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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By Optio
Lead seal for Service

Does any know what the hell is the below:

Lead seal for Service 61138378461

It is located on the Junction box in the trunk (Left Side) This junction box contains the 200AMP fuse. So I broken...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-12-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Optio
I had this problem when I hit about 110,000...

I had this problem when I hit about 110,000 miles. Just replace the VCG and Vanos Seals. Also, use brake cleaner spray to remove the dripped oil on the back side of the engine and exhaust manifold.
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Optio
Balls of steel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzhlDnTv0pc
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 741
Posted By Optio
Gates repackages the hoses...I have seen CRP...

Gates repackages the hoses...I have seen CRP hoses with a gates label and also Chinese stuff too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 741
Posted By Optio
I have used REIN/CRP hoses with great...

I have used REIN/CRP hoses with great success....these are the German OEM.

Rein or Nein:rofl:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-11-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Optio
Do not flame me this is my opinion........

Do not flame me this is my opinion........
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-11-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Optio
I would not buy this oil for one reason only...

I would not buy this oil for one reason only 'Twin Power Turbo' this is so cheesy and tacky.

I prefer Pentosin or Liquimoly full synesthetic made in Germany.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-14-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 46,863
Posted By Optio
Yes i put the plug back in.....I left it slightly...

Yes i put the plug back in.....I left it slightly overfilled by pumping a small amount when the car was tilted with the jack.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Optio
I'vs Gots the Right Toools......Trust me, I am...

I'vs Gots the Right Toools......Trust me, I am ASE Certified
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-13-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Optio
It is possible that the rings are gunk up. These...

It is possible that the rings are gunk up. These engines use low tension rings and the wrong oil, will sludge up the engine and prevent the rings from seating...you will burn oil and have low...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Optio
My 49 DL was purchased back in 2005 and it is...

My 49 DL was purchased back in 2005 and it is still going strong:excited:

The key is that this battery is such an overkill....1000 CCA's baby
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By Optio
I think that I can top this....my car smelled bad...

I think that I can top this....my car smelled bad from a human (maybe a hybrid). I went to lunch with a group of colleagues and one of them, a women engineer smelled like, as best as I can describe,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,168
Posted By Optio
In Washington they recently voted in the...

In Washington they recently voted in the legalization of Pot. He has been smoking pot.....price too high and a Tacoma is the biggest POS, rides like a garbage truck and is worthless as a PU.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-03-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,072
Posted By Optio
Dude you need curb feelers.......the ultimate...

Dude you need curb feelers.......the ultimate performance upgrade:excited:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curb_feeler
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,085
Posted By Optio
If you do not clean the mounting surface well, it...

If you do not clean the mounting surface well, it will leak.:facepalm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Optio
Mickey Mouse at Disney World:clap:

Mickey Mouse at Disney World:clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Optio
Getting the axle back in the hub is not easy...

Getting the axle back in the hub is not easy either:evil:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-15-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,020
Posted By Optio
I work with a women who drives an 2004 ES350 and...

I work with a women who drives an 2004 ES350 and she is using suction cups from the Dollar Tree, to keep her window from falling down. So much for Toyota durability. I went to lunch with a new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Optio
The vast majority of the members perform this...

The vast majority of the members perform this task on their own cars. It is easy to do if you have the mechanical aptitude, many DIY guides on this site and Youtube videos.....parts can be obtained...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,823
Posted By Optio
[QUOTE=WDE46;16225226]No **** they can do recalls...

[QUOTE=WDE46;16225226]No **** they can do recalls whenever. When did I say otherwise? Learn to read.


WDE46
Registered User


BMW doesn't HAVE to do anything until the NHTSA tells them...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,823
Posted By Optio
Fact: Takada has admitted to manufacturing...

Fact:

Takada has admitted to manufacturing defects and improper storage of the propellant chemicals

Takada air bags have injured and killed people

BMW does not need NHTSA to recall cars, BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,823
Posted By Optio
If enough BMW owners call up BMWNA with the...

If enough BMW owners call up BMWNA with the effected cars....they will be forced to replace the air bags in all, not just ones registered in Humid states. Just about every state can be humid at some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By Optio
Half Shaft CV Joint Wear

I have been chasing driveline clunking for a longtime and finally found the root cause. Inner CV Joint on my left half shaft. The CV joint has some play causing the clunking....the boot is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-26-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Optio
Problem solved..........I degreased the exterior...

Problem solved..........I degreased the exterior of the diff again and no more putrid odor. Just some gear oil residue between the fins on the cover.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Optio
Not overfilled.....even with fill port!

Not overfilled.....even with fill port!
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