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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By dusterbuster
hey guys, just thought i would post a quick...

hey guys, just thought i would post a quick update. i dropped off the car with a second shop (German Motor Specialist in Sunnyvale, CA) this morning, and got a call from the service advisor just now....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By dusterbuster
Egads, that's a big price difference! Just...

Egads, that's a big price difference! Just another cost of living out here in the Bay Area I suppose. I've heard that the labor involved substantially depends on whether it is the input shaft seal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By dusterbuster
thanks for the input. the only other quote i've...

thanks for the input. the only other quote i've found for resealing the rear differential was from a post on another forum which mentioned a local area bmw dealer was quoting $1,300 for the work. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By dusterbuster
fair price to reseal rear differential?

Hi everyone,

I just brought in my 2003 330i for an Inspection I service (only 27k miles -- hardly drive the car, as I walk to work), and the car checked out fine except for a leak from the rear...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-09-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 170,280
Posted By dusterbuster
thanks OP for the great post! i had resigned...

thanks OP for the great post! i had resigned myself to paying $300 for Dinan to replace my battery tomorrow morning (already had inspection I service scheduled), but at 9pm, decided to jump online...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By dusterbuster
Thanks guys for the tips. I'll check out both...

Thanks guys for the tips. I'll check out both places.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By dusterbuster
Tinting in SF Bay Area (Mountain View)?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good place to get my windows tinted in the SF Bay Area? The wife is demanding that we get the windows tinted to keep the sun off of our 8-month old. I'm...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 02-26-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,802
Posted By dusterbuster
just installed the ice>link plus and it's...

just installed the ice>link plus and it's fantastic! so much better than the monster fm transmitter that i was previously using. thanks tom!
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 02-08-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,802
Posted By dusterbuster
thanks tom, just sent you an email with some...

thanks tom, just sent you an email with some questions! :thumbup:
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 02-08-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,802
Posted By dusterbuster
I'm looking to possibly purchase and install the...

I'm looking to possibly purchase and install the Ice>Link Plus for my 2003 330i with Navigation. I currently have a 30gb video ipod, and would like to install the ipod in the center armrest.

Does...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By dusterbuster
i notice a whistling sound sometimes when i have...

i notice a whistling sound sometimes when i have the sunroof tilt open, with the windows closed. in my case, it's not a leak from a window seal, but just the way the wind/acoustics work with the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 01-19-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,893
Posted By dusterbuster
any further news regarding an oem ipod interface...

any further news regarding an oem ipod interface for cars equipped with navigation?
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By dusterbuster
hey sfbmwer, i'm actually considering doing the...

hey sfbmwer, i'm actually considering doing the same thing (getting a 325xi wagon via ED). just sent you a pm.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By dusterbuster
I went in today for what I thought would be a...

I went in today for what I thought would be a full oil service on my 2003 330i, even though I only have about 10,600 miles on the car. My undestanding was that for the first year, they do the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By dusterbuster
not sure if this is relevant or not, but based on...

not sure if this is relevant or not, but based on some recommendations here, I took our '01 Mazda Miata to Sunnyvale Auto Body a few months ago to repair some damage to the left side door when...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By dusterbuster
thanks so much for the recommendation! ...

thanks so much for the recommendation! :thumbup: i will give sunnyvale auto body a call.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By dusterbuster
Body repair shop in Bay Area?

Hi everyone,

Could someone recommend a good auto body repair shop in the Bay Area, preferrably close to Mountain View/Sunnyvale/Palo Alto? Someone backed into the driver's door of my wife's 2001...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2005, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By dusterbuster
Thanks for the DIY link. Any suggestions about...

Thanks for the DIY link. Any suggestions about where to by the parts?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By dusterbuster
Where to buy bluetooth kit?

Hi everyone, I have a 2003 330i, which I understand is prewired for bluetooth. Could someone explain exactly what I need to buy in order to install bluetooth for my car? I understand there is a ULF...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 09-02-2004, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,642
Posted By dusterbuster
wow, that's an awfully big roof to be...

wow, that's an awfully big roof to be retractable. can't be very good in terms of weight or trunk space. i too had thought i read somewhere that bmw was not going with the retractable hardtop, but...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 08-02-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,718
Posted By dusterbuster
Just as an FYI, I believe you can still get the...

Just as an FYI, I believe you can still get the SE t608 through Sprint's telesales number. It's the only bluetooth phone from sprint so far. Initially it was released at the end of 2003 and sold...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-29-2004, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By dusterbuster
did mountain view really quote you $750 for...

did mountain view really quote you $750 for parts? that's ridiculous. :thumbdwn: thanks for collecting and sharing the info btw. :)
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-23-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By dusterbuster
got it. thanks! and great car by the way! ...

got it. thanks! and great car by the way! :thumbup:
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-23-2004, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By dusterbuster
the coupes always come with fold down seats.

the coupes always come with fold down seats.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 07-23-2004, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By dusterbuster
is it just the picture flash, or are your gauges...

is it just the picture flash, or are your gauges grey like the ones in the m3? if so, did you swap them out yourself, or are they now coming in a grey color for 2004? :dunno:
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