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Forum: E46 Touring 06-05-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By blksab65
And I made it home! The event was fun but like...

And I made it home! The event was fun but like always, the best part is the drive down/ hanging out with all your buddies having a few beers, ect. I miss the rose bowl stadium from a few years back,...
Forum: E46 Touring 06-03-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Thanks guys! Ok, so I arrived at the hotel...

Thanks guys! Ok, so I arrived at the hotel yesterday. Drive down was great, I drove most of the way in a caravan of about 60 cars or so, but we all ended up branching off after San Luis Obispo area....
Forum: E46 Touring 06-01-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By blksab65
Laugh all you want.. I ended up getting new...

Laugh all you want.. I ended up getting new rotors. So much extra work for no reason but some times it's better not to cheap out. Like always I went with quality parts, got some genuine rotors from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By blksab65
Just do what we all do. Replace the valve cover,...

Just do what we all do. Replace the valve cover, oil filter housing gasket, and rebuild your CCV. Do the rear main on your next clutch job, and live with the oil pan gasket seep.
Forum: E46 Touring 05-31-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Ya this is actually the very first time I've ever...

Ya this is actually the very first time I've ever done it this way, always do pad slaps or if it measures out of spec replace the pads/ rotors as a pair. I got off a little earlier then usual today...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-31-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Garage door didn't break it?! Lucky man, maybe...

Garage door didn't break it?! Lucky man, maybe you have the bee stinger version that's really skinny in the center rather then the style installed on my car? I think the bee stinger style might hold...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-28-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Thanks guys! And yup, Stahlwille makes some good...

Thanks guys! And yup, Stahlwille makes some good German tools no doubt! Well not much has been happening, the roof antenna broke off in the wash at work so I ordered a new one and got it installed....
Forum: E46 Touring 05-23-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Got the alignment done yesterday! Actually the...

Got the alignment done yesterday! Actually the rear toe was pretty close to spec even though I replaced the trailing arm bushings. As for the front toe.. Ya measuring the old tie rods and adjusting...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-23-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
I did actually, I found a fault saved for the...

I did actually, I found a fault saved for the front left wheel speed sensor. I'm not 100% but I don't think a normal scan tool would show the fault code, I used our equipment at work.

Edit:...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-21-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Oh ya, I also got a new goodie for the car. Even...

Oh ya, I also got a new goodie for the car. Even with my BMW discount this thing wasn't cheap.. But it sure is beautiful!

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4182/34766030776_23024cae70_c.jpg
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Forum: E46 Touring 05-21-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Well the new tie rods are in! Alignment tomorrow,...

Well the new tie rods are in! Alignment tomorrow, hopefully. I ended up finding out the ones in the car where perfectly fine, no play in the ball joints whatsoever. Non the less, I ordered new ones...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-21-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Actually I was lucky, there was enough room to...

Actually I was lucky, there was enough room to drop the diff by removing only the two muffler hangers and letting the exhaust hang. It was tight, especially tightening those 6 torx bolts that hold...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-19-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,181
Posted By blksab65
Sounds fun :D

Sounds fun :D
Forum: E46 Touring 05-19-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
So my 3 day project has come to a end and I...

So my 3 day project has come to a end and I couldn't be happier. Doing this job on jack stands kinda sucked, but I think I've had to do worse. One thing for certain is you couldn't do this job with...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-19-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Yup definitely going for both days. Also, little...

Yup definitely going for both days. Also, little over exagerated on the distance but still 400 miles :pimpin:



Oh man please don't even jynx me, I have no records at all on this car who knows...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-17-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Got to work quickly Bimmerfest is right around...

Got to work quickly Bimmerfest is right around the corner and its a 500 mile drive one way :D
Forum: Exterior 05-16-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By blksab65
Steel Grey Drivers Side Key Hole Cover - WTB

Looking for a drivers side key hole cover for a steel grey e46 sedan/ touring. Not looking to spend a crazy amount, let me know what you have and a price shipped to San Fransisco.
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Forum: E46 Touring 05-16-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Still waiting on the bushing's to arrive in the...

Still waiting on the bushing's to arrive in the mail! Today I got out a little earlier then expected and figured what better way to spend the rest of the day than to get a head start and remove the...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-15-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Yes sir good guess, San Mateo to be exact. We'll...

Yes sir good guess, San Mateo to be exact. We'll see what I do about the gearing, if anything. I'd hate to swap the diff actually just cause It's so quick with the diff thats in it now. If anything...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-14-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
You know I've been considering replacing the rear...

You know I've been considering replacing the rear ball joint's but not really sure if I will or not, rear sway bar bushings weren't looking the pretest but there functional, might hold off on them...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-14-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
And got the other side in! This side took exactly...

And got the other side in! This side took exactly an hour, went super smooth with no complications luckily :D. Here's two pics of the line I drew, was kinda complicated to explain by text so I made a...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-14-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Ok so I'm taking a little lunch break right now...

Ok so I'm taking a little lunch break right now but the drivers side trailing arm bushings in! :woot:. I honestly don't see how you can do this job without the special tool, these things are...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-14-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Honestly no clue yet, it's definitely a little...

Honestly no clue yet, it's definitely a little high gearing for me though. I'm assuming a fair amount of people would have complained about it no? Actually, that would make sense why newer 330i's got...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-13-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
So I've been doing a ton of research on gearing...

So I've been doing a ton of research on gearing ratios on e46's, and have come to the conclusion my car has a 3.46 rear axle ratio in the rear. I found that kinda weird because that's what the...
Forum: E46 Touring 05-11-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,324
Posted By blksab65
Ya it is quite small actually, when I first...

Ya it is quite small actually, when I first started I could only fill maybe 4 drawers at most. 7 months in now and every drawer has tools in it, well except the very bottom one. I got screwed,...
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