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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Fast Bob
So far, everything you have posted here leads me...

So far, everything you have posted here leads me to believe that you are speaking from a completely uninformed point of view. You ASK for advice, yet refuse to follow or accept it. Maybe this is not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Fast Bob
ALL coolant needs to be diluted with distilled...

ALL coolant needs to be diluted with distilled water to a 50/50 strength....the BMW coolant should be used, it`s different than everything else on the market.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 64,094
Posted By Fast Bob
Appropriate for late Sunday night....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq2PFNGaq2U
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 64,094
Posted By Fast Bob
"A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss...."

Ain`t it the truth ! :thumbup:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fa4HUiFJ6c
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Fast Bob
So, screw "your vendor", get them from one of the...

So, screw "your vendor", get them from one of the many online suppliers, and have any tire shop install them for you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Fast Bob
Please re-read my previous post. CAREFULLY. The...

Please re-read my previous post. CAREFULLY. The bottom line here is that ALL BMW cooling systems are doomed to failure, it`s not a matter of "IF", it`s just a matter of "WHEN". We`re working with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By Fast Bob
BMWs need the entire cooling system replaced...

BMWs need the entire cooling system replaced around every 75,000 miles of so. Just a cold, hard fact of BMW ownership. These are fairly high-maintenance cars, and if not kept up, will quickly become...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 64,094
Posted By Fast Bob
A blast from the past on this Friday night....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iW2_Ec3uEU
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Fast Bob
You are WAY overthinking this ! What you...

You are WAY overthinking this ! What you currently have is the perfect size for your vehicle. Just leave it alone !
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Fast Bob
ONLY several thousand other guys....:) These...

ONLY several thousand other guys....:)
These are among the highest-rated All Season tires you can buy.... :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Fast Bob
Do the cheap & easy stuff first, like clean your...

Do the cheap & easy stuff first, like clean your wheel-speed sensors !
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fast Bob
Was the dipstick tube thoroughly cleaned out or...

Was the dipstick tube thoroughly cleaned out or replaced at the time the CVV was changed ? This is a critical step in the repair, if skipped, it can negate the effectiveness of the new CVV.

Try to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 64,094
Posted By Fast Bob
Humble Pie at Fillmore East = AWESOME !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdXjm8pZMws
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Fast Bob
The BMW-jssued lug wrench is a real piece of crap...

The BMW-jssued lug wrench is a real piece of crap (as is the jack). Do yourself a favor, and get one of these expandable wrenches. I have one by Gorilla, it came with 17 & 19 mm sockets. (Our cars...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Fast Bob
This ^^^^^^^^ is absolute bullsh!t ! The DME is...

This ^^^^^^^^ is absolute bullsh!t ! The DME is one of the things that RARELY fails on these cars.... :tsk:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fast Bob
What are you trying to do here ? What symptoms...

What are you trying to do here ? What symptoms are present ? Any codes coming up ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Fast Bob
Give it a proper Alabama Funeral....soak it in...

Give it a proper Alabama Funeral....soak it in gasoline, and fire a couple rounds of tracer ammo into it....:bigpimp:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Fast Bob
Very good, Doctor Crowz ! Glad to see that your...

Very good, Doctor Crowz !
Glad to see that your efforts resulted in a positive change :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 64,094
Posted By Fast Bob
Leon Russell and Joe Cocker do a Dylan song

(from "Mad Dogs & Englishmen")

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCAiat8KlJ0
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Fast Bob
For years, the failure of rear springs has been...

For years, the failure of rear springs has been reported with a fair amount of regularity, but I don`t recall any front spring failures.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Fast Bob
IIRC, it`s a 3-wire switch....one wire has...

IIRC, it`s a 3-wire switch....one wire has constant power, one has intermittent power, and one is ground.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,985
Posted By Fast Bob
Wrecking yard....

Wrecking yard....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Fast Bob
OP disappeared after two posts....(not too...

OP disappeared after two posts....(not too unusual, happens quite frequently)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Fast Bob
Agree with all the above posts. After you change...

Agree with all the above posts. After you change the oil & filter yourself (so you know it was done correctly), monitor the oil`s condition every couple of days, to see what it looks like. If it`s...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Fast Bob
1. Read the E46 Wiki, it will be educational ...

1. Read the E46 Wiki, it will be educational

2. Read Dave Zeckhausen`s paper on "Brake Bedding" (sometimes the simple things work)

3. That intermittent DSC light might be caused by dirty or...
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