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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 12:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Can you add your figures into what you posted so...

Can you add your figures into what you posted so people do not need to search back in the post?

Please include you best number and your average numbers, there is a difference.

Also have you...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
This is where is gets dicey. First most...

This is where is gets dicey.

First most people never "qualify" their figures.

OBC or manually calculated?

Where in the country they achieved these figures?

Road conditions, generally...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By jfoj
I am more inclined to think you have a high temp...

I am more inclined to think you have a high temp problem. At 82F 210F-213F is slightly on the higher side for an 82F day IMHO, if the engine temp increase when cooling the radiator, this is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
^+1, this is so true, get behind some hypermiler...

^+1, this is so true, get behind some hypermiler in a Prius and you will hate life, especially on coast down and regenerative coasting without brake lights.

When I drive my M5, it is hard to stay...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 09:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Average speed of 38-45 MPH is pretty good, this...

Average speed of 38-45 MPH is pretty good, this show likely more high way than "city" and likely more "urban" as lszlszx stated. On a few trips in my M5 I was averaging 85 MPH!! Unfortunately I...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By jfoj
TouchScan for Andriod is $3.95, Torque Pro is...

TouchScan for Andriod is $3.95, Torque Pro is $4.95.

I have not used TouchScan but it is the cousin of OBDWiz for the PC platform and it is a pretty good program. It appears that TouchScan may...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Sorry, still not buying all of this. 32 highway...

Sorry, still not buying all of this. 32 highway maybe, 24 city, no way. But again city is a relative term.

Not to dump on you specifically by there is NEVER any back up on how and where these...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By jfoj
Likely you have a bend wheel. Bent wheels...

Likely you have a bend wheel.

Bent wheels can be balanced, however, a bent wheel will not roll true and will cause vibrations.

Even Road Force balancing a bent wheel cannot solve the runout and...
Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 06:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,891
Posted By jfoj
To update this thread with a few additional...

To update this thread with a few additional items.

A newer entry into the ODBII interface world is Automatic https://www.automatic.com/

Appears to be a Bluetooth OBDII adapter that is more...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By jfoj
I was going to say that BMW Scanner has a big...

I was going to say that BMW Scanner has a big brother for the E9x and other models.

I have it, only used it once to try to get some info from a newer 7 series and I was not real excited on how...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 503
Posted By jfoj
Yea, after I posted the issue about Torque and...

Yea, after I posted the issue about Torque and custom PID's I tried to program the PID into Torque and it seemed it was already an configured/available parameter.

I did not bother to go further,...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By jfoj
Clear codes, see what pops back. The Evap...

Clear codes, see what pops back.

The Evap Solenoids do have a history of failing.

I might hold off and see what the O2 sensor does, but they are consumable items anyway and should be replaced...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By jfoj
Compressed air??

Compressed air??
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By jfoj
More often than not the P0444 means the Evap...

More often than not the P0444 means the Evap Purge Valve needs to be replaced. P0444 is open circuit, unless it is unplugged or the terminals in the connector are loose, the valve probably needs to...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Since you had an electric fan you must have an...

Since you had an electric fan you must have an automatic transmission?

EPA shows 18/21/26 MPG. Not sure if the SULEV is capable of slightly better fuel economy or not? Again this is tested on a...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Given you wait for your car to heat up in the...

Given you wait for your car to heat up in the morning, drive 3 miles to work and are in NYC, then your figures are likely close.

What everyone seems to forget is while the engine is running and...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By jfoj
Replace the oil filter housing gasket (which is...

Replace the oil filter housing gasket (which is not a bad idea anyway) when doing the CCV, it will make the job a bit easier.
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Yea, anything 30+ is rather suspicious to me as...

Yea, anything 30+ is rather suspicious to me as well, but it make everyone feel better with big numbers, if you challenge them the only thing the numbers can do is go down and nobody wants their...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,807
Posted By jfoj
Mileage and city driving is relative. Are we...

Mileage and city driving is relative. Are we talking NYC? If so, probably so.

Not sure how you are arriving at these numbers. Do not use the OBC except for average speed as this will give you an...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By jfoj
OBDFusion for the App. iProducts require a...

OBDFusion for the App.

iProducts require a Bluetooth to WiFi interface. Something like the ELM327 from Amazon. Try and find a device that states "Fulfilled By Amazon" which means it should be in...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By jfoj
In general "Sport" springs from the OEM...

In general "Sport" springs from the OEM terminology mean slightly less than 1" lower as I recall?? I think around 3/4" is the typical drop on the OE Sport??

I am sure someone here can confirm for...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By jfoj
Pretty common problem, not recalled, dealer...

Pretty common problem, not recalled, dealer and/or BMW will not be of any help.

Find aftermarket springs or try this http://www.bmwoffairfax.com/order-parts-online.htm

Look part numbers up on...
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By jfoj
What phone platform are you running?

What phone platform are you running?
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By jfoj
No & Yes

No & Yes
Forum: General E46 Forum Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 503
Posted By jfoj
Just to follow up, Torque does support custom...

Just to follow up, Torque does support custom PID's assuming you want to learn how to configure them.

Not 100% sure but engine oil temp may be PID 5C?

PID 5C Engine oil temperature
Min...
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