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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 05-25-2013, 10:40 AM   #41
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Hmmm... Ur prob right on the 3 bolts... It's been a month since I did it.

The thing goes in the intake and has s big flapper valve to adjust the length of the intake runners..someone smarter on here prob knows what it's called.


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Old 05-25-2013, 10:43 AM   #42
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O the disa valve! Yea I removed that but alot of people remove the big intake thing ha I don't know what it's called but it seemed like too much work.


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Old 05-25-2013, 11:33 AM   #43
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O the disa valve!
That's it! Yeah I read where some people pull the whole intake off.... Just. asking for more trouble if you ask me.

I also read how on the non x cars some pull the tranny out... Crazy


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Old 05-25-2013, 12:31 PM   #44
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Yea I know! I think if I removed the drive shaft that goes into the transfer case would have also created more room but it's done now! Ha


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