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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By ixtoxi
Let it air out for a while and you should be fine.

Let it air out for a while and you should be fine.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By ixtoxi
If the car runs and the drive train does not make...

If the car runs and the drive train does not make any unusual noises or have vibrations, then all should be OK. As has been said, differences in tread pattern alone will not create a problem with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By ixtoxi
No, just remove the bolt that goes through the...

No, just remove the bolt that goes through the hole in the window and push the window up as far as it will go. Then, use a wood shim between the window and lower exterior window seal to hold it in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By ixtoxi
Not sure if breaking the clip will get you...

Not sure if breaking the clip will get you anywhere. There is a nut on the other end of the bolt, and I don't remember if the nut would pass through the hole in the window. I would try grinding the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By ixtoxi
Texting "language" is extremely annoying on a...

Texting "language" is extremely annoying on a forum such as this. Please use complete sentences and explain your issue clearly if you want a useful response from anyone.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By ixtoxi
A common area for an oil leak is the rear...

A common area for an oil leak is the rear passenger side of the valve cover. Oil leaking from there will drip down onto the exhaust manifold. Easy fix - replace the valve cover gasket. There is a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,392
Posted By ixtoxi
Yep. Got one a couple of weeks ago, and no...

Yep. Got one a couple of weeks ago, and no problems.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By ixtoxi
A dolly (or flat-bed) is required to tow these...

A dolly (or flat-bed) is required to tow these cars because they are all-wheel drive. Towing with the front wheels immobilized and off the ground puts lots of stress on the transfer case.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By ixtoxi
I recently repaired the same area on my car. ...

I recently repaired the same area on my car. First, I removed the rust and loose paint with a wire wheel on a drill. Then, applied marine jelly (rust remover) and let it sit for a while, then...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By ixtoxi
Slipping clutch? I can't see how the transfer...

Slipping clutch? I can't see how the transfer case would be the problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By ixtoxi
Fuel pump is my bet.

Fuel pump is my bet.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By ixtoxi
Put key in ignition, with doors closed. Turn key...

Put key in ignition, with doors closed. Turn key to position 1 for no more than 5 seconds and remove. Push and hold the unlock button on the key, and while holding the button down, push the lock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By ixtoxi
Insert key in ignition, turn to position 1...

Insert key in ignition, turn to position 1 (accessory) briefly, and then remove. Then press and hold the unlock button (nearest the metal part of the key) and while holding that button down, press...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By ixtoxi
Um, I guess you have never seen what happens when...

Um, I guess you have never seen what happens when a CV boot rips. Grease does, indeed, get flung inside the wheel, the wheel arch, and everywhere else located radially from the leak. Xi's have this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By ixtoxi
When mine failed, that's what it did - ran all...

When mine failed, that's what it did - ran all the time. Then, it stopped running completely. I think I have seen posts on this forum dealing with just replacing the metal control box on the fan,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By ixtoxi
Not sure what you mean here. If you are changing...

Not sure what you mean here. If you are changing your control arms because of a bad ball joint, you will not be able to (shouldn't, even if they come off intact) re-use the bushings.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By ixtoxi
Fuel pump?

Fuel pump?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By ixtoxi
Sounds like he was referring to the DISA valve. ...

Sounds like he was referring to the DISA valve. Part number 7 in this illustration: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EU33&mospid=47722&btnr=11_2879&hg=11&fg=40
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By ixtoxi
Are you sure it is not coming from the DISA valve?

Are you sure it is not coming from the DISA valve?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-17-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By ixtoxi
Gently pry up using a plastic scraper or...

Gently pry up using a plastic scraper or flat-blade screwdriver covered with a layer of tape. Check bavauto for replacement.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-15-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By ixtoxi
Good news 330xijonny. Glad it was the e-brake.

Good news 330xijonny. Glad it was the e-brake.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-14-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By ixtoxi
You indicated that the back end lifted up a bit...

You indicated that the back end lifted up a bit when you gassed it. This sounds like the emergency brake binding up to me. The fact that spinning one front wheel causes the other to spin in the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By ixtoxi
Axle replacement is a pretty straightforward job,...

Axle replacement is a pretty straightforward job, and it should only take a decent shop about two hours to complete. Have you posted your question to the regional forums?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-24-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By ixtoxi
Diy

Diy
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By ixtoxi
Go Mountaineers! I grew up in Morgantown and...

Go Mountaineers! I grew up in Morgantown and went to WVU between 1978 and 1982. Many fond memories of that place (actually, not that many memories....).
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