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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By Egon
Engine code question

Need some knowledge from the collective...:)

I'm looking to do the M54 330i manifold change onto my M52tub25 and found a manifold on ebay, but it lists engine 3.0 306S3.
I checked realoem and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 371,699
Posted By Egon
Good luck guys, hope something good happens. Bmw...

Good luck guys, hope something good happens. Bmw uk won't touch anything over 10 years old. :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,344
Posted By Egon
Heh, i realise that ones a D and ones an O but...

Heh, i realise that ones a D and ones an O but ebay can be a minefield! Not always easy to distinguish between bits and manifolds that look very similar! :)


3.5" throttle bore is handy to know,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,344
Posted By Egon
Are there any distinguishing marks? No visible...

Are there any distinguishing marks? No visible part numbers, somethin like that?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,344
Posted By Egon
Ooooh, my heads spinning! Apologies for bumping...

Ooooh, my heads spinning! Apologies for bumping an oldie but i have to thank the OP for turning a light on at the end of the 323 tunnel!! Really itching to get a manifold and wave some spanners at...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-22-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,964
Posted By Egon
Sorry for bumping this old thread but i have to...

Sorry for bumping this old thread but i have to say a big thanks to ///Mechanic as after hours of searching the internet it appeared that this was my problem.

Pictures just incase anyone else ever...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-30-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By Egon
'99 323 'loon front suspension steering a bit iffy..

Hey all ,
Need some help from the E46 Collective mind.

Have a 99 323SE sedan (saloon) done 142,000 miles, and the steering or suspension at the front is giving me sleepless nights.

It "feels"...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,414
Posted By Egon
Not sure if they export, but i did my 'loon...

Not sure if they export, but i did my 'loon calipers with parts from www.brakeparts.co.uk.
The dust seals are an utter sod to do but titans advice is very descriptive and spot on!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,378
Posted By Egon
Done this. It was my rear subframe bushes. they...

Done this. It was my rear subframe bushes. they were shot. Makes a clunking noise. Cost me about 160 all in to get them changed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
Posted By Egon
Check your subframe bushes. mine were shot and it...

Check your subframe bushes. mine were shot and it made the back end feel slack over bumps and manhole covers.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,550
Posted By Egon
There are differing metals in the cooling system....

There are differing metals in the cooling system. Ally, and steel (impellor?) this in effect will cause an electrolytic reaction in distilled water, i believe even tap water (which you shouldnt be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,550
Posted By Egon
Just using distilled water will create...

Just using distilled water will create electrolysis. thats the point of using an "antifreeze" (coolant would be a better word here considering where you live!! :)) it stops the water reacting with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Egon
Just changed the Steering rack and guibo on my 323!

:yikes::yikes:

Changed the rack and the guibo yesterday on the 323 'loon and i wonder if you can see an issue with the guibo?

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f80/ian_Rag/27032010104.jpg

...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By Egon
wow, i fell of several pages...:D

wow, i fell of several pages...:D
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By Egon
'99 E46 steering rack question...

Hey all...
I've got to change my steering rack as mines shot. The questions i have are these....

I have decent ramps that will give me enough room to work comfortably on it.
BUT, is the rack...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By Egon
Like that...:) Nice looking motor matey! ...

Like that...:)
Nice looking motor matey!
Carbon roundels and thats perfect ...:)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By Egon
Cheers captain, i'll have a search...:)

Cheers captain, i'll have a search...:)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-20-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By Egon
So, (not a silly question by the way, i've been...

So, (not a silly question by the way, i've been thinking the same thing myself!) is there a trolley jacking point to lift the FRONT of the car in one go? I have to change a steering rack on mine and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-20-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,013
Posted By Egon
I'm just about to do this on my 99 323. Steering...

I'm just about to do this on my 99 323. Steering is hideous, scary even. feels like KITT and its driving itself..:D
Going to get the steering guibo too, as i might as well change it, if i've got it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Egon
Check that the little fan is drawing in air...

Check that the little fan is drawing in air too,on the heater controls, mine packed up working and made it do all sorts of weirdness...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-22-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,757
Posted By Egon
jees, its hostile in here! :) i did my non M...

jees, its hostile in here! :)

i did my non M e46 'loon as i begrudge paying 380+17.5% vat in good old engerland for bmw to do exactly the same as me, when i did it with 3M carbon fibre vinyl.
i...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-07-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,636
Posted By Egon
I've just had this done on my 323 E46 and i can...

I've just had this done on my 323 E46 and i can honestly say that its a different car now. It makes sooooo much difference. :)
didnt have the time to diy, but the guy said the bushes can be a *****...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-08-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By Egon
Manual gearbox? wouldnt have thought so.

Manual gearbox? wouldnt have thought so.
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 11-21-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,919
Posted By Egon
I paid 1300 GBP for mine...99 E46 323SEi. Thats...

I paid 1300 GBP for mine...99 E46 323SEi. Thats about $2000ish...:D
Happy? Yup...:)
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,122
Posted By Egon
Have a look at the little fan in the back of the...

Have a look at the little fan in the back of the control unit. Pull the stereo out, then pull out the climate control panel. Look at the back and see if the little fan is spinning....Mine wasnt and...
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