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  1. 2004 E60 545i N62 Engine Flywheel end grease oil stains

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Can anyone help identify what looks like grease or oil stain and where it might be coming from on the enclosed photos please. They were taken looking towards the gearbox. What is the black plastic cover as some of it seems to be coming from behind it. Any ideas would be appreciated.
  2. Early E 60 Knocking at top of steering column and column grease

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Sorry this is a bit long Well although my cars on a 53 plate november 2003, being one of the first E60 SE 30i, its only done 47000 miles and is a genuine mileage. Recently the steering has been vague so I put the car in at a local garage who carries out general services on the car for me but...
  3. Fitting Glowplugs to grease or not to grease the threads?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I'm planning on changing my glowplugs and control unit on my e46 320d 03 this weekend and I have question. Should you use grease on the threads. I have Beru ones from BMW and its web site say 'Grease the threads and shaft'. Some say not to use anything especially not copper grease. So what...
  4. 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
  5. 2003 E46 330ci M sport - door hinge/locks grease

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello again! What's the best grease/product to use when lubricating door locks and hinges and other mechanical parts on a car? Can anybody please name products and if there are recommendations for different parts can this be explained? I have bought a 500g tub of castrol CL grease from...
  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...
  7. 2001 e46 320D Alloy wheel damage and bonnet grease removal

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Folks, Two part question related to the images attached. I have a fair bit of blistering around the centre of my alloys. I;d be happy to try to refurb these myself if anyone could suggest as to how to best go about it. Also have a a very annoying greasy handprint on the bonnet that after...
  8. 1999 E46 328ci Brake cylinder grease

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys,what type of cylinder paste need to be put in the bore and on the piston of disk brakes when rebuilding it.I have ordered ATE brake cylinder paste from Cool air VW and they emailed me and said that they run out of the product and will not get any till new year.What alternative to this...