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Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jpbutler1983
Thank you for that input. Sounds very likely...

Thank you for that input. Sounds very likely that it's the problem. I will report back just so there will be an answer here.

Thank you.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jpbutler1983
some other info... when suspended and driven, the...

some other info... when suspended and driven, the noise isn't present... so only when the weight of the car is being supported by the tires, does it happen.

The mechanic said he checked those and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By jpbutler1983
Imagine, if you will... a clunking noise

Good day gentlemen and ladies,

so... I'm driving - let's say I'm taking off the line from first gear. While accelerating, everything is fine... however, if I let off the gas about a second later,...
Forum: Interior 01-02-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By jpbutler1983
Wtb: black door panels and trim

Hi,

I'm shopping around for some door panels and trim.

Leather covering of door panels has come loose. If I can't find an interior specialist that can fix it, it might be cheaper to replace.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By jpbutler1983
Do I have to take off the control arm to remove...

Do I have to take off the control arm to remove it? Can't I take the entire hub without the control arm?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By jpbutler1983
is this what I have to replace? the control arm...

is this what I have to replace? the control arm and all?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By jpbutler1983
I keep finding DIYs on hub bearing removal... but...

I keep finding DIYs on hub bearing removal... but I want to remove the whole hub

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By jpbutler1983
I tried the axle puller. No luck. That's...

I tried the axle puller. No luck.

That's what my question is... how difficult is it and what is the process to take off the whole hub/hub bearing/spindle that my axle is fused to?

Drop it and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By jpbutler1983
My concern in getting the axle puller but...

My concern in getting the axle puller but destroying the hub bearing and spindle anyway... ya know?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By jpbutler1983
Rear wheel assembly

Fellas... in an effort to remove my rear passenger side axle I've reached a wall... the axle will NOT come it if the spindle. Art this point it'd be easier to replace the entire hub assembly.

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
So... further... since I can't get the axle out...

So... further... since I can't get the axle out of the spindle I was thinking, what if I just replace the axle, and hub assembly...

There's a "pull a part" place here with a 1998 328ci wheel hub...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Update... Drivers side rear axle replaced. ...

Update...

Drivers side rear axle replaced.

Passenger side: &$!#?!!!!

We've applied:

Spiritual: prayer
Chemistry: PB blaster
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Holy crap! Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Holy crap!

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
These are remaned... no Asian crap in my German...

These are remaned... no Asian crap in my German bride

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
I need a jack hammer for this passenger side...

I need a jack hammer for this passenger side axle! Dammit!

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
They were pretty well rusted... there was...

They were pretty well rusted...

there was some grease coming out of the portion that bolts into the differential.

There were noises coming from the under the car, especially noticeably while...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Why are there two different diameters? Sent...

Why are there two different diameters?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
These are slightly thinner?! But everything else...

These are slightly thinner?! But everything else matches...

Is this a show stopper?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
So... update I replaced the driver's side...

So... update

I replaced the driver's side axle. After figuring out a few lessons through trial and error it wasn't so bad. The axle came right out and I only had to remove the sway bar and drop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Help! The ones I received don't have the...

Help!

The ones I received don't have the cap?

What now?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Tks is going to be fun Sent from BimmerApp...

Tks is going to be fun

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Just ordered them from getbmwparts.com! Thanks!...

Just ordered them from getbmwparts.com! Thanks!

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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By jpbutler1983
Rear halfshafts

I know there are a billion and 1 threads for this subject, so forgive me.

I'm getting ready to pick up my jack stands. I have the half shafts. I have new axle nuts. Should I get new torx bolts? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,157
Posted By jpbutler1983
:thumbdown::banghead: Sent from my SPH-L710...

:thumbdown::banghead:

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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,157
Posted By jpbutler1983
Whew:thumbup: Sent from my SPH-L710 using...

Whew:thumbup:

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