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Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 01-04-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 167,182
Posted By newm5
battery

This started last week, my car would not start. So I jumpstarted it. I figured if I drive it to work, it may bring the battery back to life.

i took it for a ride to work, which is about an hour...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,687
Posted By newm5
what was wrong with the old pump? the problem may...

what was wrong with the old pump? the problem may not be with the pump, i.e., could be power, etc.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By newm5
Cool White Deposit in Thermostat

I need some advise from the experts out there,

I have a 2000 328i and it has about 65K miles on it. I have been noticing some mineral deposits outside the thermostat for quite sometime now,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By newm5
i totally missed the events when they were here...

i totally missed the events when they were here in california back in june.

i wish I could go because i am actually planning to get a G35 as my next car based on good reviews and I am almost...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2005, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By newm5
UDE for 2005

has anyone gone to UDE events for the new 3 series this year? i missed the one they held in the bay area. :(

i heard they had other cars in the track that they let you drive.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-09-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By newm5
FS: Bridgestone S02 265 35 18 tires with lots of thread

for sale is a pair of bridgestone S02 tires. 265 35 18. plenty of threads on them.

price: $200 OBO. local pickup in bay area or I can ship for additional fee.

call me if you are interested....
Forum: General BMW 08-02-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,256
Posted By newm5
you were all correct, the remaining bolt was...

you were all correct, the remaining bolt was stuck half way but not inside the pan. i pulled it out with Easy Out. This thing is a real life saver!

I bought 2 replacement bolts just in case.
...
Forum: General BMW 08-02-2005, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,256
Posted By newm5
no i think it went inside. see this picture..

no i think it went inside. see this picture..
Forum: General BMW 08-01-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,256
Posted By newm5
Unhappy the same thing happened to my 2000 328i this...

the same thing happened to my 2000 328i this evening. I broke the drain plug in half when i was trying to put it back in place. to make things worse, looks like the broken part fell into the oil pan...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By newm5
265 in the back? did you roll your rear fenders?...

265 in the back? did you roll your rear fenders? i have a set of original M3 wheels that I am trying to install on a 2000 328i.

instead of rolling the fenders, I may just replace the 255 in the...
Forum: California 06-06-2005, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,385
Posted By newm5
Ride and Drive Events

There is a ride and drive event sponsored by Cadillac going on around the cities in the US. I went to one in Alameda point last saturday.

the event is organized by Car & Driver and Road & Track...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,865
Posted By newm5
this is how the screw head looks like. see...

this is how the screw head looks like. see attachment below.

this roof rack is not made by thule, it's probably some third party supplier for BMW, but thule made their own roof rack for BMW.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,865
Posted By newm5
Need a BMW roof rack tool

I bought a used roof rack for my 2000 328i. i didn't realize that the 4 screws that secure the rack to the roof of the car require a special screw driver until after i bought it.

The seller...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-03-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By newm5
Car and Driver Race Series coming up this year

you pay $100 to join the race.

http://www.precisionracing.org/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,225
Posted By newm5
the problem went away on my car since yesterday....

the problem went away on my car since yesterday. The SES light is off. I also found a trick that seems to prevent the problem from happening again.

I turned the ignition key to the second...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,006
Posted By newm5
did you pay for any of these or was your car...

did you pay for any of these or was your car still under warranty? i am having similar symptoms in my 2000 328i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,225
Posted By newm5
thanks for the info.

thanks for the info.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,225
Posted By newm5
Cool i have been having the same symptom in my 2000...

i have been having the same symptom in my 2000 328i for the last month or so. the SES light comes on and off, i can't trace the pattern, it could be happening in the morning, afternoon, etc.
...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-22-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By newm5
i thought on E46's the small antenna on the roof...

i thought on E46's the small antenna on the roof is for the radio. i know in E36 BMW put the antenna in the window.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-20-2004, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By newm5
i have the same problem with my car when I listen...

i have the same problem with my car when I listen to the FM stations. i get interference and I can't even listen to the radio.

I don't listen to AM stations, so i don't know if the same problem...
Forum: General BMW 12-09-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By newm5
what's a reasonable price for a gallon of BMW...

what's a reasonable price for a gallon of BMW coolant? I called EastBay BMW, they sell it for $24. BavAuto sells it for $18.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-08-2004, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,685
Posted By newm5
interesting.. looks like they are just much more...

interesting.. looks like they are just much more strict here in tahoe area. when i was there, we had a 10 inch snow fall from the night before, then they basically require chain for all non AWD cars...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 11-30-2004, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,685
Posted By newm5
for those of you living in east coast, does the...

for those of you living in east coast, does the city ever require chain on non 4WD cars? i just don't remember having to put chain when I lived in Pittsburgh for a year, even during the worst snow...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 11-29-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,685
Posted By newm5
does having a chain / cable installed really help...

does having a chain / cable installed really help you that much driving on snow? we went to tahoe over the weekend, but didn't install the chain, even though they required it.

i thought it would...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-09-2004, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,332
Posted By newm5
great links.. thank you.

great links.. thank you.
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