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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Da Hare
Got it to work. I guess while I was driving with...

Got it to work. I guess while I was driving with the roof down the car took a bounce and it thought that the trunk was open. The top will not work if the trunk is open to prevent damage to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Da Hare
Convertible top help (stuck down)

04 325. Did a search and could not find my answer in another thread or in the Wiki.

Nice day dropped the the top all seemed normal. Got a little cold on the way home pulled over to a rest area...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Da Hare
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Da Hare
Battery Woe

So the 04 325 convertible will not start. Just a single click from the celluloid. The date code on the battery was 43/03. So I suspect a bad battery. After reading a few threads I decide to visit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,841
Posted By Da Hare
thanks. From reading more on the subject after...

thanks. From reading more on the subject after the post, I agree with the noise buffer. I need to clean the engine. What a mess.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,841
Posted By Da Hare
Under the hood - heat shield

I tried the wiki and a search but either came up with to much or nothing.

The thermal liner that is attached on the underside of the hood is coming apart. There is some on the engine. Could be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By Da Hare
In your case slight mileage decrease is likely. ...

In your case slight mileage decrease is likely. Though the weight gain is small your contact patch should be a bit bigger, then there with the grin effect. Every time you push through a corner...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-10-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 323,625
Posted By Da Hare
Update. I was off duty today and was able to...

Update.
I was off duty today and was able to reach tech support at DICE Electronics. They were very helpful. We walked through the procedures I did yesterday as well as trying the unit in lock...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-10-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 323,625
Posted By Da Hare
Edit at 1015EDT 10 June 2010 Trunk Kit. I...

Edit at 1015EDT 10 June 2010
Trunk Kit. I received the kit that plugs into the cd changer wiring harness. This car does not have a cd changer.

I tried to cheat by plugging the ipod into the aux...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 06-09-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 323,625
Posted By Da Hare
Dice trouble, then trouble reaching factory rep

I tried to contact the factory rep and got the recording, "this is a general delivery mailbox. Please speak into the phone then hang up". Not very customer friendly.

We have a 2004 e-46...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,907
Posted By Da Hare
So that's where OJ's Superbowl ring got off to. ...

So that's where OJ's Superbowl ring got off to. Do me a favor and send it back. I've been looking for it for a while now.
Glad is was something relatively minor. This was a good thread for a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,933
Posted By Da Hare
Question re convertables

Yes a newguy.
My 04 convertible (sport pkg) will likely need shock/struts in the near future. Looking at the Rogue site...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-18-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By Da Hare
found the info here

http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com/

the wheels are ET 47, weigh around 21 lbs, and 8x17 inches. I like these wheels as they are easy to keep clean, and 21 lbs is not that bad for a 17 inch...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-18-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By Da Hare
More Winter Wheels and tires

I plan on having a set of wheels and tires for winter and another set for summer. Blizzaks are the likely tires and will probably be mounted on the current factory wheels. I want the second set of...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 05-10-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,700
Posted By Da Hare
I went from a 18-70 to a Nikkor 17-55 f2.8. ...

I went from a 18-70 to a Nikkor 17-55 f2.8. Unless the light real bad you should be able to get good use from the lens. With so many people moving to full frame they are available used for less...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Da Hare
One of the things I like is the rubber backing is...

One of the things I like is the rubber backing is some what stiff. On the MINI when I go to pull the mats out, most of what is on the mats stays on the mats and off the floor of the car. That may...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Da Hare
Just pulled the trigger on a set of coco mats

I got a set of coco mats (from Coco mats dot com) for my first MINI Cooper (2003MC built Aug 02) when the factory mats developed a pull and started coming unraveled under the drivers foot at about...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Da Hare
thanks for the quick reply.:thumbup: Yours was...

thanks for the quick reply.:thumbup: Yours was the answer I expected, but there was just one doubt way back behind the cobwebs.

Think we will stay in the SCCA "car without a phone" class.


So...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Da Hare
Bluetooth help

The 04 325Ci Convert (sport & premium pkgs) car is new to me.
What caused the question:
I press the speaker button on the steering wheel and I get Verizon stating that my phone is not in service....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,785
Posted By Da Hare
I am new to the forum. I just purchased a used...

I am new to the forum. I just purchased a used E46 instead of a one. I wanted a convert, I like the looks of the car better, it had less then 50k miles on an 04, and the first owner took the hit on...
Forum: The MINI Board 04-24-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By Da Hare
very nice. I've got my first MINI in Sep 02 and...

very nice. I've got my first MINI in Sep 02 and now drive a 06MC. Both cars would bring a smile if going to work or pushing curves in the back country. You going to love the car.

DaMINI a 03...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-24-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,494
Posted By Da Hare
Hood Rondel

I used a newspaper next the paint @ the 6 o'clock then a sharp edge of my pocket knife to lift the Rondel enough to slide a tea spoon under. Worked one tea spoon to the 3 o'clock and a 6' pry-bar on...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-21-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By Da Hare
Thanks. Worked like a charm. John

Thanks. Worked like a charm.
John
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6,077
Views: 1,026,120
Posted By Da Hare
Done. the new one is mounted with the help of a...

Done. the new one is mounted with the help of a pocket knife, newspaper and two tea spoons. Very easy job.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-20-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By Da Hare
Help with right mirror and reverse setting

When I purchased our 325Ci convertible the side mirror would drop to show the curb when I placed the car in reverse. I recently added a DICE unit which required disconnecting the battery. Using...
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