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Forum: Suspension and Braking 02-16-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By latitude39
XI Front Control Arm wishbones - OEM - $300 shipped

I want to buy your unmounted front control arms that you never got around to installing

Part Numbers:
31-12-6-758-533 (31126758533)
31-12-6-758-534 (31126758534)

Must be for AWD, XI E46. My...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-11-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By latitude39
The oil pressure sensor has a 1-terminal plug....

The oil pressure sensor has a 1-terminal plug. The oil temperature sensor has two terminals. Both are mounted on the OFH body. Looks like a simple mismatch.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-11-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By latitude39
The hose from the valve is a larger hose that...

The hose from the valve is a larger hose that connects to the back of the intake manifold, between the manifold and engine block.

The electrical connection, according to Bentley ELE-94, has two...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By latitude39
"pumping" the accelerator pedal is from the...

"pumping" the accelerator pedal is from the carburetor days. That would set the choke on a cold carb and squirt a bit of fuel from the accelerator pump. That doesn't apply nowadays with FI.

It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By latitude39
To seal the engine block when the OFH is removed,...

To seal the engine block when the OFH is removed, see the photos in the post below. I used a 1/2" thick section of plexiglas and the old OFH gasket to seal it. Once it's sealed you can clean...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-03-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By latitude39
+1 on Kubica's advice: get the kit and replace...

+1 on Kubica's advice: get the kit and replace all.

That particular pipe (from ValveCover to CCV) was the hardest, for me anyway, to replace. I had to practice attaching that pipe to the CCV, but...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-02-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,347
Posted By latitude39
Good question, jeepo. I was wondering how these...

Good question, jeepo. I was wondering how these guys at the axle shop were going to do it. Looks like they ground down the "stakes" and pushed out the old u-joint. Then they installed the new...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 02-02-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,347
Posted By latitude39
My CSB runs silently, without vibration, without...

My CSB runs silently, without vibration, without preloading. But I did replace a notchy u-joint (the rearmost one) when I replaced the CSB. I have no issues.

I didn't preload my CSB after...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-24-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By latitude39
I also have a mild "clattering" at the front,...

I also have a mild "clattering" at the front, left but only when making moderately sharp right turns going slightly uphill at low speed, < 10mph. I was convinced that my half-shaft was making the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-09-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By latitude39
There's only one version of BMW coolant that I'm...

There's only one version of BMW coolant that I'm aware of and its color is blue. Mix 50/50 with distilled water.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-06-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By latitude39
WK, Nice find. I'm dropping this link into my...

WK,
Nice find. I'm dropping this link into my "BMW...E46...DIY...Heater-Control-Valve" directory for future reference. :)
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-31-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By latitude39
Awesome! +1 for Kubica

Awesome!

+1 for Kubica
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-31-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By latitude39
johnbouy, Here's what Kubica is talking...

johnbouy,

Here's what Kubica is talking about. See photos.

The first photo is the Camshaft Position Sensor that you can see at the front, center of the engine.
The second photo shows the long...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By latitude39
sunnyjay, I'm glad to hear about your good...

sunnyjay,

I'm glad to hear about your good results. Thanks for your update!

Happy motoring
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By latitude39
sunnyjay, What's your mileage?

sunnyjay,

What's your mileage?
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By latitude39
sunnyjay, First of all, sorry for the very...

sunnyjay,

First of all, sorry for the very late response. I thought I had "subscribed with instant email" to all of my own threads. Apparently not. I'll fix that.

My thread with the name...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-21-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By latitude39
Thank you. I'm hearing this same thing over and...

Thank you. I'm hearing this same thing over and over, that is, success without special tools.

I also used a similar dead-blow hammer and a short-handled sledge for my very recent 4th axle...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-21-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By latitude39
I'm with you on the boot failure conundrum. Who...

I'm with you on the boot failure conundrum. Who knows why? :hmm: I have a theory though and it points to having to apply pressure, or pounding, on the boots to get the axle ends inserted in the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-19-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By latitude39
Successful axle install, using the BFH

I've completed the axle replacement with good results...and no special tool was used. :thumbup:In fact, I did use the BFH to tap on the rim of the hub while I held the axle with the other hand. I...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,276
Posted By latitude39
154k on my '02 325.

154k on my '02 325.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By latitude39
Have you tested the fuel pressure?

Have you tested the fuel pressure?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By latitude39
Purple fuel injectors on 3.0, at least in some. ...

Purple fuel injectors on 3.0, at least in some.

DISA valves for 3.0's are taller, internally, than 2.5's. Not too much trouble to pull. You'll have to go to ECSTuning and look at their images to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By latitude39
bk, Nice, delicate handling! Congrats on success.

bk, Nice, delicate handling! Congrats on success.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-18-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By latitude39
That's quite a bit of hardware to replace $$....

That's quite a bit of hardware to replace $$. Seems like the knuckle wouldn't have to be replaced though.:hmm: But the bearing gets destroyed by pulling the hub and it sounds like the hub splines...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By latitude39
Kubica, As a veteran of at least 14 axle...

Kubica, As a veteran of at least 14 axle replacements, please tell me, how do you push the axle out?
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