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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,264
Posted By nightowl2k2
Your Dream BMW

Let's see here

E28 M5
E30 M3
E46 M3 Coupe
E86 M Coupe
E82 M Coupe
E90/E92 M3

Already have a Carbon Black on black E39 M5 :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By nightowl2k2
Sorry, not applicable here. The final fix was...

Sorry, not applicable here. The final fix was front control arms and swaybar end links.


BTW, I replaced my old swaybar with a new OEM one since the old one had rusted quite a bit.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-08-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,834
Posted By nightowl2k2
Not trying to resurrect an old thread just want...

Not trying to resurrect an old thread just want to add some extra information about the VDO fuel pump from AutohausAZ. I ordered mine about a month ago and it was listed as the VDO. I noticed when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By nightowl2k2
So, to follow up on this a little bit. I...

So, to follow up on this a little bit. I tightened up the swaybar endlinks to see if that helps and it did for awhile and the sound is not as noticeable now. I do have new ones that I plan to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By nightowl2k2
So, I get the same thing if I put weight on the...

So, I get the same thing if I put weight on the suspension when the car is hot after driving it. If I do it now nothing happens. Also, while driving at anything other than slow parking lot speeds...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By nightowl2k2
I looked at the swaybar brackets but did not see...

I looked at the swaybar brackets but did not see anything that looked loose. I did try to tighten up the swaybar endlinks to see what happens. No, auto leveling headlights so nothing to check there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By nightowl2k2
I thought about those but the entire suspension...

I thought about those but the entire suspension was replaced about 45k mi ago. The FCABs and swaybar endlinks were replaced slightly before that. The car has 137k now. Do you think the strut...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By nightowl2k2
Loose sound/rattle coming from front end...

Not sure where to start with this so I will go with what I know. First off, it only happens at slow (parking lot) speeds when the wheel is turned and the car is hot. When I say hot, I mean after...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-08-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,778
Posted By nightowl2k2
They do not want to have to deal with any...

They do not want to have to deal with any potential rod bearing issues on the S54. Also, they only buy 2002 and 2003 M5s due to engine and VANOS changes made mid-way through the 2001 MY.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-31-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,611
Posted By nightowl2k2
Thanks. I am just trying to figure out why my...

Thanks. I am just trying to figure out why my front is tramlining all over the place. I had it aligned a few weeks ago when I had new tires put on and it is better but still not like I remember how...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-19-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,611
Posted By nightowl2k2
What were they symptoms of the Powerflex bushings...

What were they symptoms of the Powerflex bushings failing?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-17-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,611
Posted By nightowl2k2
I have not checked my bushings recently but the...

I have not checked my bushings recently but the last time I did they seemed fine. Mine do have the metal part around the control arm end. I actually had to grind it out a little bit so the control...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By nightowl2k2
I have had the same issue with my car from time...

I have had the same issue with my car from time to time. I always attributed it to me turning the key a little too soon and the clutch not being completely disengaged. The car always starts up the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-23-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,266
Posted By nightowl2k2
That is why I said get it as close as possible. ...

That is why I said get it as close as possible. It is not possible to have the spring end sit in the notch and things will turn as you tighten/install things. Good to hear that you were able to get...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-23-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,748
Posted By nightowl2k2
I have been very happy with my Axxis Ultimate...

I have been very happy with my Axxis Ultimate pads. I notice no difference from the OEM pads other than there is less dust! :)
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-18-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,266
Posted By nightowl2k2
I put the same combo on my 330i last Sept and...

I put the same combo on my 330i last Sept and here are my thoughts from what I learned.

1) You do not use the bump stop on the front struts with the Bilsteins. They do not need them and there is...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-14-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By nightowl2k2
How long after installing the suspension did you...

How long after installing the suspension did you have the car aligned? When I installed my new suspension (same as your set up) I had the car aligned a few days after. From there I had to have the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By nightowl2k2
Quick question, how did you remove the switch? ...

Quick question, how did you remove the switch? My drivers' switch no longer works when trying to make the window go down (up works) and I think I have the same problem.

N/M I found it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By nightowl2k2
Is this something that I can keep adding fluid to...

Is this something that I can keep adding fluid to to keep the level up so things work properly until I can have it replaced?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,943
Posted By nightowl2k2
2003 330i sedan with 97k and no issues here. ...

2003 330i sedan with 97k and no issues here. Last Sept I put on Bilstein Sports, H&R springs and Powerflex RCABs. About a year ago I put on Powerflex FCABs. Still running the OEM 17" sport rims.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By nightowl2k2
Small cylinder/tube behind clutch pedal?

Does anyone know what this is? I noticed this morning that I had some fluid on my floor mat and upon further investigation I determined it was the source. It has a small tube running off of it and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-07-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By nightowl2k2
Does it feel like the car wants to take off and...

Does it feel like the car wants to take off and turn on its own? If so, it may just need an alignment.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-07-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By nightowl2k2
What is the mileage on your car and have the...

What is the mileage on your car and have the FCABs ever been replaced? If not and your car has over 60K on it. It is a good bet that the FCABs need to be replaced.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,961
Posted By nightowl2k2
Sorry to hear about that. I have had nothing but...

Sorry to hear about that. I have had nothing but good experience with the BMW Store and they have always taken care of my car. In this case it the lot is on an angle, and within 30 ft of the road...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,617
Posted By nightowl2k2
Did anyone find a solution for this vibration? I...

Did anyone find a solution for this vibration? I am having a similar issue with my 03 e46. The vibration comes on above 60mph and is very noticeable with my summer tires and can be felt, seen (rear...
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