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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-22-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By Shamrock
Doesn't sound out of the ordinary. My 2004...

Doesn't sound out of the ordinary.

My 2004 330i goes through oil at about the same rate. Had dealer and a reputable mechanic check it out over the years. No problems. Multiple forum members, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Shamrock
Question Vibration problem...thoughts?

At 60 mph, I get an oscillating vibration that shakes the steering wheel and the rest of the car. It doesn't always happen, though. And sometimes it's a slight shake while other times it's a more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Shamrock
Thanks, Bob.

Thanks, Bob.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Shamrock
Question Strange stuff on oil cap?

I've pretty familiar with what the inside of an oli filler cap should look like.

So today I went to top off my 2004 330i, and the inside of the oil filler cap was coated with what looked like a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-29-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Shamrock
No, I didn't clear the faults at AutoZone. This...

No, I didn't clear the faults at AutoZone. This morning I got in the car, started it up, and the SES light was off. Has been all day. I went to AZ and cleared the codes later today. Still no light,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Shamrock
Question OBD Codes...Opinions Please.

So I get my car (2004 330i) back from the bodyshop today. They replaced the rear bumper and repainted the rear trunk deck.

As soon as I start the car, I get an SES light, which stays on. A trip to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Shamrock
bump

bump
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Shamrock
Question What is this part?

Had a new windshield put in (2004 330i). They only put this part on the passenger-side corner. (See image)

So what is this part? Is it connected to the moulding or to the windshield?

Info...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Shamrock
Bump

Bump
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Shamrock
Help -- windshield problem

Just had a new windshield put on my 2004 330i due to a massive stone crack in the old windshield. It's OE (Pilkington with roundel logo) and all looks good... except I think a piece is missing.

On...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Shamrock
I'm also out of warranty. What glue did you...

I'm also out of warranty.

What glue did you use?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Shamrock
Question HELP! broken chrome window trim (330i)

Hi all,

The other day I went to shut my rear driver's door and it wouldn't close.

Turns out several of the clips holding the chrome window trim on came off (the glue failed.)

I managed to...
Forum: General BMW 08-10-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,527
Posted By Shamrock
Throw an Acura bubble next to Honda. ANd...

Throw an Acura bubble next to Honda.

ANd here's another list:

BMW owns:
-BMW
-Mini
-Rolls Royce

Daimler/Chrysler owns:
Forum: General BMW 08-10-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,527
Posted By Shamrock
I'm in marketing/advertising and am not in the...

I'm in marketing/advertising and am not in the least bit surprised by this. I think "A company of ideas" or anything in that branding realm is an awful idea. Just the other day, I was in a branding...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,590
Posted By Shamrock
Casual review of the 2006 530i

My 2004 330i is in the shop for SW upgrade and maintenance. Dealer gave me a 2006 530i automatic loaner. Nice!

I have it all week (dealer had to send my DME to NJ for reprogramming), and did...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,582
Posted By Shamrock
Dropped car off today for a sunroof shade fix and...

Dropped car off today for a sunroof shade fix and other things, including 4000 rpm dip. Dealer (Thompson in Doylestown, PA) called and said they were sending part to NJ for reprogramming. They have...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-19-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Shamrock
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-17-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Shamrock
FS: 2 17-inch e46 OEM tires

2 Continental ContiSport Contact Tires (both 245/40ZR17) for sale.

These are original equipment for an e46 330 with sport package.

They have about 2,000 miles on them and are in very good...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-08-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Shamrock
This might help: Make sure you put...

This might help:

Make sure you put anti-sieze on the hub before putting the wheel back on (prevents wheel sticking when you go to take it off next time.)

Also torque to correct lbs. Overtorqing...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 09-06-2005, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Shamrock
Icelink help please

I need the 2b1 software update (not on dension's site anymore.) I e-mailed their tech support a couple a weeks ago, but got no response. Links I found in other threads here are dead.

Any help...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,421
Posted By Shamrock
Looks nice in silver. I saw 3 e90s parked in...

Looks nice in silver.

I saw 3 e90s parked in a row at the dealer. Graphite, silver and black. Graphite was distinctive. Silver showed the lines the best. Black on the e90 doesn't look good (big...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2005, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Shamrock
DOT says cars sold in the US must have an orange...

DOT says cars sold in the US must have an orange reflector somewhere on each front corner.

Saw 3 new e90s parked at the dealer. The orange reflector/turn signal setup looks like eyeliner on the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 03-05-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By Shamrock
Help -- ice>link trunk connection install

I'm going to install the ice>link trunk connector and run the cable to the compartment below the climate controls.

So... what's the easiest way to do this. I could fool around pulling up carpets...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2005, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,591
Posted By Shamrock
Yep, almost a year after I originally posted this...

Yep, almost a year after I originally posted this thread... Now I've got clears on my silver-gray sedan. No worries and it looks MUCH better than amber. I think some richer colors looker better with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,260
Posted By Shamrock
Humm... This is an apples to oranges...

Humm...

This is an apples to oranges compare.

Compare that E90 to a non-ZHP, non-ZSP e46 would be fair.

Now, when they get around to putting a hot facia on the e90 (e.g., e90 ZHP), it'll...
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