E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > E46 BMW > E46 Xi Forum

E46 Xi Forum
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.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-03-2011, 07:24 PM   #1
3 pedals
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: brooklyn n.y.
Posts: 7
My Ride: 2001 325xi
Question door problems

im switching my passenger side front door.got everything to work but i cant get the two 10mm bolt/screws on the top and bottom of the hinges to go back in. the door swings but its not lining up properly when you try to close it. any suggestions any advice would be helpful.thanks
3 pedals is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 08-03-2011, 08:36 PM   #2
Fred The Puppy
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Florida
Posts: 40
My Ride: 330XI
Door swaps go easier if you use the entire hinge assembly from one car/door or the other. Also, be sure that you installed the spacer plate between the door and the hinge. If you don't have the entire assembly from the donor car, take the hinges from the original door. Once everything is together again, you may need to shim one of the hinges to make door gaps perfect.
Fred The Puppy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use