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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-10-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 78,644
Posted By miaM7
Hi r0x, is there a chance when lifting from the...

Hi r0x, is there a chance when lifting from the rear, that the car slides either forward or backwards on the two front jack stands ? the rear jack would have to move when lifting the rear so as such...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By miaM7
How do you know he sold 10000? You're his book...

How do you know he sold 10000? You're his book keeper? ;)
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 30,868
Posted By miaM7
Awesome. I just got the auc short circuit to...

Awesome. I just got the auc short circuit to ground error, seems it has triggered 9 times in the past. My sensor in the box is positioned differently, yours look like it is perpendicular to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
yes i tried that shortly after the Vanos...

yes i tried that shortly after the Vanos replacement, didnt do anything ... in any case, dont know how it could have helped, take a look at detailed pics I took of a socket pin i baught because i was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-28-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
UPDATE: success!

Hi Rajaie,

after following all tips mentionned to check things and finding that my intake/DISA, ... are ok, I decide to do the following:
1. reset Vanos adaptation in INPA: No change, car still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-24-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
Cool thanks. It's pretty straightforward to reset...

Cool thanks. It's pretty straightforward to reset adaptations in Inpa, but I'll do some more reading just in case.

Its confirmed, i just flashed my DME using WinKFP 5.1.6 with the updated version,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-24-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
Thanks for the reply. In summary, 12147541336 is...

Thanks for the reply. In summary, 12147541336 is the part number, where the last 7 digits 7541336 are the DME version, right ?

How come in your post #17, you highlight the number next to the BMW...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
DME program Nb ?

In step 3, why not use realoem.com for that info ? or is it that people want to flash their US/CAN cars with European tune ? Also, its confusing what is the part nb on the DME itself. Here are two...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-22-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
Yeah, I figured it out later as I was exploring...

Yeah, I figured it out later as I was exploring Dis more. Inpa seems to be more user friendly, the engine digital/analog options have quite a bit of measurements. Funny enough, the params readings...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
Hi, thanks for the MS45 suggestion, that worked...

Hi, thanks for the MS45 suggestion, that worked in INPA, but the darn engine menus/params are in German ... the seller told me that version has the most english translation, but apparently not for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
Hi Rajaie, done that, all seals were used and...

Hi Rajaie, done that, all seals were used and accounted for. So it isn't an installation issue. Maybe I need to take apart and clean icv, throttle, ... I do notice with Ac, the idle slightly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
Ok I'll try MS45, I didn't want to use Dis before...

Ok I'll try MS45, I didn't want to use Dis before getting Inpa working. I tried carsoft diagnosis, but it doesn't work neither. I'll report back. Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
Two weeks later after the vanos repair and...

Two weeks later after the vanos repair and symptoms still persist. I checked my intake boot which looks fine. I am wondering if some of us screwed up something in the DIY... Or it's some hidden...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-21-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 130,042
Posted By miaM7
I am trying to use Inpa/Engine MS43 option for my...

I am trying to use Inpa/Engine MS43 option for my M54 engine, but I keep getting an error "requested control unit MS430DS0 not found". Any clues? I was able to query other elements in body, ... But...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
ok i did the freezer bag test, it does get sucked...

ok i did the freezer bag test, it does get sucked in slightly ~ 0.5-1cm, however i dont feel like blowing on the dirty vent tube :lmao: it was hard to see anything for the intake boot, so i'll have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
Hi. I squeezed the air intake boot with engine...

Hi. I squeezed the air intake boot with engine on, if there's a tear, more air would be sucked in and idle would be rougher, no? I'll still have to find a mirror to do the test as described. As for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-08-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
I am curious if the recent posters will provide...

I am curious if the recent posters will provide their feedback after driving the car. One thing to watch out is that if you drive aggressive, you surely won't notice the hesitation if it's still...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
I have seen that generic response ... I should...

I have seen that generic response ... I should have known better! However, I conclude that if no performance improvement is felt immediately or shortly after, then it's another problem as described...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-07-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
Hi Rajaie, so I have been driving the car for the...

Hi Rajaie, so I have been driving the car for the past few days since I did the DIY, and so far there's no improvement. The hesitation/bogging between 2k to 3k rpm is still there. I only drove about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
Why would someone turn them the wrong direction?...

Why would someone turn them the wrong direction? The DIY clearly states they are reverse hand ... It seems some fellow fanatics wants to rush through certain DIY. I was very nervous when I got to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-04-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 574,628
Posted By miaM7
Just finished the Vanos DIY on my 325i. The...

Just finished the Vanos DIY on my 325i. The original seals were plastic, unreal ! dont understand how people could strip/break the Vanos reverse torx T30 screws. there was very easy to remove.

Car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By miaM7
Not sure if the side skirts on a 2000 are plastic...

Not sure if the side skirts on a 2000 are plastic (ABS) like the facelift. In that case, self etching only works on metal.
Given that side skirts are the lowest parts on a car, they would be...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-28-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By miaM7
That must have been awful... We weren't ready for...

That must have been awful... We weren't ready for the fuel gushing out of the tank, maybe the car wasn't level.

Jojo, do you have any symptoms on your car to warrant changing the canoes seals, or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,104
Posted By miaM7
Man, 40+ posts and no words of sympathy for the...

Man, 40+ posts and no words of sympathy for the poor deer... Btw, what happened to it?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By miaM7
Agreed. Having repaired rust areas on my car, the...

Agreed. Having repaired rust areas on my car, the process is rigorous, tedious and requires patience. Further, painting non metal stuff requires certain paints to adhere well. Have it painted and...
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