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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By nogoer
Well yeah, every axle will eventually fail, but...

Well yeah, every axle will eventually fail, but the solution isn't always to just run out and replace it unless it has. The last time i did this it was a major nightmare and i just can't get into...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,209
Posted By nogoer
Also realize some or most of you are commenting...

Also realize some or most of you are commenting on the RWD models which have a different type of bushing then the XI models this thread is about. The XI's don't have the hex inside it's just round...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,209
Posted By nogoer
You asked so here i am. I'm also an XI owner and...

You asked so here i am. I'm also an XI owner and your pic is exactly what i'm seeing as well except mines doing it on the passenger side. I have already reseated it once, but i dont know how long...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By nogoer
You were able to go 18months on an axle that had...

You were able to go 18months on an axle that had a ripped boot and eventually ended up void of grease?

With me catching this so soon i figure all i need to do is keep the grease from escaping and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By nogoer
How thick of a washer? When i saw it was thinking...

How thick of a washer? When i saw it was thinking i dont know why they didnt supply some heavy duty neoprene or plastic to fill the gap between the bushing face and raised lip of the control arm.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By nogoer
Thanks guys, looks like im just going to go the...

Thanks guys, looks like im just going to go the cut and re-glue route until i start hearing clicking or something.

Anyone have any experience with doing this?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By nogoer
I don't believe so. I wonder if the inner ball...

I don't believe so. I wonder if the inner ball joint is too worn and is allowing the control arm to slide back and ultimately pull out the bushing? Although if that was the case then the arm should...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By nogoer
XI front axel boot repair, in car?

I searched but couldn't seem to find the right combination of keywords to find posts on doing this repair whith the axel in the car. That could be because its not the best thing or i just lack the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-09-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By nogoer
330 XI front power flex bushing slipping out

I put in power flex bushings in the front about 2 years ago. While i was changing my breaks over the weekend i noticed the passenger side one had slipped out the 1/4 inch or so of the gap on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By nogoer
Yeah sorry guys, i realized my post was confusing...

Yeah sorry guys, i realized my post was confusing after i submitted it but my workday has been so hectic i couldnt fix it.

@jasonbimmer - that's it exactly! I think i assumed these were the only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By nogoer
undercover speed nuts

My under covers started falling so i ganked them and started looking for new speed nuts. Couldnt find any locally, even at bmw so i ordered the ones from bavauto #07 12 9 925 731. Got them yesterday...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Well the jb weld held fine, but i guess the...

Well the jb weld held fine, but i guess the change back to normal pressure allowed me to see a nice drip in the radiator. I still need to find out how to test the water pump but at this point the job...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Whats the accepted method for testing the pump...

Whats the accepted method for testing the pump bearing? As for the expansion tank, right now i dont have alot of options. Its getting replaced as soon as i can but i need to prioritize. If the pump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Ishould have snapped a shot of the tank, but yeah...

Ishould have snapped a shot of the tank, but yeah i hear ya. The tanks problem isnt small cracks, its from debris gnashing a few partial holes. Material is still there but recessed so i filled the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Jb sweld is rated to almost 4k psi and 600F temps...

Jb sweld is rated to almost 4k psi and 600F temps the tankwill explode before the jb welded spot blows out. Ive also usedit to help hold oil galley plugs on a chevy engine and repair home jet pump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Does anyone know of a diy for the fan only or...

Does anyone know of a diy for the fan only or clutch with fan removal? Im trying to figure out what exactly is involved in replacing the fan. With the shroud gone its easy to get at it all.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Yes the two pics are the same part and i will...

Yes the two pics are the same part and i will probably just secure it up in the general area once i get a new fan on. The one upside to winter is i don't have to rush to do the job, and the more i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
Ok found out myself what that sensor is, seems to...

Ok found out myself what that sensor is, seems to be the smell sensor for the air circulation or something. It's loose because that box is actually part of the shroud itself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By nogoer
FUG! Cooling fan just blew up

While i was out my dam radiator fan exploded. Car kicked down as i was picking up speed and i heard a loud cracking and bashing and saw all sorts of debris fly out behind the car. After getting home...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By nogoer
Only when im turning and only when the car is...

Only when im turning and only when the car is cold like in the morning when i first leave for work. It's that sort of chattering squeak, if i stop turning the squeak stops. These past really cold...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By nogoer
Yup i did. Squeaking is most certainly the rubber...

Yup i did. Squeaking is most certainly the rubber mount things, but i dont know if this is common on strut replacements or if the shop overtightened something or ****ed something up or what.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By nogoer
front struts and rubber mount squeaking

Ok this is a little late in coming but the squeaking has been constant and more frequent with the advent of colder weather.

A few months ago i had a shop install my new bilstein front struts....
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By nogoer
This sort of thing was exactly what i set out to...

This sort of thing was exactly what i set out to do this morning. I actually got a hold of spring compressors so i was going to jack up the hub, tighten the things down, and lower the jack to put...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By nogoer
With the car jacked up all the way there is...

With the car jacked up all the way there is enough load taken off to allow me to wiggle the spring oh so slightly. I feel like if i could just get an inch or so of compression on the spring that it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By nogoer
Ok after contemplating this for a little while i...

Ok after contemplating this for a little while i have decided it's time to try and make an adjustment.

Since the passenger side is seated almost completely into the notch that will be the side i...
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