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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By sdbimmer
when the unit is fully collapse, it's only 3...

when the unit is fully collapse, it's only 3 inches high. I was able to use both the small and big rubber block with the stock wheel/suspension. Also, I think I lifted the car with the small rubber...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By sdbimmer
On the 3-series and probably on all BMW, the...

On the 3-series and probably on all BMW, the jackpoint is 51 inches across (front to back). On the QuickJack BL-5000 (which is the bigger version) you can place the rubber blocks on each end (edge...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By sdbimmer
They give you 2 sets of the rubber blocks. I was...

They give you 2 sets of the rubber blocks. I was able to fit the bigger rubber blocks on there as well. After lifting it to max height then lowering the brace bar and letting it rest on it. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By sdbimmer
QuickJack BL-5000

Just received my QuickJack BL-5000. It's great for small garages. Just did an oil change a couple of days ago. Planning on changing out the control arms and clutch this winter. :clap:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By sdbimmer
QuickJack, EZ(somethingsomething) competition

Was surfing the internet and came across this new car lift from Ranger Products called the QuickJack. It looks like it's going to be a competing lift for the other EZ(somethingsomething). The...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-30-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 242,105
Posted By sdbimmer
in your case....1999 323i sedan ...

in your case....1999 323i sedan

http://i41.tinypic.com/25k26hi.jpg
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-30-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 242,105
Posted By sdbimmer
http://img109.mytextgraphics.com/photolava/2008/03...

http://img109.mytextgraphics.com/photolava/2008/03/12/179a-49t20u54p.png
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 425,382
Posted By sdbimmer
Have you tried downloading the software from PA...

Have you tried downloading the software from PA Soft? Download it and install it again. It'll overwrite what's there. Then go to device manager, right click on that device "BMW Scanner" and click...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 425,382
Posted By sdbimmer
wait....there is an add/remove for the drivers...

wait....there is an add/remove for the drivers but not the program? I can understand if there are no program list but not sure why the drivers are there. so when you first plug in the device, did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 425,382
Posted By sdbimmer
have you change to different USB ports? What...

have you change to different USB ports? What kind of laptop do you have? maybe go into the BIOS and play around with the USB port setting. change it to 1.1 or 2.0 to test it out.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-10-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 425,382
Posted By sdbimmer
do it in this order

you need to do it in this order (that's what works for me).

1.) plug in the device to the ODBC.
2.) insert your key and turn it to 'position 2" (ON but no engine start).
3.) insert the USB cable...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-02-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 102,525
Posted By sdbimmer
it's because you have a siren and with a siren,...

it's because you have a siren and with a siren, the sound will fluctuate up and down (hence the name siren). So when you arm/disarm your car and depending on it the sound is on the rise or on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 425,382
Posted By sdbimmer
fyi...I got mine working on Windows 8 x86 using...

fyi...I got mine working on Windows 8 x86 using the drivers that came with the downloaded PA soft. During the driver install, it did a continuous loop, but after a reboot, everything was working.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-10-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 425,382
Posted By sdbimmer
I think with the Xenon setting enabled, wouldn't...

I think with the Xenon setting enabled, wouldn't this eliminate the capacitor fix with Halogen to Xenon retrofit?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-17-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 102,525
Posted By sdbimmer
If the "clown nose" never blinks, then the alarm...

If the "clown nose" never blinks, then the alarm system needs to be activated. That's the first thing that needs to happen. Then you can figure out the plug wires by tapping into it with a volt...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 25,100
Posted By sdbimmer
cap

Did you try different location in your area?
http://www.radioshack.com/product/inStoreAvail.jsp?productId=2102508

Is there a Fry's Electronics in your area? they have some too.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,630
Posted By sdbimmer
You're welcome. Good luck on your fix. For me,...

You're welcome. Good luck on your fix. For me, I only replace just that one bad sensor. These sensors are expensive, so I only replace just one. It's been running great for the past couple of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,630
Posted By sdbimmer
#2 is (Bank 2, Sensor 1) and for your car it is a...

#2 is (Bank 2, Sensor 1) and for your car it is a little shorter than the sensor in the front. they are basically the same sensor. If the shop doesn't have #2, you can probably just buy #1 to put...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,630
Posted By sdbimmer
combo9011, for your car...08/528xi it is...

combo9011, for your car...08/528xi it is different (length wise at least). This is what i got from RealOEM.

http://i48.tinypic.com/30tnnky.png
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-24-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By sdbimmer
also, make sure you torque the bolt down with a...

also, make sure you torque the bolt down with a torque wrench to prevent it from breaking off next time.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-23-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By sdbimmer
since the bolt is hollow, use one of these to...

since the bolt is hollow, use one of these to extract it out.

http://www.harborfreight.com/12-piece-screw-extractor-set-40349.html

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000H6PM32/ref=cm_cr_asin_lnk
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-04-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,001
Posted By sdbimmer
have you tried to hook up a capacitor to the fog...

have you tried to hook up a capacitor to the fog lights?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By sdbimmer
Thanks for the info guys. I was under the car a...

Thanks for the info guys. I was under the car a couple of days ago to do my FCAB. Looking at the Tranny, it looks like a daunting task. I was thinking about getting the Valeo solid flywheel and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-09-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By sdbimmer
How long does it take to DIY Clutch install?

So I'm thinking about DIY clutch install for my 2004 325Ci. I have access to a car lift. How long do you guys think it takes to remove parts, do the install, and bolt back everything? I think I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-26-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 102,525
Posted By sdbimmer
Check your hood pin

Check your engine bay hood pin. Might be defective or loose.
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