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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,644
Posted By silver69camaro
I think you deserve a gold star.

I think you deserve a gold star.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By silver69camaro
A small film of dish soap on the o-ring will help...

A small film of dish soap on the o-ring will help as well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By silver69camaro
When you say timing, I'd imagine you are talking...

When you say timing, I'd imagine you are talking about valve timing since the head was removed, which is somewhat adjustable on these cars. If the timing isn't set correctly, it will run pretty bad...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,767
Posted By silver69camaro
Uh, a set of dial calipers will do the job. ...

Uh, a set of dial calipers will do the job.

Look guys, Viton is nothing new. It's been used for YEARS and just because the space shuttle uses them, doesn't mean it's like gold. What you looking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,404
Posted By silver69camaro
I have a extended warranty for mine, but it's...

I have a extended warranty for mine, but it's useless. They try every way possible to not pay a claim.

Example: Car was misfiring during the morning and ended up being a lifter problem. Dealer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By silver69camaro
If you don't use the proper tool to time the...

If you don't use the proper tool to time the cams, or perhaps the timing chain isn't pretensioned correctly during timing, the timing will be off. Quick way to check is to bust off the valve cover,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By silver69camaro
I think we oughta propose either an age...

I think we oughta propose either an age requirement for registering to this site, or maybe just a short quiz. That should weed out the trolls.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By silver69camaro
Well, two 2" pipes have about 30% more flow area...

Well, two 2" pipes have about 30% more flow area than a single 2.5"...but this all assumes the stock system is restrictive to start with, or perhaps the exhaust port on the cylinder head is the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,381
Posted By silver69camaro
ZF Transmission, changed at 55K with Valvoline...

ZF Transmission, changed at 55K with Valvoline Dextron VI, 80K now. Probably the best shifting tranmission I've had.

Learned to ONLY use the BMW pan gasket.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,919
Posted By silver69camaro
Misfire on cold start? Check in here...

Since about last year, our 2003 330i was having a problem with cold-start misfires. It would vary as to what cylinder was misfiring, but would normally happen on #5. Typically it would misfire...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By silver69camaro
GM engines don't have cam ledges. It's a well...

GM engines don't have cam ledges. It's a well known M52/54 problem.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By silver69camaro
Mine was due to 16 bad lifters and 1 bad cam...

Mine was due to 16 bad lifters and 1 bad cam ledge. I'd do some more investigating before you blame it on the CVV.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-12-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,955
Posted By silver69camaro
If it has t1ts or wheels, it will give you...

If it has t1ts or wheels, it will give you problems.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,486
Posted By silver69camaro
Kerosene would do it. But seriously, say...

Kerosene would do it.

But seriously, say you dislodge the sludge in the CCV. Do you really want that going through your crank bearings?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By silver69camaro
It's not difficult to do if you have decent...

It's not difficult to do if you have decent mechanical abilities.

No on the second question.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By silver69camaro
Obviously oil got onto the exhaust somwhere, can...

Obviously oil got onto the exhaust somwhere, can you see where the discoloration is? If it's on the manifolds, the valve cover gasket probably crapped out. Another location is the timing chain...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By silver69camaro
Man, who cares? Look up a old C&D or R&T for...

Man, who cares? Look up a old C&D or R&T for performance stats if you really want to know.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By silver69camaro
Jameson, writing software for a new computer...

Jameson, writing software for a new computer isn't really on the same level as two flipped relay connections. I do feel, however, that whenever you work on a car's electrical system with aftermarket...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By silver69camaro
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By silver69camaro
Heh, yeah. Here's a shot of our old 330i: ...

Heh, yeah. Here's a shot of our old 330i:

http://images42.fotki.com/v1375/photos/1/1122186/6657148/6G1I1536-vi.jpg

That was one of the easiest-handling cars I've ever driven. It had the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By silver69camaro
I own a 2003 ZHP. My fun car: ...

I own a 2003 ZHP.

My fun car:
http://images44.fotki.com/v1407/photos/1/1122186/4764968/camaro-vi.jpg

http://images38.fotki.com/v1274/photos/1/1122186/4764968/MG_4407_sized-vi.jpg

Complete...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By silver69camaro
Why would that be odd? I've read the boards for...

Why would that be odd? I've read the boards for a long time but never felt a reason to post. Granted, this forum has much more noise than Bimmerforums, but I've tried to not get involved with these...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,777
Posted By silver69camaro
Let me get this straight: There were two...

Let me get this straight: There were two terminals switched in the relay connector, and you want to be compensated? Are you serious? If you have really "done quite a few electrical installations...
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