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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
jfoj, thank you for making this thread. Even...

jfoj, thank you for making this thread. Even though I just did the cooling refresh, after seeing the temps on here I got worried and decided to replace the tstat again and now I'm at 96c once warmed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,067
Posted By spdracr137
yes it is made by oe manufacturer INA. I have...

yes it is made by oe manufacturer INA. I have them on my car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,731
Posted By spdracr137
nice, another duralast oem part. good to know. ...

nice, another duralast oem part. good to know. Their pulleys and tensioners are oem too, made by Ina.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-17-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By spdracr137
I chased a steering wheel shake at 65+ for a long...

I chased a steering wheel shake at 65+ for a long time. Mine started right after changing tires so I thought it was the tires. I got an alignment, had discount tire rotate and even put different set...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,743
Posted By spdracr137
Then I would check for cracked vacuum hose,...

Then I would check for cracked vacuum hose, cracks in intake boot, maf. Then I would start looking at fueling/spark/compression. If the check engine light flashes on and off and doesn't throw a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,743
Posted By spdracr137
This could be a lot of things. Could be a large...

This could be a lot of things. Could be a large air leak in the intake system as Mango mentioned. Fuel pump going bad, spark. It's throwing a check engine light but no code comes up? Are you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,743
Posted By spdracr137
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AM33...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AM33&mospid=47718&btnr=11_2169&hg=11&fg=15

for the one that goes to the gauge. number 3 but that's for 323i, it's probly the same for the 330 but make...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By spdracr137
There's a diy section on this forum. Look at the...

There's a diy section on this forum. Look at the diy collections thread that is stickied at the top. Pretty much all maintenance diy's can be found there. Took me 5 secs to find it.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,966
Posted By spdracr137
This happened to me too. I replaced, ccv, disa,...

This happened to me too. I replaced, ccv, disa, plugs, tried swaping coils/injectors, checked for vacuum leaks and it ended up being my fuel pump. Doesn't make any sense to me but my pump died one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
I did check and cleaned the condenser to make...

I did check and cleaned the condenser to make sure there was no blockage when I replaced the radiator. I also, replaced all the pulleys and both tensioners while I was in there doing the water pump. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
Yeah, I bled the coolant both per bmw...

Yeah, I bled the coolant both per bmw instructions and with engine running. Coolant level is good, checked like 10 times in the past week. I did notice today the aux fan isn't kicking on for few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
Sorry, I did replace the trans thermostat. I do...

Sorry, I did replace the trans thermostat. I do all the work on my car and only use oem parts. Will definitely keep an eye on it as I do see most people on here seem to be running a little lower...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
Actually if you see my earlier post you'll see...

Actually if you see my earlier post you'll see that I did cooling pm just a few weeks ago and I listed what all I replaced. I think 100c is normal, as I stated in previous post, bentley manual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
during the day outside temps have been around...

during the day outside temps have been around high 60 to 70F and when I drive home at night after work it's been in the 50s.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
I have a 323i, my dummy gauge is stays exactly at...

I have a 323i, my dummy gauge is stays exactly at 12 oclock when warmed up and I hit 100 once fully warmed up at steady speed on freeway. Whenever I accelerate it drops to around 96. I looked in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
jfoj, Outside temp has been 60-70F lately...

jfoj,

Outside temp has been 60-70F lately and I been monitoring the coolant temps on torque pro for the past week to make sure everything is ok. I don't have any debris or blockage. I just did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 51,550
Posted By spdracr137
I hit about 95 to 100 C. I sit around 100C once...

I hit about 95 to 100 C. I sit around 100C once fully warmed up on freeway. Is this too high?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,620
Posted By spdracr137
sorry I edited my post I meant driver side of the...

sorry I edited my post I meant driver side of the block not the passenger side just in case someone read it before I fixed it. :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,620
Posted By spdracr137
I just did the oil pan gasket, it's not that...

I just did the oil pan gasket, it's not that hard. If it's the ofhg or the ccv it's easy to see on the driver side of the block and you will see oil on the engine block. Just take the air box out...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-27-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By spdracr137
Will do, I'll go in with full tank of gas. ...

Will do, I'll go in with full tank of gas. Appreciate the info.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-27-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By spdracr137
Thanks zchild. Thanks for confirming. My...

Thanks zchild. Thanks for confirming.
My dealer has special going so I guess I'll take it there as it's almost the same price right now.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-27-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By spdracr137
getting alignment done and question about weight ballisting

I'm planing on getting an alignment done next week at the dealer and I asked the service manager if they do the alignment with weight ballasting per bmw procedure and this is the reply I got:

"We...
Forum: Interior 04-14-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By spdracr137
i'll take one what's your pay pal?

i'll take one what's your pay pal?
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