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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By avincent52
Now with Codes! PO344: Crankcase position...

Now with Codes!

PO344: Crankcase position sensor
(CMP circuit intermittent)
Open or short circuit
Poor electrical connection
Faulty CMP sensor

and
PO441
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By avincent52
My Touring stalls...until I fill it up

Now with Codes! (see below)

I've got a 2002 Touring with a lot of PM done since I bought it a year ago. (VANOS, DISA, cooling system, and notably fuel pump and fuel filter.)

I drove the car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,353
Posted By avincent52
It's Mystic Blue. BMW discontinued Topaz after...

It's Mystic Blue. BMW discontinued Topaz after 2002 and replaced it with Mystic.
I thought my 2002 Touring (see below) was Mystic when I first bought it, but a forum member suggested I look a the...
Forum: The Showroom 06-04-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,540
Posted By avincent52
Nice Touring, Erick. Is that Topaz Blue? ...

Nice Touring, Erick.
Is that Topaz Blue?

Here's mine--ZSP, 5 speed, M3 wheel, ZHP shifter, Rogue Exhaust.
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 05-29-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,596
Posted By avincent52
OMG. That's the most amazing thing ever. Although...

OMG. That's the most amazing thing ever. Although isn't the real issue with a 3.0 CS finding a body that isn't rusty?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-29-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,787
Posted By avincent52
FWIW, to the original poster. Konis are on sale...

FWIW, to the original poster. Konis are on sale through the summer: $539 for SRT (four struts/shocks, four springs); $770 for Koni Yellow (Sport); $832 for FSD.
These prices are from Tire Rack but...
Forum: Parting Out 05-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,873
Posted By avincent52
What brand/model tires are they and what's the...

What brand/model tires are they and what's the condition/tread depth?
Any dents in the rims?
Is there a matching spare or not?
Forum: Complete Cars 05-19-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,972
Posted By avincent52
Thanks. I honestly thought it was mystic when I...

Thanks. I honestly thought it was mystic when I bought it, but I've gotten very attached to the Topaz.
My previous Touring was Alpine White, which was pretty great in a different way. The tan...
Forum: Complete Cars 05-19-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By avincent52
Nice car. They are M3 seats.

Nice car. They are M3 seats.
Forum: Complete Cars 05-19-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By avincent52
Nice car. Nice color. Hope it went to a good...

Nice car. Nice color. Hope it went to a good home. Two manual tourings on the front page at the same time?
Forum: Complete Cars 05-19-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,972
Posted By avincent52
MJB: How's this? an 02 Topaz blue touring, black...

MJB: How's this? an 02 Topaz blue touring, black interior, sports package, 5 speed, sunroof with 120,000 miles
And M3 steering wheel and pedals, ZHP shift knob, Rogue Engineering Ikon exhaust.
I've...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-17-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By avincent52
Johnb: One small thing--the Koni sale continues...

Johnb: One small thing--the Koni sale continues through the end of August on Tire Rack and probably elsewhere. ($632 for the package.)
For the moment I'm leaning toward the FSDs and debating about...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-08-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By avincent52
What to replace in a Wagon suspension refresh? And what to upgrade?

I've got a 2002 325it Touring with the sports suspension. I like the stance,
I'm happy with the ride.
It's got 120,000 miles on it, but the suspension seems to be working pretty well--even the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By avincent52
Thanks Rob. I am concerned about ride quality...

Thanks Rob. I am concerned about ride quality within reason, not really concerned about lowering the car at all.

I guess I figured it made sense to replace the springs along with the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By avincent52
Thanks, Rob. I was just going to ask about the...

Thanks, Rob.
I was just going to ask about the e36 M3 shocks.
Just for curiosity, why do you prefer the Koni Sports to the FSDs and the H&Rs to the Eilbach Pro?

FWIW, my Topaz Blue Wagon is a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By avincent52
Which springs for a Wagon with Sports Suspension

I'm re-freshing the suspension on my 2002 325iT with the ZSP sports suspension.

I'm pretty happy with the stock ride and stance even with 110,00 miles, so I'm thinking about something pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 33,700
Posted By avincent52
There's 96 pounds of fuel in an e46, and another...

There's 96 pounds of fuel in an e46, and another 12 pounds of windshield washer fluid.
That's the equivalent of removing the seats, mats and the spare, the so-called "easy" weight.

Do you ever...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,450
Posted By avincent52
You've got to be sure about the cooling system...

You've got to be sure about the cooling system (radiator, water pump, expansion tank, thermostat) because on an E46 it's a wear item that can fail and not only leave you stranded, but also destroy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By avincent52
Thanks for the advice guys. I followed my...

Thanks for the advice guys.
I followed my wife's smart advice--put the car partway in the garage last night with plastic over the window, and then took the car and the new window regulator to a BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By avincent52
Not much of a crunch if any. The switch seems to...

Not much of a crunch if any. The switch seems to be working in that I hear what I assume is the motor whirring when I hit the "down" button.
I've tried to pull it up, but no luck with that. Don't...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-25-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By avincent52
Can Anyone Help Me with a Window Regulator B4 the Blizzard?

For some stupid reason, I decided to put down my window to say hello to my neighbor 30 feet from my house.

Window went down, won't come up again.
I found a regulator at Advance Auto Parts, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By avincent52
Can anyone in North Jersey help with a window regulator blizzard emergency

For some stupid reason, I decided to put down my window to say hello to my neighbor 30 feet from my house.

Window went down, won't come up again.
I found a regulator at Advance Auto Parts, but...
Forum: Parting Out 01-15-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,103
Posted By avincent52
Where are you located? If it's driving...

Where are you located?
If it's driving distance, I might be interested in the front bumper/fog lights, ducts etc.
Also the front seats.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By avincent52
Thanks for the suggestion.

Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-08-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By avincent52
Do you have a sense whether the wiring is there...

Do you have a sense whether the wiring is there or would it have to be run?
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