Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 999
Search took 3.27 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Starless
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Starless
Congrats! I'm at 146K, it's my goal to get this...

Congrats! I'm at 146K, it's my goal to get this car to 200K. I think it is very doable.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 82,717
Posted By Starless
The second picture is what most people have, me...

The second picture is what most people have, me including. If yours is different and doesn't have that port for a hose, my only guess is that this is either a SULEV car and they possibly (although...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Starless
If you did it first thing in the morning you are...

If you did it first thing in the morning you are fine. The floater should stick out a bit. There is a diagram on the expansion tank. Overfilling is not good because it's a pressurized system and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Starless
If you ordered the wrong part, then that the way...

If you ordered the wrong part, then that the way it goes, you pay the return shipping and restocking fee. If they shipped you the wrong part, then they should arrange for free shipping back and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Starless
Has nothing to do with that fluid. Did you do the...

Has nothing to do with that fluid. Did you do the proper procedure, temperature, etc wise? My bet the problem is the level of fluid. Dex 3 which you put would not harm anything immediately...

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Starless
Under a thousand for sure. Sent from...

Under a thousand for sure.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Starless
Nice. What amplifier and speakers are good to use...

Nice. What amplifier and speakers are good to use with this turntable? I have been always but passively thinking to get a turntable to listen to some rock, down tempo and operas at home. Not very...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By Starless
You hit the bump and there are vibrations in the...

You hit the bump and there are vibrations in the steering wheel...give us some more symptoms. Highway speed vibrations? Coming to a stop braking vibrations? Hitting the brakes hard vibrations?

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,355
Posted By Starless
Sad, but true. Avoid if possible the...

Sad, but true. Avoid if possible the confrontation with "the finest" :tsk:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,250
Posted By Starless
I hate to do it but...

It's a great decision. Perfect time to get another car with 50-60k may be?and take it again to 200k. I hear you on wanting to keep this one as a beater, winter, extra, back up or just what ever you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By Starless
Formula 1, I vote for your fuel pump being bad....

Formula 1, I vote for your fuel pump being bad. You have classic symptoms. But, it is a coincidence and has nothing to do with you low gas light. I have done it all the time in all my cars - driving...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Starless
It's recommended, and I always do, but in reality...

It's recommended, and I always do, but in reality you will most likely be fine reusing it.

P.S Next time try to plan ahead for your projects and get ALL the parts in advance, it's always a piece...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Starless
Do not over think it. Drain everything, put fresh...

Do not over think it. Drain everything, put fresh bmw coolant back. Done!


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,333
Posted By Starless
140K now, still working :-) Sent from...

140K now, still working :-)


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,638
Posted By Starless
Also, my understanding is those 1K units are far...

Also, my understanding is those 1K units are far from perfect. I have been following threads on fanatics and people come across different issues with them. Nothing is perfect but if I spend a grand...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By Starless
E46 330i transmission

Very poor piece of advise. I'd take a used transmission in good working condition over rebuilt any day of the week. Too many people rebuild and come here the next day after spending $$$$ complaining...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Starless
I can see why. When you drop the pan you'll be...

I can see why. When you drop the pan you'll be surprised how much more fluid still remains in the pan even after you drain through the drain plug in the pan. That is why with your method you will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-02-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Starless
Actually, since the mechanic was not familiar...

Actually, since the mechanic was not familiar with BMWs, he might have not filled it correctly. The is a very specific procedure to fill these auto transmission. The right level is crucial and you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Starless
I'd buy it. You can easily part it out for more...

I'd buy it. You can easily part it out for more than $1600 if you can not get it to start. That is if it really looks "lovely" as you say inside and out.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,320
Posted By Starless
^ I'd love to test my wrench against something as...

^ I'd love to test my wrench against something as tight as you mentioned.

HF wrench electric impact wrench has 230 ft/lb max torque rating. The tightest nut I had to remove with mine was an axle...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Starless
Taco, you sound like you understand bodywork...is...

Taco, you sound like you understand bodywork...is it a good idea to use that touch up paint anyway? I always thought it was a big no-no, because it will not last for too long and then will become...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Starless
I noticed you created a lot of threads about you...

I noticed you created a lot of threads about you transmission and got pretty solid answers and educated guesses about your case. If it was me I'd buy a used unit and install it myself. It's involved,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Starless
mechatronics...I love it! It's like a guessing...

mechatronics...I love it! It's like a guessing game, my guess is...transmission breather hole, may be?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 99,601
Posted By Starless
You are welcome guys, 4 years later the new FSU...

You are welcome guys, 4 years later the new FSU does not miss a beat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,320
Posted By Starless
Since this thread has been resurrected, my update...

Since this thread has been resurrected, my update is- the electric wrench has been working perfectly for 2 years now for different projects. The best $39 bucks I have ever spent. I love HF. Yes I'm...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 999

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms