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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,863
Posted By Shakewell
I still don't have any idea why ppl still ask...

I still don't have any idea why ppl still ask this question.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,387
Posted By Shakewell
In America we resort to something alittle less...

In America we resort to something alittle less subtle :

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r246/Tbalestrini/Glock.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,387
Posted By Shakewell
My VCG is leaking pretty bad but I'm going to...

My VCG is leaking pretty bad but I'm going to hold off until I can order the Vanos seals..
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,387
Posted By Shakewell
to be 100% real, you can most likely get away...

to be 100% real, you can most likely get away with doing the VCG without a torque wrench, just know that 8ftlbs is not alot at all, just snug it up. I'm fairly new to BMW's and I don't know how prone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,387
Posted By Shakewell
You would be surprised how many bolts have a...

You would be surprised how many bolts have a torque value and 95% of the time you can get away with just making them tight as hell. however on the inside of an engine you use a torque wrench...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,387
Posted By Shakewell
If you ever plan on doing anymore work on your...

If you ever plan on doing anymore work on your car you will definitely use a torque wrench again, every mechanic should have one in their tool box. I got the parts on the way to do the VCG as well...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By Shakewell
Flowmaster uses chambers and no "glass"....

Flowmaster uses chambers and no "glass". Magnaflow is STRAIGHT through and uses glass sound supressent, totally different. Do your research before you make a statement



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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By Shakewell
Flowmasters are going to sound like a turd. not...

Flowmasters are going to sound like a turd. not to mention they are not the masters of flow, they have horrible flow. get a nice magnaflow that actually utilizes sound suppressing material unlike...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By Shakewell
Lots of protein powder, Jack3d, and about 5 days...

Lots of protein powder, Jack3d, and about 5 days per week at the gym.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,452
Posted By Shakewell
He also said the other cylinders are running...

He also said the other cylinders are running close to positive or higher. This does NOT describe cylinder compression. oh yea, and valves don't just "go bad"
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Shakewell
if it caused a problem do you think BMW would...

if it caused a problem do you think BMW would have made it a option?? the only problem is going to be your MPG
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By Shakewell
Because torque converters typically weight twice...

Because torque converters typically weight twice as much as a clutch/flywheel. not to mention that a manual clutch makes a direct solid connection between crank and transmission, a torque converter...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By Shakewell
So basically everyone should stop investing money...

So basically everyone should stop investing money into their cars because it will soon be out dated??? sell your 04', it's 2011! oh yea and ivan, steptronic is horrible, it shifts slower than a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,750
Posted By Shakewell
I would go with the exhaust, just so the car will...

I would go with the exhaust, just so the car will have a nice well rounded sound, don't expect any huge gains outside of a couple horses, however just the smooth sound of the exhaust will make it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By Shakewell
did you use a oem belt?

did you use a oem belt?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Shakewell
Just found the gasket kit with the grommets at...

Just found the gasket kit with the grommets at oembimmerparts.com $41, at first I was confused because the grommets are not shown in the picture. sold!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Shakewell
Hey guys thanks for all the help. Sent from...

Hey guys thanks for all the help.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Shakewell
No vomiting, I have done a brief overview of the...

No vomiting, I have done a brief overview of the DIY threads on this job. Trust me, I'm a mechanic in the USMC, this will be one of the easiest jobs ill do, just was not sure if those gromets...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Shakewell
Gotta do the ol' valve cover gasket, got a question.

Is it necessary to replace the rubber gromets for the bolts. The ones NOT included with the kit? If so where can they be aquired?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,124
Posted By Shakewell
100 octane is less flammable. you might see a...

100 octane is less flammable. you might see a reduction in performance. most people are confused by the work "octane" because it sounds cool and sounds like something added to fuel to make it more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,035
Posted By Shakewell
8k in upgrades??? it better be making at least...

8k in upgrades??? it better be making at least 300whp
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Shakewell
Simple green for whole engine degreasing, then go...

Simple green for whole engine degreasing, then go back over all the plastics with armor all. I then use damp paper towels or a light amount of simple green to get really detailed with the hard to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Shakewell
You answered your own question. "It needs an o2...

You answered your own question. "It needs an o2 sensor, and the vanos has started to make a clicking noise"
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-15-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 143,763
Posted By Shakewell
So let me get this straight, you don't need the...

So let me get this straight, you don't need the front pusher fan once you do this mod??
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By Shakewell
I think I'll look into one as well.. not because...

I think I'll look into one as well.. not because im a douchbag, but rather a avid mountain biker
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