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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By GCoop
:hmm: O RLY! U SRS?

:hmm:

O RLY! U SRS?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By GCoop
You are correct sir. :thumbup: This is the #1...

You are correct sir. :thumbup: This is the #1 cause for creaks that sound as if they are coming from either the upper door or window area.

Any sort of "creaking" sound with the E46 most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 41,453
Posted By GCoop
Spring 2013 Update :woot: Still going...

Spring 2013 Update

:woot:
Still going strong
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,803
Posted By GCoop
Guys.... he has an XI. Whole front subrame and...

Guys.... he has an XI. Whole front subrame and front diff need to be dropped........



Its a bear. I have been able to stave off my leaking XI oil pan for over a year now. I re-torqued as...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-04-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By GCoop
Gears deserve a gear oil so Redline MTL every...

Gears deserve a gear oil so Redline MTL every change here. Even if it is a tad more viscous than the OE fill. I do it about every third oil change (30K) for cheap insurance.



Whatever you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 41,453
Posted By GCoop
^ :idea: Good idea with the hot glue. Its fun...

^ :idea: Good idea with the hot glue. Its fun to see the many different takes and creativity people have on implementing this fix. :thumbup:

As I have said before I am just happy my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By GCoop
Yes, too early ...

Yes, too early

http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/storm-next-week-could-look-lik/7172141
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By GCoop
Been chaniging mine every 60k or so. No failures...

Been chaniging mine every 60k or so. No failures yet....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By GCoop
Unless you know with certianty what has been...

Unless you know with certianty what has been recently been changed I would start with replacing ALL of the fluids. This is always a good place to start.


Coolant
Power Steering
Oil (of...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-14-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,053
Posted By GCoop
Oil capacities in the XI are a much debated...

Oil capacities in the XI are a much debated topic. For some reason it seems that some XIs hold almost 8qts while others (Myself included in this bunch) only take ~7 to reach the full mark.

The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By GCoop
XI mats are different than a regular sedan. Be...

XI mats are different than a regular sedan. Be sure to confirm those part numbers given earlier were for XI and not regular sedan.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-12-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By GCoop
The beep and siren going off on sensor trip is...

The beep and siren going off on sensor trip is normal behavior on a car that has had the clown nose activated. As someone else has already suggested the hood sensor is normally the usual culprit...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-12-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By GCoop
Nah not really. There was some build up but I...

Nah not really. There was some build up but I wouldnt call it extreme. I rarely make any short trips.

Where I am we can get some extreme cold stretches but it rarely falls below 0F.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-12-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By GCoop
The new tube wasnt worth the ~$150 price to play...

The new tube wasnt worth the ~$150 price to play for me and honestly it really wanst all that hard to clean the old one.

If the origianl wasnt fully clogged after almost 9 years then the new...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,455
Posted By GCoop
Not pointing fingers one way or the other BUT for...

Not pointing fingers one way or the other BUT for some reason this scene came immediately to mind. At least the first 48 seconds. :rofl:
http://youtu.be/sJEp8vk3_9c
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-11-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By GCoop
Gasoline, Brake cleaner, carb cleaner. I used it...

Gasoline, Brake cleaner, carb cleaner. I used it all.

Biggest tip is to get a small stiff piece of wire (or a pipe cleaner if you have it) and agitate the space in between the walls. I have...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-10-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By GCoop
This.

This.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By GCoop
ALERT! ALERT! Self destruct sequence...

ALERT! ALERT!

Self destruct sequence activated. Car will self destruct in 5...4...3..:yikes:




Seriously though I would say that is CCV related. The goose honking noise has long been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,107
Posted By GCoop
Yes they did. but ask yourself when and where. ...

Yes they did. but ask yourself when and where.



I am of the belief that some factory plant worker that was assembling these engines had a sick sense of humor...Or had been wronged by a service...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-06-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By GCoop
FWIW 11/03 build date here and I had the old...

FWIW 11/03 build date here and I had the old design.

Also, I will second the notion of reusing the old tube after a thourough cleaning. Mine wasnt clogged at all but had some build up. After a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By GCoop
Take apart cooling system Take off OFH Do...

Take apart cooling system
Take off OFH
Do all the CCV work
Finish the OFHG work
Finish the cooling system.
Have a nice single malt scotch. You deserve it.

ProTip Freebee--Be sure to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-01-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By GCoop
Might we inquire as to the origin of the 325...

Might we inquire as to the origin of the 325 engine's demise?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,625
Posted By GCoop
I would start here...

I would start here (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=24327532013) 3rd one down. Then maybe the address in the picture below.


http://blog.bavauto.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2013-01-02-13.19.11a2.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By GCoop
Engine block Drain plug is doable on XIs. Ive...

Engine block Drain plug is doable on XIs. Ive done it twice. Just be patient and creative with a 1/4 in ratchet, extension, and swivel link. It will come off.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,807
Posted By GCoop
Just wanted to give a shout out to Max at...

Just wanted to give a shout out to Max at OEMBimmerParts :bow:

The wahler thermostat was part of the coolong system refresh kit I bought and he is taking care of this no questions asked. That is...
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