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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31,199
Views: 2,418,081
Posted By zwei e46
The pump was 4 years old with 30K on it. It was...

The pump was 4 years old with 30K on it. It was replaced along with the entire cooling system.

I'm not sure the name of what actually broke, but there's a 1/2" in and out play where the wp pulley...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31,199
Views: 2,418,081
Posted By zwei e46
Went to swap out my busted Stewart Water Pump...

Went to swap out my busted Stewart Water Pump yesterday :facepalm:. Once I got into it, I noticed my idlers' hydraulic tensioner was shot :facepalm::facepalm:. and my water pump pulley had a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,283
Posted By zwei e46
That's the plan. IF they replace it, I'll just...

That's the plan. IF they replace it, I'll just keep it as a back-up.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,283
Posted By zwei e46
Car:1999 323i Sedan Current miles: 160k ...

Car:1999 323i Sedan
Current miles: 160k
What broke:Stewart Water Pump (2 years old :facepalm:)
How did it break: Heard a funny noise on start-up. Popped hood and noticed dried coolant spray...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By zwei e46
Just found this ......

Just found this ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTE2DxBkO-s. He did an install video as well.

Never saw the MIS in action before. Looks as simple as I've read here. Hope this helps.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By zwei e46
About to order mine from here ......

About to order mine from here ... http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_CCV_Valve_Hose_Kit_Cold_Climate_Version_OEM_p/crkcskitoeme46cc.htm

Also comes with a throttle body gasket and dipstick o-ring.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-04-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By zwei e46
Thanks for the reply. I noticed something...

Thanks for the reply.

I noticed something since I started this thread ... the aligment mark on the lollipop DOES lines up with the mark on the bushing. The lollipop mark is only on one end, so...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-25-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By zwei e46
Thanks for the reply. The hole on both are not...

Thanks for the reply. The hole on both are not dead center. The holes are closer to end that bolts on.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By zwei e46
Thanks for the reply. I wonder if that mark has...

Thanks for the reply. I wonder if that mark has a +- factor to it. I'll give Turner a call tomorrow to be sure. Thanks again.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By zwei e46
bushing and lollipop alignment mark off ... issue?

Just received my pre-pressed bushings from Turner Motorsport and noticed one was off by and 1/8", and the other closer to 1/4". I was under the impression the markings are there for a reason. Should...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-24-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By zwei e46
alignment mark on bushing & lollipop off ... issue?

Just received my pre-pressed bushings from Turner Motorsport and noticed one was off by and 1/8", and the other closer to 1/4". I was under the impression the markings are there for a reason. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-31-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By zwei e46
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=7092...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=709202

^ Give this a try ... it really works. I apply every springtime and have been "creak" free for a long time.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By zwei e46
I had a chirp at certain rpm's as well. Drove me...

I had a chirp at certain rpm's as well. Drove me nuts. Turned out to be one of the two bolts holding the airbox down was loose. Those bolt into metal type fastener on the body. Not sure if thats...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-06-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By zwei e46
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=430048

post #8 has a good pic that might help.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,325
Posted By zwei e46
Just finished the email to BMWNA. I'll keep you...

Just finished the email to BMWNA. I'll keep you posted.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,325
Posted By zwei e46
wapner, I feel your pain. Been dealing with this...

wapner, I feel your pain. Been dealing with this off and on with the xi ever since we purchased it a couple of years ago. And you'll never guess what the build date is .... wait for it ... 8/04.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,727
Posted By zwei e46
Yes, that one. Alas, my stock boring 323...

Yes, that one.

Alas, my stock boring 323 just has a circulate button. Not like our xi which has the "auto" circulate button. Sorry, not sure what you mean by the "setting g/1 light or 2".

For...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,727
Posted By zwei e46
x2 ... this just started happening to the 323. Is...

x2 ... this just started happening to the 323. Is as if I wrote the above description.

I'm leaning towards blower motor related as well. The roads are in pretty bad shape up here in the winter,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,727
Posted By zwei e46
Like the idea OP. Couldn't put the other car in....

Like the idea OP. Couldn't put the other car in. Is there a way to take the poll twice?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-16-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,702
Posted By zwei e46
I went with OEM GKN Loebro. The original...

I went with OEM GKN Loebro.

The original axle developed some play in it and it caused vibration issues. Replaced the axle a few months ago and all the vibration stopped. Time will tell how...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,027
Posted By zwei e46
Not sure about your vanos, but I replaced the...

Not sure about your vanos, but I replaced the vanos seals in my car awhile ago and this was still happening. If the axle swap didn't cure the vibration issue I was having, I'd still be thinking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,027
Posted By zwei e46
No, the vibration completely went away once in...

No, the vibration completely went away once in park or neutral. Do you know if they replaced the inner axle seals when you replaced the axles? I changed mine because I read multiple post strongly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,027
Posted By zwei e46
A few days before the axle install, I stood...

A few days before the axle install, I stood outside the car while my wife put the car in drive with her foot on the brake. I then put my hand on top of the drivers side tire and felt a really strong...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,027
Posted By zwei e46
Same situation as OP with the vibration at...

Same situation as OP with the vibration at stoplight in our '05 325xi. Did the same as the OP and changed the mounts myself ... still had the vibration. Had the tc mount ready for install next.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,818
Posted By zwei e46
Thanks. Gonna order a OEM GKN Loebro from...

Thanks.

Gonna order a OEM GKN Loebro from oembimmerparts. I'll be sure to update this thread with the results.

Thanks Hogan773 and good luck to OP.
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