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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-27-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Sansho
While it may in fact be the oil filter housing...

While it may in fact be the oil filter housing gasket, suggest cleaning everything up really, really well, then drive around for a bit. I had an engine oil leak showing up on the engine block, and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-18-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Sansho
The throttle valve is something you pull out when...

The throttle valve is something you pull out when you replace the CCV. So, instructions like this one (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=417819), will give you an idea what's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-15-2015, 06:07 PM
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Views: 266
Posted By Sansho
EML's Are Rotten

Just venting ...

Was barreling down the highway today, and the engine went into limp mode. Feels like 3 cylinders firing, with 1100 rpm tops. Supposed to allow you to get to service or home, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Sansho
If you're careful when you replace your pads, you...

If you're careful when you replace your pads, you can just lift the existing one off and put it on the new pads. But if you don't really know what you're doing, then for safety's sake buy new ones....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By Sansho
I've had one of the HF racing jacks for years...

I've had one of the HF racing jacks for years with no issues. When they first came out, some people had problems breaking the aluminum plate that the rubber pad sit on. To ensure that's not an issue,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 77,351
Posted By Sansho
I think this link will work:...

I think this link will work: http://fayetteville.craigslist.org/cto/5027260493.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By Sansho
^^ Ditto.

^^ Ditto.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By Sansho
Anyone missing the cover under your engine oil drain?

The E46 part is NLA, however, the Z4 part is available, and fits my 2001 just fine. It's plastic, lists for $7.49, and can be bought for around $6. In the attached diagram, the cover is #3. Part...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-10-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 184,446
Posted By Sansho
Below is pulled from this post:...

Below is pulled from this post: http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=689618. Is this what you did before starting the engine?

Start with the engine cold!

Remove the small black...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-10-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 184,446
Posted By Sansho
How did you bleed it, in detail ... the symptoms...

How did you bleed it, in detail ... the symptoms you're describing are consistent with air in the system, hence the question.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 184,446
Posted By Sansho
Ditto ... how did you bleed the system of the air...

Ditto ... how did you bleed the system of the air that gets trapped after replacing the radiator and water pump?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Sansho
I went with Lemfoerder (same as Lemforder) when I...

I went with Lemfoerder (same as Lemforder) when I did mine, and would recommend them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Sansho
And so easy to do ....

And so easy to do ....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,823
Posted By Sansho
I just got a recall letter the other day, dated...

I just got a recall letter the other day, dated May 2015, for the front passenger air bag recall. It says, in part "In our September 2014 letter we informed you of the recall and said parts were not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,951
Posted By Sansho
Good luck! Please let us know how they hold up.

Good luck! Please let us know how they hold up.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-21-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 184,446
Posted By Sansho
Behr is a generally reputable parts brand for our...

Behr is a generally reputable parts brand for our e46's. If given a choice of Behr or Asian no-name, no brainer choose Behr.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-19-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By Sansho
You should be able to switch to another LL-01 oil...

You should be able to switch to another LL-01 oil without blowing up the engine.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Sansho
Personally, I wouldn't buy used tools, as you...

Personally, I wouldn't buy used tools, as you don't know their history/abuse/etc.

Regarding tool brands, I've had good success with Sears sockets over the years. I think I broke one once, and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Sansho
Metric sockets. Also, you'll appreciate having a...

Metric sockets. Also, you'll appreciate having a torque wrench, or two (bigger range for wheels, smaller range for nuts). As mentioned, a torx bit set is also useful.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 77,351
Posted By Sansho
You mean the lightbulbs on the dash? How about...

You mean the lightbulbs on the dash? How about the mileage :excited:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Sansho
Thought we were talking added angel eyes, not...

Thought we were talking added angel eyes, not DRL. OP, please clarify.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Sansho
Do a search on angel eyes install. It's common to...

Do a search on angel eyes install. It's common to wire them the way you are seeking.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 184,446
Posted By Sansho
I covered the radiator itself on the...

I covered the radiator itself on the forward-facing face using black aluminum screening from the hardware store. The screening itself is not super flexible, so I attached it at several places with...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Sansho
Your 328i uses a GM 5L40 (A5S 360R) transmission....

Your 328i uses a GM 5L40 (A5S 360R) transmission. You can search here on which ATF to use.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 184,446
Posted By Sansho
Yes, there is probably some level of air...

Yes, there is probably some level of air restriction. However, when you look at the entire front of the radiator now being open to direct air flowing to it, I'm not sure any losses due to wire mesh...
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