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Forum: Video & Internet Clips 04-12-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By dgknight
Thank you Doldrim! Going to be doing this...

Thank you Doldrim!

Going to be doing this soon and useful to have a refresher.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By dgknight
Pop the cap off the top of your strut mounts with...

Pop the cap off the top of your strut mounts with a screwdriver and check the bearings look OK and/or that they are not deformed (they should both look the same).

If all looks well there get the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-03-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By dgknight
I found mine hanging off one day after a piece of...

I found mine hanging off one day after a piece of small tire debris got thrown up by another car on the freeway and hit the front of my car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By dgknight
Gotta agree. More likely is the vacuum line on...

Gotta agree. More likely is the vacuum line on the fuel filter. Those go bad all the time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dgknight
Damn - sorry to hear you could not get the...

Damn - sorry to hear you could not get the fishing tackle to work for you!

Hope you don't get the diagonal sunburn across the rump that I got while replacing my intake hose in the blazing sun 2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dgknight
It could well be programmed differently for...

It could well be programmed differently for different regions or even different keys. I am sure I have locked my wife in before but last night I could get out as jfof suggested.

Hope the op can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dgknight
I proposed a solution reaching through the trunk....

I proposed a solution reaching through the trunk. Not sure if possible logistically, but if so it is a solution.

Jfof confirmed the testing I did.

What is the value in your post? We are trying...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By dgknight
Glad you have got the basics down. Now comes...

Glad you have got the basics down.

Now comes one of the beautiful parts to driving manual. There is no one 'speed range' for shifting. It depends on you, the driver. If you are getting too much...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By dgknight
I used this -...

I used this - http://www.etrailer.com/Custom-Fit-Vehicle-Wiring/BMW/3+Series/2002/119179KIT.html?vehicleid=20021170185

Etrailer is a much better source of accurate info in my experience. It does...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dgknight
For what its worth, if you take out the trunk...

For what its worth, if you take out the trunk carpet you should be able to push down the armrest.

From there you might reach the door handle and/or unlock button as needed with a dowel or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dgknight
Man these cars are complex. So here is what...

Man these cars are complex.

So here is what I found with my car.

If you turn off the ignition, then open and close the door, then lock with the keyfob, the door handles are deactivated. You can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,609
Posted By dgknight
Before you bust out the glass, I am not sure...

Before you bust out the glass, I am not sure that will get you anywhere, except you may be able to start the car.

Once the car has been locked from outside I am sure the interior lock switch will...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-30-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By dgknight
Glad you got it figured out! Sounds like you've...

Glad you got it figured out! Sounds like you've got it. If you want to be 100% sure the seal is good while its cool out rather than when the sun is blazing down, go ahead and run the engine for a few...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-29-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By dgknight
Yeah changed mine at the same time as doing...

Yeah changed mine at the same time as doing almost all the above (bar the CV axles). It smelled freaking gross as gear oil does, but otherwise looked OK for 120k mile gear oil :-).
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-29-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,612
Posted By dgknight
A 20 ton press from Harbor Freight is cheaper...

A 20 ton press from Harbor Freight is cheaper than one control arm, but I don't have room for that and air tools. I guess this is a viable option for some with more garage/shop space or who can find...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-28-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By dgknight
Yeah put the seal into the tank neck first (not...

Yeah put the seal into the tank neck first (not on the pump). Then carefully thread the pump through without knocking the seal loose.

If you don't do it that way it could leak as well as being...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,806
Posted By dgknight
Glad you are OK. On a lighter note, reminds...

Glad you are OK.

On a lighter note, reminds me of this...

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-28-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By dgknight
Never mind - for anyone else in a quandry about...

Never mind - for anyone else in a quandry about this, there is a video in this thread that shows it is an 'open' like system.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=849355&page=3

Without...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-28-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By dgknight
So I found more info on the transfer case -...

So I found more info on the transfer case - http://www.xiftw.com/?page_id=16

I don't see how running different sized tires would not stress this component unless there is a fundamental failing in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,403
Posted By dgknight
Good. If you were able to push start that is...

Good. If you were able to push start that is great. Carry on, and apologies for the red herring.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,403
Posted By dgknight
Or a seized engine... If you turn the key to...

Or a seized engine...

If you turn the key to the start position for 5-6 seconds and hold it there does the starter get really hot/buzz or emit smoke?

If you bench test your old starter, does it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-27-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By dgknight
Mine failed 240 miles from home on a Sunday...

Mine failed 240 miles from home on a Sunday afternoon with no warning (and an almost full tank of fuel). AAA's 250 mile free towing (expensive membership level) was not worth a darn because nobody...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,259
Posted By dgknight
Here we go...

Here we go http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporate_Average_Fuel_Economy
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-27-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,612
Posted By dgknight
Subscribed!

Subscribed!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,259
Posted By dgknight
The I6 is a major part of the appeal of my E46. I...

The I6 is a major part of the appeal of my E46. I love the engine. The handling is great too. The rest of the car is already too dependent on sensors, electronics and complication for my tastes, but...
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