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Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By fanatichuman
I am the "guinea pig". I'm still on that valve...

I am the "guinea pig". I'm still on that valve cover and it's fine. Got not the absolute cheapest but has lifetime warranty. I'll post a link in a bit.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233218432682

I...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 406
Posted By fanatichuman
FYI, I did this last WE and lowered the rear on...

FYI, I did this last WE and lowered the rear on my ramps, and then torqued to spec, was no problem.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By fanatichuman
Jeah, fcp has those diff plugs for edit, 4.77$...

Jeah, fcp has those diff plugs for edit, 4.77$ pp.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-differential-drain-plug

fana
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-05-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By fanatichuman
Hey guys, Thanks 77'911. Good info. I'd just...

Hey guys,

Thanks 77'911. Good info. I'd just say that I think the transfer case fluid should be 75w80, as per many other posts I saw. This is suggested as best fluid:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By fanatichuman
Yes, sway bar seemed tight, and control arm...

Yes, sway bar seemed tight, and control arm balljoints and bushings as well (no play). Struts seem fine as well (had strut assembly out for new mounts)
Fana

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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By fanatichuman
Proper amount for front and rear diff fluid change?

Hi fanatics,

What is the correct amount of new fluid to put into the front and rear diff?

While most DIYs just say to drain it out and fill it up again until it drains out of the fill plug, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By fanatichuman
Good point, my left brake shield is a little...

Good point, my left brake shield is a little deformed, but does not touch the rotor, and does not grind when up on jack stands.
I figure, if the brake shield doesn't touch the rotor with the rotors...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 854
Posted By fanatichuman
Thanks! You running that mod without problems?...

Thanks! You running that mod without problems? Also using the additional T-fitting?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By fanatichuman
Sporadic front end grind

Hi fanatics,

Sometimes (seems more pronounced with little bumps, going slow, and curves; rather then straight highway stretches), I get a front end grind (seems like left of the gas pedal; Left...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 854
Posted By fanatichuman
Can you link to that mod, please? fana

Can you link to that mod, please?
fana
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-03-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By fanatichuman
For clunk, check your control arm bushings for...

For clunk, check your control arm bushings for play, as well as your sway bar and end links.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By fanatichuman
Yes, you can get something like this if you want...

Yes, you can get something like this if you want to:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By fanatichuman
How to deal with strut springs and strut compressors (4 compressors)

Hi all,

Just a note regarding potential trouble when your strut compressors (as rented from napa and oreilley) do not compress enough to get the spring back on the strut (and the nut).

I rented...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-31-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,947
Posted By fanatichuman
Got mine too. Thanks so much dude! Sent from...

Got mine too. Thanks so much dude!

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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-23-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,088
Posted By fanatichuman
Reviving an old thread here... But my pin from...

Reviving an old thread here... But my pin from the actuator that goes through the hole to lock the fuel door, is out of line (it's moving fine on lock and unlock).

There's like a small rubber...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-19-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,947
Posted By fanatichuman
If you still have one I wouldn't say no [emoji3] ...

If you still have one I wouldn't say no [emoji3]

Not sure whether to PM Knight or vitalstat.

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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By fanatichuman
Do you know what the resistance should be?

Do you know what the resistance should be?
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By fanatichuman
Thanks for your input. What I want to do with the...

Thanks for your input. What I want to do with the O2 socket though is go in via an extension and 7mm Allen bit from the top, while using an adjustable wrench or box end on the hex head of the socket....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By fanatichuman
hey guys, another idea: Do you think a 7/8th...

hey guys, another idea:

Do you think a 7/8th oxygen sensor socket would work? Has a wide opening on the side for an allen wrench, as well as the hole on top where you could go through with an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By fanatichuman
Wow, one of the very scarce P1531. I have an...

Wow, one of the very scarce P1531.

I have an intermittent P1531 as well, not the P0369 though.

Consensus seems to be that P1531 is likely related to a fault in the connector and/or wiring from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By fanatichuman
Love it! Thanks! And I already have everything...

Love it! Thanks! And I already have everything for it. Cheers!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By fanatichuman
TBH, I was just going to use my impact wrench....

TBH, I was just going to use my impact wrench. That would work with a normal 22mm socket?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By fanatichuman
Sorry for the late comeback here. Would a normal...

Sorry for the late comeback here. Would a normal 22m socket work for this, or does it have to be deep?
Cheers
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 855
Posted By fanatichuman
I did the same and epoxied it back on, was...

I did the same and epoxied it back on, was running totally fine for over a year until I changed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-08-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By fanatichuman
Metric bolts + fitting nuts conversion chart

Hi all,

Thought this might come in handy for a bunch of you. I printed it out and taped it to my garage cupboard.

Can you download the PDF?? Looks weird on Tapatalk app.

Download directly...
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