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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,984
Posted By Artful Codger
Sorry just catching up with this very old thread....

Sorry just catching up with this very old thread. I doubt if the statement made re 1q per 1000k could be true given the supposed oil change interval is something like 24000 kilometres...my thing gets...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,984
Posted By Artful Codger
Ummm no I did that about 6 months after I bought...

Ummm no I did that about 6 months after I bought it...I thought I said that. It isn't a daily driver although more so recently but noticed the oil issue on a trip a few months ago...

...anyway no...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-11-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 475,963
Posted By Artful Codger
Ok my V5 is working fine still after well over 2...

Ok my V5 is working fine still after well over 2 years. The DVB-T TV tuner is iffy but if you have enough signal works ok.

But...I can't remember which steering wheel button answers the phone...I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,984
Posted By Artful Codger
Okey dokey then...will check the various bits on...

Okey dokey then...will check the various bits on the weekend. Yes i may have overdone it with the flush but wanted a known good starting point.

Thanks guys.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-04-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,984
Posted By Artful Codger
Where is my oil going???

At the risk of being told I haven't searched enough I'll ask the question anyway.

2002 330cic 68k kilometres. Manual transmission.

I took ownership in 2009 and didn't change anything for approx...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By Artful Codger
Depending which model you have, mine is the V5...

Depending which model you have, mine is the V5 non droid...and what you want on the HDD ie MP3s or divx movies etc. You'll find the file indexing for the USB connected devices extremely slow. MP3s on...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By Artful Codger
I'd go off the highway at Grafton and go via...

I'd go off the highway at Grafton and go via Nimbin. Scenic, not too twisty, and the young ones will get to see the ferals who inhabit that neck of the woods...lol
Forum: Australia 09-13-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,356
Posted By Artful Codger
I have bought a bunch of stuff from ECS including...

I have bought a bunch of stuff from ECS including an alloy thermostat for the 330 instead of the plastic unit. I just found clickable and bought a belt tensioner which was actually cheaper than...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-22-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By Artful Codger
Powering CCFL AEs from DRLs...how

I have searched here, Bimmerfest etc and no one seems to have done this or maybe no one has had probs powering from the DRL sockets.

The rings power on fine from the 12v + and a static earth but...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-17-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,414
Posted By Artful Codger
Apologies for my tardiness. The day I went...

Apologies for my tardiness.

The day I went to check the FSR the bloody fan started working again so I didn't go ahead with pulling half the dash apart...mine did start the speed changing thing...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,470
Posted By Artful Codger
Hi...been trolling OBD threads for weeks...here...

Hi...been trolling OBD threads for weeks...here and Bimmerforums. I just ordered what appears to be exactly the same set of cable and software to allow me to check if my vert has any 'errors' and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-23-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,414
Posted By Artful Codger
Yep I was slack and hadn't done enough searching....

Yep I was slack and hadn't done enough searching.

One question remains though...mine did not exhibit fluctuating fan speeds it just stopped working and then decided to work again and then stop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,414
Posted By Artful Codger
Ok so my fan is currently not working after being...

Ok so my fan is currently not working after being flaky for a few months...I thought it was maybe fuse related but they're all ok.

One question is the FSR in a RHD car still behind the glovebox ie...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-12-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 475,963
Posted By Artful Codger
Did I miss something or has a month gone by...

Did I miss something or has a month gone by without any contributions to this thread...

I've been to Hawaii but surely that can't have caused a complete shutdown of the space time continuum...
...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 10-04-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 475,963
Posted By Artful Codger
Ok so I haven't been lurking around here for I...

Ok so I haven't been lurking around here for I dunno about 30 pages it looks like...so I suppose I've been pretty happy with my V5

Anyway today the missus tells me the touchscreen is not changing...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
Ok I finally found time to get my key completed...

Ok I finally found time to get my key completed and working.

EZY locksmiths in Beverly Hills programmed mine and it works.

http://www.ezylocksmiths.com.au

He can provide a new diamond key...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,097
Posted By Artful Codger
Bavarian Engineering moving

Thought I better resurrect this thread as I have just booked my 330cic in for engine and gearbox oil change. Massimo told me they are in the process of moving to new premises at 3 Box Rd...same...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
I have lead on a couple of locksmiths saying they...

I have lead on a couple of locksmiths saying they can do Bimmer keys. I'll ring them tomorrow.
Forum: Australia 08-20-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
...then I find this......

...then I find this... http://www.computersolutions*****blog/2011/02/bmw-keys-and-transponders-e36-e38-e46-etc-ews2/
I know I might be wasting my time but hey if I can get it to work it may help out...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
Really...thanks Darkoz..why would they sell them...

Really...thanks Darkoz..why would they sell them if they can't just be programmed though...seems you can actually buy a programmer specifically for BMW keys...anyway I didn't spend a lot so hey live...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
Don't believe so...supposedly they can copy the...

Don't believe so...supposedly they can copy the code from the original working keys transponder onto the new one.
Forum: Australia 08-19-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
No its full key including the remote circuit and...

No its full key including the remote circuit and the transponder.

Got it from here www.wholesalecarkeys.com

Unlocks doors etc following method found on here...just need now to get it programmed...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,745
Posted By Artful Codger
Key programmer in Sydney not dealer

Ok so I bought a spare diamond key had it cut opens car fine etc

So anyone know someone who can programme the EWS chip in Sydney.

BTW it was $70 plus $20 to have it cut but the locksmith said...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-23-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 475,963
Posted By Artful Codger
Jeff, Can you point us to the last...

Jeff,
Can you point us to the last firmware...to get rid of the cycling mode button...please. I have the 201010 fw btw.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 06-22-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 475,963
Posted By Artful Codger
Yes there are storage bins for both empty spaces...

Yes there are storage bins for both empty spaces $15 ea from ECS tuning...

...and... Thanks Jeff re the fw...will update I guess...
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