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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
Only 250,000 miles on this gem! ...

Only 250,000 miles on this gem!

http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/4835910984.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
No deal. You can score one with 100,000 less...

No deal. You can score one with 100,000 less miles for the same money.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By shovelit
There is no reservoir for the transmission. You...

There is no reservoir for the transmission.
You are looking at the power steering reservoir. Yes. ATF goes in there too.
No need to turn the steering wheel while doing a transmission service.
GM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By shovelit
Metal throughout is bad. Impossible to flush...

Metal throughout is bad. Impossible to flush completely out.
Only way to get it all out is tear it all apart and replace worn/damaged components.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
Also I'm not seeing the "built in...

Also I'm not seeing the "built in navigation".
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By shovelit
Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I hate it...

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I hate it when people don't post
the solution. So I had time to take the dipstick tube out a few weeks ago.
First thing I saw was oil everywhere. Pulled the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By shovelit
^^^ This. European parking lights.

^^^
This. European parking lights.
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,444
Posted By shovelit
For $8k you might be able to score a high mile...

For $8k you might be able to score a high mile W204.
W203=POS!
W202 is nice but old.
I am a Mercedes tech. If you find something you are interested in you can
PM me if you like.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By shovelit
That's my plan. I want to remove and clean the...

That's my plan. I want to remove and clean the tube. Just wanted to make
sure the CVV wasn't damaged due to the oil backing up into it.
I'm not entirely sure about the oil level to start with. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By shovelit
Thank you. I will check that. Engine off right?

Thank you. I will check that.
Engine off right?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By shovelit
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By shovelit
Thanks for the insight. I should have mentioned...

Thanks for the insight. I should have mentioned the car has 170,000 mi.
It actually runs really well. Very slight seepage from front crank seal.
No other leaks.
My only concern with this is if the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By shovelit
Clogged dipstick=ruined cvv?

Hi all.
My daughter's car (03 325 xi) has been using oil since day one.
Well, day one for me that is. I've owned it for about 2 years now.
When I first bought it I did all the maintenance and also...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
I would like to thank all the unwitting...

I would like to thank all the unwitting participants in this thread for increasing the value of both of my unmolested cars!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
Yeah. Isn't that a gallon of coolant sitting...

Yeah. Isn't that a gallon of coolant sitting right beside it in pic 1?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
Sorry. I can't figure out how to copy this ad and...

Sorry. I can't figure out how to copy this ad and paste it here with the pics.
Definitely worth a click though!


http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/4496806416.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By shovelit
Check the DIY section.

Check the DIY section.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By shovelit
Bleed the system properly.

Bleed the system properly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By shovelit
I just had some rust taken care of last week....

I just had some rust taken care of last week. Tiny blister on left rear 1/4 panel where the bumper cover meets it.
Body shop removed the bumper cover and found same thing on the right just not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By shovelit
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attach...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=307157&d=1237474848
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By shovelit
Might as well replace the CVV while you're in...

Might as well replace the CVV while you're in there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By shovelit
German auto solutions should have the DISA o-ring.

German auto solutions should have the DISA o-ring.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By shovelit
Steady even pressure should do it. I always...

Steady even pressure should do it. I always replace them in pairs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 68,592
Posted By shovelit
".i just dont have time to touch the car...

".i just dont have time to touch the car anymore.."

Wish he didn't have time to touch it in the first place.:cry:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By shovelit
Do not rule out a high pressure hose internal...

Do not rule out a high pressure hose internal failure. I've seen this twice on Mercedes-Benz.
The high pressure hose has a plastic inner lining that can collapse and cause no power steering....
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