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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By wamcdonald
Its your wheel bearings....or you have a kazoo in...

Its your wheel bearings....or you have a kazoo in your wazoo
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,076
Posted By wamcdonald
I will be sending a brand new M3 to Obama!!!

I will be sending a brand new M3 to Obama!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,710
Posted By wamcdonald
I find it very rude for you to accuse someone of...

I find it very rude for you to accuse someone of being a lier that clearly stats they are a mechanic. Just because he works on lawn mowers and leave blowers does not mean he is not a mechanic. It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,180
Posted By wamcdonald
Dood, I went the aftermarket route....DONT...

Dood,

I went the aftermarket route....DONT DO IT!!!. It cost me more chasing ghosts and I eventually replaced it with an OEM and it fixed my issues instantly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 70,837
Posted By wamcdonald
So....if your wife or GF complains about the...

So....if your wife or GF complains about the money you are dumping into your car....tell her to loose some weight. :rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,584
Posted By wamcdonald
I drove my 323ci a few years back to a ski resort...

I drove my 323ci a few years back to a ski resort ...in fresh snow...with no issues what so ever....Oh...had cable chains on all four wheels.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By wamcdonald
When I did my wheel bearing it was the drive's...

When I did my wheel bearing it was the drive's side and it was a 8!tch, I had to remove the trailing arm and take it to a shop to have the half shaft pressed out. I also did the passenger side and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By wamcdonald
All jokes about noises coming from your rear end...

All jokes about noises coming from your rear end aside....I had this same problem on a 2000 323 Ci also. The mileage was around 150K and it ended up being one of the rear wheel bearings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31,226
Views: 2,422,892
Posted By wamcdonald
I upgraded my wheels to 19x8.5 and 19x9.5. The...

I upgraded my wheels to 19x8.5 and 19x9.5. The old 18x8 tires did not fit my new rims so I get new tires too :P:P. The only issue is with the rears rubbing a bit so it's parked until my fender...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,473
Posted By wamcdonald
Try this.... ...

Try this....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321012439706?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,492
Posted By wamcdonald
I would suggest good drugs and a bus ticket.

I would suggest good drugs and a bus ticket.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By wamcdonald
The MAF and DISA from...

The MAF and DISA from http://www.oembimmerparts.com worked great. Still testing and working on completing a drive cycle. After I pass emissions I will post MAF readings for my old MAF, Ebay MAF,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By wamcdonald
This is the set I bought and I love it.... ...

This is the set I bought and I love it....


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000YOVIIU/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By wamcdonald
Ordered MAF and DISA (pin was loose) from...

Ordered MAF and DISA (pin was loose) from http://www.oembimmerparts.com. The had the best price on a VDO MAF i have seen.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By wamcdonald
This issue has been resolved!!! Work...

This issue has been resolved!!!

Work performed:
Throttle body gasket
Sucking jet pump
Result: FAIL :ben:

Work performed:
Buy wife a 2004 X5 with M54 :read:
Swap MAF
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By wamcdonald
Here are my updates (no resolution to issue): ...

Here are my updates (no resolution to issue):

Valve cover gasket:Complete
Air pump hose:Complete
Plumbing before the air box:Complete
Test air pump and check valve:Complete pass

Next steps...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 44,105
Posted By wamcdonald
Very well written article...but I have to poke...

Very well written article...but I have to poke some fun.

These values are displayed in the "Diagnosis Requests" section of the DIS software and
is a helpful diagnostic toot that shows how the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By wamcdonald
Actually....I found a local shop that cleans them...

Actually....I found a local shop that cleans them and they did an excellent job and were very honest.

http://www.injectorpro.com/
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By wamcdonald
P0171 and P0174 Lean codes

I am running out of ideas on what to do next on resolving the P0171 and P0174 lean codes on my 2002 330Ci. (I would like to thank all who have had this issue before me for posting in forums...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,304
Posted By wamcdonald
I have been chasing, to no avail the ever so fun...

I have been chasing, to no avail the ever so fun P0171 and P0174 lean codes. I wanted a way to reset the fuel trims but only have a basic OBD2 scanner. I am using this HACK so that I can test the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,304
Posted By wamcdonald
DIY: Reset long term fuel trims

I stumbled across a method for resetting long term fuel trims:

With car running disconnect the MAF sensor wait a few seconds and reconnect it, that's it. The car may stall but just re-start and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-30-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By wamcdonald
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Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-30-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By wamcdonald
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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By wamcdonald
Launch cnc602a injector cleaner

I was looking at getting the injectors cleaned (off car) on the three BMWs in my household. The cost of doing this gets expensive so I this led me to looking at buying a machine and setting up a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-07-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 87,031
Posted By wamcdonald
Here is my submission in the smoke test category...

Here is my submission in the smoke test category (I don't weld much so stop laughing). It did fine a leak on my valve cover...one of the bolts was loose.

Other things i did to correct codes on my...
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