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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-25-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By glhx
Yeah..... Mine wiring harness was broken in...

Yeah.....
Mine wiring harness was broken in half in the area where the seat hinge is. I re soldered several wires back together and doubled the heat shrink over it. Then put it inside a wire loom...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33,494
Views: 2,648,579
Posted By glhx
Take a soldering iron and melt it back together.

Take a soldering iron and melt it back together.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 168,690
Posted By glhx
Clean connections at the pretensioner There is...

Clean connections at the pretensioner
There is a special way to remove the plug there.

Or replace both harnesses. $30 they are usually the problem on both sides
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-18-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 168,690
Posted By glhx
The connection does need to be clean and secured...

The connection does need to be clean and secured as said above. However.....
The wiring that connects to the pre tensioner is where the problem lies.

The system is sensitive......but not the way...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-18-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,781
Posted By glhx
Question......what does it do when you put it in...

Question......what does it do when you put it in manual mode.

In my sig there is a lot of information on the 5hp19
Links to manuals. It's pretty complete but kind of a mess right now.

There is...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-18-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By glhx
You owe me a ten second car

You owe me a ten second car
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-17-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By glhx
For $200 you can just install a tablet where the...

For $200 you can just install a tablet where the radio goes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By glhx
I did this several months ago. The job turned...

I did this several months ago.
The job turned out 100% perfect. Even the grain of the headliner material matched up which was hard to do.

The 3m stuff spiderwebed a lot on me for the small parts...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By glhx
I wouldn't think they would total it. The...

I wouldn't think they would total it.
The damage really doenst look bad.....either they will cut that part out and replace it or.....what I would do

Put a stud welder to it and pull it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By glhx
If you ever decided to paint the whole car. It...

If you ever decided to paint the whole car. It would be a lot easier with the same color fender.
You could put one coat of paint on it.Instead of primer and 3 coats of paint.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-14-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By glhx
This whole forum is about doing stuff yourself.

This whole forum is about doing stuff yourself.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33,494
Views: 2,648,579
Posted By glhx
I like that headlight mod with the m stripes

I like that headlight mod with the m stripes
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-12-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,946
Posted By glhx
Good question

Good question
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33,494
Views: 2,648,579
Posted By glhx
Took the buffer out of the coolant gauge with pa...

Took the buffer out of the coolant gauge with pa soft
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 26,389
Posted By glhx
Finally got around to doing this using solid...

Finally got around to doing this
using solid jake's video, it makes the job ridiculously easy with pa soft.
65 at the blue
77 at the white
90 in the middle

Car sits idle at a constant...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By glhx
^ or both

^ or both
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-12-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 863
Posted By glhx
Get a quote from a paintless dent repair shop. ...

Get a quote from a paintless dent repair shop.

Depending on how nice you want the car to stay there's options.
Find a silver fender. Won't match but from 20 feet away you can't tell......maybe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By glhx
That's the way mine looks. And it's made of...

That's the way mine looks.

And it's made of polypropylene plastic. I doubt PP ranges in quality form oem to aftermarket.
I did however strip all the Taiwan primer. Probanly didn't have to but it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 517
Posted By glhx
I wonder if the dealer could do my car? I'd...

I wonder if the dealer could do my car?

I'd love to hear that one

He would probably say it's not updatable
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By glhx
Go.....armed with your own software. A ppi is ok...

Go.....armed with your own software. A ppi is ok and may be useful.
Look at fuel trims
And I. The ppi.....get a compression test.
Your looking at 40k difference. Get the wheels in trade for that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By glhx
Yes it is semipermenant. You can easily...

Yes it is semipermenant.

You can easily grind the rivets out and replace them with the oem part number for installing the new bumper cover to the aluminum structure. The new do look different...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By glhx
With so many threads on the oil catch can. ...

With so many threads on the oil catch can.

Is there a correct way to set one up to retain vacuum the way the e46 likes.
The ccv usually lasts a while so I just replace it. It's not that hard...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By glhx
There are 2 of those in the steering column. ...

There are 2 of those in the steering column.
The one you did takes care of a lot of play. The other one higher up and harder to get to causes trouble sometimes as well.

Never checked it myself ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By glhx
On a typical car, the intake system is under...

On a typical car, the intake system is under vacuum with a pcv valve pulling crank case pressure out......back into the intake

On this car. The entire oil system is under vacuum......and the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-10-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By glhx
I cleaned the contacts on the drivers side unit. ...

I cleaned the contacts on the drivers side unit.
contact cleaner and a small wire brush. Do this first.

It helps the gauges read correctly.
As far as I know. The drivers side causes problems....
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