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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By R. Cate
When I changed my fuel filter the same thing...

When I changed my fuel filter the same thing happened. It got progressively worse and eventually my car even died once, but once I changed my fuel pump, problem solved. The good news is that it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By R. Cate
No problem. I've never heard of DP Motorwerks...

No problem. I've never heard of DP Motorwerks actually. If you take that route, let me know how it goes.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By R. Cate
You could try Atlantic Autowerks. A lot of people...

You could try Atlantic Autowerks. A lot of people I know have had good luck there.

They're located right on Virginia Beach Boulevard.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By R. Cate
I live in Virginia Beach and I've done majority...

I live in Virginia Beach and I've done majority of the repairs on mine. What exactly do you need done?

Of course I am not a mechanic, but if you'd rather tackle this yourself I'd be more than...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By R. Cate
Search under Delmarco and you'll find his write...

Search under Delmarco and you'll find his write up.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By R. Cate
I think I've been experiencing the same symptoms...

I think I've been experiencing the same symptoms as you. All is well when I'm accelerating, but when I come to a stop for any longer than a minute or so, the Rpms drop to 500 and the car starts to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By R. Cate
Oembimmerparts.com

Oembimmerparts.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,043
Posted By R. Cate
Please pm me more info about your front bumper...

Please pm me more info about your front bumper assembly.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By R. Cate
Honestly, I'm not sure if it is absolutely...

Honestly, I'm not sure if it is absolutely crucial that the radiator is also replaced, but when I did my cooling system refresh I did basically everything, including the radiator. I guess I just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,043
Posted By R. Cate
How much for your whole front bumper assembly and...

How much for your whole front bumper assembly and cover?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By R. Cate
Yeah, what everyone else said basically. ...

Yeah, what everyone else said basically.

Also, is there a reason you decided not to include a radiator in your cooling system refresh?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By R. Cate
It depends on the production date of your car. O2...

It depends on the production date of your car. O2 sensors on E46's before March of 2003 will run about $65 each, and any after March of 2003 will cost $123 each.

Honestly, because your car isn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By R. Cate
I just replaced both per-cats recently with...

I just replaced both per-cats recently with 116,000 on the clock. I don't think it's urgent at the moment, but it might be more convenient for you with the valve cover off already.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By R. Cate
Awesome! Well, the only things I can think of...

Awesome! Well, the only things I can think of within reason are some cleaning product since you'll be taking everything apart. Maf cleaner, brake parts cleaner, tb cleaner, and seafoam deep creep to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By R. Cate
If that is a victor reinz gasket, I would highly...

If that is a victor reinz gasket, I would highly recommend sticking to the oem one as a bunch of us have had bad experiences with them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By R. Cate
I finally took care of the cooling system...

I finally took care of the cooling system overhaul. Now I can enjoy my peace of mind. I've also been slowly fixing all of the common oil leaks. In the past month or two, I've done the oil pan, valve...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By R. Cate
Once the issue has been resolved, you can reset...

Once the issue has been resolved, you can reset the warning light by leaving the driver's side door open and turning the key into position two. It takes just under a minute. Good luck!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By R. Cate
Does that sound occur somewhere in the 0-10mph...

Does that sound occur somewhere in the 0-10mph range also?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By R. Cate
My Indy and I actually did this together. It took...

My Indy and I actually did this together. It took us about four to five hours taking our sweet time. We actually let the car hang for a good hour because once we dropped the pan, oil from above kept...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By R. Cate
Congrats on your progress! Keep us posted.

Congrats on your progress! Keep us posted.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,821
Posted By R. Cate
Oembimmerparts $15 off purchase of $100+

I'm sure many of us received this email from Max, but for those who do not know, his site is offering $15 off a purchase of $100 or more which is valid until the end of tonight. Just throwing this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By R. Cate
I use a 6mm flex head ratcheting wrench now that...

I use a 6mm flex head ratcheting wrench now that I've gone through the trouble of doing it the first time.

If you have new intake boots ready to go, you could just cut the boot off in between...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-03-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,378
Posted By R. Cate
Still for sale?

Still for sale?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By R. Cate
Something relatively cheap that you can do while...

Something relatively cheap that you can do while replacing intake boots is cleaning the mass airflow sensor, idle control valve, and throttle body. CRC's throttle body cleaner and mass airflow sensor...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By R. Cate
My 330i is actually my very first car. Despite...

My 330i is actually my very first car. Despite being over ten years in age and creating the impression that any car with over 100,000 miles would, this car still set the bar really high for any...
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