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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By Zchild
Pull the bracket off the vehicle and seat the...

Pull the bracket off the vehicle and seat the expansion tank to the bracket and then install the bracket back into the vehicle. I always purchase a new bracket whenever I install a new expansion...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Zchild
I believe most folks in the Colonies refer to it...

I believe most folks in the Colonies refer to it as "arrest me red" my 2000 bimmer is Helrot and I would have it any other way. Just my two and a half cents worth...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-24-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Zchild
Just make sure there hub-centric that way you...

Just make sure there hub-centric that way you don't have to use spacers on your ride...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 861
Posted By Zchild
Yeah' it looks like you're only doing one shock,...

Yeah' it looks like you're only doing one shock, you need to do them both.....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Just purchased a set of Bilstien sports shocks...

Just purchased a set of Bilstien sports shocks for the rear of my E46; the rear passenger shock lost all of its fluid so I'm replacing them both...
Forum: Ask a Site Sponsor 02-26-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By Zchild
Cool Eibach Sport shocks for 00 E46 323i

I'm looking for two rear Eibach sports shocks for my 2000 E46 323i. I orginally purchased the Eibach Pro Kit with sports shocks, dampers, springs and struts and one of the rear shocks has lost all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Dropped Sally-Sue to BenchMark Motors in...

Dropped Sally-Sue to BenchMark Motors in Columbia, MD to replace the 5-speed manual transmission. After 238,000 miles on the replacement the bearings began their death throws... So I found a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 43,122
Posted By Zchild
Currently my manual transmission bearings are...

Currently my manual transmission bearings are wearing out; therefore I'm having the tranny replaced. The rear axles are both shot and the rear passenger shock has lost all of it's fluid. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Zchild
IMO; I would consider the following items for...

IMO; I would consider the following items for your high mileage bimmer: Transmission mounts, motor mounts, guibo and pre-cat O2 sensors for the win... Just the musing of an E46 driver with 387,000...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Zchild
My transmission is beginning to show signs of...

My transmission is beginning to show signs of wear so I have already looked at replacements at Automotix.com. The replacements begin at $675.00 - $725.00 depending on mileage of the replacement...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Changed the oil using Mobil 1 10W-40 High mileage...

Changed the oil using Mobil 1 10W-40 High mileage synthetic, changed the transmission and differential fluids using Mobil 1 75W-90 gear oil. Beginning my 390,000 maintenance schedule for fixing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Finally got around to replacing the oil separator...

Finally got around to replacing the oil separator unit and two of the plastic pipes that needed to be replaced. It was leaking a little so i replaced it with the cold weather unit. The last one was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Zchild
If its shutting off it sounds like an electric...

If its shutting off it sounds like an electric issue because something is signaling it to shut down. I'd start with the fuzes and check to connections to the temperature relays in the vehicle. Just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Zchild
Can you set the system to the system to automatic...

Can you set the system to the system to automatic by selecting the automatic button on the HVAC system and setting the heat to 70 degrees with the upper wheel set to the heat mode and the system...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Zchild
I understand that when you turn the car on the...

I understand that when you turn the car on the system will be on at whatever the last setting was when you turned the vehicle off. The lights being dim sounds like a dimmer switch thing and your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Zchild
Going to need a little more information to...

Going to need a little more information to clearly understand exactly what your problem is... What are you turning on when you say turning on the air? Which controls don't work precisely? Which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Zchild
That's what I'm leaning towards... I really...

That's what I'm leaning towards... I really drive my bimmer hard especially at the track and at autocross and I,m not a timid daily driver...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Zchild
The oil issue began after I did the M54B30 block...

The oil issue began after I did the M54B30 block swap. At that time I did the CCV, Oil filter housing, oil pan gasket, fuel injectors and upgraded the cam shaft. The M52TUB25 Block burned zero oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Zchild
That's was my thought but when I decribed the...

That's was my thought but when I decribed the issue to a "Big Brain" person they ask me why I just don't change the filter every 7.5k because in their mind I'm not really making a difference by...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By Zchild
No problemo; here's the link:...

No problemo; here's the link: http://beheperformance.com/ John Behe is the mastermind behind a few racing teams. He does outstanding work if you have the time and the resources. He only writes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By Zchild
Cool Oil change boggle! (A little long)

Here's my current boggle which I'm working through a sound solution on... My motor is currently burning oil at approximately one quart of oil every ~800 - 900 miles. With an eight quart capacity...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Ordered new Lemforder control arms for Sally-Sue;...

Ordered new Lemforder control arms for Sally-Sue; installing them next week. The last set lasted 50k now on to the next set. Glad I'm having my Track Tech inspection early in order to get ready for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Zchild
I paid $600 for a custom tune which was needed...

I paid $600 for a custom tune which was needed after I upgraded my M52TUB25 Block to a M54B30 block. Since I kept the M52TUB25 Head I needed the custom tune to map the new engine dynamics and make...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Radiator sprang a leak after I changed the...

Radiator sprang a leak after I changed the expansion tank, water pump and thermostat. Replaced it and Sally-Sue is back to 100% and ready autocross in October and the track in November.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33,004
Views: 2,595,764
Posted By Zchild
Went to a NCCBMWCCA DIY event on Saturday at BMW...

Went to a NCCBMWCCA DIY event on Saturday at BMW of Annapolis. Fixed my airbag light issue by removing the passenger-side seat and cleaning the connection. Fixed the fog light bulb socket and...
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