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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 151,758
Posted By Craig325xia
My original pump just died after 14 years and...

My original pump just died after 14 years and 171,300 miles. Admittedly, the fuel filter is likely original too.:facepalm: Wasn't a bit surprised a local BMW Dealer quoted me $1,005.00 to replace...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-02-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,221
Posted By Craig325xia
I had my xi up on jackstands at all 4 corners,...

I had my xi up on jackstands at all 4 corners, removed the under carriage trays, front wheels and suspension was at full droop. I removed my engine driven fan clutch and shroud, as well as my air...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,892
Posted By Craig325xia
Originally, the vibration I was getting only...

Originally, the vibration I was getting only under acceleration was worn front axles. Shortly after replacing both of them I started to get a knocking or rattling noise from the driver's side front...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,340
Posted By Craig325xia
I recently replaced a set of 2 year old, worn out...

I recently replaced a set of 2 year old, worn out Lemforders with the lifetime warranteed Meyle HD's. I got mine through FCP Groton. The bolt ends of my Meyle HD's were machined for a 5mm hex...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-25-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,892
Posted By Craig325xia
I think I have this same problem, after driving...

I think I have this same problem, after driving 10-15 minutes, I start to get a loose rattling sound from the driver's side front that only happens between 30-35mph and 55-60mph on flat, relatively...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-25-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By Craig325xia
I understand your frustration. I used the...

I understand your frustration. I used the Autozone Axle Puller (OEM# 27032) on my passenger side and it worked great. I actually bought it, and it's a good thing because I've had to use it several...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-19-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Craig325xia
I have the same issue, yellow oil light used to...

I have the same issue, yellow oil light used to come on for only 10 seconds a little after initial start ups, then went away. This would happen whether it had a fresh, complete oil change or if I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-24-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,448
Posted By Craig325xia
If the wheel bearing & dust shield seems fine, I...

If the wheel bearing & dust shield seems fine, I would check to see if the noise is the result of the caliper bracket is rubbing against the outer edge of the rotor. This was the issue I ran into...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-16-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,874
Posted By Craig325xia
The zip tie trick fixed my slow and sticking...

The zip tie trick fixed my slow and sticking window = $0.

Disconnecting and reconnecting the driver's side front air bag while the battery was still connected, resulting in air bag light needing a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31,147
Views: 2,411,096
Posted By Craig325xia
Long story, but check out how I spent just under...

Long story, but check out how I spent just under $900 on maintenance parts, but saved a ton of money on labor today doing DIYs!:woot:

My 325xi has 130K. A couple months ago I took the car to the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-09-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Craig325xia
I believe there is just a small circlip holding...

I believe there is just a small circlip holding it in there. You may need to carefully use a small pry bar between the axle and transmission and a little bit of firm tugging at the same time, but it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-08-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,347
Posted By Craig325xia
I've got the Eisenmann stainless steel cat-back...

I've got the Eisenmann stainless steel cat-back exhaust with dual 83mm tips on my 2001 (E46) 325xi.

Here are a couple quick video I took reving the engine and running through 1st, 2nd & 3rd...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-01-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By Craig325xia
sold!!!

sold!!!
Forum: New England 09-01-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Craig325xia
sale pending!!!

sale pending!!!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-01-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Craig325xia
SALE PENDING to Itadienekes

SALE PENDING to Itadienekes
Forum: Engine & Performance 09-01-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Craig325xia
sale pending!!!

sale pending!!!
Forum: New England 09-01-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,540
Posted By Craig325xia
sold!!!

sold!!!
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 09-01-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,345
Posted By Craig325xia
sold!!!

sold!!!
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-31-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,496
Posted By Craig325xia
:bump: A used set of these in another thread...

:bump:
A used set of these in another thread recently sold for $900. Another thread listing is asking for $1300.

I'm only asking $300 plus shipping, and the buyer just needs to contact KW to buy...
Forum: Engine & Performance 08-31-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Craig325xia
:bump: Several inquiries about cost to ship,...

:bump:
Several inquiries about cost to ship, ranging from $15 - $30, depending upon where you live in the 48 continental United States.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,664
Posted By Craig325xia
The only issues I had when my car was lowered,...

The only issues I had when my car was lowered, was rematurelyu tearing up OEM front control arm/ball joint assemblies and sway bar end links every ~30k miles or so.

Going too low with coilovers...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Craig325xia
MrBMW85 posted this earlier today that might be...

MrBMW85 posted this earlier today that might be helpful for you:
http://youtu.be/Ww8qc3Y4BxA

This VCG Replacement DIY might also be helpful:
http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/tech...alve-Cover.htm
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Craig325xia
^^Ok, check your PMs.

^^Ok, check your PMs.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Craig325xia
The VANOS is underneath the 1 piece valve cover. ...

The VANOS is underneath the 1 piece valve cover. It is usually recommended to use a small amount of RTV sealant on the front right part between the gasket and valve cover:

(the picture below is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Craig325xia
This:...

This:...
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