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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By rickmccl
Here's my suggestions: Check fuel pressure...

Here's my suggestions:
Check fuel pressure before trying to start engine. If you have 0 psi, system is not retaining pressure. You will probably then see the pressure rise (Fuel pump only on while...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34,938
Views: 2,895,473
Posted By rickmccl
Paired the bluetooth, programmed the homelink,...

Paired the bluetooth, programmed the homelink, aired up all the tires and the spare, and washed it.
Forum: Mid Atlantic 08-01-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 72,006
Posted By rickmccl
Name: Rick Loc: Manassas Age: 44 Rides: 86...

Name: Rick
Loc: Manassas
Age: 44
Rides: 86 325 eternal project; 05 330Ci coupe new DD; 99 Sierra rust hauler; 08 Camry beater; 83 Kawasaki LTD 1100 for fun. Finally out of the minivan phase!
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-30-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By rickmccl
I'm back to e46fanatics

Hi all, I'm announcing I'm back to lurking e46fanatics. My 2000 323Ci was totalled after my son hit a deer last spring; now I've finally found my dream car to replace it: 2005 330Ci coupe in electric...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,263
Posted By rickmccl
slippery when wet

I had this issue in my E36 M3. It went away forever when I replaced my pads and rotors. I wouldn't be able to remember what kind of pads/rotors I replaced them with, but I know the rotors weren't the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,366
Posted By rickmccl
OH MY GOD If I spent $14K I would have three...

OH MY GOD If I spent $14K I would have three E46's in my driveway!
:excited:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,553
Posted By rickmccl
Now I find this, I would have gone for this if...

Now I find this, I would have gone for this if I'd seen it, a nice pair.
http://www.amazon.com/Clutch-Wrench-Water-Pump-Holder/dp/B004NUZ50I/ref=wl_mb_hu_m_5_dp

you don't put a shock through the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,553
Posted By rickmccl
So the summary here is that you can use the...

So the summary here is that you can use the hammer if you know what you're doing? There's lots of reports of collateral damage, and a little pants wetting about water pump bearings.

I used to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,889
Posted By rickmccl
Those mfr's (manufacturers) probably don't know;...

Those mfr's (manufacturers) probably don't know; but I do believe that the oil pressure is higher under part throttle than sitting idling in the driveway, so the moving car is getting better oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,377
Posted By rickmccl
If they don't have weights, maybe you could bring...

If they don't have weights, maybe you could bring your own, or you could ask if you can sit in the driver's seat while they do the alignment...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-31-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,851
Posted By rickmccl
I used this bearing puller from harbor freight...

I used this bearing puller from harbor freight (http://www.harborfreight.com/rear-axle-bearing-puller-set-66380.html) and a slide hammer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,503
Posted By rickmccl
It was an awesome joke, its what probably gets...

It was an awesome joke, its what probably gets "fixed" most often.

Mine: leaky ps hoses, blown shocks, broken trim clips, crappy sat radio install, rattly doors, cig burnt falling door trim felt,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-13-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,537
Posted By rickmccl
My car must read this forum, my right rear wheel...

My car must read this forum, my right rear wheel bearing is now quite loud.
:facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,944
Posted By rickmccl
Thumbs down Hence the hedging in the report about go another...

Hence the hedging in the report about go another 8000 and see if it reoccurs.
DUH.

You really are just a sick troll, aren't you? They should force your avatar to 'trollface' just as a warning.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,437
Posted By rickmccl
Damn, I didn't know Canadians were permitted to...

Damn, I didn't know Canadians were permitted to be so cocky. Just because you've never driven your car NOT on the snow doesn't give you permission to be a dick in the forums.

Tires or weight...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-10-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,627
Posted By rickmccl
[QUOTE=e36-2.0;12544623]Link to realOEM: ...

[QUOTE=e36-2.0;12544623]Link to realOEM:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EW53&mospid=47726&btnr=51_4456&hg=51&fg=75&hl=7

Thanks for posting this. I've been looking for the part...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,831
Posted By rickmccl
Steel blue doesn't mean he's homosexual; but...

Steel blue doesn't mean he's homosexual; but asking if it's an OK COLOR might. :lmao:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,530
Posted By rickmccl
and a link to the DIY too, thanks. Nice; I'm...

and a link to the DIY too, thanks.

Nice; I'm sure there's a law against it somewhere :rolleyes:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,381
Posted By rickmccl
:hi: They make a spray to clean oil off your MAF...

:hi: They make a spray to clean oil off your MAF anyway.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,952
Posted By rickmccl
sounds proper; even the auto in my E30 does this....

sounds proper; even the auto in my E30 does this.

OP, just test drive the car carefully and get it checked out before buying. Some trannies do have the fail; many are just fine. I think my '99...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By rickmccl
Well, when the temperature is at or near the...

Well, when the temperature is at or near the target, it doesn't need to send out more heat. Check your cabin temperature with a separate thermometer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,702
Posted By rickmccl
Just trying to Welcome them to the Internet in a...

Just trying to Welcome them to the Internet in a traditional manner. ;)
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 12-09-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,093
Posted By rickmccl
thanks for the story, I enjoyed it as well....

thanks for the story, I enjoyed it as well. However Captain Obvious did want me to let you to know that a 2800CS like the one in the article is not really a 2002.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-08-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By rickmccl
Hi, not really sure of your answer, but are you...

Hi, not really sure of your answer, but are you saying that you tried to run 33 LED's off of just 2 volts? Doesn't seem to make sense to me, sorry if I'm way off base..
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,910
Posted By rickmccl
I like it when they get that fat lip on the outer...

I like it when they get that fat lip on the outer edge, so you have to pry on the caliper just to get the old pads out... :eeps:
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