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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Fast Bob
1. Get your codes scanned, write down code...

1. Get your codes scanned, write down code numbers, report back here.

2. The rotor is one component of the brake system. Brake pads and calipers are the other components (along with the master...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Fast Bob
From my point of view, it`s not so much whether...

From my point of view, it`s not so much whether the ECU is retarding the timing at 91 octane, the question (to me, anyway)is, how much advance will the ECU allow with adequate octane fuel available ?...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 02:44 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 28,964
Posted By Fast Bob
"What`s that ? Today is 4/20 ?"

Wellllll now....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0Zxd5jp-lI
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Fast Bob
Those are not considered "problem items" on the...

Those are not considered "problem items" on the M54....I wouldn`t lose any sleep over it....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Fast Bob
Our former member Smolck changed the color of his...

Our former member Smolck changed the color of his entire interior, and detailed the whole process on this Forum. That was maybe 6 or 7 years ago, if you search around a bit, you can probably find it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 28,964
Posted By Fast Bob
Up from The Vaults....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39BZwn9tmTk
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Fast Bob
For the record: "CRANK" and "TURN OVER" mean the...

For the record: "CRANK" and "TURN OVER" mean the same thing. What you have is a "no-start condition". When you turn the key to Position 2, do you hear the "whirring" sound of the fuel pump priming...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By Fast Bob
The M54 has 10.5:1 compression, while the M3 has...

The M54 has 10.5:1 compression, while the M3 has 11.5:1. (Every quarter of a point yields a significant increase in performance) Given optimal conditions, the M54 should be able to realize some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 28,964
Posted By Fast Bob
A little fun from Flight Of The Conchords

"That`s why they call `em Business Socks" :rofl:)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqZcYPEszN8

Please double-click on the Youtube icon....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Fast Bob
Just buy an `02 or later, and avoid all the...

Just buy an `02 or later, and avoid all the drama....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Fast Bob
To begin with, you`ll need something like THIS : ...

To begin with, you`ll need something like THIS :

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/productID.290887800?srccode=cii_17588969&cpncode=37-39232537-2&WT.mc_id=US_datafeed_Google
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Fast Bob
BMW keys are charged via induction, as you drive....

BMW keys are charged via induction, as you drive. Yours might be in a state of discharge right now. Induction-type chargers (like those mat-type that you just put your phone on top of) can be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Fast Bob
Do you have another key that you could try ? Do...

Do you have another key that you could try ? Do you have an inductive-type battery charger (like for a cell phone, electric toothbrush, etc.) in your house ? These can also be used to charge your...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Fast Bob
I would say "probably, but not...

I would say "probably, but not definitely"....that one fouled plug could be giving you a "running on 5 1/2 cylinders" situation....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Fast Bob
Was the CVV ever replaced ?

Was the CVV ever replaced ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Fast Bob
You`re not giving us much to work with.... ...

You`re not giving us much to work with....

What kind of car ?

Stick, or automatic ?

History of problems, maintenance, repairs ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,080
Posted By Fast Bob
I would suggest buying your own code scanner...

I would suggest buying your own code scanner (they can be obtained online for as little as $25), so you can perform your own scans....then you can post the results here.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Fast Bob
Check and see if Performance BMW in Chapel Hill...

Check and see if Performance BMW in Chapel Hill is still in business, they had a solid reputation a few years ago. Also, I used to buy a lot of parts from Miller & Norburn in Durham, they were a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Fast Bob
There are over 200 things that will trigger an...

There are over 200 things that will trigger an SES....codes can be present with no SES showing.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 28,964
Posted By Fast Bob
The Beatles had some of the nicest harmonies ever

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWlLPJG9Cvg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Fast Bob
Get the codes scanned. Post results here....

Get the codes scanned. Post results here....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Fast Bob
Look at the top right corner of this page, you`ll...

Look at the top right corner of this page, you`ll see a SITE SPONSORS link....click on that, one of them may have what you want.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Fast Bob
When you say "spoiler", exactly what are you...

When you say "spoiler", exactly what are you referring to ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Fast Bob
Picture yourself standing in the middle of a huge...

Picture yourself standing in the middle of a huge library, surrounded by millions of bits of information on one particular subject.
That`s where you are right now. This is the E46 Forum, where...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Fast Bob
Check the Bimmerfest Classifieds.....

Check the Bimmerfest Classifieds.....
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