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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By rbaisa
You have to pull the housing out it you want to...

You have to pull the housing out it you want to see it. There are several tutorials on it if you do a search.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By rbaisa
They are probably the zkw headlights. The...

They are probably the zkw headlights. The reflective bowls burn out and then the light does not project. I just ordered a retrofit kit to fix the problem to the tune of a few hundred bucks myself.
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By rbaisa
This is all stuff that is going bad and/or is...

This is all stuff that is going bad and/or is bad, but it does not all need to be done at once. If you want you can do it in stages. I don't know what the history of the car is so some of this may...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By rbaisa
Snow DSC

DSC actually saved my ass yesterday. Live in Indiana they don't salt much of anything and hit a bad patch of ice around a guard railed corner. I have good snow tires, but I know I wld have been into...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rbaisa
Those bushings are notorious for failing, they...

Those bushings are notorious for failing, they shld be in the wiki. They are supposed to be pressed out. I drilled the rubber out of mine and then used a sawzall to get the metal ring out. I replaced...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By rbaisa
I have a 2004 and my shocks and struts were...

I have a 2004 and my shocks and struts were completely shot at about 85k and I think they were blown way before that. It might be worth it to pull the lower bolt off the rear shocks and see what kind...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By rbaisa
How many miles does it have on it? Does it have...

How many miles does it have on it? Does it have original shocks?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By rbaisa
I did this last summer and the can had a gauge on...

I did this last summer and the can had a gauge on it that lets u know how much to put in. I think it was about $30 for the can. I still have the can but im not at home. Ill look when i get home....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By rbaisa
I never wld have known that in a million years. I...

I never wld have known that in a million years. I guess thats y i read this forum:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By rbaisa
The compressor runs when the defroster is on? Why...

The compressor runs when the defroster is on? Why is that?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-23-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,128
Posted By rbaisa
What did they quote you to do the valves and the...

What did they quote you to do the valves and the cam bolts out of curiosity?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By rbaisa
What he fixed doesn't explain the temp problem....

What he fixed doesn't explain the temp problem. The part he fixed is a rubber boot that is part of the intake. It was cracked and letting to much air into your system causing the code. That would not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By rbaisa
That would explain the car running lean and...

That would explain the car running lean and explain the code, but not the temperature problem. Chances are this will clear the code but its still gonna be cold.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,304
Posted By rbaisa
That makes more sense.

That makes more sense.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,249
Posted By rbaisa
Have you checked the DISA? I had a similar idle...

Have you checked the DISA? I had a similar idle problem and the DISA flap was broken off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,364
Posted By rbaisa
Could also be a front wheel bearing. I just went...

Could also be a front wheel bearing. I just went through this and thought the rotor was warped but I needed a brake job anyway so I pulled the rotors off. When I got the rotors off the left hub was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,991
Posted By rbaisa
I have a dumb question about these lights. Are...

I have a dumb question about these lights. Are these lights that need to be reset or do they just go off when everything is correct? I have seen posting that say both things. Will a computer tell...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 38,224
Posted By rbaisa
I just sent in my complaint. My headlights are...

I just sent in my complaint. My headlights are just getting terrible. I live in the middle of nowhere and I almost get better lighting from my fog-lights that my headlights.
Forum: General BMW 02-10-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By rbaisa
BMW fined 3 millions Dollars over recalls

I'm shocked! BMW drags their feet on recalls?

http://www.suntimes.com/business/10565056-420/bmw-fined-3m-for-untimely-2010-recalls.html
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,334
Posted By rbaisa
I am glad that the OP is getting this fixed, but...

I am glad that the OP is getting this fixed, but it really bothers me that BMW never recalled these cars and fixed the issue before this happened. I realize the cost of a recall, but when you are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By rbaisa
How many miles? Pics please!

How many miles? Pics please!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By rbaisa
That is so cool! I didn't know that. I wish...

That is so cool! I didn't know that. I wish there was a way to open everything without without keeping that stupid button pressed! Althought I do accidently open my trunk almost everytime I get in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By rbaisa
The guy I bought my car from was nice enough to...

The guy I bought my car from was nice enough to walk me through all that before I left with my car otherwise I never would have known about that either. Funny though, I didn't realize there a disc...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,925
Posted By rbaisa
New safety technology is amazing. Have ever seen...

New safety technology is amazing. Have ever seen this video comparing the old vs. new?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joMK1WZjP7g
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,916
Posted By rbaisa
How long will they leave that there until they...

How long will they leave that there until they recycle it?
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