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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Cotwell
I've taken several walks hahahaha but after an...

I've taken several walks hahahaha but after an hour of doing the exact same strategy it decided to snap in a minute ago. I can finally go enjoy the Florida weather with a nice drive soon. Thanks for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Cotwell
Exclamation Installing the dipstick tube.....

It's been an hour now and I cannot get the damn dipstick tube in. I need some tips and advice. And yes I have a new o-ring. Please helpppppp
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-25-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Cotwell
Stripped inverted torx :(((((

Hmmmm. Go grab some craftsmen universal sockets. I've had great luck using them when a bolt is rounded off or whatever. Maybe that will help your situation. Best of luck!


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Cotwell
Yes #2 is the victim. I'm tacking the job at the...

Yes #2 is the victim. I'm tacking the job at the moment. And changing the well over due oil filter housing gasket while I'm here. Thanks for the help everyone!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Cotwell
I managed to blow air into the ccv hose. There is...

I managed to blow air into the ccv hose. There is definitely a crack.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Cotwell
This afternoon I decided to double check the ccv...

This afternoon I decided to double check the ccv hose that leads to the valve cover. When I disconnected it, the hose makes slight cracking sound. Also I covered/plugged both connections for the ccv...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Cotwell
Yes everything checked out okay

Yes everything checked out okay
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Cotwell
SES after vanos seals replaced

Hello festers! I finished replacing the vanos seals yesterday and noticed a missfire condition soon after without the SES light on. I just got back from a short drive and I now have a P0171 and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,945
Posted By Cotwell
The 128Mph speed limiter

Hmmmm. At one point last year I had the chance to see how fast my 2002 330ci non-ZHP will go. The engine cutoff was at 138 mph around 5k rpms.... And yes I'm 100% positive that it was 138 mph. I have...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Cotwell
Well a local parts store decided to call me...

Well a local parts store decided to call me saying they found one instock fortunately.... So I just got finished installing and checking the new thermostat so the bimmer is back in action! Thanks for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Cotwell
Will do. Thanks for the help!

Will do. Thanks for the help!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Cotwell
Question Thermostat replacement

2 days ago my car wouldn't reach proper operating temperature due to my thermostat. It's the original thermostat so I will be replacing it myself. The problem is I ordered the thermostat on wednsday...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,087
Posted By Cotwell
I'm guilty....

I'm guilty....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,087
Posted By Cotwell
When you have a heart attack every time someone...

When you have a heart attack every time someone closes the passenger door using the top of the window
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By Cotwell
With my situation (if anyone cares) both lights...

With my situation (if anyone cares) both lights turned off the next day. So my alignment was the problem.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By Cotwell
Ive just got back from doing my alignment with a...

Ive just got back from doing my alignment with a buddy at work so now my steering is dead-on straight. Now the dsc and yellow brake light are still on. I've only drove about 1 mile with the lights...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By Cotwell
Well im doing my alignment at work monday morning...

Well im doing my alignment at work monday morning so we will see what happens from then on. Thanks for the help!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By Cotwell
Positive. I pushed the dsc button after the...

Positive. I pushed the dsc button after the lights came on and nothing happend.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By Cotwell
Sudden yellow brake and dsc light

About 10 minutes ago i was just driving minding my own business and suddenly the dsc and yellow brake light along with a beep came on. I havent searched for any clues of the cause since im pretty...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-12-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Cotwell
I'm getting $632 for all four??

I'm getting $632 for all four??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Cotwell
Where did you order your koni's?

As I hit 100k on the clock a week or two ago. It's time for shocks to go along with the tune up im in the process with. Now I just don't know what website is best for ordering koni yellows. Which one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Cotwell
Well theres no way to change the bearing without...

Well theres no way to change the bearing without removing the axel nut so your going to need a 46mm socket. Bavauto has one but its pricey.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Cotwell
Paint chip repair suggestions

I'd like to get rid of some very minor chips on my hood but I'm clueless on which repair kit I should buy, or if its even worth it. Any recommendations and opinions would help greatly. Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Cotwell
I wish I knew about that a few hours ago... Haha

I wish I knew about that a few hours ago... Haha
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Cotwell
I just have a small chip on the hood but it's no...

I just have a small chip on the hood but it's no big deal at all. Good thing your wiper blade was on haha
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