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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 904
Posted By NorCalZman
So what is the consensus on this? This valve...

So what is the consensus on this? This valve fails/wears on all E46s? Is the OFH a "wear part" now? And how much is a new one? One would think we want to avoid unessessary engine wear whenever we...
Forum: California 12-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Was shown highway 2 near Glendale last night. Wow...

Was shown highway 2 near Glendale last night. Wow I am in love. What a road.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By NorCalZman
Ugh thanks for the education tangent. So don't...

Ugh thanks for the education tangent. So don't put 15% in our cars at all costs. Ethanol is such a scam. Hope the corn lobby is enjoying raking in all the dough.
Forum: California 12-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Wow. Huge office no no to adjust the chair.

Wow. Huge office no no to adjust the chair.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By NorCalZman
Thought cars from 2001 and newer can use ethanol...

Thought cars from 2001 and newer can use ethanol mixed fuels.
Forum: California 12-11-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
So, does everyone wash their car at their own...

So, does everyone wash their car at their own house? haha.
Forum: California 12-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
I did something similar. I use a Kinovo hooked up...

I did something similar. I use a Kinovo hooked up to my AUX and powered by the flashlight port (via a old NLA BMW flashlight power adapter). That way the bluetooth turns off with the port and doesnt...
Forum: California 12-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Best car wash in/around Irvine? Washing the car...

Best car wash in/around Irvine? Washing the car myself is not an option at my complex. Up in SF we had a really nice "touchless" car wash to go to.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By NorCalZman
haha, that is clever. Security never bothers you?...

haha, that is clever. Security never bothers you? Usually there are cameras all over those parking structures.
Forum: California 12-04-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Went to Irvine BMW to check out my new local...

Went to Irvine BMW to check out my new local dealership. Way different feel than SF BMW. So many M cars. Their christmas tree was really neat. Very nice parts counter guy. He ordered the airbag...
Forum: California 12-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Ah, well then SF will be a easy commute compared...

Ah, well then SF will be a easy commute compared to Korea.
Forum: California 12-03-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
lives currently in SF? Dont get into a long...

lives currently in SF? Dont get into a long distance relationship! Fair warning!
Forum: California 12-01-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Makes sense. I usually do some research before...

Makes sense. I usually do some research before going to a mechanic. I can/have take care of some car work myself. I am going to preventatively replace my own fuel pump soon, for example. I did my own...
Forum: California 12-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Got it. Thanks for the tip.

Got it. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: California 12-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
ok so do NOT go to that shop?

ok so do NOT go to that shop?
Forum: California 12-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Ok well good to know there is one so close by. If...

Ok well good to know there is one so close by. If you can remember the name let me know!
Forum: California 12-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Any really good indie BMW shops in or around...

Any really good indie BMW shops in or around Irvine? My car is running fine now but if something pops up that I cannot handle it would be good to know of a place.
Forum: California 11-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By NorCalZman
Ok, go ahead and google it. You will find the...

Ok, go ahead and google it. You will find the info. Not sure how common it is or if they still do it. Just passing along what I remeber seeing/reading about. Go ahead and remove your cats. I am sure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By NorCalZman
I am assuming it can fail without a code. I have...

I am assuming it can fail without a code. I have not seen mine throw a code, but I can never tell that it is closing the outer doors (I don't think there is an indicator when it closes the doors),...
Forum: California 11-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By NorCalZman
I think removing the cats is a big risk. Doesn't...

I think removing the cats is a big risk. Doesn't california have mobile smog stations that occasionally check passing cars? I remeber seeing it on the news. They were able to sniff cars as they drove...
Forum: California 11-26-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 218,264
Views: 8,797,308
Posted By NorCalZman
Well now there are two of us in Irvine. I arrived...

Well now there are two of us in Irvine. I arrived last week. Great area.

Also, I don't know how anyone with an e46 or other stiffly sprung car drives on the 110. Waze directed me that way this...
Forum: California 11-26-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By NorCalZman
Funny you guys should mention smogging. Last week...

Funny you guys should mention smogging. Last week I just happened to be in a local AAA office changing my address to SoCal when they reminded me they could take care of it all. So I pulled around...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 152,263
Posted By NorCalZman
Did you use new hose clamps??? :-P Yes,...

Did you use new hose clamps??? :-P

Yes, please take pictures of this fuel pump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 152,263
Posted By NorCalZman
Since your attention is turned to this thread, I...

Since your attention is turned to this thread, I just ordered my fuel filter and fuel pump. It is not quite cold here in California, but my car is pushing 100k so why not, right?

I have here in my...
Forum: California 11-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By NorCalZman
I have the same incline. Haha. I have taken my...

I have the same incline. Haha. I have taken my car to Vanguard Motors in SOMA a few times for the jobs that I cant or prefer not to do. The owner seemed more than competent and familier with BMWs and...
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