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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,449
Posted By NorCalZman
Wow, another LCM. Well if any of these owners (or...

Wow, another LCM. Well if any of these owners (or anyone else) wants to take these cars' info and file a complaint, maybe something will happen. http://www.nhtsa.gov/ "file a complaint" link on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,892
Views: 255,774
Posted By NorCalZman
ugh, intake boots huh? I just replaced mine a few...

ugh, intake boots huh? I just replaced mine a few weeks ago and it was a PITA. Hopefully it will go smoother for my cooling stuff since I put the hose clamps at a more human angle. From what I dont...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By NorCalZman
Are they fully plastic or is the detailing ///M...

Are they fully plastic or is the detailing ///M sections metal?
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:15 PM
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Views: 255,774
Posted By NorCalZman
Thanks for the reply. Yes I saw that there were...

Thanks for the reply. Yes I saw that there were others (going to the heater core). I did a search for the part number and it appears that others sometimes experience leaks (not bursts). To change it,...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,892
Views: 255,774
Posted By NorCalZman
Hey Mango. Just curious, why does the e46...

Hey Mango. Just curious, why does the e46 community only replace the upper and lower radiator hoses in the cooling system refresh? I see that there is at least one other hose that carries coolant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By NorCalZman
take pictures when you get them in!

take pictures when you get them in!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 580
Posted By NorCalZman
quick, change your post before the regulars...

quick, change your post before the regulars arrive. Theyll eat you alive for saying the 3.0L is a V6 and the 2.5L is an I4. Theyre both inline 6 engines. :P
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By NorCalZman
Yes the 330i's have chrome. I think it looks...

Yes the 330i's have chrome. I think it looks pretty good. On that ECS door sill page, it looks like BMW offers "M" door sills for the sedan too. Interesting. I assume no sedans came with that from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By NorCalZman
Is there a way to secure the tube to the drain...

Is there a way to secure the tube to the drain better than it was before? ziptie and/or tiny clamp from hardware store possibly?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By NorCalZman
Yep. I dropped the bottom Torx screw myself....

Yep. I dropped the bottom Torx screw myself. Landed on the metal lower panel. Had to jack up the car and fish around with a flexible magnet but we found it. So glad I bought that thing.


Sent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By NorCalZman
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=7547...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=754766

Suggest to him that he perform a smoke test. Couldn't hurt either way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By NorCalZman
I have something similar except it's not related...

I have something similar except it's not related to mph. It only manifests when the gas is pressed 15-20% roughly. Either above that or below it goes away. I thought it came from the speaker but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By NorCalZman
If you are talking about the coolant sensor you...

If you are talking about the coolant sensor you can replace the o-ring. I read in a alternate part thread the fuel injector o-ring is a replacement.

13641437486BMW fuel injector o-ring. Made of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By NorCalZman
Give Performance Technic a call in Pleasanton....

Give Performance Technic a call in Pleasanton. They've done two of these repairs/retrofits to friends of mine (M3's). Maybe they can save your car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By NorCalZman
Wow. Bummer. Another one bites the dust. I have...

Wow. Bummer. Another one bites the dust. I have seen threads with much worse damage get repaired so it is possible. It'll just cost you a few thousand. Where in Cali are you located?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By NorCalZman
M235i?

M235i?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By NorCalZman
Ok that changes things a bit, in my eyes. I think...

Ok that changes things a bit, in my eyes. I think you got a lot of good use out of the car. At 200k, I dont think I could fault you for buying something newer. haha.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By NorCalZman
What kind of mileage is on this car? I have...

What kind of mileage is on this car?

I have a friend/co worker that is kind of going through the same thing. She has a 2000 SLK which is kind of a POS to begin with but it only has 30k on it and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 777
Posted By NorCalZman
neat. so do you think this is overkill? ...

neat. so do you think this is overkill?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/231117143821
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 777
Posted By NorCalZman
Thats a great looking (re: useful) low profile...

Thats a great looking (re: useful) low profile jack. Does that jack space hold the BMW hockey puck jack pads nicely?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By NorCalZman
Very nice results. What did you use on it? Or was...

Very nice results. What did you use on it? Or was this some kind of professional job?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 202
Posted By NorCalZman
Change it yourself. Its very easy. Look for some...

Change it yourself. Its very easy. Look for some DIYs on here or youtube.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By NorCalZman
just throwing this out there as an aside so you...

just throwing this out there as an aside so you know your options, but I have read some pretty good reviews of Dr Colorchip (google it).
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By NorCalZman
you mean this?...

you mean this?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,460
Posted By NorCalZman
my car's needle has stayed right in the middle...

my car's needle has stayed right in the middle (once warmed up) after doing this mod. If the needle moved to the right much I would get worried. Maybe I am paranoid, but I would be pulling my own car...
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