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Forum: The Showroom 08-05-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,162
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I just looked at your thread regarding your paint...

I just looked at your thread regarding your paint correction (just looked at the pics anyway). You have done an amazing job correcting the swirls and scratches cause the paint looked horrible before....
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I had the same exact codes last month. Jfoj...

I had the same exact codes last month. Jfoj helped me trouble shoot based on fuel tim and MAF readings. Just waiting on my MAF to show up so I can replace it. The codes came up 1 more time after...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-26-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I would just drain all the oil out and refill...

I would just drain all the oil out and refill with LL01 like M1 0W40. Mixing old and new oil isn't worth it considering how easy and cheap it is. What kind of transmission? GM or ZF? May need to get...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Pleasure to do business with...even did the...

Pleasure to do business with...even did the install!
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By PerfectStorm01
If you are willing to show me how it would...

If you are willing to show me how it would install in my 320ci I will pm you with an offer
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Is that at idle or driving around? I would try to...

Is that at idle or driving around? I would try to duplicate the error and see where the voltage is.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By PerfectStorm01
How old is your battery? Read it could be low...

How old is your battery? Read it could be low battery voltage. Worth a try...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Awesome Job! All you need to do is spray it...

Awesome Job!

All you need to do is spray it down with some aerospace 303.
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By PerfectStorm01
There is a guy in Sydney that sells Redline on...

There is a guy in Sydney that sells Redline on eBay. IIRC good prices too...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-23-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Make sure the dipstick tube has the o ring...

Make sure the dipstick tube has the o ring attached and that it is fully seated. Sometimes you have to give it a good push down. Maybe you pulled it out when checking the oil? Sometimes the dipstick...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I know it's not normal (see my other post I refer...

I know it's not normal (see my other post I refer to in post #1). what I was trying to say was based on my codes I was expecting -20% LTFT not what I was running prior to throwing a rich code. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Well I drove the car this morning. Started her up...

Well I drove the car this morning. Started her up no EML light. Went through my regular routine to get to work, lunch and home and no issues. It was like it never happened. On the way home, I plugged...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By PerfectStorm01
This is the PM I have done so far: cleaned...

This is the PM I have done so far:

cleaned the tb, ICV, disa upgrade, vanos upgrade, cooling system refresh, replaced fuel filter and pump, changed intake boot and ICV grommet, and replaced pre...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By PerfectStorm01
A few codes...finally

So my car finally threw rich codes. P1084 fuel control mixture bank 1; P1086 fuel control mixture bank 2 and pending code P1500 ICV stuck open.

Some of you may have seen my recent post
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,689
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Please scan for codes so you can pin point the...

Please scan for codes so you can pin point the CEL.

As far as the whistling noise, double check that the intake boot is tightly and securely on the TB, many put it on slightly cock-eyed due to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By PerfectStorm01
MAF reading was about 4.4 (+/- .1) while I was...

MAF reading was about 4.4 (+/- .1) while I was hanging in the car observing Fuel trims at idle.

The fuel pressure regulator is integrated into filter. I changed the fuel filter about 19k miles...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I looked at my fuel trims: idle: -10.2 both...

I looked at my fuel trims:

idle: -10.2 both LTFTs; STFT -3.9 to 4.4 (seemed to move in a closer range with the heater off)

Hwy speeds (60mph w/cruise control on): -10.2 both LTFTS (LTFT2 did go...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I will use my phone to measure fuel trims on my...

I will use my phone to measure fuel trims on my way to work in the morning.

I had the same issue prior to changing the precat o2 sensors (they were just part of my 100k PM routine)

For some...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Done. Thanks!

Done. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Low idle running rich

This has been going on a while. I have no codes, idle rpm is about 620 (too low?) and I get a second or two drop in rpm to about 500 when stopping. The rpm drop is more persistent in colder weather...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Not sure if I should post anything, but I have...

Not sure if I should post anything, but I have the same low idle as OP and exact same problem as Brandon. Everything was replaced and my LT fuel trims are around -8 (running rich). I was thinking...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By PerfectStorm01
I've never been called a wonderful person before...

I've never been called a wonderful person before not even from my wife. She obviously calls me lots of other things...

Thanks and good luck with your move.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,692
Posted By PerfectStorm01
You can buy it at any auto retail shop. Don't...

You can buy it at any auto retail shop. Don't waste your money though. Do research and fix the root cause.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-23-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By PerfectStorm01
It's because you drive a BMW and you take care of...

It's because you drive a BMW and you take care of it. Many ppl just feel a bit intimidated or emasculated because you drive a bimmer and they will do anything to make things difficult for you.

...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,934
Posted By PerfectStorm01
Looked at the pics from your other post and that...

Looked at the pics from your other post and that is one beautiful car. GL with it.
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