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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By timmyb35
I understand this is for e46 which was my last...

I understand this is for e46 which was my last BMW, BUT I am getting the same exact code on my peake reader on my 2000 528i and if anyone could help me or push me in the right direction than it would...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By timmyb35
That's great information man!! I really...

That's great information man!! I really appreciate it!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By timmyb35
Sorry, about the mishap in the last part of the...

Sorry, about the mishap in the last part of the sentence, it should be "if the bedding process is still the same as if you do all four pads and rotors"
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By timmyb35
Question Bedding Rear Brakes

I am going to replace my rear pads and rotors this coming monday and was wondering if the bedding process is still the same and if you do all four pads and rotors?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-22-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By timmyb35
Question Any Advice on All-Season Tires

I am needing to get new tires on my 2002 325i Sedan and currently have Proxyes 4 (hate them). My tire size is 205/55/16 and I am looking for a well rounded all season tire and here is what i want:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By timmyb35
battery indicator light

so i'm driving down the highway and my battery light came on... gages on battery says 12v and i'm on the highway now.... any ideas? FAST!!! i'm on a roadtrip!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By timmyb35
I can buy 7 quarts of Mobile 1 0w-40 for $50 at...

I can buy 7 quarts of Mobile 1 0w-40 for $50 at Autozone, an air filter and microfilter for $25 (autohaus), oil filter kit for $5 (autohaus),wiper inserts for $15 (autohaus), and stick the rest of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,131
Posted By timmyb35
They are custom and that's why I stated...

They are custom and that's why I stated considering what you get I feel that it is expensive, but I don't mind paying it because I know the economics behind the product (I should, I don't want to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,131
Posted By timmyb35
Arrow There is a Reason Why Vanos Seals are Expensive!

When you purchase the Beisan Vanos seals you recieve four o-rings and two teflon seals. Considering these parts should be $10-$15 max at any auto parts store (my opinion), you really don't realize...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By timmyb35
Make sure you have all the sensors plugged in, I...

Make sure you have all the sensors plugged in, I had a problem when I was finished as well but it took me about 15 minutes to figure out that my mass air flow sensor was not plugged in.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By timmyb35
I just replaced the cabin filter why I was at...

I just replaced the cabin filter why I was at because it needed it, it does nothing to the performance of the car besides keep those smelly exhaust fumes from other vehicles out of my face....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By timmyb35
Talking Post Vanos Seals Replacement and Much More....

Well folks I did it.... I am over the 200 mile break in on my new vanos seals and everything couldn't be better. My 2002 325i is running better than ever and thanks to the freaking awesome people at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By timmyb35
I would definetly get a bottle of BMW coolant...

I would definetly get a bottle of BMW coolant (nothing else) at the dealership while your there and mix it 50/50 with distilled water. If you do a coolant flush than don't forget the crush washer for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By timmyb35
Your welcome man! I like to order my parts from...

Your welcome man! I like to order my parts from www.autohausaz.com and they give you free shipping on orders over $50. I have had a great experience ordering parts through them. When you change out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By timmyb35
These items are very easy to replace and you can...

These items are very easy to replace and you can start by searching for the diy on this site or here is a link for other diy's and general info about E46's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By timmyb35
These items are very easy to replace and you can...

These items are very easy to replace and you can start buy searching for the diy on this site or here is a link for other diy's and general info about E46's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By timmyb35
BMW's cooling systems were not designed very well...

BMW's cooling systems were not designed very well and tend to fail very quickly (my thermostat hit the dust at 45,000 miles). I would recommend to check the expansion tank (Plastic) first because...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By timmyb35
I have logged 100 miles into the 200 mile break...

I have logged 100 miles into the 200 mile break in and it gets better everyday that I drive it, especially when accelerating from a complete stop. It seems well worth the $60 repair. It is a solid 5...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By timmyb35
The underside of that oil cap does not look good...

The underside of that oil cap does not look good and once you pull the valve cover off the engine you might find more of that sludgy looking substance. I live in the OKC area too and me and my wife...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,676
Posted By timmyb35
Sig?????

Sig?????
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,676
Posted By timmyb35
Question What is the official oil I need to use for my BMW?

I have a 2002 BMW 325i and have read tons of threads on what people use and what oil people like, but I want to know what the official oil BMW wants put in their engine's. Is it 0w-40, 5w-40, 5w-30,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By timmyb35
The power steering fluid does need to be changed...

The power steering fluid does need to be changed every 50,000 miles using an excellent dextron III ATF (I used Mobile I ATF) and is accomplished one of two ways:

#1 is to use the turkey baster...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By timmyb35
Thanks Ken, great information!

Thanks Ken, great information!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By timmyb35
Ken, Would I need to get a generic OBDII...

Ken,

Would I need to get a generic OBDII code reader in order to read the OBD codes?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By timmyb35
Thanks ken I appreciate your insightful posts on...

Thanks ken I appreciate your insightful posts on both threads.
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