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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By shanneba
I would say Group III is the highest end base...

I would say Group III is the highest end base stock made from crude oil....

The reduction in oil service interval is likely due to fuel dilution from direct fuel injection.

I wonder if Shell...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By shanneba
Shell oil for BMW

http://www.shell.us/aboutshell/features-and-highlights/shell-to-be-bmw-recommended-oil-supplier.html

Base oil produced using Shell PurePlus Technology is a high-quality API Group III synthetic...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By shanneba
I don't have the official BMW 0-60 time but you...

I don't have the official BMW 0-60 time but you can browse 1/4 mile times here:

http://www.dragtimes.com/BMW--328i-Drag-Racing.html
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By shanneba
To determine the required air pressures you would...

To determine the required air pressures you would need to know the load range of the installed tires. You might have SL tires (standard Load) and the ZHP may have come with XL (extra load)
If your...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,538
Posted By shanneba
Here is my 330Ci with the PSS10, 17 X 9ET42 Apex...

Here is my 330Ci with the PSS10, 17 X 9ET42 Apex wheels 245 - 40 -17 tires. No fender rolling was required.
The camber is set to BMW specs, the spacers used on the car you pictured would put the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-16-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,058
Posted By shanneba
Probably this link- ...

Probably this link- http://www.bmwtech.ru/pdf/e46/ST034/13%20P1%20Traction%20and%20Stability%20Control%20Internet.pdf
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By shanneba
try here: ...

try here:
http://www.linquist.net/motorsports/bmw/3manuals/
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 798
Posted By shanneba
Only the E46 M3 uses the Castrol XJ fluid, it is...

Only the E46 M3 uses the Castrol XJ fluid, it is a 75w-140 viscosity, with limited slip clutch additive.

The other E46 models all use the Castrol XO a 75w-90 diff lube (it doesn't matter if it has...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By shanneba
I have about 7 years/80,000 miles on my Stewart...

I have about 7 years/80,000 miles on my Stewart pump with no issues.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,629
Posted By shanneba
You mention it only happens after a complete cool...

You mention it only happens after a complete cool down, that makes me think it could have to do with the SAP (Secondary Air Pump) and what it may be doing to your idle mixture. It normally runs about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By shanneba
It is normal to find 12 volts all the time at the...

It is normal to find 12 volts all the time at the fan (even with the engine off), The ECU controls the fan through the third wire.
You might check the power and ground for the output stage from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-18-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By shanneba
Your car was built before 03/2003 and you need...

Your car was built before 03/2003 and you need part number 11727553063 (updated version)

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/v/u/73.png
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By shanneba
My 330 Ci has the flap open when the engine is...

My 330 Ci has the flap open when the engine is off and when idling.

http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/en/e46/index.htm


Exhaust flap

To realize an active silencer system, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By shanneba
Orient Blue 2003 330Ci ...

Orient Blue 2003 330Ci

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=435582&d=1328450074
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By shanneba
Did you have aligned after you lowered it? You...

Did you have aligned after you lowered it? You may have introduced additional camber/toe with the new suspension.

If you added heavier wheels and wider tires that also could contribute to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-26-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,229
Posted By shanneba
You have that backwards, BMW buys the oil, Shell...

You have that backwards, BMW buys the oil, Shell gave them a lower price than Castrol.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By shanneba
Have you checked the fuel pressure? should be...

Have you checked the fuel pressure? should be about 50 psi.
Have you replaced the fuel filter? It has the fuel pressure regulator integrated in it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By shanneba
Do you have the M54 or the M56 engine? The...

Do you have the M54 or the M56 engine?

The MS43 ECU M54 engines have an Intake air temperature sensor in the intake manifold. The MS45 ECU engines had a plug in the manifold I believe.
In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By shanneba
Here is a link with good fuel trim info: ...

Here is a link with good fuel trim info:

http://www.bmwicom.net/wp-content/uploads/tips/tips_fuel_adaptation_and_fuel_trim.pdf


BMW Fuel Trim (MS42)
Nominal Value Range Limit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By shanneba
The BMW DSC system in the later e46 models...

The BMW DSC system in the later e46 models includes a rear wheel braking intervention that "takes the place of a limited slip diff"....... not really :)

This may be what you are seeing?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By shanneba
The BMW DSC system in the later e46 models...

The BMW DSC system in the later e46 models includes a rear wheel braking intervention that "takes the place of a limited slip diff"....... not really :)

This may be what you are seeing?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By shanneba
Most BMW speedometers, when using factory tire...

Most BMW speedometers, when using factory tire sizes, the speedometer reads a little higher than actual speed.......

Looking at Bridgestore Potenza tires on Tirerack.com the actual difference...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By shanneba
You should be fine, most 225/50 - 16 tires show a...

You should be fine, most 225/50 - 16 tires show a wheel width of 6-8", your speedometer and mileage will be a little more off as the 225/50 tires are a little shorter, about 1%.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By shanneba
Being that you are in California, the odds are...

Being that you are in California, the odds are much higher finding a M56 325, that is one of three states that the M56 was created to sell in.......

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M56
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By shanneba
It isn't very hard, you will need a 24mm...

It isn't very hard, you will need a 24mm wrench/socket-the oil temp sensor is in the same area, get the right sensor, I believe the oil pressure sensor only has one wire.
...
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