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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-10-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
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, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
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, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
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, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
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, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
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, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
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, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
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, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
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, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
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, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
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, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,465
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...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By jimmy325i
diagostic softwares

Im looking to buy diagnostic equipment. What I need the equipment to do is read all sensor data in a live format (while im driving). I would ideally like to see the data in a graph or something of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By jimmy325i
sttering getting stuck on full lock

Scenario:

Making a U-turn with steering on full lock and then coming to a halt with steering on full lock.

Problem
At the end of the turn whilst car is coming to a halt, the steering will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By jimmy325i
2001 e46 325i - broken hub carrier bolt

I was trying to remove a rusted hub carrier bolt and it snapped (part 4) RealOEM.com * BMW E46 325i FRONT SPRING STRUT/SHOCK ABSORBER
I am not sure on what now to do. I have been told of one...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 08-04-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By jimmy325i
method to remove upper balljoint

I am trying to remove the control arm on my e46. the upper balljoint nut as every one knows is pretty restricted for access, has any one used any method to make this job easier? i was thinking of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By jimmy325i
e46 325i 2001 - exhaust manifold rattle

Has anyone ever experienced a rattle or a tappet like noise from the exhaust manifold?

If so, how did they rectify it? I'm thinking that the manifold might be slightly loose or the gaskets may...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-31-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By jimmy325i
True mate I agree with what your saying. I'm a...

True mate I agree with what your saying. I'm a great advocate of fixing what NEEDS to be fixed. However I have had this issue for years and now it has gotten worse. It's at the point it needs to...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-03-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By jimmy325i
Hi thanks for your reply. TBH I dont think its...

Hi thanks for your reply. TBH I dont think its part no3 or no1. My reasoning for this is that I can grab a hold of part no3 (in my case) right at the very top and move it up and down. When I do...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-24-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By jimmy325i
It's not the sttering coupling. It's something...

It's not the sttering coupling. It's something between the upper steering coupling steering coupling and the steering column.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By jimmy325i
Yes mate the actual cable has snapped. There is...

Yes mate the actual cable has snapped. There is a ball type of thing that grips the handle. That has broken.
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