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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By lgr122
330d Touring e91 is what i'm thinking to get, as...

330d Touring e91 is what i'm thinking to get, as next step after e46, not sure how soon it's going to be though.

How common are diesel BMWs there in Toronto? I believe there might be some, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By lgr122
I'm using 0W30 in my e46, and no need to add any...

I'm using 0W30 in my e46, and no need to add any between oil change.
It has 220000km on clock at the moment.

E87 has 5W40, as recommended for diesel, but now i wonder, if should have put thinner...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By lgr122
How about background information before advice? ...

How about background information before advice?
Can you do service on car yourself? Do you have garage?
Is this BMW supposed to be daily ride, or just for fun days?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By lgr122
In europe most prefacelift models have that round...

In europe most prefacelift models have that round plug in engine bay. There is OBD also inside car, but it's not fully connected to all functions.

I have similar 20 PIN connector under my hood. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By lgr122
Ofcourse you can go and measure yours for being...

Ofcourse you can go and measure yours for being sure what you have.

I must admit i didn't measure, i took information from internet also, but i'm sure front is bigger than rear.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By lgr122
In e46 front is 82mm (part number...

In e46 front is 82mm (part number 51-14-8-132-375) and rear 77mm (part number 51-14-8-203-864) .

Those same emblems can be used in many different models, and different models can have them...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By lgr122
http://www.ebay.com/itm/E36-M3-MOTORSPORT-Strut-To...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/E36-M3-MOTORSPORT-Strut-Tower-Dust-COVERS-Cap-M-TECHNIC-94-95-96-97-98-99-e46-/221986756203?fits=Make%3ABMW&hash=item33af71166b:g:8OoAAOSwD0lUdR1N&vxp=mtr

Maybe that kind...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By lgr122
Using just Redline MTL is fine also, if don't...

Using just Redline MTL is fine also, if don't want to mix, but then it's not perfectly smooth before warming up. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 114,577
Posted By lgr122
https://www.facebook.com/1432157167081335/videos/1...

https://www.facebook.com/1432157167081335/videos/1514825415481176/

:supdude:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By lgr122
You don't need to change chip from one cluster to...

You don't need to change chip from one cluster to another.
Atleast i didn't need in mine. You just need right coding tool. (I did mine with BMW Scanner 1.4.0) You need to replace VIN code in cluster...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By lgr122
I had something like 8-9 l/100km before begun...

I had something like 8-9 l/100km before begun using ethanol fuel, but i have average speed above 60km/h. Traffic is never so heavy in this town, and i spend most of my time on highway.

Car is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By lgr122
Some kind lubricant is needed, and it's not too...

Some kind lubricant is needed, and it's not too easy really, but i never had such special tool in my hand and already changed those twice. :)

It's good idea to try push them together already...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By lgr122
When cutting rubber cover, then don't have to...

When cutting rubber cover, then don't have to pull it off?
I don't know the reason, but mine were already both cut when i went in there to change my shock mounts (and new shocks and rear springs).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-07-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By lgr122
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WleXONeHDpU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WleXONeHDpU

This might help you bit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By lgr122
Your 330cd = diesel engine, right? M3 =...

Your 330cd = diesel engine, right?
M3 = gasoline, that difference might be some problem about making things work right.

For example, M3 has red line at 8000rpm, diesels have it at 5000rpm
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By lgr122
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=242977&d=1282511792

Couple horses you can add, but it's not cheap and won't make your car much faster.

How much will it cost? ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By lgr122
Leak found and fixed, no wonder my fuel...

Leak found and fixed, no wonder my fuel consumption was getting so bad.
Two pieces of fuel hose were very cracked, which i changed while changing fuel filter. Original BMW hoses are fine, only...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By lgr122
It's fine tool for diagnostic and light coding.

It's fine tool for diagnostic and light coding.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By lgr122
It's N52B30, same like 330i, just bit lower power...

It's N52B30, same like 330i, just bit lower power version of it.
328i is only available in US, but that's where they are. :)
Probably can be chip tuned to same power like 330i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By lgr122
How about this one instead? ...

How about this one instead?

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/ctd/5309815314.html

It's basically same engine like 330i.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By lgr122
It's 4-cylinder M43 engine, not very fast, but...

It's 4-cylinder M43 engine, not very fast, but reliable transportation.
Car is still vulnerable on cooling system failure just like other e46, if not properly maintained.
Possible occasional...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By lgr122
It comes in "starting with" package. :D Might be...

It comes in "starting with" package. :D Might be that US models have better one instead.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By lgr122
I can't be sure of others, but it worked on mine,...

I can't be sure of others, but it worked on mine, which is 2000 model.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By lgr122
I was able to do it with BMW Scanner 1.4.0....

I was able to do it with BMW Scanner 1.4.0. Switched cluster from another same model car.
First should get cluster in virgin mode, by setting mileage 0, then you should change VIN code to match...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 1,190,256
Posted By lgr122
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Fall is here.

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