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  1. Gearbox & Diff oil change

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I want to do a gearbox & diff fluid change on my 320d 6sp manual, & would like some recommendations for the best Brand & viscosity. I can't find anything in the BMW owners manual about viscosity & capacities either! Am i right thinking Castrol Syntrans V-FE 75W-80 2 x Litre 75w-80 GL4/5 for the...
  2. Diff oil for 2009 525d

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My 3.0d 525d has now done 75000 miles and the diff oil has never been changed, is it a sealed for life diff or is there a change interval? If it isn’t sealed for life what grade of oil do I need? Thanks in advance Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. 2007 E90 320d, Differential plug minor leak after changing diff oil

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, My 2007 E90 320d is now at around 150k KM's, and never did the diff oil change. So, I changed that. Afterwards, I noticed a very small leak around the drain plug. So, I bought a new plug (plug + O-ring combo) from eBay. The new plug, not sure if OEM or not, came with a new green...
  4. diff woes

    General BMW Discussions
    diff woes Hi I've a 2005 e90 330d lci manual hybrid turbo ect and on a recent trip to the ring my diff decided to let go I've tried to get a replacement and gave the part number on the casing to a breaker down south (7518411) with the ratio 2.35 .The diff arrived today with code 7541580-02 had a...
  5. diff woes

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi I've a 2005 e90 330d lci manual hybrid turbo ect and on a recent trip to the ring my diff decided to let go I've tried to get a replacement and gave the part number on the casing to a breaker down south (7518411) with the ratio 2.35 .The diff arrived today with code 7541580-02 had a look at...
  6. 168 or 188 type diff please help!!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm trying to find a bearing kit for my diff but I'm being asked if it's a 168 or 188 type? How do I tell?
  7. E90 330d manual diff options

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi my car has been whining from the rear which I'm 99% sure is my diff is in need of a refurb... a friend of mine has a diff from an e91 320d & will let me have it cheap. My plan is to fit it whilst I refurb mine but will it fit?? If not are there any other models/years I could look for? From...
  8. Gearbox and diff oil

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Can I use the same for both? N42 manual. Rich
  9. 320i diff bearing failed again

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, My E92 diff pinion bearing has failed again.. only had it reconditioned less than 2 years ago but it's out of warranty now. One driveshaft is leaking too. Rather than replace my diff like for like again at great cost (the 3.91 small case differentials are seemingly more expensive and...
  10. 335d locking diff?

    BMW Tuning Forum
    So my 335d has a open diff...as most do. My question is which, if any locking diff from another BMW would be a straight swap?
  11. Diff ratio

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Just had my diff replaced with a reconditioned one. I drove the car today and there is a low rumbling coming from the rear of the car and I don’t seem to need to change gear as quickly. I suspect I’ve been sent the wrong ratio diff despite specifically asking the supplier if the one I...
  12. Bmw e8# and e9# rear diff. Manual petrol 3.38.

    BMW Parts for Sale
    33107524319 / 320 diff. For 1 series and 3 series. Fully working when removed. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F 302941199830
  13. Rear diff off a petrol manual 118i lci. Fits e9# and e8#

    Freecycle Car and Car Parts Forum
    33107524319 / 320 diff. For 1 series and 3 series. Fully working when removed. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F302941199830
  14. Diff problems

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys and girls. Sorry if this has been asked before but I'm having a few issues. I drive an e92 2008 pre lci 325d and recently I have experienced a faint whining noise (it seems only I can hear it) and vibration at around 70mph. Iv recently changed discs and pad thinking it could be something...
  15. Bmw 2007 118i video. Drive shaft or diff?

    General BMW Discussions
    https://youtu.be/aaW0T0zHr80
  16. Will an X5 or X3 driveshaft fit into a 2003 E60 diff?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello from a newbie I am wanting to build a narrow IRS to fit into an MGB, I have chosen to use the BMW mid size diff because it will handle the 250 bhp (perhaps the small diff might as well), there are plenty of them about and have a vast range of ratios. I need to know certain things first...
  17. E90 automatic welded diff

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone,i just wanted to day that i done something i thing hardly anyone has done yet,just had a call from my mechanic that my diff is welded. its a e90 330D automatic!!! YES. and please,no comments that i ruined my car etc. we live once,so lets have fun and try everything. will post...
  18. E36 M3 3.0 Diff

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    As per the title, I'm looking for an e36 3.0 diff asap. Cash waiting. PM or email to [email protected]
  19. Warning! E90 dangerous diff problem!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone,since i did not found much to none info about this problem i believe i have some sorta rare problem,but very very dangerous so just to warn you others out. e90 330D automatic 2006 231bhp My diff (rwd only ,not x model) locked up while driving!!!! yes correct - both rear wheels...
  20. Help e36 leaking diff

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Can anyone please help me I've got a leak coming from my diff is it likely to be just a seal or will the whole thing need replacing?
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