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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By kowalski1
To add to this ... the snow melted and the roads...

To add to this ... the snow melted and the roads dried out enough to throw the summer tires on again for comparison. The car handled fine again. None of the floatiness that I was experiencing.
To...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By kowalski1
This is the 4 season on snow tires in this car. ...

This is the 4 season on snow tires in this car. I'm used to the effect that they have on handling compared to summer tires ... this is way more floaty than that. The only difference now is that the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By kowalski1
OK, looks like I'll be getting my RTABs seen to...

OK, looks like I'll be getting my RTABs seen to as well as my shocks and struts... I don't wanna spend too much money on this car so hopefully youtube has some good news for me!
I've previsouly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By kowalski1
Thanks for the replies. The issue happened...

Thanks for the replies. The issue happened pretty quickly .. i.e. it seemed to be fine one day and not fine the next. Could these suspension problems occur that quickly .. I would have thought they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By kowalski1
ZHP 'le sabre'

Hi, my ZHP is handling like a Buick Le Sabre ... i.e. it is very floaty feeling. Only noticeable over 80kph, but if I weave down the road the handling is not crisp like it used to be. It's hard to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
No, it only ever moves when I unlock with the...

No, it only ever moves when I unlock with the fob, when I press one of the memory buttons or I move it with the little mirror adjusting joy stick thingy.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
Last try ... I tried to reset all the memory...

Last try ... I tried to reset all the memory settings to the same thing using the information below. But still no luck. The strange thing is that if i sit there and press the memory #1 button, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
I had another look ... mine only has one position...

I had another look ... mine only has one position where it locks forward. It's very clear that it won't go any further and it's in the correct position.
Thanks for the suggestion though!!

Anyone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
OK, doesn't look like anyone has come across this...

OK, doesn't look like anyone has come across this before... so a different question ... is there any way to turn this feature off. i.e. set some config somewhere so that the fob does not trigger the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
Yeah, thanks for the suggestion. I did make sure...

Yeah, thanks for the suggestion. I did make sure that the whole mirror was fully extended.
Cheers.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
By restore them I assume that you mean hold down...

By restore them I assume that you mean hold down the memory button until it turns red and then hit the #1 button for instance...
OK, so I tried that but no luck. Still when I unlock the door with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By kowalski1
door mirror has mind of its own!

Hey all, I've got a strange thing going on ... any time I unlock my door the door mirror moves to a random place. It's wierd. Sometimes it won't move, other times it will point way off to the side...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By kowalski1
HELP - Can't loosen serpentine belt

Hi I'm just replacing the pulleys, water pump and thermostat ... and I'm kinda stuck on step one ... loosening the serpentine belt.
I believe i have a hydraulic tensioner. Any videos I've seen have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By kowalski1
Late night brain fart!

So I fitted some nice new RSMs in my ZHP last night ... finished after midnight. Was pretty exhausted but thought I'd take it out for a quick test drive to make sure the clunking had gone. All...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By kowalski1
You don't even have to have the engine running. ...

You don't even have to have the engine running. The hole in mine was big enough that I could stick my finger in it! It just starts to tear after a while I think as the rubber degrades. Have a good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By kowalski1
There's probably a hole in your intake boot. ...

There's probably a hole in your intake boot. downstream of your airbox there's a rubber elbow maybe a few inches in diameter. Have a good feel around it to see if there's any holes or cracks. You...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,831
Posted By kowalski1
i got the exact same problem on my 2003 330i...

i got the exact same problem on my 2003 330i 4-door. Last couple of days it's been acting up. Sometimes the drivers side door opens but none of the other doors do. Have to use the key to open the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By kowalski1
Seems to be way cheaper at the dealerships up...

Seems to be way cheaper at the dealerships up here in canada. my local charges CAD140. Although the steering wheel was about 10 degrees off when I got the car back. Took it back to get it fixed up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By kowalski1
It did turn out to be the VCG. i got that...

It did turn out to be the VCG. i got that replaced (didn't have time to do it myself) and now it's awesome once again! no smell or smoke.

The engines in these 330s just seem to run hotter than...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By kowalski1
It's got 80k miles on the clock and to my...

It's got 80k miles on the clock and to my knowledge the VCG has never been replaced. That's what I'm definitely leaning towards - already checked out a diy and seems pretty straight forward to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By kowalski1
engine seems to be running HOT!

Hi, during the last couple of weeks I've noticed a bit of a burny smell when I stop at lights or at home. Thought I'd pop the hood to see whats up and the engine seemed to be really hot. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,653
Posted By kowalski1
My 22 lb schnauzer sits in my 330, and I just put...

My 22 lb schnauzer sits in my 330, and I just put a blanket down on the back seat and he's fine - usually stays put. I didn't used to use a blanket in my RX8 - until one day he tried to bury his toy...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 05-27-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By kowalski1
peake scanner in calgary????

Anyone in Calgary have a Peake scanner i could borrow/use?? I got me my first CEL :cry:
Forum: Southwest 05-16-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By kowalski1
Replaced the CABs ... this car is now TIGHT! ...

Replaced the CABs ... this car is now TIGHT! Can't say I'm gonna miss the clunking:woot:
Was easy to do ... only trickyish bit was getting the new bushings onto the control arms. Some soapy water...
Forum: Southwest 05-14-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By kowalski1
Doing my front CABs tomorrow (finally!). I'm...

Doing my front CABs tomorrow (finally!). I'm just doing the bushings (with housings), not the control arms. I'm hoping that I can just drop the subframe and take the bushing and housing off in one...
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