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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2013, 08:12 PM
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Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Well we finished the car up last week. Changed...

Well we finished the car up last week. Changed the interior out, fixed the sunroof, replaced both front window regulators, swapped the wheels out and a couple of other minor things. Been driving it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
I plan on replacing the oil pan gasket, new...

I plan on replacing the oil pan gasket, new coolant lines, water pump, p/s hose and some other minor things while the engine is out. Rather spend a little money on some items now then money and time...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Wired up the heated seats and have them working...

Wired up the heated seats and have them working now. Also got the motor out. Now to clean up the engine bay and replace a few things and remove the motor from the parts car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Only found one wagon and it had 209,xxx miles on...

Only found one wagon and it had 209,xxx miles on it. Knew it would work too but stayed away from it for the mileage. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
I'm using the passenger side one. I will let you...

I'm using the passenger side one. I will let you know on driver's.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
I haven't had alot of time to mess with the car...

I haven't had alot of time to mess with the car this week. Today though I got to looking at the rear folding seat in the 02 and decided to put it in the 01. Took some measurements and started...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Yeah I found a link on another site and also...

Yeah I found a link on another site and also found a diagram for the heated seats.

http://www.angelfire.com/myband2/ds/heated_seats-English.pdf

Doesn't look to be too bad.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Yeah the 01 does not have heated seats and I plan...

Yeah the 01 does not have heated seats and I plan on using the heated ones from the 02. I have tried a search on the install and can't find one. I will see how in-depth it will be first.


You...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
The insurance estimate on that car was $5,787....

The insurance estimate on that car was $5,787. You start adding up body parts, a/c condenser, radiator, tires etc. the insurance company will total the car depending on the year and mileage. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
It does not have the AUX mode.

It does not have the AUX mode.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
I will check on that tomorrow and let you know.

I will check on that tomorrow and let you know.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
That would be it. I hate bidding against a fellow...

That would be it. I hate bidding against a fellow member. I did pay a lil more then I wanted because I needed the interior too. I have less then 1/2 in the 01 of what your bid was last week. I drove...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
And here are some pictures of the parts car I...

And here are some pictures of the parts car I bought. It's an 02 325i with a little over 120,000 miles. I picked it up today and started it up and ran it through the gears. Everything works on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Ok here is pictures of the 01 that I am replacing...

Ok here is pictures of the 01 that I am replacing the motor in.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
That is what I needed to know. Thanks for the...

That is what I needed to know. Thanks for the reply and I will be posting photos later.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
Thanks for the reply. Just wanting to make sure...

Thanks for the reply. Just wanting to make sure that any 01-06 325i 2.5 motor will work. Planning on buying a wrecked one next week to use for the swap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,953
Posted By Tin Alley
I have seen the Bars HG3...

I have seen the Bars HG3 (http://www.autoparts2020.com/rsdev/part_detail.jsp?PART_HDR_ID=87722) kit used in a 97 530i that had a blown head gasket. When the cooling system was pressurized coolant was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
My plan right now is buying a wrecked 2001+...

My plan right now is buying a wrecked 2001+ 325/330 and just trying to have a good plan in place.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
I have read that thread and from what I...

I have read that thread and from what I understand the 2.5 for 2001 and up is pretty much plug and play and the 3.0 will need re-flashing.

2001+ 325/330 M54 line of engines (some M56)

I have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By Tin Alley
2001 325i bad motor....updated 1-26-13

The BMW addiction has hit me. I currently own 3 and bought my daughter a 2001 325i that had ran hot. When I pulled the head off found the #4 piston is burnt and cylinder wall is scored. I am looking...
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