E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.


Go Back   E46Fanatics > Search Forums

You searched for the keyword(s):
Your search results are listed below. If you did not find the answer you were looking for, please try searching again. Make sure that you are searching the entire site and not a specific forum. If you cannot find the answer to your question, create a new discussion topic in the appropriate BMW related or Off-Topic section.

Showing results 1 to 25 of 543
Search took 2.03 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Phoenix330ci
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,162
Posted By Phoenix330ci
+1 to that:thumbup: Plus I grew up in NEPA a...

+1 to that:thumbup:

Plus I grew up in NEPA a long time ago and yes the cops were dicks and can't drive, I would loose them on the back country roads all the time late at night:woot:
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Looks like that grey arm is the part that pushes...

Looks like that grey arm is the part that pushes the small door flaps over the holes where the roof folds down (alonside the rear seats). That shouldn't be the cause of the roof getting stuck down...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Phoenix330ci
As you have written, that is the SECONDARY MAF...

As you have written, that is the SECONDARY MAF not the main MAF where the F connection is, however that may also be a problem for you.

The code you have (and I have the same code and just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Oh I have changed my fluid a few times for one...

Oh I have changed my fluid a few times for one reason or another. I originally say a mighty vac tool that someone was using on a VW and they were done in minutes and always though that would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Phoenix330ci
OEM Rear LED's, first left now right

Have an 04 with factory LEDS.

First I had to replace the drivers about two months ago, when I noticed that when you apply the brakes with the lights off it was dim, and with the lights on no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Coolant Refill - any one use one of these?

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330Ci-M54_3.0L/News/Universal_Schwaben_Coolant_Evacuation_Tool_Kit_Audi_BMW_Mercedes_Benz_Mini_Porsche_Volkswagen_VW_1980_1981_1982_1983_1984_1985_1986_1987_1988_1989_...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,455
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Yeah I did the same thing. Had all the rock...

Yeah I did the same thing. Had all the rock chips fixed up and put new black kidney grills in. When they removed the bumper to repaint it they were supposed to replace the lower mess grill for...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Yeah do tell. I have a set of arms at the house...

Yeah do tell. I have a set of arms at the house and I looked into doing this but see no way to torque them. I also have not come across any other DIY talking about this either.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Phoenix330ci
I would put it back on. If it is a vert, then...

I would put it back on. If it is a vert, then you definately need it back on before driving the car. However, it is recommended to be on the car and torqued correctly BEFORE, driving it, that is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-05-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Phoenix330ci
The bushing does not slide sided to side along...

The bushing does not slide sided to side along the bolt axis, there is no room for that. What I meant by sliding, the housing slides (rotates around the bolt axis) easier on the limiter as the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Phoenix330ci
RTAB's and Limiters

So I just got done with this job and took the car for a ride and it handles great now. I believe I had original Rtab's and the two other bushings since the car was new.

Just a couple of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Public Service Anouncement - Tools

Sears has a 220 piece craftsman mechanics set on sale right now for $95. it is 50% off normal prices. I know the majority here don't need tools but for those just starting out working on your car,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Seriously.................. Turn it and find...

Seriously..................

Turn it and find out...............

But seriously..........................
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Yeah I replaced mine about two weeks ago when I...

Yeah I replaced mine about two weeks ago when I did the CCV. I bought some spare hose for something and it was the right diameter, so I just clipped a piece and replaced it. The upper bigger hose I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By Phoenix330ci
I've used this stuff and some other brand and...

I've used this stuff and some other brand and when you put two flat surfaces together it will stick off the width of the tape. Try an automotive paint store. They sell something thinner.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Phoenix330ci
No, I'm saying the hard hose or any hose is not...

No, I'm saying the hard hose or any hose is not connect to the throttle body. I have had the throttle body out of my car and there are no hoses connected to it. However, the bigger of the two hoses...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Phoenix330ci
.....on another thought, When I replaced mine I...

.....on another thought, When I replaced mine I also changed the intake boots, so maybe you need to check those. Seems like I can change those once a year as mine seem to dry out and get hard rather...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Most cars don't have hose 6. However it should...

Most cars don't have hose 6. However it should have a plug on the nipple of the CCV. Check to make sure you have a nipple on there. When I installed the cold weather on mine, I opened the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Mine is worn too. I was quoted $900 for a shop...

Mine is worn too. I was quoted $900 for a shop to do the complete job labor and leather. Otherwise the leather alone is about $600 through BMW.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Why didn't you just spray the in cabin filter...

Why didn't you just spray the in cabin filter with some sort of freshener or spay.........probably because you didn't think about it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Phoenix330ci
I got tired of jacking around with my CCV pipes...

I got tired of jacking around with my CCV pipes which frankly I cant tell you if there were any BMW parts left because over the times I changed them I probably did a mix and match of different...
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Phoenix330ci
I think Umnitza sells a led version......see...

I think Umnitza sells a led version......see their web page.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Yeah just did mine tonight. They bottom out and...

Yeah just did mine tonight. They bottom out and then the torque wrench will snap at 10 Nm. I have done this several times and have not broken a stud yet.

Foot pounds is too much.
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-10-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Yeah it is stuck on with double sided tape.

Yeah it is stuck on with double sided tape.
Forum: E46 Convertible 03-10-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Phoenix330ci
Yeah I have one that is a little warped.....last...

Yeah I have one that is a little warped.....last time I looked you had to get the entire head rest ....although I didn't know about the guy in canada.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 543


 

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use