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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By corstad
Don't do it. Hopefully you exchanged insurance...

Don't do it. Hopefully you exchanged insurance information or at least got his name & plate number.

Take it to a shop of your choosing and get an estimate. You are going to be surprised at how...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By corstad
Almost everything in inspection I && II is doable...

Almost everything in inspection I && II is doable yourself. Reading the diagnostic codes is the only thing that requires a special tool.

I use this check list when doing mine:...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-03-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 136,619
Posted By corstad
Thanks for a great write up with pictures. I did...

Thanks for a great write up with pictures. I did this on Monday evening. The VCG was stiff but the spark plug seats were brittle and just broke into pieces when I touched them.

130 miles post...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,059
Posted By corstad
Merry Christmas to you Jake. Your videos have...

Merry Christmas to you Jake. Your videos have been an enormous help to me this year. Thank you for your contributions.

God Bless,

Cully.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,412
Posted By corstad
I installed the Meyle HD control arms and...

I installed the Meyle HD control arms and bushings in June. I haven't had any vibrations at all. And as another fanatic posted, it eliminated the pulsing during breaking.

I am pleased with them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By corstad
When I changed mine I used a flat blade...

When I changed mine I used a flat blade screwdriver with the blade parallel to the side of the car. You need to press down while pulling the lens out. It is a bit tricky.

I also had the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By corstad
Yes. At least the Auto Zone that I frequent will...

Yes. At least the Auto Zone that I frequent will read the codes for free.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28,486
Views: 2,118,025
Posted By corstad
Oil change and rotated the tires. Sent from...

Oil change and rotated the tires.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,966
Posted By corstad
Thanks for the videos. I cleaned my ICV, throttle...

Thanks for the videos. I cleaned my ICV, throttle body, and DISA today. The videos were extremely helpful. My ICV required a lot of tugging to get it out. It was dirty and took an extremely violent...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-05-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
Those were two of alec's recommendations. They...

Those were two of alec's recommendations. They will be on the task list for this weekend.

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Forum: Great Lakes 10-04-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
Thanks for the offers TrickTrizzle and wardpower....

Thanks for the offers TrickTrizzle and wardpower. I met up with hi its me alec this evening and swapped it. It was better but the idle still wasn't as smooth as it should be.

Alec recommended a...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-04-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
PM sent. Sent from my DROID2 using BimmerApp

PM sent.

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Forum: Great Lakes 10-03-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
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PM sent

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Forum: Great Lakes 10-02-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
Thanks, but I wont be able to get to uni tonight....

Thanks, but I wont be able to get to uni tonight. I am about 250 miles south at the moment. Will be headed back to tc in a few minutes. Are you available tomorrow afternoon/evening?

Sent from my...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-02-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
I did that prior to disconnecting it. It didn't...

I did that prior to disconnecting it. It didn't make any difference to the idle misfires.


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Forum: Great Lakes 10-02-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
There isn't a whistle that I can detect. I also...

There isn't a whistle that I can detect. I also tried spraying starter fluid around all the intake tubes and the RPMs didn't change.
Forum: Great Lakes 10-01-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By corstad
Anyone in Twin Cities willing to let me try their MAF

Greetings:

I have been chasing P0301 & P0302 misfire codes for the two years I have owned the car. Two days ago I had enough of it :censor: and unplugged the MAF and I haven't had a misfire while...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By corstad
328I99E46 - Did replacing the intake elbow solve...

328I99E46 - Did replacing the intake elbow solve the misfires?

Thanks,

C.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By corstad
Tanzi - did you see this thread? ...

Tanzi - did you see this thread?
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=516563

C.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-24-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,782
Posted By corstad
Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but I had to...

Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but I had to comment on the Folex.

We used it this evening on two year old exploded pop stains on the headliner of the teenagers' (3 of them) car. Not a BMW, a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,985
Posted By corstad
I have mine to the left of the RVM. I used the...

I have mine to the left of the RVM. I used the visor mount but slid it between the window and the ceiling fabric. I have never had much luck with the suctions cups, especially when it is 30 below...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28,486
Views: 2,118,025
Posted By corstad
Today it got an oil change. Sunday tran & diff...

Today it got an oil change.
Sunday tran & diff fluid change.
3 weeks ago Meyle HD front control arms & bushings and an alignment.

The ride is soo much better now!
Forum: Great Lakes 04-15-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,849
Views: 159,894
Posted By corstad
1) TrickTizzle - 2001 325i - Maple Grove 2)...

1) TrickTizzle - 2001 325i - Maple Grove
2) Shawn754 - 2002 M3 - Maplewood
3) Bmw4life46 - 2000 323i - Lakeville
4) e46king - 2003 330i - Minneapolis
5) hi its me alec - 1999 328i - Minneapolis...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,002
Posted By corstad
+1. Same thing happened on my '99 328i. Replaced...

+1. Same thing happened on my '99 328i. Replaced both lic plate bulbs and the dash indicator turned off.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,980
Posted By corstad
Coffee in travel mugs and water only. My...

Coffee in travel mugs and water only.

My kids have left quite a bit of evidence in my wife's car as to why they are not allowed to eat in mine! The interior in her 2 year old car looks like it is...
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