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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Went through this not long ago. Place a little...

Went through this not long ago. Place a little dish soap ( a drop ) on the outside of the connection on the oil separator as a lube and fasten in place. You are placing the soap on the separator ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-11-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Sean, I just replaced the injectors on my wifes...

Sean,
I just replaced the injectors on my wifes 04 330i. I would find it hard to believe that one yr would be different. Very easy DIY. Took about 45 mins from start to finish. One word of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By My Wifes 330i
I know when you import a US car to Canada you...

I know when you import a US car to Canada you need it Canadianized before RIV will release a Recall Clearance letter. This requires the dealer to hook the car to the computer and change things over...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Yes sign title and fill in buyers info if that is...

Yes sign title and fill in buyers info if that is on your title. You may need to fax title to US Customs crossing that buyer will be using if they will work of the fax and then Fed Ex original to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Depends on what your buying. Sometimes 6 to 10...

Depends on what your buying. Sometimes 6 to 10 thousand. Many warranties are good here. I always buy cars a couple of yrs old. Two yrs ago I paid 13400.00 for my Subaru Outback with 1 yr warranty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Importing Cars To Canada 101 ( Test at the End) ...

Importing Cars To Canada 101 ( Test at the End)

First check with RIV.ca to see if car is addmissible to Canada.


It is not that hard at all. My last 4 have come from the mid southern states....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-27-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By My Wifes 330i
This should due the trick. Mine works great,...

This should due the trick. Mine works great, but,I put this in my subscriptions

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=810099
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-02-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 64,733
Posted By My Wifes 330i
JB Weld Automotive 2 part epoxy ( high temp....

JB Weld Automotive 2 part epoxy ( high temp. rating). Make sure to clean parts with alcohol and not a petroleum base as it will affect the adhesion of the epoxy.
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 02-18-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By My Wifes 330i
I rebuilt mine using this post ...

I rebuilt mine using this post http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=748124&highlight=disa post #12. Used JB Weld automotive two part epoxy. Clean parts with alcohol. Valve is in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Torque to spec. 89 in/lb I believe. Work your...

Torque to spec. 89 in/lb I believe. Work your way around the cover evenly tightening. Don't torque one down and then on to the other. The gasket needs to be able to spread out evenly, so as not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By My Wifes 330i
This was my first big DIY. I must say that the...

This was my first big DIY. I must say that the dipstick O ring was by far the most difficult of the whole deal. Lube the hole with a little white lithium grease as well as the O ring after placing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-26-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 161,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
It has always been my belief that the only dumb...

It has always been my belief that the only dumb question is the question that is not asked
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 161,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
The OS valve froze closed (I believe) making the...

The OS valve froze closed (I believe) making the pressure come out the dipstick and valve cover.

Just remove the air box, intake tubes, (inspect and replace lower it cracks at the ribbed area)...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,709
Posted By My Wifes 330i
I'm thinking the Lg shop vac hose and then if you...

I'm thinking the Lg shop vac hose and then if you wanted a scoop you could get the piece for sucking up fluid. It is fairly sleek. and may be easily fitted. The whole thing would slide together...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Valve Cover Gasket (VCG) could be your problem ...

Valve Cover Gasket (VCG) could be your problem

When I did the OS I completely removed the dipstick and when I reassembled I replaced the O ring. That was the most difficult of the entire job....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 161,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Valve Cover Gasket (VCG) could be your problem ...

Valve Cover Gasket (VCG) could be your problem

When I did the OS I completely removed the dipstick and when I reassembled I replaced the O ring. That was the most difficult of the entire job. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,378
Posted By My Wifes 330i
NAPA Gold Oil Filter from a BMW Dealer

Just in the process of changing the Oil after doing the CCV. Now while I was under the car to drain the oil I see I also blew the VCG when the CCV froze. Back to the parts store. Anyhow I pulled...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-20-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 161,416
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Connector Hose Solution I was out to the...

Connector Hose Solution

I was out to the dealer to pick up the 'F' looking connector that always breaks on the intake tubes as well as Oil filter and oil to change after doing the CCV Cold Kit as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By My Wifes 330i
CCV Connector Hose Question

I have been reading a lot about the CCV and the difficulty replacing the connector hose with the thermal cover. I thought I read that you could lube the OS and just press the hose on without giving...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,155
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Torque spec Throttle Body Nuts

I have everything out and waiting for my ccv replacement. Rebuilt the Disa which was free turning, thanks to another post on here. Is there a torque spec for the four nuts holding the throttle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Broke the little hose on mine today on the way in...

Broke the little hose on mine today on the way in to do the CCV. What a major PITA. Just waiting for the new CCV to come in. Slid a small screwdriver in the large hose and it came off fine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By My Wifes 330i
I had a car shipped from Tulsa OK to Calais Me. ...

I had a car shipped from Tulsa OK to Calais Me. Trying to find a good reliable, on time shipper was hard, then I found Gordon Kirby. Gordon is an older man that has been shipping cars for years. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Alternative for Leaking Sand Bags in the Trunk

I have been using this method for yrs with very good results. I found using sand bags that the sand leaked through the bag . Get yourself 2 inner tubes, 4 pieces of 2" dowling about 2" long and 4...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-05-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 242,624
Posted By My Wifes 330i
Great write up. Gave me all the info I needed to...

Great write up. Gave me all the info I needed to tackle this myself. I used a two jaw puller to remove the carrier and the main part of the bushing and then again to remove the rest. Cleaned the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By My Wifes 330i
The rims on this car are like new and I don't...

The rims on this car are like new and I don't really want to run them in the winter, since we put so much salt down to the point there are speed bumps. If the car does have tire monitors can I run a...
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