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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Hero6
Solved my rattling noise...

Driving home in a snowstorm this week a ratting\vibration developed. I had driven through a toll booth that wasn't plowed and the snow was deeper than my clearance, so I thought a cover shield had...
Forum: Site Sponsor Group Buys 10-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,515
Posted By Hero6
Eonon, pm sent. When placing the order I got a...

Eonon, pm sent. When placing the order I got a transaction timeout error and think I placed duplicate orders... careful with this guys.
Forum: Site Sponsor Group Buys 10-01-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 55,883
Posted By Hero6
I just found out about these units a few days...

I just found out about these units a few days ago, missing the first group buy. I'll probably get in on the action for another group buy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Hero6
Turner is a few towns over from me. They have a...

Turner is a few towns over from me. They have a race team and do shop work and sell parts. I've driven there and gotten parts several times. Very friendly folks with good stock and decent prices....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-24-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Hero6
I had a similar experience. The first time I...

I had a similar experience. The first time I replaced my front axle I didn't get it inserted all the way :facepalm: and axle slipped out slightly from the diff while i was driving. This causes the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Hero6
Thanks! Used both for xi tie rods. I destroyed...

Thanks! Used both for xi tie rods. I destroyed my drivers side threads trying to pop it out doing my hub bearing (which I discovered I didn't need to do) and it's been held on with a double nut and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-07-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Hero6
I don't baby my 330xi and during summer fuel...

I don't baby my 330xi and during summer fuel months I get around 24 mpg. With winter fuel its closer to 21. I can go 350 miles on a tank without a light. I don't know what size the tank is on a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-05-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,691
Posted By Hero6
I just did my transmission and the fill plug on...

I just did my transmission and the fill plug on the passenger side works just fine. No reason to drop the drive shaft. Once you get the pan off you can see the driver side and passenger side bolts...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Hero6
Can't view the video at work, but I've just...

Can't view the video at work, but I've just developed a slight squeal when the throttle is engaged JUST enough to strain the engine (usually ~1900-2000rpm range). Goes away under load. I had come...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-26-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,155
Posted By Hero6
As the first major repair on my car, I researched...

As the first major repair on my car, I researched the hell out of this DIY. It's simple enough in theory, but was a beast in practice, at least for a novice. Not to say I wouldn't do it again, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,425
Posted By Hero6
Color me misinformed... My car was listed as...

Color me misinformed... My car was listed as Saddle, but I didn't get it at a BMW dealership :shhh:
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,425
Posted By Hero6
It's Saddle. It's one of the reasons I got the...

It's Saddle. It's one of the reasons I got the e46 I have!
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-07-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 65,444
Posted By Hero6
Basic, but awesome! Glad to have found this. ...

Basic, but awesome! Glad to have found this. After reading this it took me all of a minute to take out the sockets and change the bulbs. The hardest part is aligning the sockets back in place so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,089
Posted By Hero6
Ok scratch that. Looks like the tis was taken...

Ok scratch that. Looks like the tis was taken offline anyway.


Sent from my DROIDX using Bimmer App
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,089
Posted By Hero6
I researched this and found it to be a known...

I researched this and found it to be a known issue with mechanical tensioners. Replacing it with a hydraulic one will fix it but it shouldn't cause an issue. There was a service bulletin about it. ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-02-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Hero6
+1 battery if it isn't cranking. Mine had a...

+1 battery if it isn't cranking. Mine had a progressively harder time starting then wouldn't start after a couple weeks last year. Swapped in a new battery and it ran like new.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Hero6
Gobble Gobble! Happy Thanksgiving!

Gobble Gobble! Happy Thanksgiving!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-12-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By Hero6
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=7535...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=753583

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=556997

That will cover most of it. Depends on it you choose to replace the whole axle or just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,229
Posted By Hero6
Crowbar. I always carry a full size crowbar in...

Crowbar. I always carry a full size crowbar in my trunk now. Use the U shaped end and brace the crook of the U against the rotor and the point against the back side of a spoke (might not work so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,912
Posted By Hero6
very nice page. will use.

very nice page. will use.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-20-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Hero6
Thanks guys! I greatly appreciate the help!

Thanks guys! I greatly appreciate the help!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-20-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Hero6
By assist, do you mean roadside assistance/onstar...

By assist, do you mean roadside assistance/onstar kind of stuff? I would find it interesting if that system has it's own input to the amp, but I guess it makes sense looking at it from a robustness...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 11-20-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Hero6
Amp question: What is this and do I need it?

Hey guys,

I just got a Grom USB stick adapter for my 2005 330xi. When I was installing it in the trunk, I saw this situation with my amp:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,738
Posted By Hero6
The thing is that radar and laser are controller...

The thing is that radar and laser are controller by different organizations. I believe laser is FDA.. someone correct me on this. That is why the rules on them are different. Blinders and such...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,884
Posted By Hero6
look on the bright side - you've one-uped lamers...

look on the bright side - you've one-uped lamers with those bullet hole decals.
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