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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By aioros
same problems and symptoms in mine, 01 330xi. i...

same problems and symptoms in mine, 01 330xi. i have changed all ignition coils and boots, some injectors, maf, etc. i will change spark plugs this weekend (04/14)

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-05-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By aioros
Struts

I've been trying to replace the struts on the wife's car. I ordered the shocks and struts from an online vendor. The shocks fit fine but the struts were different. I returned those and ordered from...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-31-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By aioros
Yes you can remove the control arms without...

Yes you can remove the control arms without removing the inner ball joints from the subframe, I did it on my car. It is easy using a ball joint remover from harbor freight.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By aioros
I'm not gonna change the whole suspension, I know...

I'm not gonna change the whole suspension, I know the components and set ups from each suspension are different, I just want to change the struts and springs, and their respective parts, like this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By aioros
going from xi suspension to i suspension (non sport)

I'm planing to do the front & rear struts and springs on my 01 E46 xi but I want to go from the oem "xi" suspension to oem "i" suspension (non sport).
I know the risks, benefits, etc of doing this,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-24-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,325
Posted By aioros
I got all my parts from autohausaz and...

I got all my parts from autohausaz and eeuroparts. They sell OEM although now they're offering Karlyn and other brands.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By aioros
Post Poll: how many of you are using Evans NPG+ waterless coolant

The purpose of this thread is to know the number of BMW owners that are using or plan to use the Evans NPG+ waterless coolant and nothing else please.

So I just replaced the coolant in my E46 xi...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,757
Posted By aioros
Not necesarly, you can fill with water then...

Not necesarly, you can fill with water then flush, its not easy to get rid of all the water though, but I did a flush after 2 weeks and plan to another one in 2 weeks just to make sure there is less...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,757
Posted By aioros
These are the instructions to switch from oem...

These are the instructions to switch from oem coolant to NPG+ waterless coolant


http://184.72.239.143/mu/46ed6dec-9176-964b.jpghttp://184.72.239.143/mu/46ed6dec-918c-9567.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,757
Posted By aioros
Didn't you read the reason why I changed to NPG+?...

Didn't you read the reason why I changed to NPG+?
It doesn't boil until it reaches 375 degrees and it doesn't build up pressure which are the weakest point of the cooling system. The operating temp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,757
Posted By aioros
Switched to Evans NPG+

I switched the coolant in my 330xi to Evans NPG+ waterless coolant. The main reason: boils at 375 degrees and there is no pressure in the system. Enough said.
2 weeks ago I drained the coolant from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By aioros
I posted/asked the same question. that cable is...

I posted/asked the same question. that cable is just there for no reason.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By aioros
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By aioros
I posted in bimmerfest. Ok how many gallons...

I posted in bimmerfest.
Ok how many gallons does the system hold?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By aioros
NPG+ waterless coolant is actually more expensive...

NPG+ waterless coolant is actually more expensive than BMW's, you don't need to dilute it, you use it as it comes. what it does it boils well past the regular coolant temp. like above 300 degrees or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By aioros
Cooling system overhaul + NPG coolant

I will start gathering the parts needed to do the cooling system but instead of the bmw coolant I will fill it up with NPG+ coolant.
How many flush 'n fill will it take to have close to 100% npg...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By aioros
I did this on my 01 330 and it has those 2 hoses,...

I did this on my 01 330 and it has those 2 hoses, but my 99 528i doesn't. you need to take the engine covers off and look on top of the intake manifold. You can see one of the hoses coming out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,190
Posted By aioros
I had a similar problem:...

I had a similar problem: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=418748&highlight=
I bought the pliers from napa but later I found out harbor freight has those too, and cheaper!!! like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-29-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By aioros
Question red battery light behavior

Sometimes the red battery light would stay on after starting the car, but I would turn off the car, restart it and the light would turn off.
This past week the car would not turn on. I called AAA...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By aioros
Ditto everything said before, without that site...

Ditto everything said before, without that site I'll be lost
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By aioros
Welcome to sunny So. Cali. I live in Fontana....

Welcome to sunny So. Cali. I live in Fontana. I've done most of the maintenance on both my cars (e46, e39) There are a lot of indy shops around but don't know if any is a specialty shop for european...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By aioros
ok then, I will have to take it to a shop. here's...

ok then, I will have to take it to a shop. here's the diagram

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ES53&mospid=47726&btnr=31_0564&hg=31&fg=10

But why they're selling this under my car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By aioros
I plan to get the hub+bearing assembly (the...

I plan to get the hub+bearing assembly (the bearing already pressed into the hub) part# 31221468926 by KOYO for $90
Is it necessary to press out the hub from the steering nuckle?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,776
Posted By aioros
You don't have to buy everything they say in...

You don't have to buy everything they say in their website. i would recommend to get a new VCG and grommets. I believe that our e46 don't have the "radiator overflow neck" that is for e39. Other than...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-13-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,040
Posted By aioros
I used the ones from autohausaz made by...

I used the ones from autohausaz made by sachs-boge (oes)
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