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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By JayPitch
By towers you mean camboxes right? All the lobes...

By towers you mean camboxes right? All the lobes and lifters are fine its just those journals. So why did my cams only make it to 89,000 miles? This much scoring in so little time doesnt make sense...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By JayPitch
Heres some more pics I took today my cars still...

Heres some more pics I took today my cars still torn apart.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-22-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By JayPitch
You could see in the pics I linked my scoring was...

You could see in the pics I linked my scoring was deep and i mean like maybe 3-5mm in some places. It was really bad. And the camboxes they sit in are ruined too. One of the scored journals was so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By JayPitch
I am bumping this because I think this is serious...

I am bumping this because I think this is serious and may be a problem for many
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By JayPitch
Doesn't take long for our aluminium heads to...

Doesn't take long for our aluminium heads to warp. If you see coolant in your oil or in the exhaust you're in for alot of machine work if your head isn't already cracked. And by coolant in your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,093
Posted By JayPitch
Scored Camshaft Epidemic

So I recently had my head taken off to have a warp repaired to find that my camshafts and camboxes were scored in the journals. At first I had thought that the previous owner may have neglected my...
Forum: Engine & Performance 09-20-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By JayPitch
Anybody got 325i cams?

I'm lookin' for a set of 325i camshafts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,454
Posted By JayPitch
The stealership wants $900 per camshaft. Does...

The stealership wants $900 per camshaft. Does someone have stock 325i cams?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By JayPitch
I might not be able to afford all of this at once...

I might not be able to afford all of this at once but I was thinking getting zhp cams, better springs, some form of aftermarket cold air intake, 330 intake manifold, ebay headers, and an Active...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By JayPitch
I'm 16 I have no money for a motor swap or...

I'm 16 I have no money for a motor swap or supercharger I'm just trying to make my 325 closer to 330 performance while still keeping 325 fuel economy. What BMW performance intake do you speak of?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By JayPitch
Lol my cams are done. My oil pressure light comes...

Lol my cams are done. My oil pressure light comes on yellow for 30-45 seconds from time to time but I always keep my oil topped up(check the dipstick every 3 days) and I thought this is normal. I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By JayPitch
bump

bump
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,454
Posted By JayPitch
Could I use camshafts out of a 330 zhp? I heard...

Could I use camshafts out of a 330 zhp? I heard they are the best stock camshafts.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By JayPitch
I opened a new thread that has the picture of the...

I opened a new thread that has the picture of the cam damage. Turns out the cams are in these things called camboxes and they contain the journals so my head is gonna be fine after all. The mechanic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By JayPitch
What m54b30 parts improve a "b25 block?

I know that the head for both engines is the same and the 330 intake manifold is better but what parts from the 330 can make a car that came out of the factory as 325 better? I heard that they have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,454
Posted By JayPitch
Need new Camshafts

So the dumb b**** who owned my 325i sport before me wasn't keeping on top of the oil level and since I've had a mechanic remove my head, I have found that the camshafts and camboxes are ruined. I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By JayPitch
This guy is an aquaintance if a friend of mine...

This guy is an aquaintance if a friend of mine who used to work as a bmw dealership mechanic in my town and hes working on it in his garage. He said he took the head to a shop and had it pressure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By JayPitch
My mechanic said that the journals are machined...

My mechanic said that the journals are machined into the head is this not true?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By JayPitch
So is the scored head a complete write off or...

So is the scored head a complete write off or what?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By JayPitch
Head didn't make it to 90k

So I recently had a former BMW mechanic take my head off to address a problem with coolant coming out the exhaust and he told me that the camshaft bearings that are machined into the head have been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,641
Posted By JayPitch
My head cracked when my 325i overheated :'(

My head cracked when my 325i overheated :'(
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,013
Posted By JayPitch
So why do BMW mechanics note that auto trans have...

So why do BMW mechanics note that auto trans have a tendency to fail right after a fluid change?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,013
Posted By JayPitch
So how do you change your AT fluid without...

So how do you change your AT fluid without destroying it if you fear the previous owner neglected it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By JayPitch
So by my oil not being emulcified and all this...

So by my oil not being emulcified and all this water from the cooling system going out my tailpipe it sounds like it's not just the head gasket but the head is cracked and the water is leaking into...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-24-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By JayPitch
Its not just water its water from the cooling...

Its not just water its water from the cooling system. The car loses it so fast I literally need to stand at the expansion tank with a jug of water. All I've filled the system with is ionized water...
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