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DIY: Do It Yourself
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Old 10-22-2010, 06:42 AM   #21
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Few DIYs in my sig, feel free to link them in

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Old 10-22-2010, 08:41 PM   #22
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:47 PM   #23
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Old 10-23-2010, 01:46 AM   #24
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amazing! thanks! bookmarked!!
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Old 10-26-2010, 01:14 PM   #25
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Old 10-27-2010, 12:43 PM   #26
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:22 PM   #27
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Old 11-01-2010, 12:56 PM   #28
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Alternator replacement WITHOUT removing the clutch fan.

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Old 11-01-2010, 01:02 PM   #29
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DIY Lens swap. Link in sig.
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:23 PM   #30
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Old 11-02-2010, 06:22 PM   #31
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Old 11-02-2010, 08:21 PM   #32
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Old 11-02-2010, 08:29 PM   #33
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we already have a thread that has all the DIYs. i could have sworn it was started by tim himself

edit: lol it's stickied on the top of this forum. if any diys are missing or you have one to add, you just pm him and he'll add them in
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Old 12-15-2010, 07:52 PM   #34
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aw hell yeah. love how it's all organized. BUMP
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Old 02-13-2011, 04:57 PM   #35
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Looked and didn't find the DIY for Rear Bumper Removal (Coupe).. Here it is..

DIY: Coupe Rear Bumper Removal (Pre-facelift)

You can add it to the list right under Sedan Omarmarji.

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Old 02-13-2011, 05:19 PM   #36
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Old 08-25-2011, 11:07 AM   #38
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Old 04-20-2012, 06:36 PM   #39
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:00 PM   #40
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DIY: Painting your exterior trim (without removing)
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ghlight=window

DIY: Paint Your Interior Trim
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=798917

DIY: Replacing Door Hinge/Door Brake
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=351613

DIY: Painted Kidney Grille
http://www.bmw-m.net/techproc/grill.htm

DIY : Secondary Air Pump & Valve
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ht=diy+seafoam

DIY: Stay Genuine And Enjoy Shorter Shifts
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...rt+shifter+diy

DIY: CDV Delete
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...hlight=diy+cdv

DIY: Change fuel injectors on a E46 325
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...do+it+yourself

DIY: Oil Change
http://www.my330i.com/lof.php#H

DIY: Factory Alarm Kit
http://www.my330i.com/mod8.php

DIY: BMW AUX AUDIO INPUT KIT
http://www.my330i.com/mod26.php

DIY: 12V Auxiliary Power / Secondary Cig. Lighter Under $10!!
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=791932

DIY: Grilles, Windshield Wiper Tank, Custom USB charger
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...967&highlight=

DIY: Refinish/Restore Curb Rashed wheels
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...071&highlight=

DIY: Sedan Rear Bumper Removal/Installation
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=358017

DIY: CF Roof Install
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=483306

DIY: Fender Rolling
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=598528

DIY: Complete M3 OEM Mirror Retrofit for the E46 Sedan
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=675377

DIY: E46 M3 mirrors retrofit onto E46 sedans/wagons instructions
http://www.rogueengineering.com/Merc..._Code=E46M3MIR

DIY: Convertible Top Interior Trim Flap Repair
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=520323

DIY: Dash Removal / Replace
http://forum.E46Fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=628898

DIY: OEM illuminated gear knob installation
http://www.argyrides.eu/bmw/accessor...knob/shift.htm

DIY: Cluster LCD replacement
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=670689

DIY: Shift Style alcantara Shift Boot / Ebrake Boot install
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=786558
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=751751

DIY: CCV, DISA, ICV, Oil Separator
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=643639

DIY: Brake Rotors and Pads
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=410638

DIY: Oil Level Sensor
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=366659

DIY: Front Control Arm Bushing (FCAB)
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=140066

DIY: Front Control Arms
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=421918

DIY: PowerFlex Rear Trailing Arm Bushing RTAB DIY
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=678004

DIY: Replacing Rear Differential Bushings Mounts
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=521636

DIY: 5 to 6 Speed Swap
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=574363

DIY: neil1138's 5 Speed Swap - Great information on the parts and process of the swap
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=659314

DIY: Power Steering Pump
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=575499

DIY: UUC Under Drive Pulley Install
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=483472

DIY: EMP Stewart Water Pump + Expansion Tank + Deflector Pullies + Coolant Flush
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=634490

DIY: Differential Swap
http://bokchoys.com/differential/diy_diff.htm

DIY: 02 Simulator install
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=654222

DIY: Installing Adjustable Lower Control Arms
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=675565

DIY: Intake boot replacement
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=754766

DIY:Angle Eye Install
http://www.fastm.com/m3/angeleyes.html

DIY: Corner / Parking Light Delete
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=278132

DIY: Corner / Parking Light Delete - without risking damage
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=694015

DIY: Taking your headlight apart (excludes facelift coupes)
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=609558

DIY: Headlight removal for facelifted coupe
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=639475

DIY: Changing Xenon Bulbs on 04+ coupe
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...66#post8288566

DIY: Changing Xenon Bulbs on all e46 models (except 04-06 coupes)
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=609544

DIY: Installing LED interior lights
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=640683

DIY: Parrot Bluetooth using Connects2
http://www.bokchoys.com/differential..._bluetooth.htm

DIY: OEM Navigation Retrofit Guide
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=203145

DIY: Build Your Own Paddle Shift Kit
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=56234

DIY: Build Your Own Paddle Shift Kit - For an X5
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=63211

DIY: BMW 16:9 Widescreen NAV Retrofit
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=121982

DIY: Carputer
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=409009

DIY: Inspection II walk through
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=109846

DIY: Fuel Filter
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=265683

DIY: Oil and Engine Service Light Reset for 99-00 e46 - OBD I
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=145270

DIY: Post-Cat O2 Sensors + Pre-Cat O2 Sensors
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=293116

DIY: Camshaft Sensor
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ghlight=sensor
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ghlight=sensor
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...sensor+exhaust

DIY: ATF Flush
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=438667

DIY: Coolant Flush
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ht=coolant+DIY

DIY: Belt Replacement
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=522832

DIY: Blower fan
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=418987

DIY: Rear Wheel Bearing on the Cheap
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=581164

DIY: E46 Front Wheel Bearings
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=610725

DIY: Manual Transmission Fluid Change
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=491209

DIY: Oil Change
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=483444

DIY: Made non-folding, OEM M3 mirrors auto fold
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...&highlight=diy

DIY: Sub installed in ski pass
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ht=sub+install

DIY: How To Remove And Install Cams Without Any Special Tools
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=799650

DIY: Remove Alternator..Auto-Trans..no need to remove fan. Red Battery light
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...190&highlight=

DIY: Final Stage Resistor - Cabin Fan controller
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...&highlight=fsr

DIY: ZKW-R lens into Bosch/AL Bi-xenon projector
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=801408

DIY: Parrot Bluetooth using Connects2
http://www.bokchoys.com/differential..._bluetooth.htm

DIY: DIY Flex Disc (Guibo)
http://www.bokchoys.com/differential/diy_guibo.htm

DIY: Differential Swap
http://www.bokchoys.com/differential/diy_diff.htm



DIY: E46 Rear Brake Job


DIY: E46 3 Series Cabin Air FIlter Replacement


DIY: E46 Valve Cover Gasket Replacement


DIY: Spark Plug Removal and Installation


DIY: BMW E46 Spark Plug Boots


DIY: Airbox Removal


DIY: BMW E46 Gauge Cluster Removal


DIY: Checking / Adding Coolant on a BMW


DIY: BMW Oil Mileage Service Reset


DIY: E-46 AWD FRONT AXLE SWAP


DIY: E46 Sock Mod DIY


DIY: BMW 3 series (E46, E36) dashboard test
Wow! I have to save this one!

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Y'all sure do show love to e46 community with this spectacular DIY!

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