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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By rizzo2008
air conditioning control buttons falling off

We have an early 2003 X5 and there are a couple that have come off and Ive tried to put them back in but they fit loosely. Can I replace individual buttons instead of ordering a whole set of them...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,261
Posted By rizzo2008
I dont really understand the 1st explanation...

I dont really understand the 1st explanation since that would yield the opposite problem but the other two sound realistic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,441
Posted By rizzo2008
The Euro cars have this built in TV module thing...

The Euro cars have this built in TV module thing that you could get if you bought an EU car with navigation or idrive (as in the navigation screen and only when the car was parked). Wasn't available...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By rizzo2008
I wish they brought the slightly less powerful...

I wish they brought the slightly less powerful 330d here so we could get a 6-speed with it as well (335d apparently produces too much torque for their manual gearboxes).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,352
Posted By rizzo2008
Congress may pass this cash for clunkers thing...

Congress may pass this cash for clunkers thing which could give you up to $4500 credit at the dealer for a vehicle like this (assuming your old one sucked fuel like no other). I wonder if you could...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By rizzo2008
^bump a little more background on what this...

^bump

a little more background on what this guy and myself are trying considering at e46fanatics

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=575513&page=2
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By rizzo2008
good stuff

good stuff
Forum: The Detail Department 06-09-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,245
Posted By rizzo2008
thanks since they are already starting to...

thanks since they are already starting to accumulate again after only a week and half after the detailing.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-08-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,245
Posted By rizzo2008
bug,tar,sap removers that actually work

I tried some from Rain-X when detailing my car the other day with horrible results (it really didn't do much). There is the big hunk of dried sap on my passenger side fender that would not come off....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By rizzo2008
update: Ive looked at spaghetti coder which...

update:
Ive looked at spaghetti coder which and both pins 2 AND 36 output to the bi-xenon solenoids in the OEM cars. I believe looking at the wiring schematics thats pins 7 and 35 go the inner...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By rizzo2008
Nope...do you have any more pictures? The could...

Nope...do you have any more pictures? The could be DEPOS for the facelift which they just started selling at umnitza (which are NOT bi-xenons but that is beyond the point).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By rizzo2008
Are you US Military (if not read no further)? ...

Are you US Military (if not read no further)?

If so dont they give you some money to transport your car to the UK and get it modified to be road legal?

Just wondering because we used to live...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,073
Posted By rizzo2008
yuck! Good luck with the replacement

yuck! Good luck with the replacement
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By rizzo2008
LCM Pin arrangement for halogen vs. bi-xenon cars

Okay so unfortunately I still have not been able to do Scott ZHP's DIY for the bixenon retrofit for the simple reason that I can't find a good used set for a decent price (they are noticeably cheaper...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,393
Posted By rizzo2008
+1 I was in the same situation last summer...

+1

I was in the same situation last summer deciding between a ZSP and ZHP and its better to get the car you will feel happier with 5 years down the line than regret not getting exactly what you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,487
Posted By rizzo2008
To learn to just get around: a few hours to...

To learn to just get around: a few hours

to be proficient, double clutch correctly, learning the correct shift points audibly (no looking at the tach): a few weeks to months
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,399
Posted By rizzo2008
how that is in a scrap yard beats me. Doesn't...

how that is in a scrap yard beats me. Doesn't seem like the damage could even come close to totaled. Needs a new fender, front bumper cover, headlight trim, and possibly headlight (although you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By rizzo2008
Is it legal for him to look in the US?

Is it legal for him to look in the US?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By rizzo2008
ballasts are basically an electrical transformer...

ballasts are basically an electrical transformer that ups your voltage from 12 V to several 1000 V to create the gas discharge or arc in the xenon bulb itself (that is the little round container in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,839
Posted By rizzo2008
what bothers me more is that there is enough of a...

what bothers me more is that there is enough of a market for them for these monstrosities to be created in the first place.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,008
Posted By rizzo2008
I'm sorry I don't have a lot of experience with...

I'm sorry I don't have a lot of experience with diy work and upset you (I would like to learn more that is why I am here). I was just curious to make sure I do the job right since I already blew a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By rizzo2008
And how when the turn indicator gets scratched or...

And how when the turn indicator gets scratched or damaged you have to replace the whole headlight? Oh yeah that one! Fortunately will soon have OEM bi-xenon assemblies :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,008
Posted By rizzo2008
40k miles is a lot of mileage for a car like...

40k miles is a lot of mileage for a car like that. Maybe find one with lower mileage if it possible?

http://www.fieldsbmwsouthorlando.com/Certified-Vehicles.aspx?InventoryId=27023134

finding...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,021
Posted By rizzo2008
I knew that I just think it would be convenient...

I knew that I just think it would be convenient to able to level your own headlights from the driver seat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,021
Posted By rizzo2008
As Scott mentioned the whole LCM is different but...

As Scott mentioned the whole LCM is different but I would still be interested in getting hold of that part (it doesn't look very expensive) just out of curiosity.



Once again the US market...
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