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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Schnake
Swap the coils around and that will tell you if...

Swap the coils around and that will tell you if the coils are gone. Should misfire on the cylinders you have moved the coils too.

Saves you spending the money on coils upfront.

May also be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Schnake
Differential Oil Leak

Hi All,

I have a very minor leak coming from my diff, it seems to me its leaking from the rear cover. Based on from I can see, its looks like its coming from the area where the rear differential...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-01-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Schnake
Its not uncommon to read about this problem. ...

Its not uncommon to read about this problem.

It could be anything from a CCV, DISA leak or even the hydraulic lifters.

I have done CCV, coils, plugs, DISA, VANOS, valve cover gasket.
Forum: Australia 08-11-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By Schnake
Voltage regulator on your alternator maybe?

Voltage regulator on your alternator maybe?
Forum: Australia 07-21-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Schnake
Try this...

Try this http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=897616

Replacing the DISA valve is simply curing a vacuum leak in the manifold. The valve is only operational above 4000RPM.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 231,337
Posted By Schnake
I ordered part no. 32301094703 before I...

I ordered part no. 32301094703 before I discovered this thread (#2 here... http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AN37&mospid=47720&btnr=32_0942&hg=32&fg=30) to learn that RHD cars have a...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By Schnake
You should have done it your self if you wanted...

You should have done it your self if you wanted to save a dollar and you wouldn't be here winging like an old lady!

Anyone can afford to buy a BMW but not everyone can afford to own one!
Forum: Australia 06-19-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,945
Posted By Schnake
Thanks :thumbsup:

Thanks :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia 06-19-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,945
Posted By Schnake
Anyone got any feed back on this scanner?

Anyone got any feed back on this scanner?
Forum: Australia 06-18-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Schnake
Replace your thermostat. Common problem. You...

Replace your thermostat. Common problem. You should not see the gauge drop when on the highway.
Forum: Australia 06-16-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Schnake
90 degrees celsius sounds right. Most thermostats...

90 degrees celsius sounds right. Most thermostats are between 89 and 92 from memory.

Test it using the on board diagnostic within the instrument cluster.

BTW, what scanner are you using?
Forum: Australia 06-10-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Schnake
Sold

Sold
Forum: Australia 06-09-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Schnake
Yes... its for an E46.

Yes... its for an E46.
Forum: Australia 06-08-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Schnake
FS: Genuine BMW Ipod Interface Cable

I have a used BMW Genuine iPod Interface Connection Retrofit Kit for sale (I believe the part no. is 65412158973) Comes with installation instructions...

I'm asking $100 including overnight...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,945
Posted By Schnake
Works only with XP!!! WTF is with that?

Works only with XP!!! WTF is with that?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Schnake
ECS, Pelican and the like do not have the part...

ECS, Pelican and the like do not have the part explicitly listed on their sites. The part number is specific to RHD vehicles.

18 months ago I managed to get my hands on the drivers side actuator...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Schnake
Door lock actuator required

Can any help with identifying where I can source a left hand side door actuator required for a RHD 325ci? The part number is 51217011249.

Obviously I can source one from BMW Australia but their...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,279
Posted By Schnake
$95 an hour is OK. From my experience with...

$95 an hour is OK. From my experience with Anthony is that he is fair on what he books to the job, but he also makes a good cut on parts he supplies. In other words they source parts (eg. from HSY...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 289,920
Posted By Schnake
This guy is useless to deal with. Would not...

This guy is useless to deal with. Would not recommend him unless you want the stress in waiting for him to reply.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 289,920
Posted By Schnake
Good pick up... I will edit my post to not cause...

Good pick up... I will edit my post to not cause anyone any problems. Thanks
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 289,920
Posted By Schnake
The original DISA part number for the M54 2.5...

The original DISA part number for the M54 2.5 litre engine 11617502269 which is now replaced with 11617544806. The O-ring ID is 58mm OD I suspect should be no greater than 62mm, considering the...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,880
Posted By Schnake
I got INPA working the other day, though I am...

I got INPA working the other day, though I am getting a error (IFH-0010: DATATRANSMISSION TO CONTROLUNIT DISTURBED) when I start the car up, displays everything, though it is annoying.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 289,920
Posted By Schnake
Quote from original post: For those that cannot...

Quote from original post:
For those that cannot find the O-ring, the measurements are as follows for possibly match up:
Thickness - 3.5 mm
I.D. - 48 mm
O.D. - 55 mm
Preferred material - silicon,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-03-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 289,920
Posted By Schnake
Do NOT buy the O-Ring from the clown on ebay...

Do NOT buy the O-Ring from the clown on ebay (JDM-AUTO) http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/260693007332?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_530wt_1185

You will only be disappointed with...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Schnake
Yeap! That's why I bought some M1

Yeap! That's why I bought some M1
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