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Forum: Lighting Forum 11-08-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 171,171
Posted By Fry-man22
:) And Tail Light issues aren't limited to the...

:) And Tail Light issues aren't limited to the Facelift - I think you got my point and understand I was being facetious but I'm not sure...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-08-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 171,171
Posted By Fry-man22
I'd rather have the tail light issues of the...

I'd rather have the tail light issues of the facelift than the subframe issues of the pre-facelift.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,249
Posted By Fry-man22
Dmax - when you took your car in, do you remember...

Dmax - when you took your car in, do you remember what the resolution was? I think I'm in exactly the situation you outline in your OP. Thanks for any direction you can give.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,783
Posted By Fry-man22
If your steering coupler hasn't been changed I...

If your steering coupler hasn't been changed I would do that before you spend any more money. If there is play there it can manifest itself in all kinds of ways. It's like a $45 part and a 45 minute...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,623
Posted By Fry-man22
You may be out of your league. When you replaced...

You may be out of your league. When you replaced the hose you let moisture into the system. This is no good as it freezes and no freon can flow through. You need to evacuate all moisture from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Fry-man22
At least it wasn't the blue civic M3 again...

At least it wasn't the blue civic M3 again...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,612
Posted By Fry-man22
You might be surprised. I was amazed at the...

You might be surprised. I was amazed at the amount of movement mine had at 65K miles. BMW tech told me about it while they had the thing on a lift and was able to push his shoulder into the wheel and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,752
Posted By Fry-man22
Personally I would consider stalling in the...

Personally I would consider stalling in the middle of a drive a power issue...

Also ZHP is the most likely of the 330s to exhibit the Vanos rattle due to the increased lash of the more aggressive...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,902
Posted By Fry-man22
+1 - Agreed

+1 - Agreed
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,312
Posted By Fry-man22
Not on an automatic trans e46. They use a...

Not on an automatic trans e46. They use a mechanical fan driven by a belt just like the other fellow said.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,541
Posted By Fry-man22
The cop thought you were stoned since you were...

The cop thought you were stoned since you were doing 15mph at 2AM - he can't just pull you over for the hell of it in most states so your lights became "too bright". He pulled you over and made sure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,098
Posted By Fry-man22
NO matter how you do the math this dude makes...

NO matter how you do the math this dude makes less than 75K so he should shut the **** up about him making any money. If he's married he's just making it with that salary in my opinion.

OP should...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Fry-man22
+1 thanks to all those who contribute to this...

+1 thanks to all those who contribute to this board. My 330i just would not be the car it is (at least I could't afford to make it so) if I didn't know the inside scoop on how to deal with the issues...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By Fry-man22
If it's not on an axel with a diff then it's...

If it's not on an axel with a diff then it's fine. If there is a diff involved then it can be really bad news - The spindle gears have to walk ALL the time and that heats things up quite badly. Since...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Fry-man22
Non-OEM suppliers sometimes miss out on the finer...

Non-OEM suppliers sometimes miss out on the finer points of OEM parts. This is one of those times. The company you bought those from didn't know or care about the auto-leveling of the headlights. You...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,960
Posted By Fry-man22
??? Don't know if that's really accurate. The...

??? Don't know if that's really accurate. The hoses on my 1989 Bronco are molded reinforced rubber and they have burst before, hoses just go bad and that's a fact of life.

I do however agree the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,780
Posted By Fry-man22
Good post - I agree with everything you said. ...

Good post - I agree with everything you said.

If you don't mind doing a little bit of reading and wrenching yourself these cars are a joy to drive. The car has to become a bit of a hobby though...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Fry-man22
+1 to checking the location. That's a really...

+1 to checking the location. That's a really tricky little bit of this DIY. I used the pegboard in the garage as a pattern holder of sorts so I could keep track of where to put them back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,093
Posted By Fry-man22
Pretty sure there is a second pump down in the...

Pretty sure there is a second pump down in the tank that moves fuel from on side of the tank to the other where the primary can then pump out. It's possible this secondary pump failed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,884
Posted By Fry-man22
That "solid slab of metal" is sheet metal, not...

That "solid slab of metal" is sheet metal, not really the stiffest material available yet according to those numbers the chassis exhibits a 27% reduction in stiffness because of a 3 foot piece of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Fry-man22
Just call BMW with the VIN and they can tell you...

Just call BMW with the VIN and they can tell you the options it came with. For future reference it's a good idea to do this before you pay for the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,160
Posted By Fry-man22
When I decide to do anything with the VANOS I'm...

When I decide to do anything with the VANOS I'm getting a rebuilt one from DR VANOS. Has the upgraded seals and the rattle fix and I get to just unbolt the old one and install the new and ship the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,949
Posted By Fry-man22
Well either leave it the **** alone or stick a...

Well either leave it the **** alone or stick a rag in that gas tank and light it. You've been told everything from sensor issues to catastrophic engine failure and you're still out there turning the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By Fry-man22
I'm with dmax - you totally have the crush washer...

I'm with dmax - you totally have the crush washer from the drain plug in the filter housing and should probably remove it asap. No idea what it coud affect but it can't be good.

I was leaking what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,884
Posted By Fry-man22
So that entire post was just to state the brace...

So that entire post was just to state the brace does not exist and you quote it asking for a picture of the non-existent - hilarious.
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