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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-13-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 146,469
Posted By York
Thanks for this thread! I noticed my driver's...

Thanks for this thread! I noticed my driver's side door handle was getting hard to pull a couple days ago. Quick search here, tightened the 5/32 Allen bolt and problem solved. This site has a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By York
You don't jack it up a lot. Just barely to tilt...

You don't jack it up a lot. Just barely to tilt the engine a little. You don't want to take any weight off the jack stands.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By York
Replaced my clutch last month. A friend had a...

Replaced my clutch last month. A friend had a helpful tip: Place a jack with a small 2x4 under the front of the engine on the crank pulley, just a little pressure will tilt the engine back enough to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-14-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By York
First time I heard, "Bag of d!cks", I think it...

First time I heard, "Bag of d!cks", I think it was Louis CK. He said he was driving and someone yelled at him to, "Suck a big bag of d!cks." :)

Oh, putting on the Blizzaks today!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By York
If you happen to hit the button before the 37F...

If you happen to hit the button before the 37F stops blinking, it should go back to your last setting. Otherwise, you just hit the button until it comes around again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By York
One these from Harbor Freight helps.

One these from Harbor Freight helps.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By York
Wrong IMO. Preventative maintenance will give...

Wrong IMO. Preventative maintenance will give you peace of mind and a dependable car to drive. I have 155K miles on mine and I just completed a second cooling system overhaul. I purchased the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,417
Posted By York
Replaced mine last month with 154K miles. Just...

Replaced mine last month with 154K miles. Just in time I think. Replaced with a Valeo kit.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By York
I wonder if your alarm system is activated? I...

I wonder if your alarm system is activated? I just went out to the garage and locked both cars (using the key in the door) and my clown nose light is blinking on both cars. When I unlock the car,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By York
http://www.bmwgm5.com/

http://www.bmwgm5.com/
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By York
Do yourself a favor and have Scott fix it for...

Do yourself a favor and have Scott fix it for you. I opened my key to replace the battery and had similar issues. I didn't notice that I messed up my key's circuit board, but Scott took care of it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By York
Mine had 109K miles and I paid $10K even. It had...

Mine had 109K miles and I paid $10K even. It had good service records and two adult owners from Texas. Car is very clean inside and out. Last owner moved to Utah and always drove his front wheel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By York
I'm thinking if the slave cylinder is out, it...

I'm thinking if the slave cylinder is out, it would be like you don't have the clutch pushed in, right? So, if you tried to start the car, it would jump forward if you're in 1st gear. Is my...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-20-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 125,774
Posted By York
Just completed my clutch replacement (among other...

Just completed my clutch replacement (among other replacements) and proud to say it's DONE! Wow - the car spent a total of 4 weeks on jack stands, but she's on the road again. Now for an alignment...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By York
Transmission Output Shaft Nut

Just wondering - I'm doing a clutch replacement and decided to replace three seals on the transmission. Everywhere I read, it says the rear nut is 30mm (even in my Bentleys) and you need a deep thin...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,305
Posted By York
Just did mine and that bottom radiator hose did...

Just did mine and that bottom radiator hose did not want to come off! But I stayed with it, kept pulling twisting, pulling and it finally came off. What a pain. One tip I read somewhere on this...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-31-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,842
Posted By York
Thanks OP (anonymous_coward)! Just did the first...

Thanks OP (anonymous_coward)! Just did the first half - oil pan is out and cleaned up. Will install tomorrow, along with: new engine mounts, control arms, control arm bushings and tie rod ends. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By York
Anyone have a new link on how to do this??? ...

Anyone have a new link on how to do this???

Never mind - I think I found one. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=279275&highlight=programming+keys
Forum: Interior 04-25-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By York
Got it and will install this Saturday. Thanks...

Got it and will install this Saturday. Thanks for the fast delivery! jy
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-23-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By York
I remember my fuel pump went out as I was backing...

I remember my fuel pump went out as I was backing out of my garage. Died in my driveway, started it and it ran for about 15-20 seconds and died again. Re-started, drove back into my garage and it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-19-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,496
Posted By York
Thanks for the write-up. I'm getting ready to do...

Thanks for the write-up. I'm getting ready to do my mounts. Is this a good time to do the oil pan gasket? I have 130K miles on it and I think this is the only gasket I haven't replaced yet. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-11-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By York
Wow - $680? Lots of good DIY info here and you...

Wow - $680? Lots of good DIY info here and you can really save a lot of cash. YouTube even had a good DIY that shows everything you need to know about swapping out your old pump. But, I do have a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-09-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By York
Update: It was my fuel pump. Just installed the...

Update: It was my fuel pump. Just installed the new pump and the car is running fine again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,324
Posted By York
Me too - Just installed my new fuel pump and the...

Me too - Just installed my new fuel pump and the car is alive again. I'm so tired of driving my truck, but glad I have a backup to the Bimmer.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-05-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By York
Haven't got that far yet. My fuel pump fuse is...

Haven't got that far yet. My fuel pump fuse is OK, now I'm trying to switch the horn relay to test. I'm having a hard time getting to the relays. Anyone have some helpful tips? I tried to lower the...
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