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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By GoForthFast
when I custom ordered my 330Ci in '04 I could...

when I custom ordered my 330Ci in '04 I could have afforded any BMW on the market. My first choice was not the M3 because I was far enough past puberty to not need the M3. I like the more refined...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By GoForthFast
Did you happen to notice this guy doesn't stop...

Did you happen to notice this guy doesn't stop long for advice or listen to it when he asks for it?
And reading comprehension doesn't factor in big either. He skipped over the part where you told...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By GoForthFast
Your English is great. Use the fuse chart to...

Your English is great.

Use the fuse chart to determine the correct amperage for the vacant fuse slots and try putting the correct size fuses in there.
Come back and tell us what happens.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By GoForthFast
My injector(s) went bad by 77K miles. Leaked when...

My injector(s) went bad by 77K miles. Leaked when sitting and engine flooded. Hard to start after sitting for 30 minutes. And bad gas smell all around the car when started.
Changed injectors and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By GoForthFast
Give a try to disconnecting the negative cable...

Give a try to disconnecting the negative cable for five minutes and then reconnecting.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By GoForthFast
Facts are correct, but not unwise to put in a new...

Facts are correct, but not unwise to put in a new pump for PM at this mileage.
It's next.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By GoForthFast
More than most

More than most
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By GoForthFast
Yes, I cursed and then used then my index...

Yes, I cursed and then used then my index fingers on each hand to wiggle the sucker out. Can be done.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By GoForthFast
Amazing that we in the USA are the envy of the...

Amazing that we in the USA are the envy of the rest of the world in terms of parts prices and competition among vendors. So many of them strive to do a great job and have excellent websites to make...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By GoForthFast
Measure the resistance from the terminals on the...

Measure the resistance from the terminals on the motor to ground and report back.
Also measure the resistance across the motor terminals to see if he wndings might not be shorted.
Could be in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By GoForthFast
DIY's on youtube and here are extremely useful.

DIY's on youtube and here are extremely useful.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By GoForthFast
All coupes got sport suspension. Wouldn't swear...

All coupes got sport suspension.
Wouldn't swear to the fact that this goes back to '02
Scour the wiki to find out the answer to that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By GoForthFast
Might be broken wires to the external temperature...

Might be broken wires to the external temperature sensor out front under the driver's side front under panel.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,380
Posted By GoForthFast
Your car has the sport suspension because it is a...

Your car has the sport suspension because it is a coupe (all coupes automatically get the sport suspension), not because you have the Sport Package.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By GoForthFast
All I have to do is watch for your notice and...

All I have to do is watch for your notice and wait one day!
It's no joke that on April 1st twelve years ago today we got off the plane and took the train to the BMW Delivery Center in Munich to pick...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By GoForthFast
Car cannot be driven safely. I'd not risk it.

Car cannot be driven safely. I'd not risk it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By GoForthFast
This is one sign of a binding O-ring, which...

This is one sign of a binding O-ring, which increases the odds for a leak down the road. Why I urge the use of silicone O-ring lube whenever you see an O-ring. I use syl-glyde. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By GoForthFast
when in doubt call Bavauto Then when they...

when in doubt call Bavauto
Then when they recommend something you'll have the seller to stand behind their product.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By GoForthFast
Still means your alternator isn't putting out the...

Still means your alternator isn't putting out the correct 14v.
All these years your battery was carrying you.
Now battery's weak and won't cover for the alternator.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By GoForthFast
Need more detail about what actually happened...

Need more detail about what actually happened before we know where to start.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By GoForthFast
It's time now. Here's what I mean. I replaced...

It's time now. Here's what I mean.
I replaced my oem with FSD's at 40K miles. Oem were still great so I gave them away to a friend who needed shocks.
I figured that eventually my shocks would wear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By GoForthFast
see article on no start

see article on no start
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By GoForthFast
No one needs to reset the ECM after changing a...

No one needs to reset the ECM after changing a fuel pump.
Perhaps you just hit a glitch of some sort. No need to extrapolate the anomaly to a new rule for all others.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By GoForthFast
So replace your VR and then hold your breath...

So replace your VR and then hold your breath until you get a fail on the bearings?
I'd just replace the whole unit so one less thing to worry about.
In some models the VR is close to the cost of a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By GoForthFast
And the answer is to change the alternator. For...

And the answer is to change the alternator. For better reliability.

Must get the info from the label to get the proper replacement.
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