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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By e46freak
My bit of advice would be to stay away from the...

My bit of advice would be to stay away from the early e46s (1999-2001) because they had very expensive rear subframe issues. From what I understand most e46s have a problem with the cooling system. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By e46freak
Don't focus your attention or money on mods right...

Don't focus your attention or money on mods right now. Over in the states we have miles but I'm assuming 98k km is probably a good time to replace your cooling system. Make sure you have everything...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-25-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By e46freak
Wanting to Purchase an E30

Hey e30 guys, as the name suggests I *was* a proud owner of a 328 e46 until the wiring harness fried. I decided an e30 would be a great car because i love the shape and i cant really afford an e46....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,278
Posted By e46freak
The fact of the matter is that the manual trans...

The fact of the matter is that the manual trans on bmws, and on most cars is more reliable and more of a "drivers car". And you are on a "drivers" and "enthusiast" forum. And you've been here two...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
Had to have it towed to my local stealership. The...

Had to have it towed to my local stealership. The entire wiring harness is fried along with many other electrical parts. 3500 to fix so it's basically totaled. Kind of speechless right now.
Had a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By e46freak
From your wide range of electrical problems im...

From your wide range of electrical problems im just gonna go ahead and guess battery. Batteries at the end of their lives can make some weird stuff happen in the car.
How old is the battery?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By e46freak
Prices? Service history? Your price range? ...

Prices? Service history? Your price range?

Honestly for me, I need a manual, no questions asked.
But at the same time, I wouldnt necessarily opt for a 325. I would look for a 330 manual.
Good...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By e46freak
As much as these guys like to joke, and so do I,...

As much as these guys like to joke, and so do I, please do not buy the car.

You might never understand but you'll definitely be better off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
Excellent. Thanks for the help guys. Ill let ya...

Excellent. Thanks for the help guys. Ill let ya know how it goes. Unfortunately I won't get back to you by at least this Friday cause my old man wants me to pay for it( I'm 17), which is fine, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
Haha even in this situation Bob made me laugh. I...

Haha even in this situation Bob made me laugh. I was wondering when I would finally get called "Sparky". Is this something that I would have to take to a stealership or could I take it to a bmw Indy?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
Obviously this is premature to ask considering...

Obviously this is premature to ask considering that I don't even know what it is, but is it likely that what chasz17 said about extensive damage or is this repairable?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
I would, but the car won't start. Engine turns...

I would, but the car won't start. Engine turns over but no spark.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
I checked every fuse and none of them were blown.

I checked every fuse and none of them were blown.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By e46freak
Help Needed

Hey guys, turned the car on today, shifted into second and smoke started to come from my steering column and the dash where the speedo is. I turned the car off then turned it back on to diagnose the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By e46freak
Just look for an automatic. Trans jobs are...

Just look for an automatic. Trans jobs are ridiculously hard to do if you arent a seasoned mechanic and will cost you 2 to 4 grand for someone else to do it. Keep looking and be patient or *settle*...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,898
Posted By e46freak
When you are driving down a road with the windows...

When you are driving down a road with the windows down and hear a bad noise from a car, and just pray to the bmw gods it isn't yours.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,756
Posted By e46freak
No name. She or her as in She is the only girl...

No name. She or her as in
She is the only girl I can afford
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,898
Posted By e46freak
When you take every opportunity to talk about...

When you take every opportunity to talk about your car, whether the person you are talking to cares or not
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By e46freak
You could buy carbon fiber trim or you could buy...

You could buy carbon fiber trim or you could buy carbon fiber vinyl wrap and save yourself some $$
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By e46freak
Ok never mind I have an MT so I have an electric...

Ok never mind I have an MT so I have an electric fan. Regardless, it's making a terrible noise. Do I replace it and the pulleys?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By e46freak
Fan Clutch

My fan clutch is shot. Do I have to replace water pump as well?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By e46freak
Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By e46freak
How can I begin to isolate where it is coming...

How can I begin to isolate where it is coming from?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By e46freak
Whining/Squealing Noise

Hey guys I have a really annoying whining/squealing noise from the front of the engine bay. It happens when i am idling and driving. Could it be a pulley my fan or a belt? :dunno:
Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,100
Posted By e46freak
Smolck has a video for front control arms on his...

Smolck has a video for front control arms on his youtube. You can find the link to that on his sig. I just them last weekend with my dad and it really wasnt very bad. The middle bolt is kinda awkward...
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