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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,503
Posted By ras2247
I'm actually having a similar problem. I'm...

I'm actually having a similar problem. I'm pulling code p0174, but my car runs fine generally except when at a compete stop. Car has a very rough idle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,844
Posted By ras2247
WOW! Full size spare? I'm not even sure a full...

WOW! Full size spare? I'm not even sure a full size one fits in the spare tire compartment.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,844
Posted By ras2247
Part number for Spare tire (donut)

I'm looking for a spare tire for my 2003 330i sport. Anybody know part number for the spare tire by any chance?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-16-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ras2247
18 inch I'm assuming? What tire?

18 inch I'm assuming? What tire?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-16-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ras2247
Looking for Spare tire for 2003 330i Sport

Anybody know where I can find one? Spare tire for a 2003 330i Sport sedan.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-14-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By ras2247
Wow..haha. Thanks guys. I came to the conclusion...

Wow..haha. Thanks guys. I came to the conclusion that was some type of wheel lock since my wheel was not even slightly coming off. Well, I guess I'm going to have to try to kick the damn thing off....
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-13-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By ras2247
edit? what?

edit? what?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 10-13-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By ras2247
What kind of wheel lock is this?

Gentlemen,

So, I'm attempting to remove my rear wheel for the first time and I ran into a snag. I have no clue what type of wheel lock this is? What type of tool do I need to remove this?

See...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By ras2247
Did you do this while the engine on?:confused:...

Did you do this while the engine on?:confused: I'm kind of curious how you guys are doing the whole "coolant bleeding" process.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By ras2247
I'm using the BMW coolant 50/50 mixture with...

I'm using the BMW coolant 50/50 mixture with distilled water. I didn't "bleed the system". I'll have to search how to do that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By ras2247
Symptons of bad thermostat...???

So, driving back home from work the other day the hose that goes from the radiator to the thermostat came "unplugged" which cause major coolant spill. So, I towed it home, connected the host back,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 702
Posted By ras2247
Ticking sound....car overheating?

Ok, here's my issue. I recently replaced the lower radiator hose that connects to the thermostat. It's the hose where the temp sensor goes. So, I replaced the hose and swapped over the old sensor to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,317
Posted By ras2247
Coolant leak from temp sensor..

So, I recently replaced the hose that goes from the lower left portion of the radiator to the thermostat. It's the one with the temperature sensor. So, I replaced everything and everything looked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By ras2247
Thanks for the link, but I did search for...

Thanks for the link, but I did search for "cleaning engine" and a bunch of threads came up about "how the mechanic scrwed up my engine". ;-)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By ras2247
Cleaning Engine....

So, I'm fairly new to BMW's. My question is what is the proper way to clean these engines? On other vehicles I have owned I typically cover the PCM (Computer), battery, and then spray Simple Green...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By ras2247
The reason I'm looking for it is not to run red...

The reason I'm looking for it is not to run red lights, but to prevent citations from the Electronic toll system we have here in Florida. I do have the EPASS system in my car but for whatever reason...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By ras2247
License Plate tag cover....

So, I'm trying to find a tag cover, one of those smoke ones, that prevent traffic cameras from displaying your tag. So, does anybody have any suggestions and/or experience with them? Do cops give you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By ras2247
Hmmm. It has 78,000 miles. I guess I'll have to...

Hmmm. It has 78,000 miles. I guess I'll have to run a compression test then.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By ras2247
Blue smoke during WOT...

I was in front of a buddy of mine yesterday. When I went Wide open throttle he stated that bluish smoke came out of the exhaust. I'm wondering if somebody can help me troubleshoot this issue. I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By ras2247
My bad. The color is blue. I just double checked....

My bad. The color is blue. I just double checked. My assumption is that I am just smelling 'hot coolant'. It's just that hot coolant on other vehicles I have owned have never smelled like this. Also,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-28-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By ras2247
ttt

ttt
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By ras2247
The coolant is the norm orange color. The coolant...

The coolant is the norm orange color. The coolant smells like the overheating engine smell.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By ras2247
I'm not sure if that's the issue, cause the smell...

I'm not sure if that's the issue, cause the smell only comes when I take the expansion tank off and I smell the coolant. I can't smell it in the engine bay and especially where the heads are.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By ras2247
Coolant smells burnt.....

Ok,

I just purchased my 330i over 3 weeks ago. I'm also new to BMW's. So, since I have purchased the vehicle I have noticed that the coolant, when hot, smells like something is burning. Now, I...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-21-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By ras2247
Would you obtain any real power gains with rear...

Would you obtain any real power gains with rear exhaust?
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