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  1. General E46 Forum
    So i have a question... Lol i feel stupid but uhh.. can i put a ford 8.8 drive shaft (4 inch) in my 325i sedan? I know id have to cut out the center support bearing structures but would it fit? Like Bolt in? HAS ANYBODY DONE THIS BEFORE <({•o•})> !!?
  2. General E46 Forum
    So I have a 2000 323i and from 0-20 mph a loud thumping sound comes from the middle of the car and typically goes away after 20 and is only when I accelerate. I’m thinking it’s the drive shaft any suggestions
  3. General E46 Forum
    Hello, I've got a 2005 325XI and about 1 month ago I noticed a slight vibration at the floor base of my car when I pressed the acceleration pedal after I've come off the highway driving of 30mins or so. I didn't think much of it then but now lately the vibration is sometimes present when i...
  4. E46 Xi Forum
    Need some help regarding the centering bushing shown on the Realoem parts breakdown. Recently my 330xi front driveshaft separated from the front differential flange while driving. Apparently all 4 bolts worked their way out and axle just came apart. No clunking, no warning, nothing. None...
  5. General E46 Forum
    hey I have a 2000 323i. I just replaced the guibo and CSB and when attempting installation I could not get the diff end to come close enough to engage the bolts(with the transmission side bolts barely threaded onto their nuts. I tried jacking the trans/diff but that didn't work. I've tried...
  6. Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts
    For sale is my 5 speed automatic ZF transmission and driveshaft both with only 74K miles on them. Pulled from the car in perfect working condition. asking $500 OBO for tranny and $175 OBO for auto driveshaft. make me offers! :thumbsup:
  7. Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Hey guys, I'm gonna swap in a 5 speed tranny in my 01 330ci during spring break. I had a question though. Im swapping in a 250g from a 04 325ci and i was wondering what drive shaft i would need for this to work? Would i get the driveshaft realoem says is for my car. Or would i get a...
  8. General E46 Forum
    I have a '04 325i with a vibration issue this started about two weeks ago. The entire vehicle had a vibration that was severe enough that it would shake the change in the center console. This occurred from about 20mph - 27/28mph. I replaced & balanced all four tires, the center support...
  9. ///M3 Forum
    Hi, i am in desperate need of some help. Was in a crash with my M3 a couple of months ago which caused damage to body work and both driver side wheel after hitting a curb. i am now getting a whining noise at 40+mph car has been fully repaired but still getting a whining noise after changing...
  10. ///M3 Forum
    I searched the forms looking for topics relating to the problems I have been having, I even posted a question a while back relating to it with no solutions offered. SO, I am posting this to document my issues and solutions I have found. I will Update and Post more pictures as I work out the...
  11. General E46 Forum
    I have a drive line problem that I can't seem to figure out. My car makes a thumping noise when it's under load. The sound seems to be coming from the area of the carrier bearing (CSB). I thought ok, it seems like a common problem, so I changed that along with the guibo. Last night I got...
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