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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Does IHKA Water Control Valve run hot or cold?

Maybe someone can enlighten me if IHKA Water Control Valve supposed to be warm/hot to touch when operating or plain cold. Whenever I worked on my car it would always get warm/hot with cold engine and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Bumping the thread as it seems the problem did...

Bumping the thread as it seems the problem did not go away. New thermostat is in place. Electric fan is turning on and off as it should, but the temperatures are still all over the place.

First...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I installed the thermostat back without gutting...

I installed the thermostat back without gutting it and it worked fine. Car heated up to operating temp and I took it for a drive. Thermostat opened and closed like it should.
My theory is that after...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Bump with a question. How can I get this...

Bump with a question. How can I get this thermostat stuck open? I desperately need the car and new thermostat probably wont be on hands by wednesday.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Wahler

Wahler
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By PancakeBimmer
[Rant-ish]Thermostat got stuck closed again

For the second time my thermostat seems to be stuck closed and this time it is stuck for good.

First time was couple months ago, driving over the bridge there was a bump and after that bump...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By PancakeBimmer
ms43wiki.com (http://ms43wiki.com) You can...

ms43wiki.com (http://ms43wiki.com)

You can lower the temperature with a tune if you have time and guts to play with it. I have coolant temperature lowered on my car from 95 to 85.
Few things to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By PancakeBimmer
I have the same issue front passenger door is...

I have the same issue front passenger door is leaking through vapor/sound barrier. I used heat gun to tried to make sure black goo is sticky and seals well. I also put some clear tape on the bottom...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Question How to re-seal door sound barrier?

If I were to order a new door sound barrier, what would you suggest I use in place of black goo to seal it? Without proper sealing rainwater is dripping through it and into the cabin. I would rather...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,079
Views: 127,687
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Probably the easiest video to follow on how...

Probably the easiest video to follow on how manual transmission operates.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOo3TLgL0kM
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Also if you are interested, and understand the...

Also if you are interested, and understand the consequences, there is an option for ews delete for ms43. Headover to e46fanatics dme section, thread from daniel.
I have already done it on my car and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By PancakeBimmer
As others have suggested, try to alight ews-dme...

As others have suggested, try to alight ews-dme with inpa, bmw scanner, or whatever software you have.
However, I had the issue where key's rolling code would not match, and the problem was that key...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Uro Premium window regulator warranty?

A year or two ago I installed Uro Window Regulators with the hope for the best. After couple months front passenger started screeching which I just lived with simply because I never really used...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,079
Views: 127,687
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Why did that lady have giant bluetooth earpiece...

Why did that lady have giant bluetooth earpiece on :eek:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Does your cruise control work? I drove with MAF...

Does your cruise control work? I drove with MAF unplugged and it disabled the cruise control and in that case accelerator pedal isn't operational with brakes on.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-04-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,079
Views: 127,687
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Congrats :thumbup: Proposing this month too...

Congrats :thumbup:

Proposing this month too :eeps:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6,627
Views: 1,251,187
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Modified M3 fenders

Modified M3 fenders
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Had it tested and came back with nothing. Kinda...

Had it tested and came back with nothing. Kinda skeptical about o-rings on the top of intake for ccv vacuum. Going to buy plugs to plug those up, and temporary try oil catch can setup.

Any other...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Could you tell me what I would be looking for? I...

Could you tell me what I would be looking for? I have tired new, BMW stamped MAF, yet it is still the same story. When ECU is trying to do mixture and emission control with MAF plugged it just goes...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Make sure it is seated properly and the clip is...

Make sure it is seated properly and the clip is there securing the tank. My clip was missing and the car would lose coolant after couple drives.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Generic OBD scanner doesn't show show inactive or...

Generic OBD scanner doesn't show show inactive or shadow codes. When I unplug MAF then I get generic code for MAF. The only other code I have is for ignition circuit but it was something else.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Bump. Has anyone had vacuum leak from evap...

Bump.

Has anyone had vacuum leak from evap canister purge valve which in turn failed evap during emission test?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Deviation too rich

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=538034&stc=1&d=1447301008


Euro tune for SAP delete
New Siemens MAF (hyindai genuine)
Checked for vacuum leaks, all boots are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Answering my own questions. 1. I forced the...

Answering my own questions.

1. I forced the front-position bushings in without lowering the subframe. Here is what I was concerned about. Didn't take that mush force to get it pass that point, so...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By PancakeBimmer
Everything in that regards makes sense now...

Everything in that regards makes sense now :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
The provided bolt does indeed slot into indention that front-position bushings have.
Now do I have to drop the frame to slot...
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