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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By bimmernut3
jfoj......I used the gasket from the BMW dealer....

jfoj......I used the gasket from the BMW dealer. Yes, it could be warped, as I didn't check it. I'll check it when I replace the seal again.

Good stuff....any other suggestions?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By bimmernut3
@ Megalocnus......I checked that very good. The...

@ Megalocnus......I checked that very good. The old gasket was not "hard plastic" like I had seen on our X3 with 133k or the 328cic with 75k. It was harder than the new on but all of it came out in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By bimmernut3
Sansho........thanks for the reply. Yes, very...

Sansho........thanks for the reply. Yes, very sure no oil pan leak. I can see the oil under the housing above the pan. I cleaned all of the oil when hug was off.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By bimmernut3
Oil Filter Hsg Seal leaking...again

I just replaced the oil seal in the filter housing on my '05 330cic w only 44k on it yesterday, along with a new vanos line. I checked it today after about 20 miles of driving & noticed oil was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By bimmernut3
@ 330inVA.....It's hard to say what's the issue...

@ 330inVA.....It's hard to say what's the issue was here. Best scenario is to catch & measure what you drain out to start with. However, this is too late. I've read so many posts on this and EVERYONE...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By bimmernut3
simmsled...thank you for the compliment, it is...

simmsled...thank you for the compliment, it is fun to drive.

I dough that I'll see any MPG difference, as I drive....let's say spirited, not for gas mileage. We live in the middle of the WNC Blue...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By bimmernut3
Yes, Mystic Blue w/gray interior with 44,500 on...

Yes, Mystic Blue w/gray interior with 44,500 on it. Bought a hard top for it that you see in the left sig pic. A very nice driving car, corners like a go cart. :>)
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By bimmernut3
Yep...Bought the car from original owner back on...

Yep...Bought the car from original owner back on 9-2012 with 25.5k on it. I've put the rest on it mostly local WNC driving in spring, summer & fall. I'm not sure what the Texaco ATF looks like new, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By bimmernut3
Changed transmission fluid this week

I drained & filled the ATF on my '05 330Cic this week. This is what the ATF looked like at 44k. That's a shop light on the right. I wanted to see if any light would show thru but it didn't. I believe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By bimmernut3
@ Dreamliner....Are you aware that if the fuse is...

@ Dreamliner....Are you aware that if the fuse is removed or blown, the radio will play for 20 mins AFTER you push the power button; whether you are driving on sitting in the garage. This happened to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By bimmernut3
@ misfire....My PASoft DME page looks just like...

@ misfire....My PASoft DME page looks just like your with different VIN# & BMWTNR (7.548.770) Let me know what you kind out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 510,067
Posted By bimmernut3
@boutle.......Can you send me the drivers for...

@boutle.......Can you send me the drivers for windows 8.1?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By bimmernut3
Your pan to transmission seal is seeping a...

Your pan to transmission seal is seeping a little. This is not that bad. Be sure to install a new pan gasket.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By bimmernut3
I'd be curious what you'll have to pay for the...

I'd be curious what you'll have to pay for the paint job. I did the same thing. Bought a silver top & had it painted mystic blue. Paid $500 for the top & another $500 to get it painted.

Do I see...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By bimmernut3
IIRC, "L" is driver side & "R" is Passenger side....

IIRC, "L" is driver side & "R" is Passenger side. There is a procedure when installing these parts. Your suppose to "not tighten" the screws (how much is that?), install the top to align the mounts...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By bimmernut3
You're welcome. If & when you get to the point...

You're welcome. If & when you get to the point that you want to hook up the electrical on drivers side, here's a link on how to get the inside side panels off to get to it. It's what I did anyway....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By bimmernut3
@menojohnson......I only needed the 54217146749,...

@menojohnson......I only needed the 54217146749, as there was mounting holes where these units mount. I would suggest to you to open your top to where you can look into the area that the "749"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By bimmernut3
@ Im2st......That is a good question. I would...

@ Im2st......That is a good question. I would assume this is a typo & should be a "P" for park. The main thing is to make sure the shaft that going into the sensor lines up with the "key" slot that I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By bimmernut3
@Triptronic.....Since I'm in the USA, I'm not...

@Triptronic.....Since I'm in the USA, I'm not good on your European costs for work. As for the clutch slipping; Is it harder to shift than originally? I know from past experience, the clutch disc on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By bimmernut3
@Brian......Bentley says you have one of 2 manual...

@Brian......Bentley says you have one of 2 manual transmissions...
Either a Getrag transmission that holds 1.0 liter (1.1 US qts)
or a ZF transmission that holds 1.2 liters (1.3 US qts
FYI.. BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By bimmernut3
Looks like it is P/N 11127509328 for '04 325i,...

Looks like it is P/N 11127509328 for '04 325i, about $13-$14 from dealer.
Item#4 here http://www.penskeparts.com/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=47720&rnd=03192010
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,141
Posted By bimmernut3
If memory serves me correctly, if you have the...

If memory serves me correctly, if you have the SOS mirror, then you have the telephone communications module with blue tooth. The Module has a history of "waking up" or "not disconnecting" & will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 510,067
Posted By bimmernut3
From what I can see, the IKE module will allow...

From what I can see, the IKE module will allow you to "click" or "pick" manual or auto. (I think) Try picking your transmission & click "write" & see if it changes it. I don't know if this will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,317
Views: 510,067
Posted By bimmernut3
Not sure why it can't find the ABS module. On my...

Not sure why it can't find the ABS module. On my X3 the PA Soft didn't/couldn't find my DME. Not sure why. I scanned it several time & no DME. You might want to select & change the IKE module to your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By bimmernut3
Cal....this may look stupid or silly, but...

Cal....this may look stupid or silly, but sometimes the simplest way is the best. Do a "smoke test". Look at this guy
http://youtu.be/zMok2y05jNE
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