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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By jdstrickland
I'm scratching my head here. Nothing from the...

I'm scratching my head here. Nothing from the valve cover (exterior of the cylinder head) should be able to get into either the intake or exhaust ports. The holes in the head are drain holes so the...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By jdstrickland
That's a clue.

That's a clue.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By jdstrickland
Type this into the search box of your favorite...

Type this into the search box of your favorite browser ...

where can i buy an extended warranty for my car

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By jdstrickland
Unless I am confused, he dies not want to spray...

Unless I am confused, he dies not want to spray the digits, he wants to remove them and spray the shape of the digits directly on the trunk lid.

I understand not wanting the chrome, but why not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By jdstrickland
Item 8. There is an Item 8 for the left, and...

Item 8. There is an Item 8 for the left, and another for the right.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BS52&mospid=47605&btnr=41_1098&hg=41&fg=10
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 509
Posted By jdstrickland
Check out the NO REVERSE SOLUTION thread for an...

Check out the NO REVERSE SOLUTION thread for an excellent list of the various ATFs, and the one that you need. I think they talk about the procedure to fill the trans properly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By jdstrickland
I'm having trouble following along, but I think...

I'm having trouble following along, but I think your issue is that the life support system controller (heating and air conditioner controller) has taken a bye.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By jdstrickland
??? The OP destroyed two tires and wheels...

???

The OP destroyed two tires and wheels and cannot move them around.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By jdstrickland
I think you are describing a bad Ignition Switch...

I think you are describing a bad Ignition Switch too. When you turn the key to Position II (RUN) before engine start, the lights on the instrument panel should be on, lights on the radio should come...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By jdstrickland
Your car holds 7 quarts of oil unless it is an...

Your car holds 7 quarts of oil unless it is an xi, and then it holds 8. One advantage of having so much oil is that the oil does not get as warm as if there was less. The oil pump is located in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By jdstrickland
That sounds about right. If the Low Oil Light...

That sounds about right. If the Low Oil Light comes on, I'd expect the car to be more than a quart low, and if the oil is off the stick then it is two quarts low. Your oil was off the stick so you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By jdstrickland
MTF-LT is lifetime fluid. You should never need...

MTF-LT is lifetime fluid. You should never need to replace it unless you are doing transmission service and have to take it out. Assuming the transmission does not leak, you should never need to add...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By jdstrickland
I'm confused. How does a guy with a handle,...

I'm confused.

How does a guy with a handle, ProMotorSports, ask a question like this? If one knows anything about motor sports, this question should answer itself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By jdstrickland
Yeah, a 900 mile corner is gonna be rough.

Yeah, a 900 mile corner is gonna be rough.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By jdstrickland
Okay, so Dex 4 does not exist, but D4 is a...

Okay, so Dex 4 does not exist, but D4 is a replacement for Dex II and Dex III, which is the fluid called for in the manual transmission of the 3 Series cars -- and others but we only care about the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By jdstrickland
Isn't D4 just a marketing term for Dexron IV? If...

Isn't D4 just a marketing term for Dexron IV? If so, it is automatic transmission fluid.


http://www.redlineoil.com/product.aspx?pid=51&pcid=9


I'm not gonna weigh into the swamp about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By jdstrickland
The driveshaft should be exactly centered in the...

The driveshaft should be exactly centered in the driveshaft tunnel from the transmission to the center bearing.

The most common problem is that when removing the center support bearing, you do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By jdstrickland
+1. Pay particular attention to the...

+1.

Pay particular attention to the U-joints to be sure they are on the same plane. You might not have pushed the center support bearing towards the transmission, this will allow the driveshaft...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By jdstrickland
Take a good bolt from another location on the...

Take a good bolt from another location on the rack and match it at Home Depot or Lowes, or your favorite Ace/TrueValu hardware store. You don't care that the head matches, you only care that the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By jdstrickland
Bookmark the site, it will give you any part you...

Bookmark the site, it will give you any part you will ever need for your car. You can also harvest a part number and then do a part number search to find all of the cars that use the part, if you are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By jdstrickland
You're gonna regret gear oil when the mercury...

You're gonna regret gear oil when the mercury falls next winter, and all other winters when you have that in your transmission.

ATF, automatic transmission fluid, is light weight and has...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By jdstrickland
The manual transmission of the E36 takes...

The manual transmission of the E36 takes automatic transmission fluid, not gear oil.

You should do some more homework before you put in 75w90. If the manual of the E46 is the same as that of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By jdstrickland
What you should do depends on why the symptoms...

What you should do depends on why the symptoms exist. My guess is that you need to take the car in for service.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By jdstrickland
Your car has dynamic stability control, and...

Your car has dynamic stability control, and anti-lock brakes, and other systems that rely on knowing the speed of the tires front to rear and left to right. While it is possible that you can find an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By jdstrickland
You were driving through, not threw. You...

You were driving through, not threw.

You should not mix different size rims on the same axle. It's bad to mix different size rims from front to back, but from side to side is nothing short of...
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