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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By spazmataz
Sorry I had to cross check with my guy!! Its at...

Sorry I had to cross check with my guy!! Its at the MAF. Disconnect the MAF and behind it.. that needs to be cleaned! I figured it for an ICV because it was causing erratic idle! :dunno: Keep me...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By spazmataz
Hello, Get your idle control valve cleaned....

Hello,
Get your idle control valve cleaned. That'll clear up the rough idle and you can clear the code after that. I have the same engine on my 318i and it happens to me once every about 6 months....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-22-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By spazmataz
Not a bimmer

Hello all, another year down the line. No more e46 for me.. growing family, and with the BMW, its like having another baby. Anyways I sold it to someone who has wanted it from the first day I got it....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By spazmataz
OP, Yes that's a Valve Cover gasket leak and...

OP, Yes that's a Valve Cover gasket leak and @GoingNuts, no that's not a SULEV engine. Mine looks similar and its the N42 4 cylinder engine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By spazmataz
How old is your battery? A bad battery or one...

How old is your battery? A bad battery or one that's going bad is common cause of weird behaviour on these cars. Get that tested before going into anything else.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By spazmataz
Read up on the link below; it should give you...

Read up on the link below; it should give you most of the info you need...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=766148
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By spazmataz
Yes, there're some aftermarket options that you...

Yes, there're some aftermarket options that you can use. look at the eonon webpage for some cheaper options; also forum member crowz has the same in his car that you can look at for more info.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By spazmataz
If its your fun car, would you consider getting...

If its your fun car, would you consider getting an E39 M5 and putting all your energies in that? So you'd basically have 2 M5's..... (yes, i'm living vicariously through you!!) :eek::eek:

OP,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By spazmataz
Good job trying out other stuff and then back to...

Good job trying out other stuff and then back to E46. Also, the work on the mustang looks nicely done!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By spazmataz
OP, where exactly in Africa are you that you have...

OP, where exactly in Africa are you that you have no option but leaded fuel? Too general!! Try and use Shell V-power. Its unleaded.. Actually come to think of it, even the lower grade from Shell is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By spazmataz
Just a small update: One year down the line, I'm...

Just a small update: One year down the line, I'm still in love with my car... special thanks to all those who've made contributions to this forum over the years. Even with a different engine(N42) ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,775
Posted By spazmataz
Oh! not good news at all, your e46 is nice.......

Oh! not good news at all, your e46 is nice.... But if you're happy with the Audi, thats good. I'm determined to give my E46 to my son. Its going to be a while considering he just made 6 months but I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By spazmataz
Bob, roads are not too good but I live in the...

Bob, roads are not too good but I live in the capital which is better than elsewhere... so manageable. It's a learning experience but the satisfaction I get from owning this car again far outweighs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By spazmataz
Hello all, figured I'd just update this thread....

Hello all, figured I'd just update this thread. The car of choice was sold off before I could buy but eventually a better one came up. Ordered from Japan.. Below are some cellphone pics. The dirty...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-05-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By spazmataz
Thank you all... thought so too... offer is in...

Thank you all... thought so too... offer is in for the manual. Fingers crossed :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By spazmataz
Which one would you pick? UPDATE!!!

Hello to all,
Its been a while but I guess I'm making my way back. I moved back home (Uganda) a few yrs ago and dare say that I ventured into a 98 mercedes benz C200 simply because of access to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,625
Posted By spazmataz
Dont know about everyone else but I got a...

Dont know about everyone else but I got a huuuuugggee lump in my throat when I read this.... Aaarrgghh!! Will sure miss your car Shad. I moved back to Uganda and got a 99 e46 318i 5 spd. Your car has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By spazmataz
O/P, try www.bimmerforums.co.uk It doesnt seem...

O/P, try www.bimmerforums.co.uk It doesnt seem like a bad place information wise for UK/European bimmers .
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,846
Posted By spazmataz
+1

+1
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,704
Posted By spazmataz
Bluebee, I have the square key... The lock...

Bluebee, I have the square key... The lock button was pushed in and doesnt work but the remote unlock works. what d'you think? I've seen replacements online for the rubber things inside but I'm not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,899
Posted By spazmataz
OP, what website did you order from? looks like...

OP, what website did you order from? looks like beforward! If so look at the details they have about the car on the website. Most of their cars are 318i with loads of extras so basically you can get...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By spazmataz
Hey Mafabix, I'd try and look at the tires too....

Hey Mafabix, I'd try and look at the tires too. Just changed out my tires last week cuz of "swellings" Basically the combination of potholes and stuff! I live in Ntinda and i know Northern by-pass is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By spazmataz
With the size of pothoes we have around K'la, I...

With the size of pothoes we have around K'la, I wouldnt be surprised if you've bent a wheel or something like that! Have you looked into that? Where in Kampala do you live?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,586
Posted By spazmataz
OP, you didnt tell us about the battery. I...

OP, you didnt tell us about the battery. I wouldn't take the repair guy's word for it. Try switching out the battery yourself for a new one.. When did you last replace your current battery? If thats...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By spazmataz
BOHICA :rofl::rofl:

BOHICA :rofl::rofl:
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