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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By 3LOU5
Wow. I've never seen that plastic end piece...

Wow. I've never seen that plastic end piece separate from the rubber hose. Looks to be some sort of defect in the manufacturing.

I wonder if you could just place the rubber hose back on and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By 3LOU5
The loss of power was probably the engine on its...

The loss of power was probably the engine on its way to seizing due to the lack of lubrication from a malfunctioning oil pump.

It really is amazing that people still continue to drive with a red...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-21-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By 3LOU5
Pyramid Lake, about 30 miles north of Reno. ...

Pyramid Lake, about 30 miles north of Reno.

Iirc, it's slightly bigger than Tahoe, not as scenic, but A LOT warmer by 20 degrees.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-21-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By 3LOU5
Brilliant observation !! And she's all about...

Brilliant observation !!

And she's all about driving the boat !!!!

:rofl:
Forum: Off-Topic 08-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By 3LOU5
I'm just lucky that my lady isn't very expensive...

I'm just lucky that my lady isn't very expensive or stressfull.

:)
Forum: Off-Topic 08-21-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By 3LOU5
Here's another pic. (Can't seem to place the...

Here's another pic.

(Can't seem to place the second pic after the first one for some reason....)
Forum: Off-Topic 08-21-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By 3LOU5
My new obsession

Ok, so about 4 weeks ago, I was "pressured" to try wakeboarding for the very first time. Granted, we have owned our boat for about 5 years, and I've always avoided wakeboarding because of my fragile...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-14-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By 3LOU5
To be able to take a ride in a B-17 is in my...

To be able to take a ride in a B-17 is in my bucket list.

I knew a vet who was a tailgunner in one. When I asked him how many fighters he shot down, he replied, "I have no idea. Those things...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 920
Posted By 3LOU5
1: 2002 325i 2: 121,4hundred something...

1: 2002 325i

2: 121,4hundred something miles

3: like the first day I drove her off the lot in August 2002

4: 0

See pic attached.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,253
Posted By 3LOU5
I've run a few all-seasons on my car. My top...

I've run a few all-seasons on my car.

My top 3, in this order:

(1) Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus - they don't make them anymore, but its replacement is supposedly equal or better. They're...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By 3LOU5
I recognize that tire tread pattern. You're...

I recognize that tire tread pattern.

You're not running Yokohama YK580 all-seasons are you ??

I just bought a set about two weeks ago and LOVE them....

:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By 3LOU5
You need to take a pic of THE SOURCE of the leak,...

You need to take a pic of THE SOURCE of the leak, and not the end result.

Next time, take a pic with your hood open and preferably with the radiator, hoses, expansion tank, water pump, thermostat...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By 3LOU5
How in the hell can a spanner catch on fire ?? ...

How in the hell can a spanner catch on fire ??

Was it made in China out of cheap plastic ????
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,323
Posted By 3LOU5
That sucks, but WTF does all this have to do with...

That sucks, but WTF does all this have to do with the fourth generation 3-Series (E46 chassis) anyway ??

:p
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By 3LOU5
If I were you, I'd put in special ZHP gas, along...

If I were you, I'd put in special ZHP gas, along with special ZHP air, for optimum performance.

But I sure as hell wouldn't slap any Armor All on my tires, 'cuz you might end up like this poor...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By 3LOU5
1) Check salvage yards 2) It's best to...

1) Check salvage yards

2) It's best to replace them as a set, IMO.

Good luck !!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By 3LOU5
It never ceases to amaze me why the hell people...

It never ceases to amaze me why the hell people drive around with their fuel tanks nearly on empty.

Fuel is used to keep the pump cool. It must be continually immersed to keep it that way.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By 3LOU5
I don't have an automatic, but I've heard you're...

I don't have an automatic, but I've heard you're gonna need a special tool to take the fan off.

In my car, it's a lot easier to get the main fan belt off from the top. The belt that drives the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By 3LOU5
Try this: (1) Fuel filter. The DIYs on these...

Try this:

(1) Fuel filter. The DIYs on these have a few scary stories. I've read a few guys who attempted this and had gallons and gallons of fuel spewing out. Here's what I did: started the car,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 3LOU5
Just remember to DEpressurize the system. IIRC,...

Just remember to DEpressurize the system. IIRC, I started the car and pulled one fuse in the glove box (can't remember which one....50-something) and the car dies within 15 seconds.

Do it in a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 827
Posted By 3LOU5
It's the Kool-Aid. :rofl:

It's the Kool-Aid.

:rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 827
Posted By 3LOU5
Come on, man !! Everybody in this here forum...

Come on, man !! Everybody in this here forum knows that Fast Bob has got THE most calibrated arm in the automobile business !! It's so good, he doesn't even need to ensure it's within spec !!!!
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By 3LOU5
Are you looking at all-seasons ?? My...

Are you looking at all-seasons ??

My recommendation is Michelin Pilot Sports A/S Plus. Unfortunately, they don't sell them anymore, but when I had a set, they proved to be one of the best a/s...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 04-24-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By 3LOU5
Hey, do you know how to use one of these ?? ...

Hey, do you know how to use one of these ??

http://yarisworld.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=752&pictureid=5063

If you need to add more air, there are gas stations that have air compressors, I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By 3LOU5
Did you try checking the fuses ??

Did you try checking the fuses ??
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