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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By 968RACER
$2000 for brakes and $500 for a VCG? Yikes.

$2000 for brakes and $500 for a VCG? Yikes.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By 968RACER
One other thing to note. A couple of years ago...

One other thing to note. A couple of years ago my gas mileage dropped from an average of 28.3 in the summer down to 26.2. I replaced plugs, air filter, took apart the parking brakes & cleaned,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By 968RACER
I guess stuff like this happens. The feel of the...

I guess stuff like this happens. The feel of the Pagid pads are superior to what I replaced them with (maybe they'll feel better with mileage) but I just had a hard time using the same brand of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By 968RACER
This is one winters worth as I no longer drive it...

This is one winters worth as I no longer drive it on wet roads, summer or winter. There was rust on the back side of the pads where they attach to the backplate so they must have been off for some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By 968RACER
I'm unsure how to contact and which website is...

I'm unsure how to contact and which website is the manufacturer. I do still have the pads.

The reason I posted this is I do recall someone else reporting a similar clunking sound when moving.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By 968RACER
Brake clunk & squealing

I've been hearing my brakes squeal with the windows down for quite some time. Also, I would hear a clunk when moving from a dead stop. I took my calipers off for inspection and found that all 4...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By 968RACER
Spark plugs would not have anything to do with...

Spark plugs would not have anything to do with oil consumption.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By 968RACER
I have a bunch of E46 parts here at my office. I...

I have a bunch of E46 parts here at my office. I replace stuff during my lunch & store them in a cabinet. You finally got me motivated to get rid of my center console, sun glass holder, headlight...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By 968RACER
Right on Bob.

Right on Bob.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By 968RACER
Type in the trouble code you are receiving in the...

Type in the trouble code you are receiving in the search function on this forum. There are plenty of great troubleshooting DIYs.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By 968RACER
Your garage looks like a show room. Awesome job....

Your garage looks like a show room. Awesome job. WI winters are so hard on mine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By 968RACER
Is the temp needle straight up in the center when...

Is the temp needle straight up in the center when warm? If not, time for a new thermostat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By 968RACER
2014, A Repair Free Year

To be fair I did only rack up about 3500 miles since I didn't drive it last winter, or in the rain except for a few occasions, biked into work 2000 miles, & used the MDX (5000 miles) when I had to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By 968RACER
I knew I saw these before but could never find...

I knew I saw these before but could never find them by Googling.


http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/51718199700/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By 968RACER
Great idea. I will need to try that.

Great idea. I will need to try that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By 968RACER
What about the mayo? I can pull chunks of this...

What about the mayo? I can pull chunks of this out from the valve cover the the oil cap hole. Again, i don't have this in the summer months. Curious, do you have this ever? My Acura MDX & Lexus...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By 968RACER
I don't have my condensation or water on the oil...

I don't have my condensation or water on the oil cap during the summer months. My car has always been like this even after replacing the thermostat. I confident the water caused my CCV to freeze...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By 968RACER
Blocking Grill For Winter

I'm looking for a creative way to partially block off my grill for winter. My thermostat is fine. I want to reduce the amount of moisture and mayo in my engine during the cold Wisconsin months. My...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 16,439
Posted By 968RACER
When you're driving, all you think about is...

When you're driving, all you think about is getting to your destination, but once you get there, all you can think about is getting back in & driving again. Jay Leno
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,440
Posted By 968RACER
I used a long racheting bar clamp to seat mine. ...

I used a long racheting bar clamp to seat mine. I also used it the bar clamp to break the expansion tank free.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,077
Posted By 968RACER
I think the deep dish give the car a nice looking...

I think the deep dish give the car a nice looking stance.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By 968RACER
Silver is probably the toughest color to match. ...

Silver is probably the toughest color to match. A good body shop will match it as close as they can & smoke/mist over adjoining body panels to blend. They will then reclear all these same body...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By 968RACER
I think you may be on to something with the fan...

I think you may be on to something with the fan or fan clutch. Could the fan be off balance? If a failing clutch, the car may sound like the engine is over revving when going at speed above 40 or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By 968RACER
Does the noise change when you put your AC on or...

Does the noise change when you put your AC on or off? Are the pulleys you just bought non-OEM made in China?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By 968RACER
One of my biggest fears is to have my left...

One of my biggest fears is to have my left leg/foot damaged & to be confined to an automatic the rest of my life. Get well soon. The time away will make it that much sweeter when you get to drive...
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