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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 179,711
Posted By engineear
Was forced to change mine at 119K. This was a...

Was forced to change mine at 119K. This was a year and a half ago. Took my #2 son to look at a used Acura and when I went to drive away...nothing. Got a tow from #1 son's friend and I replaced it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By engineear
I had the same clunk. It's the bushing on the...

I had the same clunk. It's the bushing on the left side of the differential. What a PIA to change. Changed the diff fluid while in there. Problem solved. I had a friend with a lift do it for me for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 556
Posted By engineear
I have a sedan with sport seats, wheel,...

I have a sedan with sport seats, wheel, suspension. I'm also finding the front bumper is different...it what way I'm not sure...other than it may have air ducts for the brakes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By engineear
Good luck. Might as well change the diff fluid...

Good luck. Might as well change the diff fluid while you're there.
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 02-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By engineear
Interested in the brake kit. Part #'s and...

Interested in the brake kit. Part #'s and manufacturers needed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By engineear
Been meaning to do this. Mine look like a coating...

Been meaning to do this. Mine look like a coating is peeling off. Not faded but peeling. Like a polycarbonate eyeglass lens that has a scratch coating gone bad.
So...wet sand paper first...always...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By engineear
Had to do mine twice. 1st one rolled/moved. 2nd...

Had to do mine twice. 1st one rolled/moved. 2nd time's a charm...no leaks anywhere...finally. Has been over a year and holding fast!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-01-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,171
Posted By engineear
What a moronic statement. Stick your marbles. ...

What a moronic statement. Stick your marbles.

Have owned a V1 forever. But, understand, I don't constantly exceed the limit.
The LEO/HP in Phoenix allow(?) about 7 miles over the limit on the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 10-06-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By engineear
Why come to a site you've posted on and probably...

Why come to a site you've posted on and probably have asked for, and gotten, great help, only to try to rip us off? Don't treat us as stupid. When you do such things it only shows YOUR stupidity....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By engineear
Very likely to be OFHG if it's never been done....

Very likely to be OFHG if it's never been done. It's only a $5 part and an easy DIY.

Describe easy. You will remove many items to get that $5 replacement.
The CCV should be replaced...how many...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By engineear
Well, if it's old, like mine was, it will be...

Well, if it's old, like mine was, it will be brown and mimic the look of oil. Change all hoses and the power steering reservoir which includes the filter. Replace clamps with new clamps.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By engineear
If memory serves, I got mine OEM from...

If memory serves, I got mine OEM from oembimmerparts. Pain in the butt doing that too but done in the home garage with assistance from the younger offspring. The oil pan gasket...went to my eldest...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 33,387
Views: 2,635,851
Posted By engineear
Nah..mine's a 2001 built in 9-2000 with 126+K and...

Nah..mine's a 2001 built in 9-2000 with 126+K and looks the same. Purring at the moment. Change the oil and filter often and no worries.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By engineear
How many miles? CCV..replace it. Oil tube O...

How many miles? CCV..replace it. Oil tube O rings...top and bottom. My last leak was the oil pan gasket. When driving around, the air passing underneath threw oil back to the tranny. Messy. All gone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,930
Posted By engineear
It's a keeper for the foreseeable future. Have...

It's a keeper for the foreseeable future. Have replaced just about everything other than internals. Replacing motor and transmission mounts today. Did the oil pan gasket last week and found the...
Forum: Parting Out 06-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,293
Posted By engineear
What shape is the hood and front bumper cover in?...

What shape is the hood and front bumper cover in? I'd come get them. Any close up pics of them? I could use the top of the oil filter...$20 shipped to 85205. PayPal?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By engineear
On a cool engine. A hot head and cold water can...

On a cool engine. A hot head and cold water can be problematic. Simple Green works well too as a degreaser. I'd also cover the alternator and any other electronics in the open.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-30-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 163,295
Posted By engineear
I got mine at turner but it was around $200 last...

I got mine at turner but it was around $200 last year. I'd get the number of the fan and Google...gots ta be cheaper out there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,855
Posted By engineear
Had a 1985 Volvo 740GLE. Was DM for 26 optical...

Had a 1985 Volvo 740GLE. Was DM for 26 optical stores in Utah/Idaho. SLC to Boise round trip was 1000 miles which I did twice a month. I had the car just over 2 years and after 2 water pumps and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By engineear
DIY. You could use jackstands but access to a...

DIY. You could use jackstands but access to a lift is a blessing. My son and I did A-arms with bushings, shocks/struts, sway bar end links, steering coupler took care of all the play that was...
Forum: Exterior 04-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By engineear
Side skirts

If they'd fit a sedan and you'd ship...I'd take them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By engineear
Remember...reverse threads...just sayin'.

Remember...reverse threads...just sayin'.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By engineear
Just did the rear differential...

Just did the rear differential bushing...eliminated the clunk when going to reverse then to 1st, first thing in the morning. Ended up removing the cover plate to the rear diff to make room to swing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,179
Posted By engineear
My was doing the same thing...cold on driver...

My was doing the same thing...cold on driver side, warm on passenger. The explanation that follows is from memory and I didn't take notes but I think you'll get the idea. Took to the dealer...was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By engineear
My rear diff bushing (2001 325 auto) is on the...

My rear diff bushing (2001 325 auto) is on the driver side and will be replaced next week when the tool arrives to replace the perished one. It clunks one time backing out in the morning and clunks...
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