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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Just to update: I have the cams and lifters out...

Just to update: I have the cams and lifters out and have started replacing seals. The little tool I made to pressurize the cylinders works good and makes this a fairly easy job. I don't have tons of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Haha No we have a big shop here where I work so...

Haha No we have a big shop here where I work so I'm always nice and warm working on her.

I haven't had too much time to mess with it since I just got back from a trip to Virginia. I have the valve...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-13-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Both of your reasoning is solid. I have been...

Both of your reasoning is solid. I have been leaning toward a vacuum/CCV problem all along just simply because that's pretty much the only thing that will inject oil into the intake. I want to do the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 115,513
Posted By Killabeast
Exactly. I wouldn't worry about a fuel pump till...

Exactly. I wouldn't worry about a fuel pump till about 120,000. Of course there will be the randoms that fail before that but just as a good rule of thumb that's what I have always done. I replaced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Not yet. I'm planning on changing the valve stem...

Not yet. I'm planning on changing the valve stem seals but as luck would have it, I think I lost my starter yesterday :facepalm:

I need to play with it a bit more to confirm and take care of that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Yeah I saw what you said earlier and I'm sure...

Yeah I saw what you said earlier and I'm sure I've been using the wrong stuff all along. Right now its running m1 high millage 5w30 synthetic and I guess I used to run the castrol 5w30 edge or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Lol so thats my reputation now huh? haha. I'm...

Lol so thats my reputation now huh? haha. I'm either going to do a seafoam treatment or I'm going to try this Auto-Rx I keep hearing about. Either way the inside of this things motor is just nasty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Awesome! I'm one of the few E46 owners in town...

Awesome! I'm one of the few E46 owners in town and 1 of maybe 4 coupes I've seen around here. I haven't seen it more than about -50 in town but out where I work It's been more like -60. I can't even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,407
Posted By Killabeast
Dude...I would say do it. I don't know what the...

Dude...I would say do it. I don't know what the guy was asking for the car but if you know that an M3 is what you really really REALLY want then go for it while you can. I bought my 325 when I was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Well I read into the atf and it doesn't look like...

Well I read into the atf and it doesn't look like I want to go that route. I'll probably do the seafoam oil deal as that sounds much safer.



I would but too bad my little 325 would get smoked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Usually yes, doing the valve seals requires head...

Usually yes, doing the valve seals requires head removal but I have a tool that threads into each spark plug hole and pressurizes the cylinder with air from an air compressor to keep the valves up...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
I had the head off a few years ago. Cleaned it...

I had the head off a few years ago. Cleaned it all up. Should have done the valve seals then but I didn't so now I'm paying for it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
I did a test last year. The numbers weren't the...

I did a test last year. The numbers weren't the greatest ever but passable. I don't remember exactly what they were. And shes getting up there on millage...It's almost to 160,000mi.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
But...Like I already said, I did replace the...

But...Like I already said, I did replace the CCV....And you're right, the valve seals aren't going to put oil in the intake which is why I replaced the CCV again. I'm asking is there any other reason...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Lol...Thank you for not reading what I said...

Lol...Thank you for not reading what I said...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,641
Posted By Killabeast
Burning oil in all cylinders

Hey guys, I need a bit of help to decide what to do next. So my 325 has been burning quite a bit of oil for awhile now and I need to get this figured out and fixed.

First there's only one time I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 847
Posted By Killabeast
Mine does a whistle at high RPM as well. When...

Mine does a whistle at high RPM as well. When getting hard on the throttle for about a second or two before the transmission shifts its a very high pitched whistle. I replaced my lower intake boot a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By Killabeast
I agree blowing through the ccv and listening for...

I agree blowing through the ccv and listening for oil in the pan bubbling confirms that at least that route is clear but there are a few other pipes that could be clogged or leaking or who knows. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By Killabeast
I could, but if the ccv takes care of the burning...

I could, but if the ccv takes care of the burning oil then I'll be happy enough. If it doesn't then I will do all the seals like I was already planning. I was even planning to do the seals I had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By Killabeast
yep it's very possible haha. I was going to do it...

yep it's very possible haha. I was going to do it next week but based on what I'm reading and saw today I'll probably just replace the ccv and see what happens.

My car burnt a valve actually...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By Killabeast
I'm skeptical the ccv is already failing but I...

I'm skeptical the ccv is already failing but I guess weirder things have happened. I already have my intake out so monday I'm going to check the ccv and all the pipes to make sure they are clear.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By Killabeast
After doing a bit of research it kinda seems like...

After doing a bit of research it kinda seems like its my oil separator that's failing...which is funny because I replaced the ccv and all pipes about 3 years ago. It's also not giving me any of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By Killabeast
I'm in very close to the same boat. I don't have...

I'm in very close to the same boat. I don't have any smoke at idle or at startup and my problem differs from yours because it doesn't smoke when nailing it in first (that I have noticed anyway). Mine...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,679
Posted By Killabeast
91 Octane is highest I can get up here. Its kinda...

91 Octane is highest I can get up here. Its kinda backwards for what you would think for Alaska but a lot of the gas is trucked up from the states. That's a long way to move gas though pretty crazy...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,529
Posted By Killabeast
Well I would need to know what problem you're...

Well I would need to know what problem you're having before I could maybe help you because there is no point in rebuilding your top end if it is a piston ring.

The main resources I used that...
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