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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By grimma
well I resolved my problems after when I have...

well I resolved my problems after when I have added about 0.3 liter of ZF transmission fluid I was that short after first refill! after that with new solenoids in it was a very nice to drive it! no...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By grimma
is it possible to reset the x-fer case with inpa?

is it possible to reset the x-fer case with inpa?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By grimma
well my swap went well, no big problems with my...

well my swap went well, no big problems with my dipstick, just I had to cut some rubber hose and tyed it up below fuel return valve to attach it. Oil dipstick is gently in contact with DME box but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By grimma
M52TU w/ intake mani. from M54B25 running rich

Hello,

I have 323ci M52TU from 1999 and I just put in recently intake manifold from M54B25 with new DISA and adapter plate for throttle body! Smoke tested - everything fine , no leaks! while I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By grimma
no one? come on please, Can anyone shed some...

no one? come on please, Can anyone shed some light here ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By grimma
Engine Whistle at idle till 1800 rpm

Hello,

I have a mysterious whistle on my engine M52TU. It has a intake manifold from M54B25 and new disa + O ring , but the noise was same as before intake swap! The noise is somewhere at the left...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,289
Posted By grimma
Go with japanese car, E83 can be really expensive...

Go with japanese car, E83 can be really expensive with many miles.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By grimma
my brother used to brake a school windows with a...

my brother used to brake a school windows with a spark plug end! just tap gently the window and it would crack like that! and they could never figure out how it happend, because he didnt trow the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By grimma
or you can solder 2 resistors 100 ohm each and...

or you can solder 2 resistors 100 ohm each and one diode 1N4001 or 1N4007 and connect it to blue and white wire below the seat and that is it! It is what I did! no more airbag light! just google it!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By grimma
two words, Liqui Moly!

two words, Liqui Moly!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By grimma
remove your airbox , and MAF, put a latex glove...

remove your airbox , and MAF, put a latex glove around intake rubber boot! do few turns with a tape arround glove! at the rear of the intake driver side remove one end cap! on the nipple attach...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By grimma
check the oil filter cap , it has 2 small O-rings...

check the oil filter cap , it has 2 small O-rings if they dont seal as they should be you will loose oil pressure on oil pressure sensor and upper engine oil starvation will occur!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By grimma
vacuum leak

vacuum leak
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By grimma
I did only standard Stuff as a preventive...

I did only standard Stuff as a preventive maintenance to my E60 worst DiY was replacing automatic gearbox solenoids! It was M54 engine! there was no big investments on it! Why did I sold that car! :(
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By grimma
Steering wheel position questions?

Here is the story: last weekend I DIYed RTABs. Before I did them my steering wheel was inclined to the right maybe 5-10 degrees. Now after job is done it is 5-10 degrees to the left? WTF?

Car is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By grimma
E46 is a crap car compared to E60! i owned E60...

E46 is a crap car compared to E60! i owned E60 before and now I am on E46! Sometimes when i see E60 rolling by, I just want to cry!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By grimma
if it is M52 or M54 engine check the oil filter...

if it is M52 or M54 engine check the oil filter cap! If it is not pressed as it should be two little o-rings wont seal and then you will have red oil pressure indicator!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-29-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By grimma
my reponse to post 7: I replaced my cat....

my reponse to post 7: I replaced my cat. converter and shortly after car was totaled in a highway accident! I think it was temporary fix because head gasket wasnt seeling good and car consumed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By grimma
i had once similar situation with my 523i , he...

i had once similar situation with my 523i , he consumed coolant and cloged my cata. converter. I ended up same as you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By grimma
owners manual says that my gearbox and diff oils...

owners manual says that my gearbox and diff oils are lifetime! but I dont believe in that lifetime c r a p policy.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By grimma
Battery

on my X3 battery died 5 months ago, when road assistance arrived we where amazed to see that original battery lasted for 9 years! manufacturing date can be found stamped on one of the terminals! it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By grimma
I am sorry, I am crazy when it is about my car...

I am sorry, I am crazy when it is about my car maintenence, but In proffesional life I am in aircraft maintenance
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By grimma
but they told me that 75W90 is a NO GO for my...

but they told me that 75W90 is a NO GO for my transmission! It should be 75W80.And liqui moly dont have full synthetic oil for diff which is 75W90 GL-4 for differential. they have mineral and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By grimma
Thank you all for answers, after a small research...

Thank you all for answers, after a small research I found that 75W80 GL3+ from liqui moly is compatible for my gearbox as it meets GL3 and GL4 standards , as for diff oil this company really...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By grimma
The oil I bought was GL-3+ and guy was all dure...

The oil I bought was GL-3+ and guy was all dure that this is oil for my gearbox! I dont know should I go with 75W95 GL-5 or 75W140 GL-5 for diff?


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