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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-27-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
On the positive wire only ?

On the positive wire only ?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-27-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
I'm assuming you mean for the power connector for...

I'm assuming you mean for the power connector for the Amp. Now would I just pass the 12v + wire through one of these or would I pass both the positive and negative ? And should the ferrite be tight...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
Right, I decided to start again, simpler, but...

Right, I decided to start again, simpler, but still no joy

I'm still struggling to solve this problem. I really need help.

My problem is really simple. WITH THE ENGINE OFF - I have a mini...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-24-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By ChampionC
12v Switched Power in the Rear of an E46 ?

I need a 12v+ switched power source in the rear of my 04 E46 Convertible. Does anyone know of a location where I could take a tap off ? I don't want to have to run a cable the whole way from the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-03-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 45,726
Posted By ChampionC
Can anyone confirm if this can be used with Waze...

Can anyone confirm if this can be used with Waze GPS App ?

Also, is there any possibility of this unit working with 3rd Eye TPMS Sensors ?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
To approach this from a different direction...

To approach this from a different direction ........

I connected a length of good quality multistrand copper hi-fi speaker wire to the cars' frame. I then connected a hoop type connector on the...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-14-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
Any suggestions as to where or how to get a new...

Any suggestions as to where or how to get a new 12v supply near the glovebox ?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
Correct. In fact, when the PC was connected to...

Correct. In fact, when the PC was connected to the Amp without the enging running, but with the ignition in the on position, I was getting electrical interference. I have no idea of the source...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-11-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
Thanks Keith The mini Amp is located under...

Thanks Keith

The mini Amp is located under the front Ashtray, just forward of the centre console so there is nothing in the boot (trunk). Under the bonnet (hood), do you mean taking a connection...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By ChampionC
Curing Audio Buzzing ?

Hi all,

I'm stuck and need advice please.

I am attempting to install a CarPC (running Ride Runner) on an old Atom Thin Client PC (Dell FX160), with an SSD. I took out the factory Bimmer HU and...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 178,961
Posted By ChampionC
Does this head unit support PDC ? Sorry but you...

Does this head unit support PDC ? Sorry but you cannot search the thread for 3 letter words
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 09-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 45,726
Posted By ChampionC
PDC and OBC support

Is there any sign of a software update to support PDC and OBC on this unit ? I see they were both listed in the beginning of this thread and was confirmed as being worked on back in late 2013
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By ChampionC
Got it sorted. I used the flat end of a drill...

Got it sorted. I used the flat end of a drill bit and passed it into the hole, where the cable head is, from the brake shoes side and gave it a good few smacks with a lump hammer and it popped out....
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By ChampionC
I did it without the relocation bracket. I just...

I did it without the relocation bracket. I just had to cut a small nick about 0.5mm and then you just need a wedge at the top of the relocated panel to keep it in place...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-01-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By ChampionC
HELP NEEDED - To remove the Handbrake Cable from Rear Wheel (pics included)

Hi all,

I am removing the whole rear arm because the rear bearing is completely shot and I have a spare whole assembly. My problem is that I cannot remove the Handbrake cable. I have removed the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By ChampionC
If I'm not mistaken, these are the lights that...

If I'm not mistaken, these are the lights that are triggered when the brake pressure sensor fails. When I had this problem, is was one of the pair beneath the master cylinder, the one nearest the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Maybe I should just replace the engine while I'm...

Maybe I should just replace the engine while I'm at it :)

All done with the Crank Sensor and the car is back driving again - woo hoo

Only took about an hour to replace everything back again. ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-16-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
So I started the Crank Sensor replacement tonight...

So I started the Crank Sensor replacement tonight

Oh my god ...... that front Torx was a bloody nightmare to remove took friggin ages. Tomorrow morning it's the manifold off and hopefully a quick...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Voltage fine. I was away on business...

Voltage fine.

I was away on business yesterday and finally managed to get some free time to re-install GT1/DIS v44 on my new Laptop. It initially had several fault codes. I ran the engine until...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Hi Captain, Right, following the replacement...

Hi Captain,

Right, following the replacement of the cars' battery, the fuel pump is now being primed. The battery was weak (original one from new so 9 years old) and I discovered this because...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Hi Captain Plenty of fuel because I can...

Hi Captain

Plenty of fuel because I can start the car about 2 hours after it's been sitting after the last failure and it runs fine for the next 5 - 10 mins - I think until the point where I let...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,841
Posted By ChampionC
What are the symptoms of a failed Cam sensor ?

What are the symptoms of a failed Cam sensor ?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Do you mean by "when you turn on" as in all dash...

Do you mean by "when you turn on" as in all dash lights come on PRIOR to cranking or do you mean at the "cranking" stage ? As I have already confirmed, I have NO 12v in the plug PRIOR to cranking
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Wow - $130 Local motor factors on Friday...

Wow - $130

Local motor factors on Friday said eur220 :(
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChampionC
Oops, I spoke too soon. Went for a drive up to...

Oops, I spoke too soon. Went for a drive up to the local garage to pump up a tyre. Car seemed a little sluggist going up the hill. I left the engine running while inflating. I then came back down...
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