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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2013, 03:45 PM
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Posted By shammond
Motor Mount Vibration and pulling right

Let me begin by saying that I have read the WIKI and also searched other threads but I do not see my question or answer.

Car 2002 330I
I was having vibration in the steering, slop in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By shammond
I am in the same boat. I replaced by tie rods...

I am in the same boat. I replaced by tie rods with Lemforder and my steering guibo and still have the vibration. CABS were done about 6 months ago. I had the tires rotated and balanced and 3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By shammond
I had not considered the post airfilter "shatter...

I had not considered the post airfilter "shatter factor". I am ordering now. I will feel better knowing it is fixed anyway. Those little devices affect a TON of things.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By shammond
I did not pick up a gasket and when I tried to...

I did not pick up a gasket and when I tried to pull mine out appeared it was not coming out without a fight. I lubed some engine oil on it and the ICV popped in. Had I had one I would have replaced...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By shammond
Got it!

Got it!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By shammond
Sunday Question ICV installation-Help

I just cleaned my ICV. Thanks to the Wiki it is clean. Question. Does the ICV get inserted into the rubber grommet on the engine or does it simply press against it. The grommet is part number 10...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By shammond
Do I need a new MAF

Getting to my DISA and ICV for replacement and cleaning I found this in the large intake boot. Should I replace the MAF? When I cleaned it a couple of years ago one of the arms was broken...... ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-14-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By shammond
Squeal in drive and reverse not park or neutral

I have read the wiki and completed a search but have not seen this described. I have a squeal from the front of the engine but it only occurs when the car is in drive or reverse and not part of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
I just watched a couple of videos of front and...

I just watched a couple of videos of front and rear springs, struts, and shocks. If I replace the springs then the front looks pretty simple. The rear looks even easier. I might as well do all 4...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Anybody know a ballpark labor figure for an indy...

Anybody know a ballpark labor figure for an indy shop to install a springs, struts, and shocks that I procure? I am not really interested in playing with the springs.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
One thing on ride height. When I hit the bottom...

One thing on ride height. When I hit the bottom of my driveway I have to have a little speed so the shocks to play a role. Anyway if I replace the shocks and then need springs it will not hurt to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Smolk, Life has been very busy. Time to do...

Smolk,

Life has been very busy. Time to do some maintenance on the ole bimmer. The Vanos is excellent and I have a new DISA sitting here waiting for me to get off my butt. I am going to clean...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
No check engine light and no aftermarket exhaust....

No check engine light and no aftermarket exhaust. The noise appears to come from under the drivers side rear seat. I have a sedan. It has done it for a long time and drives me freakin crazy!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
I am fat and my suspension is old

I live on a steep driveway and noticed that when I drive up my tail pipe brushes the ground. I am assuming that being a 2002 with 135K miles that my shocks need to be replaced. Thoughts?

Also,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
I think after work I will put it back on stands...

I think after work I will put it back on stands and take the wheels off to push that caliper bracket in. I should only have to loosen the 2 caliper bolts enough to move it in the 0.5 mm to stop the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Cant chew gum and drive!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks...

Cant chew gum and drive!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for your help. I have session 2 of brake bedding today!


I was stumped yesterday. There must be just enough wiggle room to cause the issue. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
I have witness marks. Probably if I drove an...

I have witness marks. Probably if I drove an hour I would not anymore since it would wear the weight off. I am wondering that when my nephew put the bracket back on if it moved a hair (they are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
The installer (me and my nephew) did not use a...

The installer (me and my nephew) did not use a lot anti squeal. Only where necessary. I have lifetime rotation and balancing so I will have the weights moved.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Scott, and its both wheels which tells me its not...

Scott, and its both wheels which tells me its not a mistake on one wheel. Make sense. Not trying to argue just thinking out loud. I appreciate your help.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Scott I am wondering if the thicker pads caused...

Scott I am wondering if the thicker pads caused the caliper to be expanded just enough to touch the weights. The bracket and caliper were put back on the only way they fit which is the way they came...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Question I just went out and jacked the car up and spun...

I just went out and jacked the car up and spun each wheel. You can see the weights rubbing the calipers. I guess the are expanded enough now to cause an issue because they did not do this with the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
I did a bedding run today but could only get up...

I did a bedding run today but could only get up to 45-50 mph because of traffic. My nephew did most the work (I am learning to trust) since he is an auto tech. He is not an expert and I watched...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By shammond
Angry New brakes ticking

I just installed new rotors and pads on the front. Every thing went fine but when I took it out for a drive their is a ticking noise on the passenger front at all times and the same noise on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,361
Posted By shammond
I did gorilla glue them but I hear a rattle. I...

I did gorilla glue them but I hear a rattle. I am sure the gutters are bonded on. I wonder where it is loose. I cant figure it out and a bit frustrated. Well more than a bit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,361
Posted By shammond
Ok, so has anybody had an issue where they glued...

Ok, so has anybody had an issue where they glued the rain gutters back on with Gorilla Glue and then when you drive you can hear a rattle? I swear the 4%#^#% things rattle! I put glue on every...
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