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  1. Ultimate E46 320d/330d boost leak fix.

    BMW common problems and issues
    Having boost leak problems with a 2005 320cd, the usual issue with the couplings between boost pipes and intercooler. Tiger seal and screws had fixed this for a while but is not a permanent fix. Boost leaks on these cars are made obvious by oil (coming from the CCV) escaping through the same...
  2. My Imola E46 M-Sport Coupe 318

    Members Cars & Gallery
    Hi, I bought this at the end of last year and have been steadily working my way through it. She's an Irish car, only 135K kms. Hope you like it:) So far; Lowered on Eibach Sport Line springs E38 Style 32's Rolled rear arches New front caliper New front pads Plugs, Oil, Filter, Air Filter 4 Coil...
  3. E46 M3 > 2003 Wanted

    BMW Cars Wanted
    Hi All, I am in the market again for a new addition! Was hoping to find an E46 M3 with following specs: - Manual - Coupe - Colour: Imola Red, Estoril Blue preferred - Not a deal breaker however - Sunroof - Heated Seats - Mileage 50-80,000 Miles (Flexible, depending on service history) The...
  4. E36 Mtec rear bumper & E46 323Ci radiator

    BMW Parts Wanted
    As title... looking for a rear mtec back bumper for E36 with diffuser in titan silver ONLY and looking a radiator for an E46 323i/325i/328i/320d...must be a good rad looking for bits as close to Donegal as possible but will travel further is the same person has both bumper and radiator (or...
  5. E46 320d 2004 Help, kocking noise

    3 Series
    Hi, recently I noticed anytime I go over a bump or anything uneven in the road, I hear a knocking noise right underneath the middle of the car? any guesses, whats wrong? Thanks
  6. E46 320ci Msport

    BMW Cars Wanted
    Hi, looking for the above, manual, petrol, 02-04, with a good spec/extras and nct. Preferably black, but others colours considered. Willing to travel for right car/price. Thanks
  7. Adam's E46 318i Black

    Members Cars & Gallery
    Hi all, I've had the 318 now for about 6 months but have finally free up some cash in the past few weeks and decided to give him a bit of refresh. The car was owned by a medical rep who travelled Ireland all day and used this as a weekend get around. He had moved onto an E92, so this had been...
  8. E46 320d won't idle an asc and battery light on

    3 Series
    So went out to the car dis mornin to warm it up. It was a bit slow to start but still started no bother. Went out 10 to 15 mins later nd car wasn't running. Tried to start it but battery was dead. Jumped started it off the girlfriends car nd started no problem but once disconnected it ran for...
  9. New daily 2003 320d 106k 1 irish owner

    3 Series
    So picked dis up Friday nd delighted wit it tho I do miss the 6 cylinder pull from the old 525tds. Did half a service today on it nd only half as I'd no size 36 socket to change the oil filter?. Changed the turbo breather filter also as a new turbo has just gone into it for peice of mind. Change...
  10. Laptop diagnostic system

    BMW Parts Wanted
    looking for a laptop that has all the software installed and comes with an obd2 cable! Thanks!!
  11. E46 airbag

    General Car Chat
    well lads airbag light came on there tonight and was wondering is there anyone around west dublin kind of blanch lucan etc that could turn it off for me without having to go and have my money take for pushing a few buttons! I know the problem is the seat belt tensioner which i was told is...
  12. E46 Sienna Coupe

    Project Cars
    Picked this up recently. I couldn't resist the colour and I missed my other E46 Coupe. E46 318Ci M43TUB19 63k miles. Siennarot 2 Metallic 362 Cloth Interior Anthracite E3AT Production Date: 19-06-01 Options S302A Alarm System S374A Light alloy wheel Radial styling 73 S428A Warning...
  13. E46 Topaz Wagen

    Project Cars
    Having had an E30 touring previously and the current requirement to transport a few kayaks, I decided to skip the E36 touring and went for an E46. Topaz Blau 364 M M43TUB19 Manual gearbox. 143k miles. Cloth interior. Flock cloth anthracite E3AT. Manual heater and aircon. Ordered options...
  14. Nick's Imola red e46 Coupe! PROJECT THREAD

    Project Cars
    So here goes! I bought this car October of last year, an almost completely standard 320ci msport bar the bbs ch reps with 60k miles on the clock, absolutely nothing on the m54b22! Since then its undergone many many changes, and in my eyes it's just perfect! So this is the way i had the...
  15. E46 320D Brake Pressure Sensor

    BMW Parts Wanted
    Looking for one of these for awhile now ive been to numerous scrap yards but apparently there only on late 2003 models and newer and has to be from a diesel? So if anyone has one thanks!!
  16. E46 DSC help needed

    General Car Chat
    Right I've looked through most of the internet and tried to find a fix to this but can't! Basically I have the common problem of the "beep" and the dsc + amber handbrake light coming on! I've cleaned the wheel speed sensor and had the codes read one of the codes was for the rear right sensor and...
  17. E46 Steering jumpy?

    3 Series
    Hi, I recently bought a 06 E46 318Ci, i hope to do a full (re)introduction and get some pics up soon, but just wanted an opinon on this first. The car steering pulls slightly on bumpy, uneven roads, its kind of jumpy and skittish, it doesn't pull dangerous but fights you a little, is it normal...
  18. E46 key fob battery

    General Car Chat
    Just looking for peoples general opinion on replacing the battery on the e46 fob, was working fine from a decent range until about a week ago and now it doesnt work at all, using my spare key atm and have heard that dealers charge a small fortune in comparisent to buying a battery! Im also a bit...
  19. E46 MV2s for a E60?

    Tyre & Wheels
    I'm looking at msport mv2's for my e60, one lad got onto me with a clean full set of 5, but e46 fitment. Is there a massive difference? I currently have spacers on at the moment with the current wheels I have.
  20. E46 320i won't start!!

    BMW common problems and issues
    Hi guys, just looking for advice on an issue my E46 has suddenly developed. Since Thursday it will not start at all. I needed to move it on Thursday afternoon outside the house, so I got in, started as normal, moved and parked it in the space of about a minute. Then about 2-3 hours later I...
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