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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By Nicker
:excited: I'm so glad you've come up with a...

:excited: I'm so glad you've come up with a better free solution!
Best of luck with the car!
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 582
Posted By Nicker
Hey Alternator! Glad everything worked out...

Hey Alternator!

Glad everything worked out well, also you might want to check into replacing all the PS hoses, I have a 2000 323ci and I've repalced all but the high-pressure hose, the most...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Nicker
You'll want to check voltage coming out of the...

You'll want to check voltage coming out of the alternator, see if its around 13.7v or so, that'll indicate a working alternator, which should charging your new battery then.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Nicker
Please go to http://www.realoem.com/ Enter your...

Please go to http://www.realoem.com/
Enter your vehicle information, then navigate [11 Engine-> 11 45 Vacuum Control]

You should see a blown-up specific diagram suited for your cars vacuum...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Nicker
The higher you rev the car, the fast the...

The higher you rev the car, the fast the waterpump spins, the more pressure inside the system.

Just take it easy on her. :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By Nicker
http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee281/megarath2...

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee281/megarath2000/BMW/tempsensor.jpg

this is what I saw.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Nicker
please give more information about your vehicle...

please give more information about your vehicle when you make posts.

if there's more than 60k+ miles I would suggest replacing the pulleys and belts, as they wear out and can cause strange noises...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By Nicker
Pretty sure you'll see it right in front of your...

Pretty sure you'll see it right in front of your face while looking from under the car, take the splash guard off, its a little nub sticking out, drives side.

I was looking at mine today, 323ci...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By Nicker
there is a website called realoem.com there...

there is a website called realoem.com

there is a breakdown of every single part for our cars with exploded diagrams.

the answer to your vague question lies within.

www.realoem.com
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 947
Posted By Nicker
another thing to mention, the little stubby...

another thing to mention, the little stubby antenna in the rear of the car usually has a failing seal, I had water entering the car that way before.

Simple fix, just unscrew, seal with any o-ring...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Nicker
alright, partial solution: The noise went...

alright, partial solution:

The noise went away when I rubbed some soap on the non-ribbed side of the belt while the engine was running.

Belts have 7years/75k miles on them, going to replace...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Nicker
2000 323ci squeaking noise:: Alternator or Power Steering? [changed idler/tensioner]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-R363ycprk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jHpJo8x2hM


So I developed an RPM dependant squeaking!!!


Replaced the LK-20 2 years ago, power steering works...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,553
Posted By Nicker
hope everything worked out okay kev! getting...

hope everything worked out okay kev!

getting these belts back on are a PIA, im fighting one now, I'm gonna take a screwdriver to her. :loco:
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By Nicker
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/z/y/208.png ...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/z/y/208.png

In the above image, I didn't remove part 5/6 (its the metal sleeve withe the plastic toothed thing inside of it), I placed 3 marks on it aligning...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Nicker
^Iszlszx: I didn't disconnect the hub from the...

^Iszlszx: I didn't disconnect the hub from the axle so turning by hand i was putting mechanical load on the diff, transferring power to the other wheel too, so it was all hard to move and I couldn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Nicker
[video] Is this a normal noise when the rear wheel bearing craps out?

Replaced the rear wheel bearings last year, about 10k miles ago, recently I started getting a whining noise from the right side of my car... thinking it was front wheel bearing I replaced that again...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By Nicker
Just did mine yesterday. What I'm thinking...

Just did mine yesterday.

What I'm thinking is that if you took the slack out of one area which was absorbing it previously (the busted guibo/CSB), now that area is tighter and you're putting more...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-28-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By Nicker
18" SSR GT3 w/Vredestein ultrac sessanta LI, NY $500

1 Has a bend, but still able to be driven on at highway speeds.

Two rims have a fair amount of curb damage.

Tires are two years old, driven for only 1 season... 8000 miles.

(225/40/ZR18)...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-14-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,066
Posted By Nicker
So you want to do your rear wheel bearings, here’s a written out diy

Car: 323ci 2000
Miles: 137k


I just finished this project today and I can share with you exactly what is needed and what is to be done.
I'll break it down into steps for you, make life easy.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Nicker
http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1987-complete-co...

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1987-complete-cooling-system-overhaul-package-1999-2006-e46-323i-325i-328i-330i.aspx

that makes it easy.

You can check around with other vendors websites too,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,790
Posted By Nicker
Had mine for the last 6 years (wow its been that...

Had mine for the last 6 years (wow its been that long).

As others said, do preventive maintenance and you'll love this car.

Sure there were a couple hiccups in the years of our relationship,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Nicker
price? :]

price? :]
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Nicker
haha, dont put it off too long! Dont want another...

haha, dont put it off too long! Dont want another e46 stuck roadside.

Just get new upper and lower hoses, rad, expansion tank, tstat, bmw oem coolant, and water pump.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Nicker
Isn't this an easy way to check for clutch...

Isn't this an easy way to check for clutch slippage:

At a low speed (~10-20mph) shift into 5/6 gear, then floor it.

If the rpms rise fast your clutch is slipping, if they slowly go up, you're...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30,894
Views: 2,374,795
Posted By Nicker
Glued fabric on a saggy rear c-pillar and put...

Glued fabric on a saggy rear c-pillar and put back...
added a small piece of paracord knotted on both sides where the plastic seat belt buckle holder was... now my guests in the car don't have to...
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