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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-31-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 43,197
Posted By robin325ci
Victor57 everything you need to know is in this...

Victor57 everything you need to know is in this thread and the other manual swap threads in this forum. I was able to do my manual swap last year by reading the wealth of information here, I suggest...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 94,278
Posted By robin325ci
Glad you got everything sorted out! :thumbup: Did...

Glad you got everything sorted out! :thumbup: Did you notice anything different after you swapped the accelerator pedal? Right now I'm trying to look for a solution to the jerky feeling I'm sometimes...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-06-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 115,828
Posted By robin325ci
Thanks for the feedback WOLFN8TR and Solidjake!

Thanks for the feedback WOLFN8TR and Solidjake!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-03-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 115,828
Posted By robin325ci
How's the reliability of the Behr Hella made in...

How's the reliability of the Behr Hella made in China electric fans? I'm considering swapping over to the electric fan but I've read that some people having problems with the Behr fan not lasting...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By robin325ci
I did the manual swap on my '02 325Ci last year....

I did the manual swap on my '02 325Ci last year. I got the transmission swap kit on ebay from Quarry Motors in Florida. Paid $625 plus $80 shipping to CA. It included everything needed to convert the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-05-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By robin325ci
I had the same problem -->...

I had the same problem --> http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1050002&highlight=

You will have to replace the cluster or replace the burnt chip inside. A shop was able to repair mine....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By robin325ci
I'd replace the upper and lower hoses, and also...

I'd replace the upper and lower hoses, and also the expansion tank cap. The factory coolant is blue, not green. It is not yet pre-mixed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By robin325ci
I've already deleted the CDV and installed a...

I've already deleted the CDV and installed a clutch stop. Driving habit is not the cause since the rear clunks no matter how smoothly I change gears from first to second. The new diff bushings did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-22-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By robin325ci
Clunking from rear when shifting gears

I'm hearing a clunk from the rear when shifting gears, or when quickly engaging and disengaging the clutch while the car is moving and in gear. The subframe is fine, no cracks anywhere. I've already...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By robin325ci
I unplugged my EGS before coding. Car drove fine,...

I unplugged my EGS before coding. Car drove fine, no ABS or DSC warning lights. Cruise stopped working though (with EGS connected, cruise control worked but the clutch switch does not turn it off).
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By robin325ci
You probably pulled one of the cluster fuses, or...

You probably pulled one of the cluster fuses, or disconnected the battery. Both will kill a "dying" cluster.

But the cluster can be repaired. A local shop was able to repair mine and also my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By robin325ci
I just successfully coded my car to manual three...

I just successfully coded my car to manual three days ago. I used NCS Expert and INPA. Be sure to have the clutch switch wired to the EWS and DME. And unplug the three blue connectors going to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By robin325ci
How old is your battery? Dead battery is probably...

How old is your battery? Dead battery is probably the cause of your no-start issue. Then the cluster died when it lost power momentarily when you started the car with the dying battery. Happened to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,144
Posted By robin325ci
Looks like I'm not as lucky as the others...

Looks like I'm not as lucky as the others :facepalm: I bought my '02 325Ci with 14,000km back in 2006 as a CPO from the dealership. Flash forward to 2014 at 47,000km. Here's what I've had to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By robin325ci
Mirror memory no longer working after recoding

Hi guys, I did a manual transmission swap on my car. After recoding the modules, I have lost mirror memory. The mirrors no longer go to the programmed position. Seat memory still works. Reverse tilt...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 94,278
Posted By robin325ci
UPDATE: I have successfully coded my car to...

UPDATE: I have successfully coded my car to manual. Cruise control works and the engine rpm no longer rises whenever I shift.

Initially, I used PaSoft to turn off the gear indicator display as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 94,278
Posted By robin325ci
Thanks OP to the great thread. Just completed the...

Thanks OP to the great thread. Just completed the swap in my '02 325Ci. I used the 5 speed, propeller shaft and diff from a '02 330i. Car started on the first try. My car is European spec, and I did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By robin325ci
Are you able to read all the other modules?

Are you able to read all the other modules?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 44,021
Posted By robin325ci
You can run it, although it might ruin the...

You can run it, although it might ruin the synchos over time because third and fourth gears are difficult to find since the shifter does not return to the center anymore. Does yours return to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By robin325ci
The DSSR looks thicker and more likely to rub on...

The DSSR looks thicker and more likely to rub on the driveshaft, no?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By robin325ci
330 manual selector rod question

I have a complete 330 5 speed manual driveline that I will be swapping into my steptronic 325. When it arrived, I noticed that the shifter lever included was shorter than the 545i shifter I ordered...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 44,021
Posted By robin325ci
Unfortunately, new oil will not help. You have to...

Unfortunately, new oil will not help. You have to replace the bushing to fix it. I have a 330 ZF 5 speed transmission that I will be swapping to my car. The 5th gear detent pin was also stuck,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 44,021
Posted By robin325ci
The 5th gear detent pin on your transmission is...

The 5th gear detent pin on your transmission is stuck. It's a known issue. You will have to remove the transmission to replace it. See link below
...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 10-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By robin325ci
Tischer getbmwparts.com - excellent price and service

So after my whole ordeal with ECS tuning (you can read about it HERE (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1049216)) I decided to order everything from Tischer. I don't know why I even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By robin325ci
I've had my E46 for eight years and have had to...

I've had my E46 for eight years and have had to disconnect the battery a couple of times and I've never had a problem until last month when my cluster died after reconnecting power. One tell-tale...
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