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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,414
Posted By paulney
2001 325i, 184,000 miles, still on original...

2001 325i, 184,000 miles, still on original clutch and virtually no slippage (or maybe I am adjusting and don't notice)

- Engine mounts need to be replaced
- oil pan gasket is leaking, but at...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 06-07-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By paulney
Well, it's the end of the day (week), and I have...

Well, it's the end of the day (week), and I have received nothing.
I am done. My card was not charged, Adam is not responding, I wasted a week, and I do not have any more patience.

I sent my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,661
Posted By paulney
This just happened to me last week, too. Fan...

This just happened to me last week, too. Fan stopped, ET blew up. Luckily no engine damage.
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 06-07-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By paulney
Adam (not Mike?) responded via email yesterday...

Adam (not Mike?) responded via email yesterday that the part would be shipped today. No change in the order status today.
Inquired about the shipping status.

I have a gut feeling I should have...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 06-06-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By paulney
theBMWpartstore - no response

Placed order on Monday, it is Thursday now, and no response. Voice mails are not being returned, the phone is never picked up.

Unless I hear from him by the end of the day, I will cancel through...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 06-03-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,209
Posted By paulney
I need a DISA valve. My part number is 11 61 7...

I need a DISA valve. My part number is 11 61 7 544 806.
Thank you.
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 06-03-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,209
Posted By paulney
I need a DISA valve. My part number is 11 61 7...

I need a DISA valve. My part number is 11 61 7 544 806.
Thank you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,204
Posted By paulney
I have to confess: I'd hit your mom in the rear,...

I have to confess: I'd hit your mom in the rear, too!
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-02-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 25,135
Posted By paulney
Running into the same issue on the passenger...

Running into the same issue on the passenger side. So, is it a definite answer that it's a faulty igniter? Mine is 2001, so 11 years old now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By paulney
As a matter of fact, I do have steering wheel...

As a matter of fact, I do have steering wheel vibration on braking and at highway speeds, so I already ordered FCABs and new tie rods with boots, but now this makes me think - should I replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By paulney
When is it time to replace control arms?

Control arms seem to be an extremely popular topic here - and every other person is replacing them because they are bent. I'm the original owner, I have 150+k miles on the car right now, and... I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,115
Posted By paulney
This is what gets me every time I work under the...

This is what gets me every time I work under the car. Even though I put it on stands, and leave the jack in place, I still can't get the images of car crushing me out of my head.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,973
Posted By paulney
You guys are vultures!!! Have some decency! ...

You guys are vultures!!! Have some decency!







How much for the radio unit? :eeps:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,522
Posted By paulney
> his passenger decides to throw a empty water...

> his passenger decides to throw a empty water bottle out the window and trys to hit my car
> for some reason my passenger decided to throw a bottle back
> ANOTHER time further down the road my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By paulney
Well I'll be damned. I forgot to connect MAF...

Well I'll be damned. I forgot to connect MAF sensor back. Guess I was so tired working in this heat, I was zoning out at the end.
Connected everything back, and check engine light went away after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By paulney
Unfortunately, there's nothing you can do about...

Unfortunately, there's nothing you can do about the clips. BMW refuses to change the design on E46 models and all you can is to replace the design-faulty assembly with another one. Tischer has them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By paulney
Yeahm, I'm going to go over all the connectors I...

Yeahm, I'm going to go over all the connectors I touched tomorrow again. I may have left the lower hose sensor disconnected.

What's weird, is that I did have the car on jack stands with the front...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By paulney
Did a complete cooling system overhaul - now check engine light

I did a complete cooling system overhaul, and also replaced all pulleys, hydraulic tensioner and belts.

Hooked everything back up, no leaks. Turned on heatre to full, fan to slow speed, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,015
Posted By paulney
New radiator: Behr or Modine (OEM)?

Like many here, I need a new radiator: the plastic is crumbling at the neck, where the mount is, and it's leaking slowly.

I looked it up at Tischer, and the price is $245 for OEM.

Then I looked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By paulney
You can't attach another individual piece like...

You can't attach another individual piece like this. Unfortunately you will have to buy a whole new assembly. Do a search on 'zip tie' fix (which won't apply to you, but you'll get complete...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By paulney
I don't know exactly what a Purr noise would...

I don't know exactly what a Purr noise would sound like, but what I do get is engine occasionally bogging down, slightly shuddering, as if there's a misfire going on in one of the cylinders, but then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By paulney
I had (and have) the same issue. I did replace...

I had (and have) the same issue. I did replace the seals, as it was time to do the gasket anyway. Didn't help. Then I had a code for exhaust camshaft position sensor. Replaced the sensor, and the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,594
Posted By paulney
I totally read that as 'My 330ci got hit with the...

I totally read that as 'My 330ci got hit with the Mold bug'
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,971
Posted By paulney
Ugh. I feel for the OP. I was recently in...

Ugh. I feel for the OP.

I was recently in Denver on a business trip, and a freak snow storm came by. Dumped 14 inches of snow overnight, and like 4 inches in 1 hour. It was fvcking hell on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 39,586
Posted By paulney
I suggest taking out the fan shroud to give...

I suggest taking out the fan shroud to give yourself more room to work in. It is an extra 5 minutes of work (for electrical one), but totally worth it for the rest of the project. Don't know if I...
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