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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Starless
You will be fine. Installing sports suspension...

You will be fine. Installing sports suspension for the standard package is fine. Vice versa is not. However your car probably was a sports package anyway to start with.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Starless
Check the level, it's probably low. Use the link...

Check the level, it's probably low. Use the link in my signature to do the fluid drain and fill if you want.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Starless
Battery light coming off and on means alternator...

Battery light coming off and on means alternator is bad. Been there, done that. But it also means that your battery is probably drained by now.
Get a new alternator ( it's a 45 minutes DIY) and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,628
Posted By Starless
Any Reason Not To Use Pennzoil?

Next time I might try this Rotella T6 and see if it helps with consumption. Currently using castrol 0W-40.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,628
Posted By Starless
Castrol 0W-40 for me. Meets LL1 specs and alwAys...

Castrol 0W-40 for me. Meets LL1 specs and alwAys in stock at local Walmart for $22 per 5 gallon can.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 134,723
Posted By Starless
In my experience no modifications of any sort...

In my experience no modifications of any sort were needed. Strange...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Starless
I believe what you describe is the problem with...

I believe what you describe is the problem with the fuel sender on the drivers side.
Neither Fuel filter not new fuel pump should have nothing to do with this. That sender unit equalizes the gas...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By Starless
Lemfoerder is OE and filled with hydraulic fluid....

Lemfoerder is OE and filled with hydraulic fluid. Meyle is decent and a little stiffer due to being solid rubber without fluid. Poly is too stiff for a lot of people. Everything else is pretty much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Starless
^ that's creative! Loll

^ that's creative! Loll
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By Starless
I did not know Bob's car is so low mileage!

I did not know Bob's car is so low mileage!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Starless
No good. Not installed correctly. Need to...

No good. Not installed correctly. Need to reinstall. They should be all the way in.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 137,015
Posted By Starless
Same hose. Look on eBay for E46 secondary air...

Same hose. Look on eBay for E46 secondary air pump hose. Buy aftermarket 5 times cheaper. I assume here you are talking about the hose from the air pump to the check valve.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By Starless
Checking in

Still look over the topics every now and then
This forum taught me how to work on cars. Literally. I had no idea how to change oil before I joined.

Just did my control arms, engine mounts, tie...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 137,015
Posted By Starless
It will reset itself. Actually it's better than...

It will reset itself. Actually it's better than resetting it, because you will know for sure the problem is solved. If it does not reset itself after 2-3 days, do reset it yourself and see if it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Starless
What's your mileage? Power loss can be hundreds...

What's your mileage? Power loss can be hundreds of things but for me it was when I started messing with transmission fluid until I found the right one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Starless
What he means is that INPA is the mother of all...

What he means is that INPA is the mother of all BMW scanners. That's what they used to use at the BMW factories to test the cars. It's way more sophisticated than the best OBD2 scanner out there. If...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Starless
330ci Cyliner Misfires!

I just made a thread called "fix for misfiring" it's still on the front page of forum.
I'd start with examining the condition of your valve cover gasket.
And 02 sensor has nothing to do with it....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
Posted By Starless
Change the valve cover gasket. Oil pan gasket is...

Change the valve cover gasket. Oil pan gasket is the worst scenario - lots it work...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Starless
How do you know you are not getting any power to...

How do you know you are not getting any power to the pump?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Starless
Well, a lot of things can cause misfire codes....

Well, a lot of things can cause misfire codes. Some people chase them for years. Valve cover gasket, spark plugs, coils, fuel system components, etc

The key is a good diagnostics and starting with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Starless
Fix for misfiring

The car developed engine misfiring on cylinders 1 and 5, was running like crap and had codes for cylinder 1, 5 and oxygen sensors on all banks. On cylinder 1 besides misfiring code the diagnostic...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Starless
Yep, my 7 year old is much better at it. The...

Yep, my 7 year old is much better at it. The games they play on iPads, etc are all based for visual perception. Minecraft, etc, I do not like strategies, I can master it of course if I need but it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Starless
Welcome! Good sense of humor is always a good...

Welcome! Good sense of humor is always a good thing on these forums. I like yours :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Starless
I hope URO does not stand for URO parts :-) Just...

I hope URO does not stand for URO parts :-) Just kidding, looks great, Jake!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Starless
New expansion tank cap graphics. The World in Pictures

You know, I was at a parent-teacher conference at my daughter's elementary school a few days ago. And it's not news, but they do not teach children to properly spell words anymore. It's all based on...
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