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The E46 XI was produced from 01-05 in sedan and touring body styles. Powered by either a 2.5L inline 6 in the 325xi or a 3.0L inline 6 330xi. Discuss all thing about BMW AWD E46 'Xi' here.

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Old 09-18-2013, 08:48 PM   #21
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ok, fine, also says gearbox oil is lifetime and that we have to use a lock valve on our manual clutch. cops want me driving under 55, and my mom wishes i would go back to school

12 volt impact guys,, not a 100psi impact wrench,, thing barely does 10 newtons!! furthermore if you read my post, i finished torque with a 16 and a torx wrench.
Congratulations on changing your first front sway bar link.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:54 PM   #22
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:31 AM   #23
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well this is escalating quickly...
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:43 AM   #24
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Congratulations on changing your first front sway bar link.
And a preemptive congrats on changing it again because you fvcked up the ball joint.
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Old 09-19-2013, 10:18 AM   #25
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Front Suspension Rattle

Sminnich,

Did you get your links ordered and installed ? How'd it go?


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Old 09-19-2013, 10:33 AM   #26
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Not yet. I'm going to try to tighten the ball joints more before I order more parts. From the sound, I'm fairly certain it's all by ball joints. I just have to drive home from school to work on it.
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:28 AM   #27
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Well, when you get her up off the front wheels, give those links a tug, if they move, you'll have found your culprit... Good luck!


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