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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,511
Posted By 323guy
M1 oil & filter change ~ $40. (2000 E46). but I...

M1 oil & filter change ~ $40. (2000 E46). but I only do about 4000 miles a year now a days.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By 323guy
My X3 had the exact same symptom - 60-90 on the...

My X3 had the exact same symptom - 60-90 on the highway - jerking. It was a vacuum leak - classic acceleration problem. Common problem with aging plastic or rubber hoses. There were never any...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-07-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By 323guy
pry old rad hose carefully off

I used a medium sized flat tip screwdriver - came off like a charm. Note: I ended up having to pull the entire radiator from the 05' X3 and remove the hoses from the radiator on my work bench - as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By 323guy
IKHA removal

You unit looks exactly like mine - so I'd expect it to pry out from the left and right of the unit itself with a flat tip screwdriver or a plastic pry tool. I replaced my IKHA recently. It quickly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 41,800
Posted By 323guy
I have an Automatic 2000 323 and I experienced a...

I have an Automatic 2000 323 and I experienced a similar idle / stall problem over a two week period.
The dealer found the throttle cable was rusty and sticking at times. Replaced the throttle...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 30,304
Views: 2,309,962
Posted By 323guy
Cleaned the throttle body and reset the error...

Cleaned the throttle body and reset the error codes. Running very well again now after running like a bucking bronco beforehand. LOL
What was nice is the esstuning.com supercharger relocated the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 291,676
Posted By 323guy
No longer having a no-reverse problem. Thank you very much.

Yes my 9/99 build date has the GM tranny... according to the BMW dealer whom replaced all the solenoids in my tranny. Actually while I did experience probably 6 total no-reverse problems in April...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By 323guy
no aftermarket electronics - not my thing. ...

no aftermarket electronics - not my thing. Searching around did turn up this particular E46 design unit was failing early on and being replaced under warranty back in the day...my units design is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By 323guy
The reboot made no change to the problem.

The reboot made no change to the problem.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By 323guy
IKHA dead. Fuses good. No error codes.

IHKA ... Turned car over. Glanced down to check that AC was on in this heat wave - it was - and right while I was looking it went complete dark. Lights off. Checked for any error codes - none. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 291,676
Posted By 323guy
well its been going into reverse when cold now. ...

well its been going into reverse when cold now. It did give me problems twice last week after driving 15 minutes... this never happened before. I am going to replace the fluid & fluid myself once...
Forum: Engine & Performance 04-22-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By 323guy
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-22-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By 323guy
SOLD. thx

SOLD. thx
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-21-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By 323guy
Done. I do just happen to have a pic of the car...

Done. I do just happen to have a pic of the car with them with my car covered with ice. But it does show the lowered car. But the PSS9s do have a lot of adjustment available to them.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-21-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By 323guy
SOLD *** FS: Used E46 Bilstein PSS9 set. ( 1 strut is new)

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 291,676
Posted By 323guy
I have a 2000 ( manufacture date of 09/99) E46...

I have a 2000 ( manufacture date of 09/99) E46 323iT. I just hit 115,000 miles. I got my car back from the dealer last Monday. I had taken it in for the no reverse problem and the dealer...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-30-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,500
Posted By 323guy
cold weathercracking only on left front side

I just changed all the front suspension components, 100% new bmw struts & hardware & mounts, Meyle HD CAs and End Links, and installed myself - it wasn't creaking - took it shop which aligned it and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By 323guy
can't fit a power tool in the limited space but I...

can't fit a power tool in the limited space but I can fit the noozle of a torch to heat the nut up till it glows and try the socket and wrench method again according to two of my co workers. thanks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By 323guy
Removing PSS9 spring perch 29mm rusty/seized nut?

Removed Bilstein PSS9s rear springs, but the rusted 29mm bolt & nut holding the bilstein spring perch on is now seized. I let it soak over night of course before taking a socket and wrench to it. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By 323guy
muscling the control arm down

I will give the muscling the arm down method a go...

I have stock springs which require greater clearance than any of the aftermarket shorter lowering springs. I didn't have to remove any of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By 323guy
(Control arm & Tie-rod ) ball joints removal for OEM strut assembly install?

The BMW manual mentions removing the Tie-rod ball joint from steering knuckle in order to install a new OEM strut & OEM Spring. But I still haven't the needed clearance for the oem strut assembly....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By 323guy
Climate controls no longer operate air movement through vents

My cabin's climate FAN was making a racket when operating, even though it did move the air in the cabin - I took it to a local mechanic. The mechanic said I needed a new fan. It was replaced and...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-17-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By 323guy
Wheel bolts & anit-seize

When re-installing the wheels on the car - Do the bolts go on dry or is it ok to use an anti-seize on the threads before torqueing them down to proper specs?
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-18-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,364
Posted By 323guy
For your $350-$400 price target - a quick survey...

For your $350-$400 price target - a quick survey at: http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/acoustic-electric-guitars/6-string shows there are several brands in that price point. Fender, Ibanez,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By 323guy
Auto Transport

Don't know what NJ to CO is but I did get a quote last week to shi my Porsche from FL to IA - it was $825 total - door to door.

I got a dozen quotes. I ended up going with the company that had...
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