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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,839
Posted By rtparty
Here in Utah we see our share of snow also. Right...

Here in Utah we see our share of snow also. Right now there is about 4-5 inches of snow/slush/ice with a sheet of ice under that on my street. I can go where ever I want in my car with my snow tires...
Forum: Home Improvement 12-13-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 438
Posted By rtparty
Panasonic Plasma The new plasma stuff has...

Panasonic Plasma

The new plasma stuff has technology so you don't have to deal with burn in. Just watch the TV for 100 hours or so before hooking up a game. I personally hate the 120/240hz on LCD...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 26,503
Posted By rtparty
Bump old thread. Any updates Jeffro?

Bump old thread.

Any updates Jeffro?
Forum: The Showroom 12-08-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 348,796
Posted By rtparty
IN Major win

IN

Major win
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,973
Posted By rtparty
Any updates? I have all the symptoms but have no...

Any updates? I have all the symptoms but have no idea what it is. My thinking is the alternator but I am unsure.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By rtparty
The vanos gasket is separate and you can find the...

The vanos gasket is separate and you can find the part number in the procedure portion. There are also easily lost and broken parts that you may want to look into getting. Most are pretty cheap so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By rtparty
I did the install myself. Very easy to do, just...

I did the install myself. Very easy to do, just time consuming. A lot of dirty work to get to the Vanos seals and then put it all back together. It should only take a shop 4 hours to change them out....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By rtparty
this

this
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By rtparty
1) Vanos seals need to be replaced if you haven't...

1) Vanos seals need to be replaced if you haven't already.

2) Could also be the DISA valve. The DISA is very easy to check.

3)Have you ever cleaned the Idle Control Valve? Not saying that is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
Raj, Completed the Vanos repair about 2...

Raj,

Completed the Vanos repair about 2 hours ago. In total it took me 8 hours! I went extra slow though and was just looking at everything I could in the engine. I had three issues that took an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
Raj I have not installed the seals yet because...

Raj I have not installed the seals yet because Pelican Parts forgot my VANOS gasket so I am waiting on that. However I have noticed some odd things happening with both mine and my dad's car. When I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,127
Posted By rtparty
Just use Mobil 1 0W-40. BMW's oil does say 5w-30...

Just use Mobil 1 0W-40. BMW's oil does say 5w-30 but supposedly it is different than every other 5w-30 on the market. My Dad has only been using Mobil 5w-30 for over 90k miles with no issues. When we...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,127
Posted By rtparty
For oil filter I run Fram. My parents have run...

For oil filter I run Fram. My parents have run fram oil filters on their car since the first oil change at 10k miles. They have no issues with them. They are now over 100k miles on the car.

For...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
Order placed! Hopefully everything will be here...

Order placed! Hopefully everything will be here by Saturday but some of my parts may take longer.

Thanks Raj for all the help!:thanks:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
I will put in the order when I can. I am looking...

I will put in the order when I can. I am looking to find the pulley holder tool and a 32mm wrench. I looked for the pulley holder tool from BMW but can't find anything. The part number listed in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
Raj, If I order the seals today or early...

Raj,

If I order the seals today or early tomorrow, how quick can I get them in my hands? The weather is about to turn bad here in Utah for the next little bit so I was hoping to install some new...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-16-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By rtparty
I LOVE working on cars so it is no big deal to...

I LOVE working on cars so it is no big deal to me.

When I bought it I knew about the suspension and power steering leak. When I told the guy about the problems he dropped the price to make it all...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-16-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By rtparty
New to BMW and the Forum!

Well I thought I would drop in and give a BIG thanks to everyone on this site!

I got my first BMW about 3 weeks ago. It is a 2001 325i in TiAg and has 136k miles on it. It has all black interior...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
Thank you for the reply! Your knowledge and help...

Thank you for the reply! Your knowledge and help does not go unnoticed :bow:

What is the removal of the fan do? Is it in the way of the install?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 541,954
Posted By rtparty
Alright I have read probably 25 pages of this...

Alright I have read probably 25 pages of this thread and the entire website where you buy the seals from. I think I have missed some stuff, that or my brain is on system overload! LOL

1) I have a...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 11-09-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By rtparty
price shipped to 84043

price shipped to 84043
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-05-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By rtparty
WTB Coilovers for 01 325i

I am looking for a complete set of coilovers for my car. It is a 2001 325i with sport suspension. It has 136k miles on the original parts. I just bought the car about 2 weeks ago and am fixing what I...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-04-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By rtparty
Are these still available? Please PM me the...

Are these still available? Please PM me the lowest you can go. I need a new suspension ASAP!
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-04-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,513
Posted By rtparty
PM sent. Hope the OP is still around watching...

PM sent. Hope the OP is still around watching this thread.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-04-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By rtparty
What model is the K Sport coilover suspension?

What model is the K Sport coilover suspension?
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