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Forum: Complete Cars 10-08-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By lotar_6
FS 2001 325xi 5spd Orient Blue Sedan $3,900 - CNY

OK... who wants a 2001 BMW 325xi? 179k miles, 5spd, iPod integration, runs great. I've done a lot to this car at about 150k miles... clutch, flywheel, guibos, shifter bushings, control arms &...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By lotar_6
Thanks for the reply! I checked my order history...

Thanks for the reply! I checked my order history and found that it was the URO unit from AutohauzAZ... not the Behr unit. I was unable to get the blower to kick on last night, so I'll be ordering...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By lotar_6
So last fall my fsr failed... typical...

So last fall my fsr failed... typical on-off-on-off syndrome and wonky speed jumps. I replaced it and all was good. Then the other day my blower stopped working all together. The FSR is about 6...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-14-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,613
Posted By lotar_6
i don't think the measurement matters. the...

i don't think the measurement matters. the powerflex moves easily enough on the post that it lines up where it should be when it's all bolted down.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,613
Posted By lotar_6
I'm in the middle of doing my fcabs (powerflex),...

I'm in the middle of doing my fcabs (powerflex), ca's, inner balls, and front axles. I'm also in the NE and had one of the 4 bolts for the cab brackets break off in the subframe. I also had a HELL...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-17-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By lotar_6
nope... all open diffs.

nope... all open diffs.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-14-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By lotar_6
pm sent...

pm sent...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-13-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By lotar_6
what's the offset? Would you be willing to...

what's the offset?

Would you be willing to meet in or near syracuse? I'm an hour south of there.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-31-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By lotar_6
DUDE... same here... I feel your pain. I had...

DUDE... same here... I feel your pain.

I had to use a demel with a stone attachement to grind down the dowl till the starter fit back on flush. TOTAL pain in the ass and a HUGE time kill. If you...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-13-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By lotar_6
I ended up using one for an '84 Ford Bronco V6. ...

I ended up using one for an '84 Ford Bronco V6. $2 at the counter, then I cut it down to fit w/ the new SAC.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-10-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By lotar_6
I'm just gonna take the disc around to the local...

I'm just gonna take the disc around to the local stores tomorrow... just looking for a place to start. Thanks for the help!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-10-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By lotar_6
roughly how old was the truck? 60's? 70's? ...

roughly how old was the truck? 60's? 70's? 80's?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-10-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By lotar_6
awsome... thnx! The other centering tool I have...

awsome... thnx! The other centering tool I have is for a 2.8 chevy V6... larger splines, but not exact. I will definitely cut whatever fits down to size.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-10-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By lotar_6
Clutch Plate Alignment Tool

So I'm 1/2 way through my clutch install and noticed that my new clutch came with the wrong alignment tool! :banghead: It has "03 FORD 03" stamped on the side. The splines are WAY smaller than the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-27-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,121
Posted By lotar_6
I have a wavetrac in my Corrado and I love it! I...

I have a wavetrac in my Corrado and I love it! I like it better than the Quaife I had before. The best out there IMO.



With the open center and F/R diffs, I'd say it's a 1wd car when slips...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-12-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By lotar_6
I read in another thread here that the steering...

I read in another thread here that the steering guibo (or coupler) can go bad and cause sloppy steering. About $40 and is part #4 or #2 depending on which is in your car....
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-09-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By lotar_6
I used the isimple...

I used the isimple (http://www.isimplesolutions.com/) kit for my ipod integration. works great!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-06-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 34,394
Posted By lotar_6
The TC oil should be 75w80 (same as the manual...

The TC oil should be 75w80 (same as the manual transmission)

Use Pentosin MTF-2 (http://www.autohausaz.com/search/product.aspx?sid=bwpd0h55051iesfjacjx0f55&partnumber=83220309031) since it's the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-29-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By lotar_6
IIRC, the sock wheels on the xi are 205/55/16......

IIRC, the sock wheels on the xi are 205/55/16... so @ 235/35/19, you are 2.4% larger so at 60mph speedo you are at 61.4mph actual.

advantage = slower odometer roll. disadvantage = larger diameter...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-28-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By lotar_6
Wheel diameter directly effects the allowable...

Wheel diameter directly effects the allowable profile of the tire you run, since you need to keep the overall outside diameter of the tire as close as possible to the stock tire diameter. Thus, the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By lotar_6
maybe summer gas is back?!

maybe summer gas is back?!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-20-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,197
Posted By lotar_6
PB Blaster FTW hit it daily during the week...

PB Blaster FTW

hit it daily during the week before and soak it well the day before. I agree that an impact gun on a lower setting is better, then work your way up till it gives. If you are...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-10-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By lotar_6
Here is your engine mount info... LINK...

Here is your engine mount info... LINK (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AS33&mospid=47722&btnr=22_0058&hg=22&fg=05)

And here is the trans mount info... LINK...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-06-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By lotar_6
w00t!! now I'm 1 for 46 !!

w00t!!

now I'm 1 for 46 !!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-05-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By lotar_6
not sure about the heater, but for the codes it...

not sure about the heater, but for the codes it sounds like you didn't completely tighten the clamps, knocked a vacuum line loose (or forgot to hook one up), or forgot to plug an electrical...
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