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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By iffy
steering column removal

Does anyone know of a diy on removing the steering column? Which part in the in the steering column can wear and cause play? Looking forward to replies thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-20-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By iffy
Thanks for the offer but the mounts are oem so...

Thanks for the offer but the mounts are oem so will be netter than any other. The mounts are absolutely not the problem. Some other part is that is directly causing this part to appear faulty.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-18-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By iffy
Excessive travel - e46 rear top mounts

What failing or failed part(s) would cause excessive movement in the rear top mounts? So far I have changed the shocks, springs and top mounts; but still seem to be experiencing excessive travel in...
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-08-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By iffy
That's a good suggestion, have you tried for this...

That's a good suggestion, have you tried for this particular purpose?
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-08-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By iffy
Ideas for diagnostic tools

Iím having some issues with the car and would really like to diagnose them myself as opposed to taking the car to a garage or spending heaps of money on changing parts hoping the right part is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By iffy
The noise is not diff related. It suspension...

The noise is not diff related. It suspension related. Plus mounts wouldn't make a noise if diff bushes are gone. I repeat though: the mounts are perfectly fine (their new)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By iffy
rear end thudding

Please help with an issue I have. Please detail a possible part that could be weak and inadvertently put pressure on rear suspension top mounts causing them to thump and thud?
It won't be the rear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
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: 353
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: 321
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: 405
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: 405
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: 467
Posted By iffy
Too expensive

Too expensive
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By iffy
what do you propose?

what do you propose?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
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: 355
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: 355
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: 233
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: 499
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: 416
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: 662
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: 662
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: 662
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: 662
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: 662
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...
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