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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By redfeathers
SKY2 They got em. It's a bunch of crap, the...

SKY2
They got em.
It's a bunch of crap, the cops should just let him go, defuse the situation, pick him up later, but nnooooo, they have to stop the traffic and cause more traffic slow downs. :evil:
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By redfeathers
Makes sense. The previous poll confirms my...

Makes sense.
The previous poll confirms my thoughts, that around 90 percent bought used.
So, I wonder if most people can't afford to spend that much for a new car or they can't see paying that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By redfeathers
Did u buy used or new? Percentage

Just wondering how many people here on this forum bought their bmw used or new and what did you pay?
Maybe we'll end up with a total percentage.
I'll start.......please keep it THIN.
USED.....$6400
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By redfeathers
Oh, I have most of the parts to do a complete...

Oh, I have most of the parts to do a complete repair, but the leaks are not so bad as to have to do it now. This is just to keep the pesky drips from staining the driveway and it works perfect. At...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By redfeathers
LEAKS? NOT ANYMORE and for <$5

My car had all the same leaks that everyone seems to have, so what I did to stop them was clean all the leaking areas with alcohol then dried it. Then applied ATV silicone to the leaking areas. Let...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By redfeathers
Mine thru a code indicating the "exhaust camshaft...

Mine thru a code indicating the "exhaust camshaft position sensor" was out. Indicated that number 4 cyl was not getting fuel.
It ended up being the (exhaust camshaft position sensor) HARNESS female...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By redfeathers
Lots of us have the same problem, only mine moves...

Lots of us have the same problem, only mine moves down when I shift to reverse.
Solution......Move the switch to one side OR the other and see if that stops it. Then leave the switch in THAT...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-30-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By redfeathers
Mine was leaking, small leak, so I cleaned the...

Mine was leaking, small leak, so I cleaned the area with alcohol, dried it off and then applied some black ATV silicone all over that area. NO MORE LEAKS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By redfeathers
Key for under $100????

Would this work for bmw cars or is it a scam?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,389
Posted By redfeathers
Use to do windshield wiper design. It's a...

Use to do windshield wiper design. It's a science. Bending the blade for a better fit will not work. I would trust the dealer blades only since they do the real design for them. They have to fit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By redfeathers
Got/had the same problem. I move my shifter into...

Got/had the same problem. I move my shifter into reverse and the passenger side mirror moves down.......move the sifter back out of reverse and the mirror returns. Seems to do this move on a rain day...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-03-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By redfeathers
A coat hanger works just fine, cut it to length...

A coat hanger works just fine, cut it to length and away you go.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By redfeathers
Bmw has designed these coolant systems SO...

Bmw has designed these coolant systems SO sensitive that the AVERAGE shade tree mechanic (like me), is going to struggle getting it right the first time. Wish it was like my 97 f150, there's a metal...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,326
Posted By redfeathers
I noticed when I removed my "mounting plate"...

I noticed when I removed my "mounting plate" 17111436251, there was on the 1/2" dia tube (that goes into the rad) a "o-ring" AND a tapered compression fitting.
My compression fitting is broken. Can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By redfeathers
I also noticed mine creaking as I turn the wheel...

I also noticed mine creaking as I turn the wheel from left to right, so I just removed the passenger side tire/wheel and noticed the "stabilizer bar link" and the "head light aim sensor brkt" joint...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By redfeathers
The reason I ask is I have a pesky oil leak that...

The reason I ask is I have a pesky oil leak that appears to be coming from the rear bottom of the oil pan but could coming from the rear oil seal.....really difficult to say. Plan on adding some oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By redfeathers
Replacing front/ rear crankshaft oil seals

Does this require removing the engine to replace these? I bet, since most new ones are one piece seals.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By redfeathers
I bought my car about a year and half ago knowing...

I bought my car about a year and half ago knowing full well it had issues but I knew with a little work and lots of new parts it could be running as good as new. Right off it had a check engine light...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,868
Posted By redfeathers
Did not find any more silver but did find some...

Did not find any more silver but did find some toys in the trunk.
Still looking.:clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By redfeathers
Front end squeaking when turning

I have my arizona car now in so cal where's there's been a lot of rain. Recently, I noticed I can turn my steering wheel from side to side and get a wooden boat squeaking sound at the front end. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-07-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By redfeathers
Mine does exactly the same thing and my radio...

Mine does exactly the same thing and my radio "am" only jumps 7 or 8 digits all at once. I think it's in the programing. Been planning on getting a mobile mechanic to come out and straighten all that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By redfeathers
You can clean and check your own injectors...

You can clean and check your own injectors yourself.
Get a rechargeable drill battery 12volt, and a piece of clear plastic hose 20" or so, that will fit over the injector and the oring and a can of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By redfeathers
conventional oil....what if I use it?

So, what will happen to the typical e46 engine if one uses typical conventional oil....say, Castrol 5w20?
One reason I'm asking is I just turned over almost 390000 miles on my 97 f150 4.6.
I just...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By redfeathers
You sound exactly like me about two years ago...

You sound exactly like me about two years ago which is when I bought mine. Long story short, I parked mine in the garage and removed everything right down and including the intake manifold and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By redfeathers
You got to be kidding me, so are these supposed...

You got to be kidding me, so are these supposed to be "throw away cars"?
I just finished rebuilding my 1997 f150 that had 386000 miles on it and the results are great.....so far. Did not spend that...
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