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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys! I am going to be installing a cxracing axleback exhaust (let me know if pictures will help) and there was a question i had. The mounting points are off so i think im going to end up drilling a hole from the bottom up to my trunk and make a supporting bracket that way. Is there anything...
  2. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys! I am going to be installing a cxracing axleback exhaust (let me know if pictures will help) and there are 2 things i had a question about. 1) WHY THE **** DID I FIND A BUTTERFLY VALVE i have a 325 not a 330. (not too important to answer i just thought 325s didnt have them) 2) The...
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, my 325xi is nearing 100,000, miles, and the when the cooling fan starts it seems to be too noisy, emitting a high pitched whine. Is there a service procedure for the fan or electrical motor, or is there an exchange service for these parts, can the motor be simply swapped out? As usual this...
  4. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys, im going to be replacing my centre box with straight pipes (more accurately cherry bomb glasspacks) i was wondering...since the diameter of the piping is 2" do i get inlet/outlet 2" or inlet/outlet 2 1/4" so that i can slide the piping over the old piping and clamp it on Thank you :)
  5. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys! I've looked long and hard for a cheap exhaust system for the xi model of an e46 but there is no such thing as a cheap exhaust that will fit an xi...SO i've decided to cherry bomb her! Thus, i need to know the size of the tubing of these exhausts, not the muffler tip size, the size of...
  6. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi guys, i recently posted a thread explaining why i can't pull out my break booster line hose....but i just saw a video of a guy pulling out this part (see image) on his f-150. Can i do that and not break my brake booster? Thank you! Also, does anyone know the proper name for this piece...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, i am trying to seafoam my car but for the life of it, my brake booster line will not come out. I took off the old clamp and pulled, pulled some more, and yanked really hard at one point but the hose will not budge! I don't even see the point of a clamp! I put a new clamp on ofcourse...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    After i took a really hard turn (powerslide/drift) i heard this clicking/scraping sound comming from my car when i turn right. I've heard this sound come out of my car before and the harder i turn the louder it gets normally. I looked it up alittle and found that it soudns as thought my break...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2004 E46 325XI, dry bearing noise probably A/C pulley. Can this be removed and replaced from underneath without taking out the radiator, and what are the parts nos. for the pulley and belt (the catalogue I use is a bit confusing)? Thanks, Are.
  10. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hey guys :) I'm back with another couple of questions :) 1) Where in heavens name can i get a remap done!? O.o i hear they are awsome but i have no idea who'd be able to do that. and just to make sure, a remap is when the ECU is reprogrammed to give better performance correct? 2) I was hoping to...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, My car is the 4 wheel drive version that isn't sold in the UK. I've done almost 100k miles and am shortly due to change the front brake pads and fluid. Could anyone recommend after-market pads and (I'll check whether they need doing) discs. The standard set-up has been fine so I am not...
  12. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi guys So i saved and saved and saved and my first car was this 03 325xi zsp. Now i do not have much cash but this thing is completely stock, save for the bigger wheels and tighter dampners for better grip around turns. I want alittle more power as every tuner does so... a) Whats a good cheap...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Is it possible that push fit coils can move and lose contact with spark plugs and cause erratic misfire problems? Thanks Are
  14. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    The car had been parked outside overnight, and in the morning it would not run smoothly. The code is for cylinder 2 misfire. The coils and plugs (newish) have been swapped, and the fault remains the same. The plug for cylinder 2 was like new, with little sign of firing. I know humidity can...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    There is a thick black greasy layer on the inboard side of the left front hub assembly of my lhd 325xi. The car has to be reversed on full lock for half a turning circle nearly every time its used. Presumably the cv joint boot has failed, and grease is being thrown out of the cv joint, as yet...
  16. BMW Engine Conversions
    I am looking to replace my 2.5 with a 3.0, same year. Any technical roadblocks out there I need to consider? It's an auto with 170k. Thanks for any help.:)
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Following a vanos replacement earlier, I've just got a Peake fault code reader, which is showing the following :- Fc, 19, 13, 12, 08. If I'm using this correctly is the first no. 19 the lookup table, and the following nos. 13, 12, and 08, the fault codes, if this is right the fault codes would...
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    i have a 2002 325 xi wagon with H/K business radio with single cd in head...no changer in rear. i want to install XM sat radio and/or i-pod input, but have no clue how to do so. do i do it from the head unit somehow, or do i mess with that jungle of cables and wires in the left side of the...
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