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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By retsam
Mass Airflow Sensor

I totally forgot to update this thread. Bad internet form on my part. My issue was actually the Mass Airflow Sensor. Got that replaced and it fixed up my issue.

Sorry for the lag in reporting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By retsam
Best I can do is get the ODB II codes read. I...

Best I can do is get the ODB II codes read. I will go to Auto Zone or something and report back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By retsam
Its Manual. Is the camshaft position sensor an...

Its Manual. Is the camshaft position sensor an easy DIY?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By retsam
random rough Idle and low power

Hey guys I am having a strange issue with my car. I have a 2002 330Ci with about 130k on it. Randomly when the car is at idle or when I am at a stop light it will sputter and start running rough. It...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
Thanks for all of the help everyone!

Thanks for all of the help everyone!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
I have no clue... Im guessing that the rotor was...

I have no clue... Im guessing that the rotor was just rusted that bad to the hub. I asked about it and they seemed to have no issue. Oh well, its done and my brakes are nicely broken in
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-30-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
I finally gave up and took it to "Just Brakes."...

I finally gave up and took it to "Just Brakes." They installed the rotors and pads for me on the rear for $85. At least the next time Ill be ok doing the whole job.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
Unhappy So here is what I have done thus far: 1)...

So here is what I have done thus far:

1) WD-40 and Liquid Wrench
2) Banged on it with a 3lb non marring hammer
3) Heated it up with a torch and banged on it

Still no dice! Its like this thing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
My rotor doesnt seem to have a jackscrew hole...

My rotor doesnt seem to have a jackscrew hole unfortunately. Blow is a picture of my rotor from hell!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/picture.php?albumid=2175&pictureid=11530
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
Phillips head screw?!??! Where would that be...

Phillips head screw?!??! Where would that be located? Do you mean the hub locator hex Screw?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
I guess I will have to try heat! The E-brake is...

I guess I will have to try heat! The E-brake is disengaged and the rotor isnt even wobbling a tiny bit. What part of the rotor should I heat up? The part near the hub or the actual rotor surface? Im...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By retsam
Angry Help Brake job gone bad!!!

I need a little help here. I've read though may posts but Im still having issues. I completed brake pads and rotors on the front of my 2002 330Ci. Everything went very well. Now, I cant seem to get...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-09-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,524
Posted By retsam
More Pix

Here are a few more pictures of the job! If you know how to use a screw driver, you should be able to pull this one off. Just take your time and be easy with the vapor barrier.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-09-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,524
Posted By retsam
2002 330Ci Window Regulator DIY

Did my passenger side regulator a couple of weekends ago. Thanks to ThatGuy_JZ awesome write up! Figured that I would add a few photos and my experiences to the post.

My regulator issues almost...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-09-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By retsam
I just did a Window Regulator DIY a couple of...

I just did a Window Regulator DIY a couple of weekends ago. Among other things, my regulator had your problem as well. You shouldnt have to replace the motor unless the gears were stripped. In mine,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-28-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 75,099
Posted By retsam
Thanks to the OP for the DIY. Did mine today...

Thanks to the OP for the DIY. Did mine today (with multiple trips to AutoZone to get the car in the air!). Once I got everything I needed (Jack, Ramps, 17mm socket) it was easy as pie.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,562
Posted By retsam
I've had the PIAA's on my 02 330Ci for about a...

I've had the PIAA's on my 02 330Ci for about a year now and they are still working very well! No streaks, no strange chatter! I also installed using the wipes as instructed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By retsam
Im glad you posted this! Since the day I drove...

Im glad you posted this! Since the day I drove the 2009 M3 with the Beefy steering wheel I've wondered about upgrading the wheel in my 2002 330Ci. The turner wheel looks good but I'd like to see the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-05-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,518
Posted By retsam
Hey Denny, Is there any way you can post...

Hey Denny,

Is there any way you can post this without the background music? In a lot of it I cant hear what you are saying over the music. Not sure if I want to attempt this but I would at least...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-20-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,225
Posted By retsam
Thanks for the Vids Jake! We have the same ride....

Thanks for the Vids Jake! We have the same ride. I will be doing my plugs soon. You should do a vid on VANOS seals. That may give me the courage to attempt doing mine!

Again, great Vids!!! Keep em...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-20-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By retsam
Is it your WIPER or the Washer? I assume that the...

Is it your WIPER or the Washer? I assume that the problem is that you are not getting water out of the tank?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,788
Posted By retsam
Please do check your coolant and oil levels...

Please do check your coolant and oil levels (ALWAYS!!!). But your fan should have come on while you were over heating and idle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,788
Posted By retsam
I had a similar problem and ended up replacing...

I had a similar problem and ended up replacing the thermostat and putting in a new electronic fan. The car would only overheat in traffic or when idling after driving it for a bit. I think this is a...
Forum: California 07-04-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By retsam
If you are a sushi fan you gotta try Sushi Zo!!!...

If you are a sushi fan you gotta try Sushi Zo!!! It is absolutely some of the best sushi I have ever had! Be careful of the Sushi Nazi though!!!

http://www.yelp.com/biz/sushi-zo-los-angeles
...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 06-06-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 79,484
Posted By retsam
I've hit just a bit above 140 quite a few times....

I've hit just a bit above 140 quite a few times. Gotta love the tollway in Dallas.
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