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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By mrg325i
Wonderful cars. I am having a lot of fun with...

Wonderful cars. I am having a lot of fun with mine. :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By mrg325i
Thank you. I will keep that in mind (what's left...

Thank you. I will keep that in mind (what's left of it).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By mrg325i
I have a rotor that is binding against the...

I have a rotor that is binding against the caliper and causing a slight grinding and vibration. It goes away after several revolutions of the tire and returns once you start applying the brakes. It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By mrg325i
Brake replacement time

I am planning on replacing my front brakes soon and I had a question. I have a 01 330Ci with 90K miles.
I have a warped rotor and plan on replacing the rotors, pads, wear sensors along with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By mrg325i
Do not put 18x8, style 162 on the back. They...

Do not put 18x8, style 162 on the back. They will rub.
Replaced a set of E90 wheels for a set designed for the E46. No more rub.
Happy sailing again. :rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,356
Posted By mrg325i
Congratulations on a job well done. The manual...

Congratulations on a job well done.
The manual is a blast in the twisties along with getting onto the interstate.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By mrg325i
Thank you for the thought and pray for those...

Thank you for the thought and pray for those still serving. I served and do not regret it.
It is the price that we have to pay to keep our country free. Shake the hand of a service man or woman...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By mrg325i
I changed my CVV a couple of months ago and had...

I changed my CVV a couple of months ago and had the same goop. My drain to the dip stick was clogged as well.
After driving the car for several months, all of the goop is gone. The goop is caused...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
That was the recommendation from Autozone. MAF...

That was the recommendation from Autozone. MAF and oxygen sensor. Autozone is trying to sell you their MAF and oxygen sensors. Yes my MAF is old and due to be replaced. I am looking for other...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
I am still thinking that I should throw my tools...

I am still thinking that I should throw my tools in the river.
All back together now and running fine. Replaced the air spreader and the vacuum line between the fuel tank purge valve and the air...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
It looks like the air spreader has been repaired...

It looks like the air spreader has been repaired before. Time for a new one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
I do not think that JB weld would work. Another...

I do not think that JB weld would work. Another piece of vacuum line may. I am done for tonight, I will try again tomorrow.
I would like to thank everyone for their help.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
Yes I did. Do I have to remove the intake to...

Yes I did. Do I have to remove the intake to replace this line?
Looking at the ECS page and chose the wrong valve. It is the Fuel Tank Breather valve.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
I am still taking my tools and throwing them in...

I am still taking my tools and throwing them in the river.
Found several problems. I broke the air distributor and the hose leading from the Vacuum Control Valve and the intake manifold. Does this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
They are about the size of a pencil. CVV? ...

They are about the size of a pencil. CVV?
Maybe I need to look at the CVV again. They look like they came off of the throttle body. There are four of them that are the same size.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
I just found 4 small O-rings underneath the car. ...

I just found 4 small O-rings underneath the car. I believe they may be from the throttle body.
One more time. Is there a good picture of exactly where they go? RealOEM does not list them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I...

I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I replaced was the fuel filter line at the f connector in the upper intake boot.
It looked fine earlier.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I...

I'll check again. The only vacuum line that I replaced was the fuel filter line at the f connector in the upper intake boot.
It looked fine earlier.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
Yes and yes. I took the ICV out tonight and...

Yes and yes. I took the ICV out tonight and cleaned it. When I took the dip stick tube, I cleaned it good before putting it back in the pan.
The only other thing that I can think of in the tube...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By mrg325i
frustated

I need to take my tools and throw them in the river. Every time I do something to the car, I have to end up fixing something else. :mad:
I replaced the oil separator valve. Now my car is running...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mrg325i
I have it running for now. Replaced it with an...

I have it running for now. Replaced it with an Autozone alternative. Will visit the stealer tomorrow to see what they have to say. At least I can drive it now.
Still running a little rough. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mrg325i
Thanks I thought that it would be a simple fix. ...

Thanks I thought that it would be a simple fix. I just wanted to verify.
Yes, I was a Autozone last night having the codes read. I pulled into their joint and the car was running fine. I did not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By mrg325i
CVV Replacement

I have been having trouble with condensation in the oil system. My car has been throwing several codes. According to several previous post, P0171 and P0174 can be associated with a clogged oil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,351
Posted By mrg325i
Welcome to winter. It has been a strange winter....

Welcome to winter. It has been a strange winter.
We almost set a new record for January. Thirty inches of snow which is still 2 inches of our all time record.
The city office was closed today...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,129
Posted By mrg325i
Glad to here that you are OK. Sorry to hear...

Glad to here that you are OK.
Sorry to hear about your ride. Metal and plastic can be easily fixed. Flesh and bone can take time to heal.
Time for a M3?
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