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Old 06-13-2010, 02:41 PM   #25101
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I went ahead and ordered the SRS tool which should be arriving in a couple of days. So if anyone needs to use it just let me know.

Also, I had a slight malfunction with my AC unit today. I had to turn it on and off several times because it wouldn't activate. After fooling around with the buttons for about 20 minutes, it finally decided to start working. Anybody ever had this issue before?? I figured maybe it was because I haven't driven it in almost a week, but I'm not sure and I sure as hell do not want this to happen again as the outside temperatures are steadily on the rise.

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Old 06-13-2010, 02:58 PM   #25102
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Sounds like either it's on the edge of being too low pressure or a relay issue to me.

Also, anybody else know what I'm talking about when I say Australia is getting its butt handed to it?

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Old 06-13-2010, 03:08 PM   #25103
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yep. demolishing, i feel bad for them.
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:12 PM   #25104
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I went ahead and ordered the SRS tool which should be arriving in a couple of days. So if anyone needs to use it just let me know.

Also, I had a slight malfunction with my AC unit today. I had to turn it on and off several times because it wouldn't activate. After fooling around with the buttons for about 20 minutes, it finally decided to start working. Anybody ever had this issue before?? I figured maybe it was because I haven't driven it in almost a week, but I'm not sure and I sure as hell do not want this to happen again as the outside temperatures are steadily on the rise.
Did the buttons stop working or, does it not blow cold air?
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:16 PM   #25105
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yep. demolishing, i feel bad for them.
They should just let them get a goal in lol.
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:38 PM   #25106
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Did the buttons stop working or, does it not blow cold air?
It just stopped blowing air in general.
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:41 PM   #25107
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Bring it over and I'll take a look at it. I might be able to fix it in like 20 mins.
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Old 06-13-2010, 04:15 PM   #25108
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yeah, digital hvac in the e36 is notorious for takin a crap.
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Old 06-13-2010, 04:24 PM   #25109
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Bring it over and I'll take a look at it. I might be able to fix it in like 20 mins.
I'm in VA beach right now till about 630. You gonna be free tonight?
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Yeah let me know. I have to figure out alex's climate control too.
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^ is that what u guys call the final stage resistor thingy.. ive never read about that thing, but some E46s have that issue too. i think it kills the AC controls.
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I already replaced alex's and, it was super easily done.
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I got owned by a chick in a modded Benzo C300 today. Wasn't trying to race or anything she just pulled on the side of me on 64 leaving Hampton. Hit the kickdown and left me behind instantly. I was like... um ok. She smoked me. I just cruised at 55 all the way home.
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i wonder how different you guys unit is from mine, being a 1st batch E46 and all.... mine's never acted up since ive owned it, and the PO never mentioned it... knock on wood.
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I got owned by a chick in a modded Benzo C300 today. Wasn't trying to race or anything she just pulled on the side of me on 64 leaving Hampton. Hit the kickdown and left me behind instantly. I was like... um ok. She smoked me. I just cruised at 55 all the way home.
7 speed trans makes everything fast.
Actually...wait...you sure it wasnt a 350? Because a 323 and C300 should be just about neck and neck.

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Yeah I'll take that off of your hands. My girlfriend wants to use it.
Cool, let me know when you want to stop by and pick it up. I'm around tonight.
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Actually...wait...you sure it wasnt a 350? Because a 323 and C300 should be just about neck and neck.
actually its more like C3xx vs 323 equal, BMW gets wasted all day everyday. no sweat.
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actually its more like C3xx vs 323 equal, BMW gets wasted all day everyday. no sweat.
Uhh...a 323 isn't the equal of a C350....there's going to be about a full second between them in the 1/4 mile. That V-6 may be an inferior design than a I-6, but it makes good power and is well suited to the 7 speed.

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Uhh...a 323 isn't the equal of a C350....there's going to be about a full second between them in the 1/4 mile. That V-6 may be an inferior design than a I-6, but it makes good power and is well suited to the 7 speed.
nope. a 323 is a 2.5 making 170bhp or so... i dont know what the benz 350 makes but im sure its over 200hp atleast., and if it was a 300, im sure its still over 200hp.
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yes it was a C300. It was badged clearly on the back, on the drivers side. "C300"
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