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Forum: Complete Cars 11-23-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Jayme
2000 323ci Manual Transmission - NYC area

http://newyork.craigslist.org/wch/cto/3428508774.html

2000 BMW 323Ci w/ Manual 5-speed transmission
$5500 firm. Excellent condition. Beautiful paint.
Jet Black with Sand (Beige) Interior,...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-23-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Jayme
Selling my car - question

I am selling my 2000 323Ci. Manual transmission. I've maintained it well, so I think I can get more out of it in a private sale than to sell to a dealer.

How does the process work for a private...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By Jayme
Same problem here - I have a manual, and...

Same problem here - I have a manual, and overheated yesterday while in a traffic jam. The fan wasn't running when I popped the hood, with the engine off. Is there a fan relay, switch, etc that I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jayme
Ok. That makes sense. Between this confirmation...

Ok. That makes sense. Between this confirmation and my discovery of the higher-pressure pump being installed, I have 2 options:

1) Downgrade the pump to an LF-20.
2) Upgrade the rack to a more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jayme
Ok. Weird. Using a flashlight, I can see the...

Ok. Weird. Using a flashlight, I can see the labelk on my power steering pump. I note that my pump says LUK LF 30. Which is very very very odd, since my car was manufactured in Jun 1999, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jayme
Here is something interesting I haven't come...

Here is something interesting I haven't come across before: What is the "rack guide adjustment screw", and can I access it with the rack still on the car? (ie. is it pointing towards the ground...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jayme
I'll check into the harmonic balancer. I...

I'll check into the harmonic balancer. I recently had the accessories belt and the tensioners changed, so that's not the issue.

As for the underdrive pulley, I figured it would be a good test. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jayme
I have a magic button which fixes my light steering

It has a snowflake on it.

When I turn on my air conditioning, my steering returns from the overly light feeling to a nice weighty feel. (of course, it only works when it is warm enough outside...
Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 04-03-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,613
Posted By Jayme
Sport Line - what mechanical differences?

What differences are introduced by choosing the Sport line?

The picture in the online build configurer looks like it drops a bit when Sport is selected, suggesting sport springs. But those aren't...
Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 04-02-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,548
Posted By Jayme
Yes, way too beige. That's why I like the base...

Yes, way too beige. That's why I like the base 335i configuration (not one of the "lines"). You can still get the classic black dash and steering wheel with sand colored leather (or leatherette,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,908
Posted By Jayme
Was the bearing repairable, or did you need a new...

Was the bearing repairable, or did you need a new rack?

I need to look into this...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-23-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,364
Posted By Jayme
What's the easiest way to check if I have an...

What's the easiest way to check if I have an issue with the steering column itself?

I still have some vagueness in my steering, and have already replaced steering column, FCABs, alignment, etc. ...
Forum: General F30 Sedan / F31 Wagon / F32 Coupe / F33 Cabrio 03-23-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,445
Posted By Jayme
The leatherette in my 2000 e46 looks like new,...

The leatherette in my 2000 e46 looks like new, more scratch resistant and stays more taught. The leather in my wife's 2008 Audi already looks like worn, stretched out and saggy.

Frankly, I prefer...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 03-20-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Jayme
Wheel Alignment Plus in Port Chester, NY

Definitely the place to go for an alignment in Westchester. I had 3 other shops check my alignment when something in my suspension changed (new struts, new FCABs, etc), but each one came back and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By Jayme
I have the Dunlop Star Specs. AWESOME tire. I...

I have the Dunlop Star Specs. AWESOME tire. I too considered the Conti DW, but ultimately went for the Dunlops. Very sticky tire, and really allows the car to power through turns. It does however...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jayme
2000 323Ci here, which I bought in Aug '99. so...

2000 323Ci here, which I bought in Aug '99. so almost 13 years in...I plan to keep it for another couple of years, then decide if I want to replace it with a new M3, or continue to keep the 323Ci...
Forum: Complete Cars 03-12-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,552
Posted By Jayme
Bump for having an exact duplicate of my car:...

Bump for having an exact duplicate of my car: manual transmission, jet black with a sand interior. Best thing about it is the sand interior moldings as well, no wood. And the leatherette seems to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Jayme
Yes, just trying to think ahead if the tierod...

Yes, just trying to think ahead if the tierod changes don't fix the problem. I'd either have a rack or a pump issue, and I really don't want to have to replace either.

As for the DIY idea, do I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Jayme
I wish I had time for DIY (and I need to pick up...

I wish I had time for DIY (and I need to pick up a jack and jackstands). But I would still need to take it to a shop for the alignment, so I might as well just have it all done at the shop. I'd...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Jayme
wiggle is there when the wheel is straight and...

wiggle is there when the wheel is straight and when turned. it is just easier to see the tierod when it is turned.

The issue is so odd. I feel that some times the steering is close to being...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Jayme
steering issue - tierod question

So, I am trying to track down a steering issue that is still causing a lot of bumpsteer and an overall looseness to the steering feel. I fear I might have a steering rack issue at this point.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,373
Posted By Jayme
I do. Picked it up as I tried to just follow the...

I do. Picked it up as I tried to just follow the natural pattern of the shifter spring. I highly recommend it...it is pretty easy.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-05-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Jayme
tierods and sway bar end links.

tierods and sway bar end links.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-19-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,741
Posted By Jayme
what did you replace it with? Some sort of plug?

what did you replace it with? Some sort of plug?
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 01-10-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Jayme
Hmm. Thanks. I'll have to figure out a time to...

Hmm. Thanks. I'll have to figure out a time to get out there. Possibly on a Saturday.

Any options here in NYC?
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