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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-30-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Search ICV or idle control valve. I know you can...

Search ICV or idle control valve. I know you can try cleaning it as a free first step.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-30-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Are you talking about the rears constantly going...

Are you talking about the rears constantly going out or something else?

I'm in the market to buy shocks and struts right now and the major retailers are selling the E36 M3 rear shocks for xi's now.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-24-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Stop messing with him, you guys are jerks! ...

Stop messing with him, you guys are jerks!
Just pull the AWD fuse in your glovebox. Note: only automatics have this fuse.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By ZemogFC3S
if d car cranks bt not strt ten it nota battery...

if d car cranks bt not strt ten it nota battery issue you r not getting fuel or spark try hittin de fuel tank b hind the rear passngr door real hard if de car starts then itz de fuel pump you can...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 917
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Thats fine. Do you like lexus steering feel on...

Thats fine. Do you like lexus steering feel on your sport sedan?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-09-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 917
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Don't get the 2001!! That was the only year BMW...

Don't get the 2001!! That was the only year BMW used the horrible over assisted power steering.

For a tiny bit more money you can buy a 2002 330.
If you're already worrying about power, you'll...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-03-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Wheres your tow hook cover? I've had a...

Wheres your tow hook cover?

I've had a german plate with my Colorado plate number for the past 6 years. I've only had one ticket ever when I parked in downtown Denver for a few hours.
A front...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-25-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By ZemogFC3S
The coolant expansion tank is the weakest link. ...

The coolant expansion tank is the weakest link. I'd start there. Its the black reservoir with the cap attached to the drivers side of the radiator.

The whole coolant system sucks though. If you...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-19-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 27,713
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Hmm... they look good on your car. I picked out...

Hmm... they look good on your car. I picked out an '05 sport package convertible for my mom a few years ago and put her M68s on my car. They looked tiny and weird.
I did like the stagger though...
Forum: E46 BMW Tools for sale or rent 02-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,383
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Is the tool available now? I ordered new RTABS...

Is the tool available now? I ordered new RTABS yesterday and would like to work on my car this weekend or next.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-19-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 27,713
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Are the rims staggered?

Are the rims staggered?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-12-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,395
Posted By ZemogFC3S
My build date 7/2002 xi has it. I've used it...

My build date 7/2002 xi has it. I've used it once on a super steep dirt road in the mountains. You can crawl down some steep inclines with it on.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Cone filter from Autozone and some dryer ducting....

Cone filter from Autozone and some dryer ducting. It will be just as good as anything else you buy. YW.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-31-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Its just a heat shield. There are two 8mm bolts...

Its just a heat shield. There are two 8mm bolts to take off and then you just push the heat shield up towards the exhaust, theres a lot of empty space up there. You have just as much room as the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-28-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By ZemogFC3S
The hex bolts are long and one blocked by the...

The hex bolts are long and one blocked by the control arm. You're going to have to loosen something to get it out. The FCAB bracket is easier I'd say.

You'll need a 18mm wrench for the hexbolts...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By ZemogFC3S
How many miles on the car and when were the...

How many miles on the car and when were the control arms, FCABs and ball joints last replaced?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-24-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Look up: final stage resistor

Look up: final stage resistor
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Here's a direct link to the bushing swap page. ...

Here's a direct link to the bushing swap page. $169 shipped is the best price around.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1000825


FCP Euro has the best prices on control arms at...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-23-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Why are you running an xi in Louisiana anyway? ...

Why are you running an xi in Louisiana anyway? If I didn't have to deal with snow, I'd totally bypass the extra complexity and drag of AWD.

How many miles are on your car? The FCABs, control arm...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 01-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,312
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Check the end of this thread. the fly offers the...

Check the end of this thread. the fly offers the pre-pressed bracket service for xi's.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=996231
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Try this. Take a wrench and smack the fuel tank...

Try this. Take a wrench and smack the fuel tank underneath the passengers side where the pump is. A few good hits. Then see if it'll start.

Mike Miller from Roundel and Bimmer mags mentioned...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By ZemogFC3S
A red xi? Sweet! Did you get a black...

A red xi? Sweet!
Did you get a black interior?

I'm at 130k miles and just replaced my control arms and FCABs and it made a world of difference.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,855
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Hey, PM sent. I've finally swapped my control...

Hey, PM sent. I've finally swapped my control arms and FCABS. The brackets are on their way back so another xi'er can do the swap.
Its nice to have the polyurethane option for xi's. We seem to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-20-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Expansion tank, control arms, water pump,...

Expansion tank, control arms, water pump, expansion tank, CCV, OFHG, radiator, front axles, expansion tank.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-20-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By ZemogFC3S
Honestly, there aren't any. I know re-flashing...

Honestly, there aren't any. I know re-flashing is popular in the U.K. but that will probably only give you a couple HP at the wheels.
Just work on the suspension and make it more fun to drive.
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