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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By lmr2wil
I drive the car up on two 2X10 scraps (one per...

I drive the car up on two 2X10 scraps (one per rear tire) this gives more than enough clearance for the jack, it's practically free, and most importantly it's safe.

Luke
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By lmr2wil
We probably need more information... are the...

We probably need more information... are the lights from Amazon OE or aftermarket? Also, is one light flickering and the other completely out?

Luke
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By lmr2wil
+1. Even more to the point, if you aren't...

+1. Even more to the point, if you aren't breaking any laws, getting pulled over would be annoying but a nonevent. If you are breaking laws, then that also would draw attention to you regardless of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By lmr2wil
If fluid isn't circulating at all, the pump shaft...

If fluid isn't circulating at all, the pump shaft has likely sheared. I would pull the belt and see if there is play in the pulley. I would diagnose your problem before buying and replacing the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By lmr2wil
I removed my clear bra with plastic scrappers...

I removed my clear bra with plastic scrappers (some use of a heat gun) and patience... interestingly the heat gun often made things worse. When I removed it, it was about 40 degrees F outside (most...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By lmr2wil
You should scan the car for codes. I doubt you...

You should scan the car for codes. I doubt you have managed to swap plugs between sensors; but if you have, the DME should get mad about it. Even if you haven't, there are likely codes stored which...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By lmr2wil
Did you get the hood open? Also, did you ever...

Did you get the hood open? Also, did you ever pull the air ducting to the radiator? This is needed to actually gain access to the latches.

Luke
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-04-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By lmr2wil
+1 No. Aside from the fact that I personally...

+1 No. Aside from the fact that I personally thing that it looks tacky (which is moot since it's your car). This is an especially bad idea on a halogen headlight (or single xenon for that matter)...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-03-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By lmr2wil
You need to get the air out of the master...

You need to get the air out of the master cylinder before you can make any pressure to bleed the system. You should google bench bleeding and gravity bleeding - both may help. However, you also may...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By lmr2wil
Did the master cylinder run dry with all the...

Did the master cylinder run dry with all the calipers off the car? If so, you may need to bench bleed the master before you can bleed the rest. Unfortunately, you also have the ABS pumps to contend...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By lmr2wil
I'm confused; isn't the female end of the...

I'm confused; isn't the female end of the connector part of the sensor - http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-S54_3.2L/ES2683479/ ? If so, why not splice the old connector on or replace the sensor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By lmr2wil
Are you pushing the button forward or are you...

Are you pushing the button forward or are you pressing straight up?
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-01-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By lmr2wil
It's probably best to ask the mod's to move this...

It's probably best to ask the mod's to move this to the lighting forum. You'll be much more likely to get an answer there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By lmr2wil
Next to the SES is the coolant and washer fluid...

Next to the SES is the coolant and washer fluid lights - these need to be topped up. More importantly, you should figure out why it's low on coolant. The ABS and airbag lights will need something...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By lmr2wil
I believe that chain is a service tool for...

I believe that chain is a service tool for removing the left front grille per the TIS!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By lmr2wil
Nice. You should post a photo of them installed...

Nice. You should post a photo of them installed on the door!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By lmr2wil
I don't think you wasted your money. Plus, you...

I don't think you wasted your money. Plus, you said it yourself, the vibration comes and goes and took 20 minutes to return. My guess is that he honestly though this would fix the issue. Since it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 856
Posted By lmr2wil
I have heard great things but haven't used a...

I have heard great things but haven't used a Time-Sert so others can chime in on actually using these kits...

For measuring purposes though, you'll need to know the diameter and pitch of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By lmr2wil
Just to make sure we're all on the same page... ...

Just to make sure we're all on the same page... Is your "EML" light on? Or is the "Service Engine Soon" light on? If the EML light is on, you may need more than an Autozone scanner going forward....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By lmr2wil
Did you try setting the clock?

Did you try setting the clock?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By lmr2wil
Just a guess, but maybe #7 in...

Just a guess, but maybe #7 in http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BM53&mospid=47712&btnr=22_0026&hg=22&fg=05.

Luke
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 03-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By lmr2wil
In that case, what I said above is true for you...

In that case, what I said above is true for you that any other AL bi-xenon light will work (save for the facelifted coupe). If I were you, I would investigate the damage to your current light to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By lmr2wil
+1 if they haven't been replaced yet, and you...

+1 if they haven't been replaced yet, and you have any decent amount of mileage now is as good a time as ever.

As for ease of replacement: If you can get leverage on the bottom bolt without...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 03-29-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By lmr2wil
There do seem to be a lot more driver's lights...

There do seem to be a lot more driver's lights than passenger lights available. One more question: I've been assuming you have AL brand lights now; do you know whether your current lights are AL or...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 03-28-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By lmr2wil
You can get a new lens for under $50 and the trim...

You can get a new lens for under $50 and the trim can certainly be obtained. In fact, if yours is cracked, let me know I have a black trim piece out of a facelifted sedan from when I went the...
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