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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,378
Posted By duckloads
I would not use generic hose for the brake...

I would not use generic hose for the brake booster. Those hoses are reinforced like high pressure fuel hose. A generic hose will be sucked shut, and that would positively suck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By duckloads
I'm not sure if there is room or not. The auto...

I'm not sure if there is room or not. The auto trans on my e34 and e38 both had torx bolts with small heads. It wwould be worth it to take a look to see if a (10mm?) socket will fit over the existing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By duckloads
Make sure you have room to get a socket over...

Make sure you have room to get a socket over those hex head bolts. Sounds scary.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By duckloads
Make sure you get the proper bmw/filtran filter....

Make sure you get the proper bmw/filtran filter. An aftermarket filter will not work.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By duckloads
Sounds like how the ZF trans in my 740i acted. It...

Sounds like how the ZF trans in my 740i acted. It had to do with the torque converter locking (or unlocking) in stages with low pump pressure. I had to change the fluid and filter twice to solve the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,524
Posted By duckloads
My experience....we recently bought our 01 325i...

My experience....we recently bought our 01 325i at a great price. It had had most of the cooling system replaced, but it had many needs. We spent around $1000 for parts from our local dealer plus a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By duckloads
Are you sure about that direction to loosen?

Are you sure about that direction to loosen?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,450
Posted By duckloads
Don't use any oil stabilizer. What about any good...

Don't use any oil stabilizer. What about any good synthetic oil needs stabilized? My guess is your DISA. That's what my rattling was upon startup.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By duckloads
You need to find out what coils u have by looking...

You need to find out what coils u have by looking at them. When I had a coil go out, the dealer listed the wrong one. Go with what is in the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,315
Posted By duckloads
Welcome to the insanity. Check the large...

Welcome to the insanity.

Check the large hose at the air pump and the idler/tensioner pulleys at the drive belts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By duckloads
FCP front lower control arms once cost me a set...

FCP front lower control arms once cost me a set of new tires for an E38 740i. The ball joints went to crap within a thousand miles or so and wore of a pair of new front.

I called FCP with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By duckloads
Your buddy needs to find a replacement engine.

Your buddy needs to find a replacement engine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By duckloads
After I bought mine, I spent three full days...

After I bought mine, I spent three full days working on it before I had driven 20 miles. Now, after 1k miles , I havnt had to touch the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By duckloads
Low refrigerant charge

Low refrigerant charge
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,751
Posted By duckloads
That's how I diagnose single cylinder misfires....

That's how I diagnose single cylinder misfires. There are three components to swap around. The coil, the connector boot, and the plug. Swap one component at a time to another cylinder to see if the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,300
Posted By duckloads
I didn't read every post, but please get a BMW...

I didn't read every post, but please get a BMW expansion tank CAP. They are very important in keeping the insanely high pressures at a safe level.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,768
Posted By duckloads
Good job OP

Good job OP
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31,197
Views: 2,415,955
Posted By duckloads
Drove the ever loving crap out of it. Not really.

Drove the ever loving crap out of it. Not really.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By duckloads
Yes

Yes
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-21-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By duckloads
Arthritis destroyed cartilage in shoulder. I've...

Arthritis destroyed cartilage in shoulder. I've had all types of nurses and therapists in and out over the past two weeks. Brunette, blondes and reds. Young ones to nearly my age. I enjoyed the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-21-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By duckloads
Wayyyy off topic but,,,,,,

I'm 2 weeks out from my total shoulder replacement. My nurse just came to my house and removed all 22 staples from my shoulder. The 6" long incicion is healing well. I still have a bunch of pain left...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,322
Posted By duckloads
Yes

Yes
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,767
Posted By duckloads
I would like to see some meaningful data from...

I would like to see some meaningful data from Blackstone.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By duckloads
Remove the factory crimp type clamp and replace...

Remove the factory crimp type clamp and replace with a conventional screw type hose clamp.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By duckloads
Whatever this is you are going thru right now, it...

Whatever this is you are going thru right now, it is NOT a problem. It is just a minor happening.
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