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Old 11-20-2013, 04:38 PM   #23641
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It came on after about 50 miles, as I knew it would. I'm getting software from Active Autowerke in a few days to take care of that light.
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Old 11-20-2013, 04:43 PM   #23642
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except when it makes the car into a soft limp noodle
No, it gives you a woodie with all those 2x4s.
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Old 11-20-2013, 05:09 PM   #23643
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Well this is annoying!

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Old 11-20-2013, 05:25 PM   #23644
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Well this is annoying!
This would happen to me when I got
Bumps and finally it faded away... Not sure what it is


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Old 11-20-2013, 11:14 PM   #23645
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$500 at a local shop. They are a direct dealer of Active Autowerke. They do in house tuning so I don't need to send my ECU anywhere. It'll really tie the headers in and give me even more ponies! About 12-20 from the headers and another 20 from the re-tune!
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Old 11-20-2013, 11:34 PM   #23646
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Washed my car at the usual hour, about 8 p.m. I always drive it around the block to spin-dry the wheels, then pull 'er into the garage for the final towel-down. No water spots from direct sun, and the neighborhood is peaceful at that hour.
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Old 11-21-2013, 12:01 AM   #23647
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Oh, almost forgot. Checked the UPS tracking numbers for my H&R (nee Turner) anti-roll bars. Delivery scheduled for next Tuesday!
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Old 11-21-2013, 08:04 AM   #23648
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Re-coded my coolant temperature gauge to reflect a narrower buffer and tested it. Now it hits the middle at 90C and begins to pass it at 100C. This is how it should have come from the factory.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:23 AM   #23649
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:42 AM   #23650
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Re-coded my coolant temperature gauge to reflect a narrower buffer and tested it. Now it hits the middle at 90C and begins to pass it at 100C. This is how it should have come from the factory.
I did this to, will this stop the aux fan from always turning on so much? On my auto.


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Old 11-21-2013, 10:08 AM   #23651
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Old 11-21-2013, 02:36 PM   #23652
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Old 11-21-2013, 04:43 PM   #23653
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I did this to, will this stop the aux fan from always turning on so much? On my auto.
At what temperature does your aux fan come on? Mine never seem to turn on and running at about 93C.
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New wipers. New o2 sensor. New rims. New tires. Pre cat o2 replacement... Easy as pie. Thanks to some helpful "how to" found on the forum.
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Old 11-21-2013, 11:38 PM   #23655
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The Hofmeister kink just doesn't look the same without its trim piece. The female clips came unglued from the trim, so a little adhesive put it right and she'll be as good as new tomorrow.


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Old 11-22-2013, 01:33 PM   #23657
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After seeing the skanky black mess that came out of my fuel filter, I thought I'd contribute a little to the health of my friend's E46 M3 race car. Hard to put this one in backward!






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Old 11-22-2013, 02:00 PM   #23658
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At what temperature does your aux fan come on? Mine never seem to turn on and running at about 93C.
Mine turns on all the time when the engine is just hot and idling. Sounds like a semi


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Old 11-22-2013, 02:05 PM   #23659
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Well this is annoying!
I have the same sound here and there. it's the blower motor from what I've read.

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Old 11-22-2013, 02:06 PM   #23660
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I occasionally hear that sound as well. very very faint though. looks like i'll do a blower soon. did it on my E36 M3. NOT fun. i think it might be easier on the e46..
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