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Forum: E46 Xi Forum Today, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By White_Knuckles
Replies are correct top to bottom. There is no...

Replies are correct top to bottom. There is no secret HP to "unlock" with a fancy intake, headers, etc., BMW maxed her out from the factory. So the pony number seems too low? And we compare that to...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By White_Knuckles
Perform a continuity test end to end while...

Perform a continuity test end to end while wiggling the cable around. That is if you have the connector pin-out? Wiggling and tugging on the cable often reveals an open internal connection. Yeah, new...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By White_Knuckles
Okay, let's look at this. Fog lights are aimed...

Okay, let's look at this. Fog lights are aimed low to wash brightly on the immediate road surface basically 20' out in front. When in dense fog your HID low-beams will scatter and diffuse their light...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-09-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By White_Knuckles
Two extremes posted above. Muffler/resonator...

Two extremes posted above. Muffler/resonator delete is a radical DB level increase where plugging the exhaust tip vac line is a barley noticeable change of sound. You will not find a quick cheap and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-09-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By White_Knuckles
^ Well written with supporting statements. Now...

^ Well written with supporting statements. Now how about a super-charger class project? Same bucks more kick!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-08-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By White_Knuckles
The key transmits an encrypted code to the...

The key transmits an encrypted code to the immobilizer radio receiver. Should the key not output a clean signal or the immobilizer leaves the party, you have a no-start condition. Hopefully PA Soft...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-07-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By White_Knuckles
How do you get around throwing codes? My car...

How do you get around throwing codes? My car threw a fit when the SAP vac diaphragm wouldn't open.

Pass emissions with stored codes? No way.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-02-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By White_Knuckles
Thanks Kubica. Thought I might find a...

Thanks Kubica. Thought I might find a non-standard fitting or some German proprietary trick hiding in there to make the effort fail.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 08-02-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By White_Knuckles
Autostore refrigerant recharge work?

Hey, have any of you guys ever tried the autostore A/C recharge canters? Looks like it may work from some stupid TV ad? Mine has never been recharged and now blows cold-ish air. Thought these might...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-30-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By White_Knuckles
We worry when you put those wire curb feelers on.

We worry when you put those wire curb feelers on.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-27-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 25,888
Posted By White_Knuckles
Bump for the new gang

Bump for the new gang
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-26-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By White_Knuckles
So many variables with used cars you'll find out...

So many variables with used cars you'll find out there. It may be of value to have any prospect vehicle checked over by a qualified shop for a min. shop rate pre-purchase? Some are dealer serviced,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By White_Knuckles
You guys realize the "proper" send from the head...

You guys realize the "proper" send from the head is at speaker level right? The head can be ran as a 4-channel (front/rear) standalone unit. They just take the (4) speaker outs and use them as inputs...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-22-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
Only thought is the ICV needs replacement should...

Only thought is the ICV needs replacement should cleaning not correct the low idle. Just a guess that is. You might check the DISA as well they have issues at higher miles. You should start a new...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
That certainly is a strange one indeed!

That certainly is a strange one indeed!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By White_Knuckles
Check out the audio forum. Basically the Business...

Check out the audio forum. Basically the Business CD head has no pre-amp (line level) RCA outs. To run a sub you need to tap the speaker level rears at the speakers themselves or at the factory amp...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-20-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
Does it maintain at 1200 up with a little foot in...

Does it maintain at 1200 up with a little foot in it? Never spotted the ICV raise much higher than that so you would be by-passing it. So there now is a difference with the orig. coils? I thought you...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
NGK BKR6EQUP would be the exact part#. Bosch...

NGK BKR6EQUP would be the exact part#. Bosch coils are the very ones. Check your ground points on the coils. Falling on its faced would not be a spark issue as codes would fly from missing. Still...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
Yeah I agree something failing at start-up after...

Yeah I agree something failing at start-up after your parts attack is normally related to something you handled. The IAC going bye-bye on start is a reach. Mis-fire detected on #4 is strange but...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-19-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
No issue on leaving the air box open unless a...

No issue on leaving the air box open unless a squirrel moved in? Likely a fuel/air mix issue. With the MAF unplugged, the engine goes into a preset mixture loop that is richer and normally allows the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-19-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By White_Knuckles
You certainly performed a nice freshening up of...

You certainly performed a nice freshening up of known evils. The first step is to check all electrical connectors (you handled) starting with the MAF. How did air bleeding go after coolant was added?...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-18-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By White_Knuckles
That would be no. LSD diff's have been put into...

That would be no. LSD diff's have been put into rear wheel drive cars however. This question comes up often where the common reply is why? The DSC/anti-lock systems seem to work well. Winter is not a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-18-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By White_Knuckles
We used to make our own out of wood and straw.

We used to make our own out of wood and straw.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-18-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By White_Knuckles
^^ I highly agree with this logic. Some justify...

^^ I highly agree with this logic. Some justify tossing parts at a problem with "well it's gonna need these things anyway". That's okay if you have the cash and feel good about freshening her up a...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 07-17-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By White_Knuckles
This smells like a classic vac leak. OP has hit...

This smells like a classic vac leak. OP has hit the major culprits but a smoke test may reveal the issue? By "intake gaskets" do you mean intake boots? Ripped intake boots are the most common and 1st...
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