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  1. Broken plastic elbow behind oil filter housing

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, new to to forum and to Bmw's . Ive got a Bmw 318 on a 51 plate that i bought for next to nothing because the engine was over heating , having looked at it Ive found its got a hole leaking a lot of coolant in a plastic elbow on a pipe coming out of the engine just behind the oil fiter...
  2. M43 Rear Coolant elbow keep leaking.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm having problems with the rear plastic coolant elbow keep leaking, the one at the back of the cylinder head).This is on A316 I Compact with the M43 engine. It is leaking for the third time now in 2 1/2 years. Have replaced the elbow every time but it starts leaking again after a few months...
  3. E36 316i Cooling system elbow - to gasket or not to gasket - that is the question.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Chaps. The plastic elbow that joins the top hose to the block has an O Ring embeded in it and proud about 2mm. Do I use a gasket or not. Thanks, Sorry if a bit short but I'm in the workshop trying to get the car sorted. Cheers fanger
  4. air inlet pipe.... where does the elbow go...?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Quick question... On the m54b22/25/30 engine between the airbox and throttle body theres two rubber pipes joined by a plastic coupling. On the rubber pipe closest to the throttle body there's a 45° elbow the disappears behind the manifold. Mine split but I'm wondering where it goes as i haven't...
  5. Where can I buy elbow grease?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have looked up how to replace air filter and it says I might need Elbow Grease to get the new one in... Any ideas? Lol just kidding...I am bored lol
  6. 2002 E46 330d - After lots of elbow grease

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    My car was parked next to our steam cleaning pit the other day and subsequently got covered in spots of truck wash. Gave it 2 washes on sat after to try and get it out but to no avail. I bit the bullet and had to brake out the black t cut then some turlex wax platinum wax all by hand and cloth...