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  1. Australia
    I recently found metal shavings that almost look like stainless steel wool in my oil filter in 316ti with n42 engine. Any thoughts where they might be coming from? I wondered if the ccv system had steel wool in it to help catch the oil vapours and maybe a breaking down ccv system may have...
  2. E46 General
    So I recently bought a E46 325ci and when I went to check on the oil filter, I couldnt even get the cap off, I tried using a 36mm socket wrench and then an adjustable wrench and an air impact gun with the 36mm socket, none of them worked, didnt even budge and am turning it counterclockwise...
  3. E46 General
    I have a 2001 BMW 325xi with 145k mi on the clock. It is second hand, and nothing surprises me any more. I am in the middle of an oil change, and i noticed what kinda looks like the top and bottom of an old oil filter jammed on the top and bottom of the filter housing parts. I need to go take a...
  4. DIY: Do It Yourself
    This started after doing the oil filter housing gasket project...the gasket that goes between the block and the oil filter housing assembly. Now it is leaking from the oil filter cover, as in where you slide the the actual oil filter out. It seems like I screwed something up and perhaps...
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