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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,316,181
Posted By littlegti
Oil change and rear diff fluid change. Used...

Oil change and rear diff fluid change.

Used Mobil 1 this time instead of BMW. Royal Purple for the diff fluid.

Forgot to replace the oil level sensor when the oil was drained so that will have...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-27-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,105
Posted By littlegti
Sorry. E46 Vert and E39 Touring for me.

Sorry. E46 Vert and E39 Touring for me.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By littlegti
sounds like the window regulator is shot. Common...

sounds like the window regulator is shot. Common problem. Replaced my passenger side last year.

Fairly easy to DIY in an afternoon if you have the correct inverted torx nut driver. Not too...
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-12-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,372
Posted By littlegti
If Apple made a car...

Apple would only make one model because they would get it right the first time, and everyone would want it.
When a version was introduced everyone would wonder how they could improve on perfection,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,666
Posted By littlegti
I bought my E46 because I test drove it...and...

I bought my E46 because I test drove it...and because my son thought it was very cool.

For me it's all about the ride.
Forum: The Showroom 07-08-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,738
Posted By littlegti
Haven't seen this thread before but here's mine...

Haven't seen this thread before but here's mine from a great drive on the Sea to Sky Highway last year.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=515323&stc=1&d=1373264322
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By littlegti
Ummm...a couple of comments on the video. Use...

Ummm...a couple of comments on the video. Use jack stands when working on your car, not a jack. Use a torque wrench when replacing the bolts. The lower shock bolt should be torqued down when the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,316,181
Posted By littlegti
Drove to the store and bought 2 cases of Mobil 1...

Drove to the store and bought 2 cases of Mobil 1 0W40 for $24.58. But I'll wait till tomorrow to do the oil change. Today is just a lazy sunny summer saturday.

Right now I'm cleaning up my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,316,181
Posted By littlegti
Drove to the store and bought 2 cases of Mobil 1...

Drove to the store and bought 2 cases of Mobil 1 0W40 for $24.58. But I'll wait till tomorrow to do the oil change. Today is just a lazy sunny summer saturday.

Right now I'm cleaning up my...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-29-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By littlegti
When I bought my E46 I planned on keeping it for...

When I bought my E46 I planned on keeping it for 10 years. So in 5 years I will probably start looking seriously at what will replace it in the next couple of years.

Each year it keeps getting...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-29-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,704
Posted By littlegti
Just to finish this thread off. I finally got my...

Just to finish this thread off. I finally got my car back on the road yesterday. Got the fuel pump in and that helped but not completely. After I cleaned out the throttle body everything started...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Ok...I got her back from Autohaus yesterday and...

Ok...I got her back from Autohaus yesterday and they confirmed my throttle is working just fine. The issue I was seeing was the brand new summer tires slipping on the wet road.

They did find a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 30,347
Views: 2,316,181
Posted By littlegti
Nothing!!! :( I'm waiting to get it into the...

Nothing!!! :(

I'm waiting to get it into the shop next week. Driving around in my Chevy van is making me really miss it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
I couldn't figure out how to remove the connector...

I couldn't figure out how to remove the connector to the engine harness so I didn't remove it completely. Bentley said it twisted off but I just can't see that that is the case. It's really tight...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Ok...decided just to clean it without taking it...

Ok...decided just to clean it without taking it out of the engine bay. At least with it unbolted I could clean both sides thoroughly. The side towards the intake manifold was very dirty.

Put it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Nope. Just realized he has an older model without...

Nope. Just realized he has an older model without fly by wire. Damn.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Ok. After a lot of searching I came across this...

Ok. After a lot of searching I came across this thread which I'm hoping will help me out. Too dark tonight to continue.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=831342
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Here is a picture of the connector in the Bentley...

Here is a picture of the connector in the Bentley manual (from M52).

http://i47.tinypic.com/14vsi01.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Here is a picture of the Throttle body wire...

Here is a picture of the Throttle body wire harness connector on my car.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=165490&d=1225685615
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Ok, I've got everything apart except I can't see...

Ok, I've got everything apart except I can't see how the connector from the wiring harness disconnects from the throttle body. Bentley says it turns clockwise but the picture is completely different...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Thanks for the encouragement. I'll pull it out...

Thanks for the encouragement. I'll pull it out tomorrow and sand it. I really want to get this back on the road.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By littlegti
Suspension is done and the new pilot super sports...

Suspension is done and the new pilot super sports look great...now I'm back to this problem. One thing I found was the fuel pump had given up, it came back to life for a bit after a few taps with a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-27-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,704
Posted By littlegti
Finished things up last weekend and dropped off...

Finished things up last weekend and dropped off at the tire shop this week for new tires and an alignment. Got it back yesterday and it drove so nice to work (before it stalled due to a failing fuel...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-20-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,704
Posted By littlegti
Today I did the front swaybar and finished off...

Today I did the front swaybar and finished off the front struts. I started repairing the curb damage on the rims. Should be able to paint them up tomorrow and then go get tires and an alignment on...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,704
Posted By littlegti
Last Sunday I spent some time (well lots of time)...

Last Sunday I spent some time (well lots of time) working on the front struts. Had a lot of problems getting the strut out of the steering knuckle, finally managed to get one out but I wasn't clear...
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