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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,444
Posted By whjeffs
Almost 5 years later and my modified Bimmian LED...

Almost 5 years later and my modified Bimmian LED tag light install is still going strong!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-20-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 127,248
Posted By whjeffs
I am in the process of this swap as well as some...

I am in the process of this swap as well as some other repairs. One question I have that I did not see a clear answer to in the 44 pages of this thread. Do I put this shroud back on or not? I don't...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 05-19-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By whjeffs
I have a 2004 330Ci ( facelift coupe) and was...

I have a 2004 330Ci ( facelift coupe) and was looking for the same info. There are several posts on front bumper removal but I was not able to find one with specific info and pics for the facelift...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By whjeffs
Facelift coupe projector fog lights

https://www.uniquestyleracings.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=197

Anyone tried these? Planning to upgrade fog lights to LED or HID and everything I've been reading suggests the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-05-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By whjeffs
Fixed

Same here. 3rd time was the charm. 1st alternator from Auto Zone was wrong one. It had the 3 pin rectangular connector and the air duct which my car did not have. After consulting this forum, I found...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By whjeffs
I tried the ground jumper last night, that made...

I tried the ground jumper last night, that made no difference. I understand the alternator could be bad but what doesn't make sense to me is when I hook the scan tool interface up using the Torque...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-29-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By whjeffs
Well disconnecting the battery for a while did...

Well disconnecting the battery for a while did not solve anything. Alternator still not charging. I read about 12.2 volts between the main terminal on the alternator and ground. Start the car, take...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By whjeffs
That seems to be what most auto parts stores...

That seems to be what most auto parts stores think as well, because they all show that style alternator for my car. I am the original owner of my car, it is a 2004 330Ci, production date of June...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By whjeffs
Yep, checked all of that. Large cable attached to...

Yep, checked all of that. Large cable attached to alt, small plug plugged in. Get battery voltage all the way to the post on the alternator but it never goes above that with engine running. Checked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-27-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,381
Posted By whjeffs
New alternator not charging

I am having trouble getting my alternator to charge. It started a few days ago. Everything was fine, had been driving the car to run errands in the morning. On the way home the charging light came on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,444
Posted By whjeffs
Anyone with a facelift coupe be aware that...

Anyone with a facelift coupe be aware that neither of the license plate LED panel kits that Bimmian sells ( WeissLicht LPL464WYY or LPLXX3WYY ) will fit correctly. I have found a solution though for...
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 05-04-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
I think bolting the box in was reinforcement...

I think bolting the box in was reinforcement enough. I could have built the box a little simpler had I cut out that center section but I felt it needed that for support. Now that I think about it, I...
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 05-02-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
I prefer the sound of a sealed box. Also free air...

I prefer the sound of a sealed box. Also free air set up limits power handling capability of the sub and I wanted to keep my JL 500/1 to power the subs. How do yours sound free air? What are you...
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 05-02-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
I bought them from WoofersEtc which has an online...

I bought them from WoofersEtc which has an online store as well as an ebay store.
Initial impressions of them are they are punchier & have better midbass although some of this could be due to the...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 05-01-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 24,271
Posted By whjeffs
This was because he only put the LED bulbs on the...

This was because he only put the LED bulbs on the driver's side so the brightness & color could be compared. Halogen bulbs turn on & off slower than LEDs.
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 05-01-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
Thank you! Yes shape of box does not matter,...

Thank you! Yes shape of box does not matter, only the internal volume matters.

The box is bolted at each end with long 3/8" nuts & bolts thru the parts of the box that stick out on each end. Then...
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 05-01-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
The only difference should be how everything...

The only difference should be how everything comes apart. Never worked on a sedan with non-folding seats so I'm not sure how much more or less work it would be. You should have about the same space...
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 05-01-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
Video slideshow of my trunk rebuild: ...

Video slideshow of my trunk rebuild:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIQcrSwtZAU
Forum: BAVSOUND Mobile Electronics Forum 04-26-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,800
Posted By whjeffs
Getting some trunk space back (new system rebuild)

Just a teaser until I get a chance to post full pics & write up. I went from a JL 10W7 in a big sealed box that took up a lot of trunk space to 2 Image Dynamics 8" subs in the rear parcel shelf. I...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-18-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By whjeffs
Everyhting is gone now. Thanks Ethan, enjoy the...

Everyhting is gone now. Thanks Ethan, enjoy the box.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-17-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By whjeffs
The sub is sold. Still have the box & trim panel,...

The sub is sold. Still have the box & trim panel, free to good home, you pick up. I am in Pasadena Maryland which is between Baltimore & Annapolis.
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-10-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By whjeffs
I pulled the sub out of the box today & repacked...

I pulled the sub out of the box today & repacked it for shipping. If anyone is interested in just the sub look here:


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120710435614

If anyone...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-10-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By whjeffs
Very soon I will be taking apart the trunk. At...

Very soon I will be taking apart the trunk. At that point I may decide to pull the sub out of the box and put it back in its heavy duty shipping box & list it on ebay. So if anyone within driving...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 04-07-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By whjeffs
FS: JL Audio 10W7 w/box & custom trim/amp panel for E46 trunk $300

I am downsizing my system so I am ready to sell my JL Audio 10W7 subwoofer. It has been in my car for the past 6 years since new and has been protected with a steel grille in the trunk so the sub is...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-03-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By whjeffs
Chrome caps seized on Style 71 valve stems

I have a 2004 330Ci with style 71 18" wheels (OEM, not replicas). I have always had the BMW Roundel chrome valve stem caps on them. A couple days ago I went to check my tire pressure and all the caps...
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