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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By MK153
Gotcha - is it a safety concern? IE should...

Gotcha - is it a safety concern? IE should replacing it be a priority?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By MK153
Sorry I should have clarified. I made those...

Sorry I should have clarified. I made those changes 4 months ago - this noise just started today. The coupler has been replaced.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By MK153
Exclamation Steering Knocking In Cabin

I don't hear it from outside the car - just replaced the FCABs (with Powerflex) and steering coupler - any ideas?

YouTube Video (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phfd8RgnRjo&feature=em-upload_owner)
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Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-24-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By MK153
Awesome - so I just take off the skid plate - get...

Awesome - so I just take off the skid plate - get under the steering coupler area - and look up to find this?
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-24-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By MK153
Question How to adjust steering weight?

I've been fighting some tramlining issues with my e46 for about 6 months. I've replaced all of the control arm and trailing arm bushings with powerflex, replaced the steering coupler and then had it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
We plan on having kids next year and the e46 and...

We plan on having kids next year and the e46 and the e93 both wouldn't be great kid cars.

Now I'm thinking of a e60 545i or 550i - anyone here have much experience with them? I know the 545i is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
I totally agree. I meant that the 12MPG...

I totally agree. I meant that the 12MPG unreliable Cayenne isn't an option - and the 122K e46 isn't going to be as reliable/nice as a 40K e93.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
Thanks very much for that research - it seems you...

Thanks very much for that research - it seems you all think I'm lowballing myself. Maybe I'll fix the door lock actuator and try listing it for $8K first to see if any biters.

My wife has to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
I updated the description...

I updated the description (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s6yXWU9Q_WwRpnTbfEsMgx56EeY5UGErrF8nAg15CkI) with some interior pics.

I think I will probably post it for sale the second week in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
The poll is pretty split - I might list it in the...

The poll is pretty split - I might list it in the next week or two. Recommend here? eBay? Autotrader?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
I've autocrossed the car twice - so a total of...

I've autocrossed the car twice - so a total of 6-8 minutes track time (if you can call it that).

I'll fix the washer nozzle - but the door lock actuator looks like a major PITA. I've always heard...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
Any of you that voted under $5,000 care to...

Any of you that voted under $5,000 care to elaborate?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
I want to buy this...

I want to buy this (porscheofdelaware.com/detail-2007-bmw-3_series-2dr_conv_328i-used-10218896.html). e93s (current gen convertibles) are rare in a manual transmission and I like the deep green on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By MK153
How much should I sell my car for?

Here are photos, a description, mod list, repair history (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s6yXWU9Q_WwRpnTbfEsMgx56EeY5UGErrF8nAg15CkI/edit#heading=h.ta8sxgtti2s7), etc..

How much do you all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By MK153
PPI Request in Pittsburgh - Anyone know a good indy or shop?

Title pretty much sums it up. Anyone know a good indy or shop in Pittsburgh to do a PPI on a e93?

I'm contemplating selling my e46 and getting this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
All is good now and car runs like a champ again....

All is good now and car runs like a champ again. I replaced the whole alternator - Autozone had a Bosch one for like $200 so I figured it was worth it instead of just the voltage regulator.

So...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
The weird thing is the battery light on the dash...

The weird thing is the battery light on the dash wasn't on at all today. Only briefly was it on yesterday when it first happened.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
And now I'm stranded in the side of the highway....

And now I'm stranded in the side of the highway. Awesome.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
It's actually the opposite. Under load or at WOT...

It's actually the opposite. Under load or at WOT all lights go away and it behaves normally. (Maybe I should just always drive at WOT? :thumbsup:)

When its at idle or I'm coasting - the issue...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
I replaced the battery July of 2011 - but I'll...

I replaced the battery July of 2011 - but I'll swing by an autozone on the way home from work today.

Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
Not sure what you are implying - I do...

Not sure what you are implying - I do preventitive maintence when its called for. I just swapped the control arm and trailing arm bushings last weekend.

I'm just not going to be one of those guys...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By MK153
DSC, BRAKE and ABS lights come on/off - voltage regulator?

So I was getting on the highway yesterday (WOT) and suddenly the battery light came on - then a second or two later the electronics in the car were sporadically dimming and then the DSC, BRAKE and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By MK153
My car was doing something similar a few months...

My car was doing something similar a few months back - turned out to be a broken DISA valve. This is a VERY easy DIY and I'd suggest taking it off to check.

About 2 months later my fuel pump went...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-08-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By MK153
So I dropped it off this morning at a Midas to...

So I dropped it off this morning at a Midas to get the alignment done.

They called me a few hours later and said they couldn’t do one because the DSC would need to be reset. They said they could...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-07-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By MK153
Do I need an alignment? Replaced LCABs and RTABs w/Powerflex

After replacing both the LCABs and RTABs this weekend with Powerflex ones - I am still noticing some tramlining and steering wander.

Should I get an alignment? Think that is related?

Also -...
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