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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-22-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By stolleee
requesting knowledge on AC compressor DIY

I have a 2001 and when my AC button is on I hear the compressor or clutch making a low level "growl" sound. I believe I need to begin thinking of replacing the compressor with a new unit.

Has...
Forum: The Showroom 12-15-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 17,762
Posted By stolleee
1. studdly_studright 2. kk325xi 3. C4rlos ...

1. studdly_studright
2. kk325xi
3. C4rlos
4. zhp_pilot
5. Owtlaw333
6. Eazy-e46
7. dreamdrivedrift
8. Sneaky
9. BreakMyWallet
10. w0w
Forum: The Showroom 12-15-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 24,667
Posted By stolleee
Pm.....pm

Pm.....pm
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-15-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By stolleee
Magnaflow Cat Back Exhaust System

Bought one recently and will install on Saturday. Man do I look forward to this one as I am sooo tired of the OE exhaust. It looks rather easy of an istall, I will take pictures and post on...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-15-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By stolleee
I have 2 on the rear windows and one front...

I have 2 on the rear windows and one front passenger that I bought from AutoZone. Overall a good experience in product and retail location. I have had them for going on 2 years with zero issues.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-30-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 196,871
Posted By stolleee
The myth of driving a car after installation is...

The myth of driving a car after installation is in fact just a myth. What should happen is to have the new battery charged (AutoZone will put it on the chargers in the store for 10 minutes). This...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-09-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By stolleee
Weird Vacuume Sound in interior while low rev's

Need your help with a weird issue with my car. When I am at an idle or at low rev's I can hear in the interior a low level vacuum motor sound. It is kind of like a low growl. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-15-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,019
Posted By stolleee
2001 BMW E46 Suspension question

I have 84K miles on my car and was wondering when I should consider replacing the OE suspension (struts) on the car? I was looking at a replacement kit from Modbargains.
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 10-02-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,572
Posted By stolleee
When can I see (image on car) and hear a non M...

When can I see (image on car) and hear a non M version. I have a E46 (325i)
steve
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-05-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 65,605
Posted By stolleee
I cannot see the images here. How can I get...

I cannot see the images here. How can I get them>?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-12-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,902
Posted By stolleee
They are called a "Zone Clone" for a...

They are called a "Zone Clone" for a reason.......... But I am biased
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,197
Posted By stolleee
Well, I would say that BMW and the original...

Well, I would say that BMW and the original battery manufacture probably had a logical reason to externally vent the battery. In your case it could be fine and nothing can or will happen. I can...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 196,871
Posted By stolleee
You are correct that the OE battery is a Varta...

You are correct that the OE battery is a Varta (which is JCI in the USA) and is the same company that manufactures the Duralast battery however you are incorrect on Douglas battery. They were the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-24-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,197
Posted By stolleee
Yes, unless the battery is totally sealed (like...

Yes, unless the battery is totally sealed (like an optima). While a battery is being used it is being charged and discharged. While this is happening the battery gasses. The gas that it produces...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-13-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By stolleee
Hello, It is a good idea to have a battery...

Hello,
It is a good idea to have a battery maintainer on the vehicle while changing the battery but is not necessary. Some of the following mild inconveniences can occur with just replacing the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,664
Posted By stolleee
I got mine at AutoZOne. It was a new unit and...

I got mine at AutoZOne. It was a new unit and included the motor for around $100
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By stolleee
Good Morning, Yes that stuff is corrosive and...

Good Morning, Yes that stuff is corrosive and yes you should have a hose hooked up to the battery as it is a DIN battery installed in the trunk. This hose is for the battery to breathe. Because...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-06-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 212,897
Posted By stolleee
Well, I tackled this job today. I bought the FSU...

Well, I tackled this job today. I bought the FSU from Pelican parts. They offered 2 units (OE BMW or OE supplier). I bought the cheaper unit which was a Hella unit. What I pulled out was a Valeo...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-01-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By stolleee
The plugs that you originally bought (BKR6E look...

The plugs that you originally bought (BKR6E look to be a standard single copper plug), the new plug you bought is a platinum center electrode with several ground straps configured in what is called a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-01-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By stolleee
The original spark plugs from BMW were a 2 ground...

The original spark plugs from BMW were a 2 ground electrode copper plug. The reason the plug manufacture used a multi grounded electrode plug is to extend life. The ground electrode is the "wear...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-18-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By stolleee
bump

bump
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-18-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By stolleee
AC/Heater airflow variation

I have an unusual problem that I would like to see if anyone has any history on. I have a 01 325i and lately when I start the car the air flow that is coming through the vents varies in flow. It is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 57,540
Posted By stolleee
I can agree with this point which we should all...

I can agree with this point which we should all not. Usually a service technician would not use a forum to help people rather than just referring them to a service center or stealership so you must...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 57,540
Posted By stolleee
Not sure who you are mocking on this thread, I...

Not sure who you are mocking on this thread, I merely asked where the part was purchased as the MIL triggered last night at 11PM and I have been at work all day. I looked online to determine the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 57,540
Posted By stolleee
Where did you buy the part as I cannot find a...

Where did you buy the part as I cannot find a replacement purge valve for my 2001 325i.. I am having the same code P0444??
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