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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By iffy
rear drop link question (bentley manual)

Just in the process of fixing my drop links. I'm following the haynes manual and bentley manual and so far have a few questions.

According to haynes manual you just pop the new drop links on and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By iffy
e46 325i 2001 - rear spring removal problem

I have a slight issue. I was replacing my rear springs yesterday and after doing some research, chose to use the scissor jack method. At first I was apprehensive of using this method but then chose...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By iffy
window problem, need to know what it could be

I hope someone can help here. My passenger window is functioning properly. The issue with the window is: while the window is going down, half way through I hear a pronounced metal crunch. I hear this...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By iffy
Thanks for the info. I have many manuals and have...

Thanks for the info. I have many manuals and have looked at many sites, however I have looked at this site before but I suppose I didn't look close enough. Thabks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By iffy
rear trailing arm bush removal advice

Need some advice on carrying out the rear trailing arm bush diy. I started the diy today and succesfully managed to remove all 6 18mm bolts. I am now going to purchase the bush removal tool and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By iffy
Too expensive

Too expensive
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By iffy
what do you propose?

what do you propose?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By iffy
e46 325 2001 - suspension problems

Ive noticed that my rear top mounts (both) are thudding when the suspension compresses around 50%. The mounts are only two years old, as are the bump stops and shocks. The only part I have not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By iffy
BMW mechanic said the gasket are a definate weak...

BMW mechanic said the gasket are a definate weak point on this car. Plus I do get noises from that side of the engine on startup. When the cars warm the noise goes away. Its nothing serious as it has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By iffy
E46 325 2001 - Advice on possible problems removing exhaust manifold

This is not a post asking about DIYS etc, but a post to enquire on what challenges you (people whom have done the diy) came across.
I'm certain as hell my exhaust manifold gaskets have failed and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By iffy
e46 325 2001 - brake clinking in reverse

I have an issue with my brakes/suspension. When reversing and applying the brakes, I get a LOUD profound click. It comes from both sides of of the rear of the car and is ONLY happening when applying...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By iffy
diff output shaft seal

At 113k miles, i have noticed the seal leaking/sweating. I have serviced the diff regularly and am wondering if the seal should of have been leaking. Nevertheless I will have to change this seal. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By iffy
e46 clutch replacement diy advice

Looking for a bit advice from the more experienced DIY'ers. My clutch keeps jufddering despite having had it changed 4 years ago. I have just never managed to get rid of the judder; had it since 30k...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By iffy
believe it or not - i had a serious vibration at...

believe it or not - i had a serious vibration at 70mph with adapters, since I have put spacers on, I swear the vibration has totally disappeared
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By iffy
im using an 8.5x17 rim

im using an 8.5x17 rim
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By iffy
Here is an email in which they claim a 2year...

Here is an email in which they claim a 2year warranty on all parts directly related to the spacers:

The 7mm adaptor is a tested and approved fitment for this car. Most AC Schnitzer wheels use an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By iffy
There ac schnizer 7mm spacers. I asked ac...

There ac schnizer 7mm spacers. I asked ac schnitzer uk if they where suitable and they assured they are approved and will not cause any damage at all??????
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By iffy
245/45/17 on 8.5j x 17 (yes or no?)

Can I stick 245 on a 8.5 inch rim? I have 7mm spacers on the rear and wanted to fill the arches out a little with the wider rear. I will however only do this if it is safe and not against bmw...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By iffy
that was ac schnitzer rep who told me that. he...

that was ac schnitzer rep who told me that. he said it was a good fit due to j shape or something!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By iffy
Should I run tyres at a higher or lower pressure...

Should I run tyres at a higher or lower pressure than factory recommendations?
Why do you think the offset of AC's are ideal? My rear tyres sit so far in the wheel well that it's pretty horrible...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By iffy
e46 325i 2001 - wheel discussion (not the usual)

Ok, I have just bought a set of 17inch Ac Schnitzer alloys so that I could compare against a set of replicas I have. My purpose for changing over is because I wanted a better ride and better...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By iffy
CCV was serviced 40k ago, and when it done the -...

CCV was serviced 40k ago, and when it done the - the ccv was totally clean
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By iffy
e46 325 2001 - how to replace bonnet catch

Is there a diy on how to replace the bonnet catch?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By iffy
oil consumption issue and what to do - 325i

I know this topic has been discussed to great lengths but I need to know a few specific procedures.
In 10000 miles I have went through 8 litres of oil. Im using 5w40 castrol oil. I know this isn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By iffy
e46 ac *****zer wheels advice

I do not understand wheel sizes in terms of width and ET. I would like help and advice on how to correct a mistake I have made. I have an e46 325i 2001 vehicle. When I bought this car it came with...
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