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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By dmax
OP, my green tire mod is probably one of the most...

OP, my green tire mod is probably one of the most popular here among fanatics. Seriously...paint your tires green (or your car's body color). I did a full diy write up with vid and music somewhere...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By dmax
I try not to crash, but I'd love doing a...

I try not to crash, but I'd love doing a cross-country trip with Jake! I'll even bring a few IAT sensor o-rings and the PS reservoir cap gasket as a small gift to those attending!

...and while...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By dmax
It is probably a bad alternator, but you can...

It is probably a bad alternator, but you can check and clean the connections just to eliminate that as a possibility.

But, I know when my alt failed, it also flashed the bat light intermittently...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,553
Posted By dmax
Uh oh...you passed me in posts and I didn't even...

Uh oh...you passed me in posts and I didn't even notice! Congratulations and kudos on all your good work here!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By dmax
Check your control arms too...I suspect you have...

Check your control arms too...I suspect you have an issue with it which would explain your being able to pull it out. There are many threads on checking the CAs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 619
Posted By dmax
Assuming you removed the bolts holding the WP...

Assuming you removed the bolts holding the WP onto the block, I can only suggest you try to pry it out with a pry bar a little bit at a time from side-to-side. It'll be held in by just a tight...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By dmax
It could just be a bleeding issue. If air gets...

It could just be a bleeding issue. If air gets to the WP it will cavitate and not pump. But the fan issue could be the temp sensor on the lower hose also. The fan relay is on the fan itself and as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By dmax
It could be simply that the ambient temp when you...

It could be simply that the ambient temp when you checked the level before the trip was lower than the temp when you returned...and thus the coolant expanded.

Keep the level to between min and max...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By dmax
It could just be that you didn't tighten it down...

It could just be that you didn't tighten it down correctly...using the right pattern and going all the way down, in stages, until the 'screw' stops. Also, did you replace the grommets?

That said,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,213
Posted By dmax
It'd certainly be effective as a solution to my...

It'd certainly be effective as a solution to my dog issues, but then I'd have a totally different set of issues! :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,213
Posted By dmax
I got a hammock cover that straps around the...

I got a hammock cover that straps around the headrests, so prevents it from getting in the front seat, but part of the seats get exposed, so I've added a painters tarp.

The dog is also strapped...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,528
Posted By dmax
I replaced my Alt just a few years ago and it was...

I replaced my Alt just a few years ago and it was original...probably at something like 250,000 miles. Not too bad at all! It was a Valeo...replaced with Bosch...pretty easy to do if you didn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
I like my Meyle HD bushings...solid rubber,...

I like my Meyle HD bushings...solid rubber, unlike Lemforders which are fluid filled...so a little stiffer ride, but greater resistance to blowing apart.

...and...to me it sounds like you've spent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
The only thing I've done is to drink mango nectar...

The only thing I've done is to drink mango nectar every day in my car, and I'll add a drop or two to the windshield fluid reservoir. :)

Mango is 'mostly' right. I've read a lot on Fanatics and...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-19-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,807
Posted By dmax
BTW, hate to pander, but I'll be doing standup...

BTW, hate to pander, but I'll be doing standup comedy or something like that at Broadway Comedy Club in NYC both Friday 8 p.m. and Saturday 6 p.m., Aug 26 & 27.

I have tickets for the Sat. show...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
I'll be at Broadway Comedy Club in NYC both...

I'll be at Broadway Comedy Club in NYC both Friday 8 p.m. and Saturday 6 p.m., Aug 26 & 27.

I have tickets for the Sat. show for free...and can subsidize you for the Friday show if you ask me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By dmax
I can't believe you didn't include my 'Furry...

I can't believe you didn't include my 'Furry Allure' thread! http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=837057&highlight=furry+allure

BTW, hate to pander, but I'll be doing standup comedy or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,528
Posted By dmax
You won't lose all your coolant, but you'll...

You won't lose all your coolant, but you'll quickly lose it circulating when air enters the system...which it will keep doing if you just add coolant to a cracked ET. When air gets to the waterpump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,528
Posted By dmax
It's his attitude of infallibility that makes his...

It's his attitude of infallibility that makes his posts not only informative, but entertaining...and without entertainment value, Fanatics would have fallen apart years and years ago. I'm glad he's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 520
Posted By dmax
I was thinking ignition switch myself...or try a...

I was thinking ignition switch myself...or try a new key. But, often when you have issues elsewhere like the radio/AC, it seems to be the ignition switch.

Or, you could just have a bad battery,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
Ha...I remember him. Actually, I met him...I...

Ha...I remember him. Actually, I met him...I think on some parking garage roof running from the cops at a meet. Weird gathering, that!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
So...anyone able to call into my radio show today...

So...anyone able to call into my radio show today from 1-2 p.m. EDT? Ask your E46 questions; tell us a story; educate our listeners--I'm glad for all contributions and for anyone to talk with! :) ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-15-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,807
Posted By dmax
Tomorrow from 1-2 p.m. EDT. Let me know if you...

Tomorrow from 1-2 p.m. EDT. Let me know if you can call in...number is in my sig file.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
https://youtu.be/vdOSLEEaFTc

https://youtu.be/vdOSLEEaFTc
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By dmax
Yes, all that...every cooling and heating system...

Yes, all that...every cooling and heating system hose, including the hard pipes coming out of block under intake manifold.

What surprises me most, though, is that I had a stalling issue due to a...
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