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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Washburn
Appreciate you reading all that and replying :)...

Appreciate you reading all that and replying :) can't have been fun!
Which dealer website did you search on, where they suggested the 937/470?
Link, if any?

Like you, I also think I'd just get...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Washburn
Exclamation Coil Pack (post 2002) part No. descrepancies + Info + questions

It's a pretty long post, and the forum I posted doesn't have the normal copy function when editing (formatting gets lost), so I am posting a link here.
Again, post is long and must be read...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Washburn
Thanks for the reply. As I have not yet read...

Thanks for the reply.

As I have not yet read through all the links you provided, I will just address the DME update statement :
I am going to ask the shop ( they have the necessary software ) to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Washburn
I asked them what brand they use: They said...

I asked them what brand they use: They said genuine BMW. And the VANOS seals / rattle kit is from Beisan.
I will soon rebuid the DISA too, with the G.A.S. kit.

(IDK if I will replace CPs, I can...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Washburn
They have 48k miles on them - And although I know...

They have 48k miles on them - And although I know that's low miles, I am going to change them due to following:

I haven't pulled and looked at them but i know at least one spark plug well...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Washburn
Could this have caused a misfire? Old Air Filter...

Today I took off my Dinan AF to change it
And it was not pretty...

First of all, the gunky, dark areas you see on the AF surface, imagine that twice thick and covering the WHOLE surface almost....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Washburn
IDK if it's possible, but have you checked the...

IDK if it's possible, but have you checked the condition of the DISA ?
IAC valve?
MAF? (unlplug and see if car is better?)
CCV?

I am not sure if any of those can throw those misfire codes you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Washburn
Is it safe to do what this guy does? (unplugging...

Is it safe to do what this guy does? (unplugging coils while engine running ??)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z37jl4HXQjg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Washburn
Thanks, FastBob. I was hoping that the CEL...

Thanks, FastBob.

I was hoping that the CEL would "follow" the bad (?) CP I moved to Cyl. 3 but no new SES after the swap. So I still don't know what caused the initial p0302.

Car is garaged,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Washburn
Exclamation Help / Advice with troubleshooting (Long-ish)

OK. I will start to keep this as concise as possible.
Although I have posted a bit about this in another thread, I didn't address the main story, nor was I very detailed.

PART 1:

2005 ZHP -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Washburn
And it has now been updated to DWS06 - on sale...

And it has now been updated to DWS06 - on sale in May.
http://www.moderntiredealer.com/news/story/2015/03/continental-unveils-the-next-generation-of-the-extremecontact-dws.aspx...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Washburn
Yeah I took a pic - looks like the boot was left...

Yeah I took a pic - looks like the boot was left behind...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_4510.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Washburn
Exclamation Coil pack -- quick help ???

So I got a P0302 code (misfire Cyl 2 ) with CEL and shaky idle, and I was going to to swap out coils 2 and 3 if the Code moves to #3 cylinder to make sure (if) it IS a coil pack.

I had trouble...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-02-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Washburn
BMW (genuine?) Front Pads 34112157573 vs 34116779652

The 1st PN comes as "Value Line" BMW brake pads (with wear indicator) on Real OEM and most online stores as a "service kit"
Are these any different than usual BMW brake pads?
Most posts online...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 1,070,436
Posted By Washburn
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/zhp...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/zhp-edit.jpg
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 10-05-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Washburn
USA Spec PA-12 DOES NOT CHARGE-UNIT ONLY-$45 shipped.

As is.

DOES NOT CHARGE. (at least not in my car)
BUT: Will play songs correctly, display name, and works with all steering wheel controls, etc. (Tested today)
(Does everything it's...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-04-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Washburn
Near new General Altimax Arctic SNOW/WINTER tires - 225/60/16

General Altimax Arctic
set of 4 tires
used during ONE winter, 3000 miles on tires max
225/60/16
Asking $200 picked up. (Fayetteville, NC)


These tires were used during ONE winter for...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Washburn
SOLD -Macht Schnell 10mm spacers (x2), and 10 ext length bolts near new. $100 shipped

Link to product information:
https://www.machtschnell.com/product/competition-wheel-spacer-kit-10mm
(New price $119 before s/h)

Macht Schnell 10mm spacers (x2), and 10 Macht Schnell extended...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,558
Posted By Washburn
Has to do with high humidity - so only states...

Has to do with high humidity - so only states with high humidity (hopefully this is only for now, and will expand later...)
I am in NC - I think it's pretty humid here!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,558
Posted By Washburn
Exclamation (E46) BMW airbag inflator recall

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/06/23/airbag-recall-widens-include-bmw-chrysler-ford-and-toyota/



FULL PRESS RELEASE:

BMW
RECALL Subject : Frontal Air Bag Inflators may Rupture
Report...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 1,070,436
Posted By Washburn
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_2657.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/nishang/media/IMG_2657.jpg.html)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
Posted By Washburn
With OEM BMW Style 264 (staggered) wheels ...

With OEM BMW Style 264 (staggered) wheels

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/nishang/IMG_1979.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/nishang/media/IMG_1979.jpg.html)
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 1,070,436
Posted By Washburn
Thanks! I got tired of cleaning them, and also...

Thanks!
I got tired of cleaning them, and also I've always wanted a simple but elegant 5 spoke wheel - style 264 (OEM) seemed best to match this requirement...
(I still haven't sold the style...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Washburn
This is why I think it's so important to have...

This is why I think it's so important to have something like an UltraGauge which can monitor and display REAL TIME coolant temp. all the time. The idiot gauge, from what I know lags a LOT behind the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,972
Posted By Washburn
Nice car, but: I have always liked the 'old'...

Nice car, but:
I have always liked the 'old' 135i wheels (style 264) a lot better than the later ones. IDK why they ever changed those;
...
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