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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
To close the loop - and to thank jfoj. My car...

To close the loop - and to thank jfoj. My car was indeed flooded. I took out the plugs (didn't add oil like Dan), left them out a while to allow cylinders to dry somewhat - even shot a bit of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
One additional note, it took me multiple crank...

One additional note, it took me multiple crank attempts to get it to fire occasionally. I did check fuel pressure at the schrader (not running) and got 36 psi. Also, this thing was running fine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
Ok, fuel pump is replaced. Primed filter and...

Ok, fuel pump is replaced. Primed filter and system by turning to ignition II several times - and then tried to start. Same thing as before. It fires occasionally. I cranked it about 15 seconds...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
Decided to do both the filter and the pump. ...

Decided to do both the filter and the pump. Given that the filter is the messier of the jobs, I went to that first. Temperature was 23 degrees (why do things always fail when it's freezing?). Job...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
jfoj, thanks for all your replies. I had seen a...

jfoj, thanks for all your replies. I had seen a post related to flooding - and if that's the case (I'll check this evening - I had my wife give me a ride to work in her trusty Subaru) I'll be happy....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
I swapped the fuel and horn relay and things...

I swapped the fuel and horn relay and things didn't change. Fuel pump and filter on the way...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By freeportd
I had this same issue - couldn't fiind it. ...

I had this same issue - couldn't fiind it. Studied and studied Bentley manual. It neglects to state that once you remove the glove box - you then have a trim piece (with about 8 screws) to remove. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
I've got 5/8 of a tank of fuel. When turning to...

I've got 5/8 of a tank of fuel. When turning to position 2, the sound is weird - more like a rushing sound or static from a radio. I do register RPMs, so crank position sensor is likely ok. When...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By freeportd
Car won't start - buzzing from black box

Hope someone can help me. I have a 2002 325xi. I went to start it this afternoon. Immediately fired up - and within 2-3 seconds it died. Weird. Tried to restart and no luck. It cranks fine,...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-30-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By freeportd
FS: H&R Spring set E46 xi -$175

Bought these for my car, but not right for me. Went back to stock springs and these have been sitting in the garage.

These springs are for either the 325xi or 330xi - and are tougher to come by...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-17-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 115,092
Posted By freeportd
Thanks for this helpful DIY. Just rear rotors...

Thanks for this helpful DIY. Just rear rotors and pads to go now. Climate control is good to go.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-17-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 205,226
Posted By freeportd
Nice DIY - thanks for contributions to...

Nice DIY - thanks for contributions to e46fanatics. All worked out well, although I outsmarted myself. I took out the 4 screws securing the blower holder - when in fact all I needed to do is just...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 07-18-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,960
Posted By freeportd
M A sold the springs to me. Mark, please...

M A sold the springs to me.

Mark, please contact me, as this deal is not yet completed.

Chuck
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,016
Posted By freeportd
Before you spend money at the dealer, tape your...

Before you spend money at the dealer, tape your valet key to the non-functioning key - blade end facing in opposite directions. Then insert blade of non-functioning key into ignition and try...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-06-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By freeportd
I have a set of oem 16" style 44. Can send...

I have a set of oem 16" style 44. Can send pictures if you email me. Thanks, Chuck
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-04-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By freeportd
Ok, the original tires/wheels are 205/55-16 with...

Ok, the original tires/wheels are 205/55-16 with an offset of 47. The potential replacement tires/wheels are 225/45-17 with an offset of 34. So, will they fit on my 2002 325xi?

Thanks, Chuck
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-03-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By freeportd
2007 E90 Style 159 on 2002 325xi

So folks, will tires from a 2007 328xi e90 with 17" style 159 fit on my 2002 325xi sedan with standard suspension? I think it will.

Thanks, Chuck
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 05-23-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By freeportd
Clearing up fogged gauges

Hey folks.

I've got a 1984 Honda Nighthawk that has gauges that are slightly fogged and a little scratched. Is there a way to get the lenses back to a nice clear finish?

Thanks,
Chuck
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,706
Posted By freeportd
Those of us with XI's, particularly 2002 will be...

Those of us with XI's, particularly 2002 will be interested in what you find. I've not changed my transfer case oil - and perhaps I will if you find that resolves your issue. Good luck - hope the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-30-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 200,332
Posted By freeportd
heatedseats.com kits - feedback

Yes, carfanatic76 is right, the heatedseats.com kit isn't like an oem heated seat. My wife's Subaru produces heat within a minute and produces far more heat than the elements from heatedseats.com. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-03-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By freeportd
Try searching on heated seat retrofit. Part of...

Try searching on heated seat retrofit. Part of the work is to replace the 'skin' of the seat. In that DIY, he sent it to a shop. I actually did it myself. It's a lot of work - removing hog rings...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,164
Posted By freeportd
I have a similar issue. Both of my keys will...

I have a similar issue. Both of my keys will lock/unlock doors/trunk/etc. However, only one of them will start the car. Not sure how, but I think the RFID chip in the 'non-starter' key might be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By freeportd
Sorry for the delayed response - work wiped out...

Sorry for the delayed response - work wiped out my weekend and has been a bear this week - but that's another story.

Getting off the skins was a pain, but not too bad once I understood the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By freeportd
I'm just going through this process now -...

I'm just going through this process now - driver's seat is now fitted with new seat heater (H3 unit). The biggest pain was determining how things fit together, and getting the hog rings off. I...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-29-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By freeportd
Hi folks, I'm making a few changes to my system -...

Hi folks, I'm making a few changes to my system - and would like to bridge channels 1/2 and 3/4. I'd use the outputs to run my a/d/s 346is components in the front...and the remaining channels (5 &...
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