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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-15-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By FalconGuy
I'm very nearby, within a few miles, while not a...

I'm very nearby, within a few miles, while not a BMW Tech I began my career as an aviation tech, have the tools and a garage. Bring me a nice Belgian Beer and I can help you out. I would not take any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By FalconGuy
Autozone no longer carries 0W30 Castrol Huge...

Autozone no longer carries 0W30 Castrol

Huge disappointment, great product
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By FalconGuy
being the 49 dollar fix, tempting but try using a...

being the 49 dollar fix, tempting but try using a voltmeter on the battery, when engine is off what are you reading? When engine is running what are you reading?

I would bet my ex wife its the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-20-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By FalconGuy
I bought a very well made set on ebay, even with...

I bought a very well made set on ebay, even with shipping it was under 20 bucks?


They worked perfectly, the guy had a lot of German car tools. Having a toolbox the size of most people's garage I...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 06-17-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By FalconGuy
its not peanut butter but the oil on the surface...

its not peanut butter but the oil on the surface of the peanut butter, works pretty good and its probably free if you have some at home.....

Bigger question is why did your wax leave white...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By FalconGuy
save your money, its either gonna deliver voltage...

save your money, its either gonna deliver voltage and step it up, or it wont. There is no "Better Coil" I'm an aircraft tech, trust me. No gain whatsoever, complete wast of your money.


Better...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-09-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By FalconGuy
It is.... too many pumps is not any better. I...

It is.... too many pumps is not any better. I dont think I go near 15?


Just make sure its hot, not idling 5 minutes hot, drive it.........
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-11-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By FalconGuy
Its truly amazing what they will try to sell...

Its truly amazing what they will try to sell these days.....


As a previous poster mentioned, air is already close to 80% Nitrogen, so your paying for the extra 20%, nothing more. The molecule...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-06-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,816
Posted By FalconGuy
I Have used dry ice on aircraft damaged by hail,...

I Have used dry ice on aircraft damaged by hail, its a 50/50 shot, get the metal hot, then the cold dry ice causes the metal to pop back to its original shape.

This is Aluminum in most cases...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-04-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By FalconGuy
hold that thing at the end of the tube when you...

hold that thing at the end of the tube when you remove the old oil, too late I know.... almost glad mine only pours out manually. I'm also anal about my garage and completely renovating it right now...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-01-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By FalconGuy
realoem.com should be all you need

realoem.com


should be all you need
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-12-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By FalconGuy
OEM is a good plug and shockingly cheap, dont...

OEM is a good plug and shockingly cheap, dont fall for hype, there is no gain in any other plug
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-07-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By FalconGuy
While I always used anti seize as an aviation...

While I always used anti seize as an aviation tech, not that I have touched a piston powered plane in decades, the MFG recommends that no anti seize be used.... Go figure

NGK is what came out of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-04-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 192,323
Posted By FalconGuy
why not Autozone? Its a battery for gods sake... ...

why not Autozone? Its a battery for gods sake...

It works, or it doesnt, no better, no worse

Its not rocket science, its rated much higher than the battery the dealer would sell you and has a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By FalconGuy
Same here, let it warm up. It was very strange,...

Same here, let it warm up. It was very strange, seemed like the linkage was broken, being an aviation tech I was about to dismantle it. I could not close the door on a very cold day with ice all over...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-02-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By FalconGuy
if your half way handy, no offense, do it...

if your half way handy, no offense, do it yourself, it would take an hour and a half if you never touched the car before, shop may charge a grand:banghead:


Forgot to mention, Realoem.com great...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-02-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By FalconGuy
yep, just note the Bentley Manual is wrong, it...

yep, just note the Bentley Manual is wrong, it tells you to turn the tensioner the wrong way, snap its toast

Belt at autozone (oem brand) 16 bucks, idler pulley and tensioner maybe 50 at autohauz,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By FalconGuy
Come over to my place in NJ. I have the belt and...

Come over to my place in NJ. I have the belt and tensioner and tool. Just bring me a nice Belgian Beer and pay what I paid for the parts, email me. Im in Essex county......
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-30-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By FalconGuy
The bentley manual has incorrect info on the...

The bentley manual has incorrect info on the removal leading to this bolt breaking pretty often
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-17-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 43,264
Posted By FalconGuy
my hyd failed twice in 2 years, mech was good for...

my hyd failed twice in 2 years, mech was good for 3. I would like a reverse DIY. I have a new mech sitting waiting for the time to do it...


Some improvement, 250 versus 29 bucks with a drop in...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-03-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 43,295
Posted By FalconGuy
some slip right out, some dont, be glad it didnt...

some slip right out, some dont, be glad it didnt fail and kill your motor.

I had one that I couldn't get out since the pulley was seized, I have the special tool required to remove the fan but it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,796
Posted By FalconGuy
The UUC pulley is minimal at best for any type of...

The UUC pulley is minimal at best for any type of HP gain, honestly for if your paying someone to do the work and then the cost of the parts its a huge waste. Not bashing, its just such a minor gain,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,952
Posted By FalconGuy
The Geba is the one that has the high failure...

The Geba is the one that has the high failure rate ( my car is 2003) while I despise spot welds being an aircraft tech, you can feel the quality in the Graf. Plus they dont have the history of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,952
Posted By FalconGuy
I pulled the one on the left off my 3 year old...

I pulled the one on the left off my 3 year old car with 62K last month, replaced it with the one on the right. Considering this was the first water pump I ever had fail in 20 or so cars I would say...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-14-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,553
Posted By FalconGuy
None, gravity will take care of it, just wait a...

None, gravity will take care of it, just wait a day, mine looks spotless after a day. You may have an ounce of oil at the bottom, but who cares?

I only wish I bought the model that pumps out the...
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