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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
OP just learned a valuable lesson,, trusted...

OP just learned a valuable lesson,, trusted mechanic is equivalent to a girl who is almost a virgin...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Good friend of mine and his passenger died from...

Good friend of mine and his passenger died from head injuries when he was crossing a side hill at about 5 mph and rolled 3 times down the hill.
Non padded roll bar in a jeep.

Another friend had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 961
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
From Wikipedia... Hella is one of the top 50...

From Wikipedia...
Hella is one of the top 50 global automotive suppliers and belongs to the 100 largest industrial companies in Germany. Worldwide, 25,000 people are employed in more than 70...
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 07-19-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,406
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I expect there are more than one vendor for the...

I expect there are more than one vendor for the inflators, they probably inspect all of them and replace the takata parts..
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Among my other vices I work on various...

Among my other vices I work on various offroad/rallye vehicles, few years ago I researched the hell out of lighting in the front to figure out what I could do that would not run me in to trouble....
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-11-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9,082
Views: 842,394
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Hypermotard=wicked caster so its twitchy in a...

Hypermotard=wicked caster so its twitchy in a straight line and at low speeds.
Its designed to ride sideways.. IE sliding on dirt covered pavement and through twistys with quick counter steer.....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Average car has over 30 locations and they are...

Average car has over 30 locations and they are not all the same.. Some are only legible with magnaflux as they are painted over.

Sometimes BMW dealers in the US slide a flat black card over the...
Forum: Political Talk 07-10-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 17,301
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Show the graph for the last 1200+ years from the...

Show the graph for the last 1200+ years from the glacial gas recovery... its not even a blip compared to where its been..

"Observational" Science only works with multiple matching observations of...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-21-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,047
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I like the high heat POR gloss black..

I like the high heat POR gloss black..
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
17's have way better tire selection than the 16's

17's have way better tire selection than the 16's
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,973
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
In the TV news interview, they mention the kid is...

In the TV news interview, they mention the kid is Autistic,
and the cat seems to help him socialize.

Not a cat fancier,, but this one kind of impresses me..
If you slow the vid way down, the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-15-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,772
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Natasha,, the only way they can come up with...

Natasha,, the only way they can come up with diabolical plan for moose and squirrel.. (Bulwinkle cartoon reference for the cartoon challenged..) LOL
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-14-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 5,218
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
So painting with a brush of wide assumptions and...

So painting with a brush of wide assumptions and generalities .. ;) and really in the spirit of "what if"

If you believe man is one of the mammals on this planet and other than a
loosely self...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-14-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 30,834
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Its interesting because basically the oil pump...

Its interesting because basically the oil pump design is very similar to a dry sump pump ,, just wedged inside the motor.
What I wonder is if the harmonics get the chain flapping, then you pull a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Never looked, but where is the pipe of the...

Never looked, but where is the pipe of the charcoal canister purge valve? Is it back there like the E36?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Crud I thought I was looking at the oil pan,,...

Crud I thought I was looking at the oil pan,, your right! It could be the sunroof drain tubes, they can get plugged and don't they drain out the rear pillar.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Washer fluid jug pump seal. My E46 (330XI)...

Washer fluid jug pump seal.

My E46 (330XI) turns ac on at will ,, seems like it has a self maint timer somewhere to keep it pumping.. ?? WHo knows..
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-13-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,131
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Naw, I just have a basic intolerance for shoddy...

Naw, I just have a basic intolerance for shoddy engineering, Front load machines have been around for 50+ years, by now some things should be worked out I'd think..

Leaving it open an hour does...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-13-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,131
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
If only I had looked on the internet BEFORE I...

If only I had looked on the internet BEFORE I bought the E46 of washing machines. :banghead:
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-12-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,131
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
On the appliance review forums its a pretty...

On the appliance review forums its a pretty common complaint.
Its impossible to pump out a front loader completely. (anecdotal I havent torn mine that far apart.. )

I also hate the way the seal...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-12-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 30,834
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I wonder if its all harmonics, OR if its the...

I wonder if its all harmonics, OR if its the friction when the oil sloshes up into the galley the sprocket is in? That nut and sprocket spinning 7K hitting oil.

I seen some wet sump engines on...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,131
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
We bought a Front loader set 2 years ago.. Hate...

We bought a Front loader set 2 years ago.. Hate Hate Hate the washer. (Whirlpool top of the line Duet.) The front loaders front seal is a pain in the rear, you have to run "cleaning" pellets in them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 578
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
they average a bit over 135 bucks.. For any name...

they average a bit over 135 bucks.. For any name brand..
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-12-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,876
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
LOL,, like the commercial,, "Dad Why is my butt...

LOL,, like the commercial,, "Dad Why is my butt hot?" "Because you keep kicking the heated seat button..
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-10-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,987
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
If its still under pressure your dumping...

If its still under pressure your dumping refrigerant, the stuff can cause frostbite.. And its very toxic for your lungs..

Also if you don't know some of the details and don't have a coach, how do...
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