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Forum: Parting Out 02-10-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By bennyblanco
Ren - what info would you like? 225000km's.....

Ren - what info would you like? 225000km's.. runs fine.. has a cracked windshield that needs replacing. A touch of rust is beginning to show on a door and some of the windshield supports.
Forum: Parting Out 02-06-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By bennyblanco
was told in Ontario, used car cannot be sold...

was told in Ontario, used car cannot be sold without safety = windshield has to be replaced.
Forum: Parting Out 02-06-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By bennyblanco
worth selling or parting out?

hey all - im in Ottawa, Canada. Looking at a new car, dealership is only willing to give $1000 on my 99 323i with 225K (kms .. 140K miles)

i've changed out a ton of parts over the last 2 years:
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
nothing was suggested to me.. but might want to...

nothing was suggested to me.. but might want to do the spark plugs while the coils are out.. save some time.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-13-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Guys - just to close this off. I changed the o2...

Guys - just to close this off. I changed the o2 sensors (pre-cat) with no changes. I finally took the car to another mechanic this week and guess what? The previous mechanic installed the valve...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-20-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Hi all - quick update. I did some work on my...

Hi all - quick update. I did some work on my car over the past 2 nights. On the first night, I noted that I had a puddle under my car of what I thought was motor oil - I started to think Drez was...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-13-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Already did that once and found I missed 1 plug. ...

Already did that once and found I missed 1 plug. I fixed that... everything else looked fine. :/ Any other ideas?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
I should also note I changed all the rubber...

I should also note I changed all the rubber intake boots, elbows when I did the oil separator.

When the car goes into a real idle fuss, it makes a pinging noise from the engine.. not sure if that...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Drez - The original set of codes I got after...

Drez - The original set of codes I got after about a week of changing the oil separator, then spark plugs. (the car was idling rough after the oil separator disaster)

I reset the codes after...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Drez - thanks for the input. I was thinking with...

Drez - thanks for the input. I was thinking with the codes pointing at some misfires and the rough shape of some of the coil boots, I'd buy a couple and see if the codes change when replaced. I'm...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
I've ordered 2 new coils and 6 new boots. All...

I've ordered 2 new coils and 6 new boots. All the boots are cracking, etc. Not sure if that will help or not. Will report back when the job is done.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-09-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Hi there.. thanks for the info. When I test the...

Hi there.. thanks for the info. When I test the outer pins, I get 0.8 ohms on the 4 units I'm testing.

When I try the spring part (part that touches the Spark Plug) and any of the pins on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-08-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
hi all took apart the first 4 coils + plugs...

hi all

took apart the first 4 coils + plugs (didn't want to tear apart the filter panel tonight)

the pics show the condition of the coils.. a couple of them are rounded out and cracked. not...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-08-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
silent - thanks. When the oil seperator failed,...

silent - thanks. When the oil seperator failed, my mechanic said I could continue driving the car for a couple weeks while they waited for parts. Problem is, in that time my car was getting worst...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-07-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Drez - it's reporting a bunch of errors. 15 -...

Drez - it's reporting a bunch of errors. 15 - E4, E3, CA, C6, 97, 9A, F0, EE, EF, 8d..
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By bennyblanco
btw.. i should have updated this thread. It...

btw.. i should have updated this thread. It ended up being the pusher fan on the front of the rad. I fixed this last year.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-07-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By bennyblanco
Looking for some direction please..

Hi all,

My car was running fine - I brought it to a mechanic to do some basic maintenance as I didn't have time. Long story short, he replaced my VCG and since then my car has been a nightmare.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,079
Posted By bennyblanco
Guys - just want to contribute a small amount. ...

Guys - just want to contribute a small amount.

First, anyone doing the Oil Seperator job - listen to all the DIY guides and LABEL your connections. I didn't, and I thought I finished the job -...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-20-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,277
Posted By bennyblanco
I did this last week and my car has the hose. I...

I did this last week and my car has the hose. I bought a new hose and re-used the meshing from the old one. It follows the CCV hose that goes up to the valve cover and it sits right near the fuel...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-13-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By bennyblanco
Oil Sep/Sparkplugs question - help needed

Hi all,

A couple weeks ago I brought my 99 E46 to my regular mechanic to do regular maintenance. He change the valve gasket, sparkplugs and some other minor work. (all stuff I usually do - just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By bennyblanco
The refrigerant was filled last year when the...

The refrigerant was filled last year when the compressor blew.

Where is the pusher fan located?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By bennyblanco
Thanks for the reply! The car has the GM tranny...

Thanks for the reply! The car has the GM tranny in it. I changed out the whole cooling system last spring - new rad fan + new fan clutch as well.

Any other ideas? :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By bennyblanco
A/C issues when car is stopped

Guys,

My cars had this problem for a couple years - not sure what else the issue could be. The AC is ice cold when the car is moving, but when I stop driving ie. at a drive through, it pumps out...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-05-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,906
Posted By bennyblanco
e46 transmission fluid change? help!

Hey all,

I have a 99 323i with approx 160K kms that has gone into "limp mode" twice in the last couple of months.. i haven't had a chance to check the error code when it happens as I've reset the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-29-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,349
Posted By bennyblanco
Rear axle / bearing removal questions

Hi all..

I did my rear pads/rotors the other day to discover that the protection plates are rotted out. I need to change them, but to do so I need to remove the hub/bearings.

1) the universal...
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