How To Install Camshafts On A BMW M50/S50 or M52/S52 Engine

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Camshaft installation on M50/S50 and M52/S52 engines (and the M52TU/M54/M56) engines have people afraid due to the length of the camshaft and the possibility of snapping one during removal or ...

How To Replace The Fuel Filter, Tank Screen, And Fuel Level Sensor On An Air-Cooled Porsche 911

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If you have a car that's been sitting for an extended period with old gas in it, or if it simply has high mileage, some of your fuel system components may be clogged with an excess of contaminants ...

How To Safety Wire An Oil Pump Nut On Your BMW E36 And E46

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If you have ever looked at buying a BMW E36 or E46, you have probably heard of this before. The M50/M52/M54 and S50/S52/S54 engines have a history of the oil pump nut coming loose, backing itself ...

Faulty Oxygen (O2) Sensors - Symptoms & Diagnosis

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Knowing when your car's oxygen sensor has failed can save hundreds of dollars in diagnostic fees and wasted parts. The oxygen sensors are a vital part of the engine management system and are used to ...

How To Repair Damaged Axle Shaft Threads On Your BMW (E36, E46, E90 & More)

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Have you ever tried to rush something that you know you shouldn't and instantly regretted it? I think we've all been there before; trying to save a few minutes now costs you hours (and usually money) ...

How to Replace the Oil Tank Level Sensor On An Air-Cooled Porsche 911

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If your Porsche 911 has an erratic or non-functioning oil level gauge, that typically means that it's time to replace your oil level sensor inside the oil tank. Requiring no special tools and roughly ...

M52 Hydraulic Timing Chain Tensioner Upgrade

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If you hear what sounds like marbles in a tin can coming from the engine bay of your BMW E36, it could mean that your mechanical timing chain tensioner is failing. Instead of replacing the tensioner ...

How To Replace Rear Upper Control Arms On Your BMW 325i, 328i, 335i And More (E90, E92, E93, & E82)

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So the alignment on your BMW is all out of whack, and you go to the mechanic. He tells you that the bushings in your control arms are bad and that the control arms need to be replaced to the tune ...

How To Do A Compression And Leak-Down Test On A High-Mileage BMW E36

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Gareth Foley is our BMW Catalog Manager here at FCP Euro. When he's not spending time during work hours building the BMW Catalog, he's wrenching on our VW GTI TCRs as part of the crew and race team. ...

How To Rebuild The Pedal Cluster On An Air-Cooled Porsche 911

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If you are experiencing issues such as crunching into gear or inaccurate braking or throttle inputs, it may be time to rebuild your pedal cluster. While the procedure isn't difficult, it involves ...

How To Install Syncro Design Works RTABs In Your BMW E36 (E46, E83, E85, and E86)

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  After months of anticipation, I'm so excited to get this trailing arm mounted up to the E36. With a moderate set of tools, you can easily upgrade and improve the performance of your trailing arms ...

VIDEO: How To Replace Your Oil Filter Housing Gaskets On A BMW N52, N52N, And N54 (1M, 135i, 335i, 335i, 535i, 740i, X6)

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Oil leaking from your oil filter housing gasket on your N52, N54, and N55 is extremely common. A simple inspection will give you enough insight to whether or not it's time to tackle this job. ...

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