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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By nfsplayer2
Changed power steering container today.

Changed power steering container today.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By nfsplayer2
right now I'm working with stock alternator.

right now I'm working with stock alternator.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By nfsplayer2
Already have 1 run of 0 gauge to alternator, 0...

Already have 1 run of 0 gauge to alternator, 0 gauge for ground and amp. The battery I have is big enough for the amp for now.

Right now I'm trying to get the alternator going.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By nfsplayer2
Alternator not putting out enough amps.

I have a huge problem with alternator and voltage in my bmw e46 325i.

Little back ground about the problem:

I put a little system a while back. First amplifier was 1200watts and alternator was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,065
Posted By nfsplayer2
I'm at 170k right now and thinking if I should do...

I'm at 170k right now and thinking if I should do a transmission flush.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,590
Posted By nfsplayer2
I used red RTV

I used red RTV
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
After almost a months, I still have voltage dips....

After almost a months, I still have voltage dips. Only thing changed is that voltage now goes up to 14v when driving (everything off). However, if I turn head lights on and heater, it would dip down...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By nfsplayer2
I took my rear fill out. So now it sounds much...

I took my rear fill out. So now it sounds much better just with front.

Right now I got alpine in the front, but soon will be doing custom door panels.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 229,071
Posted By nfsplayer2
I bough upgraded spark plugs for my 2001 325i and...

I bough upgraded spark plugs for my 2001 325i and saw no difference at all. Going back to OEM.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 229,071
Posted By nfsplayer2
170,000 and still good :)

170,000 and still good :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
Well, I put the car back together and drove it...

Well, I put the car back together and drove it for about 10-15minutes. What I noticed is the voltage dips down when I stop, but it quickly jumps back up. Also, if I turn the AC on and head lights,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
There are no amps in the car right now. I'm just...

There are no amps in the car right now. I'm just trying to get the electrical like it should be.

Also, I don't need external regulator, because I need to run 12v/14v set up, otherwise I will be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
I haven't checked the ground strap yet, but will....

I haven't checked the ground strap yet, but will.

I also bought a new belt from dealership and it looks different than the one I bought from advanced auto parts.

The voltage was measured in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By nfsplayer2
Coolant flush e46 question.

I need to replace my water pump, so I decided to do a flush as well.

I went thru few DIY on here, but have few questions.


After I drain old coolant, do I close bottom blue screw and fill it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
I need 260amp alternator to car audio...

I need 260amp alternator to car audio competitions. Current amplifier I have pulls ~250amps.

I want the voltage to be 14v (+-.1v) all the time, like it was before.

Maybe the problem is with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
I tried it with and without 0 gauge wire. I...

I tried it with and without 0 gauge wire.

I found the problem with voltage drop when reving engine up. The new belt I bought at advanced auto parts didn't match the stock belt, even thought it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,749
Posted By nfsplayer2
Range rover sport supercharged will be my next...

Range rover sport supercharged will be my next car :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,856
Posted By nfsplayer2
Voltage problem on bmw 325i e46

Hello


I have a big problem with the voltage in my 325i. Few weeks ago my stock alternator went out, so I bought a new custom built 260A alternator. After installing it, I had a problem were it...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By nfsplayer2
Problem is fixed. I ordered the wrong...

Problem is fixed.

I ordered the wrong alternator. I have a valeo, but ordered a bosch replacement.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By nfsplayer2
Alternator replacement.

Hello

I recently bought a new replacement alternator from rock auto.com for 2001 bmw 325i. It's not a valeo, but a tyc brand. The case is the same, but the new alternator has 2 positive terminal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By nfsplayer2
Here's few shots of it in. ...

Here's few shots of it in.


http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab150/nfsplayer/6a497240.jpg
http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab150/nfsplayer/e328c694.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By nfsplayer2
Increasing belt tension (alternator)

After replacing my stock alternator with a 320A alternator, I need to increase belt tension so it will get a better grip on a new smaller pulley.

Is there any way to do it besides getting shorter...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By nfsplayer2
Do you have any particular budget?

Do you have any particular budget?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By nfsplayer2
looking at stats on cold air intake, it looks...

looking at stats on cold air intake, it looks like it does increase hp buy ~10, but at 6600-7000 rpm. Doubt it's worth the $300-$400.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By nfsplayer2
I got a system in right now. Was pretty easy to...

I got a system in right now. Was pretty easy to install, except it's a little problem to hide wire harness for head unit if you decide to go with single din.

I'm also working on making a custom...
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