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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-24-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 47,363
Posted By easyIsle
That's what i need on my car. Are there others?...

That's what i need on my car. Are there others? Im not familiar with the other connections aa its been a few years since i was last in there.

But id like to get two sets of orings from you....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 47,363
Posted By easyIsle
Hey, i need all the orings that touch the...

Hey, i need all the orings that touch the expansion tank. I have a manual, idk if that matters. If you could send me all the rings i need in an envelope ill cover the part cost shipping envelope...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,112
Posted By easyIsle
The circuit i saw in the speed controller was...

The circuit i saw in the speed controller was like a brushless speed controller, thats all. Very similar to the units i use for flying multirotor helicopters. It takes a pulse width and regulates the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-29-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 203,399
Posted By easyIsle
For my car, the oring for the ps tank top is Part...

For my car, the oring for the ps tank top is Part #: 32-41-1-128-333-M103
$3.00

I havent ordered it yet, but I imagine it is the part thats failing because the leak on mine is so far up.


if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,680
Posted By easyIsle
I tried using my Mityvac 7201 Fluid Evacuator...

I tried using my Mityvac 7201 Fluid Evacuator Plus to pull a vacuum and bleed new calipers that I just put on.

Problem with that, the clear vinyl hose I was using betwee the mightvac hard plastic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,334
Posted By easyIsle
The fan I originally bought on eBay was from...

The fan I originally bought on eBay was from Automotive Cooling/Sunbelt Radiators and was listed with a "lifetime warranty" for 135.90. I got it in 4 days.

Let me tell you; DO NOT BUY FROM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,334
Posted By easyIsle
generalvp, I will add to the above inquiry; How...

generalvp, I will add to the above inquiry; How much was your Advanced auto fan with lifetime warranty? And what state was the purchase in?

Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,334
Posted By easyIsle
i am also in the market for a new fan, after the...

i am also in the market for a new fan, after the speed controller on a fan purchased from automotive-cooling on ebay (with lifetime warranty) has failed almost exactly 1 year after I purchased it.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,112
Posted By easyIsle
Just wanted to say Thank you to all in this post,...

Just wanted to say Thank you to all in this post, and many others on this forum (and BMW-North's google drive PDF document on these fans).

I had my upper rad hose explode while sitting in my car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 699,853
Posted By easyIsle
You have two taillights out because the ground...

You have two taillights out because the ground wires on both tail lights are failing. They are famous for doing so. There was a recall, but the DIY fix is easy peasy

I fixed my grounds back there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 699,853
Posted By easyIsle
If you do not have any leaks after the MAF, i put...

If you do not have any leaks after the MAF, i put my money on this ^

I've had to clean my IAC every 40k. Each time I do, she purrs like a kitten again
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By easyIsle
I guess you fixed it by now however my guess...

I guess you fixed it by now

however my guess is a bad TPS in the throttle body. To fix, throttle body needs to be replaced and then the adaptations erased.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,520
Posted By easyIsle
I also have high oil consumption. however, I...

I also have high oil consumption.
however, I recently found a slow seeping leak coming out the vent hole of the flywheel/clutch housingg, dripping onto the top of that cross member. It has a lip...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By easyIsle
when you set your climate control for 91 degrees...

when you set your climate control for 91 degrees the clunking should stop because the heater valve opens and stays open to get max heat.. verified this today. Similar if you shut off climate control...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By easyIsle
i have this too. I can hear a knock/thud as the...

i have this too. I can hear a knock/thud as the heater valve opens and closes. I think it is normal for the valve to be opening/closing as it regulates your temperature ... but maybe ours are old...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,783
Posted By easyIsle
you have to troubleshoot to find which your...

you have to troubleshoot to find which your problem is:

- the inner halogen bulbs are both blown (and you have standard xenon lights)

- the bixenon flap motors are both broken (this would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 699,853
Posted By easyIsle
I replaced mine years ago and I can't say I've...

I replaced mine years ago and I can't say I've noticed any effects. I dont think mine were worn. It's been years (maybe 5?) and easily over 20k miles since. I think my post history will show the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,340
Posted By easyIsle
just wanted to throw in some info to help others....

just wanted to throw in some info to help others.

the metal valve attached to the exhaust manifold opens with vacuum, not pressure. It can be removed and tested with a vacuum pump. Mine was fine...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-24-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 203,399
Posted By easyIsle
well I know of no other way of doing it since I...

well I know of no other way of doing it since I only did it once ... but I can say for sure that the extra room from the front was appreciated.

If you have the option to, definitely schedule to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 699,853
Posted By easyIsle
I finally put my seals in after holding onto them...

I finally put my seals in after holding onto them for many months. I was permitted to put them in because I developed a VC gasket leak at the rear corner that started hitting my exhaust, instantly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-30-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 699,853
Posted By easyIsle
Rajaie , what bearing?? I was under the...

Rajaie , what bearing?? I was under the impression I was just replacing the seals.

I have 2002 330i.

Also .. Rajaie, can you remind what the shelf life is of the seals? I have purchased mine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,428
Posted By easyIsle
I dont know about normal numbers and you dont...

I dont know about normal numbers and you dont need them

Lower is better. Your reading will be in mA or milliamperes. I would guess roughly that 100 mA or less is good.

We know yours is too high...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,291
Posted By easyIsle
Thanks guys for letting me know which forums i...

Thanks guys for letting me know which forums i should NOT be posting to nor reading! :drool::bow:

between this thread and this one ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 48,907
Posted By easyIsle
lol at you both. I will agree.. with a 330i...

lol at you both.

I will agree.. with a 330i RWD .. it helps (in some circumstances) to allow wheel slip, vs. letting the computer halt the rear wheels once every few seconds.

To clarify; Yes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,291
Posted By easyIsle
gotcha .. i just said that to emphasize the...

gotcha ..

i just said that to emphasize the wildly varying opinions here.

for example against BMW OEM oil I would hear "you are paying twice as much for the same oil as XX brand; or BMW wants...
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