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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,494
Posted By yoda2
The Mazdas I've seen have very thin paint that...

The Mazdas I've seen have very thin paint that chips easily and cheap interiors that wear quickly. A 40k mile Mazda 3 will look as worn as a 100k mile e46. The maintenance is a bit less on my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,480
Posted By yoda2
My maintenance costs are low mainly because I buy...

My maintenance costs are low mainly because I buy the parts online and do the work myself. From an online store I compared some parts from an '02 325i and '02 Honda Civic. Pick any comparable car and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,269
Posted By yoda2
How many miles on the car? Nice work on it.

How many miles on the car? Nice work on it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,480
Posted By yoda2
yes I would buy an e46 again. I'm on my second...

yes I would buy an e46 again. I'm on my second one, it's low mileage and was literally owned by a grandma who bought it new. Some out there are in rough shape but you can also find well maintained...
Forum: The Showroom 02-09-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,926
Posted By yoda2
Looking good

Looking good
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-07-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By yoda2
I agree that they are great cars. But just look...

I agree that they are great cars. But just look through the first three pages of general discussion and see how many threads are about car problems. I have to admit that their are some design flaws...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 07-27-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By yoda2
Forum: Complete Cars 04-16-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,714
Posted By yoda2
Very nice, and price is good. I just looked at an...

Very nice, and price is good. I just looked at an S4 yesterday and it was so beat up it made me sad, good to see that this one is taken care of.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-07-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,344
Posted By yoda2
I can stop the fan by sticking a piece of...

I can stop the fan by sticking a piece of cardboard in it. So although the fan is always spinning I think the clutch was either not put in correctly or may need replacement. I sold the car yesterday...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-27-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,344
Posted By yoda2
Thanks I'll try that. The car definitely drives...

Thanks I'll try that. The car definitely drives betters on startup when the engine is cold, but after 10 minutes of driving I hear this 'whooshing' noise which sounds like the fan is mechnically...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-24-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By yoda2
My DSC light was on and their code reader said it...

My DSC light was on and their code reader said it was a bad left front wheel sensor. However all they did was reset the code and it seems to be working now. Light turns on and off when I push the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-24-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,344
Posted By yoda2
:pimpin:

:pimpin:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-23-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,344
Posted By yoda2
Fan Clutch always engaged? (fan always spinning)

steptronic with mechanical fan

Ok I know there's a lot of fan clutch threads, but this is kinda weird. The BMW tech took my car for a test drive and said that the fan is constantly spinning via...
Forum: Complete Cars 01-12-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,749
Posted By yoda2
looks nice bump

looks nice bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By yoda2
It took me about two hours when I did it

It took me about two hours when I did it
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By yoda2
I just replaced my belts about 5 months ago. When...

I just replaced my belts about 5 months ago. When I took the car to the indy shop, they told me I needed new belts because they have some chunks, $200 to do. I was like huh what?! Belts should last a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,250
Posted By yoda2
Water pump is a very typical item to go out on...

Water pump is a very typical item to go out on BMW. Mine completely died at 1 a.m. one night about an hour away from home. It broke causing the serpentine belt to fall off and hit the radiator fan...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By yoda2
I'll look into getting the pulley replaced, I...

I'll look into getting the pulley replaced, I should've done it when I replaced the belt.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-10-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By yoda2
It makes the noise anytime I start up, but I'd...

It makes the noise anytime I start up, but I'd say it's worse on a cold start. The whistling noise continues anytime I'm driving.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By yoda2
You mean the belt going around the alternator or...

You mean the belt going around the alternator or the actual alternator dying? I hope it's not dying.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By yoda2
Help with engine noises, see video clips

So I have these two different noises coming from my car, and I'm kinda a noob when it comes to BMW.

The first is a buzzing noise when I turn the key to the first position. As soon as I turn the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-10-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By yoda2
Help with identifying engine noises

So I have these two different noises coming from my car. The first is a buzzing noise when I turn the key to the first position. As soon as I turn the key the noise starts, it started doing this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,941
Posted By yoda2
lol

lol
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By yoda2
final stage resistor?

final stage resistor?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By yoda2
Mine just started whistling too. A guy at work...

Mine just started whistling too. A guy at work (non-car guy) asked if I put a supercharger in :)
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