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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By CaptainTrap
Thanks Bob. I used to be on this forum daily...

Thanks Bob. I used to be on this forum daily years ago. Ive been through the wiki and have a common knowledge of the maintenance of these engines. I have done pretty much everything there is to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By CaptainTrap
Approaching 180k Miles - What to Look For

Hey guys,

Been a while since ive been on. Work limited my need for my e46 so it has just been sitting around (ive been running it weekly to make sure nothing gets stiff). Now I need her again...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By CaptainTrap
just replaced my pads and rotors. go to...

just replaced my pads and rotors. go to http://www.autohausaz.com/ i went with zimmerman z coats and pagids. cost me $373 shipped.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-16-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By CaptainTrap
i know some of you are needing snow tires after...

i know some of you are needing snow tires after these storms. anyone?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,915
Posted By CaptainTrap
hate to resurrect an old thread but I need...

hate to resurrect an old thread but I need advice. I am experiencing horrible tramlining on my commute on i84 (CT portion exit 8-11 east and west) to and from work everyday. I dont really notice it...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-29-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By CaptainTrap
Bump, guys OBO anyone who is interested let...

Bump,

guys OBO anyone who is interested let me know. if you need me to ship i will but you have to pay all shipping costs.

these have to go
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-21-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By CaptainTrap
Winter Tire/Wheel Set off a e39

I have 4 used toyo garit ht 225/60r/16 98h wrapped around oem e39 rims. Everything is in really good shape. tires have 3 seasons on them. I didnt get a chance to wash them so consider the brake dust...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By CaptainTrap
i use carsoft6.5 with the obdII to serial...

i use carsoft6.5 with the obdII to serial scanner. downloaded it for free via torrents and bought the scanner for $30 on ebay running on a windows xp pro laptop.

i have been using it for years...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,119
Posted By CaptainTrap
you can have my 2001 330i ZSP with 160k on it,...

you can have my 2001 330i ZSP with 160k on it, sedan, 5 spd for $7.5k and ill meet you half way between florida and connecticut.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,480
Posted By CaptainTrap
i have a used MAF which i replaced with a new one...

i have a used MAF which i replaced with a new one back when I was chasing a vacuum leak. I am 80% sure the used one is fine. Turned out my valve cover gasket had a crease and was taking in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By CaptainTrap
they are chunks of metal, how much difference...

they are chunks of metal, how much difference could really be expected?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
Well I know I have not generated a lot of...

Well I know I have not generated a lot of interest in this thread but I have o update regardless:

My car sat overnight until 2:30 today. Upon starting battery and oil light have shut off, my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
I already ordered a cam shaft position sensor but...

I already ordered a cam shaft position sensor but that is an unrelated issue.

After doing some research i found out that a failed speed sensor located in the rear passenger wheel will cause the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
That's what I hear can cause strange electrical...

That's what I hear can cause strange electrical issues. I wish it would throw a fault code >:(
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
Well my hunch is there is a short, my whole...

Well my hunch is there is a short, my whole instrument cluster is messed up so a false positive red battery light it's not out of the question IMHO,
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
What would disable speedo, mpg gauge and computer...

What would disable speedo, mpg gauge and computer selector? Also trigger red oil light and battery light with no related error codes?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
Charging system tested out to be fine. This is...

Charging system tested out to be fine. This is turning into a nightmare
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
I'm at autozone right now, I have two codes: ...

I'm at autozone right now, I have two codes:

P0365 cam shaft sensor bank b
P0455 emmissions no flow

Does this help at all? Charging system is being tested now...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
oh ok so i can drive my car there without having...

oh ok so i can drive my car there without having to remove anything. thanks smolck
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
the car drives fine, can a place like autozone...

the car drives fine, can a place like autozone test alternator along with battery?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
Quick update, now my clock on my dash computer is...

Quick update, now my clock on my dash computer is going haywire, its as if the button used to set the time is being held down...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
I left the battery unplugged overnight and the...

I left the battery unplugged overnight and the dash constant problem is cured. except now my battery light, red oil light are on and my dash computer selector on blinker lever still doesn't work.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
Battery is less than 2 years old but it is a...

Battery is less than 2 years old but it is a Walmart battery. The rain has to have something to do with this.

I just checked all three central locking fuses and all three instrument cluster fuses...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
I disconnected the battery for twenty minutes and...

I disconnected the battery for twenty minutes and reconnected it- it did not fix the problem. I am driving the car and noticed that my speedometer and fuel efficiency dials are not working as well as...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By CaptainTrap
Battery volt while off is 12.14v While on it...

Battery volt while off is 12.14v

While on it was 13.98v
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