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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-09-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By brandonbigdog
Thats good to know, i have some miles on the car...

Thats good to know, i have some miles on the car and was checking the oil pump nut and figured i would change the bearings while shes open. The only other issue that i am running into is that bmw tis...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-08-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By brandonbigdog
i am getting ready to replace mine and i couldn't...

i am getting ready to replace mine and i couldn't find the info anywhere online. I plastied all of my old ones and wanted to make sure everything was still in check.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-07-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By brandonbigdog
M54 Con Rod Bearing Clearance

Does anyone know the bmw recommended con rod bearing clearance for the M54B30?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-05-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,186
Posted By brandonbigdog
where did you get the bearings and what size?...

where did you get the bearings and what size? Also is there a spec what the conrod journal diameter is stock in the haynes manual?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
now that i got all of that fixed, im getting...

now that i got all of that fixed, im getting p0172 p0313 p0175 p0313. It tries to die every once in a while when i put the clutch in and seems to be getting more frequent up to multiple times a day,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
It was just a sticky solenoid, you were correct!...

It was just a sticky solenoid, you were correct! But i am still having problems with power surges around 2-3k, and also the car has died a few times when coming to a stop and putting in the clutch....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-25-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
It seems like it was a combination of a few...

It seems like it was a combination of a few things, the seals were bad, the exhaust solenoid was bad, and the vanos internal bearings seem to be shot because when i shake it, it rattles(cant be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-18-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
thanks rajaie, i did buy both of the CPS units...

thanks rajaie, i did buy both of the CPS units from bmw, but i do have the unit out so i will try and test out the solenoid!
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
well i took it in and all they said was that the...

well i took it in and all they said was that the vanos test kept aborting and wouldn't let them diagnose it. They quoted me $1400 to put a new one in, and this was an indie shop. I think im going to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
well replaced the exhaust cps last night and...

well replaced the exhaust cps last night and nothing, i think im going to have to break down and take it in. I would think of checking the exhaust side vanos solenoid but im tired of just throwing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-10-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
well i ended up replacing the vanos seals and...

well i ended up replacing the vanos seals and nothing has fixed. It has been a few thousand miles so i think that i am going to try and replace the Exhaust CPS and see where that gets me(as soon as i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-19-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By brandonbigdog
here is something quick!

here is something quick!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-14-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By brandonbigdog
i replaced my intake and exhaust cam sensors...

i replaced my intake and exhaust cam sensors (oem) after throwing codes with the same symptoms you had. Did nothing for me, another member on the forums said that replacing the vanos seals solved his...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
vanos seals it is then

vanos seals it is then
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-24-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,547
Posted By brandonbigdog
im getting the same codes, p0014 and p0015. I...

im getting the same codes, p0014 and p0015. I replaced the Intake CPS and nothing has changed. Any ideas?
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-26-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By brandonbigdog
yeah my brothers e36 m3 is going to be down for...

yeah my brothers e36 m3 is going to be down for awhile and i was trying to find him a bmw to drive for a week
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-25-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By brandonbigdog
portland luxury car rental

anyone know where i can rent a bmw or something else with a little style here in portland. I dont want the usual rent-a-car selection.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,976
Posted By brandonbigdog
tapped the fuel filter and nothing. Ended up...

tapped the fuel filter and nothing. Ended up changing both the filter and pump. Everything is good now. Thanks everyone!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,976
Posted By brandonbigdog
okay i will give it a try! Thanks!

okay i will give it a try! Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-14-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,976
Posted By brandonbigdog
well im having the same issue, but if i let the...

well im having the same issue, but if i let the car sit for a day or two it will be fine until i turn it off then i have to wait another day or two. Still the pump or filter anyone! thank you!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-17-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By brandonbigdog
WTB: x1 M68 rear wheel

i am in need of only one rear 17x8.5 rear m68 double spoke wheel. Don't have alot of cash for wheels due to repairs and maintenance. Thanks!
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