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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Is it worth installing VCG with stretched thread studs?

Back to leaking valve cover gasket. It started leaking towards exhaust side, dripping onto shield and burning. Car always smelled like burned oil. I tried re-seating the gasket since it was fairly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Thinking outloud here. Check the hose that...

Thinking outloud here.

Check the hose that goes from the control valve in the back of intake manifold to the SAP valve (???) mounted to the engine block. It is very likely that hose is damaged,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I play around with BMW's K/I-Bus and there were...

I play around with BMW's K/I-Bus and there were few occasions where my modifications have caused issues with the K/I-Bus. The symptoms were similar to what you describe. No central or remote locking,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 73,799
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Not for everyone, but just a "kid" working on his...

Not for everyone, but just a "kid" working on his car. I watched the whole thing and I am pretty impressed, although the state of the car is just sad.
If I would find out the same about my car, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 73,799
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Forum doesn't like emoji :\ I hope this ****...

Forum doesn't like emoji :\

I hope this **** is no longer a thing...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqAcCXzDu3w
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Unfortunately no. There are couple local heat...

Unfortunately no. There are couple local heat treatment places, but I don't have a whole lot to spare atm.

Some more pictures. Pressure plate does not look good, but I should mention that it was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I am curious if it was depressed like this after...

I am curious if it was depressed like this after it got installed, but I wasn't there for the installation and my dad no longer remembers what it looked like. So a heads up to anyone doing clutch...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By PancakeBimmer
It finally happened! Old-new clutch disk and...

It finally happened! Old-new clutch disk and pressure plate are out, and new-old parts are in.

So who is curious why new stage 2 clutch kit was slipping only after 5k miles?
Well, from what I can...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 999,482
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Thanks :thumbup: Sadly they do require to...

Thanks :thumbup:

Sadly they do require to have two plates to be installed if two were given by DMV. A while back I even got a ticket for having front license plate under windshield. The new at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 999,482
Posted By PancakeBimmer
No front license plate :dunno: ...

No front license plate :dunno:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=474626&stc=1&d=1415393424
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Spacing between driver's door and fender looks a...

Spacing between driver's door and fender looks a bit too much, but maybe it is just an angle. Coloring between two seems a bit different, but again, maybe just an angle. Then I looked at rear panel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By PancakeBimmer
How do you keep finding M3s with SMG transmission...

How do you keep finding M3s with SMG transmission only? :rofl:
Edit: GOd, im stupid. I missed your first line of the message.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Again, it has SMG, and the fact that owner is...

Again, it has SMG, and the fact that owner is interested to get rid of it makes me think that something is about to go down.
Edit: It also bugs me that he put HIDs instead of bi-xenon.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By PancakeBimmer
All you need to know is do not get M3 with SMG....

All you need to know is do not get M3 with SMG. Unless you want it and willing to deal with it emotionally and financially.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,969
Posted By PancakeBimmer
So does airbag deploy without a cause? Is it...

So does airbag deploy without a cause? Is it limited to a specific manufacturer (Takata)?
Might as well remove that sucker
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 999,482
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Damn that looks so good. I want M3 mirrors and...

Damn that looks so good. I want M3 mirrors and single splitter so badly now :cry:

P.S. *tsk* *tsk* Totally not trying to copy your car
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Bump with slightly offtopic question. Is E46...

Bump with slightly offtopic question. Is E46 hydraulic clutch system adjustable at all?

Shortening slave cylinder or putting spacers/washers in between transmission and slave cylinder does not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Check this out. Ground connection between engine...

Check this out. Ground connection between engine and car body
https://i.imgur.com/SafwAX7.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 999,482
Posted By PancakeBimmer
So I took off door pillars, sanded, primed, and...

So I took off door pillars, sanded, primed, and painted them satin black. All the rubber pieces now look dull gray, so I going to grab some of that rubber shine thing.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Set I bought from umnitza cost me up to $200, I...

Set I bought from umnitza cost me up to $200, I got Orion V2 Opaque. I hear that their updated set is even better.

Anyhow, you could buy their harness, but I am most certain that connections for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Yes, I am a jackass, but hear this out. Stay...

Yes, I am a jackass, but hear this out.

Stay away from cheaper angel eyes. I bought a cheaper set and the wiring harness they came with were piss poor. Not only that, but halos themselves wouldn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Just a heads up, gray coupe looks like the car...

Just a heads up, gray coupe looks like the car that one of my ex-buddies used to drive. It was in accident twice with minor damage (bumper, fender, light, on both sides), but it was never reported....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By PancakeBimmer
@OP: Check out...

@OP:
Check out http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716322
There is pinout for the FSR plug. Find some thick wires and complete the circuit that will feed 12V to blower. That thread...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Quick search for "e46 no reverse" gives quite a...

Quick search for "e46 no reverse" gives quite a lot of results. Most of which are about reverse drum.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By PancakeBimmer
We have no idea what car you have, besides it...

We have no idea what car you have, besides it being 325ti. Auto? Manual?
If you have no air coming out of the vents then you need a new FSR/FSU
Check out BMW E46 Wiki page for whole lot of useful...
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