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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By BMWCaptain
If you have a ZF transmission, you can remove the...

If you have a ZF transmission, you can remove the output with the mount and work on it on the bench. You have to unhook your driveshaft to do this.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By BMWCaptain
Just remove the 2 nuts holding the mounts from...

Just remove the 2 nuts holding the mounts from below, then just remove the 4 bolts holding the crossmember to the frame.
Forum: Parting Out 09-20-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,013
Posted By BMWCaptain
I am interested in the Sucking Jet Pump. P/n...

I am interested in the Sucking Jet Pump. P/n 11617545382. This is the vacuum Y located to the right of the intake boot at the manifold. This would be shipped to Austin up the road.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By BMWCaptain
Probably your throttle cable that goes down to...

Probably your throttle cable that goes down to the throttle attached down on the intake. M52's have cables, M54 are drive by wire and do not have the throttle cable.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 679
Posted By BMWCaptain
Did you have an independent pre-purchase...

Did you have an independent pre-purchase inspection? They would have informed you of the issues with the car?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By BMWCaptain
Cost nothing to change out the sensor. Just buy...

Cost nothing to change out the sensor. Just buy the sensors and change them out.

You dont happen to be a college kid are you?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By BMWCaptain
Check to see if you have fuel pressure at the...

Check to see if you have fuel pressure at the fuel rail nipple.

Check your fuses in the E-Box. Blown fuse allows car to crank, but not start.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,349
Posted By BMWCaptain
Yes, major repairs will add some to the value...

Yes, major repairs will add some to the value because depreciation is lower on just repaired items. This is just one item to use in your defense in justifying the value of your car. It may not add...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By BMWCaptain
Do you have Auto climate control or manual hvac...

Do you have Auto climate control or manual hvac controls?

Check to see if your compressor comes on when pressed. Get hvac manifold guages to see if pressures are anywhere near normal.

I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By BMWCaptain
Find out what the body shop did to your car. Did...

Find out what the body shop did to your car. Did they have to touch any cooling system parts? Check your exp tank for leaks. Check your thermostat and WP. Still could be damaged from the accident.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BMWCaptain
Thumbs Up I think you can email them copies of your...

I think you can email them copies of your registration, or proof of ownership, Drivers License and VIN.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BMWCaptain
Use part number 66126955750 It is the master...

Use part number 66126955750

It is the master key for your VIN. No cutting required. Already cut for YOUR car.

Here is the procedure to sync up your new key to your car.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BMWCaptain
The key has the correct chip in to be recognized...

The key has the correct chip in to be recognized by your car. You will need a copy of your drivers license and a copy of your title or registration to order the key from them or your local dealer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BMWCaptain
Order a real BMW Key online from BMW for about...

Order a real BMW Key online from BMW for about $135.

Order it from www.thebmwpartstore.com
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By BMWCaptain
You cant imagine it because you probably havent...

You cant imagine it because you probably havent done it. Fact of the matter is it can be done! There is no such thing as "cheap parts" for your head gasket. You either fix it or dont. People...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By BMWCaptain
No that is for head gasket, parts and head...

No that is for head gasket, parts and head resurfacing. Last time I got my head reworked, it was only $225.00.

The nice thing about it is as soon as you take the head off, you know exactly what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,349
Posted By BMWCaptain
On the contrary, if you have done repairs to the...

On the contrary, if you have done repairs to the vehicle in months before the accident, they will take them into consideration. Submit your repair receipts to the adjuster.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 351
Posted By BMWCaptain
Yup, the ZF 5HP19 is an extension of the BMW and...

Yup, the ZF 5HP19 is an extension of the BMW and is a great transmission to work on. If you enjoy working on your BMW, you will enjoy the 5HP19 too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 351
Posted By BMWCaptain
Cool I think you answered your own question! See...

I think you answered your own question! See when you start getting familiar with it you can figure alot out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,349
Posted By BMWCaptain
Just keep it for salvage value deduction from...

Just keep it for salvage value deduction from your claim check.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By BMWCaptain
No, it is cheaper to rebuild it. Rebuilding...

No, it is cheaper to rebuild it.

Rebuilding yourself $400-$700.
Having it rebuilt $1000-$2500.
Installing used motor yourself $1500-$3000
Have used motor installed $2500-$6000

These are just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By BMWCaptain
Certainly, you can repair your head gasket too. ...

Certainly, you can repair your head gasket too. If you have maintained your motor and want to know exactly what you have, fixing it is a great option.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By BMWCaptain
Are you really going to get a new transmission? ...

Are you really going to get a new transmission? I think you are going to get a used transmission or a rebuilt one. New transmissions are not available.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 349
Posted By BMWCaptain
I like the old design. It had a firm click. ...

I like the old design. It had a firm click. With the new cap, you are never sure it is click to the closed position.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By BMWCaptain
+1 I will always take the head off to see...

+1

I will always take the head off to see how much damage there is. I will certainly timesert before putting in an unknown engine. These engines are easily rebuild. Its the haters that cant do...
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