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  1. mujjuman
    02-20-2010 01:03 PM
    i love your new sig smolck!!! lmao!!
  2. smolck
    01-08-2010 06:18 AM
    Thanks!!! Roll tide baby!!!!
  3. trlb21
    01-07-2010 09:06 PM
    Roll Tide Roll! Congratulations!
  4. smolck
    12-26-2009 08:58 AM
    I dunno, I just like the mechanical ones, they are easier to fool with. I think that post is over a year old, I'd say at this point just replace whatever you have with what you have. Meaning, if you have mechanical, stick with it. If you have hydraulic, stick with it.
  5. golforcars325i
    12-26-2009 08:52 AM
    Hello Smolck...... I saw a posting you made (could have been on another forum) where you mentioned that you prefer the old mechanical tensioner to the hydraulic one. Mine is starting to make some noise on cold starts and before I place my order, I was curious as to your experience/reasoning for your preference. I'd appreciate your thoughts!

    Merry Christmas!
  6. trappp528i
    12-23-2009 02:00 PM
    I got my new condenser fan in today and thought about tackling it tonight. Any certain steps or what I need to do in order to remove old condenser fan. This is for my '00 528i that I talked about to you last week. If you have a website you use that could break it down for me that would be great also so that it doesn't take up too much of your time\\\\Thanks
  7. Ryans323i
    12-15-2009 05:41 AM
    Thanks for the advice! If i ever get motivated, I may try that with the back doors.
  8. smolck
    12-09-2009 07:22 PM
    Straight forward. Best thing to do with the fan is put your 32mm or 1 and 1/4 inch wrench on it in the 12 oclock position and smack the heck out of it (and I mean HARD!) with a 3lb sledge. This should loosen it nicely without the need for a screwdriver or pulley holder. Remember it is REVERSE thread so to the right is loose (hit toward the drivers fender as you are looking at the car)
  9. oceano
    12-09-2009 06:21 PM

    found your videos for the t-stat and water pump replacement, Thanks. Any tricks for getting the fan cover and fan off or just straight forward removal.
  10. smolck
    11-21-2009 07:51 AM
    The 99's (at least mine) has the OBD port under the steering wheel and the 20 pin connector under the hood. I use the under the dash one for OBD codes and the 20 pin one for things like resetting the oil light and also that is how added the shark software.

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  • About smolck
    Work in sales, been a car guy for many years. Used to drag race fox body mustaangs (79-93 5.o's) and absolutely love my new (to me) BMW!! Way better than those old, loud, rusty mustangs!
    Birmingham, AL
    What I drive
    2002 330i ZSP
    Golf, cars, family, church
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