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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,009
Posted By Tech Savvy
what about the Flexible coupling for steering...

what about the Flexible coupling for steering column.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,219
Posted By Tech Savvy
Very interesting. Today I let loose and rev'ed up...

Very interesting. Today I let loose and rev'ed up to 6000 rpm's . It was interesting; the motor did not sound as sketchy as I said before. But I still have to say that I will stay shifting at or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,219
Posted By Tech Savvy
to me. The sound on higher rpms just sound...

to me. The sound on higher rpms just sound sketchy. And when changing gears at higher rpms, the shift is not smooth enough, it kind of feels rough.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,219
Posted By Tech Savvy
To me. It is very risky changing gears at rpm's...

To me. It is very risky changing gears at rpm's higher that 4000.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Tech Savvy
I may be wrong. But i believe the bearing is a...

I may be wrong. But i believe the bearing is a hub assy. I do not think you can re pack them imo
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Tech Savvy
it can be backed out but very tough. Place a...

it can be backed out but very tough. Place a couple magnets around the area to provide prevention of accidental damage in the future. good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Tech Savvy
I sure would like to change out my seats. 250...

I sure would like to change out my seats. 250 pounds for 5 years. the driver seat is yelling at me every time i sit in it.. NOoooo hahaha
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By Tech Savvy
I have had a head light problem before. Passenger...

I have had a head light problem before. Passenger side light wire harness began to fall apart. Meaning the insulation on the wire became brittle and fell apart. The bare wires touched and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By Tech Savvy
maybe I am wrong, But from the picture it looks...

maybe I am wrong, But from the picture it looks like you have more than just alignment issues. ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tech Savvy
Here is a tool I found.. It is a TA500...

Here is a tool I found.. It is a TA500 smarTach+COP. www.gtc.ca

You all have a Merry Christmas.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tech Savvy
Everything you two are saying is absolutely...

Everything you two are saying is absolutely correct.. We have to look at the structure of the plug and the properties in it which make it out perform single prong plugs. There are many different...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tech Savvy
I could write analogies all day and night. And...

I could write analogies all day and night. And provide technically Savvy information for the thread.. but .. Im going to pass. Unless, Of course someone is hungry for more non fouling spark plug...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,245
Posted By Tech Savvy
half a million is a understatement... lets say...

half a million is a understatement... lets say your car can live longer than you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tech Savvy
hahaha.. it does... other than better A/F...

hahaha.. it does...

other than better A/F ratio flow the plugs platform was designed to provide longer life. Even though Europeans suggest to change plugs at 60K the plugs are said to work for at...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,245
Posted By Tech Savvy
so then since you all are using Mobil oil.. are...

so then since you all are using Mobil oil.. are you not theoretically killing your Warranty ( if you still have one).. because even on the oil cap it say's Castrol oil... there has to be a reason for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tech Savvy
I have not read any misleading information on...

I have not read any misleading information on this page.. other than the post your quoted.. please explain.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Tech Savvy
Really.. Intreresting.. That's good to know.. ...

Really.. Intreresting.. That's good to know.. About the fuel level.. Try to keep that level full. I always thought having a full tank will increase the lifespan of parts.. Haha well except the rear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By Tech Savvy
they have multiple prong legs so that when one...

they have multiple prong legs so that when one the the legs crusts over... the spark can move to the next best one... Genius
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,419
Posted By Tech Savvy
Crystal white blue... only way to go

Crystal white blue... only way to go
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Tech Savvy
best answer... Imo

best answer... Imo
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Tech Savvy
I sure it would be fine if you contacted the...

I sure it would be fine if you contacted the owner through a form of a letter.

for example.. If i see a car in someones driveway that i want.. Im not going to knock on the door and say hey......
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Tech Savvy
interesting. The fuel filter is the same...

interesting.

The fuel filter is the same thing as the pressure regulator.
the car now has 200k, and you say the past owner had a poor maintenance schedule. So how many miles did the car have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By Tech Savvy
haha. So if you do end up changing the 2 inch...

haha. So if you do end up changing the 2 inch hoses connecting the filter you can change them with New gates hose line.. it is called Gates Barricade hose
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By Tech Savvy
changed my filter at 90,000 miles. But not before...

changed my filter at 90,000 miles. But not before i worked in an injector cleaning on a full tank of gas. The car was having some issue with a sharp pitch note coming from my fuel pump. The car had...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,642
Posted By Tech Savvy
so what... you've got 3 pedals...I've got two ...

so what... you've got 3 pedals...I've got two
But you know the person pulling up to our idling cars sure think twice about pulling out front or matching our throttle response.
We are the drivers...
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