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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By oafmanwpr
I recently replaced my steering coupler to...

I recently replaced my steering coupler to address some high speed twitchiness. This was after refreshing the entire suspension system, new exteme contact DWS tires and getting a proper BMW...
Forum: Parting Out 03-07-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,585
Posted By oafmanwpr
Still have the front seats?

Still have the front seats?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By oafmanwpr
Have you already removed the clutch delay valve?...

Have you already removed the clutch delay valve? If not, that would be my first task.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-24-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By oafmanwpr
I think black painted calipers would really make...

I think black painted calipers would really make the wheels pop. I'm not a fan of red or other bold colored calipers. I have the same wheels but stock finish and I painted my calipers stock silver....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-22-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By oafmanwpr
It can be used at less than room temp but will...

It can be used at less than room temp but will take longer to set up.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-21-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By oafmanwpr
If the hole is small enough it can be temporarily...

If the hole is small enough it can be temporarily fixed. I found the same type of minor oozing and there was a small pinhole in the boot. Clean the boot very thoroughly with paint thinner and when...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-28-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By oafmanwpr
Since you mentioned axles, make sure you don't...

Since you mentioned axles, make sure you don't have a pinhole in your cv boots. Check inside of wheels and fenders for any sign of grease. Leaking grease can get everywhere and will definately smell...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,393
Posted By oafmanwpr
to funny!

to funny!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By oafmanwpr
Yes, just pull the plastic caps off the top of...

Yes, just pull the plastic caps off the top of the strut from the strut tower under the hood. There will be the nut right in the center.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-03-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By oafmanwpr
check#3. I installed new Koni sports & new...

check#3. I installed new Koni sports & new mounts. I had the same clunk and finally checked that nut. It had loosened enough to allow a little clunk.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,632
Posted By oafmanwpr
It's number 3 in the diagram

It's number 3 in the diagram
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,632
Posted By oafmanwpr
I had a front end knocking noise develop lately...

I had a front end knocking noise develop lately after having replaced the struts (koni sport), strut mounts, shocks & mounts, fcabs, sway bar end links, & rtabs within the past year. After getting...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-11-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By oafmanwpr
I had a similar noise that developed and I had...

I had a similar noise that developed and I had just recently replaced struts( Koni sport), mounts, fcabs, end links so I hoped it was not from those new components. Last night I got underneath to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By oafmanwpr
Worn throw out bearing

Worn throw out bearing
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By oafmanwpr
Start checking the most common wear items. RTABs,...

Start checking the most common wear items. RTABs, rear shock mounts, and trailing arm bushings. A good alignment shop would have identified any worn parts that would have compromised the alignment....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,419
Posted By oafmanwpr
If it's not too late make sure to replace the...

If it's not too late make sure to replace the vanos oil line and crush washers when you do the ofhg. It's a quick job that you'll be glad you did while you have access.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 928
Posted By oafmanwpr
Are you sure the springs are different from left...

Are you sure the springs are different from left to right because I haven't seen separate part numbers for each side.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 928
Posted By oafmanwpr
If you've ever had springs replaced check the...

If you've ever had springs replaced check the spring pads. They are available in different thicknesses and when I replaced my rear springs I discovered one of them was the 5mm pad and the other was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By oafmanwpr
I'd be tempted to try a new intake cam position...

I'd be tempted to try a new intake cam position sensor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By oafmanwpr
Manual or Auto? If manual could be the clutch...

Manual or Auto? If manual could be the clutch switch.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,628
Posted By oafmanwpr
The stick type compressor can slip easily on our...

The stick type compressor can slip easily on our e46 springs as I have found out. I used a vice grip on the coil next to the compressor and it didn't move. I felt much safer working with them. I...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-30-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By oafmanwpr
I guess it depends on whether the OP plans to...

I guess it depends on whether the OP plans to keep it. Sure, he could do a little work and just drive it. If it's a keeper he might as well bite the bullet and plan to do a total suspension job. He...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-24-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By oafmanwpr
With the amount of wear and tear evident in the...

With the amount of wear and tear evident in the photos there is not much to be gained replacing single parts here and there. This car needs new struts, mounts, endlinks, spring pads, springs, &...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-20-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By oafmanwpr
I have the same problem. I have done the reset...

I have the same problem. I have done the reset exactly as the manual states and the yellow tpms light comes on again after a few minutes. First of all you have to check your drivers side B pillar for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By oafmanwpr
You just have to power off nav before...

You just have to power off nav before disconnecting power so make sure the head unit is off before you disconnect the negative battery cable. I did it when replacing my alternator with no nav...
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