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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Just wondered if anyone has ever tried getting service spec information for engine components from Bmw? I need to know the acceptable big end width of a Conrod from an N73B60. I went to my local dealer and had a chat with the parts guy, who tried to be helpful but ultimately didn?t really...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I've been working on rebuilding the engine in my 323i and had just bought new bearings and rings. I've become hung up on the fact my manual does not mention where to measure the ring end gap. After measuring the bore (which is at 3.155 give or take a few thousands of an inch) I measured the end...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all (I am not a mechanic ) but I am trying to figure out something My car has no lamda sensor , as well as no other sensor on the exhaust after the turbo unit. How does the car take the backpressure measurement ? Harris
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Does anyone know the camshaft end float specs for 525d 177bhp MT57TU ? Mine is 0.007" which seems a little loose to me and may be causing the tapping noise I've posted about previously. Thanks in advance Fezzalad
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, what is the best way to measure a ride height in ur opinion which is accurate and how do u do it . the way i do it is by using s tape measure and measure from hub to finder lip but what i don't understand is why people say the tire pressure will not impact this method as i think it...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Two quick things I need to address for my ICE install. It's so chavvy I've had to bin my spare wheel.. :embarrassed 1) Does the E46 Spare Space saver fit on an E36? I have standard 16 inches alloys taking 225/50R16 IIRC. Will any old E46 Space saver fit in a pinch, or do I need a specific one...