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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By RivMcLean
It's sold...

Thanks everyone for the assistance over the years, I sold my 330Ci today. Hopefully with what I learned I also shared a little bit and helped out some. My neighbor bought my car so it's not too far...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By RivMcLean
In reading through the posts one question came up...

In reading through the posts one question came up for me, is the replacement grill OEM or an aftermarket part? Curious...
Anyway check out the link and looking at the images, is this what you have?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By RivMcLean
Depending on which CV joint is going bad and how...

Depending on which CV joint is going bad and how much time and equipment you have to change them out, sometimes it's easier to replace the whole assembly.

This is from ECS Tuning just for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By RivMcLean
Keep us posted on the outcome as their isn't much...

Keep us posted on the outcome as their isn't much on this subject. The inner tube is from a hand truck and is pretty heavy duty, but I am still looking for something better...maybe, will practice...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By RivMcLean
I have the same issue. I did see someone's DIY on...

I have the same issue. I did see someone's DIY on cutting a piece of old rubber and cutting it to fit, I have an old inner tube I am going to look at for this repair, but will look at other material...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By RivMcLean
As I recall I had to train the home link to the...

As I recall I had to train the home link to the remote I had ( this is the learning part of the setup), once the home link learns your remote, then you have to train the remote (home link) to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By RivMcLean
This is one of the reasons we DIY. Unless you see...

This is one of the reasons we DIY. Unless you see it being done there is a good chance it wasn't done at all.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By RivMcLean
My car is doing this also right now, when it...

My car is doing this also right now, when it happens I'll switch on the key and then off again and the light goes out. The sensor needs to be replaced as the oil level is right were it is supposed to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By RivMcLean
What about tramlining? Are the tires following...

What about tramlining? Are the tires following the road grooves causing the car to follow? Your driving the same roads getting the same results, try a different road or freeway and pay attention to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By RivMcLean
truegraw, SPDSKTR, easy fix, go back to the...

truegraw, SPDSKTR, easy fix, go back to the beginning of this thread or a few into it, have a drink, bourbon, scotch even a beer! its all good.:drink:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-29-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By RivMcLean
From your clip that you posted, which Bob stated...

From your clip that you posted, which Bob stated down in Ky was whiskey, you corrected him stating "bourbon, close" and I stated Bob was right.
Gee, these are the discussions that should be hammered...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-29-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By RivMcLean
Bourbon is a whiskey. Fast Bob got it right....

Bourbon is a whiskey. Fast Bob got it right. :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By RivMcLean
When was the last time the cooling system was...

When was the last time the cooling system was overhauled? If you are seeing a coolant leak under controlled conditions, it that time to overhaul. Call it cheap insurance because you don't want to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,468
Posted By RivMcLean
Regardless of what we got or get out of this...

Regardless of what we got or get out of this forum it has been informative and entertaining. I have learned alot and tried to share what I have learned. Some of you guys crack me up. :thumbup:
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-08-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 40,731
Posted By RivMcLean
Try this, it may not be NZ, but it's a good start...

Try this, it may not be NZ, but it's a good start
https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/
South Island is Awesome btw, want to go back.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By RivMcLean
I have to do mine, they are starting to sag....

I have to do mine, they are starting to sag. ecstuning has replacement parts but can be kind of pricey so I want search out a compatable fabric and try to fix them first. I have reviewed many threads...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By RivMcLean
It shouldn't cause a problem as its on the...

It shouldn't cause a problem as its on the incoming side of the filter, only thing I can think of is warmer air entering the air box from the heat inside the engine compartment, which really isn't a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By RivMcLean
I have the same, I think I removed the pan...

I have the same, I think I removed the pan underneath to gain access, but I know they will pop out through the front. The plastic is about 12 years old around the fog lights and I didn't want to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,345
Posted By RivMcLean
Correct, it is not an I-Beam, it is what's called...

Correct, it is not an I-Beam, it is what's called channel stock or "C" stock. Not necessarly for structure like an I-beam, but they do have their purpose. Still, having that fly through your window,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,345
Posted By RivMcLean
Beamed BMW - driver walked away OK

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=542626&stc=1&d=1450331810

This was on the NEWS this morning, apparently a steel I beam fell off a truck, bounced, and launched into...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By RivMcLean
Secondary air pump ...

Secondary air pump
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eQ7WEj_FVw
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By RivMcLean
It's been my experience boosting the radio signal...

It's been my experience boosting the radio signal (FM) with some sort of device as you posted also boosts the noise you will hear. Did the old radio tune into FM ok? Sometimes the newer radio you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By RivMcLean
Why not do it yourself? For the amount of money...

Why not do it yourself? For the amount of money you'd pay a detailer, you could buy the equipment and the waxes of your choise and have great results. Check out www.autogeek.net
And review their...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By RivMcLean
Did you scan for codes? It's difficult to...

Did you scan for codes? It's difficult to spectulate what issues you may be experiancing with the information provided, but if the car worked fine prior to the plugs and now it has issues, retrace...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By RivMcLean
Cool, glad to hear it. I know their is that crash...

Cool, glad to hear it. I know their is that crash disconnect terminal, but I really don't have experience with it, but for what you were describing it sounded like that was what I read about, car not...
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