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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 03:07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 18
Posted By oceansize
Re: Father and son DIY project car

Yes, including any replacement parts and cosmetic fixes.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 02:41:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 18
Posted By oceansize
Father and son DIY project car

Hey guys, this is not an m3 question so if mods want to remove I understand.

I will be buying my son his first car in the not too distant future. If I bought a BMW what would you all recommend...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 02:00:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

I know man, I was just messing. I don't take it personal as I knew what I was buying. If I had what I wanted it would be an LSB or the green (jealous of Dr. Mean M3).
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 01:55:51 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

I couldn't help it, when you said spec anything I decided to check and see. No harm meant as I know what you mean and you are generally correct. Tiag is not as desirable and that is the reason I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 01:45:33 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

Wrong (https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2002-bmw-m3-12/)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-16-2018, 07:47:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By oceansize
Re: TC Kline Double Adjustable Coilover system with upgrades

Got a feeling there is going to be a lot suspension setups for sale if this group by happens... LoL. My KW v2 will be.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-16-2018, 07:06:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

I like the car but it is violet which is really, really close to purple and I firmly believe that turned a lot of people off.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-15-2018, 01:39:12 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

It must have but just seems flat out crazy that an 11,000 mile e46 m3 sold for only 2k more than a 41,000 mile vert. Man... I sort of feel I let one get away as I'm in the market for either an e46...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-15-2018, 12:53:30 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

This makes no sense at all. Everybody dislike that red on an e46 M3? I admit I'm not in love with it but I certainly could have lived with the color at that price. :screwy:

It can't be the SMG...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-14-2018, 07:58:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

You don't, or at least shouldn't, go to that level if pinching pennies or thousands.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-09-2018, 07:31:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By oceansize
Re: Ebay coupon 15% off everything

I missed this... shoot.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-09-2018, 07:28:51 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,819
Posted By oceansize
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

The techno is one of those colors that I think is really cool, but I don't think I'm cool enough to pull that off. I would just look like a dope driving an M3 in a rare color.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-09-2018, 02:09:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,438
Posted By oceansize
Re: CSL Airbox Induction Battle | Karbonius VS Evolve

I'm FI but I must say I'm thoroughly intrigued. When/if I tire of the SC I'm going this route. I'd be happy with either airbox as they really do sound great.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-08-2018, 10:07:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,438
Posted By oceansize
Re: CSL Airbox Induction Battle | Karbonius VS Evolve

It is the just how forums work. Oh you have an SMG well that sucks. Oh you have a CSL airbox, waste of money. Convertible, not a real M3. Oh your car isn't a rare color combo, um that is too bad. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-08-2018, 04:36:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By oceansize
Re: Picked up a Jet Black Coupe

Have to be LM16 then LoL. I only know cause I'm in process of wheel and suspension upgrades and have been considering the CCWs. Do you happen to know what the weight was for your wheels? Having...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-07-2018, 06:25:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,364
Posted By oceansize
Re: ► JRZ RS Coilover Package Group Buy - Hosted by APEX

x3

I'm actually looking to upgrade from my KW v2 setup and have been studying the various posts on coilovers and suspension.

I was leaning towards TC Kline Single/Dual but have been...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-07-2018, 06:14:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By oceansize
Re: Picked up a Jet Black Coupe

I'm going to guess CCW LM20
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-06-2018, 07:55:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,059
Posted By oceansize
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-04-2018, 12:46:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,133
Posted By oceansize
Re: New bringatrailer e46 m3 article

I regret waiting so long to buy my first but as soon as I find the right second M3 I'll be there as well. A coupe this time around but I can't make up my mind on color.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-01-2018, 07:05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By oceansize
Re: Need more power - supercharger dilemma

First statement about resale really isn't valid. A supercharger is an easy bolt on. You can remove and recoup a good deal of value and then sell the vert minus the SC.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-31-2018, 05:24:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 962
Posted By oceansize
Re: Need more power - supercharger dilemma

I have a ESS (Gen 3 VT 475) supercharged vert. I did it because I wanted a good looking weekend cruiser but with a little extra juice when I felt I needed it. I'm never going to the track even if I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-27-2018, 12:53:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,042
Posted By oceansize
Re: Best subframe repair options as of July 2018?

I had the Redish plates installed (welded) last September. Worth every penny. I'm in a vert but I'm supercharged and lowered and I damn sure drive in a spirited manner. I had the diff/rear end out...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-18-2018, 05:44:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,244
Posted By oceansize
Re: WTB 17" wheels

Apex Arc 8 (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1234328)

Not mine and don't know poster, just happened to notice them.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-15-2018, 01:11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By oceansize
Re: Soft top care ??

Raggtopp Fabric kit
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-13-2018, 04:14:33 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 17,151
Posted By oceansize
Re: Ultimate Alignment Specs?

First looks good. Second I get .40 instead of .42

Used this (https://robrobinette.com/ConvertToeInchesToDegrees.htm)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-06-2018, 07:36:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By oceansize
Re: Street coilovers. Short question

Worth reading (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=552433)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-06-2018, 07:31:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By oceansize
Re: Rogan has the e46 m3 on his wishlist

Yep. I'm a fan of Joe's and listen regularly. I posted this because even though it is cringe worthy I thought it was neat he was giving the e46 M3 some love. However, I did think he knew more about...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-06-2018, 01:15:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By oceansize
Re: Rogan has the e46 m3 on his wishlist

Agreed. I was a little surprised at how ignorant he appears since he is somewhat of a noted car enthusiast (particular Porsche). His enthusiasm runs shallow.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-05-2018, 07:47:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By oceansize
Re: Rogan has the e46 m3 on his wishlist

Just click the video, it is bookmarked at the appropriate location.

Or

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4651&v=_yTxzwSW6pk
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-05-2018, 06:22:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,474
Posted By oceansize
Re: What options are there Currently) for CSL bumpers?

Wow on SG, just wow. If true, and it appears so, that is seriously unscrupulous.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-05-2018, 05:55:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By oceansize
Rogan has the e46 m3 on his wishlist

Rogan You can tell he has no idea what he is talking about relative to this car but he probably has just started to get into these. Maybe he can bump our values since he has a crap ton of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-03-2018, 01:00:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,182
Posted By oceansize
Re: How to remove back panel of front seats? For kid's kick pad...

Maybe? (https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-bmw-parts/clip/52201964201/)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 06:22:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,407
Posted By oceansize
Re: Blackstone results not good

Reasonable answer but for me it won't help much. I purchased the car with 94k and am at 96k now (not a DD). The bearings were done at 8k so I'm going to have to make a decision in the next say...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 06:10:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,407
Posted By oceansize
Re: Blackstone results not good

In for answers. At this point, to me, oil analysis seems useless. However, maybe we don't see all the reports where the analysis is dead on? Maybe those who have an incorrect analysis are more...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 01:26:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By oceansize
Re: Any Difference in the leather used on door armrests between 00-06???

I have experienced what Braymond is referring to. I just swapped out my grey armrest leather for black. One of the rear black leather pieces is a different texture than the other three. It is not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-19-2018, 08:41:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,781
Posted By oceansize
Re: A good example of why my engine internals have remained stock

Thanks for the input as I've been pondering the RACP and bearing situations and how them came to be and these responses spurred new thoughts. I work in software development. Mostly analytics, big...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-19-2018, 05:51:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,781
Posted By oceansize
Re: A good example of why my engine internals have remained stock

Sidebar for those, and I think there are some in this forum, in the know. In what part of the process does the breakdown occur when the R&D, testing, and mathematical rigor fails? Management?...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-14-2018, 12:41:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By oceansize
Re: Anyone here with an E46 M3 on HRE 540 Wheels?

This is the only custom color I've ever looked at on an e46 m3 and thought "damn".
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 09:06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,592
Posted By oceansize
Re: Colors?

Truth. My vert, smg, tiag, grey with 94k was so inexpensive, just ridiculously so. Really good condition overall (mechanically and visually) which made mods seem easier, at least that is what I told...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 05:32:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

I am hopeful but I'm not going to get excited until I see the end product. I am, like everyone else, at least a little skeptical. I wrestled with the decision to buy these for months. Lets all hope...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 12:44:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

The current state of the interior.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 04:27:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

One more thing. For pieces like a tonneau cover, door panel, rear lateral trim panel, etc. cleaning, degreasing, adhesion promoter, and the color is all that is needed. In other words, sanding is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 02:20:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

I really like the Colorbond product. I did a test using a old interior trim piece I replaced. I used simple green and a tampico brush to clean and then some rubbing alcohol to de-grease. It's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 02:01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

I'm scheduled to drop off the seats in two weeks. Unfortunately, like all good upholstery shops, the shop is really busy and it is a two man operation. Between 150 and 200 per seat for install. I...
Forum: M3 Car Care and Detailing Sun, Jun-10-2018, 07:14:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By oceansize
Re: Detailing your M3? Share with everyone!

Add my two cents as I just completed a lengthy detail the other day. You can't go wrong with clay bar then Meguiars M105->M205->M21->Insert your favorite wax here. Throw in a porter cable random...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-09-2018, 12:15:41 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Wash and clay bar then put the porter cable random orbital to use with M105->M205->M21 and then 2 hand applied coats of Meguiars Synthetic Liquid Wax.

The best I can make her look until I...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-05-2018, 07:08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By oceansize
Re: 10mm & 5mm spacers

Payment sent. I put my shipping info in a PM to you as I forgot to put in Paypal notes.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-05-2018, 06:28:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By oceansize
Re: 10mm & 5mm spacers

I'll take the 10mm. They look hub centric, correct?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-05-2018, 11:43:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By oceansize
Re: E46 M3 RPM Vibration

I wasn't sure so I threw it out there just in case although I doubt it will be the last time I say something dumb. LoL.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-05-2018, 12:37:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By oceansize
Re: My m3 seems to get better and better every year, am I crazy?

I was convinced I wanted a Focus RS over my modified Focus ST but the M3 has killed that desire and I'm in a vert no less. This damn car is just fun. I'm seriously considering buying a coupe just so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 07:27:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By oceansize
Re: E46 M3 RPM Vibration

You running spacers? If so are they hub-centric? Tire out of balance?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 07:10:53 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Feels and looks just like exterior, nice and smooth. I finish sanded with 1500 prior to base coat. No sanding prior to clear coat. Never used the dupli color but you can order the Automotive...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 05:29:17 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

I had good luck restoring an inexpensive set I purchased to Titanium to match my exterior. I then stored my brushed aluminum as it is in good shape and want to keep it that way. What brand clear...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 02:19:31 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Man, I just turned green and not because I'm the hulk. I've always wanted one of those. What are your initial impressions?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 02:11:12 AM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 419,303
Posted By oceansize
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Such a fun day of driving after a vacation out west last week. Missed her.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-29-2018, 05:00:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By oceansize
Re: HRE Brought back the 540, here are some new shots

Love everything about this wheel and then I look at the price. 1100 a wheel to start. Don't guess I will own these unless used. Oh well, but it sure does look great.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-24-2018, 06:01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By oceansize
Re: Tools Needed?

Twenty years ago, from the auto body side (an independent), things weren't much different but as always it comes down to the individual.

There were individuals I worked with who were simply...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-24-2018, 03:04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By oceansize
Re: Jet Black 668 base coat

You should have a local auto paint supply store that can mix it up for you. Look for a PPG, Sikkens, or Sherwin Williams. Lots of others. Used Sikkens at the shop I worked at in another life.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-23-2018, 01:43:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,485
Posted By oceansize
Re: S65 Swap into E86 (Similar to E46)

Man, I can't imagine spending that amount of time and money and then just selling. Hopefully for the OP it wasn't a money, job, personal life issue.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-22-2018, 01:45:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By oceansize
Re: Letís talk intakes and how To get 20hp?

In my limited experience with these cars plus a whole lot of reading this forum, easy and cheap equals no. I know you said no way to a SC but I would reconsider. Plug and Play and inexpensive in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-22-2018, 01:35:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By oceansize
Re: Letís talk intakes and how To get 20hp?

4.10s (and some lightweight Wheels) are my next to do item.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-22-2018, 01:11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,324
Posted By oceansize
Re: Do bolt ons yield much??

Damn....... Any pics?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-22-2018, 12:52:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,324
Posted By oceansize
Re: Do bolt ons yield much??

A supercharger is such as an easy route and for or me it was THE route, plug and play and then just as easy to remove. I really enjoy my ESS/Vert combo. Just a little extra when I want it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-21-2018, 12:41:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By oceansize
Re: Not Your Standard Front Bumper Fitment Thread

Just had my bumper off a couple of weeks ago to install front lip and I can't remember there really being way for that to be screwed up short of what the first poster mentioned.

How about the...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, May-21-2018, 12:35:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,956
Posted By oceansize
Re: My first m3

Looks great, I know you are relieved.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-21-2018, 12:28:21 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Installed my base/clear coated armrests with black leather inserts in preparation for my front black autoberry seat covers. Made that engine sparkle too. Did I mention I broke my interior door...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-19-2018, 09:19:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By oceansize
Re: Best place to buy oem Bmw emblems

getbmwparts (https://www.getbmwparts.com/oem-parts/bmw-roundel-emblem-replacement-82mm-51148132375)

i've used these guys for a couple of things
bmw parts store...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-19-2018, 09:07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

No individual pieces. I paid $1029.99 (includes shipping) for the set of fronts in the picture. The leather is soft and supple with a nice texture. Not slick at all and I mean at all.

I was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-19-2018, 01:28:33 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,066
Posted By oceansize
Re: Nappa Leather Interiors...

I read a bunch of your older upholstery threads when I was researching the purchase of my car (those were some wars) and have been using Gliptone cleaner and conditioner. You still recommend those?...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 10:14:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

I may have laid on the floor with various bits of leather on my face, is that weird? lol.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 10:12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

No DIY on this. I have a really reputable upholstery shop less than a mile from my house, so i'm going to let them do this. I'll post what they charge me for the install.

No core charge and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 09:27:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,624
Posted By oceansize
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Leather has arrived. See here (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=598556)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 09:26:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By oceansize
AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

Arrived today. Looks good, feels good. Will post after install pics when completed. Pics show front, back, grain, and side profile.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-16-2018, 01:24:46 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 14,855
Posted By oceansize
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-15-2018, 08:55:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By oceansize
Re: Square 19Ē csl - replica vs oem?

Oh boy, another replica vs OEM/High end wheel debate, dude are you serious? I'm being light heart-ed, no worries.

If you have to ask it means like many of us you are on a budget and really don't...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-15-2018, 06:56:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 131,679
Posted By oceansize
Re: N15 Design E46 M3 Electric Fan Mounts

subbed, be ordering some of these soon...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-15-2018, 06:39:13 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,776
Posted By oceansize
Re: Best Daily Driver Suspension?

Editing this post, I just realized i was confusing my fronts and rears. My 12.5mm spacer is on the front. I'm running 265/35/19 et22 plus a 3mm spacer in rear and am close to inner quarter panel...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-07-2018, 08:50:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By oceansize
Re: Never seen this combo before

Put the VIN in a decoder and interior was listed as SONDERPOLSTERUNG (Z1XX) which I believe means custom. Could be OEM.

Original for sure.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 10:47:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By oceansize
Re: Ebay 15% Off

Thanks for the heads up. Just used it for a big purchase so saved the full hundred.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 10:28:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By oceansize
Re: Subframe and Diff. Bushing Tool Recomendations

This does a nice job of laying it out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 10:25:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,614
Posted By oceansize
Re: 10 years of owning e46 m3 .

As a complete rookie to the e46 M3 and BMWs in general I'm just beginning to learn this. But oh well, having fun... I think.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 08:40:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,624
Posted By oceansize
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

I took the plunge and just ordered replacement front seat covers from autoberry. I'm in the middle of a conversion from dove grey to black so see how it goes. Doesn't help the guys looking for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-03-2018, 10:57:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By oceansize
Re: Cell phone AC vent mount?

Check out proclip USA. Expensive but worth it. They make vehicle specific mounts. I have one for all of my cars
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-29-2018, 09:34:15 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

I'm feeling jealous, I think I need something to wear out or break so I can fix something. LoL, just kidding car, just kidding.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-29-2018, 09:31:15 PM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Bought a complete set of used inexpensive titan trim to experiment on. Disassembled the drivers side door arm rest piece and then stripped all surfaces. Painted the top portion 354 Titanium and...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-27-2018, 08:39:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,311
Posted By oceansize
Re: 22k Original Mile 2004 E46 M3 Convertible PARTOUT

Thanks lagunasec, I can't wait to get that armrest. Looks close to mint.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-27-2018, 07:18:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By oceansize
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Looks as though it turned out great. You sound like me. It starts off with this thought "I will save myself money and do it myself" and then by the time I'm done "learning" and generally screwing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-27-2018, 06:56:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By oceansize
Re: estimated SMG pump life

No. 96,500 miles, when i bought it last September or October it had 94,500. I'm not sure if original pump but it drives beautifully. No issues and I also have the TTFS tune plus FI. I'm never...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-27-2018, 11:33:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,311
Posted By oceansize
Re: 22k Original Mile 2004 E46 M3 Convertible PARTOUT

Texted you last night on the center armrest and will remind you for pics later today. If in good shape I will take it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-26-2018, 09:00:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,746
Posted By oceansize
Re: About to purchase Arc 8s when I saw these

Dude, you do you. Never ask for an opinion on this forum about color, aftermarket wheels, or anything relating to the look of your car. You aren't beholden to anybody. If you like them and the real...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-26-2018, 01:16:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,673
Posted By oceansize
Re: Never shopping with Turner Motorsport again!

Six different purchases in the last 4 months from ECS who owns Turner and absolutely no issues. I will continue to use both stores and sites though I imagine at some point they will merge into one...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 07:05:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,931
Posted By oceansize
Re: Anyone else miss The Doogan?

Jane's Addiction song Oceansize, from which the band Oceansize took their name. I do like Oceansize the band as well though. I am an eighties teenager if Jane's didn't give that away.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 05:40:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,931
Posted By oceansize
Re: Anyone else miss The Doogan?

Being new (although I lurked for a solid year before I bought my car) I really do enjoy this forum and learning about the cars. I hope all the guys, too many to list, who really know these cars hang...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 05:38:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Posted By oceansize
Re: HyperBlack vs HyperSilver on TiAg

Also for more titanium inspiration I've always liked an old members build thread. The one I link below is his hyperblack arc-8. Check out his thread, lots of incredible wheel/tire packages. He was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-23-2018, 02:28:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Posted By oceansize
Re: HyperBlack vs HyperSilver on TiAg

Plugin for Chrome called Photobucket Hotlink Fix. It works, use it.

Hyperblack (http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showpost.php?p=1066658936&postcount=169)

google search...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-22-2018, 01:16:25 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Installed black front lip and black fog light inserts. Ties in nicely with the black grille. Going to have my bumper resprayed next spring. New to me black headrests, to match my new to me black...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-20-2018, 03:09:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,582
Posted By oceansize
Re: All colored interiors available 01-06 e46 m3 seats complete

Looking for near mint (no tears, holes, rips in seams) front black convertible with power, memory, and heat.

You have?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 02:24:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By oceansize
Re: Anybody have their trunk lip spoiler repainted?

I like 3M 06384 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006QYB3JG/ref=od_aui_detailpages01?ie=UTF8&psc=1) with adhesion promoter...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-15-2018, 02:25:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By oceansize
Re: Another S54 Build article

Good read, particularly for me as it links to the original build that uses the same ESS supercharger I currently have. I've been thinking on a water/methanol setup and they discuss the AEM kit. See...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-15-2018, 01:53:10 AM
Replies: 9,105
Views: 600,835
Posted By oceansize
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

A lot of really good stuff going on right now. Congrats to all for getting stuff done.

Phase 1 of my two tone conversion. Picked up a mint set of black rear seats on ebay. I'm looking for a set...
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