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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Megalocnus
I ordered mine from a dealer about a year ago -...

I ordered mine from a dealer about a year ago - they were F.A.G. made in Slovakia.
Both had red caps if that's any help.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,253
Posted By Megalocnus
Happy Birthday in Fern Green. :clap:

Happy Birthday in Fern Green. :clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,378
Posted By Megalocnus
That was for the front passenger airbag recall....

That was for the front passenger airbag recall. My preference was not to get a loaner, but wait there until the work is done. They said that's fine with them and informed me the work typically takes...
Forum: The Showroom 05-28-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,523
Posted By Megalocnus
Great work and just in time for the Summer....

Great work and just in time for the Summer. :clap:
...maina.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,378
Posted By Megalocnus
They called me a month ago to let me know the...

They called me a month ago to let me know the parts are in, so I made an appointment two weeks in advance. Then, 20 min before the appointment time, while I was on my way to the dealer, they called...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Megalocnus
You didn't mention if your sound system is Harman...

You didn't mention if your sound system is Harman cardon or not - this is important to know as the two systems use speakers with different specks. You don't just get speakers of a known brand, they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Megalocnus
No, you can't trigger a check engine light while...

No, you can't trigger a check engine light while replacing your speakers, not unless you do something really stupid. You shouldn't trigger an airbag light as well, but that's more easily achievable....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Megalocnus
Before you replaced the steering wheel, was the...

Before you replaced the steering wheel, was the airbag light coming ON briefly after turning the ignition key?
Forum: Complete Cars 05-23-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Megalocnus
If the problem was intermittent and got worse,...

If the problem was intermittent and got worse, most likely it's just a broken wire somewhere in the harness.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Megalocnus
Nearly every M52TU/54 E46 should have developed...

Nearly every M52TU/54 E46 should have developed an OFHG leak by now - at least once.
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 05-23-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By Megalocnus
I like the interior, but the rest is seriously...

I like the interior, but the rest is seriously overdone.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 21,553
Posted By Megalocnus
^ Not necessary to turn the key five times.

^ Not necessary to turn the key five times.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,061
Posted By Megalocnus
Disagree that the E46 system sucks. Thanks to a...

Disagree that the E46 system sucks.
Thanks to a vendor I no longer purchase from, I had to drive my car with a leaking radiator and (unknowingly) an aftermarket water pump with half broken impeller...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By Megalocnus
Not sure how this works in MA. In CA one can...

Not sure how this works in MA.
In CA one can get compensation for diminished value after an accident (that was someone else's fault of course), but this typically requires valuation from an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,415
Posted By Megalocnus
300K + miles?

300K + miles?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,415
Posted By Megalocnus
I had a 09/98 323i for more than seven years....

I had a 09/98 323i for more than seven years. Pretty sure I would have still be driving it if it wasn't lost in an accident. The car was 14 years old and had 175K miles back then, high mileage, yes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Megalocnus
Yes, I misread your post, sorry.

Yes, I misread your post, sorry.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Megalocnus
No, PSS10 requires strut and shock mounts, etc....

No, PSS10 requires strut and shock mounts, etc. that aren't included.

They come with instructions how to assemble struts, and rear shocks and springs using some, but not all of the stock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Megalocnus
OP's car is an AWD - has larger capacity oil pan...

OP's car is an AWD - has larger capacity oil pan that takes 7.9 quarts or 7.5L of oil.

OP, add 2.5 litres of oil, then check the dipstick again. If the oil level is still low, then perhaps the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Megalocnus
Which bilstein koilover kit is this? No bump...

Which bilstein koilover kit is this? No bump stops on my PSS10...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By Megalocnus
I'll try, but please take a look at the scheme on...

I'll try, but please take a look at the scheme on page 330-9.

The bottom (flat) surface of the bracket is oriented parallel to a plane 8 mm below, which passes through the center of the wheel.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By Megalocnus
My home-made preload tool: ...

My home-made preload tool:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/picture.php?albumid=5853&pictureid=30007
Looks ghetto, but is made to position the bracket precisely as specified in the manual.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By Megalocnus
The "preload" on the bushing is done by...

The "preload" on the bushing is done by positioning the bracket at a specific angle to the arm. If the angle is wrong, the bracket will twist when bolted to the body, thus exerting pressure on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
Posted By Megalocnus
I lost the count of brake jobs on European cars...

I lost the count of brake jobs on European cars I've done with my pressure bleeder. Probably around ten.
If that isn't affordable, I don't know what is. In addition, the pressure bleeder makes the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
Posted By Megalocnus
I disagree.

I disagree.
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