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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By markusmarkus
Buy a gasket for the throttle body. It's cheeeep...

Buy a gasket for the throttle body. It's cheeeep - $6
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 37,869
Posted By markusmarkus
It looks like your unit is set up for European...

It looks like your unit is set up for European frequency interval of 9mhz and not the U.S. interval of 10mhz. Check the owner's manual for the process to change the interval setting.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 264
Posted By markusmarkus
The car is a 2001 so I'll have the under dash...

The car is a 2001 so I'll have the under dash connector.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By markusmarkus
Hmmmm. You've got proper voltage readings, so I'm...

Hmmmm. You've got proper voltage readings, so I'm not sure the voltage regulator is the prime culprit. I'd have the battery checked first.

How old is the battery?

If the battery checks out...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By markusmarkus
A temperature difference between the heat core...

A temperature difference between the heat core hoses means that the core is doing its job: transferring heat to the cabin. The exception is when the return hose is cold.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 43,012
Posted By markusmarkus
I bet the radio needs to be configured for the...

I bet the radio needs to be configured for the european frequency interval of 9mhz. The U.S. uses 10mhz intervals.

Je parie que la radio doit être configurée pour l'européen intervalle de...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By markusmarkus
No, the coolant flow is one way. The hose at the...

No, the coolant flow is one way. The hose at the bottom of the tank is the return live from the cabin heater.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By markusmarkus
Buy an OEM thermostat and gasket. Buy a torque...

Buy an OEM thermostat and gasket. Buy a torque wrench that will work at 8ft lbs. Drain some of the coolant into a CLEAN container. Remove the old thermostat and gasket. Install the new thermostat and...
Forum: Southwest 10-19-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By markusmarkus
www.bimrs.org Google "BMWCCA ####" where...

www.bimrs.org
Google "BMWCCA ####" where "#####" is your zipcode. This will give you the link to the local chapter of the BMW Car Club of America. Ask members for recommendations.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By markusmarkus
Hmmmm, I thought all E46s came with a power...

Hmmmm, I thought all E46s came with a power steering pump made by LUK.

Check www.realoem.com. Enter the last 7 characters of the car's vin. Then scroll down to steering. They'll be a breakdown of...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By markusmarkus
Hate to disappoint you, the first unit's outputs...

Hate to disappoint you, the first unit's outputs are line level and not speaker level. You'll need a 10 channel amp to make it work.

The second unit is amp that has a "band pass filter." A band...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,182
Posted By markusmarkus
I don't think it matters if you sync your iPod on...

I don't think it matters if you sync your iPod on a Mac or a windows box.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By markusmarkus
The process is the same for coupes and sedans. ...

The process is the same for coupes and sedans.

The liners are a pita to remove. Make sure all fasteners are removed ( get a removal tool from Sears). Remove the rear tail light inner part - it's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By markusmarkus
The MAF code does not mean that the MAF is bad. ...

The MAF code does not mean that the MAF is bad.

The first thing is to find out why the gauge is shoot to the red zone upon starting. Disconnect the wite(s) from the water temp sensor and see what...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By markusmarkus
No aftermarket amp I've checked has built in...

No aftermarket amp I've checked has built in crossovers. So, you'll need to buy/build crossovers if you replace the OEM amp. Changing the head unit won't make any difference. Head units don't have...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-17-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By markusmarkus
The HK sub in the vert is a different animal than...

The HK sub in the vert is a different animal than the HK sub in the coupe or sedan.

OP, the holes for the HK subs are pre- punched into the rear deck metal. Open the trunk and look at the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By markusmarkus
First off, your car is either a 2001 330Ci or a...

First off, your car is either a 2001 330Ci or a 2000 328Ci. The 330Ci model was introduced in model year (MY) 2001.

Does you car have a manual or automatic transmission? If it's an automatic the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-15-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By markusmarkus
It's the rheostat that controls the brightness of...

It's the rheostat that controls the brightness of the instrument lighting.


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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-15-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By markusmarkus
Goto autozone, O'reilly's or some other parts...

Goto autozone, O'reilly's or some other parts place and borrow a fuel pressure gauge. Remove the top cover on the engine. I think the nuts are 10mm. You'll see what appears to be a tire valve. It's...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 863
Posted By markusmarkus
Go drive an Audi! You think BMWs spec is absurd,...

Go drive an Audi! You think BMWs spec is absurd, Audi requires the oil be from a virgin from the black forest!


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By markusmarkus
Change the auto tranny and fluid. The tranny will...

Change the auto tranny and fluid. The tranny will thank you for doing so.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By markusmarkus
No! Having work done by a non-dealer is perfectly...

No! Having work done by a non-dealer is perfectly ok. The U.S. government passed a law years ago that basically states that work professionally done can not and does not void a warranty. Make sure...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By markusmarkus
Try Kelly blue book, nada.com. Sent from...

Try Kelly blue book, nada.com.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-15-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By markusmarkus
Read the owner's manual. Sent from...

Read the owner's manual.


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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By markusmarkus
Package shelf material

I've mod'd the rear package shelf (the shelf sits behind the rear seats) and I need to recover it. I've done some searching here and the web, and haven't come up with a satisfactory source. Any...
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