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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-26-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By JayMac
FWIW you can flush with diesel fuel, add a quart...

FWIW you can flush with diesel fuel, add a quart and idle for a few minutes. Key is not under load. If you smell most flushes you might recognize the smell. Also, the enemy of your oil is moisture so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-12-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,113
Posted By JayMac
I think full charge should be @12.7.

I think full charge should be @12.7.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By JayMac
I think you need e torx to pull that starter. If...

I think you need e torx to pull that starter. If you need help let me know and I will drive down and help you if you need it. Bored out of my tree. Haven't been rounded this long since Jr. High!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,391
Posted By JayMac
FWIW. You would be better off bleeding the brakes...

FWIW. You would be better off bleeding the brakes from the caliper than sucking the fluid out of the res. The business end is in the caliper, that it where the heat will be. ATE is dirt cheap so if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By JayMac
Thomas, I went through a serious battery drain on...

Thomas, I went through a serious battery drain on my E46 M3. In the end it turned out to be caused by the radio. This might not be your issue but for some reason the Germans decided to run a whole...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,248
Posted By JayMac
...and budget for a Bentley manual. None of the...

...and budget for a Bentley manual. None of the work is hard and he will appreciate the car. Breaks, water pump, wheel bearings, and even bushings are pretty simple to do.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-11-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,662
Posted By JayMac
In the driveway.

In the driveway.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
M3
Views: 1,509
Posted By JayMac
Yes you did. Not a big deal. Could be from lack...

Yes you did. Not a big deal. Could be from lack of use. Seal are easy also. Do you have a garage or access to one. None of the work is hard. Are you able to do some of the minor work? Bentley...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 45
M3
Views: 1,509
Posted By JayMac
Yes it showed listed twice. A BMW dealer should...

Yes it showed listed twice. A BMW dealer should be able to run the vin for you and you can see what is or was done. I do not think the car was subject to the rod bearing issue but they can tell you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
M3
Views: 1,509
Posted By JayMac
Why dont you call the shop that serviced it. He...

Why dont you call the shop that serviced it. He says in his add he has a carfax and you have the vin. You can get a leak down test or a compression test. Heck you can buy the tool and do the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Posted By JayMac
Chances are the caliper piston is not stuck...

Chances are the caliper piston is not stuck unless it is rusted as the piston does not touch the bore. It rides on a square cut o ring. If you have a few tools I would pull the caliper and check the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
M3
Views: 1,509
Posted By JayMac
message sent

message sent
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,460
Posted By JayMac
There are multiple ways to do this. You can do a...

There are multiple ways to do this. You can do a youtube search and see demonstrations of the various ways. Mine changes depending on the car and pedal box. What currently works the best for me is to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By JayMac
I like fix it but maybe before the diploma...

I like fix it but maybe before the diploma another math course might be worthwhile. Cost to service a loan might not seam like a big deal but if you budget for repairs you can go pretty far, Nothing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-20-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,769
Posted By JayMac
No it makes the fuel harder to ignite or burn....

No it makes the fuel harder to ignite or burn. Usually higher compression requires more octane as the compression generates heat and you don't want the fuel to ignite early. Another example is the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-13-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,086
Posted By JayMac
Nothing makes torque like an electric motor. Seen...

Nothing makes torque like an electric motor. Seen a few at track days and they are plenty quick. For me the electric car thing is okay but the cars are too much. Reading a thread complaining about...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-27-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,017
Posted By JayMac
S54 oil temp on track

Mt track car has an s54 and I just upgraded to a 3.64 dif. Car spends more time at high RPM and my inexpensive gauge only reads to 280f. I ran out of that yesterday but think just slightly. I read in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 63,131
Posted By JayMac
Glaring, I meant obvious as if it is not then you...

Glaring, I meant obvious as if it is not then you pay $$ for someone to look at what you could do.
If the A/C just stopped I would look at relays and fuses or it is possible the unit just went and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 63,131
Posted By JayMac
How long ago is "First"? What specifically with...

How long ago is "First"?
What specifically with the a/c?
Any electrical issues are going to be $$ unless it is glaring.
Do you still have the old radio? This all started after the new one was put...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-15-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By JayMac
You had/have air in thee system. Might have...

You had/have air in thee system. Might have damaged the head. Keep an eye on the bottle for a while longer. If your vents work one a week turn the wheel on the dash to hot and make sure you have heat...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-17-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By JayMac
Do you have heat? If you dont you have air in the...

Do you have heat? If you dont you have air in the system
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-02-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,933
Posted By JayMac
I think if you like what you are using, done. So...

I think if you like what you are using, done. So much of this is marketing as new oil is good oil. Driving conditions also have an effect simply due to moisture in the crankcase. Unless you are...
Forum: Exterior 11-29-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By JayMac
WTB e46 M3 section 1

Anyone have. Broke all the welds on mine when I dropped my muffler at a track day. Opps!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-04-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 278,575
Posted By JayMac
Did it need all the work done or are you just...

Did it need all the work done or are you just throwing cash at this and hoping you find it?
If you do have a wobble in the steering wheel I doubt that would be your dif. Sure the driveshaft was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 63,131
Posted By JayMac
maybe not what anyone wants to hear but, If you...

maybe not what anyone wants to hear but, If you are not skilled with electronics and wiring diagrams maybe you should not be messing with "upgrades" is it seams in the end you have less of a working...
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