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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 01:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,187
Posted By sprintman
It's a well known common problem . Oil pump but...

It's a well known common problem . Oil pump but must be lock wired
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By sprintman
Every man gearbox I've owned bar Ford Toploader...

Every man gearbox I've owned bar Ford Toploader used ATF.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-28-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By sprintman
Redline or Amsoil 75W90 in diff, Redline in trans

Redline or Amsoil 75W90 in diff, Redline in trans
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,187
Posted By sprintman
Very common problem, nut on the oil pump comes...

Very common problem, nut on the oil pump comes loose and goodbye engine. Good idea to lock wire the nut, cheap insurance
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By sprintman
The best UOA analysis is done by Terry Dyson from...

The best UOA analysis is done by Terry Dyson from Dyson Analysis Texas, nobody else comes close.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-14-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,590
Posted By sprintman
gave my FSD's a caning and they were as good on...

gave my FSD's a caning and they were as good on the day I sold the car as the day they were installed. They can't be imstalled with short (lowered) springs more than 25mm shorter than stock and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-13-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,590
Posted By sprintman
Stock BMW springs are junk yet that's the part...

Stock BMW springs are junk yet that's the part you want to keep. Strange decision...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-01-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By sprintman
No mention of ball joints (LCA's) which is the...

No mention of ball joints (LCA's) which is the main thing for sloppy steering/handling. They don't last long either no matter which brand you fit.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-29-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By sprintman
The OEM springs are garbage and break regularly. ...

The OEM springs are garbage and break regularly. If you replace them use a quality variable rate spring eg an Eibach.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-22-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,576
Posted By sprintman
Best UOA I've seen was Redline 5W40 In a high...

Best UOA I've seen was Redline 5W40
In a high HP high boost turbo engine that was notoriously hard on oil. Group V POE basestock and excellent additive package is hard to beat IMHO.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,576
Posted By sprintman
Having read hundreds if not thousands of UOA's I...

Having read hundreds if not thousands of UOA's I can say it's the opposite.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,576
Posted By sprintman
LL04 is a Low SAPS formulation not for use in...

LL04 is a Low SAPS formulation not for use in U.S. Look for LL01 or ACEA A3, B4 oil. Note most XW30's only meet ACEA A1 and are way too thin and worse have low HTHS.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,498
Posted By sprintman
Good oil, good viscosity choice for your location.

Good oil, good viscosity choice for your location.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,498
Posted By sprintman
You probably know but Redline 5W30 doesn't meet...

You probably know but Redline 5W30 doesn't meet spec (too thin, HTHS too low). Redline 0W40 does.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By sprintman
How are the LCA's (ball joints)

How are the LCA's (ball joints)
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,854
Posted By sprintman
Incorrect oil or neglected changes but usually...

Incorrect oil or neglected changes but usually incorrect oil.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By sprintman
Anything but OEM seals which are made from the...

Anything but OEM seals which are made from the wrong material for the environment they're in.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,628
Posted By sprintman
Wire the oil pump drive nut or you'll be looking...

Wire the oil pump drive nut or you'll be looking for another engine!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,498
Posted By sprintman
A post from somebody that actually understands...

A post from somebody that actually understands oil. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,498
Posted By sprintman
0W30 or 0W40 that meets LL01 would be a better...

0W30 or 0W40 that meets LL01 would be a better choice for your locale.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By sprintman
Any oil that meets LL01. Definitely NOT 10W60.

Any oil that meets LL01. Definitely NOT 10W60.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 94,468
Posted By sprintman
Use 0/5W50 if you decide on a 50W

Use 0/5W50 if you decide on a 50W
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,498
Posted By sprintman
Correct spec oil? And no 5W30 full syn is not a...

Correct spec oil? And no 5W30 full syn is not a valid answer...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By sprintman
Sounds like the wrong product for the...

Sounds like the wrong product for the application, seen that plenty of times. Best UOA I've ever seen (and I've read hundreds) was Redline 5W40 in a modified HP turbo engine, absolutely exceptional.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By sprintman
Got some UOA's on the oils used that you 'wern't...

Got some UOA's on the oils used that you 'wern't happy' with?
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