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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-07-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By White_Knuckles
What could possibly go wrong? So ya wanna go low?...

What could possibly go wrong? So ya wanna go low? Get the best coil-overs you can afford and add reinforcement plates - towers and rears. Have an alignment possibly with camber plates to dial her in....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By White_Knuckles
Interesting point but a real concern. I have seen...

Interesting point but a real concern. I have seen cars brought into my region (Northwest) from the Southern Katrina bath. The dealers legally get lucky with out of state tile transfers and CarFax...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By White_Knuckles
Water in the oil is considered a death sentence....

Water in the oil is considered a death sentence. Seems you can never get it all out. Doesn't matter if it were running when flooded or not. It's hiding all over the place. Water may also be...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-26-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By White_Knuckles
Scoped this very issue out and found a number of...

Scoped this very issue out and found a number of threads across three sites all with no absolute fix. The things in common are -always auto trans, idling in gear at stop, often more noticeable in...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-10-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By White_Knuckles
Okay - breakthrough (maybe). Check this...

Okay - breakthrough (maybe). Check this bimmerfest link out. New vibe-O suspect that cured it. > Worn lower control arm bushings. Doesn't make sense but there are 2-3 testimonials that new bushings...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-09-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By White_Knuckles
I'm back as I'm experiencing this same issue. At...

I'm back as I'm experiencing this same issue. At first I thought 323i jlviii was speaking about a serious shimmy. Following and contributing to this thread, I think we all are having the same issue...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-04-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By White_Knuckles
Vanos as a simple cam position device would have...

Vanos as a simple cam position device would have to be way out of whack to affect idle. Read through Vanos fail threads. They talk about lack of performance or mechanical noise from the unit. Higher...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-03-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By White_Knuckles
Trans mount is also in the shimmy-shake party....

Trans mount is also in the shimmy-shake party. Easy to check these yourself.

Made up Theory - when the car is stationary, and the engine is bouncing around from worn mounts, the motor will...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-01-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By White_Knuckles
You're saying it has noticeable vibration when...

You're saying it has noticeable vibration when holding the brake at idle? But when released it feels smooths as the car rolls forward? Try placing it in Park when stopped. Does the vibe continue?
...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-07-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,585
Posted By White_Knuckles
Okay that really hurts. I'm stuck in the freakin'...

Okay that really hurts. I'm stuck in the freakin' North.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-07-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,585
Posted By White_Knuckles
I have read an alleged fix that might be...

I have read an alleged fix that might be searchable too? The owner cuts the inner clamp on the outer (large) boot and moves the boot sleeve inward on the axle shaft and re-clamps it. The boot is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-24-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,516
Posted By White_Knuckles
Okay, old posted stuff but I've read where owners...

Okay, old posted stuff but I've read where owners cut the outside CV boot clamps and slide the boot outward expanding the fins and re-clamp it stretched a bit. This allegedly prevents the accordion...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-12-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By White_Knuckles
Usually it's a front pad grabbing too hard...

Usually it's a front pad grabbing too hard creating the pull affect wet or dry. Rain makes no sense unless the rotor isn't getting scrubbed by the pads properly under rotation and is surface rusting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By White_Knuckles
I installed a Stewart water pump (very good...

I installed a Stewart water pump (very good product) which with increased flow, they don't recommend using an under-drive pulley. So I found a single factory dimension aluminum pulley for only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By White_Knuckles
Front axle inspection and cooling system rebuild...

Front axle inspection and cooling system rebuild should be in there for immediate attention. Spring immediate that is :)

Research a little about cooling system failures and kits available...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By White_Knuckles
Okay, couple things. Axles don't slip or give the...

Okay, couple things. Axles don't slip or give the impression of slip - ever. You check the clutch by noticeable slipping like RPM gain with no speed gain on a steep hill, under load. Another sign of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By White_Knuckles
Check this diagram for reference: ...

Check this diagram for reference:

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

Probably a tired hose or failed vac switch. Basically the codes point to no secondary air from the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-24-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By White_Knuckles
A very common problem for this mystery stall is...

A very common problem for this mystery stall is well documented. This often happens without throwing a code. The Intake (driver side) Cam Position Sensor simply drops output signal. The result is,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,721
Posted By White_Knuckles
Just be aware that some tire shops, at least in...

Just be aware that some tire shops, at least in my state, have a shop policy they will not put spacers back on the car as a warranty/liability issue. I'm not saying they are unsafe, I'm saying it may...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-02-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By White_Knuckles
Man there's a lot of rotating bits involved....

Man there's a lot of rotating bits involved. Eliminate the T-case and you're looking at trans and clutch. When you disengage the clutch and "freewheel" rolling, does the whine cease or change pitch?...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-25-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By White_Knuckles
I'm thinking no. The XI trans made by GM is a...

I'm thinking no. The XI trans made by GM is a different animal compared to the ZF made rear drive. I've never spotted anyone doing such a conversion as likely not feasible. Converting to a manual has...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-24-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By White_Knuckles
Hey that's pretty good flame proofing and shields...

Hey that's pretty good flame proofing and shields are up. There is no right answer as I believe if you're looking for benefits from a fluid only, spill and fill it's marginal. You still have old,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-20-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By White_Knuckles
That sound clip is very good but you're not doing...

That sound clip is very good but you're not doing well with responses. I'm pretty sure someone would have caught this by now? I can only share I have been running D4 in the transfer case for 3 months...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-10-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By White_Knuckles
Assuming you're asking what depth of replacement...

Assuming you're asking what depth of replacement parts or vendor "kit" we'd recommend, you need to see popular suggestions searching. The water pump, upper (includes T-stat) and lower radiator hoses,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,878
Posted By White_Knuckles
You will likely not see any consumption...

You will likely not see any consumption difference between the two specs. Now straight 50w will slow her down! (kidding, stay with the LL-01 0-40). You may have a secret leak from the valve cover or...
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