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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,313
Posted By vintagez
I had a new ccv system installed at 60,000 kms...

I had a new ccv system installed at 60,000 kms (40,000 miles) on my old 2004 330i, lasted 2 years and 20,000kms before new design tube and all cold weather components pugged up again and hydro locked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By vintagez
Broken wheel from a pot hole probably, not...

Broken wheel from a pot hole probably, not original BMW wheel. Springs break all the time, had the back ones on my 04 done at 60,000kms (40,000 miles)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 65,719
Posted By vintagez
GP, a small question, instead of routing through...

GP, a small question, instead of routing through the existing hole below the rear window, is it not possible to route the wires so they come from inside the trunk area to the trunk lid and use a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By vintagez
when you go to sell the car it will make a big...

when you go to sell the car it will make a big difference in value, whether you trade it in or sell privately. There are many 325's out there without damage, spend your money wiseley. I was going to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By vintagez
rear airbags were an option on coupes were they...

rear airbags were an option on coupes were they not
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,714
Posted By vintagez
my 04 330i had a new cold weather ccv and updated...

my 04 330i had a new cold weather ccv and updated cold weather dipstick installed around 60,000 kms (40,000 miles) lasted 2 years and 10,000 kms (6,000 miles) before I had a complete ccv failure...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By vintagez
thanks for the tpms info also

thanks for the tpms info also
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By vintagez
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By vintagez
2005 330ci msport coupe wheels

When you have a 2005 330ci coupe with M-Sport Package, 18 inch factory wheels, with a mini spare, will a regular full size 17 or 18 inch rim fit in the spare tire wheel well, or is it a smaller wheel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,298
Posted By vintagez
I am Canadian, I am awesome!

I am Canadian, I am awesome!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By vintagez
they dim when turning to crank position

they dim when turning to crank position
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By vintagez
i am hoping!

i am hoping!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By vintagez
update, went home and was going to boost the car,...

update, went home and was going to boost the car, thought I would check the oil and coolant, no oil on dipstick, yet was full yesterday. I assume CCV valve froze and engine hydro locked, will call...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By vintagez
Another no start

2004 330i, auto trans, 50,000 miles, car started fine in garage though temps were a bit below freezing this morning, let idle for 1 minute, put auto trans in gear and started off, got 15 feet and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By vintagez
from those pictures a tranny has different shift...

from those pictures a tranny has different shift points than a transmission
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By vintagez
there was a 320i on autotrader.ca in the Toronto...

there was a 320i on autotrader.ca in the Toronto area with 40,000 odd thousand kms a week or so ago, you will probably find more of those in the Toronto area, more BMW's per capita, more for sale...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By vintagez
Enjoy this Canadian spec model, it does fly under...

Enjoy this Canadian spec model, it does fly under the radar but handles and performs well, welcome.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By vintagez
Rocco at RMP in the west end of Toronto, very...

Rocco at RMP in the west end of Toronto, very fair and honest
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By vintagez
An old friend worked as used car manager for a...

An old friend worked as used car manager for a local BMW dealer, had not seen him in years, dropped by just to chat, he threw me a set of keys to a 3 series coupe and said take it home for the night,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By vintagez
Seeing you are in Canada this may be your lucky...

Seeing you are in Canada this may be your lucky day, saw this on a Canadian BMW website, seller is in Guelph, ON

http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145978

FS- OEM BMW Convertible...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,021
Posted By vintagez
This is like going to the doctors office and he...

This is like going to the doctors office and he says you look healthy, then you walk out and have a heart attack. Your car has 180.000 miles so things can break, dealer knows nothing about you or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,830
Posted By vintagez
I noticed in your original picture that the...

I noticed in your original picture that the middle square plastic should be centered so the steel wire showing through is even on both sides of it, the gap appears to be bigger towards the bottom of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 26,615
Posted By vintagez
Dex III not Dex VI for power steering...

Dex III not Dex VI for power steering applications, I use the Mobile 1 ATF version.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By vintagez
I would be very surprised if an e46 can tow more...

I would be very surprised if an e46 can tow more than 1000 lbs, there is no frame as such. Actually just contacted my local BMW dealer, they quoted 1000 lbs max, just an fyi.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By vintagez
You made a wise choice, 02 was the way to go...

You made a wise choice, 02 was the way to go given very similar mileage
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