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    Ross's 330ci

    so I thought I would start a new thread for this one seeing as its a new car

    my 330ci which I picked up last week fairly cheap, its got leather electric seats and a few other nice little bits which I'm chuffed with, so here is a picture of it

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    i'm not too sure on the wheels at the moment but wouldn't have a clue what to go for instead, so any help there would be great

    I took it to work for a service yesterday and found a few little bits that need sorting out, since I worked the headlight washers the offside one is now leaking so went to look for the cause and came across this wire

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    the horn and fog lights work so i'm not too sure, found that the washer unit it self is leaking so need a new one

    after having a good look round the car the only things I can fault are 3 tyres this radiator which has started drooping

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    thanks for looking

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    Good start this car is, it looks clean too

    @Stal1878 had one that looked exactly the same actually so maybe you could ask him what he did to it

    Personally I'd keep the wheels as they are actually pretty rare on the E46, less is more at times and my suggestions of subtle mods:

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    Tyres I can on the whole recommend Kumho KU39's as I've been using them for the last 18 months and just put on a brand new set for the rear today if it's a decent mid range you are after.

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    ah ok lol

    the car deffinetly could benefit from a remap as there always seems to be like a half second delay on the throttle response,

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    Quote Originally Posted by RossStevens1 View Post
    ah ok lol

    the car deffinetly could benefit from a remap as there always seems to be like a half second delay on the throttle response,
    IS yours an Auto or Manual?

    Either way have you tried resetting the adaptations?

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    its a manual.

    no I haven't reset any adaptations, is that all though diagnostics equipment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RossStevens1 View Post
    its a manual.

    no I haven't reset any adaptations, is that all though diagnostics equipment?
    I think INPA resets a lot more adaptations but the throttle reset you can do in the car, all you need to do is:

    Turn the Key to Pos 2
    Wait 10 seconds
    Switch off ignition
    Start engine

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    I'd get INPA and a cable either way. An adaption reset should hopefully fix the hesitation.
    Last edited by Mark_J; 26-09-2013 at 23:11.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MLAM View Post
    I think INPA resets a lot more adaptations but the throttle reset you can do in the car, all you need to do is:

    Turn the Key to Pos 2
    Wait 10 seconds
    Switch off ignition
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    brilliant thanks for that, will try it in the morning

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark_J View Post
    I'd get INPA and a cable either way. An adaption reset should hopefully fix the hesitation.
    we have a bosch computer at work but I don't know if it will do everything so will have to get hold of that

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    Quote Originally Posted by RossStevens1 View Post
    we have a bosch computer at work but I don't know if it will do everything so will have to get hold of that
    Worth a try but if you've got a laptop it's still worth getting INPA so you can check stuff at home.

    Looks like you've got a good one if that's all you can find wrong with it so far though. Don't really know what to suggest on the wheels but I suppose looking around at what other people may give you an idea?

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