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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By wdgiles
I used a Bell Automotive 22-1-46230-8 Adjustable...

I used a Bell Automotive 22-1-46230-8 Adjustable Mounting Bracket from amazon, <$7 and drilled under the edge of the front bumper right in front of the honeycomb grill. Holes are invisible and the...
Forum: Exterior 01-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By wdgiles
FS: E46 roof rack base bars & one MTB rack attachment fitting

** SOLD ** 2/2014 BMW Roof Rack Base Support System 3 Series Sedan & Coupe E46 (1999-2005)
** SOLD **#82-71-0-142-220
** SOLD **and
** SOLD **BMW Touring Mountain Bike Rack Attachment Fitting All...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By wdgiles
Can't help with a manual or anything like that, I...

Can't help with a manual or anything like that, I had mine replaced at a transmission shop. Mine was leaking from the bell housing thing that looked like a doughnut, and only under load, so the shop...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By wdgiles
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By wdgiles
Bimmian.com /...

Bimmian.com / http://www.turnermotorsport.com/bmw-parts.aspx / http://www.oembimmerparts.com/ / http://www.europeanautosource.com/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By wdgiles
Reminds me of the original VW GTI interiors in...

Reminds me of the original VW GTI interiors in the 80's, I like it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By wdgiles
That would scare the crap out of me if my top...

That would scare the crap out of me if my top just decided to close on its own. It's hard enough just convincing it to open sometimes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By wdgiles
Can't wait to see the rest of it, that looks...

Can't wait to see the rest of it, that looks great!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By wdgiles
Only if you consider paddle shifter a "manual". I...

Only if you consider paddle shifter a "manual". I wanted a manual with nav, but apparently that combination is only made out of unobtainium, so I'll settle for an auto and no nav. For my heavy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By wdgiles
This Guy...

This Guy (http://public.fotki.com/ttschwing/gadgetts_and_stuff/the_gadgett/) makes a good solution that inserts into the cd player and presents a 1" ball mount suitable for most gps or x-grip style...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By wdgiles
I use the suction cup base stuck to the...

I use the suction cup base stuck to the windshield to the right of the rear view mirror, just in front of the passenger side sun visor. It puts the phone just to the right of the rear view mirror and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By wdgiles
I use a Ram Mount with an X-Grip. It's the best...

I use a Ram Mount with an X-Grip. It's the best product I've seen for this application. Ram makes all the police radio and laptop mounts so they're stuff is battle tested and works well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By wdgiles
Yeah, yeah, I know. I wanted a 'vert, but wanted...

Yeah, yeah, I know. I wanted a 'vert, but wanted a hardtop one, so none of the older ones would work for that. It has more power and is more reliable as my daily driver than my old one. My 325 was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-01-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By wdgiles
So long e46, hello e93

Said goodbye to my first BMW yesterday, an '01 325i, but she's going to a good home with the salesman at the dealer. Brought home an '08 e93 convertible, black on black with 60,000 miles on it. Now...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 52,459
Posted By wdgiles
Fuel Pump, intake boot upper and lower, air...

Fuel Pump, intake boot upper and lower, air filter, fuel filter and some misc washers and clamps for $167 shipped. Thanks AutohausAZ. The dealer wanted 557 for the filter and pump alone. :/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By wdgiles
Mine has been doing the same thing this weekend,...

Mine has been doing the same thing this weekend, won't start, wait a day, then it works with no explanation. I was able to start it briefly with some engine start into the intake, but now it doesn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By wdgiles
Air filter is part number 11721438813...

Air filter is part number 11721438813 (https://www.google.com/search?ix=sea&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=11721438813)
AutoHaus has it for <$17.00US...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,733
Posted By wdgiles
I've tried hand sanding as well and it won't...

I've tried hand sanding as well and it won't work. You must use a rotary tool to get the job done right. I spent $15 on a set of rotary sandpaper disks and a polishing pad from 3M since I was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By wdgiles
Sorry, bonnet, hood whatever. It's the cable that...

Sorry, bonnet, hood whatever. It's the cable that goes through the front firewall to release the hood. Didn't catch that I said Trunk and meant Hood. Replacement seat belt installed with no issues...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By wdgiles
@ fast Bob - I agree, that's why I'll be doing...

@ fast Bob - I agree, that's why I'll be doing that before I install it out in the driveway. It seems like even simple green would do the job. BC was just the first thing to come to mind. @Catso -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By wdgiles
At least now that I've seen the guts of it, I...

At least now that I've seen the guts of it, I think I can still clean the replacement without breaking it. The trick is resist the temptation to open either one of the black plastic covers on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By wdgiles
Found Pandora's spring in my B pillar

This weekend while removing B pillar trim to fix a wet carpet on the driver side, I thought I would clean the seat belt rewinder thing since it was slow to return. Boy was that a mistake! One little...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By wdgiles
Even with torrential downpours last night not a...

Even with torrential downpours last night not a single drip entered the driver's footwell. I don't get it, some days with just a light mist I'll have a river in there, and last night not a drop.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By wdgiles
I wouldn't change a thing, that's a sharp looking...

I wouldn't change a thing, that's a sharp looking car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By wdgiles
As long as it's a TX car, you should be ok, not...

As long as it's a TX car, you should be ok, not much rust here unlike the NorthEast. Arlington isn't really my side of town, but any details on the car to narrow things down? tellya what, you send me...
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