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Forum: E46 BMW Tools for sale or rent 07-24-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By steveintheburgh
Drivers Rear Wheel

Drivers Rear Wheel
Forum: E46 BMW Tools for sale or rent 07-23-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By steveintheburgh
feeler want to rent Tools for rear bearing

looking for a bearing separator and threaded press in/out
shipping to 37064
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By steveintheburgh
fixed he link and below... Tap is probably the...

fixed he link and below...
Tap is probably the wrong word.....

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/LIS0/12600/N2354.oap?ck=Search_N2354_-1_-1&pt=N2354&ppt=C0374
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By steveintheburgh
Tap in Rear Bearing?

The ideal DIY for the rear bearing I've seen has used a threaded press (ie from Harbor Freight)
I went to O'Reillys - they only have a driver similar to the below.

I'm wondering if anyone has...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-21-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By steveintheburgh
Tap In Rear Bearing?

The ideal DIY for the rear bearing I've seen has used a threaded press (ie from Harbor Freight)
I went to O'Reillys - they only have a driver similar to the below.

I'm wondering if anyone has...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By steveintheburgh
"Suspension Pop" resolved ---- Skid Plate Torque

Posting my teachable moment for the forums benefit.

Replaced front Struts, Mounts, Sway Bar End Links and CABs.

A few days later I started hearing a pop/knock in the front right that totally...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-30-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By steveintheburgh
PMd

PMd
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-29-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By steveintheburgh
Ive secured everything from the tail up to this...

Ive secured everything from the tail up to this joint. Heat shields are secure. Basically process of elimination.
Even went as far as replacing the below---the arm was MIA and replacing it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By steveintheburgh
Thanks all----looks like I will live w/ the...

Thanks all----looks like I will live w/ the remaining rattle until the exhaust goes.....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By steveintheburgh
Exhaust Gaskets asking for trouble?

140K miles on this exhaust.
Looking to eliminate vibration/rattles and I'm all the way back to where the downpipe meets the exhaust.

question is---am I asking for trouble in attempting to replace...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-16-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By steveintheburgh
still interested-PM me

still interested-PM me
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-15-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By steveintheburgh
Answered my own question on the bump by looking...

Answered my own question on the bump by looking under the boot. Duh. No room for a bump stop.

Still curious about the lock nut size.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-15-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By steveintheburgh
PMd

PMd
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-15-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By steveintheburgh
bilstein front struts...bump stop?

Bought a lightly used set of bilstein sports.
Do they call for a bump stop as the OEMs do?

Also--does anyone know the size of the nut for the top of the strut---securing it to the strut mount?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By steveintheburgh
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1074...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1074955&highlight=rattle+2k
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-13-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By steveintheburgh
different companies offering lighting ref on this...

different companies offering lighting ref on this site have the DIYs posted on their websites
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By steveintheburgh
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=9393...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=939361&highlight=2k+rattle
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By steveintheburgh
Resolved! (sort of) Replaced the hanger...

Resolved! (sort of)

Replaced the hanger just behind the transmission (per another thread).
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=AN37-USA---E46-BMW-325i&diagId=18_0445

Mine had...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-03-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By steveintheburgh
sounds very very similar to this.... ...

sounds very very similar to this....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=939361&highlight=rattle

again---mine is exactly at the same RPM (2K) when accelerating. Not if in neutral.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By steveintheburgh
Loose exhaust is what it sounds like...but...

Loose exhaust is what it sounds like...but nothing loose that I've been able to ID....

even if I'm missing something....why consistently at 2k RPM?
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-01-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By steveintheburgh
RESOLVED - sort of Rear rattle when accelerating through 2K RPM???????

I've searched and haven't been able to find a diffinitive answer on this...

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th gear.....when accelerating through 2000 RPM I hear a rattle from the rear of the car. Sounds like a...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-04-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By steveintheburgh
PMd

PMd
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-02-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By steveintheburgh
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,416
Posted By steveintheburgh
Rattle at 2K RPM

Resurrecting this thread. Anyone else dealing with this?
Mine sounds the same at exactly 2K RPM When Accelerating. All gears.
Sounds like a loose exhaust-but everything is tight (though that...
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-18-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By steveintheburgh
Mine are non clipped. Attached w double sided...

Mine are non clipped. Attached w double sided tape on the outside of the silver bezels. Look solid.
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