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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-29-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,376
Posted By edsmax
If the top motor is so cheap and it needs a...

If the top motor is so cheap and it needs a transmission mount, why doesn't the seller just get these things fixed?? Most potential buyers will want a sorted car vs. one with known issues. At least...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By edsmax
Fan lowest setting, dial in center vent on 3 red...

Fan lowest setting, dial in center vent on 3 red dots, heat on high, motor off. POUR COOLANT SLOWLY. Also, make sure the bleeder screw is just barely open. I did mine first try no problems. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,019
Posted By edsmax
Holy crap, dude. Did you disassemble your...

Holy crap, dude. Did you disassemble your cooling system with a sledge hammer when you did your overhaul??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 965
Posted By edsmax
Try the E36 section...

Try the E36 section...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,019
Posted By edsmax
You're welcome! Yes, the instructions are the...

You're welcome! Yes, the instructions are the same for the 330 vs the 325.

The only way to test for a bad waterpump is to either see if it is leaking or remove the serpentine belt and spin the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,019
Posted By edsmax
http://www.bmw330ci.net/maintenance/completecoolan...

http://www.bmw330ci.net/maintenance/completecoolant.php

Be careful and try not to break the bracket that holds the expansion tank to the car (underneath the expansion tank)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,348
Posted By edsmax
I bought my mityvac 3 years ago and it was one of...

I bought my mityvac 3 years ago and it was one of the best purchases for my car. I even use it on my GF's Jetta. The BMW oil change is still easier due to the cartridge style oil filter and its...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-12-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,950
Posted By edsmax
Wow, they are asking over $17k on ebay!

Wow, they are asking over $17k on ebay!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,280
Posted By edsmax
If you are short on money, don't buy a high...

If you are short on money, don't buy a high mileage BMW.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By edsmax
I agree. I ordered cooling parts from...

I agree. I ordered cooling parts from bavauto.com and they sent me a Uro Expansion tank and cap. I returned both and bought OEM from Tischer. For an extra $22 it was worth the piece of mind.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By edsmax
Cooling issue HELP

I have a 2001 330i manual tranny. I have been noticing that the electric cooling fan has been running often while I am in traffic. Also, it has been running for approx 10 minutes after I shut the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By edsmax
Cooling fan issue?

I have a 2001 330i manual tranny with the single electric fan. I noticed recently that the fan will kick on high speed (with AC on or off) and run most of the time after the car reaches normal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By edsmax
What do I need to search for? I attempted to...

What do I need to search for? I attempted to charge the keys multiple times by going on long drives but they never worked. It was never an issue of a charge, it was an issue of them becoming...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By edsmax
Sure you can..but why? You will need new...

Sure you can..but why? You will need new fenders, hood, lights, bumper, reinforcement, brackets, etc etc.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By edsmax
Thought I had dead key fob batteries...

But I did not. I have 3 keys and for years, 2 of them were "dead". They had been initialized in the past and had worked fine. Well, approx 5 years ago one of them died and shortly thereafter a second...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-07-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By edsmax
Its not a mercruiser dedicated forum, but this is...

Its not a mercruiser dedicated forum, but this is where I usually find my info for my boat and engine package.

http://www.clubsearay.com/

Ed
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By edsmax
Yes, I too pushed my luck with my original...

Yes, I too pushed my luck with my original battery. Finally it died this past August (after 9 years in service). The catalyst to its death was a failed alternator.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-17-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By edsmax
My plan is to move in 3-5 years to a new home. I...

My plan is to move in 3-5 years to a new home. I am leaning towards NOT refinancing at this time, keeping my $2k, and enjoying my new 3.125% rate.

Ed
Forum: Off-Topic 02-17-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By edsmax
Any mortgage refi experts here? QUESTION

I currently have Bank of America as for my mortgage. My ARM is set to adjust this April and my current rate is 5.0%. Thinking it would be best to refi and lock in a new rate, I went to my local BOA...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,897
Posted By edsmax
I have a 2001 3301 (build date 5/01) and it is...

I have a 2001 3301 (build date 5/01) and it is still on the original battery. Everything seems to work fine but I am thinking of getting a new one soon as part pf preventative maintenance.

Ed
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,645
Posted By edsmax
Can you get it with the grilled chicken?

Can you get it with the grilled chicken?
Forum: Off-Topic 03-19-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By edsmax
I was quoted 4.875 for a 20 year fixed with 0...

I was quoted 4.875 for a 20 year fixed with 0 points (today 3/19) by Countrywide.

Big issue for me is I owe 172k on my home (purchased for $230k in 2005) and I am nervous that it will be appraise...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-19-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By edsmax
Yes, planning on staying approximately another 5...

Yes, planning on staying approximately another 5 years or so. Current rate is 5.0%.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-19-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By edsmax
Mortgage refi advice

Looking to refi my mortgage soon. My current ARM adjusts in 2/2010 so I am thinking I should start the process now. Called Countrywide (my current mortgage holder) and to refi, they are looking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-15-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,301
Posted By edsmax
DO a search for "muffler flap" or "golf tee mod"....

DO a search for "muffler flap" or "golf tee mod". Your 2001 330 muffler has a vaccuum actuated flap in one of the outlets. If you pull this vaccuum line and plug it with a golf tee, your exhaust...
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