Thread: Service Tips?
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:46 PM   #23
[SeN]
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Originally Posted by kook View Post
This kit at ECS includes O-rings as well, $21. I change it out every service, I have vanos paranoia Already had my vanos intake bolts swapped over to the newer style ones.

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-...ter/ES1892454/
Me too man. Swapped them out and turns out mine where fine anyway but now its one less thing for me to worry about.

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Originally Posted by M3N7AL View Post
Ok sweet.

I'll do the vanos filter myself.

What tranny fluid is the best for the E46 M3 and what's the best diff fluid for no noise etc

What does BMW use and would that be the way to go?
Tranny: Can't get oem now but Pentosin MTF2 is the closest to oem you can get. Im currently using Amsoil MTF myself.
Diff: Castrol SAF-XJ +FM is the best for diff.

Link for you: http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-21...or-e46-m3.aspx
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