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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By jmctype4
Pic #1: Gesundheit!

Pic #1: Gesundheit!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By jmctype4
Hmm. I may be out of my depth here, but I'll...

Hmm. I may be out of my depth here, but I'll give it a shot. My understanding is that running your engine for longer than a minute or two with insufficient voltage from the alternator will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By jmctype4
To the OP- The symptoms you describe happened to...

To the OP- The symptoms you describe happened to my 330i with increasing frequency (once every couple of months, then once every couple of weeks, then every couple of days), as the alternator was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By jmctype4
No apology necessary! Thought appreciated...

No apology necessary! Thought appreciated though. I needed a good laugh; Hakken supplied it. I'm sure he means well in his own way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By jmctype4
:lmao: You, sir, just made my day. ...

:lmao: You, sir, just made my day.

:heisenberg: (puts hands up in surrender) "You got me."

I might forgive you if you could offer up some specific technical details as to how a cheap battery...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By jmctype4
Re: the connecting plug - Yes, glad you brought...

Re: the connecting plug - Yes, glad you brought it up. The alternator that both PepBoys and Autozone have in their database for the 330i has a plug at the back with two metal tabs *offset* from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By jmctype4
Thanks all for the quick replies - just what I...

Thanks all for the quick replies - just what I needed. It hadn't occurred to me that the "new" (remanufactured) alternator could go bad so soon, but that seems like a definite possibility. I'll...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,296
Posted By jmctype4
Exclamation Dealer wants $1100 for alternator replacement - Advice please! (HELP)

This is an URGENT request for advice from the community.

Too long/Didn't read version: Dealership claims my aftermarket battery and brand-new aftermarket alternator need to be replaced, to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By jmctype4
Well, crap...

:censor: :censor: :censor:

Good advice guys. Thanks for the responses; wish I'd had the forethought to ask this last night instead of after the dealership had my car.

Solidjake (and others):...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By jmctype4
Bumper repair advice/opinions needed - URGENT

Hi everybody - I need some advice, and it's urgent - my car's in the shop right now and I need to tell the S.M. what to do.

I backed up from one of those concrete bumpers, the kind you find in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By jmctype4
Hmmmm... I did a brake job about five or six...

Hmmmm... I did a brake job about five or six months ago (just new pads). Maybe I need to retighten the caliper bolts? I torqued them to their specs though.

M.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By jmctype4
Well, crap, I hope it's not that. My car's a...

Well, crap, I hope it's not that. My car's a 2005, one of the last ZHP's built, so I thought I didn't have to worry about the subframe problems. Thanks for the heads-up; I will dig into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By jmctype4
Pop/Clank on first application of brakes

Hey everybody,

I'm wondering if someone might have an idea what is causing this: the first time I apply any pressure at all to the brakes after a period of acceleration, there's a distinct noise...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-07-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By jmctype4
Ah, once again I need to go back to school. ...

Ah, once again I need to go back to school. Thanks for the explanation. So, let me see if I've got this right: if the wheels the OP is talking about are M3 fitment with 40mm offset, and his sedan...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-06-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By jmctype4
Ummm, how is this relevant? The OP is asking...

Ummm, how is this relevant? The OP is asking about putting on JH8's, not M3 wheels.

FWIW, tirerack.com shows the JH8 as fitting my car, a 330i with ZHP package. Recall that the ZHP has a...
Forum: Exterior 11-03-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,402
Posted By jmctype4
Congrats on the baby! :thumbsup: Fatherhood...

Congrats on the baby! :thumbsup:

Fatherhood gives you super-powers; use 'em for good.

M.
Forum: General BMW Model Discussion 11-03-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,683
Posted By jmctype4
LOL @ the vintage film effect on the tail end of...

LOL @ the vintage film effect on the tail end of the second clip.

Sick ride, props man.

M.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 10-22-2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,128
Posted By jmctype4
:popcorn: Subscribed.

:popcorn:

Subscribed.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-01-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,400
Posted By jmctype4
Laugh with me, not at me

Resurrecting an old thread to save thread-list space - ok, one year LATER, I finally get around to actually installing my Akebono pads. I have a toddler son, it's hard to get time for this kind of...
Forum: Lighting Forum 07-29-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By jmctype4
Followup: Located the fuse (thx sillieidiot),...

Followup: Located the fuse (thx sillieidiot), turned out it was ok. Strangely though, once I re-inserted the fuse, the "fail-on-ignition" symptoms disappeared. No idea how this could have fixed it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By jmctype4
Slight shot in the dark here, but maybe a cracked...

Slight shot in the dark here, but maybe a cracked exhaust manifold?

M.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-28-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 83,271
Posted By jmctype4
Ok, this is a great illustration of jacking the...

Ok, this is a great illustration of jacking the rear, but I have one question: how do you get the jack that far up under the car to begin with? My Craftsman jack is maybe two feet long from center...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By jmctype4
The Thrill is Not Gone

:: File under "WOOT!"

Paid off the balance on my ZHP yesterday... damn that's a good feeling! Just waiting on the title to arrive by mail. MINE ALL MINE!!!!

...

So the other day in my...
Forum: Lighting Forum 07-27-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,860
Posted By jmctype4
I just noticed this is happening to my chromiums...

I just noticed this is happening to my chromiums as well... same symptoms exactly. So, where is the fuse I should be checking? Is it over by the relay? Been awhile since I did my install...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 50,244
Posted By jmctype4
Two words, boys and girls: USE PROTECTION ...

Two words, boys and girls: USE PROTECTION

Awesome writeup - complements the diy at madrussian.net.

M.
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