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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By illismike
red battery light on with fairly newly done alternator and battery

Hi. As I was getting ready to leave for work this morning, I noticed my red battery light was on. I didnt risk driving it since I experienced this phenomena last year and had my car put putting on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By illismike
car burning oil after long drive

I am currently on a road trip from virginia to california. Yesterday I was in Atlanta and hit traffic. Car was driving fine, no smoke or any problems. But when I hit traffic, smoke started coming...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By illismike
white smoke/gas leaking due to overflow

Hello all. I just filled up my tank for a long drive last night and soon after driving, white smoke began pluming out of the exhaust. I immediately stopped the car and found a constant leak under the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By illismike
99 323i Manual tranny fluid and diff alternative to RL

Hi all. I have a quick question (I have used the search and did not find my answer, really I did). I currently have RL D4 ATF in my the manual tranny of my 99 323I and RL 75-90 in my diff, which has...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By illismike
Quick hydraulic tensioner question

Please someone enlighten me. I am putting back the belt on my car and cant get it back on. The hydraulic tensioner barely moves when I move it clockwise and cant slide the belt back on. Is that all...
Forum: Complete Cars 12-13-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By illismike
1999 BMW 323i 5spd 207k $1700

1999 BMW 323i, Orient Blue, 5spd, 207k mi, Hamann replica lips and sideskirts. Engine and tranny are in good condition. Sachs performance suspension. 20F/35R tint Needs new rear passenger window...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 829
Posted By illismike
leaving battery unplugged for 2 weeks

Im going on a trip for 2 weeks and plan on unhooking my battery because my windows like to roll down by themselves. Will this have any negative affect on my car or battery?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By illismike
Thank you for the input guys. I went ahead and...

Thank you for the input guys. I went ahead and took the battery to pep boys and behold, it was the battery, didnt hold a charge. 206k on battery lasted many trips all around california, vegas a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By illismike
Battery or alternator issue?

About 3 months ago I had my alternator replaced. 2 days ago I went to go pick up my wife from work, car drove fine on the way to pick her up. Sat in the parking lot for a good 30 minutes until she...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By illismike
That was the same exact noise my rear shock mount...

That was the same exact noise my rear shock mount on the right side was making about 2 weeks ago before I replaced it. No more squeeky noise after I replaced it.
Forum: Mid Atlantic 01-07-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37,480
Views: 3,403,008
Posted By illismike
I already have. Upon coming here, no known...

I already have. Upon coming here, no known suspension noises. After taken repeated beatings around the Naval Station area and practically every where I've driven here for the past month and a half...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 01-06-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 37,480
Views: 3,403,008
Posted By illismike
Hey guys. From San Diego, Ca, checking into...

Hey guys. From San Diego, Ca, checking into Hampton Roads. Getting a feel for all the potholes in the roads here.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,565
Posted By illismike
Drove my 99 323i from San Diego to Vegas around 7...

Drove my 99 323i from San Diego to Vegas around 7 or 8 times. San Diego to Los Angeles all the time. My last road trip, which was in mid November, racked me up 2700 miles 1-way in a 2 day span, from...
Forum: Exterior 02-01-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,511
Posted By illismike
Pm

Pm
Forum: Parting Out 05-31-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,215
Posted By illismike
What color is the car?

What color is the car?
Forum: California 05-29-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,757
Views: 564,478
Posted By illismike
Spotted Eamc420 in my driveway. Pulled up right...

Spotted Eamc420 in my driveway. Pulled up right behind me when I got out of my car.
Forum: Parting Out 05-26-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By illismike
WTB: Orient Blue Hamann Comp side skirt

I am looking for some Hamann Comp side skirts paint orient blue. I already have these side skirts on my car, but ran over a curb that damaged my passenger side sideskirt. So if you have a passenger...
Forum: Exterior 05-26-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By illismike
WTB: Orient Blue Hamann Comp side skirt

I am looking for some Hamann Comp side skirts paint orient blue. I already have these side skirts on my car, but ran over a curb that damaged my passenger side sideskirt. So if you have a passenger...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-31-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,203
Posted By illismike
My brother put an HID kit on his scion xb without...

My brother put an HID kit on his scion xb without the projectors and it was horrible. You will blind people with the lights. We went for a test drive with it after installation and I remember...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,847
Posted By illismike
99 323i - 94664 miles

99 323i - 94664 miles
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,429
Posted By illismike
Merry Christmas all! Enjoy and be safe.

Merry Christmas all! Enjoy and be safe.
Forum: California 12-03-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8,757
Views: 564,478
Posted By illismike
Saw the car with the "AMG HAHA" plates. It was a...

Saw the car with the "AMG HAHA" plates. It was a coupe though I believe, with a carbon fiber CSL trunk and LED taillights. Spotted going west on Olympic pkwy today at 8:40pm.
Forum: California 11-05-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8,757
Views: 564,478
Posted By illismike
Theres a black, debadged, 330ci that I always see...

Theres a black, debadged, 330ci that I always see sitting outside building 26 at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Not sure what rims, but I did notice the LED tails and the purple heart license plate.
Forum: California 10-17-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8,757
Views: 564,478
Posted By illismike
Never knew there was an In n Out opening up over...

Never knew there was an In n Out opening up over here. Wheres it going to be? Thats something to look forward to, now I don't have to drive all the way to the mile of cars location.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By illismike
I had mine go bad a while back and had it fixed. ...

I had mine go bad a while back and had it fixed. It was making some really funky honking sounds during really light acceleration, which really annoyed me. My mechanic who used to work at a BMW...
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