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  1. Timing chain "worry" on my rebuilt E92 320D

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi each and all - wondering if anyone has any opinions on the following: I have rebuilt my engine and it is almost ready to go back in ( minus the head ) everything has been checked - new pistons & rings - new shells ( main and big end ) All timing chainS and guides have been changed - here...
  2. Walk away from 330i with rebuilt cylinder head?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I'm in the market for a 330i/330ci and I have found one that interests me. It's a 2001 model that's going for ~£2K, has ~80K miles and comes with a decent service history. The vendor has been open about the car's history and stated that its cylinder head was rebuilt earlier last year due...
  3. 2008 E92 M3 - Non Starter - CAS Fault's Present - Starter Stripped & Rebuilt - Battery Voltage 12.7+

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The story with this car started when it became lazy starting, it's used as a weekend car and still had it's original battery which has covered just over 45k Miles. It had been lazy starting for the last 10-15 times but, had never failed to start. One day it was stopped, left for half and hour...
  4. Front suspension rebuilt kits

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My 330Ci Clubsport came back from its MOT today with a bunch of advisories about the lower ball joints in the front suspension. I believe that rebuilt kits with the wishbone and the 'lollipop' bushes are available. Can anybody recommend a decent make and supplier?
  5. 1996 E31 840Ci - Suspension rebuilt time... Shopping list

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    1996 E31 840Ci - Suspension rebuild time... Shopping list chaps ok, so i think i'm going to have to bite the bullet and start investing some money into the 840. 3 out of 4 shocks are leaking and i'm getting some squeaks and rattles towards the rear of the car. im after help on the shopping...
  6. Engine rebuilt, all new gaskets and seals... loosing a little oil still

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys. Some of you may have read my thread about me rebuilding my car engine. Well before you read on I have put both front and rear crank seals in.. new front camchain cover gasket, rocker cover and sump. But I am still loosing a little oil. There seems to be a little coming around the sump...
  7. 2002 E46 318CI - Rough idle on start up - newly rebuilt engine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Everyone, Have a quick tech questions, I have searched but don't know if there relevant due to mine recently having its engine rebuilt. It had the following work done: New rings Head Gasket Head welded New VVT New Cam Waterpump when I start the car from cold, I get a rough fluxuating...
  8. E36 1995 318i , anyone rebuilt sunroof motor ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi again , my 1995 318i has a dead sunroof , I am guessing its the motor like it was with the wipers , Has anyone removed or repaired the sunroof motor ? My wiper motor just needed some grease on the bushes.(2 torx screws ).
  9. 1998 E31 840ci - Calipers Rebuilt

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    After 2 weeks I've finally finished re-building my calipers. New pistons, new seals, few coats of paint, new braided hoses to go on too. Just waiting on the anti rattle spring kit and they can finally go back on the car !!!! :):):):):)
  10. 1998 E31 840ci - BBS Rebuilt

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi These have been sitting around in my loft since 2009 when I had them split, powder coated and polished. I just found some time last month to put these beauties back together. Not a simple task but I managed to get them built to a satisfactory level. Thanks Prit
  11. 2001 E53 X5 3.0i - gearbox rebuilt still trans safe mode!!!!! HELP

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I have just had my 2001 X5 3.0 Petrol 5sp auto gearbox rebuilt. The car originally was slipping from 2nd into 3rd and revving crazy, put lucas trans fluid was great for 1k then back to square 1. Fault code gear monitoring 2 was told REBUILD. The gear box has been rebuilt, all clutch...
  12. 1999 E46 318i engine rebuilt but need help as im an idiot

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey ladies and gentleman, I hope someone can help. I've totally rebuilt the engine on my 318I e46. Reground crank, new bearings, pistons and rings. Head skimmed pressure tested...... blah blah. I've put the engine back in. Some lovely new oil, filled up the cooland. Fired her up. Purred like...
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