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Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-15-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By gstiag
I am in Orange County and have been looking for...

I am in Orange County and have been looking for an OEM set for my 04 M3.
I will take them if they are as advertised.. Center caps included?
PM sent with contact info..
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By gstiag
Body/Paint shop needed - So Calif

Hello all -

I am looking for recommendations for a good paint and body shop in Southern California - preferably in Orange County.

Car is an 04 M3 Titanium Silver. No body work needed, Only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,488
Posted By gstiag
This - Easier than trying to find the kickdown...

This - Easier than trying to find the kickdown point with the pedal. Just flip it over to S and up to 4th.
Forum: E46 BMW Tools for sale or rent 04-18-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By gstiag
Sold - Thanks again Hani. Best of luck with your...

Sold - Thanks again Hani. Best of luck with your projects.
Forum: E46 BMW Tools for sale or rent 04-15-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By gstiag
Yes - It is located in Costa Mesa - Almost new...

Yes - It is located in Costa Mesa - Almost new for $25.00. But you have to pick it up.

Text me and we can sort out the details - 949-633-9250.

Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By gstiag
Yes - I should have thought this through before...

Yes - I should have thought this through before posting.

Some have suggested it is from the sunroof. This is all I can think of. Maybe the drain was blocked and this is the water that has been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By gstiag
Strange leak

Yesterday I noticed a couple drops on the garage floor from the 330I differential - It is a dirty watery liquid, smells like rust.

It is not coming from the diff, it is coming from above the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By gstiag
I have decided to try two possible fixes - ...

I have decided to try two possible fixes -

One is simple. Two O-rings on the oil filter cap. 3 and 4 on the picture below. I did not replace these when I changed the oil. Apparently these will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By gstiag
Oil check valves - I will research this. Based on...

Oil check valves - I will research this. Based on the symptoms it sounds like this could be a clear solution.

I use BMW 5W/30 in both cars. Maybe try 10W/40 Castrol?

The 330I Sport has 85K –...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By gstiag
Timing chain tensioner. It makes sense with the...

Timing chain tensioner. It makes sense with the symptoms.

I updated the tensioner spring that is at the right front of the motor. The new one is about 1/4" longer. It did not help.

Is there a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By gstiag
330 dry start rattle

Recently I did a little research on what I hear other call a ‘dry start’ rattle that happens only when a car is started warm. I found a few entries on an Audi S/RS forum that illustrates the exact...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 01-05-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By gstiag
Sold?

Sold?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By gstiag
I went with the M3 mounts. The originals were...

I went with the M3 mounts. The originals were done at 65k miles.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By gstiag
Thank you dmax - This really had me concerned. I...

Thank you dmax - This really had me concerned. I thought I might have installed them wrong even though there is really only one way they can go on.

I really appreciate the experience and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By gstiag
FCAB Question/Concern

Yesterday I replaced the motor mounts on the ZHP. Easy DIY by the way. As long as you have the right tools. But when I removed the front support plate an O-ring was sitting on it that has to be from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By gstiag
Yes. It has a Disa. I bought my first one a few...

Yes. It has a Disa. I bought my first one a few years ago and had not wrenched on any of my vehicles for a long time. I am the same age as you so I thought I was over it. But you will find that these...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-29-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By gstiag
Still available - Willing to let it go cheap to...

Still available - Willing to let it go cheap to get it out of my office.

Please text me if interested 949-633-9250.
Forum: E46 BMW Tools for sale or rent 12-29-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By gstiag
FS - HF Engine support bar $30.00

I just finished replacing motor mounts on my two 330Is and do not need the support bar anymore. Very easy DIY with this. You do not need to get a floor jack on the oil pan.

I will let it go for...
Forum: Exterior 11-18-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By gstiag
Email and PM sent

Email and PM sent
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-15-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,848
Posted By gstiag
PM sent with offer.

PM sent with offer.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 11-14-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By gstiag
I have a nice set from my 05 330I sedan. Car had...

I have a nice set from my 05 330I sedan. Car had 65K when I swapped them for clears. These are factory stock. Amber. No damage. Includes sockets.

PM if interesed and I will take a few pictures.
Forum: Interior 11-11-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By gstiag
Good price for a decent wheel. If I had not just...

Good price for a decent wheel. If I had not just paid for a Coby re-wrap I would buy it..
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By gstiag
Sounds like a loose spark plug. More of a...

Sounds like a loose spark plug. More of a compresion blow by noise rather than a knock in my opinion.. Have you checked them?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By gstiag
I have a loud annoying buzz or high pitched...

I have a loud annoying buzz or high pitched rattle at 3K RPM. I thought it was a heat shield also. Turns out it is the fan motor in the dash. Turn everything off and it is gone. Turn the fan/ac on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 613
Posted By gstiag
I fought this for the first six months after I...

I fought this for the first six months after I bought my first 330I. Changed almost everything. Was about to spend money on a new rack but thought I would try another alignment first. I went to a...
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