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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 81,618
Posted By crowz
The last of the real BMW 3 series cars. You know...

The last of the real BMW 3 series cars. You know the ones before the one you have that had real exhaust sound, real wood and 50% less plastic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By crowz
The outside temp gauge wont set a code so...

The outside temp gauge wont set a code so something else is wrong causing the check engine light. Just go by autozone and get the code read.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By crowz
Unlike most my transmission is in the backyard so...

Unlike most my transmission is in the backyard so I KNOW its a 5l40e not a zf.

Sticker on trans, numbers on trans, pan bolt pattern etc. It is for SURE a 5L40e that came in my 2000 323i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By crowz
Ive always got a kick out of the "we have to...

Ive always got a kick out of the "we have to align the steering wheel special" bit. Yes it has a sensor. No you don't have to jump thru hoops to align it anymore than the normal stuff they are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,328
Posted By crowz
I used the air chisel method on something once. I...

I used the air chisel method on something once. I just cant remember if it was the bmw or my superduty truck but I do remember it worked and it was the only way I could get the thing loose.

I also...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By crowz
I just replaced them with new lenses for $40 each...

I just replaced them with new lenses for $40 each and 5 minutes labor :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By crowz
Ive got one with over 300,000 on it sitting in...

Ive got one with over 300,000 on it sitting in the backyard. It works fine its just not in the car anymore from where I switched over to a manual trans. I need to find a bmw with a bad transmission...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By crowz
My 2000 323i came with a 5l40e so yep they came...

My 2000 323i came with a 5l40e so yep they came with them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By crowz
This is what I just put in mine and love them. ...

This is what I just put in mine and love them.

Only real plug in play option available other than factory and these are much nicer than the factory speakers.

http://www.bavsound.com/Stage-One/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By crowz
Pull enough g's and the auto will go into neutral...

Pull enough g's and the auto will go into neutral from starving for fluid. Been there done that. Which is why I switched from an automatic to a manual in my 323i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By crowz
To switch automatics you having to switch the...

To switch automatics you having to switch the harness from the transmission ecu to the trans itself. They are different on a zf and a gm.

So you need the zf computer and the zf harness from a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By crowz
If your getting the wrong gear your shifter...

If your getting the wrong gear your shifter linkage is worn out. Cheap and fairly easy fix. Just search for shifter bushings on here. If its just hard to shift that's something else but when you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By crowz
That's what Im running and love em.

That's what Im running and love em.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,227
Posted By crowz
The best way to do music on the eonon is with the...

The best way to do music on the eonon is with the ipod cable it comes with. I had an old iphone 3 I used. I just put my music on it and put it in the glove box. Works flawless. Plus the iphone plays...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,227
Posted By crowz
I imagine it doesn't work with the factory cd...

I imagine it doesn't work with the factory cd changer. Which shouldn't be a problem since it makes the factory cd changer obsolete.

Copy all 6 cd's or whatever to a dvd and then copy some more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By crowz
Has to be an e46. He's been miserable since...

Has to be an e46. He's been miserable since selling his :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,227
Posted By crowz
Wasn't even aware it would work with the factory...

Wasn't even aware it would work with the factory nav at all.

Might want to check into that.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,227
Posted By crowz
The price difference on the gm5150 is with or...

The price difference on the gm5150 is with or without gps software for sure like mentioned but I wouldn't know on the other models.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By crowz
Actually a bad pump can cause most of what your...

Actually a bad pump can cause most of what your mentioning but also there is a thermostat valve that cuts flow thru the cooler. If it fails it causes line pressure to act strange. A weak pump...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By crowz
Did you line pressure test it?

Did you line pressure test it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By crowz
Oh and before someone mentions such and such told...

Oh and before someone mentions such and such told them that it cant be what I listed, I used to be a mechanic and Ive probably built more automatics than all their techs put together.

Now what I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By crowz
Improperly installed filter or low on fluid is my...

Improperly installed filter or low on fluid is my guess. Its a heck of allot harder to fill it with fluid than people think. First it HAS to be fully up to temperature to fill it. It has to be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,227
Posted By crowz
Must be an issue with the D5150 as my GM5150...

Must be an issue with the D5150 as my GM5150 works flawlessly. Steering wheel controls and all.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By crowz
I like the wood better personally but it looks...

I like the wood better personally but it looks great and looks factory.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By crowz
Mines been out all this winter. Waiting on warmer...

Mines been out all this winter. Waiting on warmer weather to replace it.
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