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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By worldydoom
I have friends with all the tools. They're also...

I have friends with all the tools. They're also going to be helping me. But they don't know anything about german cars so we're going to use the internet as much as possible. The internals of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By worldydoom
LOL I know ;) The car is a 2002 330i i...

LOL I know ;) The car is a 2002 330i i think...gonna get more info tomorrow though. I was looking at other rebuilds and it didn't seem to hard so I thought this would be the perfect car to try it out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By worldydoom
Also, what other parts are affected by doing an...

Also, what other parts are affected by doing an auto to 6 speed manual tranny swap? is a 6sp any different from a 5sp other than the extra gear?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By worldydoom
200,000 miles. I want to do an engine rebuild...

200,000 miles. I want to do an engine rebuild mainly for fun and for performance boost. The horsepower is diminished over time and I thought a total engine rebuild would benefit me by boosting HP and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By worldydoom
wear and tear?

What exactly becomes worn down in a high mileage car? My mom's friend has a 200kish e46 with 1 owner and BMW dealership repairs the whole time so its pretty clean. If I get it for uber cheap, I plan...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By worldydoom
i havent seen a single "how to" video on stuff...

i havent seen a single "how to" video on stuff like removing the engine or transmission. I always see long threads on this forum with pics, but never a clear video.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By worldydoom
Well, i saw this on my local CL:...

Well, i saw this on my local CL: http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/3355806995.html
it has 195k miles so i was wondering if i could swap out the engine with one from a salvage 330. Also, how...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By worldydoom
oh sweet jesus, the first video diy i have ever...

oh sweet jesus, the first video diy i have ever seen.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By worldydoom
different ECU types?

Hey guys, how difficult would it be to swap out the m52 engine from a 2002 325ci and put in a m54b30? i heard the ecu is slightly different? i know the m54 used two different software systems, ms43...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
I'm a freshmen at Southern Poly. I'm transferring...

I'm a freshmen at Southern Poly. I'm transferring to Georgia Tech next fall.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
Is the transmission the salvage or the car...

Is the transmission the salvage or the car itself? Also, how much would it cost to have it shipped to Atlanta LOL
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By worldydoom
hmm i think ill get manual then! Now i just gotta...

hmm i think ill get manual then! Now i just gotta find a car to practice on.... also, how hard or simple do you think swapping out a 2001 325ci engine with a 330i? the tranny too. like get the 330i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By worldydoom
E46 transmission types?

Hey guys, I've been looking at a couple of e46 330i ads in my local CL and a question came up that I can't really understand online. There are only two types of transmissions in the E46 series,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By worldydoom
Youre probably right. I mean i have friends that...

Youre probably right. I mean i have friends that are mechanics that said they will help me out with tools and everything. but none of us are experienced in german cars.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By worldydoom
exactly! a decent mileage e46 (120-150k miles) is...

exactly! a decent mileage e46 (120-150k miles) is only between $5k and 7k dollars and the e46 m3 i can get from the salvage yard auction for between 2k and 4k. well, ill consider it and study up on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By worldydoom
I don't plan on building an M3 sedan. Which 3...

I don't plan on building an M3 sedan. Which 3 series is the easiest in terms of electrical lol. I don't really care if its a coupe or sedan and since the engine is being switched, it doesnt matter if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By worldydoom
Is there an active member that has done this...

Is there an active member that has done this before that is willing to give advice throughout the build? The MIT thing seems fairly detailed so I'll be using that, but I am sure I will have minor...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By worldydoom
Thanks for the links guys! If i find a donor car...

Thanks for the links guys! If i find a donor car with the entire drivetrain intact, do i need to worry about buying extra parts? Im worried i wont have all the right parts since im no mechanic.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By worldydoom
Question Possible S54 engine swap into e46 sedan?

Hey guys, I've decided to stop my hunt for a low mileage e46 under $10k, instead I will buy a high mileage e46 and an e46 m3 engine and tranny from a salvage yard and swap the engines out. I've seen...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-22-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
Wow, I completely forgot to check the cluster and...

Wow, I completely forgot to check the cluster and whatnot... It's a shame, the rims and interior was beautiful. I guess I'm going to try to do an engine swap! M3 s54 into an e46 3 series!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
Ahh alright, thats a lot to think about. Would it...

Ahh alright, thats a lot to think about. Would it be more cost efficient to buy a slightly higher mileage car? I'm just a freshmen in college so i won't have a lot of money to spend on parts (i can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
Yeah the steering wheel is not the M3 wheel. cup...

Yeah the steering wheel is not the M3 wheel. cup holders are there, just out of sight. It is a replacement hood, the guy got into a front end accident with a big truck that messed up the hood but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
The same car in Pennsylvania? WTF scammer?! its...

The same car in Pennsylvania? WTF scammer?! its such a beautiful car though! my other option is an 02 325xi sedan.....75k miles with a perfectly clean carfax for $10k. thats the top of my budget so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
Sorry about the pics, heres the CL post ...

Sorry about the pics, heres the CL post
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/3344343035.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By worldydoom
Exclamation should i buy 2004 330i ZHP?

The carfax showed me the car was totaled in March 2012 and has a rebuilt title. I test drove it and it looks and runs absolutely perfectly with a few dents. Cinnamon/Black leather interior with the...
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