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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:31 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,167
Posted By GoForthFast
Probably around sept or oct

Probably around sept or oct
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By GoForthFast
Please see post #1 here: ...

Please see post #1 here:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=896234&highlight=vulnerable&page=4
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 315
Posted By GoForthFast
Use a puller

Use a puller
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By GoForthFast
I believe I recall that you can do this with a...

I believe I recall that you can do this with a push-on method rather than a twist to lock method.
If you dry run try it outside the car until you are real familiar with all the ways it works, it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By GoForthFast
Pricey for cuts I admit, but cheap compared to...

Pricey for cuts I admit, but cheap compared to paying a shop.
I used pre-cut tint, clear bra, and Lamin-X. Jobs were difficult enough without imposing my own jagged cuts. No regrets. I've had the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By GoForthFast
Do you have an e46? Must give info to get info....

Do you have an e46? Must give info to get info. Post as much relevent info as you can when you ask a question.
First use OBC hidden functions to read the fuel level in each tank lobe. Then report...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By GoForthFast
Warned you it's tricky so you'd stick with it....

Warned you it's tricky so you'd stick with it. Glad you reached master class!

Now you need to pay attention to only 6.0
Currently indicates you have 17.0 liters in your driver's side tank and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By GoForthFast
Sorry, no can do on facelift models. That's why...

Sorry, no can do on facelift models. That's why you need the restore kit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By GoForthFast
I put Lamin-X on my headlights when the car was...

I put Lamin-X on my headlights when the car was new and now 11 years later my headlights look just like yours. Why not give them a try?


PS, have to jack up the car to use this kit?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By GoForthFast
Both rubber intake boots can be removed and...

Both rubber intake boots can be removed and installed without touching the intake manifold. Please don't scare the pants off of us!

Go read some CVV DIY's for tips on working on those boots.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By GoForthFast
Sorry, wrong info. I know there's an urge to be...

Sorry, wrong info. I know there's an urge to be helpful, but please don't make stuff up if you don't really know. It confuses people.
Cannot use the average as the tanks are different sizes. So uses...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By GoForthFast
Do know that autozone, et al are notorous for...

Do know that autozone, et al are notorous for testing starters, alternators, and batteries good when they are actually less than adequate.

Do explore your grounds, but suspect your starter still.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By GoForthFast
If you're conservative on the highway, I was on...

If you're conservative on the highway, I was on the way to a reliably projectable 550 miles on one tank but I didn't want to stress the pump in hot weather, nor run out of gas out in Utah.

Don't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By GoForthFast
Betting 90% that you need a new battery from all...

Betting 90% that you need a new battery from all you describe.

Your call to try a new one or go thru all the diagnostics.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By GoForthFast
What about having a tranny place do the drum?

What about having a tranny place do the drum?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By GoForthFast
For sure you have the correct size rotor?

For sure you have the correct size rotor?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By GoForthFast
You're in the e46 forum and I think you belong...

You're in the e46 forum and I think you belong over in the e90 forum?

Which one do you have?

Fill in your garage so we can use that to learn necessary details about your car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By GoForthFast
how much did you pay for it? how many miles?

how much did you pay for it?

how many miles?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By GoForthFast
A fascinating tale. Thanks so much tor taking the...

A fascinating tale. Thanks so much tor taking the time to memorialize such a unique story that can serve as instructional to all of us.
There def are ways to more definitively tell if your car has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By GoForthFast
Adjust %'s until taste is just right!

Adjust %'s until taste is just right!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By GoForthFast
Can go faster in fifth gear rather than sixth. ...

Can go faster in fifth gear rather than sixth.

6th just gives better mileage at cruising. Noise difference is nil.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By GoForthFast
If you suspect ball joints have you done the...

If you suspect ball joints have you done the normal diagnostic tests for ball joints?

Maybe do the wheel bearing test?

And test/inspect for bad CAB's?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 476
Posted By GoForthFast
You have one hydraulic and one mech tensioner. No...

You have one hydraulic and one mech tensioner. No hyd unit was ever installed for A/C

Replace belts when the gooved side shows more than just a few cracks when reverse bent.

Replace pulleys...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By GoForthFast
OK, you asked. How about an upgraded window...

OK, you asked. How about an upgraded window regulator that won't fail over and over?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By GoForthFast
Mine leaked in 8K miles. Pick up a VR gasket...

Mine leaked in 8K miles.

Pick up a VR gasket if you hate yourself.
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