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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
I think I posted before about cutting the seals....

I think I posted before about cutting the seals. I found a small flat head screwdriver was just perfect to cut them away. I just turned it a couple of times on the seal and it would cut right through...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
Did you replace your seals with the Teflon rings...

Did you replace your seals with the Teflon rings 143k ago.? I replaced mine at 190k and now have 210k. He's talking about the replacement rings after 100 - 200k
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
I've got about 20,000 on mine and counting

I've got about 20,000 on mine and counting
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
I put one slight nick in mine and its been...

I put one slight nick in mine and its been running fine. I found a real small screw driver worked best to remove the seals. Found out that after I put a nick in one spot. Just in case anyone's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,216
Posted By steveybrown
You still can't go wrong replacing stuff that's...

You still can't go wrong replacing stuff that's also part of maintenance. I know the feeling I'm still chasing why my fuel tolerances are above 0. Not enough to through codes but enough hear the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,216
Posted By steveybrown
The level sender won't effect how it ran but wil...

The level sender won't effect how it ran but wil prevent it from registering full. Also check how many gallons it takes from empty. If you are only filling up by 1/2 I'd replace the canister. Keep me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,216
Posted By steveybrown
I was thinking that but then you'll be left...

I was thinking that but then you'll be left stranded and its not good to run completely empty. I took my fuel pump out to replace it and it only took about 20 minutes to replace it. You can easily...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,216
Posted By steveybrown
I've read about that preventing it from filling...

I've read about that preventing it from filling up all the way. Might be worth a look into. Are you sure it's not filing up all the way or the gauge isn't registering correctly. If its defiantly not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,216
Posted By steveybrown
If its like the 3 series you can pull the fuel...

If its like the 3 series you can pull the fuel filter easily and check the levels manually. Sounds like the sending unit may be reading bad
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,653
Posted By steveybrown
Did you ever give away you're grills, I'd love to...

Did you ever give away you're grills, I'd love to have them. I have a 2001 pre facelift
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By steveybrown
Did anyone ever fine the problem. I found with...

Did anyone ever fine the problem. I found with mine being loose there was some plastic bushings around the shiftier mechanism that broke off. One they came out the metal shifter loop was loose and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,653
Posted By steveybrown
Does anyone have some side mirror glass. Mine are...

Does anyone have some side mirror glass. Mine are pealing badly and would love to replace them. I know people replace them with euro split mirrors, wondering if anyone has the originals still
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,118
Posted By steveybrown
It's only because we live in such a hot climate....

It's only because we live in such a hot climate. My dads BMW is England shows no signs of his pullers pealing. Someone said everyother car just uses plastic. Don't forget you own a BMW for style...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
Looks like it shook loose. I pulled the valve...

Looks like it shook loose. I pulled the valve cover off as the gasket started leveling after about 20,000 (thanks Victor reins) never get one of them again. When I had my cover off my bolts looked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
How about the fan shroud. Is maybe one of the...

How about the fan shroud. Is maybe one of the feet not quite in the holder. ? That is a low mileage car. I've got over 200,000 miles on my engine
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
My guess would be the pullies. I'd replace about...

My guess would be the pullies. I'd replace about every 60,000
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,386
Posted By steveybrown
I used victor reinz and mine started leaking at...

I used victor reinz and mine started leaking at the front. I wish I read that before doing mine
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-12-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,853
Posted By steveybrown
I just looked at mine and I don't have the blue...

I just looked at mine and I don't have the blue wire either. I pulled the speedo out from the dash and there was only 2 connectors running to it. I have a 04 2001 build Sedan. Wondering if it's maybe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,118
Posted By steveybrown
This is what mine looks like right now

This is what mine looks like right now
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,118
Posted By steveybrown
Thanks for posting some images for me, it gives a...

Thanks for posting some images for me, it gives a good idea what it should look like. It still looks like fabric on there. I guess worst case i can go with grey paint and replace them if it really...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,118
Posted By steveybrown
have you got any pictures of what yours look like?

have you got any pictures of what yours look like?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,118
Posted By steveybrown
Replacing fabric

I've already pulled the fabric off my A & C pillers. it's like a yellow almost fabric ceel underneeth. At some point im gong to spray mine gray like the reasy and see how it matches. I'm thinking it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 113,606
Posted By steveybrown
Why would you not use original equipment

Why would you even go to all that effort of replacing the part with a cheap 3rd party knowing its not going to be as good and probably going to end up doing it again on you're next oil change when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,196
Posted By steveybrown
einszett 914806 'Gummi Pflege Stift' Rubber Care...

einszett 914806 'Gummi Pflege Stift' Rubber Care Stick - 3.4 fl. oz

It's $8 on Amazon and now it's prime. When I ordered it I paid $4 shipping. I did the whole car and still have plenty left. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,541
Posted By steveybrown
I'd be tempted to give them the proper part and...

I'd be tempted to give them the proper part and get them to finish the job they started.
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