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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By wrathofkwon
Experiencing Loss of Power

I have a 2001 325Ci with a cold air intake (cone filter). For the past couple of days, I have noticed a progressive loss of power under acceleration in all gears, as well as the service light...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-15-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By wrathofkwon
Question Suspension Questions

I have a 2001 325Ci (Sport Package) with 102K miles on it. I live in Chicago and have to drive the pothole ridden streets. The right rear suspension seems to have problems now and I think it might be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By wrathofkwon
Thermostat and suspension issues--help!

I have a 2001 325Ci with the Sport Package. 105K miles. I now have two problems:

1) I replaced my thermostat myself two years ago. It stayed open and ran cold. The temp gauge would only go up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By wrathofkwon
Help! Engine surge and idle failure

I recently had my E46 325Ci engine replaced after a hydrolock through the cold air intake (high standing water). The car has been in the shop for almost two months now. I thought it was going to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By wrathofkwon
CDV---does removing that affect the car in any...

CDV---does removing that affect the car in any negative way?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By wrathofkwon
Thanks, fmzip. I opted for the stock...

Thanks, fmzip. I opted for the stock clutch/pressure plate (Sachs). I'm 39 and I still want to enjoy my ride without losing my fillings.

Love the R8 / 911 clip. Crazy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By wrathofkwon
I typically drive at 7/10ths and I also do the...

I typically drive at 7/10ths and I also do the occasional autocross so added performance is great. I just don't want to sacrifice reliability and longevity.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By wrathofkwon
Replacement Clutch

I'm getting my clutch replaced during my engine replacement (hydrolocked), and I was wondering if I just get a Sachs or plunk down some extra cash for a lightweight clutch. What performance...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By wrathofkwon
Door Rust - Help stop the infection!

My 2001 E46 325Ci is in pretty good shape, except I just found rust on the inside of the driver door, at the base corner hinge side. It's making its way to the outside but hasn't corroded the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By wrathofkwon
Unhappy HELP!!! Excessive Transmission Vibration

I've had vibration at the higher RPM range (4-5K) in 2nd gear. So, I had motor mounts and tranny mounts replaced. Now, it seems worse. I'm getting in the 3-4K range in 3rd gear. Anyone have this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By wrathofkwon
Right side mirror - reverse/down (programming for non-premium package)

I have a non-premium package E46 (sport only). I was wondering if there's a way to "program" the car to get the reverse/mirror down function in the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By wrathofkwon
Wheel Trim (not steering wheel)

I just painted my aftermarket M-parallel wheels black. They look great, but there's no contrast between the wheels and the tires. I was wondering if anyone had suggestions or knew where to get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By wrathofkwon
Vibration after new transmission and motor mounts

I just replaced my motor and transmission mounts after experiencing excessive vibration (especially at higher rpms in 2nd gear). No appreciable change after the motor mounts and some change after the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-26-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,963
Posted By wrathofkwon
I used Matte Black spray for metal and plastic...

I used Matte Black spray for metal and plastic trim. It looks great, but then I got my car washed and it started to peel. Anybody have this problem. Does the surface need to be prepped?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By wrathofkwon
Xenons flickering and left rear turn signal out (not bulb)

My poor E46 is hurting. Someone help, please.

I recently replaced both xenon bulbs since one was out. Four months later, electrical problems. My left rear turn signal started to fade. The bulb...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By wrathofkwon
Shifter pops out of 3rd into neutral

For the past month, my gearshift has been randomly popping out of 3rd gear into neutral, especially when I'm not on the gas. Any advice?

Also, when I shift from first to second under hard...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By wrathofkwon
So, I need a new clutch? Ugh.

So, I need a new clutch? Ugh.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By wrathofkwon
Shifter popping out of 3rd gear

Ugh. This is annoying. Only recently (the past two weeks), my shifter has been popping out of 3rd gear into neutral (5 speed manual). No other gear does this, except 3rd. I think this may be due to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-22-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By wrathofkwon
Would love to know more about this procedure in...

Would love to know more about this procedure in detail. It looks like I'll have to do this work on my 2001 325Ci. My car stalls at idle/near idle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By wrathofkwon
Can the throttle valve be fixed or replaced...

Can the throttle valve be fixed or replaced easily? My Bentley manual says that BMW service can only replace throttle assemblies and that they are not authorized to fix them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By wrathofkwon
Angry Engine shutting off--problems. Please help

I have a 2001 E46 325Ci Sport Pckg. 5-speed. Today, while I was driving, the car would shut off every time I would press the clutch, coming to a stop. I restarted the car no problem, but it happened...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-21-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By wrathofkwon
Unhappy Engine shutting off--problems. Please help

I have a 2001 E46 325Ci Sport Pckg. 5-speed. Today, while I was driving, the car would shut off every time I would press the clutch, coming to a stop. I restarted the car no problem, but it happened...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-27-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 9,941
Posted By wrathofkwon
I have a 2001 E46 325Ci. I just bought the Harmon...

I have a 2001 E46 325Ci. I just bought the Harmon Kardon Drive+Play but the installation is driving me nuts. Questions:
- Where is the receiver (not the head unit or amplifier)? I'm assuming I need...
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