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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-28-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,477
Posted By DetroitEE
I use 2 80 lbs. bags of concrete behind my ramps...

I use 2 80 lbs. bags of concrete behind my ramps so that they don't slide. Seems to work pretty well, and it's cheap. I'll admit it's a pain in the ass....but once you get used to it, it's a lot...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,915
Posted By DetroitEE
+1 for pentosin. My trans shifts very smooth. ...

+1 for pentosin. My trans shifts very smooth.

Sent from my PC36100 using Bimmer
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By DetroitEE
Did you actually put 8 quarts of oil in your car?...

Did you actually put 8 quarts of oil in your car? I'm pretty sure that's way too much for a non xi. I'm not sure what problems too much oil could cause...maybe someone else can chime in.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-26-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,595
Posted By DetroitEE
I just changed mine this weekend. Picked up two...

I just changed mine this weekend. Picked up two bottles of LRN 7591 from the Land Rover dealer, which is just castrol saf-xo in a land rover bottle from what Ive read....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By DetroitEE
Yep I'm an idiot...jumping it started it right...

Yep I'm an idiot...jumping it started it right up. The only reason I immediately counted out a dead battery was that it had started up fine the day earlier, but it seems that was it.

On the bright...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By DetroitEE
Hmmm...I suppose I should've tried jumping it....

Hmmm...I suppose I should've tried jumping it. We'll see if that works.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By DetroitEE
Car Won't Start after Cooling Overhaul?

I just completed my cooling system overhaul. Got done bleeding the system, turned the key to the crank position, and it won't start. It just gives me one click then dies out.

I received the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,245
Posted By DetroitEE
There are many theives out there that would be...

There are many theives out there that would be more than happy to take a $100-200 GPS and put it on ebay. This is a very easy smash and grab if you don't have it locked in your glovebox; they are in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-12-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,245
Posted By DetroitEE
I use a friction mount for my Garmin and just...

I use a friction mount for my Garmin and just throw it on the dash when I need to use it. The friction mount was a great investment...no windshield mounting bracket that screams "There's a GPS in my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,595
Posted By DetroitEE
I have the 2.5 ton steel low profile HF jack,...

I have the 2.5 ton steel low profile HF jack, love it as well.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 509
Posted By DetroitEE
I second that. I never understood why people want...

I second that. I never understood why people want GPS integrated into their radio, besides a cleaner look. I think it's more dangerous to have to look all the way down at your radio to look at the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By DetroitEE
Reggie, There's really no reason anyone...

Reggie,

There's really no reason anyone should ever have to wire a manual switch to turn their amp on and off. Try something like this, it's very inexpensive and will easily solve your problem:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By DetroitEE
Reggie, You could just switch your line out...

Reggie,

You could just switch your line out converter (LOC) that you have tapped off of the rear speakers to something like this: http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_18107_PAC-SNI-45T.html

It...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-13-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By DetroitEE
The first few posts of this older thread still...

The first few posts of this older thread still hold true to my knowledge. http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=677322

I don't know that anyone else makes a direct plug and play...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-03-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By DetroitEE
What does the price of gas have to do with...

What does the price of gas have to do with keeping your tank empty? Unless you're living paycheck to paycheck, I see no reason to keep your tank so low.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By DetroitEE
Sent from my PC36100 using Bimmer

Sent from my PC36100 using Bimmer
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-29-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By DetroitEE
Tips for installing shift lever?

Currently in the process of putting in a short shift lever....I cannot for the life on me get the new shifter lever ball to go into the plastic bushing. I had to break the old bushing to even get the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By DetroitEE
I see, my mistake, I have a facelift with factory...

I see, my mistake, I have a facelift with factory xenons...maybe they changed the design for the facelift models? All I know is that I just have one red module that provides power to the xenon.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By DetroitEE
Ballast and ignitor are the same thing, not sure...

Ballast and ignitor are the same thing, not sure why you're under the impression they're two different things. Try swapping the ballast from the other side, this should be a clear indicator if that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By DetroitEE
I would agree it sounds like a problem with the...

I would agree it sounds like a problem with the wiring somewhere between the HU and the speakers. I would just run a new pair of wires up to the HU...it's not as hard as you might think, but it will...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By DetroitEE
Yes, the woofer and tweeter both most likely have...

Yes, the woofer and tweeter both most likely have a built in crossover; it may just be a capacitor.

Can you clarify what the 40 ohms is that you're measuring? Have you measured the woofer and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By DetroitEE
I'm going to assume that you are correct, and...

I'm going to assume that you are correct, and that this car does not have a separate amplifier in the trunk.

Do the tweeter and woofer have separate pairs of wires that go to the HU? Or is it one...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-20-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 51,926
Posted By DetroitEE
Livonia here. Silver 325Ci Sent from my...

Livonia here. Silver 325Ci

Sent from my PC36100 using Bimmer
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By DetroitEE
If it won't stop when you turn the deck off, I...

If it won't stop when you turn the deck off, I would suspect the amplifier could be the problem, but that's just a guess.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,786
Posted By DetroitEE
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