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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-23-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,346
Posted By markusvt
I think you did not look too hard? In the...

I think you did not look too hard?

In the early days when everyone else said they are JUNK.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=12117810&postcount=9
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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 124,488
Posted By markusvt
I just sold my 2001 330xi with 201K on it to a...

I just sold my 2001 330xi with 201K on it to a buddy, and in 2 weeks he put on another 1500 miles!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-03-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,902
Posted By markusvt
You may be onto something with a possible change...

You may be onto something with a possible change in procedures. Often the bean counters make what they consider to be small changes in product quality. In the end this can give an undesirable...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-02-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,902
Posted By markusvt
Hum, exactly what some of have been saying right...

Hum, exactly what some of have been saying right along, could catch. POS junk!

I got mine directly from ebmwparts.com, great price, got the core charge no issue, and they were OEM! Good for 100K...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 124,488
Posted By markusvt
2001, 330Xi, 197,600.

2001, 330Xi, 197,600.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-27-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,273
Posted By markusvt
Better chance of it coming apart sprinkling fairy...

Better chance of it coming apart sprinkling fairy dust and clicking your heals 3 times.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-27-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,273
Posted By markusvt
I think he was referring to outer, (wanted to...

I think he was referring to outer, (wanted to save control arm).

Inner, will this work? Undo the bolts, and the sleeve keeps it in the frame. Pop it out of the frame, and no leverage. Pickle...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-26-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,016
Posted By markusvt
Yup, a spark plug socket on the end of a long...

Yup, a spark plug socket on the end of a long extension, (to spread the impact), line it up from the bottom and a sharp whack with a steel hammer and it comes right off. You would think it would...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-26-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By markusvt
Check the brake temps when you stop, a slightly...

Check the brake temps when you stop, a slightly dragging caliper can hose you.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-26-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,273
Posted By markusvt
How do you do that with the axle completely...

How do you do that with the axle completely blocking it?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-23-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,902
Posted By markusvt
Sorry you have to do it again now, but many have...

Sorry you have to do it again now, but many have had the same results a you with the same axle, they are terrible.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-26-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By markusvt
Agreed, non OEM's are junk.

Agreed, non OEM's are junk.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-20-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,320
Posted By markusvt
2001, 330XI, 5 speed. 23-25 mixed driving. 21...

2001, 330XI, 5 speed. 23-25 mixed driving. 21 pushing it. 29-30 on the highway.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-10-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By markusvt
Re-read my post. To do this in the car, you have...

Re-read my post. To do this in the car, you have to break the bearing apart, and chisel the rest out. Do yourself a favor and take it out, and have the bearing pressed out and a new one pressed in....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-07-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By markusvt
There is a reason shops DON'T do it this way....

There is a reason shops DON'T do it this way. Good luck with step 11, it's a lot of fun. If your ABS sensor is rusted in, and you use any heat to get the bearing out, 100% chance of ruining it, and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-06-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,902
Posted By markusvt
Not gonna happen.

Not gonna happen.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-04-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By markusvt
It is your axle. Now with OEM in mine, not 1...

It is your axle. Now with OEM in mine, not 1 drop leaks out, I love it.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-01-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,721
Posted By markusvt
I will go with the BMW engineers and the marks on...

I will go with the BMW engineers and the marks on the dipstick, sorry.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-28-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,721
Posted By markusvt
Different levels of overheating, high enough can...

Different levels of overheating, high enough can certainly cause serious issues.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-24-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,776
Posted By markusvt
For sure stuck fitting into the pedestal bearing....

For sure stuck fitting into the pedestal bearing. Take the clip off, and you will see, stuck in the same spot. Slide in, line it up straight, once splines line up, it will go in more, then get...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,439
Posted By markusvt
http://tis.spaghetticoder.org/images/1/01/22/67.jp...

http://tis.spaghetticoder.org/images/1/01/22/67.jpg
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,776
Posted By markusvt
Folks should read this a few times.

Folks should read this a few times.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,776
Posted By markusvt
Doable, yes, easy, maybe. Lot's of YouTube...

Doable, yes, easy, maybe.

Lot's of YouTube videos.

If you are removing to replace the seals, how are the shafts or the boots or the bearings or the joints, now is the time to do them.

You...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By markusvt
Cruise is off the rear. If you pull the cable off...

Cruise is off the rear. If you pull the cable off the front right sensor, those lights light. If you have certain types of failures on the front right sensor, 2 of the lights will light. Without...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-22-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,959
Posted By markusvt
Same here, I see what you see, from the engineers...

Same here, I see what you see, from the engineers at Mobil:


Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF has the following builder approvals:

Allison C4

It meets or exceeds the requirements of:

JASO...
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