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  1. E46 General
    Hi all, Sad story to begin with. I was on a highway doing about 95mph when a metal piece/ part of semi truck tire flew from underneath the pickup that was in front and hit my bumper,radiator and went underneath the car ripping apart the plastic shield and in the process took out the power...
  2. Australia
    Hi Everyone, I am having some trouble at the end of removing my cylinder head, so that I can replace the head gasket on my 2001, 320i. As opposed to telling you what I have done it will be easier to tell you what's left. The exhaust manifold is still connected - because no matter how I tried I...
  3. E46 General
    So, my cylinder 5 has stripped out the threads on the head itself. I paid a friend of mine to try and use a thread repair kit; however, he didn't do the job properly and the thread insert could never stay in. Is there anything I can do at this point ? I've been told my only options are to...
  4. E46 General
    heres the story, got timing chain changed, turned her over, started, ran well until started to drive, then went into limp mode, temp normal, red oil light came on, checked oil cap..very milky. left it till another day, turned her over...no compression ?? it turns over as if its trying to start...
  5. E46 General
    hello, im from germany and need help from you guys. sorry for my bad english this is my first membership in an english community. i had to reset my m54 cylinder head gasket. no my problem is to time the values this is about 2 rounds again on top of cylinder 1 an this after about 20 rounds...
  6. E46 General
    My exhaust cam snapped after, what I believe, the oil pick-up got clogged. The top end of my engine is ****, super sludged and all. Talked to an indy shop that specializes in BMWs and asked about an engine replacement, he told me that the engine could still be usable if the cam just snapped, and...
  7. E46 M3
    I've been chasing this oil leak now for over a year. Finally gave up and took it to the $tealer. The tech claims that there is a screw plug in the back of the cylinder head that's the cause of the leak. It's #14 in the diagram below. 14 Screw plug M16X1,5 2 07/2006 11127830466 Of course...
  8. E46 General
    Does any one know if these are the same heads? i don't believe it is but i have been told it is. I broke down last night only to find that cyl. #4 plug had come out and stripped the head.:cry::ben: I have not touched the plugs in 60k so i am not sure how this could of happened. There was no...
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