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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Solidjake
Top nut torqued to 47 ft/lbs and three strut...

Top nut torqued to 47 ft/lbs and three strut mount nuts to 18
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Solidjake
Check this wiring. Facelift coupes are prone to...

Check this wiring. Facelift coupes are prone to insulation failure

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Solidjake
Advice on new struts (post installation)

I'm a little bit pissed off because I potentially have to re-do the entire job but I replaced my front struts with Sachs sports and all new strut mounts, bump stops, washers, spring pads, etc. Both...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Solidjake
2002-2005 is what you need ...

2002-2005 is what you need

http://www.khoalty.com/bmw-e46-sedan-clear-tails.html

Get red/clear/red


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Solidjake
Thanks guys I'll check it out

Thanks guys I'll check it out
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Solidjake
Any source on a valeo unit? I need to replace my...

Any source on a valeo unit? I need to replace my alternator at 162k since it is squeaking bad during cold starts and I need it done before the winter time. FCP has a Bosch one for $190 after...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By Solidjake
If the car is an M56 then stay away. ...

If the car is an M56 then stay away.

http://www.bavauto.com/assets/prodinfo_pages/img/M56engine.jpg

M54 is what you want

http://www.bavauto.com/assets/prodinfo_pages/img/M54engine.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,272,889
Posted By Solidjake
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Solidjake
Are you driving the car very short distances? if...

Are you driving the car very short distances? if so then the engine is not warming up to the proper operating temperature and usually you will see a mayonaise looking substance on the oil cap.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Solidjake
Some will say to use Plastidip but it will wear...

Some will say to use Plastidip but it will wear out and look like crap. I ended up replacing my entire console/sunglasses tray/etc at the 130k mark and have been taking care of it extremely well...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Solidjake
He has my prayers. Not the first time I heard of...

He has my prayers. Not the first time I heard of a cyclist in NJ being seriously injured by someone driving car. I ride my road bike all the time in Queens and it can be extremely dangerous at some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,272,889
Posted By Solidjake
Yup! They're the newer Ultraleggeras where the...

Yup! They're the newer Ultraleggeras where the spokes go down to the edge of the wheel. The ones before stopped before the lip. Thanks!!! :bigpimp:




Haha, I didn't even see the sign about...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,272,889
Posted By Solidjake
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Solidjake
https://www.amazon.com/iSaddle-Scanner-Programmer-...

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Solidjake
+1 on the valve cover gasket. make sure to ONLY...

+1 on the valve cover gasket. make sure to ONLY buy the genuine BMW one since it is the updated version with viton. Get it from FCP Euro with the grommets as well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Solidjake
Do you have the exhaust hanger missing? The bolts...

Do you have the exhaust hanger missing? The bolts tend to rust and the metal piece ends up laying on top of the exhaust pipes and rattles. That happened to my car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Solidjake
For the headlights you need PA soft and disable...

For the headlights you need PA soft and disable the xenon option
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,249
Views: 182,494
Posted By Solidjake
^ I lost 8 pounds due to having amoeba..

^ I lost 8 pounds due to having amoeba..
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Solidjake
Be sure to order a brass bleeder screw :thumbup:

Be sure to order a brass bleeder screw :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Solidjake
The Philips and Osram are both yellow. I have...

The Philips and Osram are both yellow. I have the Osram CBI bulbs (now superceeded by the CBH bulbs)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Solidjake
Why cheap out and end up doing the job twice?...

Why cheap out and end up doing the job twice? Which you will do when that crap uro part fails.

INA is OEM and is only a bit more. For diagnosing you need to take off the belt, spin each pulley...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Solidjake
Enjoy all of that drone going into your ears....

Enjoy all of that drone going into your ears....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Solidjake
Have you replaced the regulator recently? My car...

Have you replaced the regulator recently? My car does the same and I think it's because of the motor not going in properly to the regulator.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Solidjake
Might as well replace the fluid, change the...

Might as well replace the fluid, change the filter, gasket and bolts. The leak needs to be addressed because if the level gets too low you run the risk of burning out the pump and the trans will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By Solidjake
You will also need a new flywheel, clutch and...

You will also need a new flywheel, clutch and driveshaft
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