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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Well figured I would give an update. I replaced...

Well figured I would give an update. I replaced the entire cooling system, all pulleys and belts, vcg, ofhg, fuel filter, some vacuum lines, vanos oil lone, and vanos seals. I know it's a lot to have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By J P LeCoure
Vendor says I should be good to go, so on it...

Vendor says I should be good to go, so on it goes! Let's hope it doesn't fail. It fit as it should, so I feel good about it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By J P LeCoure
I can see that I have an extra O-ring which...

I can see that I have an extra O-ring which doesn't belong. The tank will not seat far enough down for the clip indents to line up. I can see that the distance I need to seat the part is about the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By J P LeCoure
lol I am about to...waiting to hear back from the...

lol I am about to...waiting to hear back from the vendor. I may just put the old one back on.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By J P LeCoure
So, I am aware that it should only have the...

So, I am aware that it should only have the single Oring. That's how I realized the problem. My original tank has the O ring still intact, the new one actually came with 2 but both were installed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By J P LeCoure
This IS an OEM part. I know all about the cooling...

This IS an OEM part. I know all about the cooling system woes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By J P LeCoure
Expansion Tank problem

So I am refreshing my coolant system and I couldn't get the expansion tank to seat properly. Pulled it back off to compare to the old one and noticed that it has a manufacturing defect. The bottom...
Forum: Parting Out 03-02-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,232
Posted By J P LeCoure
What shape is the steering wheel in? Price...

What shape is the steering wheel in? Price shipped to 19540 if in decent shape?
Forum: Parting Out 03-02-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,829
Posted By J P LeCoure
Business CD Player and inner/outer taillights...

Business CD Player and inner/outer taillights shipped to 19540?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By J P LeCoure
The old ones wear out, so you replace it. The...

The old ones wear out, so you replace it. The seals crack or fall apart, the plastic sometimes cracks. New ones are cheap and easy to install, so why not just stick with the actual part?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Have any of you replaced the hose the goes back...

Have any of you replaced the hose the goes back behind the intake manifold from the side of the expansion tank? Can't see what type of connection is on the back side and wondering if I can get it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Had to get a few more parts and hopefully will...

Had to get a few more parts and hopefully will have them early next week. Luckily the oil and coolant showed no signs of mixing. I'll be replacing pretty much all of the cooling system, the pulleys,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 45,130
Posted By J P LeCoure
Wish I hadn't just bought a new tank a couple...

Wish I hadn't just bought a new tank a couple days ago.....this peace of mind would be so nice. Can't wait to see others experiences.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Hmm..can't say I really gave any thought to using...

Hmm..can't say I really gave any thought to using a different coolant. I'll check it out for sure. I want to at least make it another few years with the car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
I ordered just about all of those parts. All...

I ordered just about all of those parts. All major components are OEM. Forgot the belts though! Parts usually arrive in a coupple days, so I'll have her back on the road this weekend and will keep...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Honestly I think they look fine now too. I swear...

Honestly I think they look fine now too. I swear when I first pulled them they looked more like they had a white powder coating on them. The darker one is cylinder 6. Looks like last time I did the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
so here are the plugs they don't seem to look as...

so here are the plugs they don't seem to look as chalky as I remember, but I'm not sure.624994

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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Thanks! I intend to do the t-s with my coolant...

Thanks! I intend to do the t-s with my coolant refresh. I will take a look at the other gaskets while I am in there too. I did notice what looked like a possible leak from either the oil pan or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
I decided whether it was the hg or not, the bad...

I decided whether it was the hg or not, the bad mpg and oil consumption means I'll probably have to pull the head anyway.....so being an idiot I went and pulled the vcg without doing a compression or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
That's what I was afraid of. Didn't get much work...

That's what I was afraid of. Didn't get much work done on it yesterday, but will start pulling it apart tonight after work. The car has never overheated, should I be worried about the head being...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By J P LeCoure
Low MPG, high oil consumption...maybe more

I have already read through a bunch of similar issues and had some ideas, but today changed things a bit. This is a long trip to get where I am now, so sorry this is so long. The car has seemed to...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 11-11-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 50,029
Posted By J P LeCoure
2006 TIAG M3 at Reading VW Audi....that anyone...

2006 TIAG M3 at Reading VW Audi....that anyone from here?
Forum: Exterior 10-16-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By J P LeCoure
I have a TiAg preface one I wouldn't mind getting...

I have a TiAg preface one I wouldn't mind getting rid of. Let me know if you still need one.
Forum: Mid Atlantic 04-17-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By J P LeCoure
I live in the Reading area. Cant give any advice...

I live in the Reading area. Cant give any advice of that particular shop, but I have taken my cars to Complete Auto Works for almost 20 years now. Its not terribly far from Reading. Some friends I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By J P LeCoure
SOLVED! Ok, so I figured it out. I got it running...

SOLVED! Ok, so I figured it out. I got it running through some trial and error, but it still wouldn't stay running. Got codes for the ICV. Being lazy when I had the car apart, I only did a visual...
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