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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Ceraq
THIS! So I pushed... and then I just held it...

THIS!

So I pushed... and then I just held it there. Then the cylinder seemed to just compress again after a few minutes. Bada bing!

All back together and runs nice! We'll see if she leaks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Ceraq
lol I already stripped the socket head bolt in...

lol I already stripped the socket head bolt in the pulley from pushing harder... I replaced it... I'll try again this evening.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Ceraq
I was thinking about his all the way in to work. ...

I was thinking about his all the way in to work. I'm going to re-check the alternator and make sure the bottom screw is in the right place. I can see the top screw so I know it is correct. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Ceraq
I had to pull out the alternator. But its not...

I had to pull out the alternator. But its not adjustable in position like other cars. It is locked in place by two bolts. Same pulleys as before nothing new. Just the cylinder change. I'm just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Ceraq
New Hydrolic Tensioner, Now Cant get the belt on!

I had an oil leak and then I started loosing a qrt of PS fluid every week so I dove in to the engine bay to replace the oil filter console gasket and the PS hoses. All went well.

In the process I...
Forum: Interior 01-30-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,605
Posted By Ceraq
Can I get a close up of the leather to see if it...

Can I get a close up of the leather to see if it matches mine adn do you think it will replace my sedan version or are they different?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By Ceraq
@SolidJake: My V1 is there 90% of the time, but I...

@SolidJake: My V1 is there 90% of the time, but I use a sun shade and its behind it. It may be time to send it in for a firmware upgrade anyway. Have to check.

@PeytonRacer4: Really? I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By Ceraq
I luv upgrading for less than OEM replacements!

A few months ago I returned from a family weekend away to find about an 1" of standing water in my rear seat foot wells!! I live in Florida and it took me a week to get it all out of there from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-18-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,939
Posted By Ceraq
You may have to lift the rear seat cushion to...

You may have to lift the rear seat cushion to remove the rear floor trim. When I did my sedan last week I had to do this and it made life a lot easier. Especially on the re-install.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-18-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ceraq
For the 1st time... things to do before: ...

For the 1st time...

things to do before:
clean the car out of all the crap is collects. Leave everything at home including the mats.
Check the fluids (dont bother with the brake fluid outside...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Ceraq
Carpet is already black. Seats are black. Doors...

Carpet is already black. Seats are black. Doors are black. Plastic trim is AL and cloth covered bits are light grey. I chose to get a matching light grey alcantra covering over all 9 pieces. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Ceraq
Yeah be REALLY careful removing those. I broke...

Yeah be REALLY careful removing those. I broke one of mine in the process and the other one is missing a lock tab now. I bought new ones.

-Michael
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,396
Posted By Ceraq
None of these have air deflectors. I have one on...

None of these have air deflectors. I have one on the drivers side so I guess mine are aftermarket. i like the air deflector. Anyone know who makes a wiper kit w/ deflectors?

-Michael
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Ceraq
Ideas for Interrior Recover

So my sunroof leaked while I was away for 4 days... it poured. I had 1" of standing water in the rear foot wells. I live in Florida and the sun came out and steamed off all the pillar trim and 1/2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-02-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,230
Posted By Ceraq
As far as I know you cannot 'clean' an O2 sensor....

As far as I know you cannot 'clean' an O2 sensor. They degrade over time as crap builds up covering bits and pieces of the sensor. They are an easy replacement item. If you want to go cheap you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,689
Posted By Ceraq
When you get it all apart remember to put on some...

When you get it all apart remember to put on some copper anti-seize compound so you don't have this issue again next time ;)
Forum: Exterior 07-01-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ceraq
I'm interested in the grills and I'm in FL. ...

I'm interested in the grills and I'm in FL. Where are you located exactly? Drop me a PM or e-mail.

-Michael
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Ceraq
When I chatted with the dealer you could only get...

When I chatted with the dealer you could only get the whole part. He also mentioned that there are 7 (IRRC) clips that attach the trim to the body. There is also a rubber stop up by the hood. If...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,499
Posted By Ceraq
Dawn. Boil lots of water and pour it on the...

Dawn. Boil lots of water and pour it on the stain. Then Dawn it with a scrub brush. Let the scrubbed suds work for 10 minutes. Then rinse with more boiling water. I used this process on my...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-14-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,280
Posted By Ceraq
PS2s are great tires... Just a thought on the...

PS2s are great tires... Just a thought on the situation... have you checked the valves for valve failure?

I had a very similar experience once doing about a buck or more. It was not the tire's...
Forum: Exterior 04-13-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Ceraq
I'll buy a pair too!

I'll buy a pair too!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By Ceraq
So almost all the kits I see have me replacing...

So almost all the kits I see have me replacing the radiator... WTF is it that much junk? A radiator at 65k? Some rubber... some plastic... I got that, but a whole radiator seems a bit much of an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Ceraq
I have a similar problem. whole side front to...

I have a similar problem. whole side front to back was about $225 from the dealer for my 330i. I have yet to do it.
Forum: Parting Out 04-07-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,332
Posted By Ceraq
A, B, & C pillar trim? Thanks, ...

A, B, & C pillar trim?

Thanks,

Michael
Forum: Exterior 04-07-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Ceraq
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