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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Greg330CI
I have the same problem with AM radio here in...

I have the same problem with AM radio here in Sydney Australia with my OEM HK system. FM is fine, AM is poor in many areas, especially near power lines and tall buildings. In addition to all the good...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Greg330CI
I would recommend selling the 323i, add to the...

I would recommend selling the 323i, add to the sale proceeds the significant $ amount that you would have spent trying to retrofit a turbo, then buy yourself a 330i! There you have it, a lot more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Greg330CI
It is probably one of two things. Either the...

It is probably one of two things. Either the actuator in the door is faulty or it could be the GM5 module that controls the door actuators. There are small relays inside the GM5 module which...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Greg330CI
I also live in NSW and here in Australia, we pay...

I also live in NSW and here in Australia, we pay 2 x as much as they do in the US for BMW parts. Depending upon the actual parts, I have previously ordered parts from Pelican Parts in the US and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Greg330CI
I think you have to turn the base plate (the...

I think you have to turn the base plate (the round part) through 90 degrees and then it will then detach. (Not sure whether to the left or right now but it will only go one way) You may need some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Greg330CI
It sounds like it could be the GM5 module issue,...

It sounds like it could be the GM5 module issue, which is quite common on older cars. The GM5 module controls door locking / unlocking and other option functions on your car. What happens is that the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Greg330CI
I think you will find that the mirror switch with...

I think you will find that the mirror switch with the 2 sockets is for cars with the memory mirror option, the switch with the single socket is the non-memory mirror option. I am not sure if the dual...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Greg330CI
Pleased you solved the problem! If only they...

Pleased you solved the problem! If only they were all so easy to resolve. Just a tip for the future, there is another forum called E46fanatics. It has a section that is dedicated to E46...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Greg330CI
I fitted Orion V2 AE's to my 2004 330CiC. It has...

I fitted Orion V2 AE's to my 2004 330CiC. It has headlamp washers. You do not need to completely remove the trim with the washer unit, but just unclip it and leave it hanging loose. This is easier if...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Greg330CI
The central locking problem may be related to the...

The central locking problem may be related to the GM5 module. Essentially when you activate the central locking, within the GM5 module (GM5 module is located behind the glove box on a RHD car) there...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Greg330CI
It sounds to me as though you may have a problem...

It sounds to me as though you may have a problem with the FSR (Final Stage Resistor) This is used to control the a/c fan speed. If it fails then it usually manifests as the blower not working...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Greg330CI
Hi Squiddie, I just noticed on the E46 Fanatics...

Hi Squiddie, I just noticed on the E46 Fanatics Forum there is a guy in Florida "trialNerror" selling an OEM deflector with case for $325. That's not a bad price! maybe give him a call!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Greg330CI
I have the OEM deflector and they do make a huge...

I have the OEM deflector and they do make a huge difference as FredoinSF says. Just one point, the OEM unit folds both horizontally and each panel has fold in ends. This means that if you want to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By Greg330CI
Have you tried looking at the E46 Fanatics forum....

Have you tried looking at the E46 Fanatics forum. There is s specific section for E46 convertibles with a lot of information and many folks that have a lot of experience with soft top problems. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Greg330CI
They look correct, the same as for my 2004 330Cic...

They look correct, the same as for my 2004 330Cic convertible. The 4 x AE LED rings are the same size and the wiring you have looks correct. The 2 small led bulbs look like "parking" lamp bulbs for a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Greg330CI
Take a look at the DICE unit. (BMW has a AUX...

Take a look at the DICE unit. (BMW has a AUX cable upgrade kit but I recall it only fits 2003 models and onwards) The DICE unit essentially replaces the 6 stack CD changer and connects to the same...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Greg330CI
Umnitza should be able to provide you with the...

Umnitza should be able to provide you with the correct write up. Do you have a pre face lift of a face lift car. They changed in about 03. If you have a face lift, search how to fit Orion V2 AE's....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Greg330CI
Take a look at http://www.bavsound.com/. They...

Take a look at http://www.bavsound.com/. They will have the options now available and very good installation instructions as well as videos on how to fit the unit. It takes a couple of hours to fit...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Greg330CI
I doubt it is the security system, more likely...

I doubt it is the security system, more likely the eject mechanism or the CD cartridge is damaged. I have not used mine for years. I disconnected the 6 stack unit and connected the DICE Ipod...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By Greg330CI
Steering knuckle wear usually manifests as slight...

Steering knuckle wear usually manifests as slight steering "wandering" or "tram lining" on uneven road surfaces. Does the steering feel "tight" or a little lose? Do you have excess steering wheel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Greg330CI
Not sure why the Indy shop would touch the Oil...

Not sure why the Indy shop would touch the Oil Filter Housing bolts for an oil change. There is no reason to do that as the oil filter is removed from the top. However, if you have bolts missing then...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By Greg330CI
Not much else to replace. I would try removing...

Not much else to replace. I would try removing the front rotors and take them to a machine shop and get them checked to see if they are warped. Without putting them on a lathe with an accurate...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Greg330CI
I never use shampoo on the fabric convertible...

I never use shampoo on the fabric convertible top, only water. Then dry it off with a clean leather. If you get any stains like bird sh1t just use warm water and a soft brush to remove it. I also...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Greg330CI
Or you could look at the Dynavin unit. It...

Or you could look at the Dynavin unit. It replaces the OEM nav unit and is plug and play. If you did not have an original OEM sat nav, just a radio cassette or radio CD player then you have to move...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Greg330CI
Sure, I have that unit in my 2004 330CIc. It is a...

Sure, I have that unit in my 2004 330CIc. It is a NAV / TV and Radio / CD unit. Do all these functions work OK? Are your speakers OK? You have to be careful changing out BMW head units for...
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