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Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
jfoj, yes I read you post above and still...

jfoj, yes I read you post above and still undecided if I want to disable the auto locking feature or no as it does have as many pros as cons and even Scott said that its good for 7 or more years...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,688
Posted By tomoyer
Rob43, I would also be interested in the set up...

Rob43, I would also be interested in the set up you are trying to put together. Does your parts list include front adjustable camber plates and rear adjustable camber arms, or will they be something...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-21-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
BMW-North, was looking on eBay for PA Soft 1.4...

BMW-North, was looking on eBay for PA Soft 1.4 and found several all around $25.00; some pictured the hardware and a CD/DVD, some no CD/DVD, some said "Unlocked (what do they mean?) BUT they all...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
Took all of 15 minutes to re-install and test and...

Took all of 15 minutes to re-install and test and everything works like it should. There are pros and cons to having all the doors lock as soon as you hit 5mph. going to check into the sw, but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
BMW-North, not to sound to stupid, where would I...

BMW-North, not to sound to stupid, where would I be able to purchase PA soft Scanner 1.4 (which costs $25.00). Is it an actual scan tool or software for a lap top computer?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
Hey jfoj, no problem unlocking the car with the...

Hey jfoj, no problem unlocking the car with the key from the outside, the person that tried it turned the key the wrong way.

So, here is the update; GM5 was shipped to Scott on Wednesday...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 06-16-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,551
Posted By tomoyer
I do not believe that you will need a set of...

I do not believe that you will need a set of spacers to use those 17x8.5 wheels. I didn't look it up, but if the overall diameter of the 225/45/17 and the 245/40/17 are the same of only a couple of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-16-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
She was sort of "trapped, as she opened the...

She was sort of "trapped, as she opened the window and handed the key to another person to use in the outside lock, however they either did't have the key in all the way OR turned it in the wrong...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
Oh, by the way, when this happened on Saturday to...

Oh, by the way, when this happened on Saturday to the wife, she was over 60 miles from home, "trapped" in car and freaked out about it, especially since she was rear ended at 70 mph less than 6...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
Thanks for the input guys, I had contacted Scott...

Thanks for the input guys, I had contacted Scott prior to writing the post on the thread, he told me it was definitely a bad/problem with the GM and I will be sending it to him. As jfoj stated, I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By tomoyer
General Module

Hey guys, been awhile since I was last on here. I've run into a problem directly related to the General Module/GM in regards to the Central Locking System. Well documented that part of the GM can...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 03-15-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,066
Posted By tomoyer
Your '03 330xi sport should have had 17 inch...

Your '03 330xi sport should have had 17 inch wheels as standard equipment, so basically any 17 inch wheel that is speed for an '03 BMW xi would fit (though some may fit better than others, some may...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-18-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,835
Posted By tomoyer
I forget the size, its fairly large allen. let me...

I forget the size, its fairly large allen. let me look quick. Pretty sure its a 10 metric allen key.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,835
Posted By tomoyer
If you search for my thread of last year, it...

If you search for my thread of last year, it tells you what right front CV Axle I used. It cost me a few dollars more than a re-man from NAPA, but was a new axle. As far as the seal goes, REPLACE...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By tomoyer
For a slight increase in performance and a nicer...

For a slight increase in performance and a nicer exhaust tone, you can go with a Scorpion or Magniflow Muffler. They are not complete exhaust systems, they replace the rear muffler. The pipes...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,203
Posted By tomoyer
Exactly why I listed both tools. You guys can...

Exactly why I listed both tools. You guys can use a sledge hammer to remove and install, but that's just not the proper way to do it and can cause problems, but to each their own.
Forum: Lighting Forum 12-06-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By tomoyer
are you absolutely sure that all the fuses for...

are you absolutely sure that all the fuses for the headlights are good?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-06-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,203
Posted By tomoyer
Beat away all you guys like, but in the end its...

Beat away all you guys like, but in the end its really asking for trouble. Need to remove the brake caliper first and hang it from a wire tie, then remove the FCAB Bracket bolts so LCA is free to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By tomoyer
OK, first of all, hope you know that the...

OK, first of all, hope you know that the Secondary Air Pump (SAP) only runs for 1 to 5 minutes every time you start the car. Its purpose is to inject extra air into the exhaust system when the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By tomoyer
Like every brand of vehicle out there, BMWs are...

Like every brand of vehicle out there, BMWs are some times prone to throw a code or 2 when there really isn't anything wrong (they clear themselves after starting the car several times without the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,500
Posted By tomoyer
I'm going to say that if the diff oil was...

I'm going to say that if the diff oil was recently changed as he stated, what left go wasn't the diff itself, but one of the CV Axles or the Front Drive Shaft. If any of these break (i.e. the cv...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By tomoyer
Or if the vacuum hose is ok to the SAP, it could...

Or if the vacuum hose is ok to the SAP, it could well be the filter inside the top of the SAP itself. Some are paper and some are foam, and like any other filter, when they get too dirty they...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-03-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By tomoyer
205/50/17 Conti Extreme Winter Contacts is a...

205/50/17 Conti Extreme Winter Contacts is a great choice, not quite as good as Blizzaks, but they work extremely well. I used them on my 2003 330xi Sport for 2 winters before it was totalled 2...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-03-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By tomoyer
Not sure why you would want to remove the strut...

Not sure why you would want to remove the strut when replacing a front CV Axle!!! Brake Caliper is removed and hung by wire ties with Brake hose still on it, Rear FCAB bolts are removed so that...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By tomoyer
gabriox, yes I'm interested, sorry for the delay...

gabriox, yes I'm interested, sorry for the delay in getting back. What's your price?
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