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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-09-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,230
Posted By Solidjake
^ I have this issue with the squeaking sound. I...

^ I have this issue with the squeaking sound. I will buy teflon lubricant and apply it to the column near the pedals. I'll make a vid on this in a week or two.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By Solidjake
Do not go bigger than 18 unless you're looking...

Do not go bigger than 18 unless you're looking for a rougher ride. Keep in mind that your tire sidewall will be narrower to accommodate the overall wheel size
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Solidjake
That's a poor excuse to completely downgrade your...

That's a poor excuse to completely downgrade your lights. You'd have to do more work to replace the lights.. Undo the screws that hold the lights in, swap bulbs - if that doesn't work then swap...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Solidjake
Does one light turn off or both? If it's only one...

Does one light turn off or both? If it's only one then swap bulbs first, if it follows then you need new bulbs. If it stays on the same side then replace the ballasts, etc
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Solidjake
How many miles were put on the car since the...

How many miles were put on the car since the mounts were replaced? They could have also used aftermarket mounts and they just went bad. If you do plan to replace them get Lemforder mounts if not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Solidjake
What is the code that you are getting? There are...

What is the code that you are getting? There are 4. 2 pre-cat, 2 post-cat. Replace the one that is triggering the code.

I did the pre-cat on my E46 back in the day. This vid will give you an idea...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Solidjake
DIY Video: Chrome glovebox latch install F30 F32

How to install the chrome trimmed glove latch on your F30 3 series or F32 4 series.

Part numbers:
- Black with chrome 51169290976
- Brown with chrome 51169290979
- Oyster with chrome...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 07-18-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By Solidjake
DIY: Performance Side Skirt Extensions Install

Hey guys, here's a quick vid I made for installing the side skirt extensions on your 3/4/5 series.

For this application I only used 3M double sided tape (1" width) and did not install the pop...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By Solidjake
North, appreciate all of the detailed help as...

North, appreciate all of the detailed help as always. I don't have INPA but I will try to get my hands on a copy to dig deeper into the modules. I scanned three different X3's in two days and all...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By Solidjake
Need advice on this '08 X3 - Looking to purchase

Hey guys, we've been shopping around and searching A LOT for a good X3 for my brother to commute to work during the week. Car is a 3 owner per carfax and reported 97k miles. New tires, brakes. Body...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Solidjake
I have a Wagner Evo Competition 2. You can also...

I have a Wagner Evo Competition 2. You can also get the Performance one if you only do street driving.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Solidjake
I wish it was warmer so I can detail the car :/

I wish it was warmer so I can detail the car :/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Solidjake
Don't cheap out and just get the Bosch sensor. If...

Don't cheap out and just get the Bosch sensor. If you go cheap or something that needs modification you'll end up spending more time/money to get it done right.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Solidjake
You will need an E46/E39 roof rack. I think some...

You will need an E46/E39 roof rack. I think some E90 racks fit as well with some minor modding from what I recall.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Solidjake
+1 on the brand of the coils. Bosch/Bremi are the...

+1 on the brand of the coils. Bosch/Bremi are the only ones to go with. What voltage does the car read? You can check this by going into the hidden OBC function
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Solidjake
It can also be the thermostat that's faulty. I...

It can also be the thermostat that's faulty. I would do a compression check to be sure that the head is ok, but first check the coolant level, see if there is any coolant in the oil.

Check for...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-19-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By Solidjake
I can vouch for this member. Good friend of mine....

I can vouch for this member. Good friend of mine. I've seen the car in person and it drives great :thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-16-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By Solidjake
It is gloss black, correct. I painted it flat...

It is gloss black, correct. I painted it flat black prior to installation.

No codes or any issues with disconnecting the radio/ac.

Yup, you need that LED light in that panel above the cup...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By Solidjake
DIY: LCI LED radio/ac trim retrofit (with pre-made wiring harness - link included)

Hey guys, another vid I made for anyone looking to upgrade their trim to the LCI one with the LED lighting. Your car must have the ambient lighting option (you can check by seeing if the lower trim...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By Solidjake
Picked up the car today. Completely re-painted...

Picked up the car today. Completely re-painted front end, PDR done on a dent that was on the drivers side fender, painted front lip/rear diffuser gloss black. Looks incredible... I'll take DSLR pics...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 858
Posted By Solidjake
Get a new one.................. ALL of the old...

Get a new one.................. ALL of the old ones are worn out. It's rubber, it's a part that flexes like hell. You'll be doing the job twice if you get a used one
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,812
Posted By Solidjake
Thanks Bob!! I hope all is well my friend

Thanks Bob!! I hope all is well my friend
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-11-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,870
Posted By Solidjake
Go with Bootmod3 stage 1

Go with Bootmod3 stage 1
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By Solidjake
Thanks Matt! Really appreciate it....

Thanks Matt! Really appreciate it. :thumbup::thumbup: Picking her up on Monday so we shall see the end result
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Solidjake
You got it. When I was initially reading I...

You got it. When I was initially reading I thought it might have been the ground on the bulb carrier but when you mentioned moving the trunk it gave the answer
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