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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,028
Posted By leblancrene
Excuse me if I prejudge,but he is 17 and tried to...

Excuse me if I prejudge,but he is 17 and tried to get out of trouble by applying
power,normaly e46 is difficult to slide(unless dsc is off)
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,228
Posted By leblancrene
Scary pictures.I suspect your salt bath happens...

Scary pictures.I suspect your salt bath happens at higher temperatures
then mine.Does your car still have a body?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,228
Posted By leblancrene
That all being said ,preventative maintenance is...

That all being said ,preventative maintenance is simpler, A drop of oil occasionaly on the shaft . Been doing that on ALL my wiper shafts since having done repairs on my first 1978 240(high on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By leblancrene
Slight mismatch between hood and fenders will be...

Slight mismatch between hood and fenders will be unoticable,between fender and door will stick out,where do you stop?Paint the hood be happy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By leblancrene
does this link work...

does this link work (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=719031)
It can be done.
Forum: E46 Engine Swaps 03-09-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By leblancrene
Really?

Why not buy a mustang?Or m3 v8
I know 5.0 are quite an easy hotroders
Engine but nt for e46 would certainly
ruin its perfect balance and Handling

Each to his own!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,326
Posted By leblancrene
I do not think its na´ve of me to think its...

I do not think its na´ve of me to think its normal for a m54 to consume oil.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,326
Posted By leblancrene
Really people 1 litre /1500 miles is not an oil...

Really people 1 litre /1500 miles is not an oil consumption problem for
an M54 or any engine. GET REAL!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,365
Posted By leblancrene
ideal weight distribution, stability control and...

ideal weight distribution, stability control and its switch

RWD manual gearbox

Smooth inline 6

The feel of it all
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,935
Posted By leblancrene
I cannot believe people care about such trivia...

I cannot believe people care about such trivia .Dont you guys drive?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 36,102
Posted By leblancrene
I took transponder out of wallet key to make an...

I took transponder out of wallet key to make an ebay key work,then bought
another wallet key,Was worth it at time for dealer key was almost 300cdn,total cost for wallet,ebay,cutting was about 130...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,554
Posted By leblancrene
When I was a 240 Volvo guy(redblocks) that was...

When I was a 240 Volvo guy(redblocks) that was par for the course ,nothing
unusual,now that I am a E46 guy I am impressed,things change.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,579
Posted By leblancrene
I did ccv as a while in there(starter HELL !) ...

I did ccv as a while in there(starter HELL !) found it incredibly easy,knew what to expect,do because of diy"s from fanatics(thanks to all who bother)broke no
hoses,they were more brittle than new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,545
Posted By leblancrene
Have done two starters ,both 325it,ihave small...

Have done two starters ,both 325it,ihave small hands, wonder how those with large hands do it, that top bolt takes me so long,ccv is a breeze while your in there .I am 63, anal about doing my own...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By leblancrene
Recently did mine on our 02 325it(220000 km)...

Recently did mine on our 02 325it(220000 km) while I was in doing starter,it had previously frozen on a -30c startup and caused a massive Hg leak,which basicallywent away after it thawed from engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,940
Posted By leblancrene
Touring M3

Take a look
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-autos-camions/city-of-toronto/bmw-m3/1160268789?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
Tempting?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,928
Posted By leblancrene
16's do not fit over a 330's brakes.

16's do not fit over a 330's brakes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,600
Posted By leblancrene
I think that is a cheap way to establish a good...

I think that is a cheap way to establish a good start to troubleshhooting if sparkplugs have any mileage on them.I stiill am amazed at how long modern cars run on plugs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,600
Posted By leblancrene
8mm allen on mine

Should have took pictures,but i have replaced pulleys on my 02 325it,03 330i
and 04 325it,all allen hex, so you have to look to really know,and breaker bar
is not necessary
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,056
Posted By leblancrene
Touring lock backup

My inner murphys law police told me along time ago that a touring(I have 2) with only one physical lock is going to cause me grief so I ran two wires to a
window motor and to a discrete outside...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,251
Posted By leblancrene
From a motorhead

Get rid of that 330 ,let it go to an enthusiast who can maintain and enjoy an older car.You obviously prefer the newer gadgets, there is no shame in that
it keeps the economy going,salesmen...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,554
Posted By leblancrene
Going tru puddles may cause issues ,even...

Going tru puddles may cause issues ,even hydrolock in extremes.Why chance it
for VERY questionable benefits.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By leblancrene
-35 in Toronto?

I think the guy in Toronto is exaggerating on the -35 they never that cold.Windchill factor is irrevalent to a car, it is a measure of heat loss
on skin.If temperature is -20(LOwest recorded temp...
Forum: E46 Touring 02-25-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,999
Posted By leblancrene
Roll call

2002 325 IT my winter car
5 spd
black
212,000 km
base model

2004 325IT wifemobile
5 spd
greymetallic
245,000 km
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By leblancrene
I often get high readings if i check oil after...

I often get high readings if i check oil after overnight cool down. Remove dipstick, wipe, recheck, if back to normal all is good. I suspect air in dipsick
and ccv, cools down ,shrinks and pulls...
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