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  1. Anyone used EIS parts? Looking to do manual fan conversion.

    General E46 Forum
    I have the manual fan (w clutch) in my car. I’ve heard many great stories about swapping it over to electric and deleting the front aircon fan. I have a Behr Fan on order but it has a long leadtime... parts store in UK (eurocarparts) has an EIS brand fan.. little bit more expensive. Anyone...
  2. Auto trans issue after M54 conversion

    General E46 Forum
    I'm just finishing up my 04 coupe project and I'm having a transmission/TCM issue hopefully someone can help me out with. The car is an 04 sulev M56 car. I bought it with a bad engine (no compression on #5). It ran rough but was able to drive on the trailer and around the driveway. No...
  3. E46 330i to 330d Conversion

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, I am planning to strip down a 330d from England and send out all the parts in a crate to Ontario where I plan to convert my 02 330i to a 330d. I spent a summer in the UK driving a 330d and this is the car that made me fall in love with the e46. I love my car but I've always wanted the diesel...
  4. '04 330Ci SMG (SSG) to 6MT Swap Questions

    General E46 Forum
    Hello all, I'm researching and doing my homework with the intention of attempting to do the 6MT swap myself (from what I've read/seen, and the projects I've completed myself on this and my other car, I believe I should be able to handle this). As such, I'm far from done and my plan is to have...
  5. sedan / touring (wagon) m3 metal conversion panels

    General E46 Forum
    Hey all, I am not really sure if that is appreciated, so please let me know if I should change anything in this post. I am not affiliated with the link below, I am just following this guy because he does awesome work. I am actually a customer of him and pay with hard dollars for his services...
  6. Aftermarket headlights on a factory xenon 330ci

    Lighting Forum
    I got into an accident a little while back and destroyed one of my factory bi-xenons and i don't want to spend that much money on a headlight. I was looking at spyder angel eyes but dont know if they will work or how to make them work. Will they just plug and play on a factory xenon car? I have...
  7. Cool Xpert electric fan

    General E46 Forum
    When looking for a fan for the mechanical to electric fan conversion, I wasn't able to find anything about the Cool Xpert fan. So I decided to take some picture and post them here. The fan is made by Cool Xpert, and is a replacement for BMW part # 17117561757. Unfortunately, I still don't have...
  8. I miss my manual!

    General E46 Forum
    So to start off, I have a 2001 330 convertible Auto. It's in decent condition at around 135k miles. Just need to deal with this evil upper radiator hose :evil: that won't seat on properly, but then it will be good to go again. My old car was a manual, and nowadays I'm really missing to fun of...
  9. 328ci M3 bumper conversion HELP

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, I've been searching the internet and this forum for some answers but have been coming up short. I keep finding conversion guides for sedans but the coupes are much different. I drive a 2000 328ci and purchased a replica M3 bumper for the front. I removed the OEM bumper and separated...
  10. SMG to manual conversion help. Urgent!!

    Australia
    Hello to all, Over the last few months, during what little time I get on r'n'r from work, I have been working on an SMG to manual conversion on my E46 M3. I have completed all of the mechanical work, but on completion of our attempt at wiring, the car wont start. Cluster lights up as per the...
  11. E46 Facelift Coupe M-Sport Exterior Conversion

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi folks, this is my first thread here. So, recently I went through a misery, I could not find any responsible threads/DIY's for this conversion, so I started investigating: lots of PN's and stuff (thanks BMWFans.info and ECSTuning) I chose OEM, I don't trust replica bumpers. Loose fit...
  12. DIY: Morimoto Mini H1 Retofit Installation

    Lighting Forum
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BFQu1dDU1o Still working on how to wire it to a separate switch. They also point down a bit but I'm not sure to how to raise them.
  13. E46 sedan with electric drive:

    General E46 Forum
    So i've been searching around for crazy engine swaps, I love my M54B30, but want a future project. I've seen the S54 converts, and LS1s, it pains me to think of a GM engine in a Bimmer... but WTF (sorry //LS1) saw the driftworks M5 V10 for the M3 (Phil Morrison is a G!) and even an attempt at an...
  14. E36 gearbox in E46?

    Australia
    Is it possible to fit an E36 gearbox into and E46? I have been trying to find an answer but can't seem to get any info. Mines the early E46 so its got the M43 which is similar to E36 M43? and gearbox model numbers are same but part number is different. I did speak to someone and he says "Even...
  15. 2004 E46 330Ci LPG + supercharger

    General E46 Forum
    Hello There; I'm from Turkey and excuse me if I make any mistakes on my English :eek: Currently I'm driving e46 2001 320i, I was searching for a coupe to exchange (facelifted 316ci or 318ci) but now I found a 2004 e46 330ci, I will be deal with it's owner next week I think. The main...
  16. 2000 BMW 323i Headlight Question

    General E46 Forum
    Hey All, I have the stock halogen lights for the 2000 BMW 323i. I want to put xenon and angel eye in, but an wondering what i need to do this? looking for suggestions on conversion kit, will the halogen housing suffice for the xenon lights or do i need new housing? and depending on the answer...
  17. BavarianX | RSD Stud Conversion Kits

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    In Stock & Ready To Ship! The very popluar RSD's Black Stud Conversion Kits are in stock for your 3 series coupe, sedan, convertible or touring! Each kit includes the studs & open ended lug nuts. They are available in several lengths from OEM sizing up to those that can be used with a 25mm...
  18. SMG to Manual Conversion question

    ///M3 Forum
    I will soon be having my M3 converted from an SMG to a manual. The pump has gone twice, as well as teh actuator, and at the end of the day, I'm done with SMG. :ben: Can anyone point me to what I should be expecting to be left over after the conversion? As in, the SMG pump, the SMG transmission...
  19. Facelift conversion questions!

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    All righty, well my dad unfortunately was borrowing my 00' 328Ci and ran smack into a deer :facepalm: headlights, hood, fenders and grille all smashed up. I have scoured the forums and most of my questions were answered, except a couple. My questions for the E46Fanatics fanatics, are: 1. Can...
  20. DCT Shifter retro-fit into e46

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Some of you might have seen my previous posting in regards to trying to get a DCT electronic shifter to work in an e46.... http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=772701&highlight= or previous to that ....http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=771381&highlight= Well, I can close...
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