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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-27-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By hitbyastick
Hope that JB holds pressure. Probably should...

Hope that JB holds pressure. Probably should reinforce it with something. Like a new tank perhaps.:chase:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,417
Posted By hitbyastick
I threw new Textars all around on old rotors and...

I threw new Textars all around on old rotors and all I did was steel wool the rotors with brake cleaner, and not very thoroughly either. Brakes bedded in wonderfully after a couple of hard stops and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By hitbyastick
They aren't taco trucks either but I wish they...

They aren't taco trucks either but I wish they were
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 929
Posted By hitbyastick
Just to clarify, I don't spend on eye candy...

Just to clarify, I don't spend on eye candy period and I have to say, I care about the free towing. It's just as much convenient as pump failures are inconvenient.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 929
Posted By hitbyastick
Fuel pump preventive replacement- a cautionary tale

Fuel pump in my car died. Never gave any warning, was working as it should so myself being a human being come what may, I put off replacing it even though in the back of my mind I knew I was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By hitbyastick
Bought one myself via the diagram at...

Bought one myself via the diagram at realoem.com(searched by the last 7 digits of the VIN), received it and it was the wrong part. That realoem site is wrong a lot and has cost me some moneys due to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-09-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By hitbyastick
Is the dipstick tube caved in anywhere? Is it...

Is the dipstick tube caved in anywhere? Is it bent or dented or anything, have you done any work to it or around that area? Mine used to be difficult to remove but that was just due to old flat...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,031
Posted By hitbyastick
Woman driven is not necessarily a good thing in...

Woman driven is not necessarily a good thing in all cases as they ride the brakes and aim for the potholes. Just sayin
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By hitbyastick
If the old clutch was not worn down past the...

If the old clutch was not worn down past the rivets the flywheel should be OK for another go round. If yes, must replace.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By hitbyastick
Nice steering wheel snuggie :facepalm: Does...

Nice steering wheel snuggie :facepalm:

Does wonders for feel and control
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By hitbyastick
I hope it's not the genuine BMW pump I put in. No...

I hope it's not the genuine BMW pump I put in. No leaks that I can see and I've driven the car on a few road trips. Also, it seemed to me at the time the Conti belts had a little of what appeared to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By hitbyastick
Aluminum water pump pulley noise

Back when I replaced the cooling system two years ago I used a Uro aluminum water pump pulley to replace the stocker, replaced all the pulleys as well but did not change the belts as they were still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By hitbyastick
Grab the front wheels and vigorously wiggle them...

Grab the front wheels and vigorously wiggle them front to back with the car jacked up to check for bad front control arms.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-30-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By hitbyastick
The engines kinda are delicate. Any time you have...

The engines kinda are delicate. Any time you have cast aluminum getting too hot you should pray for a miracle. You might have just gotten lucky, but the general rule is to never overheat these...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By hitbyastick
Mods not doing their jobs

Mods not doing their jobs
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By hitbyastick
If you admit you haven't the know-how, why then...

If you admit you haven't the know-how, why then do you proceed to work on the car? Furthermore can you at least read? The oil change DIYs available here and elsewhere in a million places over the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By hitbyastick
If you want to go to the ultimate extreme, steam...

If you want to go to the ultimate extreme, steam the foam in the seats. Upholstery shops have this steamer doodad and it sterilizes the foam and also fluffs it back into its original volume like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By hitbyastick
Those grind marks are from the factory. Cams are...

Those grind marks are from the factory. Cams are fine, great really. That's how they balance them, by removing material here or there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By hitbyastick
I used a BMW part made by Wahler I think, no...

I used a BMW part made by Wahler I think, no problems in 2 years/10k miles. The original Wahler went 125k with no issues.

If I had to be paranoid I'd be paranoid over a Behr part before a Genuine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By hitbyastick
Wahler's going to be just as good as any. None...

Wahler's going to be just as good as any. None are better than the others. At some point you just keep a tally of people who have had bad experience with the thermostats and make your choice based...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By hitbyastick
I'd pass. Previous owner ran that car hard enough...

I'd pass. Previous owner ran that car hard enough to rip the sheetmetal. It's the twisting and torquing of the rear end that causes that damage, not potholes. Somebody's been speed demoning it.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By hitbyastick
Use some silicone grease on the gasket before...

Use some silicone grease on the gasket before installation and observe proper torque on the bolts. Do not over-torque the bolts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By hitbyastick
I don't see the leak you are referring to.

I don't see the leak you are referring to.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By hitbyastick
Fram is garbage, and it doesn't matter what make...

Fram is garbage, and it doesn't matter what make or model of car. Do not use Fram.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By hitbyastick
I think you need to stop with the cheap eBay...

I think you need to stop with the cheap eBay mods. Spend your Booger Fling paychecks on drugs instead; money more wisely appropriated.
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