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Forum: Automotive / Photography 01-29-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,348
Posted By NoMercy346
some pics from last years 8,800+ mi cross country road trip...

Thought that some pics of the trip actually turned out pretty good... good enough to post them here
just got into the whole panoramic stitching thing, too :)

some more details about the road...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By NoMercy346
from all the stuff I have read this is almost...

from all the stuff I have read this is almost guaranteed to throw codes with the cats so far downstream
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By NoMercy346
that was the reason I replaced the o2s first. No...

that was the reason I replaced the o2s first. No codes but live data showed them to be on the sluggish side. Now have brand new Bosch sensors in place and it still starts to glow orange after one or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By NoMercy346
new o2s - rear bank cat still gets glowing hot

just put in new o2 sensors but the cat on the rear bank still starts glowing really quick when you drive it a little harder. Nothing happens under normal driving, though.

Whats up with that? Leaky...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By NoMercy346
by all do you mean post-cat as well? Was only...

by all do you mean post-cat as well? Was only planning to replace the pre-cats. With 105k on the originals it's about time anyways.

Just hope the cat itself didn't take too much of a hit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By NoMercy346
hooked it to the scanner... live data on the o2s...

hooked it to the scanner... live data on the o2s looks miserable but no codes stored (go figure) one bank tends to hang at low values the other at high value.

had another look with a flashlight...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By NoMercy346
yeah cat's was what I was thinking too with the...

yeah cat's was what I was thinking too with the glow. No codes and it's only a 325i so not much power to speak of anyway. If it is then not by much... Wouldn't a clogged cat seriously cut your power,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By NoMercy346
Question exhaust manifold glowing after spirited drive on a stock e46?

over the past few months had to do lots of shorter trips and started to see the usual yellow mayo building up again on the oil cap.
the 1 hr drive home every weekend never gets rid of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoMercy346
On what would be one of the longer days, we...

On what would be one of the longer days, we started to make some time and headed north through Rocky Mountains NP across the Trail Ridge Rd all the way to Riverton, WY. Encountered a huge storm in...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoMercy346
First of all, thx again for all your...

First of all, thx again for all your recommendations... just to give you guys a follow up on our trip and to answer a couple of questions that might come up in the planning of a trip like this:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,872
Posted By NoMercy346
I had a GMT-900 truck at 100mph or slightly more....

I had a GMT-900 truck at 100mph or slightly more. (trackday obviously, you'd have to be nuts to do that on a public road...:rolleyes:) So it was either 100 or 106/108, can't remember. Was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By NoMercy346
haven't tried with the cruise on... good point ...

haven't tried with the cruise on... good point

but I'm absolutely positive that I'm not making this up. Slightly more throttle will still have the rpms drop. I have to give it a quick stab so it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By NoMercy346
RPM drop under light load, humming/vibration, trans/converter?

hey guys, haven't had many issues this year with my E46 other than standard maintenance... but it seems like this is going to be a major problem :eek:

Every time I drive at steady speeds/light...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-07-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By NoMercy346
considering ZJ Grand Cherokee winter beater/daily.... Thoughts?

Hey guys,
my weekly commute now sends me along roads resembling some third world country... I'm sick of me as well as my bimmer getting beat up so badly. So I'm currently looking at a 98 Grand...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,222
Posted By NoMercy346
Awesome sleeper... would also like to hear if...

Awesome sleeper... would also like to hear if everything works, dash lights etc. Never seen anyone put in an S54 without the rest of the driveline

If you're not tracking this car I'm not sure you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By NoMercy346
anyone had this happen on your car? *EDIT* ...

anyone had this happen on your car?

*EDIT*

Called the dealer tech and was told that this is normal and that I have to manually aim the headlights again.

Might be helpful to anyone else...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By NoMercy346
...at 130k mi it is living on borrowed time if...

...at 130k mi it is living on borrowed time if all those parts are original

Cooling system should be done at 60-80k IMO. If your car dumps the coolant or the pump impeller breaks off at 75mph on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By NoMercy346
replaced xenon leveling sensor - dealer reprogramming needed?

Hey guys,

I just replaced my front leveling sensor after the old one intermittently failed and dipped the lights down while driving.

Now the lights are still too low, but the self leveling...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-06-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoMercy346
. first of all thanks for all of your input!...

.

first of all thanks for all of your input! I'm trying to model my itinerary around your tips, right now... :)
Forum: Off-Topic 01-06-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoMercy346
Orlando just appeared to be the most convenient...

Orlando just appeared to be the most convenient airport to fly back to Europe, considering the current itinerary. don't care about the theme parks

the trip could end at any major hub on the east...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-05-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoMercy346
:D other than to make some time on the part...

:D other than to make some time on the part between South Dakota and St Louis I plan to spend as much time off the interstates as possible:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By NoMercy346
When you do the rear brakes make sure the e-brake...

When you do the rear brakes make sure the e-brake is turned all the way back (acess the little gear mechanism through one of the holes your lug bolts go into). Rear rotors have to go over the e brake...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By NoMercy346
Why would you reuse the fluid instead of just...

Why would you reuse the fluid instead of just buying the compatible ATF for your tranny??? Changing the fluid is the most important part of the transmission service IMO, not the filter replacement....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By NoMercy346
I have DEPO fog lights that I got for a steal on...

I have DEPO fog lights that I got for a steal on ebay. figured for the price I paid I could still throw them away if they're junk :D Their quality seemed alright, though. fit just as well as the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-05-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoMercy346
2 weeks to get from Denver to Orlando - which route to take?

Hey I'm planning to do a cross country trip this August/September. 1 month travelling in total.
The first two weeks we'll probably spent between L.A. and Denver, going to Vegas and through the...
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