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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By tblt44
You were right fuel pump died. good thing car...

You were right fuel pump died.
good thing car was in driveway.
zero fuel pressure now.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,008
Posted By tblt44
Not bad. plastic around windshild normal.mine...

Not bad.
plastic around windshild normal.mine too
oil leak at oil filtr hsg normal. I did mine a few months ago.
my interior is flling apart and both headlights plsstic bad.
other than that solid...
Forum: General BMW 12-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,027
Posted By tblt44
I thing all in allvthere built well except...

I thing all in allvthere built well except forvthere interior. Cheap headliners, plastic coating on center console.
2005 325i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By tblt44
The cover between column and firewall above feet...

The cover between column and firewall above feet ?
I thought I saw 2 bundles but looked closer to the center bundle.will look at the left side bundle thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By tblt44
Yes worked good for a few weeks now long cranking...

Yes worked good for a few weeks now long cranking again sometimes.
how hsrd is the fuel pump replacement.
my gmc truck had to drop the tank
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 269,307
Posted By tblt44
Original BMW fluid is not red. More like new...

Original BMW fluid is not red. More like new motor oil
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By tblt44
Long start help

Sometimes it takes 5 seconds of cranking to start
just did fuel filer with regulator.
what could it be ?
2005 325i M54 engine
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By tblt44
stereo steering wheel control help

2005 325i
Just installed a pioneer stereo
was surprised I had to conect the blue antenna wire to hear sound.
I need to find the steering wheel control wire.
installing a pac controll unit.
does...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 269,307
Posted By tblt44
Easy job, just drive up on ramps, jack back end...

Easy job, just drive up on ramps, jack back end up.
Nothing in the way.
Make sure you have the correct tork wrench, mine was a T45 got a set of allen wrench style for 12.99.
I used a cheap hand...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By tblt44
I buy from e eEuroparts

I buy from e eEuroparts
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By tblt44
Did my fluid and filter a week later. Drain and...

Did my fluid and filter a week later.
Drain and fill size is a T45, got a allen style set at advanced auto for 12.99 with many torq sizes up to T50.
fluid looked ok.
did a filter fluid change than...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 269,307
Posted By tblt44
117K no problems. 2005 325i Just did a fluid...

117K no problems. 2005 325i
Just did a fluid and filter change than a drain and refill with redline D4,took about 2 3/4 gallons doing it this way.
Original fluid still looked good,dark but not as...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By tblt44
Ya I know how to do it,its the size I need for...

Ya I know how to do it,its the size I need for 2005,built in oct 2004
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By tblt44
2005 325I auto transmission help

I am trying to remove the fil plug on my 2005 bmw 325i auto transmission.GM bult transmission
the drain plug looks to be the same size,all info I can find on the web list 2 different sizes.
t45 and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By tblt44
check all pulleys. sounds like a/c hope not. ...

check all pulleys.
sounds like a/c hope not.
fan is right hand loosen and shroud and fan must come out together.
good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 269,307
Posted By tblt44
107K no problems. doing a redline fluid change...

107K no problems.
doing a redline fluid change twice real soon . I have 3 gallons of D4
filter ,gasket and new bolts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By tblt44
Valve cover gasket BMW or Elring

2005 e46 M54 engine
Need to replace my valve cover gasket.
What brand works ?
BMW , Elring or others ?
I'm also doing plugs ,are the NGK 4 prong the best for our cars ?
Anything else I need....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By tblt44
Ok looks like elring is oem

Ok looks like elring is oem
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By tblt44
Is elring oem?

Is elring oem?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By tblt44
Well I just ordered a Elring gasket for the oil...

Well I just ordered a Elring gasket for the oil filter housing. Was rotating the tires and found this leak from back of the engine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By tblt44
what brand valve cover gasket

I have been getting a oil leak at the back of the valve cover, time for a new gasket.
what brand gasket do you guys use ?
What brand should I avoid?
Anything I need to know when doing this job ?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By tblt44
Oil filter housing leak

2005 325i
Haven't posted in a while because the BMW has been good.
I have a oil leak on the drivers side of the engine and I think its the oil filter housing.
Just want to know is there anything...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-29-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 305,078
Posted By tblt44
Is the transmission functioning better now with...

Is the transmission functioning better now with the fluid change?
A new trans is big money.You may find a shop to get you a used one about 1500 or rebuild yours.
First you may want to try getting...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-26-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 305,078
Posted By tblt44
The original fluid should be carmel color like...

The original fluid should be carmel color like motor oil. At least it is on the GM transmissions. The red stuff is ok as long as its designed for your ZF transmission. What fluid did you us
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By tblt44
Coolant Question

2005 BMW 325i
I just did a drain and refill of my antifreeze .Well I got the BMW stuff but what I drained looked like apple juice no Idea what brand it was.I added the BMW blue fluid and distilled...
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