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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-17-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 181,996
Posted By Nicad
Just finished the installation. Somebody said...

Just finished the installation. Somebody said this was a 20 minute job that was a 2 on a scale of 10. I have rebuilt engines and this was no 2. Lucky I didn't break anything. Getting that side cover...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-05-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 181,996
Posted By Nicad
Is this the saddle mentioned in the thread? ...

Is this the saddle mentioned in the thread?

http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-auto-parts-tires-other-parts-accessories-Original-BMW-blower-motor-W0QQAdIdZ539035031
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Nicad
If I change the blower motor, is there a quality...

If I change the blower motor, is there a quality alternative other than dealer parts? I see some very cheap looking Asian ones on Ebay and I don't think I will go that route, but the ones from BMW is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,322
Posted By Nicad
I have had both cars at the same time. E36M3 (9...

I have had both cars at the same time. E36M3 (9 years) and an E46 Touring (Sport package with mods) for about the last 4 years. I just sold the E36 for $12K with 75,000 miles. It was in perfect...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Nicad
My FSR has the smaller fins than the Behr FSR...

My FSR has the smaller fins than the Behr FSR that came out. One thing I do know is I hate working under a dash with fiddly interior plastic parts

Will keep hope alive till it quits at an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Nicad
Thanks for the reply. Fortunately the fan kicked...

Thanks for the reply. Fortunately the fan kicked in tonight and ran on full speed. I stopped and started the car three times and it worked all three times. I guess this FSR is the same as the other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Nicad
Blower motor trouble shoot (After FSR)

For the last few weeks my blower motor has been working sporadically. Today with the temps so low, I decided It was time to take a stab at it. Seeing how the FSR seems to get so many threads I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Nicad
I am working on that as I type. Expect results by...

I am working on that as I type. Expect results by morning!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Nicad
The problem has gone away through the miracle of...

The problem has gone away through the miracle of Prayer. Car works normally today! Anyone else have some E46 problems I can solve?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Nicad
Touring Hatch Pops when key removed

My 2003 Touring has a hatch malfunction. The Glass panel works normally, but the switch on the Hatch has stopped working and instead the hatch pops open each time I switch the car off. Is this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Nicad
Funny, probably true. I love those Michelins for...

Funny, probably true. I love those Michelins for around Toronto and highway use, but deep snow and up hill asks too much of them.

I was not clear on the tires I currently have. They are Alpin...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Nicad
Converting 325I wagon to 330 XI

Hello, I have been spending quite a bit of time in snow country with my RWD 325 wagon. I am running a 5 speed and michelin Pilot Sports and am having trouble with hills and snow at the same time. I...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-11-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By Nicad
Well there will be no tracking for my wagon. I...

Well there will be no tracking for my wagon. I ordered some DW's this afternoon. My snows will be going on in a week and the DW's will be ready to roll come Spring. (The only reason I bought early is...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-11-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By Nicad
On Montreal roads, I think the DW would be my...

On Montreal roads, I think the DW would be my first choice.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-11-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Nicad
In Illinois, you better get All Seasons if you...

In Illinois, you better get All Seasons if you aren't going to run winter tires.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-10-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By Nicad
I was considering the Bridgestone 760's till I...

I was considering the Bridgestone 760's till I saw that they weighed 27 pounds compared to 20 pounds for the DW.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-10-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By Nicad
If you lived in the US , you could currently get...

If you lived in the US , you could currently get $70 off the Super Sports bringing them down to a pretty reasonable $165 for a 225 45 17.

At any rate, the more I think about it, the more I think...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-10-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By Nicad
Conti Extreme DW's too sloppy on an E46?

My only hesitation in buying some DW Extremes is that some have said the steering lacks precision. Currently I have PS 2's on my Wagon. It has Koni FSD's and Turner sway bars. I have found the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By Nicad
You might also check with your insurance company...

You might also check with your insurance company if they will still cover you. I put a Supercharger on my Miata and had to take it off because no one would cover me in Ontario. If you don't tell them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By Nicad
This is very involved. Getting it right will cost...

This is very involved. Getting it right will cost money and take quite a bit of time. I looked into doing this on my wagon and passed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By Nicad
Are these cooling pipes failure prone?

Are number 8 and number 5 on this Real OEM parts diagram failure prone? my car has 90K.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EN33&mospid=47728&btnr=17_0215&hg=17&fg=05


Tia.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By Nicad
Took the car to a BMW specialist today. I thought...

Took the car to a BMW specialist today. I thought it might be the Vanos because my symptoms sound like the ones people with failing Vanos have. Anyway, the service shop re flashed my ECU and it seems...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Nicad
E46 cooling system likely failures

I also have an E36 and know what the weak points are, but is the whole E46 system in need of replacement at 90k? Do the tanks and rads fail like E46 ones? I was planning on doing rad, hoses,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By Nicad
Renting six would make sense, but I would think a...

Renting six would make sense, but I would think a bad coilpack would cause a CEL? I think that is worth a look though, Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By Nicad
Stumble below 3000 RPM under load

It is not always a problem and usually is more pronounced when the car is fully warmed up, but for the last few months my 2003 325It (manual tranny) has had a stumble when it is put under higher...
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