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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By 05graysport
Plastic Rhino Ramps are perfect, they give you...

Plastic Rhino Ramps are perfect, they give you the perfect space under the vehicle.

Be careful about the Expansion tank being good. These tanks get very small cracks that may not be able to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By 05graysport
You should def. drop the money on the parts and...

You should def. drop the money on the parts and get all the work done now. The last thing you want to do is have to worry about this again and be left stranded.

Expansion Tank, Thermostat,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,182
Posted By 05graysport
Applying Window Tint is tedious and time...

Applying Window Tint is tedious and time consuming.

$250.00 for a full 4 door sedan 2 Front 2 Rear 2 Triangle Rear + One rear is about average.

Depending on the film, it can go up to $400.00....
Forum: Engine & Performance 06-07-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By 05graysport
FS: Wahler OEM Thermostat

Used Wahler OEM Thermostat. Works perfectly.

$20.00 OBO plus actual shipping.
Forum: Engine & Performance 06-07-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By 05graysport
FS: OE Radiator From 2005 A/T 325

Have a used, but fully working Radiator from a 2005 325i Automatic Transmission.

Also have the manual transmission drain plug if you have a manual, so this rad can fit in both cars.

Works...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By 05graysport
Code P0304 Cylinder 4 misfire. What to check?

Hi Guys,

Have been getting an intermittent vibration in my car, used to happen once or twice per 10/15 starts.

Today the car threw a P0304 Code Cylinder 4 Misfire. The car will go into Limp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,161
Posted By 05graysport
A leak would have to mean a hole or gap or some...

A leak would have to mean a hole or gap or some sort, somewhere. The waterpump is just going to flow the coolant with the drive belts to more efficiently cool your car. If your WP was bad and NOT...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
It was an OEM pump. I would have to double check...

It was an OEM pump. I would have to double check as I still have the box laying around. IIRC, it was Saleri.

Biggest thing here was: 1) One year old, 12k miles. 2) No leaking and no spun...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Hi Guys, Finally found a resolution. Good...

Hi Guys,

Finally found a resolution. Good Old waterpump. 1 year old, 12k miles on it. The plastic impeller was broken off the shaft.

Took a new thermostat, hoses, radiator, coolant temp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,161
Posted By 05graysport
Waterpump going bad will either be a bad bearing...

Waterpump going bad will either be a bad bearing or broken impeller. If you have a bad bearing, you can move the waterpump very easily and move it around, as if its not straight anymore.

If you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
In all honesty, Lexus drives like crap. Poor...

In all honesty, Lexus drives like crap. Poor handling, floating like lincoln ride and not appealing in any way to me.

Just uncanny how they do seem to withstand heavy abuse without regular...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Thanks. My ultimate diagnosis is going to be...

Thanks.

My ultimate diagnosis is going to be headgasket. However I tend to think of it like this. The headgasket is an effect, FROM overheating. However, could it have been a bad headgasket...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Thanks everyone. The car overheated about 5 days...

Thanks everyone. The car overheated about 5 days ago, needle dropped into red zone. This is when I suspected the thermostat, based on a lower cold rad hose IMO.

Changed the thermostat, no fix,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Hi guys, thanks for your help so far. Further...

Hi guys, thanks for your help so far. Further Updates:

Took the car to a INDY today in the AM. Looked at it for me and told me my fan clutch was gone for sure, although it did have some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Yes. Bleed screw is completely removed and then...

Yes. Bleed screw is completely removed and then the system is bled.

Coolant was clean when I did the drain for the thermostat few days ago. There were VERY few sediments in it, probably not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Update: Bled the car for about 3-4 minutes,...

Update: Bled the car for about 3-4 minutes, there was a little bit of air, not much. Car is still overheating like previously, same symptoms as day 1.

Wonder if I should look at the waterpump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Would you recommend watching the bleed process...

Would you recommend watching the bleed process from a turned off car and flowing out of the bleeder screw for 3 minutes, or a loosened bleeder screw when the car is running?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Good stuff, will give that a go right now. ...

Good stuff, will give that a go right now.

Thanks for replying so quickly.

Update soon!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
I would say 30 seconds max? Worth it to try...

I would say 30 seconds max? Worth it to try again? Maybe 1-2 minutes?

What else could it POSSIBLY be at this point?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Yes I saw your post regarding the three issues. ...

Yes I saw your post regarding the three issues. This is how I bled the system.

1) Turned on car, set climate control to 91F, fan on lowest setting.
2) Opened Expansion tank cap and removed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Few updates, thanks again for your continued help...

Few updates, thanks again for your continued help guys.

Replaced the Coolant Temperature Sensor in the lower RAD hose, bled the system, STILL OVERHEATING.


So in total:

Overheated...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Thanks for the post. Had a look at the car...

Thanks for the post.

Had a look at the car again today. Absolutely no leaks as mentioned. Car starts up fine, no noises, no signs of anything wrong. Bled the system again, changed the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Sorry to not have mentioned that. Yes the fan is...

Sorry to not have mentioned that. Yes the fan is turns on immediately after cranking the car on.

The A/C Fan turns on a few seconds after the compressor has started.

When removing the fan...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,035
Posted By 05graysport
Car Gradually Overheating, help diagnose?

Hi Guys,

Need some help here. Car was driving fine until yesterday. Noticed the A/C was getting warm, had a look at the temperature gauge and the needle was all the way in the red. Stopped the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-04-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6,577
Views: 650,972
Posted By 05graysport
Tag Heuer Grand Calibre 17 RS2 Chronograph...

Tag Heuer Grand Calibre 17 RS2 Chronograph Flyback!

Awesome watch! Fits the casual and business attire. Recommended! :)

http://imageshack.us/a/img600/3207/phototwq.jpg...
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