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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By jimmy325i
rear drop link question (bentley manual)

Just in the process of fixing my drop links. I'm following the haynes manual and bentley manual and so far have a few questions.

According to haynes manual you just pop the new drop links on and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-20-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325i 2001 - rear spring removal problem

I have a slight issue. I was replacing my rear springs yesterday and after doing some research, chose to use the scissor jack method. At first I was apprehensive of using this method but then chose...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By jimmy325i
So I should strip it down to start with, and then...

So I should strip it down to start with, and then assess the situation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By jimmy325i
window problem, need to know what it could be

I hope someone can help here. My passenger window is functioning properly. The issue with the window is: while the window is going down, half way through I hear a pronounced metal crunch. I hear this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325 2001 - rear trailing arm bush removal advice

Need some advice on carrying out the rear trailing arm bush diy. I started the diy today and succesfully managed to remove all 6 18mm bolts. I am now going to purchase the bush removal tool and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-24-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325 2001 - suspension problems

Ive noticed that my rear top mounts (both) are thudding when the suspension compresses around 50%. The mounts are only two years old, as are the bump stops and shocks. The only part I have not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By jimmy325i
E46 325 2001 - rear strut piston nut

Having a problem with the rear strut top nut. I have a nylock nut (came with the boge shock) that keeps undoing it self. I can't understand whats going on. Has anybody had this problem?

According...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By jimmy325i
E46 325 2001 - Advice on possible problems removing exhaust manifold

This is not a post asking about DIYS etc, but a post to enquire on what challenges you (people whom have done the diy) came across.
I'm certain as hell my exhaust manifold gaskets have failed and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By jimmy325i
I would do it from the top. Much easier and...

I would do it from the top. Much easier and having said that, it isn't really that hard a job. It will take time but don't rush and you'll be just fine. Be gentle when removing parts to prevent...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-10-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325 2001 - brake clinking in reverse

I have an issue with my brakes/suspension. When reversing and applying the brakes, I get a LOUD profound click. It comes from both sides of of the rear of the car and is ONLY happening when applying...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By jimmy325i
output shaft seal leaking

At 113k miles, i have noticed the seal leaking/sweating. I have serviced the diff regularly and am wondering if the seal should of have been leaking. Nevertheless I will have to change this seal. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-04-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325i clutch replacement advice diy

Looking for a bit advice from the more experienced DIY'ers. My clutch keeps jufddering despite having had it changed 4 years ago. I have just never managed to get rid of the judder; had it since 30k...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-09-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By jimmy325i
Well according to that, even 255 is good to go. ...

Well according to that, even 255 is good to go. But how would the e46 react to 255 on the rears mounted on to the 17 inch rim is the question
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-09-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By jimmy325i
But I cant see any BMW recommendations stating...

But I cant see any BMW recommendations stating that? On my door jamb it says 245 is the widest on 17inch wheels that can be fitted. I suppose you can fit 255 on the rim, but is it outwith...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By jimmy325i
245/45/17 on 8.5j x 17 (yes or no?)

Can I stick 245 on a 8.5 inch rim? I have 7mm spacers on the rear and wanted to fill the arches out a little with the wider rear. I will however only do this if it is safe and not against bmw...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By jimmy325i
On the 17inch ac's I have kumho tyres up front...

On the 17inch ac's I have kumho tyres up front and bridgestone potenza on the rear.

The 18inch replicas have Falken f452's all round.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325i 2001 - wheel discussion (not the usual)

Ok, I have just bought a set of 17inch Ac Schnitzer alloys so that I could compare against a set of replicas I have. My purpose for changing over is because I wanted a better ride and better...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jimmy325i
thanks for the replies. CCV is fine, I changed...

thanks for the replies. CCV is fine, I changed it 40k miles ago. When I changed it - the part was in very good shape and totally clean. Can you please elaborate on the dipstick tube double wall...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-10-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By jimmy325i
oil consumption issue and what to do - 325i

I know this topic has been discussed to great lengths but I need to know a few specific procedures.
In 10000 miles I have went through 8 litres of oil. Im using 5w40 castrol oil. I know this isn't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By jimmy325i
thanks for the response. I do have that...

thanks for the response. I do have that staggered set-up on my 18inch wheels. But what about the et and size of the wheel, are they ok?

For the 17 inch wheels, I was thinking of going with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-09-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 ac schitzer wheels advice

I do not understand wheel sizes in terms of width and ET. I would like help and advice on how to correct a mistake I have made. I have an e46 325i 2001 vehicle. When I bought this car it came with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By jimmy325i
How do I check the diff bush? Its a 2001

How do I check the diff bush?

Its a 2001
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By jimmy325i
steering wheel knock

EVERY time I go over any kind of bump, my steering wheel produces an audible knocking noise. The problem I have is in between the the UPPER UJ and steering wheel. Since the steering wheel wont knock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By jimmy325i
thudding from rear

I have a thud noise coming from the rear of the car. I have so far replaced shocks and mounts. What could be causing this noise and how do I diagnose
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,990
Posted By jimmy325i
tramlining

I am still experiencing bad tram lining. To date I have replaced every major component in the front of the car. The components I have replaced are; Control arms, shocks, drop links and tie rods...
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