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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By charlesberry
The Xi has specific struts. The front sits...

The Xi has specific struts. The front sits higher for the articulation of the front axles. I went with Koni shocks, which are pretty good, but I don't believe it's any better than stock. Be sure...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 194
Posted By charlesberry
Good advice here. If you're ok with doing...

Good advice here. If you're ok with doing maintenance and repairs youself, these are great cars. Parts are easy to get, there's a lot of DIY articles to follow, a lot of good advice here on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By charlesberry
I replaced my fuel pump, disconnected the line,...

I replaced my fuel pump, disconnected the line, gas came out, I wasn't prepared. I pulled out my cell and called the wife who was in the kitchen, and asked her to bring me a roll of paper towels. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By charlesberry
Your X5 is basically the same mechanically...

Your X5 is basically the same mechanically speaking as an E46 330xi made from 1999 to 2005. A DIY for one is the same for the other. I've done the pump and it's not hard at at all.

I just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.bavsound.com Engineered speaker...

http://www.bavsound.com

Engineered speaker upgrade/replacements for BMW's.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By charlesberry
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=C...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ExtremeContact+DWS

I use these all year around and I've been out in heavy snow and icy conditions and I really like them.
I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By charlesberry
Had the exact same issue on a 2005 330 with AL...

Had the exact same issue on a 2005 330 with AL headlights. The bulbs get old and need replacing. I went to MAX at OEM Bimmerparts and got 2 new bulbs and it's like new. I was blown away at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By charlesberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsUUSp2xEos ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsUUSp2xEos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47UbYE3tExM
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By charlesberry
It's laying in the driveway!! LOL Last time...

It's laying in the driveway!! LOL Last time I did that job, I got it all put back together, and knocked a 20MM Mac Tools wrench into the fan shroud against the radiator and could not fish it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By charlesberry
I couldn't walk for a day after I did those jobs....

I couldn't walk for a day after I did those jobs. It makes for a long day under the hood. Good job!!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By charlesberry
I second this.

I second this.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By charlesberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ3egH_H23c ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ3egH_H23c

This might help you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
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, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
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, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 24,185
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, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
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, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By charlesberry
Very Nice!! Congrats.

Very Nice!! Congrats.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
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, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By charlesberry
Well done Sir!!

Well done Sir!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
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 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,671
Posted By charlesberry
ones on the right.

ones on the right.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
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, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
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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