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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Usedtohaveastang
Oil Leaks?

Today I went ahead and was going to change my Valve Cover Gasket because I had noticed that the motor was leaking oil and know that the VCG is one of the most common places oil will leak. Well...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
So ended up changing out the cooling system...

So ended up changing out the cooling system liquid last weekend. Turned out it did not look or smell bad at all put in 50/50 mixture distilled water and coolant and havent had any problems since....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
Thanks for all the input. i ordered everything...

Thanks for all the input. i ordered everything last night and will be doing it this weekend. i will repost after and let everyone know how bad and full of **** the liquid coming out is.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
I was thinking about the water wetter for any...

I was thinking about the water wetter for any buildup of deposits but don't think that it is necessary. I will probably go ahead and just go with the 50/50 mix of distilled water and bmw...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
So you think doing that will take care of any...

So you think doing that will take care of any sort of build up of deposits or not enough deposits to really worry about ?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
Opinion On Cooling System

Okay so this is what happened:

Driving along and the temperature gauge on the car started to rise quickly. I pulled over and saw that the lower hose on my radiator had come off (it was not put on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
I got my 01 325ci for $7,000 with 100k miles. ...

I got my 01 325ci for $7,000 with 100k miles.

Im a sucker for coupes so i'd say 323ci.

IMO i think KBB has always priced used cars alittle high. Until recently since all used car prices have...
Forum: Site Feedback/Questions/Suggestions 03-21-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
i second this!!

i second this!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
I am interested too. Could everyone please answer...

I am interested too. Could everyone please answer the original question?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
the power steering pump is what i was referring...

the power steering pump is what i was referring to, Sorry
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
Power steering unit rebuild?

I have a simple question. Can the power steering units on our cars be rebuilt? and if so for around what price can i expect it be done for?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
ok so alittle update. I took off the alternator...

ok so alittle update. I took off the alternator and had it rebuilt. Turns out the rotor was shot, replaced that and also had the brushes and bearings replaced. It did improve the idle fluctuating but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
k thanks guys! Thats what I thought just wanted...

k thanks guys! Thats what I thought just wanted to confirm.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
ok so alittle update. I took off the alternator...

ok so alittle update. I took off the alternator and had it rebuilt. Turns out the rotor was shot, replaced that and also had the brushes and bearings replaced. Still did not fix the sound. Did fix...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
What kind of rear diff do we have?

I have an 01 325ci. What kind of rear diff do i have? It seems like only the left rear wheel is getting powered? Is that correct? And if so what is it called with just 1 wheel spinning? an open diff?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
hmm ill have to give that a look and see if that...

hmm ill have to give that a look and see if that helps
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
No no codes at all. The thing too that leads me...

No no codes at all. The thing too that leads me to think it is the alternator is that also over 4,500 rpms i get a really loud screeching sound that is def a metal on metal sound and I have replaced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
hmm ill have to give that a look too, thanks!

hmm ill have to give that a look too, thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
Thats what ive been leaning towards too. I have...

Thats what ive been leaning towards too. I have read on some other posts that people alternators bearings often wear out anywhere from 100,000 - 150,000 miles or so. So i might take out the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
This can't be normal can it?

I have an 01 325ci standard tranny, I have noticed ever since I have had the car (about a year) that sometimes while at a light after moving or turning the steering wheel while in the parking lot the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
im not sure was gonna do the front struts soon...

im not sure was gonna do the front struts soon and was going to borrow a strut compressor from o rileys and just wanted to know if it was something i could do or should have a shop do it
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
outlaw333, thanks for the link, i replaced that...

outlaw333, thanks for the link, i replaced that boot less than 3k miles ago. The sound i have is more of super high pitched metal on metal sound than it is a whistle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
if its an e46 with 100k miles and in good...

if its an e46 with 100k miles and in good condition, $8,500 is right in the ballpark of what you should expect to pay.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
yep got the sport shocks in and they work great!...

yep got the sport shocks in and they work great! you guys do the front struts? is it pretty easy using a strut compressor?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By Usedtohaveastang
hmmm interesting, i have yet to take it to a shop...

hmmm interesting, i have yet to take it to a shop and get them to look at it, so still no idea what is causing it. if you get any answers "thegetupkidme" would you post them on this thread. it sounds...
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