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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By tonyguns
+1 on performing all the maintenance on jfoj's...

+1 on performing all the maintenance on jfoj's links... I have owned E46s for 6 years now and those links have solved, or prevented any further issues to my car.

just FWIW, I have 183k on my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By tonyguns
2001 BMW facelift question

I have searched the wiki, and havent found my particular answer, but I am considering buying a 325i in need of a little front end work, and want to know if anyone has experience with fitting...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-11-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By tonyguns
Price drop to $5600.00 not sure how to edit the...

Price drop to $5600.00 not sure how to edit the title
Forum: Complete Cars 06-04-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By tonyguns
FS - 2001 330Ci Coupe Nashville, TN $6100

I am selling my 2001 BMW 330Ci Coupe with premium seats and trip computer, winter package with heated seats, advanced traction control(DSC), and step-tronic sportshift automatic with sport mode. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,255
Posted By tonyguns
as a long time mechanic servicing Honda, toyota,...

as a long time mechanic servicing Honda, toyota, and Nissan products, I HIGHLY suggest NOT doing this to your car.

Why?

This purges fuel, wet, lubricating fuel from the injectors, which is VERY...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By tonyguns
seriously, read these links. By far the best...

seriously, read these links. By far the best advice on this forum, most of what jfoj has listed in his threads were worn out or on the verge of failing on my 330.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,969
Posted By tonyguns
I completely agree with this, and it sounds more...

I completely agree with this, and it sounds more like you have air in the system, or a system leak which would create low coolant flow to the peripheral systems, like heat. When you are spinning the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By tonyguns
Thanks for the advice, I take my approach to...

Thanks for the advice, I take my approach to maintaining my vehicles very seriously, and I should have clarified that it is a very taboo practice to run the fuel out of your car by disengaging the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By tonyguns
jfoj - Thanks, your links have been quite helpful...

jfoj - Thanks, your links have been quite helpful in getting me this far, I will be replacing the fuel pump in the near future, my car has 170k on the odometer, and is still running on the original...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By tonyguns
My car was recently leaking exactly as you...

My car was recently leaking exactly as you described, a small puddle after shutoff, then nothing if I moved the car. My issue ended up being the expansion tank, and where it mounts to the radiator. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,393
Posted By tonyguns
P0171 & P0174 Fix (My case)

I did some research on this and a few other sites, and decided that I would post my experience in repairing my OBDII code issue and repair. I used my scanner to obtain the codes, and found that I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-31-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By tonyguns
I think I'll go with OE cooling system parts,...

I think I'll go with OE cooling system parts, sounds like quality of fitment is the driving factor, and the water pump, if OE should last me 7 years or so. This car won't be a track day car, but I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By tonyguns
sounds good on the cooling system components and...

sounds good on the cooling system components and makes good sense... was hoping though that someone improved upon the expansion tank design...

Since there are a lot of concerns with the fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By tonyguns
I'll start with the cooling system first: for...

I'll start with the cooling system first: for example, the hoses, the expansion tank, and water pump. And I'll toss in the fuel pump for good measure...

These parts specifically are of my most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By tonyguns
Aftermarket Vs. OEM

So... again I'll preface by saying I am very knowledgeable on which is better when it comes to my Hondas, and I can say without a shred of doubt that OEM Honda parts are the only way to go for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By tonyguns
I would also explore the sunroof drain tubes as...

I would also explore the sunroof drain tubes as well, this is a very common issue on Hondas with power sunroofs. they get clogged at the exit points and water backs up and leaks into the car. If...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By tonyguns
I do believe that was my case too, but I am now...

I do believe that was my case too, but I am now running the system with 48psi on the low side, and while it feels cold across the vents now, it still gets warm at idle, and my outer fan is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By tonyguns
Thank you much! And from what I read here, the...

Thank you much! And from what I read here, the fan receives it's closed loop(on) signal from the sensor located in the cooling system? My first instinct is to check the fan to see if it's receiving...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By tonyguns
I have the full AC/manifold gauge system to check...

I have the full AC/manifold gauge system to check the pressures, and I am running close to 50psi on the low side, and after bringing it up closer to this number from 45(what Honda's high end number...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By tonyguns
Air conditioning Question

Before everyone jumps on me to use the search, let me say that I have, and found some conflicting information across 2 different BMW boards.

First, my car: 2002 BMW 330ci Automatic.

My air...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By tonyguns
Buying my 2nd E46

I am about to buy another E46, a nice looking 330i 5 speed, so I decided to join the forums and absorb as much as I can about the car. It has 120k on the odometer, silver in colour, and has all the...
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