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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By charlesberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsUUSp2xEos ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsUUSp2xEos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47UbYE3tExM
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By charlesberry
It's laying in the driveway!! LOL Last time...

It's laying in the driveway!! LOL Last time I did that job, I got it all put back together, and knocked a 20MM Mac Tools wrench into the fan shroud against the radiator and could not fish it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By charlesberry
I couldn't walk for a day after I did those jobs....

I couldn't walk for a day after I did those jobs. It makes for a long day under the hood. Good job!!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By charlesberry
I second this.

I second this.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By charlesberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ3egH_H23c ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ3egH_H23c

This might help you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By charlesberry
I spent 4 years on USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN-71...

I spent 4 years on USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN-71 1986 - 1990. I wouldn't trade that experience for anything. What a good time!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_E46_3_Series_Bra...

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_E46_3_Series_Brake_Parts_s/1910.htm

Quite a few of us get parts here. The guy who runs the place is called Max. Good guy - if you have a problem he'll make it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By charlesberry
Spray the connection with silicone spray. Wait...

Spray the connection with silicone spray. Wait a few minutes and it should pop right off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,166
Posted By charlesberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annota...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_484645&feature=iv&index=1&list=UU5nIMzGXzs83TLCpsvDzT1A&src_vid=8rgJF5FYK0c&v=iol8cuIuGmE

This will show you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By charlesberry
You'll need to Autoscrub the finish, 2 step...

You'll need to Autoscrub the finish, 2 step polishing first with Menzerna FG400 with a microfiber pad, then SONAX Perfect Finish on a foam pad, then top it off with SONAX Poly and a coat of regular...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By charlesberry
Annandale - I KNOW someone there. Hmmmmmm. ...

Annandale - I KNOW someone there. Hmmmmmm. THINK MAN THINK. lol

I use Steve Vicari if it's something I can't do myself, I think he moved from Frenchtown up to Bridgwater off 202 near Wegmans.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,240
Posted By charlesberry
Very Nice!! Congrats.

Very Nice!! Congrats.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By charlesberry
You seriously need to get her a cordless impact...

You seriously need to get her a cordless impact gun!! (kidding)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By charlesberry
Well done Sir!!

Well done Sir!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_CCV_Valve_Hose_K...

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_CCV_Valve_Hose_Kit_OEM_p/crkcskitoeme46.htm

and

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_CCV_Valve_OEM_p/11617501566e46.htm

If you replace these, apply a little...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,490
Posted By charlesberry
ones on the right.

ones on the right.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By charlesberry
I was on-watch when the very first one crashed. ...

I was on-watch when the very first one crashed. That was a long night.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By charlesberry
We flew those at Naval Air Station Patuxent River...

We flew those at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland about 20 years ago when they were in the R&D stage. They make a great sound!


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By charlesberry
This is EXACTLY why I bought the updated spring...

This is EXACTLY why I bought the updated spring compressor. I started using the old style compressors with a clamp on each side of the spring, the clamps started spinning around........and that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,254
Posted By charlesberry
How many miles are you at now?

How many miles are you at now?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By charlesberry
This is why you replace strut bearings

I'm at 208,000 miles now. Did new struts and shocks last summer, but I did not replace the strut bearing............until today.

The old strut bearing compressed and was binding against the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By charlesberry
I did the first cooling overhaul at 125,000 miles.

I did the first cooling overhaul at 125,000 miles.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-25-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By charlesberry
Dealer - for $350. Good thing it's on the back...

Dealer - for $350. Good thing it's on the back of the car. The respray will be like factory paint for the life of the car. There's very little wear and tear on the trunk.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-25-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By charlesberry
Sorry about this - I've done something similar to...

Sorry about this - I've done something similar to my wife's new F30. About the scratch - how deep it is, if it's a surface blemish - you can clean it up with something like Meguiar's Scratch...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By charlesberry
Silicone spray in the window channels. At least...

Silicone spray in the window channels. At least that's what I do.
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