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Forum: ///M3 Forum Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Overboost
Gotta tell ya I saw this car today and it was...

Gotta tell ya I saw this car today and it was previously owned by someone that maybe drove this car on weekends only. It is barely broke in. Everything I looked at was clean and rust free. OP...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By Overboost
Ha, we are showing our age. Only us old guys...

Ha, we are showing our age. Only us old guys will remember that commercial. :D
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By Overboost
The common failure is the CCV getting filled up...

The common failure is the CCV getting filled up with mayo which is condensation and oil mixture. The build up is from short drives and the engine never reaching operating temperatures to burn off...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-28-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 19,418
Posted By Overboost
I've been reading this forum for days. I am not...

I've been reading this forum for days. I am not sure if this is a PSA for our forum regarding the Covid-19 virus or a clown interview for the 2020 Ringling Brothers circus. WTF is wrong with you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By Overboost
Yeah, all the signs of a classic CCV failure. As...

Yeah, all the signs of a classic CCV failure. As long as you shut it off soon enough, there should be no reason you lifted the head by trying to compress oil (it won't compress oil and the results...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By Overboost
One tip for you: If the nuts holding the mounts...

One tip for you: If the nuts holding the mounts to the transmission are too tight to get loose, use a box end 13mm wrench on the nut and a 1/2" breaker bar on the other end of the wrench. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By Overboost
That is good info. The yellow light indicates...

That is good info. The yellow light indicates you need to replace your oil level sensor in the bottom of the oil pan (providing your engine has the correct level of oil). 3 small bolts hold it in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By Overboost
I just did my CCV when I did my OFHG. With the...

I just did my CCV when I did my OFHG. With the alternator and OFH out of the way, it is a breeze.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,932
Posted By Overboost
Darkstar's front bumper is the M Tech 1 :thumbup:

Darkstar's front bumper is the M Tech 1 :thumbup:
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-27-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 19,418
Posted By Overboost
Thanks Jake, Here is another good read. ...

Thanks Jake,
Here is another good read.

https://www.lifeextension.com/protocols/infections/2019-novel-coronavirus-sars-cov2-covid-19?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=organicpost
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By Overboost
If my E46 was showing an oil light on for 30...

If my E46 was showing an oil light on for 30 seconds I wouldn't be looking at the CCV. Was the light red (bad) or yellow (oil level sensor)?
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-26-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 19,418
Posted By Overboost
And remember that water heater is a 50 gallon...

And remember that water heater is a 50 gallon source of clean water if SHTF.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,932
Posted By Overboost
Thanks! Yes, I posted a few DIY's on some of my...

Thanks! Yes, I posted a few DIY's on some of my retrofits but almost everything I have learned and done has been from existing DIY's and reading on this forum. I have been learning on E46Fanatics...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-26-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 19,418
Posted By Overboost
Thank you Jake. Novel Coronavirus has no...

Thank you Jake.

Novel Coronavirus has no religious or political affiliation. It will affect us all and we are all at risk.

We need to keep our forum family together.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Overboost
Post some pictures of the damage. It may not be...

Post some pictures of the damage. It may not be that bad. As long as you didn't get into the tub of the car you may be able to simply replace the rocker panel, it is only held on by 7 or 8...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,932
Posted By Overboost
Mine looks the same as it did in post 10...

Mine looks the same as it did in post 10 (https://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=18512957&postcount=10) of this thread. I did spend some time underneath it this past year. 208,000 miles and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-25-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,602
Posted By Overboost
Yes sir, very doable. I did mine on my QuickJack...

Yes sir, very doable. I did mine on my QuickJack so jackstands are basically the same. I like the ball joint separator Archbid recommends, but I got it done with the pickle fork. His option...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-24-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 19,418
Posted By Overboost
Well, Charlotte has now issued a stay at home...

Well, Charlotte has now issued a stay at home order effective Thursday 8:00 AM. We are now essentially on lock down. My wife works at Target so we already have our papers issued to her by Target...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Overboost
Bali, I would love to update my E53 EGS and DME....

Bali, I would love to update my E53 EGS and DME. Let me know when a good time is to spend an hour together to do this. :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,602
Posted By Overboost
Knocked out the front control arms and bushings...

Knocked out the front control arms and bushings today. Took a lot more effort than I thought. I thought I would never get the ball joints disconnected from the bearing carrier/upright. They have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,602
Posted By Overboost
I got over 200,000 miles out of the original arms...

I got over 200,000 miles out of the original arms with a bushing replacement once at 100,000 so I just wanted to duplicate what I had such great mileage results with. :thumbup:

At the point I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,602
Posted By Overboost
I got my order of Genuine BMW front control arms...

I got my order of Genuine BMW front control arms and bushings from ECS Tuning today so I have a few hours of work in the garage while sheltering in place.

Everything is closed over here and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Overboost
Right side (passenger side)is always the VCG. ...

Right side (passenger side)is always the VCG. There is nothing else over there. Left side (drivers side) can be a number of things. Most common is the OFHG and pan gasket but the major oil leak as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,482
Posted By Overboost
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,482
Posted By Overboost
Yes sir. Those go in the upper front edges of...

Yes sir. Those go in the upper front edges of the rear bumper where it meets the body at the wheel well. They bolt to the body (you will see the studs on the back side of the fender well) and the...
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