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Forum: Complete Cars 09-26-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,216
Posted By stuartjohn24
FS - 2000 318i - M54 Engine Conversion M3 Replica

FOR SALE

BMW 318ci with 2.5 litre M54 engine conversion and genuine FULL M3 Bodykit.

http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v644/146/1/1311346575/n1311346575_481569_5225220.jpg
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,562
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, Im having a similar problem which has been...

Hi, Im having a similar problem which has been haunting me for the best bit of 6 months!

I have just accepted re-charging the battery weekly is the norm!

Anyway, I have just had become a father...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-19-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, nice! how much did that cost? so he is able...

Hi, nice! how much did that cost? so he is able to program the old key to work with the new ECU?

As for the cluster... ive had a few in it! I had an M3 one in there for a while, and change the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By stuartjohn24
hi, how many miles has your car covered? a friend...

hi, how many miles has your car covered? a friend had a similar problem, turned out to be the clutch slipping due to a leaking crankshaft oil seal. however i would expect to see the rpm increase but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi there. I had a similar issue when i done an...

Hi there. I had a similar issue when i done an engine conversion, at first it would just about idle, very roughly! but if i revved the engine it would misfire, and then stall, issue turned out to be...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-08-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
hi, sory for not being on here in such a long...

hi, sory for not being on here in such a long time! I guess you have sorted the ignition switch?

if not, put the key in, turn to pos 1 or 2 i cant remember off hand, you will see right next to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-06-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,422
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi guys, just an update, I was probing around...

Hi guys, just an update, I was probing around with the voltmeter again last night, I had to get a jump at work because the car wouldnt start!

Anyway, after getting home I checked the charging...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,422
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi QAfred, Thanks for the quick response!...

Hi QAfred,

Thanks for the quick response! Ive stripped the old VR off the original alternator, i was considering stripping, sandblasting and fitting new bearings etc... but the bearings are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,422
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, hope this thread is still active, I appear to...

Hi, hope this thread is still active, I appear to have exactly the same problem, i started having issues with the battery not charging and eventually completely running out of juice.

I recharged...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-20-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks for the nice comments! You have the...

Thanks for the nice comments!

You have the valvetronic engine, yes i think it will be simpler for you if you already have some of the parts required!

The EWS, this is always a subject of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-08-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi James, Yes surprisingly pretty much...

Hi James,

Yes surprisingly pretty much everything worked perfectly.

The ECU and car electronics are pretty much completely separate and swapping the ECU appeared to have no affect whatsoever. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-06-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Wilawok, To be honest I didnt take many...

Hi Wilawok,

To be honest I didnt take many pictures during the conversion and it was almost 2.5 years ago so cant remember where they all are but I have found a few and put them up.

Hope they...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-03-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Some pics of the CAI I fitted at the end of the...

Some pics of the CAI I fitted at the end of the summer:

http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs254.snc1/10131_130968073035_627578035_2594887_1221355_n.jpg

M3 Xenon bracket and cover,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-03-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Guys, Sorry for the very late reply, the...

Hi Guys,

Sorry for the very late reply, the thread didnt appear to get much interest so havent looked here in a while! I will try to answer as many questions as I can (I'm still learning too!)
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi thanks for the reply, I have thought...

Hi thanks for the reply,

I have thought that, however would it not throw a code and the engine check light come on? no warning lamps come on at all. I will have the throttle assy out tomorrow...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By stuartjohn24
M54 325 Throttle/pedal Drive By Wire Issue HELP!

Hi Guys!

I'm hoping someone may have some expert knowledge here as im a little stuck at the moment!

Right here is the story

I drove my car about 20 miles to a garage my cousin works as so he...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
M3 engine would have been nice!, unfortunately...

M3 engine would have been nice!, unfortunately the price of them is ridiculous! that engine was approx 600 (900 USD) delivered with 80K miles on it.

I changed a few parts like all the rubber...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thought I'd add some pics to get started: ...

Thought I'd add some pics to get started:

<img src=http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v644/146/1/1311346575/n1311346575_481569_5225220.jpg>

<img...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,463
Posted By stuartjohn24
DIY 318 - 325 Engine Conversion and M3 Full Replica

Hi Everyone,

Ive been signed up to this forum for some time now, I will admit im shy dont ask many questions and read other peoples threads for the answers im after!

I have owned my 2000 reg...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By stuartjohn24
Obviously the fault does not lye within the...

Obviously the fault does not lye within the multifunction unit itself. It would appear that perhaps either the wiring or some part of the cruise control system is actually at fault and the symptoms...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By stuartjohn24
You mention something about the rear lights? I...

You mention something about the rear lights? I presume you mean the bulb warning light is on? Have you checked the side lights, brake lights etc... I think maybe the foglight and reverse light maybe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi there, some cheap fault code readers are...

Hi there, some cheap fault code readers are avaliable off ebay if you are in the UK (approx 50), which connect to a laptop. With the correct software installed you can read codes, erase fault memory...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By stuartjohn24
Yeh M3 bumper and CF carrier will fit your car,...

Yeh M3 bumper and CF carrier will fit your car, however as mentioned above the bumper will be approx 30mm too wide on either side, M3 front wings will fix this, simple bolt on job, although you will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, I take it you mean the window surrounds?...

Hi,

I take it you mean the window surrounds? You need to open the front doors, pull the sealing rubber away and there will be allen bolts and pozi-drive bolts every 50mm or so, you will need to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-16-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By stuartjohn24
I have factory fitted AC schnitzer suspension on...

I have factory fitted AC schnitzer suspension on mu uk spec e46, mine sits lower on the panssenger side too, although that would be the drivers side on your cars, i beleive it is to do with the...
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