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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 25,457
Posted By VT325Xi
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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,074
Posted By VT325Xi
Pump bearing failed and caused me to loose the...

Pump bearing failed and caused me to loose the belt in a minor explosion under the hood when the belt came apart. Last winter the T-Stat wouldn't let the engine warm up much. Man those were some...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,920
Posted By VT325Xi
I bought an Advance Auto Parts Titanium 49-1. It...

I bought an Advance Auto Parts Titanium 49-1. It fit like a glove and is rated for 1000 CCA vs my original that was 700 CCA. So those cold winters should be no issues to crank over the cold slug of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By VT325Xi
The power steering pump is on the left (drivers...

The power steering pump is on the left (drivers side) underneath the alternator. Maybe you can have someone start it for you with the hood open. Etc...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,766
Posted By VT325Xi
My 2001 XI sat for 1 year in the garage while I...

My 2001 XI sat for 1 year in the garage while I was in the Iraqi desert (US Army). My wife drove it home from the deployment ceremony in the VT winter and left it there with salt, snow and dirt all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 678
Posted By VT325Xi
325Xi Transfer case failing

My 2001 325Xi is making new noises since coming back from my 1 year tour in Iraq. It sounds like wheel bearings so I went to the dealership (The Automaster in VT) and they said it also needed new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By VT325Xi
Put a jack like a bottle jack right under the...

Put a jack like a bottle jack right under the ball joint and put some pressure on it. That will push it up into the suspension and allow you to tighen it. Or you can try an impact wrench. It works...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2005, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,712
Posted By VT325Xi
The belts are really easy to change and shouldn't...

The belts are really easy to change and shouldn't cost more than a regular cars belts. I mean come on it's only a BMW it's not like they are carbon kevlar reinforced titanium doohickies!!! They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-01-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By VT325Xi
I have towed my Yamaha snowmobile and another...

I have towed my Yamaha snowmobile and another time I towed my KTM Motorcycle from OK to VT. No problems whatsover. Just make sure that you put 10% of the weight of the trailer on the tongue and it...
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-23-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By VT325Xi
Are they OEM lights?

My question is are they OEM lights or are they aftermarket and indeed blue or purple? If they are blue or purple then he is doing the right thing by pulling you over and ticketing you. If they are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By VT325Xi
I trailer my snowmobile with my 325Xi in Vermont...

I trailer my snowmobile with my 325Xi in Vermont winters. One day during a snowstorm I dusted a Dodge Ram 4X4 pick'em up truck over one of Vermonts worst mountain passes, Rt 17 from Bristol to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By VT325Xi
Nick, Does this also work for our Xi model...

Nick,
Does this also work for our Xi model cars? I mean pushing and holding the DSC button.

Richard
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-20-2003, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By VT325Xi
Mine broke too. Fix is easy

Depending on how bad it is, it could be easier than you think! I broke one of mine off too. Take the pulley completely off so there is no "load" or stress on the bolts. Then there should be some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By VT325Xi
I have them on my 325Xi but I live on a dirt road...

I have them on my 325Xi but I live on a dirt road and need them year round to prevent stone chips on the paint. I like them for this fact. They aren't bad looking on my black car.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2003, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By VT325Xi
My 2001 Xi had a leaky front differential that...

My 2001 Xi had a leaky front differential that the dealer had to replace some seals on it to stop the leak. It sounds like the grease in your CV boot is leaking out because either the boot is torn...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-07-2003, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By VT325Xi
Stuck wheel

Yea, my tires were the same way last fall. I had a 4X4 piece of wood I was slamming against the inside edge of the rubber wheel to get them off the car. What it is is the center hub of the wheel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2003, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,252
Posted By VT325Xi
I got em on my 325Xi "Outback"

Since I replaced my Subaru with the AWD BMW, I needed them because I live on a dirt road and drive in lots of snow I installed the mudguards to prevent the paint from getting destroyed. They don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2003, 10:03 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,903
Posted By VT325Xi
These pulleys are a great price at only $160. I...

These pulleys are a great price at only $160. I ordered mine because they are like half what I have seen the competition selling them for. I can't wait until they show but I am patient, when they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2003, 04:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,355
Posted By VT325Xi
I preordered mine in Shiny aluminum finish. This...

I preordered mine in Shiny aluminum finish. This will accent my black car and aluminum strut bar. For the price you cannot go wrong, you are getting two machined pullies and two new belts for $160....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By VT325Xi
Fixed by dealer

The next time you go in have them tighten up the screws. I could have but this way its in the computer that there was a problem. My dealer fixed mine once and it hasn't been a problem since.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2003, 08:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,502
Posted By VT325Xi
My dad can beat up your dad!

Man, that's just sad. Until YOU own one then back off with saying You own it man. I really hate rich kids like you. Whatever I own, I own! Ok well the bank owns it but I am liable for it. And I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2003, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By VT325Xi
I have my clown nose hanging there as well. ...

I have my clown nose hanging there as well. Anything else is just a distraction for the high speed cornering forces these cars impart on all occupants!
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2003, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By VT325Xi
Wher'd you get them?

I have a 2001 325Xi and I installed the H&R springs, but I cannot stand the ride, the car bounces way too much on the Vermont roads. So I am looking for something a little better. Any info would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2003, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By VT325Xi
Same as speeds as NickXiT

On my 325Xi Sedan I get the same speeds as Nick. Unfortunately my speedo indicates exactly 128 mph in 5th and the revs are pretty close to redline so even without the limiter I would only be able to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2003, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,447
Posted By VT325Xi
Broke a wheel one time!

I was reaching for my cell phone, and rolled off the shoulder of the road at 55 mph. Inside edge of the rim caught the last mm of pavement and took the impact. There was a 6 inch drop from the...
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