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  1. New Member Introductions
    Bought car 1997 Z3 drove 90 miles watching the dash for any problems, none. Next day took Grandkid for ride top down and no problems that I noticed. Came out of house hour later water under my car and it's dead. Jumped it drove it and almost immediately went to red. Overheating. No smoke...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello, I've been reading a bunch of old threads on this subject and learned a bit, but did not find answers to a couple of questions, which I will post below. 2001 BMW 540i; the car is used by multiple people, so I was not there for everything that happened. This car was purchased in the...
  3. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Doing the headgasket job on my m50. Getting ready to take the cams out at top dead center. The problem is that my crank doesnt have the tdc mark on it. All there is, is a capital b, a number 1 under the B and 6 dots. What is the easiest way to find tdc without the mark?
  4. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So I bought this 2000 528i a year ago. About a month ago, I discovered a small coolant leak under my car. My dad, a former mechanic, said it was so small it would be fine for a while. When driving to school on a -20F day, my temp gauge said my engine was overheating. I immediately shut it off...
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    We have recently begun to replace both turbines along with the head-gasket on a 2006 335i with just over 100,000 miles on the N54 engine powering this vehicle. The car was brought in due to a rattle coming from the engine compartment. It was found that this rattle came from the actuating...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2004 bmw 325i m54 with a blown headgasket. I will need to take the head out to get it machined but i also i understand that the VANOS needs a bmw special tool to remove. Is there any way that i can remove & put back on Vanos without "Special" tools. Does anyone have the step by step...
  7. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys, I'm just finishing up the headgasket on my 99 328i and I can't for the life of me figure out where the vacuum line on top of the fuel rail leads to...I've got the one plugged into the bottom of the intake manifold, but don't have a clue where the other one goes...PLZ HELP!
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