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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By Landlorder
used a helicoil for a valve cover stud - its...

used a helicoil for a valve cover stud - its worked really well no problems at all and the nut tightened real tight - i chose against timesert because i disliked the idea of the counter sunk head and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Landlorder
How about you check your coolant level regular...

How about you check your coolant level regular see if it's dropping. Then you'll know if you have a problem there.

Never let your car over heat. Never run out of oil. You'll be ok.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,447
Posted By Landlorder
After market suspension so called oe replacement...

After market suspension so called oe replacement is a joke and actually lowered my car unnecessarily. I bought saachs shocks and springs rear. I had 1 bad shock so it helped but if that shock was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,447
Posted By Landlorder
Alanmo i prefer to follow those who hit 300 400...

Alanmo i prefer to follow those who hit 300 400 500k miles. What do they do? They fix problems as they come, but also learn to "read" the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Landlorder
Intake temp of 9 degree c ??? Eh? Is this after a...

Intake temp of 9 degree c ??? Eh? Is this after a cold start up? Looks pretty low.

Engine temp also too low obviously.

Suggest new thermostat for a start. And then go from there. Also is the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,608
Posted By Landlorder
+100. It can be cheap but it can also be a bit...

+100. It can be cheap but it can also be a bit of a pain especially if you're at the mileage when everything kept failing one by one over 2 years. Happened to me I just fixed it as it happened. At...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,608
Posted By Landlorder
Well I pay out 400 a month in fuel for a start....

Well I pay out 400 a month in fuel for a start. Drive a lot. Maintenance on average for the year I don't know. 500 to 750 per year ? Let's not forget insurance which was 2400 1600 and now 850...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 8,520
Posted By Landlorder
I fixed everything only to see a bad cat code...

I fixed everything only to see a bad cat code after 1000miles of code free driving. Got cats on the way. 200k miles and running like a champ though. Fuel trims are off but within spec no engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 8,520
Posted By Landlorder
You sir are a bright individual. I like how...

You sir are a bright individual.

I like how you have gone about this.

Well done. After intake rebuilt what are you long term fuel terms? P0171 and p0174 completely disappeared?

Again well...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Landlorder
Silicone it... !

Silicone it... !
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Landlorder
Some say its because of the battery on one side...

Some say its because of the battery on one side but i dont know. i noticed it as well but i had 1 bad shock - replaced both shocks and springs on rear with sachs (supposed to be oe) and both sides...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-22-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Landlorder
step one press manual release button and turn...

step one press manual release button and turn allen wrench about a quater turn either way near the manual release button - if u keep turning in circles it just locks unlocks lock unlocks - turn it so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By Landlorder
I did all engine work myself except for initial...

I did all engine work myself except for initial head removal and new valves 5 years ago. I removed intake myself and vanos seals etc. only paid shop 60-80 in labour here and there to do things like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 70,775
Posted By Landlorder
update please. lol. from the owner ideally.

update please. lol. from the owner ideally.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,291
Posted By Landlorder
If connected up, 1 of those tubes goes to the sap...

If connected up, 1 of those tubes goes to the sap pump and another to the vac resevoir and then exhaust flap - I THINK.

Mine all 3 are capped. no sap, no exhaust flap, large one always capped.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By Landlorder
Think you should either fit the sap pump...

Think you should either fit the sap pump correctly or blank it off. Thats 1 obvious problem right there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By Landlorder
Did you also check the dipstick o ring s? the one...

Did you also check the dipstick o ring s? the one at the oil pan especially... sorry but i can only help you with the vacuum side of things after going through the lot on my car. and in the end my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By Landlorder
Check the vac port on the oil separator - that...

Check the vac port on the oil separator - that too should be plugged or connected to something. one or the other for the car but i dont know with your model.

you can block off the sap pump/valve...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-21-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Landlorder
May as well do centre support bearing as well if...

May as well do centre support bearing as well if you're doing that guibo. to be honest my csb failed first and i decided to do guibo as well for obvious reasons - my guibo did have cracks - but it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By Landlorder
There you go see attachment or below ...

There you go see attachment or below

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=639042&stc=1&d=1471791617
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By Landlorder
That sap pump connects to the back of the intake...

That sap pump connects to the back of the intake manifold - i have never dealt with it as mine does not have it as standard - it must have a port on it to connect to.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By Landlorder
I said that to you earlier check the vac ports at...

I said that to you earlier check the vac ports at back of manifold. there is 3 of them and on some cars they are all capped like mine (i removed the one going to the exhaust flap).

There is alot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,627
Posted By Landlorder
10 years later...!

10 years later...!
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-21-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Landlorder
ive done the wiring loom in the top - that took...

ive done the wiring loom in the top - that took me 8 hours - this is much easier trust me. replacing the wiring loom involved lifting the top off the hinge on one side. You'll be surprised. 4 nuts...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Landlorder
This happened to me as well - 3 years ago - and...

This happened to me as well - 3 years ago - and never bloody happened again... ! ! ! !

All i can think at the time was my car had cold start problems (at that time due to counterfit maf) and it...
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