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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By BimmersGarage
>> Perhaps.. English is Not OP first language....

>> Perhaps.. English is Not OP first language. (maybe)

Doomsday,
You need to give us some details about your vehicle -
Mileage, any maintenance history, have you had the battery checked, etc...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By BimmersGarage
Yes, you wanting something like these >...

Yes, you wanting something like these >...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By BimmersGarage
Looks like an Alien vomited on your calipers...

Looks like an Alien vomited on your calipers...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-02-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BimmersGarage
I was generally speaking.. Usually it's an...

I was generally speaking..
Usually it's an accident that caused such a mushrooming of the strut tower(s).
It's certainly NOT from normal wear & tear.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BimmersGarage
As I suspected.. Two obvious indicators > 1....

As I suspected..
Two obvious indicators >
1. Your alignment knub/knot is missing.. either sheared off or removed because they couldn't do a "proper" alignment after the accident.

2. Tell-tale...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-02-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BimmersGarage
^ Define "chop". You mean feathering.. ...

^
Define "chop".
You mean feathering..

And, post photo of the top of your strut towers. Let's take a look at the degree of deformation.

Rob made some good suggestions..
However, I'm still...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-01-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BimmersGarage
You stated you have the sport package, so it's...

You stated you have the sport package, so it's lower than stock height.


And, yes.
Replace hub/bearings every ~65K




Yes, anything is possible.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-01-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BimmersGarage
Due to your fresh CAs and FCABs, they're...

Due to your fresh CAs and FCABs, they're dampening the harmonics/vibrations at low(er) speeds "better", than at high(er) speeds.



As you stated > the 'minor' bump or "bulge" on the top of the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By BimmersGarage
Welcome to the forum. I've think you found...

Welcome to the forum.

I've think you found your own problem.. considering the mileage your struts are shot, (one side more so than the other, very likely) causing the noticeable vibrations you are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 942
Posted By BimmersGarage
OP, When was the last time your replaced your...

OP,
When was the last time your replaced your fuel filter? The regulator attached is probably fine, the filter itself is probably clogged and just need to be replaced.

I highly suggest you do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By BimmersGarage
+1 You described the DBS - dead battery...

+1
You described the DBS - dead battery syndrome.
If the battery you have is original (or more than 5 years old) it's definitely time to replace with new.
Make sure you purchase one that's rated...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By BimmersGarage
impressive.. Sounded like you were in Love...

impressive..
Sounded like you were in Love Field's airport hanger. ;)

Do you have any error codes?
You might have a vacuum leak somewhere that's causing the SAP to spool up that much.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By BimmersGarage
After you remove the door panel, there's still...

After you remove the door panel, there's still the (inner and outer) lower sills but they they should flex enough to allow you to extract the old glass.

Mainly you want to make "handles" like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By BimmersGarage
The regulator has a long cable (under tension)...

The regulator has a long cable (under tension) that runs its length, if it snapped... it (or bits of the carrier) could have struck the glass "just so" to cause it to crack. Very rare but it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By BimmersGarage
THAT wasn't a one-way street now was it...

THAT wasn't a one-way street now was it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By BimmersGarage
hold on a sec.. which bolts are you referring to?...

hold on a sec.. which bolts are you referring to?

Brake caliper bolts, subframe bolts or something smaller??
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-24-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By BimmersGarage
Very common, especially with bmw batteries that's...

Very common, especially with bmw batteries that's more than 6 years old... in your case IF it's original then it's obviously way over due.

Our vehicle electrical systems are very sensitive to low...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,968
Posted By BimmersGarage
Did CokeCo. produce this one? :rofl:

Did CokeCo. produce this one? :rofl:
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-07-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,628
Posted By BimmersGarage
This thread almost read like some Dean Koontz...

This thread almost read like some Dean Koontz novel.


OP,
Glad you're still here to tell a tale.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 950
Posted By BimmersGarage
OP, I think your thread Crashed&Burned Before...

OP,
I think your thread Crashed&Burned Before liftoff..

If you want honest and helpful responses from our members you need to have:
1. Some basic details - current mileage, any mechanical...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By BimmersGarage
Just to help a new guy out.. Here's a most...

Just to help a new guy out..
Here's a most excellent source of info (w/Photos & Videos) of what to be aware of on - Used E46s.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1007722
(credit goes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By BimmersGarage
^ That's a tad harsh.. Let the kid learn...

^
That's a tad harsh..
Let the kid learn something on his own.
If he's truly motivated and willing to learn to wrench & DIY most of those needed maintenance item(S).. what better vehicle than an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By BimmersGarage
^ Alright, alright. Never mind. :facepalm: ...

^
Alright, alright.
Never mind. :facepalm:
Obviously you've done your research on hauling-truck-rentals' price/charges/fees.

Just have fun draggin your stuffs around and make sure you don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By BimmersGarage
I stand corrected. (I must have gotten them...

I stand corrected.
(I must have gotten them mixed up with U-haul then, with the truck for the day.)

And, well... since you put it that way.
I too Wouldn't want to deal with the paper work,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By BimmersGarage
The List is LONG & Detailed for used E46s. >...

The List is LONG & Detailed for used E46s. > Search!

What you should look out for though, are:
1. Rear Subframe (cracks)
2. Front strut tower (mushrooming)

and, due to their mileage/Age -
1....
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