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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By mtx1
From what I know about diesels black smoke means...

From what I know about diesels black smoke means too much fuel, Or not enough air. When u burn oil the smoke is gray. So my guess would be either air intake restriction (check your air filter), turbo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By mtx1
Haha yea been there done that. It seems everytime...

Haha yea been there done that. It seems everytime I work on my car I find something else that needs work or another issue pops up hah. Good luck! :)

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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By mtx1
My bet would go towards a bad battery. Bring it...

My bet would go towards a bad battery. Bring it in and have it tested. Being dead for extended periods will kill a car battery even if it was new.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 933
Posted By mtx1
Had same issue when I bought my e46. Check both...

Had same issue when I bought my e46. Check both intake boots by taking them off and look for rips or cracks in them. Both of mine looked ok but once i got them off i could see the leaks. They are...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-26-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 89,165
Posted By mtx1
Just wanted to say THANKS!! This fixed my cold...

Just wanted to say THANKS!! This fixed my cold idle & misfire issue throwing 1189, 1188, and 2 misfire codes. Replaced DISA valve and same issue. Found this thread and bought the hose for $25 at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
Haha "They see the horse and its all over". Some...

Haha "They see the horse and its all over". Some need a Ferrari for that....some were just born without needing to waste the $. LOL :pimpin:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
Re: Where is the best place to buy used parts?

Yea I understand that. Should of researched before buying online.. Wouldn't be my first mistake haha.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
Re: Where is the best place to buy used parts?

Haha your quite the character. My car had 123k when I bought it. 148k now. So if I sell my friend an apple for $5 and he shines it up and u pay $10 for the same apple from an distrubuter.. That means...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
Re: Where is the best place to buy used parts?

Sorry hitbyastick I should of quoted him. That was not intended for you. :)

I didnt say it was a good move buying a used control arm. I knew i would get heat for it here but wanted to share my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
Re: Where is the best place to buy used parts?

Lmao can't afford to drive a bmw yet? Are these special "only the rich can drive cars" lol. I bought my car for $2500. Needed intake boot because it was throwing lean codes and would barley run and a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
If only i knew everything at first like you...

If only i knew everything at first like you do...i wouldnt of had to learn from that "dumbass" mistake lol. Most cars i have worked on have replacable bushings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,260
Posted By mtx1
So just browsing the forum i came across this...

So just browsing the forum i came across this thread so figured i would join. I bought a control arm from Bavarian Auto Recycling 2 months ago on ebay. Mine was shot when i bought the car and didnt...
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