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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-03-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Sgtbean
Done and done. Managed to get her broke free....

Done and done. Managed to get her broke free. Pounded on the bottom with a hammer which seated the CA and nut came off. Just did both CA, bushings and inner balljoints. Have been putting it off for...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-03-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Sgtbean
Control Arm Nut Stuck

Hello all, I've run into a slight issue while doing a control arm swap. The nut on the driver side has become stuck flush with the top of the threaded ball joint rod. I!ve already used a pickle fork...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-04-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Sgtbean
Whenever the suspension flexed left or right....

Whenever the suspension flexed left or right. Specifically over smaller bumps at slower speeds. Yours could be the shock mounts. Or if you haven't or don't know if your rtabs have ever been done...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Sgtbean
Clunk has been eliminated. Just wanted to bump...

Clunk has been eliminated. Just wanted to bump this and say that 5h3 culprit of my knocking over bumps was the rtabs. I ended up changing the shock mounts and that didn't solve it so finally did the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Sgtbean
MIS Failure

So today while working on my RTABS with the MIS tool the threaded rod broke. Is there a replacement I can purchase at Home Depot or Lowes? Need to finish this job this weekend. Any and all help is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-26-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Sgtbean
MIS tool

Does anyone have a diy for using the MIS rtab tool? The instructions on the MIS website has pictures but image shack is the host and they are no longer available. Any help is appreciated.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Well that was an interesting and mentally...

Well that was an interesting and mentally challenging adventure. CCV done and valve cover complete. Valve cover was one of the easier things I've done on this thing. Car seems to run slightly...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
It's the one exposed from the wire loom. It...

It's the one exposed from the wire loom. It doesn't look broken in the pic because of the way the wire is sitting.


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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Thanks for the reply. Ended up being part of the...

Thanks for the reply. Ended up being part of the old hose. Broke it off and finally got the ccv in. Lost a screw to the bracket that mounts the icv. Also ended up breaking the small tab that the air...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-16-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Well got the pita hose on. Took forever, but I...

Well got the pita hose on. Took forever, but I found that the bav part 3 vid helped amazingly. Some issues I've run into are a wire broke down near the oil filter. It's a single wire not sure what it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-15-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
How does one tell if they have said updated oil...

How does one tell if they have said updated oil dipstick tube or not. My Xi is an 03 with a prod date of 11/02


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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Any tips on install from anyone? Some say attach...

Any tips on install from anyone? Some say attach the front intake one on the ccv and fish it through from the bottom. This seems like a pita.


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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Got the PIA CCV out finally. If putting the new...

Got the PIA CCV out finally. If putting the new one in is anything like taking the old one out I'm in for a headache lol. I have the cold climate one and was wondering if anyone's ever used a 3M...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-10-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Wasn't going to, but was thinking of pulling the...

Wasn't going to, but was thinking of pulling the intake in the ccv is going to be such a pain. More of a preemptive thing and I'd rather have it on hand just in case I have to pull the intake. From...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Thanks guys! Haven't had a chance to check that...

Thanks guys! Haven't had a chance to check that side of the engine, but I ordered the gasket set and bolt grommets. Hopefully they'll be here within the week. I've also had the cold weather ccv and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sgtbean
Oil Woes

Hello fellow Xier's so today I decided to start the car and run to the store. It's been quite cold here in the north country and was -20 this morning.

Get to the store and smell oil burning. Pop...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 01-22-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Sgtbean
Refreshed with stock suspension? Sent...

Refreshed with stock suspension?


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Forum: Suspension and Braking 01-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Sgtbean
I am. Looking for stock 325xi springs. Whatcha...

I am. Looking for stock 325xi springs. Whatcha got?


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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Sgtbean
Redline 75w90 & 75w90ns

So I accidentally bought 75w90 No Slip instead of the 75w90. I have the 75w90 redline in the differentials. My question is is it possible to mix the 2 or should I get a bottle of the regular 75w90? ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-08-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Sgtbean
Yowsers. My deer didn't look that bad. Slower...

Yowsers. My deer didn't look that bad. Slower speeds? Insurance going to cover it? Or is it less your deductible?


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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,019
Posted By Sgtbean
What's The BEST Fuel Injector Cleaner?

What did you pay? Can't seem to find pricing other than shipping.


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Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Sgtbean
Grrr.. crunching sound from under car

Any update OP?


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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-10-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Sgtbean
Bilstein Difference

I did just that. Plus those come with bump stops and dust boots where as the other one doesn't which is odd. Same price and everything. Also the previous owner bought the ones that are on the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-10-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Sgtbean
Bilstein Difference

Hey all was wondering what the difference between these two parts are offered by Turner.

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1936-bilstein-sporthd-rear-shock-e36-m3-e46-xi.aspx
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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-08-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 53,839
Posted By Sgtbean
Bilstein Sport -rear shocks continually FAIL - Replace with E36 M3 shock??!

Reviving a old thread. With an xi if my shocks are blown and I have the receipt of purchase from the previous owner can I get the updated ones? Also can you mix m3 ones in the rear with sport fronts?...
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