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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-12-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,043
Posted By blinkerfluid
Getting the bushings out is a bitch. I used a...

Getting the bushings out is a bitch. I used a torch to burn out the centers of the bushings then used a hacksaw with the blade through the center hole to carefully cut through the outer metal part...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-25-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By blinkerfluid
I was able to get mine out with a small prybar...

I was able to get mine out with a small prybar wrapped in a towel. Make sure not to scratch anything. The new seals have to be pushed in almost perfectly straight. If they go in crooked you will...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-14-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By blinkerfluid
+1 for Powerflex. The OEM bushing will wear out...

+1 for Powerflex. The OEM bushing will wear out again after 30-40k. I have had great results with the powerflex.
Forum: Exterior 01-31-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By blinkerfluid
It's both wipers without arms. It is literally...

It's both wipers without arms. It is literally the exact same thing you get by ordering that part number. Please use the Internet and make sure it's what you need.
Forum: Exterior 01-14-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By blinkerfluid
FS: Front plate delete trim, OEM wipers, thing for moonroof, free used front axles

I sold my E46 :( and have the following parts left over in my garage.

OEM wipers PN: 3-397-001-394 $35 shipped
Gone: Trim piece to delete front plate PN:51118195304 $15 shipped
Gone: sunroof...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By blinkerfluid
What to do with old car Parts?

If nothing else DIYing generates a lot of old car parts. I feel like they should be recycled (or sold?). Like right now I have a set of OEM front axles from my 325xi all cleaned up and ready to be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-19-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,591
Posted By blinkerfluid
Unfortunately, I have not resolved this and have...

Unfortunately, I have not resolved this and have decided to give up for now. I know it is not the pedal, the maf, the tb, or the icv. Since the problem is predictable and not constant, its safe to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-17-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By blinkerfluid
Mine is a manual and a double check on this would...

Mine is a manual and a double check on this would be great. I looked around with a mirror for about an hour and could not find any vacuum hose or nipple or anything for the vent pipe to go on to. I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By blinkerfluid
Transfer case vent pipe?!

I was checking for leaks under my car and noticed that the transfercase vent pipe (#3 on the diagram) was not attached to anything. One end is on the back of the trasfercase but I can not find a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By blinkerfluid
I just got done checking the tires which are the...

I just got done checking the tires which are the ones that came on the car when I bought it used. They don't have the strange wear patterns from toe angles ( which is what I think is wrong.) other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By blinkerfluid
handling and steering issues. Could this be an alignment problem?

I recently replaced the front conrtol arms, fcabs and all the rear subframe bushings on my xi. After everything was done, it was obvious I needed an alignment, so I took it to my indy. $250 later,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By blinkerfluid
Oil smell when I accelerate hard on a xi

I changed all the fluids (along with a list of other preventative maintenance) and made sure to fill them to the proper level. Now when I step on the gas hard, I get an oil smell inside the car. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,801
Posted By blinkerfluid
That does not sound like the problem I am having....

That does not sound like the problem I am having. I have read a couple other threads on here addressing that. Obviously you did a search, so hopefully you found one. Try searching bimmerforums as...
Forum: Parting Out 05-25-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By blinkerfluid
How many miles on the TC?

How many miles on the TC?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,434
Posted By blinkerfluid
Looks like I'll be reviving an old thread, but...

Looks like I'll be reviving an old thread, but thats what happens when you search for answers right?

After reading this I have decided to paint my trim. I would like to get a recommendation from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,801
Posted By blinkerfluid
Thanks for the detailed input.......is that the...

Thanks for the detailed input.......is that the throttle position sensor? If it is then I have already checked the hall sensors in my pedal. How would I go about testing the position sensors in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,801
Posted By blinkerfluid
I think I have this problem on my 2002 325xi...

I think I have this problem on my 2002 325xi (electric TB). Its been driving me nuts and I gave up trying to find a solution. I did the vanos seals, had a vacuum test done, and even set up the Easy...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-10-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,347
Posted By blinkerfluid
No, you can only use it with a first generation...

No, you can only use it with a first generation iPod through FireWire 400.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-09-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,347
Posted By blinkerfluid
sorry, I just bought one elsewhere. Good luck...

sorry, I just bought one elsewhere. Good luck with sale.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-08-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,982
Posted By blinkerfluid
This helps a lot, I didn't think about dropping...

This helps a lot, I didn't think about dropping the subframe. I was looking at this thread: http://www.e46zone.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=9810 , which talks about taking out the fan and the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-06-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,981
Posted By blinkerfluid
:thumbsup: Just took a quick look at their prices...

:thumbsup: Just took a quick look at their prices and they are good! Would have saved $40 or so dollars on my last parts order if I had known about them. Definitely bookmarking for future research...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-06-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,347
Posted By blinkerfluid
emailed you

emailed you
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-04-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By blinkerfluid
WTB: Used Dynavin V5 or Dice ipod adapter

Looking save a bit of money by buying used, its just hard to get one on here since they sell so fast. PM if you are selling.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-04-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By blinkerfluid
FS: 4 style 73 OEM wheels individual or as a set

3 of the wheels are not straight. They are only slightly bent and still balance out with hardly any weight. 1 is perfectly straight. All wheels have some light scratches and two have minor curb...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By blinkerfluid
The BMW digital control system for the engine is...

The BMW digital control system for the engine is not made by BMW, it's made by seinens. Other car makers have utilized seinens control system other than BMW so the parts are interchangeable. I bought...
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