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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-20-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By jeffmr
Headlight troubleshooting

I've recently tried changing the bulb, ballast and ignitor on my passenger side headlight but it still does not come on all the time. The ignitor, ballast and bulb I got off of ebay from someone...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-19-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 105,686
Posted By jeffmr
Thanks I've tested the bulb and am now testing...

Thanks I've tested the bulb and am now testing the ballast so far. A lot easier than I thought.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-12-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 176,673
Posted By jeffmr
Ack. I just dropped mine while in the box and...

Ack. I just dropped mine while in the box and the blades broke on one side. It says its a behr, does anyone know if the fan blades are replaceable?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 105,686
Posted By jeffmr
So is it possible to replace the ballast and test...

So is it possible to replace the ballast and test before doing the auto-leveling and taking out the ignitor? Also for cars that have headlight washers do you have to clamp off the hose that connects...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 51,042
Posted By jeffmr
I took the car to a mechanic today to tighten the...

I took the car to a mechanic today to tighten the bolts that I had loosened. He showed me the tools that could be used to remove and put the bolts back on. Basically if you have a wrench to hold...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-05-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 51,042
Posted By jeffmr
I tried to do this today. Driving up on the...

I tried to do this today. Driving up on the ramps was easy but there is very little room to work in there. The holding area for my bolts was round so any wrench wouldn't work. I tried to use a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By jeffmr
I did google this. From what I read batteries...

I did google this. From what I read batteries lost there charge more easily in warmer weather and the loss per 10 degrees in colder weather was something like .01 volts. So it didn't seem like the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-01-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By jeffmr
Charging weirdness

My car wouldn't start the other day so I had it jumped and drove it. I had it tested at three places that said the battery, alternator and starter were all good. Throughout the day it got harder...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-01-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By jeffmr
WTB: alloy wheel star spoke 45

Looking to buy one rim 7JX16ET47 or 36111094498

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EU33&mospid=47722&btnr=36_0344&hg=36&fg=15

Thanks.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-01-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,541
Posted By jeffmr
If you want to get the service records, you can...

If you want to get the service records, you can call a bmw dealership with the vin number and they should be able to look up any that has been done at any dealership. Check to see if there are two...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-28-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,766
Posted By jeffmr
If you get a couple of small blocks of wood, all...

If you get a couple of small blocks of wood, all the same size and put them on the top of the jackstands you can lower the car onto the stands. You have to center the wood on the stands well and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-26-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 51,042
Posted By jeffmr
I have this same question. Is it easy to do this...

I have this same question. Is it easy to do this without taking the tires off? Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,795
Posted By jeffmr
That's good to know. I have usually had a really...

That's good to know. I have usually had a really difficult time getting the mechanical fan back on when I do any work in there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,885
Posted By jeffmr
I asked someone this before getting mine and he...

I asked someone this before getting mine and he couldn't really say much. The biggest thing I notice is the tightness of suspension and handling and that they're performance cars. It also has...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-26-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By jeffmr
What is this sound?

Hi,
I have heard this sound occasionally when the weather is very cold and usually on lower fan speeds. Is my blower motor going?

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11094496/car.wav

I recently...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-26-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By jeffmr
BimmerSpecialist.com probably has them.

BimmerSpecialist.com probably has them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By jeffmr
I had a problem with mine starting today and the...

I had a problem with mine starting today and the battery tested good at 4 different places. There were also some mixed report in the morning. I took it to a mechanic who could scan it for $40 and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,501
Posted By jeffmr
My car has started all winter in negative temps...

My car has started all winter in negative temps and today it didn't start or turn over. It started immediately with a jump. I got it tested at autozone and they said the alternator had a bad diode...
Forum: Complete Cars 10-16-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By jeffmr
WTT 03 325xi for Toyota 03 or newer

WTT 03 325xi for Toyota 03 or newer light color

email me if interested roach.jeffrey@gmail.com
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,332
Posted By jeffmr
Also, someone probably doesn't really have to be...

Also, someone probably doesn't really have to be a chemist to figure this out. If someone took a hose and made a connection with some part with the same seal as in the system and let it sit for a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,332
Posted By jeffmr
My mistake. I'm sorry. I posted here because I...

My mistake. I'm sorry. I posted here because I thought some people might have done or heard of someone doing the same thing to this car. That is why I posted. So, I think I would be just as lucky...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,332
Posted By jeffmr
Oops, I guess I am going against what I said. ...

Oops, I guess I am going against what I said.

someone is a chemist (In one of my posts I talk to the people at Pentosin who don't really know. That's pretty close isn't it and doesn't it raise...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,332
Posted By jeffmr
I don't pat people on the back for yelling at me...

I don't pat people on the back for yelling at me while giving advice. And, I'm certainly not going to go, "Oh, you're right!!" when someone else says the same thing.

These are the posts I got,
...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-09-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By jeffmr
Tire and rim replacement question

I have a rim that has a flat spot in it and is kind of scratched up due to someone before me having a flat. I also have one tire of the four that has less tread than the others. My question is is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-09-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,332
Posted By jeffmr
For anyone else who is looking at this, I found...

For anyone else who is looking at this, I found that the ATF Dexron III is probably the best for this car. I called Pentosin and asked someone there about it. They didn't know much about the mixing...
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