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Forum: General BMW 10-29-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 39,548
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Bartley UK Leading BMW Specialist Service...

Bartley UK Leading BMW Specialist Service (http://www.bartleyuk.com/)

Tim I think we should add a new sub category named "BMW Specialist Centers" where we will add all the independent BMW...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Fifty_Cent
this videoshows the problem with the DISA valve ...

this videoshows the problem with the DISA valve
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=LMl_0w9-eRc


while this video shows the oil in the intake:...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Exclamation Help!Noise from DISA and oil in the intake

Am I f**ed? :cry:
I have managed to remove the DISA and guess what..there was oil everywhere, the DISA valve( the valve that is attached to the DISA itself) was making a horrible noise when opening...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By Fifty_Cent
the kit means that there are some inserts on the...

the kit means that there are some inserts on the side trim.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Great another manufacturing fault: BMW valve...

Great another manufacturing fault:
BMW valve train (lifter) tick/noise

Before you buy an E90 you should probably consider ether getting a certified pre owned which provides extended warranty or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Fifty_Cent
And yet another strange sound from the engine...

I keep hearing this strange sound at idle...it sounds like the valves have a mind of their own, kinda like a clicking sound. Also, I am almost sure that I am hearing it when accelerating also....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Only if you have a diesel...pdf doesnt like short...

Only if you have a diesel...pdf doesnt like short journeys...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-04-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Well if it matters, I only buy oem quality parts..

Well if it matters, I only buy oem quality parts..
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 232,467
Posted By Fifty_Cent
A relative's 1999 320i has 153000km and his 5...

A relative's 1999 320i has 153000km and his 5 speed steptronic has never been serviced. Runs like new, but what is he supposed to do at that mileage? I mean drainiing the old fluid and changing the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Fifty_Cent
I have the same thing but from autoglym...problem...

I have the same thing but from autoglym...problem is its in a spray form...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Fifty_Cent
My soft top sqeaks like crazy over...

My soft top sqeaks like crazy over potholes...seems as if the windows are seaking when rubbing with the softtop
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Fifty_Cent
I have replaced the pulley and the belt and the...

I have replaced the pulley and the belt and the problem is still there...I have also tried spraying it with brlt dresing which made it worse.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-02-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fifty_Cent
I have heard a second one today idling like a...

I have heard a second one today idling like a diesel! Unbelieavable. What is the point of designing a turbochaged 4, if its gonna sound like your turbocharged 4 diesel, which is stronger and more...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Mechanical or hydraulic belt tensioner replacement

I currently have a mechanical belt tensioner, which is making the belts whistle like crazy at idle. Should I replace it with another mechanical one, or should I go for the hydraulic retrofit, which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Piston slapping...? Come on .I am sure I heard...

Piston slapping...? Come on .I am sure I heard one ticking like a diesel however...I looked at the bafge and ir said 320i ....I was expecting 320d
Forum: General BMW 08-19-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 39,548
Posted By Fifty_Cent
BMW TIS Online Repair Manual...

BMW TIS Online Repair Manual (http://www.tis.spaghetticoder.org)
BMW Car Club of America (http://www.bmwcca.org/index)
BMW Car Club of Great Britain and Ireland (http://www.bmwcarclubgb.co.uk/)...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By Fifty_Cent
I have seen a car sprayer do that to an old bmw....

I have seen a car sprayer do that to an old bmw. He has lightly sanded the existing clear coat in order to make it coarse, and then appplied a fresh layer of clear coat on top. Dont know how...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By Fifty_Cent
$600? Just for the roof? I am not aquanted of the...

$600? Just for the roof? I am not aquanted of the respray charges in the us, but $600 is expensive. A good shop will be able to apply a top clearcoat layer on top of your existing one, so therefore...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-19-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,691
Posted By Fifty_Cent
New 320i engine idling noise

Is it just my hearing or do the new 4 cylinders sound like diesels at idle?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-19-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,449
Posted By Fifty_Cent
M sport suits the new shape nicely...

M sport suits the new shape nicely...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Thanks for the replys everyone. It is strange,...

Thanks for the replys everyone. It is strange, but my father's 320i (1995cc M52TU) does not do that. Strange.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Fifty_Cent
WHat???:thumbdwn::thumbdwn::thumbdwn: :ouch:

WHat???:thumbdwn::thumbdwn::thumbdwn: :ouch:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Its the exact same part at half the price... I...

Its the exact same part at half the price...
I dont even bother going ot the dealer anymore.
Ok let see an example...
front headlight washer....dealer 67 euros + vat....
outside source, same...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Most E46 owners tend to forget that their cars...

Most E46 owners tend to forget that their cars have double variable timing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,809
Posted By Fifty_Cent
Ok so I removed the filter today after 2 months...

Ok so I removed the filter today after 2 months of use in order to check its condition ... I tell you, thrr was some dirt on it alright...hopefully its doing what its supposed to do well..
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