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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-19-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
Successful axle install, using the BFH

I've completed the axle replacement with good results...and no special tool was used. :thumbup:In fact, I did use the BFH to tap on the rim of the hub while I held the axle with the other hand. I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By latitude39
154k on my '02 325.

154k on my '02 325.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By latitude39
Have you tested the fuel pressure?

Have you tested the fuel pressure?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By latitude39
Purple fuel injectors on 3.0, at least in some. ...

Purple fuel injectors on 3.0, at least in some.

DISA valves for 3.0's are taller, internally, than 2.5's. Not too much trouble to pull. You'll have to go to ECSTuning and look at their images to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
bk, Nice, delicate handling! Congrats on success.

bk, Nice, delicate handling! Congrats on success.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
That's quite a bit of hardware to replace $$....

That's quite a bit of hardware to replace $$. Seems like the knuckle wouldn't have to be replaced though.:hmm: But the bearing gets destroyed by pulling the hub and it sounds like the hub splines...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-15-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
Kubica, As a veteran of at least 14 axle...

Kubica, As a veteran of at least 14 axle replacements, please tell me, how do you push the axle out?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
kmm, good idea about the test fit. I've got anti...

kmm, good idea about the test fit. I've got anti seize paste ready. The existing axle nut had been reused and then chiseled without mercy in order to keep it from rotating. :eek: I've got an rarely...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
Giving up the search

kmm111 - Thanks for sharing your experience. Many other members have also exceeded my entry-level experience, 3 axles, and none have indicated using any pulling tool. I wonder if my indy--or the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-12-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
lol

lol
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
Please sell me or rent to me your axle puller

I would like to buy or rent this axle-pulling tool.

If you have one and are willing, please PM me. I'll pay Priority Mail shipping both ways, return your tool to you in a jiffy, in good...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-12-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
My experiences have been similar, sometimes the...

My experiences have been similar, sometimes the axle goes in without a fight but sometimes it just doesn't want to go. And then your 2-hour project turns into an all-day MacGyver-thon, trying to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
MiniXP Many thanks for your response. I have...

MiniXP

Many thanks for your response. I have used the 27037 to push the axle out of the hub before. Works great! :thumbup:

Maybe I don't understand how to use these tools, but I believe I'm...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By latitude39
Front axle puller tool - WHERE can I buy one?

I'm trying to get a puller tool that will "draw in" the front axle into the hub, without all the manhandling I've had to do in the past.

I see that OTC tools makes them for Ford. The threads for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By latitude39
You're on the right track with tranny, diff, p/s....

You're on the right track with tranny, diff, p/s. Is that a manual? Lucky you for finding a ZHP.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
Sounds like good advice, earned from experience...

Sounds like good advice, earned from experience I'm sure. In fact, I was referred to a local remanufacturer of OEM axles. I have one of their axles in-hand now. Yeah, saving a few bucks isn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
SUCCESS! No leaks. Car runs great.

Success! This 325xi has been run 55 miles around the neighborhood and on the highway up to 85mph. The temperature tended to stay in the 92-94C range.

Thanks to everyone for your helpful support....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
My fuel injectors are on the way to Houston's...

My fuel injectors are on the way to Houston's InjectorRX. Thanks for the tip.

The fuel tank breather hose: if it's what I think your talking about it is only about 1 foot long and is pretty easy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
Parts list, procedure, notes and warnings

For what it's worth, I'm sharing my notes with you. I worked on them for weeks before diving in. They may be helpful to you but *do not* follow them without doing your own research...and thinking....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
The pits in my aluminum are now filled-in with...

The pits in my aluminum are now filled-in with Permatex Water Pump RTV, which is gray-colored with a sticky, paste-like consistency. It's been setting up, without coolant, for the last 32 hours. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
A very interesting video. Good eye in catching...

A very interesting video. Good eye in catching the Wurth lubricant.

Your test results looked very good. Tell me, did you run the fuel pump to flush the injector rail *before* re-installing your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
Lubricant to seat injectors

Before I heard about the Wurth lubricant that genuity recommended, I used a molybdenum disulfide that I had on the shelf. It worked OK, along with a dull flat-bladed screw driver to poke in the one...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
Thanks genuity, I've already reassembled...

Thanks genuity,

I've already reassembled after getting the bores pretty clean, installing new O-rings, and sealing with the grey Permatex RTV for water pumps. I'll let it set up 2 days before...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
I got a laugh out of that because I fear doing...

I got a laugh out of that because I fear doing the same. Misery (me) loves company. :lmao:

I'm in the middle of it right now. I just came in to find out how the dickens you seat 6 fuel injectors...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By latitude39
Good luck with that project. Work clean. I...

Good luck with that project. Work clean. I recommend blowing compressed air between the intake manifold and heads to remove any rocks or grit that would fall into the intake ports. :eek: After I...
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