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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By STS42
Get the BMW sensor its easy to replace, you have...

Get the BMW sensor its easy to replace, you have to take off the inner wheel well plastic and its easier if you take off the tire. I had the same issue with the passenger side ac temp and used a can...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-20-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By STS42
[QUOTE=lkrose78;9219685]I did today...put the...

[QUOTE=lkrose78;9219685]I did today...put the belt on and just twisted it 1/2 turn...no flutter at all! Brilliant!!!!

:thumbup:[/Q

My 3 Convertible has a height adjustment for the belt behind...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-10-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,023
Posted By STS42
it has all been for told in the demolition man ...

it has all been for told in the demolition man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlpPR_GgwEc
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-05-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By STS42
So here we go again, I have a 2005 E46...

So here we go again, I have a 2005 E46 convertible that I have owned since new and the only time its ever been in a garage is to change the summer wheels for the winter wheels with real snow tires. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By STS42
No, I never had P111F, sorry I can't help you...

No, I never had P111F, sorry I can't help you with that. Mine was a clean ripped piece of plastic that the sensor mounts on; on some of the little snow we got this year, go figure, no problems last...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By STS42
I just replaced mine, OEM from BMW, last month,...

I just replaced mine, OEM from BMW, last month, I had a code P0070 as you mentioned. I Had to make my own connector using the repair kit that BMW gives you, the connector is kind of a PIA if you...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-08-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By STS42
Might want to call this company, I looked at them...

Might want to call this company, I looked at them a long time ago for my E46 convertible, not sure if they make them for a 2 yet.

http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/bmw-trailer-hitches/
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-02-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,007
Posted By STS42
Thanks, I was wondering about the steering wheel,...

Thanks, I was wondering about the steering wheel, my e46 is a zhp and I have the M steering wheel, alcantara, which I really like vs a standard hard leather covered wheel.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-02-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,007
Posted By STS42
[QUOTE=BillD1953;9543474]9 weeks since ordering...

[QUOTE=BillD1953;9543474]9 weeks since ordering I'll be picking up my new 228i coupe today at the NH dealership.

Nothing fancy...just FUN.

Glacier silver
Black Sensa tech
6MT
heated seats...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By STS42
I drove the Merc last summer in Europe for 2...

I drove the Merc last summer in Europe for 2 weeks. We had 4 adults, luggage. We drove through the mountains and I liked it alot for what it was. It was fun to drive in the mountains and handled...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 558
Posted By STS42
Thanks Bluebee for the links. I ripped my sensor...

Thanks Bluebee for the links. I ripped my sensor and the Left Front Lower Fender Liner that holds the ambient temperature sensor. I got new ones at the dealer. However, be aware that the dealer kit...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,795
Posted By STS42
Nice, good options and your wife drives a manual,...

Nice, good options and your wife drives a manual, lucky you.................
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By STS42
If they are the original bulbs, change them and...

If they are the original bulbs, change them and you will see a significant difference. I have had my car since new and when one burned out last year. I replaced them both. You don't realize it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,485
Posted By STS42
Look at your oil cap, it probably says castrol,...

Look at your oil cap, it probably says castrol, doesn't mean you have to use it, but that's what was recommended at the time it was built and who they had a marketing agreement with.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-14-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By STS42
Wow, I'm so far behind, I thought all I had to do...

Wow, I'm so far behind, I thought all I had to do was put in a winter and summer air twice a year.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By STS42
For $18 more I went to dealer parts, came home...

For $18 more I went to dealer parts, came home and installed in an hour including travel time. I use FCP sometimes, but there are times when I want the part now. Unlike many of the dealer stories I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By STS42
If you determine the valve is bad, it is really...

If you determine the valve is bad, it is really easy to change out. I got a new one at the dealer for about $110, last winter
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By STS42
Air Pressure

I've had my 2005 ZHP since new and have had several sets of tires. I also have summer and winter. I rarely get more than 15-18 out of the summers especially since it is staggered. I am currently...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By STS42
I have a 2005 ZHP convertible, my winter tires...

I have a 2005 ZHP convertible, my winter tires are Dunlop winter max 225/45/17 on steel wheels. I live in Boston and had no problem last winter. There are pictures of them on my car in other threads....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-28-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By STS42
I had never heard of TRIX, but I just went on the...

I had never heard of TRIX, but I just went on the website and will try it, thanks
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-28-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By STS42
The other item you should consider is a clay bar....

The other item you should consider is a clay bar. I did this and especially on the lower part of the car that picks up tar from new road work and other gunk it made a huge difference.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By STS42
Yeah I do, think about it, center of gravity...

Yeah I do, think about it, center of gravity becomes higher and is all in the top that is collapsible and supported by the same roll bar system whether it's a soft or hard top.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By STS42
Somehow I don't think 400 more pounds in the top...

Somehow I don't think 400 more pounds in the top is going to make any difference in a crash, you are in the ultimate driving machine...............if you're so concerned about weight and crashing try...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By STS42
I decided to keep my 2005 E46 that I bought new...

I decided to keep my 2005 E46 that I bought new when they changed to hardtops because of the weight issue. The E90 was about 4000 lbs, my 95 E38 74:)0iL was only 4200. The E46 soft top was about 3600...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By STS42
Check out this site: http://wlsheadliners.com/ ...

Check out this site: http://wlsheadliners.com/ They have parts and instructions on how to do it for real. My X300 Jaguar which is noted for having a dropped headliner as an aftermarket option...
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