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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2016, 07:37 PM
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Views: 226
Posted By crowz
Excellent article, well done !

Excellent article, well done !
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By crowz
Yep it sure beats removing the diff.

Yep it sure beats removing the diff.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By crowz
Voting is good. Voting for president is useless...

Voting is good. Voting for president is useless considering we don't elect the president so our votes don't matter anyway.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By crowz
I didn't see where you had worked on it in the...

I didn't see where you had worked on it in the past. From what I read it suddenly messed up which overcharging couldn't of been a problem that way. Well glad its working.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By crowz
3 things can cause the cut out to be exact. ...

3 things can cause the cut out to be exact.

1 low on Freon. (when you rev the motor your pulling the low side down load enough to cause the low pressure switch to cut the compressor off) 99.9%...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By crowz
Yep. Its low on Freon.

Yep. Its low on Freon.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By crowz
Normally yep. Not sure if he is a hands on type...

Normally yep. Not sure if he is a hands on type so didn't go further.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By crowz
Need more info. Is it not working as in the...

Need more info. Is it not working as in the compressor keeps running but the air becomes hot in place of cold or is the compressor cutting out?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By crowz
Actually a squeaking sound is probably a failing...

Actually a squeaking sound is probably a failing turbo bearing.

Noise then no boost is turbo bearing binding up.

A pop or air blowing sound is blow off valve for turbos.

But squealing or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,607
Posted By crowz
Ive never had the car quit but it does run rough...

Ive never had the car quit but it does run rough when it does it. At the same time Ive never left it idling when it was acting up either. I just cut the car off and recrank it and its fine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By crowz
Local shop here does my alignments and I have...

Local shop here does my alignments and I have done my own. No special tools required. Toe in is a 13mm wrench on the front end. Camber isn't adjustable without parts added or knocking the pin out and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,607
Posted By crowz
Mines been doing it for almost 400,000 miles. So...

Mines been doing it for almost 400,000 miles. So Im going to say its harmless and just something they do.

Its totally random. Cutting the car off and recranking it always fixes it. Doesn't even...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By crowz
With aftermarket halo's it depends on how they...

With aftermarket halo's it depends on how they were wired up. Its not something that will be the same from car to car. Since an installer can wire them anyway they want its hard for us to tell you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By crowz
For me the phones screen is to small. But Im old...

For me the phones screen is to small. But Im old and wear glasses :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By crowz
I would check ball joints, control arm bushings...

I would check ball joints, control arm bushings etc. I have also heard that from the sway bar end links.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By crowz
In my opinion I would go with eonon or dynavin. ...

In my opinion I would go with eonon or dynavin.

The eonon unit is much cheaper but some people seem to have problems with them. I have 2 of the eonons and they work great.

The dynavin is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By crowz
Id check the wheels again. The smallest thing can...

Id check the wheels again. The smallest thing can change causing them to become out of balance. I have a dirt driveway and if mud settles on the inside of the rims any it will throw the wheels out of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By crowz
Nope. Im using igo primo on mine mostly buy I...

Nope. Im using igo primo on mine mostly buy I have about 4 other map programs on it too.

The only time it needs net access is to download a new map or something like that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By crowz
I have the GA5150F from Eonon and love it. Its an...

I have the GA5150F from Eonon and love it. Its an android system so I have nav and everything else in the app store too :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By crowz
Ok just got back from a test drive. 100% better...

Ok just got back from a test drive. 100% better after just one control arm. Almost all wandering gone so replacing the passenger side Tuesday should remove the remaining play. Then I'll replace the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By crowz
Well I got the control arm changed out. No fun in...

Well I got the control arm changed out. No fun in the back yard on jack stands. But after getting the old control arm off I have to say it still looked fine. The joints were easy to move and all but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By crowz
That's the catch. I used to be a mechanic YEAAARS...

That's the catch. I used to be a mechanic YEAAARS ago and I have done a ton of ball joints etc. If this car came into my shop back then I would of told the owner it was fine and sent them on their...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,180
Posted By crowz
Every audi I have ever owned cost me more in...

Every audi I have ever owned cost me more in repairs by the time I sold it than I paid for it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-12-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By crowz
Front control arms

Is there some obvious way to tell if the joints on the front control arms are bad before changing them? I don't mean the rubber bushing at the end but the ball joint and the joint at the car body.
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 804
Posted By crowz
Still will lower it another 400 rpm or so if that...

Still will lower it another 400 rpm or so if that is what he wants.

What I would love to have is the automatics overdrive ratio as a 6th gear. That would rock.
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