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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-06-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Problem knocking noise is now finally solved! the...

Problem knocking noise is now finally solved! the initial diagnosis of the CV joint was correct. to sum up, the CV joint is not repairable or changeable, it does necessitate changing the drive shaft....
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-02-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
OK, all bits back together now and from the...

OK, all bits back together now and from the little test I have done so far I appear to have cured the problem knocking.
I now have no speedometer and the DSC and ABS light lights are on. So all...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-25-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
That was done with wrench set to 320nm to undo...

That was done with wrench set to 320nm to undo the hub nut. i had a bar on the end of it to make life easy! But i can say that that nut was on much tighter than 300nm! it off now and I'll check...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-24-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
a now bent torque wrench

a now bent torque wrench
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-22-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
This has turned into some pretty major surgery! ...

This has turned into some pretty major surgery!
Initial problem, left outer CV joint suspected to be tits up. Solution, remove drive shaft and replace. New drive shaft received but flange is too...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-19-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
still having snags with the splined shaft! used a...

still having snags with the splined shaft! used a clarke hub puller but it only lasted one go!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
having some real issues getting the splined shaft...

having some real issues getting the splined shaft to move out of the hub now. next step is an SDS drill set to hammer only!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-16-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Already have a new guibo ready to go on as i...

Already have a new guibo ready to go on as i agree it was the favourite to be be broken, till i timed it and have had a sound meter at different points in the car (i.e my 9 year old) to tell me where...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-15-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Just out of interest, PM your id for you car, the...

Just out of interest, PM your id for you car, the last 7 of the VIN so i can check, because that would make three types now, i definately have the 86mm type fitted which makes it a ball cage joint,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-15-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Right, where did you get yours from? got mine of...

Right, where did you get yours from? got mine of eBay at 80 delivered, new 43mm bolts were 11 from BMW. should have been all good and i am now 99% it is one of the CV joints. discovered on removal...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-05-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Talking Cheers mate, not worried by the 30mm nut as have...

Cheers mate, not worried by the 30mm nut as have the socket and 300Nm torque wrench etc. thinking more about the splined shaft as it locked with loctite 270 if its original. i make all my own presses...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-05-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Cheers for the input Acrono, but already had the...

Cheers for the input Acrono, but already had the e-brake (hand brake to us in the UK) off, inspected cleaned and replaced and then reset iaw manual. i will however being having another close when i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 379,625
Posted By Stanleyf233
Angry I'm in

1) 02bmw330ci - 2002 BMW 330Ci - Sub Frame / Diff mount Tears (9/12/04) 77,000 Miles
2) Cuore_alfa - 2000 BMW 323Ci - Cabrio Sub Frame (whit less than 20k miles)
3) Atrytone - 2000 BMW 328Ci - Sub...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
OK, second hand drive-shaft (output shaft)...

OK, second hand drive-shaft (output shaft) purchased and on its way, anyone know how difficult it will be
to fit it?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-01-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
I must admit, my very first thought about this...

I must admit, my very first thought about this was CV joint and have already looked into it. I don't think they are supposed to be replaceable. That doesnt mean that they aren't, but it may not be...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-01-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Agreed, CV boots look fine, brakes are fine hand...

Agreed, CV boots look fine, brakes are fine hand brake is fine. rear upper shockmounts are Meyle hd and changed last week, big diff changed last year to meyle hd andf is fine, RATB changed to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-31-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Don't worry mate, your not hijacking anything i...

Don't worry mate, your not hijacking anything i just want to solve this as it is getting proper on my nerves, now i just listened to your recording and that sounds similar i thought it WAS mine at...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-30-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By Stanleyf233
Subframe diff carrier issue

Hi, just wondering if anybody has removed their diff carrier/subframe to do the bushes. If so how long did it take to get it out?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-23-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Ok, since my last post i have carried on looking,...

Ok, since my last post i have carried on looking, today I found this, it appears to be a crack in the spare tyre well on the left hand side of the car. I will be stripping out the boot tomorrow to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-23-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
this is the same noise recorded in the car. ...

this is the same noise recorded in the car.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml7br5hvPMk&feature=youtu.be
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-23-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Try again ...

Try again

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEnzN5WRmKY&feature=youtu.be
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-22-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
ok, here are files of the noise. cheers

ok, here are files of the noise. cheers
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-21-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
The Knocking Saga continues.......

So the knocking continues on. I have done some more investigation and have still not found anything substantive. What I have found is that it is definitely somewhere between wheel (rear left) and the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-17-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By Stanleyf233
similar problem.

Hi, your problem seems quite similar to mine, except mine appears to be coming from the rear left of the car. when i accelerate lightly i hear no noise. when i accelerate hard i hear a noise that...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-02-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,781
Posted By Stanleyf233
Starting to think its something in that area as...

Starting to think its something in that area as well, so time to lift the car up again. but cheers for the input.
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