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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By MEC
I use Krown undercoating in Northern Ontario,...

I use Krown undercoating in Northern Ontario, where they coat the road with salt in the winter. It is a vegetable based product that sticks to your car and keeps everything from corroding. They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By MEC
Alright here is a video with the noise(s) in...

Alright here is a video with the noise(s) in question. You will have to excuse the road noise and how terrible the roads in my city are... welcome to the great white north.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By MEC
Ok so after doing the needle sweep test and...

Ok so after doing the needle sweep test and trying trying other things and looking around and under the I have made no progress. It seems less often now but is surely affected by bumps which leads...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By MEC
Intermittent weird noise

Good Morning Fanatics,

I have a 2004 330i SMG ZAM (Canada) and there is a weird noise coming from the center of the dash area. It is speed dependent and is not always the same. At times it sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,688
Posted By MEC
My understanding of the insurance premiums is...

My understanding of the insurance premiums is mostly related to health care. The insurance company doesn't care about replacing a 15K car compared to hundreds of thousands in medical bills. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By MEC
I use Chemical guys M-seal, last a very long time...

I use Chemical guys M-seal, last a very long time and is easy to remove. There was a really good forum post on a bunch of different sealants and which were best......
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,021
Posted By MEC
I Drive my car year round. I also apply the...

I Drive my car year round. I also apply the anti-seize to the hub and face. I also clean it up with a wire brush before hand.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,021
Posted By MEC
^:rofl: I use anti-seize compound, either...

^:rofl:

I use anti-seize compound, either aluminum or copper. Living in the great white north where they lay down salt like it's going out of style you have to use something, and I have never had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By MEC
I recently did a suspension overhaul and still...

I recently did a suspension overhaul and still had the clunking at low speed. I checked under the car for anything that was loose. I put my jack under the front subframe and lifted the car off the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By MEC
It's legit. I bought one for the same price from...

It's legit. I bought one for the same price from a chinese car website, can't seem to find it right now. Works really well, I've used it to clear airbag codes, change the way my locks engage.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,361
Posted By MEC
I would rate the stopping power as better than...

I would rate the stopping power as better than OEM. When I last Replaced my brakes I had some horrible vibrations caused by the rotors, so it is difficult to remember exactly, plus this was a year...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-29-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,361
Posted By MEC
I have the EBC red stuff with their rotors. ...

I have the EBC red stuff with their rotors. Excellent stopping power and very low dust.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By MEC
Bilstein Shocks and Struts in Canada

Hi Everyone,

I will be replacing my shocks and struts along with bushings on my 330i. Living in Canada it is difficult to find what part you want without paying absurd shipping, handling taxes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By MEC
I Recently had a similar problem. I replaced my...

I Recently had a similar problem. I replaced my regulator and it worked flawlessly for about 3 weeks, then grinding noises started the window had to be persuaded to the top. Turns out the cable...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By MEC
Hi Greg, I Have a 2004 330i with SMG. There...

Hi Greg,

I Have a 2004 330i with SMG. There are some times while starting I had the same problem. I have found that if I turn the car off, wait a minute, restart it often works again. I believe...
Forum: Interior 07-14-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By MEC
How much for just the lower trim?

How much for just the lower trim?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By MEC
330i SMG steering wheel swap to M3 SMG wheel

Hey everyone,

Have you seen or heard of whether it is possible to swap the smg sport steering wheel in a 330i for an M3 smg wheel? I'm looking to change as I don't find my wheel thick enough, I'm...
Forum: Interior 06-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,873
Posted By MEC
Hey I'm looking for a smg M3 wheel if any are...

Hey I'm looking for a smg M3 wheel if any are available?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-04-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By MEC
when I sprayed the cable it was still attached to...

when I sprayed the cable it was still attached to everything. I did however removed the latching mechanism from the door itself. I then put the straw through the lock bolt hole to spray one of the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-07-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By MEC
Hi Rkeimer, Shortly after having the car...

Hi Rkeimer,

Shortly after having the car problem I brought it into my garage, and started pulling the door apart like you described. About 30 minutes into the job I happen to try the door again...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By MEC
Passenger door stuck closed

Hey everyone,

Last night I had a date, went and picked up the girl, we get into the car, and the passenger door just bounces off the frame, doesn't latch. I'm thinking just my luck haha. I decide...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-22-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By MEC
Hey toughface, No replacing the sensor did...

Hey toughface,

No replacing the sensor did not work. My car has also been in the shop for 3 months. We tried the position sensor, and tested for solenoid faults in the hydraulic unit itself. ...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-13-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By MEC
Sorry for the late update. Car is in the garage...

Sorry for the late update. Car is in the garage with the transmission out. Both clutch and flywheel are badly worn and are being replaced along with position sensor and some spring on the outside...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-17-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By MEC
I forgot to mention that there are no warning...

I forgot to mention that there are no warning light or codes

Any help or advice is greatly appreciated :)
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-17-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By MEC
Post 2004 330i smg with what feels like clutch engagement problems

Hi all,

As the title says I have a 2004 330i with the smg and performance pack. A couple days ago i started the car up, put it into first gear. As I went to take off, the car rev'd up, slowly...
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