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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-26-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Boolala
Ya it's just once each way and I just turn the...

Ya it's just once each way and I just turn the radio up now!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Boolala
One was stuck closed so I changed both. It was...

One was stuck closed so I changed both. It was causing major front end shake. Common thing on these cars I guess.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Boolala
Have to ask--very slight knock when braking

Just so you know, about a month ago I changed all 4 rotors & pads, both front calipers, bled brakes and also replaced front lower control arms with inner and outer joints and bushing (used the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Boolala
Yup mine does not have an interior release button...

Yup mine does not have an interior release button and my lock is in the vertical position. Key works to open it and the key fob button works to unlock it--just not the soft pad buttons on the trunk...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Boolala
2001 E46 trunk release

OK just yesterday my trunk release stopped working. My wife did take it to Chicago to catch a flight and said she was playing around with the glove box lock however, it's just a plain lock...no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Boolala
Oh I know they are. Just did a rear brake job...

Oh I know they are. Just did a rear brake job last night and saw the left rear broken. Already ordered them but I probably won't concern myself with a rear end alignment.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Boolala
Agreed but I ordered both anyway and the rubber...

Agreed but I ordered both anyway and the rubber whatever they are called on each end. If it's a simple job which it looks like it, I usually change things that are broken even if it doesn't effect...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Boolala
Can anybody tell me what the symptoms are if one...

Can anybody tell me what the symptoms are if one has a broken rear coil on one side? I sure don't notice anything but the garage said to bring it back in for a rear end alignment after I replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Boolala
Thanks everybody. I will for sure do these...

Thanks everybody. I will for sure do these myself. I have replaced many struts on cars in my life but never rear springs. Glad to hear they are not too tough.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By Boolala
Rear spring broke

Are rear springs a semi simple DIY if you rent a spring compression tool? Garage found one broke when doing an alignment i wanted after I replaced my control arms etc.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Boolala
I always try to have a good title so others look....

I always try to have a good title so others look. :)

So how does one know and what are the symptoms of air in the master cylinder? I just bled the brakes for over an hour hitting each caliper...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Boolala
Thanks for this. 1 more question, should I do...

Thanks for this. 1 more question, should I do this before, after or while drinking? :thanks:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Boolala
INPA? I see there are instructions on this...

INPA?

I see there are instructions on this site on how to bleed the master. I guess it's worth a try after I stop being royally pissed at myself.

From this site:
If you have do indeed have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Boolala
So mad at myself I think I will drink all day AND NIGHT

So I did front brakes and rotors a few weeks ago and changed both front calipers since the left front was sticking and causing vibration. Bled all brakes and all was great. Daughter needed to take...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-17-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Boolala
I am ready to install my new control arms after I...

I am ready to install my new control arms after I said screw the bearing and ordered the Powerflex ones from Bavauto. The axle still concerns me and I do not want to install the control arm and just...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-10-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Boolala
Seriously--HELP!

So I am replacing the front loser control arms. Still working on getting the ball joint out and will get a tool for that but I noticed something and had to ask, right now it seems like the front...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-03-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
This Saturday I might be so pissed you'll hear me...

This Saturday I might be so pissed you'll hear me scream. So I ordered both control arms, ball joints and supports with the bearing already in it. This is what Rock Auto showed. What am I missing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-29-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 59,455
Posted By Boolala
Still can't figure out mine. It's not the sunroof...

Still can't figure out mine. It's not the sunroof drain tube. Ugh!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-29-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
I just ordered right and front control arms from...

I just ordered right and front control arms from Rock Auto plus the inner right and left ball joint assemblies as well as the complete bushing assemblies for both sides so I can just push them on...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-29-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
Will do and thank you very much. Trying to get...

Will do and thank you very much. Trying to get this done before our next snowfall hits tonight.
Of course the nut would only move one turn and then the nut head itself just rounded out. I will...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-29-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
I hope this works. If you can see my video, can...

I hope this works. If you can see my video, can you give me your expert opinion on if the wobble in my left front ball joint could cause rather aggressive shimmy (more like shaking but only on...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-29-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
I have to add this because I just thought of...

I have to add this because I just thought of it--I am getting old. My daughter took the BMW and got stuck in a 2 foot snow drift on our road. Our neighbor who has a 1 ton Ford 4x4 yanked (more like...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-28-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
I jacked each front tire up. Just small play in...

I jacked each front tire up. Just small play in right but lots of play in the ball joint on left. I'm assuming that's it. Don't know why it would get worse just by me changing the rotor, caliper and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-28-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
Lug nuts were tight. I'll jack it up and check...

Lug nuts were tight. I'll jack it up and check the control arm. I think these might be the original control arms in here. Can the wheel mounting surface really cause the vibration? I did put...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-27-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,435
Posted By Boolala
I need help again damn it-----Brakes work fine...

I need help again damn it-----Brakes work fine but hit the freeway and went into a entrance ramp at about 50 and had a very heavy vibration from what seems like it was the left front area. What could...
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