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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By strelnikoff
i've got a 1998 dodge stratus that just crossed...

i've got a 1998 dodge stratus that just crossed 200,000 mile mark on original engine and auto tranny. Auto tranny still shifts as good as it did when we drove it off the dealer lot. fuel pump went...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,064
Posted By strelnikoff
oem castrol gear oil from local dealer (brought...

oem castrol gear oil from local dealer (brought my own container). changed at 60K, old fluid looked almost as good as new. 30k later, no issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By strelnikoff
mine was already like that when i bought the car....

mine was already like that when i bought the car. sun + black leather don't mix :) I will be replacing mine. I don't think there is much you can do once the sun damage has been done.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By strelnikoff
car will not be driven for a month. anything needs to be done?

i will not be driving my bimmer for a month. will the battery be ok? anything else needs to be done? leave tank full or empty?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By strelnikoff
I replaced my right side molding last year (had...

I replaced my right side molding last year (had to buy the complete piece). Now the left side is coming off :ben: The curvy side of the molding has three plastic clips epoxied to the piece. two of my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,866
Posted By strelnikoff
^thats what i used.

^thats what i used.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By strelnikoff
i bought mine from tisher. i think it was branded...

i bought mine from tisher. i think it was branded as keyser with bmw roundel on it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By strelnikoff
Yeah, my temp gauge was always in the middle. and...

Yeah, my temp gauge was always in the middle. and if i would reset the 'check engine light' it would not throw the code for a few days. sometimes the code would clear on its own. the only way I could...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By strelnikoff
when you fill and bleed the system for the first...

when you fill and bleed the system for the first time it will seem to be overfilled. This is normal and and it should settle at the correct level after you drive your car. Check your cooland level...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By strelnikoff
mine got stuck open at around 80,000 miles. I...

mine got stuck open at around 80,000 miles. I used it as an excuse to do the cooling system overhaul.
Forum: Ask a Site Sponsor 06-10-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,451
Posted By strelnikoff
I got manual rear sunshade, and rear side shades...

I got manual rear sunshade, and rear side shades from Tisher. why bother with electric? manual shade install is much cleaner and takes all but a few seconds to pull down.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By strelnikoff
drive belts covered by 2 year bmw warranty?

Are drive belts covered by BMW two year parts warranty? I was doing my cooling system overhaul this weekend and noticed that my a/c belt is cracked. The belt has about 25,000 miles on it and less...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,689
Posted By strelnikoff
you can't buy mechanical e46 tensioner from bmw...

you can't buy mechanical e46 tensioner from bmw dealerships anymore. So if you've got some miles on yours and need replacement, you have to get a retrofit kit. Check Tisher, they have it on their...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-03-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 61,064
Posted By strelnikoff
there was some info floating around that drum was...

there was some info floating around that drum was updated in 2002. i did a "research" :) some time ago. This is from my November 2008 post:

ok, so i was bored tonight and decided to check out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,301
Posted By strelnikoff
dmax, i was typing while you posted. :)

dmax, i was typing while you posted. :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,301
Posted By strelnikoff
From what I understand, the gasket does not hold...

From what I understand, the gasket does not hold the windshield in place, it is there for esthetical reasons. The windshield is held by an adhesive. Numerous e39 5 series owners were able to remove...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,301
Posted By strelnikoff
rubber gasket around windshield is shot.

Does anybody know if it is possible to replace rubber gasket that goes AROUND the windshield without replacing the whole windshield. It appears to be the case for 5 series (there are numerous threads...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-01-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 52,048
Posted By strelnikoff
Great DIY. +1 on not using refrigirant with...

Great DIY.
+1 on not using refrigirant with stop leak. went to advanced auto parts the other day and almost all of the refrigirant brands they carried had stop leak :tsk:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By strelnikoff
not sure if it applies to your car (mine's 2002...

not sure if it applies to your car (mine's 2002 and got electronic throttle control), but there is a tsb on this. the fix is to replace the pedal (took 10 minutes). mine was doing the same thing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-29-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,593
Posted By strelnikoff
Great job man. Please post more pictures and...

Great job man. Please post more pictures and walkthrough.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-16-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,032
Posted By strelnikoff
OEM all the way. :)

OEM all the way. :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By strelnikoff
this is from e36. you can see the spark plug...

this is from e36. you can see the spark plug socket and the wheel pin.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By strelnikoff
long slot is for the rim alignment rod and spark...

long slot is for the rim alignment rod and spark plug socket. short slot is for the keyed wheel lug bolt.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 61,064
Posted By strelnikoff
you sir are are a brave man. thank you for the...

you sir are are a brave man. thank you for the diy.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
Posted By strelnikoff
there is a 5 series DIY thread on bimmerfest....

there is a 5 series DIY thread on bimmerfest. They say you don't have to remove the windshield in order to replace the rubber gasket. My gasket started to crack at the top of the windshiled. Does...
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