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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By Sixracer
My mechanic buddy suggests I do the whole cover...

My mechanic buddy suggests I do the whole cover instead of just the gaskets to really prevent any future leaks. I have 117k. Thoughts on that?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-17-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
I believe that light measures the voltage on your...

I believe that light measures the voltage on your alternator but I may be wrong.

Don't overthink it. It is your alternator. Plain and simple. More specifically it is the voltage regulator on your...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-31-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 43,150
Posted By Sixracer
I've got 115k now. My brakes were overdue...

I've got 115k now.

My brakes were overdue for pads and flush. Decided to do rotors too as mine were pretty old and edges were caked with rust.

Recently did my front suspension:
Steering tie...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By Sixracer
Gotta do new tie rods on my Xi Touring. Question:...

Gotta do new tie rods on my Xi Touring. Question: do I have to do the whole rod or can I just replace the ball joints or bushings at both ends?

Seems silly to buy all that new steel that is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 228,407
Posted By Sixracer
I got my car with 90k miles on it. I replaced...

I got my car with 90k miles on it. I replaced manual trans, front diff, and rear diff fluids shortly there after. Trans felt good after but I frankly did it for my own piece of mind and satisfaction....
Forum: The Showroom 02-27-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 809,305
Posted By Sixracer
Recently! When I bought my E24 M6 a few years...

Recently! When I bought my E24 M6 a few years back it was cheaper than any of the E30 M3s in the area! But better looking too :P
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By Sixracer
I definitely compliment the winter driving skill!...

I definitely compliment the winter driving skill! Don't get me wrong, but boy racer is fun too!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By Sixracer
Nice, but I think you need to switch off the DSC...

Nice, but I think you need to switch off the DSC and give e-brake a flick entering those corners!!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,484
Posted By Sixracer
Been pretty maintenance free (or maintenance...

Been pretty maintenance free (or maintenance neglected :yikes:) the past two years besides some small rust repairs and wiper blades.

Now getting ready to do brake rotors and pads (114,000 mi). ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-01-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,121
Posted By Sixracer
I am gonna go ahead and embarrass my self for...

I am gonna go ahead and embarrass my self for your amusement. My old Integra:

http://www.sixracer.com/Integra/DSC01908.JPG
http://www.sixracer.com/integra.html
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,121
Posted By Sixracer
Acura integra type r phoenix yellow?

This thread makes me miss my Integra GS-R!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By Sixracer
Put yourself in the mechanics shoes. Guy comes in...

Put yourself in the mechanics shoes. Guy comes in for some work and you neglect to mention he needs new motor mounts as you don't want to offend him with the price. Few days later the engine falls...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,407
Posted By Sixracer
Rust. Need help & advice

Por-15 is awesome.

Just discovered some nasty surface rust on the inside of the lower front corner of my door panel. Plan is wire brush, then Dremel/power drill with sanding bit. Key is to remove...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-19-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
If it fits, you are good. I am an engineer and...

If it fits, you are good. I am an engineer and more "A" the better!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-18-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
Sounds like the voltage regulator getting ready...

Sounds like the voltage regulator getting ready to go. My car had similar intermittent battery light until I accelerated hard one day and it stayed on. Luckily I was close to home. If mechanic...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-01-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 43,150
Posted By Sixracer
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,747
Posted By Sixracer
+1 Happened a few timed before to me. Happening...

+1
Happened a few timed before to me. Happening again on my 2001. Key fob unlocks driver door and trunk but no passenger doors on second tap. BCenter console button wont unlock doors until car is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
I emailed them and they said to return in for a...

I emailed them and they said to return in for a replacement. That was a year after I had originally ordered it. Since it was just headlights pulsing I actually drove around for months before I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
Headlights or no headlights, it sounds dead. ...

Headlights or no headlights, it sounds dead.

If you can pull the failed Pelican regulator, they will likely replace it for you or give you a refund.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
Sounds like the first thing to do would be to...

Sounds like the first thing to do would be to check all your wires are secure and there isn't any corrosion. Especially the grounds.

But it sounds like your new regulator is a dud. How much did...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 85,622
Posted By Sixracer
If you are getting a click, then you have power,...

If you are getting a click, then you have power, but maybe just a low battery. That could mean your alternator/regulator is on the outs. You should have a battery light if your alternator/regulator...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 85,622
Posted By Sixracer
I replaced my alternator voltage regulator again...

I replaced my alternator voltage regulator again and now my electrical system is great. I got the regulator from Bav Auto for the full $120 or so this time.

I decided to try to replace the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,141
Posted By Sixracer
Roof rails are 10 lbs total. I dont have any...

Roof rails are 10 lbs total. I dont have any pics of the removal, but I will get a pic of my black tape kludge.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-21-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 148,606
Posted By Sixracer
Careful where you source your regulator. I got a...

Careful where you source your regulator. I got a $40-50 dollar Bosch OEM unit from Pelican and my headlights are pulsing. I now need to replace the regulator again and will be going with a $120...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-21-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 85,622
Posted By Sixracer
I should note that I ended up getting a voltage...

I should note that I ended up getting a voltage regulator from Pelican parts. I should have known by the price of about $40-50 that it was probably a refurb, though the web site said it was an OEM...
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