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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By lgr122
Had bit similar symptoms in mine. New battery +...

Had bit similar symptoms in mine.
New battery + spraying oil inside locks, and now everything is fine again.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By lgr122
About 22mpg for me average. Fuel economy isn't...

About 22mpg for me average.
Fuel economy isn't first reason to have my car, but i try to hold steady cruise speed while on highway.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By lgr122
Just one of each will give you well enough....

Just one of each will give you well enough. :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 156,930
Posted By lgr122
Again only one e46.

No more M43-4cylinder e46. That damn thing tried everything.. even ABS-ASC lights on when buyer test driving car, so i had to lower price, but either way i'm off the hook now and can focus on my new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,569
Posted By lgr122
Body is same, but switching from 4-cylinder to...

Body is same, but switching from 4-cylinder to 6-cylinder requires changing half of the electric system and drivetrain and brakes. They are different engine families so nothing fits as it is.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 930
Posted By lgr122
:rofl: Many of these guys know how it goes...

:rofl:

Many of these guys know how it goes for car enthusiast.

I entered University years ago and studied what all mechanical engineering students did those times... drinking and partying....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By lgr122
Using BMW Scanner 1.4.0. because used to it, but...

Using BMW Scanner 1.4.0. because used to it, but i also have bluetooth OBD2 thingie, because my bmw scanner doesn't fit to my e87.

I believe lots of things are original, unless changed already...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By lgr122
Ok, thanks, will find.

Ok, thanks, will find.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By lgr122
Ok, will see through all of them, but CVV really...

Ok, will see through all of them, but CVV really sounds like hot tip, after i learned there can be cold climate version and normal. Car was sold in Germany as new and didn't get cold climate package...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By lgr122
Ignition coils?

Do faulty ignition coils always show in codes?

Checked with BMWScanner, and there are no fault codes present in DME. But car still feels weak on low revs. And according service records spark...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By lgr122
Stick, wouldn't have it other way. ;) Was...

Stick, wouldn't have it other way. ;)
Was imported from Germany couple years ago.
Much better shape than those which spent all their life here in north.
Could use new tires and wipers and that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By lgr122
Talking My new baby!

594968
Drove home from other side of Finland, and 300miles feels good with it.
2004 model, black leather interior, 108 thousand miles on clock, and Orient Blue just like earlier one.
Wasn't too...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By lgr122
And then after all your advice i'm apparently...

And then after all your advice i'm apparently going for smaller engine anyway... :rofl:
because of pretty interior, which is needed for keeping wife happy.
Black leather interior with sport seats....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By lgr122
I have Koni STR.T. + H&R Springs, but they are...

I have Koni STR.T. + H&R Springs, but they are not loose that way.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6,750
Views: 1,342,174
Posted By lgr122
594475594476 Even when i don't want to keep...

594475594476

Even when i don't want to keep 155 000 mile 4-cylinder e46 forever, it's still bit sad to let my first BMW go. Almost like betraying old faithful dog or something...

Anyway it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 156,930
Posted By lgr122
Picked from ebay... "T04E T3/T4 Internal...

Picked from ebay...

"T04E T3/T4 Internal Turbo Kits for 2001-2006 BMW325i/325xi/325Ci E46 V6 Engine"

V6? Why should i believe anything you say? :tsk:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By lgr122
Wholy cow.. bank gave me the loan just like...

Wholy cow.. bank gave me the loan just like that.. so car i will get, just which one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By lgr122
Ok, thank you, trying to make up my mind. ...

Ok, thank you, trying to make up my mind.

Bigger the better then... i'm seeing both available as M-Sport Touring versions... only reason to get smaller engine would be, if it save some money.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By lgr122
Fuel economy?

How much difference does engine make in fuel economy? Mainly interested in M54 engines this time. What would be normal for 325 and 330 in real life? Are they close to same? Like official specs i find...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By lgr122
What can be done to that subframe cracking issue?...

What can be done to that subframe cracking issue?

I will get manual Touring M-Sport, but there are still few possible ones.
One 328i looks quite pretty to me, and they are all old anyway, so...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By lgr122
328i vs. 325i

Are there meaningful differences in reliability and maintenance between M52 and M54?
As if considering both would have somewhat similar mileage?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By lgr122
You should get your car checked by mechanic who...

You should get your car checked by mechanic who knows BMWs.
N-series 4-cylinder engines can have problems with timing chain/tensioner.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By lgr122
I did change diff bushing that way exactly. ...

I did change diff bushing that way exactly.
Removing the cover (first letting oil out), then changing bushing and then putting cover back (+new differential oil).
My bushing removal tool was some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By lgr122
Ok, already for some while car has been...

Ok, already for some while car has been hesitating when pressing throttle, and bit difficult to start, as if lacking fuel pressure.
So when starting problems got worst i just replaced fuel pump,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By lgr122
Fuel pump is new, just changed it after some...

Fuel pump is new, just changed it after some symptoms, but it didn't solve all of it.
Now car runs well when i filled tank to the top.

Might change fuel filter next, been there for some... hmm......
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