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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-25-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By bmwcanman
I understand from a BMW mechanic that it is...

I understand from a BMW mechanic that it is likely the timing chain tensioner which is directly above the compressor hose in my pictures. The tensioner is behind a screw in cover 24 mm he believes. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-25-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By bmwcanman
The residual oil from the other leak was cleaned...

The residual oil from the other leak was cleaned up as much as possible and has now dried. Therefore, it is very easy to see the difference between fresh oil and the oil that had dried. There is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By bmwcanman
Oil Leak - front passenger side

I've been trolling the forums and I can't find the right answer to my oil leak. The leak is not the valve cover gasket or the exhaust cam sensor.

The pictures below are taken standing at the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-15-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,132
Posted By bmwcanman
E46705 Did you ever figure out the problem? ...

E46705

Did you ever figure out the problem? I have the exact same situation to the point your pics will do.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-17-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By bmwcanman
Zell - I went with the polyurethane RTAB to avoid...

Zell - I went with the polyurethane RTAB to avoid having to do the preload setup required for the non-poly RTAB'ings. It was a "chance" I was willing to take to avoid the extra effort and chance of...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-08-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By bmwcanman
Suspension overhaul and Koni FSD impressions

I completed my suspension overhaul before Christmas and gave a member my impressions in a private e-mail when I realized other people might be interested; thus, the thread......

Yes, the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-08-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By bmwcanman
edlvrt, I realized after taking the attached...

edlvrt, I realized after taking the attached picture my last instructions were slightly off. The FSD's do have a "ring" around the shock casing which protrudes out slightly about 2 inches (not 1/2...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-06-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By bmwcanman
If you closely at the bottom portion of the Koni...

If you closely at the bottom portion of the Koni FSD shock, you will see a "ring" which protrudes out (pressed out) around the shock about 1/2 inch from the bottom. If you take a close look at the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By bmwcanman
Bentley manual does not outline technique for the...

Bentley manual does not outline technique for the adjustment as I was just looking myself. They only mention the use of door shims (0.5 or 1 mm) and show a diagram of the door/hinge system. Looks...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 11-19-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By bmwcanman
I ended up getting my Koni FSD's from...

I ended up getting my Koni FSD's from THMotorshorts.com. They currently have them in stock and also have the best price including shipping. They were quick with shipping and efficient to deal with....
Forum: Suspension & Braking 11-19-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By bmwcanman
I finished my front end a couple days ago...

I finished my front end a couple days ago including Koni FSD's, control arms, tie rods, and sway bar bushings. I took a height measurement before starting the job and again today after the car has...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 11-16-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By bmwcanman
Tower reinforcement plates installation locations?

Just want to check to make sure I have this correct for installing reinforcement plates during my suspension overhaul.

Front: reinforcement plates go on the UNDER side of the strut tower or, in...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-30-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By bmwcanman
I have an e-copy version, but it is in a table...

I have an e-copy version, but it is in a table under General 300-1 in the Rear Suspension section. I don't know how to cut and paste into a comment box.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-25-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By bmwcanman
I've just been notified by Modbargains that Koni...

I've just been notified by Modbargains that Koni FSD's will not be available until Nov 17th at the earliest. Given the ridiculous wait time, I might just go with Bilstein sports. If I stay with...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-19-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,066
Posted By bmwcanman
My Koni FSD's are currently in the mail so if you...

My Koni FSD's are currently in the mail so if you don't get a response I can let you know in about a week or so. I'll try to remember to take before and after pictures.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-18-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By bmwcanman
Is Bentley manual wrong on ZHP rear stabilizer bar size?

Yes, I searched the forums and found confirmation of the FRONT being 24mm (or there abouts....23.88mm or so per BMW....also confirmed it in the Bentley manual)

However, Bentley 99 - 05 manual says...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,630
Posted By bmwcanman
E46Mango, I have a 2004 330ci m-sport package...

E46Mango, I have a 2004 330ci m-sport package (ie. ZHP) manufactured 04/2003 (1 month after cutoff) and just crawled under a couple hours ago and tool the following pics.....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-15-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By bmwcanman
Automatic Transmission Type Confirmation

My car was manufactured in 04/2003. BMW ran two different automatic transmissions with the cut off at 03/2003 (ie. the month before). I've heard of issues with parts being on car after the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-15-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By bmwcanman
Thanks, that was the conclusion I came too.

Thanks, that was the conclusion I came too.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-10-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By bmwcanman
Rear Subframe Bushings - Mix and Match brands?

I was going to go with Meyle HD for the rear subframe bushings. It appears they only do the front left and right and don't make them for the rear two. ECS suggested I use Lemforder for the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-08-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By bmwcanman
Rear Bushing Kit Sizes?

I'm looking to do my entire rear suspension including all bushings (ie. upper and lower control arms, RTAB, and subframe). I see there is a specific BMW kit for this work, but they are very...
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