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  1. E46 General
    Hello i got this 2004 325ci for almost 2 years now with ~255kkm/150k miles and drove it in the past 2 years only like 7kkm/4.5k miles. it has this “specific” sound while driving at low speeds/low rpms / accelerating Video you can hear it from sec 00:20 till almost the end and try not to focus...
  2. E46 General
    Hey guys, I’m new here but I need some help ! I’m having a loud low pitch almost wining sound coming from the engine bay. I’m thinking possible torque converter as i believe it’s been starting to fail ( high pitch wine in sync with shifting especially when cold). I can’t seem to figure out a way...
  3. E46 General
    Hey everyone, I own a 2002 330i that just hit 102k miles and I'm getting around to changing everything involving the cooling system just as preventative maintenance and I noticed this exposed wire running next to the oil filter housing and right above my thermostat housing. Does anyone know what...
  4. E46 Showroom
    I recently cleaned my engine bay and detailed the plastic pieces, and I really like how it came out. I completed this with my only source of water being a spray bottle which I had to refill constantly (Garden hose is frozen at this time of year). Before: After: Products I used: Turtle Wax...
  5. E46 General
    Hey all I think the "help a noob" tag is the most fitting for this one First time poster though have used the site a handful of times already. I had a quick search through the forums to try and find an answer to my question though there are a lot of posts about new weird noises so it was like...
  6. E46 General
    Does anyone have any tips on SAFELY cleaning the engine bay. I search around the forum and didn't find anything specific. What are the do's and don't? What products should/can I use? Thanks!!
  7. E46 General
    Hey fellas long time lurker that finally made an account. I'm a 22 year old in Texas that picked up an e46 325i after my 350z was totaled by a drunk driver. I've realized after some time that it is a car I need to work on and maintain or it's gonna fall apart under my feet. I got rather lucky...
  8. E46 General
    Soo In the Video i would put key in ignition on the 2nd position and the noise occurred, and then once running turn car off and it begins again. Only lasts about 10 seconds max. Any ideas? https://youtu.be/A13i5VdRi-Y
  9. E46 General
    Hey guys soo usually every morning the first time i start my car i let is idle for a couple of minutes to let the engine warm up but most of the time (like 7/10) i hear this rattling coming from the front driver side of the engine bay. Kind of sounds like a tractor. Ill put the link down below...
  10. Car Care
    Hello e46 community, quick question in regards to cleaning the engine bay. I recently bought my first BMW (04 325ci MT) and the previous owner babied the hell out of it. Engine bay is absolutely spotless as well as the interior. Just wondering what's the best approach to keeping it clean? Is...
  11. E46 General
    New to the forums :D wohoo! Anyway! Hey! My question is: How do i rev my cars engine from the enginebay? My friend owns a beautiful e36 320ci. He can rev the engine directly from the engine bay. I wonder if I can do the same on my e46 320ci 2000? Is that even possible? Please help! :craig:
  12. E46 General
    Has anybody done this, thought of this, or seen it around on this forum? Shaving the engine bay, which for some people who don't know what I'm talking about is basically cleaning up your engine bay. Hiding all of the gross wires, etc. I've only seen it done to the earlier e36 models...
  13. Engine Bay Since October 18, 2003

    Engine Bay Since October 18, 2003
  14. Engine Bay Since October 18, 2003

    Engine Bay Since October 18, 2003
  15. Engine Bay since Oct. 5th, 2003

    Engine Bay since Oct. 5th, 2003. Missing Billetwerks aluminum caps, Dinan CF engine and fuel rail covers, and 1 painted piece
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