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  1. allan

    E46 330/5 flywheel/clutch Replacement Suggestions

    What stage are you at with this now?.
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    Floor Mats

    Hi this arrived from Pelican you can have your own personal floor mats https://www.pelicanparts.com/promos/1Lloyd192019/
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    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
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    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
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    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.
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    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.
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    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
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    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.
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    E46 330/5 flywheel/clutch Replacement Suggestions

    Something like this https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/bmw/clutches/listing-1857433196.htm
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    Petrol to diesel engine conversion

    any help https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Range_Rover_(P38A)
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    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.
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    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.
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    F80 m3 seats into E92 M3

    Hi not up with the lastest bimmers so bear with me an F80 is a sedan as an E90 is. The e92 is the coupe model what does that relate to in the f series if any.The reason as you have found is the f80 will not have the mechanism to tilt or raise the seat forward. Can you not use the mechanism from the e92 seats.No doubt every thing is electric which adds another complication to it. As Nick has touched on the f80 and e46 have converted a set of e46 Msport sedan seats to fit a Ti by mixing and matching the parts required although these ended up being manual adjusted. As for weight I believe their was some were around 12.kg odd difference between the electric and manual seat. Best of luck with it can be a pain in the you know were let us know how it all turns out.
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    A car for Miss M (pt26, or something!)

    Hi have a look under the passengers seat at the wiring and how well it is secured for the seat belt tensoner and passenger mat these are known to course the problem you mentioned.
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    E53d X5 pusher fan question

    HI no expereience with these but you are correct using bmw fans 03 x5 E53 3.0d June the part number comes up as 64546921382. Using the info button it was only used on the M57 and M57n 3.0d. The petrol one had 64546921381 as a part number but was used in the M54 3.0, M62 4.4 N62 M62 4.6is and N62 4.8is. Pelican parts has both listed as complete units only shroud, motor and fan cover around the $563 US mark. Would be using a meter and checking the circuit and other items as that looks like it could get expensive real quick.
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    BMW Diamond key replacement

    If you go the battery replacement route make sure you get the correct battery and the treminals are at the correct angle so they slot into the holes in the circuit board. Have a look on ebay and their are complete blank keys for sale. Only need to get them cut and swap over the transponder.
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    E60 550i Exhaust mod

    Thought their was a wreck up for auction Manheim or such not long ago.
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    E60 550i Exhaust mod

    something like this
  22. Both Brent and Glenn have years of dealing with bm's in every state possible so would heed what they have to saw. But try BMW fans its a parts cat and will give you some idea of what goes were. http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog/E60N/Europe/530i-N52N/R-N/apr2007/browse/bodywork/. Also use the search section believe someone else tryied what you are doing and it did not end well. But best of luck with it.
  23. HAVE YOU TRIED THESE GUYS NZAD NZ Automotive Distributors Ltd Website Directions 28d Moselle Ave, Henderson, Auckland 061 0800 556 923
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    E28 Dilemma

    Try these guys thesurgery@thesurgery.co.nz +64 (0)4 232 7543 Appears they have a 73 3.0CSL being restored.