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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By dmax
Because Choxor...he'll probably say "because...

Because Choxor...he'll probably say "because dmax."

You've come here because you wanted to know something. This is the place people know. We don't know why or how, we just do. It's a blessing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By dmax
You currently have fenders painted the body...

You currently have fenders painted the body color, don't you? I think you're good. Sounds like it's not worth the effort to end up at the same place...albeit minus a few grams. Bet we could find...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By dmax
The therm causes some lost mpgs, as does a...

The therm causes some lost mpgs, as does a clogged fuel filter...and certainly get codes read too, because your mileage isn't to do with a bad gauge in all likelihood, but with a real issue that it'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By dmax
You've ordered right, but I've heard before that...

You've ordered right, but I've heard before that bmw might use up leftover inventory, so some might get older parts than realoem says they should....that or maybe an odd case where the engine was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By dmax
It is...but suspending judgement nonetheless,...

It is...but suspending judgement nonetheless, I'll just be the guy that says, OP, that I hope before you spend your money on the stuff you want, not knowing if you have an endless supply of it, I'll...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By dmax
Comedy Tonight--Sunday 7 p.m.

Yeah, me again. I'm doing a show at Scotty's, 595 Morris Ave. tonight...7 p.m. I make no money from it, but it's a cheap date...and you're almost guaranteed to have your significant other want you...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By dmax
Thank you, Griffin...very funny! If I get a...

Thank you, Griffin...very funny!

If I get a tape of the set and it's any good, I will post it...I've posted all the bad sets, I might as well!
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By dmax
I can't help myself...

I'll be performing tonight at 8 and Sunday at 7 at the Comedy Cove. It would be nice to see Fanatics there!

595 Morris Ave, Springfield NJ spread the word...invite friends...if you bring along a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,857
Posted By dmax
Use a hose as stethoscope and hold it close to...

Use a hose as stethoscope and hold it close to components. Squeals are often a pulley, as has been mentioned...if replacing one, replace all of them...and the belts (or put belts back on the right...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By dmax
Try new socket holders, or clean yours really...

Try new socket holders, or clean yours really well and pull up the tab on the bottom of the socket...clean the bottom tip of the bulb too.

hth
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 997
Posted By dmax
There are people here who respond without reading...

There are people here who respond without reading what was written? I thought we got rid of all that sort in '09? Anyway, you should really compile a list of them and send it to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By dmax
Mango, I'd love to know your method for draining...

Mango, I'd love to know your method for draining without using the block drain, especially if it'd save me getting doused in coolant. Wet/dry vac on blow or suck? I'd think with the drain out of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By dmax
Seriously, though, after seeing what a mess your...

Seriously, though, after seeing what a mess your car is, how can you even get into it? You can't drive it with pride, and you'll never get that image out of your head. You do have to sell it. I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By dmax
Hmmm? I wonder. I'm thinking that if you had a...

Hmmm? I wonder. I'm thinking that if you had a wiring diagram, like from your Bentley, you could find the pins feeding power to the windows.

Otherwise, I think Tony is right, but like SYX's idea...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By dmax
So another long shot, but did you have a...

So another long shot, but did you have a professional shop do the guibo? If not, that itself might have been part of the problem, but if not installed right, you'd still feel vibration...same with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,128
Posted By dmax
The sucking jet pump is related to transferring...

The sucking jet pump is related to transferring fuel from the left lobe to the side with the fuel pump. I wonder if you can show having pressure at the rail but not have fuel in it? It doesn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By dmax
I think it's the radiator, but you'll have to...

I think it's the radiator, but you'll have to make the final judgment. Clean up the mess and start the car and see where the leak starts.

If it's the radiator and you haven't replaced other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By dmax
Have you inspected your subframe...as in looked...

Have you inspected your subframe...as in looked for cracks around the two rear 'rear axle carrier' bushings (the rear is where the cracks usually start).?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By dmax
Are you sure yours is bad? Very often you'll get...

Are you sure yours is bad? Very often you'll get a MAF code when it's just a common air leak, of which we have many. Lower intake boot and any number of vac lines crack. Just saying. For older...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dmax
I have no idea, but it's probably a similar...

I have no idea, but it's probably a similar size...but the fuel line hose will be a larger outside diameter and might not fit where you want it. Just snip off a slice of the hose you want to replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By dmax
I bet it was just the additive you used clogging...

I bet it was just the additive you used clogging things up. I'd drain the oil and fill it with something that says LL-01 for starters. For seconds, I'd change the oil (and filter) again shortly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By dmax
Yes you can do it without a torque wrench. I've...

Yes you can do it without a torque wrench. I've done a few this way with no leaks. Use the pattern for tightening in Bentley...basically from the inside out. Tighten in stages...at least three. ...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-03-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By dmax
I've got to bail tonight. Hope no one was...

I've got to bail tonight. Hope no one was planning on going or on the road. I'm just too fried and as I didn't have enough confirmed bringers, I bailed. Maybe the next time?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By dmax
...and your outside air temp sensor is bad or...

...and your outside air temp sensor is bad or missing.

If you're seeing smoke out of the valve cover, with the oil cap on, then you have a common vcg issue. If smoke is coming out of the...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By dmax
Why do I bother?

Fanatic Brethren and Sistern:

If you want to know when my next show is so you know where not to be and when not to be there...

This Sunday, August 3, at Scotty's 7 p.m. show. I'll just...
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