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Old 03-16-2011, 01:01 PM   #341
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Old 03-16-2011, 01:04 PM   #342
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:31 PM   #343
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Has anybody here replaced their headliner? Is there a DIY? How much should i expect to pay if i have a shop do it? I found a decent price for an aftermarket one. (i did search)
http://www.autotopsdirect.com/BMW-20...04-e46-001.htm
Around $300 for the headliner.
They got tops to for around $800
Seems like a good deal considering a headliner from pelican parts is around $800 and a top around $2500
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:36 PM   #344
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Has anybody here replaced their headliner? Is there a DIY? How much should i expect to pay if i have a shop do it? I found a decent price for an aftermarket one. (i did search)
http://www.autotopsdirect.com/BMW-20...04-e46-001.htm
Around $300 for the headliner.
They got tops to for around $800
Seems like a good deal considering a headliner from pelican parts is around $800 and a top around $2500

Ive been looking into the same exact thing. I have a little rip on the passenger side of my headliner. Thanks for posting up the link and I may do it myself too.. +1 for more details on the install.
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:41 AM   #345
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Cant wait for the weather to get better up here and to drop the top once again. Pic is from last august.
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:54 AM   #346
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Cant wait for the weather to get better up here and to drop the top once again. Pic is from last august.
Nice car...Same here....
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Old 03-17-2011, 10:08 AM   #347
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Old 03-17-2011, 10:52 AM   #348
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It will fit, but they are not calibrated according to our weight distribution and rear end.
shocks or springs? i was under the impression that the shocks were the same but the spring rates were different for a Exx coupe and a vert. Ex. OEM spring rates would be rated higher for a vert because it weighs more than a coupe.
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:33 PM   #349
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The last time I checked, because the spring rate is higher, the shocks had to be accounted for.
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Old 03-17-2011, 03:55 PM   #350
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Cant wait for the weather to get better up here and to drop the top once again. Pic is from last august.
I've been able to get my top down 3 days in a row this week!
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Old 03-17-2011, 04:07 PM   #351
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I've been able to get my top down 3 days in a row this week!
Had my first top-down cruise home from work today!



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Old 03-17-2011, 04:33 PM   #352
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I've been able to get my top down 3 days in a row this week!
We've been having some very nice weather in NY. Wait until tomorrow
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Old 03-18-2011, 08:19 PM   #353
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Old 03-18-2011, 08:23 PM   #354
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Had my top down today.
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Old 03-19-2011, 12:01 PM   #355
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Me too!
Top down yesterday for the first time since last year.
I love lower to mid 70's weather
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Guys, we need to keep this thread going if we want any chance of getting a vert subforum.
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Old 03-20-2011, 06:17 PM   #357
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Does anyone know where to get the front weatherstrip for the hardtop? I don't need all the weather strip just the piece above windshield
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Old 03-20-2011, 07:26 PM   #358
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Your best bet is to check realoem.com and getbmwparts.com
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Old 03-20-2011, 08:15 PM   #359
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We've been having some very nice weather in NY. Wait until tomorrow

Sadly I was not able to enjoy the weather on Friday. On Saturday I drove down to A/C with the top down, windows up, Heated seats & heater on the whole way. It was a great ride!
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Old 03-20-2011, 08:41 PM   #360
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