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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
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http://www.timesert.com/html/install.html

http://www.timesert.com/html/install.html
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By jvr826
I think you'll find some great info if you search...

I think you'll find some great info if you search for "ebay header install" using Google. Lots of discussion about that mod, which should show you pics and tricks on how to get the headers out and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By jvr826
Found a thread on Bimmerforums on the topic......

Found a thread on Bimmerforums on the topic... might shed some light on it for you.

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1853782-Coding-a-new-%28used%29-DME-to-an-E46
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By jvr826
Do you drive your car like it's supposed to be...

Do you drive your car like it's supposed to be driven? If so, the sock mod is for you! It won't happen from just driving around on the freeway or thru the city, but when you get out there and saw the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By jvr826
This will not apply to your 2004 coupe... it has...

This will not apply to your 2004 coupe... it has LED tail lights and is late model run anyway.

Try switching the ignighters (red box attached to bulb) and see if your problem moves with them. This...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By jvr826
Perfect! Try the tuning tips. When you set...

Perfect!

Try the tuning tips. When you set the LPF too high, the subs are trying to reproduce mid-range frequencies and don't give you the punch you want... those frequencies are lost in the trunk...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By jvr826
Where did you install the LOC? On which wires? Is...

Where did you install the LOC? On which wires? Is it sending a full frequency signal to your second amp?

If you connected it to the sub output from the H/K sub amp, or to the rear mid-bass...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By jvr826
Which product did you buy? I've used the original...

Which product did you buy? I've used the original with good results, but lost patience and didn't multi-layer it to fill the chips. The newer, thicker product was developed to do that in one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By jvr826
BMW didn't adjust front camber on the assembly...

BMW didn't adjust front camber on the assembly line when they put your car together... no one at the vehicle preparation center adjusted front camber when it came off the boat... and no one at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By jvr826
just swap the output flanges from your existing...

just swap the output flanges from your existing diff to the new one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By jvr826
It seems I misspoke during the disassembly...

It seems I misspoke during the disassembly portion of the video. There was no metal ring on the dust boot. It was probably hardened rubber after all the abuse, or perhaps the original seal design was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By jvr826
Front camber and caster are fixed, only toe can...

Front camber and caster are fixed, only toe can be adjusted WITHOUT any vehicle modification. If the shop puts sand bags as directed, they will be able to get in-spec measurements and adjustments. If...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By jvr826
Having just been inside that area of my car a...

Having just been inside that area of my car a couple weeks ago... it's almost 10 years old... and well "enjoyed" with lots of heat under the hood... can't see those breaking like that on their own.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By jvr826
I'd want to understand how that even happened......

I'd want to understand how that even happened... do you have any clues?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By jvr826
Bokchoys needs the sock mod! :D

Bokchoys needs the sock mod! :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By jvr826
What from the ad was the determining factor that...

What from the ad was the determining factor that it is a well cared for car? Mythbusters proved you can polish a turd... I have too, I did it with a car I helped a friend sell. Just cuz it's clean...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jvr826
I don't see anywhere in the product description...

I don't see anywhere in the product description where it says you're buying a Behr product. I do see it in the photo, but not in the description.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By jvr826
I do not think you can just throw an LED bulb in...

I do not think you can just throw an LED bulb in an HID housing and call it done. You're going to have to see if the LCM (light control module) will work as it is, or if you have to swap it for a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By jvr826
Your car presently has halogen headlight...

Your car presently has halogen headlight assemblies? If so, you need H7 for low beam bulbs and you must triple check that these LEDs will fit in there. They are much deeper at the connector side than...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By jvr826
On the recommendation of a friend who uses them,...

On the recommendation of a friend who uses them, I purchased these a few weeks ago...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NRV8YM0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Say what you want,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By jvr826
http://www.bimmernav.com/pdf/b6520904.pdf ...

http://www.bimmernav.com/pdf/b6520904.pdf

It's for Nav equipped cars, but long over. I had the problem in my 2002 E39, but don't remember having it in my 2005 E46.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By jvr826
There was a recall on radio module a long time...

There was a recall on radio module a long time ago. Probably in The WIKI.

Other solutions suggested should be tried first of though.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By jvr826
In US it would be around $700... $350-400 to...

In US it would be around $700... $350-400 to refurb the bumper and rest to prep and paint. Location dependent - I live in an expensive part of the country.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By jvr826
You can gain a little working space for your...

You can gain a little working space for your wrists by removing the washer fluid reservoir retaining screw and pushing it out of the way when you do the passenger side. The kid in the video has some...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By jvr826
I used this video to help with HID bulb swap last...

I used this video to help with HID bulb swap last weekend, very informational as some of this stuff is not intuitive.

http://youtu.be/LXqkFytdg98
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