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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-16-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By sugi323CI
I will probably start with new caliper boots with...

I will probably start with new caliper boots with ungreased guide pins (though you can find just as many places/references that say to grease the pins as say not to). I have brass ones in the front...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-15-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By sugi323CI
I thought so too. Though I've heard that...

I thought so too. Though I've heard that sometimes the rubber hose can degrade on the inside and stop the fluid from moving as freely causing the caliper piston to not release fully but not really...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-15-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By sugi323CI
Rear Brake HELP Please!

Driver's side rear brake caliper does not release completely so that the pads drag on the rotor enough to heat it up resulting in new/burning brake smell.
I have tried:
New caliper
New Hose
New...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-02-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 147,713
Posted By sugi323CI
This is a great DIY!! I consulted it along with...

This is a great DIY!! I consulted it along with several youtube videos. It was pretty gross and full of sludge inside and I'm not sure why that is. My guess is all of my sub-5minute trips where the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-27-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By sugi323CI
just changed my thermostat (did the water pump...

just changed my thermostat (did the water pump and coolant while I was at it) and it seems to have taken care of all of my problems. try it.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-26-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By sugi323CI
Searched another thread and found a person with...

Searched another thread and found a person with the same problem who fixed it by just replacing the Thermostat......
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-22-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By sugi323CI
I am having the same issue. my temp. gauge...

I am having the same issue. my temp. gauge needle hardly leaves the blue and hasn't for a few days. I figure the thermostat is stuck open and I need to replace it. Just today, however, the needle...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-06-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,152
Posted By sugi323CI
I usually use a small amount of silicone based...

I usually use a small amount of silicone based lube on the pins because it seems that the rubber bushing sticks to them if I don't and this causes squeak. It seems that the bushings move and flex a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-06-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,152
Posted By sugi323CI
Brake Caliper Fix

I replaced the black rubber bushings for the guide pins on my rear calipers. Does anyone know if I am supposed to lube the inside and outside of these bushings or if I should put an adhesive on the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-30-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By sugi323CI
Will I hurt my car driving on tires with uneven wear?

I have a tire (Toyo Proxes4) that is worn unevenly. This results in a little extra road noise and possibly a small amount of steering vibration when it is on the front. WILL DRIVING WITH THIS TIRE...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-29-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By sugi323CI
Damage from tire worn unevenly?

I have a tire (Toyo Proxes4) that is worn unevenly. This results in a little extra road noise and possibly a small amount of steering vibration when it is on the front. WILL DRIVING WITH THIS TIRE...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-04-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 237,889
Posted By sugi323CI
My 323 has 112,00 Just did my post-cats. I have...

My 323 has 112,00 Just did my post-cats. I have not done my fronts. My mechanics says that most O2 sensors fail around 100K but some last much longer so it is best to wait for the SES light and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-27-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,342
Posted By sugi323CI
oops

not steering knuckle. can't remember what it's called..... the whole assembly.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-27-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,342
Posted By sugi323CI
These suck

My rear wheel bearing had me removing the rear axle, brakes, steering knuckle, and anything else in that back end. 3.2 hours sounds pretty damn good. I spent at least 10 taking the thing apart and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-01-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By sugi323CI
I have noticed the same problem. I have seperate...

I have noticed the same problem. I have seperate 16" rims with snow tires but the rims are 5 spoke chrome ones and have big open spaces. The problem is usually present for a day or 2 and then goes...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-03-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,713
Posted By sugi323CI
Forced Induction for under 1,000.................

Forced Induction for under 1,000.................
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-03-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,713
Posted By sugi323CI
Fi??

Fi??
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-19-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,713
Posted By sugi323CI
Any concerns about running heated seats, stereo,...

Any concerns about running heated seats, stereo, xenon lights, etc. and underdriving the alternator? How much can you feel the 10 or so horses that each of those mods add?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-18-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,713
Posted By sugi323CI
What about cold air intakes, chips, shark...

What about cold air intakes, chips, shark injectors? Suggestions on brands? I have xenon headlights so I don't think I can use any intake.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-11-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,713
Posted By sugi323CI
Best Bang-for-Buck Performance (Hp) Mod?

Love my 323ci but would like more power. I haven't made any modifications to the car at all and it has just over 100,000mi. I'm looking for people who have made upgrades to throw in their 2 cents...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-24-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By sugi323CI
mine squeaks too but I swear it sounds like it is...

mine squeaks too but I swear it sounds like it is coming from the middle/rear of the car. Mine will squeak just as I push down the clutch or when the gears engage as I let the clutch up. I also get...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-24-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By sugi323CI
I get squeaking any time I press or release the...

I get squeaking any time I press or release the clutch or accelerator. I'm almost positive that I don't have any spring pads. What do they look like and where can I get some? Also, are your...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-17-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By sugi323CI
Thanks! The archive document is better than...

Thanks! The archive document is better than nothing. Hopefully someone else sees this who as the post saved so that they can re-post it.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-15-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By sugi323CI
Where'd the rear wheel bearing DIY's go!!!

Every thread I find on rear wheel bearings goes to:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ht=DIY+bearing
This sends you to another thread that has this link:...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-13-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By sugi323CI
Heated Seat Problems

I know that there are many opinions on heated seats. That aside, my drivers side isn't working when the car is COLD. When the car is cold (esp. on a cold day) I push the button and the lights come...
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