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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
all i know is, it was a major pain to get the...

all i know is, it was a major pain to get the plug off.. after all the oil drained.. i was able to use a new plug.. there was obviously nothing in the oil pan threads if i was able to use a brand new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
I put a new plug in.. its leaking near the plug.....

I put a new plug in.. its leaking near the plug.. right next to it... this all started after i replaced my alt and saw a couple drops of oil on the ground, i was like WTF.. I have an oil leak now?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
So that plug is a result of over torquing.. THEY...

So that plug is a result of over torquing.. THEY over torqued, extracted the rest of the bolt and re-used the broke @ss plug.. I WOULD NEVER roll around for months on a plug like that.. DONT EVER LET...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
when i was trying to get that plug out, i was...

when i was trying to get that plug out, i was just b*tching and yelling like a madman.. I was like WTF did they do.. no troubles with the OFH or alt, just that FN plug was so FN tight.. im still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
uhh, I did not reuse that.. i put a fresh plug in...

uhh, I did not reuse that.. i put a fresh plug in there..

And it was leaking slowly .. I only noticed it when I did my alternator last week.. it super oily on the undercarraige.. on the oil pan...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
1/3/2013... i filed a BBB case the day after the...

1/3/2013... i filed a BBB case the day after the service actually... I was told them i want my old tire back and they tossed it.. etc.. bunch of complaints.. i mean who would put that plug in a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By manilaboy1vic
Big O tires // oil pan // plug // crack

Yea i know, why did i let them change the oil? well i had them mount a tire on my rims. i figured, oil change how difficult is that ?? why not might as well.

well changed my oil filter housing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-16-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 164,048
Posted By manilaboy1vic
I just replaced my alt.. didnt have too much...

I just replaced my alt.. didnt have too much trouble w/ it.. i found that the bottom bolt was tough to pull out when removing.. just took a pliers to it and wiggled free... gotta take it out again...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 164,048
Posted By manilaboy1vic
i am just praying my leak is not from the oil...

i am just praying my leak is not from the oil seperator. i think id just trade my car in.. doing too much work on this thing.. :\
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 164,048
Posted By manilaboy1vic
ahh. ok, i have a 2002 330ci, i guess ill see...

ahh. ok, i have a 2002 330ci, i guess ill see when i get the part... just did my alternator and saw some oil drops.. good thing i know process now ;)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 164,048
Posted By manilaboy1vic
I dont see any mention of the Power stearing PUMP...

I dont see any mention of the Power stearing PUMP removal.. i saw a youtube how to and he removed 3 bolts, is it necessary to do remove the pump??
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By manilaboy1vic
So you guys are thinking voltage reg issue for...

So you guys are thinking voltage reg issue for me? im about to order a remanufactured alt.. and belts.

The VR is only 40 bucks on pelican parts.. but if i cant return it and it turns out to be the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By manilaboy1vic
I have a bosch.. connector looks rectangle to...

I have a bosch.. connector looks rectangle to me... there was some kinda exhaust hose hanging off the alt too..
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By manilaboy1vic
thanks guys, planning on removing the alt today...

thanks guys, planning on removing the alt today after work...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By manilaboy1vic
Alternator / Voltage regulator?

Hi - i've searched the forums for a symptoms similar to mine and cannot find a good thread.. so im starting this one..

My Battery light came on the day I was leaving for a 2wk vacation.. got back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 23,321
Posted By manilaboy1vic
you check your gas cap? that is also a culprit..

you check your gas cap? that is also a culprit..
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-12-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By manilaboy1vic
was going to try and work a trade/deal with money...

was going to try and work a trade/deal with money on top of that.. then i read about the rod bearing recall.. that would need to be confirmed resolved. ill just keep an eye out.. not in a huge rush...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-12-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By manilaboy1vic
Might take a look at this...

Is this anyones old car :P,

Not sure I like the CAI setup... and exhaust..

and 19K for a car with 88k miles scares me...
...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 03-01-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,958
Posted By manilaboy1vic
i want that strut bar..

i want that strut bar..
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,494
Posted By manilaboy1vic
Preface coupes ftw.. congrats.. what color? ...

Preface coupes ftw.. congrats.. what color?

lets see.. whats first??

Springs, wheels, AEs, M3 bumper, Window trim, grill... have fun...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 23,321
Posted By manilaboy1vic
i changed my DM-TL, problem solved... 100 bucks...

i changed my DM-TL, problem solved... 100 bucks or so.. simple replacement.. way easier than fuel filter..

my code was p1446...


Common part to replace per BMW dealership.. but do what you...
Forum: The Showroom 03-01-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,269
Posted By manilaboy1vic
How is the tread/wear on your tires?? just...

How is the tread/wear on your tires?? just wondering..
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 23,321
Posted By manilaboy1vic
No p1446 this morning.. what i did was: 1....

No p1446 this morning.. what i did was:

1. Change gas cap.. no dice.
2. swap out the DMTL

In the past, i changed the gas cap, cleared the code, the next morning the code came back..

So...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31,147
Views: 2,411,025
Posted By manilaboy1vic
Replaced the DM-TL regarding p1446.. easier than...

Replaced the DM-TL regarding p1446.. easier than an oil change.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 23,321
Posted By manilaboy1vic
Wow, replacing the DMTL was as easy as an oil...

Wow, replacing the DMTL was as easy as an oil change, probly easier. Crossing my fingers, hoping that fixed the p1446.
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