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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Phillips0417
Sorry I failed to mention the PO had the CCV...

Sorry I failed to mention the PO had the CCV replaced prior to me taking ownership. Fortunately I was provided with all the maintenance records when I bought the car.

I've already ordered the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Phillips0417
Pending P0171

I bought an Ultra-Gauge a few months ago to help me diagnose a soft failed thermostat, temp never got above 150 - this has since been remedied with a complete cooling system overhaul. I thought...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Phillips0417
I purchased my filter from here...

I purchased my filter from here (http://www.autohausaz.com/pn/13327512019), very good service and shipping was very fast. Super easy DIY. It's beneath the drivers seat under a shield but very easy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Phillips0417
You do not need to lock the cams for this job,...

You do not need to lock the cams for this job, the vanos unit simply pulls off of the cam gears and head.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,077
Posted By Phillips0417
Do you have an electric pusher fan?

Do you have an electric pusher fan?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,077
Posted By Phillips0417
Elbow grease and get dirty, girl. Get a soft...

Elbow grease and get dirty, girl. Get a soft bristled brush and get after it then rinse and repeat.

Is your car auto or manual? Autos get the fan clutch, manuals do not.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,330
Posted By Phillips0417
I had no idea what brand of DISA was installed on...

I had no idea what brand of DISA was installed on my car when I bought it, all I knew was it said "China" on the side :facepalm: and some logo that I didn't know. I noticed a very high pitched...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,593
Posted By Phillips0417
Beat me to it, I was going to say clutch chatter....

Beat me to it, I was going to say clutch chatter. If the throw out bearing isn't squealing, I wouldn't worry too much about it. As mentioned, they can last a long time even if they're bad; I'd bet...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 02-12-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Phillips0417
These lights have been sold.

These lights have been sold.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Phillips0417
Finally got it all buttoned up today, took me a...

Finally got it all buttoned up today, took me a little longer than expected because I cleaned the heck out of the engine with a nylon brush and a toothbrush. Once I got started cleaning I couldn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Phillips0417
That is a great idea! Time to find some M8...

That is a great idea! Time to find some M8 bolts. Thanks for the idea!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Phillips0417
That's actually exactly why I had planned on...

That's actually exactly why I had planned on doing. Just curious if anyone else had any better advice. I really didn't want to install my nice new clean housing back on a dirty engine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Phillips0417
Best method to clean my engine

Hello everyone. I'm doing my OFHG and have it all torn down already. I'm cleaning the housing itself in the parts washer at my work in the hangar but I'm unsure of what method I should use for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,139
Posted By Phillips0417
Typical reaction from some. First, welcome to...

Typical reaction from some. First, welcome to the forum! As mentioned, there are several threads discussing this topic, you can search the topic with different verbiage and get different opinions. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Phillips0417
Welcome to the forum. Give this a try. ...

Welcome to the forum.

Give this a try.

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 12-25-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Phillips0417
Merry Christmas everybody! These are still for...

Merry Christmas everybody! These are still for sale, I have decided not to use the clear ZKW lenses so I will reassemble everything for the buyer.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 12-16-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Phillips0417
Thanks. I know I won't lose auto leveling; how...

Thanks. I know I won't lose auto leveling; how did you adapt the bi-xenon to work with the factory harness?

These are still for sale, folks. Send me some offers!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Phillips0417
Exterior mirror with ribbon cable

I've discovered that my driver side mirror with the ribbon cable is broken resulting in inoperable mirrors. I can't control either one with the switch, but the passenger side does tilt and heat so I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Phillips0417
So you want to get out of one high(er) mileage...

So you want to get out of one high(er) mileage car and get into another? You said you're tired of putting money into your current ride, but the reality is that you could be putting out more if you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Phillips0417
Thanks guys for the suggestions. I disconnected...

Thanks guys for the suggestions. I disconnected my ground cable in my trunk and let it sit for a while before reconnecting it and it works like it should now. I don't know, very strange! I've...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 11-20-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Phillips0417
This is OBO!

This is OBO!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Phillips0417
That's what I think too but I wanted some more...

That's what I think too but I wanted some more opinions before I replace it. Only thing I've done to it since I bought it three weeks ago is replace the stock ZKW lights with OEM AL assemblies.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Phillips0417
Heater controls stay on after car is shut off

Good morning all,

I have a problem I'm trying to diagnose; this morning I noticed that my heater control unit is staying on after I shut my car off. I noticed it this morning after I stopped at a...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 11-19-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Phillips0417
OEM ZKW Assemblies

Hello,

I recently purchased an 03 ZHP that suffered from the burnt projector bowls; I have since purchased and fit a new set of AL assemblies. I have disassembled them to use the clear ZKW lens...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Phillips0417
The FCAB's were replaced at 88k and the steering...

The FCAB's were replaced at 88k and the steering coupler was replaced at 93k according to the records. The steering is very tight, maybe it needs an alignment but on straight, smooth roads it tracks...
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