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Forum: Suspension & Braking 04-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,815
Posted By nl318
Just did this a few days ago. Used a brass brush...

Just did this a few days ago. Used a brass brush attachment. Although it looks better, it's not the result I hoped for. Mine look way much darker.

Before
http://i60.tinypic.com/2vjznky.jpg
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By nl318
I had the same with a Meyle one. Noises after...

I had the same with a Meyle one. Noises after only a year with very little use. A replacement one was even ticking from the beginning. Replaced with OEM and no problems since.

Sent from BimmerApp...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,293
Posted By nl318
I took a cheap normal deep socket, and cut half...

I took a cheap normal deep socket, and cut half of the socket open with an angle grinder :) This gave me enough room to turn the socket half a turn while holding the strut with an allen key.

Sent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By nl318
Nobody? Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Nobody?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By nl318
Just buy a new one, they're not expensive: ...

Just buy a new one, they're not expensive:

http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/Exterior/ES94425/
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By nl318
The play is most noticeable towards the end of...

The play is most noticeable towards the end of the video.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By nl318
Noise while turning steering wheel, slip ring? (video)

Hi all!

Every now and then, when I turn the steering wheel I hear some noises, hard to describe but it sounds like something has some play in it. I changed the steering coupler recently and my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By nl318
Thanks for all your responses, guess I'll replace...

Thanks for all your responses, guess I'll replace them soon. :thumbup:



Thanks for the suggestions, the idle drop happens with both a warm or cold engine. If I'm correct my engine (318i m43)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By nl318
Spark plug pics

Took my spark plugs out to see what they look like. Main reason was my curiosity and a slight idle drop every now and then.

I think they are in there for quite a while, but if they're not that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-27-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By nl318
Re: Window Problem

Mine was the front driverside, I've barely used it, maybe once a week.
In all fairness though, I haven't opened the doorpanel yet, so I'm not 100% sure. But judging by the sound of it, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-26-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By nl318
Re: Window Problem

My meyle one only survived 12 months...

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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By nl318
Yea I ended up cutting the bolt with a dremel....

Yea I ended up cutting the bolt with a dremel. Spend another good while drilling the stuck bolt out of the differential, but it's all good now! :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By nl318
They came out, they where quite stuck though....

They came out, they where quite stuck though. Hope they'll go back in easy when i'm ready with the subframe bushings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By nl318
How to remove parking cable

Hi all,

Im in the middle of replacing my subframe/diff bushings, but I'm stuck on removing the parking brake cable as it runs through the subframe. I read you should be able to pull it out once...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By nl318
Removing differential with drive shaft attached

Can someone tell me if it is possible to remove the differential with the driveshaft still attached? If I would disconnect the driveshaft from the guibo side only that is.

I'm asking this because...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 10-25-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By nl318
Re: How to adjust steering weight?

How are your tires? Enough thread left, and properly balanced?

After changing my coupler, struts and having an alignment my car still had a moving/loose steering wheel. After fitting new tires...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-03-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 846
Posted By nl318
Re: Trans fill - why measure fluid removed?

Is the procedure of filling cold and then also filling while warm for automatic transmissions only, or also for manual ones?

If so, how big a difference is there between a cold and warm fill?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By nl318
Yea I was quite surprised too, and not very...

Yea I was quite surprised too, and not very pleased.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By nl318
Good to hear my ticking noise is probably...

Good to hear my ticking noise is probably unrelated. :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By nl318
Re: Lifting rear of the car on shocks, how bad?

Well, I mean the bottom of the rear shock absorber, where it's bolted to the car. That's where they lifted the rear.

Hope it's clear, otherwise I'll find a photo later when I'm home. Thanks.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By nl318
Lifting rear of the car on shocks, how bad?

Quick question, I was just in a shop getting new tyres fitted and noticed they lifted the rear of the car on the shocks. The bottom of the shocks. While driving, I noticed some metallic ticking...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By nl318
Re: Doing P/s fluid and reservoir

The container is the same, it only comes with a CHF labeled cap. I used my old ATF cap with the new rubber ring from the CHF cap.

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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-22-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By nl318
Yes a pair of blunt pincers worked, really easily...

Yes a pair of blunt pincers worked, really easily actually. Because I was in a hurry I made another thread here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=983112), there is more info there....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By nl318
I put it on and it works as we concluded. :) It...

I put it on and it works as we concluded. :) It did gave a really satisfying click and sits perfectly! I just finished with my power steering, transmission and differential fluids. Thanks a lot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-21-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By nl318
So when looking at the picture below, the top...

So when looking at the picture below, the top part should slide over the left part?

Yea, it's really annoying that shops like that are all closed here on Sunday!

Sent from my HTC Desire HD...
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