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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 20,211
Posted By jsh_services
$6k timing cover, heads, water pump, heater inlet...

$6k timing cover, heads, water pump, heater inlet tubes, seals and gaskets, power steering, and tires. Bought the car in march...first BMW and might be the last at this rate.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
Posted By jsh_services
Where did u get the sub box?

Where did u get the sub box?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By jsh_services
You can't copy a BMW key. Go to a BMW repair...

You can't copy a BMW key. Go to a BMW repair shop, not a dealer and order a new one. I just did it and paid $174 vs the dealers nearly $250. Plus you are close to the warehouse where the keys are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By jsh_services
I just replaced my ps pump. No warning, just...

I just replaced my ps pump. No warning, just stopped working. There are a couple of valves that get stuck sometimes...mainly caused from dirty fluid. I would start there and then Go get a pressure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By jsh_services
No tow truck or lock smith will attempt to get...

No tow truck or lock smith will attempt to get into a locked BMW. They basically say you are SOL unless u beak the window. Just find out which is the cheapest one to break ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,212
Posted By jsh_services
As a side note. Tires will go a little out of...

As a side note. Tires will go a little out of balance every 5-7k miles on average. So check that first.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Bump

Bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Don't think it would have caught the head gasket...

Don't think it would have caught the head gasket though. It wasn't leaking, they noticed something funny when they where tearing it apart and noticed the adhesive on the gasket. Crappy deal
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
IMO I would rather rebuild the one I have so I...

IMO I would rather rebuild the one I have so I know exactly what is done to it. U never know with a used motor...I have been thru a few in my truck. Now I know I will have a whole new cooling system...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Does a pre purchase inspection include removing...

Does a pre purchase inspection include removing the intake manifold and valve cover? That's the only way you could have seen any of it. And the head was removed and taken to a machine shop to see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Yeah u do that then in 10k miles I would be...

Yeah u do that then in 10k miles I would be replacing the cooling system anyways. So it would be like $7500 for a motor swap plus the labor for it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Has a clean carfax. Only 81k miles. I only have...

Has a clean carfax. Only 81k miles. I only have the long piece of paper u get when u buy a car. It doesn't even say "as is" on that paperwork.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Yeah. Cover up. U can't use an attorney for small...

Yeah. Cover up. U can't use an attorney for small claims court. But I've got my evidence. So we shall see.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Bump

Bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Small claims is my only option. Those items would...

Small claims is my only option. Those items would not have been caught on an inspection because nothing was leaking at the time of purchase. Oh and they told me since they are a small dealer the do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By jsh_services
Beware of dealer!!!

For anyone in the NorCal area. Bought a 2003 330Ci from "Euro Star Auto Sales" in west Sacramento, ca. Had it for 2 days before it started leaking oil and coolant. It has been at the repair shop ever...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-08-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By jsh_services
I second this one. I've had 6 tickets and not one...

I second this one. I've had 6 tickets and not one went to my record. Tell the just you are guilty with an excuse. State you believed you were following the traffic laws so you were not sure how he...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,454
Posted By jsh_services
I guess I'm the only one who paid cash for a used...

I guess I'm the only one who paid cash for a used one then ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,454
Posted By jsh_services
Front lower timing case cover. It was actually...

Front lower timing case cover. It was actually cracked, I guess the old owner replaced the block and reused all of the old parts. He must a realized it was broke after he already installed it. Have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,454
Posted By jsh_services
Well I bought a 2003 330ci 5mt a week and a half...

Well I bought a 2003 330ci 5mt a week and a half ago. After 4 days of owning it, it started leaking oil and coolant. Come to find out some a-hole jb welded the lower timing case cover(which is the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By jsh_services
Could be a vacuum leak.

Could be a vacuum leak.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By jsh_services
+1 I just bought the Michelin sport as plus and...

+1
I just bought the Michelin sport as plus and love them paid $1030 otd but then got a $70 mail in rebate. They are a 45k mile tire for $1k or u get a 20k mile tire like the hankook ventus v12 evo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By jsh_services
Just go to BMW. They are only like $20

Just go to BMW. They are only like $20
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 29,692
Posted By jsh_services
I was considering a 335i until the lead mechanic...

I was considering a 335i until the lead mechanic at BMW said they have nothing but problems with those and 328i. And the 335i has turbo problems after the warranty is up...only a $10k fix for a new...
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