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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-30-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By White_Knuckles
^^ PULL THE FUSE to fiddle with the contacts....

^^ PULL THE FUSE to fiddle with the contacts. Poking metal tools around in the socket to add tension to the side contacts will arc it out a flash (pun intended). The lighters are funky where even if...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-30-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By White_Knuckles
Hmm, you seem like a guy that gets needed stuff...

Hmm, you seem like a guy that gets needed stuff done and is not afraid of wrenchin'. Checkout the cooling system rebuild posts and add a complete refreshing to your list ahead of the CCV. The first...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-28-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By White_Knuckles
As always you get what you pay for. Price...

As always you get what you pay for. Price shopping should be considered but there are "gray market" products that may originate from an OEM supplier, did not meet quality control due to flaws, and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By White_Knuckles
Other than coils (any brand) being reported as an...

Other than coils (any brand) being reported as an instant stiff (read buckboard) ride, the application or raising and lowering seasonally is interesting. Just something to keep in mind you're...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-24-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By White_Knuckles
This is across the industry. German at least....

This is across the industry. German at least. Mercedes claims the same thing "lifetime" fluid. Yes, Merc owners in the know change out their fluids. The common thing is neither have dipsticks....
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By White_Knuckles
Couple things. The covers are designed to...

Couple things. The covers are designed to compress the gasket precisely as there are stops you hit to "torque" against. You cannot over-torque the gasket - that's good. But I have heard of leaks...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-02-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By White_Knuckles
And how did you deal with O2 sensor, bung mount...

And how did you deal with O2 sensor, bung mount angles etc? Seems to be a major XI challenge as some headers ship with mystery O2 mounts for I's.

After the headers are in, extending out the system...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-30-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By White_Knuckles
Um, not to dissuade you from nallman's suggestion...

Um, not to dissuade you from nallman's suggestion but axle work can be difficult without quite a collection of tools. Depending on the condition of the axles in terms of millage or prior boot swaps,...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-25-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By White_Knuckles
Diagrams or flow-charts breaking out devices down...

Diagrams or flow-charts breaking out devices down line from the GM are needed. I would be looking for what exact devices are controlled by which GM output. Example, does the GM affect everything that...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By White_Knuckles
Yikes! I've spotted specialty places for repaired...

Yikes! I've spotted specialty places for repaired modules. That was for Mercedes though. Their modules can hit $3K so you got off easy. Maybe somebody is doing the same gig with BMW data devices? Try...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-23-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By White_Knuckles
Not getting any replies would not be unusual here...

Not getting any replies would not be unusual here as this movie is slightly off track. Most haven't experienced anything close to this. When repair replacements or diagnostic steps seem to make...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-16-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By White_Knuckles
^ Nice clip enjoyed the editing - well done. I...

^ Nice clip enjoyed the editing - well done. I liked the tunnel idea and should be required. That thing has a wicked sound especially bouncing off 6.5K!! Hoo Hoo - BaWaaaaaaaa.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-15-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By White_Knuckles
Hit YouTube and search "E46 exhaust". You can...

Hit YouTube and search "E46 exhaust". You can also search with E46 leading different muffler brands you come across. You may find some solutions add annoying drone (at cruise) that may make talking...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-14-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By White_Knuckles
I looked at my (mostly useless) Bentley manual...

I looked at my (mostly useless) Bentley manual and did not see a diagram but the only pin going to the ECM is labeled: "Input - Signal mass air flow sensor". This is Pin #1 on the X6003 52-pin...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-14-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By White_Knuckles
Yeah it's the ! gear not the triangle and yes,...

Yeah it's the ! gear not the triangle and yes, steptronic auto. Interesting means your system detects the disconnect, that's good. Still unsure why you can't hear/feel the drive difference with the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-13-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By White_Knuckles
There must be a schematic out there indicating...

There must be a schematic out there indicating pin outs for the connector. It's still acting like the MAF is not recognized the ECM as no voltage changes are registering from it. Inspect the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-13-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By White_Knuckles
You have 12V and ground which allows the MAF to...

You have 12V and ground which allows the MAF to work, that's good. The code definition is misleading. Mass volume... Low INPUT. See below definition what it means:

"Code P0102 sets when the ECM...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-10-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By White_Knuckles
^ Good research and English. Welcome from the...

^ Good research and English. Welcome from the other side of the pond. Good luck with the project.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,165
Posted By White_Knuckles
You sir are going in circles. Your desire for...

You sir are going in circles. Your desire for info. has fast become what seems like annoying trollish non-sense. That would be from short blips appearing like text messages we have to try and...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 04-04-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By White_Knuckles
Look in the audio forum where the sponsor will...

Look in the audio forum where the sponsor will get into detail describing the metric speaker diameters and proprietary impedance or ohm value. Yeah, these systems are far outside the normal car audio...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-18-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
Posted By White_Knuckles
What puzzles me is the in-line cats you installed...

What puzzles me is the in-line cats you installed seem to be similar size compared to the factory babies. They should work without the O2 90's. Maybe inefficient and why they fried? Doh!
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By White_Knuckles
It's tire diameter (front/rear) not width that is...

It's tire diameter (front/rear) not width that is the stagger concern with AWD. You simply give up rotation or tire life for looks. There is something about affecting handling when dragging big rear...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-14-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By White_Knuckles
Thanks K. sometimes havin' fun is criticized by...

Thanks K. sometimes havin' fun is criticized by those absorbed with forum rules over a grin. Too bad, I can't understand being so serious with these now old cars.

Today we see tired hand offs to...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By White_Knuckles
^^ Geez, just a joke thread. Are you the forum...

^^ Geez, just a joke thread. Are you the forum police? And yeah LED or not this junk is so poorly made it can be a fire hazard. Please install them and report back.
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-11-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By White_Knuckles
BMW LED Logo Light?

Okay, Ebay offers another fire hazard linked below. Really? A "Ghost Shadow Projector" for gawds sake!

I seriously will have snarky replies should someone post about installing these devils....
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