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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-21-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By 325myAZ
TO CLARIFY: I was able to make the adjustment...

TO CLARIFY:
I was able to make the adjustment from underneath - but only after removing the reverse torx bolts. I left the bumper/carrier in place and used the adjusting tool (bolt head or allen...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 01-26-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By 325myAZ
FS E46 M3 "water hose"

I have a new, in the wrapper, 11 53 7 830 713 "water hose" that attaches to the M3 expansion tank.

This is for an E46 series M3. (part #6 on the RealOem...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-30-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By 325myAZ
This certainly turned out to be the case with my...

This certainly turned out to be the case with my car... well, it was either the CABS or the ball joints. I replaced the control arms, bushings and sway bar end links - and the shudder/vibration...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By 325myAZ
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=5143...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=514381&highlight=clutch&page=2
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-07-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By 325myAZ
I believe that you have 1 differential bushing...

I believe that you have 1 differential bushing (located on the back of the differential - where the cover is) the other bushings are carrier bushings. Not trying to be a d!ck.

I think there are...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-07-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By 325myAZ
I'm assuming you're a new owner... do you have...

I'm assuming you're a new owner... do you have any records which would indicate that the previous owner bothered to change the oil? I can't understand why your oil change indicator was never reset.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,569
Posted By 325myAZ
Bingo... you're in a whole different class with...

Bingo... you're in a whole different class with this puppy. You might find a great bargin on the car, but expect maintenance to be pricier than the old E46!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By 325myAZ
this. Until you get the codes scanned, we...

this.

Until you get the codes scanned, we really can't help. Try asking your local AutoZone to scan for you - they usually do it for free.

Both the camshaft position sensors are easy to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-16-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By 325myAZ
If you go in to replace the thermostat, the water...

If you go in to replace the thermostat, the water pump makes perfect sense. You'll probably want to replace your serpentine belt, and the various tensioner and idler pulleys associated.
If you have...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By 325myAZ
While this link refers to the mechanical AC...

While this link refers to the mechanical AC pulley - you might want to see if it'll work for your serpentine belt application. (see post #6)...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By 325myAZ
Having the right tool makes all the difference! ...

Having the right tool makes all the difference!

I rented one from another Fanatic... the process was a breeze!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,832
Posted By 325myAZ
See my post earlier in this thread. After...

See my post earlier in this thread.

After using the extractor, (for the first time) I pulled the drain plug to see how much oil remained.

The answer was: Not much at all... a slight dribble. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By 325myAZ
If you're talking about cleaning the engine AFTER...

If you're talking about cleaning the engine AFTER you replace the valve cover gasket and get everything put back on, yes you can clean it.

DONT use brake cleaner to clean it... just use a spray...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-09-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By 325myAZ
Thanks... I'll check grounds and the amp...

Thanks... I'll check grounds and the amp connections.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-09-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By 325myAZ
Welcome to the forum! There are a lot of...

Welcome to the forum!

There are a lot of places where the oil could be leaking.
1. Valve cover gasket.
2. Oil filter housing unit
3. CCV system
4. Oil pan
5. somewhere else. :)

You'll...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-09-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,832
Posted By 325myAZ
Yup, I have the conventional Pella extraction...

Yup, I have the conventional Pella extraction unit. Like you, I've found that there's a lot of oil that remains in the oil filter housing area - so being able to suck it out is nice.

I would...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-09-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By 325myAZ
The plastic lock rings on my hoses were so...

The plastic lock rings on my hoses were so brittle, thay snapped when I attempted to push them back into the fitting. I too ended up using a dremel tool with a thin cut-off wheel. Proceed with...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-04-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By 325myAZ
Static

Been having static issues lately. Stock BMW sound system.

I noticed that when I'm under covered parking, I can hear my stations with slight static - but as soon as I turn on my stock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By 325myAZ
Hmmm, my 325 gets 35+mpg highway, around 28...

Hmmm, my 325 gets 35+mpg highway, around 28 combined, but I don't think I've ever driven just around town or non-highway.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By 325myAZ
BMW TIS specifies using RTV at multiple...

BMW TIS specifies using RTV at multiple locations:

Installation:
Apply a sealing bead of Drei\~Bond\~1209 (refer to\~BMW\~Parts Service) on left and right sides at transition between cylinder...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-20-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,093
Posted By 325myAZ
Oddly enough, that's what BMW is requiring for...

Oddly enough, that's what BMW is requiring for the Power Steering system. I think it's Dexron III. You'll want to SEARCH to confirm.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By 325myAZ
It IS a tight fit to reach in and disconnect the...

It IS a tight fit to reach in and disconnect the electrical connection.

If you've got an electric cooling fan, you can pull it and give yourself more room.

I considered that, but ended up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,340
Posted By 325myAZ
I too have a Behr, which doesn't use the screw...

I too have a Behr, which doesn't use the screw that Genuity has so clearly detailed. (I thought I needed one, but the Behr's are constructed differently.)

When I purchased my radiator, I had to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,991
Posted By 325myAZ
Is there a way to check if you're leaking at the...

Is there a way to check if you're leaking at the heater core - or the hoses that feed the heater core?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,993
Posted By 325myAZ
Most definitely pull the undertray to get a...

Most definitely pull the undertray to get a better idea of where the leak is orginating.

It could be your valve cover gasket...

It could be your oil filter housing gasket...

It could be your...
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