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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,563
Posted By neutron325
Afaik the xi "sport" only received the visual...

Afaik the xi "sport" only received the visual upgrades and interior pieces.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,400
Posted By neutron325
Necro bump. Curious to what happened here. ...

Necro bump.

Curious to what happened here.


As for the key, its long been discovered that the chip is a standard Phillips RFID type chip thats used in all sorts of cars. The info is...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-06-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,550
Posted By neutron325
The XI's version of the sport package doesn't get...

The XI's version of the sport package doesn't get a special suspension. They are all 17mm higher than the standard "i". The quick tell is the steering wheel and the sliding thigh pad on the sport...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-06-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,808
Posted By neutron325
First hand positive experience was exactly what I...

First hand positive experience was exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,808
Posted By neutron325
you don't lose geometry. You maintain geometry...

you don't lose geometry. You maintain geometry and gain some NVH harshness.

Not sure what you are getting at.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,637
Posted By neutron325
Mine will come on at shut down when I'm about 1/2...

Mine will come on at shut down when I'm about 1/2 a quart low. Results may vary. I can typically go 2500 miles before the light comes on.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-05-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,808
Posted By neutron325
+1 for an answer to this. About to pull the...

+1 for an answer to this. About to pull the trigger on some powerflex bushings.


Insight appreciated.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,093
Posted By neutron325
I have seen defective CCV (or PCV) valves off the...

I have seen defective CCV (or PCV) valves off the shelf with other brands, never experienced it with my BMW's.

Did you use OE parts?

My car consumes a quart about every 5k miles and I'm still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By neutron325
well, that explains why none of the images were...

well, that explains why none of the images were loading.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-05-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By neutron325
Be careful not to over-fill the coolant tank. ...

Be careful not to over-fill the coolant tank. There's a possibility that over-filling it will cause it to crack due to a pressure spike as it tries to dump coolant through the pressure regulating...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-05-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By neutron325
Thats what I thought, but many parts places list...

Thats what I thought, but many parts places list the RWD front subframe brace as compatible with 325xi.

I am missing the middle belly pan. I have the front pan, and for some reason I always...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By neutron325
Sounds like a CV joint failure. not 100%,...

Sounds like a CV joint failure.

not 100%, but thats my first impression.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,330
Posted By neutron325
This is EXACTLY what my car did when I had a...

This is EXACTLY what my car did when I had a front caliper stick. What you (may have) felt was the rotor warming up, warping (violent shaking), and then getting so hot it smoothed out again. ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By neutron325
Those poor 73s! one of mine is permanently rust...

Those poor 73s! one of mine is permanently rust colored from a seized brake caliper :(

figures that they are the HARDEST damn wheels to clean.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By neutron325
I was thinking of going with the powerflex...

I was thinking of going with the powerflex "street" poly bushings, mostly for the long life. Mine are so bad now, I can move the control arm by hand.

Can someone tell me: Does the XI get the same...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,563
Posted By neutron325
I'm also interested in an airbag setup, and not...

I'm also interested in an airbag setup, and not for a "Low rider".

My ideal would be to have the air ride set up so that the car is normally about 1" lower than stock. I would align it for that...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By neutron325
My car has the same problem. Ive done the intake...

My car has the same problem. Ive done the intake boot and I replaced the vacuum line to the SAP. Mine usually straightens out right about the time the SAP shuts off. I thought for sure the vacuum...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-04-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,550
Posted By neutron325
From what I have gathered they are the same...

From what I have gathered they are the same height in the rear. The ride hight difference is from an extra 10mm thickness in the rubber perch. (the 10mm at the spring becomes 17mm at the wheel due...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,073
Posted By neutron325
A graduated cylinder of sufficient size would...

A graduated cylinder of sufficient size would avoid the need of weighing the water.

If you only have the scale, you can tare the scale with the empty tank on it and then fill it and weigh it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,073
Posted By neutron325
Oh man, you guys are blowing my mind. I hadn't...

Oh man, you guys are blowing my mind. I hadn't really given any thought to what exactly the coolant bottle was doing on our cars. I guess I had just assumed that there was an unpressurized portion...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 23,787
Posted By neutron325
Check the vin sticker on your driver's door jamb....

Check the vin sticker on your driver's door jamb. It's the same one or near the one with tire pressure and gvw info.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-01-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,095
Posted By neutron325
Hey, I found a full set of rotors, calipers,...

Hey,

I found a full set of rotors, calipers, brackets, pads from an e46 M3 on Craigslist. Asking is $300, but I might beat him down a bit since the rears will be useless without a lot more work....
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,369
Posted By neutron325
Hey guys, I'm about to replace my vanos with...

Hey guys,

I'm about to replace my vanos with a unit from DRVANOS

The Bentley Manual says to have air pressure connected to the vanos unit when putting the engine at TDC. I am assuming that is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 554,369
Posted By neutron325
Hey guys, I'm about to replace my vanos with...

Hey guys,

I'm about to replace my vanos with a unit from DRVANOS

The Bentley Manual says to have air pressure connected to the vanos unit when putting the engine at TDC. I am assuming that is...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-22-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,730
Posted By neutron325
Now, I have read that GM took back the "backward...

Now, I have read that GM took back the "backward compatibility" of dexron vi because the switch to synthetic was causing slippage in older transmissions.

I'm guessing that my trans has synthetic...
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