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Forum: Engine & Performance 12-10-2011, 04:54 PM
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Posted By plinknatord
Is this still for sale? I am interested! Please...

Is this still for sale? I am interested! Please e-mail me bertan[at]sbcglobal.net
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Appreciate the sentiment. I am curious - do you...

Appreciate the sentiment. I am curious - do you know that for sure, that the E46 has the pressure switch you refer to. Would love to hear from an HVAC tech who knows E46. If true then I must have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
In Ann Arbor

In Ann Arbor
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,022
Posted By plinknatord
Read my thread!

Read my thread. Addresses this exact issue!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=769819
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Arbormotion (EuroTech) over on State Circle. ...

Arbormotion (EuroTech) over on State Circle. Great shop.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Enough of the flame wars already. An update...

Enough of the flame wars already.

An update to my OP: The ventilation system used to stink of mildew for a while after turning the AC off. Since the repair the smell is no more! My indie did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Read the OP.

Read the OP.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Take a deep breath everyone. Geez, you'd think I...

Take a deep breath everyone. Geez, you'd think I was bringing up politics or religion...

I started this thread just to relate my personal experience and let fellow fanatics know what could happen...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
R134a is not freon. It replaced freon. ...

R134a is not freon. It replaced freon. Available at any autoparts store.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Appreciate the comment. I agree. Lesson learned.

Appreciate the comment. I agree. Lesson learned.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Don't be silly. I know how to operate the center...

Don't be silly. I know how to operate the center vent.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Good point. I thought of that too. The good...

Good point. I thought of that too. The good news is that my indie backs up his work with a 2 year parts and labor warranty. So if my AC system has a leak after all, he's on the hook to make it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
I agree with you and ian. Based on my...

I agree with you and ian. Based on my experience, refilling it on your own is like playing russian roulette. Maybe it'll be OK, but if not then kiss $$$$ goodbye.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
No that DIY was created this year. I did my...

No that DIY was created this year. I did my first recharge last year. But the process I used was essentially the same.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
If so, then the recharge kits are useless at...

If so, then the recharge kits are useless at best, dangerous at worst.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,938
Posted By plinknatord
Exclamation Think Twice Before Deciding to Recharge AC Yourself!

Fellow Fanatics,

Here is a cautionary tale based upon my own experience. A year ago my AC was blowing warm air out of the center-right vent and barely cool air out the center-left. After reading...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,540
Posted By plinknatord
2002 325i, daily driver driven spiritedly,...

2002 325i, daily driver driven spiritedly, 110,000 miles, ZF transmission, changed fluid at 80,000. No problems!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-05-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By plinknatord
OK I understand. Thanks for the feedback!

OK I understand. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-03-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By plinknatord
Thanks for the feedback. Hummer, am curious,...

Thanks for the feedback.

Hummer, am curious, why the front control arms in addition to the control arm bushings?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-03-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By plinknatord
Question What other parts should I replace when changing shocks?

My car is at 109K miles and no suspension or steering work has been done. Shocks are worn out, I plan on buying Koni FSDs for the front and rear and reuse the stock springs (I don't want to lower...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,040
Posted By plinknatord
Cold Weather kit

I agree with the others that are saying that your engine will likely be OK after replacing the CCV and hoses. I replaced mine about a year ago at 95K miles as a PM because they seem more likely to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,179
Posted By plinknatord
Question Best Place to buy Koni FSD???

I need shocks for my '02 325i, 109K miles. Have decided on Koni FSDs, will reuse stock springs because this car is my daily driver and I don't want any lowering. Would appreciate opinions for best...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,821
Posted By plinknatord
Yep, it could be the pre-cat O2 sensor(s)

I had same code (with P0171). Car was intermittently throwing these codes for months. There are of course a number of possible causes. I confirmed no leaks in the intake side and also made sure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By plinknatord
Looks like a hydraulic to me. Originally was...

Looks like a hydraulic to me. Originally was mechanical in a '99. Are you the original owner? If not, then I suspect that somewhere, sometime, someone installed the mechanical-to-hydraulic...
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