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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
Help

Thanks to all for the help with clearing the possible flooded condition, which seemed to allow the car to re-start.
I learned something about the fuel system and the associated weaknesses, great...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
Help

I discovered the battery drain problem.. Sounds like a fan in the dash continues to run after all is shut off key out and door opened. Does this ring another bell for anyone? How do I kill this fan?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
I also only see up to 1.7 in the OBC then it...

I also only see up to 1.7 in the OBC then it simply cycles back to 1.0?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
Help

I did just crank the car twice for 30 seconds each second time after I went through the OBC menu. It started however idle is rougher than normal. Will order the Fuel pump and filter tonight.

Who...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
Help

I bought the AutoZone Group 94 direct fit battery. I checked the voltage before purchase. I am in a place where it will be difficult to get away with working on it much. And I have never owned any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
12 Volts. Cranks fine. Does it need to be at 13...

12 Volts. Cranks fine. Does it need to be at 13 Volts to make the computer happy?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By hondo78
Help My 325i Has a new Battery now won't start

I treated my 325i Sport Wagon to a new battery, now it won't start. (Had a weak battery Sunday morning).
Engine cranks but does not catch for more than a sec so, I assume the TWS anti theft or a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-29-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,832
Posted By hondo78
Thanks for the great pics, they are very helpful.

Thanks for the great pics, they are very helpful.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-29-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,832
Posted By hondo78
M3 Brakes on 325i

Redbull
I also purchased a set of M3 brakes and they are much bigger, and drilled rotors, I thought all were. These are around 15" in diameter, my calipers say M3 on them, did I buy something...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-29-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,638
Posted By hondo78
Brake upgrade

Oh yes, I have purchased new 18" wheels and tires so I was sure the big brakes would fit inside.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-29-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,638
Posted By hondo78
Brake upgrade on 325i

I asked this question a few years ago, found one person a racer who sent photos that showed shaving M3 brake brackets to fit the spindles on a std 325I . So I purchased a complete set of M3 brakes, I...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-29-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By hondo78
Replacing front turn signals on an E46

My E46 needs new yellow turn signals, 2002 model, how do you release the housing?
Also the headlight covers could be replaced, do they need to be released from the housing somehow?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,141
Posted By hondo78
Cool Towing and drive shaft disconnect

To keep on point- this is a 3k mile trip in total.

I have an enclosed car trailer however I do not wish to drag it all over the south, also it puts me at 68' long, not legal in most states. And...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-30-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,824
Posted By hondo78
Ammo tax/tracing

This is no joke, it is the next step to socialism (without the medical benefits).

You should have purchased your 1K rounds of everything you might need already.

Only the elite will have access...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,141
Posted By hondo78
Cool Towing an e46

Anyone tow their E46- auto- 2wd-? I am hitting the road with a 42' Monaco coach and want to flat tow the car behind, I have a Blue Ox tow bar and they make a bracket that hides under the bumper...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,715
Posted By hondo78
Thanks for all the help_ Rust is not much of a...

Thanks for all the help_
Rust is not much of a problem here, the treaded inserts are metric but require no nuts in the back,and they look like brass.

The theory was to keep the honest thieves,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,715
Posted By hondo78
Cool Theft proof license plate screws?

My new lic. plates are in, not sure where to purchase less that a gross of these. Anyone have an source, I'm not even sure what size and pitch to request.

E46 Sport Wagon, rear machine screws...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-13-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By hondo78
e46 washer pump replacement

Anyone replaced this windsheld washer pump or have the list of what must be removed in order to R&R this pump? It's on a 325i 2002 model.

In looking at the new part, it has no o ring to seal it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-05-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,677
Posted By hondo78
Cool Alarming issues

Sorry not to hijack your post but:
I just came from the dealer in Mt. View CA, Labor rate is $160/hr 1hr min. to set up the car and key options, daylight running lights, Alarm (Which I may not even...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-24-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,231
Posted By hondo78
Cool 330 brakes on 325i

Thanks Stuart-

Thanks for the tip on the rear trailing arms and master cyl, this is valueble information when planning for the complete change over in a single weekend

On the trailing arm if...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 08-23-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By hondo78
Cool Angle eyes

Do these fit 2002 with HID lights?

And these are a full set of four?

I think I am about convenced- Do you have additional photos?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,511
Posted By hondo78
330d and 335d specs

Thanks for the specs, this is what I was looking for. Since I asked the question I lost the car I had, just picked up the replacement sport model this time.

I am still looking for the front clip...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-23-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,231
Posted By hondo78
Cool 330 brake upgrade questions

Nice write up-

1. Did you change the backing plates as well? Or do they line up with the calipers as is, just 3/4 inch smaller.

2. As for the rears, which control arm needs replacing? And are...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 08-22-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,153
Posted By hondo78
Cool Angle Eyes vs daytime running lights

I know this is a newbie question, and fits the requestor. I (now) have a 2002 sport e46 with factory HID lights, but seems to not have the halo lights or angle eyes. I read in the included book the...
Forum: Parting Out 06-15-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By hondo78
WTB 330D engine, Euro readers..

Wanted to Buy

Looking for a complete 330D Turbo Diesel engine, transmission, harness, computer, dash cluster etc.
I would like to buy it in the car, cut at A Pillars or behind the seat so I get...
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