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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By latitude39
Too bad. It would have been nice to know the root...

Too bad. It would have been nice to know the root of the problem and how it got resolved. Oh, well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By latitude39
bump

bump
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 09-22-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By latitude39
No longer needed: WTB: E46 Thermostat (auto trans) PN 17111437362 $35/obo

Wanted to buy Auto Trans thermostat, the one that lives in the expansion tank.

Willing to pay $35

(720) 261-8322 (call or text)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By latitude39
Tool to access 5mm bolt

Here's a tool that I envisioned *after* I did the very tedious job of removing and installing the single bolt that holds the CPS in place.

Removal of the bolt is made difficult because of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By latitude39
dbautista, Any news?

dbautista,

Any news?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By latitude39
Very nice looking. What oil do you use? Are you...

Very nice looking. What oil do you use? Are you the original owner?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By latitude39
sunset: Great prices are...great...but I can't...

sunset: Great prices are...great...but I can't find a part number for the springs, not on realoem anyway. How would you order springs from a BMW OEM parts house without a PN? Any advice is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By latitude39
Yes, I did think about getting to the CPS from...

Yes, I did think about getting to the CPS from under the car. However, my ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE has a big, square steel subframe that blocks easy access. Your 330i (RWD) may not have the same problem. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By latitude39
I've done the job in my '02 325xi (11/2001...

I've done the job in my '02 325xi (11/2001 production). I took photos. Here are some.
If you don't want to remove the starter--and the intake manifold--you should use 1/4 extensions with "wobble"...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By latitude39
Take another look at the transmission cooler heat...

Take another look at the transmission cooler heat exchanger.

If the engine oil isn't contaminated AND you are getting an oil "milkshake" in the expansion tank then you might want to look again at...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-10-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,120
Posted By latitude39
Post-Mortem on aftermarket stuff: Don't do it. ...

Post-Mortem on aftermarket stuff:
Don't do it.
In my list of components, I said I saved $8 on an aftermarket cap for the expansion tank. Well, after 10k miles that part snapped in two. Note to...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-10-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,120
Posted By latitude39
Comments made inline

Comments made inline
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-10-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,120
Posted By latitude39
No, the radiator cap should remain in place...

No, the radiator cap should remain in place during the procedure, IIRC. Sorry for the delay.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-29-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By latitude39
bump

bump
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-21-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By latitude39
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-21-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By latitude39
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-21-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By latitude39
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By latitude39
I'm glad you enjoyed my input but are you sure...

I'm glad you enjoyed my input but are you sure this '06 model is really an E46? I've heard of the 2006 model E46 but I've never seen one. Is this the newer E90 chassis? Even so, the first 2 years...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By latitude39
Good job finding that the candidate 330 had been...

Good job finding that the candidate 330 had been repaired. Keep looking for that well-maintained, garaged, cream puff. You'll find one.

Everything important has been said but let me summarize my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By latitude39
"... the bank 2 cat" may be dead. Do you really...

"... the bank 2 cat" may be dead. Do you really mean the two pre-cat sensors?

Hopefully your cats didn't get toasted.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By latitude39
Mileage? How many miles or km on this 318i? ...

Mileage? How many miles or km on this 318i?

O2 sensors: Replacing them made a difference on my wife's E60 3.0 liter (N52), especially the pre-cat pair. The idle would wander around +/- 50-100...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,555
Posted By latitude39
Thanks, terrystu, Good advice.

Thanks, terrystu,
Good advice.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,555
Posted By latitude39
Are you talking about #6 on this diagram? ...

Are you talking about #6 on this diagram?

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=NV93&mospid=50120&btnr=34_1442&hg=34&fg=05
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By latitude39
ECSTuning is where I got this DISA actuator. I'd...

ECSTuning is where I got this DISA actuator. I'd also check autohausaz and rmeuropean. ECSTuning and rmeuropean are listed as sponsors of this site. We should do business with the sponsors. :)
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By latitude39
DISA autopsy -- VIDEO

Ben,
I had the same problem on my'07 530xi (N52 motor).

I also replaced the #1 DISA (there are 2, as you've noted). Luckily, this DISA was the one on the outside of the intake manifold and was...
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