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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By QAfred
Do some research on the DISA. Then inspect it as...

Do some research on the DISA. Then inspect it as required and re-build (with recommended kit) or replace with OEM, form one of our sponsors.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By QAfred
It is really hard to believe the control arms /...

It is really hard to believe the control arms / ball joints are sound after that many years/mileage. They must have been changed, if they look stock, I would replace the control arms at this time as...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By QAfred
I agree and would go with this one: ...

I agree and would go with this one:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By QAfred
I too have run K&N on my two 3 series with over...

I too have run K&N on my two 3 series with over 300K combined with no MAF issues. They work just fine if you follow the directions. The rest of the talk in here is just that- here-say and anectodatal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By QAfred
throw out bearing IMO..run it until it fails...

throw out bearing IMO..run it until it fails totally.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By QAfred
traction control light...is the DSC as I own a...

traction control light...is the DSC as I own a 323i too. that could mean you shut it off or a speed sensor is failing or contaiminated.
Engine light? Drive it for sure, but give us more info on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By QAfred
I am not sure what your problem was/is but one...

I am not sure what your problem was/is but one screw retains them, I removed them from my 13 year old 323i, sprayed electical contact cleaner on them and that fixed my problem, but I live in Florida,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,273
Posted By QAfred
I totally agree, and now use BMW antifreeze and...

I totally agree, and now use BMW antifreeze and have less problems...many of the OEM parts you order will even state warranty does not apply if you do not use BMW antifreeze! I was not a believer...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By QAfred
pull your speed sensors and clean them. That...

pull your speed sensors and clean them. That worked for me, if not, find the link on how to troubleshoot to find the failed speed sensor and replace it, but my 323i has 256K on it and never had to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By QAfred
same here .....I ordered a bunch of them once...

same here .....I ordered a bunch of them once from one of our site sponsors, dirt cheap - and change them every other oil change. ECS tuning, Pelican or Autohaus are my favs
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By QAfred
a great freaking deal..I have 160K on my 2001...

a great freaking deal..I have 160K on my 2001 330ci, and would never part with it for that price..bluebook is $6500 for excellent condition..***** it!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By QAfred
shut it off restart it and you'll be fine, just...

shut it off restart it and you'll be fine, just like the manual in your glovebox tells you to do...noted that light 3 times on my 323i and never had a transmission failure, except the no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By QAfred
Yes, no doubt the benefits are...

Yes, no doubt the benefits are unbelievable...they consider this a remote/hardship assignment LOL..enjoying everything while I still can....YOLO:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By QAfred
15th century armament..gotta respect that...

15th century armament..gotta respect that technology, as these people, Koreans, Japanese, Chinese have been fighting each other for thousands of years, very little wild life left as the last 50 years...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By QAfred
photos of Busan, formerly known as Pusan...who...

photos of Busan, formerly known as Pusan...who changes the name of cities? Korea, currently in Sacheon, used to be Sachon? dunno why.:dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,661
Posted By QAfred
I agree. I replaced my DISA on my 330ci, before I...

I agree. I replaced my DISA on my 330ci, before I left for South Korea, and it really feels a lot better...starting getting that clicking sound signifying valve failure.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By QAfred
In Sacheon, South Korea and miss the new Bimmer

New BMW and volunteered to go to South Korea for six months, for Boeing, and cannot drive it:bawling:

as you know, this color only comes in M3 sport package----sweet!

anyone interested in a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By QAfred
BTW_ I have not logged in lately as I am in...

BTW_ I have not logged in lately as I am in Sacheon, South Korea inspecting AH-46 Apache helicopters, F-15s, and A-10 wings that they build for Boeing....and as a quality engineer, I have found...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By QAfred
I go to the BMW dealer with two empty gear lube...

I go to the BMW dealer with two empty gear lube bottles and have them fill one, the other half way (since it takes 1.1 quarts) it with Manual transmission fluid MT-02 is the latest, my 2001, 330ci...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By QAfred
read the codes...guessing otherwise

read the codes...guessing otherwise
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By QAfred
vacuum leak, check your intake tubing and all...

vacuum leak, check your intake tubing and all vacuum lines from secondary air pump that run behind the intake
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By QAfred
SPEED SENSORS on one of the wheels is either...

SPEED SENSORS on one of the wheels is either contaminated or going south. I had this issue, removed all four, cleaned them an wala...no problem since.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By QAfred
these cars are built to pass on to the next...

these cars are built to pass on to the next generation...130K is not dick for a bimmer, if you are a DIYer I would go for it in a heart beat...my 330ci has 161k on it and it has only set two warning...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By QAfred
duh, anytime your engine is sucking in air that...

duh, anytime your engine is sucking in air that it is not supposed to of course it will cause a lean code
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By QAfred
put a piece of black electrical tape over the...

put a piece of black electrical tape over the warning light as you cannot get the bulb out.
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