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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-15-2018, 07:32:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Can someone please direct me to the correct crankcase vent hose?

I replaced mine a few months ago with this one from Amazon. Fit like a champ.
Amazon.com: New Crankcase Vent Breather Hose Pipe fits for BMW 11157831311: Automotive
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-26-2018, 01:26:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,855
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Thoughts on the value of this car?

OMG I want an alcantara knob/boot now.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 12:54:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,239
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Solved: Hesitation/hiccup on startup

I changed my oil last weekend, started her up afterward, she was in limp mode and I freaked out for a second. Hooked up OBD reader and got TPS errors. Instant light bulb moment. Forgot to reconnect...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-24-2018, 10:48:12 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 95,158
Posted By brandroidian
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

My report came in today, couldn't be happier!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-20-2018, 03:26:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,551
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Decals under the hood?

Exactly. I mean, I searched, the post was relevant so I responded. :hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-19-2018, 04:27:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,551
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Decals under the hood?

Were you able to source these decals? I need to purchase them for mine as well and am trouble locating them.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 04:14:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Rod Bearing Recall

Just picked her up. They said exactly what you said, that the recall does show open and that legally all parts and labor are free when recall work is performed. I asked for this in writing and he...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 02:58:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Rod Bearing Recall

Have you guys done the airbag recalls? They just called and mine is ready to pick up, I confirmed just now there was no charge for the airbags, but will ask when I'm there about the rod bearings.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 02:42:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Rod Bearing Recall

Yeah, I'm glad you guys mentioned this. I assumed recall work = free, but what you're saying makes sense.

Glad they didn't have the parts or I would have told them to do it today.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 01:42:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Rod Bearing Recall

Well to be honest I've been skeptical that it will actually happen. I assumed that at some point between now and the appointment they'd call and realize their mistake. When I pick the car up today...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 01:34:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By brandroidian
Rod Bearing Recall

I dropped my M3 off at the dealer this morning to get the airbag recalls taken care of b/c why not.
The service guy stated that there was still an open recall for rod bearings that needed taken care...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-07-2018, 04:45:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,929
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

If anyone had any doubts about the information provided by OneFastSicilian, I called my local dealer and asked if the rod bearing recall had ever been performed on my car and they validated what was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-06-2018, 07:10:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,929
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

Would you mind checking mine as well? I have no service history on my car prior to my ownership.

Thanks in advance

WBSBL93462JR16609
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 07:45:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

Exactly my feelings.

I'm going to start researching this and find that middle ground.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 07:16:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

I don't know why they let you get passed those questions if you answer yes, but after receiving my quote I spoke to an agent at Grundy and they stated that if you answer yes to any of those questions...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 05:34:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

I don't think that's the norm. I called my insurance company yesterday and they only do agreed value if the car is 25 years old and registered as a classic.

The agreed value is the advantage to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 05:26:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

I'm with you, I hate parking in parking lots too, and always park either at the end of a parking lot where no one else parks, or hug a curb to give me extra space if I have to. But the fact remains,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 05:05:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

Reading this is making me second guess getting this...

https://www.acarplace.com/2016/03/insurance/

I do keep my car in the garage at all times, and it is not my primary vehicle. I also work...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 03:17:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

What was the stated value and deductible for that premium?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 01:53:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

Yesterday I got a quote for $426, and I accidentally let the webpage timeout. I filled out the application again this morning and it's $408. I changed from $0 deductible to $500 deductible. I'm...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 01:08:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

I think you're right but I don't know for sure.

I don't know what my current company values my car at, but kbb says it's worth $10k -$13k which is insane. The funny thing was kbb website had...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2018, 10:48:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

Got a quote today from Grundy. $426/yr for $30k value 02 M3 98k miles. I'm paying $550/yr with my current insurer.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2018, 07:24:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2018, 06:16:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

Reading all of this, I called my insurance company (Travelers) and asked about changing my coverage to a stated value and they said they don't do that unless the car is a classic at 25 years old or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-25-2018, 11:18:37 PM
Replies: 9,335
Views: 619,633
Posted By brandroidian
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Gave her a good shine and vacuum.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-21-2018, 11:52:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

Woot! New hubs/bearings installed, noise and vibration gone!

Thanks for 2nd opinions on this!

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-21-2018, 05:27:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

New wheel bearings/hubs arrived today while I was taking everything apart in anticipation. I accidentally ordered a 44mm socket instead of a 46mm so I'm headed to the store to get the right one now...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Aug-17-2018, 04:57:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Diamond plate floor mats - SOLD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 04:49:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Bad misfire - need some help here

That makes send and is comforting. Wish I would have known that when I bought the first replacement. I was in a jam, I was two hours from home on the day after Christmas and it was a Sunday. Advanced...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-17-2018, 03:06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Bad misfire - need some help here

Speaking of ignition coils. I bought my car a year ago with 90k miles. I went the first 6 months with no issues. In the last 6 months I've replaced 4 of 6 ignition coils and a 5th is failing now. I...
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Aug-15-2018, 04:57:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Weird don't see a PM, and yes they are. Make me an offer.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-13-2018, 11:38:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Engine Dead?

I set my redline to 7000 to ensure a long lasting motor. I don't track my car or street race and have plenty of fun shifting at 7k.

Go ahead, make fun of me....

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-13-2018, 02:05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

Haven't had a chance to pull the caliper yet, but I did capture a new video reproducing the noise without applying throttle. Should be easier to hear now. I don't know what the crackling sound was,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-12-2018, 10:02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By brandroidian
Re: What is this called on front tailight

Ooooh that part. Yeah the picture helps [emoji16]

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-12-2018, 08:27:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By brandroidian
Re: What is this called on front tailight

Turn signal lens

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-12-2018, 03:37:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

That was my guess too and have OE bearings in my cart on FCP Euro, but was hoping for a way to confirm before dropping $350.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-12-2018, 12:57:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

Checked all suspension bushings and motor mounts. All look good. I got a new video I'm uploading to YT doing the same manuever without throttle so it's much clearer.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-11-2018, 04:13:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

Nope. just checked, it's topped off and looks clean.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-11-2018, 01:25:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

It might sound inconsistent in the video, but it isn't. It happens every time.

I'm going to try to capture a new video today of the noise while coasting so it isn't drowned out by the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-11-2018, 01:39:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

Only in motion. I put the car on jack stands tonight and removed the front wheels. No noise while it was stationary.

Also turned the wheels while on the ground and no noise.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-10-2018, 07:10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
[SOLVED] E46 M3 Right Turn Groaning

**** THIS HAS BE RESOLVED**** - Bad wheel bearings was the culprit




I've posted about this in other threads but wasn't getting anywhere so making my own.

When i turn the wheel even 1 mm...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-29-2018, 02:33:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Michael Jackson's Dad is Dead

Good riddance

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-22-2018, 05:02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Production Numbers and Break Downs by Colour, Year, etc.

BMWRegistry.com gives a little bit of this info but not everything you're looking for.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-06-2018, 04:51:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By brandroidian
Re: HVAC Control Unit Troubles

Update:

All is working correctly now... Nothing changed. Sorry for no solution.

Mods, feel free to delete this thread.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-06-2018, 03:13:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By brandroidian
Re: HVAC Control Unit Troubles

Update:

I reseated fuse 28 and now I'm back to the state where the control unit is working, air can now be switched to defrost and floor.

When defrost is selected air comes from the defrost...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-06-2018, 02:42:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By brandroidian
HVAC Control Unit Troubles

I've searched and searched (apparently my google fu is week today)

I began a project a few days ago to relocate my HVAC control unit to do the double din radio conversion on my 02 M3.

I got...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 06:16:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,871
Posted By brandroidian
Re: 2003 E46 - Rubbing Noise - Rear Tire Well

Did a little digging.

Castrol's data sheet for the product states it's approved for M series BMWs and reduces noise and vibrations:...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 05:01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,871
Posted By brandroidian
Re: 2003 E46 - Rubbing Noise - Rear Tire Well

Can the booster be added to what I already have or do I need to do a full change with the correct fluid?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 04:13:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,871
Posted By brandroidian
Re: 2003 E46 - Rubbing Noise - Rear Tire Well

Digging up old thread I know...

My 02 M3 is doing the same thing. I can turn the steering wheel a fraction of an inch to the right and immediately hear a "rubbing" noise.

I changed my diff...
Forum: Member Journals Sat, May-26-2018, 08:05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,618
Posted By brandroidian
Re: My first m3

Glad you got her back.

Those wheels are gorgeous!

Need to mount some deer whistles behind the grills [emoji3]

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-21-2018, 02:01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Trying to order some interior parts

It's illumimated in mine.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 06:40:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By brandroidian
VIR Hyperfest this weekend!

Anyone going to Hyperfest this weekend at VIR? I'm driving my M3 up tomorrow morning from Greenville, SC.

Hit me up if you want to meet up.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-03-2018, 04:32:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Rod Bearing Report (78k Miles)

Nice! I need to do this. I'm at 95k miles and don't know if they've ever been changed.
Just need a weekend and a friend.

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Forum: Member Journals Mon, Apr-30-2018, 08:31:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,618
Posted By brandroidian
Re: My first m3

Dammit man. Bad luck.. sorry to see that. I have an imola hood with a slight ding that could be fixed easier than yours I'd sell if it'd help

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Forum: Member Journals Tue, Apr-24-2018, 01:25:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,618
Posted By brandroidian
Re: My first m3

Welcome fellow Imola owner

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-19-2018, 04:40:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Replace these tires or not?

DSC off, mash the gas, profit. And have a friend video tape it.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-14-2018, 11:06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By brandroidian
Re: PSA - Change your fuel filters!

Yeah but the Cubbies came back and whooped Atlanta's ass today!

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 02:38:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Trunk Carpet Source

I'd say it's about a 95% match. Good enough for me for the price.

OnlineFabricStore.Net

Silver Automotive Trunk Lining TRUNK2...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-10-2018, 11:56:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Slight vibration after subframe reinforcement

This may sound silly but have you checked tire pressure?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-10-2018, 04:23:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Trunk Carpet Source

When I pick up my car today and compare that it actually matches I'll post the brand and source here. Don't want to misguide anyone to the wrong product.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-10-2018, 04:27:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Trunk Carpet Source

Nice find. The sample looks weird but the photo of the trunk looks nice.

I ended up going to a car audio shop with a sample of the factory carpet and they had what matched, but they wanted $40 for...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-30-2018, 02:09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 41,520
Posted By brandroidian
Re: 2003 BMW M3 - 93,000 - SMG - Part Out

Gotcha, what a bummer.

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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-30-2018, 02:33:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 41,520
Posted By brandroidian
Re: 2003 BMW M3 - 93,000 - SMG - Part Out

Why are you parting the car out if it's mint?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 05:43:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Trunk Carpet

Nah, I built a custom small shallow subwoofer box and I want to carpet it to match..

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 05:21:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By brandroidian
Trunk Carpet Source

I need some help sourcing the grey trunk carpet for an 02 E46 M3.

I've searched the web and can't seem to find a source. I need about 1 yard of the fabric.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks in...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-19-2018, 07:00:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By brandroidian
Re: OEM Kidney Grilles

I'll take them. Send me a PM for payment

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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Mar-01-2018, 03:33:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

I actually thought about this installation method as well at first and started researching this a while back. My fear was I just wouldn't get the same thump from a free air sub that I would from a...
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Feb-28-2018, 03:51:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

I sold the subs last weekend. There was still a shallow box at the back of the trunk that the amps were mounted to seat side. I cut two holes in the trunk side and mounted two shallow 10" that sound...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-19-2018, 02:47:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By brandroidian
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

Don't judge me lol. After getting the stock floor mats today, the headliner is literally the last thing I have on my list to return my car to stock. It's been a work in progress.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 11:43:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By brandroidian
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

Don't know why I didn't think of this before, I have a set of CF side grills I'll sell ya on the cheap. For a pic check out my journal

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=593405

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 11:40:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By brandroidian
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

Man that's rough. I spent more time avoiding potholes and manhole covers when I'm driving than enjoying just driving. Roads suck hard here in SC.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 10:39:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By brandroidian
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

I hit a pot hole a month ago and lost one. Those things are so hard to remove by hand, more likely it popped out.

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Forum: Member Journals Sun, Feb-18-2018, 06:32:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Updated 2nd post:

Picked up a used set of stock floor mats today for free. (Thanks Matt)

If anyone is interested in the custom diamond plate mats PM me
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-11-2018, 11:10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Can anyone identify this exhaust?

While I do love this muffler, I will warn you a bit. It's loud. It has a drone to it on the highway in 5th and 6th gear that can get annoying to passengers. (I like it)
Also, my driveway is 300ft...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-11-2018, 02:10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Can anyone identify this exhaust?

You are correct. I have this muffler installed.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-05-2018, 02:49:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,439
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Value of OEM wheels

I bought a set of 19" style 67s a few months ago for $600.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=593405
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-03-2018, 10:00:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,070
Posted By brandroidian
Re: UNBELIEVABLE results from my CDV delete!

why Why WHY did BMW include this part on the car? I removed my CDV today and what a difference. It was always hard shifting into 2nd especially when cold outside, but after removing this my shifts...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 08:42:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Engine bay smell when on recirculate mode

Same for me as well, curious to know if this is normal.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-15-2018, 12:46:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Will E46 M3 values be going up in 2018?

I purchased an Imola Red on Imola Red in 2017 with 90k miles and couldn't be happier with my investment. Paid $16k for a very flawless and we'll maintained example.

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Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Sat, Jan-13-2018, 10:34:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By brandroidian
Re: OEM Trunk Lid AW

I know a guy here in Greenville, SC that has a black one I can put you in touch with.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-22-2017, 12:57:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 785
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Good Driving Roads Around Asheville NC

Anyone bringing their M up to Asheville again for the Christmas weekend? I'm headed up Friday evening and will be up there through Monday night if anyone wants to meet up for a drive.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 08:18:05 PM
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Posted By brandroidian
Re: Damn Deer

That sucks man, and that deer's leg is tough to look at. Good luck on finding what you need.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-21-2017, 05:41:03 PM
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Posted By brandroidian
Re: Good Driving Roads Around Asheville NC

Also, noticed you're in Greenville as am I. What part of town do you live?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-21-2017, 05:11:13 PM
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Views: 785
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Good Driving Roads Around Asheville NC

Ha, I'm headed to Asheville with my M3 tomorrow!. The BlueRidge Parkway is a nice scenic curvy road boat the speed limit is really low and it's monitored well. If you're looking for some roads to...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-09-2017, 10:49:46 PM
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Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Well, I was able to see it's potential. It was very well maintained. Paint, interior, and mechanics are all in excellent condition.

The OE wheels I found on CL listed for $800 and bought for...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-09-2017, 08:56:13 PM
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Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Oh it's definitely not the same shade. It's obvious in the pics and irl

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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-09-2017, 07:07:51 PM
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Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Awesome thanks

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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-09-2017, 06:47:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

I updated the 2nd post with pics of the front.

I honestly don't think the taillights are tinted, I think they just came out that way in the pics.

Yes the floor mats are going as soon as I buy...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-09-2017, 06:38:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

I only put the seat in my car temporarily to give him a ride one time. That seat stays in my wife's Ferrari.... I mean Odyssey

That said, I'll check if they can be adjusted.

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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-09-2017, 05:16:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

So what's everyone's opinion on the front lip? I'm leaning towards removing it.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 03:54:02 AM
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Views: 1,799
Posted By brandroidian
Re: 900 mile road trip?

Not insane, but your bumper will surely have a few scars from the trip. Keep a good distance from the cars in front of you or lead the pack to minimize rock chips.
Drive and enjoy your car, road...
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Nov-04-2017, 10:08:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Hahaha, seriously though. I'm glad you guys gave me abuse, I just hadn't had time yet to do anything at that point.

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Forum: Member Journals Sat, Nov-04-2017, 08:25:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Pics are up of the cf grills.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sat, Nov-04-2017, 08:21:27 PM
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Views: 6,577
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Just picked up this beautiful E46 M3

Here is the journal I started for my mission to return to stock
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?p=1067741611#post1067741611
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Nov-04-2017, 08:04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

They're the only ones I know so I'm not sure. They seem nice. I took them off today and replaced them with the OE. If you're interested I'll ship them to ya. I'll post pics in a few
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Nov-04-2017, 06:59:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

Fast forward to today:
OE Trunk and hood emblem
OE ///M3 emblem (Yes I've already been told I didn't mount it properly, I will fix it)
Removed carbon fiber wrap from rear spoiler
Removed carbon...
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Nov-04-2017, 06:59:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

This photo tells alot of the story. This is me backing out of the previous owner's driveway after handing him a check and receiving the title.
In this picture we can see:
Stance wheels :thumbsdown:...
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Nov-04-2017, 06:58:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,812
Posted By brandroidian
Returning my M3 to stock.... Mostly

I purchased my Imola/Imloa E46 M3 on August 2, 2017 with 90,030 miles on it. I had been looking for one for a while but there aren't too many that pop up for sale in SC, and when they do, they're...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Nov-02-2017, 07:44:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,219
Posted By brandroidian
Re: E46 M3 race car build thread

Sent ya a PM when you get a sec. Thanks

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-27-2017, 01:13:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By brandroidian
Re: Turn signal stops working randomly?

We don't use turn signals in BMWs sorry. [emoji16]

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