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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By TitaniumCranium
I don't have direct experience in this but...

I don't have direct experience in this but logically it would make sense to use the m54 mounts if the subframe mounting positions are in different locations. As for the rubber portion you can use the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-05-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Not that rare, at least on here. "Kalim's S54...

Not that rare, at least on here. "Kalim's S54 Sedan Swap" is pretty well documented and on this site (search). Within the posts in Cyberkaa's thread people involved in their own swap have weighed in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-02-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Yeah dslboomer, my bad, should have been P07xx...

Yeah dslboomer, my bad, should have been P07xx for tranny codes. I should have had that right because P0741 is why I decided to pursue a tranny swap (see sig).

Good call on the fuse #4 - It may...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Go here and do a little sleuthing:...

Go here and do a little sleuthing: http://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/

It's been mentioned on here numerous times and is a very helpful site. Detailed explanations of possible reasons for many...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Your very first error, P0604, is possibly causing...

Your very first error, P0604, is possibly causing all your problems although your symptoms seem to indicate a transmission problem this one code could conceivably cause those symptoms.

P0604 is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By TitaniumCranium
At 148k after 14-years... that's low miles. ...

At 148k after 14-years... that's low miles.

At 12,500 miles a year you'd be at 175,000.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By TitaniumCranium
I wonder if you got a bad cable too. Maybe a...

I wonder if you got a bad cable too. Maybe a shorted pin or the solder didn't melt properly during assembly.

Is your OS 32 or 64-bit? You're driver has to match your installed OS bit level. I.e.,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By TitaniumCranium
I found some docs on the FTDI website. If you...

I found some docs on the FTDI website. If you haven't looked this 20-page driver installation document over yet you might give it a try. I looked it over and it sounds like you were doing some of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By TitaniumCranium
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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Here is some information that I provided to...

Here is some information that I provided to someone looking to paint a bumper recently. Maybe not all of this will apply so extract what you need from it.



Preparation is everything (say that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By TitaniumCranium
If there are no rust spots popping up you can...

If there are no rust spots popping up you can take it down to just the primer but if you go through the primer you need to get a seal coat down on the metal right away to prevent rust.

Go to your...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-14-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By TitaniumCranium
I'm running APEX Racing EC-7's, 18" x 9.5" x ET35...

I'm running APEX Racing EC-7's, 18" x 9.5" x ET35 in the back with Michelin Pilot AS in the rear 255/30/18. No rubbing and no rolled fenders.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By TitaniumCranium
If you have a 330 most people buy the VDO/Siemens...

If you have a 330 most people buy the VDO/Siemens unit, which although not labeled with a BMW casting is the same manufacture that produces the one with the BMW casting. Mine bit the dust last year...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-14-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 108,050
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Same here, Dremel then file to clean the plastic...

Same here, Dremel then file to clean the plastic slag left by the cutoff wheel.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-09-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By TitaniumCranium
First off, that bumper you have may have a primer...

First off, that bumper you have may have a primer on it already BUT that doesn't mean it's ready for paint - probably far from it.

I purchased a Genuine BMW European MTech II Aero kit three years...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-05-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Pre-Facelift Coupe: Hood & door cards - FREE

I live in Sequim - Come out and pick them up!

Hood: I have a Titanium Silver coupe hood for you to pick up!
Cosmetically the hood is a 7 of 10, structurally in great shape, no accidents, no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By TitaniumCranium
I know you've read a lot of maintenance threads...

I know you've read a lot of maintenance threads to pull this item up as a must do but to be honest the cooling system is pretty well built. The problem most people experience is an exploding...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 108,050
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Special shout out to genuity and TerraPhantm for...

Special shout out to genuity and TerraPhantm for adding information, (assistance behind the scenes) and providing helpful input through the life of this thread. Very much appreciated.

May the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 108,050
Posted By TitaniumCranium
In the end I demo'd the harness and reused some...

In the end I demo'd the harness and reused some of the wire/connectors for the mirror dip and other connections I've made since the swap. If I was doing this swap from the beginning again, I'd demo...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-07-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Geo, if you don't mind my asking what was the...

Geo, if you don't mind my asking what was the cost?
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By TitaniumCranium
True - many of us have used the Besian seals to...

True - many of us have used the Besian seals to rebuild the vanos assy, which involves removing the pistons. Even as invasive as that seems there is no need to time/retime anything, just reassemble....
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,520
Posted By TitaniumCranium
For future reference - addressing someone in...

For future reference - addressing someone in written business communication in the US, it is considered a formal salutation to use the persons name in the method you were addressed, "Daniel,". The...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-05-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By TitaniumCranium
I have the Schwaben tool. It works OK and as long...

I have the Schwaben tool. It works OK and as long as the pins are in place will prevent slip outs so it's safe. Of course you'll have the suspension at full travel while on stands but the spring can...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By TitaniumCranium
For 330's manufactured from 2001/09 on that use...

For 330's manufactured from 2001/09 on that use the ZF 5HP19 transmission, the transmission received a beefed up reverse drum. It can still have problems but not as likely. From non-scientific polls...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-29-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By TitaniumCranium
Do realize he/she is from Lithuania and probably...

Do realize he/she is from Lithuania and probably speaks better Baltic than you do.
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