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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2013, 08:15 AM
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Views: 190
Posted By tyler3567
Noise under acceleration

So I have these strange noises under acceleration at low speeds, sometimes. Generally the only time I get them is after the car has been driven for a while and is warm. Turn the car off and let it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By tyler3567
This being Maine, but my mechanic did a complete...

This being Maine, but my mechanic did a complete overhaul of my coolant system (including radiator) for $600, parts and labor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-01-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By tyler3567
My mechanic changed out the bolts because they...

My mechanic changed out the bolts because they rusted apart the other week and now I am getting P0026 & P0036, so I can't remember the wording that comes with the code, but it appears both got...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By tyler3567
It isn't that I want to go stiffer, but I know...

It isn't that I want to go stiffer, but I know the coilover options are stiffer. I was more looking at it as a way to not have to lower it as much and not have to deal with the known problems of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By tyler3567
finally new suspension...finally

So I am finally getting around to put new suspension on my car, I have been looking around at a few options, three options to be exact.

I have a 2003 325xi with 165,000 miles for the record.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By tyler3567
My mechanic found that a couple of bolts had...

My mechanic found that a couple of bolts had rusted through and were doing nothing allowing the air to come through and making my noise. This is where the head pipe coming off the engine meets the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By tyler3567
Only as the revs are rising.

Only as the revs are rising.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By tyler3567
Hmm, interesting thought, mine is only on the up...

Hmm, interesting thought, mine is only on the up rev around 2500 rpm, but when I first heard it, it definitely made me think drivetrain. It doesn't always happen, if I come to a stop and start going...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By tyler3567
Well, I suppose the rattle could be the VANOS. I...

Well, I suppose the rattle could be the VANOS. I just had the seals done in the spring, but not the rattle kit, seemed most people said that was a crap shoot on working. The exhaust leak sound...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By tyler3567
Exhaust leak?

Last week I noticed a little rattle right around 2500rpms, well today that rattle came again for about the 3rd time but shortly changed to what appears to be an exhaust leak. When I got home I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,451
Posted By tyler3567
All of the parts you listed will contribute to...

All of the parts you listed will contribute to your shake, I have replaced most of those on mine recently for similar issues. What Fastbob pointed out would be good to look at. Other parts I have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,907
Posted By tyler3567
Do you know how much? I would definitely take it,...

Do you know how much? I would definitely take it, a new one is around $300 and I haven't been able to find a used one in the classifieds yet.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,907
Posted By tyler3567
You didn't happen to keep the secondary air pump...

You didn't happen to keep the secondary air pump off the old 323 did you, mine went out earlier this year.

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,781
Posted By tyler3567
I buy it from the dealership for $5.50/qt ...

I buy it from the dealership for $5.50/qt

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By tyler3567
Yeah, I am looking at the same problem, I need...

Yeah, I am looking at the same problem, I need new springs/struts/shocks....when I talked to max it was $291 for each front strut, $93.50 for each rear spring and $89 for each rear shock, but he...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By tyler3567
That was my cv shaft gone bad, for me it was...

That was my cv shaft gone bad, for me it was specifically the inner boot having leaked out all of the grease (boot was still fine)

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By tyler3567
He also did the OFHG at the same time, so some of...

He also did the OFHG at the same time, so some of that time was taken up by that....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By tyler3567
Besian said it should take 4 hours, he only works...

Besian said it should take 4 hours, he only works on mine and one other BMW and a couple of minis....

He mostly works on Ford, Chevy and Toyota vehicles....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By tyler3567
His labor was $250.

His labor was $250.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By tyler3567
It definitely idles better and it did seem to be...

It definitely idles better and it did seem to be smoother....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By tyler3567
old vanos seals

Just wow...I had my mechanic change out my vanos seals today along with a new OFHG and it was crazy how brittle the old vanos seals were....took him 5 hours to do both jobs together....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By tyler3567
My understanding is it for the emissions...it is...

My understanding is it for the emissions...it is called the secondary air pump.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By tyler3567
Ohh ok, I thought this was a problem for the...

Ohh ok, I thought this was a problem for the non-xi models as well?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By tyler3567
Rear coil springs on XI

So does anybody know where to get stock rear coil springs for the xi other than the dealer? I need a rear shock on the driver's side so I figure I will change out my springs at the same time, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By tyler3567
So I am going to replace the springs and shocks...

So I am going to replace the springs and shocks in the back, what hardware should I replace when doing this?
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