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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Alexotronic
Just installed some "cool carbon" pads myself. ...

Just installed some "cool carbon" pads myself.

I do have to press harder on the brake pedal, but I can still stop really fast.

Definitely less dust, my rims were black within a day or two...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,258
Posted By Alexotronic
Please don't delete thread after selling. This is...

Please don't delete thread after selling. This is bookmarked. And I don't ever bookmark these sorts of threads.
Forum: Complete Cars 10-26-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Alexotronic
CA - SoCal -04 325Ci

JUST PASSING THIS ALONG - Saw this on CL

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/4141664219.html

Very tastefully modded. Good price considering mods I think (no interior pics though WTF is up...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 101,069
Posted By Alexotronic
Did this job today. I'm with goose^ this wasn't...

Did this job today. I'm with goose^ this wasn't possible for me until I removed the air duct.

As for anyone with trouble getting the duct back in - Figure out where the duct isn't clearing, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,441
Posted By Alexotronic
+1 for disa o-ring and CCV oil return hose. (I...

+1 for disa o-ring and CCV oil return hose. (I had the same symptoms as you and it turned out to be the o-ring(but the o-ring is injection molded, so i had to scrape out the old one and install a new...
Forum: California 08-18-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 10,406
Posted By Alexotronic
Good times! +1 for Jason's beef and +1 for...

Good times! +1 for Jason's beef and +1 for delicious guacamole.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Alexotronic
Bimmian LED Sidemarkers Flickering / Customer Service Story

I ordered some sidemarkers from Bimmian a year or two ago, whenever the car is running they will randomly flash every 30 seconds or so. I tried to run the issue by their customer service:



So,...
Forum: The Showroom 05-21-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,640
Posted By Alexotronic
yall forget about this thing?! ...

yall forget about this thing?!

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/966540_10101394392879230_1811497619_o.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Alexotronic
derp. slid it off the tensioner. instant success....

derp. slid it off the tensioner. instant success. (no teeth on tensioner)

back to work!

interesting bernie

EDIT: Finished the job, let the car get to operating temp then shut it off. Going...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Alexotronic
OFHG DIY > Mechanical Tensioner > SOS

I am currently replacing my OFHG and am having trouble removing the main belt from the alternator.

I have a mechanical tensioner, and when I twist the tensioner clockwise it only moves slightly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Alexotronic
Hmmmm.... My money is on a crankcase leak for...

Hmmmm.... My money is on a crankcase leak for me... Going to look into VCG replacement.... I'd like to do VANOS seals too, but that may be too Involved for me. (I do have the CCV badge though ;-))
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Alexotronic
If I can hear my fuel pump prime when I put the...

If I can hear my fuel pump prime when I put the Ignition in position 2 can I rule that out?

slow roll: are you getting any check engine codes?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Alexotronic
I'm having a very similar problem. One huge...

I'm having a very similar problem.

One huge red flag for me is what looks to be a tiny oil leak on the right (exhaust) side of the engine. Which leads me to believe that my valve cover may be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By Alexotronic
Hrm. Even doing it with the engine off might be...

Hrm. Even doing it with the engine off might be sketchy (fuel lines stay pressurized all the time I think).

I'm not COMPLETELY broke.. so no reason not to do it right.

Going to try and rule...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By Alexotronic
Checking fuel pressure with tire pressure gauge?

Hello, is it possible to check my fuel pressure with a basic PSI gauge? Or would that just give me a reading while spraying gas all in my engine bay? :drool:
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Alexotronic
I replaced spark plugs with "OEM" NGK (they had 4...

I replaced spark plugs with "OEM" NGK (they had 4 prongs).

Time to murder a hose..... or maybe invest in a stethoscope.....

Re-seating spark plugs is also a good idea. (Hoping for some PFM)
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Alexotronic
I think that a DISA rattle would be localized at...

I think that a DISA rattle would be localized at the DISA, this sound seems to be coming from everywhere.

Also, I have removed the disa/ICV/throttle body before and tested function.

Only 90+...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Alexotronic
Clip Clip Clop Clop Ticking Noise *Video*

Hello, does anyone have any idea on what could be causing this strange noise in my engine? It sounds like a mix between a horse galloping and a blinker.

http://youtu.be/L58Q50gsNrs
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,321
Posted By Alexotronic
This. RIDE TILL THEY DIE!

This. RIDE TILL THEY DIE!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-21-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Alexotronic
Installed speakers, sounds much less "muddy"....

Installed speakers, sounds much less "muddy". Makes me want to upgrade the tweeters soooo bad. Shout out to BSW Halston for prompt customer service response.

One thing: The youtube video does not...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-17-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,673
Posted By Alexotronic
It's like the perfect blend between a track car...

It's like the perfect blend between a track car and ultimate E46 style.......

I wonder how those seats feel compared to Stock (sport package) Seats
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-14-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Alexotronic
Eureka - The rear speakers are interchangeable...

Eureka - The rear speakers are interchangeable with the door speakers. I think I have my solution: Move the door speakers to the rear and put BSWs in the front!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-12-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Alexotronic
I feel like their technical specs should be...

I feel like their technical specs should be listed in their knowledge database...

http://www.bavariansoundwerks.com/knowledgemanager/categories/BMW+Speakers/
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-12-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Alexotronic
*stream of consciousness* Went to Best buy...

*stream of consciousness*
Went to Best buy today. Looks like I'm probably going to have to chop off the connector... makes me lean more towards BSW..... I guess I wouldn't mind chopping the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-12-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By Alexotronic
I'm going for "bolt on" as well. I'm just not...

I'm going for "bolt on" as well. I'm just not sure what sorts of standardization speakers have. What type did you order? Have you installed them yet?
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