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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By lgr122
One good reason why to get e90, would be 335i...

One good reason why to get e90, would be 335i (twin turbo), but they cost quite much more than any e46. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By lgr122
With manual there's no problem when you have gear...

With manual there's no problem when you have gear on neutral while towing.
I would put just front wheels up, but can be fine other way also, when locking steering in senter position.

Automatic...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By lgr122
Or could it be xenon conversion kit? Is there...

Or could it be xenon conversion kit?
Is there another similar on other side?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By lgr122
My guess would be, it's some cheap "chip tuning"...

My guess would be, it's some cheap "chip tuning" device.
Probably connected to MAF for giving ecu false information about intake air.

Where do those wires go from it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By lgr122
You're not the only one, who want one, and can't...

You're not the only one, who want one, and can't afford.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By lgr122
pickle fork + big hammer + new bottle of anti...

pickle fork + big hammer + new bottle of anti rust oil :)

Getting old parts off is 95% of the work, putting new ones in is easy.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,975
Posted By lgr122
Two years seem to be the cycle for me with OEM...

Two years seem to be the cycle for me with OEM CABs. :)
They are not destroyed like that, but that's when first ball joint is worn enough to not pass inspection. Always thought that should get Meyle...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By lgr122
Broken crank case ventilation hose did cause...

Broken crank case ventilation hose did cause similar symptoms in mine.
Atleast it's good to check all those hoses in engine bay.
Even if car works, replacing some broken hose may turn it better.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By lgr122
That symbol is supposed to go out, it will stay...

That symbol is supposed to go out, it will stay only if door or trunk is open, or some light bulb needs to be changed.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By lgr122
Information about your transmission and...

Information about your transmission and differential will help your case.
Possibly even pictures might be needed for identification, because sounds like they might not be original parts so should...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By lgr122
Right in norther areas "cold" means something...

Right in norther areas "cold" means something much more, so plastic parts probably crack quicker. Anyway many people want to play very safe, so they don't know how much longer those parts would have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By lgr122
:thumbup: Partly true actually, now when i saw...

:thumbup:
Partly true actually, now when i saw into it.
Cooling system parts are same in diesels also, but they run on lower pressure.
1,4BAR instead of 2BAR we have in gasoline engines.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By lgr122
It's same world wide. Some replace cooling...

It's same world wide.

Some replace cooling system before it broke, some replace it after it broke.
Plastic parts get fragile in age, and cooling system is stressing them heavily.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By lgr122
No, 316i = 115, 318i = 143.

No, 316i = 115, 318i = 143.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By lgr122
Right, you will like another just as well. You...

Right, you will like another just as well. You didn't buy only nice e46 in the world.
Anyway first you should really make up your mind about what you want.
What you have now, is the most fuel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By lgr122
Well, Porsche 924 has only 82 kW (first version...

Well, Porsche 924 has only 82 kW (first version of them, later ones had more), 1999 318i has 87 kW.

In theory it would be possible to beat one certain Porsche with 318i, but maybe that Porsche...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By lgr122
In Canada in winter time i would suggest staying...

In Canada in winter time i would suggest staying with 0W-oils for being better in cold start.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By lgr122
Right, normally those ball joints are the reason...

Right, normally those ball joints are the reason why to replace control arm, because those ball joints are ready pressed in factory.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By lgr122
:D I'm thinking of going other direction. ...

:D

I'm thinking of going other direction.
Would really like e34 M5, or 535i + turbo, but that would be some hobby toy, will keep newer for daily use. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By lgr122
Showing you whole log, this is what BMW Scanner...

Showing you whole log, this is what BMW Scanner give. Quite cool device, but i'm open for ideas of better programs.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By lgr122
Not metal on metal, not so sharp, some bit softer...

Not metal on metal, not so sharp, some bit softer maybe.

Clutch was changed about year and half ago, and differential rear bushing about 5 months ago.

About drive shaft center bearing, or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By lgr122
Question Strange shaking in drivetrain?

What could cause some strange shuddering in slow speeds?
Looks like it comes only once in a while, and only in slow speeds on 1st or 2nd gear (5-speed manual).

Already checked guibo, which looks...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By lgr122
Needs alignment done after replacing suspension...

Needs alignment done after replacing suspension parts, normal.
All four wheels should be fine adjusted for perfect handling.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By lgr122
I was running K&N through winter couple years...

I was running K&N through winter couple years ago, and didn't notice any special problem about it. Now i have Pipercross panel in stock box anyway.

I have nonvanos 4-cylinder though, in different...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By lgr122
Right, it's possible to mess your car so bad,...

Right, it's possible to mess your car so bad, that it doesn't work at all anymore, and then it got to be towed to the dealer, and you got to pay what they want for fixing it.
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