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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,222
Posted By Matman44
I did know about that cheers, by the way , just...

I did know about that cheers, by the way , just off topic, regarding wheel gutter rash, if anyone out there is looking for someone to refurbish their alloy wheels, that's Sunshine Wheel Repairs in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,222
Posted By Matman44
door seal

thanks for that, I`ll order the seal and get it done ta
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 05-31-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,198
Posted By Matman44
Hello Mikes e39, I guess you mean did I...

Hello Mikes e39, I guess you mean did I disconnect the Batt before working on the car.. yes I had already `done` the pass side the week before, It was a silly oversight -- my friend helped me lift...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 05-23-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,241
Posted By Matman44
Thanks ECS, your price is ok, but nearly $140...

Thanks ECS,
your price is ok, but nearly $140 for shipping? sorry..
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 05-17-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,241
Posted By Matman44
thanks Richard, will check that out on Monday

thanks Richard, will check that out on Monday
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,222
Posted By Matman44
Thanks you have just answered the question I...

Thanks you have just answered the question I posted a few mins ago, about what is the seal round the door called. and yes mine looks just like the one in your pics.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 05-11-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,241
Posted By Matman44
drivers door body interior weatherstrip

Hi, I want to replace the following item, what is the correct name for it.
Open the drivers door (in this case) and there right around the body opening is a weather strip, it also serves as a seal...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 05-10-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,198
Posted By Matman44
2002 e39 530i Dammit. I decided to take the...

2002 e39 530i
Dammit. I decided to take the seat out and reset the rails so the seat would sit square.. done , all good again but the airbag lamp is on now.
I think tomorrow I should call a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Matman44
airbag lamp on

hi, I priced up that tool, like everything else here in Australia the price is ridiculous, Almost $200 with postage. Probably only cost about$100 to have reset, I`ll check that out tomorrow
thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Matman44
fixed drivers seat now airbag lamp is on

hi i did the drivers sear repair without removing the seat, (2002 e39 530i) unfortunately when I bolted the seat back in it was out of alignment, no probs I decided to remove the seat and do it. ...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 05-07-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,198
Posted By Matman44
Old thread new comment e39 seat twist

Hi Just a quick thanks to all of you who posted ideas on the dreaded `seat twist`.
following your suggestions I did my passenger seat the other day, fixed the reclining twist and also the right side...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By Matman44
I like to see the look on someones face when they...

I like to see the look on someones face when they see the TV screen slide away and show the tape deck , good fun
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By Matman44
Want Tv ?

Hey guys you are all missing the point....... to quote my wife " need has nothing to do with want" lol.:):dunno::)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By Matman44
tv digitalis........

wow what an interesting set of responses cheers all
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By Matman44
Demise of analogue tv

HI THANKS,
I`ll have to check but I doubt if my car or many others of that age over here would have digital tuners, Australia runs a bit behind on most things.
I believe the changeover is by 2012,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By Matman44
demise of analogue tv?

Just a thought, what happens when analogue tv is phased out here in Aust? Will all our in car tv`s die?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Matman44
318i rear axle - tailshaft problem

Hi, driving home ,my wife had to stop because of the loud noise and banging from the car, she thought it was the engine, we had the car brought home.
it isn`t that.
I have`nt had a close...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Matman44
Morning all, thanks for your input......... yes...

Morning all, thanks for your input......... yes it is an Aussie model 2000 e46.
This morning I went out to the car and set fire to it........ just kidding, in actual fact this is the first time this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Matman44
toyota?

Toyota?.......Toyota?

I`ll have to Google that one.
Might be a felony to use that word in a Bimmer forum.... lol
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Matman44
throttle body

Looks like a job for " tomorrow" cheers
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Matman44
update on stuck e46 accelerator

hi, I don't know how to continue a thread so heres more on the
stuck accelerator pedal / throttle body.
I have att pic of the throttle body.
I disconnected both the acc and cruise cables and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Matman44
e46 accekarator pedal stuck

Hi we have been away so not used my wife's e46 for three weeks. I just decided to run up to the shops, car started ok but will only idle. The gas pedal is as solid as a rock. I imagine the cable has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,719
Posted By Matman44
e46 am radio reception

hi, the radio reception on my wife's e46 ( Am not Fm) is awful, its fine on my e39 so its not because of poor reception in the area.

I believe both antennas are built into the rear screen on both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,786
Posted By Matman44
OH YEAH ! I remember looking at that a while...

OH YEAH ! I remember looking at that a while back, I had to run into the shower to cool off when my brain began to boil.....ha
to much for me, i`ll just look at a power antenna on the rear mudguard...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,786
Posted By Matman44
what I need is decent am reception for my wife's...

what I need is decent am reception for my wife's e46.
Who makes the perfect product??? that's easy
Cold Rock.............. ha
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