318ti.org forum

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

Notices

Exterior From spoilers, lights to body kits and window problems.

.
» Recent Threads
2018 318ti.org Calendar...
11-15-2017 04:10 PM
Last post by Diavel
Today 01:31 AM
5 Replies, 429 Views
Thermostat housing
Yesterday 06:51 PM
Last post by rudyst514
Yesterday 09:09 PM
2 Replies, 120 Views
WTB: Ascot Green 318ti,...
Yesterday 03:08 PM
Last post by Coyoteh
Yesterday 03:08 PM
0 Replies, 111 Views
Knocking noise when cold...
11-11-2017 03:53 PM
Last post by Yellow ti
11-16-2017 09:04 AM
4 Replies, 670 Views
SF Bay Area Spotted
06-03-2009 09:10 PM
Last post by Coyoteh
11-16-2017 06:17 AM
61 Replies, 25,654 Views
You know you a drive a...
11-12-2008 10:26 PM
Last post by 1996 328ti
11-16-2017 02:31 AM
298 Replies, 72,982 Views
new engine build. dasc +...
01-02-2016 02:28 AM
Last post by andakn
11-16-2017 01:00 AM
133 Replies, 50,858 Views
Gen intake manifold...
10-03-2017 11:45 PM
Last post by AlaskaBlueV2.0
11-16-2017 12:31 AM
2 Replies, 555 Views
Fog lights
09-01-2017 12:55 AM
Last post by joesmoe3
11-15-2017 11:11 PM
6 Replies, 686 Views
2018 318ti.org Calendar
11-14-2017 04:29 PM
Last post by BlackBMWs
11-14-2017 10:24 PM
6 Replies, 364 Views
Reply Share/Bookmark
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-25-2010, 06:27 AM   #16
dguzzardo22
Senior Member
 
dguzzardo22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 1,093
iTrader: (0)
Default

i still need the part number for the seal under the rear glass i caint find it anywhere..
__________________
was the 1 an only Bagged Ti on 19's!!
dguzzardo22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2010, 01:31 AM   #17
roadrash
That's not Millpoint Blue
 
roadrash's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: BNA
Posts: 3,140
Vehicles
iTrader: (2)
Default

Just replaced the door handle seals today... super easy. A few thoughts that might be helpful:
  • The video in this thread shows what you need to do. The trick is getting to the sliding part. Luckily for us, there's a plastic plug in our doors that allows easy access to this part. Note that this plastic plug is in two parts. the outer part stays in the door and protects you from the sharp metal edge. The inner plug is the part that comes out. Once you look at it with this knowledge, you'll see what to do.
  • I read somewhere that a paint can opener (bottle cap opener loop on one end and a little hook on the other) would be a good tool for this. I didn't have one of those, but something like that would work really well. Basically anything with a short hook on the end so you can pull the sliding lever back into the closed/locked position.
  • The seals are not interchangeable. They're very close, but not exactly the same. I think there is a very small "R" and "L" on them, but if you don't see them, don't panic. Just try one seal and if it doesn't fit perfectly, try the other one.
__________________
Real men know how to SEARCH!
THIS IS A MILLPOINT BLUE INTERIOR

Mods 'n' stuff: Star Spoke 43 wheels - X-Brace - Mason Engineering front strut brace - CF gauge overlay - ZHP shifter knob - Racing Dynamics cat-back - Doubled brake lights - M-tech rear spoiler
From Page 68 of the 1997 Owners Manual: "Vehicles equipped with ASC+T remain subject to the laws of physics."
roadrash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2010, 09:08 PM   #18
familytruckster
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: MD/PA/DC
Posts: 1,629
Vehicles
iTrader: (3)
Default

Little more info on the replacement. The big hole goes on the side where the door lock is. If anyone is wondering, you do not have to pull the door panel off to do this. I used a allen key to pull the slider back to the locked position.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version Name:	IMAG0101.jpg Views:	181 Size:	37.8 KB ID:	10070   Click image for larger version Name:	IMAG0104.jpg Views:	212 Size:	60.5 KB ID:	10071  
__________________
No more ti.
familytruckster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2010, 10:24 PM   #19
ti-billy
Senior Member
 
ti-billy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 250
iTrader: (0)
Default

www.bmwfans.info has all your vehicle schematics and diagrams with part #'s just like the BMW dealership does you should be able to find any diagram or part # you want, it even tells u if the parts have beem discontinued, i find it very helpful
__________________
1996 318ti base: m44, 5 spd, lsd - 18x8 bremmer kraft wheels w/sumitumo tires 225/40R18 & bmw locking lug studs, 10mm spacers in rear, halo headlights, cold air intake, koni str.t struts and shocks w/mounts, h&r sport springs, serp belts, control arm & tie rod kits, front sway bar links, JVC kd-x50bt headunit w/ipod hook up in the glove box, alpine sps-500(front and rear), jl audio 10" powerwedge max, jl audio 250.1 amp, motor mounts, fuel filter, passenger side window motor, drivers lower window run, muffler hanger kit, various interior bulbs, left door striker/ajar switch, lower hood latches, changed from gray vinal to black leather shift and parking brake boots, m3 weighted shift knob, ngk-r spark plugs, magnecor spark plug wires(blue),new cabin micro-filters,new headliner & a-pillar mouldings, 5w20 synth-blend oil and filter, BG Ultra Guard syn. rear end fluid & ls additive, BG Syncro Shift II syn. manual trans fluids, stainless steel braided brake lines and dot 4 fluid, extra brake light mod, new p/s reservoir and rubber hoses

need to do - fix door panels, paint job, MORE MONEY!!
ti-billy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2010, 11:39 PM   #20
spidertri
Senior Member
 
spidertri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Elizabeth City, NC
Posts: 3,801
Vehicles
iTrader: (9)
Default

Yeah, as mentioned earlier in the thread, realoem.com also provides the same service.
__________________
~Dave~

98 328ti Morea Grun slicktop
02 Z3 Coupe Topas Blau slicktop

Search | RealOEM
spidertri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 06:48 PM   #21
shooter1959
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Export, PA
Posts: 9
iTrader: (0)
Default

Just received the gaskets in the mail today. Took me more time to find a paint can opener in the garage than it did to replace these. Thanks for the vendor information and how-to.
shooter1959 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:29 PM   #22
dguzzardo22
Senior Member
 
dguzzardo22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 1,093
iTrader: (0)
Default

so how do i buy if i find the parts i need on realoem ? dealer only ?
__________________
was the 1 an only Bagged Ti on 19's!!
dguzzardo22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2010, 10:48 PM   #23
spidertri
Senior Member
 
spidertri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Elizabeth City, NC
Posts: 3,801
Vehicles
iTrader: (9)
Default

Realoem gives you the part number and then you can use that at the dealer, getbmwparts, pelican, rmeuropean, ecs, etc.
__________________
~Dave~

98 328ti Morea Grun slicktop
02 Z3 Coupe Topas Blau slicktop

Search | RealOEM
spidertri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2010, 02:06 AM   #24
dguzzardo22
Senior Member
 
dguzzardo22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 1,093
iTrader: (0)
Default

are them prices dealer prices or no ? at realoem
__________________
was the 1 an only Bagged Ti on 19's!!
dguzzardo22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
door , gasket , handle , seal


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
Showing age: A-pillar fabric, driver door seal, radio LED, more... salsaman Interior and ICE 19 10-06-2010 07:17 AM
wtb door seals and window seal dguzzardo22 US and North America 5 04-09-2010 07:28 AM
WTB: Window Seal mphmotorwerks US and North America 3 07-21-2007 11:45 PM
Part number? Rubber sunroof seal DustenT Exterior 2 05-11-2007 04:54 PM
door seal leak- common? 96cali Exterior 9 09-14-2004 10:24 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:38 PM.


.
Powered by site supporters
vBulletin Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1999 - 2017, 318ti.org
© vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2
[page compression: 106.52 k/125.34 k (15.02%)]

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