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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By kag64
I saw an entire rear assembly from an e46 m3 on...

I saw an entire rear assembly from an e46 m3 on eBay for under 1000.00 I was truly tempted to go that route. I'm more concerned right now with replacing all worn parts before I start looking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By kag64
I haven't been on the interstate for a...

I haven't been on the interstate for a high speed test yet, 75mph limit here, but just driving around town it feels good. I've noticed my shift points are a little quicker, and the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By kag64
I went from stock 3.07 to 3.46

I went from stock 3.07 to 3.46
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By kag64
Thumbs Up I just installed 3.46 diff in my 2000 323i

I generally try my best to keep up with preventative maintenance so I buy parts and stockpile them until I have time to install my new parts.
Over time I have repaired various items in the hope of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By kag64
Both sending units take an average reading, i...

Both sending units take an average reading, i would open the top of the two service ports on the tank and check to make sure the sending unit arm has not become separated from the arm. The metal rod...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By kag64
It's too late at night for me to do a search, but...

It's too late at night for me to do a search, but if its packed with glass it will get louder as it get aged.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,001
Posted By kag64
Do you have an update?

Do you have an update?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By kag64
I was considering replacing the synchros and...

I was considering replacing the synchros and bearings in my 5 speed but I have not been able to source a shop manual for it.
If you have could you give a link?

Thx
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,001
Posted By kag64
I hope that fixes the problem for you. My car...

I hope that fixes the problem for you. My car has a slight knock too but I'm thinking it's more likely to be piston slap....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By kag64
The sychros is our cars work on friction, the...

The sychros is our cars work on friction, the fluid you use will have a major impact on how well they work. I have basically the same car you have and I know my trans is worn bad. Shift lever was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By kag64
First thing I would check is that it has the...

First thing I would check is that it has the correct amount and type of transmission fluid.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By kag64
You could always try making your own tools, but...

You could always try making your own tools, but in the end you'll be better off buying quality crafted tools. They will last longer and get the job done with out breaking the bank.
This is what i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By kag64
You will need two separate tools to do this job,...

You will need two separate tools to do this job, plus you will need a set of internal torx sockets.

Remove the inner CV joints from the Diff, separate the drive shaft and be very careful when you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By kag64
When I bought my car it had 185k on it, I have...

When I bought my car it had 185k on it, I have done all the maintenance on it myself; many thanks to all those who have posted DIY's.
I've probably saved thousands of dollars by doing all work for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By kag64
Ah, my bad, missed that it was at the shop. The...

Ah, my bad, missed that it was at the shop. The fan/temp sensor is a thermistor which means the voltage the fan control sees changes as resistance increases and decreases, before i changed my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By kag64
I think checking the fuses with a test light with...

I think checking the fuses with a test light with key in pos 2 is better. You will then see if you have bat voltage across the fuses. When you find one that doesn't show voltage on one side or the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By kag64
Dmax, wouldn't you agree that if he is having...

Dmax, wouldn't you agree that if he is having multiple problems that something might or must be unplugged? Also if this is the case the fuse would be good but wouldn't test good with a test light. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,359
Posted By kag64
As a side note for anyone in my area, my friend...

As a side note for anyone in my area, my friend would be willing to do this repair for you. He lives in Somerville Tx and has plenty of his work around to dispel any doubts as to the quality of his...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,359
Posted By kag64
Everything under the car must come off. 1:...

Everything under the car must come off.
1: exhaust > use penetrating oil overnight before removal
2: drive shaft > be very careful with this, no dings
3: heat shield
4: gas tank > make sure you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,359
Posted By kag64
If you look around for a good welder you can do...

If you look around for a good welder you can do it yourself by helping the welder and cut hundreds off the cost. Just did mine and it only cost me 538 total including the turner motorsports kit. It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By kag64
Did that link help you fix your problem?

Did that link help you fix your problem?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By kag64
Fusable link, up underneath dash behind the...

Fusable link, up underneath dash behind the fuses. That would be high amperage fuse 101.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1724937
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29,271
Views: 2,205,496
Posted By kag64
It held long enough for me to get my parts and...

It held long enough for me to get my parts and find someone to fix it for me. All in all I would say that the BMW is one of the easiest cars to work on.
As long as you take everything off in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29,271
Views: 2,205,496
Posted By kag64
Fixed my subframe!

You guy's probably see this all the time, but This One Was Bad!!!
Here is a before and after Pic.

I ordered the Turner motorsports subframe kit, all of it was perfect except for the left rear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By kag64
My first guess would be that your instrument...

My first guess would be that your instrument cluster is on the way out. I just replaced a window regulator and after reconnecting the battery I found my cluster is dead, and I mean all the way dead....
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