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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 225,902
Posted By Kimaanja
130K on a 2005 325i with no xmission issues at...

130K on a 2005 325i with no xmission issues at all.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-19-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,586
Posted By Kimaanja
By the way, your steering wheel is on the wrong...

By the way, your steering wheel is on the wrong side of the car
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kimaanja
Will do thanks. As for tools, I'm surrounded by...

Will do thanks. As for tools, I'm surrounded by them daily but, alas, none of them I would trust to work on my car.

What's an air chisel? Like an impact drill but with a chisel head?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kimaanja
Differential Bushings DIY?

I've searched all over, and can't find a DIY for rear differential bushings. Anyone know of one? Is it something I can do? I did read something were someone had used a sawsall and hours of cutting...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Kimaanja
The washer pump is less than $20 and a child can...

The washer pump is less than $20 and a child can replace it. There is even a DIY somewhere, try the wiki
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Kimaanja
And, also unfortunately, its none too common, so...

And, also unfortunately, its none too common, so if you have some (and I think you do), you should hang on to it, it's certainly worth more than a penny!

Like the guy from PA who bumps his winter...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kimaanja
had a similar experience with them this week on...

had a similar experience with them this week on brake pads and rotors. ordered Wed and they arrived today. And I was fully expecting to not being able to do them until next weekend.

I'll...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-13-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,556
Posted By Kimaanja
Can you please stop bumping this every day? Its...

Can you please stop bumping this every day? Its been on the site for over a month and every day you bump it up, which triggers the site to make it look as if there are actually new posts in this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Kimaanja
Probably an Auburn fan

Probably an Auburn fan
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Kimaanja
That's what I've been looking for, thanks

That's what I've been looking for, thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Kimaanja
Transmission question

This is regarding my wife's Ford Expedition, but I'm hoping some of you may have some insight into this. Its a 2005 with 85K miles.

Driving yesterday and it slipped out of gear. Was shifting...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,738
Posted By Kimaanja
:loco: I think you may have deeply rooted...

:loco: I think you may have deeply rooted issues. :loco:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Kimaanja
This isn't the same thread. I was the one the...

This isn't the same thread. I was the one the other day with the exact same issue
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By Kimaanja
At the Advance Auto Parts near me it was buy one...

At the Advance Auto Parts near me it was buy one get one free but only on the 20oz size which was 12.99
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By Kimaanja
No, Bob, they were run out of Bama for poisoning...

No, Bob, they were run out of Bama for poisoning trees and rubbing their junk on passed out fans of opposing teams! Oh wait, those are the ones they kept!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Kimaanja
2 questions...

1 - cigarette lighter adapter stopped working. I checked and changed the fuse, still nothing. First started this weekend after I accidentally removed the original fuse. Any thoughts?

2 - About...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,480
Posted By Kimaanja
For every BMW, etc, that tries to cut in at the...

For every BMW, etc, that tries to cut in at the front of the line, there are 10 POS vehicles trying to do the same thing. I guess the difference is that with a BMW I can come flying up and zip in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Kimaanja
Its funny (as Bob, not funny ha ha), I don't mind...

Its funny (as Bob, not funny ha ha), I don't mind them making money. That's their job as a company. And I don't fault them for charging more than an indy, again, its the brand. What does really...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Kimaanja
if I move to ceramic pads, either the Akebono or...

if I move to ceramic pads, either the Akebono or the Hawk, do I need to upgrade the rotors? Again, normal street/hwy driving.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Kimaanja
brake recommendation

325i, basic commuter car. Is it worth upgrading the pads and/or rotors when I replace them this next time? I'd like to minimize the brake dust, and I certainly don't need race pads, although I've...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Kimaanja
I guess, that syntax wasn't the greatest! Then...

I guess, that syntax wasn't the greatest! Then again, after 4 kids, I'm probably better off working on the car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Kimaanja
Oh, and regarding the fuel filter, I expected to...

Oh, and regarding the fuel filter, I expected to have fuel pour out, and was prepared, but I wish someone had added somewhere that after removing first line that the gasoline would spray out, under...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Kimaanja
Thanks all

So, in the last three weeks, since discovering this forum, I've changed spark plugs, air filter, cabin air filter, oil, windshield washer pump, added refrigerant, fuel filter and coolant flush and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Kimaanja
I've also read that a common reason for this...

I've also read that a common reason for this issue occuring it removing the oil filter top with a wrench, vs a 36mm socket.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By Kimaanja
I took in my 05 325i for the same recall, and got...

I took in my 05 325i for the same recall, and got nearly the same list of "needed repairs" that you did, except instead of the valve cover gasket it was the CV valve. Maybe they have a checklist for...
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