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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By genuity
@OP: If and when you get tired of the short 3.15...

@OP: If and when you get tired of the short 3.15 gearing on your swap, ask wanganstyle :hi: to hook you up with a better gearing for that diff. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,947
Posted By genuity
Any updates regarding this? Mine is unfortunately...

Any updates regarding this? Mine is unfortunately now really clogged. :ben: I wished when I had the tranny dropped I would have just done something preventatively. :banghead: Alas, on long road trips...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 83,615
Posted By genuity
It is there to help prevent the clockwise (from...

It is there to help prevent the clockwise (from perspective of standing in front of the car looking at the hood) torquing of the transmission. The weight of the manual transmission compared to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By genuity
It should be there for a MY 2001. Lateral...

It should be there for a MY 2001. Lateral acceleration sensor will be upper foot well for A pillar.

Until you are able to get the part, i highly suggest you disable DSC every time you drive. Press...
Forum: Southwest 05-20-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By genuity
Check with the guys at bmpdesign.com. You are...

Check with the guys at bmpdesign.com. You are quite lucky to have a shop like that local to you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By genuity
It is no longer available as OEM aftermarket. If...

It is no longer available as OEM aftermarket. If anyone wants a new Bosch, the only way to get it now is from the stealership. I can confirm now that BMW is still sourcing these electric fans from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By genuity
Put the crowsfoot at 90 degrees and torque to...

Put the crowsfoot at 90 degrees and torque to spec. No calculation needed as long as you maintain the crowsfoot at 90 degrees as you torque. BMW's torque spec is 35 Nm for the high pressure hose to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By genuity
Beware of the Behr...that is for electric fan,...

Beware of the Behr...that is for electric fan, there is only Behr Hella Service (not to be confused with Behr that makes the thermostat and FSR) and it will be from China:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 83,615
Posted By genuity
I did this swap, plus diff swaps. I first swapped...

I did this swap, plus diff swaps. I first swapped to the 3.62 M (variable locking), and hated it. First gear was useless, 70 mph and above was a waste of gas plus the engine was loud like going 70...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By genuity
I had hoped to see what the brands were for the...

I had hoped to see what the brands were for the paint, primer, and clear coat. Also I am wondering how long the paint holds up on areas that are touched often like the handles. I have been reluctant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-29-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By genuity
+1 Valve cover gasket set, part number...

+1

Valve cover gasket set, part number 11129070990.

valve cover nut seal grommets, part number 11121437395.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By genuity
It could be the oil pan gasket. Mine leaked from...

It could be the oil pan gasket. Mine leaked from the middle of the pan under the gasket. Use the port hole in the transmisson to inspect it. Grab a flash light and q-tip, then start swabbing to...
Forum: California 03-22-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By genuity
It's not an undercover car. It's their personal...

It's not an undercover car. It's their personal vehicle.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By genuity
I have not received confirmation from corporate,...

I have not received confirmation from corporate, but I hate to say it that Behr Hella Service in China exists and they do make aftermarket parts but seriously cut corners in any way they can. If you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By genuity
You mean like these?

You mean like these?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By genuity
Go with the Gates one from O'Reilly. No dust...

Go with the Gates one from O'Reilly. No dust cover needed since the bearings are sealed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,436
Posted By genuity
Sub'ed. :popcorn: Hopefully it will be a direct...

Sub'ed. :popcorn: Hopefully it will be a direct fit either if one buys the aluminum radiator or sticks with the plastic.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,886
Posted By genuity
Was it from the weep hole or main water pump seal?

Was it from the weep hole or main water pump seal?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-06-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,735
Posted By genuity
sub'd :popcorn:

sub'd :popcorn:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By genuity
:rofl: @OP: Thanks for the find and share!...

:rofl:

@OP: Thanks for the find and share! :clap:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By genuity
I have always used teflon tape around the bleeder...

I have always used teflon tape around the bleeder screws for all my cars. Glad to see someone else discovering the same use for it. :thumbup: I always thought how annoying it was after loosening the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-03-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 31,223
Posted By genuity
Thumbs Up Bumpity! Bump! Thanks to the OP and all the...

Bumpity! Bump! Thanks to the OP and all the contributors. :thumbup: I wanted to replace my thermostat as preventative after 50k and wondered about how good the existing o-rings would hold up. So glad...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By genuity
What is a better alternative?

What is a better alternative?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-20-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,618
Posted By genuity
ditch the one with the slushbox :D

ditch the one with the slushbox :D
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By genuity
I see my pic is still making its rounds. :) Dummy...

I see my pic is still making its rounds. :) Dummy plug is BMW part number 11611727176 and has a diameter of 7mm.
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