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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By BigMotherWheels
headlights again

Thanks for the input. I might just give it a try.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By BigMotherWheels
headlights again

I need advice:

I have a 2006 325ci with BMW Dynamic Xenons - they automatically level and turn left and right in response to steering. These "facelift"lights, as many know, have the main lens...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By BigMotherWheels
D2S Xenons

Even if they only lasted for 1 year, it would take over 4 years for the expense to surpass that of the $42each lights on Amazon. Sounds like good advice to get the $20 ones.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By BigMotherWheels
D2S Xenons

Thanks for the input. I have to buy some and appreciate everyone's experience! I am leaning towards cheaper for sure.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By BigMotherWheels
D2S Xenons

Anybody ever use these?

Philips D2S Xenon HID Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1
http://amzn.com/B00480J4JG


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By BigMotherWheels
Key replacement

I got this key from the dealer for around $50. No remote but it looks cool and has a light388497388498
I would like to get a new remote key. So if I copied stop throwing money into my headlights...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
HID Problem

Update and questions

At the direction of a very reputable BMW Shop I replaced my Light Control Module on the bottom of the headlamp. The light now works..great. But it needs to be reset because it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
The car in the bubble in the previous post is one...

The car in the bubble in the previous post is one of 50 ever made...it is worth a lot..see the press release below.

Press Release (http://press.porsche.com/news/release.php?id=260)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-15-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
HID Problem

Update. Light control module $164. Parts for the BMW Dynamic Xenon lights are really high. I have to install it and they will program it. I use Martin's German Service. They are awesome. Just going...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
HID Problem

I am looking at this stuff now. Thanks


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
I did that this morning - left it disconnected...

I did that this morning - left it disconnected for about 10 min but it did not correct the problem. It seems from the bulletin that my vehicle would not be included because of the later build date. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
HID Problem

Build date is Jan 2006

Great. Thanks for the effort. I do have AL lights and will inspect ASAP.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
HID Problem

Is this really that difficult?


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By BigMotherWheels
HID Problem

I have an interesting problem with my HIDs. The driver's side will not light up when the headlights are switched on - either with automatic or manual setting. However, when the car is off, key...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By BigMotherWheels
Mine would do that also but then I learned to...

Mine would do that also but then I learned to firmly press the filter into the cap and it will 'pop' into place - then no problems.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By BigMotherWheels
Update:::::: I think I actually corrected the...

Update::::::
I think I actually corrected the leak. I think the expansion tank was leaking at a seam as well as part of the expansion tank mounting bracket. I replaced them along with a couple of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By BigMotherWheels
Time for some fun

I love to come home to boxes of parts. It is a beautiful thing:)
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By BigMotherWheels
As I was reading through I remember researching...

As I was reading through I remember researching the BMW Performance Intake. It cost a butt load of money- I mean near $800 and only listed 3 hp gain at 6000 rpm. Why would anyone buy that? I say...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By BigMotherWheels
I just dropped $75---really.

Well, I can now add the OFHG to the long list on things done to my car!!!

As I was lifting the fan from the engine bay to set it aside it slipped out of my hand and Snap O! $75 later and all is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By BigMotherWheels
Leaking 2 things.

I just changed the oil in my car and I am now leaking 2 things. Engine oil and a pretty good leak at that. It appears to be coming from under the intake somewhere.

As I was using a flashlight just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By BigMotherWheels
The joy you express in doing this makes me think...

The joy you express in doing this makes me think of a Porsche poster I saw that reads, "it's like children, you can't understand until you've had one". :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By BigMotherWheels
I really wish this had improved the action. ...

I really wish this had improved the action. Without looking at it myself it sounds like a component may be worn or broken. Taking it apart would be what I would do next. Also check in to how much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,441
Posted By BigMotherWheels
I am up for it. Though it might take a bit...

I am up for it. Though it might take a bit longer and the car might not work if you bring the god stuff. :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,441
Posted By BigMotherWheels
I just watched the 3 part video on how to change...

I just watched the 3 part video on how to change the CCV on the Bav Auto Youtube channel. It is very cool - makes me want to do mine. Might want to check it out. The labor on a service like that...
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