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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 697,752
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I use syn oil exclusively, supposed to be Europe...

I use syn oil exclusively, supposed to be Europe Spec LL (long life, less ash supposedly) What does the inside of your oil filler cap look like? my '03 325xi has 159k, all hi-way, and I think the oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 697,752
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Looks like just a tiny amount of oil leaking. Is...

Looks like just a tiny amount of oil leaking. Is it just the picture? And we can't see what you're seeing? My friend runs a small garage, and he says that infrequent oil change history results in...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-23-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,771
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I wonder if the newer tranny is a bolt and plug...

I wonder if the newer tranny is a bolt and plug in? Nothing is ever simple. Can the BMW tranny be updated? Acura improved their tranny on the MDX, same kind of issue
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Keep us posted!

Keep us posted!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
take a peak underneath, and try the pan bolt...

take a peak underneath, and try the pan bolt count?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
GM just recalled some cars for non-functioning or...

GM just recalled some cars for non-functioning or improper reading fuel guage. There must be many issues that surface on the internet, and manufacturer chooses to ignore, but knows about, plays the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
This is so cool!

This is so cool!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I also have owned many many cars, and without...

I also have owned many many cars, and without question the less I pay the better they are. It's just a weird thing.

I bot my '03 325xi last May, 159k, $4,000, and and it has a few probs, like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
$1200? Prolly for additional work, like cleaning...

$1200? Prolly for additional work, like cleaning the throttle body lol
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Would an inline fuel pump pressure gauge show a...

Would an inline fuel pump pressure gauge show a declining pump?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
The Cameo Biege is a new addition to my...

The Cameo Biege is a new addition to my collection, the grey black is a rare Fitch Sprint CORSA, runs, needs a resto. the rest were at a Corvair Show in Kalamazoo Michigan. My xi is behind the Sprint
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Funny thing is Mrs hides them from me so I can't...

Funny thing is Mrs hides them from me so I can't take off with the BMW! My DD is an '84 Suburban 6.2 diesel 4x4. I was going to use the Bimmer to drive a 3,000 mile road trip last summer, but dead LR...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I drove my '03 325xi only twice since purchased...

I drove my '03 325xi only twice since purchased last year, and 2nd trip was 500 miles mostly country roads to the Berkshires, and all was fine till I got home, and started stalling when idling. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-04-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,771
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Any new news?

Any new news?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Joy... print this and show it to any potential...

Joy... print this and show it to any potential mechanic. Maybe you could sneak a chat with a mech at a BMW shop and get him to do the oil leak at home? Check CL, sometimes the guys run a small shop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 31,457
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I traded up from a '93 Hyundai, which handles...

I traded up from a '93 Hyundai, which handles better than a Datsun B210... so performance is relative. And I gt the wagon so I could haul Corvair parts...
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Well said... I'm a gear head, and I can't stand...

Well said... I'm a gear head, and I can't stand to watch folks beat on their car, and mechanics that change parts to be make a buck. I see both all the time, this sounds like bad luck. My wife's '91...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 104,694
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Just curious... did you buy the car from a...

Just curious... did you buy the car from a dealer? Private? Where you aware of the probs? Any maintenance records? What did you pay?



Oh, and what's a DISA? Pin??? Does my '03 325xi have this?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Update?

Update?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Harsh... possibly/probably true, but harsh...

Harsh... possibly/probably true, but harsh...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
My wife's 64 Corvair is the same thing... PIA

My wife's 64 Corvair is the same thing... PIA
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I have found that the rattiest rustiest greasiest...

I have found that the rattiest rustiest greasiest cars usually run the best the longest. I've had lo miles cars have engine or tranny probs, and some with double or triple the miles go and go and go....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 308,060
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Sure is technical!

Sure is technical!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
Good question... Maybe something was fatigued...

Good question... Maybe something was fatigued already? this was a drag car, so really beat on. Maybe it was the head that cracked, I got there as the guy was buttoning it up
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 160,621
Posted By CORVAIRWILD
I was at a Corvair get together a few years ago,...

I was at a Corvair get together a few years ago, and the guys were filling up w racing fuel, and the big truck put diesel in the (underground) tank by mistake, as it was used for kerosene (similar to...
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