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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By sooper
By inspection you will usually find nothing since...

By inspection you will usually find nothing since the bend is not that obvious but you can see them once all parts are torn down. Engine support and mount could go too when you hit a hard bump....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By sooper
Will a 316i/318i manual gearbox fit a 323i?

I have been contemplating on a manual swap for my 323i. In the salvage yards here there are a lot of manuals coming from a 316/318 4 cylinder. Anybody knows if this will fit? I see that the gear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By sooper
Finally corrected this problem. Hope it helps...

Finally corrected this problem. Hope it helps others there. My shocks were bent together with the lower control arm. Spindle where it meets the shocks were also bent. Replaced the shocks, spindle and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By sooper
I am suspecting this too. I'll try buying a used...

I am suspecting this too. I'll try buying a used hub. The part of the hub that meets the suspension can bend and cause some negative camber.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By sooper
Bumping this thread... Has anybody used...

Bumping this thread...

Has anybody used AEM F/IC?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By sooper
Looking at the control arms, this will cause some...

Looking at the control arms, this will cause some problems with caster but that is not my case. It's a very bad negative camber. I changed shock mounts but with no luck. Tie rods will have alignment...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By sooper
What else can bend after a pothole?

I hit a large pothole and my Right front tire has a visually obvious negative camber. It still drives straight however. I went for an alignment and they said that it could not be corrected anymore.
...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 08-23-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By sooper
AEM FIC for my SC car?

Hi! My car has a AA supercharger kit installed. Stock ECU that was flashed.

I am considering using a piggyback and from my searches leaning into AEM FIC 6. The reason for this is I would like to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,300
Posted By sooper
Bump, any ideas?

Bump, any ideas?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,300
Posted By sooper
Thanks. I was thinking if the fluid is low and...

Thanks. I was thinking if the fluid is low and try filling it up. I had a change of fluid and filter about a year ago (15k Km's).
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,300
Posted By sooper
It happens when shifting from N to D or from N to...

It happens when shifting from N to D or from N to R (when the transmission engages). It engages violently, feels like something hit me from behind. I feel the problem occurs when the transmission is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,300
Posted By sooper
Jerk when shifting from neutral to drive

Has anybody encountered this problem before? When I start up the car everything is fine. After about a 1 hour drive, when I shift from neutral to drive I feel a violent jerk as the gears engage. This...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,706
Posted By sooper
Hi! I think I have the similar problem. My oil...

Hi! I think I have the similar problem. My oil pressure light (red) turns on during idle. This happens when the engine is already heated up or about 20 minutes of driving. The light goes away when I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-08-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,286
Posted By sooper
Hi, I have the same issue. The oil pressure...

Hi, I have the same issue. The oil pressure sensor was changed but still there. The light goes on after about 20 minutes of driving meaning this happens when the oil is already hot and thinned out....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,776
Posted By sooper
Thanks for the reply. By the way, my car is...

Thanks for the reply. By the way, my car is supercharged. I'm not sure though what my last oil was but I'm considering getting something like 10w50 or 10w60. (I live in a hot place). I replaced my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,776
Posted By sooper
Hi, Im reviving this thread because I have a...

Hi, Im reviving this thread because I have a problem with the oil light. When I start the car, everything is normal. Once the engine heats up after about 30 minutes of driving the red oil light stays...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 43,311
Posted By sooper
Im having a problem with my 323 (with aa...

Im having a problem with my 323 (with aa supercharger). Im having very rough idle that comes to a stall and black smoke from my exhaust. I disconnected the MAF then idle comes to normal with no more...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-11-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By sooper
Some more info here. So my car idles fine and...

Some more info here. So my car idles fine and does not have black smoke with the MAF unplugged. I changed MAF from a friend's similar car and again that rough idle with clack smoke.

He then...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-11-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By sooper
Hi guys, yup I was having a problem before but...

Hi guys, yup I was having a problem before but was different. The car was going into limp mode and solved it by fixing the vac lines.

Here is an update, I removed the MAF and the idle got smooth...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-08-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By sooper
Thanks for the reply, that sounds reasonable....

Thanks for the reply, that sounds reasonable. I'll give that a shot before I decide to give up on this car.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-08-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By sooper
rough idle and black smoke help!

Hi guys need some help with this long problem with my 323i with an AA supercharger. Here it goes...

My car has an AA supercharger and was running fine then I got limp mode after repairs on a fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-29-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By sooper
Best advise in this thread! :clap:

Best advise in this thread! :clap:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 23,541
Posted By sooper
I will have to admit that Japanese cars are...

I will have to admit that Japanese cars are bulletproof particularly Hondas and Toyotas. I used to have a civic when I was in college and it just kept going and going till the day it was wrecked in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By sooper
If you want to have a clean slate and do not want...

If you want to have a clean slate and do not want to put out any more money I suggest that you have your car repossessed. It will reflect as bad credit but at least you wont owe anymore money. Yes I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-18-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By sooper
Thanks for the replies. I remembered that I had...

Thanks for the replies. I remembered that I had work with the oil separator. I'll check if these areas have a vacuum leak since I'm really leaning that there is a small leak. I'll change the crank...
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