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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
I would not change transmission fluids myself. I...

I would not change transmission fluids myself. I have met too many people who found their tranny in limp mode after changing the fluid. Dealer job in my opinion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
I also take 15 min commute each way and used to...

I also take 15 min commute each way and used to not have any spare for 3 straight years. However, there were times when I used to happen to have it and it saved me 100 dollar towing experience.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 591,550
Posted By aleksankazakov
I dont know the answer to that, but I need a rack...

I dont know the answer to that, but I need a rack for my 330. For how much will you be getting read of the old one?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum 07-09-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By aleksankazakov
I am against tapping into any existing...

I am against tapping into any existing components, I would build a separate oil circuit with oil intercooler for the turbo.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 634,879
Posted By aleksankazakov
The heater hoses seemed to be exposed to the most...

The heater hoses seemed to be exposed to the most abuse due to the location. They almost too close to the engine. They suffer all the heat and if at least one leaks, the whole system gepredised. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
My factory stock regulator lasted me just as many...

My factory stock regulator lasted me just as many years as the car is, frankly one of 4 stock 2003 regulators died last year and the other 13 plus years old genuine regulators still operate well, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
Actually it is not that bad to remove the...

Actually it is not that bad to remove the regulator , it is easily done. Mine was destroyed by its own wire, which was propelled by the push of the button with my stupid hand while the regulator was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 181,193
Posted By aleksankazakov
I am able to read it well. It says that it is a...

I am able to read it well. It says that it is a sports pakage and has SMG
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 634,879
Posted By aleksankazakov
BMW coolant is straight forward, it is presumed...

BMW coolant is straight forward, it is presumed that everyone would use it. It is also sold in any BMW dealer so I dont think it should be added to the list.
I replaced mine with BMW coolant after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
The original OFH had the tensioner pulley ripped...

The original OFH had the tensioner pulley ripped off it while I was sitting in traffic, the part of alluminum alloy was missing as a result of that. Then I had gotten the trouble OFH that looked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
The oil leak is solved, I had to replace the oil...

The oil leak is solved, I had to replace the oil filter housing assembly and that was the issue. As I said before, my original oil filter housing did not leak, once the original was damaged I had to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
lmao. "Super stock slow as f#ck" even better and...

lmao. "Super stock slow as f#ck" even better and a doll hanging on the bumper would be even better
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
Maybe thats right. Pay them $380 plus tax and...

Maybe thats right. Pay them $380 plus tax and fees and let them figure it out. The problem is that most of specialized BMW shops are closed on weekends and it will mess with my schedule and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
I use very fine oil grade RTV. Guess what, I did...

I use very fine oil grade RTV. Guess what, I did gasket replacement on the previous OFH before it was gone and I did not use any silicone whatever.
This new used FHO was leaking from the day one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
I have taken out and put back the OFH so many...

I have taken out and put back the OFH so many times, I can even time myself like an F1 racing mechanic. Every Saturday for the past two month I was doing the same repair without any results. I can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
I am sadly proud to say I have attempted to...

I am sadly proud to say I have attempted to resolve the leak 6 times. I used slight amounts of RTV (maximum strength oil resistance), I used then heavy amounts of the stuff, I have waited 12 hours...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
I was also thinking the possibility of something...

I was also thinking the possibility of something not aligning. Please see the photographic material from one of the gasket replacements I took. The OFH seems to be straight as I was comparing it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 38,458
Posted By aleksankazakov
I got a similar issue with the oil filter housing...

I got a similar issue with the oil filter housing gasket on my 330. Don't get lazy, I will write the whole chronology of the issue.
It all started when I had to replace the filter housing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
Looks like it is for Sump pump delete. How did...

Looks like it is for Sump pump delete. How did you get the ecu read it ?
Forum: General Off-Topic 06-16-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,947
Posted By aleksankazakov
Must be good to have if you deal with nuts and...

Must be good to have if you deal with nuts and bolts all day lol
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 634,879
Posted By aleksankazakov
I dont think coolant matters this much. I run...

I dont think coolant matters this much. I run aftermarket radiator, aftermarket pump and everything else so out of BMW materials that alegendly sensetive I have the engine block, which is alluminum...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 634,879
Posted By aleksankazakov
Step 6 means you have to take a hose from a spay...

Step 6 means you have to take a hose from a spay bottle like Windex, stick it in and use it to suck some coolant off untill the coolant level is adequate.
Disappearing heating means that the hose...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 634,879
Posted By aleksankazakov
Yes, the engine should be off. Also what I do to...

Yes, the engine should be off. Also what I do to help coolant settle better, after bleeding I close thr system, run motor for 1 min and check after if it all looks good .
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 634,879
Posted By aleksankazakov
1 Make sure the engine is cold enough to safely...

1 Make sure the engine is cold enough to safely open the system
2 unscrew the bleed screw
3 turn the ignition key to the position your electronic systems are on
4 turn on the heater to max
5 add...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37,582
Views: 3,536,673
Posted By aleksankazakov
Cooling system is cancer in this car! Over 5...

Cooling system is cancer in this car! Over 5 years I replaced it several times. Water pump o ring leaks every year, quick connect hoses leak, aftermarket radiators leak with in first 2 years ,...
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