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Old 01-09-2013, 11:27 AM   #187561
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lol wtf was it not clear how much i disliked doing the CCV? anyone else while were at it? lol
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lol actually and honestly i wouldnt mind i just like to complain. makes my life seem more exciting that it really is. lets get **** lined up.
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i had the vcg and the ofhg replaced at 123k now at 127k, but there is def oil loss, mechanic said ccv, i need to investigate for myself though. although if i keep it i'd like to do all the vacumm line **** and the intake boot.

and the belt tensioner thinggy, maybe the alternator just incase and the fan blower motor it goes out randomly. and the ICV needs cleaning. i'm sure i could make a longer list, give me time,

exhaust cam position sensor (still orig.)
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I can't remember if you can see it with all the crap still on ....... you may be able to see if if you look under the disa and to the left of the icv...

It is behind the icv and throttle body under the intake manifold.



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With any diy, the first time is a learning experience..... next time around would be easier and faster, but the ccv one is particularly no fun at all

it didn't help that we did the OFHG at the same time and I broke that distribution piece......... but whatever, raf did an awesome job helping me, couldn't have done it without him especially with my lack of tools needed for the job.
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Do the fxr retrofit. The oem projectors are obsolete compared to the fxr.
I was thinking of doing the ZKW lenses instead. That would be later anyway.
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and the autoleveling sensors that connects to the control arms
Yeah, we mentioned that earlier.
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yea i would do the same. i'm lazy too lol i still haven't even finished the retro on my coupe headlights. i'm thinking about just parting it out and selling it cause i'm too lazy lol
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With any diy, the first time is a learning experience..... next time around would be easier and faster, but the ccv one is particularly no fun at all

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nothing beats changing your springs twice because some idiot reinstalled the ones that were just removed.



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Yikes! I thought plasti dip a BMW was bad but a BMW pick up truck. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...1#post15044576
Haha. Well, he made use of a wrecked car, so it's not all bad. Was much better in black.
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