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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By GoForthFast
We're all smiling here! Welcome!

We're all smiling here!

Welcome!
Forum: Parting Out 01-27-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By GoForthFast
Wow, hate to see a beauty like that bite the...

Wow, hate to see a beauty like that bite the dust. Sorry for the crunch.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By GoForthFast
Not all slots get fuses

Not all slots get fuses
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By GoForthFast
OK, you can do what you want.

OK, you can do what you want.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By GoForthFast
All the facts logically point to the rack first. ...

All the facts logically point to the rack first.
Do fluid exchanges until you get cherry for sure, but I'd bet that's not the cure.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By GoForthFast
Best if you mark things going in and take notes...

Best if you mark things going in and take notes so you put together properly as you back out.

Don't get frustrated and you'll do just fine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By GoForthFast
Always use the hidden OBC coolant temperature...

Always use the hidden OBC coolant temperature function to monitor your temp rather than the dash gauge which is bogus.

When you drained the coolant, did you remove the block drain that is hard to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By GoForthFast
Probably so, but the lube bonds to the rubber, as...

Probably so, but the lube bonds to the rubber, as the coolant or whatever might be repelled by the rubber. And gasoline is no lube! Some rubbers rot when exposed to oil.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By GoForthFast
With as little as you know going into this, read...

With as little as you know going into this, read the wiki and don't stop until finished.
Then make sure you don't buy an es46 until you get a PPI from an honest mechanic who knows his stuff.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By GoForthFast
Change this pump before going anywhere else. ...

Change this pump before going anywhere else.
Forum is littered with posts like yours where next post is pump failed, you stranded.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By GoForthFast
No, Lowes is a good suggestion. Go to the...

No, Lowes is a good suggestion. Go to the plumbing department and look for the poly clear plastic tubing. Comes in all different sizes and is rigid enough. Got to be inventive from here!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By GoForthFast
I always lube every O-ring on the car with...

I always lube every O-ring on the car with silicone O-ring lube before I put parts together.
It doesn't make a little difference, it makes a LOT of difference.
Your parts would have gone together...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By GoForthFast
Can use https://thetracktor.com/ to have an...

Can use https://thetracktor.com/ to have an email auto sent to you when price drops below

the level you set.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By GoForthFast
My fav line of the week, at least! I made...

My fav line of the week, at least!


I made real money, but I hate spending it. So I figured out how to fix my stuff.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By GoForthFast
fuse chart that you can read

fuse chart that you can read
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 35,055
Posted By GoForthFast
I put pre-cut Lamin-X on my lights when the car...

I put pre-cut Lamin-X on my lights when the car was new and ten years later they still look like new. I'd do it again, paying the extra for pre-cut was worth it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 35,055
Posted By GoForthFast
Thanks for the latest information on this...

Thanks for the latest information on this subject.

And thank you for your service to protect our country.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By GoForthFast
Correct, you stand the chance of triggering a...

Correct, you stand the chance of triggering a warning light.
But because added relay coil decreases the total resistance, and therefore increases the current. Warning circuit senses current, not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By GoForthFast
Could even be the belt slipping if your indy...

Could even be the belt slipping if your indy spilled something on a pulley or whatever.
Or need to diagnose by opening the hood and observing. Maybe with stethoscope.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By GoForthFast
lots of great vendors here: ...

lots of great vendors here:

www.furiousmethod.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By GoForthFast
Lighting module right at the headlight switch. It...

Lighting module right at the headlight switch. It is one unit.

What kind of headlights do you have. Xenon's do not have high and low filaments. Choice is made with a shutter.

And BTW, is you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By GoForthFast
You'll be replacing your auto trans fluid...

You'll be replacing your auto trans fluid thermostat too. We do that even when only refreshing the ET. Usually breaks in servicing the system.

In your pic #5

PS, do not mess around with off...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By GoForthFast
Always check your link after you post. Yours is...

Always check your link after you post. Yours is broken.

do you know how to look up parts on www.realoem.com ?


And then can price parts using www.furiousmethod.com
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By GoForthFast
I'd still go with my advice, and yet if a dealer...

I'd still go with my advice, and yet if a dealer does it, they sure don't let the car set before running it out of the shop.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By GoForthFast
In order to answer many of your questions...

In order to answer many of your questions correctly, we'd have to see as much of your service history as you have. Please post.
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