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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By MrJinx
My car did this for a couple days and I replaced...

My car did this for a couple days and I replaced the fuel pump. Problem never came back.
Forum: California 10-25-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By MrJinx
Solely BMW in Mission Viejo might be worth...

Solely BMW in Mission Viejo might be worth talking to. I haven't been there but I've heard they do good work
http://www.solelybimmer.com/

I just fixed a supposed transmission problem on my Land...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By MrJinx
That sounded high to me, but after adding up my...

That sounded high to me, but after adding up my stuff I'm at about $2,000 in the last three years on my '02 wagon (which includes a few things I haven't installed yet), but I bought it at 58,000...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,240
Posted By MrJinx
The Peake scan/reset tool is a no brainer, every...

The Peake scan/reset tool is a no brainer, every BMW owner should have one <http://www.peakeresearch.com/fcx3.htm> You'll want the R5/FCX-3-16. Reads all the codes and you can reset the service light...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,240
Posted By MrJinx
Hmmm, that's funny as I got this same SES light...

Hmmm, that's funny as I got this same SES light at almost the same mileage on my '02 wagon. The car ran fine otherwise and the light would come and go. I finally used my Peake Tool (which I highly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By MrJinx
Akebono ceramic are a great choice. Put a set on...

Akebono ceramic are a great choice. Put a set on last month with new rotors and I love them. No dust, ultra quiet, great stopping power.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,369
Posted By MrJinx
I just replaced the control arm bushings and...

I just replaced the control arm bushings and control arms with OEM parts a few days ago on my car. The parts were $458 (from RM European), installation took me about 2.5 hours with a friend helping...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,542
Posted By MrJinx
Or not. I use a GPS app on my iphone which I find...

Or not. I use a GPS app on my iphone which I find invaluable. It charges an sits on a Griffin RoadTrip holder plugged into the cigarette lighter. GPS and Pandora play through the built in FM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-26-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By MrJinx
I had this problem also, very annoying. Some...

I had this problem also, very annoying. Some lunatic messed with it before I bought the car and must have decided the fan was to never be removed again. Nothing was working. Finally, a friend...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By MrJinx
My passenger side does this occasionally (the...

My passenger side does this occasionally (the glass looks to be in the right spot, but if it's not exact you'll get noise). If I roll it down and back up a couple of times the window will seal fine,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,101
Posted By MrJinx
The BMW bean counters at work again trying to...

The BMW bean counters at work again trying to save a few pennies. I always use a brass replacement screw, it's only a few bucks and can save some frustration at a later date.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,996
Posted By MrJinx
Nice write up! Just a heads up for wagon owners-...

Nice write up! Just a heads up for wagon owners- if you buy a cooling kit be sure you are getting the correct radiator for the wagon. BMW uses a thicker, extra capacity version in the wagon which I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By MrJinx
I had this happen once on an engine I was...

I had this happen once on an engine I was rebuilding. I had to take the block (fortunately already out of the car) to a machine shop and they used a very specialized piece of equipment on it, I think...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,290
Posted By MrJinx
They do seem to vary. I had a 2000 Z3 Coupe with...

They do seem to vary. I had a 2000 Z3 Coupe with a 2.8 and I now have a 2002 325iT (both with autos). The Z3 had goobs of mid range torque that the wagon can't beat, but for reasons I can't explain...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By MrJinx
The oil extractor (I use a Mityvac 7200) is a...

The oil extractor (I use a Mityvac 7200) is a cool device, I use it on all my cars. But, as mentioned, you do need a straight shot to the pan. I was helping my neighbor change his oil on his 2009...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By MrJinx
I don't think that the wagons are effected, that...

I don't think that the wagons are effected, that part of the car is beefed for heavier loads that the other models don't see.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,328
Posted By MrJinx
I bought inserts from my local dealer last week...

I bought inserts from my local dealer last week for $9 each, took about 5 minutes and did not seem like a big deal.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-23-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,087
Posted By MrJinx
http://ocflyball.org/otherimages/09wagon.jpg ...

http://ocflyball.org/otherimages/09wagon.jpg

We've had our 2002 e46 wagon for about 6 months. It's the greatest, I love this thing! Here's a photo of The Dog Wagon ready for a road trip we took a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,296
Posted By MrJinx
I recently replaced my mechanical tensioner with...

I recently replaced my mechanical tensioner with a hydraulic one, conversion kit ((1) Adjusting Pulley (2) Protection Caps (3) Bolts (3) Washers (1) Dust Guard (1) Screw) was $30.70, hydraulic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,683
Posted By MrJinx
E46 wagon cooling system replacement

Did my E46 wagon cooling system replacement last weekend, these are my DIY notes on what turned out to be not a fun job:

I bought a nice E46 wagon last month. It's a puff, with 57K miles, leather...
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