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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By DanM
My first guess after some work in sticky caliper....

My first guess after some work in sticky caliper. Passenger side caliper does not glide as smoothly and you see a bit of the brake piston extended. Also, more brake dust on that side it looks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,612
Posted By DanM
i am having this exact issue, though I do notice...

i am having this exact issue, though I do notice when I brake it goes away, then if i coast or gas it comes back. Sometimes its fairly minor, others it feels like the car will shake apart. I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By DanM
oh, front control arm bushings

oh, front control arm bushings
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By DanM
thanks, FCAB? notice it goes away under...

thanks, FCAB?

notice it goes away under braking. sometiems its really bad.....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By DanM
wheel shimme

Any thoughts from the group on what could cause shimmee in the steering wheel. I had the tires balanced and that helped but its still there. sometimes it goes away but comes back...

And yes, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By DanM
thanks guys, my csr is doing exactly the same, ...

thanks guys, my csr is doing exactly the same, needle goes to maybe 10 o'clock or so, a little less if driving fast on the freeway and up eventually to 12 oclock if i sit and idle....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By DanM
Is it a problem to drive the car a few hundred...

Is it a problem to drive the car a few hundred miles if it is open? Running cool I assume is ok?

I'm away from home with the car currently
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By DanM
Thanks, beats replacing struts

Thanks, beats replacing struts
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,364
Posted By DanM
car running cool?

Recently replaced radiator, bled etc...
Car is running cool, the needle hangs say at about 10 o'clock, not in the blue but just over the quarter mark on the gauge. Suppose to be right at noon...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By DanM
rear suspension

have a 2003 330ci, recently replace front control arms and bushings. All of a sudden the rear of the car, over every bump feels like its falling aonpart. Major vibrations like the back lid is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By DanM
www.eeuroparts.com seems to have good pricing on...

www.eeuroparts.com seems to have good pricing on the parts too, thanks everyone for feedback
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By DanM
mechanic is personal friend, i think he's getting...

mechanic is personal friend, i think he's getting taken on the parts.... he only was charging $200 labor which also included changing brake rotors
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By DanM
Can you do just the bushings or do you need to...

Can you do just the bushings or do you need to the control arms too.... One of those jobs i don't have the tools for....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By DanM
Control Arms

Was told $1,100 to replace control arms (inclu ball joints) and bushings on 2003 330ci. Does this seem high, was told the parts cost $800... I trust my mechanic, I'm thinking he might have gotten...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-04-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,365
Posted By DanM
Replace both

I'ver been told you really need to replace both at the same time, probably more so since your going with a different part....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By DanM
Thanks Mark, thats what i figure too. Just...

Thanks Mark, thats what i figure too. Just wondering if these cars have any steering column issues or ball joints etc.. around the 100K mark...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By DanM
steering vibration

I get "shimmy" in my steering wheel when applying light pressure to the brakes. If I put more pressure it seems to go away... Brake rotors are relatively new but thinking it could be warping..... ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By DanM
air in system

Thanks DMAX,

Yeah, the system was opened up as part of my overall inspection fo the sytem I first thought tstat was shot, then saw the leak and though the tank was shot, then saw the hose...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By DanM
Unhappy Temp gauge and heat problem

My heater is only blowign cold air and my temp guage moves into the red after a short drive. Recently thought overflow tank was leaking but ended up being a lose hose connection at the bottom near...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,587
Posted By DanM
4-5k

4-5k
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,757
Posted By DanM
Thanks, will try this..

Thanks, will try this..
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,757
Posted By DanM
I don't know if he used lock tite but I'll check...

I don't know if he used lock tite but I'll check the carrier. I will look at the adjuster nut and pull the height up slightly to see if that helps. I haven;t installed a shift kit (ever) so it will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,757
Posted By DanM
UUC Short shifter issue

My UUC shifter is making a rattling noise as i drive, not like something is broke, more like something is loose if that makes any sense. Like a rattling loose nut or something. Always been a bit a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By DanM
My UUC shifter is rattling albeit nottoo loudly...

My UUC shifter is rattling albeit nottoo loudly but still. If i pull up on the shifter slightly while in motion the rattling goes away. Any thoughts a cure before i take it in to someone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,598
Posted By DanM
I also have a short shift kit, installed by BMW,...

I also have a short shift kit, installed by BMW, there'sa slight vibration in it, if i pull slightly straight up on the stick, it goes away. almost sounds like something is loose.

any...
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