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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,822
Posted By numindast
Take the "t" off that word and it's a patented...

Take the "t" off that word and it's a patented drug for helping you sleep. Maybe that's it? The censor word lists can get really strange.

As for every E46 owner having lots of dash lights.. nah, I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,822
Posted By numindast
I wanted to mention, if the brake pads look fine,...

I wanted to mention, if the brake pads look fine, perhaps a brake job was done with pads but without new wear sensors . that would explain the dash warning light. If memory serves, they are on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By numindast
Although I have never cleaned under the hood, I...

Although I have never cleaned under the hood, I personally would not take any kind of high pressure anything to that area on an older car such as my 2005. I'm half afraid to handle the various hoses...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,401
Posted By numindast
Update -- The shuddering has gotten, at...

Update --

The shuddering has gotten, at times, substantially worse back in October or November. Bad enough that one day my wife made me pull over and call a tow truck. Sometimes better, sometimes...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By numindast
This is most likely due to the common ground wire...

This is most likely due to the common ground wire problem in the rear light assembly wiring. Many others have done this fix and their brake and turn signals in the back of the car return to full...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,470
Posted By numindast
I'm not sure I want that image in my head... a...

I'm not sure I want that image in my head... a raped ape? Oy!

and props to everyone who had a little patience with the new forum user. Just because someone is new does not automatically mean they...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By numindast
I concur, and I have to start somewhere -- thanks...

I concur, and I have to start somewhere -- thanks for your input as always Bob.

Next paycheck, I'm going to have my indy inspect the flex disc (I prefer that over "jew-bo" :) ) CSB and u-joints....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By numindast
So my question is, did this problem come and go...

So my question is, did this problem come and go for you? I've rarely had this problem (drivetrain vibration) until the last few weeks when it has come back much more frequently, but not often enough...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By numindast
*snicker* :p Sorry she got crunched! That...

*snicker* :p

Sorry she got crunched! That does stink.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By numindast
I don't recall, exactly, but no longer than 12...

I don't recall, exactly, but no longer than 12 hours.

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By numindast
I doubt an engine (any engine) would run if it...

I doubt an engine (any engine) would run if it was actually rust, thinking about what would have to happen to get there in the first place -- no, I never seriously thought that, but it was a good way...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By numindast
Pewp! No, it's not pewp... LOL! ...

Pewp! No, it's not pewp... LOL!

Interesting... I've never seen this before BUT in the last month or two I've been taking only short, slow trips -- home to the train station and back. The last oil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By numindast
Rust? Or what? On my oil dipstick

What do you guys think? Is this cause for alarm? I've never seen this before.

Thanks!

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By numindast
Excellent advice, one which I would have myself...

Excellent advice, one which I would have myself done had I the interest to freeze my fingers off and the time to spend on it... which, since I had neither, makes it all the better that it was a cheap...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By numindast
Misfires, particularly on cold start

I thought I would share this with the community.

One morning I fired up the engine and was promptly misfiring on one cylinder continuously, with a second cylinder (the one immediately following...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By numindast
Agreed with Fast Bob. Not an uncommon tale at...

Agreed with Fast Bob. Not an uncommon tale at all. Seems like a fresh battery (or alternator, if your battery tests fine) solves the problem.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,812
Posted By numindast
http://oregon.arrests.org/Arrests/Brett_Wallace_11...

http://oregon.arrests.org/Arrests/Brett_Wallace_11573377/

Arrested, charged with one count of 1st degree theft, and one count of computer crime.

I was pleased to see that you got things made...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By numindast
I'd like those wheels! ... but in full size....

I'd like those wheels!

... but in full size. I think our wheels (I have the same as yours) are too boring. Oh well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 14,194
Posted By numindast
LOL!!! Uncertainly well said! :D

LOL!!!

Uncertainly well said! :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By numindast
Even with all season tires, AWD has its benefits....

Even with all season tires, AWD has its benefits. But a key point to remember is that AWD is great at getting you moving but doesn't have any advantage at all over RWD in stopping. Food for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By numindast
I owned a Nissan NX that I bought from a mechanic...

I owned a Nissan NX that I bought from a mechanic who had bought it at auction (salvage title as defined by New Jersey) as a backyard project (not associated with his day job). That car ran just fine...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By numindast
I'm thinking that was more or less coincidental...

I'm thinking that was more or less coincidental timing. Stranger things have happened. Otherwise I'm with Smolck, it really does sound like a thermostat that ain't working the way it should.

...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,880
Posted By numindast
Good way to give someone the :fingers: then ......

Good way to give someone the :fingers: then ... no doubt it works great on the mechanically uninclined! And makes you dah debil! ;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By numindast
I'm going to check this out when I get home...

I'm going to check this out when I get home tonight. We've had a burning smell come and go a few times over the last two weeks. Annoys the crap outta my wife... (for bimmerfest regulars, yes, wife --...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,880
Posted By numindast
I always wondered about the potato/banana thing...

I always wondered about the potato/banana thing in the tailpipe. What happens (specifically) with those? Blows out muffler, or exhaust manifold gaskets, or what?

I'm of the opinion that revenge...
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