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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By PancakeBimmer
It is nice to know that I am not the only one who...

It is nice to know that I am not the only one who can't bare with the idea of selling my E46. I am even afraid to hear what offers I get :eek:



E46 wagon (sedan might be uncomfortable, but dead...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 590
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Question Is your E46 worth more to you than what its selling price is?

Some stuff have come up and I might have to sell my E46. I have hoped to sell the parts4install I had laying around waiting, but likely that won't be enough. I have looked around and honestly think...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By PancakeBimmer
It wasn't throwing any codes when I unplugged it...

It wasn't throwing any codes when I unplugged it on my car :eek:
What I did find is steering angle is always being reported as "0" (INPA DSC), and it stays like that when steering angle sensor is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Preston 50/50 that was in my car. Big pieces...

Preston 50/50 that was in my car. Big pieces aside, that is what came out.
http://i.imgur.com/KGTLiKi.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Sorry for bumping this... So I fired up DIS...

Sorry for bumping this...

So I fired up DIS and even tried ISTA (Rheingold), but neither of them see steering angle sensor on my car. That also includes BMW Scanner.
However, when connected to my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Go with BMW or factory approved. I had prestone...

Go with BMW or factory approved. I had prestone in my car sitting for quite a while, and trust me you don't want to see what was flushed out.
I flushed it again recently and coolant came out pretty...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,979
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I like to put it in the lower gear too :D

I like to put it in the lower gear too :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,979
Posted By PancakeBimmer
:bigpimp: Almost every time :thumbup:

:bigpimp: Almost every time :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Found my old bmw on google maps at old place. No...

Found my old bmw on google maps at old place. No plates, still smoking engine, just parked... And it was silver too :rofl:
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-07-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 78,187
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I think I might be getting better at this. Two...

I think I might be getting better at this. Two ~12AWG wires. Stripped both wires, pushed them in together wrapped around with wire, and soldered with 50W soldering iron.
Solder went through the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-07-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By PancakeBimmer
It is already apart, I was just hesitant about...

It is already apart, I was just hesitant about trying to take wire connectors out.



Thank you, the supplement section actually makes sense now. For whatever reason I thought that perhaps it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I actually already have the fuse box pulled out...

I actually already have the fuse box pulled out and taken almost fully apart. I am moving EWS along with ignitionswitch to passengers side, if anyone is really curious ask and I will write a wall of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Which connector do I get for the fusebox?

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ET37&mospid=47720&btnr=61_2156&hg=61&fg=15
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/c/p/238.png

I am adding few fuses to the fusebox for couple of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,608
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I was working near fusebox area and realized that...

I was working near fusebox area and realized that airbag was right there :eek: Pulled that sucker out for good I suppose. Does anyone know if the recall has to be done by the dealer or can they swap...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Even if it gets to the point of rebuilding the...

Even if it gets to the point of rebuilding the engine, I think I would bore it, put sleves, new pistons, rods, caps, and so on. While at it might as well get few more horses out of it, but then it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Do I want one? Yes. Would I ever go through with...

Do I want one? Yes. Would I ever go through with installing one? Most likely not. Maybe after rebuilding the engine completely, but that would put even bigger hole in the pocket.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,082
Views: 1,027,321
Posted By PancakeBimmer
^^^ I don't know why, but I think E46 is the only...

^^^ I don't know why, but I think E46 is the only car the has very nice fender flares. It's not plain flat drop down as miata.
:thumbsup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By PancakeBimmer
So new studs were available at stealership for...

So new studs were available at stealership for couple bucks extra, so I got those.

I found old victor reinz gasket, the one we installed right when we bought the car. It was much stiffer than the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Is it worth installing VCG with stretched thread studs?

Back to leaking valve cover gasket. It started leaking towards exhaust side, dripping onto shield and burning. Car always smelled like burned oil. I tried re-seating the gasket since it was fairly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Thinking outloud here. Check the hose that...

Thinking outloud here.

Check the hose that goes from the control valve in the back of intake manifold to the SAP valve (???) mounted to the engine block. It is very likely that hose is damaged,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I play around with BMW's K/I-Bus and there were...

I play around with BMW's K/I-Bus and there were few occasions where my modifications have caused issues with the K/I-Bus. The symptoms were similar to what you describe. No central or remote locking,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 78,187
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Not for everyone, but just a "kid" working on his...

Not for everyone, but just a "kid" working on his car. I watched the whole thing and I am pretty impressed, although the state of the car is just sad.
If I would find out the same about my car, the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 78,187
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Forum doesn't like emoji :\ I hope this ****...

Forum doesn't like emoji :\

I hope this **** is no longer a thing...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqAcCXzDu3w
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Unfortunately no. There are couple local heat...

Unfortunately no. There are couple local heat treatment places, but I don't have a whole lot to spare atm.

Some more pictures. Pressure plate does not look good, but I should mention that it was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I am curious if it was depressed like this after...

I am curious if it was depressed like this after it got installed, but I wasn't there for the installation and my dad no longer remembers what it looked like. So a heads up to anyone doing clutch...
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