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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
Cooling system refresh on sale at oembimmer: $299...

Cooling system refresh on sale at oembimmer: $299

Fuel Filter on sale - $50

OEM plugs - $50

Indy labor - $350-400 -

Total $800 +/-
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
I just called another BMW mechanic that did some...

I just called another BMW mechanic that did some work on my 323i -- he'll do the cooling system, fuel pump and spark plugs labor - $350-$400. I'll be under $900 for everything - sounds good to me. Do...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
Considered - Yes. I do oil changes and easy DIY...

Considered - Yes. I do oil changes and easy DIY --- from what I'm reading this looks like a day long project that goes beyond my skill set.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
Yes - that's next - just want to get the cooling...

Yes - that's next - just want to get the cooling system out of the way so I don't have to keep worrying about it. Thanks!


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
Did you go with the metal impeller water pump or...

Did you go with the metal impeller water pump or oem?



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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
Yes - it's an auto. Not sure on the hourly - I'll...

Yes - it's an auto. Not sure on the hourly - I'll check.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 307
Posted By SWC
90k Maintenance Items cost and thoughts

Just hit 90k - so it's time to tackle some preventative maint.

Just ordered from OEMbimmerparts - Fuel Filter and Plugs (great deal) $100
Cooling system refresh (parts at oembimmer $299.)

I'm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By SWC
oembimmerparts.com has the Meyle package on sale...

oembimmerparts.com has the Meyle package on sale - http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_Front_Control_Arm_Kit_By_Meyle_HD_p/31126758623my-2.htm

I installed this kit last year - it's been great.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By SWC
I've always liked that color combo with that...

I've always liked that color combo with that style rim. I was under the impression that those rims came on the 330 XI non-sport pkg.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By SWC
That's a new one

That's a new one
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By SWC
I just called my local dealer on this - they...

I just called my local dealer on this - they quoted me $400 + tax.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By SWC
I turned mine off shortly after I bought the car...

I turned mine off shortly after I bought the car to avoid it breaking and having to fix it. Just slide the mirror button on the driver's side door to the middle and that disables the tilting feature.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,204
Posted By SWC
It's funny what is considered "significant" in...

It's funny what is considered "significant" in the south compared to the northeast. I know one thing - this winter has beaten me down - I'm ready to go south.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By SWC
I run all-weather conti xtreme contacts on my...

I run all-weather conti xtreme contacts on my 330i and have no issues in the snow - - - and it's been a horrible year in the north east. I also disable traction control for some added fun!

Go with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By SWC
I went with these from oembimmerparts.com - very...

I went with these from oembimmerparts.com - very happy 1.5 years later.

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_Front_Control_Arm_Kit_By_Meyle_HD_p/31126758623my.htm

Also did the links while I was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By SWC
I opted to spend more money and go for a lower...

I opted to spend more money and go for a lower mileage 330i -- I spent 13k 2 years ago for an 04 330i with 60k miles - all maintenance records. It now has 89k - besides oil changes, I opted to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By SWC
Unless you can verify all maintenance history -...

Unless you can verify all maintenance history - Keep looking - at 224k miles that vehicle is on its second round of cooling system, suspension, CCV and a bunch of other "common failure" items. Check...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,776
Posted By SWC
Grabbed a replacement on eBay a few years ago -...

Grabbed a replacement on eBay a few years ago - haven't used it since. Nice that it's there - if it's dark and I drop something under the seat.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 677
Posted By SWC
Wiki Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Wiki


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,567
Posted By SWC
~ HELP! Rear View Mirror Leaked/Stained Leather! ~

Send it to Scott at radar-mirror.com - I just had mine replaced and it's working like new again. $109 with shipping.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By SWC
04 330i Auto-dim mirror failure

Just a quick update- received the repaired mirror today from Scott at Radar-Mirror. Hooked it back up and everything works perfectly - $110 shipped. Radar-mirror.com



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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By SWC
This Is Hard To Do.

This Is Hard To Do.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,035
Posted By SWC
Gift sent - Merry Christmas!

Gift sent - Merry Christmas!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By SWC
I replaced mine over the summer - the pump was...

I replaced mine over the summer - the pump was $20 +/- at autozone. There are a few easy DIY's -
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By SWC
Funny - I was just thinking about this today. I...

Funny - I was just thinking about this today. I have a 330i with all weather bridgestones on the rear with 40% tread and with 2 inches of snow and the DSC turned off - I was cruising along with no...
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