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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By dmitrofed
so did the fuel pump end up taking care of your...

so did the fuel pump end up taking care of your issue? a fairly easy way to check for a leaking vcg on our cars is to look on the passenger side of the engine where the exhaust manifolds are and look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By dmitrofed
could be the start of a wheel bearing also....

could be the start of a wheel bearing also. happened that way to me, started out really quietly and with time started to get more noticeable until after about a month I replaced it. if it gets louder...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By dmitrofed
Its up to you. I don't know which trans you have...

Its up to you. I don't know which trans you have but I work full time at a shop and part time at a European Specialist's shop and I talked to him about it at the time and he said that doing a flush...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By dmitrofed
ok so I can't say for sure that its the same for...

ok so I can't say for sure that its the same for you but I had the issue too where it kept kicking me back into 2nd and would bog down when you tried to accelerate hard. Had trans codes but what it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 752
Posted By dmitrofed
thats a driveshaft yoke, looks like the one going...

thats a driveshaft yoke, looks like the one going into the differential. I don't know if its from your car or was on the road but thats what it is. it either fell off your car and that was gear oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By dmitrofed
Good evening to all, just wanted to give my two...

Good evening to all, just wanted to give my two cents. I'm an ASE certified technician and I've done over 100 alignments in my career so far (4 years in). First I wanted to say that that's pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By dmitrofed
I just did a quick search about where they were...

I just did a quick search about where they were located and looks like they're only in Cleveland OH. We've had them come out to our shop for collision related repairs and they do a fantastic job....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By dmitrofed
I don't know if y'all have this company in...

I don't know if y'all have this company in Illinois but in Ohio we have a company called Duramend that can fix that kind of stuff and perfectly match the color and grain
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By dmitrofed
I had the same issue when I first bought the car...

I had the same issue when I first bought the car where the light would come on for a P0174 code for a lean condition and just turn off by itself. About a year later when I ended up having to do the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By dmitrofed
and also what I've learned from the last three...

and also what I've learned from the last three years of working at a bodyshop is that if you call them and complain enough they'll pay for a lot of stuff they wouldn't normally pay for just to shut...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By dmitrofed
you don't have to take their first offer, you can...

you don't have to take their first offer, you can negotiate. Also you can provide them with receipts and a lot of times they will increase the offer. Honestly that doesn't even look terrible, you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,141
Posted By dmitrofed
sounds like your battery is dead. If I were you...

sounds like your battery is dead. If I were you I'd check and make sure you still have a drive belt on your car, it could be that your drive belt ripped and so the alternator wasn't charging the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,005
Posted By dmitrofed
like someone said its cheap and easily available...

like someone said its cheap and easily available and if you do it right it looks good, plus its reversible so its good for experimenting.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,005
Posted By dmitrofed
the M6 reps look pretty good on a helrot, thats...

the M6 reps look pretty good on a helrot, thats what I'm running on mine. 18s
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By dmitrofed
so what was the fix?

so what was the fix?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By dmitrofed
I've been running the electric swap for almost a...

I've been running the electric swap for almost a year also and no issues here. The first time I put on a Behr but it burned up for whatever reason so the company I bought from paid partially for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By dmitrofed
It may be the ICV, but it could also be the start...

It may be the ICV, but it could also be the start of a cam position sensor, we recently had a pickup in our shop for a misfire at idle and then when you turned on the a/c the idle would kick up and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 959
Posted By dmitrofed
:confused: what did you think the fluid went to...

:confused: what did you think the fluid went to if there wasn't a pump.....?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By dmitrofed
cutting only takes a few minutes and the only...

cutting only takes a few minutes and the only thing you'll need is a new nut. if you're having that much trouble I'd just cut it. its not worth the hassle of trying to break it loose.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By dmitrofed
just buy a tool to do it properly, that way when...

just buy a tool to do it properly, that way when you're working on something later you'll already have the tool and you won't have to try to be creative
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By dmitrofed
Oh and I forgot to mention make sure you're using...

Oh and I forgot to mention make sure you're using 6 point sockets and not 12. the 12 pt will either round it off or will jump off like how you say
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By dmitrofed
In answer to your question, does the end of the...

In answer to your question, does the end of the link have an Allen hole cut into it? If it does then you put a wrench on the nut and then put an Allen bit into it and turn the wrench with the ratchet...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By dmitrofed
autozone or advanced should have them pretty cheap

autozone or advanced should have them pretty cheap
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By dmitrofed
you can try to use a long flat bladed screwdriver...

you can try to use a long flat bladed screwdriver and drag it out against the wall of the plug hole or go pick up a set of long picks and try to get it out with a pic
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By dmitrofed
the most common problem for those two codes is...

the most common problem for those two codes is definitely a vacuum leak. and typically that happens on the intake boots/hoses, they crack along the ribs in the tube and are hard to see unless you...
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