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Old 09-22-2011, 02:34 AM   #4581
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damn how often these things break? My coupe has 204,000 km now and they still work fine, no sign of them being changed in the past 100,000 km.
Maybe they have different designs?
I've made rolling down the windows a routine similar to buckling up.

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Old 09-22-2011, 03:27 PM   #4582
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Changed the VCG, oil and oil filter.
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Old 09-22-2011, 03:51 PM   #4583
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Did fuel pump and filter 80k miles. Fuel pump yesterday,filter today. Pretty easy jobs, except getting new pump to seal properly took a little while. Whoever does filter soon, remember to prime filter by turning key to number 2 position and off a few times before starting engine.
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Old 09-22-2011, 04:11 PM   #4584
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Fixing a small bit of rust from underneath the trunk lid. Sand, prime, paint.
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Old 09-22-2011, 04:27 PM   #4585
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Old 09-22-2011, 08:43 PM   #4586
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.......... I added more miles on my car.
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Old 09-22-2011, 09:06 PM   #4587
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Blew up the slave cylinder. Grr.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:13 PM   #4588
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I had a busy day today:

Oil and Filter change (6.75 qts. of BMW OEM 5W-30, and a Mann filter)
Replaced the drain plug with a magnetic one.
Replaced the pastic coolant bleed screw with a brass one.
Replaced a couple missing jack pads.
Installed BMW M strut tower caps. TMS has them on sale for $5 ea. (hard to fit on, but if you leave them in the sun for 30 mins, its a piece of cake)
Installed a lip spoiler on the deck lid.
and the damn thing threw a P0455 code at me.

Tomorrow: Full wash and detail, And a new gas cap.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:16 PM   #4589
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Where did you get the brass bleed screw from? I'm going to be doing a coolant overhaul soon and would like to that as well.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:22 PM   #4590
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Where did you get the brass bleed screw from? I'm going to be doing a coolant overhaul soon and would like to that as well.
The good folks at TMS, http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-21...tion-list.aspx

Doing my overhaul soon as well, time to start collecting the rest of the parts.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:26 PM   #4591
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Thanks for the link man.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:29 PM   #4592
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Thanks for the link man.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:36 PM   #4593
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Little help with a link to strut tower caps....can't seem to find them
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:42 PM   #4594
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Little help with a link to strut tower caps....can't seem to find them
http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-53...312229458.aspx Although they are marked as used, mine came looking brand new.
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Old 09-22-2011, 10:44 PM   #4595
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Old 09-23-2011, 07:27 AM   #4596
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stock exhaust manifolds/cat delete

I absolutely cannot believe how poorly designed/overly restrictive our stock manifolds are. Three exhaust ports merged to one (pitchfork design) and each exhaust port was less then 2 inches in diameter!
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Old 09-23-2011, 07:50 AM   #4597
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Changed reverse tail light bulb. 1st bulb to ever change on my E46
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Old 09-24-2011, 10:09 AM   #4598
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Old 09-24-2011, 01:40 PM   #4600
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Changed out my transmission fluid with redline mix for ltw. Also adjusted my front endlinks as they had a little bit of preloading on the drivers side.
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