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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By IxNay
+1 I too have used Armor-all with good...

+1

I too have used Armor-all with good results for many years.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By IxNay
At a minimum just disconnect the battery and hook...

At a minimum just disconnect the battery and hook it up when you return in 3 to 4 months and it will be fine. If you want to do more, or you want to store the car for between 6 months to a year, you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By IxNay
Yeah, I guess you must be having a really bad day...

Yeah, I guess you must be having a really bad day when squeaky belts turn into a blown motor. I feel for ya. GL and hope you have better luck in the new year.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By IxNay
I had a similar problem that would only happen on...

I had a similar problem that would only happen on long trips and only some time, not every long trip on my 2000 328ci. After an hour or so the heat would stop working and the only way to get heat was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By IxNay
Did you have him check your parking brakes?

Did you have him check your parking brakes?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By IxNay
My experience is with a 2000 328ci which I...

My experience is with a 2000 328ci which I purchased 10 years ago with around 50,000 miles and now has over 160,000 miles. In the 10 years and over 100,000 miles I have averaged around $1200 per...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By IxNay
Next time it makes the noise, at a relatively low...

Next time it makes the noise, at a relatively low speed (under 40MPH) gently pull up on your hand brake and see if the pitch of the noise changes. If yes, then the problem is likely with your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By IxNay
Did you replace the entire panel on the dash that...

Did you replace the entire panel on the dash that has the temperature display and all of the buttons? If no, I would start with that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By IxNay
If you were low on brake fluid then you have a...

If you were low on brake fluid then you have a problem. Brake fluid should be changed every two years but most people never do it and just wait until they have a problem. A low brake fluid...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By IxNay
How much did the lock mechanism cost?

How much did the lock mechanism cost?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By IxNay
When the fan failed on my 328ci I was told that...

When the fan failed on my 328ci I was told that the fan was not available separately from the panel is sits in and the only way to fix it was to get a complete new panel that includes the digital...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-07-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By IxNay
If you are running a staggered setup, that is,...

If you are running a staggered setup, that is, wider tires on the rear, then do not rotate.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,583
Posted By IxNay
I do a ps fluid drain and fill every 30,000 miles...

I do a ps fluid drain and fill every 30,000 miles or 5 years. This seems to keep the fluid looking and smelling good.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,389
Posted By IxNay
As you can see from the above example, using a...

As you can see from the above example, using a real BMW dealer does not insure that you will get a good PPI. However, at least if they screw it up there is a good chance of you getting some or all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,389
Posted By IxNay
If all the PPI missed were these 2 things then...

If all the PPI missed were these 2 things then count yourself lucky. You can ask for a refund but I doubt you will get one. You would have been better off taking the car to a real BMW dealer for a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,296
Posted By IxNay
Use the web site bimrs dot org to find a good...

Use the web site bimrs dot org to find a good independent BMW repair shop.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,980
Posted By IxNay
It sure seems like you don't have enough cash in...

It sure seems like you don't have enough cash in reserves to afford a cheap BMW. If you plan on eventually making the 2500 car into a reliable daily driver you will likely spend another 2500...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,157
Posted By IxNay
A 1500 mile trip is no problem. I have been...

A 1500 mile trip is no problem. I have been doing a 1500 mile 2 times a year with my 2000 328ci that now is approaching 160,000 miles.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By IxNay
Make sure you get new retaining springs and...

Make sure you get new retaining springs and retaining pins along with the brake shoes. You might also want to get new self adjusters as well depending on their condition.

If your car was driven...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-25-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By IxNay
Agree with others: car is lowered, tires too big...

Agree with others: car is lowered, tires too big (18 is max) = more wear on inside of tires.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-05-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By IxNay
Yes ball joints are on the ctl arm but you must...

Yes ball joints are on the ctl arm but you must order LCABS separately.

Once you rule out tire and wheel issues, checking for a sticky caliper is easy. Next time you have the vibration pull over...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By IxNay
Warped brake rotor. Also check for a sticky brake...

Warped brake rotor. Also check for a sticky brake caliper.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-10-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By IxNay
For me it was a sticky brake caliper. Next time...

For me it was a sticky brake caliper. Next time it happens pull over somewhere safe (not side of freeway) and see if any of your rotors are excessively hot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By IxNay
You will have to start by getting the codes read....

You will have to start by getting the codes read. Buy a code reader or go to a shop that has one. Far too many possibilities to take a guess.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By IxNay
You will need to read the codes to find out what...

You will need to read the codes to find out what is wrong. Peake and others make a code reader that is specific to the air bag system that can read the code and reset the light. Otherwise you will...
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