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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By MacGyv3r
A multimeter revealed the sensor on the new pump...

A multimeter revealed the sensor on the new pump was assembled wrong. After 3 frustrating hours, it's fixed and working.

So much for the quality control at Autobest. Never buying this brand again....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-23-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By MacGyv3r
Thanks @amf, will check it as soon as tank is...

Thanks @amf, will check it as soon as tank is less full and report back!

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By MacGyv3r
Thanks guys, readings from hidden obc menu are: ...

Thanks guys, readings from hidden obc menu are:

238000 (6.0), 0238 (6.1), 0237 (6.2)

I assume this means the fuel pump level sensor is dead due to the 000 reading? :(

Sent from BimmerApp...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By MacGyv3r
Going to try the hidden dash menu to see if I can...

Going to try the hidden dash menu to see if I can further locate the source.

If the gauge hits 0, but I still have fuel in the tank, will the car still run? Or is there some electronic override?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By MacGyv3r
Thanks for the replies, little worried here :/ I...

Thanks for the replies, little worried here :/ I didn't see a left connector...I thought there is only the main connector with 4 prongs in it. Pretty sure its on fully...

The pump def. works...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By MacGyv3r
Replaced fuel pump = dead fuel gauge (Help?)

Followed a great guide here to proactively replace my fuel pump, and while the new pump works great my fuel gauge doesn't show correct readings anymore.

Tank was ~75% full, after install showed...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 09-08-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By MacGyv3r
Question Coilover wrench (vancouver)?

Does anyone have a coilover adjustment wrench they can lend out for a few hours? I'm rubbing hard in the back after installing spacers and need to bring the car up a little.

I'm lowered on...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-04-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By MacGyv3r
Question ID this wheel setup please?

Saw this beauty on my way to work, IMO the best wheel setup. They are 18" tires, can anyone guess as to what setup he is using (offset, spacers, rolled fenders etc.)?

The car is, of course, a...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 04-29-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,038
Posted By MacGyv3r
I'm down for any meet

I'm down for any meet
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 10-05-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By MacGyv3r
I don't think they're assembled, here's a pic!...

I don't think they're assembled, here's a pic! I'm out in Coquitlam...

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I have a garage, stands and the emergency jack.
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 10-05-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By MacGyv3r
Would anyone be willing to help me, I'm slightly...

Would anyone be willing to help me, I'm slightly intimidated by it all? I've done lots of modding, even for others, but only cosmetic & electrical, not heavy duty mechanical.

Like I said, I'll try...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 10-04-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By MacGyv3r
Smile Help installing coilovers? (Vancouver)

I recently was able to buy used Bilstein B14 PSS coilovers for relatively cheap, as well as new front and rear strut mounts. I'd like to install the coilovers myself, but I don't have all the right...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 08-23-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,503
Posted By MacGyv3r
25th works for me, say 1pm? Anyone want to...

25th works for me, say 1pm? Anyone want to suggest a location?
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 08-14-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,503
Posted By MacGyv3r
Cool Vancouver August 2012 meet?

I'm just throwing this out there, but I'd love to get together with some fellow fanatics to talk e46, help out w/ mods/repairs and swap advice. I'm by no means an expert myself, but I have done a...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-10-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,621
Posted By MacGyv3r
Thanks, that thread has some ridiculously sexy...

Thanks, that thread has some ridiculously sexy setups! How do you know if they're dropped...can't afford that just yet, so I'd like the most aggressive possible w/ stock or rolled fenders.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-10-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,621
Posted By MacGyv3r
That's a coupe...you are sure there wouldn't be...

That's a coupe...you are sure there wouldn't be rubbing on a sedan, I thought they have less fender room in the rear?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-09-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,621
Posted By MacGyv3r
Thanks! I'd also love so see a picture...18x10...

Thanks! I'd also love so see a picture...18x10 sounds interesting also, but I wonder about the rubbing.

I don't mind having fenders rolled...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-09-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,621
Posted By MacGyv3r
With stock suspension...no rubbing? Can you give...

With stock suspension...no rubbing? Can you give more details? Thanks :)
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-08-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,621
Posted By MacGyv3r
Question Most aggressive sedan setup?

I'm desperate to upgrade from my stock 17" uglies to something more agressive.

So i've done research but I can't find a definite answer...what's a good setup (18" or 19", staggered, as wide as...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-05-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By MacGyv3r
Thank you! Anyone know of any replicas or similar...

Thank you! Anyone know of any replicas or similar rims? At 20", and $775 each, they're not exactly useful to us e46'ers.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-03-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By MacGyv3r
Did that, but I don't see them anywhere. Maybe...

Did that, but I don't see them anywhere. Maybe not for sale yet?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-03-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By MacGyv3r
Question Can anyone ID these M rims?

I was blown away the first time I saw these, I believe as a Facebook update from the official BMW account (no details were mentioned though).

I'm looking for replicas / similar style rims as these...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By MacGyv3r
Question Fender replacement question (color matching)

So I need to replace my passenger-side front fender since I had a small accident and its slightly dented + scratched.

A local auto yard has an OEM fender taken from a '99 sedan (mine is a 2001). ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-15-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By MacGyv3r
Edit: it looks like it may have been the bracket...

Edit: it looks like it may have been the bracket for the (an?) AC Actuator, this ebay link pictures it exactly:...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-15-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By MacGyv3r
Unhappy Replaced FSU, broke plastic bracket - help :(

I followed one of the fantastic DIY's on here, replacing my final stage unit (FSU), and it all worked great, except when I tried to put the motor bracket holder back in I broke a small white plastic...
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