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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By botaman
I did it with the arm in place, no need to remove...

I did it with the arm in place, no need to remove the arm.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By botaman
I was being sarcastic. Change your ball joints...

I was being sarcastic. Change your ball joints and call it a day. Be prepared, it's not an easy job.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By botaman
Check the link I post again.

Check the link I post again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By botaman
I just pulled out of thin air.

I just pulled out of thin air.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By botaman
Front axles. Buy OEM or tail chasing forever.

Front axles. Buy OEM or tail chasing forever.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By botaman
Ball joints. Item #2 from the link. ...

Ball joints. Item #2 from the link.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ES53&mospid=47726&btnr=33_0840&hg=33&fg=30
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-27-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 50,795
Posted By botaman
The base is from a large puller hammer. The...

The base is from a large puller hammer.
The center bolt comes from a big 3-jaw puller.
With combination of both I created a new tool.
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-12-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,543
Posted By botaman
I have thoughts about dumping all my 3 bimmers...

I have thoughts about dumping all my 3 bimmers and just buy American cars or Toyota..BTW, I own a F-150 SCREW and love it..Except for the gas mileage of course..
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By botaman
I agree with ICV. While you there make sure the...

I agree with ICV. While you there make sure the boot is on there good and no rips.
If that doesn't work check your DISA operation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,534
Posted By botaman
Thanks for the update. You gave your best shot. ...

Thanks for the update. You gave your best shot.

What does it take to fix the oil rings anyone know???
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By botaman
No, let me en-light you a little how the SAS...

No, let me en-light you a little how the SAS system works. When the engine temp is dipped below 86 degree F, the DME sends power to the micro switch to open to allow vacuum flow to the SAS valve.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By botaman
If you want to just test your SAS valve then...

If you want to just test your SAS valve then bypass the switch. You should be getting a constant vacuum.

Or better yet you can activate the switch by supply it with some external 12 VDC.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By botaman
Replace your CCV and check the Disa while you're...

Replace your CCV and check the Disa while you're at it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,764
Posted By botaman
Most likely the culprit.... The engine was...

Most likely the culprit....

The engine was cold when you went to start, cold engine runs very rich and advanced timing, you slip your foot engine stalled, rich running+ advanced timing = back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By botaman
It sounds to me there's crook that works at the...

It sounds to me there's crook that works at the shop swapped out your ABS module with a bad one just like they stole your spare but returned it later.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-03-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 50,795
Posted By botaman
Hard to say but my guts instance tells me you...

Hard to say but my guts instance tells me you should check your exhaust hanger bracket is coming loose.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By botaman
If the hoses are good and not reverse then I...

If the hoses are good and not reverse then I think you may have air in the fuel rail, try to bleed it using the Schader valve at the end of the fuel rail toward the front, just press it until no more...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-02-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By botaman
+1 Pete, did you just buy an E46? Bet you...

+1

Pete, did you just buy an E46? Bet you don't know this is..Ha ha..
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By botaman
Whata F'ing ass yourself.

Whata F'ing ass yourself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By botaman
Do I have to spell every thing out for you??? ...

Do I have to spell every thing out for you???
It's obvious to me that while you were idling the crankcase pressure built up and blew your VCG because of frozen CCV system.

So, now you have oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By botaman
Don't try to crank the engine any more until you...

Don't try to crank the engine any more until you have removed all oil from cylinders or you will destroy your engine.

You should have listened to the previous suggestions that your CCV system was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By botaman
That sounds like a locomotive!:rofl: You're sure...

That sounds like a locomotive!:rofl: You're sure you didn't swap the engine!

I think you need to check the electrical connectors, maybe one of them is not seated all the way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By botaman
That's the problem you always stick your 2 cents...

That's the problem you always stick your 2 cents in thing you don't even know.



Never heard of this word but if you know it like the back of your hand you must used to it some how.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By botaman
Oh gosh!! I don't miss him nor neither you Dmax,...

Oh gosh!! I don't miss him nor neither you Dmax, you could be a drag at times.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,921
Posted By botaman
+++++100000 Listen to this suggestion, he...

+++++100000

Listen to this suggestion, he has the best suggestion in my book.

Unless you have a huge vacuum leak. Our cars at idle is controlled by ICV.
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