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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-03-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,874
Posted By eweis
An update to this thread.... Thought you...

An update to this thread....

Thought you guys might like to know that ECS Tuning now has available dedicated sockets for this that are pretty cheap --$15 before shipping. Their part number for...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-26-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,874
Posted By eweis
Tnt, when you say "just", I guess you mean it is...

Tnt, when you say "just", I guess you mean it is a simple solution. Yes certainly it is simple to buy a thru bolt set but course those are pretty costly. And a lot more than $6 or even a $20...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By eweis
By the way, in case anyone is following this. My...

By the way, in case anyone is following this. My car came out of this winter driving mode once the temperature got back above freezing. It no longer feels sluggish since it is no longer starting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By eweis
Ok, I've been looking further on this. Maybe...

Ok, I've been looking further on this. Maybe we're experiencing this winter driving mode thing described here. What'dya think?

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1022283

Not clear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By eweis
Could it be that in cold conditions the...

Could it be that in cold conditions the transmission fluid becomes so thick that is causes this sluggishness?
I too have been having this problem with my 1999 328i (GM transmission). It's pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,041
Posted By eweis
I'm guessing that OP probably didn't have...

I'm guessing that OP probably didn't have *comprehensive* coverage so any repairs due to his own accident (which I believe he stated that this was his fault) would have to come out of pocket....and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 275,359
Posted By eweis
Riverjamie, Why are you deciding to take it in...

Riverjamie,
Why are you deciding to take it in for a rebuild? Other than blowing fluid out of the breather hole, is it not shifting and driving ok?

I have had the same problem (you'll see my...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-25-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By eweis
Most of the BMW parts suppliers have a kit. In...

Most of the BMW parts suppliers have a kit. In fact, a few months ago I helped a buddy replace his and, somewhat surprisingly, we were actually able to get the kit from Autozone.....so, they must be...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-24-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,874
Posted By eweis
Sorry for drudging up an old thread but I have a...

Sorry for drudging up an old thread but I have a source for this socket that has worked for me so I thought I'd pass it along.

I have the Bilsteins so my top nut is 22mm. Harbor Freight happens...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 130,846
Posted By eweis
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By eweis
Back to the top for a moment......what's an air...

Back to the top for a moment......what's an air conditioning filter? Do you mean cabin filter?...or something else.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 07-13-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By eweis
Re: Funny vibration

Think about the guibo.

Sent from my EVO
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-13-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By eweis
Re: Help with "Screwed-Up" Spark Plug

Weird. I think you just have to pick/hack it apart and pull it out with needle nosed pliers.

Sent from my EVO
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 111,202
Posted By eweis
Re: Oil level sensor DIY fit

Fastlanechamp....you have to help take a stand against these damn dealers. You gotta call them out on that replacement estimate price. If the sensor and oil is all they're doing then its highway...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By eweis
+1 for advice on this. I bought rear endlinks...

+1 for advice on this. I bought rear endlinks long ago but never installed them because I couldn't figure out how to remove/replace.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By eweis
Re: Loose sound/rattle coming from front end...

When my strut mounts were going bad I would get little clunks over bumps. And, if I leaned my body weight real hard on the front corner of the car, I could get it to clunk.

Sent from my EVO
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By eweis
Re: Loose sound/rattle coming from front end...

Possibly strut mounts.....?


Sent from my EVO
Forum: Great Lakes 06-15-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By eweis
Columbus alignment shops

What alignment and/or suspension shop do people here use in Columbus?
I do my own suspension work and then use NTB for my alignments. They've got a Hunter alignment system and everything and they...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-24-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By eweis
If the knocking sound is rhythmic with the...

If the knocking sound is rhythmic with the rotation of the wheels then it most assuredly is wheel-specific as opposed to suspension per se. My first thought is that you've got a or some loose wheel...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-23-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By eweis
Re: Leaking....

Somebody help the guy out. That's what the forum is for.
What's going to happen is that he's going to call for a quote and then have to come back here again anyways and ask if its a reasonable...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By eweis
Any resolution on this? Very interested to hear...

Any resolution on this? Very interested to hear if this is driveshaft related ....or tires, or wheel bearing...or...etc.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By eweis
I was just quoted $350 for a re-man'd driveshaft...

I was just quoted $350 for a re-man'd driveshaft from Portland so, they're not all that much.
See...you could get down there and replace the flex disc and the center support bearing but, if your...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 121,868
Posted By eweis
You'll only need those if you break them. I...

You'll only need those if you break them. I didn't break mine. If you take a few minutes and you're careful in prying them out with pliers and screwdrivers and stuff like that, you can avoid...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-13-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 121,868
Posted By eweis
You may want to check closely to make sure the...

You may want to check closely to make sure the (three I think) little bolts holding the fan onto the unit are still all tight. A week or so after I installed mine (about 6 months ago), the fan was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 275,359
Posted By eweis
Ok, here's my update from a few posts above. ...

Ok, here's my update from a few posts above.

I went ahead and did the transmission fluid and filter change. That didn't help. I was getting the triangle and exclamation point symbol and I led...
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