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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,589
Posted By kbok
Very helpful. How about avoiding this need...

Very helpful.

How about avoiding this need for rags by draining the differential fluid first and refilling with new fluid when you're done with the seal replacement?

DIYs for fluid change are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,142
Posted By kbok
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By kbok
Photo?

Photo?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By kbok
You're in AZ, so you might check AutohausAZ.com...

You're in AZ, so you might check AutohausAZ.com or RMEuropean.com

Unfortunately the PS pump one of the more expensive parts. OEM is Luk.

If you have a way to lift your front end up and get...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-22-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By kbok
I have used Rocky Mountain European and Tischer...

I have used Rocky Mountain European and Tischer for parts and have received excellent service from both. Generally I go with RM European because they are closer and I can often get parts the second...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By kbok
The ebay is probably a remanufactured one. Might...

The ebay is probably a remanufactured one. Might be just fine. Some auto parts houses also carry reman for about the same price. Some near me had it in their computer but had none in stock locally...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By kbok
I'd just get a battery charger from Autozone,...

I'd just get a battery charger from Autozone, OReilly, Sears, whatever.
Just make sure it has an automatic shut-off, and can trickle charge (~1-2 amp). Those are common features in all but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By kbok
I bought my 325i via an ad posted to AutoTrader. ...

I bought my 325i via an ad posted to AutoTrader. While I was shopping I used it a lot to do comparisons, and let it do the work of searching for cars that met my specifications. I think the $69...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,766
Posted By kbok
Stand corrected on the Optima. Not true of some...

Stand corrected on the Optima. Not true of some other AGM batteries.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,766
Posted By kbok
AGM batteries are completely sealed. There is...

AGM batteries are completely sealed. There is nothing to vent.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,766
Posted By kbok
Compare the Deka 70 Absorbed Glass Mat (model...

Compare the Deka 70 Absorbed Glass Mat (model 9AGM49) to the Optima Red Top and you will see it has nearly twice as many reserve AmpHours, and more than enough Cold Cranking Amps and Cranking Amps. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,191
Posted By kbok
Sun, ozone, extreme heat/cold, etc are going to...

Sun, ozone, extreme heat/cold, etc are going to age rubber, so the blades should last a long time but not "lifetime". Of course I guess London doesn't see much sun or extreme temps...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,265
Posted By kbok
Am I the only one who thinks the OEM Bosch wipers...

Am I the only one who thinks the OEM Bosch wipers are not so good. At least on my sedan they chatter a lot, don't make good contact across the whole blade. Not liking what I am reading here about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,548
Posted By kbok
If you want truly low maintenance, then get...

If you want truly low maintenance, then get yourself a Toyota Corolla. If you want good driving experience then get a BMW. If you get a 325i, you can get one for less than $20k, more like a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By kbok
Regarding the keyfob battery, its a rechargable...

Regarding the keyfob battery, its a rechargable lithium battery so as long as you are sticking it in the ignition it should recharge while you drive and last a very-long-time. If your fob is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,961
Posted By kbok
Microsoft competitors have to do it all the time....

Microsoft competitors have to do it all the time. Vaporware vs vaporware.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,824
Posted By kbok
At the risk of getting a Ski Transmitted Disease?

At the risk of getting a Ski Transmitted Disease?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By kbok
Hydraulic line that makes the turn signals blink.

Hydraulic line that makes the turn signals blink.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-27-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By kbok
I've seen aluminum housings selling for about...

I've seen aluminum housings selling for about $200. Otherwise the $60-65 thermostat comes with a plastic housing and gasket.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,559
Posted By kbok
I wouldn't guess they look exactly like those,...

I wouldn't guess they look exactly like those, but yeah they are gonna not look the same as new in the box. What one CAN'T see in those plug is the gap. Corrosion on the tip expannds the gap over...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-18-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,719
Posted By kbok
Wow, and from driving through the state I know...

Wow, and from driving through the state I know they already have the highest gasoline taxes in the midwest. Must be wonderful to live in the home state of Hope and Change.
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-14-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,968
Posted By kbok
In this case I would certainly find a lawyer in...

In this case I would certainly find a lawyer in the town where you will be appearing. Tell him/her your story and see what kind of a deal he can work. If your record is clean for the past 4 years...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,026
Posted By kbok
Really, I thought people were posting that, in a...

Really, I thought people were posting that, in a few instances, acid sloshed from the 49DL but the DL-Gold had sealed lids on the cells. The oem is sealed except for the one vent port. Worth...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By kbok
Actually the fix will cost less than $2k if you...

Actually the fix will cost less than $2k if you find a shop that will do it and everything else is OK with your transmission.

http://www.noreverse.org/repair.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,143
Posted By kbok
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ET37...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ET37&mospid=47720&btnr=41_1367&hg=41&fg=60

Are you speaking of #7? Anyway, try to figure it out from here.
Worst case scenario you have to order the...
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