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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 74,546
Posted By Ack
Great write-up. I just got these codes on my car...

Great write-up. I just got these codes on my car yesterday, and like you, received them soon after changing my Vanos. For me, the small vacuum hose that attaches to the valve (#1 in the diagram)...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By Ack
I just changed the oil last Saturday - Mobil 1...

I just changed the oil last Saturday - Mobil 1 5W-30. I've been reading that Mobil 1 has been known to cause issues with the lifter noise, but I'm not sure if this is true or not. I'll be switching...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By Ack
Ticking Noise - Lifters?

I just installed a new Dual Vanos, which I purchased from Dr. Vanos. The install went real smoothly and there were no issues. The reason I changed out the DV was because I was getting a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Ack
Question Shift Knob Sticking in Neutral

I noticed that the shift knob will stick and not return to neutral if I move the shifter towards 5th gear. This usually happens when the car is first started and only last for 10-15 minutes. After...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-21-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
Hey Chris, its been a long time man! In due time...

Hey Chris, its been a long time man! In due time with the house, I first need a wifey.

You should hit me up the next time you're around - I'll PM you my new #.

You silly Canadians with your...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-20-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
Viewing distance for the TV is about 10.5 feet,...

Viewing distance for the TV is about 10.5 feet, so its actually not bad. The surround sound setup does sound fantastic, I try not to have it up too loud if its anytime after 10 even during the...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-20-2007, 05:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
Thanks! I went for LCD for a couple of...

Thanks!

I went for LCD for a couple of reasons.

1. I have a pretty bright apartment and Plasma screens are too reflective. LCD's have a matte finish to them that cuts glare to a minimum. I...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
Yeah, I'm not married. I hope to have a house...

Yeah, I'm not married. I hope to have a house that I could put all of this into in the near future.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
The TV back does face the dining room. I live in...

The TV back does face the dining room. I live in a 2 bedroom apt and it has limited space.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/photos/data/500/TV_Back.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
I actually spent a good 1.5 hours making sure all...

I actually spent a good 1.5 hours making sure all of the wires and cables connections were hidden. I'll take a pic when I get home later.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
I would definitely agree with you on the Denon...

I would definitely agree with you on the Denon amp. In terms of cost and performance, I think it ranks right up there.

As for the Aperion speakers, I really like them. I had the 5" bookshelf...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
:rofl: Nice Cliff! I'm all done with that part of...

:rofl: Nice Cliff! I'm all done with that part of my life. Btw, its was closer to 150 lbs. . . :p
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
Nice choice! I love the look, and I didn't want...

Nice choice! I love the look, and I didn't want to spend more than $500 on a stand.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
:rofl: Believe me, I'm contemplating a new...

:rofl:

Believe me, I'm contemplating a new vehicle in the next year or two. I honestly still love my car and it only has about 50k on the odometer. I really like the new M3 but will wait to see...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-19-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Ack
Upgraded Home Entertainment System

I finally upgraded my home entertainment system.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/photos/data/500/TV_Setup1.jpg

I recently sold my 304 lb 40" Sony XBR CRT TV and picked up the Sony KDL-46XBR4.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Ack
A car manufacturer cannot void your warranty if...

A car manufacturer cannot void your warranty if you put aftermarket equipment in it. You WILL void your warranty on any parts replaced with aftermarket ones.

If you have a problem with your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Ack
I had two rear rims crack but they were replaced...

I had two rear rims crack but they were replaced by Tirerack. I haven't had any issues with cracking since then. They are great looking rims and I still receive comments from people concerning them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Ack
Welcome to the GT3 club! They are great looking...

Welcome to the GT3 club! They are great looking rims, especially on your car.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Ack
:rofl: Yeah, the soundstage used to produce...

:rofl:

Yeah, the soundstage used to produce something to this effect is right in Hollywood. That and the fact that they would've faked not one but six landings over several years, even as public...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Ack
I did another one, this time with some additional...

I did another one, this time with some additional imagery to the right of the rover. I also tried to line the images up a little better.

I'll have to find a way to upload the high res version. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Ack
Talking Apollo 17 Mosaic

I was looking at some Apollo 17 images on the NASA website last night and found a group of
images that were taken in succession. Each image overlapped the one prior to it, but fit
together pretty...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-10-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Ack
Aha, yeah I tried doing a search for this and...

Aha, yeah I tried doing a search for this and came up empty. Figured that someone would have probably posted it up by now.

So no translations at all? Damn, I was hoping to figure out what game...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-10-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Ack
Angry German Kid - Hosted Site thumbs might be NWS

Ok, since I can't speak German, I have no clue what this kid is saying. Its 4 minutes of screaming and hostility toward a computer game. I only made it to about 1.5 minutes before I couldn't take...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-18-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Ack
hahahahaha this is too funny. All of the posters...

hahahahaha this is too funny. All of the posters have 0 posts.

Nice try buddy! :loco:

How about a mod lock this thread.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By Ack
I know with my headlights, I never had any...

I know with my headlights, I never had any problems with condensation. This was until I drilled holes in them to install my angel eyes. I used silicon sealant to form a waterproof seal over the...
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