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Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-23-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By mell1n
WTB - E46 wheels in Houston

Anyone in Houston looking to get rid of a set of wheels (and tires if available)? Must fit e46 non-M3 coupe.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By mell1n
i had a similar problem see part #7 here: ...

i had a similar problem see part #7 here:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BM53&mospid=47712&btnr=11_2172&hg=11&fg=15

i'm at 105k and these were really plasticized and hard. i took...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By mell1n
force open loop control mode

Is this possible in an E46? Disconnect an O2S maybe? I have been trying to find a pesky vacuum leak for weeks. The propane torch method won't work because the car adjusts the fuel injectors too...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By mell1n
help identify this part

So my car has a loud rattle whenever I'm in Drive. I poked around this afternoon with a mechanics' stethoscope, and I found the culprit. Unfortunately I have no idea what this part is (highlighted...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By mell1n
engine pulsing

When I'm idling my engine sounds like it's pulsing, like the cylinders are not firing continuously. The exhaust note is the same way. I've been getting codes for fuel trim sensor bank 1 and 2 as...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 83,498
Posted By mell1n
what if you disconnect the power to your idle...

what if you disconnect the power to your idle speed control valve? the car won't correct for the propane, and you should hear changes in idle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By mell1n
for those that went with desert motor works......

for those that went with desert motor works... meyle bushings or UUC?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By mell1n
VANOS Seals Replacement - Houston Area

Has anyone had an independent shop replace their VANOS seals in the Houston area? I don't have the time or tools to do the upgrade. Two shops I've talked to so far flat out refused to do the work...
Forum: Political Talk 01-06-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By mell1n
Yea, and as much as I love the guy (Ron), the...

Yea, and as much as I love the guy (Ron), the polls in Iowa were close to the actual result for him. I have no reason to believe NH will be any different. Don't get me wrong, 10% is significant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 103,609
Posted By mell1n
'nother satisfied fanatic :thumbsup:

'nother satisfied fanatic :thumbsup:
Forum: Test Board 07-23-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By mell1n
test

hi
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,688
Posted By mell1n
It is actually an "activated carbon" filter not...

It is actually an "activated carbon" filter not "carbon-activated" filter. Activated carbon is just carbon with an extremely high surface area to volume ratio (i.e. many small pores to absorb...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-01-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,525
Posted By mell1n
Instead of tying the resistors to a separate...

Instead of tying the resistors to a separate ground, can't they just be tied into the return line (i.e. the brown wire)? This would create a circuit that has the resistors and tail lights in...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-03-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,918
Posted By mell1n
Thumbs Up Thanks, Alex. I think this is really the best...

Thanks, Alex. I think this is really the best way to go for all coupe owners. I've got an '00 LCM too, so I'll get to test out your resistor/fuse method.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,080
Posted By mell1n
Did you ever figure out the problem? I had to...

Did you ever figure out the problem? I had to jump-start my '00 328 yesterday and I now have an SES light. It's never come on after a jump-start before.
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-10-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By mell1n
i've heard of this happening before. either...

i've heard of this happening before. either paypal takes a **** every once in a while, or it's relatively easy to do without noticing.
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-04-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 7,742
Posted By mell1n
Seeing that I go to UT and all, it's great that...

Seeing that I go to UT and all, it's great that UT won, but what makes it even better is that is was USC that lost. The fact that a cocky ass 4th down call was the call that lost it for them just...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-01-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By mell1n
800x600

800x600
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By mell1n
fast

fast
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By mell1n
how much are they going to charge you?

how much are they going to charge you?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By mell1n
when i change from R to D my car feels like it...

when i change from R to D my car feels like it takes a different "stance." somehow the back feels like it gets lower. i don't have a thud tho.
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-11-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 735
Posted By mell1n
the niners and texans already have their...

the niners and texans already have their "franchise" quarterbacks that they wasted first overall picks on. i doubt leinart will be taken by either of them.
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 12-10-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 81,823
Posted By mell1n
just to clarify, even '00 models with the old...

just to clarify, even '00 models with the old lcms that don't work with the oem led tails are still plug and play?

-thanks
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-09-2005, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 611
Posted By mell1n
802.11b and g use a frequency that is prone to...

802.11b and g use a frequency that is prone to interference. 802.11a uses a less common frequency, but has other disadvantages.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/802.11a

also,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-09-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,051
Posted By mell1n
lebowski

lebowski
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