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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By djdonis
don't cheap out on tools - $10 torque wrench =...

don't cheap out on tools - $10 torque wrench = $140 bolt extractor kit.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By djdonis
Starter. $120 Bosch starter with core exchange,...

Starter. $120 Bosch starter with core exchange, easy swap.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By djdonis
Limp mode could be the result of your tranny...

Limp mode could be the result of your tranny problems that may not have been fixed with fluid change - solenoids, hydraulic pumps, torque converters, they all can fail and may need to be fixed, and...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By djdonis
Check for stuck brake calipers - not joking.

Check for stuck brake calipers - not joking.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By djdonis
It is excellent. Also take a look at their 1.2...

It is excellent. Also take a look at their 1.2 bar coolant cap.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,220
Posted By djdonis
Sounds like your clutch is dragging - time to...

Sounds like your clutch is dragging - time to replace it. Even if you had leaky slave or master cylinder (easy to check) the clutch would still operate. I would suggest bleeding the clutch slave...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By djdonis
ehhh...OK

ehhh...OK
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By djdonis
Time for me to get one as well, I see them for...

Time for me to get one as well, I see them for less than $10 on eBay nowadays.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By djdonis
Check your fuel pump. A car engine depends...

Check your fuel pump.

A car engine depends on two systems - fuel delivery and ignition. You either get no fuel or no spark. BMW are not really known for ignition system problems, but fuel pump...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-24-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By djdonis
Yep, that's what I got too. Also get axle seals...

Yep, that's what I got too. Also get axle seals and *** bearings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By djdonis
Give it a bit of gas before downshifting to 3?

Give it a bit of gas before downshifting to 3?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,029
Posted By djdonis
The money will flow like a river :) Hope the...

The money will flow like a river :)

Hope the car is worth it. Good job.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By djdonis
The bearing is replaceable, to replace it you...

The bearing is replaceable, to replace it you would have to remove the carrier and press the old bushing out and new one in.
There are several DIY's floating on the web, with some research you...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-21-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By djdonis
100 C looks fine, but I also get 120 C when...

100 C looks fine, but I also get 120 C when driving on the highway without touching the brakes.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-21-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By djdonis
It's not the first time I rebuilt the calipers, I...

It's not the first time I rebuilt the calipers, I have a good idea of what I'm doing. As mentioned before, there was some rust and pitting on the pistons which is a no-no. I measured the temps today...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-21-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By djdonis
Maybe I was not clear in my post - the brakes are...

Maybe I was not clear in my post - the brakes are dragging, meaning that the brake pads are constantly touching the rotors, producing a lot of heat, especially when driving on the highway. Air in the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-21-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By djdonis
All four brakes are dragging

Trying to narrow down a problem with the brake system.

Bought a 325xi, drove fine, had warped brake rotors on all 4 - replaced. Later noticed that the front brakes generate a lot of dust - front...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 577
Posted By djdonis
Same here - I have a bleeder from BavAuto that I...

Same here - I have a bleeder from BavAuto that I bought quite a while ago - works great for brakes and clutch.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-13-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,387
Posted By djdonis
I had the same issue. I was overhauling the...

I had the same issue. I was overhauling the entire suspension at the time, here's the list of replacements: Motor mounts, GKN front CV axles, front wheel bearings, front struts with top strut mounts,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By djdonis
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Engine & Performance 05-13-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By djdonis
Pics, miles? Also is it all stock or with output...

Pics, miles? Also is it all stock or with output flanges swapped out?

Interested.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 881
Posted By djdonis
What's vague is the OP's definition of "excellent...

What's vague is the OP's definition of "excellent condition". Sub $10k will be less than "excellent" and would require $4-$5k of immediate work (parts cost only).
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 881
Posted By djdonis
I see 330i with around 50k miles for $11-12k, ZHP...

I see 330i with around 50k miles for $11-12k, ZHP - $16k. Good clean maintained 2005 330i with under 50k miles (maintained means new cooling, suspension, all other bits) could run up to $15k - I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By djdonis
I've done it from top several times, just remove...

I've done it from top several times, just remove the airbox.
Forum: Engine & Performance 05-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By djdonis
http://eurtonelectric.com/catalog/motors/bmw_smg_e...

http://eurtonelectric.com/catalog/motors/bmw_smg_e46_m3_hydraulic_pump_motor_repair
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