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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31,155
Views: 2,411,846
Posted By Cylon7
Replaced cam sensor

Replaced intake cam sensor (few day ago actually) since I threw the p0344 code. Car was stalling at idle. I think it gave more low end torque afterwards so the cam must have been tricked into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,806
Posted By Cylon7
Yes the cooling system is indeed original....

Yes the cooling system is indeed original. Thermostat is operating at temp and no leaks thus far. The "impending" water pump fail issue will be taken care of in the near future. Having 2 kids and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,806
Posted By Cylon7
Just turned the big 2 0 ....0 0 0 0 0

2002 325i, Got her with 158,000 from original owner who had dealer maintained it. He never had anything major replaced. Just the rear diff bushings and the front control arm bushings and a clutch (at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31,155
Views: 2,411,846
Posted By Cylon7
* What did you do to/for your E46 today? *

New front rotors and ceramic pads on my highway car which were prob over 7 years old. Had to drill out one set screw. Lesson learned... Get better Alan bolt set and an impact screwdriver.


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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Cylon7
Good deal on brakes today only!

UUC had a free cerramic pad deal when you buy rotors this weekend but only for their slotted variety. Today only they extended this for their standard blanks. Their standard shipping is kind of high...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Cylon7
At that mileage though, even an enthusiast knows...

At that mileage though, even an enthusiast knows the amount of money they will spend on PM alone. Besides, he didn't say he was selling to an enthusiast, and if he was, an enthusiast wouldn't pay top...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Cylon7
Yeah I don't know why anyone would pay more than...

Yeah I don't know why anyone would pay more than book, I'm surprised as it is that book is $1000 more than mine because of automatic but I guess that's a different conversation.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,643
Posted By Cylon7
I totally agree I would trade my sedan for one in...

I totally agree I would trade my sedan for one in a second!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Cylon7
+1 on the rust. My last car was a 97 vw and I...

+1 on the rust. My last car was a 97 vw and I relish the fact that every time I wrench on the e46 I don't get showered with rust


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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Cylon7
I just bought a 2002 325i manual this time last...

I just bought a 2002 325i manual this time last year so it was the same age as your car. It had 158,000 miles from the original owner with lots of service records from the dealer. Guy bought the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31,155
Views: 2,411,846
Posted By Cylon7
Replaced final stage resistor in time for the 8...

Replaced final stage resistor in time for the 8 degrees F cold coming tonight, Hallelujah, put in new Vanos oil line with washers, ordered new oil pressure switch which is apparently the true source...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Cylon7
Vanos oil line is done, but alas during the job I...

Vanos oil line is done, but alas during the job I figured out it's most likely the oil pressure switch causing the majority of my oil leak problems! The connector was pretty wet with oil while the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Cylon7
Thanks I have read around here that there is four...

Thanks I have read around here that there is four washers. It's possibly the line itself so I'll prob replace the whole thing for $50 or so just to be safe and do it once. I did retorque the side on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Cylon7
Thanks Sancho, I read that DIY. Honestly they...

Thanks Sancho, I read that DIY. Honestly they helped a lot with what to take off and where the bolts are located. I put in a new throttle body gasket, icv valve gasket after I freed it up (idle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Cylon7
Wish me luck

Just waiting until it climbs above 20F to go into the garage to tackle the ECS ccv refresh kit. Im burning a quart like every 2k and after reading it could blow my nice new valve cover gasket im not...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-02-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Cylon7
Funny vibration

Is yours an auto? If so it'll be a completely different story. I moved this conversation to the general forum btw


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Cylon7
Clutch vibration

Yeah it's pretty sad people can't drive a manual gearbox. That's a terrible story though.
I did know the story the guy was the original owner and he was very forthcoming with info.
I did see the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Cylon7
Clutch vibration

It didn't do it on the test drive although I was a little more spirited in the first couple months. I has degraded to the point it is now and hasn't really become any worse for about 2 months. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Cylon7
Clutch vibration

I can't feel any loose mounts by doing an in gear on and off the throttle or even when launching a little hard at 3-4k I get no chatter and I don't hear clunks or anything.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Cylon7
Clutch vibration

I bought the car 4000 miles ago. The original owner said a moving company from California to New York burned the clutch on the way over at 90,000 miles. It's not technique I'm not launching hard at...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-02-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Cylon7
What tires would you recommend?

I've got mich primacy mxv4. Around 130 each and they are super quite,very little tire squeal, and should last long with 620 utqg



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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By Cylon7
Proud Parent Today - 200K!!

Nice


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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Cylon7
Clutch vibration

First, sorry if you read in driveline thread but I noticed most people are posting issues here instead.

Here's a tricky one. When I am starting in first gear the whole car rumbles like I am...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-01-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Cylon7
Funny vibration

Here's a tricky one. When I am starting in first gear the whole car rumbles like I am driving over cobblestone. It's only while the clutch is partially engaged and stops as soon as I am off the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31,155
Views: 2,411,846
Posted By Cylon7
* What did you do to/for your E46 today? *

161k on 02 325i, first valve cover gasket, Bosch spark plugs, and engine air filter that the guy I bought car from crammed in so hard last time the filter was crushed in on one side letting a half...
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