Make It Stop & Steer Better - BMW E46 325i Touring - Project Cologne: Part 9

2 апр 2021
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In this episode, I take apart a good portion of the car for no reason and fight off a bumblebee. The Touring misbehaves and rewards me with a check engine light. We also upgrade the front brakes with 330i brakes, big calipers and rotors and install M Sport control arms.
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Коментара
  • This is such an entertaining channel. Much love for the station wagon (estate, touring, whatever you call it) that seems to be disappearing from options lists everywhere. I don't WANT a crossover! I don't WANT an SUV. I don't WANT a minivan. I WANT A STATION WAGON!

    John RestJohn RestПре 15 сати
  • I have to admit that this channel made me to have my own garage like this for my cars like you...best channel ever for bmw fan boys... P.s. buy an e46 m3 to maintain pls

    ///Got To Accelerate///Got To AccelerateПре 17 сати
  • What was that engine cleaner that you put in the engine before the oil change?does it do anything?do you recommend to all engines??

    ///Got To Accelerate///Got To AccelerateПре 17 сати
  • I had the same steering column issue as you on my Mini Countryman - I took it to mechanics who wanted silly money and/or refused to do it as they didn't have 'airbag insurance', but it turned out to have the same solution.

    nacekozonacekozoПре дан
  • Another difference with the M-Sport control arms on this chassis is the mildly increased caster. Factory difference in castor is slight, but it was there. You can use regular arms with stiffer dampers and springs, but usually it's the wider tyres and bigger alloy diameters that push more stress through the suspension than 205/55 R16s. Even on regular suspension, the extra stiffening and (reportedly) tougher ball joints are worth it.

    A J ThomasA J ThomasПре дан
  • 5,000 rpm would give a lot of engines a hard time for hours on end but the mean piston speed given the short 75mm stroke is really not very high even at 6,500. The short final drive works well for acceleration but I would be fitting a slightly longer diff (available for peanuts these days) to give at least 40 km/hr per 1,000 rpm in top gear. Or, the six-speed box from the 325ti, hmm...

    A J ThomasA J ThomasПре дан
  • So glad u did not erase the part with the steering wheel lol

    herobo123456herobo123456Пре дан
  • Next please do an early one series. Very curious how you can make the most of that!

    lalalamlendiglalalamlendigПре 2 дана
  • How's your tow doing ?

    AarsenalfanAarsenalfanПре 2 дана
  • The German for standstill is stillstand, just sayin

    Antiochia ad TaurumAntiochia ad TaurumПре 2 дана
  • please do an N62 equipped vehicle.. i'd love to see how you deal with some of the normal design flaws.

    Ian SkinnerIan SkinnerПре 3 дана
  • In poland u can get stainless steel brake lines front for 66euro (300zł turboworks-66euro, or hel ones for 360zł with multiple colors etc;p)

    MEGABAWOL9MEGABAWOL9Пре 3 дана
  • Thank you for leaving in the steering play misdiagnosis. Even the best technicians goof up every now and again, we are all human after all. Thanks for the amazing content!

    J YearrJ YearrПре 3 дана
  • Nice video bro

    Onur KarataşOnur KarataşПре 3 дана
  • I've got a LOT of favorite automotive channels on youtube, but I just made my first t-shirt purchase for one of them. M539 it is.

    James WoodJames WoodПре 4 дана
  • Nice video, every time again Where do you think I should buy new brake rotors for my 2008 M3?

    Dick VreenegoorDick VreenegoorПре 4 дана
  • As an Australian, I'm so envious of your German Autobahn. I had a seven and a half hour road trip recently, at a sedate pace of 110kpa. With an autobahn, I could have easily and safely made it a four hour trip.

    Rohan WilsonRohan WilsonПре 5 дана
  • I Love the channel and your work is awesome, but... Those Zimmermann are garbage! Only ATE OEM please.

    Hank M.Hank M.Пре 5 дана
  • Excellent e46 content! Have you thought about upgrading the steering rack to a purple tag m sport one?

    mitchy38mitchy38Пре 6 дана
  • Great channel, quality repairs done the right way, I know a few "BMW Techs" that could learn a lot from you. Also as a side note, where do you find out who the item supplier to BMW for parts, i.e. buying valvo wipers, exactly the same without the BMW box and BMW mark up?

    Davinder SangheraDavinder SangheraПре 6 дана
    • Check out FCPeuro's blog on OEM parts.

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 6 дана
  • man you should do a PhD on how to wase a shit load of money on a dull old car...............................sorry to be a c... because it is fun to watch, although do prefer to see the decrepit old bangers revived.........

    Nickolas WinterNickolas WinterПре 6 дана
  • s54 swap ?

    Arthur FainArthur FainПре 6 дана
  • Hi Sreten. I'm looking to do the same brake upgrade on my e36 325i. Could you provide me contact information of where you bought these refurbished calipers?

    Shahrugh AliShahrugh AliПре 6 дана
    • Daparto.de

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 6 дана
  • I am a Mercedes version of you, the clicking steering whele is a problem on any W211. Haha random w211 owner now you will never stop hearing it when i said it exists, put your stering whele closer to the dash it will be insignificant

    PequlaTVPequlaTVПре 6 дана
  • Your channel is Awesome …. great watching

    Darren JonesDarren JonesПре 6 дана
  • Did you do the alignment?

    Al MbAl MbПре 6 дана
  • How do we send u stuff? Get a P.O. box.

    John SmithJohn SmithПре 6 дана
  • I have disconnected my MAF on my 325i 02, 323i 00, they have been running great sense then! Fixed all vacuum hoses, but when I connect them back, it makes my BMWs run like sh!$!!! lol By the way they both have over 220k miles and still running strong!!!!

    Eddie FloresEddie FloresПре 6 дана
  • BMW z3m

    bam garciabam garciaПре 7 дана
  • Thanks for the fun video Sreten. For the next video maybe, what procedure did you use to bed the new pads?

    Sam GregorySam GregoryПре 7 дана
  • Send me in Kosovo I will paint you for 2k

    Musa HasaniMusa HasaniПре 7 дана
  • Imagine a car show with this guy and Edd china... mindblow.gif lol

    André Luis RAndré Luis RПре 7 дана
  • My favorite youtube channel!!!!

    Enzo MarfalEnzo MarfalПре 7 дана
  • I've always wondered how I can know what is the original manufacturer for the OEM parts, so I can purchase the same sensor (part). Is there any website that I can search for such information?

    Николай ПетровНиколай ПетровПре 7 дана
    • @M539 Restorations Thank you. This helps a lot.

      Николай ПетровНиколай ПетровПре 5 дана
    • Fcp euro has a blog on it

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 7 дана
  • Hi Sreten, please remind me of the site you use to purchase OEM parts. Thanks. I love the M5 but the touring is what I really want! Love your work!

    Peter HaytonPeter HaytonПре 7 дана
    • Daparto.de

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 7 дана
  • I love your content!

    Jon AJon AПре 7 дана
  • 5 speed only? Convert to 6 speed, drive with decency at high speeds

    Blaž BohincBlaž BohincПре 7 дана
  • Bit late to the party, but subscribed now. Been silently following for a while now. Just brilliant every time. Great humour too.

    darcy gerrarddarcy gerrardПре 7 дана
  • Original wheels suit car better imo.

    Mark LydonMark LydonПре 7 дана
  • There's a liqui moly engine flush which is a bit different to this 10min one. What I mean is LM engine flush which you're putting into the engine and drive as normal for 200km and then normal oil change.

    Mateusz PukMateusz PukПре 7 дана
  • Coming uppppppp... I find some Touring Alcantara seats to send to a subscriber in the United States... (one can dream)

    Rhyne RunelsRhyne RunelsПре 8 дана
  • YESSSS!! NO COPPERPASTE ON THE HUB! Finally somebody with knowledge about friction and understanding of bad effects of grease on a friction surface. I salute you.

    Maarten BakkerMaarten BakkerПре 8 дана
  • Just realized because of this channel I have completely become picky when buying parts. Loving the good oem stuff

    wayne khumalowayne khumaloПре 8 дана
  • Just realized because of this channel I have completely become picky when buying parts. Loving the good oem stuff

    wayne khumalowayne khumaloПре 8 дана
  • Sretan , Hi are you German?.this is a serious question! ..regards Mick...RSVP

    Michael DebrouMichael DebrouПре 8 дана
  • 1:59 whats tool you used

    wolverine1981plwolverine1981plПре 8 дана
  • Watching your videos Sreten, i have a great time! Let your channel grow even more!

    ocelot48gamingocelot48gamingПре 8 дана
  • Another mega motivation video!

    Nicholas AsheNicholas AsheПре 8 дана
  • Greetings from Poland mate ! :)

    TheSiekieramotykaTheSiekieramotykaПре 8 дана
  • Another awesome video! On this one, BMW stroke again, with the "I need more money from you" light 😁 The changes are awesome, and these E46 are build like a tank. A tank with many miles and years, that needs love and attention, but a tank nevertheless!

    hitardohitardoПре 8 дана
  • Awesome as always

    Dougie StewartDougie StewartПре 9 дана
  • My e39 making noises like broken suspension. It turned out that it was a steering wheel adjustment wanted to be used 😂

    mademan18madmademan18madПре 9 дана
  • Great work! Will probably be the most expensive 325i ever though.... 🤑🤑🤑and best of course! 😉

    Mikael JonssonMikael JonssonПре 9 дана
  • Is there an upgrade manual transmission that can be done for this car?

    Daniel DrouinDaniel DrouinПре 9 дана
  • U have inherited the VGG finger waggle..

    iamrichrockeriamrichrockerПре 9 дана
  • Not lubing the guide pins? Prelubed? What.

    ZndChannelZndChannelПре 9 дана
  • you are German but how come you speak such a good english?

    gordonisbackgordonisbackПре 9 дана
  • Where are the stainless steel brakelines from?

    Danilo WolffDanilo WolffПре 9 дана
  • Love the work you do! I’m a ZHP owner, but I have to admit I prefer the Style 68’s to the 135’s. Do you expect the car to ride rougher when switching to 18” rims?

    Ethan GreerEthan GreerПре 9 дана
  • man you need to have my car for a few weeks it needs your skills

    stubbk3stubbk3Пре 9 дана
  • I want a Spotify playlist of the tunes and it should be named "Vibe with carbon fiber towels"

    Philippe GarneauPhilippe GarneauПре 9 дана
  • Bravo!

    Dario ZulianiDario ZulianiПре 9 дана
  • This episode was the best as I was watching it with a lovely British Tea in my new M539 mug :)

    Neil ParmarNeil ParmarПре 9 дана
  • Excellent, thanks

    Tim FentonTim FentonПре 9 дана
  • How tf did this MAF caused a misfire on cylinder 5?!?!?!

    stoqneskostoqneskoПре 9 дана
  • I need that OEM poster in my life!

    Peter TakacsPeter TakacsПре 9 дана
  • Hey, die 661! Viele Grüße aus Dreieich! :)

    GreenGabe90GreenGabe90Пре 9 дана
  • Love E46. Front suspension is so simple yet car handles like go kart

    Desmo SDesmo SПре 9 дана
  • Smart=smrt

    Alen FerhatbegovicAlen FerhatbegovicПре 9 дана
  • Is there no difference in geometry between the M arms and the standard ones? Same camber, same caster, just reinforced? Btw, just replaced the same power steering line yesterday. :) I hope to get the underside as clean as yours some day, there's so much oily dirt everywhere from all the oil leaks over the car's lifetime, I couldn't get it all off without a pressure washer. But where's your plastic oil drain cover? :D

    dobryanskiydobryanskiyПре 9 дана
  • Cek ti si balkanac, whait what bkv sam sve vide pogledo od pocetka do kraja, al nikad nisam prva tri videa na kanalu hahahha koji šok jbt.

    inas abidovicinas abidovicПре 9 дана
  • The way you pulled out the new maf sensor 😂😂😂

    Helmuth WeidlingHelmuth WeidlingПре 9 дана
  • Please talk to me about 4 post lift even if you just mention it in another video. Do you regret 4 post lift? Would you buy another 4 post lift? Or is it a mistake and you wish you got 2 post?

    Sham ShamSham ShamПре 9 дана
  • seeing this makes me miss my E46´s

    MrBlingBlingNr1MrBlingBlingNr1Пре 9 дана
  • Zimmermann 🤦‍♂️ Wie kann man nur so einen Scheiss verbauen?

    R6 VinarosR6 VinarosПре 9 дана
    • Thanks. I don't have customers but I have friends who use them. I live in Germany and that's the very first I've heard of it. Say what you will, but Zimmerman makes great rotors, I drove with my previous M5 290 km/h, lots of hard braking on the Autobahn and they never missed a beat and lasted long time. Have them on several other cars and they've always been good. People like to shit on one brake manufacturer cause they prefer the other, same as with oil, just get whatever you prefer and has been proven for you. ATE is good, Bosch I wouldn't use for brakes, Testa I've never heard of.

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 9 дана
    • @M539 Restorations Zimmermann is not a well-regarded brand in Germany. Brembo Xtra Line, ATE, Bosch or Testa has the appropriate quality. If you and your customers are satisfied with Zimmermann ok. In Germany you have to brake from 270kmh and Zimmermann can't keep up. I wish you continued success with Zimmermann.

      R6 VinarosR6 VinarosПре 9 дана
    • What are you talking about? Been using Zimmerman for years and never had a single issue.

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 9 дана
  • 👍👍💪🏼💪🏼

    Garage все по ремонту для глухихGarage все по ремонту для глухихПре 9 дана
  • You should made a detailed video of what you can modify on cars in Germany without going to prison.

    piratapanpiratapanПре 10 дана
  • I hate it when the "The my car wants more money light comes on" Classic.

    Ian TylerIan TylerПре 10 дана
  • Bad maf gives me transmission code limp mode

    Non ImportantNon ImportantПре 10 дана
  • Every bmw steering wheel has a soul. My e90 squeaks when its cold out unless I have it in the perfect adjusted setting lol

    Tj SemeniukTj SemeniukПре 10 дана
  • Super work and videos. Makes me pine for the E39 M5 I owned for 3 years. Skinned a lot of knuckles but it was a car I never should have sold.

    Vic SorlieVic SorlieПре 10 дана
  • Hey how do u do with the alignment and balancing when doing such a job ?

    manuel fiegmanuel fiegПре 10 дана
  • Why don't you lube the guide pins?

    southothehighwaysouthothehighwayПре 10 дана
    • Cause BMW repair manual says so.

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 10 дана
  • can wait for that msport kit.

    boostedsidewaysboostedsidewaysПре 10 дана
  • Project Cologne 10: 330i Engine...

    Markus W.Markus W.Пре 10 дана
  • I do like you videos very interesting and informative your fuel must be cheaper than in the UK as driving at that speed is doing nothing for fuel economy

    si taylorsi taylorПре 10 дана
  • Are you doing six speed gearbox swap?

    Diogo CabreiraDiogo CabreiraПре 10 дана
  • Prefer the current wheels

    Neil GNeil GПре 10 дана
    • They are staying as a winter set.

      M539 RestorationsM539 RestorationsПре 10 дана
  • This channel is just too much. I can't deal with the quality. Has me spoilt

    Fede de UgarrizaFede de UgarrizaПре 10 дана
  • my favorite channel also👍

    Tarik BrkicTarik BrkicПре 10 дана
  • well done on the love bite at second 8! it's officially springtime now :)

    Davide MerullaDavide MerullaПре 10 дана
  • Hey how about "keep it oem and carry on"? Greetings from cheap parts for a price country 👍

    jarasbluntjarasbluntПре 10 дана
  • You really deserve some more subscribers. Great channel!

    Christian de GrootChristian de GrootПре 10 дана
  • Hahaha OCD strikes back. That steering wheel part was great :)

    TrancezoOrTrancezoOrПре 10 дана
  • Are you using Ista for the repair Manuals ? Would be really interested in that so I can maintain my E46 Coupé better with proper manuals. Thanks for your awesome videos !

    Max PowerMax PowerПре 10 дана
  • Do you consider plastilube your best friend?

    HeffalompenHeffalompenПре 10 дана
  • 13:41 "IN THE BIN" !

    FLIXXEFLIXXEПре 10 дана
  • two years ago I spent hours looking for the source of a rattling noise in my car. I almost lost my mind disassembling the interior trim on the passenger side and probing everywhere. in the end it only needed a gentle knock on the seat belt mechanism. 10 minute work... ))

    Rom YazRom YazПре 10 дана
  • Hi, nice channel, already subscribed. Just a quick one (definitely already mentioned but I just want to make sure). Which type of cleaner are you using? E.g. in 20:02? Thank you

    sovicsovicПре 10 дана
  • How do you rate the LM engine flush ? I got a can free with my last oil purchase and I'm not sure if I should use it or not...

    TizzyDTizzyDПре 10 дана
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