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Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-20-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By lkstaack
ESS TS2 Failed Visual Smog Check

I request advice or insights from ESS TS1/2/3 owners who have successfully and consistently passed their smog test. I have passed California Smog Testing two times with my 2004 330iZHP, but I...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-04-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,822
Posted By lkstaack
That may be so Nick, but I don't think ANY...

That may be so Nick, but I don't think ANY companies producing superchargers for E46s modify the software to correct MPG readings. Please correct me if I am wrong.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-03-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,822
Posted By lkstaack
The MPG gauge doesn't work properly for any BMW...

The MPG gauge doesn't work properly for any BMW with larger injectors. The ECU calculates MPG based upon a known amount of fuel being passed through the injectors. Larger injectors prevent accurate...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 11-03-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,557
Posted By lkstaack
Bringing this thread back from the dead. I...

Bringing this thread back from the dead.

I have about 40K miles on my Quaife. It recently began to "clunk" and an inspection revealed that the half-shafts seem to be sliding in and out of the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 04-26-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By lkstaack
Need Sirius Head Unit Advice

I need current advice for a SiriusXM head unit. The BMW Sirius box on my 2005 325iT just died. A replacement costs about $400, so I thought I would just get a dedicated head unit (I'd get alot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By lkstaack
Those fault codes seem indicative of incorrect...

Those fault codes seem indicative of incorrect air/fuel mixture. I'm not an expert, but I have been working on personal E36 and E46s for ten years. Before spending a bundle on new parts, I recommend...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By lkstaack
Failing Radiator?

My 2004 325iT with 113k miles has a small coolant leak. It's probably coming from my expansion tank, but there is standing coolant on my radiator (circled in red). Has anyone experienced a failed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-10-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By lkstaack
djdrabick: do you have an update? Was your MAF...

djdrabick: do you have an update? Was your MAF bad? My 325iT just started exhibiting similar behavior. I thought it was going to leave me stranded, but it kept running after about the tenth...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-07-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By lkstaack
Thanks, Rob. I torqued the bottom nuts to 16lbs,...

Thanks, Rob. I torqued the bottom nuts to 16lbs, but I guessed on the top nuts because I couldn't get a torque wrench in there. Perhaps they are a little tight.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-07-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By lkstaack
New Clutch, New Vibration: Personal Experience?

My 330i 6-Speed has a low-speed vibration that I feel from the steering wheel and seat. I just installed a new UUC lightweight flywheel / clutch package, UUC transmission mounts (not race), and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,707
Posted By lkstaack
Aggie: do you regret replacing your rear main...

Aggie: do you regret replacing your rear main seal? Mine's not leaking, but I'm considering doing it while I'm replacing my clutch. But I don't want to ask for trouble.....
Forum: General Off-Topic 10-03-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
Too bad he couldn't dodge a crow-bar.

Too bad he couldn't dodge a crow-bar.
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-29-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
Hamster's expression is priceless!

Hamster's expression is priceless!
Forum: California 09-22-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,603
Views: 396,143
Posted By lkstaack
That's it! Follow the speed limit and you won't...

That's it! Follow the speed limit and you won't get in trouble! Thanks for clarifying that issue; I'm sure everyone will now follow the posted speed limit with a safer driving experience for all. ...
Forum: California 09-21-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5,603
Views: 396,143
Posted By lkstaack
OK, you are right, the CHP officer didn't cause...

OK, you are right, the CHP officer didn't cause the accident. But they contributed to it. I have read that one of the most significant causes of accidents on a highway is not speed, but differences...
Forum: California 09-21-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,603
Views: 396,143
Posted By lkstaack
The purpose of traffic enforcement is to maintain...

The purpose of traffic enforcement is to maintain safety. A few years ago, I witnessed a rear end accident on I10 caused by traffic abruptly slowing from 75-80 mph down to 65. Why were they slowing...
Forum: General Off-Topic 09-13-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
Watching Kitty Porn?

Watching Kitty Porn?
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-26-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
Scottish Whales...

Scottish Whales (http://www.epicfail.com/2012/07/02/self-defense-fail-humor-win/)
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-21-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
She's a Valley Girl: Zappa...

She's a Valley Girl:

Zappa (http://youtu.be/ufYYOXiEtxM)
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-21-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
Wow. Even his hoodie deployed.

Wow. Even his hoodie deployed.
Forum: General Off-Topic 08-13-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
With the right producer, he can have a promising...

With the right producer, he can have a promising career with dubstep.
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-30-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
Awesome. Jimmy Fallon is good.

Awesome. Jimmy Fallon is good.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-25-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 47,389
Posted By lkstaack
Good comments. Here is my two cents. Or...

Good comments. Here is my two cents.


Or purchase one of these for $8.75 from a E46Fanatics sponsor: Caliper Compressor (http://www.bimmertools.com/product-p/ls24400.htm)



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Forum: General Off-Topic 07-25-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
You bet they're dangerous; finger puppets are a...

You bet they're dangerous; finger puppets are a gateway toy. First you let your little boy stick his finger in a puppet hole and before you know it, he is fingering all his pals.
Forum: General Off-Topic 07-12-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46,770
Views: 7,655,297
Posted By lkstaack
And they thought Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the...

And they thought Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the fire.
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