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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By xlash
It's on the hood. So no steel wool or razor...

It's on the hood. So no steel wool or razor blade. The goo gone is the front runner at the moment. Going to go get some in a few hours. Thanks for the help.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By xlash
I have never used that brand before. When I...

I have never used that brand before. When I google it there's a whole lineup. Which one are you referring to specifically?

thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By xlash
Scotch tape residue

Hey everybody - What's the best way to get rid of scotch tape residue off of the car?

Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,017
Posted By xlash
I was asking was to see if windows freeze down....

I was asking was to see if windows freeze down. It's never happened to me or anybody else I know. Because of wet snow there's been a fair amount of window fogging and general moisture built up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,017
Posted By xlash
Just to air it out....

Just to air it out....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,017
Posted By xlash
windows down in the garage in the winter??

Is it ok to keep the windows down when the car is in the garage? The temperature is around 20 degrees F at times and the garage isn't heated. I just bought my first house and for the first time my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By xlash
Coolant Problem

Hi all,

I am very confused about how much coolant should be in...well...the cooling system. I had a cracked expansion tank when the confusion started. I took the car to a popular mechanic in my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,655
Posted By xlash
I had the same problem for the past week. Now...

I had the same problem for the past week. Now it's solved. E46Fanatics FTMFW!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,106
Posted By xlash
Mysterious Coolant Leak

Over the last month or so the main cylinder where you pour into coolant has been ...well...loosing coolant. I got a mechanic friend to look into it and he didn't find any leak anywhere. Only once did...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-18-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By xlash
I had the same problem on my non-M. For what it's...

I had the same problem on my non-M. For what it's worth I replaced the spark plugs and it helped slightly. Then I did the fuel filter and it did nothing other than improve gas mileage. I did the ICV...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By xlash
I went and checked again and sure enough both...

I went and checked again and sure enough both ends of the hose do not have screw clamps but rather those rings. There must be another way to get those out without damaging the hose, isn't there? I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By xlash
WHY oh WHY must it be so difficult to work on my...

WHY oh WHY must it be so difficult to work on my car????????????

So I found one of the easiest DIY's possible: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=11415570&postcount=12 to potentially...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By xlash
Thanks dmax....as always. So in summary I need to...

Thanks dmax....as always. So in summary I need to check hose #2 from the diagram and replace if necessary. That looks like an easy fix even for me.

2 questions about the valve:
1) How do I get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,222
Posted By xlash
Sshhhh. Let him do his masters in EE. It'll keep...

Sshhhh. Let him do his masters in EE. It'll keep him out of the job market longer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By xlash
Are you having both problems? At ignition and...

Are you having both problems? At ignition and throttle or just one?
i
You can rule out things like fuel filter and as I mentioned idle control valve though you need to replace and clean them,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,222
Posted By xlash
QFMFT. I know somebody who has an engineering...

QFMFT. I know somebody who has an engineering degree from Princeton and an MBA from Cornell. Even loaded and well-connected parents can't get her a decent job. On the other hand my fiance's brother...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,222
Posted By xlash
I'm dumb because I don't know your situation?...

I'm dumb because I don't know your situation? :facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,222
Posted By xlash
A masters in EE isn't going to help you. In fact...

A masters in EE isn't going to help you. In fact it might end up limiting you should you want to work for a company. Just do a bachelors and an MBA. Even if somebody else is paying for the degree...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,222
Posted By xlash
That's BS.

That's BS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,222
Posted By xlash
Learn to read. He said that he "plans" on getting...

Learn to read. He said that he "plans" on getting the MBA and EE degrees. I'm "planning" on becoming the next Warren Buffet. I closed my eyes and thought of his mother's head.....bobbing....

J/K
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By xlash
Strange problem at startup. Anybody???

On cold starts (or even if the car hasn't been driven for a few hours) I've noticed that the it's difficult to start the car. I have to turn the key and hold it to crank the car.

Additionally,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By xlash
Any ideas on what might be wrong with my A/C?

If I fill up the A/C then it works fine but after a year it doesn't work at all. Clearly there's a leak somewhere. Since I'm a complete n00b when it comes to A/C, is it safe to assume that there's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By xlash
Not much good news. I went back and checked all...

Not much good news. I went back and checked all the connections. The plug to the ICV was loose and that took care of the DSC crap. The bouncing is still there. I'll try the battery thing tomorrow....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By xlash
Bouncing revs + DSC light after ICV change!!!!!?????? IDEAS?????

Thanks everybody, especially Doug for helping me clean the ICV and replacing the lower portion of the intake boot. Figured I'd create a new thread since this is a different problem.

So I put...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,587
Posted By xlash
Hey Doug, I actually followed a DIY on here for...

Hey Doug, I actually followed a DIY on here for the Deep Creep treatment. So the car got a bit smoother the 2nd time I started it and revved it but the bouncing hasn't stopped. Also the DSC light and...
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