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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-02-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By latitude39
FS: Front WHEEL BEARINGS F.A.G. and retainer clips - for E46 "xi" $75 shipped!

New F.A.G. (German-made OEM) front wheel bearings for E46 "xi" AllWheelDrive. I paid $88.70 for the pair from RMEuropean in February 2013.

Top quality--the best. Not cheap knockoffs.:thumbup:
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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-09-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,120
Posted By latitude39
lgb240, I'm glad to hear another success...

lgb240,

I'm glad to hear another success story. Thanks for taking the time with the write-up.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-17-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By latitude39
Motor mounts possibly. Mileage?

Motor mounts possibly. Mileage?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-30-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By latitude39
Thank you for that excellent clarification. :bow:...

Thank you for that excellent clarification. :bow: Now I can go forward with confidence and replace the SAP vacuum line. I wonder if the starter bolts become more accessible this way?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By latitude39
Sounds like a great trick. I've been putting off...

Sounds like a great trick. I've been putting off replacing the vacuum hose from that switch to the SAP because of access. Can you post photos?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,237
Posted By latitude39
jlviii, thanks for sharing your method. The...

jlviii, thanks for sharing your method. The "cooler line" must be the return line?
Your E46 now has a nearly 100% fluid change instead of a 67% change.

Using a similar method, I have done a fluid...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-09-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By latitude39
Good tip. Thanks for sharing.

Good tip. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,257
Posted By latitude39
Ouch! I recommend calling the manager of the...

Ouch!

I recommend calling the manager of the shop and telling him about this. Odds are he will be interested. Be sure to replace the lug bolts with new.

Good shops will use a torque wrench on...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-10-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,666
Posted By latitude39
I just pressed-in new OEM FCABs. The shaking...

I just pressed-in new OEM FCABs. The shaking steering wheel, when braking from 60mph, is gone and my car rides like a BMW again. So I cast my vote for OEM bushings. My car, 146k miles, is a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-10-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By latitude39
+1 to YaSureYouBetcha's advice. Any luck?

+1 to YaSureYouBetcha's advice. Any luck?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-19-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By latitude39
Thanks SamDoe1, I wasn't clear. Here's more info....

Thanks SamDoe1, I wasn't clear. Here's more info.

This video, by BMP Designs, says that the LF20 version had problems and the the LF30 was a heavier-duty and more reliable pump.
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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-17-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By latitude39
Sounds nice but the price seems high even for the...

Sounds nice but the price seems high even for the mileage.
What kind of options? Automatic? Sport seats? Harmon Kardan stereo?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-13-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By latitude39
2005 325i has a LUK LF-20 2002 325xi has a LUK...

2005 325i has a LUK LF-20
2002 325xi has a LUK LF-30

This, according to realoem.com

I don't know anything about the interchangeability.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-13-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By latitude39
See realoem.com

See realoem.com
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-18-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,736
Posted By latitude39
BMW TIS (12/2007 version) says: 11AZ...

BMW TIS (12/2007 version) says:
11AZ Upper/lower control arms to trailing arm: 110 Nm (81 ft-lbs)
12AZ Trailing arm to console: 110 Nm (81 ft-lbs)

"console" can only mean the bracket that...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-16-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,736
Posted By latitude39
E46 Bentley p. 330-6 states 81 ft-lbs for all 3...

E46 Bentley p. 330-6 states 81 ft-lbs for all 3 RTABs.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 78,459
Posted By latitude39
Electrical connection enhancer

:P
I should have looked more often. Thanks for the link.

I just wonder if using Stabilant to improve the connections would be better, or at least easier, than having to manipulate each electrical...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 78,459
Posted By latitude39
Bentley lists the "electrical contact enhancer,"...

Bentley lists the "electrical contact enhancer," Stabilant 22A for electrical connections. I've tried to find it here in the US, without luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,528
Posted By latitude39
Good point. I assumed Bosch without knowing for...

Good point. I assumed Bosch without knowing for sure.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,528
Posted By latitude39
+1 The voltage regulator is a package that...

+1
The voltage regulator is a package that includes the brushes. It's bolted to the alternator. They're not too expensive ($50-ish, IIRC). Easy to replace with alternator out of car; a little...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,528
Posted By latitude39
My experience is that voltage should be right...

My experience is that voltage should be right around 14.0 at all RPMs. I rebuilt my OEM Bosch alternator (bearings, slip rings, brushes/voltage regulator) and the hidden functions always shows...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-11-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By latitude39
Intake camshaft position sensor got me

I am resurrecting this zombie just to close out this thread I started 26 months ago.

My intake CPS acted up 650 miles from home. I was certain I would have to get the part FedEx'd to Jackson, WY...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 09-04-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Any E46 E46 Tape Deck
Views: 530
Posted By latitude39
I also have a tape deck that I tried to sell,on...

I also have a tape deck that I tried to sell,on eBay recently. I'm afraid these are dust collectors.
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 09-04-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By latitude39
Bump

Bump
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 09-04-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By latitude39
Bump

Bump
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