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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,096
Posted By EnduroGuy
I recently pulled the dust seal off all the...

I recently pulled the dust seal off all the pulleys on our cars and re-greased them. They're both over 100k. One or two of them only had the slightest amount of grease left but none had excessive...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By EnduroGuy
Regrease pulleys

Some say sealed bearings cannot be greased but those people just don't know any better or they're trying to sell you parts. Anyway, I did my tension pulleys and the one on the alternator last weekend...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,003
Posted By EnduroGuy
Personally, I hate plastic so I put the aluminum...

Personally, I hate plastic so I put the aluminum ECS one on my wife's car. I read the negative comments but they were all 2 or 3 years old so my guess is ECS adressed the quality issue with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,575
Posted By EnduroGuy
Part of me wants something faster than my daily...

Part of me wants something faster than my daily driver 330i but I looked down at the mpg the other day after a 20 mile stretch of easy country road and it read 34mpg! A V8 would never do that. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,320
Posted By EnduroGuy
After doing an oil filter housing gasket I...

After doing an oil filter housing gasket I carefully hosed the oil off the side of the engine block not realizing the crankshft sensor was hidden down under there. The water set off the p0339 code....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By EnduroGuy
Mine had a burned out connector and was doing the...

Mine had a burned out connector and was doing the intermittent thing. I just nipped it off and put a new regular sized tab connector on it and there just so happens to be a tab to connect it to on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-17-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By EnduroGuy
Thanks guys. I'm going to try and hunt down a...

Thanks guys. I'm going to try and hunt down a pair of rears with the right offset.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By EnduroGuy
First check the heater fuses. I'm waiting on a...

First check the heater fuses. I'm waiting on a climate control modual right now but in the mean time if I want heat I pull the 7.5 amp fuse and when I want cool I plug it back in.

I changed my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By EnduroGuy
Are these Hamann wheels?

I picked up this '03 330i recently and the rear wheels only have clearance because the previous owner used narrow tires (same as the front) and stretched them out to the beeds. I can only get it to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By EnduroGuy
If you are trying to get more heat transfer in...

If you are trying to get more heat transfer in the coolant then it will help a tiny bit.

If you are running it so hard the system just can't keep up and need a higher boiling point then I would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,875
Posted By EnduroGuy
Not related to this situation but my v-8 ford van...

Not related to this situation but my v-8 ford van started what felt like a slipping TC. Slip, catch slip, catch... At least that's what it felt like. I even went as far as ordering a replacement TC....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By EnduroGuy
Utility knife, set with the blade sticking out...

Utility knife, set with the blade sticking out about 1/8 inch. Cut it around the seam starting with the top where the loop is. Better to start shallow and work your way deeper until you just break...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 52,747
Posted By EnduroGuy
Low floor jack: ...

Low floor jack:

http://www.blackfriday.fm/product/goodyear-1-5-ton-aluminum-jack/29337

Should have waited a few days and saved a few bucks. I haven't used it extensively yet but it seems solid.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By EnduroGuy
Before my leaking battery completely died it...

Before my leaking battery completely died it would unlock but not arm. Shortly thereafter it died completely.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=499327
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-22-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By EnduroGuy
Ok, so if you tear the tabs off the new battery...

Ok, so if you tear the tabs off the new battery it will leave pin holes and it will leak. Luckily I ordered 2 batteries and redid it. This time leaving the tabs on the battery, only snipping off the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,870
Posted By EnduroGuy
Looking at that has me shaking my head (right to...

Looking at that has me shaking my head (right to left) thinking of the day when the starter goes out.

I wonder if you can get to the ac expansion valve from that big hole in the fire wall?
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By EnduroGuy
No fat chick in the passenger seat comments?

No fat chick in the passenger seat comments?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By EnduroGuy
You misunderstand. The tape only holds the key...

You misunderstand. The tape only holds the key halves together (temporary until I'm satisfied that the new battery will hold up). The pressure of the key being together keeps the the old leads in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,879
Posted By EnduroGuy
The dirty filter filtering better idea is a myth...

The dirty filter filtering better idea is a myth imo.

I race and maintain dirt bikes. They use oiled foam filters. As particles run the maze of the filter material they eventually hit a wall and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By EnduroGuy
Another key battery success

Pried the leads off the old battery and the new, straightened out the old leads and just let pressure make the contacts. So far so good. The only thing that may become an issue is when I pried off...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 95,122
Posted By EnduroGuy
Haven't noticed any fluctuating fans speeds...

Haven't noticed any fluctuating fans speeds (unless it's on auto) but my ac is not blowing cold even after a fresh charge. Cool at best.

Could the fsu still be contributing to this even if the...
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