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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By regalzr7
I had that problem replaced valve cover and valve...

I had that problem replaced valve cover and valve cover gasket and it seems to have solved the problem.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-03-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By regalzr7
You might be able to get by without an architect...

You might be able to get by without an architect if you have a decent contractor who knows the building code and the building department personnel. You will definitely need building plans and will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By regalzr7
If the problem is that the monitors are not...

If the problem is that the monitors are not ready, you have to complete a drive cycle. If you search for BMW ODB II drive cycle you can find a lot of info on setting the monitors. I just did it and...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 03-28-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By regalzr7
Little Garage in Huntington. Nice guys,...

Little Garage in Huntington. Nice guys, reasonable prices but not cheap. Quality work. Very clean shop. Will install parts you supply.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-05-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,158
Posted By regalzr7
Years ago I posted a similar question on another...

Years ago I posted a similar question on another forum about removing pen ink stains from leather. An answer I received was that hairspray would remove it. I tried it and it worked on the grey...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,736
Posted By regalzr7
My check gas gap light goes on if I idle too...

My check gas gap light goes on if I idle too long. Shuts off after driving for a while. Go figure.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By regalzr7
make sure you check the valve cover. Mine was...

make sure you check the valve cover. Mine was leaking after vcg and a small crack in the cover was discovered. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 25,391
Posted By regalzr7
Developed very bad leak about 8 mos after vcg. ...

Developed very bad leak about 8 mos after vcg. Valve cover has a small crack.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-16-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 48,143
Posted By regalzr7
Arrow I replaced my fuel filter today. Here is my...

I replaced my fuel filter today. Here is my contribution to the body of knowledge.

1. Getting the old fuel hoses off is a royal pain. It's not worth it. Slice the hose with a razor blade...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-07-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,655
Posted By regalzr7
I have the similiar cup holder available in the...

I have the similiar cup holder available in the USA. It fits over the side pocket in the door and is held on by 3 thumb screws. They tend to loosen. I put a thin piece of hardboard on the inside...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By regalzr7
Use a mytyvac oil extractor. No mess, no getting...

Use a mytyvac oil extractor. No mess, no getting under the car and no valve to accidentally leave open.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By regalzr7
Change the fluid. With less than 60k on the car,...

Change the fluid. With less than 60k on the car, you probably don't have sludge buildup that would cause problems with a fluid change. Yes, it's true that you might go many many without any...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-23-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By regalzr7
Great job by Al's Hubcaps

Brought my car in early Saturday morning to have my rims checked out. The guys there were very nice, checked all four rims and one bent bad and two with small defects. They repaired the rims and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,257
Posted By regalzr7
The units work well and the dimming is...

The units work well and the dimming is significant. However, they are prone to failure and leaking. I replaced mine shortly after getting my car in 2008 with an ebay unit. Still working fine.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By regalzr7
I changed my gm tranny fluid last summer with...

I changed my gm tranny fluid last summer with febi/bilstein from Bavauto. Part No. on bottle says Nr. 32600 repl. no 83 22 0 397 114. It also says Dexron VI in small print. The fluid was bright...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-14-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,222
Posted By regalzr7
1972 dodge duster. Never checked the oil and...

1972 dodge duster. Never checked the oil and seized the engine. Bought a junkyard engine which sat in my driveway for a year before it was installed. Never did get the car running.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-08-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By regalzr7
In my opinion,the signs control the no parking /...

In my opinion,the signs control the no parking / tow away zone. The pavement markings do not. If this was a parking ticket, I think you would have a good chance of beating it. But in small claims...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-17-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By regalzr7
The auto trans in these cars have a known delayed...

The auto trans in these cars have a known delayed engagement issue. It has something to do with a leakdown of line pressure in one of the clutches. If you do a search you will find a reference to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,811
Posted By regalzr7
I have used Bavauto and Pelican parts, without...

I have used Bavauto and Pelican parts, without any issues at all. Very fast shipping and good prices and very nice to deal with over the phone. One caveat though.

I bought some brake fluid from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By regalzr7
Try a Mazda 3. I bought one new in 2005. It has...

Try a Mazda 3. I bought one new in 2005. It has taken the beating from my two teenage drivers. I drive it a couple of times a week for a change of pace from my convertible. It's fun to drive. ...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-19-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,654
Posted By regalzr7
I use ragg top 3 or 4 times per year. When I...

I use ragg top 3 or 4 times per year. When I don't see water beading on the lower parts to the top, I reapply.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-14-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,038
Posted By regalzr7
Works fine on chips, not so good on scratches.

Works fine on chips, not so good on scratches.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By regalzr7
I'm on Long Island and the car is outside all...

I'm on Long Island and the car is outside all year. I use it all year round. There have been no issues with the canvas top. It is totally fine with heavy snow. I treat the top a couple of times a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-29-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,062
Posted By regalzr7
My 04 330 CiC has been doing that since the day I...

My 04 330 CiC has been doing that since the day I bought it 3 years ago. I had the software upgrade about 2.5 years ago. It made the delayed engagement a little bit better but my no means...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-20-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By regalzr7
Thermostat is easy on an automatic with the...

Thermostat is easy on an automatic with the proper tool to hold the fan and spin the fan nut. Tool is about fifty on ebay. I would stay away from any repair shop that tells you the thermostat is...
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