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  1. How to fix N54 carbon build up: RB external PCV modification, catch cans and cleaning

    General BMW Discussions
    Sorry for the images with the white section but I have to do it or they appear the wrong way up. The videos aren't displaying correctly, I think they need admin verification and even then I think there might be a limit on how many I can link for some reason? As promised, this is my how to guide...
  2. Part number/Front armrest catch

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, yet again I need your help. I have traveled through countless pages and forums looking for a part number for the catch (see pics) for my front armrest lci e90. It mysteriously disappeared after my 4yearold twin boys decided to have a play in the front of it. I currently have it jammed...
  3. BMS Oil Catch Can, thinking of adding a drain line

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hey guys, I put catch can a month ago on the M4. When I checked today was quit surprised how much condensation and oil got caught. Its a pain to empty, though it is doable without removing the carbon brace. I saw that it has a plug at the bottom of the OCC, and I was wondering if any had rigged...
  4. E46 320d oil catch can experience

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Greetings everyone, In case anyone is looking into installing an oil catch can or has done so, I would like to talk about my experience and to ask for other opinions on people who messed with these things. So, in autumn last year I have installed an oil catch can due to the engine oil breather...
  5. Catch can on a 335d?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Has anyone done this? How easy and effective is this?
  6. E39 Lower Bonnet catch replacement

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Bonnet stuck shut, just as I tried to show RAC breakdown why my drive belt was squealing ( bolt fellout of lower mounting point on PAS pump!). Easy to open bonnet by pushing on latches through removed grill but replacing the lower hood lock!!!. I have removed radiator, headlights, pushed air con...
  7. Doubt they will catch up with the culprit re spy attempted murder

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    Russian spy: May under pressure to take firm action - BBC News
  8. 2004 e46 325ci - bonnet catch end support needed?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    EDIT: found the solution.
  9. E46 318 N42 Engine - Correct PCV Valve for catch can?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. After doing a lot of research into changing the CCV system to an oil catch can system, i cannot find which is the correct PCV valve i need to buy for my engine. I was originally told i needed to buy FRAM FV345 PCV valve, however, i just fitted that and took the car for a quick...
  10. Oil catch can instead

    General BMW Discussions
    As above iv heard that you can fit a catch can instead of the ccv is that right or os the original better Car is a e46 325
  11. F30 330d 'oil catch can' (ProVent)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Long time lurker, first time poster. I have recently traded my carbon black 2006 E60 550i with 130k for a white 2016 F30 330dx with 20k and I'm impressed considering this is a diesel and I have a fondness for V8 engines as well as being a petrol die-hard (I had the E60 530i before...
  12. Oil catch can

    BMW Guides and How To's
    hi everyone was just wanting a little advice and help on oil catch cans. I own a 2004 530d se auto and haveheard it's a good idea to fit one of these cans , does anyone have any experience of doing this and if it's a good idea to put one on ? Thanks guys
  13. Oil catch can install - PCV?

    General BMW Discussions
    I'm looking to do a ccv delete and install a catch can... I've seen that I will need a PCV valve for the outlet port that goes into the manifold Only thing is all the American sites state certain PCV valves that are not available in the UK! Can anyone point me in the right direction of a PCV...
  14. 2002 BMW E46 N42 rough idle and stall after CCV replaced with oil catch can

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Here is a question that i can't see if it has been asked, i have bypassed/replaced my CCV with an oil catch can but left the ccv in place rather than go through the pain to remove it and since i have done this it performs beautifully until you come to a junction or lights...
  15. BMW E46 N42 Catch can

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Interested in installing a catch can on the bm but im stuck as to what pcv valve to buy can anybody recommend one that would work?
  16. 2005 E46 coupe rust under door lock catch

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    hello everybody and happy new year. the issue here is that because of that rust the lock catch is moving and the doors wont shut tightly. how difficult it is to repair that kind of thing ? i don't think the rust is penetrated so deep that it would require to be cut out which i would...
  17. A Shit Load of Blow By oil in my catch can.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey everyone. As some of you may know i deleted the ccv system on my bmw 318i n42/46 engine and in its place i put a Catch Can. I was very happy with this set up but im a little worried as ive been reading that i should be using a pcv between the crankcase and pcv, but i have no idea which pcv...
  18. Oil Catch Can to replace CCV.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey everyone. My car is smoking a bit from the exhaust when pulling away and especially when ive been sat in traffic. Its got 92k miles on so im wanting to replace the ccv before digging into the more expensive things that it may be. I plan on doing away with the ccv and replace it with a oil...
  19. Diesel Oil Catch Cans (M57N

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    New to this, but if i wanted to plumb one in on a 530d m57n engine, where would i tap my inlet and outlet hoses too?
  20. Oil catch can upgrade?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So ive just replaced the pcv not cheap from bmw... Would a oil catch can help keep the valve clean? Will effect the vacuum? 318 i 2001 e46 m43.
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