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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,099
Posted By eelnoraa
17MPG is a little on the low side, doesn't sound...

17MPG is a little on the low side, doesn't sound too much out of ordinary for city/stop & go traffic. Cold weather makes MPG lower, 325 is also less efficient than 330. Altegether, nothing to worry...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By eelnoraa
Is the Behr thermostat any different the the OEM?...

Is the Behr thermostat any different the the OEM? in terms of quality and longivity?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By eelnoraa
Wait, I am confused. Are you guys suggesting me...

Wait, I am confused. Are you guys suggesting me to do the whole kit? ie, water pump, belt, pulley, expansion tank, thermostat ......?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By eelnoraa
I just called an independant BMW mechanics. They...

I just called an independant BMW mechanics. They quote me $370 for thermal stat replacement. Is this about right? I looks up the parts online, thermal stat ~$70, coolant, ~$20, maybe another $10...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By eelnoraa
E46 330i maintainance items

My 04 330i has about 55K miles now. Its thermal stat stuck open. Temperature guage at freeway cruising speed drop to about 1/3, otherwise things are OK, never go above 1/2. So it looks like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,025
Posted By eelnoraa
Let's all be objective here. AWD will beat RWD...

Let's all be objective here. AWD will beat RWD in snow condition. Lets leave the summer vs winter tire comparison, and Audi vs BMW compariosn alone. If you drive you can in snow condition...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By eelnoraa
thank you, I will do it over the weekend and post...

thank you, I will do it over the weekend and post picture here
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By eelnoraa
how to check for subframe crack

After reading the whole class action thing, I think the best thing to do is to first determine whether we/I have a cracked subframe. If so, we should stay in and have it fixed and hopefully the fix...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By eelnoraa
Sorry for the stupid question. Any ideas on...

Sorry for the stupid question.

Any ideas on what could cause the chasis flex? I have dealer and custom alignment check my suspension, they both cannot find anything wrong.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-15-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 319,036
Posted By eelnoraa
I have the IceLink+ from about 2 years ago. Is...

I have the IceLink+ from about 2 years ago. Is this DICE any different that the IceLink?

eel
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By eelnoraa
crack windshield affect chasis stiffness??

After my wind shield crack on the lower right side. The length is about 6"- 8" long, extend to the lower edge. I notice my car flex a lot more on the right side. I don't know if they are related....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,236
Posted By eelnoraa
Oil question again. Mobile 1 0w40 vs German Castro 0w30

I am planning to do my own oil change this weekend. I was planning to use OEM BMW 5W30, but dealer want $7/quart.

I then went to Autozone for Mobile 1 0w40. I also found the rare German made...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-08-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,354
Posted By eelnoraa
E46 330I sport - 245/40/17 up front OK

I have E46 330i sport package. I am seeing the rear tires wear out much quicker than the front, about 2:1 ratio. Due to the stager setup, I cannot rotate. I wonder if I can put 245/40/17 in the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-08-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By eelnoraa
Same for my 330i sport. Both front and rear wear...

Same for my 330i sport. Both front and rear wear more in the inside. But rear wear much quicker than front, abotu 2:1 ratio. The tires also cup due to the negative camber. It makes the car very...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By eelnoraa
I went to Moutain View BMW this morning for a...

I went to Moutain View BMW this morning for a list of thing that I want to be done. The SA isn't very helpful. The most rediculous thing he told me is that BMW has change such that all 04+ has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By eelnoraa
It is the tires. I just came back from...

It is the tires.

I just came back from Custom Alignment in mountain view for tire installation. They said that BMW have agressive camber setting from factory. This camber setting cause tire to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By eelnoraa
What is the symdrome of bushing wearing out??

What is the symdrome of bushing wearing out??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By eelnoraa
Thanks to all for your advice. ...

Thanks to all for your advice.





I will definitely have dealer check these items.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By eelnoraa
04 330i warranty end suggestions

I posted this in E46fanatics. I am hoping to get some feedback here too

My 330i's warranty and maintainance are going to end in 2 weeks. Do you guys have any suggestion about what I should it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By eelnoraa
Kris Thank you very much for the tips. I...

Kris

Thank you very much for the tips. I tried all of the options mentioned in x5world, still didn't work. Dealer won't fix it under warranty. Someone suggest me to just drive for a few day...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By eelnoraa
No one has this issue? I don't know what to...

No one has this issue?

I don't know what to do, Dealer won't do it under warranty because the CD inside the NAV is a software update, not the original map data DVD

eel
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By eelnoraa
NAV (in trunk) won't eject DVD/CD

Today, when tried to update NAV firmware to V29.1 from V2.7, after the update is successful, I was NOT able to eject the CD. Actually, this happen before with the map dvd too.

Anyone experience...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By eelnoraa
Is it the Continental?

Lately, I noticed my car gets louder and louder at high way speed. Most of noise seems to be road noise. I wonder if the OEM continental gets significantly noisy toward the end of it life?

eel
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By eelnoraa
Only possible on MY03 Sedan

From MY04, sunroof became standard on 330 (actually a mendatory option).

eel
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,117
Posted By eelnoraa
Flashlight working = Yes Car model = 330i ...

Flashlight working = Yes
Car model = 330i
Build date = 1/04 ED pickedup, not sure build date
Transmission = 6 spd man.
General module replaced = Not that I know of.
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