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  1. General E46 Forum
    Hello, yesterday I did a much needed service. I changed the oil from 5w30 to Mobile 1 5w40, oil filter, cabin air filter, spark plugs and air filter. After the change a strange ticking noise started coming from the engine. I think it is coming from lifters but I am not sure. Also my old spark...
  2. General E46 Forum
    Hi all! I'm new to the E46Fanatics forum so take it easy :P Basically I'm having a nasty lifter tick issue. Car is a 2001 330i with a 133,XXXkms on the clock one previous owner before me. Engine is quite pristine on the inside (seen when changing a valve cover gasket not too long ago) It...
  3. Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    hey all. bought a 2000 model 330i a few weeks ago. The lifters are pretty noisy, from cold and when warm. Soon as i bought it i fully serviced it with genuine bmw parts/oil etc. flushed the oil aswell. The noise has improved but still very loud. anyone reccomend any additives? it has done...
  4. General E46 Forum
    I'm still in the idea phase but I was wondering what is required to do a solid lifter conversion on an M54. I've done quite a bit of searching and havent really found much. Schrick makes a conversion kit but wouldnt you need cams for solid lifters? Can you even get solid lifter cams for an M54...
  5. General E46 Forum
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXVS6VPqGzI 2000 M43 engine 1895cc petrol. Anyone have a similar noise coming from their E46/E36 and know the fix? Is it the hydraulic lifters or the timing chain tensioner? It makes this noise when the engine is cold and right up untill it reaches normal...
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