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Forum: Parting Out 06-11-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By lavta3
WTB: 2001 e46 Coupe Window switches. (both)

Like the title says. Need both drivers/passenger side window switches for my 2001 330ci.
Let me know what you have and how much shipped to 23116. Or I'll pick up if it's local.
Richmond VA.
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Forum: Exterior 06-09-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,079
Posted By lavta3
I'll order one when i get home

I'll order one when i get home
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-26-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 29,336
Posted By lavta3
I just did this, took about 10 min! Thanks for...

I just did this, took about 10 min! Thanks for the info!
If anybody is in the Richmond VA area and needs a hand, I can help you out and code it...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-05-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,975
Posted By lavta3
Depends on what coils you have... Sale pending...

Depends on what coils you have...
Sale pending locally...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-04-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,975
Posted By lavta3
SOLD*** ECS Carbon Fiber Strut Bar Kit-Silver ($125, Central VA)

SOLD LOCALLY
Hey guys,
I'm selling my ECS Carbon Fiber Strut Bar Kit-Silver. I had it installed on my 2001 330ci.
I'm looking for $125
It's in great shape, I will post up actual pictures...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,065
Posted By lavta3
What else was needed for install? Shorter links?

What else was needed for install? Shorter links?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
170 from the stealership.... 3 days and...

170 from the stealership....

3 days and 400+ miles no leaks.

This morning I noticed my idle was bouncing around and stalled when I pulled into a parking spot. ???

Went out for lunch and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
No clue how the sensor got damaged, no visual...

No clue how the sensor got damaged, no visual damage from the skid guard or on the sensor itself. Maybe the two parts separate due to heat or something.

I cleaned all surfaces before...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
No one is to blame. Not pointing fingers. It...

No one is to blame. Not pointing fingers. It was worth it for me to try a 9$ fix first instead if 190 for the sensor.

Update:
Replaced sensor with an OEM one and no more leak.
I assumed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
My only concern is that it dripped that much in 2...

My only concern is that it dripped that much in 2 hours with car just sitting there. How much will it drip in the next 2-3 months or whenever it's time for next oil change

I would obviously keep...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Maybe I should have been more clear in my last...

Maybe I should have been more clear in my last post. I changed the oil sensor seal and it's still flowing out that same spot, out if the sensor.
It also appears that the sensor is separated a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Bad news. New oil level sensor gasket didn't...

Bad news. New oil level sensor gasket didn't fix leak .... This pic is taken 2 hours after changing gasket.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Haha, I've been reading all day every day since...

Haha, I've been reading all day every day since Sunday...

head spinning already from DIY's guides and videos
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Sounds good, I'll pick up a few from the dealer...

Sounds good, I'll pick up a few from the dealer as well. I plan on having this completed tomorrow, I don't feel like dragging this out into next week by ordering from websites.
I'm looking into...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
I'll need 15 washers which are #6?

I'll need 15 washers which are #6?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Yup that's exactly what it looks and smells like....

Yup that's exactly what it looks and smells like.
Plan for tomorrow:
buy VCG from dealer (I guess, I want to get this over with and don't want to wait for shipping, but need to find part # and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Well I spoke too soon. I remembered that I...

Well I spoke too soon. I remembered that I smelled burnt oil, so I looked deeper around exhaust and headers and found another drip spot. Here is a pic.
Look at dark spot toasted middle of pic. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
No yellow light for me. Just the red oil light...

No yellow light for me. Just the red oil light stays on for about 2 secs when I first start the car. It stays on a little linger than the other lights that normally light up
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
PS was/is leaking. There was some gunk on bottom...

PS was/is leaking. There was some gunk on bottom of it where the two hoses come out. But I followed it and there is no way it leads to where my puddle is.

I'm def not saying that there are no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Really? How can you tell?

Really? How can you tell?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Well it's all cleaned up. I cleaned it up 3 hours...

Well it's all cleaned up. I cleaned it up 3 hours ago. (it's not 100% shiny buy it's clean) full cleaning will come once I find and replace parts.
Here are a few pics of the drip just from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,669
Posted By lavta3
Oil leak.

Hey guys, here are a few pics of my oil leak. Let me know what you think...
I already changed the oil filter gasket.
You can see that the oil is pooling under the oil level sensor or is it...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-31-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By lavta3
I tapped a different ignition wire today to see...

I tapped a different ignition wire today to see if radio would work and it did.
I find really strange that pin #5 from the harness has no power with ignition turned.

Any ideas on how to fix pin...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-30-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By lavta3
Angry Radio stopped working, HELP

Hey guys,
I bought by e46 two months ago. It came with an aftermarket pioneer radio (DEH-5000UB).
Earlier today I went to take it out in order to hook up an AUX line to the back of it. And that's...
Forum: The Showroom 07-19-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,953
Posted By lavta3
The ones jn the last pic. With the lip

The ones jn the last pic. With the lip
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