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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Toona79
my 325i started burning oil after the CCV went...

my 325i started burning oil after the CCV went bad, and got worse even after I replaced the CCV, damage done gunked up rings. But here's what I did. Replace CCV and all related hoses, make sure you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Toona79
hey another Columbia, armpit of the south, guy...

hey another Columbia, armpit of the south, guy lol. 29229 is NE , lake Carolina area right? Im about 15 miles from Sandhills and over there pretty often if you need to meet up for questions or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,768
Posted By Toona79
Castrol 0w-40 is a safe bet, i would use it if I...

Castrol 0w-40 is a safe bet, i would use it if I could find it local but it's iffy at best. I had been using M1 0w-40 but it seems to burn in my engine a bit too fast, partly because of low tension...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Toona79
suspension setup

Ok, I'm pretty uneducated in suspension setup terms. I have Koni yellows set at full soft and everything else is stock, up to date and maintained stock though. With that being said , I bought a new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Toona79
please do , I was going to purchase one of these...

please do , I was going to purchase one of these units next month, as long as i dont have to pay for a new septic drain field but thats a whole other thing sorry back on topic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Toona79
:thumbup: riding on these now and love em

:thumbup: riding on these now and love em
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By Toona79
a press isn't needed if you buy the bushing in...

a press isn't needed if you buy the bushing in the carrier already, worth it to me. Getting it on just needs some dish soap to lube it up and slide on. Super easy job :thumbup:
stick with a vendor...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Toona79
can usually do a cheap zip tie fix, search it....

can usually do a cheap zip tie fix, search it. Been running mine that way for 5 years now
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By Toona79
but then insurance and all other replacement part...

but then insurance and all other replacement part have M3 markup. I'm still tempted to drive up to NY and spend a few days with Impressive AutoWerk.:dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Toona79
smoke test it to find vacuum leak. Either take it...

smoke test it to find vacuum leak. Either take it to shop to do it or DIY, look on youtube for how to
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Toona79
yeah take em one code at a time, check the above...

yeah take em one code at a time, check the above mentioned hoses for tears and then check the CCV hoses for breaks. The hose from my CCV to the oil dipstick was nearly in two. start there and then...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By Toona79
been riding on Conti Extreme Contact DW for a few...

been riding on Conti Extreme Contact DW for a few days now and I'm impressed so far. As soon as i put them on went for a 300 mile trip. They are a little soft in cornering response but nice ride...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Toona79
Yeah I don't think the ballast is actually part...

Yeah I don't think the ballast is actually part of the headlight assy. I think item 16 in the diagram linked. I've already replaced 1 and I'm about to replace the 2nd in my car. They are expensive...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Toona79
Yeah front wheel bearing is cake, it's a hub...

Yeah front wheel bearing is cake, it's a hub bearing assembly. Just unbolt everything and it pretty much comes right off. Rears are another thing entirely. Get a big breaker bar from harbor freight ,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Toona79
+1 on all that FB said in the same boat as...

+1 on all that FB said

in the same boat as OP having to get new wheels getting 18's and lighter weight ones at that. ModBargains sells Sportline CSL style that shave a few lbs. Might want to check...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Toona79
VANOS search around on Vanos seal kits if you...

VANOS search around on Vanos seal kits if you haven't done so yet. Beisan has a nice kit and superb instructions on how to DIY.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Toona79
so after more reading, it seems the coupes do...

so after more reading, it seems the coupes do have a little more room in the rear. So thinking I should go down to 255/35 tires? anyone else?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Toona79
another wheel question...i know right

Hey everyone, been a while since I've posted anything but still lurking around, searching and getting all the answers i need to fix everything...until now.
Have a problem, I'm about to order new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By Toona79
2nd what Caver Dave said, check those hoses on...

2nd what Caver Dave said, check those hoses on the CCV system, my hose from the valve to the oil dipstick tube was nearly broken in 2.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Toona79
on the new ones , dab a little dielectric grease...

on the new ones , dab a little dielectric grease around the opening of the boot and it will help prevent them getting stuck and tearing
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Toona79
I'll second the good experience here. I ordered...

I'll second the good experience here. I ordered mine couple years ago and shipping was fast and company was very responsive :thumbup: and the Koni yellows are awesome!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Toona79
thats correct ahull, looked back through my notes...

thats correct ahull, looked back through my notes and first i had lean codes which were solved by replacing the ccv assy, cracked hose to oil dipstick tube, and then the misfires were cured by new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Toona79
which misfire code specifically? might direct us...

which misfire code specifically? might direct us if it's vacuum related or coil/plugs.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Toona79
sounds familiar. Yeah check fuel pressure and...

sounds familiar. Yeah check fuel pressure and check hidden menu for left and right tank levels to make sure jet siphon is working. Fuel filter been replaced anytime? I had similar codes but on 6 and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,421
Posted By Toona79
no not all were bad, but I had codes for cylinder...

no not all were bad, but I had codes for cylinder 2 and 6 at some point so it's worth my time and energy to just buy all 6 and replace them at one time and not have to worry about another going out...
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