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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
I was wondering this also. The mechanical one...

I was wondering this also. The mechanical one appears to bolt in by less bolts. I think 2 instead of 3. Not sure which of the holes it uses.

It's going to be a week before I can do anything, so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
sold!!

sold!!
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
"You need to replace it. Sucks, but you'll have...

"You need to replace it. Sucks, but you'll have to bite the bullet. This **** happens sometimes."

Obviously gluing the busted piece back is a pipe dream. That would fail pretty quickly.

But the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
It's hydraulic tensioner. Mounts in via 3 bolts....

It's hydraulic tensioner. Mounts in via 3 bolts. The top most one is the one that broke. That one receives the long bolt that goes through the wheel, I believe. i.e. the most important one.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
The broken hole is the one that the long bolt...

The broken hole is the one that the long bolt that goes through the wheel bolts in to. The other 2 mounting holes are still ok, meaning that the tensioner would still be held on firmly with 2 of 3...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
Oh f**ing hell. That looks like a colossal...

Oh f**ing hell.

That looks like a colossal pain to replace. I'm probably going to go with trying make it work without having to do that, at least for now.

Yes, and very obviously the guy at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
Guy called me back and said the part is a "base...

Guy called me back and said the part is a "base plate" and costs $130. Said it's a special order. I asked him for the actual part # and he wouldn't tell me. He says "all you need is the quote...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
TTT for anyone who can help me identify the part....

TTT for anyone who can help me identify the part. Called the local BMW dealership parts counter and that guy was no help at all. Said he can't id parts without the #. Told me he'd need a tech to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
Yea, I don't feel like it will be an incredibly...

Yea, I don't feel like it will be an incredibly difficult install. Hopefully just removing the power steering rez and then alternator. But, who knows what I'll be faced with once those are off. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
Jr79230

Jr79230
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
^^^ I'm on real OEM. But I'm not sure where...

^^^ I'm on real OEM. But I'm not sure where exactly to look.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By iclimb513
How boned am I? Broken tensioner mounting / frame. (pics)

2001 330xi has been leaking coolant. Appeared to be coming from either the water pump or the tstat. On a recon mission to determine where, I was taking off the belts. Went to pull the hydraulic...
Forum: Complete Cars 06-06-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By iclimb513
If that wasn't an auto, I would be on my way...

If that wasn't an auto, I would be on my way there right now to buy it. Sorry. Pretty nice otherwise.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By iclimb513
It's 24 degrees out and it's 3 miles. No...

It's 24 degrees out and it's 3 miles. No overheating possible.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By iclimb513
I figured it out. The tensioner is in fact bad. ...

I figured it out. The tensioner is in fact bad. It's not snapping back to where it should.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By iclimb513
Also, I had the broken belt with me. When I...

Also, I had the broken belt with me. When I compare that one to the new one, yup... the old broken one seems shorter by several inches.

It's too dark to do it now, but tomorrow I will upload a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By iclimb513
I am 100% sure it is looped right. I looked up...

I am 100% sure it is looped right. I looked up the pattern on my phone while I was there (limped the car back home as it is now getting dark). It fits but it is loose. I know it sounds like I must...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By iclimb513
Replacing belt - too loose.. wtf?

This morning my main serpentine belt broke. As it happens, it was about 1 mile from the dealership and I carry all my tools in the car with me. So I figured, no problem I'll just limp the car the...
Forum: Parting Out 04-05-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By iclimb513
Need rear passenger side door. 330i

I *assume* the door is the same for all the e46 models and is not specific to the 330.

Anyway, yeah my rear passenger door got mangled. Price new is $520. Anyone have a good condition door they...
Forum: Parting Out 04-05-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,461
Posted By iclimb513
*Ignore. Guess he's done.

*Ignore. Guess he's done.
Forum: Parting Out 04-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,920
Posted By iclimb513
I need a rear passenger side door.

I need a rear passenger side door.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By iclimb513
the usual. Steering wander, thunking sound over...

the usual. Steering wander, thunking sound over bumps, vibration in the steering wheel, etc. Could be other things, obviously. I'll have to replace the CAB's again eventually anyway regardless.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By iclimb513
Where does this part go? Eccentric compartment lid

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ES53&mospid=47726&btnr=41_1099&hg=41&fg=35

#20 eccentric, engine-compartment lid

I recently installed a new hood and a bunch of other parts after a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By iclimb513
Anyone with an XI use powerflex CAB?

Seems as though the OEM bushings I put in 25,000 miles ago are already shot. Or at least the passenger side is. Anyone here with an XI use these?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,379
Posted By iclimb513
The arms and bushings used as replacements are...

The arms and bushings used as replacements are OEM. That's kind of the only option with an XI...

The noise isn't a loud "clunk" so much as it is a soft "doop doop" noise. I can feel a tiny bit...
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