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  1. M57 3.0d Intake Manifold sealant questions.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, so since I still have swirl flaps in place and don't plan to removing them (i dont want to lower torque and increase consumption even by that little), my intake manifold is leaking oil and potentially some boost i assume, so without thinking about it twice, I bought gasket sealant in a...
  2. 1989 E30 320i how to repair Round multi plug under inlet manifold - wiring

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    1989 E30 320i - how to repair round multi plug and wiring under inlet manifold. is the wiring available or possible to repair
  3. 2005 E60 30D exhaust manifold problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey everyone! First of all, sorry for my bad language/grammar, I live in Hungary, but people here seems to be not competent, or not helpful online, and I would like to get near the real problem as close as I can, before getting the car to a service / indy. So the problem started last week, when...
  4. Rocker Cover leaking oil onto Exhaust Manifold?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, cars been off the road for some time and I started it up a while back and I noticed some smoke coming down by the DPF area. I didn't think much of it as it had been stood for some weeks and it cleared after a few minutes, I then decided to take a quick video around the area as I was...
  5. F30 2012 air intake manifold Damage (holes in it)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have found multiple holes in my intake manifold and i'm wondering if anyone can tell me possible causes? I heard loud banging noises some days about 10 minutes after starting the car which sounded like a stone hitting the window at speed but now I realize it was the air intake manifold...
  6. a simple manifold swap 330d

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys the moaning of life with my 330d was getting fumes in the car , and could here turbo whistling so went for a cast iron manifold ordered one from ebay when it came I thought yes looks of good quality , boy was I wrong, I followed the French youtube...
  7. E39 525D intake manifold cleaning

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Now that I've found my existing intake has split I've got a replacement and want to give it a good clean. I've used a heavy degreaser on it with hot water and now intend to give it a caustic soda soak. But how long should it remain in the caustic soda bath? Using hot water what is the best way...
  8. e60 535d inlet manifold

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Evening all so here's my problem I had trouble starting on a cold day so ordered a new set of glow plugs and set about fitting Found out after removing inlet manifold it was solid with carbon oil deposit so I removed all parts off manifold and left in caustic soda However I forgot I didn't...
  9. e60 2003 530d fume smell. manifold changed

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Every now and then i am getting a slight smell of fumes inside the cabin. I changed the manifold about 6 months ago as it had sheared off the flange. Where else is this likley to be comming from? Thanks.
  10. Where to buy an ECU and inlet manifold for my x5 3.0d 2007

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi I just bought a BMW X5 2007 model with 3.0d automatic engine, ecu and inlet manifold are missing. My neighbour is a mechanic and will TRY to fix it but where from we can buy these parts? Also please advise why these 2 parts will be missing from the car? What sort of issue would make the...
  11. 330 ci turbo conversion manifold queatiob

    Turbocharging your BMW
    330 ci turbo conversion manifold queation Alright chaps I’m currently sorting out doing a turbo conversion I’ve done numerous turbo conversions on several cars over the years however I’m new to the bmw scene now doing a bit of research it seems that most manifolds available won’t suit uk spec...
  12. Replacing zyl4-6 manifold 330ci

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Any how-tos on a 330ci m54? I've looked :( can find LHD ones but no RHD. I'm guessing i need to remove steering CV? Or can i do it without removing this? Sent from my BLN-L21 using Tapatalk
  13. E46 manifold! M54 3.0L 330ci

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    After the above. Northampton area, after the one closest to inside the car. Anyone got one for sale? Sent from my BLN-L21 using Tapatalk
  14. Could 11612246949 intake manifold Backup ring get into engine's cylinder or stuck deep inside ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Could 11612246949 intake manifold Backup ring get into engine's cylinder or stuck deep inside ?
  15. FS: BMW 3 Series E90 E91 Turbo Exhaust Manifold - TMS Motorsport

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    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT] FS: BMW 3 Series E90 E91 Turbo Exhaust Manifold Manufactured from highest quality T304 grade stainless steel. Mandrel bent and fully TIG welded for strength and durability. CNC...
  16. M47 engine - manifold bolt

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I had removed the manifold and when reinserting it one of the 10mm bolts had been overtightened and now will not tighten. Not quite sure what to do to get it to be seated? Would appreciate any suggestions.
  17. Inlet manifold blow out

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all As the photo shows my inlet decided it didn't want to carry on working. I was doing 2500rpm (so full boost) and there was a big bang. Obviously it's over boosted but why?? Car has turbo back exhaust and egr delete its not mapped, Fault codes were: Boost actuater Air mass meter Map sensor.
  18. Exhaust manifold removed

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Do you think a car will start if you exhaust downpipe has been removed? I removed the downpipe and car cranks but won't start I guess this might be due to back pressure or vacumme needed to pull exhaust fume out This has worked on turbo engine before but the car i am trying on now is na
  19. 318i N46B20 Manifold swap for non cat version, Any gains???

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone, ive been reading up alot on american e46 sites and they are recommendng buying some cheap ebay headers (manifold) because they give a good gain in performance. my car is running the manifold with cats in atm. im thinking about buying a 2nd hand original 318i manifold without the...
  20. FS: BMW 3 Series E46 N42 Decat Exhaust Manifold - TMS Motorsport

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    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT] FS: BMW 3 Series E46 N42 Decat Exhaust Manifold Made from the highest quality T304 polished stainless steel. Maximises exhaust gasflow by removing the catalytic converter...
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