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Forum: The Showroom 01-25-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,270
Posted By Antti
Oil service time There was only 1772miles /...

Oil service time

There was only 1772miles / 2853km driving after 2019 oil change.

Engine oil Castrol Magnatec 5W-40
Filter original BMW
Cabin filter Mahle carbon model
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,265
Posted By Antti
Interesting to see if we have this second recall...

Interesting to see if we have this second recall set valid also in Finland.
I will ask later today from BMW.

Update:
No active recalls for my E46 316i 1.8i sedan 2005 or E46 330CI 2004
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,796
Posted By Antti
Mm.. did i understood correctly. Third set of...

Mm.. did i understood correctly. Third set of airbags?
I have two E46 , sedan + coupe which have already been fixed. So maybe new recall coming?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By Antti
At least in Finland Green and blue are mixable,...

At least in Finland Green and blue are mixable, better if you have only one of those.
Febi blue is also good stuff for BMW Mx series engines. I bought it approx 10$ / bottle.
I also have genuine...
Forum: The Showroom 01-20-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,270
Posted By Antti
Brake painting ready. -New Brembo front pads...

Brake painting ready.

-New Brembo front pads
-New ATE brake pad wear indicator front
-New Brembo front brake lines.

https://aor.kuvat.fi/kuvat/330CI/20200118_122243.jpg\big
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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By Antti
I think my small block 316i manual box took...

I think my small block 316i manual box took approx 1,1 litres.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-17-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,383
Posted By Antti
Yep, you will also need cable between laptop and...

Yep, you will also need cable between laptop and car.
It was maybe 5-6 years ago i bought my software/cable bundle from Romania. Price was approx 30-40 including cable.
I dont know if he still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,383
Posted By Antti
I bought bundle from ebay which was 4 dvd discs,...

I bought bundle from ebay which was 4 dvd discs, easy next next setup.
I have ista too, but i dont like it so much
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By Antti
My recommendation with experience of different...

My recommendation with experience of different gear oil types.

Buy that OEM gearbox oil from BMW dealer.
For example, my car had that yellow sticker. I took photo of it and went for BMW.
They...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 869
Posted By Antti
Hello How you guys feel, will manual swap...

Hello
How you guys feel, will manual swap effect car value?
I have 100% original 330CI 85k miles with ZF automatic.
I am considering 6 speed manual swap. My car is 11/2004 facelift coupe.
It must...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,946
Posted By Antti
Hello it was really great story. I have been in...

Hello it was really great story.
I have been in Germany maybe 30 times, i live in Europe (Finland), so i have only 3 hour flight there. Autobahns are great.
I wish i someday would have financial...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-16-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,383
Posted By Antti
My diagnostic package: -Lenovo T60 with SSD ...

My diagnostic package:

-Lenovo T60 with SSD
-INPA latest version, 5.x
-DIS (GT1)
-WINFKP
-NCS EXPERT

For fuel trims etc, i use ELM327 Bluetooth + Torque pro android smart phone app.
With...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,081
Posted By Antti
Okay, good. Just interesting. Never had MAF...

Okay, good.
Just interesting. Never had MAF failure in my M54 engine cars.
Current 330i has 85k miles.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 685
Posted By Antti
Interesting. I live in EU/FI and if you swap...

Interesting.
I live in EU/FI and if you swap different engine for car most times insurance value goes down, not up.
E46 values are so low here. Most cars are rusty and bad condition.
You get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,081
Posted By Antti
Just curious, you who said replaced maf and it...

Just curious, you who said replaced maf and it fixed problems.
Did you have stock oem air intake system with paper style filter, or some aftermarket "cold air intake" like K&N cone filter which has...
Forum: The Showroom 01-14-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 663,440
Posted By Antti
Very nice colour and car :) Looks like my 330CI...

Very nice colour and car :)
Looks like my 330CI

https://aor.kuvat.fi/kuvat/330CI/20190514_194550.jpg\big
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Antti
I dont see any reason why you should replace...

I dont see any reason why you should replace oxygen sensors if they read ok and response fast.
If you are 100% sure fuel pressure is ok as you wrote, this definetly sounds like fuel delivery...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,946
Posted By Antti
Yeah i agree, probably the reason why i also...

Yeah i agree, probably the reason why i also drive E46.
Easy to work with, no financial problems to fix if something goes wrong.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,081
Posted By Antti
I am quite sure most of the fuel trim problems...

I am quite sure most of the fuel trim problems with M54 are simply because vacuum leaks.
I replaced only valvecover gasket+intake manifold caps + disa repair kit with new gasket.

Ta-daa
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-13-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,946
Posted By Antti
-E46 is easy to DIY / maintenance, parts are...

-E46 is easy to DIY / maintenance, parts are cheap.
-Lot of information online, forums, facebook groups etc.
-I dont drive a lot. (12km / per business day) max.
-I enjoy when i can drive cheap car...
Forum: The Showroom 01-12-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,918
Posted By Antti
Car looks as great as always. Many people also...

Car looks as great as always.
Many people also in Finland use Fusso in wintertime.

Old pictures are not working?
Forum: The Showroom 01-12-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,270
Posted By Antti
Time to paint brake calibers & exhaust system...

Time to paint brake calibers & exhaust system carriers

First was time to sandblast parts
https://aor.kuvat.fi/kuvat/330CI/20200106_110000.jpg\big

Fresh set of exhaust system carrier bolts &...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By Antti
Hello My 330CI is in heated garage from...

Hello

My 330CI is in heated garage from September to May, or so long as we have snow and bad weather outside.

I dont add anything special in gas tank. Gas will be just fine when i need to drive...
Forum: The Showroom 12-02-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 25,732
Posted By Antti
Fresh pics after wash We have some snow now.....

Fresh pics after wash
We have some snow now.. White and beautiful weather.

https://aor.kuvat.fi/kuvat/detail/E46/20191202_112728.jpg\big
...
Forum: The Showroom 11-29-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,270
Posted By Antti
Interior is now assembled, i accidentally broke...

Interior is now assembled, i accidentally broke right inner door handle cable connection, so i had to order genuine new from BMW.

https://aor.kuvat.fi/kuvat/330CI/20191128_112736.jpg\big
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