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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 34,996
Posted By SaturnX
Hey everyone, First off, thanks to all the...

Hey everyone,

First off, thanks to all the contributors in this thread, such a great resource for all of us!

Second - does anyone have any recommendations on where us fanatics north of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By SaturnX
jfoj, Stickbuilder, Dave1027, slickz, RayPooley,...

jfoj, Stickbuilder, Dave1027, slickz, RayPooley, MacFady, lszlszx - thanks for all the insight!

Unfortunately we're just about to go through another cold snap (-20C / -4F) for the rest of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By SaturnX
Thanks, I'll give that a shot. Something...

Thanks, I'll give that a shot.

Something else I should note - after turning the car off and on again, the CEL light turns off. If I read the codes again it comes up with no DTC codes pending or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By SaturnX
Question Intermittent Cyl 6. Misfire - Possibly Cold Weather Related? Where to start?

Hey everyone!

So my 2003 325xi with 85,000km (53,000 mi) has developed an intermittent misfire, which seems to have coincided with the recent cold snaps we've been having in Canada.

1. Seems to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-25-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By SaturnX
Just Replacing the Tie Rod Ends?

Hey Everyone!

So I just wanted to get some opinions. The ball joint on my left-side tie rod end is shot (completely my fault caused by frustration when I was swapping my axles - Canadian winters...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-23-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By SaturnX
Unfortunately, no. She noticed them at the last...

Unfortunately, no. She noticed them at the last second and tried to snag a photo as quick as possible.

I know it's a tall order, but here's hoping someone might be familiar with the style.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-23-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By SaturnX
Help identifying rims... with pic!

Hey everyone,

So the gf was out and about she caught of set rims that she liked. The photo is a little blurry but it's the set of white rims on what looks like a blurry E90 M3.

Any help on...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-04-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By SaturnX
I ended up taking it to my indy to drill out the...

I ended up taking it to my indy to drill out the bolt. I'm not overly comfortable in my skill with drilling out bolts, so I took it in and it ran me $50 for parts and labour.

Been holding up great...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-26-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 41,062
Posted By SaturnX
The only catch with that is whether or not the...

The only catch with that is whether or not the dealer you go to will split out the 5L jugs that the MTF normally comes in.

All the dealers in my area would only sell the MTF in the 5L jug at $120+...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-23-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,478
Posted By SaturnX
Did the dealer actually update your software...

Did the dealer actually update your software though? Unless you specifically asked for it back then, it probably wasn't done.

When I went in the dealership to get a quote to get my EGS flashed to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-22-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
Let me know how that price adjustment works out...

Let me know how that price adjustment works out for you - I tried the same and they wouldn't budge.

Frankly I just don't have the time/energy to spend this anymore. Going to throw in the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-22-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,478
Posted By SaturnX
Most E46s had their final updates around 2005, so...

Most E46s had their final updates around 2005, so as long as your indy's data files are from around that time then there's a good chance you're already up-to-date.

When he hooks up your car, it'll...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-19-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,478
Posted By SaturnX
Find a local indy shop that does BMW...

Find a local indy shop that does BMW programming/coding - MUCH cheaper.

Also, as far as I know the only modules you can program on an E46 is the DME (Digital Motor Electronics) and the EGS...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-19-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
That's what I'm leaning towards and who knows......

That's what I'm leaning towards and who knows... I might even be pleasantly surprised.

What a gong show :rofl:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-19-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
Tried them first before going to RockAuto, they...

Tried them first before going to RockAuto, they could only get FEQ (new). Same with NAPA, no stock on the front right.

Seems like this happened at the worst possible time, extremely slim pickin's...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-19-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
:banghead: So no idea what's going on in the...

:banghead:

So no idea what's going on in the RockAuto warehouse... but just got my replacement and it's ANOTHER Interparts axle!!!!!

Once again, RockAuto said they don't sell it, and they even...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-15-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
Regarding shipping from RockAuto - I didn't get...

Regarding shipping from RockAuto - I didn't get hit with any duties or brokerage, and they've got two options for shipping

For the two axles, shipping was as follows;

1. Ground (Could be UPS or...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-15-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
So a quick update for those following, and also...

So a quick update for those following, and also wanted to give everyone a heads up.

I ended up ordering the A1 Reman's from RockAuto.com

60-9281 - Front Left
60-9282 - Front Right

Shipping...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-08-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By SaturnX
Question Front Axle Support - Sheared Bolt.. Suggestions?

Hey everyone,

So I was just doing an oil change this afternoon and during the usual inspection I noticed that a bolt attaching my front axle support to the rest of the car was sheared off..:yikes:...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-01-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,531
Posted By SaturnX
Going to be tackling this on the upcoming...

Going to be tackling this on the upcoming weekend, any tips for doing the installation by hand?

Kubica mentioned coating the seal with diff fluid, so just a little along the inside/outside of the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-30-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 41,062
Posted By SaturnX
Quick update, after searching for hours and...

Quick update, after searching for hours and several performance shops telling me you can't find Pentosin MTF-2 in Canada I managed to find a local shop that carried it.

Managed to grab it at $25...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-29-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 41,062
Posted By SaturnX
I'm mildy concerned since the LT-3 has been out...

I'm mildy concerned since the LT-3 has been out for a while.. why the sudden switch now?

Ideally I'd like to go with LT-2 since it's officially superseded the LT-1. Just need to a find a good...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-29-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 41,062
Posted By SaturnX
Quick question - going to be flushing out the TC...

Quick question - going to be flushing out the TC while I do my axles and diffs.

A quick call to the dealership and they told me that the TC fluid recommended is the LT-3 Part No. 83 22 0 406 584
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-28-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
Exactly. My invoice also stated that my 2...

Exactly. My invoice also stated that my 2 connectors were also replaced. Was in/out in just about 45 minutes. Extremely quick and painless.

Back to my previous question, is the OEM Diff Fluid...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-28-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,643
Posted By SaturnX
One more question about fluids... Did BMW use...

One more question about fluids... Did BMW use various Front/Rear diff fluids through the life of the E46 (non-M)? Like they did with the tranny?

My usual Parts guy said he needed the 10-digit #...
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