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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29,231
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Posted By ClaytonL
oh yeah, my oil pump nut was not loose. Since I...

oh yeah, my oil pump nut was not loose. Since I have a 325i, I was not expecting it to be loose. I even tried to tighten it a little to see and it would not budge (I did go the right way). ...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:06 AM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
Finally did my oil pan gasket with the Harbor...

Finally did my oil pan gasket with the Harbor Freight engine bar. Was not as hard as I thought it would be. Since I was in the area I replaced steering coupler (2 years old), faulty right ZHP control...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29,231
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Posted By ClaytonL
I did this to mine about 2 1/2 years ago. Held up...

I did this to mine about 2 1/2 years ago. Held up great and only started peeling a couple of months ago. Ended up replacing it with a manual shifting boot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29,231
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Posted By ClaytonL
Ah, I didn't even know this existed on ECS. I'm...

Ah, I didn't even know this existed on ECS. I'm going to order this ASAP. Thank you!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By ClaytonL
Pictures of unibody seams??

Pictures of unibody seams??
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29,231
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Posted By ClaytonL
Assuming you are talking about the CV on the...

Assuming you are talking about the CV on the driveshaft, what grease did you use in there? My e39 M5 leaked some out and I wanted to repack it soon.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By ClaytonL
I've had this exact thing happen in my 325i and...

I've had this exact thing happen in my 325i and in my M5 on the SAME day. Talk about freaking me out. Turns out the positive battery cable was a tad loose. Try tightening that down!

Sent from...
Forum: The Showroom 03-24-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,344
Posted By ClaytonL
Im jealous! Awesome color and good find.

Im jealous!

Awesome color and good find.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 499
Posted By ClaytonL
Stop staying "BM". It's very annoying and not...

Stop staying "BM".
It's very annoying and not that hard to type a W. Others will agree and their replies will reflect that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,935
Posted By ClaytonL
Hmm. I installed my Behr radiator exactly one...

Hmm. I installed my Behr radiator exactly one year ago on my automatic.
I didn't notice this problem but I will pull my belly pan off this week and take a picture of mine.

Maybe my batch was...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,193
Posted By ClaytonL
Just attach to a drill and go full speed ahead....

Just attach to a drill and go full speed ahead. It's very simple and only takes 1 minute per wheel.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,193
Posted By ClaytonL
Yes it does. I've done this to many cars that the...

Yes it does. I've done this to many cars that the owners painted and later regretted.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
I made a little DIY on this exact task. Here...

I made a little DIY on this exact task.

Here ya go!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=983609&highlight=
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
Yes, these are the ones I will get next. I...

Yes, these are the ones I will get next. I couldn't remember the name but now I know! Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
Be careful with those RSM. Mine broke within 9...

Be careful with those RSM. Mine broke within 9 months. I know Mango's didn't last long either. They can't seem to hold up to the extra pressure of the shock.
Right now, I have the Borg "upgraded"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
I'd call around to Indy performance shop. I found...

I'd call around to Indy performance shop. I found a shop that specializes in high performance cars called DBCtuning. They quoted me $119 which is the cheapest I found in SA.
My dealer wanted 215 out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
I was going to but FCPEuro has a lifetime...

I was going to but FCPEuro has a lifetime warranty on all their parts so I used them. FCP has been extremely helpful and great. I will ship my old arms back tomorrow for my refund.

Sent from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
The inner ball joint has major play. Enough to...

The inner ball joint has major play. Enough to not drive my car until the new ones were in.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
Replaced all SAP lines and caps. I'll try...

Replaced all SAP lines and caps. I'll try removing the air box just for one run and try that.

I've replaced the belt 3 times with a BMW one and all tensioners have been replaced. This is what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
I wish I did! I just tell people that when they...

I wish I did! I just tell people that when they ask. It's pretty loud outside the car and when u AutoX people ask about it.

Yesterday I even took my intake part before the air box off and tried...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
I wish it was that easy. I've done sooo much and...

I wish it was that easy. I've done sooo much and had other senior members even look at it.

Changed value cover and gasket, oil cap, oil dipstick oring, intake boots (twice) and F connecter, TB...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29,231
Views: 2,204,118
Posted By ClaytonL
My Meyle HD control arms failed after 20,000miles...

My Meyle HD control arms failed after 20,000miles so I replaced them this evening with OEM ZHP ones. Now I just need an alignment.

Also, I did my CCV in the dark with a shop light. I figured you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By ClaytonL
OP, here is some actual information that will be...

OP, here is some actual information that will be useful to you.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=218070

The job is the same as the M3.
I did mine and this is not a hard job at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,268
Posted By ClaytonL
Because back in the day 0w-30 was sold at...

Because back in the day 0w-30 was sold at Autozone in a regular Castrol bottle. All other synthetic Castrol oils were made in USA. The one 'made in Germany' was the secret German Castrol aka GC and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,311
Posted By ClaytonL
Dang, he beat me to this. LOL.

Dang, he beat me to this. LOL.
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