by the jack. You're correct to be scared.
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Recommended sturdy jacks that can get some height? My current jack kind of scares me...I feel a nicer one will help me get out from the fear of being under my car
I know you're new and you seem pretty cool so I'll cut you some slack.

But I'll say this to you and all people who are here from 2015/2016:

Every topic/question you could ever think has already been discussed on E46Fanatics. This is by far the largest E46-related forum on the planet with over a quarter of a million members and very high traffic. Every topic you can ever imagine has been discussed not once, but a multitude of times over the years. At great length. I still encourage you to be inquisitive in nature when it comes to these cars, but at bare minimum, perhaps a simple search will answer your question. This forum has a great search feature.

Here's your jack topic thread we had a couple years back:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ighlight=jacks

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Old 08-14-2016, 07:30 PM   #57
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Mango what about the one wheel camber being more excessive? I can not seem to find it on here?
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Recommended sturdy jacks that can get some height? My current jack kind of scares me...I feel a nicer one will help me get out from the fear of being under my car
I love these:
Torin T43004 Aluminum Jack Stands - 3 Ton, 1 pair https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0007XTGCI..._60qSxbHYGGMB7
Not the cheapest, but strong and stable and easy to clean.

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Old 08-14-2016, 07:32 PM   #59
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Mango what about the one wheel camber being more excessive? I can not seem to find it on here?
Can be a multitude of things. Something is bent or if it's the rear, you need an alignment, or you have an old bushing. Your suspension should be rebuilt at bare minimum with or without camber deviation. Particularly if you want to keep your car a long time and/or enjoy good handling. Check the suspension forum for tons of threads on suspension adjustments, alignments etc
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Every topic/question you could ever think has already been discussed on E46Fanatics. This is by far the largest E46-related forum on the planet with over a quarter of a million members and very high traffic. Every topic you can ever imagine has been discussed not once, but a multitude of times over the years. At great length. I still encourage you to be inquisitive in nature when it comes to these cars, but at bare minimum, perhaps a simple search will answer your question. This forum has a great search feature.
Here's an actually useful tip: don't use the forum search.

It is fifteen year old tech and useless.

Go to google and type:

Site:e46fanatics.com floor jack recommend

Or whatever your question.
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