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Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 05-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,901
Posted By timworx
I love BMW's and I love rally racing. It's...

I love BMW's and I love rally racing.
It's fantastic to see what a truly experienced racer can put together.
What a great first run, and right in my back yard, too!

Minus the cost of the car,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By timworx
Awesome! I figured that is what it was,...

Awesome!

I figured that is what it was, your thread proved to be the right one to read.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By timworx
Possible Weak Fuel Pump. How to diagnose?

Car just stalled at an intersection and wouldn't restart, on a slight downward slope (if that means anything), and about an 1/8 tank of gas. Every 10+ seconds of sitting it would just about want to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By timworx
Facelift e46 Front Bumper Lip/Valance Cover

The previous owner of my car caused some issues with the front body work - mostly on the underside. Very minor. Wasn't really a big deal, stuff you didn't notice unless you really analyzed what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By timworx
Question Can you guess that coolant leak? also, I love AAA

So, I was about 20 miles from home when me coolant level indicator comes on. I just filled it earlier in the day. Uh-oh.

Now, note that when I filled it earlier that day, the indicator stick...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
Manufacturing crud, their inspector didn't look...

Manufacturing crud, their inspector didn't look close. It's belt material, still attached to the belt itself. I started scraping it out (not easy since it's attached), but decided against wasting my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
I certainly wouldn't! I'm glad I looked it over...

I certainly wouldn't! I'm glad I looked it over to notice the junk. Hard to see, but I attached an image. The groove closest to my thumb has the junk.

Lesson learned, always inspect your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
Problem has been solved: While the tensioner...

Problem has been solved:
While the tensioner pulley does seem as though it is due for replacement soon, it was NOT the cause of this issue.

I was going to mention the "far fetched" idea earlier...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
Definitely, I would *assume* that the wobble is a...

Definitely, I would *assume* that the wobble is a mix of a shot tensioner pulley causing undue stress on the tensioner in some way, making it relieve the stress. Which would mean that the wobble...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
It seemed so odd for it to go away after the car...

It seemed so odd for it to go away after the car is warmed up. I mean, it's not like worn out wheel bearings stop grinding after you've driven the car a few miles.

The the tensioner pulley uses a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
Safe to say its the idler? Maybe shot and now...

Safe to say its the idler? Maybe shot and now that its cold out the old grease causes it to stick until it gets warmed. It does go away when it's warmed up.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
No dice on the DISA, thank you for the suggestion...

No dice on the DISA, thank you for the suggestion though.

So, like I said it was pretty loud, and here she is. The noisemaker in all her glory.

View My Video (http://tinypic.com/r/qs9qfk/6)
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
Unfortunately it was just me and myself so I...

Unfortunately it was just me and myself so I couldn't get in there well.

But it's that very loud tapping sound that is of concern. The sound is not really consistent in pattern, and goes away...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By timworx
Strange Engine Clonk. Idler? Water Pump? Tensionser? wtf? [With Video]

2002 325i 135k here.

So, I changed my engine and A/C belts about 2 weeks ago. Piece of cake.

Now, however, I'm noticing a "clonk". I didn't notice it until the temperature dropped a few days...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-22-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By timworx
Here it is: ...

Here it is:
http://images.craigslist.org/3Ma3F83N95Le5G45J5cba49e5f5e96ec010bd.jpg

Good to know, I'll have to check them out. Ideally I'd like to end up with xenons and "angel eyes". I love the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-22-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By timworx
What do I need to swap xenon from other e46?

Hey all,
I did a quick search, but couldn't really find what I'm looking for.

Someone is parting out a 325i on CL. I'd like to pick up their front bumper (I REALLY messed up my front valance in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By timworx
I think you may have skimmed my post a bit too...

I think you may have skimmed my post a bit too quick choxor ;) I just replaced both belts, so they're good.

But you did answer my question as to how to know whether or not the pulleys need...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By timworx
Do I need a new idler pulley?

Hey all,
Just replaced my A/C and engine belts this past weekend. It was unbelievably easy. Manual FTW. (See this (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=522832) if you need to replace your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By timworx
Looks like I'll be doing that asap. I...

Looks like I'll be doing that asap.

I checked the bottom of the door and you can see the water droplets in the area between the door panel and the door. I'm not thinking and water should be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By timworx
So what you're saying is I should probably go out...

So what you're saying is I should probably go out there while it's all wet and dreary and water is still following its path. Bummer.

There is also water on the molding/step before the interior...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,598
Posted By timworx
Ah, yeah. Durr. Just a hunting expedition over...

Ah, yeah. Durr. Just a hunting expedition over here.





The life of a fuel filter, how depressing. haha.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,598
Posted By timworx
This would be evidenced by a lean running motor?...

This would be evidenced by a lean running motor? Acceleration not as good as it should be? Of course, when it comes to acceleration, small decreases over time are hard to notice. I supposed it's good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By timworx
Aha! I know what I'll be doing this week then......

Aha! I know what I'll be doing this week then... I guess I might as well replace the regulator while I'm in there since the window stopped working.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,598
Posted By timworx
Would a crapped up fuel filter worsen that slight...

Would a crapped up fuel filter worsen that slight delay when you put your foot on the accelerator (the drive-by-wire delay)?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By timworx
Exclamation Leaking by the door - vapor barrier?

I have a 2002 325i with a bit of a leaking issue.
The rear driver side floor has been found damp at least once before. I couldn't figure out what it could be though. I tried to go through the...
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