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Forum: E46 Convertible 06-29-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,659
Posted By trailmower
I have a 330 with dark green metallic exterior...

I have a 330 with dark green metallic exterior and black interior. It's a different color than the green oxford but I like mine because it's unique and appears to swing from green to almost black...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By trailmower
Even if I have found a hole in upper intake boot,...

Even if I have found a hole in upper intake boot, or are you saying both boot and O2 sensor.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By trailmower
Found tear in upper intake boot and will just go...

Found tear in upper intake boot and will just go ahead and replace the lower one too. What other items should I address at same time (I would rather not do the CCV, oil separator, etc... if I can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By trailmower
Did the visual and sprayed half a can of brake...

Did the visual and sprayed half a can of brake cleaner but no delta in idle and no cracks spotted. Is next step to start taking things apart to get a better view? Will deal w oil sensor when...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By trailmower
BTW for others, the code tool at Azone made 3...

BTW for others, the code tool at Azone made 3 suggestions for "probable cause".

Faulty oxygen sensor
Large vacuum leak
Faulty MAF sensor

Although these are culprits in many posts, knowing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By trailmower
P0171, best place to start considering...

Had code(s) read at Azone, came back P0171. Unfortunately, the guy who did the reading would not clear code. Said it was Azone policy.

Did lots of reading and I suspect a leak somewhere. Wish to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By trailmower
Are the bumper guide tabs broken or are the tabs...

Are the bumper guide tabs broken or are the tabs on the bumper itself broken?
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-19-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By trailmower
Where did you spray the lube, on the rubber...

Where did you spray the lube, on the rubber findow seal (verticle)?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By trailmower
Sorry about previous post, I fat-fingered the...

Sorry about previous post, I fat-fingered the "Return" key. OP, there is an extensive thread about cooling system overhaul near top of the General forum. Lots of questions answered there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By trailmower
Fill er' up with ethyl.

Fill er' up with ethyl.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,213
Posted By trailmower
I called Bavauto re Pagid red pads. Guy said...

I called Bavauto re Pagid red pads. Guy said they are same as regular Pagid but are made especially for Bavauto as red is their branded color.

I recently bought Brembo rotors from BMA (along w...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,213
Posted By trailmower
+1 this. BMAParts has these for competitive...

+1 this. BMAParts has these for competitive price, free shipping, 5% discount with a code and online order, arrives in app 3 days from order, and are very helpful if you call with any questions.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Posted By trailmower
Thanks. I pretty much did what you described. I...

Thanks. I pretty much did what you described. I did, unfortunately, have fluid spill out. I suspect the PO or the BMW dealership topped off the fluid as the pads wore down resulting in too much...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-25-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 47,962
Posted By trailmower
Misc pads and rotors diy tips

Did my brakes this past weekend. As a teenager I owned a Fiat 124 and Alpha Romeo Spider and changed pads/rotors on them but that was long ago. Read lots/watched lots of DIYs including this one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,295
Posted By trailmower
I also ordered my brake overhaul parts from BMA. ...

I also ordered my brake overhaul parts from BMA. Pricing at BAVAuto was similar but they charge for shipping the rotors even if the order exceeds $150 due to weight. I think the charge was $60+ so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,192
Posted By trailmower
+1. Take down these photos or maybe even the...

+1. Take down these photos or maybe even the whole listing and re-do with a detailed car and photos that aren't sun-washed. First impressions are everything so wipe down the engine bay so there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Posted By trailmower
You mention using the proper tool to compress the...

You mention using the proper tool to compress the caliper piston. I used a 6 inch C-clamp and this worked quite well. If you open the brake fluid resevoir before compressing, how would air be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,295
Posted By trailmower
I just installed new pads/rotors yesterday and...

I just installed new pads/rotors yesterday and the rotors looked exactly like this after bedding.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By trailmower
The seats looks great and, as someone earlier...

The seats looks great and, as someone earlier mentioned, the 2-toned door panels are a nice touch. BTW, what color is your exterior? Can't tell if black or maybe something else. I ask because my...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-02-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,085
Posted By trailmower
Dude, your M3 vert is freakin' sick. Congrats!

Dude, your M3 vert is freakin' sick. Congrats!
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-02-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,085
Posted By trailmower
White lithium on rubber. Some sort of oil on...

White lithium on rubber. Some sort of oil on metal. Nothing on fabric. There is an comprehensive thread on lube points on, I think, bimmerforums.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By trailmower
Search e46Mango, go to bottom of one of his most...

Search e46Mango, go to bottom of one of his most recent post, all will be revealed on this topic.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,347
Posted By trailmower
This is how things went from fuel pump to...

This is how things went from fuel pump to something else.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By trailmower
Also, try to find a 330Ci for the vert. They are...

Also, try to find a 330Ci for the vert. They are heavier and you'll appreciate the extra HP from the 3.0 liter.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,616
Posted By trailmower
Cooling guide

Go to earlier posts in this thread, find post from Mango, scroll to bottom of post and click the "Cooling Guide" link.
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