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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By ilkercatal
Nah, I'd rather try to fix it, than spending...

Nah, I'd rather try to fix it, than spending thousands to sue these ppl
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By ilkercatal
Got my car towed today and Makes noises now

Hi ppl
I got my 2001 325i towed and they lift the back of the car and thats how they tow it. He put the car on neutural, Now my front end shakes a little but more importantly it makes noise when I...
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-04-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,252
Posted By ilkercatal
stupid ny people, what can I say, it is NY, it...

stupid ny people, what can I say, it is NY, it happens here,i cant wait to move out of this state.
6 things best describes New York
1) Very very rude people.
2)Inpatience
3)road rage
4)dirty as...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
also, other than the noise, car drives like 3...

also, other than the noise, car drives like 3 years old
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
you are right on the money buddy

i WENT TO A BMW mechanic today here in brooklyn ( guy used to work at bmw factory in ermany, a russian guy)
He listened to the noise and he says 95 percent chance is the lifters. i told him will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
so

Ive heard if you flush the oil or change the oil twice it would smooth out the knocking noise
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
I am doubting its VANOS. Because: I dont have any...

I am doubting its VANOS. Because: I dont have any of the below symptoms====

Overall loss of torque and power, particularly in the lower RPM range, < 3k. Bogging then surging at 3k RPM. Uneven...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
I know where it comes from

Noise is coming from right under the BMW logo, Should i continue driving it while finding out the problem or just let it sit.

So whats under that BMW logo, I am guessing pistons etc.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
Changed oil drove about 5 miles with mobil 93 gas...

Changed oil drove about 5 miles with mobil 93 gas and castrol oil in it. Car drives fine, but unfortunately clicking noise is still there.
Question guys:
Could it be:
a)Vanos
b)Disa
c)oil level...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
no i haven taken of the belts, i should and will...

no i haven taken of the belts, i should and will try that
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
than?

than?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
Update: I flushed the engine(gunk) Changed...

Update:

I flushed the engine(gunk)
Changed the oil to original

Than:
I drove it around the block and Notice a check engine light ( P0155)
Also, noticable power loss,
When rev the engine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
i did a full oil change, drained the old one and...

i did a full oil change, drained the old one and put it 10w 30 ( or 40 forgat). Car does not lose oil at all. i check my dipstick almost every 2 days, very religious with maintance but i put a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By ilkercatal
Post e 46 engine knock (after oil change to non-synthetic oil) -attached video as well

I change my regular bmw oil to 10w 30 shell non- synthetic oil from bjs and 1 week later my engine makes that noise as you can see in the video. I am concern about this, could you please tell me if...
Forum: Complete Cars 11-17-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By ilkercatal
how much is this car?

how much is this car?
Forum: Complete Cars 11-17-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,762
Posted By ilkercatal
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-10-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By ilkercatal
oh,,

Actually I am missing bump-stop on one of the struts and one washer is missing as well. Does the bump-stop makes a huge difference, and washers?
also how much torque should be applied, is that a...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-03-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By ilkercatal
thanks

thanks
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-21-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By ilkercatal
I put little information, sorry

It's my bad I forgot to add a video and another picture. Problem is actually for both but left is in worse condition. As, I mentioned I installed 2 new (very cheap ones) struts, 3 new mounths in the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-21-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By ilkercatal
My rear suspension is acting stupid

Problem is actually for both but left is in worse condition. As, I mentioned I installed 2 new (very cheap ones) struts, 3 new mounths in the rear as well as replaced a broken spring on the left...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By ilkercatal
it was the drains, fixed hehe

it was the drains, fixed hehe
Forum: Complete Cars 08-19-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By ilkercatal
I also changed pulleys as well while chaing belt...

I also changed pulleys as well while chaing belt and pump, there is a small crack (line) in front windshield about 6 inches.
Forum: Complete Cars 08-19-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By ilkercatal
2001,5 325i for 5150.00$ in Brooklyn ( a lots of new parts with receipts)

I have a 2001 bmw 325 for sale here with 179K and counting daily car. I love this car but I am buying a new one. <br>
It's stock to the bone,<br>
Recently done:<br>
1. All the belts<br>
2.water...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-08-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By ilkercatal
I agree all above comments but I will add more, ...

I agree all above comments but I will add more,
1- check battery
2- alternator
3- spark plugs
4-bad gas( very unlikely)
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