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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By jack_ski
Roll Damn Tide!!!! I still find that...

Roll Damn Tide!!!!



I still find that funny......I wonder how those trees are doing.....................
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,340
Posted By jack_ski
Just an added note, manual transmission cars do...

Just an added note, manual transmission cars do not have the thermostat at the bottom of the expansion tank. May seem obvious, but I was a little confused when I pulled mine, and there wasn't a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,731
Posted By jack_ski
May the redneck force be with you, smolck.

May the redneck force be with you, smolck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By jack_ski
The shake in the wheel could be sway bar end...

The shake in the wheel could be sway bar end links. They're $35 apiece and easy to replace. It worked for me.
I certainly would recommend replaceing them if you're going to replace the shocks. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,364
Posted By jack_ski
T!ts and tires, nothing but trouble..............

T!ts and tires, nothing but trouble..............
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By jack_ski
I did some searching on the internets and it...

I did some searching on the internets and it seems like M6 torx socket head cap screws use a T30 bit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By jack_ski
Um, Jake, 16mm and 5/8 are only .004"...

Um, Jake, 16mm and 5/8 are only .004" different.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By jack_ski
Sorry, forgot about the oil leak.............. ...

Sorry, forgot about the oil leak..............

$1600 seems appropriate for Sachs shocks, OEM springs and all labor (plus whatever is needed for the oil thing).

And yes, you do need an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By jack_ski
Buy the parts yourself, and do the rear yourself....

Buy the parts yourself, and do the rear yourself. Smock is right, it's very easy. First time will take about an hour per side. When you're done, you'll think to yourself, "Gosh, I could have done...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By jack_ski
I'm jealous. Topped out at 69 today. It's gonna...

I'm jealous. Topped out at 69 today. It's gonna be back below freezing this weekend.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By jack_ski
Of course, it happened to me

Ok, just need to vent.

I was replacing my shocks and springs this morning, and everything was going well. I got the back changed out in just over 2 hours, so I was feeling good.

I moved onto...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By jack_ski
Your blinker fluid is low.........

Your blinker fluid is low.........
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By jack_ski
Meh. I'm driving my car till the wheels fall...

Meh. I'm driving my car till the wheels fall off. I'm not concerned with the re-sale value at all. But I do realize I'm in the minority.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By jack_ski
I just took my garbage out to the garage, and...

I just took my garbage out to the garage, and there she was. I winked at her. She smiled back. We've got a wonderful weekend planned. Some serious together time.

On a related note, I think my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By jack_ski
kmh, Don't worry about smlock, he's pretty much...

kmh,
Don't worry about smlock, he's pretty much harmless. Someone pissed in his cornflakes yesterday, and he's telling everyone about it. ;)

The rear shock thing is a piece of cake. I'm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,974
Posted By jack_ski
:confused: Whatever floats your boat. I'm...

:confused:

Whatever floats your boat. I'm not going to ruin an excellent thread by pointing out all of the obvious complications and hypocrisies with your stacks of wood.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,974
Posted By jack_ski
Ummmm

Hey, Genius.........

How well do those stacks of wood work when you're replacing suspension parts?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,974
Posted By jack_ski
:stupid: I couldn't agree more. Nothing...

:stupid:

I couldn't agree more. Nothing like the adrenaline from a near death experience to get that stubborn bolt off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,363
Posted By jack_ski
Just changed the fuel filter and did a control...

Just changed the fuel filter and did a control arm, ball joint, CAB job (PITA for an xi).

New shocks, springs and end links next week.

I think my oil seperator might be leaking (feck).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,472
Posted By jack_ski
I think you need a hula girl too. Just...

I think you need a hula girl too.

Just sayin'..................
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 51,978
Posted By jack_ski
Control arms, lower ball joints, CAB's, sway bar...

Control arms, lower ball joints, CAB's, sway bar links, fuel filter, shocks & struts. Busy weekend ahead.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By jack_ski
This might be related............... I was...

This might be related...............
I was having issues with my turn signals a while back. Every now and the, the dashboard was showing that one was burned out. It would happen every other day or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,285
Posted By jack_ski
Looks great! Where did you mount the ballasts?

Looks great! Where did you mount the ballasts?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,714
Posted By jack_ski
Is the car overheating? Judging by your post, it...

Is the car overheating? Judging by your post, it is not, but the question needs to be asked.

If it's not overheating, it might be coolant level switch that you replaced. Make sure that the...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By jack_ski
I just finished The Jungle (after wanting to read...

I just finished The Jungle (after wanting to read it for a long time as well). It wasn't quite what I expected. I don't want to spoil it, so I won't say any more. Enjoy.
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