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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By BimmersGarage
Get the Wahler thermo. I've used it in my 330i...

Get the Wahler thermo.
I've used it in my 330i and it mounted perfectly and has been trouble free for the past 40K.
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-31-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,662
Posted By BimmersGarage
^ Boom..! As you wish > Koenigsegg's...

^
Boom..!
As you wish >

Koenigsegg's turbos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw6cs7opvzA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNedUZxP8NU
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-31-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,662
Posted By BimmersGarage
Thank you for the info. I'll look into that. ...

Thank you for the info.
I'll look into that.

As of right now, I'm debating between either a mini kossel design or a traditional makerbot format.
I've gather some parts already - the steppers,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By BimmersGarage
To loose a gallon of coolant means you have a...

To loose a gallon of coolant means you have a major leak. It's simple as that.
If you never refreshed your cooling system (all major components = the entire system) at the prescribed schedule, then...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-29-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,662
Posted By BimmersGarage
Fascinating.. Perhaps it's time to source...

Fascinating..

Perhaps it's time to source myself some 3D printer components, circuits and materials to build my own 3D printer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By BimmersGarage
@Speedee Don't do that.. That's totally...

@Speedee

Don't do that..
That's totally uncalled for.

Get the correct set (total 6) of NGKs already mentioned above, and you + your vehicle will be much better off.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-27-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By BimmersGarage
Don't forget the auxiliary fan sensor on the...

Don't forget the auxiliary fan sensor on the lower hose.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 616
Posted By BimmersGarage
You need to replace the pulleys, those bearings...

You need to replace the pulleys, those bearings are sealed and can't be "greased". You can double check if you have failed pulley bearings by taking off the belt and spinning them by hand to see if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By BimmersGarage
You don't need to apply that much force to get...

You don't need to apply that much force to get brand new parts to mate.
Use a Tiny bit of dish soap to lube the socket/O-ring and you should be able to push it on. (No need for gorilla strength.)
...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,846
Posted By BimmersGarage
That's just so sad. There's no words for this..

That's just so sad.
There's no words for this..
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By BimmersGarage
First thing to fully understand, is the cooling...

First thing to fully understand, is the cooling system on your BMW >
You MUST Bleed the system after any kind of overhaul... Flushing it is Not bleeding. You must remove all air pockets in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By BimmersGarage
Most likely your expansion tank (if it's leaking...

Most likely your expansion tank (if it's leaking on the driver side).
However, there's plenty of other components that could have failed. Best to remove the splash pan and take a peek with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By BimmersGarage
^ That pulley wheel was probably spinning...

^
That pulley wheel was probably spinning anywhere around 6,000RPM when it flew off and struck your radiator before landing on some hose(s) which would explain why the radiator failed soon after....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By BimmersGarage
Is it a manual or a CVT? It's mainly getting...

Is it a manual or a CVT?
It's mainly getting your hands on core components that's going to be the limiting factor, you'll have to get most of them from the (st)dealership.

IF it is a CVT and it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,407
Posted By BimmersGarage
okay.. I'm not trying to start an argument...

okay..
I'm not trying to start an argument here.

If the guy gets the voltmeter and gets a reading.. he still can't start the motor with it.
He'll STILL needs to go out and buy a new battery....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,407
Posted By BimmersGarage
If you're only getting "clicks" and the...

If you're only getting "clicks" and the instrument cluster lights up okay, then it's just the battery not having enough amps.. Now since your shop claimed it had charged your battery then I'm going...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By BimmersGarage
Glad you Finally realized you weren't bleeding it...

Glad you Finally realized you weren't bleeding it correctly.
It usually takes 30 minutes to completely bleed the system. Is your heater working now? (that's indicator if you did it thoroughly.)
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,407
Posted By BimmersGarage
OP, Definitely have your battery checked. If...

OP,
Definitely have your battery checked.
If the initial battery was "rotten", and the dealer replaced it at NO charge... then I'm wondering if they just didn't just drop in another less rotten...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By BimmersGarage
@Fivemane Are you bleeding your cooling system...

@Fivemane
Are you bleeding your cooling system BEFORE you drive?
If so, what procedure are you following/taking?

Each time you "Allow" your engine to overheat.. you're increasing your chances...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By BimmersGarage
Excellent. The Lower Radiator hose may be...

Excellent.
The Lower Radiator hose may be "bonded" to the old thermostat, so just be careful Not to mangle its coupler.
And, make sure you don't over torque the bolts once you installed the new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By BimmersGarage
You need to get a new thermostat... That...

You need to get a new thermostat... That crack/chip isn't going to get any better.

What part of Plano are you located?
I have an OEM thermo you can use to get your vehicle running.

You MUST...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By BimmersGarage
"hitting a curb" (while in parking lot) usually...

"hitting a curb" (while in parking lot) usually means a few scraps to the lower bumper and belly plate. Then there's Hitting a curb while going at speed that actually cracks the pan...

> Did you...
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-01-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 44,352
Posted By BimmersGarage
CDC director: "There is a zero percent chance...

CDC director:
"There is a zero percent chance of this spreading"...

Famous last words, cause now we have this >

5 DISD students possibly exposed to Ebola, LINK...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,325
Posted By BimmersGarage
Got ours the other day.

Got ours the other day.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By BimmersGarage
Sounds like the FCAB. If you have more than 65K...

Sounds like the FCAB.
If you have more than 65K then you'll need to do some suspension refresh soon.
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