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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By computerwhiz1
Thats good to hear. I ended up buying OEM mounts...

Thats good to hear. I ended up buying OEM mounts from OEMBimmerParts. The people over there are nice and they have (at least for now) OEM mounts at around $42 a piece. That is a good bit cheaper than...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By computerwhiz1
Be sure and let us know how you think they are. I...

Be sure and let us know how you think they are. I need to do my motor mounts, and the price point of the rein ones is so tempting. I think FCP has a deal for like $60 for a set.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By computerwhiz1
I have been considering buying these as they have...

I have been considering buying these as they have a considerably lower price point than the OEM mounts. I am also interested if anyone can speak to the quality of these parts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By computerwhiz1
Does the fuel rail have to be removed to do this...

Does the fuel rail have to be removed to do this job? And what is ICV? I have on the list a gasket for the throttle body, and one for the intake manifold.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By computerwhiz1
Does this sound like a good parts list? ...

Does this sound like a good parts list?
11531436410 Heater Return Hose
11537502525 Water Pipe
11531435808 O-ring 20x3
11531705210 Heater Inlet Pipe
11611436631 Intake Manifold Gasket Set...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By computerwhiz1
Ok, thanks. And yea i know :shhh: but after 4...

Ok, thanks. And yea i know :shhh: but after 4 times of having to redo the butly tape because it kept pulling off and leaking again and trying everything from a paint roller to heat gun to get it to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By computerwhiz1
When you refer to RTV are you referring to the...

When you refer to RTV are you referring to the silicone rtv sealant stuff? Like what I would have just used to seal stubborn vapor barriers?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By computerwhiz1
Thanks for all of the tips guys, I will...

Thanks for all of the tips guys, I will definitely take this into consideration when I do this job.



And sure thing dmax, it may be a month or two before I get everything set up and have the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By computerwhiz1
Any tips for replacing heater pipes?

Unfortunately, I am going to have the do the dreaded DIY of replacing the heater pipes under the intake manifold. I did an entire cooling system refresh and after noticing that it still leaks, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By computerwhiz1
It is a 32mm nut, but you can also substitute a 1...

It is a 32mm nut, but you can also substitute a 1 and 1/4" if you can't find a 32mm where you live. Personally I just put the wrench on the nut and give it a good whack with a mallet to avoid having...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,886
Posted By computerwhiz1
199,178 on my 2000 323i when I got home today....

199,178 on my 2000 323i when I got home today. Engine works well, but I swear everything has been replaced.
Rebuilt Auto Transmission
All rear subframe bushings
All diff bushings
All suspension...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By computerwhiz1
^^^^What he said

^^^^What he said
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
lol yea man. I mean sure, people look at mine and...

lol yea man. I mean sure, people look at mine and are like "nice ride bro" and what not. Its one of the nicer cars at the school, but there are plenty of others that are just as nice and nicer for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
Yes, much the same situation these days with...

Yes, much the same situation these days with people doing burnouts. Unfortunately I have an assigned spot that I can not change (school policy) but I am lucky in the fact that the two spots next to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
Thanks for understanding what I was trying to get...

Thanks for understanding what I was trying to get at by posting this. Perhaps I could have worded it better, but I was just trying to use my situation as an example.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
Thats pretty much the way it is now days. I live...

Thats pretty much the way it is now days. I live in a rural area, no public transportation and the school is not in walking distance, there are school busses though. Almost all of the people that I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
I am one, and I realize that I don't have near as...

I am one, and I realize that I don't have near as much experience as you guys. But, thats not what frustrates me. Its the people that open their doors into your car and couldn't care less. Its the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
Not sure about the driving age in Canada, but...

Not sure about the driving age in Canada, but where I live you get your license when you are 16. At my school that includes most 11th grade and all 12th grade. Therefore, there are quite a few people...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
Yea, after looking at the damage more, the dents...

Yea, after looking at the damage more, the dents are not in the typical locations to get hit. Its starting to seem like someone is doing this on purpose. We have assigned parking spots, so I can't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By computerwhiz1
What Parking at a High School Does to Your Car

As you may or may not know, I am currently in high school. That means that Monday-Friday my car finds its self parked in a student parking lot, my particular spot is under a lot of trees as well....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,180
Posted By computerwhiz1
REVEIW: BMW Evo Flat Blade Wipers

One thing that doesn't seem to get much attention is windshield wipers. Now, while this is a very cheap and easy item to maintain, it is crucial that your windshield wipers do their job. How are you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By computerwhiz1
FCABS and everything else to do with the control...

FCABS and everything else to do with the control arms are new (about a year old and less than 5000 miles). My dad, also a BMW person, thinks it might be the tie rods as I am also getting a popping...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By computerwhiz1
Ok, how do you check the rack? Also, the...

Ok, how do you check the rack?

Also, the play I have is like very loose and then the steering kicks in, there is a dead zone where you can move the wheel and nothing happens. I would say that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By computerwhiz1
Too Much Steering Play? (Video)

I replaced the steering guibo this weekend because I though that the play in my steering was due to that being failed. The old one I pulled out appeared to be in ok shape and after I put the new one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By computerwhiz1
Ok, tried shifting through the gears this morning...

Ok, tried shifting through the gears this morning and that had no effect on the sound. As for the PS pump, I couldn't get anyone to listen as I turned the wheel, but I couldn't hear anything loud...
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