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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Kingnog
Did you ever figure this out? I'm having the same...

Did you ever figure this out? I'm having the same issue, including a previous valve cover gasket leak that I "fixed" with silicone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Kingnog
It looks like I got in over my head here.... ...

It looks like I got in over my head here....


Anyway, I have the correct hose and it's fixed. That picture wasn't from my car, but I did repair a few other leaking hoses.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Kingnog
This information was wrong. It was part #...

This information was wrong. It was part # 11611432559, the Crankcase Ventilation/Breather Hose (NOT the Crankcase Ventilation Dipstick Hose like I first thought).

Next time please don't reply if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Kingnog
Thanks, Crankcase Ventilation Dipstick Hose...

Thanks, Crankcase Ventilation Dipstick Hose (https://www.ecstuning.com/ES19637/) it is.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Kingnog
What is this hose?

What is this hose? It is connected to the valve cover, and mine is broken. I am having difficulty finding any info on it.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Kingnog
I measure MPG by miles driven / gallons filled....

I measure MPG by miles driven / gallons filled. In 4 years I have never achieved above 28.5 mpg. I did do a 300 mile round-trip highway drive on that tank, so that probably boosted it more than my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Kingnog
Just an update for anyone who might read this...

Just an update for anyone who might read this later.

When I first bought my car, I was getting 28 mpg average.

Before cleaning my DISA valve (gritty), idle control valve (stuck), MAF, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Kingnog
This was very simple, but effective, advice. I...

This was very simple, but effective, advice. I went back and checked everything (had to basically re-do the DIY) and the ICV wasn't fully seated / pushed in all the way. I noticed it because the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-08-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 67,454
Posted By Kingnog
I just did this, and when I reconnected...

I just did this, and when I reconnected everything and tried to turn on my car, it starts but immediately turns off (RPM drops to zero).

I can keep it "on" by giving it a lot of gas, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Kingnog
Car starts and immediately dies (after DIY ICV)

1999 323i manual.

I just cleaned my ICV (intake control valve). I also removed and cleaned my DISA and MAF.

Now my car won't stay on. I turn the key, the engine comes on, and the RPM just drops...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Kingnog
No I just changed them recently.

No I just changed them recently.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,624
Posted By Kingnog
Cut what off? You would have to replace whatever...

Cut what off? You would have to replace whatever part you're cutting, anyway...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Kingnog
What else to do during Valve Cover Gasket replacement?

Just a simple question - What else is an easy DIY while changing the valve cover gasket? I'm looking for something that would save time while the cover is off so I don't have to re-do it all again.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,624
Posted By Kingnog
My rear bearing cost me $700 at a normally cheap,...

My rear bearing cost me $700 at a normally cheap, trustworthy indie shop.

The bearing was completely seized to the hub, and the hub was seized to what he called the "axle". We tried whacking it,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,313
Posted By Kingnog
What should I be listening for with the...

What should I be listening for with the stethoscope?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,313
Posted By Kingnog
Update: All 4 tires have "choppy wear" so it...

Update: All 4 tires have "choppy wear" so it can't be due to a bad bearing on one wheel. I'm going to put my winter wheels on to see if the sound goes away. If not there's a much bigger problem. I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,313
Posted By Kingnog
He lifted the car and hit the gas and listened...

He lifted the car and hit the gas and listened for any noises while the tires spun. Then he manually spun the tires by hand and felt for vibrations.



I have changed my front control arms and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,313
Posted By Kingnog
I bought a new set of shocks and struts last year...

I bought a new set of shocks and struts last year - Bilstein HD. I also put on new tires, and then got an alignment...

I highly doubt that one year / 20k miles later everything is bad again!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,313
Posted By Kingnog
Humming noise changes with speed - not wheel bearing?

I have a "hum" that is coming from somewhere underneath/rear of my car. It starts around 30mph, gets loudest around 40, fades around 50, gets louder at 60, fades around 65...

It sounds like I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Kingnog
I'd like one without the M3 logo...since I don't...

I'd like one without the M3 logo...since I don't have an M3.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Kingnog
Any particular recommendations?

Any particular recommendations?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Kingnog
TWM shifter knob (with links)

Hey guys, I couldn't find any info about this particular brand of shifter knobs for E46s. What are your thoughts on this black knob (http://www.twmshiftknobs.com/shiftknobs/classic_shiftknobs.html)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,955
Posted By Kingnog
If you do that, make sure to at least "stick it...

If you do that, make sure to at least "stick it in" 4th before you put it into 5th (you don't have to take your foot off the clutch), so the synchros aren't like whoaaah wrong gear!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,501
Posted By Kingnog
Well, thanks for the (un)helpful responses, lol....

Well, thanks for the (un)helpful responses, lol. At least the title got some attention!

My car has ~82K miles, and I just got the front control arms and bushings replaced with the Meyle HD set...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,501
Posted By Kingnog
Wobbling when fat people get in

Recently my car has been feeling more "wobbly" than normal. What part of the suspension controls this?

When people get in or out of the car, it shakes side to side. If I don't shift perfectly,...
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