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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By ikinkk
I had the same problem today.. I changed the...

I had the same problem today.. I changed the fuses for the cluster and it seemed to have fixed it. check them and see if they are blown. The three fives for my cluster were.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By ikinkk
cluster wont she highbeams are on?

So recently my cluster failed, then started working again, changed the fuses for it and what not to try and save some money, and it worked!
But here is my problem.. When I switch to high beams it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By ikinkk
Best place to order parts?

So I am looking for parts to order, since I don't particularly like the prices my mechanic shoots out for stuff. So what is your favorite, or best place to buy parts for your e46?

Also has anyone...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By ikinkk
Suspension? Whats best?

Well, as I'm guessing most e46's at 145k miles or so have control arms and bushings replaced (at least i've read most of 'em do).
I'm going to replace it all soon, but I figure "hey, I want to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By ikinkk
Yep, checked it, first thing I checked.

Yep, checked it, first thing I checked.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By ikinkk
Thanks a lot for the info, helped me alot,...

Thanks a lot for the info, helped me alot, appears to be a bad bleed. No leaking anywhere, no smell nada, zilch.

I'll add coolant and check it periodically.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By ikinkk
Steering wheel is soft/wont go straight.

Maybe its me being paranoid, like the coolant thread I started.

When I make a slight turn left/right the steering wheel feels very soft. It also doesnt correct it self or straighten up?
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By ikinkk
Coolant issue?

So I have an issue..

I recently had a brand new water pump installed, hoses replaced the works.

I just checked and it is beyond low... So I got scared, as anything scares me when it comes to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By ikinkk
Personally 7 series are awesome, but break so...

Personally 7 series are awesome, but break so easily..
Had a 730ld (E65 The turbo Diesel)
Within a month every bell and whistle was screaming at me.
Don't get me wrong they are amazing, just so...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By ikinkk
Those BMW rally cars are awesome. Makes me...

Those BMW rally cars are awesome.

Makes me want one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,889
Posted By ikinkk
I refuse to fix the rear right window switch. No...

I refuse to fix the rear right window switch. No one sits back so it doesn't matter, and if they do, I enjoy having control of the poor fellow who sits there and wants their window down.
That and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By ikinkk
how to unplug that blown speaker...

I did not see anything in the wiki, or a thread, so here's my question.

My rear right speaker is blown to hell.. And it is very annoying since i'm anal about stuff like that.
HOW do I unplug...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,898
Posted By ikinkk
When you worry more about your bmw then your...

When you worry more about your bmw then your significant other. (I got a ration of it earlier because I love "that stupid car more".)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
I do enjoy smiling. I also enjoy going sideways,...

I do enjoy smiling. I also enjoy going sideways, as many close calls as I have had :rofl:

Mmmm. More torque. I can live without perfect gas mileage and some more noise.

Here's my question.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
I rarely go past 85, car usually cruises about 80...

I rarely go past 85, car usually cruises about 80 mph. I have taken it as far as it will go a few times, but I enjoy taking my time on the interstate and stuff.

I'm not looking to go 180mp,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
Is the diff in good condition? This would...

Is the diff in good condition?

This would be good, high ratio = more accel correct?
Stock tranny and everything wont need to be touched if a diff is swap done, correct?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
I love my car on a good tight curvy back road. It...

I love my car on a good tight curvy back road. It is a monster. For 186hp (as they claim) it is a monster <3

Racing is cornering not top speed.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
Common sense is telling me first is first,...

Common sense is telling me first is first, suspension. and the diff before I touch the engine. Who knows, may be content with that alone. So i'll star there and update everything when i do that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
What turbo kit/super charger kit would you...

What turbo kit/super charger kit would you suggest then? Wouldn't a upgraded ECU be good to go with that?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By ikinkk
Battery seems very fine, compressor is so-so (...

Battery seems very fine, compressor is so-so ( could do with a replacing)
Had a tune up MAYBE a month ago. Guess I can always give in and replace the compressor.

Thanks :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By ikinkk
E46 rough idle when A/C is on

I have yet to figure it out, and i looked through the forum board and other places for the answer.

Problem: Car is idling, I turn on the a/c to lets say, 3 on the fan speed. the idle then will dip...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
I like that quote. I also like this car, just...

I like that quote. I also like this car, just wanting to squeeze a little more out of what it has. :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
Suspension is solid in my opinion but I'm not an...

Suspension is solid in my opinion but I'm not an expert. A certified BMW mechanic said it looks good. I just have that wonderful clunk noise of the bushings on the subframe when you shift at low...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
Thanks for the advice! Probably should have...

Thanks for the advice! Probably should have searched a little more before I asked a question. Never thought about the diff. I'm willing to spend on the car.
It is decently quick. But after being in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By ikinkk
It does not have the sport package and is a...

It does not have the sport package and is a manual tranny.

I am having a ball with her in the stock state. But would like more juice out of her :)
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