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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By lucas_pln
I got another quote for BMW dealer. $620 labor...

I got another quote for BMW dealer. $620 labor and parts. I think that's a good deal vs DIY. I would still have to buy engine support lift, oil service kit and spend probably 10+ hours on it with who...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By lucas_pln
How many miles do you have on yours? Mine is just...

How many miles do you have on yours? Mine is just pass 130k.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By lucas_pln
Yeah, I've done the research thus the question....

Yeah, I've done the research thus the question. It all looks easy on paper :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-25-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 810
Posted By lucas_pln
Oil pan gasket - to DIY or not?

Guys, I think it got to the point I finally need to tackle this.
There is too much oil sipping through over time, what a mess.

I recently had alignment done at the dealer and they also noted on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By lucas_pln
Alright, clean up it is then. Oil pan gasket...

Alright, clean up it is then. Oil pan gasket looks like a PITA to do + I would have to get engine support tool.

Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By lucas_pln
Oil pan gasket leak? (pic)

I've noticed I'm losing oil so I was checking for leaks the other day.

I saw a lot amount of oil leaking around oil pan area. Oil accumulates on oil pan bolts and drips straight down.

I have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucas_pln
Help with diagnosing weird sound (video).

LOL :)
I now exactly know what happened. That one donut in friend's driveway must have done it. Stones took some time to align before rattle has become noticeable.
I'm happy that all it cost me...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucas_pln
Help with diagnosing weird sound (video).

Got it. Mine was intact but I was really curious what was over my reinforcement plate since I thought sound was coming from there and there you go, rattle mystery solved.

511145

And here...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucas_pln
Ha ha ha. I was reading post from link...

Ha ha ha. I was reading post from link wildirish317 posted and that was answered by you ;) but thank you wildirish !

I got my baby up and I crawled underneath and pushed exhaust up around tranny...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By lucas_pln
There is a engine block drain underneath on...

There is a engine block drain underneath on passenger side of the vehicle.

http://www.bmw330ci.net/maintenance/completecoolant.php
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,906
Posted By lucas_pln
:rofl: Do not do it OP. It seems you want...

:rofl:

Do not do it OP.
It seems you want it so bad that you need approval on this forum but you will end up with more maintenance expenses than you think since there is no maintenance history...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,906
Posted By lucas_pln
Agree. This is not a steal, normal market value...

Agree. This is not a steal, normal market value but risk is little bit bigger unless you have maintenance history documented.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucas_pln
Thank you Dmax. I will check that out today....

Thank you Dmax. I will check that out today. :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucas_pln
Bump. No one has any ideas? I will be...

Bump. No one has any ideas?

I will be getting under the car today, maybe I can pinpoint this even though I have no idea what I might be looking for. Indy shop will be my last result.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By lucas_pln
Help with diagnosing weird sound (video).

Hello fanatics. Today I've started experiencing some issues.

Terrible noise, rattling is coming from underneath the engine.
I've noticed sound waiting for a green light at the intersection. It...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 01-07-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By lucas_pln
I hate that feeling. You always think you've...

I hate that feeling. You always think you've missed something and keep imagining stuff that is not there, lol.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-07-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,596
Posted By lucas_pln
E46Mango is correct. TIS steps do not...

E46Mango is correct.

TIS steps do not involve starting the car.
I've just done coolant replacement 2, 3 weeks ago and standard bleeding procedure has worked for me.

You have to open that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,840
Posted By lucas_pln
:rofl::rofl::rofl: Go with his advice to...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Go with his advice to blow in it or squeeze it before you reuse it.
Maybe you will notice a leak and finally get a new one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,840
Posted By lucas_pln
You are pretty much telling him to inspect "used...

You are pretty much telling him to inspect "used condom" for cracks and reuse it if none found.

Sometimes you don't need to inspect part if that part's failure is a result of very common symptom...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,840
Posted By lucas_pln
huh ????

huh ????
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,253
Posted By lucas_pln
I don't think this is true. My friend blue up...

I don't think this is true.
My friend blue up his older X5 (they also have M54B30 engines like in my 330i) when he was driving. He said he heard laud noise and white smoke came from under the hood....
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,559
Posted By lucas_pln
+1

+1
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,559
Posted By lucas_pln
My expansion tank failed at 85, I replaced it and...

My expansion tank failed at 85, I replaced it and then upper hose failed at 90, then I rebuilt the **** out of the cooling system with Stewart WP. My symptom was low coolant light that saved me from...
Forum: Site Sponsor Specials and Sales 01-02-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By lucas_pln
I agree with you on this one. I have ordered...

I agree with you on this one.

I have ordered close to $900 in December.
I live in OH and same state shipping is the same or sometimes even more than when I get stuff from Pelican Parts in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By lucas_pln
Why don't you just go to the dealer? There was a...

Why don't you just go to the dealer? There was a recall on these. It is a safety issue. They have fixed mine for free after I got a flyer from BMW about the recall.
Meanwhile you will get free...
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