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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-08-2014, 12:56 PM
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Views: 204
Posted By Stryker336
Stripped 5mm hex head woes

So it seems that nothing is ever easy when I work on this car. I'm trying to replace the camshaft sensor exhaust side o-ring to stop an oil leak and within one turn with a 5mm allen wrench bit, it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,595
Posted By Stryker336
19.7 MPG mix of highway/heavy city driving. Go...

19.7 MPG mix of highway/heavy city driving. Go from center city philadelphia to south jersey and pure city traffic during the weekends. Hess 93 gas.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-28-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Stryker336
Don't buy the genuine BMW touch up paint in...

Don't buy the genuine BMW touch up paint in mystic blue metallic! I just ordered if from a BMW dealer on amazon and it doesn't match at all. Same problem as you stated. I don't know if the problem is...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-07-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Stryker336
Paint scratches from a shovel

So the other day my car was completely covered in frozen snow. I was late for work and got a little too aggressive with the snow shovel and just noticed how bad I messed up. The roof has some pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 37,079
Posted By Stryker336
So during the storm today I was stuck in gridlock...

So during the storm today I was stuck in gridlock traffic for about 2 hours. I was monitoring my coolant temps and noticed everything going as normal. Cold engine to about 95 degrees.

I then hit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By Stryker336
I lost 2 into the engine bay and I've been...

I lost 2 into the engine bay and I've been driving for 3 days. Engine just popped the too lean codes and my fuel trims are high. No oil leakage to report but obviously air is getting in. I ordered 2...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-18-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 139,337
Posted By Stryker336
So I did this over the weekend and although some...

So I did this over the weekend and although some of the bolts were a PITA to get out, I got it done. Still smelling some oil through the vents but I can imagine it will take a few weeks to burn off...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-18-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 139,337
Posted By Stryker336
double post, please delete!

double post, please delete!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,012
Posted By Stryker336
Torque pro works fine for my on Android with my...

Torque pro works fine for my on Android with my elm bluetooth adapter. Check out this sample graph I made a few months ago with it. No complaints.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Stryker336
Is this a VANOS oil leak?

So I've been suffering from an oil leak for almost 6 months now and can't seem to figure it out. New VCG, OFHG, CCV is supposedly OK. Not a coolant leak, level has been fine for months. I've been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,965
Posted By Stryker336
Hey Trizzuth, did you ever get this resolved? I'm...

Hey Trizzuth, did you ever get this resolved? I'm having similar symptoms after a new VCG, OFHG, and had my ccv inspected a few months ago. Still getting a strong oil scent in the cabin and lose...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,898
Posted By Stryker336
On the hydraulic tensioner, if the main drive...

On the hydraulic tensioner, if the main drive belt pulley bolt is stripped, what needs to be replaced?

Can I just buy the 11281748131 pulley wheel? Does it come with the bolt; probably not right?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,029
Posted By Stryker336
Experiencing the same problem here. Very strong...

Experiencing the same problem here. Very strong smell in the cabin when the air is on and the car comes to a stop however. Replaced OFHG and valve cover over the last few months. CCV was looked at in...
Forum: Exterior 05-01-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Stryker336
Shameless bump

Shameless bump
Forum: Exterior 02-25-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Stryker336
WTB: Tow Hook Cover Front

Well, after I had my car towed for a CCV failure, the tow guy never gave it back to me. Didn't even cross my mind until I saw it and couldn't find it anywhere in the car or trunk.

Topaz blue...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,540
Posted By Stryker336
No, the oil shouldn't have froze but condensation...

No, the oil shouldn't have froze but condensation most likely did. My oil cap was covered in it when I was dead in the road. 3.4 -5.4 Long term fuel trims won't throw a code but I heard anything over...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,540
Posted By Stryker336
Yes, that's currently what I have done since this...

Yes, that's currently what I have done since this happened; still on the original ccv. I did buy a new cold weather version CCV but it's sitting in my trunk for warmer weather (and once I feel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
The idle is running a little rough but stays...

The idle is running a little rough but stays perfectly between 640-650 rpms. The LTFT certainly isn't getting any better though, in fact this morning it jumped to 5.7 or so. I plan on taking a 1 1/2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,540
Posted By Stryker336
Yes, from what I read when this happened to me...

Yes, from what I read when this happened to me that how to get all the oil out of the cylinders. I didn't personally do it but I understand that is the correct process.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
I can only speculate, but when I was dead in the...

I can only speculate, but when I was dead in the road I checked the dipstick and there wasn't any oil; it was towed straight to the shop. 2 days prior to the incident I had good oil levels right in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
Got rid of the excess fuel trims and added speed....

Got rid of the excess fuel trims and added speed.

Edit: added long terms only w/ speed. Banks 1 and 2 are on top of each other.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
Ok, so I enabled logging of my fuel trims on my...

Ok, so I enabled logging of my fuel trims on my drive back from work and am having difficulty reading it.

What exactly are normal fuel trims? Most of this was highway driving and from what I've...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
Thanks for the advice jfoj. You actually helped...

Thanks for the advice jfoj. You actually helped me out in regards to the ccv a few weeks ago.

I'm not too worried about it and without any codes I don't think I have any serious issues going on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
Still trying to figure this out as I'm getting a...

Still trying to figure this out as I'm getting a terrible 18MPG highway/city. Attached are some torque results and logs I charted. Wondering if all the oil my engine ingested somehow ruined the MAF...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,066
Posted By Stryker336
Torque App Test. Rich to Lean sensor switch time?

So ever since my ccv froze the other week I've been keeping a close eye on everything with my bluetooth adapter and torque pro android. No CEL codes but when I run the test option I get the following...
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