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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,846
Posted By Grouper
Can anyone point me in the direction of a DIY for...

Can anyone point me in the direction of a DIY for this fix. I think I will replace the above Before I get into my valve cover leak, But I dont have a clue what these parts look like, or where there...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Grouper
:)

:)
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 09-28-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By Grouper
Vancouver Island?

Anyone useing this site local to Vancouver Island?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
By the looks of the bulbs that were in my car,...

By the looks of the bulbs that were in my car, and comparing them to simular bulbs with google image search, Im getting the jist that these bulbs are most likely cheepy china ebay whatnots....

So...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
But I just found these bulbs... you can see the...

But I just found these bulbs... you can see the sticker on these one looks the same as my original bulbs. these ones DO offer a 4300k version..... back to being confused....:(
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
Yea, Im starting to wonder that my self... So...

Yea, Im starting to wonder that my self...
So far, this is the only bulb I can find with google image search that looks like the bulbs that were in my car is this one:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
Possibly my original bulb has very high...

Possibly my original bulb has very high hours..... ?
http://headlightretrofits.com/bulbs-info/hid-bulb-color-shift/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
Thats what I was thinking! But this is what the...

Thats what I was thinking! But this is what the bulb thats so blue looks like:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/Grouper/bulb2_zpsf3441ee9.jpg

why would it say 4300K on it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
Could this be a cause of "color shift" ? : What...

Could this be a cause of "color shift" ? :
What is color shift?
The labeled light color on an HID bulb is an average that it will maintain over 2-3000 hours. After passing around 100-500 hours the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
heres a link showing the new bulb I got, the GE...

heres a link showing the new bulb I got, the GE 35w 53500 is 4200K ...
I assumed the differnence between 4200 and 4300 would hardly be noticable......
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Grouper
What The &%$ is going on with these HID Bulbs!?

Im very confused. When I bought my car my drivers side xenon bulb was bad. I diagnosed it as the bulb by simply switching one for the other.
Looking at the bulb that came out of the car its clearly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Grouper
Thanks Guys. I definitely have xenons on the...

Thanks Guys. I definitely have xenons on the outside and halogens on the inside.

Can someone go more into depth about the "bi-xenons"?
Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Grouper
Stupid Questions? ttt

Stupid Questions?
ttt
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Grouper
Please Help With Lots of Newbie Headlight Questions! -all easy ones! :)

Hey Guys! A couple years ago I owned a 02 530i for about a month but sold it right away for a quick buck. (always regretted it) But I just got a 02 325ci and am loving it! But I need some serious...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,577
Posted By Grouper
Im assuming you've listened under the hood, when...

Im assuming you've listened under the hood, when somebody turned the steering wheel for you?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,849
Posted By Grouper
About 2 weeks ago, The day I bought my new to me...

About 2 weeks ago, The day I bought my new to me 04 530i The same thing happend to me. A hole the size of a egg! A day or two later, when I have the chance to look through the owners manual, Theres...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Grouper
Yahoo!!! Skripter2k, The help is much...

Yahoo!!! Skripter2k, The help is much appreciated!! If you were local I would buy you a beer! :thumbup:
Its these little questions that keep me up at night! :rolleyes:
Again, Thanks for your help!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Grouper
Oops! Knee =) Thank you.

Oops! Knee =) Thank you.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Grouper
Judging by the lack of replys :dunno:.... Im...

Judging by the lack of replys :dunno:.... Im assuming im on my own with this one!!:eek:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Grouper
Great! Thanks for the reply's everyone! I...

Great!
Thanks for the reply's everyone! I guess only having one line showing is at normal operating temp for my car.
Thanks for the help!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By Grouper
Thanks for the info and link guys! It ended up...

Thanks for the info and link guys! It ended up being easiest for me to buy it directly from the dealer. My cost was $8.70 I believe (ca) per litter. Not to bad! I got a mann oil filter from my local...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,169
Posted By Grouper
I am experiencing the same tire noise. I will...

I am experiencing the same tire noise. I will check what tires are on my car and get back to you. (car is still new to me)
I assumed it was because there relatively wide for front tires....:dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By Grouper
5W40 motor oil?

Just a quick question here!

My bmw dealer recomended 5w30 motor oil. I cant seem to find any locally. I can get castol 5w40. Is there any reason my I shouldnt run this viscosity? I run the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Grouper
Cool Draft By Drivers Knee!

Hey Everyone!

Like I mentioned in my other posts, Ive only owned my 04 530i for about a week, and I have many questions! I did a quick search with no luck....

Im experienceing what feels like a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Grouper
"Countdown" Temp Guage

Hey guys,

Ive only had my 04 530i for a week. Im loving it! But I have many questions! One in perticular is regarding the temp count down beside the tach's red line.

Once my car has warmed up...
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