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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-08-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,120
Posted By thefys
44 Activation solenoid valve, tank ventilation (Fuel Tank Breather valve) Errors

The Engine Error light is popping up consistently for an EVAP error. I already bought an OEM gas cap, but the error persists.

I'm getting the following error from my tool reader : 44 Activation...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 03-27-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,660
Posted By thefys
Nixon Automotive replaced my rear window...

Nixon Automotive replaced my rear window regulator and (I believe) they tore up the vapor barier. When I got the car back I didn't notice it but a while later, it leaked. I fixed it myself and then...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-27-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By thefys
How is a hitch going to hurt resale? It's an...

How is a hitch going to hurt resale? It's an additional feature that a lot of people find useful?
You might run the other way, but that doesn't make it a statistically important jog on your part.
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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-21-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,641
Posted By thefys
I could not take it off at all. There was no...

I could not take it off at all. There was no wiring harness connector which seems impossible, but that'show my car is. You can look in the http://www.realoem.com/bmw/ website and search under E46...
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-10-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,132
Posted By thefys
You probably don't have to, but I don't quite...

You probably don't have to, but I don't quite understand what the harness does electrically. I just know that it works. It's not rocket science to figure it out, but I couldn't be bothered to.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-28-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,569
Posted By thefys
I took my car to get a wax job and neglected to...

I took my car to get a wax job and neglected to tell the dude not to wax the trim. All the gloss is totally gone and now the trim looks like flat gray. Be aware of this if you are waxing your car as...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-24-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,577
Posted By thefys
I've been searching for a while now for how to...

I've been searching for a while now for how to enable the external air temperature reading inside and no dice.. Sometimes you need to know what you're looking for quite specifically. Just because...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-24-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,347
Posted By thefys
Is there a way to easily enable this function..?...

Is there a way to easily enable this function..? I I've been searching for a while in the forums, and no definite answers :(
If so, I where does the temperature show up?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-04-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,569
Posted By thefys
Update, March 2012 The tape has not changed...

Update, March 2012

The tape has not changed colour or lost it's shine. It's incredibly durable except where other drivers have continuously bumped into me... One day I will redo the scratched...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-04-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,641
Posted By thefys
See start of this thread...

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Check out post #2/#3 .... You might have a really hard time depending on your model. If it's a post face-lift ... Yikes!
I couldn't detach completely, but was able to work around it... What...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,720
Posted By thefys
I'll be replacing the vapor barrier as suggested...

I'll be replacing the vapor barrier as suggested (it has some small slits around the edges, so it still has potential to re-leak after the buytyl tape is replaced. (thanks for the links, I picked...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,720
Posted By thefys
Water leak in rear foot well - window leak ? Door leak?

I've searched and read most of the vapor barrier threads on the issue of water pooling in the rear passenger footwells. It seems the barirer becomes unglued and allows water inside the cabin.
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Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,022
Posted By thefys
Picking up battery charger today, thanks ! ...

Picking up battery charger today, thanks !

However with the running voltage below 13V and dropping to 11.5V , isn't it pretty much guaranteed a bad alternator?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,022
Posted By thefys
Voltage tests : Battery 6.6V After boost :...

Voltage tests :

Battery 6.6V
After boost : reads 13.6V after 10 minutes drops to 11.6V
Must be dead alternator

Angel Eyes : fixed wires, tested rest of length, no shorts of any kind.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,022
Posted By thefys
>will try that next, as soon as I get a boost. I...

>will try that next, as soon as I get a boost. I was hoping the video and ticking might be indicative of something specific?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-14-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,022
Posted By thefys
Question Battery Drains, Warning lights on Dash, strange ticking inside

I have similar problems as the "Not your typical car won't start thread"
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?p=14082477#post14082477 and have aftermarket installed Angel Eyes.

Noticed...
Forum: Lighting Forum 05-20-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,332
Posted By thefys
I now use standard clear BMW bulbs (non mirror...

I now use standard clear BMW bulbs (non mirror coated, or amber bulbs) It's just not worth the hassle...

Sounds like we ALL got screwed on this one. :banghead:
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-27-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By thefys
Yeah no kiddin' 'nice' guy eh? Sheesh...

Yeah no kiddin' 'nice' guy eh? Sheesh...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-27-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 65,658
Posted By thefys
Nicker ...Excellent camera placement :)

Nicker ...Excellent camera placement :)
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-23-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,569
Posted By thefys
I did my tape job on November 2007. They only...

I did my tape job on November 2007. They only current tape wear is because of backing into things and scratching the plastic.
No photos sorry
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-22-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,569
Posted By thefys
Pix of what?

Hey,

What pix specifically are you after? I've posted 20+ high res photos if you look at previous pages of this thread and other users have added their own.
If you specify what you are looking...
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-28-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,132
Posted By thefys
Update: A year and a half later... no problems....

Update:
A year and a half later... no problems. I did buy another set of Angel Eyes as backup but I haven't needed them yet.
Forum: Lighting Forum 02-28-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By thefys
angel eyes slideshow

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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By thefys
The rims in my photo. Post #3

The rims in my photo. Post #3
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-13-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By thefys
I just measured the rims yesterday without any...

I just measured the rims yesterday without any tires. Measured 8" outside to outside.
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