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Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-01-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,203
Posted By jared_wiesner
24. Install the OEM VANOS mounting hardware and...

24. Install the OEM VANOS mounting hardware and lift bracket.

Torque the 6mm hex nuts to 10Nm-7.5ft/lbs, and the 8mm stud to 24Nm-18ft/lbs.
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Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-01-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,203
Posted By jared_wiesner
36. Slide the exhaust thrust flange over the...

36. Slide the exhaust thrust flange over the studs as shown. Make sure you slide the flange past the threaded portion of the studs and onto the larger round section.
...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-01-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,203
Posted By jared_wiesner
35. Support the exhaust cam sprocket as you...

35. Support the exhaust cam sprocket as you remove the exhaust cam helix cup in the same way as you did the intake.
(Once the cup is removed the exhaust sprocket will try to fall forward. You want...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-01-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,203
Posted By jared_wiesner
DIY: M54/M52tu Camshaft Removal, Installation, and Timing

I typically hang around on E46Fanatics, but I figure this DIY of mine should be spread around so here it is. Oh and a shameless plug for myself: If you like heavy rock music in the vein of Breaking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jared_wiesner
It is a daily driver, but there is something to...

It is a daily driver, but there is something to say for a track car that you can break and not ruin your work week over.

Thanks for all the input, it has given me something to chew over.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jared_wiesner
I don't know if it was growing up with racing...

I don't know if it was growing up with racing video games or what it is, but driving is one thing I'm good at. I have taken some open wheel racing courses and ran times faster than anyone in my class...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jared_wiesner
That answers that I guess, thankyou! Next...

That answers that I guess, thankyou!

Next question, can the 328i get there or close to it with aftermarket suspension upgrades... or are most of the aftermarket upgrades not much better than the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jared_wiesner
Thanks for the reply, it has roughly 155,000...

Thanks for the reply, it has roughly 155,000 miles and probably 100,000 of them are highway miles. It doesn't feel tired out, I just replaced the rear struts with bilstein not long ago. It drives...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jared_wiesner
Upgrade or not (Suspension)

Hi there,

I have a 1999 328i with the sport package and it is definitely lower than most e46's I see on the road. Its also has a very hard ride so I'm assuming it has sport suspension. I'm toying...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By jared_wiesner
How long did you leave the booster cables on? ...

How long did you leave the booster cables on?

If a battery is really fried and drained to nothing, it can take 10-15 minutes with the cables on before attempting to start it will yield the desired...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,416
Posted By jared_wiesner
I think the better and quicker solution would be...

I think the better and quicker solution would be to find a metal pipe that is the right circumference outside and in to slide down the hole around the plug and make contact with the washer.

Then,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By jared_wiesner
lift points for hydraulic hoist

Hi there,

I have read all of the discussions about lift points using a floor jack. This is what I have been used to doing at home up to this point.

Due to our economy, I have had to take on a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,820
Posted By jared_wiesner
no worries, glad it worked out for you.

no worries, glad it worked out for you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,291
Posted By jared_wiesner
Quite simply, you are never going to win when it...

Quite simply, you are never going to win when it comes to making a sound financial investment in a car. A car depreciates more than almost anything else I can think of. Maybe toilet paper becomes...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By jared_wiesner
My money is also on the fuel pump. Its weird...

My money is also on the fuel pump. Its weird though that the quick start gave it the jolt it needed to start working again. Get under the car and whack on the fuel tank while someone tries to start...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,820
Posted By jared_wiesner
As a former tow truck operator which is what I...

As a former tow truck operator which is what I did for summers while I was a student, I've seen stuff like this many times. Your best bet in my opinion is to first gain access to the car via any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,878
Posted By jared_wiesner
as far as i know its on or just behind the...

as far as i know its on or just behind the firewall.

You have to remove refrigerant, take it off the line and replace valve. Evacuate system with vacuum pump. Refill with refrigerant.

I would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,173
Posted By jared_wiesner
Your f*^%$ brave!!:rofl:

Your f*^%$ brave!!:rofl:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,421
Posted By jared_wiesner
Buy the red tek stuff with dye in it that is...

Buy the red tek stuff with dye in it that is everywhere and at every parts store in ontario. (Get the stuff that says it has dye) then get a pair of U-V glasses which should not be hard to find... or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,878
Posted By jared_wiesner
Like I said, I still feel like your pressures...

Like I said, I still feel like your pressures might be off a tad if it got colder when you dropped pressure to 35. On a 70 degree day, mine sits at 30psi. If it gets up to near 100... it could be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,614
Posted By jared_wiesner
The car is a 1999 and has 149,000 miles... (the...

The car is a 1999 and has 149,000 miles... (the last 30,000 miles are pretty much me in the past year on the highway commuting).

I'm pretty anal about maintenance... the car runs great and looks...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,878
Posted By jared_wiesner
I just finished with fixing the a/c on my car...

I just finished with fixing the a/c on my car with the help of many of the board members here. From recent experience, the BMW A/C system is very sensitive to different system pressures. I had to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,614
Posted By jared_wiesner
Sorry I tried to edit that post and it got...

Sorry I tried to edit that post and it got screwed up after I altered my sig.

Anyhow, thankyou so much smolck and everyone for your wisdom and help. It really meant alot. All I can do now is cross...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,614
Posted By jared_wiesner
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,614
Posted By jared_wiesner
I put a used compressor in it last night... had...

I put a used compressor in it last night... had it vacuumed and filled today. Its nice and cold. I didn't do the receiver dryer as you said you managed to luck out withoutt doing it as well smolck,...
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