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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By Megalocnus
One of the easiest ways to remove the expansion...

One of the easiest ways to remove the expansion tank from the bracket is by a hydraulic jack and a piece of wood of an appropriate length. Place the wooden piece under the tank, place jack under the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Megalocnus
Check BSW's website for instructions. They have...

Check BSW's website for instructions. They have an aftermarket speaker that fits into the original midrange housing.
The midrange speakers from ECS are genuine, that's why they come in housings of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Megalocnus
You can remove the speaker, but the housing and...

You can remove the speaker, but the housing and particularly the outer ring is brittle.
It is much better to exchange the speaker with a new one with black housing. Try to work this out with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,434
Posted By Megalocnus
I got this one:...

I got this one: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009H4RK4O/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Fits there just fine. Also comes with a plastic mounting bracket through which I punched holes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,434
Posted By Megalocnus
After reading about E46 catching fire due to LCM,...

After reading about E46 catching fire due to LCM, FSU, and oil leak issues, I finally installed a fire extinguisher under the passenger seat.


Batteries can last a long time in SoCal. My 1999...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Megalocnus
Originally it was designed to connect to a trunk...

Originally it was designed to connect to a trunk mounted CD-changer, which is an optional equipment.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By Megalocnus
As far as we are concerned, it's a rocket...

As far as we are concerned, it's a rocket science.
If it wasn't, BMW would have chosen better materials for these rings.
You can buy a set of seals from multiple sellers on ebay and these seals...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,575
Posted By Megalocnus
Yes, there are some ZHP owners asking unrealistic...

Yes, there are some ZHP owners asking unrealistic prices, but I have seen that with other models as well. In reality the ZHPs aren't that much more expensive than the 330i/ci ZSPs, excepting those...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Megalocnus
A 2000 323i on nearly 200K miles and an automatic...

A 2000 323i on nearly 200K miles and an automatic transmission that is acting up?
You should have taken the money.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By Megalocnus
There are no tools required. Pretty sure the pump...

There are no tools required. Pretty sure the pump can be replaced using only the stock tool kit attached to the trunk lid.
However given the circumstances $375 is not an outrageous price.

Should...
Forum: Political Talk 03-23-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 1,896
Posted By Megalocnus
Moscow's ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov...

Moscow's ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov is 'joking':

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvIc22-CoGc
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Megalocnus
This is not a line. As suggested above this is a...

This is not a line. As suggested above this is a part of the engine wiring harness that connects to the thermostat, camshaft position sensors, and VANOS solenoids if I remember correctly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,622
Posted By Megalocnus
Sorry, I don't know for sure. I have experience...

Sorry, I don't know for sure.
I have experience only with manual BMWs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,593
Posted By Megalocnus
^ This one seems to me like a much better deal....

^ This one seems to me like a much better deal. Nevertheless, do your homework and invest in inspection and autocheck or carfax report.
A ZHP with manual transmission in good shape is pretty hard to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,622
Posted By Megalocnus
By the way, the Modine radiator is cheaper to...

By the way, the Modine radiator is cheaper to order online from some BMW dealers.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,622
Posted By Megalocnus
Nissens is ok. Had it on my manual 323i. Had the...

Nissens is ok. Had it on my manual 323i. Had the car for more than 6 years and 75K miles after the installation - zero issues with the radiator. The Nissens has a drain plug designed the same way as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Megalocnus
Probably you'll be fine if you don't put a crush...

Probably you'll be fine if you don't put a crush washer there. I don't think the bolt will come loose or something.
However, there's no such thing as an integrated washer as stated above. Either the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,593
Posted By Megalocnus
That would be a normal private seller price for...

That would be a normal private seller price for an automatic ZHP of these miles, color combination, and year.
It can be a good deal or a run away depending on its history and present condition. It's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,622
Posted By Megalocnus
^BMAparts exchanged the unused Behr radiator I...

^BMAparts exchanged the unused Behr radiator I purchased from them with one made by Modine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Megalocnus
Yes, you don't need a pneumatic gun for this, the...

Yes, you don't need a pneumatic gun for this, the manual works just fine.
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-14-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,170
Posted By Megalocnus
That's probably true although "millions and...

That's probably true although "millions and millions" is an exaggeration. Not all types of insurance fraud are easy to get away with though.


The insurance companies are businesses. As such their...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-13-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,170
Posted By Megalocnus
No amount of stupidity could possibly explain his...

No amount of stupidity could possibly explain his motives. It's not like he had to make a split second decision after all.

There's this wonderful thing called personal bankruptcy. He could have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By Megalocnus
OP, comparing the driveshaft play in first vs....

OP, comparing the driveshaft play in first vs. second gear, is there a difference? Which one has more play?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Megalocnus
Dmax, is this what you are like on the radio?

Dmax, is this what you are like on the radio?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,109
Posted By Megalocnus
Lol, jealous, aren't we? OP runs a shop and a...

Lol, jealous, aren't we?
OP runs a shop and a business. That's worth more than a salvaged E46 and an IS300.

OP, props for your work. This is going to be a great experience for you in the future....
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