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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By mfbmw
fresh petro! 2 year old gas probably won't hurt...

fresh petro! 2 year old gas probably won't hurt but not the best either unless you threw some stabilizer in it before your deployment.
Thanks for your Service!!!
Forum: Exterior 07-07-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,146
Posted By mfbmw
pm'd

pm'd
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,563
Posted By mfbmw
check for possible caliper failure. I replaced...

check for possible caliper failure. I replaced bushings, lower control arms, inner/outer tie rods, hubs, tires, rotors & pads only to find out my caliper was sticking causing vibration in steering...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,068
Posted By mfbmw
try replacing your calipers...ask me how I know :(

try replacing your calipers...ask me how I know :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By mfbmw
I admittingly laughed after reading and noticed...

I admittingly laughed after reading and noticed the "ski" in your username :eeps: Hopefully its a cheap repair!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By mfbmw
Bermbo makes great rotors but I'm sure there is...

Bermbo makes great rotors but I'm sure there is extra $$ in the name. I buy after market ones from a local auto part store here for $26/each and have had no problems with warping or premature wear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By mfbmw
Steering wheel not centered aligned could be the...

Steering wheel not centered aligned could be the shops fault. Most places center the wheel automatically but others you actually need to ask for wheel centered. Ride noise and shaking could be many...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By mfbmw
I had the same problem when I first bought my car...

I had the same problem when I first bought my car - turned out the FCA was busted throwing the weight distribustion off and my DSC would go off/on depending upon the balance of the car. Would make a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By mfbmw
not sure on-line..maybe FCP Groton? Spnosors?...

not sure on-line..maybe FCP Groton? Spnosors? Squeak's maybe loose pads floating on the rotors -> maybe just new spring clips.
Yes, you need to give them your old one, not sure how that works...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By mfbmw
check for a seizing caliper on either side

check for a seizing caliper on either side
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By mfbmw
I replaced my rotors just to be safe even though...

I replaced my rotors just to be safe even though they did not looked warped. I went to a local auto part store here (Parts Hut)and caliper was like $45 with core returned. Rotors were $28/each -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By mfbmw
I had the same thing happen recently. My driver...

I had the same thing happen recently. My driver side caliper was seizing up putting pressure on the inside hub making the steering wheel shake...got so bad that it felt like my wheel was coming off. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By mfbmw
$100 bucks does not seem that unreasonable...I...

$100 bucks does not seem that unreasonable...I have a guy around here that charges $50-$100 bucks for all plastic work, will not do any metal refinishing. There are many videos on youtube showing...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By mfbmw
I would check to see if your brights work also,...

I would check to see if your brights work also, if not, maybe a loose wire or something.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By mfbmw
here's the update....driver side caliper piston...

here's the update....driver side caliper piston had failed and was pushing the inner pad against the rotor causing my vibration. Picked up a new one and replaced last night -everything feels great...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-01-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By mfbmw
HELP..next step stealership!

I'll get to the point -> vibration coming from front drivers wheel, only felt 60mph +, braking, turning = no change. Sometimes it feels the wheel is going to come right off the car. Here is what...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By mfbmw
Just noticed the same thing the other day when...

Just noticed the same thing the other day when replacing the front hubs. And yes, had the e-brake on so this makes sense. 197k and still driving, good to see!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-21-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 130,796
Posted By mfbmw
So I finished replacing both front wheel hubs on...

So I finished replacing both front wheel hubs on Saturday -> 1-1/2 hours including oil change. Was able to pull them off by hand, unlike my 99' suburban where I pounded for at least a half hour or so...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-18-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By mfbmw
Great Deals for Parts

I stubbled across this place two weeks ago looking for parts. So far, I have ordered from them twice and everything has been great. They currently have 15% of Meyle parts with free shipping. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 130,796
Posted By mfbmw
So when I got home tonight after a 30 mile trip...

So when I got home tonight after a 30 mile trip from work I decided to give the hubs the touch test. All three non symptom hubs were cooling enough to leave my finger on there. However, the front...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 130,796
Posted By mfbmw
ok - I will check this tonight. Bad bearing =...

ok - I will check this tonight. Bad bearing = vibration? I will try turning the wheel on the way home tonight during the vibration and see if better/worse. Thanks
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 130,796
Posted By mfbmw
I have been doing some searching and came across...

I have been doing some searching and came across this thread. I recently have developed a slight vibration which appears to be coming from the drivers front. The vibration is usually around...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-22-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Hi
Views: 501
Posted By mfbmw
Welcome and your picture looks awesome! Good...

Welcome and your picture looks awesome! Good start to the forum :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By mfbmw
I got and OBD from Napa and it works great! I...

I got and OBD from Napa and it works great! I have to use the dash pin since under the hood is round <- designed for the Peak
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By mfbmw
the OBD pin is located under the dash, just to...

the OBD pin is located under the dash, just to the left of the steering wheel (if your sitting in it) - almost even with the hood release lever
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