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    Posted: 28 Apr 2018 at 3:51pm
Hi.
Since I swapped my E46 to an E90 in Sept 18, I have been pleased with it. I have been buying a few tools etc to help with the work I am looking at doing to bring it up to my standard that I am accustomed to but keeping it factory standard as much as possible.
 
 
 
IMG_0100 by rich, on Flickr
 
Jacking up pads
 
 
IMG_0097 by rich, on Flickr
 
Touch up sticks for stone chips & high gloss shadowline trim that requires cosmetic work
 
 
IMG_0099 by rich, on Flickr
 
I had to have a new heater blower motor fitted the other week under warranty, due to it making this noise. Thankfully I decided to video it just incase it didn't happen again when I took it in to the dealer. Although I showed the service advisor the video, the technician managed to replicate the noise again for diagnosis. Tried to load video through Flickr, but all I get is a pic of my climate control.
 
Then last week someone kindly done this to my carAngry so now I have another job to sort out.
 
 
 
I will update this thread as & when,depending on weather & time.
 
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Edited by rpennington - 28 Apr 2018 at 4:02pm
2011-E90 325d M Sport
1999-E46 323i se Saloon

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Apologises to the admin team if I posted this in the wrong section of the forum.please move these posts into the correct section if it's in the wrong place, as I meant to put it in the 3 series section.

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2011-E90 325d M Sport
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Since I ordered my new shadowline trim after someone damaged it, I arranged to have bmw fit it in the end after making enquiries about how it came apart there was a lot involved. So I made the booking for the car to go in on the Friday morning & wait for them to fit it.

I didn't open the packaging to check if it was damaged or not, the guy took my car & after a few minutes came back to show me the damage on the new trim & then asked me if I still wanted it fitting & of course no was my answer. So another one had to be ordered that came in the same day & I then went back in the afternoon to have it fitted.

 
 
Untitled by rich, on Flickr
 
Genuine bmw part was about £32
Bmw main dealer fitting was £78
 
Old part removed
 
 
 
Untitled by rich, on Flickr
 
 
 
Untitled by rich, on Flickr
 
As you can see from the photo's not much damage but enough, so I am hoping to be able to straighten it out & sell it on.
 
Now looking as it should
 
 
 
Untitled by rich, on Flickr
 
Untitled by rich, on Flickr
 
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Edited by rpennington - 13 May 2018 at 1:04pm
2011-E90 325d M Sport
1999-E46 323i se Saloon

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