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Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 07-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 46,687
Posted By Sil80m3
I picked up my 99 328i with 204k and drove it for...

I picked up my 99 328i with 204k and drove it for two or three years up to 235k. Sold it and picked up an 03 325i with 175k in excellent condition from a BMW mechanic.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By Sil80m3
If you look at the CCV tubes, you should be able...

If you look at the CCV tubes, you should be able to see whether they have foam or not around them. If they have foam, they're cold weather. In chicago, I'd definitely go with the cold weather ones....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By Sil80m3
I ended up not taking the intake mani off when I...

I ended up not taking the intake mani off when I did mine. It's doable without taking it off, you just need lots of patience, some mirrors and lights, and hopefully you don't have fat fingers. The...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-27-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 208,508
Posted By Sil80m3
Shoot out the dipstick and intake manifold with...

Shoot out the dipstick and intake manifold with some cleaner. It'll be pretty obvious what's dirty once you're in there
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-15-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By Sil80m3
DISA valve is quite easy. You just need to take...

DISA valve is quite easy. You just need to take off the airbox, MAF, and throttle body IIRC.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1076908

If you get a whole new unit you don't have to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Sil80m3
I did it without pulling the cabin filter housing...

I did it without pulling the cabin filter housing or using a puller. Just wiggle/pull back and forth till it comes off. Nice pictures though
Forum: The Showroom 06-09-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By Sil80m3
Was the whole car repainted? Curious as to why...

Was the whole car repainted? Curious as to why the trim is
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-26-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By Sil80m3
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,299
Posted By Sil80m3
Go to the dealer, they'll do it for free

Go to the dealer, they'll do it for free
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 354,544
Posted By Sil80m3
Let me know if anyone has questions!

Let me know if anyone has questions!
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 354,544
Posted By Sil80m3
I apologize for potato pics but it's something,...

I apologize for potato pics but it's something, right?

http://i.imgur.com/3MDNcVd.jpg
6k HID vs halogen

http://i.imgur.com/cLQCdxB.jpg
6k vs halogen

http://i.imgur.com/VVhAsM8.jpg
single...
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-13-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By Sil80m3
All the advice you will get on this forum will...

All the advice you will get on this forum will tell you to stay away from spyder and any of those other aftermarket brands and do a retrofit

Read this thread:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,321
Posted By Sil80m3
Now you can use a peake reset tool to read/reset...

Now you can use a peake reset tool to read/reset the code. I had the same thing, no communication, turns out fuse 11 was blown. Replaced the fuse, airbag light went out and seat belt light stayed...
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-08-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 354,544
Posted By Sil80m3
double post, sorry

double post, sorry
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-08-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 354,544
Posted By Sil80m3
Just finished half of this retrofit (I'll finish...

Just finished half of this retrofit (I'll finish the rest this weekend). Thank you for all the tips and info thus far.

http://i.imgur.com/XubBXgw.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/dnNWMrc.jpg?1
sorry...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-28-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By Sil80m3
Bust into the plastic with a screwdriver and tap...

Bust into the plastic with a screwdriver and tap it with a hammer near the edges to loosen it
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By Sil80m3
Follow the neg terminal of your battery to the...

Follow the neg terminal of your battery to the ground on the body. Make sure it's snug and free of corrosion
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-26-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Sil80m3
Tap the starter with a screwdriver/hammer. If...

Tap the starter with a screwdriver/hammer. If the car starts after you do this, you need to replace the starter as the solenoid is going out.

Also, check the ground from the battery to the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-27-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Sil80m3
realoem.com

realoem.com
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sil80m3
Haha those are pins. The pin removal tool (or...

Haha those are pins. The pin removal tool (or home depot sleeve) will press the silver part down, allowing you to pull the pin out of the back of the connector.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-20-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,240
Posted By Sil80m3
Check out realoem.com and look it up

Check out realoem.com and look it up
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sil80m3
Something like that should work. You'll want...

Something like that should work. You'll want something that fits over the pins as snugly as possible.

In the picture, you'll be pressing in the silver part in order to pull the pin out from the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-20-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,240
Posted By Sil80m3
Your front brakes provide more of your stopping...

Your front brakes provide more of your stopping force than the rears. Don't know if that has anything to do with it, but that'd be my guess as to why
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sil80m3
If you can tell me what size the pin is, i can...

If you can tell me what size the pin is, i can probably find you a suitable replacement
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-12-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sil80m3
+1 on oil level sensor. ...

+1 on oil level sensor.

http://www.bmaparts.com/item.wws?sku=802%2006089%20044&itempk=68848&mfr=HELLA&weight=0.22

Do it when you change your oil. 3 bolts on the oil pan and the plug. It'll...
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