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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-13-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
OK so finally I got out the soldering iron and...

OK so finally I got out the soldering iron and melted the solder holding my extra ground connection to the right side. Then I disconnected the wiring. I plugged the right side wiring into the left...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-27-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
I am going to check this out real soon, but on...

I am going to check this out real soon, but on visual inspection the connectors looked fine for the most part. If there was damage to the ground, it was very slight. But definitely worth checking...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-24-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
Yes I tried swapping bulbs from left to right and...

Yes I tried swapping bulbs from left to right and right to left. Also other known good bulbs. But still the right side is always bright when lit.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-19-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
I am fairly certain the problem was not there...

I am fairly certain the problem was not there when I got the car (summer of 07). Still I am not sure how long it has been going on. You mean the bright brake light, right? The trunk not...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-18-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
OK so is this caused by a faulty brake light...

OK so is this caused by a faulty brake light switch? Or do I have some sort of short circuit? First to answer wins ten brownie points!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-15-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 76,947
Posted By patrick328
That's fu*king awesome!!!

That's fu*king awesome!!!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
My friend told me I could measure the current in...

My friend told me I could measure the current in the right brake light socket vs. the left and then throw in a resistor to compensate. The problem is that wouldn't solve the problem as the light's...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
Testing... 1 2 3...

Testing... 1 2 3...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
So I did some more fiddling around in the trunk,...

So I did some more fiddling around in the trunk, just to see if I could accidentally get something to work, i.e. electronic trunk opening, brake light bulb not being bright all the time, etc. By the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 36,124
Posted By patrick328
Right brake light / running light stuck on bright...

Right brake light / running light stuck on bright whenever lit (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=740787)
Bad input shaft bearing, started making noise right after installing my new DSSR...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
OK, looks like there are TWO clutch switches -...

OK, looks like there are TWO clutch switches - who knew? The previous owner apparently sawed off the part of the clutch pedal that contacts the disengage switch, then zip tied the switch closed. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
Also I did check the fuses and they're good. Not...

Also I did check the fuses and they're good. Not sure if it has anything to do with it, but ever since my sub frame got dealt with, my trunk won't open anymore. The button on the key, next to the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-14-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
Update: I finally got around to getting rid of...

Update:
I finally got around to getting rid of those squeeze on connectors and just wrapped the exposed wire around the exposed wire and sealed it with electrical tape. So my tail light ground...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-12-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,505
Posted By patrick328
Lightbulb Stop Light Bulb Stuck on Bright with Headlights on

Yup, it's just the right side though. I already did the tail light fix, with the adding of the ground. But I used those cheap little plastic add-a-circuit squeeze on thingies. Would that have...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,765
Posted By patrick328
when you have to cut & replace the zip ties...

when you have to cut & replace the zip ties securing the splash guard to the front bumper every time you do something under there because the screws/holes have been ripped away by the asphalt
when...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-24-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,415
Posted By patrick328
Oops I just realized I didn't even need to remove...

Oops I just realized I didn't even need to remove the shift lever carrier in order to replace its bushings. But I did it anyway. Damn, that could have saved my boot.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-24-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,415
Posted By patrick328
The reason it took me so long is I was waiting on...

The reason it took me so long is I was waiting on my buddy to bring me his pickle fork as I wanted to get my control arm ball joints and bushings done at the same time. Eventually I just said screw...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-07-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,415
Posted By patrick328
I'd be happy to post pix / notes as soon as i get...

I'd be happy to post pix / notes as soon as i get my dssr in my hands. btw i've already changed selector rod linkage washers, shift lever bearing, removed & replaced the c clips. ex. and ds. did...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-06-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,415
Posted By patrick328
This is helpful. I'll be putting in new shift...

This is helpful. I'll be putting in new shift lever carrier bushings (delrin) and a rod joint soon. So, no need to disconnect the driveshaft, right? A dude at the dealer just told me I might want...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,277
Posted By patrick328
Sorry I haven't been working on my car much...

Sorry I haven't been working on my car much lately or else I might have seen this sooner. My original CSC is still pushing just fine. I'm no engineer but I imagine yours will still work too. The...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 03-15-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By patrick328
Mine's not M tech, the fog I'm looking for can be...

Mine's not M tech, the fog I'm looking for can be found here: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=BM53&mospid=47712&btnr=63_0553&hg=63&fg=15
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 03-14-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By patrick328
WTB: Driver side fog housing

My baby is a 2000 328ci. Unfortunately when I took her home, she came without the rear of the driver side fog light housing. I looked it up on BavAuto and the P/N is 63 17 8 371 907. Anybody? I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,277
Posted By patrick328
http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/6427/csc002.jpg ...

http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/6427/csc002.jpg

I just put it back together, it looks fine. I used pliers to bend the teeth at an angle that was the same as the rest of them, then stuck the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,277
Posted By patrick328
I love R.O. & I didn't even know about B.F. til...

I love R.O. & I didn't even know about B.F. til now. But what I want to know is will it work? The cylinders are clearly different parts for the two cars, yet it seems to me that if the pipe threads...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,277
Posted By patrick328
Will a CSC from an E30 fit? It is significantly...

Will a CSC from an E30 fit? It is significantly cheaper than the E36/E46 CSC. Also easier bleeding access, from what I can tell.
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