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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By MEC
if it is related to the fuel system I would guess...

if it is related to the fuel system I would guess its number 5 this diagram:

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=EV53-USA-04-2004-E46-BMW-330i&diagId=16_0371

If so what is a scavenge...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By MEC
Hoses in left rear wheel well

Hi Guys,

I have a 2004 330i. This past weekend while I was bleeding my brake fluid I noticed some damage to the hoses next to the brake line. I've searched realoem, the forum and google and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,887
Posted By MEC
It is accessible from the the top with a bunch of...

It is accessible from the the top with a bunch of extensions and a ball socket adapter thingy. It is a royal PIA but it can come out. Mine unfortunately seized up with rust etc from salt on our...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By MEC
I use Krown undercoating in Northern Ontario,...

I use Krown undercoating in Northern Ontario, where they coat the road with salt in the winter. It is a vegetable based product that sticks to your car and keeps everything from corroding. They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By MEC
Alright here is a video with the noise(s) in...

Alright here is a video with the noise(s) in question. You will have to excuse the road noise and how terrible the roads in my city are... welcome to the great white north.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By MEC
Ok so after doing the needle sweep test and...

Ok so after doing the needle sweep test and trying trying other things and looking around and under the I have made no progress. It seems less often now but is surely affected by bumps which leads...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By MEC
Intermittent weird noise

Good Morning Fanatics,

I have a 2004 330i SMG ZAM (Canada) and there is a weird noise coming from the center of the dash area. It is speed dependent and is not always the same. At times it sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,092
Posted By MEC
My understanding of the insurance premiums is...

My understanding of the insurance premiums is mostly related to health care. The insurance company doesn't care about replacing a 15K car compared to hundreds of thousands in medical bills. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By MEC
I use Chemical guys M-seal, last a very long time...

I use Chemical guys M-seal, last a very long time and is easy to remove. There was a really good forum post on a bunch of different sealants and which were best......
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By MEC
I Drive my car year round. I also apply the...

I Drive my car year round. I also apply the anti-seize to the hub and face. I also clean it up with a wire brush before hand.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By MEC
^:rofl: I use anti-seize compound, either...

^:rofl:

I use anti-seize compound, either aluminum or copper. Living in the great white north where they lay down salt like it's going out of style you have to use something, and I have never had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By MEC
I recently did a suspension overhaul and still...

I recently did a suspension overhaul and still had the clunking at low speed. I checked under the car for anything that was loose. I put my jack under the front subframe and lifted the car off the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By MEC
It's legit. I bought one for the same price from...

It's legit. I bought one for the same price from a chinese car website, can't seem to find it right now. Works really well, I've used it to clear airbag codes, change the way my locks engage.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,531
Posted By MEC
I would rate the stopping power as better than...

I would rate the stopping power as better than OEM. When I last Replaced my brakes I had some horrible vibrations caused by the rotors, so it is difficult to remember exactly, plus this was a year...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-29-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,531
Posted By MEC
I have the EBC red stuff with their rotors. ...

I have the EBC red stuff with their rotors. Excellent stopping power and very low dust.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By MEC
Bilstein Shocks and Struts in Canada

Hi Everyone,

I will be replacing my shocks and struts along with bushings on my 330i. Living in Canada it is difficult to find what part you want without paying absurd shipping, handling taxes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By MEC
I Recently had a similar problem. I replaced my...

I Recently had a similar problem. I replaced my regulator and it worked flawlessly for about 3 weeks, then grinding noises started the window had to be persuaded to the top. Turns out the cable...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By MEC
Hi Greg, I Have a 2004 330i with SMG. There...

Hi Greg,

I Have a 2004 330i with SMG. There are some times while starting I had the same problem. I have found that if I turn the car off, wait a minute, restart it often works again. I believe...
Forum: Interior 07-14-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By MEC
How much for just the lower trim?

How much for just the lower trim?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By MEC
330i SMG steering wheel swap to M3 SMG wheel

Hey everyone,

Have you seen or heard of whether it is possible to swap the smg sport steering wheel in a 330i for an M3 smg wheel? I'm looking to change as I don't find my wheel thick enough, I'm...
Forum: Interior 06-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,000
Posted By MEC
Hey I'm looking for a smg M3 wheel if any are...

Hey I'm looking for a smg M3 wheel if any are available?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-04-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By MEC
when I sprayed the cable it was still attached to...

when I sprayed the cable it was still attached to everything. I did however removed the latching mechanism from the door itself. I then put the straw through the lock bolt hole to spray one of the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-07-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By MEC
Hi Rkeimer, Shortly after having the car...

Hi Rkeimer,

Shortly after having the car problem I brought it into my garage, and started pulling the door apart like you described. About 30 minutes into the job I happen to try the door again...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By MEC
Passenger door stuck closed

Hey everyone,

Last night I had a date, went and picked up the girl, we get into the car, and the passenger door just bounces off the frame, doesn't latch. I'm thinking just my luck haha. I decide...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-22-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,032
Posted By MEC
Hey toughface, No replacing the sensor did...

Hey toughface,

No replacing the sensor did not work. My car has also been in the shop for 3 months. We tried the position sensor, and tested for solenoid faults in the hydraulic unit itself. ...
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