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  1. Rear Differetial Vibration at 65MPH and Above

    General E46 Forum
    Help i have a 01 325i auto with 52xxx miles on it. I was going on a trip and i got about 50 miles out of town and i felt a vibration like i was hitting the rumble strips on the side of the road so i puller over and found out that i blew my rear pinion seal. After buying a new rear end and...
  2. Rear vibration

    General E46 Forum
    I get a vibration in the rear when speeding up. It is when the car reaches 15 to 20 mph only. If you stop accelerating the vibration stops and after 20 isn it also goes away. I replaced and balanced both rear tires thinking that was the problem and that didn't fix it. Any ideas what else it...
  3. 01' 330ci rear subframe swap and refresh

    Suspension & Braking
    I won't bore you all with the details but get right to the facts and pics! :) Long story short I picked up my 01' 330ci in great condition minus a few problems. 1 being the rear end. Being from Ohio, the car has a rusted out carrier, axles, and the bushings were shot. It was worth my time and...
  4. WTB: E46 M3 complete rear-end

    Engine & Performance
    Going to do an M3 rear end swap on my 2001 330i, for the subframe has an extremely minor hairline and I'd rather just go ahead and cough up the extra dough and replace the entire rear end with one from an M3... LSD ftw. I live in north central/south central Florida so if anybody knows of a...
  5. 330 engine and transmission and rear end

    Engine & Performance
    Selling complete engine off a 2002 330ci with 67K miles. Engine ran perfect with no mechanical issues what so ever. Reason Im selling is because car was crashed from the side and I'm parting it out. Also selling automatic transmission and rear end also in perfect running condition when...
  6. Weird vibration/ sounds coming from the rear end

    General E46 Forum
    so i was driving the other day and when i accelerated from a dead stop while turning i got this weird vibration and vibration sound coming from the back of the car. I though it might of been a strut since i knew mine were almost shot so i had new ones put on and the sound was still there. the...
  7. BMW E46 M3 rear end - Subframe Differential Driveshafts Brakes Suspension OEM

    Parting Out
    Rear end from a 2002 BMW E46 M3 with 65k miles on her. Car was lightly hit on the front - no damage to the back end at all. Includes everything pictured: Rear Subframe Rear Differential Rear Driveshafts Rear Brakes Rear Suspension Asking $1,250 with free shipping to lower 48...
  8. clunk sound while shifting

    ///M3 Forum
    When i am just putting around town my rear end makes a clunk sound when shifting, but while under hard acceleration it feels solid and i dont hear any noise. Is this normal?