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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2015, 12:19 AM
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Views: 572
Posted By teklord69
Here: ...

Here:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=849711&highlight=
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By teklord69
Yes just one fan (electrical)

Yes just one fan (electrical)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By teklord69
First of all 325 is an inline-6 cylinder engine,...

First of all 325 is an inline-6 cylinder engine, n ot 4 cyl. If the typical E46 issues have been taken care of (cooling system, valve cover gasket leak, oil filter housing leak, CVV, and DISA).....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By teklord69
170K miles. Sold it a little low but fair. The...

170K miles. Sold it a little low but fair. The car wasnt perfect however, had its share of some small dents, fading paint in some areas and other minor things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By teklord69
Just sold my E46 330ci. Lots of new parts nothing...

Just sold my E46 330ci. Lots of new parts nothing really needed and its ready to roll for another 100K miles. All new suspension, disa, vanos, vcg, brakes, complete cooling system, all 02 sensors,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-29-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By teklord69
The only engine upgrade that is worthy: ...

The only engine upgrade that is worthy:

http://vf-engineering.com/wp-content/uploads/E46-330-Engine-Bay.jpg

http://vf-engineering.com/other-bmw/bmw-e46/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By teklord69
I have never heard of swapping a manual with an...

I have never heard of swapping a manual with an auto..normally its the other way around. Have you checked the subframe mounting points on your car? You might want to check that first before dumping...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By teklord69
I change my synthetic oil every 7K. If you want...

I change my synthetic oil every 7K. If you want to change it at 5k it wont hurt a thing, go for it. What you all plan sounds good but I would replace the fuel filter first. Techron is good stuff,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By teklord69
I am not sure what the process is but my mechanic...

I am not sure what the process is but my mechanic hooked up their GT1 scanner and did all the work from there. Like I said it took 10 mins.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By teklord69
You can fit 20's on your car but it would look...

You can fit 20's on your car but it would look funny and not recommended:
http://www.autoenhance.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/dscf1476.jpg

E46 looks perfect in 18's staggered. OEM specs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By teklord69
I had the same issue. Started replacing fuel...

I had the same issue. Started replacing fuel pump, relays, fuses, etc. Turned out the EWS was not in sync with my keys. Took the mechanic 10 mins to fix and $100. You probably should have just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By teklord69
Yep that is a b1tch to get in (lower coolant...

Yep that is a b1tch to get in (lower coolant hose). Don't hammer anything as you will break plastic parts. What I did was put rubber gloves on. Lay down flat on my back and grab that hose with two...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By teklord69
Differential mount is cracked? That would cause...

Differential mount is cracked? That would cause a thunking when shifting.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By teklord69
Yep. Putting the top up/down amazes the kids as...

Yep. Putting the top up/down amazes the kids as it looks like the car is a transformer robot. The convertible is a mid-life kinda thing for me I guess. The car is fairly new, just broke 23K miles....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By teklord69
Well, she is gone..finally sold it

Finally sold the E46 to a youngster last week. It seems like he is willing to learn and keep maintaining the car as I have. That car will have plenty of miles and smiles left to enjoy. I don't miss...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By teklord69
Do you have a "Check Engine Light" ?

Do you have a "Check Engine Light" ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By teklord69
I dont think its RTV. If you have oil ONLY on...

I dont think its RTV. If you have oil ONLY on the plug threads then that could be a leak on the valve cover gasket (oil is getting into the plug holes).

Now if you also have oil on the actual tip...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By teklord69
It's time to let her go..

I need to sell the E46 coupe, not sure really how much I can get for it. I did so much work on it with many new parts that the car will be good for another 100k miles easily. If anyone is interested...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-11-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By teklord69
2001 BMW 330ci 5-spd manual

Aside from the wheels, the car is 100% stock with no modifications. Engine runs like new and clutch is not slipping and has plenty of life left. The common oil leaks have been taken care of (oil...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By teklord69
Ok I feel stupid. Didn't see the buying advice...

Ok I feel stupid. Didn't see the buying advice link above. Never mind.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By teklord69
In the market for a 645ci coupe..please advice

I love this car's design and I think I will finally pull the trigger on a used one. My budget cannot afford the newer 650Ci so it will have to be the 645ci coupe. A few I am looking at is in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By teklord69
Wrong info bud. 1999-2000 models are prone. The...

Wrong info bud. 1999-2000 models are prone. The MY01 subframe was redesigned and should be sturdier than previous models.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By teklord69
You should be ok with 01 model in terms of...

You should be ok with 01 model in terms of subframe cracks. I checked mine and its ok at 165K miles now. Unless the steering rack is different on the convertible, the 2001 model should have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By teklord69
I would be more worried about the subframe being...

I would be more worried about the subframe being torn off on that car. The 1999 328i has a high rate of failure in this issue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By teklord69
Well if its original I would still replace it. ...

Well if its original I would still replace it. Almost every plastic parts in these cars will eventually crack and get brittle. These cars are hitting 10+ years.
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