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Forum: Engine & Performance 10-24-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By glhx
Lowering my car. I could have used those camber...

Lowering my car. I could have used those camber plates in the link above.
Instead of that..... I decided to lengthen the original alignment slots To get positive camber back. They are much longer...
Forum: Engine & Performance 10-24-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By glhx
I just bought a new strut bearing to take care of...

I just bought a new strut bearing to take care of the issue.
I'm sending he old one back to fcp euro to see if they will warranty it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By glhx
Yeah but not 70k. The ccv usually lasts 100k...

Yeah but not 70k. The ccv usually lasts 100k before it's shot.

I haven't done a compression test yet.

I did unhook the ccv. No vacuum leaks. Probably because it's so clogged it's stuck shut....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By glhx
I'm trying to decide whether to run a cat...

I'm trying to decide whether to run a cat can at this point or replace the ccv.

I will soak the rings for sure. My drive is long enough that I never have yellow oil anymore. Weather...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By glhx
Could it be sludge on the oil rings. This...

Could it be sludge on the oil rings.
This seems to have been building up over time.

And the ccv being bad.
60k is all you get out of those?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By glhx
There is high oil consumption. If it's being...

There is high oil consumption. If it's being burned badly. It's being hidden by the valve cover leak. I didn't realize how much pressure was causing that until oil shot out the sealed dip stick.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By glhx
Oil blowing out the dip stick tube.

I was bleeding the cooling system today and decided to check the oil.

Oil blew out the dip stick tube about 2 feet high. I put it back as fast as I could. Then undid the cap. I felt the pressure...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-14-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By glhx
Thank you. I'll take a look at that. I was...

Thank you. I'll take a look at that. I was talking about the height. The shocks I have are 3 way adjustable
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-26-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By glhx
Making the Suspension adjustable with Koni yellows

Is there a good kit out there that can be used for this. I will be looking for a used set of ground control coil overs or some other brand that solves this problem.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-26-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By glhx
WTB Ground control coil over kit for Koni yellows

Title says it all. Looking to take my Koni yellows and make them adjustable.

Doesn't have to be ground control but they are the only ones I know of without a lot of research that make a kit like...
Forum: Engine & Performance 09-24-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By glhx
Definitely still need it. They are really soft...

Definitely still need it. They are really soft metal bolts. It took nothing to break it. It also took nothing to hammer it out. Thank you for checking.
Forum: Engine & Performance 09-23-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By glhx
Thank you sir..... Yeah that's the...

Thank you sir.....

Yeah that's the one, it's the bigger one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By glhx
Will a valve cover oil leak cause a lean...

Will a valve cover oil leak cause a lean condition?
Forum: Engine & Performance 09-22-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By glhx
Need an E46 upper radiator clip

My kid lost mine while I was changing out the expansion tank. He just wanted to help. The little one is holding it one now but it has a slow leak.

If anyone has one of these on an old hose laying...
Forum: Engine & Performance 09-22-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By glhx
need an E46 splined strut mount bolt

Anyone have an old strut mount laying around. One of my splined bolts that are pressed into the mount broke with little tightening.

These just hammer out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By glhx
Yeah I replaced them. Twice. ........the problem...

Yeah I replaced them. Twice. ........the problem is that the valve cover is cracked and brittle. When I fix the cracks.....new ones come up due to pressure of the crank case.

I replaced the Ccv...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By glhx
My buttons on the gauge cluster are both shot....

My buttons on the gauge cluster are both shot. Common for those to go out. I've never been able to check that stuff. I can't even set my clock now.

I will be looking for a fix for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By glhx
E46 charging voltage reference

Car died the other day. Found out it had a bad battery. Replaced the battery.

I have no light on the dash or fault codes indicating a problem with the charging system. However: I want to know the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By glhx
Lol.....will do in the future. Good to see...

Lol.....will do in the future.

Good to see you re still here helping everyone out. I would say the best of us.....

Thank you
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,672
Posted By glhx
Your going to need to get inpa. Get it from...

Your going to need to get inpa.
Get it from eBay

It's aboutnthe best there is for your car and will give you a pretty good look at transmission.
Shows temp and what gear it's in etc.

I might...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By glhx
You guessed exactly what happened. In the exact...

You guessed exactly what happened. In the exact order it happened. I had forgotten that the basin under the hood gets rid of the water out those two drains. Didn't even think about it.
I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By glhx
I'll do that tomorrow. The cabin air...

I'll do that tomorrow. The cabin air filter is still out. I can take it out in 5 minutes at this point.
Hopefully it's just condensation....
We will find out .

However.....why...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By glhx
The engine ran for about 20 minutes and was at...

The engine ran for about 20 minutes and was at operating temperature.

The engine sat for about 15-20 minutes before washing it. I checked the exhaust manifolds. They were hot to the touch. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By glhx
Engine misfire on multiple cylinders

My engine has a valve cover leak. Having a hard time tracing that down. Itís dripping onto the exhaust. The gasket was replaced a whole back and was fine for a while. Maybe 3 months.....then started...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-11-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 343
READ ME: Tailight Fix
Views: 293,046
Posted By glhx
Still not been answered. Looking at the diagrams....

Still not been answered. Looking at the diagrams. To me, it's pointless to make diagrams like that. I like the old ones where you just trace the wires. When they add colors to them.....even...
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