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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:10 PM
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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A lil` "Down Home Blues"....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpRDqjxiRU8&index=2&list=PLW2JiREsnsjZJaNYnv4TeGdVbe-sCxLxC
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Fast Bob
The ZHP is a rare animal in most locales....I...

The ZHP is a rare animal in most locales....I live in a relative hotbed of BMW activity, and I see at least ten to 20 E46 M3s for every ZHP spotted. The last couple of years has seen a considerable...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Fast Bob
A BMW that has been neglected (maintainance-wise)...

A BMW that has been neglected (maintainance-wise) will quickly become a painfully expensive reality for someone who is not ready for it. Did you get a PPI before signing on the dotted line ? BMWs are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Fast Bob
Wrong...on E46s, I`ve seen lots of `em gone south...

Wrong...on E46s, I`ve seen lots of `em gone south in as little as 25K miles....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 34,894
Posted By Fast Bob
Traffic, at the top of their game....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pew9CweLjAU
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By Fast Bob
Aaawwww....do we have a thin-skinned Sensitivo...

Aaawwww....do we have a thin-skinned Sensitivo among us ???? :rofl:

YOU came to US for advice....and you`re getting it ! Remember, we don`t know you OR your "standards"....lots of noobs come here...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 34,894
Posted By Fast Bob
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaBR--4bw08

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaBR--4bw08
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Fast Bob
You`re lucky when a T-stat fails in the OPEN...

You`re lucky when a T-stat fails in the OPEN position....it will throw your calibration figures off a bit, but will not cause any engine failure. Replace it ASAP (actually, it`s probably a good time...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By Fast Bob
According to whose standards ? Did you replace...

According to whose standards ? Did you replace the VANOS seals ? How about the CCV ? Did you check pressure at the fuel rail ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By Fast Bob
Why don`t you have the codes scanned, and post...

Why don`t you have the codes scanned, and post the results here, that might help to narrow things down a bit....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Fast Bob
Me too....properly cared for, many of these cars...

Me too....properly cared for, many of these cars will be around 10 or 15 years from now....I still see a few E30s, E36s, and older 5ers cruising around from time to time. :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 853
Posted By Fast Bob
Thousands of enthusiasts will disagree with your...

Thousands of enthusiasts will disagree with your opinion....



Does not apply to cars with a staggered fitment....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By Fast Bob
Maybe we didn`t interpret your initial post...

Maybe we didn`t interpret your initial post correctly. When you say "sluggish", would you describe that as "a stuttering (surging) part-throttle hesitation, occurring between 2000 and 4000 RPMs"? And...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 34,894
Posted By Fast Bob
Getting the weekend off to a rocking start....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMXeZWv6AS0
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 34,894
Posted By Fast Bob
One from the Wilson girls....

(nice guitar work !)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vlAdMeZSfw
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Fast Bob
Welcome aboard ! You can start your...

Welcome aboard !

You can start your education by reading the E46 Wiki, then perusing some of the archived threads already posted here, which will enlighten you as to what typically is needed for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Fast Bob
We would not recommend a supplier to you unless...

We would not recommend a supplier to you unless they were reliable....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Fast Bob
THIS^^^^ is probably what it REALLY means....that...

THIS^^^^ is probably what it REALLY means....that price usually indicates the seller is trying to dump it onto some other poor sucker because it would be too expensive to fix....

"Caveat Emptor",...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Fast Bob
Yes. I`ve used it to touch up old cameras, where...

Yes. I`ve used it to touch up old cameras, where the black finish was worn off the brass body.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Fast Bob
These cars need the entire cooling system to be...

These cars need the entire cooling system to be replaced. Do yourself a favor, and just buy this rebuild kit:

https://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW-Cooling-System-Refresh-Kit-p/e46coolrefrkit.htm
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Fast Bob
If you can`t find something more appropriate, go...

If you can`t find something more appropriate, go to a shoe repair shop, and get some Fiebing`s Black Edge Dye....I`ve used that for all kinds of applications over the years.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Fast Bob
E46s have chain-driven cams....they don`t "jump...

E46s have chain-driven cams....they don`t "jump timing"....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Fast Bob
You own the slowest E46 made....nothing that you...

You own the slowest E46 made....nothing that you mentioned will change that fact. Save your money, and buy a 330i.

Installing a turbo system is not a "plug `n play" deal, you`re talking about a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 34,894
Posted By Fast Bob
If anyone ever asks you

"What is Jazz/Rock Fusion ?"....just play this for them....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUFu3vUMin0
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