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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Hansie
The front of the engine is the only spot I think?...

The front of the engine is the only spot I think?
I placed a catch can there for easy cleaning too.
You can use the front mounting bolt of the powersteer reservoir for mounting.

In a year the...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By Hansie
Please look at the first sticky , you can enter...

Please look at the first sticky , you can enter all data en see for yourself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
Thats funny, I did engineer mine so it has short...

Thats funny, I did engineer mine so it has short hoses and close to the engine on a hot spot from 50 to 90C.
Idea is that a lot of moisture/water gets cooked out the mayonaise fase so only a bit of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
Ordered the pcv345 in the USA and fitting it...

Ordered the pcv345 in the USA and fitting it solved the small problems.
It did ran rough in low rpms, to much blow by or something.
With the pcv it's rock solid at idle and smooooth.
Vacuum is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
Don't have pcv in a lot of our cars here in...

Don't have pcv in a lot of our cars here in Europe, the pcv 345 even ain't for sale here.
I want to test one, try to get one or similar size.

There is a small hesitation now when at idle at a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
I hope it affects my piston rings, free them and...

I hope it affects my piston rings, free them and kill the oil drinking habit of the mean green girl.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
So finally my catch can is finished, only have to...

So finally my catch can is finished, only have to paint it but the VHT wrinkle engine paint can is emty. :facepalm:
Also running without PCV btw.

Its mounted to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
My previous set up was approx the same : can in...

My previous set up was approx the same : can in the drugbin.

I thought it ran too cold and lots of water catched, emtied the 1 liter can every week.
What do you catch in the can?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
So finally some progress... Replaced vcg and...

So finally some progress...
Replaced vcg and ohfg, revisited the vanos when I was there.
Waiting on parts for belts and pulleys now.
Copied TS setup but routed the vacuum line a bit different,...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-28-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Hansie
Yes I followed the advice of checking grounds,...

Yes I followed the advice of checking grounds, connectors, swapped lamps and added extra ground wires . Nothing changed so I was puzzled. I'm a mechanical engineer so limited in electrics.
While...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-28-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Hansie
I checked all harness and grounds twice, even...

I checked all harness and grounds twice, even added extra ground wires without result.
Got the tip from a Peugeot mechanic, they have lots of those problems , especially with the led types (which I...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-28-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Hansie
Finally succes!!! It was the towhook but more...

Finally succes!!!
It was the towhook but more the board system.
All it needed was a "reset" with 21W bulb and a double wire :
Attach one wire to ground,other end to the negative side of the bulb....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
Typical when using a M5 cyclone type is that...

Typical when using a M5 cyclone type is that there is no or low vacuum in the cranckcase,
This low vacuum setup didnt work with my car, although I used a catch can and not the cyclone type.
And I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-16-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By Hansie
After 10k km with a catch can , vented to the...

After 10k km with a catch can , vented to the plastic ring between the rubber parts in the intake.

Short : nono!
There is simple not enough flow and vacuum at all rpm. Tube from cylinder head got...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-16-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,113
Posted By Hansie
After 10k km with a catch can , vented to the...

After 10k km with a catch can , vented to the plastic ring between the rubber parts in the intake.

Short : nono!
There is simple not enough flow and vacuum at all rpm. Tube from cylinder head got...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Hansie
All bulbs working, checked all grounds. The...

All bulbs working, checked all grounds.
The trailor has lights too, so extra load to the system.
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Hansie
Fast left blinker after using towhook

Last time I used the towhook there was no problem.
Driving without it afterwards the left blinker got fast, as a blown bulb.

Checked all fittings, added a ground wire without any succes.

Its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
Changed to full vacuŁm today, toppend the oil and...

Changed to full vacuŁm today, toppend the oil and now drive e few 1000km.
Keep you informed.

My previous setup didnt work at all, even destroyed my (worn?) vcg.
Scroll back to see the setup if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
M52 dont have low tension rings and not known for...

M52 dont have low tension rings and not known for these problems.
Stick with stock.

Still didnt find time to change too max vacuŁm (ordening parts,vcg is shot too)

But the position of the occ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
When I have more time I will rebuild the oil...

When I have more time I will rebuild the oil catch can system back to max vacuum (straight at the distribution piece and no pcv) and look if it decreases oil eating.

Still cannot figure out why a...
Forum: The Showroom 02-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 673,416
Posted By Hansie
@ cutting holes in doors : doesnt enter moisture...

@ cutting holes in doors : doesnt enter moisture via that hole?
Lots off threads about this issue / damp screen damaged etc.

Also the speaker will get wet and starts oxidizing.

Or no rain...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,897
Posted By Hansie
My setup is like this but still a major oil...

My setup is like this but still a major oil ussage.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=906116&highlight=oil+catch+can

Only concern that I dont always suck more vapours out than the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-07-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,688
Posted By Hansie
Just an update : I dont collect any oil, water...

Just an update :
I dont collect any oil, water with a few drips of oil.
In 2000km the catch can is almost filled with water !!
All that moisture in the oil will be sludge/mayo and block the stock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-15-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,887
Posted By Hansie
The stock CCV system works fine when you drive in...

The stock CCV system works fine when you drive in a dry climat and/or drive longer trips. Yes its plastic and needs replacing every 80.000 km but so are my tyres.
If you live in colder/humid place...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,887
Posted By Hansie
OCC experience

Just share my Oil Catch Can (OCC, nice name..)
I drive a 2001 202.000km 330i sportwagon and live in the Netherlands, now its approx 4C and very humid, At night it freezes a few degrees.
I drive in...
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