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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-06-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 34,840
Posted By bmwchappy
That's it, when i could not open the cap to...

That's it, when i could not open the cap to refuel because of the module, I decide now was the time, with the changing weather in NY to revisit those board level soldering days, I took the unit out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,586
Posted By bmwchappy
I hear it too, knock.... knock..... for me i put...

I hear it too, knock.... knock..... for me i put my finger on the top of the Heater Control Valve and can also feel the vibration from the knocking sound.

Anyone know it this needs to be replaced...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,711
Posted By bmwchappy
In love at 145k, 99 328i and still feeling...

In love at 145k, 99 328i and still feeling strong, zero changes
Forum: Lighting Forum 12-08-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,197
Posted By bmwchappy
The voltage rating of the Cap might be lower than...

The voltage rating of the Cap might be lower than the voltage supplied, (4700uf 6v) over voltage could blow it, check the label on the Cap
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-24-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By bmwchappy
I bought a few vibelight ballasts in case that...

I bought a few vibelight ballasts in case that was the problem. when all my light stopped working after about 1 week of use.
then when i actually went out to check the voltage to the ballast, found...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-18-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,772
Posted By bmwchappy
How about having a high low switch via a relay. ...

How about having a high low switch via a relay.
You can switch in a high power resistor, with a relay, dropping the supply voltage to the ballast from approx 12.7v (my car) to say 10v volts.
Things...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By bmwchappy
It really is a gamble, I went first to see the...

It really is a gamble, I went first to see the car and get a feel of the owner and how he looked after it,
I made a bid twice, with 2 seconds to go, That's ebay at it's sweetest.......

The one...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-31-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By bmwchappy
Diagram of my mod still in testing phase

This is what currently Iím working with

Still in the testing phase I have not yet driven around or tried both sides to confirm the aggregate works, which depends on the BMW internal sensing...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-29-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By bmwchappy
Thanks Uniqueedesign for the knowledge ...

Thanks Uniqueedesign for the knowledge

Markings on mine, i guess for the european market
ee bm066
2a 01 r-s1 02 ib 02 e9 1436

No sign of any ASE markings, hmmm no wonder the top nut was...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-27-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By bmwchappy
No need to open, there are 4 wires, black...

No need to open, there are 4 wires, black (common) and 3 others which would be the 3 resistors for the 3 bulbs in the tail light
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-27-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By bmwchappy
I picked up (ebay) visually the same...

I picked up (ebay) visually the same configuration so i used a multimeter and external power supply as i got the lights out warning.

Figured out the ribbed unit resistor pack which consists of
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-01-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By bmwchappy
My left rear passenger failed to go up too...

My left rear passenger failed to go up too yesterday, almost ripped the panel off (this web site and a manual, saved me from breaking anything :) ) felt immediately exposed to the world, but was...
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