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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 283,970
Posted By im2stupid
Just bought a new Siemens/VDO pump... what size...

Just bought a new Siemens/VDO pump... what size hose clamp do I need? I would like to just go to home depot and pick up a generic screw clamp. One youtube diy says I can reuse the ear clamp, but I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By im2stupid
was it a nice trailer hitch? did you pick it up...

was it a nice trailer hitch? did you pick it up and hold onto it? could at least ebay it for 50-100 bucks and recoup some of the cost :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By im2stupid
I replaced that when I had similar symptoms. It's...

I replaced that when I had similar symptoms. It's called different names but the alldata repair page called it the transmission position switch/sensor. Are you getting any codes? I was getting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,505
Posted By im2stupid
I just replaced my entire cooling system, minus...

I just replaced my entire cooling system, minus the radiator, on Saturday.

On the list was the water pump which is the original from 2002 (my car has low miles...).
I replaced it with a Stewart...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By im2stupid
Seems to be fixed as I have not encountered any...

Seems to be fixed as I have not encountered any problems since the swap. I bought it online through a bmw dealership for about $290 shipped.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,305
Posted By im2stupid
approaching the 10 year mark over here... never...

approaching the 10 year mark over here... never been to mechanic thanks to forum :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By im2stupid
Just replaced it today. So far so good... no...

Just replaced it today. So far so good... no codes and exclamation gear symbol. Will have to drive a few days to see if it's fixed for good.

My problem was p0709 (transmission range sensor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,909
Posted By im2stupid
CCV in middle of freezing winter. back and hands...

CCV in middle of freezing winter. back and hands hurt like hell for a few days after, but damn... that was really satisfying.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By im2stupid
questions about diy replacing transmission range sensor

Hey guys, long story short: I'm about to replace part #24-10-7-507-818 (transmission range sensor/neutral safety switch).

I found the attached pdf which is a list of very high level instructions....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By im2stupid
:facepalm:

:facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By im2stupid
you have to drive under various conditions...

you have to drive under various conditions (speeds, acceleration, etc). you can't just drive 1000 miles straight on the highway...

check out the pdf here...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,789
Posted By im2stupid
the goddamn dealer sold me mine with black...

the goddamn dealer sold me mine with black "leather" seats way back in '05, but i realized a few years later it's probably leatherette. 8 years later and it still looks brand new. I still prefer...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By im2stupid
http://www.diymybmw.com/e46/ccv-disa-icv-oil-separ...

http://www.diymybmw.com/e46/ccv-disa-icv-oil-separator/

scroll down to the photos with the "return hose". Is that what you're talking about?
the realoem diagram is slightly misleading as it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By im2stupid
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWXtiCwRH-k (part...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWXtiCwRH-k (part 1 of 3) this helped me out quite a bit
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,441
Posted By im2stupid
I should note that after about 30 minutes of...

I should note that after about 30 minutes of driving around the neighborhood, the smoke has died out substantially. It looks mostly like faint steam now, and dissipates rather quickly around the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,441
Posted By im2stupid
Yeah, it starts without a hiccup and sounds...

Yeah, it starts without a hiccup and sounds perfectly normal, but for obvious reasons I don't want to drive it off the driveway --- the smoke is that thick and continuous. I'm pretty sure it's not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,441
Posted By im2stupid
Replaced CCV... exhaust pumping out white smoke

TL;DR summary:
1) billowing white smoke from exhaust on cold start on a freezing day (it's not steam... smells burnt rubbery)
2) replaced ccv+hoses with insulated ccv kit
3) test started after the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,682
Posted By im2stupid
found this thread:...

found this thread: http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=730565
and apparently it turns off in 30s when you lock the car.... didn't think of that :P
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,682
Posted By im2stupid
switched 12v dc in glove box not switched...?

Hey guys, I ordered p/n 82110004073 ("Auxiliary Power Adapter") thinking I can leave my stuff plugged in even when the car is not running.

I read on various threads that this power source is...
Forum: Engine & Performance 04-03-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,925
Posted By im2stupid
FS: New OEM Water Pump 11517527910

This is a brand new bmw water pump I bought from tischer.
I bought the entire cooling system kit but I used a stewart pump so I have the the kit pump leftover. It's brand new, still in box. it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,118
Posted By im2stupid
this is probably it....

this is probably it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By im2stupid
driver side A/C vent dimensions?

Sorry about the silly request, but can someone measure the opening of the left driver side A/C vent (part #64228361897...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-31-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 206,857
Posted By im2stupid
is there a deadline to get in on the free fix? i...

is there a deadline to get in on the free fix? i got the letter a while ago but i've just been putting it off.... i haven't been to the dealer in almost 7 years :eek:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,013
Posted By im2stupid
awesome! he replied back in less than a minute...

awesome! he replied back in less than a minute lol.
thank you again!!!
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-03-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By im2stupid
I bought it at amazon.com along with some other...

I bought it at amazon.com along with some other stuff... I've seen it at home depot though.
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