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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:56 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 17,219
Posted By Benny Minn
"M3 badges all over" = M-package ...

"M3 badges all over" = M-package

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/cto/4642566676.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,988
Posted By Benny Minn
Same. Very annoying that the dealer checked my...

Same. Very annoying that the dealer checked my VIN, told me I was fine and then I get this letter, which basically says the dealers don't know what's going on and no one is prepared to fix the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By Benny Minn
Wow. A bit judgmental there, especially coming...

Wow. A bit judgmental there, especially coming from someone who admits to owning multiple not-so-economical cars. You really want to start down that road? Most of the people I know with bad finances...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,403
Posted By Benny Minn
Sorry, I'm still a bit dense when it comes to...

Sorry, I'm still a bit dense when it comes to this topic, but interested in learning. What does that extra quart do for the Xi? The diff has it's own oil source, so why would the thing have to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 17,219
Posted By Benny Minn
Hahaha! Sad.

Hahaha! Sad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 17,219
Posted By Benny Minn
Agreed. Even if he spoke perfect english, he'd...

Agreed. Even if he spoke perfect english, he'd still be claiming that all these important lights are no big deal, just lights…..as though a functioning thermostat is just a convenience item. He...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,403
Posted By Benny Minn
I can't be the only one wondering why the sumps...

I can't be the only one wondering why the sumps are over-sized. Could you enlighten the rest of us non-engine-gurus?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,403
Posted By Benny Minn
I'm fine with changing filters, but is it...

I'm fine with changing filters, but is it pointless to do this if I don't want to drop the pan? I have an xi. My head hurts just thinking about messing with that.
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 937
Posted By Benny Minn
Makes sense to me. I like your attitude. I...

Makes sense to me. I like your attitude. I started the same way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 17,219
Posted By Benny Minn
LOL. Well, it was well maintained….before he...

LOL. Well, it was well maintained….before he rolled it. That thing looks so pitiful.
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 937
Posted By Benny Minn
They can't be both incompetent and scheming. ...

They can't be both incompetent and scheming. This is like when people call a president an idiot and then claim he's the mastermind of some grand evil plan. It's one or the other. From the sound of...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 937
Posted By Benny Minn
Factory warranty expired already because the car...

Factory warranty expired already because the car is more than 3 years old (36k or 3 years, whichever comes first). And the extended warranty, which has already paid for itself, doesn't cover that...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-11-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 937
Posted By Benny Minn
My experience has shown that service departments,...

My experience has shown that service departments, and even most sales people, only care about your concerns if you've been with them a while and have shown loyalty.

My GF brought her Mini...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 17,219
Posted By Benny Minn
I feel like that should be a lyric in a country...

I feel like that should be a lyric in a country song.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By Benny Minn
I can see why it's a tempting offer, but I think...

I can see why it's a tempting offer, but I think your budget has to be higher. At that mileage, if you take it in for an inspection, they will find other stuff that will need replacing soon.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By Benny Minn
Best place? http://enthusiastauto.com

Best place? http://enthusiastauto.com
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Benny Minn
Thanks, guys for assuring me that I'm not going...

Thanks, guys for assuring me that I'm not going crazy. I wonder, though, if there's a way to re-seal the electrical end instead of replacing the whole thing...

cvx5832, was your cam sensor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Benny Minn
Oil leaking from inside electrical connector

I've got a strange leak that appears to be coming from the connector-end of my exhaust VANOS solenoid. It leaks from there down onto the coolant hose below the connector, but every gasket and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By Benny Minn
Oh, I get it. It costs more if you decide to...

Oh, I get it. It costs more if you decide to have him change the bushings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,036
Posted By Benny Minn
Holy shite, I think I'd be more freaked out to...

Holy shite, I think I'd be more freaked out to find that toothy little daemon than the snake!

Why do engineers make wire insulation so tasty anyway?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Benny Minn
Minneapolis Bimmer Group

FYI to the Minnesota peeps, a bunch of BMW (and other german car) enthusiasts meet up at Lake Calhoun on the first Tuesday of Every month. We've been at it for 11 years. It started with mostly E34...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By Benny Minn
That's impressive work. I feel like I'm missing...

That's impressive work. I feel like I'm missing something, though. Why does it cost more if you changed the mounts/bushings?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-01-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By Benny Minn
Change it out sooner than later. Once they start...

Change it out sooner than later. Once they start randomizing the fan speed, they are also prone to catching fire.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Benny Minn
Thank you, Captain, that's what I needed to know....

Thank you, Captain, that's what I needed to know. The old compressor had almost no oil in it, so I filled the new one based on reading what others had gone with, roughly 4.5oz.

Everything is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Benny Minn
My exact words: Seems pretty clear to me. ...

My exact words: Seems pretty clear to me.

Now your answer is: the compressor should tell you? I get the concept of filling, and no, it doesn't say how much or how to add/drain. It doesn't say...
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