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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2011, 04:16 PM
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Posted By jsd
the specs I used were to follow the patterrn for...

the specs I used were to follow the patterrn for the 14 bolts. 1st round torque to 30lb/ft, 2nd round 90 degrees, 3rd round 90 degrees. i felt the same resistance on each bolt. I had one bolt strip...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2011, 04:13 PM
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Posted By jsd
i went out to start my car one morning and it...

i went out to start my car one morning and it started idling really rough and white smoke was coming out of the tailpipe. it was a much different smell than when my oil separator went out. I had it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2011, 03:35 PM
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Posted By jsd
thank you for the responses. It is possible that...

thank you for the responses. It is possible that my engine overheated but an indicator light never came on for that and I never had low coolant. the block was able to hold down the proper torque...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2011, 01:56 PM
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Posted By jsd
I used all of those and the camshaft locking...

I used all of those and the camshaft locking fixture. the engine ran for a few seconds before I turned it off, so I'm inclined to believe that the timing was set up properly before the timing chain...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2011, 01:39 PM
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Posted By jsd
I didn't know there was a way to time the vanos....

I didn't know there was a way to time the vanos. The diy I was following only mentioned setting the camshafts and crankshaft at tdc together. I turned the engone over a few times before putting the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2011, 01:19 PM
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Posted By jsd
timing chain broke ... damage?

this is my first time posting but hopefully people will still help. I just finished replacing the head gasket on my 330i. I started the engine and it ran, I then stopped the car to check the coolant...
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