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Forum: The Showroom 08-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,777
Posted By MacFady
Looks great, nice stance, very clean. How many...

Looks great, nice stance, very clean. How many km's?

Where in Nova Scotia are you from? I sold my 330i ZHP in Halifax when I lived there a few years back, you might have enjoyed it a little more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By MacFady
Actually my first time laying eyes on those.

Actually my first time laying eyes on those.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By MacFady
Wouldn't hurt to clean your MAF with approved...

Wouldn't hurt to clean your MAF with approved electrical cleaner given oiled filter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By MacFady
"Check Engine Light". Look for oil around the...

"Check Engine Light". Look for oil around the valve cover gasket, it sounds like you are describing smoke from under the crank case ventilation system. Are you leaking/burning any oil. Check all your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,191
Posted By MacFady
I'll bet you have a hole in your intake tubing...

I'll bet you have a hole in your intake tubing somewhere, have a good look between the folds, yes, every one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By MacFady
Are you throwing a CEL? Sounds like a vacuum leak.

Are you throwing a CEL? Sounds like a vacuum leak.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By MacFady
You say it's a 19" wheel but the numbers you list...

You say it's a 19" wheel but the numbers you list say it's 18x8. Those appear to be reps, not BMW wheels (Mullins ?).

You might get more search results if you start calling it a wheel instead of a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-18-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,072
Posted By MacFady
Read more than the subject line before offering...

Read more than the subject line before offering advice. I'll just add that brake discs don't actually "warp", the thickness variation seen in "warping" is due to uneven pad material transfer on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By MacFady
Nope, absolutely never has been done... The...

Nope, absolutely never has been done...
The wheels are style 68, try searching using that. Here is a taste (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1TrccgQcsw)

There is a part one video as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By MacFady
It's 14yr old plastic, likely needs replacing...

It's 14yr old plastic, likely needs replacing regardless of km's. If your temp is already abnormal you are playing Russian roulette.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By MacFady
I've had an ELM 327 connected to my Audi for 3...

I've had an ELM 327 connected to my Audi for 3 yrs without removing it and have had no related issues. I've not driven it for 3wks with it connected with no issues starting the car. Doesn't lose syc,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By MacFady
It would be better to check sooner than later...

It would be better to check sooner than later doing what I mentioned above. Yes, it is just accessories but if your tensioner is the problem or a bearing on a pulley is bad enough the belt can come...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By MacFady
Any easy way to check your accessory pulleys is...

Any easy way to check your accessory pulleys is to just pop off the belt and start the car to see if the sound goes away.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-05-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,068
Posted By MacFady
Compare....

Compare. (http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Tire-Size-Calculator/235-50R18/225-40R18#size)

Do us all a favor and tell us what ET is stamped on the inside of the front and the rears.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,198
Posted By MacFady
I'm not disagreeing that it's possible or that it...

I'm not disagreeing that it's possible or that it would make a substantial difference in the car, I'm simply saying that for most people, spending more than half the value of the car on a suspension...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By MacFady
You can't do a golf tee mod on a ZHP exhaust OP...

You can't do a golf tee mod on a ZHP exhaust OP so just forget that idea.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,198
Posted By MacFady
Yup, sounds like it's a write off. ...

Yup, sounds like it's a write off.




Actually, I think most would agree spending > $4000 putting suspension parts on an E46 is crazy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By MacFady
I don't really know what you're asking. Are you...

I don't really know what you're asking. Are you asking if you should expect more pronounced turbo lag at high altitude? I guess if the car acts normally in other situations then I would just chalk it...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 04-22-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,453
Posted By MacFady
Starting to get over the 911 it looks to be...

Starting to get over the 911 it looks to be shatting.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By MacFady
Ok, here we go, too fast, oh shite.

Ok, here we go, too fast, oh shite.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By MacFady
Agree with above statements, vacuum leak. The...

Agree with above statements, vacuum leak. The lean codes are most likely related to unmetered air entering somewhere other than what is measured by the MAF. I was having lean codes, misfires, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By MacFady
My understanding has always been that it is best...

My understanding has always been that it is best not to apply anything to the wheel lugs as it doesn't allow you to properly torque to bolts; for those that care about proper torque, for those that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By MacFady
I have never had an issue, even with Canadian...

I have never had an issue, even with Canadian winter driving, on my A4 or E46, with or without spacers. I make sure the mating surfaces are cleaned off and that's about it. I give the faces of my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By MacFady
+1, I'd try paint correction first. If you wrap...

+1, I'd try paint correction first. If you wrap it then I would think you'd find the hood will look faded etc.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By MacFady
If you have a multimeter and charger just fully...

If you have a multimeter and charger just fully charge the battery, stick the multimeter on (set to 20V) and if it's less than say 12.5 fully charged you probably should pick up a new one. Set the...
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