318ti.org forum

Go Back   318ti.org forum > Technical, Maintenance and Modifications > Maintenance

Notices

Maintenance Service Interval questions, oil change info.

.
» Recent Threads
New ti owner from Chicago
10-12-2018 09:28 PM
Last post by FunElan
Yesterday 03:18 PM
5 Replies, 430 Views
1996 5 speed feeler.
10-06-2018 05:30 PM
Last post by bazar01
Yesterday 11:41 AM
2 Replies, 413 Views
Looking for running...
Yesterday 03:06 AM
Last post by HellrotRuss
Yesterday 03:06 AM
0 Replies, 146 Views
Oil Pan Cleaning
10-12-2018 02:46 AM
Last post by ZEK
10-14-2018 04:15 AM
3 Replies, 498 Views
NEED TO BUY BLACK SHIFT...
10-14-2018 03:29 AM
Last post by Estii
10-14-2018 03:29 AM
0 Replies, 135 Views
Bucking, loss of power...
10-11-2018 09:18 PM
Last post by BRADESTAR
10-14-2018 02:45 AM
1 Replies, 363 Views
Overheating / thermostat...
10-08-2018 07:27 PM
Last post by paul somlo
10-12-2018 08:16 PM
11 Replies, 621 Views
Driveshaft tunnel liner?
10-10-2018 06:04 AM
Last post by BRADESTAR
10-11-2018 04:39 AM
3 Replies, 444 Views
Just replaced Fuel...
10-08-2018 09:44 PM
Last post by spidertri
10-10-2018 07:41 PM
1 Replies, 368 Views
Happy Birthday amiller07
10-10-2018 05:00 AM
Last post by 1996 328ti
10-10-2018 05:00 AM
0 Replies, 281 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-12-2018, 02:46 AM   #1
BRADESTAR
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Seattle
Posts: 401
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default Oil Pan Cleaning

I'm building an M52 for my TI. Dropped the pan in order to get an Achilles baffle welded in. Now I'm wondering how to clean the pan for welding.

I'm guessing brake cleaner is most often used? I was wondering about using dish soap and scrubbing, or wire wheel.

Not sure..... any ideas?
BRADESTAR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2018, 06:16 PM   #2
ZEK
Senior Member
 
ZEK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: US
Posts: 231
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

If itís bad Iíve used srub pad and dish soap. Followed by brake clean. The pan really shouldnít have anything burnt on


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
__________________
98 318Ti S52
ZEK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2018, 02:37 AM   #3
BRADESTAR
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Seattle
Posts: 401
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

that's what I'll do. Thanks ZEK. I didn't know if soap and water would create trouble for the welder.
BRADESTAR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2018, 04:15 AM   #4
ZEK
Senior Member
 
ZEK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: US
Posts: 231
Vehicles
iTrader: (0)
Default

It should be fine. Besides any soap residue should come off with the brake clean


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
__________________
98 318Ti S52
ZEK is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
M42 Oil pan removal BlackBMWs Engine 3 08-18-2014 06:58 AM
Oil pan gasket change Entropyman Knowledge Base 3 07-20-2013 05:50 AM
M50 Oil Level Sendor in oil pan xxxJohnBoyxxx Engine 0 11-26-2012 12:37 AM
Oil all over the oil pan, cross member and transmission bazar01 Engine 19 12-29-2010 03:56 PM
Good ol' oil change swits Lounge 5 11-19-2004 03:25 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:30 AM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2018, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 78.78 k/91.63 k (14.02%)]

318ti.org does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or products discussed.