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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,821
Posted By blurin03
Thanks for the info! Found out my torque wench...

Thanks for the info!
Found out my torque wench doesn't work on reverse threads.
Learn something new every day!
So I cleaned it, used red locktight, and tightened it the way I did before torque...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,821
Posted By blurin03
Thanks, I read that in your DIY, good tip!! And...

Thanks, I read that in your DIY, good tip!! And thanks for putting it up!!

After reading some more I decided to check my oil pump nut.
Yep, it was not very tight.

Now I'm looking for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,821
Posted By blurin03
Doing the job now. Anyone know the torque specs...

Doing the job now.
Anyone know the torque specs for the oil pan bolts?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-11-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,227
Posted By blurin03
So was it the oil pan gasket? I have oil on the...

So was it the oil pan gasket?
I have oil on the exact same spot as the first picture.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,466
Posted By blurin03
Anyone......anyone........Bueller:snooze:...

Anyone......anyone........Bueller:snooze: .....anyone?

See above.................
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-12-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,466
Posted By blurin03
I figured out that I could cycle the pump a few...

I figured out that I could cycle the pump a few times to get it to start, but I want to fix it.
Does anyone have a fix for this?
Was it your fuel pump?
Just a filter?
Or what fixed the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-07-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,466
Posted By blurin03
So did you figure out what the problem was? ...

So did you figure out what the problem was?

My '97 328is is doing the same exact thing.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-13-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 280,539
Posted By blurin03
Update: I completed this DUI in Dec. '07...

Update:
I completed this DUI in Dec. '07 with Valvoline MaxLife at 80k miles. I estimated I changed out about 75% of the fluid.
Now have about 101K. Trany still working fine (knock on...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 02-14-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 280,539
Posted By blurin03
Update on fluid change in Dec. 2007 now with...

Update on fluid change in Dec. 2007 now with about 14k miles, 94k total:
Still running great, (knock on wood).

I used Valvoline MaxLife in my ZF.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,625
Posted By blurin03
I have not had that problem but I don't think you...

I have not had that problem but I don't think you could do any more damage, if any damage was done at all, if you run it with the correct amount of oil. A little oil makes alot of smoke.

If it...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-09-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 280,539
Posted By blurin03
Mark_325i That is interesting that your...

Mark_325i

That is interesting that your transmission only took 4 liters with a filter change. Maybe your tranny is different.

If you look at my posting on: 12-06-2007, 09:14 PM, you'll see...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By blurin03
I had a similar problem. My ignition barrel...

I had a similar problem. My ignition barrel would spin 360 degrees if it was not fully inserted. From what Iíve read if you leave it go it will be much harder to fix.

I was able to fix mine...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-30-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,404
Posted By blurin03
1997 328is 5sp 24 city 29 hwy this is...

1997 328is 5sp

24 city
29 hwy
this is according to the OBC.

23 city
28 hwy
according to my calculations
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-19-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By blurin03
Left headlight cover. Is it clear?

Left headlight cover. Is it clear?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-07-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By blurin03
I also say power steering. The two rubber hoses...

I also say power steering. The two rubber hoses from under the reservoir. They are known to leak after 6-7 years.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 02-17-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 280,539
Posted By blurin03
Now I have a fluid leak. When originally I put...

Now I have a fluid leak.
When originally I put the pan bolts on I did not have a torque wrench and I developed a small leak.
I checked the bolts with a torque wrench and found I was at about 3...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-17-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By blurin03
Try an easy thing first, check your fuel pump...

Try an easy thing first, check your fuel pump relay.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 01-14-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 280,539
Posted By blurin03
I've got 1000 miles on the new fluid, no problems...

I've got 1000 miles on the new fluid, no problems except for a minor one.

I noticed some fluid seepage. Turned out the pan bolts loosened up some. Most likely caused by heat cycles. I tightened...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 01-13-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By blurin03
The diagram on my 2001, 330i was above the fuses...

The diagram on my 2001, 330i was above the fuses in the glovebox. I didn't see it at first.
Drop down the fuse panel and look at the top of the glovebox, tucked in behind the latch.

Maybe the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By blurin03
P.S. I think the main and fuel pump relays are 5...

P.S. I think the main and fuel pump relays are 5 pin.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-13-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By blurin03
The relays are located under the fuse panel under...

The relays are located under the fuse panel under the hood. You'll see, I think, 9 relays. I canít remember which ones are the main and fuel. Ask here, someone will know.

The relays direct...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-12-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By blurin03
Try the easy thing first. Change the main...

Try the easy thing first.

Change the main relay and the fuel pump relay. They are cheap and should be replaced every 7-8 years anyway.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-06-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 280,539
Posted By blurin03
I finally got around to changing the fluid on my...

I finally got around to changing the fluid on my í01 330i with 80k.

First off thanks to Torquewrench and bmwm3coupe for the in-depth directions and analysis!!:thumbup::thumbup:


Following the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By blurin03
I bought a new key for my '97 328is from the...

I bought a new key for my '97 328is from the dealer last month. Had to show them my VIN# and proof of ownership. Key arrived within 1 week.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-26-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By blurin03
Sorry. I didn't mean to rain on your parade. ...

Sorry. I didn't mean to rain on your parade. Enjoy the car.
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