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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,974
Posted By bearing01
Guys, Thanks for this thread. Now it's my turn...

Guys,
Thanks for this thread. Now it's my turn to give back.


BMW E46 Stereo volume-on-off knob repair (Part 1 of 2)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1plG0Tggt14

BMW E46 Stereo volume-on-off...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-27-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By bearing01
I agree that police must protect private property...

I agree that police must protect private property and prevent violence. They have no right to break up peaceful protests or to injure innocent students that happen to be on university property that...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-27-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 917
Posted By bearing01
G20 Pittsburgh. Fascism at work

USA a Police State (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Police_state) or free country?

This is ridiculous.

Forward these videos to your friends.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1789GZj2YQ
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By bearing01
G20 Pittsburgh. Fascism at work

Moved to OT
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=10677441#post10677441
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-27-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,360
Posted By bearing01
This ...

This
http://www.e30tech.com/forum/showthread.php?t=79297
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By bearing01
I had this problem before. The bulb looks good...

I had this problem before. The bulb looks good but the system thinks it's blown. The bulb is either going bad or it is in a bad position in the socket. Swap the turn signal bulb on the bad side...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,577
Posted By bearing01
Unscrew the oil pressure sender (switch) and...

Unscrew the oil pressure sender (switch) and screw in a oil pressure test gauge. The gauge will give you the pressure.

DIY:

Oil pressure sender / switch is #12. Unscrew to remove. Install is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-08-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By bearing01
I have had no problems with my E46. BMW...

I have had no problems with my E46.

BMW Longevity tests? I have a 1986 E30 and it is perhaps the most reliable car in the world.

If all else fails, disconnect the battery negative lead for a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-05-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,860
Posted By bearing01
I've had no success getting bleeder screws out...

I've had no success getting bleeder screws out with an ez-out. If the bleed screw was seized then likely an ez-out will break before you get the un-seized twisted off screw out. The only chance you...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-14-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By bearing01
Linear algebra is essentially just algebra except...

Linear algebra is essentially just algebra except it's applied to solving multiple equations at once in a table format known as a matrix. The actual math involved is much more simple than calculus...
Forum: Money Matters 08-27-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By bearing01
The summer months from April to August is the...

The summer months from April to August is the buying season. The market activity you have seen during this time isn't the norm. Starting September the market will continue its dive until next...
Forum: Money Matters 08-26-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By bearing01
During the run-up of the bubble many jobs created...

During the run-up of the bubble many jobs created were in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. Today California is in a big deficit and has one of the highest unemployment in the country. Also, with...
Forum: Money Matters 08-26-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By bearing01
GM... they're paying pensions to like 1.1 million...

GM... they're paying pensions to like 1.1 million people. Yet they only have like 75,000 employees today.

Forward to 7 minutes and then 22minutes in. If any of those pensions have invested in...
Forum: Money Matters 08-26-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By bearing01
In California there are a wave of Alt-A and...

In California there are a wave of Alt-A and Option-ARM mortgages going to reset in 2010 and 2011. Also, consider that Freddie/Fannie are now in the dirt... credit will be tightening soon. That will...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,102
Posted By bearing01
If recharging with R134a, never tip the can...

If recharging with R134a, never tip the can upside down. THat would feed the refrigerant as a liquid that would slug the compressor. The only time you charge by a liquid is when you are using a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,111
Posted By bearing01
You need to get a chisle or flat top screw driver...

You need to get a chisle or flat top screw driver up in under the head. While prying under the head put your socket wrench on the nut and turn it counter clockwise to back the bolt out while...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By bearing01
What's the chances you have a cracked oil pan? ...

What's the chances you have a cracked oil pan? Maybe you parked your car and ran into a parking space concrete separator curb thing?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By bearing01
Why are you replacing these things. Are they...

Why are you replacing these things. Are they givng you problems? THey should be good for at least another 50k miles yet. THe only real problem could be the control arm bushing. If they look bad...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By bearing01
Reddish buildup normal. I put in 6 quarts...

Reddish buildup normal.

I put in 6 quarts and then top up until the mark is somewhere between the notches of the tipstick. Don't worry about the 7 -vs- 6.9 qts. Just go by where the oil is on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By bearing01
Unless something damages the boots they should...

Unless something damages the boots they should last a long time.



I got over 200k miles on my 1986 E30 and the boots are still good. THe problem with E30's is that the boots are okay, but the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By bearing01
you mean the CV joint boots themselves? ...

you mean the CV joint boots themselves?

You should get at least 150k miles on the CV joint boots. However, if something flicks up from the road or some other means damages the rubber then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By bearing01
They put Silicate in antifreeze to protect the...

They put Silicate in antifreeze to protect the aluminum. Silicate is like a dissolved form of sand. If there's too much silicate or if the antifreeze has aged then the silicate can drop out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By bearing01
I would definitely change the water pump. ...

I would definitely change the water pump.

You could change the hoses but they probably still got some life yet. If you want, just change them.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,378
Posted By bearing01
Are you having a sound issue with your doors? ...

Are you having a sound issue with your doors?

Do a search for window regulator installation DIY for pictures of how to remove the panel.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-28-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By bearing01
I would buy a bavauto or pelicanparts all-black...

I would buy a bavauto or pelicanparts all-black leather "wheelskins" and sew that on.
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