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  1. 2002 e46 330ci | Stiff Clutch

    General E46 Forum
    Hey what’s up guys, I’m new to the e46 community and hope you awesome people can help me out! I have a 330ci that was not going into gear and the clutch felt very soft during idle. I eventually turned on the car while in 1st gear and somehow got it into 3rd gear skipping 2nd on the freeway to...
  2. Noise from transmission after clutch change

    General E46 Forum
    I replaced my flywheel, clutch and throw out bearing with the Valeo single mass conversion kit. Also replaced the pilot bearing. There's a noise/vibration coming from the transmission trough the shifter. It happens in neutral and while driving only when applying throttle. I could be coasting in...
  3. Tire pressure sensor - Clutch revs/slip?

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all I got a BMW E46 330Ci SMG Facelifted 2003 Since i bought the car from the BMW dealershop the TPMS light was on (yellow) and they said it was cause the low profile tire etc. I trusted them and ignored the yellow light on the dashboard. Since i also got the car i have had some clutch...
  4. Failing Clutch? Worse When Warm

    General E46 Forum
    My vehicles clutch has finally begun to slip and it appears that replacement is imminent. However, there is something odd about the symptoms. My car will operate normally with no slippage on cold days until I've put about 30 miles on the vehicle. Everything I've read seems to state that a...
  5. Complex Problem - Engine Surge Upper Gears Only

    General E46 Forum
    Hello Everyone, I have a complex problem that I would love help narrowing down. Thank you in advance to any contributors. I don't drive my e46 often and so this problem has been dragging on for some time. I love this car and want to keep enjoying it. Last January I brought the car in to the...
  6. Trouble with bell housing bolt

    E46 Xi Forum
    Hey guys, was hoping to get some advice, I'm having quite a bit of trouble right now - currently doing SSK, clutch, and flywheel on my 2003 6spd 330xi and I cannot for the life of me get off one of the top bell housing bolts. I've already taken off the transfer case. Facing towards the front of...
  7. Clutch pedal sticky

    General E46 Forum
    Hi everyone, I recently noticed that my clutch pedal seems to be a bit sticky on my 05 M3. Only on the way down, I sometimes encounter resistance as I'm pressing in the pedal. It's hard to describe the exact feeling, but it's a bit of a soft grind in some parts of the path from released to...
  8. Maintenance list while replacing clutch

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    So I have been researching and compiling a list of various maintenance items to complete while I have my car on the lift and the transmission out for a clutch replacement. My car is a 2005 330i ZHP 6sp with 177k miles. None of the items on the list with the exception of valve cover gasket and...
  9. CDV delete

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Ever since I bought my E46 I've been annoyed by the clutch and how there is absolutely no feeling in it. I've always driven manual cars and like heavy clutches so that's why I decided to do the CDV delete this weekend. I've read a lot that it makes a big difference so I was hoping for the best...
  10. 330i clutch replacement

    General E46 Forum
    Hi guys! So, this year i will start to do work on my 330i car. I will do some maintenance and also the clutch as it is worn out. I need some help with the clutch! What clutch kit to buy? What is the correct oen number? Can I install a m3 clutch? I am from EU Slovenia so my buying options are a...
  11. Clutch + Flywheel Combo

    ///M3 Forum
    I'm due for a clutch replacement and want to know if the Sachs + JB combo is good for a street putter, SMG, M3?. I'll put in a new OE fork lever, spring clip, throw out bearing and brass pivot pin as well. Other recommendations appreciated like ACT? They look ok but are more expensive... The...
  12. E46 clutch conversions

    General E46 Forum
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/PLATINUM-4140-CHROMOLY-LIGHTWEIGHT-CLUTCH-FLYWHEEL-95-99-BMW-M3-Z3-E36-S50-S52/332654694408?hash=item4d73c3d008:g:uqQAAOSwEZdaB4JP https://www.ecstuning.com/b-south-bend-clutch-parts/stage-1-heavy-duty-clutch-kit/k70280hdkt2/ Can someone tell me if this will fit my...
  13. E46 clutch to e36 flywheel?

    General E46 Forum
    Okay so i am looking to buy a southbend clutch for my e46 daily/drift car and chelsea denofa replied to a comment on youtube after i asked him the best cheapest clutch to get and he said Southbend clutch and ebay flywheel. Now my question all of the e46 flywheels are +$500 and i have seen some...
  14. The CORRECT way to bleed your clutch hydraulics

    General E46 Forum
    I've spent the last few days watching diy'ers on youtube and various other sources on how to "correctly" bleed the fluid from the clutch lines. Fortunately I just bought myself a pressure bleeder and a bunch of Super Dot 4 Pentosin brake fluid and will be experimenting with various methods on...
  15. Clutch judder, thoughts?

    General E46 Forum
    hi all, first time poster so go easy on me! ;) I have an 05 318ci and have been experiencing, what I would call, clutch judder. It happens when pulling off in first gear from a stand still. It starts off gradually as the clutch starts to bite, but gets much worse as you release the clutch...
  16. NEED NEW CLUTCH: What do I get?

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Hello guys, my name is Daniel,just joined the forums but I've been reading for quite a long time now. But I need a new clutch and I could use your help. Haven't found a thread that has helped me yet. **BACK STORY** I have a manual 2001 330ci. Whenever I...
  17. Clutch replace cost?

    ///M3 Forum
    Anybody have any experience with replacing an e46 M3 clutch? Would you go with OEM or aftermarket? BMW dealership quoted me 4100 (including labor), which I find outrageous. Not sure how much I should be paying for this...appreciate any help. Thanks.
  18. E46 Hard to Shift

    General E46 Forum
    I was driving for a while the other night and everything was good. I stopped in a parking lot and went to move and I could barely get my car into 1st gear. The entire car moves forward when pushing on the shift knob. Its bad almost through every gear but the odd shift goes smoothly. I have no...
  19. new clutch followed by hydraulic issues

    Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Hi all, Having some issues with the clutch system on a 2002 bmw 330ci. Started after pulling the trans to chase a leaking rear main and putting a stage 2 clutch in while I had the trans dropped. Put it all back together and the pedal is soft. I thought that was weird because I didn't ever break...
  20. Clutch is slipping

    General E46 Forum
    Hello everyone, I'm looking to get your recommendation on a new clutch. I'm driving a 2001 330i with just over 218k miles with the original clutch. Doing a search I see that they also make a conversion kit that replaces the dual flywheel with a solid flywheel. Has anyone done this? if so...
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