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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 05-12-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By kingkassis
People he is not asking for a moral lesson. He...

People he is not asking for a moral lesson. He is an individual who is free to decide whether he should wear his seatbelt or not. I, too, am interested in knowing how to turn off the seat belt...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 05-09-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By kingkassis
What Miles Per Gallons are you getting??

Hi Folks,

I traded in my 2000 323ci Manual trans for a 2010 328 Automatic. After 3 weeks of driving I was shocked to find that I have averaged a puny 12.5 MPG. On my old beemer for the same type...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By kingkassis
I was able to find an old alignment that i have...

I was able to find an old alignment that i have done. The specs are different depending on wheel size and sports suspension option. This is a lesson for everone make sure you when you get an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By kingkassis
sorry for the stupid question, but what are...

sorry for the stupid question, but what are lcabs? I just had new tie rods inner and outer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By kingkassis
If you go from 16" rims to 18" do you need a new alignment?

The reason I am asking is because the idiot at Firestone did my alignment, but my car still pulls to the right. So when I got home I looked at the printout they give you and I noticed that in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
Steel has a range of a melting point because it...

Steel has a range of a melting point because it is an alloy. If the typical structural steel's melting point is around 2500 degrees Fahrenheit and my quick Google search tells me that a propane...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
I thought about the same thing. I mean most...

I thought about the same thing. I mean most people were saying heat it for 30s.... I ended up having to heat it up 3 min..... Everything has a melting point including steal. The question becomes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
It finally came off........I don't know which of...

It finally came off........I don't know which of these finally did it.. but between the torching, the PB Blaster, the sledge hammering, it finally came off with the pickle fork (which i bought from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,854
Posted By kingkassis
ok i am going to need a tire rod seperator tool...

ok i am going to need a tire rod seperator tool then... because heating this thing is doing nothing for me.... i hope i find one at sears or autozone. Thanks all for your help... i think i know...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
i am all about using brains over brute force... I...

i am all about using brains over brute force... I just needed to know if this was threaded or not.... now that i know it is not... a damn puller should do the trick... i heated the dam thing for 3...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
Just to be clear. So the tie rod in not threaded...

Just to be clear. So the tie rod in not threaded in. Once the nut is off (as it is in the picture) the only thing to do is beat the **** out of it until it falls out. is that correct?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,854
Posted By kingkassis
No not using one. isn't that thing threaded in...

No not using one. isn't that thing threaded in though? You can't just seperated out, or can you? is that really all i have to do is heat the outer part and tap with a hammer??
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
Why do I care about messing up the threads. The...

Why do I care about messing up the threads. The thread is part of the new tie rod. So when that one comes out, I'll have the new rod with the new threads. Am I missing anything?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By kingkassis
Help! Tie rod end won't pop off

I got the inner side out no problem. The outer end I was able to get the nut off and I thought the thing would just pop off. I noticed there was a 5 mm hole on top of the thread, so i tried to use...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,854
Posted By kingkassis
I am at the point of exactly where N2Bimmer...

I am at the point of exactly where N2Bimmer posted the pic. I can't get the tie rod end to pop off. Getting the nut was easy, why won't the damn thing pop off. If I do heat the outer part with a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By kingkassis
Thank you all for your quick responses,...

Thank you all for your quick responses, especially franz. The keyword here was VANOS. That hose is called Vanos oil supply line. I found it on Pelican.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By kingkassis
Please help me identify this part!!!

I have this hose leaking oil. I have no idea what it does or what it's called. Can someone help find this part online. I tried looking at Pelican, but I could not find it, mainly because I don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
Thank you all for you input. The lesson...

Thank you all for you input.


The lesson from all this is to never assume your gears will hold up a car. You just never now when the stars will align themselves so that the engine, the outside...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
That's a very good point. So you are agreeing...

That's a very good point. So you are agreeing with my mechanic. But still, I've jumped start cars from 2nd and 3rd gear. It's very difficult to jump start off of 1st or reverse. And again, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
The car has 110,000 and it's a 2000. I guess...

The car has 110,000 and it's a 2000.

I guess I better take it to the dealer for a compression test.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
Ok Gentlemen, The winner is #5. Low engine...

Ok Gentlemen,

The winner is #5. Low engine compression. I just came from a respectable BMW indi shop. After describing the problem he right away attributed it to engine compression. However,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
Why are people hung up on the e-brake issue? ...

Why are people hung up on the e-brake issue? Granted, it needs to be fixed. But fixing my e-brake, does not solve my compression issue?

Wouldn't the real question be why is the cylinder losing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
Why would you think, it's a tranny issue. I can...

Why would you think, it's a tranny issue. I can get into any gear with no problems.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
Ok, I tested on the highway as you suggested and...

Ok, I tested on the highway as you suggested and I cannot feel the clutch slipping. I also did another test that someone else suggested, I drove at 20 mph, then shifted into 4th gear and gunned it,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By kingkassis
So you think it's a transmission issue, not a...

So you think it's a transmission issue, not a clutch?
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