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Old 07-21-2009, 02:17 PM   #241
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what is the golf tee mod? does my 2003 325xi have it? i'm too lazy to go outside and look.
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Old 08-09-2009, 06:31 PM   #242
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Old 08-12-2009, 01:49 AM   #243
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yes it does ,done the golf t mod on mine (99)
Are you high? no it don't.
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Old 08-13-2009, 02:57 PM   #244
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Old 08-13-2009, 03:25 PM   #245
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Are you high? no it don't.
I think he is high because as far as I know it didnt exist until 2001, I know mine doesnt have one.
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Old 08-14-2009, 02:46 AM   #246
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MOD: Remove Warning Sticker from Sun Visor

I didn't see the sun visor "airbag warning sticker" removal listed. Link seems dead but it's posted alot. http://www.bmw330ci.com/DIY_Visors.htm
Basically you use Goo Gone(some use acetone but I prefer GG as it's not as harsh) on a towel to lightly pad the sticker so it becomes loose. Try to peel the sticker in one piece so you get it all. You can rub with a towel to get any residue off. Depending on how old and faded your visors are it may leave a light discolored square where the sticker was. On cloth ones use a lot more care and don't ruin the fabric. I've done this on the vinyl ones without great results and on cloth M3 ones which didn't even need the Goo Gone prior.
Result is a much cleaner looking interior without the bright yellow warning sticker showing.
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:36 AM   #247
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does the 328i saloon 1999 have a buterfly exhaust valve?


hmmm, actually yes it does. i did this mod to mine years ago! catch up boyz!

HHHHMMMMM Actually NO it doesn't! I have a US Spec 99 328i and they do not have the butterfly valve. To my knowledge, none of the 328i's have them.
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Old 08-17-2009, 08:51 PM   #248
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Sadly my 2004 325ci doesn't have the capabilities to do the golf tee mod. :fvck:

Did anyone list e46fanatics stickers? LOL

Anymore mods?
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Old 08-18-2009, 03:10 PM   #249
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HHHHMMMMM Actually NO it doesn't! I have a US Spec 99 328i and they do not have the butterfly valve. To my knowledge, none of the 328i's have them.
The uk 328i's do, wonder why you guys dont have them ?
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Old 08-19-2009, 09:13 PM   #250
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The uk 328i's do, wonder why you guys dont have them ?
anybody knows what happened if u just unplugged it without putting the golf tee in?
will it make any difference?
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:49 PM   #251
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anybody knows what happened if u just unplugged it without putting the golf tee in?
will it make any difference?
it will just get clogged by road debris. then who knows what will that do.... so its just better to plug it with something, anything.
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Old 08-20-2009, 08:30 AM   #252
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interesting mods! keep them coming!
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Old 08-22-2009, 02:37 PM   #253
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ima go do the red speedopmeter sharpe mod right now!
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careful that you dont leave any of the needles anywhere above there bottom resting position. As in the way they will be when the car is off.

Also the reason for the valve is not only to make the car slightly less noisy but also build slightly more back pressure at lower RPM
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:58 AM   #255
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just did my sharpie mod and chrome gauge rings

before:


ripped open:


all done:



doing a cluster test with the lights on:
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:04 AM   #256
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btw i didnt use a sharpie. i used a staedtler lumocolour permanent marker
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Old 08-27-2009, 08:29 AM   #257
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^^ Cool, shoulda went white dials imo
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can you come over and take alook at it i dont know where my fuel pump is. i tried asking in the general e46 forum and they just told me to stop posting and to stick a steak in my engine
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Old 08-27-2009, 01:05 PM   #258
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cool, how did u manage to rev to 7000 rpm??

jk, looks really nice btw!
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Old 09-05-2009, 08:37 PM   #259
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Anyone got a DIY on the Eagle Eye tail tights outer LED ring???
Would be greatly appreciated!!!
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Old 09-05-2009, 10:59 PM   #260
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yeah there is one around here, or another BMW forum. its pretty easy to find
i would give u the link, but my internet is being super slow tonight (slower than dialup.. ugh. i need to call the cable company)
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