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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29,197
Views: 2,199,515
Posted By Alfyman
Today I changed my Alternator. My car runs...

Today I changed my Alternator. My car runs stronger, a week before I changed my MAF, a week before I changed my Oil separator Crankcase and hoses, and my throttle body gasket, and the long flat air...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 73,461
Posted By Alfyman
Smile CCV change

:clap::str8pimpi
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,500
Posted By Alfyman
I changed my Center support bearing and Guibo, it...

I changed my Center support bearing and Guibo, it took me 12 hours by myself. I have no friends :( , Anyway. I took my time and it was easy but it is a lot of work. Use Moly Grease, Mark everything...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Alfyman
I think it's just normal wear and tear, but this...

I think it's just normal wear and tear, but this may cause your drive shaft to warp, do it soon. I was stuck for one week because the auto Garage didn't know what to do with my Bimmer. I thought that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By Alfyman
It is your Center support Bearing and your Guibo....

It is your Center support Bearing and your Guibo. I waited and waited and waited and see my result, This sounds like riding on a flat tire every time I accelerate. this is an all day job (meaning...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-13-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,897
Posted By Alfyman
I cleaned my ICV, still had error code, I bought...

I cleaned my ICV, still had error code, I bought a new one and the weird thing is that the plug would Not secure tight on. I had to push and push it on. finally I zip tied it on so it can stay...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,711
Posted By Alfyman
Hi, What ever happened with the leak, did the...

Hi, What ever happened with the leak, did the washers help, or did you have to get another hose. I'm having the same issue.:idea:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By Alfyman
:thumbsup: Thanks..

:thumbsup:

Thanks..
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-02-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,569
Posted By Alfyman
Red face Hi, Since it ended up being a throttle actuator...

Hi, Since it ended up being a throttle actuator and the tps, may I ask what exactly you did to fix that, was it a diy, and were there new parts involved. Thanks any Info will help..
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By Alfyman
Hi there, I have the same issues, what are Intake...

Hi there, I have the same issues, what are Intake boots? are they the spark plug boots, or the boots that go to the MAF? Any Info would help, Thanks..
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-17-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Alfyman
I'm no mechanic but I believe it is the Idle...

I'm no mechanic but I believe it is the Idle control valve that sits behind the MAF and the tubing, I would get a new Disa valve by the way and you may as well buy a new oil separator valve with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,573
Posted By Alfyman
Hi, Did you ever get to find out about that code...

Hi, Did you ever get to find out about that code P0101, was it the wiring harness?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 649,627
Posted By Alfyman
ECStuning.com, Partsgeek.com,...

ECStuning.com, Partsgeek.com, bavarianautosports.com, and auto parts ware house com. I compare prices and go from there.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By Alfyman
<a...

<a href="http://s1179.photobucket.com/user/Alfyman1/media/myGuibo.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x400/Alfyman1/myGuibo.jpg" border="0" alt="My Guibo photo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,540
Posted By Alfyman
I waited too long to change my Guibo, I would...

I waited too long to change my Guibo, I would recommend a helper because one of my bolts stripped and I had to use an electric saw to chop off the bolt.<a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Alfyman
Hi there, Yes I got those codes P1421 and P1423...

Hi there, Yes I got those codes P1421 and P1423 and I found that the Vacuum hose was torn from the back. At first I tried the sea foam to clean the Secondary air pump but I could still see liquid in...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-14-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,413
Posted By Alfyman
Unhappy Hi there, well I followed every step, but when it...

Hi there, well I followed every step, but when it came down to putting back the center support bearing, I may have put it back on reverse. I really don't know because after taking it for a test, It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29,197
Views: 2,199,515
Posted By Alfyman
This past Sunday, I changed my Cowl, The hardest...

This past Sunday, I changed my Cowl, The hardest thing was taking off the wipers. Be careful, they do come off by wiggling and sweating..
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Alfyman
Hi, Did your car ever pass smog? My issue now...

Hi, Did your car ever pass smog?
My issue now is the P1421 and p1423 codes, but I'm wondering if this was what happened in your situation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Alfyman
Oh yeah, very easy to do, but lift the clamps,...

Oh yeah, very easy to do, but lift the clamps, and just remember to place hose lubricant when reinstalling the new tube, you should feel a secure placement after the clip back, you may have to twist...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Alfyman
I wish there was an easier way to get to...

I wish there was an easier way to get to these..:excited:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Alfyman
Yes, I think one tube was already wore out...

Yes, I think one tube was already wore out holding on for it's last breath, and the other one was broken. I remember being at the gas station and when I stopped my coolant indicator was on the red...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 785
Posted By Alfyman
Hi, I have had my Expansion tank blow up twice,...

Hi, I have had my Expansion tank blow up twice, my thermostat break twice and my water pump go out and the radiator break, along with The the two hoses way way underneath the Intake Manifold. But I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,674
Posted By Alfyman
Red face I'm glad I have done my part beforehand, I have...

I'm glad I have done my part beforehand, I have changed my own Oil "crankcase valve" and all the hoses, I have changed my own water pump and Belts, My radiator and expansion tank with hoses, my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,674
Posted By Alfyman
Well, I think i have gotten Lucky because My...

Well, I think i have gotten Lucky because My Mechanic he is still in Mechanic school,(but towards the end of Semester). He says he can't charge the "Mechanic price" because he doesn't have his...
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