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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-16-2012, 09:48 AM
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Posted By monkins

Also the Turbo on the 98-01 models is stronger as it is derived from a lorry turbo, so you can get 200k+ miles on them without problems if always use good oil.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-16-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By monkins

Found a second hand prop on ebay for 50, the U joints 'feel like there's grease in them when moved about' . Put it on and the noise has gone.

Wonder why the 320D has a prop with 3 U joints and a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-09-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By monkins
Smile 320D 3-piece drive shaft whirl when cold [SOLVED]

SOLVEDDear all I have this noise on my 320D 156k miles 2001:


When its cold in the morning driving between 30 - 40 mph It whirls quite loud, seems to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,233
Posted By monkins
Propeller shaft M10 bolts grade 8.8...

Propeller shaft

M10 bolts

grade 8.8 (see head) 35 lbf ft
grade 10.9 47 lbf ft

M12 bolts

grade 8.8 60 lbf ft
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,233
Posted By monkins
Hi I'll check the haynes manual later to see if...

Hi I'll check the haynes manual later to see if the torque settings are in that.

Also I have the same vibration at 30-35 mph in 3-4th. I looked under the car and the back diff mount has cracks in...
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