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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By teklord69
Sorry. I had to google what Lorry means :D ...

Sorry. I had to google what Lorry means :D

Your problem doesn't sound good. You may have done permanent damage to the DME ?
What do you mean "was a wing coming from engine area?"
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By teklord69
I wish I did my homework a little more in getting...

I wish I did my homework a little more in getting my 2001 330ci. If you have ever driven this model year it has the "overboosted" power steering. Yes its wonderful for parking your car or doing a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By teklord69
You check that with a software INPA or GT1?. Not...

You check that with a software INPA or GT1?. Not sure about the push start though. that is a good question
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By teklord69
So the no start problem happened after your...

So the no start problem happened after your friend jump started your car?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By teklord69
Might want to check your EWS system? It maybe out...

Might want to check your EWS system? It maybe out of synch with the keys.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By teklord69
E39 are not necessarily more expensive, they are...

E39 are not necessarily more expensive, they are almost the same sometimes. However, good luck finding a manual E39, they are rare.

I almost bought a 2000 323i, it was super clean, low miles and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By teklord69
Aside from some missing parts..love it. I regret...

Aside from some missing parts..love it. I regret sometimes not getting the vert.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By teklord69
If you have never done it before removing and...

If you have never done it before removing and installing that fan is a pain in the ass. Having that tool is nice but not 100% necessary as I have done it using a long screwdriver. Some people also...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By teklord69
See here what type of tensioner you have: ...

See here what type of tensioner you have:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5246296&postcount=37

If I were you I would also change the WP if its still original. While you are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By teklord69
On a cold morning I set it to AUTO 72 degrees...

On a cold morning I set it to AUTO 72 degrees with AC off obviously. I noticed that the no air is directed to the center vents until the engine gets into operating temp. So this way no freezing air...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By teklord69
I say go for it. The 2004 model is a good year...

I say go for it. The 2004 model is a good year and the subframe issue should be rare on that model. Even if you have to spend a couple of thousand to get the car "fixed" its still a hell of a lot...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By teklord69
Is the climate control really "Automatic"?

We used to own a 2001 Lexus ES300 that had auto climate control. This means that if I set the temp to 72 degrees, the car will try to keep that temp either by turning the heater or AC on/off. On...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By teklord69
Im guessing your fuel pump is going bad ?

Im guessing your fuel pump is going bad ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By teklord69
How about new Control Arms ? Front strut mounts ?

How about new Control Arms ? Front strut mounts ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By teklord69
Stick or Automatic transmission?

Stick or Automatic transmission?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By teklord69
How old is your son? At that age BMW it will...

How old is your son? At that age BMW it will require lots of work and more preventive maintenance. Why not an Acura CL coupe? While not as pretty it offers similar performance but a lot more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By teklord69
Heat cycle on the plastic parts is when the temp...

Heat cycle on the plastic parts is when the temp gets hot then cold again, then hot and cold..on and on..

It also depends on the weather. Some States get more sun vs others.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By teklord69
The failure of the plastic parts on our cars...

The failure of the plastic parts on our cars depends on how many heat cycles they go through. However, 300K miles is pretty impressive. I use phosphate-free green coolant also which should be fine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By teklord69
They are way overpriced and provides mediocre...

They are way overpriced and provides mediocre perofmance gains. For the suspension you can get Bilsteins or Konis or even high quality coilovers for much less. The intake and larger TB looks nice...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By teklord69
What model E46? Its really what you plan to do...

What model E46? Its really what you plan to do with the car. If you want to keep it for a long time then getting another engine for it shouldn't be that expensive. If you just want to get rid of it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By teklord69
If you are on a budget you should check KYB...

If you are on a budget you should check KYB struts/shocks as well. Excellent value and much better than the Monroes.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By teklord69
Aside from the cooling system, I am surprised no...

Aside from the cooling system, I am surprised no one here has mentioned yet about your subframe mount maybe torn from the frame. That is a major saftey issue you need to check now. The year 2000...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By teklord69
Not worth it. Sell the car and get a 330i...

Not worth it. Sell the car and get a 330i instead. You can feel better pull on the 330.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By teklord69
Well if the mechanic said it looked fine then...

Well if the mechanic said it looked fine then your good. However seems like you have the money to replace it anyway so do it. My friend had his control arms replaced just because his car has close...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 251
Posted By teklord69
Excellent thread! Bookmarked for future reading.

Excellent thread! Bookmarked for future reading.
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