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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Megalocnus
Generally it is much easier, faster, and cheaper...

Generally it is much easier, faster, and cheaper to swap in a newer, lower mileage, compression-tested engine, and potentially - one with larger displacement.
As our cars age though, a full rebuild...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Megalocnus
225/50/16.

225/50/16.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Megalocnus
Don't buy this from Autozone. It's cheap at the...

Don't buy this from Autozone. It's cheap at the dealer.
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Megalocnus
Was it a good read? :eeps:

Was it a good read? :eeps:
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Megalocnus
The cooling system and the CCV system are not...

The cooling system and the CCV system are not very related jobs. You can do them separately almost as easily as at one time. That's assuming you aren't replacing the hard coolant pipes underneath the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Megalocnus
You need to replace these O-rings only if you are...

You need to replace these O-rings only if you are going to remove and/or replace the air distribution manifold. Which you typically don't.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,093
Posted By Megalocnus
Sound like you need to get an E46 with manual...

Sound like you need to get an E46 with manual transmission. No transmission thermostat to be bothered with, among other things. And more fun to drive.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,369
Posted By Megalocnus
The newer the car, the higher the depreciation in...

The newer the car, the higher the depreciation in absolute amount.

These are 10-15 year old cars now and their prices are fairy low. Even a very low mileage, 2004-2006 non-M, high end E46 can be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,369
Posted By Megalocnus
I think it is wrong to consider the potential...

I think it is wrong to consider the potential resale value of any E46 as a major factor when purchasing these days.

Just find one you like and be prepared to keep it long term. Very likely it is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 16,198
Posted By Megalocnus
I am trying to use tightening toques as per DIN...

I am trying to use tightening toques as per DIN standard when in doubt. M10 class 12.8 should be tightened up to 79 N-m. Not sure the aluminum plates will hold that much though.
Anyway, it's been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Megalocnus
Sorry, my bad.

Sorry, my bad.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Megalocnus
This will do....

This will do. (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004MEBENM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)
You have to careful though, otherwise the glue will be visible through the cloth. The key is...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Megalocnus
^ He's not asking about M3 wheels, he's asking...

^ He's not asking about M3 wheels, he's asking about fitting "11 inch wide, 0 offset wheels in the rear".
On a M3, these wheels will stick three inches outwards compared to stock 18" wheels (18x9,...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-19-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Megalocnus
Not sure if trolling or serious...

Not sure if trolling or serious...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 21,058
Posted By Megalocnus
:rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By Megalocnus
It's not an electric fuse. It's called battery...

It's not an electric fuse. It's called battery safety terminal.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Megalocnus
^The price around $200 probably was for part...

^The price around $200 probably was for part 83190445721, which has two cartridges of structural foam.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Megalocnus
If OP's car had noticeable cracks, it is probably...

If OP's car had noticeable cracks, it is probably too late for the foam.

That's a single cartridge by the way. Two of these are needed per mounting point cavity.
It's interesting though the foam...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Megalocnus
There's also the Z4m coupe steering rack, 12.8:1....

There's also the Z4m coupe steering rack, 12.8:1.
Fits E46...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,035
Posted By Megalocnus
Who wouldn't want xenon lights? Even my 1999 323i...

Who wouldn't want xenon lights? Even my 1999 323i had xenons from factory. On an E46, this is a must have option almost as much as the sport package.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-09-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 21,058
Posted By Megalocnus
Collectable, perhaps in another 20 years or so,...

Collectable, perhaps in another 20 years or so, but not anytime soon.
There was someone on the classified section earlier this year claiming that the price of the ZHPs has gone up, but then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Megalocnus
Most likely - differential bushings, possibly -...

Most likely - differential bushings, possibly - differential and subframe bushings, hopefully - not all of these plus subframe mounting points...
If your car is a 1999 328i manual, you need to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Megalocnus
The engine temp sensor is on the block on the...

The engine temp sensor is on the block on the intake side of cylinder 6 - pretty far from the water pump. If the temp gauge didn't budge, there's pretty good chance that there's no damage due to...
Forum: Complete Cars 10-05-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Megalocnus
A 2003 M3 got in an accident less than two months...

A 2003 M3 got in an accident less than two months after delivery and hasn't been fully fixed and put back on the road until this day? :hmm:

I'll ask my friends if anyone would be interested, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Megalocnus
The wires themselves look ok, it's the insulation...

The wires themselves look ok, it's the insulation that hardened with time and thus became brittle. Same problem we have with the trunk wiring harness except that the headlight wires don't have to...
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