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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By tonyguns
The fact that my car does this every time I have...

The fact that my car does this every time I have it up on a lift tells me you might have a low fluid issue.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By tonyguns
These cars have CV axles in the rear, like a...

These cars have CV axles in the rear, like a front drive car, look for loose-ness or play in those as well. also look at your drive shaft rubber Guibo, if that's worn, like mine was, it will feel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By tonyguns
I bought 2 kits for my cars, I have a 2001 330Ci,...

I bought 2 kits for my cars, I have a 2001 330Ci, and an '02 325i, I bought a cheap-o plastic kit on ebay, and the expensive one... Obviously the expensive one was made of better material, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By tonyguns
+1 on this. I bought the rebuild kit and have...

+1 on this. I bought the rebuild kit and have 40,000 miles on it now...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
And you hit the nail on the head, I did have air...

And you hit the nail on the head, I did have air in my system after the first drive, it required a second purge.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
Are you that stupid? you can't possibly be... ...

Are you that stupid? you can't possibly be... so I'll spell it out for you short bus people... you said... and I quote "...Jerked around with Hondas..." which was a weak and small minded jab at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
I took this: ...

I took this:
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa248/leoden12/marchnine010.jpg

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/701/3049/39251524011_original.jpg...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
I'll definitely keep everyone updated, and just...

I'll definitely keep everyone updated, and just for reference, I am using direct power from the battery for my fan controller, and wired the controller to trigger off of a keyed power source, which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
11/11/14 Update - Disclaimer! By no means...

11/11/14 Update -

Disclaimer! By no means is this a How-To, or a dispute on how to upgrade your miserable mechanical fan to the Behr Electric fan, this is just what I decided to do for my car.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By tonyguns
Did you have the car up on jacks for any reason? ...

Did you have the car up on jacks for any reason? Mine does this every time I've had the car up in the air, but only if I've had it up on one side. usually, I just disconnect the battery for a few...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
This is massively helpful, my instinct is to run...

This is massively helpful, my instinct is to run a new electrical circuit to the Behr 5 speed fan, and leave the pusher fan in and connected to the car's originally intended circuit.

I think I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
all good questions, So let me preface before I...

all good questions, So let me preface before I answer them, to clear up the confusion.

I have done the 5 speed conversion, but before I could remove the AC(Aux) fan, I had noticed the new Behr...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
I am hoping there is another relay that controls...

I am hoping there is another relay that controls the AC fan, since I have replaced both parts recently(Module and fan). If it is an issue with the ECU, I don't have the necessary scanners for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
OK... replaced the module that is mounted on the...

OK... replaced the module that is mounted on the fan, to no avail. The fan does not come on when the AC is engaged, does anyone know what else affects the operation of the cooling fans?

Or link...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
Is there anyone who can confirm whether or not...

Is there anyone who can confirm whether or not there are any other relays involved in the operation of the cooling/auxiliary fan? Or is there a link to a shop manual I can look at for electrical...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
No, the Auxiliary fan was intermittent and...

No, the Auxiliary fan was intermittent and exhibiting the same issues, and very old, so I decided on the fan conversion.

do you happen to know which module is responsible for controlling it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By tonyguns
Aux Fan Control Module - Update - Independent Fan Control

I have recently performed the Electric 5 speed fan conversion on my car, and it was a snap, but I have noticed that the fan doesn't come on when the AC is engaged, and doesn't seem to stay on when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
That's not how it broke, I found pieces of the...

That's not how it broke, I found pieces of the plastics in my thermostat housing before I removed the expansion tank, and then a few fragments in my radiator after removing the tank and it's mounting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
Yes, I had to run to my local dealer to pick one...

Yes, I had to run to my local dealer to pick one up, I had totally forgotten to buy one when I put together my cooling system overhaul, and the Dorman tank I picked up did come with a cap. Here's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
I'm not too sure what caused my 1 month old...

I'm not too sure what caused my 1 month old expansion tank to blow out, but take this onto consideration:

1. Radiator, hoses, thermostat and water pump were all new, along with brand new (BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
But you are right, I did bring stupidity and...

But you are right, I did bring stupidity and petty internet trolls like WDE46 on me, I underestimated the nature of a man who will sit in the dark with his pants off quoting everything I said because...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
Yes, your sarcastic replies are jabbing, and...

Yes, your sarcastic replies are jabbing, and pointless. I tried to interact with you yesterday on an intelligent level, but you seem to want to interject without any reason. That is in fact...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
I would be far less likely to remove it if I...

I would be far less likely to remove it if I lived in a much cooler climate, where I live, I do agree it's needed in those climates...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
More than likely in 330 coupe or M3 version for...

More than likely in 330 coupe or M3 version for the weekend car I'm looking to buy, my current car is this 2002 325i sedan.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,531
Posted By tonyguns
Yes, it's very easy to know when a thermostat...

Yes, it's very easy to know when a thermostat opens, basic reading skills and if you're still not sure boil it. Maybe you should save your 1st grade sarcasm for your buddies, here you just seem to...
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