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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By markusmarkus
All speakers have an individual pair of wires...

All speakers have an individual pair of wires that go to the amp. The crossovers are in the amp.

First thing is to check the amp. It's located in the left side of the trunk behind the trunk...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-27-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By markusmarkus
One of the issues with the DD head units is the...

One of the issues with the DD head units is the unit's depth. If the DD is too deep you'll need to mod the hvac vent that's behind your current head unit. The solution is to buy a DD that's shallow...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 63,863
Posted By markusmarkus
86* C around town and on 395! New thermostat on...

86* C around town and on 395! New thermostat on order from FCP. No wonder my mileage went to crap!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 911
Posted By markusmarkus
No, it's a special gauge used to measure the...

No, it's a special gauge used to measure the height of a person's nose where the nose meets the forehead. The threaded tube is where the nitrogen is injected at 0.02 bar.

Jeeeesh, you Americans!
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By markusmarkus
One can only hope! /s

One can only hope! /s
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-26-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By markusmarkus
Check www.crutchfield.com for options.

Check www.crutchfield.com for options.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By markusmarkus
I use Redline D4ATF.

I use Redline D4ATF.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-26-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By markusmarkus
Check the temp of the coolant via the OBC hidden...

Check the temp of the coolant via the OBC hidden functions. The temp gauge is controlled by the computer (ECU) and is buffered so that the gauge needle is at the 12 o'clock position over a wide range...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-25-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By markusmarkus
Your car has 5 1/2" "woofers" in the front doors....

Your car has 5 1/2" "woofers" in the front doors. Btw, coupes have 6 1/4" woofers in the doors.

I bought the speakers from Parts Express. The DAT woofers required a MDF adapter rings as the oem...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 842
Posted By markusmarkus
Is the hairline crack on the radiator or the...

Is the hairline crack on the radiator or the thermostat? Remember, that hairline crack can and will become a hole.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-25-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By markusmarkus
If you're doing a flush you'll need several (I...

If you're doing a flush you'll need several (I use 4) quarts of non-synthetic automatic tranny fluid. Attach a 4' section of heater hose to the return line. The return line attaches to the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By markusmarkus
You can repaint it with a quality black paint....

You can repaint it with a quality black paint. I've used black satin rustoleum for plastic and fabric.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-24-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By markusmarkus
The amp is probably the culprit. Find a good...

The amp is probably the culprit. Find a good electronics repairs shop and have the techs check the amp for bad solder joints, etc. The amp is located on the left side of the trunk behind the grey...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-24-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By markusmarkus
We need more info! Year, model, miles, symptom...

We need more info! Year, model, miles, symptom elaboration - is there a clicking sound when you try to start the car? Where did you try to jump the engine? Under the hood? At the battery? Where are...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-24-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By markusmarkus
ALWAYS start with the speakers! Why? BMW audio...

ALWAYS start with the speakers! Why? BMW audio electronics are made by top-flight companies such as Alpine. Yes, the amps are under-powered. But the speakers (in our cars w/o HK) are made by Nokia....
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By markusmarkus
OP, enter the last 7 characters of the car's VIN...

OP, enter the last 7 characters of the car's VIN into this website to see what's in your car:

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By markusmarkus
What brand of oil is in the engine? Do you take...

What brand of oil is in the engine? Do you take primarily short trips?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By markusmarkus
I've bought 4 Bridgestone Blizak LM22 snow tires...

I've bought 4 Bridgestone Blizak LM22 snow tires on alloys from tire rack when I bought my 2001 330Ci in August of 2000. I'm on my second set on LM25 tires. They're mounted on steelies. Great for DC...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-22-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By markusmarkus
The video was well done. Overall, a comprehensive...

The video was well done. Overall, a comprehensive and clear presentation of needs to be done.

A couple of comments:
- hot glue? I think a short "wall" of epoxy would work better
- I would drill...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By markusmarkus
I own a 2001 330Ci and I do all the maintenance...

I own a 2001 330Ci and I do all the maintenance myself. I've worked on E46's of various MY. I've never seen a thermostat in the expansion tank (ET). It sounds like the engine thermostat is going bad....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By markusmarkus
If it's blowing the 30 amp fuse but does blow a...

If it's blowing the 30 amp fuse but does blow a fuse with a lower current rating then something is shorted in the 30 amp circuit.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-18-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By markusmarkus
Yes, it's typical. The ccv routes oily fumes to...

Yes, it's typical. The ccv routes oily fumes to the intake manifold. Some oil does condense in the manifold.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By markusmarkus
According to the Bentley manual, the wire colors...

According to the Bentley manual, the wire colors are;
- blue/brown (pin 1 on the sensor)
- blue/red (pin 2).
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By markusmarkus
Do you see any signs of dried coolant? Dried...

Do you see any signs of dried coolant? Dried coolant shows up as white streaks. When you replaced the expansion tank did you replace the tank cap?
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-15-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By markusmarkus
That's correct. If you were to cut them at the...

That's correct. If you were to cut them at the same place you'd end up with a large bulge in the wire. I'm not saying it's wrong to cut the wires at the same place but I think it...
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