BMW Forums : BimmerForums banner
m43
1-17 of 332 Results
Advanced
  1. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi guys thought might swap my 1.9 engine into 1.6 because power basically is the same but mileage is signlificantly worse on 1.9 and 1.6's here cost about 80-100€ full with ECU and everyting... Just wanted to ask what to look into and if I will have to mess around with the wires for different...
  2. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi All I am new to this forum and looking for some help with regards to tuning M43 and M44 four cylinder engines with TunerPro. The problem is I can't seem to find any XDF or bin files for these engines online. I think the reason is that most people only care about the six cylinder engines...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there, I am trying to diagnose a potential gasket issue. It's a 4cyl, but this kind of symptom probably doesn't relate to a type of engine. Pardon the long story, but trying to include as much detail as possible. Car was very recently purchased. Coolant temp gauge is pegged high even when...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The above car alternator went suddenly. Reasonably for a 15 year old car. Bought one from Ebay from a 1999 year car. The car braker/seller said it has only done 40,000 miles. So, thought it is a good buy. I replaced the alternator and put everything back. Started the car and bingo...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, please help, where I can find Engine number on M43 318i. Thanks
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Good day Guys I'm new to the thread and I have this major headache belingering me. I have an e46 m43 engine that is giving me 119error code (throttle potentiometer) I changed it 3times and tried to change the code but to no hope.i think the is power to the harness but nothing happens.the car...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, just recently got my e46 m43 back on the road(garaged for 4 years), going well but one annoying issue. The revs are stable at around 750rpm in park or neutral, but once in drive or reverse they drop to around 500rpm and a vibration is felt through the car, this vibration gets worse...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Spark plug change on the M43 1.8 engine on the E36. Had a look on the internet and couldn't find any guides for this particular engine - relatively simple task, however if you don't know you don't know! Tools required: Socket handle with extension Long 16mm socket (preferably with rubber...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello I have strange problem. After cold start idle is rough for like 10-30seconds, dropping to very low and also if im starting it, it takes some seconds to start. When engine is getting warmer/driving it only drops when i press clutch down and it goes to idle, sometimes it drops to like...
  10. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello. I have 96 year E36 with M43B16 engine and i would like to replace it with 95 year M43B16. Im having currently EWS 2 and "new" engine should be EWS 1 (only got complete engine and engine wiring loom). Do i only need to change ECU to non-EWS or is there like different pins and connectors...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all Need some advice on the above car, I'm losing water and as a result I have replaced the pipe on the back of the block the top and bottom hoses, expansion tank and the pipe underneath the inlet manifold and the waterpump/thermostat The only place I think of now is the radiator, could...
  12. Technical Guides for the E46
    Hi all Need some advice on the above car, I'm losing water and as a result I have replaced the pipe on the back of the block the top and bottom hoses, expansion tank and the pipe underneath the inlet manifold and the waterpump/thermostat The only place I think of now is the radiator, could...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guy, just wondering what i can replace my factory m43 with? Iv googled and searched the forums but cant find many, if any ideas to swap it with. Would an sb20det fit? I thought there would be quiet a list for m43 swap outs but everything i can find is just swaps with a m50 or other similar...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone! I am interested in retrofitting cruise control in my 316i with the M43 engine, and I have read that it isn't as simply as just plugging it in, and that I would need some extra parts. I have been searching around and found that the parts I would need is: A cruise control actuator...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Could you please take a look at the picture included, and tell me if this is my Final Stage Resistor. Thanks
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    HI I have a e46 318i m43 that i have turbocharged It runs with kms motormanagement It runs good, but we have come to the conclusion that my standard injectors aren't good enough, that they dont deliver enough fuel Can u help me with which injector i could use that would fit?
    m43
  17. Turbocharging your BMW
    HI I have a e46 318i m43 that i have turbocharged It runs with kms motormanagement It runs good, but we have come to the conclusion that my standard injectors aren't good enough, we think that they dont deliver enough fuel Can u help me with which injector i could use that would fit? It runs...
    m43
1-17 of 332 Results
Top