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  1. General E46 Forum
    Can a loose parking brake be adjusted simply by tightening down the two cable nuts at the handbrake boot? My Bentley Manual, every DIY video I've found, and my forum researching all walk me through a standard adjustment procedure of re-adjusting the star wheel at the parking brake shoes, etc...
  2. General BMW E36 Forum
    Hi Guys, I have recently joined the forum and noticed that quite a few people were having problems with their mirrors not adjusting via the switch. Mine also has this problem and also included the issue of the passenger side mirror not re-adjusting after tilting down for reversing. I have...
  3. E46 Convertible
    2001 E46 M3 Very My passenger window doesn't go down soon enough. The door needs to be opened too far before it does. The amount it goes down is fine, and it does go down every time. This is a new problem, and I'm worried it might get worse, and actually break the glass. My driver's side is...
  4. Suspension and Braking
    Hey guys, So I got both my tie rods done about 8k miles ago on Nov 9th 2013 - June 6th 2014. I just recently changed to the ///M tie rods and no longer need them. Up for grabs for $150 shipped. Includes the boots as well. Total MSRP cost is about $300 new. Part numbers below - Left-...
  5. General E46 Forum
    First off I am most certainly new to the BMW world, so thank you for any answers. I did look through the forums for about an hour and couldnt find any direct answers to my question. 04 330ci 148,000mi The previous owner put 19" M3 rims off of a newer M3 and they look smashing. My problem is...
  6. DIY: Do It Yourself
    www.m3support.net Hey guys, A few local friends have been creating this archive for the E46 M3 to help out people like you who want to save money by doing there own work! If you have a DIY please sign up and paste it in one of the categories Thanks! Do it yourself for the IAT...
  7. DIY: Do It Yourself
    Alright fanatics, I need some help. I recently developed a 1/4" or so gap on the passenger side of my front bumper (2002 coupe here), and I'm having a hell of a time fixing it. Gap I have been reading about how to adjust the bumpers to eliminate sagging, and the first thing I tried was the...
  8. California
    where's a good indy shop that does vanos adjustments for a decent price? i heard edge out in dublin/pleasanton area is pretty good, im open to more options so I can get the best estimate. thanks
  9. General E46 Forum
    All, I have a question about adjusting the parking brake. While taking my car to get an alignment, my mechanic noticed that my parking brake was partially engaged. It appears there was rust which caused the brake to not disengage. The mechanic adjusted the brake set point so that it is not...
  10. DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi guys I changed my rear parking brake shoes yesterday. I used a guide over on E46zone but also took a load of pics myself so thought I'd share it with you. http://www.e46zone.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=24088 There are some other useful links around the internet but some are mainly...
  11. ///M3 Forum
    Hi, I'm a proud new owner of an E46 M3. As I'm located in a relatively small city (Ottawa, Ontario Canada), its difficult to find a garage competent and qualified enough to trust with my car (aside from the stealership). I seem to have a problem with my engine and I'm looking for your valued...
  12. General E46 Forum
    I know that halogen headlights are nothing compared to projectors, but come on. I have driven other cars with halogen headlights and they preform much better. I have had some people tell me that BMW headlights are made to point low from the factory so people don't shine them to high and blind...
  13. Lighting Forum
    So I installed two eagle eye projectors into the car. The only problem is that the align is really off. Anyone could help?
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