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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By dmax
I think those are lean codes, right? So, any...

I think those are lean codes, right? So, any number of other leaks are possible...could be vent hose from VCG...any number of other vac hoses...or, if it is a lean code, it could be a fuel issue.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By dmax
If the light went off after a few days of it...

If the light went off after a few days of it appearing, then I bet it was just a loose gas cap...which got put on right after a subsequent fill up. You could go 3-4 days or maybe more without having...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By dmax
Of course...anything is possible. If you 'can'...

Of course...anything is possible. If you 'can' make it, which would be great, just let me know...I'll have them reserve all surrounding tables for you...or maybe they can just erect partitioning...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By dmax
But, the wrong oil isn't causing your light.

But, the wrong oil isn't causing your light.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By dmax
Nothing personal, but I've learned not to...

Nothing personal, but I've learned not to entirely trust reports here...so please doublecheck your oil level. If the light is on when the car is on, it's probably not a bad oil level sensor, which...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-29-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By dmax
Of course, Vinnie! Although almost all of my...

Of course, Vinnie! Although almost all of my material is my own, lots of it was written in concert with others...sometimes it's only a word I get, but a word can make all the difference in the world...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-27-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By dmax
I've done neither yet. I can get into any club,...

I've done neither yet. I can get into any club, probably, with bringers...and then hopefully, stay in them without bringers...since, ya know...I'm so funny and all. But, honestly until I live in...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-23-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By dmax
Of course. She's disabled, so having trouble...

Of course. She's disabled, so having trouble with her mixing vent controls...I kind of slip. Next thing you know, I get her vent open. It's a lot funnier live, I assure you. I need protection,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By dmax
Thank you, guys! I'll be doing a brand new bit...

Thank you, guys! I'll be doing a brand new bit I'm really proud of called "Having Sex with the Disabled." (Copyright, dmax, 2015) Don't tell me if it's been done before...I think I have a unique...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By dmax
Assuming you're talking about your Touring car,...

Assuming you're talking about your Touring car, and based what I know...I'm 'feeling' maybe MAF. Try cleaning that...you probably have. Disconnect it and see if that fixes things at all...it will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 52,935
Posted By dmax
$17,000 for a 1999 well kept 328i, Fern Green,...

$17,000 for a 1999 well kept 328i, Fern Green, with only 289,000 on it. Garage kept. Broken left-side sound system. No armrest. Not quite working perfectly driver heated seat--it gets warm, but...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-06-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By dmax
dmax in NYC--May 9

Finally...they're letting me in to perform in NYC. I hope you will mark your calendars and join me...I'll even throw in free car advice, as usual! (PM me if you can make it; I'll make reservations...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By dmax
A '99 328i...nice car! I'm at 288,000 miles last...

A '99 328i...nice car! I'm at 288,000 miles last week...never got around to any mods. Was too busy maintaining it or driving it...mostly the latter. But, I did like my armrest delete...far and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-01-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,468
Posted By dmax
I'm at 288,000 miles now. Original clutch. How...

I'm at 288,000 miles now. Original clutch. How do you drive a car that far on a clutch? I've only driven manual cars since I was 18...so I'm pretty smooth about it...and I don't baby it either. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By dmax
It could be many, many things, from clogged fuel...

It could be many, many things, from clogged fuel filter, bad plugs, intake leaks, dirty injectors. That it won't run after first start? You'll have to explain that...it only starts once a day, or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By dmax
Find the leak. 0-ring in oil filter housing cap...

Find the leak. 0-ring in oil filter housing cap being in the wrong spot is one place...ofhg...vanos oil line...and then, a really bad ccv.

If you don't see a leak, then CCV in all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,551
Posted By dmax
Stavro, there's a balance, and it's very easy to...

Stavro, there's a balance, and it's very easy to achieve and give you what you want, while yet being able to take the advice given about maintaining, maintaining, ughhh.

For some reason, back in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,551
Posted By dmax
284,000 on my '99. My favorite mods are my gps...

284,000 on my '99. My favorite mods are my gps mount done with a zip tie through the center vents, and my armrest delete. I played around with a rear wing spoiler made out of plywood and fiberglass...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-26-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By dmax
Kind of! I'm still finding comedy a lot of fun,...

Kind of! I'm still finding comedy a lot of fun, but what with all my online dating activities, I have less time for Fanatics than I used to. But, I just passed 283,000 miles...without any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By dmax
It sounds like the guibo (real part name:...

It sounds like the guibo (real part name: Universal Joint) is on the right way, but what Ken said above is really important.

Take a good photo of what you have there and someone will confirm it's...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-22-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By dmax
dmax "Get your motor running"

Tonight on The Johnny Watson Show, I'll be doing a new episode of "Get your Motor Running" and think it should be pretty funny...search youtube for "The Johnny Watson Show" tonight at 7:30 est
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By dmax
Having just passed 280,000 miles and loving my...

Having just passed 280,000 miles and loving my car, I'd say your best upgrade is to maintain your car and enjoy it. Honestly, from a maintenance point of view, all you'd be doing is shifting when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By dmax
If it isn't 'bleeding' which it probably is, some...

If it isn't 'bleeding' which it probably is, some AM ETs seem to have had magnets come loose indicating a continuous low coolant situation when there wasn't one. But, the odds of that are small. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By dmax
First, I don't know whether the UK version has...

First, I don't know whether the UK version has fuel pump/sender sides reversed...but in any case...if you don't fix it from the suggestions above, check the other side. I like the 'mouse' scenario...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By dmax
Another source of that clunk is the CSB. If...

Another source of that clunk is the CSB. If doing guibo (giubo, flex disk), then do the CSB too while you're there. Some have thought it's also the rear diff bushing. Anyway, I had the clunk,...
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