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  1. Is your high milage E46 caked in oil?

    General E46 Forum
    Don't worry. Mine was as well when I first got it 5 years ago. Since then, I've replaced every oil seal imaginable and have a squeaky clean engine. Not only is it much more enjoyable to work on, it greatly helps with PM as leaks can be more easily detected. With very little time and $$, you too...
  2. SAP Relocation Question:

    General E46 Forum
    Hey there all, I have been thinking about relocating my SAP to #2 on the diagram... http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2926&d=1021914830 In efforts to clean up my bay a little and what not. My question is, will the relocation and addition of hose length give flow rate...
  3. Cleaning Throttle body

    General E46 Forum
    Looking for ideas for cleaning throttle body. I seen a you tube video where a guy stated not to move the butterfly because you can knock the throttle body out of calibration. Has anyone else heard of this? I started cleaning with q-tips and a little throttle body cleaner but not moving the...
  4. DIY: Headliner Whisperer - Remove Grease from you Headliner

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Prior to the purchase of my roof base bars and bike racks, I would transport my road bike(s) in my vehicle instead of on it. For the most part this worked out wonderfully, until that fateful day I decided to store two bicycles, frames upside-down with the chainrings pointed right at my light...
  5. e46 intake Manifold cleaning

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, Recently the heater inlet pipe busted on my e46 325i 2001. Unfortunately the only way to reach there was by removing intake manifold. Now I see that intake manifold has all those carbon soot and oil spill (dried) all the way. I used a light to see that and actually when i touched a paper...
  6. Basic questions on fixing a few things on E46

    General E46 Forum
    I have a few questions on the best cleaning supplies for an E46. (Wax, soap, towels, etc.) Also does anyone know the best way to clear the fog off of my head lights? And in the picture attached is there any way to make the black plastic sidings on car and mirrors less faded? best way to restore...
  7. Detailing Your E46

    General E46 Forum
    I really like detailing my car. To get ready for the weekend, i like to detail my car on Thursday just to make sure everything is ready to go as soon as I leave work on Friday. This weekly ritual usually takes a couple of hours. TIRES - First i like to clean them off with Armor All Tire Foam...
  8. Bay Area~ Amateur Detailing!

    California
    Hey guys, I started out detailing just my own cars and now I have all these supplies sitting around.. I am willing to detail cars for a nice affordable price! I, only use quality products like the Porter Cable 7424XP, Lake Country Pads, XMT, Meguiars, Mothers, 3M, Menzerna, Pinnacle, Chemical...
  9. Window Cleaning Product?

    Car Care & Detailing
    It may just be me but when I wash my car I find that I will notice little streaks and dried water spots on the windows. I obtained some Armor All Glass Cleaner and a micro fiber cloth for a couple bucks. I used the product and it seemed to help but I still get the streaks. Any suggestions? I...
  10. Cleaned my engine compartment today. What do you think?

    Car Care & Detailing
    I don't think it had been done since the car came from the showroom 10 years ago. <img src="http://photos.e46fanatics.com/data/4452/medium/IMG_20101008_102554.jpg" /> Let me know what you think. I've never done this to my car before.
  11. Took apart ICV, TB, MAF, and DISA...now which ones should I replace.

    General E46 Forum
    Just bought my first bimmer (2002 325xi):excited: and have been fixing one thing at a time. I am trying to fix a throttle response/slight loss of power issue so I took off my ICV TB MAF and DISA for inspection. Now I need to know what it normal for these parts and what isn't. The TB was...
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