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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By muniz_ri
Changing the pre-cat O2 sensors is easy as pie....

Changing the pre-cat O2 sensors is easy as pie. 1)Remove the cabin air filter assembly 2) pop-off the plastic engine cover 3)remove the secondary air-pump 4)use a O2 socket to remove the old O2...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-06-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,860
Posted By muniz_ri
Just read this today, very sorry to hear. My...

Just read this today, very sorry to hear. My condolences to his friends and family.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-06-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 105,188
Posted By muniz_ri
No need to lube OEM type RTAB's.

No need to lube OEM type RTAB's.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,030
Posted By muniz_ri
I wish I would have seen this post a month ago. I...

I wish I would have seen this post a month ago. I had the same problem and paid ~$1500 for a new TCM(EGS) + coding.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-21-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,931
Posted By muniz_ri
Hope these work out well for you. Upgrading my...

Hope these work out well for you. Upgrading my stock RTAB's was one of the best things I've done to my car.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-21-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 176,698
Posted By muniz_ri
If it were my car I would change the fluid and...

If it were my car I would change the fluid and filter, drive it for maybe ~2K miles and do it again to get rid of any loose gunk. If you don't plan on keeping the car much longer, then I wouldn't do...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-21-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,931
Posted By muniz_ri
You're not supposed to use grease with OEM...

You're not supposed to use grease with OEM bushings. Yes, I would degrease them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 34,561
Posted By muniz_ri
83K miles and no mechanical problems but just...

83K miles and no mechanical problems but just replaced the TCM(EGS). Changed fluid and filter at 63K miles.
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-14-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By muniz_ri
try it now...it should work.

try it now...it should work.
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-14-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By muniz_ri
This is a common problem. Check out this link: ...

This is a common problem. Check out this link:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=512469&highlight=tailight+indicator
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 208,968
Posted By muniz_ri
With a 21mm box wrench......it wasn't too bad.

With a 21mm box wrench......it wasn't too bad.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-07-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,931
Posted By muniz_ri
Did this DIY this morning using powerflex...

Did this DIY this morning using powerflex bushings and the Harbor Freight tool. The tool is a little clumsy due to the many pieces but worked well. Couldn't find copper anti-seize so used this. No...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-31-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 105,188
Posted By muniz_ri
LOL: Great idea!

LOL: Great idea!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,635
Posted By muniz_ri
I buy all of my parts from them with no issues...

I buy all of my parts from them with no issues and highly recommend them for their prices and quick shipping..............but in fairness to the OP I have never had to return anything.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-30-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 208,968
Posted By muniz_ri
Just finished the control arms + bushings job....

Just finished the control arms + bushings job. These threads were a huge help, it took 2 1/2 hrs from start to finish.

The only things I would add are (1) if the outer ball joint doesn't budge...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-19-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By muniz_ri
There is a large knob inside the truck, behind...

There is a large knob inside the truck, behind the tail light. Just unscrew the knob.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,709
Posted By muniz_ri
Is (Siemens VDO EM part) an OEM part? If not,...

Is (Siemens VDO EM part) an OEM part? If not, some non-OEM CPS's have been known to be defective right out of the box. Good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-03-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,381
Posted By muniz_ri
I changed the fluid & filter in my step at 68K...

I changed the fluid & filter in my step at 68K miles using RL D4. It has now been about 5K miles since the change and all is well. I have not seen any concrete evidence, only conjecture, to suggest...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,840
Posted By muniz_ri
[QUOTE=Makakio;10083904] * always use the Esso...

[QUOTE=Makakio;10083904] * always use the Esso fluid. If unavailable, the Esso fluid has been rebranded as "Lifeguard 5" fluid as well - same exact chemistry. Don't use redline, purple and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,800
Posted By muniz_ri
1)68K, 2)Refill & Filter Change, 3)Redline D4 ...

1)68K, 2)Refill & Filter Change, 3)Redline D4

~4K miles since the fluid change and all is good. Good luck.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-07-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 176,698
Posted By muniz_ri
I reused the same bolts but added loctite to each...

I reused the same bolts but added loctite to each bolt. It's been about 4K miles since the change with no leaks or loose bolts. Best of luck!
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,154
Posted By muniz_ri
My car has stock suspension and rims. Funny, I...

My car has stock suspension and rims. Funny, I was just reminded of a psychology term called "projection."
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-03-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,154
Posted By muniz_ri
A true optimist. I for one will be taking...

A true optimist. I for one will be taking advantage of the settlement if it happens.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 23,202
Posted By muniz_ri
It's refreshing to see empirical evidence on a...

It's refreshing to see empirical evidence on a subject for a change, thanks for posting. And let's not discourage GoingNuts from posting. He's got his charm.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,154
Posted By muniz_ri
Subframe Class Action Settlement

For those that may not be aware, a subframe settlement seems near:

http://www.e46subframeclassactionsettlement.com/
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