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Forum: Complete Cars 07-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By farkas330i
I have a 2004 330i 6spd manual with sport package...

I have a 2004 330i 6spd manual with sport package that I am getting ready to sell. Color is oreint blue metalic with tan interior. The milage is a bit higher than you are looking at 178k but almost...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By farkas330i
Gotcha. If I have any issues with it I will post...

Gotcha. If I have any issues with it I will post about it. It was a complete assembly that I purchased. I was looking at the vdo pump from esc tuning. I was going to purchase it this weekend. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By farkas330i
Thanks for the reply. I saw that post but I was...

Thanks for the reply. I saw that post but I was wondering if anyone has used these pumps before and what kind of life can be expected.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By farkas330i
Any problems with Airtex Fuel pumps?

I was on my way to a sales call 2 hrs from my house and started having run ability issues sputtering and no power. I pulled over and it when away. Then I started back down the road and it acted up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28,487
Views: 2,118,515
Posted By farkas330i
Resealed vanos pistons with beisian systems kit. ...

Resealed vanos pistons with beisian systems kit. Replaced valve cover gasket and all associated orings. 163000 miles. Made quite the difference especially from 3000 rpm and up. Oil change. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28,487
Views: 2,118,515
Posted By farkas330i
Replaced OFHG and VANOS line with new washers. ...

Replaced OFHG and VANOS line with new washers. Oil and filter change with mobile one 0W-40 Euro. Changed MT fluid with Pentosin MTF2. Changed rear diff fluid with AMSOIL severe gear 75W-90. ...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 02-01-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By farkas330i
Any problems with the book? Grease marks? Stuck...

Any problems with the book? Grease marks? Stuck or torn pages? Is it a hard cover?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-19-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By farkas330i
After I recently replaced my ET I had sane...

After I recently replaced my ET I had sane problem. When I installed the ET I didn't seat it in the mount all the way and it just needed to be seated properly. It's been a week or so since repeating...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
Figured it out. Here is a pic of my contraption...

Figured it out. Here is a pic of my contraption to help bleed system without wasting a lot of coolant. Hope it helps the next guy not have to go through what I had to.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
Fixed! Finally!!! I tried the mango method and...

Fixed! Finally!!!
I tried the mango method and the dmax method with no heat still so I took all the cooling system parts back off the engine and drained all the coolant back out. I used compressed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
Last night I bled system again with no heat...

Last night I bled system again with no heat still. However I found that the bottom of the ET cap has started to come apart. The bottom of the cap has deteriorated up to the first o-ring. I purchased...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
Thanks for the responses. I will try to rebleed...

Thanks for the responses. I will try to rebleed system in the next few days and post my results. I have to set up for the Chicago boat show for the next few days so I won't be able to attend to it....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
[QUOTE=dmax;15036849]With the car cold...fill ET...

[QUOTE=dmax;15036849]With the car cold...fill ET to between min and max. Close ET cap. Don't touch bleeder screw.

Key to pos 2...heater on highest temp, fan on low, 3 red dots on the dial...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
Since I have apparently bled the system...

Since I have apparently bled the system incorrectly should I drain the system from the drain in the ET and start over?

Dmax- I searched through mango's cooling guide for your post about your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
Definitely didn"t get hot enough to blow head...

Definitely didn"t get hot enough to blow head gasket. Barely made it to the 3/4 temp mark. I definitely did not run enough to dump a whole lot on the ground so I will buy another gallon of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
I have bled the system 3-4 times with heat all...

I have bled the system 3-4 times with heat all the way up and car not running and each time after the first I really never got anymore bubbles out if it. The first time I jacked up the front of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,462
Posted By farkas330i
No heat after expansion tank replacement

My expansion tank blew out on new years eve. Luckley I was able to make it home before temp got up to the 3/4 mark on temp gauge. Anyway I was planning to replace the cooling system this spring...
Forum: Great Lakes 12-19-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 47,471
Posted By farkas330i
Bought my first BMW a few weeks ago. 2004 330i 6M...

Bought my first BMW a few weeks ago. 2004 330i 6M orient blue metallic. Live in battle creek. No mods yet. Working on making sure all maintenance is up to date.
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 12-18-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,755
Posted By farkas330i
It's it sold yet?

It's it sold yet?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-11-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,894
Posted By farkas330i
I have recently got he same code on my 330i. I...

I have recently got he same code on my 330i. I only get the code when it's below freezing on my way to work in the morning. On my way home it goes away. It's then fine for a few days until the temp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By farkas330i
Great info. I will keep trying to isolate the...

Great info. I will keep trying to isolate the problem but I think the water valve is most likely the issue.

Thanks to all for the responses.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By farkas330i
The center vent is turned all the way to hot. The...

The center vent is turned all the way to hot. The temp setting at 91. Defrost, or the three diff positions it doesn't matter it blows cold until the eng comes to operating temp then the hot air comes...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By farkas330i
2004 330i sport pack 6m. 121000 miles. Just...

2004 330i sport pack 6m. 121000 miles. Just purchased the car. I am second owner. A cooling system inspection was done by a BMW dealer 10k ago. As well as serp belt and a few other things. Only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By farkas330i
The heat comes on like someone flipped a switch....

The heat comes on like someone flipped a switch. It doesn't get progressively warmer. It's like the heater doesn't get flow until the thermostat opens. Works great once it's gets heat but not as I am...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By farkas330i
I am going up order the Bentley manual from...

I am going up order the Bentley manual from bvauto and I am also looking at getting a obd scanner. There is one with the manual as a package deal. Is this the best obd for the money or is there a...
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