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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
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: 206
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: 295
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: 22,025
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: 439
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: 714
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: 1,118
Posted By charlesberry
Very Nice!! Congrats.

Very Nice!! Congrats.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
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: 563
Posted By charlesberry
Well done Sir!!

Well done Sir!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
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: 1,265
Posted By charlesberry
ones on the right.

ones on the right.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
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: 235
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: 516
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: 1,131
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: 516
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: 5
Views: 329
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: 380
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: 380
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: 223
Posted By charlesberry
Silicone spray in the window channels. At least...

Silicone spray in the window channels. At least that's what I do.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-22-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By charlesberry
North Jersey go see Phil. ...

North Jersey go see Phil. www.detailersdomain.com
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-21-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By charlesberry
I bought a 3.0 for simplicity - mine doesn't have...

I bought a 3.0 for simplicity - mine doesn't have NAV either. I like the N52, it's the last in-line 6 that's normally aspirated and I really do like that motor (in the Z4). Plus, it's easy to...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By charlesberry
I'll use the Menzerna FG400 and Sonax Perfect...

I'll use the Menzerna FG400 and Sonax Perfect Finish - I pretty much copy whatever Phil is using on Detailers Domain. His work is really outstanding. I might have to get a Big Foot polisher this...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-20-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By charlesberry
I made a deal with my boss. I get the car and...

I made a deal with my boss. I get the car and she gets a key. We scored a gently driven 2011 with 14,000 miles last year and now she's completly hooked. Good luck with your search - I'm still...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-20-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By charlesberry
Spring Cleaning - well I've got a start anyway.

Hi guys,

Did some light cleaning tonight. The goal was to get some of the crud off from the winter.
I'll do the heavy lifting in a couple of weeks when the wheels will come off for cleaning and...
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