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Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 442,206
Posted By PainBreak
Placeholder for when I set it on fire.

Placeholder for when I set it on fire.
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 442,206
Posted By PainBreak
Wheeeeeeeeeeeee. Tried to perform an ill-advised...

Wheeeeeeeeeeeee. Tried to perform an ill-advised update, and now mine is stuck in a recovery mode boot loop. It immediately boots into recovery mode, the progress bar goes across the bottom (I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 129,253
Posted By PainBreak
I just wanted to take the time to thank you for...

I just wanted to take the time to thank you for swinging by in the middle of the night and fixing my fuel gauge issues for me. It's uncommon for someone to be so dedicated to their craft as you.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 129,253
Posted By PainBreak
Yeah, after changing the fuel pump, and driving...

Yeah, after changing the fuel pump, and driving around for a while, the gauge went down and I filled up the tank. After filling up, the gauge continued to go down. So, I topped it off, then went...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-10-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 129,253
Posted By PainBreak
Hey jfoj, I have a question for you. I...

Hey jfoj, I have a question for you.

I replaced the fuel pump with about 3/4 of a tank of gas, and both beforehand and immediately afterward, the fuel gauge worked without issue. Once the fuel...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 08-03-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,798
Posted By PainBreak
Yes. Here's how to do it: Buy this: ...

Yes. Here's how to do it:

Buy this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/SMALL-TIMER-SWITCH-10A-Delay-Off-12V-TIME-RELAY-FROM-1-TO-40-90-145-430-660-SEC-/320852799879

Get the one with the shortest...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-21-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
To the poster above, I haven't been updating the...

To the poster above, I haven't been updating the OP, as it is too old to edit any longer. I receive the following message:



I do think this thread should be stickied, though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
Yelp says Check Point Automotive is a good indie...

Yelp says Check Point Automotive is a good indie shop.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/check-point-automotive-los-angeles
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 05-29-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 442,206
Posted By PainBreak
iGO is junk. I've been really happy with TomTom....

iGO is junk. I've been really happy with TomTom. I will say though, that once I was rooted, iGO had no problems saving the configuration to the SD card.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-29-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
Glad you got things all fixed up! I'm...

Glad you got things all fixed up!

I'm speculating here, but buggy code over time seems to cause the adaptation values to become corrupt. I believe it's the knock sensor adaptations that are at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,251
Posted By PainBreak
Having all of my bucking nonsense go away after...

Having all of my bucking nonsense go away after getting the DME flashed this morning, I'm going to just start recommending it for every situation. We'll call it "The $100 Mango."

But seriously,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By PainBreak
Probably wouldn't hurt to have a shop update your...

Probably wouldn't hurt to have a shop update your DME to the latest code revision. It solves some similar stuttering issues, although not exactly what you're describing. Check out the link in my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
I spend a lot of time on the highway for work,...

I spend a lot of time on the highway for work, where this issue is at its most annoying. There was no such thing as smoothly accelerating from 65 to 80, it was either bucking and stuttering, or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-02-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
Good morning, fanatics! A good morning, indeed. ...

Good morning, fanatics! A good morning, indeed.

While life and work had taken me away from the forums for a while, I finally have my own first-hand account, and an update. I had my DME flashed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By PainBreak
My car is fast. Reaaaaaal fast, man. It does...

My car is fast. Reaaaaaal fast, man. It does zero to sixty failed parts in the engine bay in less than 10 years.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,611
Posted By PainBreak
If you could take the vibe of e46fanatics and...

If you could take the vibe of e46fanatics and stuff it into one thread, it would be this one.

Half of the people posting offer completely worthless, batshit, off-the-wall bullshit for the OP to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,357
Posted By PainBreak
Nothing says beauty quite like that "Oh,...

Nothing says beauty quite like that "Oh, guys...I'm just waiting for my body kit to get here. THEN, it's gonna look awesome! Trust me!" rattle-canned finish.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-16-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
Yeah, that's probably the direction I'll go now...

Yeah, that's probably the direction I'll go now that I've obtained the proper equipment. Unfortunately, I'm in a condo so I'm a little uncomfortable dragging an extension cord (for the charger)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
I've replaced all 4 O2 sensors, the MAF sensor,...

I've replaced all 4 O2 sensors, the MAF sensor, all vacuum hoses, and had a smoke test performed. I am unmetered leak free. Still stutters like a nervous Ned. I have yet to have the DME flashed,...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-08-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,798
Posted By PainBreak
It sounds to me as if you jumped in with both...

It sounds to me as if you jumped in with both feet, without knowing how to swim. I don't mean to sound like a jerk, but from the PMs I received from you, and your posts in this thread, I still...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 02-26-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 442,206
Posted By PainBreak
The Android board doesn't have a bluetooth...

The Android board doesn't have a bluetooth chipset, nor are there drivers built into the kernel for bluetooth. That doesn't matter, though, because Torque Pro supports USB OBDII readers, and they...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
Very observant... I'm not fully up to speed yet...

Very observant... I'm not fully up to speed yet with the differences between years.

Obviously, this whole thing makes me extremely curious. Say a software update does resolve the issue... I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 26,163
Posted By PainBreak
Now we're getting somewhere... My only issue...

Now we're getting somewhere...

My only issue with this is...if it were misfiring, why doesn't it trigger a misfire code? It does, most definitely, act as if it's misfiring, though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By PainBreak
#1. It's probably the secondary air pump. ...

#1. It's probably the secondary air pump.

#2. Tensioner / Idler pulley bearing has gone bad. Since the majority of the pulleys on this car are cheap plastic junk, when one of them goes bad,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,551
Posted By PainBreak
Funny, since I purchased my E46, the life is...

Funny, since I purchased my E46, the life is slowly draining out of me. No, wait...that's not my life.

It's just coolant.
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