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  1. E46 General
    Are there spin turn knobs made for or compatible with E46s? If not what are some alternative ways to have the same effect of not letting your e-brake stick in the locked position. I saw something about removing a spring, shaving the button down and jamming it in the handle, then fitting another...
  2. E46 General
    We are fixing up my son's new-to-him E46 and the LEDs do not move with the gear shift. P, 4, 3 are always lit. When we pulled the cover we found two very thin black plastic strips about 1.25 cm wide hanging from it. I realize that a new cover is likely needed, but has anyone seen this before...
  3. E46 General
    I have a 100% stock 2004 325xi 5-speed. 62K miles. Two times the gear shift knob has popped off. In both cases I think the gear shift knob was in "direct" (through the windshield) sunlight. I live above 5,000 feet elevation, so the sun is a little more intense. I've just popped it back on when...
  4. DIY: Do It Yourself
    I know many of you might also have this problem... 2 of the 4 tabs on my OEM BMW shift knob broke off over time. The shift knob would still stay on the shift lever, but it was a bit loose, sometimes even coming off on hard/fast shifts. Today, I removed the shift knob, wrapped the bottom of...
  5. Electronics
    Hi guys, This is the strangest thing I have ever come across - hopefully someone here can help. I've upgraded my cassette deck to a business CD unit. At first everything looked OK but then I noticed that the volume knob - when turning it (not pressing it) turns the unit off! It breaks down...
  6. E46 General
    Counter intuitive I know.... but i've been looking into some longer shift knobs, such as the ones used on rally cars, club cars etc. I've heard that people like them for more spirited driving, but they can be cumbersome around town and such. I'd like to know if anyone has any experience with...
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