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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 65,662
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Not quite sure how to put it, so I will spill it....

Not quite sure how to put it, so I will spill it.

Dad's boss bought flooded car, so I had a go at it since I have the tools. Now that it came to payment, I have no idea what to say. I have never...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 65,662
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Out of curiosity, how much would a diagnosis of...

Out of curiosity, how much would a diagnosis of flooded vehicle cost? Need to find out what modules don't work and need to be replaced.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By PancakeBimmer
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=455377&stc=1&d=1406655761

This is the valve that already was on the car. After it snapped, we grabbed the one I used to have on my car,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Check the gasket shape, my dad received one and...

Check the gasket shape, my dad received one and it had slight bulge in the middle. It is so small that can be easily missed, but because of it snapped two SAP valves when installing (hand-tight, no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By PancakeBimmer
This has been asked so, many, times. Regardless,...

This has been asked so, many, times. Regardless, here is answer...

Option 1: You said it already, buy new pillars.
Option 2: Use some 3M spray adhesive. This is straight forward.
Option 3: Buy...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Car was put back together and started. I did get...

Car was put back together and started. I did get my dad to check out the bottom-end of the engine for possible failures, but he said there is nothing wrong there. Therefore, I will take his word for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I have 2002 325i and it has screw type of coils....

I have 2002 325i and it has screw type of coils. My dad 2003 530i on other hand is already using plug-in coils.
Coil on my car can be separated into two, coil with connector and the boot, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Well, remember three snapped bolts that I...

Well, remember three snapped bolts that I mentioned below. One of the came out, but as for the other see below... :mad: :mad: :mad: Haha "Snap-On" screw extractor, get it? More like snap-off. :mad:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 949,123
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Hot damn those wheels look good. I would rock...

Hot damn those wheels look good. I would rock those on my car if those screws weren't there. :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Two news, a good one and a bad one. To start...

Two news, a good one and a bad one.

To start with a bad one, I might be a bit retarded. :eek: I re-checked the threads to see which one I should redo, since last time a good dozen of bolts didn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By PancakeBimmer
To find out where the clunking noise is coming...

To find out where the clunking noise is coming from, repair busted threads, replace gasket, and inspect oil pump.



Similar what I had in mind :dunno:

When we pulled out M54 out of my dad's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Am I crazy for thinking that this will support the engine?

https://i.imgur.com/VCwAGdg.jpg

Pretty much what the title says. It is about 1cm in diameter
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 949,123
Posted By PancakeBimmer
And our landlord will kill us for the concrete...

And our landlord will kill us for the concrete floor :rofl: But no, we will probably have to clean that up really good


That is actually something my dad taught me to do. In case of car falling...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5,836
Views: 949,123
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Literally took the picture just to post it here....

Literally took the picture just to post it here. Big fella is on the stands, all ready to have its front subframe dropped for engine work.
https://i.imgur.com/viXZUKJ.jpg

Also my dad just got...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By PancakeBimmer
No, but you will have to cut D1 guide sticker...

No, but you will have to cut D1 guide sticker that goes near door stopper. Nothing complicated.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I don't know where to get material that matches...

I don't know where to get material that matches factory upholstery, but I had good business with yourautotrim.com
But in case you want oem, buy new pillars and replace them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Voltage is around 12V. Doesn't seem right at all,...

Voltage is around 12V. Doesn't seem right at all, but this is a new battery, which is being charged if I were to believe the INPA. What is interesting that car will crank even when voltage is below...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Posted By PancakeBimmer
http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/ or local BMW TIS...

http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/ or local BMW TIS

Has all technical information, repair guides, torques, and pretty much everything else dealer uses.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 65,662
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Would anyone happen to know if LF-30 to LF-20 is...

Would anyone happen to know if LF-30 to LF-20 is a direct swap, or will I need the hose with lower pressure rating because of different connections?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,049
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I like SAP and windshield washing system delete....

I like SAP and windshield washing system delete. Not much weight savings, but I like having fewer things in engine bay.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I really hope you are wrong on this one because I...

I really hope you are wrong on this one because I do not think I can take on another engine rebuild. If it is wristpin, how does it usually fail? I imagine the spacing between piston pin hole and pin...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 255
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Bump. Found the video of M54B30 with exactly the...

Bump. Found the video of M54B30 with exactly the same knocking sound. Uploader too has no idea where the noise is coming from.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf8qARdQe7s
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Posted By PancakeBimmer
We have HF torque wrenches and they are almost...

We have HF torque wrenches and they are almost spot on with electric torque wrench. Haven't had a problem with them.

I am not quite sure what length inserts to order. Bolt is M6 with 1.0mm thread....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,540
Posted By PancakeBimmer
An update regarding cleaning camshaft sensors....

An update regarding cleaning camshaft sensors. Owner reports about 40% improvement, so might replace the sensors with brand new ones.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Car won't crank from the first time

Another issue with 2007 750i. It won't crank, at least not from the first time or without jump-starting.

An aftermarket battery was installed by previous owner, and luckily it was the correct...
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