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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
Definitely not the disa. I wish. Possibly...

Definitely not the disa. I wish.


Possibly a wrist-pin slap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
Got the car back, still knocking... I've...

Got the car back, still knocking...

I've been on a slump, sorry for the lagged update.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
It's a touch darker.

It's a touch darker.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Sunspot
I say silver. IMHO, silver painted cars look...

I say silver. IMHO, silver painted cars look hideous with black wheels.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
Silver Grey

Silver Grey
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
I wasn't there to see the plasti gauge clearance....

I wasn't there to see the plasti gauge clearance. I was there though, to see that my crank was getting a bit eaten up. Polished.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
No sexual favors were performed, haha. Just good...

No sexual favors were performed, haha. Just good labor rates (as mentioned above).

AC- Pictures of the worn bearings will be posted tomorrow.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
& yeah, the engine would have to come off IF it's...

& yeah, the engine would have to come off IF it's a wrist-pin slap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
On that note, I'm enjoying some California...

On that note, I'm enjoying some California bipolar weather. Anxiously waiting for tomorrow to come!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
1k total. I currently have 91,000 miles. ...

1k total.

I currently have 91,000 miles.

Fellow members, REGULARLY CHECK YOUR OIL LEVEL.

The knock was caused by the PO, I was given the car with the knock (sucks).
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By Sunspot
Connecting Rod bearings & Crankshaft bearings replaced!!

A trusted Indy shop is working on it. I will be picking up the car tomorrow. Hoping this cures my pesky bottom end knock. Both bearings were worn when removed & inspected.

What's being done to my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Sunspot
This. Just be patient. Try autotrader.com &...

This.

Just be patient. Try autotrader.com & cars.com
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 68,092
Posted By Sunspot
Brains & muscle, what more can I ask for? I am...

Brains & muscle, what more can I ask for? I am VERY excited for this job.

Perfect, I will keep that in mind!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 68,092
Posted By Sunspot
Ah, gotcha gotcha. That's good to hear. Probably...

Ah, gotcha gotcha. That's good to hear. Probably just oil pan gasket & oil pump nut would be my PM on the new motor going in. Many thanks Betty. I need to read up on how to remove the engine. Mr....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 68,092
Posted By Sunspot
I'm planning to replace the motor on my current...

I'm planning to replace the motor on my current 330, unfortunately, I have a knock coming from the bottom of my M54 ):

A perfect theory I must say. We all know the saying, "might as well do this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 68,092
Posted By Sunspot
Flash, You mentioned earlier on this thread...

Flash,

You mentioned earlier on this thread that you would post up prices & a list of parts. Could you post them? I am planning to do a swap soon & it's going to be an absolute learning curve for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By Sunspot
My steptronic Silver Grey 330ci is about to be a...

My steptronic Silver Grey 330ci is about to be a 6 speed manual Silver Grey 330i ZHP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Good Thursday :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By Sunspot
So boys, men, fellow fanatics, I checked out...

So boys, men, fellow fanatics,

I checked out the car today...

Mango, the xenons were a bit dim.

The black moldings were definitely painted... But painted pretty damn good! Matched the Silver...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 978
Posted By Sunspot
ZHP question

I'm interested in one... But the black trim around the car is body colored (front bumper, rear bumper, & side trim). Has anyone seen this before? Just curious.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Sunspot
I have a similar issue. Knock is consistent. The...

I have a similar issue. Knock is consistent. The previous owner overheated my vehicle as well (& got the head replaced). I'm curious to see what you figure out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,895
Posted By Sunspot
Rear shock mounts, Front Control Arm Bushings, an...

Rear shock mounts, Front Control Arm Bushings, an alignment, & a transmission service(fluid, filter, etc.

(:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By Sunspot
Memory mirrors/seats has got me confused

My E46 came with the memory seat/side mirror option. Ever since I bought the car, it's been giving this issue.

I set my mirror & seats, going step-by-step by the manual's instructions (it's not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By Sunspot
I need to service my transmission soon as well. ...

I need to service my transmission soon as well.

OP, don't listen to what was said about it being problematic to change the transmission fluid after 70k miles, to me, it's Rubbish. A friend of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Sunspot
Nothing really. Think twice about buying the...

Nothing really. Think twice about buying the salvaged car before you pull the trigger. As choxor stated, get a PPI done on the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Sunspot
Yes sir. Give it a shot!

Yes sir. Give it a shot!
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