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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 844
Posted By cposk
I did an auto to maual swap and swapped to the...

I did an auto to maual swap and swapped to the single electric puller fan. Removed the mechanical fan and the aux pusher fan. The aux pusher fan connector plugs right into the puller fan. No issues...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-22-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By cposk
WTB: Sedan Stock Exhaust (preferably 325i-330i)

I'm going to be driving my E46 full time in the next few months and my full straightpipe exhaust needs to go. Looking to put stock exhaust back on my car. It's a 328 but I have the 325-330 headers.
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-19-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,698
Posted By cposk
You will not notice any NVH with the balljoints...

You will not notice any NVH with the balljoints unless you are a hypersensitive person. These points are not directly connected to the chassis (the vibration has to go through a second bushing to get...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-19-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,698
Posted By cposk
Shouldn't be, there are clear markings on the...

Shouldn't be, there are clear markings on the eccentric bolt/washer. Like Mango said, the bushing needs to be in good condition though. If its shot, then your camber was probably off (and variable)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By cposk
Agreed with BobbyC. If it's just to fill a gauge...

Agreed with BobbyC. If it's just to fill a gauge pod, wire up the lights. Narrowband is useless, it will just bounce back and forth.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By cposk
Narrowband is pretty much useless... Its going to...

Narrowband is pretty much useless... Its going to bounce back and forth between rich/lean.

Why are you installing it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By cposk
When doing oil on my E90 M3, I add the same...

When doing oil on my E90 M3, I add the same amount that came out (measured by filling old bottles), plus a quarter quart or so. This is normally right around the factory spec.

The range on the M3...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By cposk
Yeah. I mean my car had 206k miles when I first...

Yeah. I mean my car had 206k miles when I first popped mine out. I had the TA out of the car when I broke that 206k mile seal. The second time I replaced them was at 213k miles, so doing it on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By cposk
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=9823...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=982370

I used a jaw puller. I was able to do it with the arm on the car also.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By cposk
I bought a used mig on CL for $300, used realOEM...

I bought a used mig on CL for $300, used realOEM for diagrams, and learned as I went along. All the information you need is available on the beautiful thing we call the internet. :idea:

EDIT - not...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-19-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By cposk
Any interest in an E90 M3?

Any interest in an E90 M3?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,958
Posted By cposk
216k, bought it at 204k for $2500. ...

216k, bought it at 204k for $2500.

Maintenance attached.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By cposk
Gear chatter... Every car with aftermarket...

Gear chatter... Every car with aftermarket flywheel I've been in makes some noise. My viper was the worst even with the stock flywheel.

This is if the car is in neutral with the clutch engaged....
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-06-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By cposk
Front Strut Mount Question

Can someone confirm that the strut mounts in the front should not have any side to side "wiggle" when mounted on the strut (in the direction of the red arrows). I think the shop I used to assemble...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-31-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By cposk
I bought a 328i with 200K+ miles and the diff was...

I bought a 328i with 200K+ miles and the diff was caked with grease. My state inspection shop told me it was leaking and I needed to replace it. I resealed the cover with RTV, pressure washed it, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,085
Posted By cposk
http://www.ebay.com/bhp/bmw-20-pin-to-16-pin ...

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/bmw-20-pin-to-16-pin

About 7 dollars shipped.

You only need to bridge them while you are working. Those wires just pull right out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By cposk
-Torx Socket Set (Axel to Diff) -Hex (rotor...

-Torx Socket Set (Axel to Diff)
-Hex (rotor retaining screw)
-Socket Extensions (multiple uses)
-Metric Socket Set (Lugs/brake removal)
-30mm 12 point socket (Axle Nut) "EDIT 330 might use 36mm"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By cposk
http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/vanos_proc...

http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/vanos_procedure.htm

Go to the section "Parts/Tools/Shop Supplies". Everything you need is listed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By cposk
Yes it is the return hose. In the picture above,...

Yes it is the return hose. In the picture above, you can see a blue arrow pointing at the connection for it on the left (says "hoses attach here"). My car does not have this connection!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By cposk
After further research, I don't think my car...

After further research, I don't think my car needs hose #7.

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_86lz7nzpGDQ/Sx7lA1hC5PI/AAAAAAAABGw/davPvcBQtuU/12.jpg
My distribution piece didn't have a connector on the other...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By cposk
CCV Hose Missing/Capped

So I did my OFHG, CCV, and cooling system overhaul yesterday. I'm not sure how you can do the CCV without removing the OFH, it was a pain even with it gone. But, on to more important things.

My...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By cposk
Did you swap the engine fan? The mechanical fan...

Did you swap the engine fan? The mechanical fan was causing this in my car. After I put the electric in, the rpm hang disappeared.

Just take the mechanical fan off and drive the car a little bit....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By cposk
Haha. I TOO did my vanos seals this weekend. Took...

Haha. I TOO did my vanos seals this weekend. Took from 430-11 (6.5 hours). I also scratched the seal grooves a bit, and nicked the rim slightly. Had me worried at first, but once I got the seals in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,344
Posted By cposk
Do you have a welder? You can buy a nut that...

Do you have a welder?

You can buy a nut that has a smaller diameter hole than the bolt. Then put it over the bolt and weld the center onto it. Since the engine is out of the car this may be a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,344
Posted By cposk
Had this happen on the water pump bolt of one of...

Had this happen on the water pump bolt of one of my dad's old hondas. We used a left handed bit and drilled it. Once the left handed bit bites hard enough, it comes right out.
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