BMW | Got a new E46? Oil Change DIY + Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions

This DIY generally applies to the various E46 models, and more specifically applies to any BMW model with an M54 engine. The photos are all of that specific engine, and and M54 specific parts.

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Electrical Tips and Tricks: Part 2 of 3 — Locating A Circuit In An Unmarked Breaker Box (Yes, it’s possible. And easy.)

A lot of electrical work starts with a simple concern: how can this work be performed safely–or, better, how can I sort this out without death or hospitalization.

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It’s your moral and patriotic duty to fix your own stuff. (Or: How To Repair Your Garden Hose Instead of Replacing It.)

To own a garden hose is to hate a garden hose. They break, they leak, they fall apart, they need to be replaced. They’re also incredibly easy to fix. It costs very little, and like Hemingway’s broken places, they’re often stronger and better after the repair.

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Almost as certain as death and taxes… (New post coming soon)

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During the great coronavirus wars of 2020, there are two more things that are almost as certain as death and taxes: pregnancies, and painted AR15s. As a matter of fact, I feel–at this point, and I while I certainly hope I’m right, only time will tell–that painting your AR15 out of quarantine boredom will be a much more common act than having to use it.

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I am not immune, and will be painting my AR15 as well. (Let’s see how the Rustoleum camo paint works out.)

The post is coming soon.