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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-30-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By steveknoke
Pic

Here is a pic of my 320i with a M3 2006 convertible suspension on it.

I will try to find a pic from before.

I have put 20k on it now and the handling is unreal.

I did need to get another...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 12-01-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By steveknoke
320i to M3 Convertible suspension

My 2005 320i had 160k on the clock so I decided to replace the shocks, struts and springs. I bought a use 2006 M3 convertible suspension. The fella had put a coil over system on it and basically...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-08-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By steveknoke
Tim you were correct. I replaced the Wahler...

Tim you were correct. I replaced the Wahler thermostat due to a leaking o-ring seal. The auto parts store took it back with no questions asked and gave me a new one. I put the new one in and it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By steveknoke
just looked and it appears to be the new...

just looked and it appears to be the new thermostat I installed. There was a small drip on the bottom bolt. It is really tough to tell where it is coming from as it has run down the front of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By steveknoke
Thank you, I will have a look. I replaced my...

Thank you, I will have a look. I replaced my thermostat at the same time I did the water pump. So I will look there too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By steveknoke
Does that mean it is bad? Or is that weep hole...

Does that mean it is bad? Or is that weep hole designed to weep? Should I replace?
Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By steveknoke
Possible Leak?

See the photo. I have a grey spray that is concerning coming off my accessory drive belt. I replaced my water pump and belt 7k ago and am worried I am leaking something. I can't see any leaks but I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 25,467
Posted By steveknoke
Same issue

I have the exact same issue with my 320i 2005.

Went from 16 inch snow tires, worn out lower control arm bushings and stock springs.

To

18 inch rims with brand new tires, poly lower control...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 01-08-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By steveknoke
I would like to hear the results. We are...

I would like to hear the results. We are basically doing the same thing. I am curious if a fender roll would sort the issue out. I don't want to start bending metal if I don't have to.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 01-01-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By steveknoke
Not sure yet, I am still running my winter set...

Not sure yet, I am still running my winter set up. I just bought them so I threw them on and snapped some photos. I was considering going to a square set up with the front tire size. I love the...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-30-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By steveknoke
Style 197 cross spoke 18 photos

Here are some pictures of my newly acquired rims. I like this style and the fit is great. I now just need to figure out what tires I would like to run. The car is a 2005 320i. I am also putting...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-08-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By steveknoke
235/35/18 square set up

I have been on this forum for weeks and I have just purchased a sweet set of style 197 cross spoke 18's for my 2005 320i. I like the staggered look but I drive a lot. Will a 235/35/18 work on all...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-17-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By steveknoke
http://shop.lightwerkz.net/Complete-E46-H1-Bixenon...

http://shop.lightwerkz.net/Complete-E46-H1-Bixenon-Conversion-Kit-DIY

This should do the trick
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-13-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By steveknoke
halogen help

I am new to BMW and don't understand my lighting options completely. I have been reading and looking in the forum but I just end up with more questions. I own a 2005 BMW 320i with the basic halogen...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-13-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By steveknoke
Pic of no drain hole

Here is a pic
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-12-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By steveknoke
Help no drain hole in rear diff

I cannot find a drain in my rear diff. I have looked and it is not there.

I have a 320i 2005. I can take pictures if you don't believe me.

How do I do the fluid with no drain hole?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By steveknoke
Just picked up some diff fluid, will do that this...

Just picked up some diff fluid, will do that this weekend.

Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By steveknoke
Humming from rear at 115kph

I have a 2005 BMW 320i with 100,000km on it.

I have noticed a very pronounced humming from the rear when I reach 115kph.
The humming or slight vibration is not apparent unless I am under load...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-05-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,361
Posted By steveknoke
I have the same issue. I have a solid steel wall....

I have the same issue. I have a solid steel wall. no pass through or arm rest access. It is eating my bass alive. I am going to try the port idea. Just not sure where yet.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By steveknoke
Thanks I just went to Real OEM and found my...

Thanks I just went to Real OEM and found my answer

31226757024 that is the part number and it is the same for both cars.

This is great news.

I am learning how to search, and it is paying...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By steveknoke
Front Wheel Bearing/ Hub

I am in Canada and have a 2005 320I and am looking to purchase a OEM front wheel bearing hub assembly for my car. My dealer wants 400$ for the part. I looked online and found that 325I OEM costs...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By steveknoke
Thanks for the advice. I will be leaving it...

Thanks for the advice. I will be leaving it alone.

steve
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By steveknoke
I just read that you can do a wet test to see if...

I just read that you can do a wet test to see if your value seats are bad or if it is your rings. Has any one else done this.
I sure hope it is the value seats as the car is in great shape.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By steveknoke
2004 320i low compression question

I am looking at purchasing a 2004 320i with 81000km on it.

This car is very well maintained.

Subject to the sale of the car I requested a pre purchase inspection.

The mechanic states that...
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