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Forum: Engine & Performance 02-13-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By ///Mechanic
ttt

ttt
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By ///Mechanic
No, these are E90 rotors.

No, these are E90 rotors.
Forum: Engine & Performance 11-03-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By ///Mechanic
bumpshizzle

bumpshizzle
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-03-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By ///Mechanic
ttt

ttt
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-02-2010, 10:36 AM
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Views: 521
Posted By ///Mechanic
2 new E90 OEM BMW rotors....still wrapped

I have two brand new rear rotors for the BMW E90 3 series, which will fit all but the 335i.

Part number 6-764-651

These retail at my dealer for $124 each. I want them gone, so they are here for...
Forum: Engine & Performance 11-02-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By ///Mechanic
ttt

ttt
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,829
Posted By ///Mechanic
Screw the E46.......lets see some more of the C4....

Screw the E46.......lets see some more of the C4.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex98HEjZpWY
:)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-17-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By ///Mechanic
Did you install a steering wheel, and just put it...

Did you install a steering wheel, and just put it on crooked?

No? Get an alignment.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,866
Posted By ///Mechanic
Thats what gets me every time a thread like this...

Thats what gets me every time a thread like this pops up......

I'd like to see the quote for $400 for your drive belts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By ///Mechanic
If you are confident it is engine oil, it could...

If you are confident it is engine oil, it could also be coming from the oil filter housing, or simply a bad crush washer for the high pressure oil line to the VANOS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By ///Mechanic
How about not wasting money by asking people on a...

How about not wasting money by asking people on a forum what to do, and instead taking it somewhere to get diagnosed? Spent the hour at a dealership, or at an indy shop. If you feel up to doing the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,545
Posted By ///Mechanic
I have never seen one fail personally. Just make...

I have never seen one fail personally. Just make sure when you are reinstalling those hoses that you are spraying some sort of lube on the o-ring inside. The connectors will clip on very easily....
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-17-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
UMAD :lmao: Keep trolling though, eventually...

UMAD :lmao:

Keep trolling though, eventually you'll realize you are an idiot. It will probably be the day you blow out and tire and realize you can't even afford a 10 year old BMW. :thumbup:
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-17-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
Haven't heard of it myself, at least around here....

Haven't heard of it myself, at least around here. If its as getting as common as you claim, all it will take is being able to duplicate it and a little time to figure out what it is.

See my sig....
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-16-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
Compression test isn't going to show you much....

Compression test isn't going to show you much. You can do a leakdown test, which will be more effective for diagnosing a possible head gasket failure or crack. Sometimes you can't see a crack in the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-16-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
The oil would be my last concern on the E39...

The oil would be my last concern on the E39 M5.....but I guess still a valid question. I have several customers that use nothing but Mobil 1 synthetic in their S62's, with no troubles.

When the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-16-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
You are the one getting help from people who only...

You are the one getting help from people who only know how to work on cars from what they have read on the internet. :eek:

But really....

That is how flat rate works. If we only got paid for...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-15-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
We did mods all the time. :) In the...

We did mods all the time. :)

In the Triangle, and not Leith or Crown.

BTW.....this is the first chance I've had to get on the board since I put this thread up. I only get on every couple of...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-15-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
You are an idiot. Thats not how it works. What do...

You are an idiot. Thats not how it works. What do you do for a living? I'll give you an example to compare.....

Wow.....an hour for an oil service? Thats dealer level....not BMW. We charge 0.5hr...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-15-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
It depends on what the job is. Our dealer charges...

It depends on what the job is. Our dealer charges 2 hours per axle on a brake job for instance.....so 4 hours to do brakes all the way around. At most it should only take 30-45 minutes to do pads,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-15-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,482
Posted By ///Mechanic
Ask a 8 year BMW technician anything: reply within

I am sure some of you guys/gals have alot of unanswered questions pertaining to dealerships. If you have any regarding BMW policy/procedure, fire away. Just remember that some occasions things are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,035
Posted By ///Mechanic
I'd hit it with a hammer any day before I stuffed...

I'd hit it with a hammer any day before I stuffed a screwdriver down in there.

You don't need the special tool unless the belts are off the engine. Take some penetrating oil and spray it around...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By ///Mechanic
If you really needed to just replace one side,...

If you really needed to just replace one side, you probably could get by with just removing the entire center console assembly (and the seat of that side) and cut out the section you want...
Forum: Engine & Performance 01-15-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By ///Mechanic
First reasonable offer takes them. PM me with...

First reasonable offer takes them. PM me with what you are willing.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-15-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By ///Mechanic
All those parts will show signs of needing...

All those parts will show signs of needing replacement. Save yourself some money by spending the time to look your vehicle over good at every oil service. A good looking over will involve removing...
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