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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2007, 06:16 PM
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Posted By 31st330i
Aren't one or both of those sensors also...

Aren't one or both of those sensors also monitored by the main ECU?

Just looked at the Peake web site and none of their tools are said to retrieve DSC codes. The only system specifically listed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By 31st330i
DSC light coming on - how to pull the code?

My DSC light has started to come on intermittently. Is there a way to retrieve and clear the DSC codes without special tools? I could not see anything with the OBD-II reader so it must be an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
dunno, sorry. :dunno: What I can tell you is...

dunno, sorry. :dunno:

What I can tell you is that the ratio that Dinan selects is teh same one that I used and as I recall, it is teh stock 325i manual trans ratio. It is a good blend between...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
None of what I say should be construed as an...

None of what I say should be construed as an attack on Dinan. They put a lot of R&D into their products and stand behind thier products and services. They have a passion for what they do and are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
Mine is a manual trans but if I had an automatic,...

Mine is a manual trans but if I had an automatic, I would consider the trans aoftware because, even though it makes no power, that is a characteristic of the car that I would like to change. Upgrde...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
That is what is important. The performance gains...

That is what is important. The performance gains quoted are from the air filter and even those are questionable. I know that Dinan's numbers are acurate, though. Steve Dinan said that the new dyno in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
Back when I twisted wrenches for a living, my...

Back when I twisted wrenches for a living, my goal was always to perform the repair so that nobody could tell that a repair was made. I used to do things like use OEM clamps and install them in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
Thanks! Good to know. Will try them.

Thanks! Good to know. Will try them.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
It doesn't. That's the whole point. You would...

It doesn't. That's the whole point. You would have to replace the whole thing, front to rear, with something like the Supersprint system (including the headers) to make like 10hp.

You can bet that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
Been there, done that. In fact, I'll go one...

Been there, done that. In fact, I'll go one better. The software was developed on my car over the course of several months at their Mountain View California faclity and then completed when they moved...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By 31st330i
Yeah, I saw that too. Thanks for the pointer.

Yeah, I saw that too. Thanks for the pointer.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By 31st330i
This post caught my eye. 2) The stock...

This post caught my eye.

2) The stock exhaust is already straight through (except for the cats) and it is unlikely that your efforts produced any measurable results in performance. If you have any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By 31st330i
Thanks for the link. Will take a look at that one.

Thanks for the link. Will take a look at that one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
Thanks again for the advice. This is not likely...

Thanks again for the advice. This is not likely true, however. Though a similar tool with straight edges can be found at Sears, it will likely be a cutter with sharp versus blunt edges, which will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
Hang on a sec..... Okay, I just took another...

Hang on a sec.....

Okay, I just took another look at the tool and perhaps it will work. At first glance, I thought it was the rouind part that was supposed to fit over the clamp but after looking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
The clamp is on one of the power steering hoses,...

The clamp is on one of the power steering hoses, going ot the reservoir. Judging by the appearance of the clamp, it looks like it needs to be pinched using a tool with straight edges. The tool linked...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By 31st330i
Thanks for the book plug. Not looking to purchase...

Thanks for the book plug. Not looking to purchase a book, though, as the Bently manual is hopefully not the only source of that infromation.

Anyway, if someone knows of a DIY on the net that you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
Thanks for the reply. No, unfortunatly, that does...

Thanks for the reply. No, unfortunatly, that does not look like it would work.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By 31st330i
Where to buy BMW hose clamp tool

Does anyone know where to purchase the house clamp crimper tool? Is this a Sears item, BMW or SnapOn dude item?

Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By 31st330i
Is there a thermostat hoising DIY

Actually, it looks pretty easy. What I want to find out is the bolt torque and what to apply (if anything) to the gasket.

Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By 31st330i
So is everyone replacing just the pads and no...

So is everyone replacing just the pads and no other hardware like springs or clips and the like?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By 31st330i
Hey James, Thanks for the expeditious reply....

Hey James,

Thanks for the expeditious reply. I forgot to check the Phanatics. ;) Great link. If I remember correctly, KromeX's car is the same year model and color as mine (and he even lives near...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By 31st330i
Can someone point me to a brake replacement DIY

Hey gang,

Long time no post. Can someone point me to a brake replacement DIY. Finally wore out my oem brakes and need to replace them.

Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By 31st330i
anyone? thanks.

anyone?

thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By 31st330i
disagree. it does affect your resale because...

disagree. it does affect your resale because while you may not get less for the car, it is unliklely that you would actually get *more* for it so you loose 100% of the cost of the modification versus...
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