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Forum: Parting Out 05-24-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By pmb1010
Peake has been sold. (cant edit message...

Peake has been sold.
(cant edit message anymore)
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 05-24-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By pmb1010
sorry I forgot to update the ad... has been sold.

sorry I forgot to update the ad... has been sold.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 04-30-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By pmb1010
FS - Peake R5-FCXIII-16 Scan tool $100 shipped

----- SOLD ------------

Sold my car, only used this a couple times.
Like new.
$100 shipped CON-USA.

PM on this board.

Thank you
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,363
Posted By pmb1010
Parts...

In case any of you DIY'ers can use some new, discounted parts I have left over.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449787
Forum: Parting Out 04-19-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By pmb1010
New unused maintenace parts 2003 E46 Sedan

Traded my 2003 XI in recently.
Have these parts I bought to put in, but never got to them.
They were bought online so some parts might be aftermarket.

I also have the stock sport steering wheel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By pmb1010
car has 54,000 miles on it. I think the...

car has 54,000 miles on it.

I think the dealer used wrong parts when they did my brakes under warrenty a couple years ago.
The brakes were terrible. The pads still had 1/2 left on them but the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By pmb1010
Done. Fronts = a breeze. Rears = PITA. I...

Done. Fronts = a breeze. Rears = PITA.

I looked for the star thing for a long time but could not find it. I could see the spring but not the star adjuster.

I ended up yanking hard enough to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By pmb1010
thanks guys. Will take a look at this in the AM. ...

thanks guys. Will take a look at this in the AM.

Vehicle is manual, I use the emergency brake every time I park.

So I dont know if that caused a lip or not on the drum.
Thats what it sure...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By pmb1010
Help! rear brake rotor - cant get past emergency brake

replacing my brakes & rotors.

Left front done, moving to left rear.
I got everything off, had to drill out the soft hex holder nut. No problem there.

I can't pull the rotor off. It's loose...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By pmb1010
The attached picture from Turner motorsports...

The attached picture from Turner motorsports shows the XI control arm kit.
THe ball joints dont come out of the arms. They are factory fit.
As far as I know, you cant change the ball joints without...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,565
Posted By pmb1010
yes this is XI model. It does have the senors...

yes this is XI model.
It does have the senors in the wheels
I was too lazy to search for the link back to service manual image that showed the exploded view of the wheel parts when I researched...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,565
Posted By pmb1010
Is it possible to disable tire pressure monitor system?

My 2003 vehicle came with RunFlats from the factory.
It has the tire pressure monitor sensors on the wheels, at the valve stems (I've seen them when the tire guy has done the tires).

I've had...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By pmb1010
Fall off? no. Cave in - yes, it can. I've had...

Fall off? no.
Cave in - yes, it can. I've had ball joints fail and the wheel/tire folds up and underneath the car.
Had to get towed.

My fault for not greasing it (they used to have fittings...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By pmb1010
both my rear springs cracked. I replaced them...

both my rear springs cracked.
I replaced them myself. It's as easy as everyone says.
I bought the springs from bavarian auto, they did the research based on my VIN number to locate the correct...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By pmb1010
yes - after you are done "adjusting" - have...

yes - after you are done "adjusting" - have someone you know drive towards you in the other lane (oncomming traffic) to make sure you are not blinding folks

It is very easy to get it wrong.
It...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By pmb1010
remove the middle panel for oil drain. 3...

remove the middle panel for oil drain.

3 phillips along the front,
3 along the back

slide it backwards and down and out
It seems like it' "catches" a lot but just wiggle it alot it'll come...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By pmb1010
Sounds like my car ('cept I have 50k miles so...

Sounds like my car ('cept I have 50k miles so far)
I was thinking of selling my car a couple months ago, and high/mid/low as 13-14-15
This car better be super clean for 15k... (I didn't look at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By pmb1010
The turner kit included them too. ...

The turner kit included them too.

Everything was preinstalled by them - all I had to do was lift the new assembly into place, install the 4 bolts and the 1 ball joint nut.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By pmb1010
all done. I did not need to drop the subframe. ...

all done. I did not need to drop the subframe.

Wow that right sides bushing's bolts were a bear.
It seems like things progress better proportionally to the increasing swear words that are used. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By pmb1010
Thanks. I'll have to go to Sears and buy a 6pt. ...

Thanks. I'll have to go to Sears and buy a 6pt.
Hopefully I can get a 6pt wrench on it with the angle that's there.
Will add some propane heat too.

If I can get it started it should be OK. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By pmb1010
330xi control arms / bushings removal trouble

I'm changing my control arms and bushings on my 330xi.
Bought the C/A kit with inner ball joints, and bushings already pressed in new lollypops to make the install easier.

Did the drivers side...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,945
Posted By pmb1010
is there a part number of this tool?

is there a part number of this tool?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,303
Posted By pmb1010
I got the letter too. First I've heard about this...

I got the letter too. First I've heard about this frame issue.
Didnt see any other big threads on the forum talking about this.

So thanks to whomever started this new thread up.

I guess I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By pmb1010
50,001 Just watched it turn over yesterday ...

50,001

Just watched it turn over yesterday

No major issues over the time I've had this car (Sept 2002).
Changed water pump, hoses & thermostat last year (bought since, but didn't have at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By pmb1010
Mine is getting bad enough to change. Drivers...

Mine is getting bad enough to change.
Drivers side only. Cold package w/ heated seats/mirrors if that matters.

Is there a DIY writeup? Does it just pry out?
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