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Forum: Technical Discussion 08-12-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
I managed to get rid of the DSC light remaining...

I managed to get rid of the DSC light remaining on just by using INPA and connecting it to the appropriate ECU. I have no idea what has changed by doing this but it has worked and the DSC switch now...
Forum: Forum Meets 17-09-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
Hi David, I've copied all your...

Hi David,

I've copied all your revised/updated info to the Z4-forum. :thumbsup:

There are 3 extra takers already.
Forum: Forum Meets 17-09-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
Good idea. Done.

Good idea. Done.
Forum: Forum Meets 17-09-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
Job done:...

Job done: https://z4-forum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=109248&p=1580424#p1580424]
Forum: Forum Meets 17-09-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
Hi David, OK, I'll get them to list their...

Hi David,

OK, I'll get them to list their names on the Z4-forum for now to try and attract the most interest.

Cheers
John
Forum: Forum Meets 17-09-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
David, I've composed something to post on...

David,

I've composed something to post on Z4-forum.com and sent it to you via PM to check before I post.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Forum Meets 16-09-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
If the arrangements for an event is number...

If the arrangements for an event is number dependent, and there are insufficient MC participants to make this viable without having to be on track amongst the general public at large, then why not...
Forum: Forum Meets 11-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
David, Thanks for your efforts in organising...

David, Thanks for your efforts in organising this!:thumbsup:

A day's karting is many times cheaper than a trackday with your own car without any risk of damage to your P&J.:hurray:
Forum: Forum Meets 10-09-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By exdos
Put me down for this.:thumbsup: There's a...

Put me down for this.:thumbsup:

There's a Daytona at Tamworth which might be more central for more attendees?
Forum: Technical Discussion 30-08-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,109
Posted By exdos
It is a stainless steel exhaust with the box...

It is a stainless steel exhaust with the box being made of two skins of thin SS. It can easily be rewelded after "surgery'" by using a MIG welder and using stainless steel wire and the correct...
Forum: Knowledgebase 15-08-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,774
Posted By exdos
I tend to use a smear of silicone sealant...

I tend to use a smear of silicone sealant (bathroom or frame) on the thread of the drain plug. Silicone will fill all the thread spaces, will set and is stable at temperatures up to 300degs or more....
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-08-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
That's right, some sort of reset procedure. It's...

That's right, some sort of reset procedure. It's rather irritating though working out whether or not there's a genuine pressure sensor defect or just a software/electrical glitch.
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-08-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
When I hooked up the MC to INPA on Saturday...

When I hooked up the MC to INPA on Saturday morning the DSC did actually get knocked off, but not by anything I did specifically to adjust any settings, so I had no idea what did this. I then took...
Forum: Forum Meets 13-08-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By exdos
Dave, it was good to meet you again. It was 2010...

Dave, it was good to meet you again. It was 2010 when we last met. Your car was looking stunning! I've got some photos of your car that I want to upload to my gallery to post here but the facility...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
All the electrical connections for the ABS/DSC...

All the electrical connections for the ABS/DSC and pressure sensors are tucked under the brake cylinder and it looks as though I'll have to empty the cylinder of fluid, disconnect a couple of brake...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-08-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
I've now got INPA and the lead set up. The...

I've now got INPA and the lead set up.

The ASC/DSC is throwing fault code "166 Pressure Sensor 2". Apparently the sensors are at the side of the master cylinder and access looks a bit tight. So...
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-08-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
As I said, the car has only done 400 miles over...

As I said, the car has only done 400 miles over the last 4 years, but I do to take the car out for a 10 mile run to get the oil to temperature every 2-3 weeks and switch everything in the dash to...
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-08-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
Problem is I'm getting old and crawling around on...

Problem is I'm getting old and crawling around on floors isn't as easy as it used to be and I maintain a few vehicles and a couple of go-karts so the novelty has long-since worn off! :o

I've had...
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-08-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
Jon, You're right, I quite enjoy a bit of...

Jon,

You're right, I quite enjoy a bit of spannering from time to time but you can have too much of a good thing!

My only problem with INPA is that I'm a Mac user and don't have a PC but I'll...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
I've just been watching a couple of videos of...

I've just been watching a couple of videos of steering angle sensors on different BMWs and one sensor required 8 hours labour because the whole dash and steering column needs to be removed, whilst...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
Jon, Thanks for that. I've got a...

Jon,

Thanks for that. I've got a datalogger/scanner that works with the OBD socket under the steering wheel, but I'm afraid it doesn't read chassis codes, so I'm working a bit in the dark without...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
Hi Chris, Only the DSC light comes on...

Hi Chris,

Only the DSC light comes on permanently with no other warning lights. The car drives fine and shows no signs of triggering braking or cutting engine power. It's as if I'd switched the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-08-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By exdos
DSC light has come on and remains on

Just got back from getting a MOT for my MC and on the way back the DSC light came on of its own accord. Pressing the DSC switch doesn't do anything. Restarting the engine doesn't knock the DSC light...
Forum: Forum Meets 01-08-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By exdos
Hi Dave, I'm going. My MC has been SORNd for a...

Hi Dave, I'm going. My MC has been SORNd for a while but getting an MOT tomorrow and have a ticket to display it.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 1,147,794
Posted By exdos
It looks like he's come off the road and hit the...

It looks like he's come off the road and hit the tree!
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