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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By mjbrox
Update. I did a smoke test and found a bunch of...

Update. I did a smoke test and found a bunch of leaks on my benz but not the BMW. I did break my f connector in the process but i was able to JB weld it back together.

Anyway, i took it for a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-08-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By mjbrox
When I bought my e46 it has recently had some...

When I bought my e46 it has recently had some cooling components replaced but I went ahead and did the FCP rebuild kit including pump, rad, expansion tank and hoses.

The value proposition...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By mjbrox
its a great team you have there. LOL

its a great team you have there. LOL
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By mjbrox
Okay Team. Great chat

Okay Team. Great chat
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By mjbrox
I tried turning the key to position 2 to prime...

I tried turning the key to position 2 to prime the fuel. It did not work.

I let it run for abou5 5 mins, then turned it off. It started right up after that.

Digging through the service...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By mjbrox
Yes, i finished up last night. did a couple...

Yes, i finished up last night. did a couple starts, both took 4-6cranks. Then took it for a 15 min drive.

Started it again this morning and same thing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By mjbrox
Long Crank before start

in follow up to my earlier post.

I just changed my CCV. Car runs fine but it cranks longer before start.

Before I start chucking parts at this I wanted to get some ideas. Im thinking the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-01-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By mjbrox
I got the car put back together. But now...

I got the car put back together.

But now it takes a couple extra cranks to start. Once running, it runs fine. I must have missed a connection or vac line or the new system exasperated a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By mjbrox
okay, im due for an oil change anyway. Ill...

okay, im due for an oil change anyway. Ill order that from FCP today
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By mjbrox
Now you have me worried. It is yellow and I...

Now you have me worried. It is yellow and I understand that it may not be the CCV but since I have 120k miles, it was due anyway.

Im not in a huge rush since its more of a fair weather car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By mjbrox
practicing the install is a great idea

practicing the install is a great idea
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By mjbrox
Thank you everyone! I see now that I need to...

Thank you everyone! I see now that I need to remove that throttle body so I can do that tonight/tomorrow. I really dont want to remove the intake

I wear an xl-xxl glove so you can only imagine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By mjbrox
Replacing PCV but having problems

my 2006 325 Vert has had the oil pressure light stay on for about 30 seconds especially when cold so I thought I would change the PCV but HOLY ****, it is way too tight in there.

I cant seem to...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-23-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By mjbrox
Interior care

Have a 2006 vert. The interior is tan but is getting a bit faded.

My wife will park it with the top down and we live in Colorado with a lot of sun and dry air.

What products are best...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-13-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By mjbrox
maybe ill do what this guy did ...

maybe ill do what this guy did

https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?743208-my-homemade-windscreen
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-13-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By mjbrox
i cant find anything for the e46 Basically...

i cant find anything for the e46

Basically I want something exactly like this but for my rear headrest

http://www.mrstitch.com/_borders/BMW_Z3_Windscreen.JPG
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-11-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By mjbrox
rear wind screen options

I know there is a windscreen that is made by bmw but it prevents passengers from being in the rear seat.

I have two young kids who hate riding with the top down.

What other options exist? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,859
Posted By mjbrox
without a doubt, my E30 I drove the piss...

without a doubt, my E30

I drove the piss out of that car. I knew I liked it at the time, but I did not realize how much i loved that car till years later.

Ahhhh stories of a love lost
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,370
Posted By mjbrox
i know what your saying. On one hand its...

i know what your saying.

On one hand its like,
"These forums are great. They help prepare me for all sorts of stuff"

On the other hand it makes me paranoid about everthing. Especially...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,194
Posted By mjbrox
Apparently.

Apparently.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,370
Posted By mjbrox
ugh, another "must do"... I just bought a...

ugh, another "must do"...

I just bought a 2006 325ci vert and did the coolant overhaul. The car has 102k miles and the last oil change was at 94k miles 18 months ago.

So, today my wife said...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,194
Posted By mjbrox
i dont even know what the CCV is and I am scared...

i dont even know what the CCV is and I am scared to look it up. I just wanted to get the Coolant system taken care of
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,194
Posted By mjbrox
Thank you everyone. I got all the parts in...

Thank you everyone.

I got all the parts in on Saturday and its leak free. I even felt confident enough to have my wife drive it to work
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By mjbrox
Since we are talking about coolant mix, what do...

Since we are talking about coolant mix, what do you do if you plan on operating your car from as low a -20 all the way to 100 Deg F. Also, we operated the car daily from 5280 in the city to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-11-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,194
Posted By mjbrox
I?m putting in the new parts and I?m now noticing...

I?m putting in the new parts and I?m now noticing that the coolant level sensor has no o-ring. Is that normal?
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