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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,104
Posted By bmwbun
It's pre-facelift and a coupe. That in...

It's pre-facelift and a coupe.

That in itself puts it in front of many IMHO.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,042
Posted By bmwbun
Correct. My 2000 328 Ci has no hole cut-out in...

Correct. My 2000 328 Ci has no hole cut-out in the under-tray for a front jacking point.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,822
Posted By bmwbun
I was really surprised when my original battery...

I was really surprised when my original battery finally failed to start the car - that my dash lit up like a carnival as you described.

I was expecting no lights and a simple click from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 77,792
Posted By bmwbun
Certainly had never heard of dealerspeed before...

Certainly had never heard of dealerspeed before seeing it referred to in this thread. I'm guessing I'm in the majority on that one.

We already discussed that the screen dumps from dealerspeed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,042
Posted By bmwbun
Is it found before or after I remove the large...

Is it found before or after I remove the large plastic under-tray?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,541
Posted By bmwbun
I'm going to find out what kind of oil was used...

I'm going to find out what kind of oil was used in K.I.T.T. on the TV show Knight Rider and use it for my next oil change.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2009, 04:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,042
Posted By bmwbun
I'd only buy a low profile jack like that if I...

I'd only buy a low profile jack like that if I could positively determine that there is an acceptable, single lift point at the front center of my vehicle where I could use it.

I've never been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 77,792
Posted By bmwbun
Texaco replaced ETL 7045 with 7045E and now sells...

Texaco replaced ETL 7045 with 7045E and now sells it around the world as "Texamatic" 7045E.

The "E" (for Extended) denotes the superior additive and friction modifier package that was used in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,022
Posted By bmwbun
If you logged it with a GPS it happened. ...

If you logged it with a GPS it happened.

Otherwise the claim is assumed to be contaminated with speed creep.



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Forum: Food Talk 11-07-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 746
Posted By bmwbun
Looks like a good job. I've had several...

Looks like a good job.

I've had several notable and excellent meals in Montreal.

In general, French Canadians know how to cook and take their food seriously.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By bmwbun
Bentley manual for my 2000 328Ci says 0.95...

Bentley manual for my 2000 328Ci says 0.95 liters.

0.95 liters = 1.004 US Quarts.

I just bought a 3/8" drive low profile 14mm hex socket for the job from Bimmertools.

Haven't received it yet...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,709
Posted By bmwbun
I downloaded the free manual mentioned in the...

I downloaded the free manual mentioned in the following thread and found it contains many pages of torque specs (M52). I can't say with certainty that the braking system torque specs are included...
Forum: The Showroom 11-07-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,627
Posted By bmwbun
Great car. Great pics.

Great car. Great pics.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By bmwbun
Good tip! (I think)

Good tip! (I think)
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By bmwbun
I agree. I just changed my original spark...

I agree.

I just changed my original spark plugs with 65,000 miles on them. When I took them out they looked perfectly fine and the new ones I put in that cost me $50 ran the same as the old ones....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By bmwbun
I bought two of the little o-rings just in case I...

I bought two of the little o-rings just in case I ever need to change them, I'll have them on hand.

The drain plug crush washers I just toss in the garbage because I use an evacuator to remove the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,220
Posted By bmwbun
As long as we're consulting with the best and...

As long as we're consulting with the best and brightest, what did the guys who run the rides at the fair have to say about it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,541
Posted By bmwbun
The last mechanic I talked to didn't believe in...

The last mechanic I talked to didn't believe in replacing single-use crush washers. (I kid you not).

I'm happy if they remember to put the fill cap back on after an oil change.

Get them to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,220
Posted By bmwbun
Prove it. Until then it's just :blah:

Prove it.

Until then it's just :blah:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,449
Posted By bmwbun
I notice that BMW has an air deflector on part...

I notice that BMW has an air deflector on part number 3 in the diagram.

It is there for a reason. Does your driver side Bosch blade have one as well?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,220
Posted By bmwbun
I've heard you should and I've heard you...

I've heard you should and I've heard you shouldn't.

It's obviously controversial.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By bmwbun
You may want to search here for "Inspection I"...

You may want to search here for "Inspection I" and "Inspection II" for a list of items that BMW recommends be checked. You may also want to read up in your owners manual how the maintenance computer...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 77,792
Posted By bmwbun
A few more items: Screws for mounting...

A few more items:


Screws for mounting rotors to hub. I think it is best practice to replace these screws when replacing the rotor (1 per rotor).

Washer on the engine block coolant drain...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-06-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,090
Posted By bmwbun
...Second best according to the tire rack survey...

...Second best according to the tire rack survey results.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 77,792
Posted By bmwbun
Common maintenance maintenance parts lists should...

Common maintenance maintenance parts lists should include windshield wiper insert part numbers.

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