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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By JKRIT
[QUOTE=willwailam;8568845]Hi I need some...

[QUOTE=willwailam;8568845]Hi

I need some advice on this collision damage please. A GDL driver have pull out and hit me on the side of the car. I suspect that he might dent in part of my frame. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By JKRIT
Bob: What forest? What trees? Neither the OP nor...

Bob: What forest? What trees? Neither the OP nor I were dissing BMW engines. I think we all agree that BMW engines have really high specific horsepower, especially for engines that will last 100s...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By JKRIT
The simple engineering answer to the question...

The simple engineering answer to the question "how to get an internal combustion engine to make more power" is "get it burn more fuel." So, anything that contributes to getting more air to flow...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 442
Posted By JKRIT
Pappas: Not only is the 225/245 staggered...

Pappas:

Not only is the 225/245 staggered setup a lot of tire for a '95 318iC, but TireRack says you will have to roll the fender lips to get them to fit:

Front: Requires the following wheel...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 442
Posted By JKRIT
Michelin Pilot Super Sport is an excellent summer...

Michelin Pilot Super Sport is an excellent summer (not all season) tire, which seems to match your intended use (you didn't mention price considerations). With staggered 225/245 setup, you will be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By JKRIT
I don't think that tie rods fall under the "while...

I don't think that tie rods fall under the "while you're in there" category, unless you were changing out the rack. Just give 'em a wiggle to see how tight they are, and make your decision on that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,616
Posted By JKRIT
1) Leaving the shifter of a manual trans in...

1) Leaving the shifter of a manual trans in reverse for long periods can weaken/damage the centering spring.
2) BMWs have had synchro in reverse for many years now.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By JKRIT
No. That is up at the other end of the hose,...

No. That is up at the other end of the hose, plugged into the vacuum booster, and does not have a T- or Y-branch off of it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By JKRIT
"Sucking jet pump" PN 11617545382 "Common...

"Sucking jet pump" PN 11617545382 "Common source of vacuum leaks" according to ECS Tuning. Definitely broken.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By JKRIT
Hoses (plural)? Did you use the MAF from the...

Hoses (plural)? Did you use the MAF from the 2.5? For sure, you need an air filter top/cover with the bigger outlet to fit a larger MAF for the 3.0. IDK between the MAF and the throttle body, so I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By JKRIT
He must mean to get a new HUB? The wheels don't...

He must mean to get a new HUB? The wheels don't have threads. It should not be "lots of labor" to drill out bad threads, tap the threads for a threaded insert, e.g. Helicoil(TM), and put in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By JKRIT
As you may have noticed in the FCP Euro youtube...

As you may have noticed in the FCP Euro youtube on replacing shocks in the WAGON, it takes a lot longer than the 20 minutes quoted by Quidzel because so much trim has to be removed, as compared to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By JKRIT
I would check the engine ("motor") mounts. ...

I would check the engine ("motor") mounts. Sounds like at least one of them is letting the engine move around under load, either from accelerating or the A/C. There is one at each side of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By JKRIT
If you open the bleeder a little more, it WILL...

If you open the bleeder a little more, it WILL leak fluid from the threads when the pedal is under pressure. Remember that air is much less dense than any fluid, so it is much easier to suck some...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-29-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By JKRIT
I think it is just for the electronic ones.

I think it is just for the electronic ones.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By JKRIT
Two separate issues: As mark21742 posted, your...

Two separate issues: As mark21742 posted, your outside temp sensor is missing or disconnected. As for the inoperative system, go here: http://www.macadamizer.com/bmwfix.html for a quite easy DIY. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By JKRIT
Stone stuck in dust shield? They can make an...

Stone stuck in dust shield? They can make an incredible noise. Have you driven a least a few miles to try to wear it down and have it drop out, in case it is a stone?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By JKRIT
If you don't see air being sucked up the bleeder...

If you don't see air being sucked up the bleeder tube, then the air is being sucked in from around the bleeder nipple threads while it is loosened.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By JKRIT
If you have a manual transmission, you should...

If you have a manual transmission, you should also bleed the clutch hydraulic system, which uses the same fluid reservoir. The process is slightly different from the brakes, so ask if you need...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 533
Posted By JKRIT
1995 M3 had suspension components unique to that...

1995 M3 had suspension components unique to that model year (at least here in the U.S), including front springs, CABs and strut mounts. Although following years were also very good and had a bit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By JKRIT
Originals were Continental Contitouringcontact...

Originals were Continental Contitouringcontact CH95, which received many complaints for noise because they did not wear well with the E39s particular suspension setup.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By JKRIT
OEM tires? As if BMW made the tires. . . I think...

OEM tires? As if BMW made the tires. . . I think what the dealer is saying it that he wants you to buy tires from the BMW dealer so that you will pay the absolute maximum possible price for a tire. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By JKRIT
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=328826
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By JKRIT
Did you also replace the strut mounts, and if so,...

Did you also replace the strut mounts, and if so, what brand?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By JKRIT
I think it is the heat shields along the head...

I think it is the heat shields along the head just above the exhaust manifold. The rear one in particular has broken free at the rear portion. I looked into replacing these shields, but it looks...
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