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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By David Mc
I just received notification from Carly that the...

I just received notification from Carly that the release of the latest iOS version is imminent and that the new full version will work on E36, E46,E38, E39, E53, E83, E85 and E86 with the new Gen 2...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By David Mc
Be patient, when it was first released a few...

Be patient, when it was first released a few years ago, BMWhat/Carly only covered a few cars and had no coding functionality at all, their model coverage and functionality has been expanding...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-03-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By David Mc
The speedometer correction is not something that...

The speedometer correction is not something that has been 'disabled' for US cars - it is simply a coding feature that has never been offered for US variants and which is clearly spelled out in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-03-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By David Mc
The rumour mill is way off the mark here, this...

The rumour mill is way off the mark here, this statement is absolutely incorrect. Since I know the developers of Carly I quizzed them on this and this is their response:-

This is not true we...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-02-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By David Mc
Smile DPF Regeneration

Ever since purchasing our E70 3.0sd the car has cranked for longer than I would consider normal for the car to start. This is in spite of the fact that we live in a rural area, where the car is...
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-02-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 56,355
Posted By David Mc
Thanks for that - my bad, it has now been fixed.

Thanks for that - my bad, it has now been fixed.
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 56,355
Posted By David Mc
Having a power supply connected whilst coding is...

Having a power supply connected whilst coding is a good idea and has been a standard recommendation when coding with conventional software such as NCS, PROGMAN and DIS, particularly if the battery...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By David Mc
When you replaced the coolant temperature sensor,...

When you replaced the coolant temperature sensor, which one did you replace? The critical one is on the side of the cylinder head under the manifold and this is the one that provides info to the DME...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-17-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By David Mc
If you are connecting to the OBD port under the...

If you are connecting to the OBD port under the dash, make sure that the cap is fitted to the round 20 pin BMW diagnostic port under the hood and that all of the connections in the 20 pin connector...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 481,650
Posted By David Mc
The best place to get the software and...

The best place to get the software and instructions is David McLean's 4shared (http://www.4shared.com/account/dir/7137899/6e9cd794/sharing.html#dir=25927950) site. You will need some help to access...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-14-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By David Mc
If you want to do a full conversion (i.e. remove...

If you want to do a full conversion (i.e. remove the EGS), you will need to write some changes to the DME so that it recognises your vehicle as having a manual transmission. I know of some forum...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-13-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By David Mc
Homer, if your 328i is sluggish you may need to...

Homer, if your 328i is sluggish you may need to rebuild the Vanos. Take a look at this website for details http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/vanos_single_procedure.htm . I have a 97 328i auto...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-13-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By David Mc
I would be more concerned with the way the car...

I would be more concerned with the way the car behaves after being exposed to moisture as this can result in expensive damage. The problem is fairly easy to rectify if you follow this article...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-13-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By David Mc
Ok, it sounds like a fault with the EWS system -...

Ok, it sounds like a fault with the EWS system - in your car this comprises a plastic ring antenna which surrounds the ignition switch to detect that the correct ignition key is being used, the EWS...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-27-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By David Mc
I think you will find that the scale is the same...

I think you will find that the scale is the same for both the metric and imperial clusters however there are more issues to a cluster swap than just the accuracy of the speedo. You may be lucky and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 481,650
Posted By David Mc
OP - Nice summary! I really should visit this...

OP - Nice summary! I really should visit this forum more often.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By David Mc
Read this...

Read this http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=952429 particularly page 25.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-20-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By David Mc
Check your battery and all associated connections...

Check your battery and all associated connections and alternator output.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 05-11-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By David Mc
This is a pretty good writeup of the procedure...

This is a pretty good writeup of the procedure http://www.pelicanparts.com/bmw/techarticles/E36-Tranny_Fluid_Auto/E36-Tranny_Fluid_Auto.htm
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-25-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By David Mc
All you need to know is right here...

All you need to know is right here http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/634124-post3.html
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-04-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,720
Posted By David Mc
Use the password help and download all you need...

Use the password help and download all you need to know about fixing this problem from here http://www.4shared.com/document/kYUIZkAS/Spinning_ignition_barrel.html
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-22-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By David Mc
http://www.4shared.com/dir/0RyP74Ro/File_Locker.ht...

http://www.4shared.com/dir/0RyP74Ro/File_Locker.html password is mine because Mercedes drivers need love too.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-18-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By David Mc
If the sludge keeps coming back and you are using...

If the sludge keeps coming back and you are using decent oil and do not have a coolant leak (i.e. leaky head gasket) it is a PCV system related problem.
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 12-10-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,506
Posted By David Mc
You will find owners manuals for the E21 and E30...

You will find owners manuals for the E21 and E30 here http://www.4shared.com/dir/BYkNcdJW/sharing.html the word you need for access/download is help .
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 10-13-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,806
Posted By David Mc
Good to see plenty of support for the older BMW's...

Good to see plenty of support for the older BMW's here. I always loved the E21 323i when it was first released and remember seeing heaps of them being driven by yuppies around North Sydney. It took...
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