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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,154
Posted By DPF
There are likely more versed fanatics than me to...

There are likely more versed fanatics than me to give suggestion. However, due to the speed range you're describing, my first impression would be front wheel bearing on one one or both sides.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By DPF
Well, that's hideous.

Well, that's hideous.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By DPF
I do not believe sway bar end links are different...

I do not believe sway bar end links are different between the sport and non.

Verify on realoem. If they're different it will list both.

Just checked, only one part number, independent of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By DPF
Check the filter cover o-ring? Maybe a...

Check the filter cover o-ring?

Maybe a snapped o-ring or crack in cap or reservoir?

Can't really be too many things to be leaking from where you say.

-DPF
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By DPF
Check realoem dot com for part numbers and order...

Check realoem dot com for part numbers and order from the dealer.

You may be able to get them from Certi-fit, but I doubt it.

-DPF
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,241
Posted By DPF
Second the expansion tank as well. It can crack...

Second the expansion tank as well. It can crack somewhere hard to see and be shooting a fine stream over by the pulleys, resulting in what you see.

Does sound like your t-stat is done so I agree...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-19-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,862
Posted By DPF
On mine it took a day of torch/PB Blaster cycling...

On mine it took a day of torch/PB Blaster cycling on the outer bj's. Then the next morning they finally popped with AZ pickle fork and an 8lb sledge (That was all I had BFH-wise).

They did...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-13-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,271
Posted By DPF
Double check to be sure accuracy for Xi But...

Double check to be sure accuracy for Xi

But here's a list (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=638252)
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By DPF
$300 @ autohausaz, $330 @ pelican -DPF

$300 @ autohausaz, $330 @ pelican

-DPF
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By DPF
Sun-fade. Happens to most if out in the light. ...

Sun-fade. Happens to most if out in the light. My wife's is a Navy Blue now, but still black on the edges where it hasn't been faded.

There is a process for getting out, then people use...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,340
Posted By DPF
So it's the lower black trim (#9 in realoem...

So it's the lower black trim (#9 in realoem diagram) that needs to be removed? Just want to be certain. I had assumed it was the upper since it was larger. Glad to know it's not as I would have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,858
Posted By DPF
lkchris, agreed this as with most of these types...

lkchris, agreed this as with most of these types of solutions are usually bunk. However, I can personally attest to the MAF cleaning. The wife's 01 325i was throwing all sorts of codes for mixture...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,775
Posted By DPF
Here you go...

Here you go (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=421918&highlight=meyle+hd+diy)

-DPF
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-01-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By DPF
No, I don't trust those for more than a single...

No, I don't trust those for more than a single use. Plus I believe E46 bleed screws are 9mm, which SpeedBleeders don't make.

More like what is shown in the third picture here....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,329
Posted By DPF
Important note, there's not much room under...

Important note, there's not much room under there. About 3.5"-4" under the jackpoints. Unless you have an Xi. I have a smaller Craftsman jack that fits under everything fine, then a bigger heavy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,020
Posted By DPF
I also would like clear instruction if it's...

I also would like clear instruction if it's available but no fold down rear seats. 01 sedan.

I'm assuming it's the same type of thing as some DIYs for coupes I've found. Remove seat backs,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-01-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By DPF
Bullet style brake bleed check valve

Where can I get one of these? All I can find are the crappy plastic bottle dead-man bleeders and those give me the heebies. I'd much rather find one of the tube-mounted bullet shaped check valves....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,800
Posted By DPF
The wife's 01 325 has always been like that as...

The wife's 01 325 has always been like that as well. As long as it's towards the center, it's fine. I believe it being offset a bit is normal, I remeber looking into it before.

That gauge is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By DPF
I'd just replace it. If you know it's damaged...

I'd just replace it. If you know it's damaged you're better off. Don't forget, the rear one versus the front one are different (wire lengths), so be sure you have the right one.

-DPF
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,329
Posted By DPF
The only other note is to check if you have a...

The only other note is to check if you have a center jack point in the front. Some do, some don't.

If you don't, to have a full setup for getting the front up you really should have two jacks. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By DPF
When futzing around checking pads and calipers...

When futzing around checking pads and calipers maybe you knocked the sensor connector loose or damaged the business end of the sensor. If you know the pads are good, check the two wheels with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,947
Posted By DPF
C'mon, really? It's listed on the DIY page. You...

C'mon, really? It's listed on the DIY page. You don't even have to search

Here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=140066)

-DPF
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,947
Posted By DPF
Blackrain, that sounds a little bit goofy. Not...

Blackrain, that sounds a little bit goofy. Not saying it's wrong, but pressure is pressure in a hydraulic line. I suppose it's possible, head losses and all.

What is the fix? Rerouting the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29,844
Views: 2,257,797
Posted By DPF
Well, not all today, but over the weekend and it...

Well, not all today, but over the weekend and it spilled into today before completion:

Struts
Shocks
springs all around
RTABs
LCABS
CAs
tie rods
all 4 end links
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,947
Posted By DPF
Most likely the outer ball on the Control arm. ...

Most likely the outer ball on the Control arm. Ours did the same thing. Tap the brakes, feel a jerk in the wheel. I believed LCAB was the source, but my outer bj was shot as well so I can't rule...
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