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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,985
Posted By brea
try resetting your adaptations via PA Soft. I...

try resetting your adaptations via PA Soft. I have a similar issue on start up whenever the weather cools down here (ambient below 50). Car acts like it wants to stall, then catches itself and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By brea
try washing it a few times and then try taking...

try washing it a few times and then try taking some "back to black" to it. can buy at any local auto parts store/wal mart
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By brea
when indy mechanic's quote prices, they often...

when indy mechanic's quote prices, they often quote dealership list price to customers regardless of whether they're using aftermarket or OE parts. So he may use OE parts. He's got his t stat and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By brea
sorry to hear man, hope insurance takes good care...

sorry to hear man, hope insurance takes good care of you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By brea
As other's have said, it's your car. You pay for...

As other's have said, it's your car. You pay for it, so do with it as you will. Half the fun of owning a car is making it your own
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By brea
check your license plate bulbs

check your license plate bulbs
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,886
Posted By brea
I used two 18" extensions

I used two 18" extensions
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,886
Posted By brea
blow the nuts off from the top, with the wheels...

blow the nuts off from the top, with the wheels on and the car on the ground. I did it this way and had both arms done in less than 3 hrs. I did use an air chisel for separating the old arm from the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-29-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,614
Posted By brea
2014 mb 350

212 E class are very nice and safe vehicles. I work for a benz dealer and see plenty. I don't find them nearly as engaging to drive as BMW's (old and new) but that's completely subjective. Benz are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,369
Posted By brea
you can try this adaptation reset for the...

you can try this adaptation reset for the electronic throttle control system. Some say it's a wive's tale and others claim it made a huge difference. Either way, its free and takes <30 secs so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By brea
General rule is to "let the buyer beware,"...

General rule is to "let the buyer beware," assuming of course that you did not misrepresent the product in anyway. You apparently went out of your way to avoid misrepresenting it, so I'd say you can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,654
Posted By brea
nice buy man! GL

nice buy man! GL
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By brea
put the wheels on and lower the car to the...

put the wheels on and lower the car to the ground, use the weight of the car to keep the arm/ball joint pressed up against the subframe. Take a long extension or 2 if needed. Link them together and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,658
Posted By brea
my bad, my head is in e36 world today

my bad, my head is in e36 world today
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,658
Posted By brea
bad info, edited to remove

bad info, edited to remove
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By brea
your springs could be "tired," which would make...

your springs could be "tired," which would make the car look slightly lowered. But seriously though, google "bmw vin decoder," type in the last 7 of your VIN and it will tell you all the option...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By brea
what's last 7 of the VIN? there is a VIN decoder...

what's last 7 of the VIN? there is a VIN decoder website that will tell you all the car's option codes. Looks like standard suspension tho. If you don't have an extension on the lower part of your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,317
Posted By brea
if your VCG is leaking, it would make sense to...

if your VCG is leaking, it would make sense to start there. I've seen them leak from every area, so badly oil covers the entire block. Replace the VCG, get under the car and clean everything up real...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By brea
Personally won't use d4 again. I've had it in the...

Personally won't use d4 again. I've had it in the trans for just under a year and about 10k mile and the shift action feels much rougher than when the fluid was fresh. Will be replacing with MTF-LT2
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,556
Posted By brea
This should definitely be taken care of by the...

This should definitely be taken care of by the dealer, maintain your position. If they refuse, escalate the situation to BMWNA directly. Very unfortunate, sorry to hear this happened to your car....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By brea
just throwing this out there but it looks like a...

just throwing this out there but it looks like a part of the HVAC vent controls. looks like an arm of sorts that rotates from that larger end and the smaller end would turn the attached part? just a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By brea
06 330xi is an entirely different engine I...

06 330xi is an entirely different engine I believe. N52? You'll need 01-05.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By brea
just keep pouring until it's full:...

just keep pouring until it's full: http://www.carscoops.com/2015/04/woman-allegedly-filled-her-engine-with.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By brea
you will have to swap the oil pan if you're...

you will have to swap the oil pan if you're getting the motor out of anything other than a 330xi. You'll probably want to swap your original intake manifold over as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By brea
this, it can look like a massacre if its bad...

this, it can look like a massacre if its bad enough. I've had them so bad that I thought the pan gasket was leaking as well but it was just the OFHG leaking like a sieve
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