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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By srl1104
Bump

Bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By srl1104
I dont have a dealer near where I live either,...

I dont have a dealer near where I live either, but I do have a Wal-Mart which carries Valvoline Maxlife Synthetic 5W-30. Looking at the specs this seems like it would be a good oil for a E46. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,424
Posted By srl1104
So you are saying that there is a big enough...

So you are saying that there is a big enough difference between a 5W and a 0W that you have to change between seasons? Why not just run one or the other all year round? If you look at the specs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By srl1104
That looks like it would be a pain to get off...

That looks like it would be a pain to get off there. I wonder if one with the 36mm nut on top would fit his 318?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By srl1104
Car Keeps Dying - Help!

I was driving my car around town doing some errands and all of a sudden the traction light, brake light, and EML light came on. The car instantly lost power and almost died. I got it pulled into the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By srl1104
The thing with the Mobil 0W-40 is that it tends...

The thing with the Mobil 0W-40 is that it tends to shear down a little bit after you use it a while making it virtually a heavy 30 weight oil, which IMO is a good thing. Just out of curiosity did you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By srl1104
So the newer style key actually charges its...

So the newer style key actually charges its battery through the ignition? Thats effing sweet!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By srl1104
I'm sure that would be a good thing to do, but I...

I'm sure that would be a good thing to do, but I dont see how this could fix my problem. This car is equipped with "drive by wire", which means that there is no physical linkage between the pedal and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By srl1104
I really wish I could take it to the dealer and...

I really wish I could take it to the dealer and have them change it, but I live about 750miles from the nearest dealer. Is there anywhere that I can buy the upgraded part and just install it myself?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By srl1104
"sticky" Pedal

I have a 2001 325i. The accelerator pedal feels kind of "sticky" when you press on it or let off. This makes it kind of hard to maintain or change speeds very accurately and is very annoying. I was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By srl1104
Basically what you want to look for in an oil is...

Basically what you want to look for in an oil is the HTHS rating of at least 3.5 and a Kinamatic Viscosity at 100 C of around 12. That is why German Castrol 0W-30 is so popular is because it hits...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,558
Posted By srl1104
There are quite a few reasons why this may...

There are quite a few reasons why this may happen. What type of oil were you running before the switch? What were your OCIs?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By srl1104
You can become a prefered customer or you can...

You can become a prefered customer or you can find an independent Amsoil dealer. check out www.Amsoil.com.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By srl1104
Hey its alright man. I didnt know that there was...

Hey its alright man. I didnt know that there was such a thing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,220
Posted By srl1104
I am having some serious problems with a Viper...

I am having some serious problems with a Viper Remote start/Alarm on my truck that Best Buy installed for me. They did a really crappy job on the wiring. Things were just taped together. I dont think...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By srl1104
If you drop the pan and do a filter replacement...

If you drop the pan and do a filter replacement then you will need approx. 4 quarts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By srl1104
I believe that your transmission holds around 4...

I believe that your transmission holds around 4 quarts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By srl1104
From what people are saying, lubro moly is a...

From what people are saying, lubro moly is a pretty good oil. There are alot of different choices for our cars though. A little known fact is that Valvoline Maxlife Synthetic 5W and 10W-30 meet the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By srl1104
Bosch Or Oem Plugs?

I am replacing the spark plugs in my 01 325i and I am looking for some advice. I bought some Bosch Platinum Iridium Fusion +4 plugs for the change, but the guy at Bavarian Autoworks told me that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,210
Posted By srl1104
Thats awsome! I hope you get many more miles out...

Thats awsome! I hope you get many more miles out of her. Good luck and keep on rollin!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,558
Posted By srl1104
I have talked to a few people that have said that...

I have talked to a few people that have said that it is supposed to be pretty good stuff. It meets all of BMW's requirments and is available in a 0W-30. From the specs on it, it looks like pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,558
Posted By srl1104
I know that it says not to, but is anyone using...

I know that it says not to, but is anyone using conventional oil?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,558
Posted By srl1104
What Type Of Oil Do You Use?

There are many different types of oil out there. I am just curious what types BMW owners are using.
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 05-31-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,311
Posted By srl1104
Just purchased an 01 325i. I am 20 and have payed...

Just purchased an 01 325i. I am 20 and have payed for all of my vehicles myself. I wouldnt have it any other way.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By srl1104
Any recomendations on brand or type of plug? Do I...

Any recomendations on brand or type of plug? Do I need to change the boots also?
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