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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Optio
It is possible that the rings are gunk up. These...

It is possible that the rings are gunk up. These engines use low tension rings and the wrong oil, will sludge up the engine and prevent the rings from seating...you will burn oil and have low...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Optio
My 49 DL was purchased back in 2005 and it is...

My 49 DL was purchased back in 2005 and it is still going strong:excited:

The key is that this battery is such an overkill....1000 CCA's baby
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,051
Posted By Optio
I think that I can top this....my car smelled bad...

I think that I can top this....my car smelled bad from a human (maybe a hybrid). I went to lunch with a group of colleagues and one of them, a women engineer smelled like, as best as I can describe,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,654
Posted By Optio
In Washington they recently voted in the...

In Washington they recently voted in the legalization of Pot. He has been smoking pot.....price too high and a Tacoma is the biggest POS, rides like a garbage truck and is worthless as a PU.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,715
Posted By Optio
Dude you need curb feelers.......the ultimate...

Dude you need curb feelers.......the ultimate performance upgrade:excited:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curb_feeler
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By Optio
If you do not clean the mounting surface well, it...

If you do not clean the mounting surface well, it will leak.:facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Optio
Mickey Mouse at Disney World:clap:

Mickey Mouse at Disney World:clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By Optio
Getting the axle back in the hub is not easy...

Getting the axle back in the hub is not easy either:evil:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By Optio
I work with a women who drives an 2004 ES350 and...

I work with a women who drives an 2004 ES350 and she is using suction cups from the Dollar Tree, to keep her window from falling down. So much for Toyota durability. I went to lunch with a new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Optio
The vast majority of the members perform this...

The vast majority of the members perform this task on their own cars. It is easy to do if you have the mechanical aptitude, many DIY guides on this site and Youtube videos.....parts can be obtained...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,791
Posted By Optio
[QUOTE=WDE46;16225226]No **** they can do recalls...

[QUOTE=WDE46;16225226]No **** they can do recalls whenever. When did I say otherwise? Learn to read.


WDE46
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BMW doesn't HAVE to do anything until the NHTSA tells them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,791
Posted By Optio
Fact: Takada has admitted to manufacturing...

Fact:

Takada has admitted to manufacturing defects and improper storage of the propellant chemicals

Takada air bags have injured and killed people

BMW does not need NHTSA to recall cars, BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,791
Posted By Optio
If enough BMW owners call up BMWNA with the...

If enough BMW owners call up BMWNA with the effected cars....they will be forced to replace the air bags in all, not just ones registered in Humid states. Just about every state can be humid at some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By Optio
Half Shaft CV Joint Wear

I have been chasing driveline clunking for a longtime and finally found the root cause. Inner CV Joint on my left half shaft. The CV joint has some play causing the clunking....the boot is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Optio
Problem solved..........I degreased the exterior...

Problem solved..........I degreased the exterior of the diff again and no more putrid odor. Just some gear oil residue between the fins on the cover.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Optio
Not overfilled.....even with fill port!

Not overfilled.....even with fill port!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Optio
Redline Gear Oil Odor Post Oil Change

I decided to change my diff oil from Lubro Moly to Redline and immediately I noticed that the Redline has a putrid sulfur smell in comparison to Lubro. What is worse, when I drive the car hard, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,097
Posted By Optio
I did not think of this....remove the exhaust...

I did not think of this....remove the exhaust manifold and see if this provides any feasibility, after all it must be removed to pull the heard.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,881
Posted By Optio
Stretching the threads is not the problem...its...

Stretching the threads is not the problem...its cracking the case. You do not want to go too deep, the transmission case is not a women:pimpin:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,097
Posted By Optio
This is exactly why I give this a 5% chance of...

This is exactly why I give this a 5% chance of success....I do wish OP the best of luck despite of the odds.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,791
Posted By Optio
323/328 use Autoliv air bags and not the cost...

323/328 use Autoliv air bags and not the cost reduced Takada....Japanese Quality Control is highly over rated and is finally getting the correct press. All you guys with 2001-2006 cars, I would make...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,881
Posted By Optio
I used pipe dope stick with great success on my...

I used pipe dope stick with great success on my taper plug to eliminate leaks:clap:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-23-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,141
Posted By Optio
I stopped in Autozone to buy brake cleaner and a...

I stopped in Autozone to buy brake cleaner and a Asian dude was buying Duralast pads for his 545i.....he mentioned to the clerk that his neighbor who works on Fards will change his brake for a few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,097
Posted By Optio
This is a royal O shiat moment! I would also...

This is a royal O shiat moment!

I would also get and inspection camera to locate the tap and then use a magnet to fish the driving end back out....the hard part, need to grab the tap and engage...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Optio
No Ball joints in the rear unless we have rear...

No Ball joints in the rear unless we have rear wheel steering:craig:

I agree check your bushing and I would also include the rear shock mount, which is located deep inside the wheel well.
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