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Forum: Engine & Performance 06-21-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
WTB engine for 2001 BMW 330Ci e46

Not sure if this is the correct forum, but I am looking to buy a crate motor for my car. Anyone know of a good place to buy?
Forum: Engine & Performance 06-21-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
WTB engine for 2001 BMW 330Ci e46

Not sure if the is the right place to post but I'm looking for a replacement engine. Are there any available?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Hi Markus, When I started the engine had...

Hi Markus,

When I started the engine had been sitting overnight. At what point does it need to be cold, do you mean after letting it come up to temperature I need to then let it completely cool...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
I followed this from one of the stickies on the...

I followed this from one of the stickies on the DIY forum:

CAUTION: ONLY DO THIS WHEN CAR IS COOL AND ENGINE IS OFF. At no point should the engine be turned on.

1) Remove expansion tank cap and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Yes. My I had give my little 330i to my...

Yes. My I had give my little 330i to my college-age son. Didn't last long after that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
OK seems your test results indicate a blown head...

OK seems your test results indicate a blown head gasket. I bled the system, closed it all up then started the car. Let it run until about 1/4 on the temperature gauge and turned the car off. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
That is a great test idea. I will give that a...

That is a great test idea. I will give that a try this afternoon. I bought a new radiator. I also did the flush of the heater core just to make sure it is clear as well. I have a Mahle t-stat,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
2001 BMW 330Ci - Overheating issue

First, the background. Car was running fine for a year, then one day it overheated. It was nearly to the red line, but no red light. I pulled over and shut her down. Towed back home. Since then I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Hadn't thought of that. I remember one to...

Hadn't thought of that. I remember one to replace that in a Dodge. Had to take the whole dash out. Is there a way to force water through the system or need to take everything apart? I'll search...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Did not know that's how that worked. I have no...

Did not know that's how that worked. I have no issues with the mechanical fan, it turns as expected. My car will overheat parked if I leave it long enough, of course. Once it overheats it won't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Yes I performed all of the steps I normally do. ...

Yes I performed all of the steps I normally do. I have replaced the expansion tank on several occasions, also hoses, and never had a problem bleeding the system. I'm aware of how to do that. But...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Hahaha! I'm going to blame THAT on my smart...

Hahaha! I'm going to blame THAT on my smart phone. And you're right but PART of the question was answered. I'm still having overHEATing issues and then asked if that broken part would cause that. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
OK so won't fix my problem then. I think I have...

OK so won't fix my problem then. I think I have a huge air bubble. I followed the directions someone else had posted about backfilling through the upper radiator hose. That didn't work the first...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Yeah that's it...just the brass piece came out.

Yeah that's it...just the brass piece came out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Yeah I was kinda afraid of that. Let me check...

Yeah I was kinda afraid of that. Let me check the next answer and then I can post a picture. It was late last night. Thanks!

OK perfect! Thanks. I'll see if I can find that . I do remember...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Extra part after replacing radiator, 2001 330Ci

I replaced the radiator recently and I keep having overhearing issues. I had forgotten that I actually had one extra part I don't know where it goes. When I took the radiator out and moved it I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-11-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
What is the mango forum???

What is the mango forum???
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Yep, that's what is weird. I replaced the...

Yep, that's what is weird. I replaced the thermostat. I pulled the pump and it rotates freely, doesn't have any breaks or cracks. Nothing leaks. What is the possibility that there could be an air...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Bump....any ideas guys? Just wondering what else...

Bump....any ideas guys? Just wondering what else to check. I think the only thing left is an air bubble. Is the only way to get rid of air, through the screw at the top of the radiator?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
330i overheating issues

I have read a lot of threads on overheating and I still need to post a question. I have a 2001 300i, and it overheated a few weeks ago. I went ahead and bought a pump and a thermostat. When I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-29-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 172,085
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
Ditto on the turning the steering wheel back and...

Ditto on the turning the steering wheel back and forth after the install. I turned the wheel probably 8 times back and forth but no power steering. I went out for a few hours, came back and cranked...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-29-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,179
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
I have everything taken out and refinished except...

I have everything taken out and refinished except the headliner. The problem was that it wasn't the fabric pulling away from the material underneath. Instead it was the blown in padding that pulled...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-06-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,520
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
We don't have those checks in Alabama. I was...

We don't have those checks in Alabama. I was able to get them loose, just don't want to bother with replacing them right now. If I sell my car I will probably do it though. Kind of a tight place...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-06-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,520
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
I re-connected the pre-cat sensors and left the...

I re-connected the pre-cat sensors and left the post-cats disconnected. Everything is fine so I'll just leave it as-is for now. Not sure if it is worth the effort to replace them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By 2001bimmer330i
OK good suggestions. I'll see if I can get a loan...

OK good suggestions. I'll see if I can get a loan from Auto Zone or somewhere for the testing equipment
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