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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Newbimer
Which version of Microsoft are you using? Old/new...

Which version of Microsoft are you using? Old/new desktop/laptop model?
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By Newbimer
Try making sure the head of the screw is clean...

Try making sure the head of the screw is clean and the correct size bit is also clean. Then carefully put a drop of liquid superglue into the torx section of the screw (only in there, otherwise it...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Newbimer
Corona Mask - Welding Helmet Conversion

With Corona, social distancing is, so far, the most effective way to keep you and everyone else safe. Most masks only cover your nose and mouth, your eyes are still vulnerable, even more so when you...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Newbimer
Check out the link for the electrical, you could...

Check out the link for the electrical, you could have a bad connector/injector checking the voltage drops may give you a good clue.
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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Newbimer
These guys are really common you can take them...

These guys are really common you can take them off pretty much any car in the wreckers. Most of them are on the plastic trims holding in the handles, lights etc on and around the headliner, door...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,092
Posted By Newbimer
Perhaps its overstating the obvious, but the...

Perhaps its overstating the obvious, but the reason BMW keeps the temp needle in the center using a wide margin temp rage is mainly to keep owners from making a ton of warrantee service calls when...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Newbimer
Try swapping the switches see what happens.

Try swapping the switches see what happens.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Newbimer
If its not broken or damaged, just dirty/oily,...

If its not broken or damaged, just dirty/oily, soak it in hot water and some some Sunlight or Dawn dish detergent. Use a toothbrush to scrub it well, rinse, let dry, if you have access to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Newbimer
The one you circled in the images is the intake...

The one you circled in the images is the intake solenoid, the exhaust solenoid is on the opposite lower side of the cylinder head, see attached image. The intake and exhaust solenoids are exactly the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Newbimer
If you already took out the the spline end from...

If you already took out the the spline end from the bearing its a lot harder to get it out. Put it back into the hub then jack up the wheel and remove the bolt from the lower shock. Then slowly drop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Newbimer
My mistake. Instructions I gave are for the wheel...

My mistake. Instructions I gave are for the wheel side of the axle, so disregard those!

For the diff side find a muffler clamp slightly larger then the diameter of the axle. Clamp it around the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Newbimer
Spray it really well with the oil, heat it up,...

Spray it really well with the oil, heat it up, then try using a three jaw puller to get it out. Failing that, try tapping the rear part of the hub with a metal hammer, just don't go nuts. Then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,888
Posted By Newbimer
If you use the drill pump, I suggest you get some...

If you use the drill pump, I suggest you get some All-round (the metal strapping with the holes that comes in a roll) and secure it to a 2 x 4, or 4 x 4 and add some weight to the ends to keep it in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,888
Posted By Newbimer
You could adapt this pump to do the job. It also...

You could adapt this pump to do the job. It also pumps a lot more fluid/min then the 12V does. Get some clear hose to fit the barbed ends and your good to go.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,888
Posted By Newbimer
I used Valvoline 822421. I also checked with...

I used Valvoline 822421. I also checked with Valvoline directly, they confirmed this was the correct fluid for the GM 5L40E(A5S360R). Used it last year, no problems, working great so far, and its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Newbimer
Turkish to English translation: "vanos exhaust...

Turkish to English translation: "vanos exhaust camshaft end position not accessible"

This indicates the exhaust camshaft is not able to reach its maximum travel. Assuming the timing is now...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,888
Posted By Newbimer
Just make sure you fill it to the proper level,...

Just make sure you fill it to the proper level, with the correct fluid and filter. No reason to reprogram ECU or anything else.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Newbimer
Getting it rebuilt make sure it has grease able u...

Getting it rebuilt make sure it has grease able u joints. A shot of grease once a year is enough to keep them in good shape. No need to remove anything to grease them, more then enough room to do it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Newbimer
I assume you mean the engine was rebuilt? Were...

I assume you mean the engine was rebuilt? Were the Vanos solenoids replaced, or at least cleaned before installation? Try swapping the solenoids. If the problem then changes to the intake side, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Newbimer
Great Tutorila On Electrical Troubleshooting.

Check it out! Explains it clearly and accurately.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxKco2D9i-0
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Newbimer
Some replacement kits come with the bolts, just...

Some replacement kits come with the bolts, just order the ones that do.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By Newbimer
Without the old one its highly unlikely since the...

Without the old one its highly unlikely since the info you need to do it is not available. Good lesson, though. ALWAYS ask for your old parts back, unless there is a core charge. Even then, if you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Newbimer
IMO best solution is to remove everything from...

IMO best solution is to remove everything from the rear end. Clean all areas down to bare metal, clean the metal and apply a coat of weldable primer. Let it dry and you will be able to see all the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By Newbimer
"seems more pronounced with little bumps, going...

"seems more pronounced with little bumps, going slow, and curves with little bumps" Worn torsion bar bushings, loose/worn bolts, or some play in strut. Have you checked for play in the control arms...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Newbimer
You could use rivets, fender nuts, well nuts, C...

You could use rivets, fender nuts, well nuts, C clips, etc.

https://www.amazon.com/Fastener-Mounting-Automobile-Engine-Fender/dp/B07G8B13SB

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32832045666.html
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