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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 11:42:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: The magical AFRs are coming tonight...

Here ya go:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/vvg2002/2002330iCA91DynoHPvsAFR.jpg
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 10:59:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: The magical AFRs are coming tonight...

Thank you for being skeptical while being respectful. I don't ask that you guys agree with me, it's just not fair to say OMG DYNO FAKED when you really don't know anything about my tuner. How is that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 08:18:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By Synenergy52
The magical AFRs are coming tonight...

I can't wait to see what you all say when I post the "magical AFRs" as Jvit27 put it. There seems to be some insinuation that I'm making things up.

And, by the way, my AFR is at 12.8 at redline...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 06:19:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: I accidentally bought a ZHP shifter!

I don't think it'll work. The ZHP uses a completely different trans than the one the 330i (02 and below) and E36 M3 S52 use
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 06:14:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

HAHAHA so because I don't have an E36 I should leave? I'm not talking about nutswinging Nick G, I am talking about the nutswinging snowball effect. One revered M3F member states his opinion, then all...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 12:34:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New HERE!

OP, while we're picking at your car, I also would recommend some muffler hangers. Yours looks like its hanging low
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 12:33:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New HERE!

Slightly more than I'd like to know... but thanks anyway!! :shifty:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 12:30:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Members of what exactly? M3Forum? You do know a world exists out there beyond M3Forum...right?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-07-2011, 12:28:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

All I can say is my car drives better than ever before. Nobody's going to win this "argument." There are those that will say YOUR TUNE IS BS and those that will say hmm maybe we CAN think outside...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-05-2011, 06:05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New HERE!

Welcome to the BMW family. You will never go back! Looks like a very nice M3... the back looks a little low.. haha. BMWs? Rubber rubber rubber. Whether its the cooling system, the bushings in the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-05-2011, 05:46:34 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Typo? You merely looked at my join-date on the left column and determined that was my experience. If you care enough, you can look it up yourself. I've mentioned it plenty times on this forum. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-05-2011, 01:14:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

I feel your pain but I have no control over certain people who feel the need to talk sh!t about me, my car, my tuner or whatever else comes to their mind.

Someone said my ECU will re-adapt and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-05-2011, 01:08:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: lol oh please don't judge me.

LOLOLOL. I used to have respect for you, now it's obvious you're just trolling. Yes... I've been a member of M3 Forum for two years, and because of this, that means I've been in the BMW scene for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 10:59:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: RSM "Self-locking" Nuts

Tom, where do I buy said krazy clue?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 10:53:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

How am I coming up on two years? Lets hear this. Is this the same intelligence by which you speak in your posts? If so, I think my mind is made up about you. Go ahead... elaborate. I am waiting.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 10:35:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

My motor is an M54B30, but I get what you're saying
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 09:42:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,398
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Whats the best blue?

you should really see a doctor for that! :raspberry:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 09:28:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Have you met this "guy?" Why are you nutswinging him so hard? I was there when my car was tuned and I posted my dyno. How about those "points?"

A lot of you guys are REALLY NOT open-minded. You...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 08:18:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,398
Posted By Synenergy52
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 07:31:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

That's fine but he's coming on here pretty much insinuating that my tuner is lying or there's some kind of behind-the-scenes agenda going on by me posting my tune results. I am sure Nick G is known...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 06:19:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: RSM "Self-locking" Nuts

Double-nutting them actually doesn't sound like a bad idea. I'd even double nut them with the old nuts. Too much nut talk. I agree on buying nuts/bolts as good insurance. I always do. Sometimes I've...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 05:04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,524
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: RSM "Self-locking" Nuts

It's not a high load application, IIRC. I've reused them without issue. If you happen to have new ones, then by all means. I wouldn't lose sleep over it though. They're only torqued to 13 lb-ft, I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 04:23:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Indeed. Thanks to the somebody who just decided to make his first posts (all 6 of them) in my thread with a video he made that talks crap about a tuner he has personal issues with. If you have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Feb-04-2011, 04:05:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Sorry this thread turned to crap by some morons with personal agendas creating new accounts to talk sh!t. I just came on here to post my tune which I am happy with. If I spent $1 or $1,000,000...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-03-2011, 10:19:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Got screwed just how? The tune is more than noticeable. :facepalm:

What are you talking about definitive opinion? Do you even know about the tuner that tuned my car? Lots of conjecture and fail in...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-03-2011, 09:18:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Strongest OE-type rubber RSMs??

Just buy the Meyle HDs. I have them on my E46. No problems. It'll likely be another 5 years before you have to fork over the $25 for another set of RSMs.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-03-2011, 03:56:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: M3/4 or 330i

^ that pretty much sums it up
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 10:47:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: 255/40r17 with 8.5 contours all around, will it rub?

But if you happen to hit a very large bump or have passengers...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 10:12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Synenergy52
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 09:16:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Oahu, there is literally an army of cars out there tuned by this tuner. Cars way, way, WAY more powerful and pricier than my little 330. They're dragged/tracked daily.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 06:20:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just bought a 1997 m3

Good info, Nick. Though I think if he's to the point of thinking what to heat it up with, I think he may have already tried to pull it off without heat (The lamin-x). A hair dryer or heat gun...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 06:17:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,480
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: My ///M can be the garage queen she deserves to be now

E30s rock! And are rock solid reliable. Have fun with it!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 03:53:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: M3/4 or 330i

Again, 330 isn't less maintenance. Virtually all the same stuff you have to replace on the M3 you have to replace on the E46 as well.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 03:14:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: M3/4 or 330i

Very good sum up. I've had both (currently have the 330i). The M3 definitely is more exciting to drive. It feels more connected (and I had a convertible no less) and just more hard-edged. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Feb-02-2011, 03:06:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Believe me if there's anything left on the table, these guys can find it. By the way... my MAX power increase was only an 12hp gain. My car baselined at 164.7 hp and the highest HP number I got was...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 08:57:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Awesome link. That's very encouraging for stock 3-series and even better for you M3 guys (esp. obd 2) :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 07:49:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

I don't know what to tell you. I was there and saw them tuning the car. I have nothing to lie about. There will be a video soon of the car making the power on the graph. Also this is a custom tune....
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 07:29:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

What if the car was detuned by that much from the factory?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 07:13:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: If you had a 95 M3 ?

Staggard Moss. You don't know him? He invented the hoffmeister kink. Duh
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 07:11:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

Why suspicious?... I am going to ask for an a/f printout.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 05:45:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Ice Driving CCA event

What if you idle in one spot too long.. can the heat from the cat/exhaust start slooowly melting the ice? scary..
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 04:00:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: In need of a catalytic converter!!! :(

Look around for a mid-pipe from a 96+ M3 or 96+ 328i. Thats what my friend did for his 97M3 that came with a 95 midpipe (God knows why) and it worked out great and passed smog! It had 166k miles on...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 02:59:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

I know I used to think that too but if you just google dyno dynamics, its a well known fact these dynos read VERY low and are the choice of top tuners. All the cars that run on this dyno run really...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 02:39:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

A tune with dyno time is in the $500-600 range from what I heard. It makes it easier/cheaper if the car theyre tuning already has a flash file for it... if you have mods, chances are they havent...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Feb-01-2011, 06:01:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,897
Posted By Synenergy52
Just got my 2002 330i dyno-tuned by OE Tuning/Gintani Motorsports!

I know.. it's not an E36 M3, but damn I am impressed with my tune and this would be great for you E36 M3 guys in SoCal or anyone willing to make the drive. OE Tuning is extremely good at what they...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-31-2011, 11:05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: OEM camber plates

I like that quote. srsly.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-31-2011, 10:57:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Ice Driving CCA event

I'd be totally scared to drive on a frozen lake although I know water frozen solid even in inch thick can support a mans weight.. how thick does it have to be to support 1.5 tons?!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-31-2011, 04:26:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Meyle RSMs?

I have Meyle HD RSMs on my E46. They seem to work just fine. Same part # for E30s/E36s/E46s
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-31-2011, 03:54:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,457
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Estoril Blue M3 SoCal Beware!!

Car looks OKAY, but yeah I've seen that car on CL for quite a while now.. around two years
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-25-2011, 10:45:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: What Size Front Spacers

I had 10s on my M3 front contours when I had it... they were just about perfect.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-25-2011, 10:41:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Car Cover + Seat Wear

Tischer, dealer accessory with the BMW logo. I think theyre going for $130.

As far as your leather is concerned, that isn't a problem exclusive to BMW. My friend's 07 Lexus IS250 drivers seat...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-25-2011, 10:37:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,428
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Do you guys mind some F01 Alpina B7 content?

I haven't driven it. But from what I hear, it hides its weight well when the road starts to curve. In fact, one review said it gives the E92 M3 a run for its money in the twisties, and when its time...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-25-2011, 10:35:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Battery for DD in $150.00 range?

I think I've heard of the Mini battery as being a good light replacement.

Anyway, as far as I'm concerned, nothing beats the Autozone 49-DL. Direct plug-and-play. I've had three of them on...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-25-2011, 03:00:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,428
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Do you guys mind some F01 Alpina B7 content?

Thanks on the pics. Hows the M doin?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-25-2011, 03:52:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,428
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Do you guys mind some F01 Alpina B7 content?

Since you guys requested an interior shot, here's one... http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/vvg2002/B7-4.jpg less than flattering but its better than nothing :p
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-24-2011, 06:41:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,797
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Type R seats...anyone installed these? Help needed

Those do look pretty good. If you guys can make it work relatively easy, that will be a nice new option for people if they can source ITR seats
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-24-2011, 02:38:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,428
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Do you guys mind some F01 Alpina B7 content?

Thanks. No, the pictures were primarily edited with Lightroom and taken to Photoshop to remove signs, light posts, etc. Interior... yes but it got dark and they came out pretty bad
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-24-2011, 05:52:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,428
Posted By Synenergy52
Do you guys mind some F01 Alpina B7 content?

Not an E36.. I know... but a friend riding along with us DOES have an E36 M3. :thumbsup2:

Anyway..I took some pictures today of a friend's B7 today. Spur of the moment thing. By the way... this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-19-2011, 06:20:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,124
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: grinding/scraping noise during starting

Lousy lousy statement. Ignorant. I guess this is why the F10 5-Series is literally the highest-rated car in the world when it comes to active and passive safety? Or why BMW's M division continually...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-18-2011, 07:00:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Picked up a 97 Cosmos with 27,000 miles for $29,000

Thats pretty impressive if the auto made it to 207k!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-18-2011, 06:55:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,823
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Curious, Is an E36 M3 a typical car you see daily to work?

No, but then again, I don't see VW bugs either on my way to work on a daily basis either. Same for Toyota Previas, Starions or Eagle Talons. Same for 3000GTs or Trans Am WS6s. Whats your point?
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-17-2011, 10:15:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,745
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Gathering Interest For Gintani E36 Cast Aluminum Air to Liquid Manifold

I can personally vouch for Gintani. I've been there several times and their work and attention to detail is absolutely top notch. They're always working on top-end cars.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-17-2011, 07:13:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,462
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: WTF is Stanceworks?

I don't have enough bad things to say about stanceworks. I'd get banned if I said how I really feel about it... so I won't. :)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-13-2011, 04:00:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,818
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Hood Insulation Pad

I put Meistershafts (new) on my M3 when I had it and though they worked, both make a groaning sound when opening/closing. Ask the new owner about it. And FWIW, I prefer to roll with the insulation...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-13-2011, 03:55:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By Synenergy52
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-13-2011, 03:53:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: just one

iPhone pic? cool pic, btw
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-13-2011, 03:40:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: just one

M3n00b, this isnt j**koffstation.net is it? Or is it? :shifty:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-13-2011, 03:35:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: just one

they must be aftermarket headlights. They usually come with r!cer bulbs
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 09:44:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New Owner Oil Consumption Question

Replacement is pretty easy on the E36. Just prepare to bend and contort your body/arms in ways you never thought possible. It's not that tough though... the usual test is to open the oil cap when...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 09:23:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Dumb n00b question...will this fit?

What I used to do to fool the CHP inspection station was use double sided tape to stick the plate onto the front of the car (bend the plate a little so it adheres to the curvature of your bumper)...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 09:18:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New Owner Oil Consumption Question

Yes Autozone and Pepboys carry it. If you have a Pepboys near you, they might be running a 5-quart special for like $29.99 and it includes a free filter. Then you just buy two more.. or just change...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 05:57:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,047
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Is there a Pristine clean substitute?

Cool.. thanks..eBay always works :) ordered!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 05:55:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New Owner Oil Consumption Question

From the research I've done, the only oils I'd run in my car now is GC 0W-30, Pennzoil 5W-40 Ultra, and BMW 5W-30. I used to run M1 0W-40 religiously but it seems BMWs like to burn that oil like no...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 05:52:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,047
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Is there a Pristine clean substitute?

So if that UK link posted above doesn't carry it anymore, then where do you order?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 05:43:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,947
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Flickering Battery Light

yep. alternator.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 05:41:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Dumb n00b question...will this fit?

I just read the CVC, fine will be reduced if proof of correction shown... question is.. to what?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-11-2011, 05:31:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Dumb n00b question...will this fit?

Are you serious? These are no longer $10 correctable violations? I was this close to removing my front plate too and buying a delete strip...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-10-2011, 09:41:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,047
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Is there a Pristine clean substitute?

Is Gliptone more of a once-a-year revitalizer thing or something you apply periodically as maintenance?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-10-2011, 09:35:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,047
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Is there a Pristine clean substitute?

Honestly I think PC is unnecessary. It's nice stuff, but overpriced. Personally I'd use Meguiars quick interior detail mist. It seems to be of the same watery consistency and I think you'd have no...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-10-2011, 09:33:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: coupe door swap questions

Regulator on my E46 was super easy. Did both fronts, 45min each (taking my time and lubing everything up)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-10-2011, 09:29:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: New Owner Oil Consumption Question

German Castrol fixed my oil consumption issues on my E46 330i. Different cars, yes, but our engines are similar AFAIK. But when I first bought my car, it ran a mixture of Castrol US 5W-30 and Mobil...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-10-2011, 08:48:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: coupe door swap questions

Should be easy/straightforward once the window is out. Then you can access the latch, handles, etc etc.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-10-2011, 08:45:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,305
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Quick review of my new tires

How much for a set in standard staggered size? I'm looking to try a new set of tires after these Hankook Evo V12s... I sense theyre prone to vibration, especially when cold. Happened with my E36 M3...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Fri, Jan-07-2011, 11:00:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,579
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Steering shaking under braking HELP please

How long is it going to take for the entire internet to realize that "warped rotors" are an old wives tale. Rotors don't warp. Uneven pad deposits on the rotor face is what causes vibrations when...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-06-2011, 10:28:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Just hit 90k... what to do?

I ended up with a Graf (not by choice) on my E36 M3 and my current E46. Yes the construction seems a little iffy, but so far so good. No leaks or overheats. Next time, I'm going OE composite.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-06-2011, 10:25:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,674
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Jalopnik's Nice Price or Crack Pipe. Probably the worst e36 I've seen in a while.

^ Are you drunk? I guess you can't expect much from someone with the word kid in their name :roll:

edit: after reading it eight times, I think he meant that the act of pouring oil into the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-06-2011, 02:30:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,674
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Jalopnik's Nice Price or Crack Pipe. Probably the worst e36 I've seen in a while.

Ya. saw that. looks like a plastic turbo and a bad joke
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-03-2011, 10:18:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,218
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: I bought my M3 14 years ago today...

I can't see your photos but any and all DSLRs made within the past few years are more than "decent." When it comes to technology, it's not the camera, brand or bells and whistles or even price that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jan-03-2011, 10:10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Anyone ever seen this before?? Part failure

Those should be changed anyway whenever you do your cooling system (every 60k) and should come to no surprise that they have failed or are failing. Good you caught it. Make sure you replace the...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jan-03-2011, 06:44:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,147
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: S54 vs S65 weight differences

Right and just as the F3X M3 is under development, your car is well on its way to becoming "outdated" and inferior. Get ready to pony up soon... or wait is your lease contract going to allow that?...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-02-2011, 05:51:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,785
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Opinions on 1998 M3

Looks nice. Things that bug me:

Mismatching tail lights

The writing on the fan shroud--used junk yard part? Why would it need replacing?

Missing underpanel

Missing valve cover/fuel rail...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-30-2010, 08:23:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: DJ Auto highbeams suck??

Yup. In the DAY time, I could easily light up/reflect off of signs (in the bright sun) I think the E30s are more of a "spotlight" effect and concentrate light on a smaller area than newer headlights...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-30-2010, 08:18:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Synenergy52
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-30-2010, 08:17:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Take a look at my spark plugs..

yes new gasket and clean your TB and ICV and big improvements will come. Of course, as you mentioned, the fuel and air filters
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-30-2010, 04:54:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Rear Wheel Bearing

Sooo the ABS DOES have to do with the wheel bearing? :shifty:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-30-2010, 04:50:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,401
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Whose car is this? 604whp E36 M3...

I can't see the pictures. Can someone attach them? (work computer FTL) Thats so incredibly random and unfortunate. Such a perfect car..
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-29-2010, 09:39:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: DJ Auto highbeams suck??

Just a fun note: stock high beams in an 89 E30 325i are by far the best high beams ive ever used on any car!

Any aftermarket crap will have crappy output (except dual FX-R bi xenon projectors)...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-29-2010, 07:25:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,317
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: what oil is in YOUR car?

Thank you... I knew I was getting that wrong but didn't bother to check since I was never a *Pennzoil* fan :taser: Stupid name if you ask me :twocents: no wonder why penzzoil.com didn't come up...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-29-2010, 05:19:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,317
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: what oil is in YOUR car?

Any thoughts on Penzzoil Ultra 5W-40 European? It's LL-01 approved and factory fill on US-bound Ferraris. Available only through Penzzoil.com for $50/6 qts. I think Amazon has it too but it's sold...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-28-2010, 10:55:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,975
Posted By Synenergy52
Re: Back n Forth Ownership

Simpler, much easier and cheaper to work on. I love both and would love to own both
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