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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Fri, Jan-08-2010, 07:08:10 PM   #21
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i also hae new orions no problem at all
sounds like a bad install
get the orion you won't have issues
please explain how i installed them wrong...trust me i know what i'm doing and any bay area forum member will back me on that
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i also hae new orions no problem at all
sounds like a bad install
get the orion you won't have issues
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please explain how i installed them wrong...trust me i know what i'm doing and any bay area forum member will back me on that
u come into this thread and generally claim the install was incorrect, when there's already tons of evidence that he knows what he's doing...

facepalm for you, mjgum3
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Old Fri, Jan-08-2010, 07:28:24 PM   #23
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btw, umnitza's posted fix for their ccfl angel eyes was to solder the connection at the ballast...this is a retarded idea and soldering is never recommended in high vibration applications...here is one article to prove that point since i supposedly don't know what i'm talking about according to mjgum3:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/d8324527434626q2/

if you need me to explain any of the article to you, let me know.


btw,i have no doubt that the orion v2 r an awesome product, i am just not personally a fan of matt

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Old Fri, Jan-08-2010, 10:41:51 PM   #24
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whatever floats your boat man
i like him like his product
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Old Sat, Jan-09-2010, 03:15:15 AM   #25
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btw, umnitza's posted fix for their ccfl angel eyes was to solder the connection at the ballast...this is a retarded idea and soldering is never recommended in high vibration applications...here is one article to prove that point since i supposedly don't know what i'm talking about according to mjgum3:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/d8324527434626q2/

if you need me to explain any of the article to you, let me know.


btw,i have no doubt that the orion v2 r an awesome product, i am just not personally a fan of matt
So are you going with EAS?
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Old Sat, Jan-09-2010, 11:01:06 PM   #26
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yup, already ordered
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Default Re: Possible bad alternator?

Wait how did you resolve this issue? I am having similar issues where my battery isn't being charged when car is running. It has a reading of 12V when running.
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Wait how did you resolve this issue? I am having similar issues where my battery isn't being charged when car is running. It has a reading of 12V when running.
OP might not come back since this was 8 years ago. Just fyi.

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OP might not come back since this was 8 years ago. Just fyi.

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plus he sold the m3 years ago but i believe the his AE was causing a battery drain. once removing/fixing it, problem solved.

den_bart, 12V is low when running. why not swap out with another battery and measure again while running.
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Yeah, running should be north of 13.

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