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About allan

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  • Birthday 02/07/1954

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    Allan Hughes
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    Horowhenua, Foxton
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    E46 325ti manual
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    M54B25 fitted, manual conversion, sport body kit, sport interior leather seats..

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  1. allan

    E46 330/5 flywheel/clutch Replacement Suggestions

    What stage are you at with this now?.
  2. allan

    Floor Mats

    Hi this arrived from Pelican you can have your own personal floor mats https://www.pelicanparts.com/promos/1Lloyd192019/
  3. allan

    Central Locking Motors

    Have a look on line about the keys could be a number of things https://www.google.com/search?q=e39+faulty+remote+entry&rlz=1C1GGRV_enNZ784NZ784&oq=e39+faulty+remote+entry&aqs=chrome..69i57.10629j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
  4. allan

    e46 wiring diagrams

    Hi anyone got the diagram for the rear vent windows on a coupe or compact. Having trouble getting www planet to work thanks
  5. allan

    What'd you do to your BMW today?

    Must be that time again things have started to brake. First a phone call help flat tyre and sure as eggs the space saver turns out to be soft. Next the drivers door won't lock with the key so the pull it apart and its toast lucky had some old bits hanging around Not so much a repair but fitted an aux cable and connections fromthe radio to ash tray. Have left the rear vent problem for now a coffee is in order I feel.
  6. Have converted these to electric. But still can't get them to work. The motors work have checked the wiring and turned on the rear window option by recoding it. Could the General module be at fault any help much appreciated.
  7. allan

    PFL E46 Xeon swap

    Just beware that they drive on the left in the states and the headlight settings may not be correct for here in NZ.
  8. allan

    PFL E46 Xeon swap

    Have done this on a 2002 530. I opened the headlights up and swapped the xenon parts over to the orginal headlight casings as the ones the xenon were in where badly damaged. Bought second hand ballasts and at the same time swapped in the brighter angel eye bulbs. Had no coding to do and no faults appeared. Same would apply surely to a 330 if you have the complete xenon headlights all the easier. Their must be heaps of write ups on this surely Mr Google could help
  9. allan

    E46 330/5 flywheel/clutch Replacement Suggestions

    Yes was aware of that but they used to do a standard M3 clutch set up as well because that is what I put in the compact when I did the engine transplant.As for the valve I removed it .right or wrong it gives a better feel to the clutch in my opinion. Bleed the clutch as for a little fluid lost might solve the problem for very little cost.
  10. allan

    E46 330/5 flywheel/clutch Replacement Suggestions

    Something like this https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/bmw/clutches/listing-1857433196.htm
  11. allan

    Petrol to diesel engine conversion

    any help https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Range_Rover_(P38A)
  12. allan

    Tail light seal leak

    Their seems to be good contact on the seal looking at the marking present in the photo. Have a look at the condition of the paint in the water channel also. Could be a chance of rust under the paint as their is a join in the same area concerned I believe.
  13. allan

    Daily Driver opinions

    T allanson Interesting how about 7.7 per 100k. The trip read 698k and still showed 46 left when I put gas in it tonight. E46/5 speed manual compact with m54b25 a 6 pot. Does a 90k round trip a day of that a third is town running.
  14. The article mentioned the timing chain and their guides being a weak point. Plus due to position a major job to replace so the engine may need to be removed.
  15. E90 320 diesels have timing chain issue's have been told.