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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-10-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Mhnd
I found a vacuum cap kit with 10 different sizes...

I found a vacuum cap kit with 10 different sizes for $3.70 from Advanced auto and also had the exact size for the open port.
I installed and checked with smoke test, and no leaks.
Oh by the way...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-08-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Mhnd
Yes exactly same location. I checked RealOem for...

Yes exactly same location. I checked RealOem for part number but it's not listed.
Thanks for the find. I will check at advanced auto parts ....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Mhnd
592274 I found this picture in one of the...

592274

I found this picture in one of the posts ...

Someone referred to it as dummy plug in this picture. But in my car the port is missing the plug !!!!! Is there a replacement part for this?...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-08-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Mhnd
Urgent Vaccum line

592272

2004 BMW 330 xi ...

Location of vacuum ports, right side of intake manifold by the firewall.

See attached picture, today I was replacing a vacuum line (picture see arrow) due to leak...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-27-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
Thanks for confirming "it fits...

Thanks for confirming "it fits perfectly":thumbup:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-27-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
I finally completed replacement of the passenger...

I finally completed replacement of the passenger side axle only, it was a PITA but the mission was accomplished successfully. Everything is back in place now and I topped off the differential fluid...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-27-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
I already purchased the cold weather kit from...

I already purchased the cold weather kit from ECStuning genuine part, so your saying it's not going to fit !!! Why the OE manufactures parts that isn't going to fit?! I've seen posts and threads...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-25-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
For a front differential oil check & refill after...

For a front differential oil check & refill after front axle replacement (I'm just topping off what leaked out during replacement and not a full diff. oil change) Do I need to lift the front and rear...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-25-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
That's great, then there is no reason for you to...

That's great, then there is no reason for you to change the CCV. Are you seeing any condensation or white like mayonnaise substance in the lCCV vent pipe going to vanos cover? Last time I checked...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-24-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
My oil consumption is about 1/2 a Qt. every 400...

My oil consumption is about 1/2 a Qt. every 400 miles and I'm hoping to alleviate this consumption by replacing the CCV.
I'm under the impression that replacing the CCV helps reduce oil consumption...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-24-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
Correction, yes "intake manifold" not "exhaust...

Correction, yes "intake manifold" not "exhaust manifold", my mistake :)
I also did a new crush washers back then but I'm not sure why there is a small trace of oil on the bolts and line !!!! I will...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-23-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
Yes the starter on the XI was painful, I did my...

Yes the starter on the XI was painful, I did my own DIY on removal from the top and without the need to remove exhaust manifold ...
Vanos oil line next, I just noticed a mist of oil around the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-23-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
I'm not ready for the fluid change on the rear...

I'm not ready for the fluid change on the rear diff but when the time comes I will use Jackstands.

Thanks guys.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
Don't feel so bad .... :read: Same here between...

Don't feel so bad .... :read:
Same here between tires, brakes, spark plugs, VCG, OFHG, oil level sensors, fuel pump, VANOS seals, belts, fuel filter, , damn starter :banghead:, new battery, radiator...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
Ok great $12.99 not bad at all. I just got the...

Ok great $12.99 not bad at all. I just got the single socket from Amazon today, it fits perfectly.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-21-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
I did the oil level sensor as well. Very simple...

I did the oil level sensor as well. Very simple and only takes 5 minutes during your next oil change ($50, Genuine part off Amazon). Imagine if you were to pay for labor $$ :facepalm: also to have it...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-20-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-20-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
I saw the set at autozone but it's kind of...

I saw the set at autozone but it's kind of expensive @ $39 so I ordered the 14mm at Amazon for $6. I will follow your advice with the air hammer.
For people whos ordering from FCP, remember that...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-20-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
Absolutely!! I'm going to do the swap this...

Absolutely!!

I'm going to do the swap this weekend as I'm waiting to receive the 14mm allen head socket for the diff refill. Hopefully things will go smoothly ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-20-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
True, FCP will match the price if you call them....

True, FCP will match the price if you call them. I ordered from FCP but I finally decided to go with reman from NAPA $75 + $50 core.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-19-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mhnd
I saw that you replied in the other thread....

I saw that you replied in the other thread. :thumbup:
Was it hard to align the inner splines, is there any tips on placing it back?
I heard some people had very difficult time pushing it back in...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-19-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
I still have the new empire axle sitting in my...

I still have the new empire axle sitting in my garage but I decided to go with the
reman from Napa and core back (Nothing against FCP Empire axles though).
I do have an impact hammer with...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-18-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
I measured the size today and it was a 14 mm hex....

I measured the size today and it was a 14 mm hex.

Thanks.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
Thanks for the details and recommendations. I'm...

Thanks for the details and recommendations. I'm going to go with the NAPA reman, I checked them today and they look as they came from stock ones.
Napa charges $75 + $50 core. I couldn't make it to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mhnd
Ok great, I'm just going to order new seals and...

Ok great, I'm just going to order new seals and clip from the dealer. Thanks for your prompt response.
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