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Old 07-09-2012, 11:16 AM   #83751
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anyone randomly have a drivers side headlight? 00-04 foci?
i got a whole set. stockers but you can has for the right price.
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:17 AM   #83752
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So..........for fixing BMW I'm looking at

$2000 in shop labor plus $1000 ish in parts

or I could do it myself....still have the same $1000ish in parts plus I require at least $400 worth of special bmw tools which I do not currently have........tools/costs could get higher as I get into it.

all told it's looking like a 25-30 hour job.

do I DIY or do I just tow it to a shop and have them do it?
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:22 AM   #83753
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You have a DD Outback... If your in no real hurry to get back to auto-x'n then save the possible 1-1.5k and do that ish yourself..

If your lazy and want it running stat then take it to a shop
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #83754
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i would say do it your self. save monies and learn how to do more ish. but if its a super complicated thing buy m3 motor swap in and profitssssssssss
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #83755
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So..........for fixing BMW I'm looking at

$2000 in shop labor plus $1000 ish in parts

or I could do it myself....still have the same $1000ish in parts plus I require at least $400 worth of special bmw tools which I do not currently have........tools/costs could get higher as I get into it.

all told it's looking like a 25-30 hour job.

do I DIY or do I just tow it to a shop and have them do it?
take to shop, then take a driving class that shows how to shift correctly.....

love joo! i kid , i kid

but depends if you have the know how and can do it in a timely manner if your wanting to get it back on road
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #83756
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You have a DD Outback... If your in no real hurry to get back to auto-x'n then save the possible 1-1.5k and do that ish yourself..

If your lazy and want it running stat then take it to a shop
Good point.
also at lunch am going to tack down complete parts list and just make sure the parts quote is in line with G.A.S. quoted me for parts.

the timing system on this motor is extremely complex and I'm a little worried that if I dont get it right I'll ruin the motor and then wind up paying G.A.S. to re-do it for me again.

thread for re-timing alone:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=904350


I'd need pretty much all these threads to do the job:
https://www.google.com/search?q=proj...w=1020&bih=542
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:29 AM   #83757
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i got a whole set. stockers but you can has for the right price.
my buddy only needs the drivers side (also drivers fender), lemme kno!!
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:30 AM   #83758
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which "BMW" tools do you need?

also just looked at the timing thread...... have the shop do the work, holy balls that looks pretty complicated
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:31 AM   #83759
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i have bof.

shoot me an offer.

my drivers fender is red... i think the passenger one is primer black.
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:46 AM   #83760
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You could do everything but timing because that looks like one little thing wrong and bam.......

also also to be safe i would have shop do it but you know more about your bmw motor abilities then I. Ive never done anything close to that.
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