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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-19-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,293
Posted By pone
another zombie thread resurrection - i got...

another zombie thread resurrection -

i got about 35,000 miles out of my remanufactured Cardone from Rockauto. this time i'm putting in a GKN from FCPeuro with the lifetime warranty.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-15-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By pone
zombie thread, i hope Joe found a solution...

zombie thread, i hope Joe found a solution without too much headache. i'm only replying now to contribute to the database.

i had the same issue arise when i overhauled my suspension a while back....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,799
Posted By pone
i would mention that the wheels themselves can...

i would mention that the wheels themselves can get pretty beat up. after 13 years on north-eastern roads, my original wheels are toast, and it's very apparent while driving. they're bad enough that...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,554
Posted By pone
thanks Wasp, i appreciate your help!

thanks Wasp, i appreciate your help!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-15-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,554
Posted By pone
or maybe i should be asking for a recommendation...

or maybe i should be asking for a recommendation for a shop in the Peekskill, NY vicinity that is known to be competent in doing a non-stock alignment on a BMW....
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-15-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,554
Posted By pone
excuse the zombie thread revival, but i didn't...

excuse the zombie thread revival, but i didn't see a point in starting a new thread on this -

i just called my local dealership to check the cost on an alignment. not too bad, they said it'd be...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-16-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By pone
found 'em at Rock Auto. they're fairly...

found 'em at Rock Auto. they're fairly inexpensive, too.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-16-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By pone
source for inner tie rod?

along with a lot of other suspension work, i decided to replace the outer tie rods. only problem is separating old inner from outer. not having much luck with that.

the only vendor i've found so...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-02-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By pone
yeah, that's what i ended up doing. reshaped the...

yeah, that's what i ended up doing. reshaped the clip, and it went on really easy. seemed too easy, so i reshaped it again so there was a little more resistance. i figured it wants some force to keep...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-27-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By pone
****er won't go.....

****er won't go.....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-27-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By pone
I'm having trouble getting the new one in. I...

I'm having trouble getting the new one in. I pulled the circlip off the end and inserted to verify the fit, so I know the only obstruction is the circlip. And I know it needs some force but I'm...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-30-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By pone
i'm also suspicious of the front jack pad. if i'm...

i'm also suspicious of the front jack pad. if i'm not mistaken, it's only a slender plastic "pin" that holds it in place. having said that, i do use it to get jack stands under the side pads. and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
yeah, if i get that far. :D i'm not really...

yeah, if i get that far. :D

i'm not really seeing hammering the hub out from the back. for one thing, i can't really tell what i'm looking at as far as where hub ends and bearing starts. for...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-29-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
i appreciate the advice, but i must be...

i appreciate the advice, but i must be misunderstanding. he uses a bearing separator to remove the hub in that video. you can't use that on the front since the dust guard is in the way.

what am i...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-29-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
thank you, Bob. i didn't see your posts...

thank you, Bob. i didn't see your posts yesterday.



i'm pretty sure disassembly of the rear hub is a little different than the front. i'm not worried about the bearing, i'm just trying to...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-29-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By pone
got one. thanks.

got one. thanks.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-28-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
hmmm, his solution was a grinder. i'm assuming...

hmmm, his solution was a grinder. i'm assuming there's a less destructive method.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-28-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
:D i'm skipping.....

:D

i'm skipping.....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-28-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
holy ****, with the complete tour of everything...

holy ****, with the complete tour of everything in his garage, including the paper towels? really?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-28-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By pone
and the answer is; i sent an email to PIAA...

and the answer is;

i sent an email to PIAA and they sent me a pair of Si-Tech blade assemblies. they snap right in, no adapters required. and they are remarkably better than the Bosch.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-28-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,744
Posted By pone
i did some searching in "XI" and this thread was...

i did some searching in "XI" and this thread was as close as i got to my question, so . . .

it isn't clear to me from here or in the Bentley how exactly the hub is separated from the steering...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-28-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By pone
XI steering knuckle, right-side

passenger-side steering knuckle for a 3/2002 325xi. this is an XI-specific part.

oem part #31216759312.

it'd be great if it were close to NYC, but i wouldn't mind one that hadn't lived its life...
Forum: Parting Out 03-28-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,806
Posted By pone
hey tnh', i'm looking for a right-side steering...

hey tnh', i'm looking for a right-side steering knuckle, also referred to as a steering arm or strut carrier. looks like this;

http://data.bmrparts.com/QImages/p/16797012107926U_2.jpg

i don't...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-24-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By pone
can anyone clarify this point for me? my gf...

can anyone clarify this point for me?

my gf got the triple lights (brake, abs, dsc) on the dash yesterday and when i ran the codes i got nothing relevant. (some O2 sensor codes, but that's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-09-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By pone
i just discovered the same issue. ordered the...

i just discovered the same issue. ordered the PIAA wipers (the Bosch blades sucked, even when new) and there's no way that i can see to lock the PIAAs in place.
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