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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Also, could be symptomatic of worn suspension...

Also, could be symptomatic of worn suspension bushings or steering flex disk.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Jared, I just replaced the original battery in my...

Jared, I just replaced the original battery in my car with the Walmart EverStart MAXX-H7, and it was a perfect fit. $149.97. Be sure to carefully remove the vent tube from your existing battery and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,621
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Today his lime green tie matched the cashier's...

Today his lime green tie matched the cashier's fingernail polish. Hmmmmm.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,621
Posted By Fishful Thinking
And while they had my car, they washed and...

And while they had my car, they washed and vacuumed it, and adjusted the parking brake for free! Kudos to Clif at BMW of Bellevue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,621
Posted By Fishful Thinking
BMW sent me the recall letter which stated in...

BMW sent me the recall letter which stated in part that they did not have the airbags in stock, but I'd be contacted as soon as they were. Well, I waited for a month without any further contact. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Hooker in the trunk?

Hooker in the trunk?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Fishful Thinking
How many wives do you have?:D

How many wives do you have?:D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Fishful Thinking
When you say your coolent is filled to "the max"...

When you say your coolent is filled to "the max" does this mean you've filled your expansion tank up to the top? If so, you're going to rupture it. The tank is designed to have some air in it to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Wow, she needs to find a new mechanic! Try...

Wow, she needs to find a new mechanic! Try finding a dedicated BMW mechanic in your area and have codes read. They should be able to determine what's going on. Good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Fishful Thinking
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Www.dimmerfest.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Fishful Thinking
With a BMWCCA membership discount at the dealer,...

With a BMWCCA membership discount at the dealer, genuine BMW oil is no more expensive than most synthetics at the auto parts store. If it's not inconvenient to drive to a dealer, I say go with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,075
Posted By Fishful Thinking
225/45 17s. My stock size. Right now on...

225/45 17s. My stock size. Right now on Costco.com they're 199.99 each, but when I bought mine late last year they were around 180 each, plus $15 each for installation, plus a $70 rebate on a set of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By Fishful Thinking
What do you call his one-legged sister? Eileen!

What do you call his one-legged sister? Eileen!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,075
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Whatchoo smokin' brotha?! I got a set of SS's...

Whatchoo smokin' brotha?! I got a set of SS's for my 325Ci for around $750 installed at Costco.

OP, be happy with your purchase - I can tell you, these are great tires. I had Star Specs prior,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Fishful Thinking
When mine sagged I tried all sorts of adhesives,...

When mine sagged I tried all sorts of adhesives, and none worked. Not RTV silicone, not super glue, not gorilla glue, nothing. I just tore that ish out and moved on.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Are you asking a question?

Are you asking a question?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By Fishful Thinking
The implication is that the tow truck driver...

The implication is that the tow truck driver damaged your control arm. If so, his insurance should pay for that part of the repair. He should know not to pull or tie down your car from the control...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Or buy the cable and program and do it yourself. ...

Or buy the cable and program and do it yourself. Search threads on programming options for your car. There're are tons of them and tons of info.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Pre Purchase Inspection by a qualified BMW...

Pre Purchase Inspection by a qualified BMW mechanic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Fishful Thinking
You can buy a cable for about $35 that comes with...

You can buy a cable for about $35 that comes with a program called PA Soft which allows you to access many programming options on your car. Search "programming", or just start with this thread:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Normal function for bi-xenon lights. Do you have...

Normal function for bi-xenon lights. Do you have the owners manual? Lots of good info there...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,125
Posted By Fishful Thinking
If the indy is "fairly sure" it's the cluster,...

If the indy is "fairly sure" it's the cluster, make this deal with them: Let them install and code a new cluster. If it cures all the problems, pay him the $1200. If not, he will re-install your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Fishful Thinking
[QUOTE=Fast Bob;8146111]Who is he ????? QUOTE] ...

[QUOTE=Fast Bob;8146111]Who is he ?????
QUOTE]

Dr Evil!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Absolutely all of these cool features are in the...

Absolutely all of these cool features are in the owners manual. I can't believe people buy these cars and don't bother to read it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Fishful Thinking
I don't know much about BMW automatics, but on...

I don't know much about BMW automatics, but on our Accord, the trottle position sensor is on the throttle body, and if the TPS is out of adjustment or malfunctioning it can cause shifting problems...
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