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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By Machiel_SA
Thanks WDE46, I will make sure to stay within...

Thanks WDE46, I will make sure to stay within those parameters when doing this little conversion. Other than that, the car runs nicely with the Lexus engine, more than enough power. It was a bit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-25-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By Machiel_SA
Hi, not yet no. I am planning to take out the...

Hi, not yet no. I am planning to take out the toothed wheel inside the old BMW engine, have it mounted on the front pulley of the Lexus engine, and then building a bracket to mount the Hall sensor as...
Forum: South Africa 05-16-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By Machiel_SA
I suspect your radiator might be at fault. As far...

I suspect your radiator might be at fault. As far as I know, the gearbox oil gets cooled in a separate compartment of the radiator, and possibly there is a leak between the 2? I hope the water...
Forum: South Africa 05-16-2013, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Machiel_SA
Hi, there is a nice website where you enter your...

Hi, there is a nice website where you enter your vehicle VIN number and it will give you all the details you need on the spares available. http://www.realoem.com. It lists 2 engines on the 2003...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-03-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Machiel_SA
I added some pics under my album. Thanks for...

I added some pics under my album. Thanks for reminding me.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By Machiel_SA
I was thinking along the same lines. The Lexus...

I was thinking along the same lines. The Lexus engine uses an aftermarket management system, with a sensor wired to read the crank speed from the front of the engine. If I could have a pulley built...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By Machiel_SA
That is where my problem lies. The new engine...

That is where my problem lies. The new engine (Lexus V8 1UZ-FE) does not use the sensor.I am running a Spitronics management system, and I have no idea how to convert the engine speed output from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By Machiel_SA
E46 rev counter signal - from where?

Hi, could anyone tell me where the E46 (2000 model 318i) gets a signal from the engine to display the correct engine revs? I suspect the rev counter to be digital, but it should still receive a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-02-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Machiel_SA
Talking Newbie from South Africa

Hi fellow fanatics. Just a quick hello to introduce myself to everyone. Happy motoring!
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