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Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By blarf
It's not an on-off switch you can jump easily. ...

It's not an on-off switch you can jump easily. Do it the right way and get a proper diagnostic cable and some software. Check to see what the DME thinks the status of the clutch switch is. Check...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By blarf
Could it be ATF either from the power steering...

Could it be ATF either from the power steering system or transmission?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By blarf
Accumulator? Relay? Poor wiring connection?

Accumulator? Relay? Poor wiring connection?
Forum: California 09-24-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By blarf
Lower Nob Hill... yeah that's what folks call it...

Lower Nob Hill... yeah that's what folks call it when they're too ashamed to admit they live in the TL. Ruby Skye? Yep.

http://sfist.com/2014/09/16/slide_ruby_skye_sewage_leak.php

Although...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-24-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 18,026
Posted By blarf
SSG wagon. WAT. ...

SSG wagon. WAT.

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/4677244757.html
Forum: California 09-24-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By blarf
Ruby Skye? Basement full of sewage (also it's in...

Ruby Skye? Basement full of sewage (also it's in the heart of the Tenderloin, so if you're trying to avoid that neighborhood at night...).

Trolleys? Sure. Cable cars are going to be an insane...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,867
Posted By blarf
FWIW, the curve I ended up with was this: //...

FWIW, the curve I ended up with was this:

// KUEHLMITTELTEMP_ANZEIGEWI
PARZUWEISUNG_PSW1 : 003D (00,00,00,1F,00,53,00,62,00,94,00,A4) // kennlinie_01
// KUEHLMITTELTEMP_WERT
PARZUWEISUNG_PSW1 :...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-23-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 30,019
Views: 2,272,479
Posted By blarf
Even in a big metro area (or even in the city...

Even in a big metro area (or even in the city proper) you can still wait 3+ hours. AAA pays tow companies **** rates, calls get lower priority than you'd think. Break down late at night, good luck.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30,019
Views: 2,272,479
Posted By blarf
The trunk harness? It's tedious, but not...

The trunk harness?

It's tedious, but not really difficult. Would've been much easier if I had put some foresight into it (mark where the clips went, ran some line in when I pulled all the wires...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30,019
Views: 2,272,479
Posted By blarf
Repairing the trunk harness... fished all the...

Repairing the trunk harness... fished all the wires through a new grommet. Need to grab a fish tape and see about running wires in the trunk lid. !$@# this. Swapped out the dome light. Adjusted...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,867
Posted By blarf
It might be worthwhile to use the keys that BMW...

It might be worthwhile to use the keys that BMW uses (part number / hw/sw version / coding index) to identify the clusters. On my 2000 323i (hw: 0x10, sw: 0x20, ci: 0x04), it looks like the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By blarf
I came across this today: ...

I came across this today:

http://www.bmwtech.ru/pdf/e46/ST034/12%20Automatic%20Transmission%20Internet.pdf

... sums up a lot of what's been stated, and adds a bit more on the design of the GM...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By blarf
Just pop the terminals out of the housing, put...

Just pop the terminals out of the housing, put the loom on, reattach the housing.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,698
Posted By blarf
When does it end? :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

When does it end? :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,698
Posted By blarf
That depends on which DSC you have. The earlier...

That depends on which DSC you have. The earlier ones only respond to a short press, and they'll turn off DSC but leave ABS on. The later ones will also respond to a long press which will turn off...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By blarf
Yes, that's what the proper tools are for. Use...

Yes, that's what the proper tools are for. Use them and you don't have to take the whole assembly out of the car to replace some bushings.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By blarf
Well.. ...

Well..

http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/ot-penetrating-oil-196347/
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By blarf
And here's the letter: ...

And here's the letter:

http://i.imgur.com/z8miWaMl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ooi6ytGl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6Ezbbgwl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/IgmYU78l.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By blarf
TradeMotion hacked

Just got a letter from Tischer, but this would impact all of the forum sponsors who use TM.

Any idea why they were storing full credit card numbers? IIRC in order to maintain PCI compliance...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-28-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By blarf
I'd say more than slight, but that's just me. If...

I'd say more than slight, but that's just me. If you don't drive like a jackass, and actually pay attention to the effort required to get the shifter in gear I'd just use stock mounts. FWIW highway...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,292
Posted By blarf
This is not true. Late build (6/2000+) 323 and...

This is not true. Late build (6/2000+) 323 and 328s got the dual stage airbags.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-12-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By blarf
Pics of the E46?

Pics of the E46?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,356
Posted By blarf
The problem I've found is that the parts are...

The problem I've found is that the parts are often a little bit more expensive, and there are a lot more of them.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,356
Posted By blarf
I updated it to include registration for 2012. ...

I updated it to include registration for 2012. Records indicate:

Cost to date: $27,913.79
Current mileage: 155,898 (+38,796 miles)
$0.56 / mile
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,356
Posted By blarf
If you're gonna run it into the ground, then yeah...

If you're gonna run it into the ground, then yeah it's cheap. But even if you don't "beat on it like an idiot" things wear out. When I filled up my car for the first time, I got > 32mpg (PO drove...
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