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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,141
Posted By sammy2303
Need a 14mm Allen socket with standard 3/8"...

Need a 14mm Allen socket with standard 3/8" drive. Got mine at NAPA for $7.
Not a common item. I suggest calling your auto-parts store first.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-25-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By sammy2303
Need more info. Does this loss of power occur at...

Need more info. Does this loss of power occur at high speeds? Do you have a hesitation or chattering when accelerating?
Do you feel any vibrations in the steering or seat?

I'm thinking you...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-25-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,876
Posted By sammy2303
E46 factory rear suspension is sub-par for any...

E46 factory rear suspension is sub-par for any car. GM AS5 390R transmissions are just that- GM made. They have seal issue.
Front end suspension requires preventive maintenance on all the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By sammy2303
CREAP- at very slow speed probably CV joints? ...

CREAP- at very slow speed probably CV joints?
CLANK- empties in the back
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By sammy2303
CHATTER- rear axle or differential issue.

CHATTER- rear axle or differential issue.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,141
Posted By sammy2303
Mobil 75W90 works fine for rear diff. My...

Mobil 75W90 works fine for rear diff. My drain/refill required two 32oz. bottles cause I just used
the squeeze method. It took 3/4 of the first bottle then about 1/2 of the second. Some...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 10-15-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By sammy2303
HD vs Sport vs ZHP...

I also need a pair. I have one broken but I'm finding no one stocks
my coils. I bought the ones listed for a 325xi AT and they are a lot thicker.
I think they are the Heavy Duty type but it was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,687
Posted By sammy2303
I just had tires replaced at 68K miles. The...

I just had tires replaced at 68K miles. The drivers side front was prematurely worn on the inside.
Root-cause was a broken passenger-side rear coil spring. It broke at the bottom last rung.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-05-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,061
Posted By sammy2303
Drive a BMW. They provide an enhanced driving...

Drive a BMW. They provide an enhanced driving experience ....period. I beat on and have fun driving every car I have ever owned.
Every car can be fun to drive but these are the best.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,061
Posted By sammy2303
I bought my '04 325xi two years ago with 64k...

I bought my '04 325xi two years ago with 64k miles for $8200. So far only spent ~$500 for oil change, software update, and rear springs.
Car rides great. Just need to shop around and be patient. ...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-01-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By sammy2303
How about the 325xi? I don't see the word...

How about the 325xi? I don't see the word 'sport' or suffixes of 's' anywhere. Need to buy OEM rear coils also. What's the difference?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By sammy2303
gas cap noise

The gas cap cover is spring loaded and detents in a locked position. It stay's shut when driving. Just doesn't lock with the other doors. Only risk is someone
syphoning gas from you but most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By sammy2303
It is the gas cap lock actuator. I had the same...

It is the gas cap lock actuator. I had the same problem and just disconnected the electrical 2-pin connector from the unit, so I wouldn't hear that awful soundwhen I locked the car. It is a 12v...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-15-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,266
Posted By sammy2303
Reading these threads makes me glad I delayed...

Reading these threads makes me glad I delayed acting on my "Positive engagement in drive position D delayed" issue. I am all set to
replace the fluid and filter but wonder if a TSB or firmware or...
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