My 1997 318is - Update

John Avis by | January 28, 2012 | My 1997 318is

More degreasing of the engine took place. I then ran the engine for a couple of minutes and found roughly where the oil is leaking from. I suspect it is from the oil filter housing.
More degreasing of the engine took place. I then ran the engine for a couple of minutes and found roughly where the oil is leaking from. I suspect it is from the oil filter housing.

Under engine, passenger side
Underneath engine, from the front

I also went to my local wrecker and picked up all 4 door seals, a rubbing strip for one of the doors, and various plastic clips, nuts and bolts that I found were missing.

I also replaced the lights in the clock/outside temp display unit and that is working now, and tested the CD stacker which is also working.

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I am a bit of a 3 series fanatic, having owned a couple of E30s and a few E36s, plus a few parts cars. I like the combination of the compact size, good performance and handling, and that they are more sports sedan than an impractical and extrovert sports car. This blog is a place to share my experience and knowledge.

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