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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Ummm, it's a coupe. No door to open. I...

Ummm, it's a coupe. No door to open.

I suggest calling the dealership and asking someone in their service department. Tell them you can't bring it in right now, and is there an emergency fix. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Try here: http://www.bmwgm5.com/ This guy...

Try here: http://www.bmwgm5.com/

This guy rebuilt my control module and restored my lock function. Good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 616
Posted By Fishful Thinking
924 running on 3 cyl?

924 running on 3 cyl?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Fishful Thinking
And if you're a BMWCCA member, the dealer will...

And if you're a BMWCCA member, the dealer will give you a discount, making it even more competitive.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Fishful Thinking
I like the performance very much. I do not...

I like the performance very much. I do not autocross or track my car, but whenever there's no risk of hurting someone else, I'll push the car hard on country roads from time to time. They are very...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Fishful Thinking
My car tramlined really badly when I put Dunlop...

My car tramlined really badly when I put Dunlop Direzzas on it. They had a really squared off look to them. I recently replaced them with new Michelin Pilot Super Sports, and they hardly tramline...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Fishful Thinking
I can't quote numbers, but the sedan body has...

I can't quote numbers, but the sedan body has slightly more rigidity than the coupe. But not so much as you'd notice. So unless your competitively racing the thing, just get the one you like best! ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 49,173
Posted By Fishful Thinking
We're arguing semantics, but here's your...

We're arguing semantics, but here's your statement: "Nope....Walmart`s listings are wrong. There`s a sh!tload of documentation that the H8 is a perfect fit in the E46...."identical dimensions to the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 49,173
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Bob, you are usually a font of information and...

Bob, you are usually a font of information and certainly an asset to this community. But, in this case, you are wrong.

You can quote s-loads of documentation, but it doesnt change the fact that I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 49,173
Posted By Fishful Thinking
H7, NOT H8: ...

H7, NOT H8:

http://instoresnow.walmart.com/EnhancedRenderContent.aspx?id=101631&povid=cat1104292-env514524-moduleN560780-lLink2

My original battery (from 2004) finally failed last month, so I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Also, could be symptomatic of worn suspension...

Also, could be symptomatic of worn suspension bushings or steering flex disk.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Jared, I just replaced the original battery in my...

Jared, I just replaced the original battery in my car with the Walmart EverStart MAXX-H7, and it was a perfect fit. $149.97. Be sure to carefully remove the vent tube from your existing battery and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,575
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Today his lime green tie matched the cashier's...

Today his lime green tie matched the cashier's fingernail polish. Hmmmmm.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,575
Posted By Fishful Thinking
And while they had my car, they washed and...

And while they had my car, they washed and vacuumed it, and adjusted the parking brake for free! Kudos to Clif at BMW of Bellevue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,575
Posted By Fishful Thinking
BMW sent me the recall letter which stated in...

BMW sent me the recall letter which stated in part that they did not have the airbags in stock, but I'd be contacted as soon as they were. Well, I waited for a month without any further contact. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Hooker in the trunk?

Hooker in the trunk?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Fishful Thinking
How many wives do you have?:D

How many wives do you have?:D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Fishful Thinking
When you say your coolent is filled to "the max"...

When you say your coolent is filled to "the max" does this mean you've filled your expansion tank up to the top? If so, you're going to rupture it. The tank is designed to have some air in it to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Wow, she needs to find a new mechanic! Try...

Wow, she needs to find a new mechanic! Try finding a dedicated BMW mechanic in your area and have codes read. They should be able to determine what's going on. Good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Www.dimmerfest.com

Www.dimmerfest.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Fishful Thinking
With a BMWCCA membership discount at the dealer,...

With a BMWCCA membership discount at the dealer, genuine BMW oil is no more expensive than most synthetics at the auto parts store. If it's not inconvenient to drive to a dealer, I say go with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,432
Posted By Fishful Thinking
225/45 17s. My stock size. Right now on...

225/45 17s. My stock size. Right now on Costco.com they're 199.99 each, but when I bought mine late last year they were around 180 each, plus $15 each for installation, plus a $70 rebate on a set of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By Fishful Thinking
What do you call his one-legged sister? Eileen!

What do you call his one-legged sister? Eileen!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,432
Posted By Fishful Thinking
Whatchoo smokin' brotha?! I got a set of SS's...

Whatchoo smokin' brotha?! I got a set of SS's for my 325Ci for around $750 installed at Costco.

OP, be happy with your purchase - I can tell you, these are great tires. I had Star Specs prior,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Fishful Thinking
When mine sagged I tried all sorts of adhesives,...

When mine sagged I tried all sorts of adhesives, and none worked. Not RTV silicone, not super glue, not gorilla glue, nothing. I just tore that ish out and moved on.
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