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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-23-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 393,731
Posted By gbn
DICE Silverline

I have my DICE Silverline up and running and just wanted to let everyone know about my experience. I did a lot of research on different ipod solutions before deciding that the DICE worked best for...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-24-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 393,731
Posted By gbn
Hey Tom. I bought my DICE unit like 3-4 weeks...

Hey Tom. I bought my DICE unit like 3-4 weeks ago from you guys. I have a Classic, which has some limited functionality with the older DICE unit, and NOW THERE'S A NEW IMPROVED UNIT!!!! I feel a...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-28-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 393,731
Posted By gbn
What resets itself when you power down the...

What resets itself when you power down the battery? Probably radio presets, but what else am I going to lose/reset?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-28-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 393,731
Posted By gbn
Pulling fuses vs. battery disconnect

What are the pros and cons of pulling the fuses vs. battery disconnect?

I have an '02 325i w/o nav. with H&K

I have purchased the DICE unit and it was just shipped yesterday from EAS.

Thanks.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-25-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,014
Posted By gbn
Commander FAT, did you buy a DICE? I noticed...

Commander FAT, did you buy a DICE? I noticed your picture at Maywood. I know you don't I??

PM me off-line.

Your autocross chair :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,908
Posted By gbn
I did strike out on this with the BMWCCA TSA's. ...

I did strike out on this with the BMWCCA TSA's. They said that they have never heard of this problem. Not quite sure where to go next.

I'm wondering if the clicking could be an emmissions...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,908
Posted By gbn
Idle Problem

SST - which dealer have you been going to? I live in the Chicagoland area too and have similar problems. One more thing that mine does is I notice the stereo/dashboard lights flicker, just once,...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 12-13-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,521
Posted By gbn
Tire Pressures

Adjust tire pressures to see how the handling changes in the car. More psi up front will dial out understeer. Mark your tires with chalk to see if the tire is rolling over. If it is (and you are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By gbn
Toyotal Supra is a really nice car, what year? ...

Toyotal Supra is a really nice car, what year? Anyway, they might sell a 318 E46 model in Aussieland, but not here in the US. Definitely get the manual (if you can drive it). Though very rare I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By gbn
Definitely not related to speakers or alternator...

Definitely not related to speakers or alternator whine. Sounds more like forced induction. I'll post when I get my next oil change (about 3000 miles).
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2006, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By gbn
I stopped by my mechanic yesterday and had him...

I stopped by my mechanic yesterday and had him listen on a test drive. He thought he heard the noise before on another car, but couldn't remember what caused it. The tensioner pulley seemes the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By gbn
Camber is how much the wheel varies from true...

Camber is how much the wheel varies from true vertical (straight up and down). A negative number means that the bottom sticks out more than the top (negative camber is good for our cars, to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-21-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By gbn
Whining Engine

I have a 325i that whines (almost sounds like its spooling up like a turbine) above 4500 rpm. Is this normal? If not anyone have any ideas what might be causing it. I've had the car for a few...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 02-25-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,479
Posted By gbn
Tire Pressure

I've posted information on tire pressure in the "Questions about suspensions" post. Try this out. If you are not sure what I'm talking about let me know and I'll explain in detail.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 02-25-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By gbn
Working on driving skills is never a bad idea. ...

Working on driving skills is never a bad idea. The UUC springs should help with the body roll. Try changing tire pressure. I put 2-4 psi more in the front to help dial out the terrible understeer...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 02-24-2006, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By gbn
Clearance

It's not an overall height issue. It's a torso height issue (butt to top of head) and arms length. I'm only 5'10", have slightly shorter arms and legs compared to my torso length, and brush the top...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 02-17-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,479
Posted By gbn
I agree with TwoE46s. Helmet fit is very...

I agree with TwoE46s. Helmet fit is very important. You don't have to buy an expensive helmet, just one that fits well. For auto-x even a heavier helmet should be ok since you have limited seat...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 02-17-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By gbn
The shitty survey part is very funny. They freak...

The shitty survey part is very funny. They freak out over that kinda stuff.:P

My independent mechanic had the car on a lift while doing an oil change and noticed it. I just got the new mounts...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-29-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By gbn
Alignment Kit

I have heard about camber bolts that you can get to make camber adjustments for the fronts. Don't know if they make them for E46. I think that these are for cars that have been lowered a lot or...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-29-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By gbn
Great stuff! How much adjustment do you think...

Great stuff! How much adjustment do you think there is? 0.5 degrees?
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-26-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By gbn
I have over 60,000 miles. It's only a 2002 and I...

I have over 60,000 miles. It's only a 2002 and I drive about 18-20k miles per year. I've already broke a tranny mount (still waiting for parts, should be getting the Rogue Engineering mounts with...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-26-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By gbn
I was in B class last year. I'm the autocross...

I was in B class last year. I'm the autocross chair this year and there will be some adjustments to the classifications. Depending on your car and mods you could be in C class this year.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-05-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By gbn
Rsm

There are many rear shock tower mounts and reinforcers on the web. For track cars that have removable adjustable shocks get a RSM with downward bolts so that you don't need to open the trunk and rip...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-05-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By gbn
Update

I do not compete in SCCA. I competing in the BMWCCA local chapter, so the rules regarding stock classes are a bit different. Different models have varying starting points with mods adding points. ...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-01-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By gbn
H&R Cup Kit

I purchased the H&R cup kit. I decided to go with an engineered package. I have had it installed for a few days and took an extended trip with it. The ride is definitely firmer than stock and...
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