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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By easyIsle
you have to troubleshoot to find which your...

you have to troubleshoot to find which your problem is:

- the inner halogen bulbs are both blown (and you have standard xenon lights)

- the bixenon flap motors are both broken (this would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,691
Posted By easyIsle
I replaced mine years ago and I can't say I've...

I replaced mine years ago and I can't say I've noticed any effects. I dont think mine were worn. It's been years (maybe 5?) and easily over 20k miles since. I think my post history will show the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
Posted By easyIsle
just wanted to throw in some info to help others....

just wanted to throw in some info to help others.

the metal valve attached to the exhaust manifold opens with vacuum, not pressure. It can be removed and tested with a vacuum pump. Mine was fine...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-24-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 160,602
Posted By easyIsle
well I know of no other way of doing it since I...

well I know of no other way of doing it since I only did it once ... but I can say for sure that the extra room from the front was appreciated.

If you have the option to, definitely schedule to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,691
Posted By easyIsle
I finally put my seals in after holding onto them...

I finally put my seals in after holding onto them for many months. I was permitted to put them in because I developed a VC gasket leak at the rear corner that started hitting my exhaust, instantly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,691
Posted By easyIsle
Rajaie , what bearing?? I was under the...

Rajaie , what bearing?? I was under the impression I was just replacing the seals.

I have 2002 330i.

Also .. Rajaie, can you remind what the shelf life is of the seals? I have purchased mine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By easyIsle
I dont know about normal numbers and you dont...

I dont know about normal numbers and you dont need them

Lower is better. Your reading will be in mA or milliamperes. I would guess roughly that 100 mA or less is good.

We know yours is too high...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,116
Posted By easyIsle
Thanks guys for letting me know which forums i...

Thanks guys for letting me know which forums i should NOT be posting to nor reading! :drool::bow:

between this thread and this one ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,823
Posted By easyIsle
lol at you both. I will agree.. with a 330i...

lol at you both.

I will agree.. with a 330i RWD .. it helps (in some circumstances) to allow wheel slip, vs. letting the computer halt the rear wheels once every few seconds.

To clarify; Yes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,116
Posted By easyIsle
gotcha .. i just said that to emphasize the...

gotcha ..

i just said that to emphasize the wildly varying opinions here.

for example against BMW OEM oil I would hear "you are paying twice as much for the same oil as XX brand; or BMW wants...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,116
Posted By easyIsle
well thats ok, because I actually happen to agree...

well thats ok, because I actually happen to agree with you, expect the part about me being off base.

Since there is no "quanitiative objective evidence", which I call "scientific indisputable...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,116
Posted By easyIsle
Holy MONKEY :banghead: :banghead: I can't...

Holy MONKEY :banghead: :banghead:

I can't read all this. I haven't, won't, and refuse to.

<Personally> I use BMW OEM oil. (Mostly because of threads like this.) Yet, some of you posting here...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,210
Posted By easyIsle
hah based on your username I assumed you did .....

hah based on your username I assumed you did .. didnt bother to check the upper right.

hm I wonder what M's bottom out at
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,019
Posted By easyIsle
subscribed. At the very least, the...

subscribed.

At the very least, the pessimistic replies gave you an idea what very well could be wrong with your engine after that.

But I am among those that wish you the best ... there is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,210
Posted By easyIsle
^ You must also have a hole in your fuel system!!...

^ You must also have a hole in your fuel system!!

My 330 will bottom out at around 11 MPG when floored (reset the fuel computer and floor it straight away)
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By easyIsle
Sorta related .. did you know if your normal...

Sorta related .. did you know if your normal brake bulb is out (highest light element in the brake housing), the car iwll automatically use the parking light bulbs as your brake lights?

I was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,823
Posted By easyIsle
Keno .. I actually came across one of your other...

Keno .. I actually came across one of your other posts on another forum when doing my post-purchase due-diligence research on the DWS. your opinion was one of many that swayed me to the DWS (not to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,823
Posted By easyIsle
^ I am on your page. About 17-20" fell here in...

^ I am on your page. About 17-20" fell here in mid-Suffolk LI.

I am running General Exclaim UHP, which tirerack calls a summer tire and General calls an all-season. I believe tirerack is correct...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By easyIsle
TIS alignment ballasting specs-1.pdf...

TIS alignment ballasting specs-1.pdf (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=203239&d=1163114947)


TIS Alignment Definitions.pdf and TIS Alignment Troubleshooting Guide.pdf,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By easyIsle
Maybe you want to print the alignment procedure...

Maybe you want to print the alignment procedure in full from the TIS to help them out?

I would assume they have access to it already , but just incase they dont-- and to point out "hey, did you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-19-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,602
Posted By easyIsle
i dont know what parts of the system cold can...

i dont know what parts of the system cold can have an effect on.

Getting the codes pulled would really help figure out what part of the system is temperature sensitive and causing the error. In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By easyIsle
no one mentioned it yet, but you are using the...

no one mentioned it yet, but you are using the proper pulley holding tool to get the fan off, right? BMW has a special one, you dont need there's specifically, but you do need one

I drive a manual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,680
Posted By easyIsle
after flipping through all the realoem pages......

after flipping through all the realoem pages... seems there is no separate charger part number that goes in the steering column. Therefore I think it has to be built into the ignition switch......
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,936
Posted By easyIsle
I obviously can't speak for him .. but I'm think...

I obviously can't speak for him .. but I'm think it was this that is the wrong part:



You need to start and warm the car to bleed air out first. Most believe the system has to be open and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By easyIsle
no, will not cause one to be brighter than the...

no, will not cause one to be brighter than the other. the sensors adjust your both headlights evenly.

You could have one aimed higher than the other though. Easy to adjust, ther are adjustment...
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