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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By paraklas
Plastic bleed screw: 2Nm Drain plug to...

Plastic bleed screw: 2Nm
Drain plug to radiator: 2.5Nm
Drain plug on engine block: 25Nm
Water pump on engine block: 10Nm
Thermostat housing on engine block: 10Nm
water pump pulley: 10Nm
Crush...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By paraklas
Plastic bleed screw: 2Nm Drain plug to...

Plastic bleed screw: 2Nm
Drain plug to radiator: 2.5Nm
Drain plug on engine block: 25Nm
Water pump on engine block: 10Nm
Thermostat housing on engine block: 10Nm
water pump pulley: 10Nm
Crush...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By paraklas
Perhaps even more important than draining every...

Perhaps even more important than draining every single drop of coolant, is to properly bleed the system. Else you'll be facing the classic symptoms of air in coolant (no cabin heat, overheating...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By paraklas
Redline D4 or Redline MTL for the gearbox. ~1.3L...

Redline D4 or Redline MTL for the gearbox. ~1.3L capacity for 5-speed
Redline 75W90 for the diff 1.2L capacity
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By paraklas
http://www.sealsfast.com/pages/materials/materials...

http://www.sealsfast.com/pages/materials/materials.html
Apparently the colour represents a different material, may be the same for the bearings too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 650
Posted By paraklas
Hotchkis brackets require a thick plate,...

Hotchkis brackets require a thick plate, therefore the 2 nuts barely manage to completely grab the studs. It is VERY easy to overtorque the nuts and strip the threads. Also, it is very possible to...
Forum: The Showroom 05-27-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By paraklas
LOVE it!!!!!! Looks like quality work

LOVE it!!!!!! Looks like quality work
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-27-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By paraklas
Are you sure you bled the system properly????

Are you sure you bled the system properly????
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By paraklas
It will be a problem, unless you put one of those...

It will be a problem, unless you put one of those occupancy sensor bypass things
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-20-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By paraklas
Mine seemed small, but I used a screw driver,...

Mine seemed small, but I used a screw driver, sliding it over its perimeter to make it "jump" over the MAF.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By paraklas
Why is the door not opening? Is it because the...

Why is the door not opening? Is it because the actuator is misaligned and has jammed? or is it because you didn't connect the bowden cable? The cable ends on a piece of metal on the actuator, can you...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-17-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By paraklas
Original thread of inspiration here...

Original thread of inspiration here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=758308&page=5)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By paraklas
Different construction entirely. The pistons are...

Different construction entirely. The pistons are different as well, the springs inside are different as well. For sure the spring tension is around 50% more than the M54 version.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By paraklas
No problems at all, just read a bunch of topics...

No problems at all, just read a bunch of topics regarding this "upgrade" basically. Found a cheap part (was not going to spend $250 for this) and did it. For added benefits, I will post again after I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-16-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,048
Posted By paraklas
Well it's finally in, full thread here...

Well it's finally in, full thread here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1076333). For sure the engine runs quieter. Will see during driving the actual experience.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-16-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By paraklas
DIY: S54 Chain Tensioning piston Install on M54

Finally decided to change my M54 camshaft chain tensioner with one from the S54. The benefit from this is a stronger push to the chain guide, making the rotation of the chain smoother (less slack?)....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-15-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By paraklas
What about battery drain? Even when the keys are...

What about battery drain? Even when the keys are off, the OBD2 port is powered right?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-14-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,872
Posted By paraklas
Wow!!! Same grade 12.8 bolts as mine?

Wow!!! Same grade 12.8 bolts as mine?
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 05-13-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,048
Posted By paraklas
Will do both, it came today so I will do a...

Will do both, it came today so I will do a comparison/install this Saturday in new thread so that I don't pollute yours :) . Need to clean it and re-oil it as it is used, but for $50, no big deal!
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By paraklas
Luk & Sachs are found on BMW's leaving the...

Luk & Sachs are found on BMW's leaving the factory. Luk also supplies the aftermarket industry and also provides clutch kits which are essentially the same without the BMW logo.

Here's my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By paraklas
Was going to say this... none of the covers are...

Was going to say this...
none of the covers are removed during alignment.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-12-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,651
Posted By paraklas
Didn't feel any change in the noises coming from...

Didn't feel any change in the noises coming from gear engagement after the LSD install.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-11-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Poll: treblerrr
Views: 269
Posted By paraklas
Not sure how you troubleshoot through a poll lol....

Not sure how you troubleshoot through a poll lol. check the MAF (bad/disconnected MAF disables cruise control)
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By paraklas
+1 on things that need to be done properly ...

+1 on things that need to be done properly

-Thoroughly clean mating surfaces from oil and any other contaminants, crucial if the gasket will seal properly. I used degreaser on a cotton cloth....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By paraklas
Not that I heard of, you may be the 1st one with...

Not that I heard of, you may be the 1st one with a defective unit, happens :D
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