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

2.04.2021 г.
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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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Коментари
  • I which I knew 10% of what you know about BMW maintenance 😊

    Luis SismeiroLuis Sismeiroпреди 14 часа
  • Why would bad MAF affect one cyl only?

    Rancho VillaRancho Villaпреди 20 часа
  • you have a link for the braided lines?

    marco rothfuszmarco rothfuszпреди ден
  • BMWs according to Scotty: endless money pits 😜. Nice cars though and you are a master in fixing them!

    WimWimпреди 3 дни
  • Hi Sreten, would be great to hear what your best restorations were (top 10?), what brought back the best driving experience to the car, bearings brakes suspension steering. Look forward to your M sport styling.

    mrcs o10mrcs o10преди 3 дни
  • Can't wait to see the car with the new rims, they are phenomenal! Bravo monsieur !

    A MarcoA Marcoпреди 4 дни
  • Surprised on how good your English is!

    Ferdinando DeFrenzaFerdinando DeFrenzaпреди 5 дни
  • Supper

    Radek WojtysiakRadek Wojtysiakпреди 5 дни
  • Your command of English is very good! Better than most Germans I've met...almost sounds like you might have spent some time in the US? I'm an American but born in Finland (came here as a teenager). Great channel!

    Karl Anttila Sr.Karl Anttila Sr.преди 5 дни
  • 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 Restпреди 6 дни
  • 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 Accelerateпреди 7 дни
  • 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 Accelerateпреди 7 дни
  • 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.

    nacekozonacekozoпреди 7 дни
  • 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 Thomasпреди 7 дни
  • 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 Thomasпреди 8 дни
  • So glad u did not erase the part with the steering wheel lol

    herobo123456herobo123456преди 8 дни
  • Next please do an early one series. Very curious how you can make the most of that!

    lalalamlendiglalalamlendigпреди 8 дни
  • How's your tow doing ?

    AarsenalfanAarsenalfanпреди 9 дни
  • The German for standstill is stillstand, just sayin

    Antiochia ad TaurumAntiochia ad Taurumпреди 9 дни
  • please do an N62 equipped vehicle.. i'd love to see how you deal with some of the normal design flaws.

    Ian SkinnerIan Skinnerпреди 9 дни
  • 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)

    MEGABAWOL9MEGABAWOL9преди 9 дни
  • 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 Yearrпреди 10 дни
  • Nice video bro

    Onur KarataşOnur Karataşпреди 10 дни
  • 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 Woodпреди 10 дни
  • Nice video, every time again Where do you think I should buy new brake rotors for my 2008 M3?

    Dick VreenegoorDick Vreenegoorпреди 10 дни
  • 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 Wilsonпреди 12 дни
  • I Love the channel and your work is awesome, but... Those Zimmermann are garbage! Only ATE OEM please.

    Hank M.Hank M.преди 12 дни
  • Excellent e46 content! Have you thought about upgrading the steering rack to a purple tag m sport one?

    mitchy38mitchy38преди 12 дни
  • 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 Sangheraпреди 12 дни
    • Check out FCPeuro's blog on OEM parts.

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 12 дни
  • 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 Winterпреди 12 дни
  • s54 swap ?

    Arthur FainArthur Fainпреди 12 дни
  • 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 Aliпреди 12 дни
    • Daparto.de

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 12 дни
  • 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

    PequlaTVPequlaTVпреди 13 дни
  • Your channel is Awesome …. great watching

    Darren JonesDarren Jonesпреди 13 дни
  • Did you do the alignment?

    Al MbAl Mbпреди 13 дни
  • How do we send u stuff? Get a P.O. box.

    John SmithJohn Smithпреди 13 дни
  • 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 Floresпреди 13 дни
  • BMW z3m

    bam garciabam garciaпреди 13 дни
  • Thanks for the fun video Sreten. For the next video maybe, what procedure did you use to bed the new pads?

    Sam GregorySam Gregoryпреди 13 дни
  • Send me in Kosovo I will paint you for 2k

    Musa HasaniMusa Hasaniпреди 13 дни
  • Imagine a car show with this guy and Edd china... mindblow.gif lol

    André Luis RAndré Luis Rпреди 13 дни
  • My favorite youtube channel!!!!

    Enzo MarfalEnzo Marfalпреди 13 дни
  • 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 Петровпреди 13 дни
    • @M539 Restorations Thank you. This helps a lot.

      Николай ПетровНиколай Петровпреди 12 дни
    • Fcp euro has a blog on it

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 13 дни
  • 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 Haytonпреди 13 дни
    • Daparto.de

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 13 дни
  • I love your content!

    Jon AJon Aпреди 14 дни
  • 5 speed only? Convert to 6 speed, drive with decency at high speeds

    Blaž BohincBlaž Bohincпреди 14 дни
  • Bit late to the party, but subscribed now. Been silently following for a while now. Just brilliant every time. Great humour too.

    darcy gerrarddarcy gerrardпреди 14 дни
  • Original wheels suit car better imo.

    Mark LydonMark Lydonпреди 14 дни
  • 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 Pukпреди 14 дни
  • Coming uppppppp... I find some Touring Alcantara seats to send to a subscriber in the United States... (one can dream)

    Rhyne RunelsRhyne Runelsпреди 14 дни
  • 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 Bakkerпреди 14 дни
  • Just realized because of this channel I have completely become picky when buying parts. Loving the good oem stuff

    wayne khumalowayne khumaloпреди 14 дни
  • Just realized because of this channel I have completely become picky when buying parts. Loving the good oem stuff

    wayne khumalowayne khumaloпреди 14 дни
  • Sretan , Hi are you German?.this is a serious question! ..regards Mick...RSVP

    Michael DebrouMichael Debrouпреди 14 дни
  • 1:59 whats tool you used

    wolverine1981plwolverine1981plпреди 14 дни
  • Watching your videos Sreten, i have a great time! Let your channel grow even more!

    ocelot48gamingocelot48gamingпреди 14 дни
  • Another mega motivation video!

    Nicholas AsheNicholas Asheпреди 14 дни
  • Greetings from Poland mate ! :)

    TheSiekieramotykaTheSiekieramotykaпреди 15 дни
  • 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!

    hitardohitardoпреди 15 дни
  • Awesome as always

    Dougie StewartDougie Stewartпреди 15 дни
  • My e39 making noises like broken suspension. It turned out that it was a steering wheel adjustment wanted to be used 😂

    mademan18madmademan18madпреди 15 дни
  • Great work! Will probably be the most expensive 325i ever though.... 🤑🤑🤑and best of course! 😉

    Mikael JonssonMikael Jonssonпреди 15 дни
  • Is there an upgrade manual transmission that can be done for this car?

    Daniel DrouinDaniel Drouinпреди 15 дни
  • U have inherited the VGG finger waggle..

    iamrichrockeriamrichrockerпреди 15 дни
  • Not lubing the guide pins? Prelubed? What.

    ZndChannelZndChannelпреди 15 дни
  • you are German but how come you speak such a good english?

    gordonisbackgordonisbackпреди 15 дни
  • Where are the stainless steel brakelines from?

    Danilo WolffDanilo Wolffпреди 15 дни
  • 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 Greerпреди 15 дни
  • man you need to have my car for a few weeks it needs your skills

    stubbk3stubbk3преди 15 дни
  • I want a Spotify playlist of the tunes and it should be named "Vibe with carbon fiber towels"

    Philippe GarneauPhilippe Garneauпреди 15 дни
  • Bravo!

    Dario ZulianiDario Zulianiпреди 15 дни
  • This episode was the best as I was watching it with a lovely British Tea in my new M539 mug :)

    Neil ParmarNeil Parmarпреди 15 дни
  • Excellent, thanks

    Tim FentonTim Fentonпреди 15 дни
  • How tf did this MAF caused a misfire on cylinder 5?!?!?!

    stoqneskostoqneskoпреди 15 дни
  • I need that OEM poster in my life!

    Peter TakacsPeter Takacsпреди 15 дни
  • Hey, die 661! Viele Grüße aus Dreieich! :)

    GreenGabe90GreenGabe90преди 15 дни
  • Love E46. Front suspension is so simple yet car handles like go kart

    Desmo SDesmo Sпреди 15 дни
  • Smart=smrt

    Alen FerhatbegovicAlen Ferhatbegovicпреди 15 дни
  • 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

    dobryanskiydobryanskiyпреди 16 дни
  • 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 abidovicпреди 16 дни
  • The way you pulled out the new maf sensor 😂😂😂

    Helmuth WeidlingHelmuth Weidlingпреди 16 дни
  • 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 Shamпреди 16 дни
  • seeing this makes me miss my E46´s

    MrBlingBlingNr1MrBlingBlingNr1преди 16 дни
  • Zimmermann 🤦‍♂️ Wie kann man nur so einen Scheiss verbauen?

    R6 VinarosR6 Vinarosпреди 16 дни
    • 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 Restorationsпреди 16 дни
    • @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 Vinarosпреди 16 дни
    • What are you talking about? Been using Zimmerman for years and never had a single issue.

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 16 дни
  • 👍👍💪🏼💪🏼

    Garage все по ремонту для глухихGarage все по ремонту для глухихпреди 16 дни
  • You should made a detailed video of what you can modify on cars in Germany without going to prison.

    piratapanpiratapanпреди 16 дни
  • I hate it when the "The my car wants more money light comes on" Classic.

    Ian TylerIan Tylerпреди 16 дни
  • Bad maf gives me transmission code limp mode

    Non ImportantNon Importantпреди 16 дни
  • 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 Semeniukпреди 16 дни
  • 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 Sorlieпреди 16 дни
  • Hey how do u do with the alignment and balancing when doing such a job ?

    manuel fiegmanuel fiegпреди 16 дни
  • Why don't you lube the guide pins?

    southothehighwaysouthothehighwayпреди 16 дни
    • Cause BMW repair manual says so.

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 16 дни
  • can wait for that msport kit.

    boostedsidewaysboostedsidewaysпреди 16 дни
  • Project Cologne 10: 330i Engine...

    Markus W.Markus W.преди 16 дни
  • 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 taylorпреди 16 дни
  • Are you doing six speed gearbox swap?

    Diogo CabreiraDiogo Cabreiraпреди 16 дни
  • Prefer the current wheels

    Neil GNeil Gпреди 16 дни
    • They are staying as a winter set.

      M539 RestorationsM539 Restorationsпреди 16 дни
  • This channel is just too much. I can't deal with the quality. Has me spoilt

    Fede de UgarrizaFede de Ugarrizaпреди 16 дни
  • my favorite channel also👍

    Tarik BrkicTarik Brkicпреди 16 дни
  • well done on the love bite at second 8! it's officially springtime now :)

    Davide MerullaDavide Merullaпреди 16 дни
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