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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
Done!! Kind of.

Well, got the new coil and the car just purrs. Now I need a new dipstick tube bolt since I lost that, and need to get the passenger side rotor off to replace it. Good news is no more codes. Trans...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-22-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
#2 coils is bad

#2 coils is bad
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
All righty then

CCV replaced - (PITA), intake boot kit, ICV valven cleaned, Throttle body cleaned. Cleared codes car started like new(no codes). I drove is for about 2 miles then - P1345 Misfire Cylinder 2 With Fuel...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
Ok, i will check it. THanks

Ok, i will check it. THanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
More?

Teo more code discription.

P1508 Idle Air Control (IAC) System - Low RPM
P1508 Idle Air Control Valve Circuit Failure

The MAF is clean, is the ICV your talking about the DISA?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
My fault codes

Finally got a code reader, here they are.

P1504 - Idle Speed Control Valve Closing Solenoid Control Open Circuit
P1508 - Idle Speed Control Valve Opening Solenoid Control Open Circuit
P1345 -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
Well, I have gone back over everythinge . All...

Well, I have gone back over everythinge . All plugs are plugged in. Verified the intake boot is seated. MAF is clean, dry and plugged in. I get an idle now around 500rpm. EML is still on as well as...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
Car will not run now

Replaced intake boot, now the car won't stay running and the EML light is on. Whats next:dunno: Looking at fuel pump, or something to do with the "Drive by Wire" throttle system. Cannot afford to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
I will be ordering a Intake boot and PCV valve...

I will be ordering a Intake boot and PCV valve from oembimmerparts.com in the am.

Thanks all.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
yeah, I am re-reading the stickys and found the...

yeah, I am re-reading the stickys and found the same. lol
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,587
Posted By jhestness
BMW Masters - need input

2001 325i, started running real rough - no power - wont idle for crap. This happeded out of the blue with no warning. The BMW shop (Read Dealer) says that there is a thumb size hole in the intake...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-08-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,147
Posted By jhestness
Hows the racoon?

Hows the racoon?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,687
Posted By jhestness
Wouldn't need to do much more performance wise,...

Wouldn't need to do much more performance wise, just regular maintainance.

Dinan parts on the car:

Throttle body
Intake
Suspension
Chip
Exhaust
Strut tower brace
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,687
Posted By jhestness
Drove my first M3 yesterday

A 2002 M3 with Dinan upgrades to the suspension, intake, exhaust, chip, and a few other things. Blue convertable 65,000 for $19,500. The smile didn't leave my face all day. Gonna have to buy it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By jhestness
Its a sedan, however after reading some stickys...

Its a sedan, however after reading some stickys will need to look into this HPFP issue.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By jhestness
Looking at a 2007 335i

2007 335i ZSP? 82,000mi, used car dealer says it has cold weather pkg, premium pkg, and sport pkg. Two tone interior, asking 21,000.00. Good deal?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,014
Posted By jhestness
Well, the tires cannot be too new,(On the car...

Well, the tires cannot be too new,(On the car when I bought it) also I know from an inspection that the CABs need replacing. Have not checked the alignment. I do have it set to have the CABs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,014
Posted By jhestness
I may have understated the degree in which this...

I may have understated the degree in which this happens. Its kind of like arm wrestling with the car as I drive down the road. Now if this is due just from low profile tires I need to rethink the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,014
Posted By jhestness
225 55 16

225 55 16
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,014
Posted By jhestness
2001 325i all over the road

When I am on the freeway it is VERY susceptable to the grooves created by all the driving. So much so that I am reconsidering alternate routes. I am thinking bushings, tires, ball joints. New to BMWs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,462
Posted By jhestness
Thanks all for the replies, I think I will commit...

Thanks all for the replies, I think I will commit the 325 to a DD with some cosmetic and comfort upgrades. I am test driving a few M3's today and tommorrow. Both E36 and E46 versions, preference is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,462
Posted By jhestness
Well, looks like I will have to test drive the...

Well, looks like I will have to test drive the '97 M3 I found then and leave the 325i to be DD. Thanks for the response and love your 'Tide logo. I am from Camden.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,462
Posted By jhestness
2001 325i Performance upgrades?

Hello,

Other that suspension, what kind of engine performance upgrades can be done and is there a sticky regarding where to get them? Or shoud I try to wedge a M3 3.2l with SMG into it.:D
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-12-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 105
Sticky: Buying an E36?
Views: 73,572
Posted By jhestness
This was awesome!!

Have 2 bimmers already, looking at E36 M3's this weekend and have taken notes from this to use in my quest.

Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By jhestness
M3 to 325i

I have Bayern Mesh 17x8 for the wheels, no tires yet. I want the M3 brakes mostly because I like the look as well as better stopping. Might run a little track with it after the PSS9 from Bilstien...
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