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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By charlesberry
I have the E46, my wife has the 335 with Msport. ...

I have the E46, my wife has the 335 with Msport. The E46 is a better car.........it's a driver's car. The 335 is not.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By charlesberry
I go to the dealer and buy cases of that stuff.

I go to the dealer and buy cases of that stuff.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By charlesberry
I'm at 226,000 miles on my E46 and have no plans...

I'm at 226,000 miles on my E46 and have no plans to get rid of the car. Although, and shiny new M235i might be nice.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,683
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_540i_Fan_Clutch_...

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_540i_Fan_Clutch_OEM_p/11527505302e39.htm

I have not heard of those brands. I would look at the link I attached above.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_Windshield_Washe...

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_Windshield_Washer_Pump_p/67128362154ae46.htm
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By charlesberry
It depends.

It depends.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By charlesberry
I was actually just outside cleaning wheels in...

I was actually just outside cleaning wheels in the heat wave!!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By charlesberry
Your first photo is going to cost me a couple of...

Your first photo is going to cost me a couple of grand. I REALLY like that floor. Nice Job!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By charlesberry
if you coat both the male and female connections...

if you coat both the male and female connections with silicone paste, it will slide together and snap right in place. No twisting or anything involved. Just push the connections together.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By charlesberry
You can put a bag over the alternator and rinse...

You can put a bag over the alternator and rinse the engine bay. I detail my engine bay in the warmer weather so I've done this. Antifreeze - I personally use the blue stuff from BMW but that's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By charlesberry
Very Sharp!! Love the updated look with those...

Very Sharp!! Love the updated look with those wheels. About the window, I would lube the channels with silicone spray and see what that does.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By charlesberry
I put them on an 330 XI and they're pretty good.

I put them on an 330 XI and they're pretty good.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By charlesberry
I'm stealing your line. Well said!! :thumbup:

I'm stealing your line. Well said!! :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By charlesberry
911?

911?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By charlesberry
I usually spray plastic connnections for the...

I usually spray plastic connnections for the cooling system with Silicone and they snap right together.
Forum: Automotive / Photography 01-31-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By charlesberry
Very nice!!

Very nice!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By charlesberry
I've done that only it wasn't an oil cap, it was...

I've done that only it wasn't an oil cap, it was a big wrench and I ended up taking the fan and the fan housing out.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By charlesberry
The Xi has specific struts. The front sits...

The Xi has specific struts. The front sits higher for the articulation of the front axles. I went with Koni shocks, which are pretty good, but I don't believe it's any better than stock. Be sure...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 245
Posted By charlesberry
Good advice here. If you're ok with doing...

Good advice here. If you're ok with doing maintenance and repairs youself, these are great cars. Parts are easy to get, there's a lot of DIY articles to follow, a lot of good advice here on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By charlesberry
I replaced my fuel pump, disconnected the line,...

I replaced my fuel pump, disconnected the line, gas came out, I wasn't prepared. I pulled out my cell and called the wife who was in the kitchen, and asked her to bring me a roll of paper towels. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By charlesberry
Your X5 is basically the same mechanically...

Your X5 is basically the same mechanically speaking as an E46 330xi made from 1999 to 2005. A DIY for one is the same for the other. I've done the pump and it's not hard at at all.

I just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.bavsound.com Engineered speaker...

http://www.bavsound.com

Engineered speaker upgrade/replacements for BMW's.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=C...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ExtremeContact+DWS

I use these all year around and I've been out in heavy snow and icy conditions and I really like them.
I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By charlesberry
Had the exact same issue on a 2005 330 with AL...

Had the exact same issue on a 2005 330 with AL headlights. The bulbs get old and need replacing. I went to MAX at OEM Bimmerparts and got 2 new bulbs and it's like new. I was blown away at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By charlesberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsUUSp2xEos ...

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47UbYE3tExM
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