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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-18-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Okay.. So nobody really knows.. Too bad. Well...

Okay.. So nobody really knows.. Too bad. Well thanks anyway guys. I'll do some more research.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-15-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Question about instrument cluster mileage indication

Does a 1993 BMW 525 have a tamper dot feature in the instrument cluster?

I know my newer BMW's had this feature, but I'm just wondering if the 93's had this.
You see, I might buy a 525 Tds wagon,...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-14-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Keep your thoughts for yourself Point401. This...

Keep your thoughts for yourself Point401. This guy was asking an honest question that deserves an honest answer. That has got to be the stupidest answer I ever saw, and this is a BMW forum?? What are...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 03-28-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,610
Posted By Daytona_BMW
By the way.. I do not hate the old E30 M3's, as a...

By the way.. I do not hate the old E30 M3's, as a matter of fact I am picking one up in the next few days for 5K..

Still a piece of crap compared to the newer ones, but a major part of BMW...
Forum: E30 M3 (1986-1990) 03-28-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,610
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Ooohhh... So that's how people actually have the...

Ooohhh... So that's how people actually have the nerves to charge $ 30.000 plus for a mint condition old piece of crap?!? Because it handles well and sounds cool.. Okay..

I guess I could in that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Well.. If you look at the corner lights on a E46,...

Well.. If you look at the corner lights on a E46, you will see that only two wires run to the bulb, and the LCM module makes a pretty neat trick of combining park light with turn signal in the US...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Daytona_BMW
No there really is no cure for that once it...

No there really is no cure for that once it starts peeling.. I've had red cars before, and it seems like they are more prone to getting this kind of problem. From what i read and heard, it has to do...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Thanks for the reply.. I see you live outside the...

Thanks for the reply.. I see you live outside the US, and probably have the standard light setup as in Europe. This being from the factory, you will of course have nothing to worry about.. I am just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Sorry to say my good man, but you are looking at...

Sorry to say my good man, but you are looking at a repaint of the hood.. You could try to sand the whole hood with 2000 grit sand paper and get rid of the peeling around the damaged areas and then...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Here is how the EU setup looks like. I just...

Here is how the EU setup looks like. I just snapped this pic from my E38. Sorry for the bad exposures in the pictures, but it was the best I could do. You get the point atleast..
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Exclamation Converting from US parklight setup to EU

Hello again folks..

I am bringing my 02 E46 over to Europe next month, and for me to be able to pass inspections over there, I need to convert my parklight setup to EU standards..

In the US,...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-21-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By Daytona_BMW
This is the 4.4 Liter engine..

This is the 4.4 Liter engine..
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Yes I know what you mean.. It surprizes me...

Yes I know what you mean.. It surprizes me somewhat how sloppy some people can be when it comes to taking care of their cars. Especially like the previous owner of my car did. She bought it brand new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Well.. Buy a used compressor on Craigslist, a...

Well.. Buy a used compressor on Craigslist, a spray gun at Harbor Freight, some sand paper and bondo at Advanced Auto Parts, some paint at your local paint supply store and a nice garage. At the same...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Hahaha... Thanks for reading my story folks.. I...

Hahaha... Thanks for reading my story folks.. I appreciate it.

The HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure for those that don't know) spray guns are awesome..

Luckily, I have allready changed my CVV...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Hello.. I'd happen to have an answer for you when...

Hello.. I'd happen to have an answer for you when it comes to the trim above the rear window.. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=222375&d=1269130618 I had been wondering...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Well, it might be totally unrelated to the E46's,...

Well, it might be totally unrelated to the E46's, but it was the first thing that came to my mind after I experienced that problem in my E38 six months or so ago. I thought maybe they had the same...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-20-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By Daytona_BMW
She's on eBay.. Link:...

She's on eBay.. Link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200452488849&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daytona_BMW
There is almost nothing in these cars that is...

There is almost nothing in these cars that is based upon pure old fashion mechanics anymore. Normally there is sensors connected to almost every little thing that makes sure that the mechanical parts...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Does your speedometer work?? If not, the power...

Does your speedometer work?? If not, the power steering won't work.. I know this for a fact on other types of BMW's..
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-20-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Beautiful all original 1997 BMW 740il

The choice was hard, but I have to sell one of our cars because it is to expensive to bring both my Bimmers to Europe. My wife wanted to keep our 3 series, while I wanted to keep the 740.. But she is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Yes.. I have had experience with this before, and...

Yes.. I have had experience with this before, and as far as I can remember, the paint will last for as long as you want it to. There is no trick to keeping this paint up to par compared to factory...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,965
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Well throwing 89 dollars into a part that...

Well throwing 89 dollars into a part that eventually WILL FAIL sooner or later, is pretty much worth it the way the car is running now.

I really hope they will refund him on the Coil pack and MAF...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,965
Posted By Daytona_BMW
It is your CCV.. No doubt in my mind at all.....

It is your CCV.. No doubt in my mind at all.. It's not a very expensive part, so order up, and follow a DIY and get her done.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,566
Posted By Daytona_BMW
Well.. It depends on the eye of the beholder.. ...

Well.. It depends on the eye of the beholder..

How I see it is, once the compressor and spray gun and all other equipment is bought and paid for, I will be able to use those items for years to...
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