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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-08-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By trale
Which fuses are 5 amp, On when key is in position 1 or higher?

I'm looking to DIY a USB charging port (or potentially several).

I'm looking for 5 amp fuses to tap, ones that are only on when the car is on (key in position 1 or higher).

I'm aware that the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By trale
Good point, I checked right after putting in the...

Good point, I checked right after putting in the oil, and didn't start the engine. And also my driveway isn't exactly level. I'll have to wait till I drive it to work and check again.

But I think...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-25-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By trale
Oil level conumdrum

This might be a noob question....

I just did an oil change on my 2004 325ci.

Following bentley's manual, my engine's oil capacity should be 6.5L

However, I just put in only 6L of oil (5L...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,906
Posted By trale
Finally got around to installing the...

Finally got around to installing the CoolantSnitch. Tested it and works fine

It accomplishes most of what I was looking for - it would have been perfect if it also had a live display like this...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,906
Posted By trale
Hi, Thanks! This sounds interesting. I've...

Hi,

Thanks! This sounds interesting. I've kind of neglected this topic, but I definitely will revisit this.

I'm actually really interested in how you got the actual temperature to display in...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 07-11-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 60,895
Posted By trale
I finally got off my lazy ass and bought it and...

I finally got off my lazy ass and bought it and went through the install.

For those interested, I DID manage to find an extension cable for the iPod interface, so I am able to fully realize my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,906
Posted By trale
Scanguage II

Has anyone ever seen this product?
http://www.scangauge.com/

It looks like it's almost exactly what I'm looking for.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,906
Posted By trale
How to best monitor coolant temperature LIVE?

I've had very bad (& expensive) experiences with cooling system failures on BMWs in the past, and I am determined to NEVER caught off guard again in my life.

We all know the default coolant temp...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-14-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 60,895
Posted By trale
Thanks for the responses guys, I will rethink the...

Thanks for the responses guys, I will rethink the extension idea. I have a 2004 325Ci coupe, so that's not the issue. I'd just prefer to have a more "versatile" installation if possible - one that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By trale
Thanks for the info! Didn't know freshman get...

Thanks for the info! Didn't know freshman get rated on their initial post quality. lol

Do you have this exact bar? I'm a little concerned about its sharp edges. I'd rather not not cut the hood...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By trale
Questions about Rotora strut bar (& bars in general)

I'm looking to get one of these for my 2004 325Ci coupe:
http://eurobahn.us/r-e46fsb.aspx

It seems to be the least expensive, but still decent (and generally known) bar I can get for the E46...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-10-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 60,895
Posted By trale
Options for leaving it in trunk but have Ipod in cabin?

I'm looking for installation options for the PA12. I'd like to avoid messing around with the glove box if at all possible. Is there any other place inside the cabin to stash the unit and still have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-10-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By trale
2004 325Ci checking in

I am the proud new owner of beautiful black-on-black 2004 325Ci coupe. I've been groomed on BMW maintenance, DIY, and mods from my old 1996 Z3, so the road should be a bit less bumpy this time...
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