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  1. Valve Cover Gasket fail problems HELP!

    General E46 Forum
    Gasket is replaced so thats good. While reinstalling I sheared the center stud in the front. (Pic 1) Nearest BMW shop is 65 miles away so can I get away with driving it with it missing? If Not can I seal it with RTV and drive it? Second this little brittle tube next to O2 sensors decided to snap...
  2. Exhaust Header Studs

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hey Guys, So I'm in the proccess of putting in my new headers. I wanted to it right so I got all new gaskets. However all threads tell you to buy more studs for the new headers, but my gaskets stagger the holes for the original manifolds. Should I drill the extra holes. If the orignal manifold...
  3. BavarianX | RSD Stud Conversion Kits

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    In Stock & Ready To Ship! The very popluar RSD's Black Stud Conversion Kits are in stock for your 3 series coupe, sedan, convertible or touring! Each kit includes the studs & open ended lug nuts. They are available in several lengths from OEM sizing up to those that can be used with a 25mm...
  4. Broke a Strut tower bolt

    General E46 Forum
    So me and my buddy just got finished installing his OEM springs in. I was using a torque wrench for the top bolts and had it set at 21 ft lbs. As i was tightening, one of the studs just ripped off. The wrench did not click! I felt like such a dumbass for breaking a god damn stud. My question to...