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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,980
Posted By Dan330Ci~
About £70/$115 Petrol filler cap, upper rad...

About £70/$115
Petrol filler cap, upper rad hose, air con cleaner
But I did only do 3,500 miles, now on 77,500

It will imminently need brake fluid and coolant if I stick to 2 year intervals
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-15-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,642
Posted By Dan330Ci~
They're now two and a half years old and apart...

They're now two and a half years old and apart from being a bit dusty they look like new. Haven't noticed any increase in power though.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Part Upper radiator hose o-rings. ...

Part

Upper radiator hose o-rings.

Replacement philosophy

If these is a leak from the connections it may be that the o-rings have compression set, been damaged or perished and are not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,562
Posted By Dan330Ci~
From what I remember they just pull up, there is...

From what I remember they just pull up, there is a notch in the posts and a clip below, see here:

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BD52&mospid=47620&btnr=52_2377&hg=52&fg=20

I think it...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-22-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Bit of an update, I hat to cut about 12 mm (1/2")...

Bit of an update, I hat to cut about 12 mm (1/2") off the expansion tank end of the hose, the first bend was touching the bodywork.
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-17-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Part Expansion tank o-rings. ...

Part

Expansion tank o-rings.

Replacement philosophy

If these is a leak from the connections it may be that the o-rings have compression set, been damaged or perished and are not providing a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-15-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By Dan330Ci~
DIY: Samco silicone coolant return hose

I'm going to write up a quick DIY for the Samco silicone coolant return hose. Samco now make a 3 piece kit including the upper and lower radiator hoses and the return hose however I already have the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-15-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,540
Posted By Dan330Ci~
My symptoms were squeaking and rattling coming...

My symptoms were squeaking and rattling coming from the rear end of the car. I haven't noticed any difference in ride quality at all.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-07-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,540
Posted By Dan330Ci~
You do only need two gaskets to go between the...

You do only need two gaskets to go between the RSMs and the undersides of the shock towers, one per side. However, if you are adding the reinforcements it is a good idea to put a gasket under each...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-17-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,078
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Just out of curiosity, does it look like there is...

Just out of curiosity, does it look like there is a labyrinth before the oil seperator outlet? I'm looking between the oil filler cap and the oil seperator outlet.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-17-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Part 6 Speed manual gearbox (GS6-37BZ/DZ)...

Part

6 Speed manual gearbox (GS6-37BZ/DZ) fill and drain plugs with seals.

Replacement philosophy

TIS states to clean these plugs. If you need to replace the plug due to stripped threads or...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-17-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Seal/o-ring information repository

Following on from the thread here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=906997) regarding replacement o-rings for the expansion tank, I had an idea to start a repository of seal/o-ring etc....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-17-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,655
Posted By Dan330Ci~
The problem is you have piped the return after...

The problem is you have piped the return after the throttle body, this means you have unregulated vacuum on the crankcase (the function of the CCV is to control vacuum as well as seperate the oil...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-14-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 39,807
Posted By Dan330Ci~
So I take it these are LHD only?

So I take it these are LHD only?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,848
Posted By Dan330Ci~
The E9X M3 mounts 11812283798 have superseded any...

The E9X M3 mounts 11812283798 have superseded any previous part numbers for the vehicles below (straight from realoem, E9X models removed):

E36:
E36 M3 Convertible
E36 M3 Saloon
E36 M3 Coupé
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,562
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Yeah I would put them back if someone was going...

Yeah I would put them back if someone was going to be back there.

I might put them back as I now have a rear seat cover for the dog that attaches to the front and read headrest posts that I use...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-07-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 25,859
Posted By Dan330Ci~
I have the same radio block off plate, did you...

I have the same radio block off plate, did you mount any dials or displays in yours?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,562
Posted By Dan330Ci~
The bushes are great! It's satisfying to have...

The bushes are great! It's satisfying to have much more robust parts installed. The only wear items I expect to have to replace within the cars life are the RTABs (M3) and rear diff mount (Meyle HD)....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,707
Posted By Dan330Ci~
I have the Uro parts aluminium water pump pulley...

I have the Uro parts aluminium water pump pulley in the second link. I also have their aluminium PAS pump pulley. I'm pretty sure that there is no OE/OEM aluminium pulley. That is not to say that an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 87,207
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Many thanks Mango, I'd never seen that DISA...

Many thanks Mango, I'd never seen that DISA repair kit before. Also I now have a source for DISA o rings :thumbup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 286,405
Posted By Dan330Ci~
I don't know if I have mentioned this before but...

I don't know if I have mentioned this before but I am replacing the return hose with the Samco silicone replacement. It's number 5 here:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Dan330Ci~
It could be that the part number is a...

It could be that the part number is a fitted-at-build number only, the spareable part may have a different number. Sometimes this is +1 of the last number. From your description it sounds like the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-22-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,167
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Nice work, I take it you are using 330 discs? Or...

Nice work, I take it you are using 330 discs? Or are they your originals?
You could use 330 discs but be sure to compare the minimum thicknesses of 330 vs M3.

I've been wondering about this for a...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-19-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 99,663
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Lol I agree with dmast, as a fellow stupid...

Lol I agree with dmast, as a fellow stupid engineer.

A jointing torque plus angle does not make a torque-to-yield fastener. It is clear to an engineer with experience in fasteners that 60 NM plus...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 04-15-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,183
Posted By Dan330Ci~
Just tried this today: 5 seconds in third ...

Just tried this today:

5 seconds in third
6-7 seconds in fourth

Level road, one passenger, a quarter tank of petrol.

http://youtu.be/bpd6Wtm_HQQ
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