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Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 05-30-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By nonford
Bentley Manual SOLD!

Bentley Manual SOLD!
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 05-28-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By nonford
Its in the mail!.. Thanks

Its in the mail!.. Thanks
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 05-25-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By nonford
Updated Bently version to reflect 99-05 3 series....

Updated Bently version to reflect 99-05 3 series. Thanks for pointing that out....
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 05-25-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By nonford
Bently Manual and HomeLink Mirror

Hi there folks. Well, first of all, I cant express enough how much I learned off this site! Everyone who participates here has added alot of knowledge base and extra change in my pocket. Really...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-22-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By nonford
When i did mine, i greased the rack. I wouldn't...

When i did mine, i greased the rack. I wouldn't grease the boots. Also, as far as turning them off, it's good to count the turns to try and get it close to the original setting. You can also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,221
Posted By nonford
You will need to degrease those bad boys! More...

You will need to degrease those bad boys! More than likely, if it hasn't been done, its your power steering hoses. After that, could be the aggregate housing seal. Those were my leaks in that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By nonford
Most of the time this occurs is folks either...

Most of the time this occurs is folks either cracked or broken the vacuum line by the secondary air pump....tripping the light.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By nonford
I get the same thing and I think its associated...

I get the same thing and I think its associated with the HVAC. Its coming from the front 2 center vents and last no more than 2 seconds on cold starts. Not all the time. Everything is fine, just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,632
Posted By nonford
Very easy to do.

Very easy to do.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,338
Posted By nonford
Well, after laughing at people who posted the...

Well, after laughing at people who posted the under the chin, I stand corrected. I did the under the chin and I was like dang, what was 20 feet (w/o under the chin) is now a 40 feet range using the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,359
Posted By nonford
That is alot of fluid to figure out where it is...

That is alot of fluid to figure out where it is coming from. First thing to do is de-grease that thing and get it cleaned up. Once you do that, it should be easier to trace down the leak. Most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,817
Posted By nonford
Did it the exact same way, and it was flush with...

Did it the exact same way, and it was flush with the CAB on the other end. No problems whatsoever. Bently even states to do it the same way. Great job!
Forum: Mid Atlantic 12-01-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By nonford
Could also be using lidor and very diffult to...

Could also be using lidor and very diffult to pick up. Another hot item in PA and Ohio is Vascar, no detecter will pick that up. One thing about Ohio that I've noticed, the state always uses the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 221,412
Posted By nonford
After changing mine out and looking at the old...

After changing mine out and looking at the old one, I determined the two rivets holding the plates between the rubber is where the play develops. It may not be much by hand, but steering close to 4k...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By nonford
Yes, Meyle CAB's and CA's along with Koni...

Yes, Meyle CAB's and CA's along with Koni Yellows. Tie Rods (inner and outer) were Lemfoerders. Another thing I am happy about, my little steering wheel shimmy is .....GONE!:craig:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By nonford
New FCAB, CA, Shocks Tie Rods and Sways

Well after completing the whole front end, I took it into BMW for an alignment. Here are my specs from the dealer. Overall, not bad as I was not that far off putting it back together. Thought I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,592
Posted By nonford
It could be in a couple of places. One could be...

It could be in a couple of places. One could be the top of your aggregate housing (where the oil filter is in). Check the rubber gasket and make sure it isnt pinched or torn and is properly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,745
Posted By nonford
Hmmm, Report Card: ATF and Filter Changed ...

Hmmm, Report Card:
ATF and Filter Changed
Spark Plugs Changed
Oil Separator Changed
Valve Cover Gasket Changed
Fuel Filter Changed
Alarm Installed
Rotors Installed
Waterpump, Hoses, Belts,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By nonford
Mine did the same thing. Replaced rotors, still...

Mine did the same thing. Replaced rotors, still occurred. I replaced the CAB's, while doing that I also replaced the control arms. Problem solved. More than likely, it is your CAB's. Either way,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,853
Posted By nonford
I've used www.leatherseats.com before. Great...

I've used www.leatherseats.com before. Great service and quality.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By nonford
Well, I only post this link because I can't stand...

Well, I only post this link because I can't stand individuals who feel they can vandalize if they feel its ok to do so. This is way too cool, glad the technology is being used properly here. ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-08-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,060
Posted By nonford
2004 Dodge 2500 QC CTD 4X4 2004 Passat GLX

2004 Dodge 2500 QC CTD 4X4
2004 Passat GLX
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By nonford
Discount Tire or NTB. I just ask if they have...

Discount Tire or NTB. I just ask if they have empties.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-23-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,666
Posted By nonford
Removing and replacing the housing is not that...

Removing and replacing the housing is not that difficult. If you did your own alternator you can do this too. Also, if you tackle this, be sure to follow the torque specs on the housing. :pimpin:...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-22-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,666
Posted By nonford
Well from the pics it looks like you got a few...

Well from the pics it looks like you got a few options. Weld that bolt on, or use something like JB Weld to harden it. Or if you want to go the full corrective measure, replace the aggregate...
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