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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by 97alpineM3@Oct 12 2004, 08:04 PM |
No problem... I've found a long sleeve shirt.. and a good pair of mech gloves helps when dealing with a running engine...
Think about it this way... if you tighten them to 16ft/lbs with no weight on them.. then add the tranny... you are pretty much increasing that spec by the tranny.. to a degree of course... but still.. its has the pressure of the tranny on it.. plus the 16 you put on there...* that would transfer a little more vib than normal in my mind...*
If what I said doesnt work.. I'd call UUC.. and talk to them.. sometimes its the little things that you over look.. and its amazing how often that happens...
| Originally posted by Kevin325i@Oct 12 2004, 08:25 PM |
Mine took around 500 miles to break in and had quite a bit of vibration while accelerating. 75 mph in 4th gear = my cure all for tranny mounts.
| Originally posted by Kevin325i@Oct 12 2004, 08:41 PM |
What it was was actually them loosening on the bolt a little bit then I had to retorque them. They're the reds with enforcers.
In my case I think the breaking is was the bushing working the grease I lubed the TME with to slide it on.
| Originally posted by DesmoBob@Oct 14 2004, 12:21 AM |
i didn't really notice any need for break-in for my UUC mounts (red) and TMEs.
one thing to consider is maybe you already had an inherent balance issue with your new flywheel/plate/clutch assembly that wasn't noticeable with the stock mounts, but the addition of the UUC parts just made the NVH more noticeable?
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