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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Only had my BMW for about 8 weeks and regularly check the oil about twice a week. Habit from previously owning an Alfa. Usually I find so white/cream stuff right at the end of my dipstick but really it's hardly noticeable and really a very small amount. I am aware this can be...
  2. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Great news, Opie Oils have added GUNK to our ever growing list of top quality brands (now over 45, take a look HERE > > >). Below is the list of Gunk products stocked, take a look it’s great stuff! GUNK Engine Degreasant A powerful and effective cleaner that has been specially formulated for...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have changed my ccv on my 330ci about two months ago, now the problem I have is that there is a bit of yellow sludge on the oil cap and a tiny bit on the dipstick. The amber water light comes on and goes?? Wen I got back from work just now I removed the dipstick while the engine was running...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi , looking for some help , today i checked the levels on my 328ci and all was fine i then checked the oil filler cap and it had what looked like condensation on it but when it touched it it had a gold and white colour underneath . My first thought was the cylinder head but the car has never...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hello all. I recentely bought a 2002 320d E46, when buying the car i was told the swirl flaps were done, lucky for me i decided to take the manifold off while i was soaking the EGR valve and discovered the swirl flaps werent done and one of them had failed. all the bits seem to be there so...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Now I'm no expert but this is never a good sign. could this be caused by low engine oil level or is it as bad as I think. There doesn't seem to be any obvious mayo in the water filler. :frown please don't let it be the head gasket:frown
  7. BMW Tuning Forum
    this is a picture i have made up to show you where the gunk was when i did the rocker gasket. the yellow is where it was on the underside and in the end of the pipe. do you think it is essesive?
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi there,im after some advice. i bought this car 3 weeks ago 100 thou on clock,full history,nikosil engine. when i looked at the car i removed the oil cap and revs dropped as they should. ive done about 200 miles and took off the cap, i have orangy gunk on the inside and the revs did not drop...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I am going to replce the valve gasket but there is a lot of gunk around this area so am wondering whats the best way to clean off this stuff before I start-obviously I dont want any gunk going in when replacing this gasket-any advice? :thumbsup
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