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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-12-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By steve108819
The reservoir, not the pump.

The reservoir, not the pump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,501
Posted By steve108819
I was kidding. It was a joke in reference to the...

I was kidding. It was a joke in reference to the full cooling system replacement whether it needs it or not as advocated by one particular forum member. Also in reference to the thread from last...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By steve108819
^^^ This. Replace your thermostat.

^^^ This. Replace your thermostat.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-12-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By steve108819
You can do it with the car on the ground. Your...

You can do it with the car on the ground. Your back will thank you if the car is on ramps or jackstands. It's an easy job either way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,501
Posted By steve108819
This on top of the full cooling system...

This on top of the full cooling system replacement?!?!?!?! Where does the full system replacement end?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-11-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By steve108819
Never heard of urea injection. Do you piss...

Never heard of urea injection. Do you piss directly in the tank?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-11-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By steve108819
You do NOT have to touch the PS pump. You need...

You do NOT have to touch the PS pump. You need to move the reservoir, but I can assure you I didn't touch the pump when I replaced my OFHG.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
Update... It was the fuel pump. Changed the...

Update... It was the fuel pump. Changed the filter too since I don't know when, if ever it was changed. Huge thanks to jfoj for sending me to bmaparts.com Saved $140 over O'Reillys and $211 over...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
Fuel pump is shot. New one on the way. I just...

Fuel pump is shot. New one on the way. I just replaced the fuel filter while waiting for the new pump to arrive. Now here's a stupid question. Do the tank side hoses cross each other before they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
I'm calling the dealer first thing in the morning...

I'm calling the dealer first thing in the morning for the filter. Even if it doesn't fix it I'll just chalk it up to preventative maintenance. Something else I noticed was my fuel mileage went way...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
I'll see if I can find my pressure gauge (haven't...

I'll see if I can find my pressure gauge (haven't used it since 2 moves ago) in the morning. I know the filter needs to be changed anyway, but my immediate concern is to get this car running. It's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
157,000. Don't know if the filter has ever been...

157,000. Don't know if the filter has ever been done. I bought the car with 131,000 on it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
I put $20 in this morning, which if I remember...

I put $20 in this morning, which if I remember correctly was 5.99 gallons. Brought the gauge up to half. I've since only put 30 miles on it, so I know there's plenty of gas in it. I'll look into...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
Sorry, I can't think of any good excuse as to why...

Sorry, I can't think of any good excuse as to why I missed that. I usually read posts a little better than that. Sorry again. I do appreciate your help.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
A little over a 1/3 of a tank at the moment.

A little over a 1/3 of a tank at the moment.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
Now the car won't run at all beyond a half of a...

Now the car won't run at all beyond a half of a second. You can hear it catch but then it immediately dies. I'm thinking no matter how big of a vacuum leak I should at least get it run, even if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By steve108819
P0171 code (no P0174)

I've been searching the forum and can't find any previous threads where only the P0171 code tripped. Everyone else seems to also get the P0174. My CEL came on after a 6 mile highway drive. Sitting...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-21-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By steve108819
That's what I needed to see, thank you. Sorry I...

That's what I needed to see, thank you. Sorry I wasn't more clear in my post. I wasn't referring to the bracket. I was referring to that thin metal sleeve inside the lollipop. Quoting directly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,815
Posted By steve108819
My wife wants a convertible E46. I was telling...

My wife wants a convertible E46. I was telling her just a couple of nights ago that I don't think I could possibly buy another one. When I look at all the things I've had to do to my car in the 3...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-21-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By steve108819
Potentially stupid question regarding Powerflex FCAB bushings.

Just got my bushings delivered this afternoon. Reading the directions included in the box it appears that you reuse the metal sleeves. Every DIY thread I've read makes no mention of re-using the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-17-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 159,637
Posted By steve108819
Spent 5 hours and 15 minutes replacing my CCV...

Spent 5 hours and 15 minutes replacing my CCV this afternoon. I woulod like to know how they assembled this crap at the factory. What a horrible job. I never did get the separator to dipstick...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 11-16-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By steve108819
ECS is the only vendor I use. Never had a problem.

ECS is the only vendor I use. Never had a problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By steve108819
Redesigned upper CCV hose?

I just bought the ECS Tuning CCV kit and noticed something about the upper hose that goes through the IM, the one that is supposed to twist 45 deg to lock onto the separator. I was test fitting the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,507
Posted By steve108819
Gas prices are down thanks to Hurricane Sandy. ...

Gas prices are down thanks to Hurricane Sandy. Demand is down due to the entire NE being shut down. Supply vs demand. Out of every car forum I've ever belonged to, I've never seen one where people...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,507
Posted By steve108819
Unfortunately there's not much power to have to...

Unfortunately there's not much power to have to deliver so linearly and smoothly. My last car was a Corvette which turned very low 12's at the strip on street tires, spinning sideways all through 1st...
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