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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,670
Posted By slaponte
A week later, no oil at all! And the car is...

A week later, no oil at all! And the car is running like when new. :)

Thanks again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,670
Posted By slaponte
Well, I did the filter housing gasket this am....

Well, I did the filter housing gasket this am. Not a hard job. I hated doing the CCV much more. :-P

After, we cleaned up well with degreaser to see if I spot any further leaks, but the gasket...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,670
Posted By slaponte
I think I am going to do that oil filter housing...

I think I am going to do that oil filter housing tomorrow. I'll pickup the gasket in the AM and should have it done in a couple of hours.

I did the full coolant system redo last year, and now the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,670
Posted By slaponte
Well, been reading, and all indications now point...

Well, been reading, and all indications now point to the filter housing gasket. Would like the info on the front seal anyway... :-P
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,670
Posted By slaponte
Question E46 325Ci Front crankshaft seal - questions

Hi guys. This is a 2001 E46 325Ci M54

I just got done with VCG and CCV, chasing oil leaks all over. After a test run and some more inspection, it seems to me oil is coming out of the front...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 01-16-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,078
Posted By slaponte
Hey Tank, found this by search. I recently...

Hey Tank, found this by search.

I recently purchased ADR M-Sport off a forum friend (diff forums) and mine came without caps. I am trying to find info on the caps so I can locate some.

My...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-02-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By slaponte
Thanks for the post. I have to check to see if...

Thanks for the post. I have to check to see if all the same size is ok for a lease return (doubt it).
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-31-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By slaponte
Smile WTB : 17" tire set 225/45 and 255/40

Hey fanatics!!

A good friend of mine is coming out of his lease and needs new tires. A set of take-offs would work great if they have good meat on them. He needs 17" tires (225/45 and 255/40) for...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-23-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By slaponte
They just got sold today! (what a coincidence)!! ...

They just got sold today! (what a coincidence)!!

Sorry.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-20-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By slaponte
Here are some calculations : each rims weights in...

Here are some calculations : each rims weights in at 26 lbs. They measure around 20x20x10, so assuming the box fits them perfectly, I used those dimensions To the zip code specified they run around...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-20-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By slaponte
Smile FS : (5) Type 44 Rims in Miami,FL $100

I have 5 type 44 rims (17") from a 2001 325Ci, all original OEM BMW rims.

They are ALL scratched, some with paint flakes, some with deep curve rash. They ALL hold air and are usable, all damage is...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-10-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,918
Posted By slaponte
Just did this on a 2001 BMW 325Ci (USA) and...

Just did this on a 2001 BMW 325Ci (USA) and worked 100% as per http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=456137&highlight=325ci+wiring

So if you got the lights described on that thread, this...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-10-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,361
Posted By slaponte
I know it has been a long time. The car isn't...

I know it has been a long time. The car isn't mine and she has to bring it over and well, anyway.

I just wanted to let you know that I did this :...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-11-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By slaponte
Unhappy Urgent advice needed : DIY turned to shop issues

Ok, after doing the full coolant R&R (radiator, bottle, cap, hoses, water pump, thermostat) I was left with issues (EML light and car not starting) so I had no other choice than to tow the car to a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-08-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,058
Posted By slaponte
I just went through it myself. The only other...

I just went through it myself. The only other thing I did is the actual radiator, only $149 off eBay (new, OEM, shipped).

I didn't replace that lower hose sensor and when I put it back together...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-29-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By slaponte
Question Help DIagnose EML/Brake

I will try to be short. The car (2001 325ci, not mine) arrived at work, something popped and coolant leaked (sprayed) out. We towed it home and decided to do a cooling system overhaul (90K miles). It...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-09-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,282
Posted By slaponte
Yeah, the 17"s are going on sale. Unfortunately,...

Yeah, the 17"s are going on sale. Unfortunately, most of them have some (sometimes severe) rash. Apparently the regular driver (not me) likes to use the braille system around curves. :) No, actually...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-09-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,282
Posted By slaponte
That is a funny story. They showed up on...

That is a funny story.

They showed up on eBay, here in the Miami area, won the bid, and it turns out the guy works on the building right across from where I work! So a visit to pick them up and...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 02-09-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,282
Posted By slaponte
OEM 189 Rims on 2001 E46 (Photos)

So the OEM Style 189 rims DO fit the 2001 E46 (325Ci). No spacers, no nothing, just "plug and play" as the say. These 189s came from a 2008 3 series car. The 325 had the original 17" rims (see pics)....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-22-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By slaponte
I am not sure what the deal is. I sent PM...

I am not sure what the deal is.

I sent PM asking for shipping to Miami on 8/15, never got an answer. If the OP doesn't want to ship, then he/she should just say so.

No hard feelings, just...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-15-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By slaponte
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-15-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By slaponte
I know you probably rather have local pickup,...

I know you probably rather have local pickup, but, any idea how much to ship to Miami, FL 33187?
Forum: Exterior 07-28-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By slaponte
What do you think a bumper cover weights? Like 10...

What do you think a bumper cover weights? Like 10 lbs? More? Shouldn't be that much I think...
Forum: Exterior 07-28-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By slaponte
No PMs.. :(

No PMs.. :(
Forum: Exterior 07-25-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By slaponte
If you guys PM me your zip codes, I can check on...

If you guys PM me your zip codes, I can check on the shipping. Mine is 33187.

Can any of you also tell me how much it weights? Hers is on the car, hard to estimate.
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