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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-30-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By B-Sho
Traded in My 2004 BMW 330xi for a 2012 Mazda3...

Traded in My 2004 BMW 330xi for a 2012 Mazda3 skyactiv that gets 40mpg. Im tired of having a non reliable car, and bmw's parts are way to expensive. Im staying on the Japanese brands for even after...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-13-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By B-Sho
Thanks dude. Good info. And your BMW did the...

Thanks dude. Good info. And your BMW did the same thing mine is doing!!! like i reverse out of my driveway and i put it in drive and when i accelerate it slips for like 5 seconds and it kicks in.....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-13-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By B-Sho
Would the Valvoline dextron 6 work? I have a...

Would the Valvoline dextron 6 work? I have a Amazon gift card so i have to get what amazon has.. and thats either Valvoline dextron 6 or redline D4
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-13-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By B-Sho
Alright thanks for your input man. I will wait...

Alright thanks for your input man. I will wait for a few more replies from others before i make my decision :D
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-13-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By B-Sho
So D4> Dexron 6? why not D6? not the same stuff?...

So D4> Dexron 6? why not D6? not the same stuff?

This guy in this video says to go with Dextron 6 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JbPGVxJNik

Im torn between the two fluids... i want the best...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-13-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By B-Sho
Question What Automatic Transmission Fluid should I use?

I have a 2004 BMW 330xi with the GM A5s390r transmission. I want to change my transmission fluid because my car has 94,000 miles now. What ATF should I use? I heard Redline D4 is good and also...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-08-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,813
Posted By B-Sho
Thanks for the info guys. My brother has tapped...

Thanks for the info guys. My brother has tapped a few things out so i might end up with him doing it. I'm tempted to learn myself though ;)
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-06-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,813
Posted By B-Sho
The bolt head isnt rounded off, when i tried to...

The bolt head isnt rounded off, when i tried to tighten the bolt, it just spun. So wouldnt the threads be messed up on the oil pan? im so lost what to do :(
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,813
Posted By B-Sho
That picture of the first bolt i posted was the...

That picture of the first bolt i posted was the stock oil pan bolt. Here is what I want http://www.amazon.com/Drain-Plug-Gasket-Oversize-M12-1-75/dp/B0040CTXUW

Do you think the M12-1.75 self...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,813
Posted By B-Sho
Here is thread about a guy doing the M12 - 1.75...

Here is thread about a guy doing the M12 - 1.75 self tapping bolt.

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1443559
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,813
Posted By B-Sho
I meant M12-1.50. its 17mm. my bad, i will fix...

I meant M12-1.50. its 17mm. my bad, i will fix it.

Here is link to specs and picture of bolt- http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=1261295
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,813
Posted By B-Sho
Stripped oil drain plug.. what would you do?

I had this car for a few months now and awhile back i told you guys i thought it was a valve cover gasket leak.. well a few days ago i put a vcg on the car and i dropped a bolt and I had to take a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-14-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By B-Sho
Well see i bought my car in Chicago and i live in...

Well see i bought my car in Chicago and i live in richmond indiana which is a 5 hour drive from where i live... so i would kinda like a warranty somewhere closer so i wouldnt have to drive so far and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-11-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By B-Sho
The Illinois Used Car Warranty Law is a piece of...

The Illinois Used Car Warranty Law is a piece of legislation that creates specific warranty terms for the powertrain on used cars. This means used car dealers are liable for damage to the engine,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-11-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By B-Sho
Tonight i noticed my bmw giving me a delayed...

Tonight i noticed my bmw giving me a delayed shift also! I only had my car for like a week now!! I reverse out of driveway, put it in Drive and when i accelerated it wouldnt go at all.. like it was...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Fml :(

Fml :(
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Tonight when i drove my bmw i noticed when i put...

Tonight when i drove my bmw i noticed when i put my car in drive and i tried going it acted like it was in neutral for like 5 seconds then it finally took off... is this a sign my vanos seals needs...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
go figure O.o. Have you tried Mobil 1 0w40? My...

go figure O.o. Have you tried Mobil 1 0w40? My dad used to work in a body shop and he said he has seen all kinds of motors caked up from people using castrol and quakerstate.. maybe the used the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Would Mobil 1 0w40 be okay for Indiana? Gets...

Would Mobil 1 0w40 be okay for Indiana? Gets down sometimes to 0 degrees but usually winter is 20 average. why wouldnt you recommend Mobil 1 5w30 syn?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Yeah i have heard more people like Mobil 1 better...

Yeah i have heard more people like Mobil 1 better than anything else. I have used Mobil 1 in my other cars for many years and I have no complaints. Any idea why bmw's says it recommends castrol on...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Thanks DenverSooner. I did a whole lot of...

Thanks DenverSooner. I did a whole lot of research yesterday. I went with FEL-PRO VCG, VICTOR REINZ 15 Grommets, WIZ Oil filter, Beisansystems Dual Vanos Kit, VICTOR REINZ Vanos gasket and crush...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-09-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
I'm sure their are crappy quality to good quality...

I'm sure their are crappy quality to good quality brands though. lol
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-08-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Ok so i decided im going to replace the VCG and...

Ok so i decided im going to replace the VCG and later on if an oil leak forms around the oil filter housing gasket I will replace that when needed. Also since im going to change the VCG should i go...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-08-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Found out on the passenger side of the engine...

Found out on the passenger side of the engine thats where the leak is coming from. There is this silver heat sheild by the header and on top of it there is oil coming out in different directions...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-07-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By B-Sho
Thanks for the good information Bobby330xi. I...

Thanks for the good information Bobby330xi. I will check this tomorrow :thumbsup:
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