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Forum: Engine & Performance 01-26-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By glacket
Hi, Do you have any recent video of the engine...

Hi, Do you have any recent video of the engine running?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 48,192
Posted By glacket
its already getting better! I checked again...

its already getting better! I checked again today, I got 64 miles before burning a quart, neeeeewwww record. who knows in a month and $400 I could be burning a quart only every 100 miles!
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 48,192
Posted By glacket
i just installed my catch can yesterday. I got...

i just installed my catch can yesterday. I got the one the OP recommended. Its a nice piece. i installed it the same way as well, i had a hard time finding a metal space to mount to so i found a 1...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-04-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,624
Posted By glacket
i got the catch can and pcv installed. it appears...

i got the catch can and pcv installed. it appears to be running good so far...... only thing left to do now is find out why i have 500 rpm idle and keep detoxing until i see oil usage go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,624
Posted By glacket
That's the theory I am going with

That's the theory I am going with
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,624
Posted By glacket
everything you mentioned, I replaced it. ofgh 4...

everything you mentioned, I replaced it. ofgh 4 times in 4 years, oil cap, entire ccv system(twice in 4 years), oil dipstick guide tube(cold climate version) and all related orings for it, VC , oil...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,624
Posted By glacket
thought id chime in because my oil usage is...

thought id chime in because my oil usage is through the roof on my 2002 330i. went from needing a quart every maybe 1,000 miles to every 120 miles. changed all seals, ccv, all of it, underneath now...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-02-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By glacket
I replaced the exhaust sensor and everything is...

I replaced the exhaust sensor and everything is back to normal. I may try testing it again with the new one at some point. the new sensor is oem and is from a reputable source. It may just happen to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By glacket
I got the works, should I put old sensors back in...

I got the works, should I put old sensors back in first to see if problem goes away, or gather data with new sensors?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 58,879
Posted By glacket
Kinda of late to the party. I replaced both cps...

Kinda of late to the party. I replaced both cps intake/exhaust with new oem, cleaned the connections, used dielectric grease, cleared adaptations. After that i started having symptoms of having bad...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By glacket
i guess i probably should have started with...

i guess i probably should have started with everything i already did within the last few months, fuel pump, fuel filter, battery,vcg,vanos seals, plugs,ofhg,pcv, 02 sensors(another story),...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By glacket
new oem cam sensors possibly defective?

Hi, I was trying to fix my problem with rough/low idle 550rpms, shudder rolling to s stop, so I replaced both camshaft position sensors with new oem, hoping to maybe gain back some performance,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 24,817
Posted By glacket
I am currently trouble shooting a vacuum leak and...

I am currently trouble shooting a vacuum leak and came across this thread. just my 2 cents, i listened to the video and to me it sounds similar to the throttle body croak every time I shut my car...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
Hi Saturn, the job felt overwhelming at times,...

Hi Saturn, the job felt overwhelming at times, but I took it slow, about an hour a day , and made sure everything was done meticulously, which is why it took so long. The transmission cooling pipes...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-22-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
Well, its finally done! took me about 2 weeks to...

Well, its finally done! took me about 2 weeks to complete the oil pan job, but i did tie rods, lca's, powerflex bushings, m3 engine mounts, replaced the horns in the bumper. i took her out for a spin...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By glacket
I met another e46 owner on craiglist. we got to...

I met another e46 owner on craiglist. we got to talking and he happened to show me his engine and I noticed he had the same leak on his thermostat. I don't think its a coincidence any more.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By glacket
The thermostat that was installed when i bought...

The thermostat that was installed when i bought the car had a stuck open code, leaked from the heating element seal in the front and from the seal that mates to the block, obviously that one was bad....
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By glacket
Cool. I have had 2 wahlers and a bmw all leaked...

Cool. I have had 2 wahlers and a bmw all leaked in same location all purchased from different places including one otc. I am going to try putting some epoxy resin in there to seal it. Knowing my luck...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By glacket
2 of the thermostats were wahler my current one...

2 of the thermostats were wahler my current one is genuine bmw. I take meticulous care when bleeding the system. Hey Mango, The thermostat to block seal is Fine that does not leak, i was not sure if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By glacket
My e46 330i keep blowing element seal on thermostats

Hi, I did a cooling system refresh about 2 years ago when I bought my car and since then I have replaced the thermostat 3 times all OEM units. I didnít replace the radiator because it was replaced in...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
I cross threaded on one of the oil pan bolts but...

I cross threaded on one of the oil pan bolts but did not strip it. if it tightens ok, should i just leave it alone?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
It bugs me that I may have botched the sealant...

It bugs me that I may have botched the sealant and I want to check that bolt hole that was really tight so I am going to remove the pan again, happy day! wish me luck. hopefully I can get a second...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-10-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
No i will have to drop subframe again to replace...

No i will have to drop subframe again to replace it. they have series 4 3 series e46's at the junk yard near me, guess im going there tomorrow. my main concern is the pan. i took to long getting the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-09-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
Found it, its called the stop buffer....

Found it, its called the stop buffer. 22116750744. i understand what it does now. i forgot the engine does have some flex when under load. the stop buffer prevents the oil pan from slamming again the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-09-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 33,653
Posted By glacket
I also noticed that i broke the rubber damper...

I also noticed that i broke the rubber damper that was on the subframe that goes against the oil pan when when seated back in position properly. anyone know what the rubber piece is called and if its...
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