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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,915
Posted By CRJ900
Matt, are you not getting 12v to the pump? check...

Matt, are you not getting 12v to the pump? check the fuse. I think there is a link on the wiki that shows what fuse powers what.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,915
Posted By CRJ900
Sounds like the same symptoms I had when fuel...

Sounds like the same symptoms I had when fuel pump went out. Pump is easy to change, if it is this, get one from OEM Bimmerparts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By CRJ900
Mroberts3, your plugs do not look gross, they...

Mroberts3, your plugs do not look gross, they look pretty normal. Check out this chart http://www.aa1car.com/library/reading_spark_plugs.jpg spark plugs only look new once. My car with 149000 miles...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,952
Posted By CRJ900
Actual GM Dexron 6 changed at 110000 miles....

Actual GM Dexron 6 changed at 110000 miles. Current mileage 149000. No problems whatsoever. You probably have other issues with your tranny that a fluid change will not rectify
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By CRJ900
That's true about the brass screw. just because...

That's true about the brass screw. just because it is more robust doesn't mean you should tighten the **** out of it. The brass screw is more tolerant of a small (1/4", #2 phillips) screwdriver being...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By CRJ900
Might have been left snug and would not hold...

Might have been left snug and would not hold pressure. There is a good brass bleeder screw you can get from http://www.oembimmerparts.com/ if yours is damaged. The Wiki has information on bleeding...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By CRJ900
Napa is good quality, so is Moog. Check out...

Napa is good quality, so is Moog. Check out http://www.oembimmerparts.com/ They sell kits that I understand are of good quality.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By CRJ900
You are right. I'll drop it. Just installed...

You are right. I'll drop it.

Just installed the Umnitza night controller for my angel eyes. Stay tuned for pics
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By CRJ900
Wow! so you have a piece of paper that says you...

Wow! so you have a piece of paper that says you are smarter than the average Bear, well kudos to you. I don't have a degree, but I do have common sense. (actually, I do have two FAA issued licenses,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-22-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By CRJ900
chansta, you are very correct. I understand as a...

chansta, you are very correct. I understand as a BMW enthusiast and owner we tend to go above and beyond when it comes to taking care of our cars. I understand I may have ruffled some feathers with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By CRJ900
Your missing my point. Your original post stated...

Your missing my point. Your original post stated " No vibrations or clunks, but it's squishy to the touch and I can see the edges are starting to fray" what are you using as a reference to determine...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By CRJ900
Well, since we have the exhaust out, why not...

Well, since we have the exhaust out, why not replace that. Or, lets replace the drive shaft, exhaust manifolds, heads, block, etc etc etc. I've been a mechanic for 30 years, and one thing a good...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By CRJ900
Why do you think your flex disc/guibo is...

Why do you think your flex disc/guibo is starting to go? you say it does not vibrate, and no chunks are missing, but you think it is squishy to the touch. Is it bad or not? I do not understand the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By CRJ900
This same logic can be applied to any engine, not...

This same logic can be applied to any engine, not just a BMW. You overheat any late model engine and you will most likely warp the head and incur great cost.
Just playing the Devils advocate here....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By CRJ900
wendya, if the car had around 100,000 miles on...

wendya, if the car had around 100,000 miles on it, I would say refresh the cooling system. Most cars with timing belts recommend the water pump be replaced with the timing belt as part of scheduled...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By CRJ900
So BMW Cooling systems aren't designed as well as...

So BMW Cooling systems aren't designed as well as cooling systems installed on a '70's AMC Pacer? It just does not make any sense to totally replace an entire cooling system on a car that has 55,000...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By CRJ900
Where the cooling systems that poorly designed...

Where the cooling systems that poorly designed that a 1988 Ford F-250 460 ci with 225000 miles on it, and original cooling system still installed last longer than a 9 year old BMW? (my Dads truck)....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By CRJ900
Are the Meyles made of a harder rubber? I should...

Are the Meyles made of a harder rubber? I should probably add that I use the car for daily transportation to and from work, 'bout 70 miles round trip 80% highway. I very much appreciate how much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By CRJ900
What SJBimmer said is true, if you know someone...

What SJBimmer said is true, if you know someone with a set of R134 manifold gauges you could check the pressures to see if the system is low
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By CRJ900
Suspension opinions needed

Was wondering if there are any DIY techs like myself that have used suspension / brake components that were not of the European boutique variety.
I recently did the brakes on my 325XI with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By CRJ900
Use GM Dexron 6. Changed mine about 12000 miles...

Use GM Dexron 6. Changed mine about 12000 miles ago shifts fine. Don't waste your money on the Pentosin products. GM Dexron 6 is backward compatible, and it's what the dealer puts in.:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,429
Posted By CRJ900
I did order the optional night controller which...

I did order the optional night controller which will dim the lights 30% when low beams are on, but it was on back order. I should get it some time this week I think. I will post my opinion and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,429
Posted By CRJ900
Are the angel eyes 4300k color? I just installed...

Are the angel eyes 4300k color? I just installed Umnitza orion V2's 6000k color, they don't match my halogen lights very well even with Sylvania SilverStar H7's. They said I could exchange them for a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,475
Posted By CRJ900
Check out this web site http://www.bmwgm5.com/

Check out this web site http://www.bmwgm5.com/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By CRJ900
Try this forum http://www.expeditionforum.com/

Try this forum http://www.expeditionforum.com/
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