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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By jjp735i
I have to agree, I ordered the BMW tool off ebay,...

I have to agree, I ordered the BMW tool off ebay, wrench and holder for 32 bucks shipped. Just did my thermostat and the fan came off very easy. Even if lock tight was used it should not be that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 28,866
Views: 2,157,478
Posted By jjp735i
Change my thermostat yesterday, went smooth....

Change my thermostat yesterday, went smooth. Another very easy job for any DIY'er. I did buy the fan clutch tool on ebay. Well made tools and came off without a hitch. Nice to have BMW coolent in it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-18-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By jjp735i
He gave me the option to just replace the ball...

He gave me the option to just replace the ball joint so it must be the inner if the other can't be replaced. Is it really that easy to replace the control arm? I'm pretty good DIY person, not afraid...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By jjp735i
What headlights are they, look to have new style...

What headlights are they, look to have new style halo rings. I like them.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By jjp735i
Right front lower ball joint

Had my half axle replaced back and June and he checked everything over and said i need to replace this ball joint.

Here are the options he gave me.

1. Lower control arm with ball joint -...
Forum: Exterior 07-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By jjp735i
Drivers side mirror glass

Looking for heated drivers side mirror glass, OEM. For an 03 325xi

Thanks, jjp
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 904
Posted By jjp735i
What part is failing, just the clip. I bought...

What part is failing, just the clip. I bought ebay replacement clips over a year ago for my drivers side and it's still works perfect. I got the ones with metal backing. Just ordered a new clip for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By jjp735i
Just head to Advance or Autozone and they will...

Just head to Advance or Autozone and they will test both for free. Then you'll know.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-05-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By jjp735i
rear window regulator repair

I had bought some of the replacement clips of ebay for the my front and back windows. Well the other day the right rear broke.

I took apart and am having a hard time getting the 2 cables back...
Forum: Exterior 06-30-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
E46 Coupe Side Mirrors
Views: 378
Posted By jjp735i
PM'd

PM'd
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-23-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By jjp735i
Sounds like you checked the center support...

Sounds like you checked the center support bearing if that is what you are calling the drive shaft support, but sure still sounds like the center support bearing. I would double check that the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-20-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By jjp735i
Thanks for the reply. It is only the FCAB that is...

Thanks for the reply. It is only the FCAB that is bad. I don't have press. It does look like a fairly easy job and something I could tackel. I will look into to see if anyone local can press the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-20-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By jjp735i
Front left axle

Yesterday I used a new mechanic and had my front left axle replaced with a A1 Cardone, which i used on the right side about 1 1/2 year ago and it's still working perfect. Charge me 109.00 for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By jjp735i
I've had mine for about 2 years and it works...

I've had mine for about 2 years and it works fine. I got mine from a fellow e46 fanatics here, but they can be had a bit cheaper on ebay.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,586
Posted By jjp735i
why would anyone want a old E46 over a new F30 if...

why would anyone want a old E46 over a new F30 if one could afford it. It's so much nicer and better looking. No brainer!

But this poll is stupid. you can't compare a 10+ year old car to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By jjp735i
Your are correct, they are not warrantied for...

Your are correct, they are not warrantied for life, but online they always have the 15% off, so for 53 bucks, still not bad price for a decent pad.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-04-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By jjp735i
wagner Thermoquiet Brake pads

Thought I'd do a quick review of these pads. Bought at Advance Auto, on-line, store pick up, for 53.00 that was with 15% online discount. Also got 15 dollar mail in rebate check, so final cost 38...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By jjp735i
BWM's are not cheap to maintain in general. If...

BWM's are not cheap to maintain in general. If you get a well serviced one, then they can run for many years without killing you in maintanence, but as others here have stated, once they get over...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By jjp735i
Having owned 4 BMW's, i have to say the e46 is...

Having owned 4 BMW's, i have to say the e46 is the worst when it comes to little things needing done. If you can't DIY then I would stay away.

As most people will tell you the cooling sytem at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By jjp735i
I asked the same question on bimmerfest.com and...

I asked the same question on bimmerfest.com and all replies said no, just use the gasket that comes with the thermostat, which I did and no leaks. I also asked the dealer and they also said no. So...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By jjp735i
Thanks for quick replies. jjp

Thanks for quick replies.

jjp
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By jjp735i
Changing Thermostat

Going to be changing my thermostat soon and after reading all the diy's some have used high temp sealant gasket.

Is it better to use that or just use the gasket that comes with the stat.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28,866
Views: 2,157,478
Posted By jjp735i
Front Brakes

Did front brakes over the weekend. Everything went smooth, cleaned and lubed the caliber.

On a sad note, noticed my left front cv boot had a small tear and starting to fling grease. Don't have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,218
Posted By jjp735i
That is one nice ride. Drive and enjoy. I...

That is one nice ride. Drive and enjoy. I wouldn't touch a thing yet.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,410
Posted By jjp735i
Might also want to check your local BMW dealer....

Might also want to check your local BMW dealer. Just did oil change last weekend. 8 qts. $6.42 per qt.
I perfer not to have oil sit around for 6 or more months waiting for next oil change.
...
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