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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By omodos
upper trim on headlamps persished-fix or replace?

Hello all, the INFERIOR rubber on the headlamp trim (part 20 in pic) has perished crumbled away (just as the rubber on the lower cowling on windscreen did! which I replaced)

Rather than...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By omodos
Ela parakla, yup called kapodistrias, not being...

Ela parakla, yup called kapodistrias, not being a trade person myself price all in is 17euros, also found febi/bilstein equivalent of the pump online even cheaper....anyhow thanks for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By omodos
@Mr.judd77 True true, won't be another e46 or e53...

@Mr.judd77 True true, won't be another e46 or e53 for that matter, driving experience of both these cars is superb BUT the broken clips, cracking coolant bottles, buggered window winding mechanisms,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By omodos
No output from the windscreen washer jets-can't hear washer motor whirring either

Hello,all checked the 3 fuses they don't seem to be blown. If its anything like the X5 I should hear the motor making some noise when in action?,
nope dead as a dodo....safe to say motor is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By omodos
cheers that settles that, my colouration is...

cheers that settles that, my colouration is orangey rust red.....so it isnt chf11 unless it has burnt to that organe colour from green.....thanks again
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By omodos
Hmmm you got me thinking now, is there a...

Hmmm you got me thinking now, is there a difference visually between the chf and the atf?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By omodos
Much appreciated reply sir, well the NEW on the...

Much appreciated reply sir, well the NEW on the shelf stuff at the garage was mobil 220 atf , but alas dexron II rated as such......called a motorfactors place and they confirmed for the e46 it is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By omodos
can I use Mobil ATF 320 to top up power steering reservoir?

Hi all, this is driving me nuts, want to top up the power steering fluid , all posts I read mention dexron III , but all I can find is old stock at a local garage, that states on the bottle the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By omodos
under hood insulation removal

Hello, insulation is dangling down and all but fallen to bits and is crumbly to the touch....cannot find a definitive answer if I remove it will it cause hotspots & damage on the paintwork? not...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-21-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By omodos
got the clamps from the uk site...

got the clamps from the uk site www.hcl-clamping.co.uk, but i believe they are a us company...check it out, they have heaps of things
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-20-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By omodos
thanks for the feedback i haver ordered those but...

thanks for the feedback i haver ordered those but also used a n oetiker clamp from a new cv boot set, was about 12 dollars for the kit including the high temp grease, and clamp is tight as hell for...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-07-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By omodos
thanks for the rely, Ok finally sorted this, used...

thanks for the rely, Ok finally sorted this, used the clamp from another cv boot kit, and took old clamp off injected ALL the high temp grease in the pack that came with cv boot into the existing...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By omodos
ixtoxi and cavi mike thanks, i tried to crimp it...

ixtoxi and cavi mike thanks, i tried to crimp it more and it wont crimp further the 'ear' you crimp both bits of it are touching if you know what i mean, yup seen em tear, thats why i replaced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By omodos
Cavi Mike, ok lets say the grease that seeped out...

Cavi Mike, ok lets say the grease that seeped out of the small end of the bellow is nothing, should the clamp on the boot move round quite freely by hand and should the small end of the bellow move...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By omodos
yes indeed, annoying eh? i could have waited and...

yes indeed, annoying eh? i could have waited and seen if i could order and wait for one or 2 from the web BUT damn i need the car...and dont' wanna drive it without the clip....i guess a zip tie...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By omodos
Cavi Mike, I caught the thing early that's why...

Cavi Mike, I caught the thing early that's why the whole underside of wheel arch was not covered in grease, if you see my first pic of the shaft in previous reply it has grease at the small end of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By omodos
loose cv boot clamp on inside or outer boot

noticed a little gunk in wheel arch and it was alas cv joint greese had seeped out of the end of the boot, boot was fine....and i noticed the oetiker clamp was loose to spin round....I searched high...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-05-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By omodos
well same thing happened to me, the passenger...

well same thing happened to me, the passenger side was replaced by a febi boot kit and the drivers side by gkn, the febi side has a proper oetiker clamp on, the gkn side well seems to be too large...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By omodos
ok thanks to all the replies here, in response to...

ok thanks to all the replies here, in response to concerned posters here, i was trying to keep my finger n rag on the rotating pulley of the alternator to see if cloth would pick up any grime off...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By omodos
hmmm nearly lost a finger tip trying to clean...

hmmm nearly lost a finger tip trying to clean near the alternator pulley whilst enigne was running.....stupid of me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By omodos
Good thinking never thought of this at...

Good thinking never thought of this at all...although i just used an old tootbrush and plain water to clean the belt and the grooves of the pulleys-they weren't that dirty either way....i will go and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By omodos
markusmarkus thanks for speedy reply, nope have...

markusmarkus thanks for speedy reply, nope have not changed either water pump, alternator or power steering pump, having said that we had a faulty voltage regulator and as part of replacing this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By omodos
recurring issue - serpentine belt fraying

Hello everyone, well this issue just adds to my door lock issue and now thanks to my handy work at opening my key to fix it a damaged key fob.

please see attached photos and ANY advice on why...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,262
Posted By omodos
scottjoh again thanks for the reply, please feel...

scottjoh again thanks for the reply, please feel free quote a price here or via private mail on the cost of repair ( 6 sliced off components as in a pic i included somewhere in this post) and if you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,262
Posted By omodos
scottjoh thanks for the reply so I need a new key...

scottjoh thanks for the reply so I need a new key really, BUT am going to risk try soldering the components back on , in your experience and if you can be kind enough to let me know the components...
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