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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-28-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,391
Posted By flyinj3x
thanks for the write-up, and specifically the...

thanks for the write-up, and specifically the pictures. helped me with the break points for the input and output shafts. :thumbup:
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-01-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By flyinj3x
paraklas, i did not try resetting the cluster. i...

paraklas, i did not try resetting the cluster. i assumed the light was still on because of my installation, or because of one or two faulty sensors.

after reading and searching for hours last...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 11-30-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By flyinj3x
Brake Pad Light not resetting..

hello fellow Fans. changed all four rotors, all new pads, and replaced both sensor wires this morning, along with fresh Ate Blue fluid.

everything went as well as expected and i completed the job...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 11-22-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,708
Posted By flyinj3x
wow. expect a call from me in the morning. you...

wow. expect a call from me in the morning. you guys just made my day. :thumbup:

edit: ordered. ..are they here yet?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,215
Posted By flyinj3x
my OE plugs that i changed a few months back were...

my OE plugs that i changed a few months back were BMW branded Bosch +4, NGKs weren't the only OE plugs installed. but i do agree, sticking with factory recommended plug type and temp is a safe bet.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,328
Posted By flyinj3x
nice work. up here 2x10x12 KD are...

nice work. up here 2x10x12 KD are $12.50/each($75 to make your ramps), and 2x10x12 PT are $18/each($108 to make your ramps). slightly expensive and bulky ramps for me. i'll stick with a low...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By flyinj3x
try this.. heater on high, fan on low, turn car...

try this.. heater on high, fan on low, turn car off. F+F coolant. turn car back on, heater on high, fan on low. air pockets move in the HVAC system. obviously nothing moves without the pump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By flyinj3x
this diff cover gasket, in case you...

this



diff cover gasket, in case you missed post five. how many gaskets are there in an E46 rear diff? three seals and one gasket if i were a guessing man. what's your computer say?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By flyinj3x
this opens the valve and circulates the coolant...

this opens the valve and circulates the coolant through the heater core. the purpose is to move all air trapped in the HVAC system to a bleed point.

you work at BMW selling cars, no?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By flyinj3x
i've read there is a reducer available to fit...

i've read there is a reducer available to fit your intake to the smaller diameter MAF. where to get it, and it's price are beyond me. i have no need for these things, but i have read about other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By flyinj3x
we have an excellent Wheel and Tire forum that...

we have an excellent Wheel and Tire forum that could better answer your questions, but here's my thought. go square. on the Xi i think keeping even contact patches would be the best bet for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By flyinj3x
i haven't been trained to work on BMW or VW/Audi,...

i haven't been trained to work on BMW or VW/Audi, but i still do it.
not being a tech of a particular manufacturer only means they are unfamiliar with the brand, it does not mean they are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By flyinj3x
i just flipped through the Bentley and it makes...

i just flipped through the Bentley and it makes no mention of stretch bolts or replacing them, with any of the E46's transmissions.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By flyinj3x
if they are like my tranny bolts in my jetta,...

if they are like my tranny bolts in my jetta, they are stretch bolts, aka one-time use only.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By flyinj3x
try here: ...

try here: https://www.blogger.com/start?utm_campaign=en&utm_source=en-ha-na-sk&utm_medium=ha&utm_term=create%20blog&gclid=CPf5w6-lo6ECFQIslAodZ0S2yA
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By flyinj3x
while the car is still drivable and reliable, not...

while the car is still drivable and reliable, not changing the thermostat will increase your fuel consumption and leave more carbon deposits in the engine and out the tail pipe. BMWs run hot to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,647
Posted By flyinj3x
the OE plugs by NGK are the Laser Platinum line,...

the OE plugs by NGK are the Laser Platinum line, BKR6EQUP. these look very similar to the Bosch +4 design.

the OE plugs by Bosch are the Platinum +4 line, 4417.

i've used both Bosch and NGK in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By flyinj3x
i just got a headache from trying to read that.. ...

i just got a headache from trying to read that..

sorry about the crash, i think.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By flyinj3x
glad to hear you are covered. :thumbup: ...

glad to hear you are covered. :thumbup:

welcome to the forum. :hi:
Forum: Site Feedback/Questions/Suggestions 04-23-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By flyinj3x
you went to OT, didn't you?

you went to OT, didn't you?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,688
Posted By flyinj3x
so what you are really saying is, you cheesed out...

so what you are really saying is, you cheesed out and did not DIY.. sad..

..and you call yourself a fanatic..

edit: one less "h" and one less "." would have got you the "ow".. impact of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,331
Posted By flyinj3x
like a drifter, I was born to walk...

like a drifter, I was born to walk aloonnnneeee[/QUOTE]

i've made up my mind

i ain't wasting no more time..
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By flyinj3x
i divert back to "begin your search", and...

i divert back to "begin your search", and "prepare to be disheartened".

there are many people that had their subframe fixed by BMW at BMW's expense.

to understand your position better,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By flyinj3x
keyword: subframe start your search, prepare...

keyword: subframe

start your search, prepare to be disheartened, prepare to spend some money

good luck and god speed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By flyinj3x
i have 35% (iirc) on the BMW, i went legal just...

i have 35% (iirc) on the BMW, i went legal just in case. i have 20% (iirc) on my Jetta and my only issue is viewing the wing mirrors at night. it is very difficult to see when reversing, but as a...
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