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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 860
Posted By hkbruin
Pretty sure it is the M54 engine, I don't recall...

Pretty sure it is the M54 engine, I don't recall the SULEV tag associated with my car. Going to price out the parts on Bavauto and might make a weekend out of it. I'll probably do the fuel filter...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 860
Posted By hkbruin
Yes yes, that much I know :)

Yes yes, that much I know :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 860
Posted By hkbruin
Nervous about the fuel

When I took it to my normal mechanic, he said he would have to take the fuel tank off. I mentioned to him briefly (without sounding like an expert) that it could be done by removing the rear seat...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 860
Posted By hkbruin
I had a soft fail on my fuel pump

Had it towed and when I took it to the mechanic the next day, it was running fine he said.. It did die on me at 1/4 tank... I've been driving the car, but haven't let the gas tank go under half a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,404
Posted By hkbruin
good job!

good job!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 31,370
Posted By hkbruin
OH GREAT. Now they (stealership) are going to...

OH GREAT. Now they (stealership) are going to tell me my this and that are broken and this and that need repairs before you can drive it off the lot. :banghead:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By hkbruin
flexdisc (guibo) could be worn out, tranmission...

flexdisc (guibo) could be worn out, tranmission mounts as mentioned above, differential bushings, or TSB on automatic tranmission software programming.

do a search on youtube.com for 'bmw e46...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By hkbruin
Did this ever get figured out? I have the same...

Did this ever get figured out? I have the same issue right not at 135k
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,075
Posted By hkbruin
I posted this in your other thread, but saw you...

I posted this in your other thread, but saw you were more acting on this one >>>


I watched your video and had a similar sound that started coming out of my car 2 weeks ago and was worried about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,518
Posted By hkbruin
I may know another source for the sound...

I had a similar sound that started coming out of my car 2 weeks ago and was worried about it. I had to get my front brakes changed so I took my 2003 325i (130k miles) to an indy mechanic last...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32,979
Views: 2,594,620
Posted By hkbruin
New water pump with metal impeller, new water...

New water pump with metal impeller, new water pump pulley bolts (since two were missing!! yikes!!!),
front brake pads and rotors, brake sensor, new coolant and oil change! She runs smooth again!!...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32,979
Views: 2,594,620
Posted By hkbruin
New water pump with metal impeller, new water...

New water pump with metal impeller, new water pump pulley bolts (since two were missing!! yikes!!!),
front brake pads and rotors, brake sensor, new coolant and oil change! She runs smooth again!!...
Forum: Interior 01-15-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,068
Posted By hkbruin
I'm interested in these seats, however will my...

I'm interested in these seats, however will my 2003 325i that has manual seats have the electrical connection for the powered seats to plug into? How difficult is it to remove the seats? thx
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By hkbruin
Thanks for the info Steven. I sent him a PM

Thanks for the info Steven. I sent him a PM
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By hkbruin
haha true, I'm pretty sure I can too, but wussed...

haha true, I'm pretty sure I can too, but wussed out because I don't want to muck anything up... I did notice that on my left rear rotor that it looks like the pad has begun to dig into the rotor,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By hkbruin
Anybody in the OC that can help me change my brake pads?

So I need to change out my brake pads and don't want to go to my regular mechanic since it seems fairly simple. I even have most of the tools except for a torque wrench and blocks to put the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By hkbruin
Could be the idle control valve... Possibly needs...

Could be the idle control valve... Possibly needs cleaning or replacement
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32,979
Views: 2,594,620
Posted By hkbruin
113k overhaul!!

Got past the 100k mark a while ago and decided it was going to be a good time to give her a major maintenance check up... Turned out more than I asked for!

- New Hankook Ventus EVO V12's all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,864
Posted By hkbruin
Yes, this is what is happening to mine as well......

Yes, this is what is happening to mine as well... Coincidence? Or did the last solar flare whack our cars??
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,864
Posted By hkbruin
DUDE, this just started happening to me this week as well

My transmission has a slight grunt while downshifting from what I think is 3rd to 2nd, or 2nd to 1st.. not sure.. and then the tranmission (!) cog appears on my dash. I just had my tires changed at...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-17-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By hkbruin
Thanks! Next time I'll have to stop by your...

Thanks! Next time I'll have to stop by your store for my next set of tires and possibly wheels. I should have checked on here first!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-17-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By hkbruin
I decided to go with the Hankooks. I want to go...

I decided to go with the Hankooks. I want to go with a slightly more cushioned ride this time around. I like sharp corners but I am an easy going driver on my e46 so there won't be much romping on...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-16-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By hkbruin
I just got a set of Goodyear Eagle GT's put on my...

I just got a set of Goodyear Eagle GT's put on my car and I have mixed reviews of the set. First off, I immediately noticed that after getting these new tires, my tranmission cog light came on a...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-15-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 682
Posted By hkbruin
GoodYear Eagles GT's any good?

Hi there, I was wondering what all your experience was with the all season asymmetric GoodYear Eagle GT's. I just got them put on at Discount Tire Centers but noticed that since the tread is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 32,979
Views: 2,594,620
Posted By hkbruin
Did the Window Regulator swap today!

Bought a new URO window regulator for $60 shipped and zip-tied it before installing. Old one actually go shredded and mangled between the motor gear and plastic assembly and tore apart completely. ...
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