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Forum: Member Journals Sat, Jan-19-2019, 04:41:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Kevin’s Oxford Green Revival

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190119/f5a617a9d0a2c4a1c07fc6bc0d3d7908.jpg

Finally done and mounted!! Car needs a wash but its january in delaware, so that will have to wait. Still, im happy...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-16-2019, 02:24:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,831
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Electric fan upgrade

Its freezing temps now, so i realize thats no help but if it would help at all, i can log temps whenever it does warm up. Thats maybe 5 months from now but i guess at least some hard data is better...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-16-2019, 12:54:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,831
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Electric fan upgrade

I have sat in traffic in the 90’s, east coast high humidity, and it was fine. Car is OG so it def has some heat soak from that as well. The fan flows when it needs to. I dont spend a ton of time in...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-15-2019, 06:33:59 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 30,608
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Designing an SMG Pump Relocation Kit

I dont have a dog in the fight, just wanted to say well done! That looks like a real solution to a terrible problem. It looks like the “smg cog” threads should be going away


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-15-2019, 06:32:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,831
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Electric fan upgrade

You guys are way over thinking this. Like i said above, you absolutely can remove both factory fans and wire a spal fan to the old aux fan controller. I live in delaware, so for the OP, similar...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-06-2019, 01:39:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,831
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Electric fan upgrade

I cant speak to the cfm, but i pulled both fans and replaced them with a spal 2049 wired direct to the original fan computer, or whatever its called. I do not track my car, but even in the summer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 05:38:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,030
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Leather Swap on Front/Passenger Seats

Nice job! Im hoping to do the same, i look forward to the diy


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Forum: Member Journals Sun, Dec-16-2018, 10:00:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

Another wheel update!!

After several hours of work, i present to you.......
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Dec-16-2018, 09:55:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

I did not. Standard 5X120 fit


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Forum: Member Journals Sun, Dec-16-2018, 09:54:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

They are 9/10” et 30/25 respectively. I actually just sold them because of the new wheels, but if you dont have a dream wheel in mind, i do recommend the sm-10’s. They look even better in person, its...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Dec-16-2018, 09:53:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

The stereo went well, but my amp is a failure point. I tried to keep an old amp in the game but even after sending her out for repair, it was too late to save without spending more than a new amp...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-10-2018, 07:58:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,575
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Bad paint/rust - touch up/respray panels or entire car?

Fix the rust for sure. I would entertain a wrap as well, if only for the metal protection vs a cheap paint job. If your main idea is to track it anyways, that might be the happy middle price/work...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-10-2018, 07:55:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,575
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Bad paint/rust - touch up/respray panels or entire car?

I hear you, but there doesnt seem to be much money to be made in the car he has, and even if he gets 6k for it, another will most likely need that just to get it up to par, unless he buys a 20k car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-10-2018, 06:40:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,575
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Bad paint/rust - touch up/respray panels or entire car?

There isnt an M out there for less than what it would cost to fix your car that doesnt need more money dumped in. Ive been rebuilding a 9k project for two years and while i love doing it, its by no...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-07-2018, 04:36:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Apex SM-10, 18”, 9/10 with BFG tires

Bump!!


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Forum: Member Journals Fri, Dec-07-2018, 12:40:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181207/60475c227fe01cf0cc842e39014326d4.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181207/3ffe3428b449d8fc2e6aebd19e419e1a.jpg

Dont mind the beer, its just what i had...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-26-2018, 06:12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

Packed and ready to ship!!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-25-2018, 04:58:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

Bump


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Nov-24-2018, 05:47:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

Make an offer!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Nov-23-2018, 02:16:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

Bf bump!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Nov-23-2018, 12:40:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Blacked out side grilles

SOLD!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 10:05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,281
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Would you buy this?

Thats probably true as well, but we arent taking about buying a corolla. If youre putting down 2,300,000 millions dollars for 13 cars that are “virgin” then you expect exactly what they offer. Not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 09:31:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,281
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Would you buy this?

Yeah youre right, but then it cant be called “virgin”. It was repaired and if it was you selling to them, youd take a hit for it.

I find it hard to believe every car is pristine and hasnt had...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 07:40:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Rear axle carrier/Subframe failures ruining the E46 M3's reputation?

It likely wont.

These cars still fetch a premium when they are well maintained, and a desirable color combo, even before the subframe is peoperly addressed. Ok, they have a well known issue with...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-22-2018, 04:56:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181122/b01cfc4f0d26c5067b82e8adfb6aa566.jpg

If you zoom in you can see them, they sort of blend right in. They are not LED, they use the standard bulb


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 02:18:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: E46 M3 stock airbox tech

I think of it as more similar to running on a treadmill vs outside; your ability to take in air hasnt changed. Maf diameter is the choke point. If you removed the headlight and made a direct feed,...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-22-2018, 02:08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Blacked out side grilles

Packed and ready to ship!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-22-2018, 02:08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

Ttt


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-22-2018, 01:39:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Apex SM-10, 18”, 9/10 with BFG tires

Delaware, but im willing to meet up to 2 hours away if it helps


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-21-2018, 09:27:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Smoked Fender Blinkers

Bump


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-21-2018, 09:26:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Blacked out side grilles

Bump


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-21-2018, 09:25:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Sold!!! Apex SM-10, 18”, 9/10 with BFG tires

All,

I stumbled upon a deal on another set of wheels i couldnt pass up, so ive got to part with these babies.
The specs are:
Sm-10 Anthracite finish
18 inch diameter
Tires are BFG G-force...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-21-2018, 01:37:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Complete Partout | '01 LSB / Cinnamon 6MT

I want your interior!! Too bad your in Canada. GLWS!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-20-2018, 11:03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Kcalhoun27
SOLD - Blacked out side grilles

Stock chrome pieces that were painted black by PO. I sanded them down, and repainted them a satin finish. No broken tabs. I have the “M3” badges, they just arent installed.

They look great, just...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-20-2018, 10:32:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Smoked Fender Blinkers

Made by depo, fit perfect. Came with my car, i want a different style.
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181120/42843f5064f37b592cf0f4d7391641fd.jpg

$35 shipped


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Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Sun, Nov-18-2018, 11:38:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Orange side markers

All, looking for a set of orange side marker lights. Not the bulb, but the actual lense being orange, i believe they were found on some E38’s as well as fitting an E46M.

Thanks


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-18-2018, 01:14:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,363
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: All colored interiors available 01-06 e46 m3 seats complete

Looking for cinnamon coupe, power/heated if available


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-08-2018, 08:31:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,022
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: BC Forged Rs40 Wheels

Any interst in a trade for 18” Apex SM-10’s, 9/10, anthracite finish? Cant remember the offsets, but i can send some pics if you want. Im in Delaware


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-08-2018, 01:54:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SMG Intake manifold CHEAP

Where are you located?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 11:56:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,478
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: On e46 M3 values: is the secret already out?

Well done haha. :thumbsup:


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-14-2018, 01:56:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Front Aluminum Subframe Reinforcement Plate Bolt Question

Hey no worries, glad i could help :)


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-13-2018, 06:12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Front Aluminum Subframe Reinforcement Plate Bolt Question

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181013/692ef52a4015ab05ea6d7384068d3b5d.png

Per realoem

Says 10X35 10.9 strength, #4



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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Oct-04-2018, 06:30:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181004/50cf1c0cbe917143324493cf874fb378.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181004/6de6a96a3faa766db776e7b6e3cf98c5.jpg

Long overdue pics of the B-line intake...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 07:27:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: A hypothetical "What's it worth?" discussion

Also worth considering that as the miles add up, the cheaper these cars will become. That will lead to kids buying and destroying them, which we are already seeing. That will only make the “better”...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2018, 07:48:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: What's the word on Forgestar F14 wheels?

Needed hub rings on my 335, id guess the same is true for e46. That alone is enough to never buy them again.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-23-2018, 01:09:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,084
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Money saved doing your own work, but to what extent?

Dont forget that if you have a question, the answer is almost guaranteed to be here. And if you need a hand, id bet someone here would help you as well.
Sometimes, the money saved isnt worth the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-21-2018, 04:37:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,704
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Digging into the Diff Rebuild

Just picking the options he listed, its about $5800, though you do get back a core charge. Also, i cant tell if the 4.10’s are the actual performance or their version, but i bet theyre still good

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-04-2018, 02:26:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,970
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Speaker upgrade question

Yeah, its that with a sliding cover. Seems like it will suit your needs fairly well without major custom work


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-04-2018, 02:14:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,970
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Speaker upgrade question

Might not be your cup of tea, but what about a euro tray? You could hide it in the center console area but it would still be totally accessible, just not visible. Youd have to buy another part if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-04-2018, 01:44:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,970
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Speaker upgrade question

Wow, that looks great!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-01-2018, 05:23:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,970
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Speaker upgrade question

Are you mounting them in the stock amplifier location?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-31-2018, 02:44:12 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,203
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Review: Cobra Nogaro seats (uniquely street friendly fixed back bucket seat)

I think you made the right decision, regardless of price. Im glad you were able to get what you wanted, they certainly look fantastic. No reason to clutter your thread with my pride


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-31-2018, 02:07:57 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,203
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-31-2018, 01:24:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,203
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Review: Cobra Nogaro seats (uniquely street friendly fixed back bucket seat)

So only like 6k lol

They are stunning though, seems worth it


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-13-2018, 12:53:58 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 39,924
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Best Daily Driver Suspension?

Well, for comparison, that same kit is 950 on tire rack and over 1000 if you piece meal it. I guess in either case, if you can get them for a price in the 900 range, youre doing well, or if you just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-13-2018, 02:36:37 AM
Replies: 5,061
Views: 454,258
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180713/e768c97fa4d401cd8ba5bf39e85bd5ae.jpg

Finally got a pic that shows that sexy OG


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-12-2018, 07:17:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Pics of my buddies new M3

Pretty color but those wheels are terrible. Thanks for sharing


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-12-2018, 02:52:29 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 39,924
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Best Daily Driver Suspension?

I dont know if they do the sale twice a year, but bav auto has a pretty good price on them. I got shocks and eibachs springs for 930. So that was a win in my book. If you dont need the springs you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-12-2018, 02:51:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Electric Fan mounting

Made my own out of aluminum. Works just fine, havent had any interference issues


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-10-2018, 03:26:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Z4 M Roadster - buying one with vanos issues

If they didnt replace, youd have to. As long as you can get a clear picture of what was done during the procedure, it sounds like its probably a win.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-09-2018, 03:35:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,989
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: For LSB guys...

Most of what ive read seems to follow the trend of M —>911, though not necessarily selling one for the other. If you can swing both, i cant imagine you could possibly feel bad about it.



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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-28-2018, 03:04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,003
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Aux fan, clutch fan, radio components

Bump


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-27-2018, 11:56:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,253
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: On the Hunt

What if any maintenance do you plan to diy?

The cheaper cars can be a great deal if you diy because labor far outweighs the cost of parts. The things i needed to get done to call mine liveable...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-27-2018, 11:27:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,003
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Aux fan, clutch fan, radio components

Bump


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-26-2018, 11:50:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,003
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Aux fan, clutch fan, radio components

All,

Have a few parts after an electric fan conversion and a radio upgrade

Aux fan: worked fine. I have cut off the wires from the controller, so this is just the fan and the plastic surround....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-21-2018, 02:00:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,001
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Breakthrough discovery about the Spal 30102082 Fan! The Most powerful sealed fan

2049 on a non track car here. It isnt particularly hot yet, but it has worked quite well, running off the aux fan wiring. I havent seen the temp go past needle center even when sitting idle after a...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-20-2018, 11:23:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,108
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 03:20:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,914
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: A good example of why my engine internals have remained stock

Lol, when youre right, youre right.

Despite their failing to fully fix the issue, im still impressed. I still love the car. Even counting the things they got wrong, they still got so much more...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-20-2018, 02:54:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,603
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Move_Over's Garage Sale - Track Parts, OEM Parts, random M3 Parts. Good stuff!

Ill take the whee spacers if theyre still available


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 02:47:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,914
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: A good example of why my engine internals have remained stock

In aerospace at least, the old saying is that its built to run, not to be fixed. So in a perfect world, the object is just operated. You try to build it with the thought in mind that it will fail and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-19-2018, 04:16:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 918
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: DBW delete.

The consolation is that these people who drive their cars this way are unlikely to drive them for long without doing the right maintenance. Based on the shift knob, the airbox, etc, im guessing that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-17-2018, 04:09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Nice work! I dig the wheel color too.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-14-2018, 07:51:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,158
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Titan Shadow trim repaint

Great work OP! Ive found that duplicolor engine enamel has a shade of grey thats a pretty close match as well, $6.99 a can. Prep work is key


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-14-2018, 07:41:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Powdercoating rear chassis parts

Id 90% cosmetic, with the remaining 10% being a hopeful bit of extra rust protection in the northeast 🤞🏻


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 03:45:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,666
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: RS-30 lithium battery

For $700 id say thats probably a fair amount of technology. Its a lot of scratch, but if youre trying to get every last pound saved, this seems like a good way to do it


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 12:47:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: A quick thanks

Yeah, i forget that everyone doesnt spend all day staring at this car, so all i see is that green hue lol


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 12:11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: A quick thanks

Its oxford green :) but thank you


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Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-12-2018, 11:34:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

Vanos completed, electric fan completed.
Bumper painted and splitters added
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180612/4d3459a5511ccd997b43ee6a3cf3c6eb.jpg

Next up is stereo work, and i wish i...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 11:22:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kcalhoun27
A quick thanks

Just wanted to pass along a big thank you to everyone who has contributed to this forum over the years. After about 16 months of work and many more dollars, my baby is roadworthy once more. Ive still...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 02:56:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,348
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: High-Gloss Shadowline (exterior) Trim - Pictures

This seems like respray to me. Tape it off, sand it lightly, find a good black color youre happy with, spray/clear and then enjoy your new look.
Unless you make $1200 in a few hours then its a no...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Jun-10-2018, 03:32:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,373
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Cameron's $3,000 2002 E46 M3 Vert Steel Gray/Imola REVIVAL Thread

Good for you man. I did a similar thing buying a beat up car and bringing it back to life. I never understood the idea that you should buy a pristine model when they are all going to break and need...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 07:35:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

I reread this thread and think i might not have been completely clear:

I do not want to reuse the HK speakers in the car, mostly because they are shot. My intention is to use new speakers, which...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-01-2018, 06:51:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 27,470
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: S54 CF Engine Cover - $150obo

Sold!!!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 02:16:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

Ok cool, well when i inevitably have another question, ill PM you lol

Thank you [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 01:33:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SRS fault and airbag light

I hear you there. I have a coupe, but i have a soft spot in my heart for the vert. And yeah, for the money you would get, unless you really have a perfect replacement, youll just miss it anyways....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 01:23:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

So, i decided that for ease of install, until i can do more research/troubleshooting, im getting a technic pnp harness. That will mean the install is a breeze, but the next question is where do i tie...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 03:05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SRS fault and airbag light

Got one for $60, swapped it out and fixed the issue. Probably a 30 min job. It was more work to pull the center console.

Got to love the M tax...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 02:59:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180601/88571d382c67bfd293c2d2798c4fc5a1.jpg

Well, if i understood the video correctly, the amp would show about 1 ohm if it was SE and ~1000 if it was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-01-2018, 12:30:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Pulling fuse for HK system while sorting audio (fuse # etc)

Im not an expert on these cars stereo issues, but the HU sends the power up signal to the amp, so if the hu is removed it shouldnt be powering any of the system. In theory at least, im pretty sure...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 01:37:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

Ill ohm out the rca outs when i get the chance and report back. Its info worth putting out there, i know if there had been a thread just stating the easiest way to put this all together, i wouldnt be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 03:34:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

Thank you, i really appreciate the help. Its an older amp, the manual isnt a huge help in this regard. In any event, ill see what i can figure out.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 03:04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

Its an eclipse EA3532.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 02:34:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

Well, im using an Eclipse amp which i believe will accept them.
Ill admit that i may have some info wrong because trying to parse out info on exactly how to do this means sifting through a lot of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 02:02:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: HK Wiring questions

Thank you, i appreciate the input. I intend to keep the twisted pairs because i will have to run the “high input” amp setup in order to keep the stock HU. I agree that they are good wires to use. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 01:14:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Kcalhoun27
HK Wiring questions

All,

Using this picture as a reference, is it true that if i have a business cd HK radio, i do not need any of these excess harnesses. They go to nothing and my ultimate plan is just a stock HU...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-30-2018, 05:10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Good shirt on blipshift today!

Bought!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, May-30-2018, 03:05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 27,470
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: S54 CF Engine Cover

Buuuump


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-29-2018, 03:01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 27,470
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: S54 CF Engine Cover

Price drop!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-28-2018, 05:00:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 27,470
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: S54 CF Engine Cover

Bump


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, May-27-2018, 10:07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 27,470
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: S54 CF Engine Cover

Bump


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