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      10-15-2011, 11:49 PM   #1
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2012 135i, help on golf tee mod!

Let me start off by saying this : Yes i used the search button, yes i have read the DIY instructions on the Golf Tee mod, so please no flaming / smart*** remarks, thanks.


I came upon a DIY thread on the golf tee mod stating that you have to go underneath the driver side rear to remove and plug up a wire to keep the flap open. I read in another thread that you can simply unplug the wire in the trunk, and have the flap remain open. I would much rather go with the 2nd option, but the picture that was posted got me a bit confused. Anybody that did the golf tee mod by removing the harness in the trunk care to explain how to do this, and post pictures. Thank you.
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      10-16-2011, 12:19 AM   #2
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if want to save yourself some time.. just grab a zip tie and pinch the line. that's all you need to do.
Oooooor, get JB3 stage2 (jb4) and you don't have to worry about it, becuase you can set it to stay open.
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Which hose do i zip tie?
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      10-16-2011, 01:06 AM   #4
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Unplugging it is so easy takes two minute

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...light=Golf+tee
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      10-16-2011, 02:54 AM   #5
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Yeah, i saw that thread. I got confused after i saw that. So i am suppose to unplug the yellow/white wire or red/white wire?
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      10-16-2011, 03:52 AM   #6
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Yeah, i saw that thread. I got confused after i saw that. So i am suppose to unplug the yellow/white wire or red/white wire?
It is not actually a wire but a hose. It is the black hose with yellow line. Just a thought that you might be looking for a wire instead of a hose. Hope this helps.
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      10-16-2011, 05:33 AM   #7
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And that black hose with the yellow line is located behind the driver side tail light in the trunk?
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      10-16-2011, 05:38 AM   #8
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Correct Is right above the rear wheel.
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      10-16-2011, 07:04 AM   #9
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I did the pinch-and-zip-tie, but "Golf Tee" sounds better.
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Correct Is right above the rear wheel.
I did it under to avoid all the problem of taking off the panel. It's just a two minute job.
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      10-16-2011, 02:59 PM   #11
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Is there any check engine light or problems if i do the golf-tee mod?
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      10-16-2011, 03:02 PM   #12
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If i do it under the car, do i have to plug it up?
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Is there any check engine light or problems if i do the golf-tee mod?
I don't have any check engine light on. I did plug mine just to be sure that it won't get dirty.
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      10-16-2011, 04:21 PM   #14
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What did u use to plug it with?
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I did it under to avoid all the problem of taking off the panel. It's just a two minute job.
Taking the panel off is a two minute job too
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I just ended up using a zip tie underneath the driver side tire. Turned the car on, the flap remained open. Found it much easier.
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      10-16-2011, 06:22 PM   #17
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Taking the panel off is a two minute job too
Good for you man. I just hate it that sometimes those plastic clips breaks easily.
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What did u use to plug it with?
I just used a good roll of electrical tape to seal it off. But I've heared of something that you can get from your local hardware store to plug it.
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Good for you man. I just hate it that sometimes those plastic clips breaks easily.
Wasn't trying to attack you was just trying to inform the OP that unplugging the hose from the trunk is just as easy
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Disconnecting the wire in the trunk will throw a silent code. Disconnecting the rubber hose probably an easier way to do this mode & quick to reverse.

IMO, no difference my N55, but seems to be worth while little mod on N54's
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Wasn't trying to attack you was just trying to inform the OP that unplugging the hose from the trunk is just as easy
Oh no...I don't have a problem on that. I'm just saying how fragile those plastic clip are sometimes that I would rather do it from underneath.
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Oh no...I don't have a problem on that. I'm just saying how fragile those plastic clip are sometimes that I would rather do it from underneath.
Fair enough all good
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