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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-01-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By jonnie325xi
When your done, spray the area with WD 40 or some...

When your done, spray the area with WD 40 or some other spray lube, Mice eat with their front paws and will not walk on areas where they will get the oil on their paws. keeps them out of the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-30-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By jonnie325xi
The filter has the regulator in it, if and when...

The filter has the regulator in it, if and when you change it replace the short vacuum line from the filter to the hard plastic line, I have 2 04's and both were cracked and leaking.
For fuel ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By jonnie325xi
I keep 2 large moving blankets in the trunk if I...

I keep 2 large moving blankets in the trunk if I get caught in hail or at work when it hits I run out and cover her up.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-16-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By jonnie325xi
Read the small print on FCP's lifetime warranty,...

Read the small print on FCP's lifetime warranty, I have them and the boots lasted 3 months, if it was not installed by a certified shop its a very short lifetime!
Not knocking FCP, I buy from them...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By jonnie325xi
I think you are on to something, unfortunately I...

I think you are on to something, unfortunately I have 1 graduating college that weekend and the other 2 weeks after that,
I would definitely attend, I live 15 minutes from Lime Rock and am there...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By jonnie325xi
You may want to look into Lime Rock Park, They...

You may want to look into Lime Rock Park, They usually have racing going on every Saturday of some kind. the drive out there is beautiful.
Give the track office a call for more info. They have a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By jonnie325xi
When I took it out it seemed loose, not like it...

When I took it out it seemed loose, not like it was fall apart loose and if you hold it at the angle it normally resides at it did not feel too bad, but the new one fixed my issue of play in the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By jonnie325xi
It was around 165.00 Looked on line and e-bay, as...

It was around 165.00 Looked on line and e-bay, as long as its OEM, and it was the best improvement in the steering. took all the play out of the wheel, before I could move top center of the wheel...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-21-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 879
Posted By jonnie325xi
2004 325 XI 165,000 miles. I had the exact...

2004 325 XI 165,000 miles.
I had the exact same problem and did all the things you did to try to rectify it, It came down to that double universal joint that connects the rack to the steering...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By jonnie325xi
Welcome she seems very nice, good luck to you and...

Welcome she seems very nice, good luck to you and Dorothy, just remember if it's got wheels or (UU) it will cost you $ to ride.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-24-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jonnie325xi
Before you purchase that set, I would go to any...

Before you purchase that set, I would go to any Auto Zone or Advance Auto, they have free tool rental, I have used their bearing puller set, you leave a credit card for the value of the tool and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By jonnie325xi
Do a search but remember you get what you pay...

Do a search but remember you get what you pay for. if you pay $70.00 for a new axel chances are you got a $70.00 axel. Some here are sold on only OEM parts, they are pricy but you wont be changing...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-27-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By jonnie325xi
Either the other front axel or look into the...

Either the other front axel or look into the drive shaft Guibo and drive shaft center support bearing and rubber mount.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-27-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jonnie325xi
Got a OEM unit on flea bay from a dealer in...

Got a OEM unit on flea bay from a dealer in Cummins Georgia, $168.00 shipped.
Looked into the Dorman but saw a few fitment issues with feed back from customers,
was going to do the rebuild kit but...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-27-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jonnie325xi
The way I glued it I don't think it will be a...

The way I glued it I don't think it will be a problem, but I may remove the flap entirely until the part comes in on Monday, as I need to use the car.
The biggest thing I noticed was the MPG vacuum...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-27-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jonnie325xi
Had a lean code. The flap in the DISA was...

Had a lean code.
The flap in the DISA was broken off the shaft and looks like it was flapping back and forth the ICV was clean and moving freely, I need the car until I get a new one so I hot glued...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-26-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jonnie325xi
Thanks, That's the first thing I will do when...

Thanks,
That's the first thing I will do when (if) I get it home tonight.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-26-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jonnie325xi
Thanks, Went out to lunch and the Idle control...

Thanks,
Went out to lunch and the Idle control valve sounds like a maraca, also sounds like a big vacuum leak, kicked up the check engine light, will get out the code reader when I get home, Had it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-26-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jonnie325xi
Clicking sound from intake

I have been hearing a clicking sound, almost like a heat shield rattle for a while mostly under normal acceleration, it has been getting worse, I have checked the heat shields nothing loose. This...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-05-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By jonnie325xi
The value of the lesson learned is directly...

The value of the lesson learned is directly proportional to the amount of material ruined!

I find when I rush to do a repair Murphy's law prevails,

If I plan on taking it nice and slow things...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-20-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By jonnie325xi
Great write up! When I did mine I loosened the...

Great write up!
When I did mine I loosened the telescopic steering wheel lever and pulled the steering wheel back towards the driver seat,
made it easier to work the u joint off.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-24-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By jonnie325xi
That's what I found out when I called Tire Rack, ...

That's what I found out when I called Tire Rack,
The widest on stock rims is the 225/50/16 they guarantee the fit,
the 55 would be to tall and rub,
Thanks for the responses.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-23-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By jonnie325xi
Thank you for the information.

Thank you for the information.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-21-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By jonnie325xi
Tire size (again)

I have 205-55-16 on my 04 325 XI what would be the widest tire I can put on with out any rubbing issues.
I know it is in here some where but I did a few searches and did not find any info.
Thanks
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-17-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By jonnie325xi
I'll give em a shake, Thanks

I'll give em a shake, Thanks
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