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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By aph
They never coded it for xenons or bixenons the...

They never coded it for xenons or bixenons the first time around.

If we code it for xenons instead of bixenons will I recover the halogen high beams or will they flicker?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By aph
Update: Little Garage wanted $500 for the job -...

Update: Little Garage wanted $500 for the job - $350 for replacing the lights and $145 for the programming. What's wrong with these people? Went back to my guy and got it done for $150. Just had to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,347
Posted By aph
Could be loose connections to the terminals. My...

Could be loose connections to the terminals. My car died 2 weeks ago while it was running because of that. Funny thing is the battery light didn't light up, but the CD started pausing and the DSC...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By aph
I called them today. Was there someone there who...

I called them today. Was there someone there who did your lights? I want to get this done right. And do your high beams still work? If so what method did they use to get them to work?

Thanks!
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By aph
This guy spent a whole day trying to get it to...

This guy spent a whole day trying to get it to work and made up this elaborate story about the voltage regulators being where the small plug connects. He even drew diagrams showing how the wires are...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By aph
OEM xenons flickering after LCM recode

I bought OEM xenon headlight assemblies from eBay and having issues replacing my halogens with them.

I took them to my mechanic (a BMW specialist) and he said I was missing the harness. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-22-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By aph
Vapor coming out of A/C vent

Maybe I just haven't seen this before out of sheer luck but has this happened to anyone else? It started when I pressed the AC button and looked like smoke but went away after about 10 seconds. Left...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 07-17-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By aph
Clear bulbs too?

Clear bulbs too?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,377
Posted By aph
I think my manual says 89

I think my manual says 89
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 07-16-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By aph
Got em! :thumbsup:

Got em! :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-09-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,377
Posted By aph
I get better mileage with higher octanes,...

I get better mileage with higher octanes, probably 5-8% per tier. Since each tier is still .10 more it makes sense financially. The 93 at Shell here is just .02 more than the 91 so I get that. I get...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-08-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By aph
Summary threads like this are good for this...

Summary threads like this are good for this forum. I guess DICE is the only option? I returned the transmitter when I tried it on my old car and the antenna on BMW is even worse.

I wanted HD radio...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 07-06-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,751
Posted By aph
I thought factory Xenons were 4300K

I thought factory Xenons were 4300K
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,018
Posted By aph
Since I'm bored... here's a professional job... ...

Since I'm bored... here's a professional job...

I'm not bored enough to do the RPM's too
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 07-06-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,093
Posted By aph
xi is a little shower than i. 0-60 is +.2-1s. I...

xi is a little shower than i. 0-60 is +.2-1s. I think I saw these stats in the manual. If you've ever been in accidents or had close calls due to loss of traction you would never consider going...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By aph
If I remember correctly the manual says that the...

If I remember correctly the manual says that the DSC light comes on when the DSC system is actively working to maintain stability. So it's normal if it comes on during a turn or when going over a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-06-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,637
Posted By aph
I went to a local BMW specialist that had good...

I went to a local BMW specialist that had good feedback on the CarSpace forums. I paid $410 for the parts:

Sway bars links - 80
Power steering hose/reservoir - 45 (hose replaced free by dealer...
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 07-06-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By aph
New on eBay for $21 less ...

New on eBay for $21 less
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=310064730544
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 07-06-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By aph
Bump again

Bump again
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 07-06-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By aph
Now that's some ingenuity... for $11!

Now that's some ingenuity... for $11!
Forum: Exterior 07-06-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By aph
These will fit coupe + sedan? Do they make...

These will fit coupe + sedan? Do they make red/white/red (instead of white/red) LED ones anyway?
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 07-05-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By aph
Stock is 4300K but they increase in temp as they...

Stock is 4300K but they increase in temp as they age
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,637
Posted By aph
Sway bars links - If they went bad you would feel...

Sway bars links - If they went bad you would feel the car swerving all over the road. Diagnosed by my mechanic, he said they were loose at the joints and would move when pushed by force.
Power...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,042
Posted By aph
Here's a DYI on the pre-cat oxygen sensor. See if...

Here's a DYI on the pre-cat oxygen sensor. See if the symptoms described in the thread match yours

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=313882
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,637
Posted By aph
Just bought a 325xi with 65k miles. So far the...

Just bought a 325xi with 65k miles. So far the following was either failing or close to failure and has been fixed

- front sway bar links
- power steering hose
- power steering reservoir
-...
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