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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40,103
Views: 4,165,572
Posted By Chris C
I replaced my fuel pump. The locking ring was way...

I replaced my fuel pump. The locking ring was way more difficult to get off than I would have liked. I'm glad it's done. If you're going to get a fuel pump locking ring tool, consider getting one...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40,103
Views: 4,165,572
Posted By Chris C
I replaced my fuel pump. The locking ring was way...

I replaced my fuel pump. The locking ring was way more difficult to get off than I would have liked. I'm glad it's done. If you're going to get a fuel pump locking ring tool, consider getting one...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Chris C
As others have mentioned I'd go with E92 series. ...

As others have mentioned I'd go with E92 series. However, I'd go without the turbo for reduced maintenance costs. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,360
Posted By Chris C
I've been using Shell Rotella T6 5w40 for over 10...

I've been using Shell Rotella T6 5w40 for over 10 years. When I was doing my original due diligence on T6 5w40 I came across some postings that Lamborghini owners where using it when there was a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Chris C
I'd look at replacing the fuel pump if I were you...

I'd look at replacing the fuel pump if I were you as Alex323ci mentioned. Mine went out on me at 216K miles and it's proving a PITA to replace. The fuel pump locking ring is rusted on tight and I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 40,103
Views: 4,165,572
Posted By Chris C
I replaced my fuel filter yesterday. I'm in the...

I replaced my fuel filter yesterday. I'm in the process of replacing my fuel pump. The locking ring is proving to be difficult though. I even bought one of the specialty tools to remove the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,469
Posted By Chris C
I must concur. You probably aren't going to get...

I must concur. You probably aren't going to get that much for the car. Especially not enough to take care of the existing problems. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Chris C
I'd bet serious money that it's the fan. The...

I'd bet serious money that it's the fan. The same thing was happening to my car before I replaced the fan. It would overheat in traffic but once traffic died down and I could go at a good moderate...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,012
Posted By Chris C
I performed the Beisan vanos seals replacement...

I performed the Beisan vanos seals replacement using the DIY already provided by jeskoy and found the instructions very well written and easy to follow. If you are patient and have the proper tools,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-13-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chris C
Thanks for posting this video. I'm getting ready...

Thanks for posting this video. I'm getting ready to replace the engine and transmission mounts for my car and this is a good presentation as to what to expect for this DIY. Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,986
Posted By Chris C
Looks nice. Enjoy the ride...

Looks nice. Enjoy the ride...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Chris C
You might as well replace the water pump while...

You might as well replace the water pump while your replacing the thermostat and radiator. Other folks have already mentioned the expansion tank. You may want to check the valve cover gasket if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Chris C
+3. You can use it to top off. Or use if for...

+3. You can use it to top off. Or use if for you next drain and refill. It's perfectly good. In fact, if it's been 2 or 3 years you should be do for a drain and refill if you use the old school...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Chris C
2 years seems pretty quick for a thermostat to...

2 years seems pretty quick for a thermostat to fail. However, when I had P0128 replacing the thermostat worked like a champ and that was 5 or 6 years ago...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Chris C
I would replace the seal. Some water pumps come...

I would replace the seal. Some water pumps come with the seal. My Graf did. I replaced my pulley with a BMW plastic one at the time. I have purchased an aftermarket aluminum pulley but haven't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By Chris C
Please pass on this car. There are too many...

Please pass on this car. There are too many problems. Good luck with your car search.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Chris C
I think the OP is doing a good job in the first...

I think the OP is doing a good job in the first place by providing a free oil change for the new owner. When I purchase a car I generally change the fluids myself. But I will say that if the OP...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Chris C
See what's on the footage. Hopefully what you...

See what's on the footage. Hopefully what you find can work to your advantage and the report can be amended. If it's inconclusive, you're better taking care of it with your own funds instead of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By Chris C
+2. What those above have written. Good luck...

+2. What those above have written. Good luck with your upcoming OFHG project. I've followed a DIY on this site for the OFHG. It took me a while but I was able to get through it. If you take your...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By Chris C
I used dish washing soap as well with little...

I used dish washing soap as well with little difficulty. I didn't need my rubber mallet but I could see that being handy. You don't need to be stingy with the soap. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Chris C
+3 on the cooling system overhaul. You do not...

+3 on the cooling system overhaul. You do not want your car to overheat on you at highway speeds. For peace of mind try to do everything mentioned by Tangent. However, if funds are an issue take...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,829
Posted By Chris C
I have the manual sport leatherette seats and I...

I have the manual sport leatherette seats and I find them quite comfortable and have driven hours at a time without any discomfort.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Chris C
As JapanRot325ci I had what color is the smoke? ...

As JapanRot325ci I had what color is the smoke? That will help a lot. Have you checked your coolant? Does it have oil in it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By Chris C
What's the code from the check engine light? ...

What's the code from the check engine light? Once you learn that it may point you in the right direction to resolve your problem. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By Chris C
As long as you and no one else was hurt is the...

As long as you and no one else was hurt is the important thing. Try and get another one. However, I imagine your insurance is going to be a bit high if you went through insurance. Good luck and be...
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