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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By shanneba
Shell V-Power Nitro is now the official fuel of BMWCCA

https://www.bmwcca.org/news/shell-v-power-nitro-named-official-fuel-bmw-car-club-america

Shell is giving away 100 BMW 320is with thier fuel rewards program, save at least 3 cents a gallon.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By shanneba
One thing I didn't see mentioned, The Intake air...

One thing I didn't see mentioned, The Intake air temp sensor is located in the intake manifold toward the back, a leaky o-ring there would tend to effect the rear three cylinders more (4,5,6).
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 982
Posted By shanneba
:) Like this? My car normally takes about 14.5...

:) Like this?
My car normally takes about 14.5 gallons when the low fuel light comes on.
On long interstate trips my low fuel light comes on between 400 - 450 miles.
I do have a spreadsheet with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By shanneba
If you disconnect the MAF sensor your cruise...

If you disconnect the MAF sensor your cruise control will not work, the green light will not come on. It will set a check engine light.
Check the connections at the MAF.

You may not have a stored...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-29-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By shanneba
I run 245 / 40 / 17 tires front and rear. ...

I run 245 / 40 / 17 tires front and rear.

The limited slip really helps in the tighter / slower corners where you will get the inside tire slipping due to weight transfer. It can also happen on...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 03-28-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By shanneba
I would suggest taking the car "as is" to the...

I would suggest taking the car "as is" to the track and run a few events before you decide what you want.
The car in stock form is more capable than the average driver.

I have Turner sway bars...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By shanneba
I would say Group III is the highest end base...

I would say Group III is the highest end base stock made from crude oil....

The reduction in oil service interval is likely due to fuel dilution from direct fuel injection.

I wonder if Shell...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By shanneba
Shell oil for BMW

http://www.shell.us/aboutshell/features-and-highlights/shell-to-be-bmw-recommended-oil-supplier.html

Base oil produced using Shell PurePlus Technology is a high-quality API Group III synthetic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By shanneba
I don't have the official BMW 0-60 time but you...

I don't have the official BMW 0-60 time but you can browse 1/4 mile times here:

http://www.dragtimes.com/BMW--328i-Drag-Racing.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By shanneba
To determine the required air pressures you would...

To determine the required air pressures you would need to know the load range of the installed tires. You might have SL tires (standard Load) and the ZHP may have come with XL (extra load)
If your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,978
Posted By shanneba
Here is my 330Ci with the PSS10, 17 X 9ET42 Apex...

Here is my 330Ci with the PSS10, 17 X 9ET42 Apex wheels 245 - 40 -17 tires. No fender rolling was required.
The camber is set to BMW specs, the spacers used on the car you pictured would put the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,024
Posted By shanneba
Probably this link- ...

Probably this link- http://www.bmwtech.ru/pdf/e46/ST034/13%20P1%20Traction%20and%20Stability%20Control%20Internet.pdf
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By shanneba
try here: ...

try here:
http://www.linquist.net/motorsports/bmw/3manuals/
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By shanneba
Only the E46 M3 uses the Castrol XJ fluid, it is...

Only the E46 M3 uses the Castrol XJ fluid, it is a 75w-140 viscosity, with limited slip clutch additive.

The other E46 models all use the Castrol XO a 75w-90 diff lube (it doesn't matter if it has...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By shanneba
I have about 7 years/80,000 miles on my Stewart...

I have about 7 years/80,000 miles on my Stewart pump with no issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,996
Posted By shanneba
You mention it only happens after a complete cool...

You mention it only happens after a complete cool down, that makes me think it could have to do with the SAP (Secondary Air Pump) and what it may be doing to your idle mixture. It normally runs about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By shanneba
It is normal to find 12 volts all the time at the...

It is normal to find 12 volts all the time at the fan (even with the engine off), The ECU controls the fan through the third wire.
You might check the power and ground for the output stage from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By shanneba
Your car was built before 03/2003 and you need...

Your car was built before 03/2003 and you need part number 11727553063 (updated version)

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/v/u/73.png
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By shanneba
My 330 Ci has the flap open when the engine is...

My 330 Ci has the flap open when the engine is off and when idling.

http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/en/e46/index.htm


Exhaust flap

To realize an active silencer system, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,395
Posted By shanneba
Orient Blue 2003 330Ci ...

Orient Blue 2003 330Ci

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=435582&d=1328450074
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By shanneba
Did you have aligned after you lowered it? You...

Did you have aligned after you lowered it? You may have introduced additional camber/toe with the new suspension.

If you added heavier wheels and wider tires that also could contribute to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,283
Posted By shanneba
You have that backwards, BMW buys the oil, Shell...

You have that backwards, BMW buys the oil, Shell gave them a lower price than Castrol.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By shanneba
Have you checked the fuel pressure? should be...

Have you checked the fuel pressure? should be about 50 psi.
Have you replaced the fuel filter? It has the fuel pressure regulator integrated in it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By shanneba
Do you have the M54 or the M56 engine? The...

Do you have the M54 or the M56 engine?

The MS43 ECU M54 engines have an Intake air temperature sensor in the intake manifold. The MS45 ECU engines had a plug in the manifold I believe.
In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,466
Posted By shanneba
Here is a link with good fuel trim info: ...

Here is a link with good fuel trim info:

http://www.bmwicom.net/wp-content/uploads/tips/tips_fuel_adaptation_and_fuel_trim.pdf


BMW Fuel Trim (MS42)
Nominal Value Range Limit...
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