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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 152,951
Posted By guitar_man
Add now at 170K outside temp sensor and coil pack...

Add now at 170K outside temp sensor and coil pack #1. :thumbsup:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-03-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,580
Posted By guitar_man
These guys are right on

I have replaced a good bit in my front and rear suspension minus steering knuckles, upper rear control arms and rear trailing arms. I did the work myself and I enjoyed it while learning a lot about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,684
Posted By guitar_man
That is friggin hilarious. I never heard that...

That is friggin hilarious. I never heard that one. Kind of like a plywood stretcher or gimbal spoon. Oh yeah, sorry for draggin up this thread again. Told ya' I been away a while.

J
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-09-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By guitar_man
thanks for the input Teamdfl

I appreciate the words man. I am probably going to do this myself. There are a few tools I already know I need for the vanos and cams, outside of that I will refer to the Bentley.


J
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,684
Posted By guitar_man
I am a little behind on the post but have been away from the board a while

I agree with you. I knew when I was a kid early in HS that I wanted to be an engineer. Since an early age I have taken apart machines, computers, whatever and enjoyed modding things even outside of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-04-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By guitar_man
DIY rebuild on M52?

I have an M52 with high mileage and oil leak issues. I bought the car as a project and have done all of the work on the car myself. I have replaced most alll of the front and rear suspension...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By guitar_man
I had the same problem

I have replaced everything in the front and rear of the car excluding wheel bearings and steering rack. Once I finished this project I decided to get an alignment. The morons at the shop were a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,702
Posted By guitar_man
second. J

second.

J
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-07-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,247
Posted By guitar_man
waat?? Wait a minute....did I miss anything? I...

waat?? Wait a minute....did I miss anything? I have been away for a while. Oh, sorry I think I am in the wrong place. Wow things really got out of hand here.


BTW ///Mechanic - props to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By guitar_man
odd. :hmm:

odd. :hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By guitar_man
Some of what I have learned after a year with my car (long read)

I really have no reason for posting this other than this is the only place that is apropriate and fellow Fanatics are the only ones on the planet remotely, if at all interested. About a year ago I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,541
Posted By guitar_man
my two cents..

I bought Eibach Prokit and Koni sports and I really like the setup, but it has taken a little "tuning" to get the dampers matched to the rates of the springs and the balance of the car right for my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 152,951
Posted By guitar_man
I got it too. I narrowed it to Parking brake and...

I got it too. I narrowed it to Parking brake and just blew it off, since it was causing me no real prob.

J
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 152,951
Posted By guitar_man
My experience with items that have broken,...

My experience with items that have broken, needed/need replacing at 140K+:

water pump
thermostat
belts
power steering reservoir
p/s hoses
belt tensioners
seat belt sensors in front seats...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,073
Posted By guitar_man
Op *****.....

Sorry, I was just trying to get your attention. I bought a well worn, poorly cared for 323 sedan with 142K at the time on it strictly as a project. I did not want to sink the cash into an M car...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,473
Posted By guitar_man
I agree. Mine is 04/99 and has the 8mm hex. I...

I agree. Mine is 04/99 and has the 8mm hex. I don't know what date rolled the t-50.


J
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By guitar_man
A firm pull close to a yank helps. At least that...

A firm pull close to a yank helps. At least that is what I had to do with my non-sports. The front was not that bad, but you need something to suspend the steering knuckle when the strut assembly...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,473
Posted By guitar_man
LOL! And remember folks don't try this at home. ...

LOL! And remember folks don't try this at home.


J
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,473
Posted By guitar_man
Correction!!

Dude you are absolutely correct. I checked this out and CW takes tension off the belt. I guess I was thinking of my truck. It is an 8mm hex though. I have one of those kits with the long wrenches...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By guitar_man
More like wheels not tracking or making contact. ...

More like wheels not tracking or making contact. I said wheel hop earlier, which would constitute a damping issue I guess but it is really more like the rear end is on a beam axle and there is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By guitar_man
Rear end hop. Straight line is okay once I...

Rear end hop.

Straight line is okay once I adjusted toe (less skating), but when I go in and out of parking lots, etc. it seems like the rear bar is too stiff and will not let the suspension...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,473
Posted By guitar_man
Now I am confused too. I know it has been a...

Now I am confused too. I know it has been a while since I did this, but I could have sworn that I went CCW to loosen the belt. I will check on my car and post again. If I am wrong then I...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-31-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By guitar_man
whew!....I live in the South (check) Drive Toyota...

whew!....I live in the South (check) Drive Toyota truck (check) = no redneck (check)

At least I don't dress like these clowns. Come to think of it...who does?

lol. Well, he does have some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By guitar_man
323 sedan 27mm bar in front on middle 22mm...

323 sedan

27mm bar in front on middle
22mm bar in rear on middle

Koni sports on Eibach Prokit one turn on fronts and full soft in back

16" 205/55 all season radials (i know, i know but...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-31-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By guitar_man
Just goes to show you redneck morons are...

Just goes to show you redneck morons are everywhere. Not just in the Southern United States.

:thumbsup:
J
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