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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By tblt44
check all pulleys. sounds like a/c hope not. ...

check all pulleys.
sounds like a/c hope not.
fan is right hand loosen and shroud and fan must come out together.
good luck.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 229,231
Posted By tblt44
107K no problems. doing a redline fluid change...

107K no problems.
doing a redline fluid change twice real soon . I have 3 gallons of D4
filter ,gasket and new bolts.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By tblt44
Valve cover gasket BMW or Elring

2005 e46 M54 engine
Need to replace my valve cover gasket.
What brand works ?
BMW , Elring or others ?
I'm also doing plugs ,are the NGK 4 prong the best for our cars ?
Anything else I need....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By tblt44
Ok looks like elring is oem

Ok looks like elring is oem
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By tblt44
Is elring oem?

Is elring oem?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By tblt44
Well I just ordered a Elring gasket for the oil...

Well I just ordered a Elring gasket for the oil filter housing. Was rotating the tires and found this leak from back of the engine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By tblt44
what brand valve cover gasket

I have been getting a oil leak at the back of the valve cover, time for a new gasket.
what brand gasket do you guys use ?
What brand should I avoid?
Anything I need to know when doing this job ?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By tblt44
Oil filter housing leak

2005 325i
Haven't posted in a while because the BMW has been good.
I have a oil leak on the drivers side of the engine and I think its the oil filter housing.
Just want to know is there anything...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-29-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 277,467
Posted By tblt44
Is the transmission functioning better now with...

Is the transmission functioning better now with the fluid change?
A new trans is big money.You may find a shop to get you a used one about 1500 or rebuild yours.
First you may want to try getting...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-26-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 277,467
Posted By tblt44
The original fluid should be carmel color like...

The original fluid should be carmel color like motor oil. At least it is on the GM transmissions. The red stuff is ok as long as its designed for your ZF transmission. What fluid did you us
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By tblt44
Coolant Question

2005 BMW 325i
I just did a drain and refill of my antifreeze .Well I got the BMW stuff but what I drained looked like apple juice no Idea what brand it was.I added the BMW blue fluid and distilled...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 10-14-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 277,467
Posted By tblt44
I have put off my trany change because I just...

I have put off my trany change because I just dont know what is a good fluid now that the original is not available. Amsoil, redline, maxlife or just a dextron VI. Now I here they just recomend dex...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 07-14-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,193
Posted By tblt44
Ok I need help.I smoked my speaker and I dont...

Ok I need help.I smoked my speaker and I dont know they.Magnet hot smoking.amp is pretty hot to.Why did I do something wrong.
I did notice I only had 1 inch clearance at back of box and it was...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 07-08-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,193
Posted By tblt44
So you put the ground to th battery ? I was told...

So you put the ground to th battery ? I was told not to do that and to ground to the drivers side where the factory unit was grounded to prevent noise.That would require a longer power wire about 6...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 07-08-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,728
Posted By tblt44
I do not have a fold down armrest or I would do...

I do not have a fold down armrest or I would do that in a heartbeat
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 07-06-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,728
Posted By tblt44
It's a 2005 325i sedan.No ski package.back seat...

It's a 2005 325i sedan.No ski package.back seat has a solid back with no fold down.
I may punch out the ski pass area and hope more bass gets thru the seat foam.I was also thinking of modifying the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By tblt44
I don't have a vett. i had a 95 with a LT1 but...

I don't have a vett. i had a 95 with a LT1 but sold it.i miss that car.one day i will have another vett.i will be doing this in a 325i.IM just doing a sealed box with pollyfill.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By tblt44
I will not be doing IB. IM just making a regular...

I will not be doing IB. IM just making a regular box to
) the speaker sealed box specs. .88 for the Polk 12
)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By tblt44
Mawana. Do you still have the center part. Of the...

Mawana. Do you still have the center part. Of the back seat in place.is the sub box against the back seat or away from it
)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By tblt44
It is a 4 ohm speaker.I will bridge the amp so I...

It is a 4 ohm speaker.I will bridge the amp so I will be feeding my sub 360 w ems
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 06-30-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,728
Posted By tblt44
Sub facing diection help

I will be installing my JL JX360/2 amp and a single Polk 12 inch sub next weekend.
How to face the sub to get the best sound with the least vibrations.I don't want the lid bouncing up and down.
I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-30-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By tblt44
Sub direction help

I will be installing my JL JX360/2 amp and a single Polk 12 inch sub next weekend.
How to face the sub to get the best sound with the least vibrations.I don't want the trunk lid bouncing up and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By tblt44
Ok response #2 was bad.Than I got 2 that say I...

Ok response #2 was bad.Than I got 2 that say I should be fine.
Do you guy's that actully have an amp get any light dimming ?
I am way under 100 watts
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By tblt44
Will I damage my electrical system with a AMP

I am installing a JL JX360/2 amp 360 RMS.
2005 BMW 325I sedan.

What size alternator do I have on this car ?
I friend said I will damage my electrical system with a AMP.

Should I have gotten...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 06-27-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 898
Posted By tblt44
Amp install help

2005 325i sedan
base stereo I guess, it say's business on it what ever that means.
A few easy questions.
Can I hook my ground wire from the amp where the ground from the battery is grounded?
Is...
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