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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By swaggerwagon
I have a set of the khoalty never installed FS....

I have a set of the khoalty never installed FS. they are the piano black for an 05 ZHP. I was going to put them in but decided to go CF hood instead which came with grilles already installed. I will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By swaggerwagon
its a programing design. it came into effect...

its a programing design. it came into effect after everything with Toyota. almost every car works now. if you have had it programed lately at BMW it was put into effect.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By swaggerwagon
also check the tube that the wires feed into the...

also check the tube that the wires feed into the trunk if the boot or rubber tube is torn or separated it could allow some water in. not a lot but if you are searching for water definitely start at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By swaggerwagon
check the bushing for the REAR diff. I have seen...

check the bushing for the REAR diff. I have seen these clunk but not during shifts. if its cracked replace it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By swaggerwagon
the EWS and DME are equipped with rolling code...

the EWS and DME are equipped with rolling code that is matched to the key to allow the vehicle to start. if the DME is replaced there should be no problem with the EWS function and coding and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By swaggerwagon
the rear is a 36mm 12point nut...I work at BMW...

the rear is a 36mm 12point nut...I work at BMW and have done many wheel bearings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By swaggerwagon
No the mounting locations for the carrier are...

No the mounting locations for the carrier are different bc the roof line on the sedan is longer and sits at a different angle then the coupe
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By swaggerwagon
get them to smoke test the car. the exhaust leak...

get them to smoke test the car. the exhaust leak is coming from somewhere and smoke test will show the leak in all its glory
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By swaggerwagon
the sender unit is the same as the fuel pump but...

the sender unit is the same as the fuel pump but on the driver side you can use the diy for the fuel pump and apply it to the opposing side.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By swaggerwagon
you can take some thinner metal and bend it to...

you can take some thinner metal and bend it to make a catch and screw it in over the existing plastic to hold them. I did this to my new bumper so it wouldn't break
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By swaggerwagon
all repair instructions from bmw state DO NOT...

all repair instructions from bmw state DO NOT drive without reinforcement plate installed
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By swaggerwagon
to add to whats been said when you do the draw...

to add to whats been said when you do the draw test keep the trunk open and use a screw driver to latch it. also do this with the passenger door and open the glove box to access the fuse box. wait...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By swaggerwagon
Need help

I have an issue with ants that have colonized in my beloved E46. I have pulled the passenger side completely out and the windscreen cowl killing them as I go. I tried the ant trap method but got...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By swaggerwagon
remove the 2 10mm bolts and use a pry bar to...

remove the 2 10mm bolts and use a pry bar to carefully pry from the valve cover under the fuel rail in several points the o rings are very tight in there and it will pop up as you do this. don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By swaggerwagon
yes the fly wheel and clutch will need to be for...

yes the fly wheel and clutch will need to be for the 5 speed and you will need the 5spd drive shaft but yes several people have done it on the forum
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 821
Posted By swaggerwagon
fun project mine totaled just like that and it...

fun project mine totaled just like that and it opened the door for mods. I say go for it and have fun with it
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,596
Posted By swaggerwagon
1/4in rachet. and tighten with the head of the...

1/4in rachet. and tighten with the head of the rachet. start at the center and work your way out. do not use the handle to tighten...I have done 100 VCGs at the dealer and have not had a single one...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 525
Posted By swaggerwagon
I have seen the tops break off of brand new OEM...

I have seen the tops break off of brand new OEM shocks. did you run the nut on with your fingers with the shock out of the car to ensure the threads were correct.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-20-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,174
Posted By swaggerwagon
whats your tire wear lookin like. if you have...

whats your tire wear lookin like. if you have more wear on one side then the other then bingo. do you have a print out of the alignment you could post. I work at bmw and will see if and what they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By swaggerwagon
does it have degrees printed or machined in that...

does it have degrees printed or machined in that top plate. if not it could make adjusting a little more guessing the actual pin point which could cause the car to pull on way or the other.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By swaggerwagon
if you want to you can put a washer on it to...

if you want to you can put a washer on it to tighten it up but from the factory there is not one. putting one on will not affect the connection of the wire to the alternator.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By swaggerwagon
DO NOT use anti seize. it can cause the ground of...

DO NOT use anti seize. it can cause the ground of the plug to the block to be affected adversely. at the dealer plugs go in dry. if you are worried spray a tooth brush with some brake clean and scrub...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By swaggerwagon
when you brake does it clunk. if so then go for...

when you brake does it clunk. if so then go for the FCAB other wise you could be looking at ball joints. put the front on jack stands and try pushing the wheel toward the rear of the car then pulling...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-11-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By swaggerwagon
its easiest to use two pry bars on either side of...

its easiest to use two pry bars on either side of the fill neck and push hard. it will make a cracking noise as it comes out. this is perfectly normal if you have removed all the clips then this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By swaggerwagon
the only pressure bleed off should be occurring...

the only pressure bleed off should be occurring through the purge valve when cruising. the purge valve is located under the intake manifold so it should not be leaking by the LDP
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