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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-03-2018, 12:34:55 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,301
Posted By voyager006
Re: Review: Cobra Nogaro seats (uniquely street friendly fixed back bucket seat)

I've not considered seats up to now, even as lacking as stock is in fun mode. Thinking of these seats in my cockpit has my attention...

Username, forum: Voyager006 M3forum
number of seats...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-25-2018, 12:52:40 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 14,922
Posted By voyager006
Re: Sold the Jet Black, picked up an E90 M3

Now that would be classified as a cheap mod too :thumbsup2:
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 11:28:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,831
Posted By voyager006
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that I’ve seen

Before this turns completely into a child seat thread…..
I ate-up the vid; too bad 6MT won’t live (sole that line from Blade Runner0, and I hate to see them go…and will hang on to the one I got as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-07-2018, 10:55:32 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 50,679
Posted By voyager006
Re: Brembo Caliper/AP Racing Style Disc Kit -- Group-Buy Interest Thread

From Detroit Free Press
Why your car brakes are suddenly a fashion statement
Brembo makes colorful calipers and designs brakes for style and function.

https://on.freep.com/2rdWJAD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-16-2018, 10:59:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By voyager006
Re: Halogen license plate lights + CSL trunk

What is the most dim plate lite on the market? Less bling..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-15-2018, 12:10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,101
Posted By voyager006
Re: Oil change before or after car sits for awhile?

A few years back my logic was to change after winter to remove any water condensate after sitting
Currently my logic is to change before (Michigan winter in my case) to remove oil with combustion...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-31-2017, 11:11:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,092
Posted By voyager006
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-16-2017, 11:42:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,554
Posted By voyager006
Re: Adjusting Diff backlash

I'd leave it alone/keep it stock unless you know the design. Hypoid/helical bevel gearing is tough to predict contact pattern by any other means than physically checking it (paint the gear teeth,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-20-2017, 11:30:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By voyager006
Re: Tire Rack finally posted PS4S test results

I'll be removing 245/40s and going back to 255/35 up front. I'm seeing a fair amount of tire corner wear and hope the wider tire-on-rim helps eliminate it w/o going higher than 36 psi. Slowing down...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-20-2017, 12:52:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By voyager006
Re: Tire Rack finally posted PS4S test results

Just placed a Tire Rack order for a new set of PSS. It is so easy to get wrapped around the axle over thinking tires. And I don't get the price shopping thing when spending for tires; that argument...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-11-2017, 12:26:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,496
Posted By voyager006
Re: I just experienced an e39 M5....

Especially with an aging body style, it seems in this area (city/country) they (M3 e46 vert) are sleepers… which make it all the more fun. I’m an Airport-Rockford working stiff/resident and can...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-11-2017, 12:24:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,496
Posted By voyager006
Re: I just experienced an e39 M5....

Well put; you are one of about a dozen on this board that I always read for level-headed perspective on topics.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-10-2017, 10:18:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,496
Posted By voyager006
Re: I just experienced an e39 M5....

This thread kinda got side-thread’ed into the old e46 Vert .v coup discussion that I have been reading since twenty-O-seven. I too hope to never drive an e46 coup so I never know what I missed....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-08-2017, 01:41:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By voyager006
Re: E46 M3 vs 40 year old Ferrari Formula 1 car

Pictures are nice but the video clips say it all....
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-20-2017, 10:57:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By voyager006
Re: Going to Milan for a few days suggestions?

Spend an extra day in Milan and go on a tour of the Fernet Branca distillery. Some say Fernet Branca is a monumental hangover medicine. I say it is just plain monumental....
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-16-2017, 10:00:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,446
Posted By voyager006
Re: Russia's interest in Syria

When (when) gas hits $10/gal, I quit mowing the lawn. When gas hits $15/gal, I sell the mower. When gas hits $20/gal, I go on food stamps.

Syria is a hot button for Americans, and all Putin has...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-15-2017, 06:29:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,133
Posted By voyager006
Re: Dodge Demon Unveil

Phase 2 of Dodge marketing should be Tarantino putting Zoe Bell on the hood in a new installment of Death Proof...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-14-2017, 11:17:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By voyager006
Re: '03 M3 6MT vert, 43k miles. Price?

Mines a Jet Blk vert w/ 55k and I estimate $17k is reasonable plus/minus. Worth more to me though than a measly $17K. Tire Rack put in on order for Brembos 355 BBks this week and Brembo came back...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-23-2017, 12:27:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By voyager006
Re: Tire porn in the mailbox

Man you just ruined my fun; alphabetical order... I was hoping for more cosmic scientific logic, not some Greek/Phoenician alphabet reasoning..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-21-2017, 11:58:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By voyager006
Tire porn in the mailbox

Why do Tire Rack put the Michelins PS4 on page 20 in their summer catalog? BFGoodrich “g-FORCE” get page 8 and 9. Bridgestone Potenza page 10, and Dunlop Direzza on 11. Oh ya, Continentals’...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-01-2016, 10:47:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,473
Posted By voyager006
Re: Should E46Dawg buy a minivan?

Confessions of a murderer/MV owner...
My first was a 1988 Aerostar and 3-more followed since.
When it rains or snows, the MV comes to the rescue for the M.. SUV? so Cliché

Signed: utilitarian...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-25-2016, 11:53:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,897
Posted By voyager006
Re: Mexican Motor Works

You don’t need a collage degree to have the gift of mechanical inclination., or have the skills to work the assembly line. Don’t discount the ability of a woman to have the gift, either. I like...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-25-2016, 10:15:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,569
Posted By voyager006
Re: Selling My Car

And how do you know it is only about an inch? The 4th holiday is just around the corner: got any snow for sale?


Just kidding around...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, May-06-2016, 11:15:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,166
Posted By voyager006
Re: The Volkswagen Group will sell the Panamera Wagon in the U.S.

Really, a 1988 with that fake wood trim? ............EKaru, your my new hero.....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-04-2016, 11:01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,936
Posted By voyager006
Re: Few pictures of the M.

Hmm, nice; like the blu...I like the drop..
Don't talk to me; I'm jealous...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-03-2016, 12:39:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,411
Posted By voyager006
Re: Red Light Traffic Camera Ticket! I thought no more in LA?

Ok, you’re saying typically a camera ticket is a kin to a parking ticket, and if the OP ignores it, it will be a black mark on his credit report curtesy of the city of …LA. The state doesn’t refuse...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-01-2016, 04:11:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,411
Posted By voyager006
Re: Red Light Traffic Camera Ticket! I thought no more in LA?

The good news is if your convicted of a traffic violation, it's only a misdemeanor; you don't have to write "Felon" on job applications....
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-01-2016, 03:59:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,411
Posted By voyager006
Re: Red Light Traffic Camera Ticket! I thought no more in LA?

I’m sure it works different in different jurisdictions, but the end result is they get their money.
Officer: “Hello, I just pulled you over to let you know one of your tail lights is out. Wait, it...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Apr-30-2016, 05:23:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,411
Posted By voyager006
Re: Red Light Traffic Camera Ticket! I thought no more in LA?

Don't pay, and relocate.
I once was ticketed in AZ in my way from CA to MI. Never payed-up but did get a letter about 9 months later about a warrant for my arrest: I drive around AZ now when going...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-02-2016, 11:51:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By voyager006
Re: is the voltage regulator part of a alternator?

The rotor part number is missing. My local re-builder did all the parts you mention but kept getting intermittent test failures. He replaced the alternator rotor (copper slip rings are the wear...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-05-2016, 01:05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By voyager006
Re: Another VANOS Failure - Caught In Time?

The "Rain Man" of M3's? I love it!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-02-2016, 11:34:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,150
Posted By voyager006
Re: Battery Tender/Trickle Charger Recommendations

I just got the CTEK based on this thread; thanks for the tip. The M can sit for several weeks this time of year (salt & slush...but I don't baby it, either), and when I got on the road last...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-23-2015, 09:40:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By voyager006
Re: Parts for BMW Business CD

Received the little plastic dooley dog thing and installed today; I got music!
Thanks for the link; shes a little PO'ed (the S54), she says she's being ignored now?

As the late great Zappa said:...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-25-2015, 11:59:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By voyager006
Re: battery light keeps coming up

I tried to dismiss the possibility that i could be delivered a brand new alternator that didn't work and know otherwise now. Returned the new mail order unit and had mine rebuild locally with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-29-2015, 12:50:15 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,357
Posted By voyager006
Re: Are we spoiled on this forum? Or am I just old now

If that's true, I think I'm safe considering my mod list.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-28-2015, 10:19:55 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,357
Posted By voyager006
Re: Are we spoiled on this forum? Or am I just old now

I'm a man of few word, so I gotta make the ones I got count.
This site is a candy shop for gearheads [was that EF Hutton?]
..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-26-2015, 11:13:02 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,003
Posted By voyager006
Re: PSA: Bimmerworld monoball RTABs do NOT use a BMW bearing

That's an applicable example; Deception in the USA is punishable by law.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 11:56:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,793
Posted By voyager006
Re: Bilstein B6 HD with OEM Springs Review

I've been on Bilstein B6-OEM for 5 weeks now; it's the start of motoring season for me. My infant impression:
1) They don't feel any different than OEM; the road feels the same over the bumps to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-23-2015, 11:31:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,447
Posted By voyager006
Re: Centric Rotors on the Track

Piece of mind, is the quick answer
My reasoning (code for go get a coffee if you're going to read this) is as follows:
Ok, to turn carbon steel blue it must be exposed to ~500°F, and that indicates...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-22-2015, 11:22:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,447
Posted By voyager006
Re: Centric Rotors on the Track

I've run Centric rotors for three track events in 4 years. My own criteria that I have convinced myself to follow;
1) new rotors for each event
2) new rotors for each event
I get the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-20-2015, 11:00:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,674
Posted By voyager006
Re: Saturday drive in the mountains ends in disaster

Sunday morning when the donuts shops open up is a good time for spirit I find.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-04-2015, 12:42:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,727
Posted By voyager006
Re: Supercharged E46 M3 for track use

Wait a minute, thermodynamics is (part of) rocket science..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-04-2015, 12:08:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,727
Posted By voyager006
Re: Supercharged E46 M3 for track use

I googled hp to Btu and 333 hp is equivalent to 847,297 btu/hr. It seems like heat is heat regardless of method of generating it, based on science. Point is that the stock cooling system can remove...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Dec-29-2014, 05:57:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,003
Posted By voyager006
Re: Top Gear: Argentina Special

Clarkson reminds me of Mongo in Blazing Saddles "Mongo only pawn in game of life"
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Dec-29-2014, 05:38:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,003
Posted By voyager006
Re: Top Gear: Argentina Special

TG is just doing what they do. They didn’t get stoned in Spain last year when they opened up that episode on the Rock (Gibraltar), just a couple weeks/months after international news aired some...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Dec-21-2014, 11:08:15 PM
Replies: 12,931
Views: 1,063,119
Posted By voyager006
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v226/EKaru/2_zps5c83b115.jpg


The 0 to 100 is the measure I find tantalizing; a full second different.... It wouldn't even be like you were cutting anyone one...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-19-2014, 11:33:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,337
Posted By voyager006
Re: Hating the E46 M3

Crap, no replacement? How long will I be stuck with this E46? On the +side, I have mor money for things like wine and wedding rings.... if BMW don't want my money....??
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-23-2014, 10:51:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By voyager006
Re: Original Factory Transmission Lube?

Break-in of gears creates metal contaminants that are best removed after initial that break-in. I highly doubt the oil would be different or a factor. That said, them German engineers are a funny...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-26-2014, 12:06:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,810
Posted By voyager006
Re: How much would you pay for this M3?

OP, in my mind, the question I wonder is how into the m3's are you? If you get screwed, can you come up with the xxx to $6k to get back on the road? If you pay $12k or $20k, regardless, you'll get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-01-2014, 01:02:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,910
Posted By voyager006
Re: Review: Michelin Pilot Super Sports - 25k Miles

One of the best experiences I have had with my PSS is when I took them off. After track day last September, I took them off and put on my winter PSAS set-up. I had some incidence directly after...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-22-2014, 05:07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,975
Posted By voyager006
Re: Motor Oil Basics

Interestingly after 36 posts to this thread, no one mentioned their score on the final…well, I’m not going to break that precedence….
I like the theory and how it was presented and the author...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-17-2014, 10:37:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,277
Posted By voyager006
Re: S54 lottery results

"S54 lottery" is a great title for this topic; winners and losers> Hope to be a winner after all is said and done.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-22-2014, 11:55:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,938
Posted By voyager006
Re: Best 18'' available rim/wheel...

RG63s were 4 lbs fronts and 5 lbs rears lighter for each tire/wheel compared to stock; 18 # less unsprung mass is really very noticeable. I suppose it isn't really intuitive that 18 lbs on one side...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-16-2014, 11:38:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,938
Posted By voyager006
Re: Best 18'' available rim/wheel...

^ +1. Michelin Pilot Super Sports ^ ++1..Ya, I'm prejudice...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-26-2013, 12:15:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,419
Posted By voyager006
Re: When do you use "sport" mode

That and DSC; always in the Summer time, unless I’m too sick to cry. If I let my mom drive, I don’t press them because she uses the lower rpm range (no high rpm for her). I also liken “the buttons”...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-21-2013, 05:05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,054
Posted By voyager006
Re: Michelin sale at Costco - $70 off

Tirerack; ordered Tuesday, on steps on Wednesday

245/40ZR-18 Michelin Pilot Super Sport XL $235.00
275/35ZR-18 Michelin Pilot Super Sport XL $266.00
Shipping:$51.08
Order Total Including...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Mar-07-2013, 05:11:06 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Re: ••• Official RG-63 pics thread •••

Time for new rubber, and thinking of trying the Michelin PSS everyone has been raving about. Struggling with sizes: go with 285/255 again, or 275/245, or 265/235. I like the width now as it makes...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-28-2012, 10:52:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 39,874
Posted By voyager006
Re: DIY: How to use the e46 automatic climate control

Being a vert owner, this is absolutely a thread jacking.

"Verts, the ultimate climate control"

OP, now I know what all those useless buttons are for; thanks.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-29-2012, 01:13:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,296
Posted By voyager006
Re: Jet Black (JB) Roll Call

Voyager006/04/Vert/6mt/38k/JB
Once you go Black, you never go back.....
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/picture.php?albumid=994&pictureid=5199
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-10-2012, 11:28:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,142
Posted By voyager006
Re: New Guy coming from Subaru STi, Pics

OP: Great ~first post...you strike me as level-headed motor-head. Keep sharing your opinion/comparing your rides....
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Jun-21-2012, 11:34:25 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Re: ••• Official RG-63 pics thread •••

Obioban, you can have silver-on-black: M3 Pink slips, even-up..???
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-06-2012, 12:53:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,450
Posted By voyager006
Re: E46 M3 What Summer tires do you guys use

PS3s back on as of yesterday; I'll buy'em again and they come in the exact sizes I want. The worst thing about these "sticky" summer compounds is driving across a parking lot with all those little...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-03-2012, 01:34:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,344
Posted By voyager006
Re: Valve adjustment results

Here is the correction factor for steel over a delta temperature:

13(10-6 in/in oF)

Never done valves yet (32k), so don't know how much steel is changing length with temperature. Assuming 1"...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-29-2012, 12:28:12 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,926
Posted By voyager006
Re: 2012 Laser Interceptor Group Buy (including BMW version)

Too funny, Cliff
Moving v. non-moving ticket; go for the non-moving. My daughter and I were tooling around Seattle last December in her roommates car and she got a ticket for expired tags……~$130. ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-12-2012, 10:41:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By voyager006
Cool Re: PFC 06 Brake Pads Like New

+
+
Sold the PFC 06 Brake Pads; too late...
+
+
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Dec-27-2011, 10:21:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By voyager006
Re: PFC 06 Brake Pads Like New

A new racing season approaches.....Bump
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Oct-23-2011, 06:28:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By voyager006
PFC 06 Brake Pads Like New

~2-3mm wear: front & rear sets $280 (that’s $200 less than the new cost). Shipped to lower 48: $300.


Grattan PCA event last September: Verts are best on the street…… they’re heavy/handi-caped...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-27-2011, 12:00:24 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,269
Posted By voyager006
Re: Need help from someone smarter than me regarding the VANOS tab issue

I’ve never had my vanos off to feel the loose fit between the two mating parts, but…..
The loose fit is about tolerance stack-up/accumulation. Two rotating parts housed in two different housings...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, May-01-2011, 09:56:55 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Re: ••• Official RG-63 pics thread •••

By my edict: Winter is over..... RG-63's re--installed.
Life is good!
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Dec-01-2010, 11:32:43 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
You have 12 nice pics...12 months in a year; just...

You have 12 nice pics...12 months in a year; just enough for your own personal calender...

Oneblumcm, In what way do you miss your M3? Is it the memories, or a performance aspect? You can never...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-06-2010, 11:26:18 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 28,503
Posted By voyager006
01 57,800 jayweezy 01 60,400 BeeMDoubleYouM3 ...

01 57,800 jayweezy
01 60,400 BeeMDoubleYouM3
01 92,000 D Sandos
01 103,000 M.Williams
01 109,000 QATAR
01 118,500 playskool1
02 34,000 newbe46
02 45,000 turbogt
02 66,6xx JFowler
02 71,800...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Aug-30-2010, 09:48:22 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Sorry, Tom, but with your luck, I can't let you...

Sorry, Tom, but with your luck, I can't let you drive my eM. Maybe set your goal to 100 miles; maybe you'll get 20?

t
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, Aug-29-2010, 05:26:09 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Squeezed off a few on bath day

Black stays clean for ~ 29 minutes...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Fri, Aug-20-2010, 01:36:50 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Went and counted weights ; they are ~1/2x 1/2x...

Went and counted weights ; they are ~1/2x 1/2x 1/8 thick. I counted 0,2,4,4 (F,R,R,F) weights. It is my understanding that most variation is typically on the rubber side with the wheels typically...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sat, Jul-31-2010, 12:00:31 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Stock suspension.......for now.... The grip...

Stock suspension.......for now....
The grip (burn-out) is better, and I attribute that to the tire compound and not the width incrrease; is that a correct assumption? Also, today I noted the frount...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Jul-26-2010, 10:19:54 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
Compared to the Dunlop Sport Maxx GT that had...

Compared to the Dunlop Sport Maxx GT that had been mounted, the PS3s are similar, with a bit more gripp. I haven't made enough manouvers to finalize my opinion.



My suspenion is stock (4x4 as...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Jul-26-2010, 01:57:43 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
After driving 50 miles on country roads with...

After driving 50 miles on country roads with curves, dips, and some bicyclists, can’t make the PS3s rub. The local Sherriff saw me break the tires loose (I saw him see me, too) taking a corner...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Fri, Jul-23-2010, 11:26:00 PM
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Posted By voyager006
They spin-up nicely...

They spin-up nicely...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Fri, Jul-23-2010, 09:45:27 PM
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Views: 82,591
Posted By voyager006
My M lost 20# today

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/albumthumbs/5/ca61c957554627b92e55a3a20dd0b62f_5196.jpg?dl=1279920125
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-01-2010, 10:30:18 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Draw Straws

Who gets wheels first should be determined scientifically... Me first!

Seriously, it would be fun to "draw straws" so to speak. Everyone pick a date that they think is Shep's birthday, and the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-22-2010, 10:54:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 89,220
Posted By voyager006
back-up rings

In O-ring design, use a back-up ring within the O-ring gland, if pressures are high enough to extrude the O-ring. Apparently, pressures the subject O-rings see are high enough (or the original...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-19-2010, 12:43:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,802
Posted By voyager006
Follow the money

You are all right and make good points…
However, not enough emphasis on “the money” part… That speaks to the youth and innocence on this board.... Government need money to sustain and grow and the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-10-2010, 10:32:30 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Test in progress.....

Another MI Pilot Sport 3 255/40R18 x 285/35R18 test bed here; Lacking wheels to complete the testing, though.....................

Tire Rack stand behind these sizes..........way behind "CUSTOMER...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sat, Jun-05-2010, 09:32:16 PM
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Views: 239,323
Posted By voyager006
Common sense?

It always caught my attention that the Honda manual called for Loctite to be used on the cam gear bolts; out of all the bolts in the engine, why just those? I think I know why now....
My new edict;...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-26-2010, 11:55:50 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
The presented issue her just happens to be in an...

The presented issue her just happens to be in an area/on a material I have expertise. I would bring-in the 6060 already heat treated to 6061-T6 hardness, and machine the parts to size. Why? The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-26-2010, 02:57:23 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Spill the wine

This is unfortunate; no recovery date......

Majority Rule (..Janes Addiction...); if the vote is to cancel, I'm fine with that, and if the vote is to keep the order, good, but do we have no...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-20-2010, 10:17:33 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Shep said I'll be receiving my rims tomorrow, in...

Shep said I'll be receiving my rims tomorrow, in enough time to get them mounted for the weekend............Then I woke....
Do anyone know a way to fall back asleep and get to the same dream as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-14-2010, 08:30:57 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Was between the Michelins, Continentals (C3s), or...

Was between the Michelins, Continentals (C3s), or Dunlops (Maxx Sports); it was getting the better of me all last week. The Michelins add about 6% to this mod. Friday, things were slow (day job),...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-13-2010, 11:25:54 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Yup; the rack has them. It was the first set...

Yup; the rack has them. It was the first set Hunter sold; it is also the only size they have.... .
With the discount I got, and $2.12, I can get a Venti Bold coffee at Starbucks...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-13-2010, 10:16:54 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Walmart Shoppers

They look too wide to fit inside the fenders?.... Maybe I can use them to float down the Muskegon (river) this summer: 0ne for me and three coolers' of beer..

Waiting just got harder..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-07-2010, 10:28:28 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
Can you say Merry Christmas? Seriously, the...

Can you say Merry Christmas? Seriously, the excitement (for me) makes time go so slow...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-03-2010, 11:11:28 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
It's official

Gota Receipt; I was being difficult.....a little bit. If I had know they were working the issue, I would not have been. I appreciate this opportunity....

Is it too soon to buy tires, before the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-25-2010, 10:21:29 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
yen to dollars

How many Yen do it take to make a RAC rim? I'd say ~ 82,740....per rim
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-16-2010, 02:53:13 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 148,942
Posted By voyager006
My money is as green as any... Bill me for a...

My money is as green as any... Bill me for a "Hyper Silver" set of wheels...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-12-2009, 03:23:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,221
Posted By voyager006
Enemies of O-ring rubber permanent set are heat...

Enemies of O-ring rubber permanent set are heat and chemical exposure. Cold temperature exposure (after an O-ring takes a permanent set) is a symptom, no?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jan-24-2009, 10:14:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By voyager006
Fedex comes throught......not sooner, but later....

Thanks for the wheels, Damir. You did a good job taping them up and Fedex was not too agressive with them.

Do you have a set of Dunlop SP Winter Sports 3D lying around, do you.
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-17-2009, 01:16:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,734
Posted By voyager006
broken bones

$52 per month, 3 policies w/ State Farm & same agent for 10+ yrs; ...older than you, punk!

The '05 Caravan is $54 per month; the "M" is $2 cheaper a month cause it's faster and can better avoid...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-15-2009, 12:02:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By voyager006
BFE, Michigan.

BFE, Michigan.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-14-2009, 10:20:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By voyager006
wheels

Still on the market for a set. PM a quote with shipping.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jan-10-2009, 12:09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,690
Posted By voyager006
I'm still seeking a reasonablly clean set of 18",...

I'm still seeking a reasonablly clean set of 18", stock or otherwise, with or without tires.
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