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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Ryan87LX
Okay, then I'm all good. phew. I've had a run of...

Okay, then I'm all good. phew. I've had a run of bad automotive luck lately, and I was worried that this was going to go bad too.

I guess that makes sense - the filter would need to seal at the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Ryan87LX
Sorry - are you saying I could install the filter...

Sorry - are you saying I could install the filter into the housing on the engine block, and then just screw the cap on and it will go into place properly?

I slide the filter over the cap, and then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Ryan87LX
Yes, new o-ring on the cap. The Cap itself went...

Yes, new o-ring on the cap. The Cap itself went down fine - I torqued it into place properly. I was more concerned about how the filter went onto the cap than anything.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Ryan87LX
First Oil Change - Odd Question About Filter

If anyone could reply and just alleviate my concerns, I would really appreciate it.

Did my first oil change on the car today - I've always had it done at the dealer in the past.

Could not...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-16-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Ryan87LX
Time to replace Meyle HD Outer Ball Joint

Looks like I got a bum part - the Meyle HD control arms that I installed two years ago have failed. Rather, the passenger side outer ball joint has failed.

Everything else is nice and tight, so...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-31-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Ryan87LX
Rear Coil Overs Only?

I do almost all of my own work, but I do take the car to the dealership for oil changes and inspections. Picked the car up today (03 325i) and they had noticed a couple of things that need to be...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-16-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Ryan87LX
I tried one more time with some heat and got...

I tried one more time with some heat and got grease leaking out of the hub - I think I'm going to replace it just to be safe and make sure the bearings don't go dry. they have 100k on them anyway....
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-16-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Ryan87LX
Ah Fudge. Locator bolt on front rotor seized

I'm in the midst of replacing the front brakes on my 03 325i, and I've already run into problems. My locator bolt has snapped off in the hub. I've broken two easy outs already - it's seized in there...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Ryan87LX
Well, that's what I was wondering. I mean,...

Well, that's what I was wondering.

I mean, the plate can obviously be replaced, but it seems like you could just weld a nut inside, or even weld a stud into place.

I guess I'll see what the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Ryan87LX
FCAB frame mount replacement???

Got a call from the stealership today, they are doing some work including changing the FCAB, and they say the frame mounts for the CAB are stripped and the car needs to go to a body shop to have them...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-27-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Ryan87LX
Hello From Saskatchewan

Hello,

I'm a Ford guy with a thing for the vehicles they made in the 80s, but I wanted something a bit more comfortable for the wife and family.

I've had our red 2003 325i for a few years now,...
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