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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-19-2018, 07:48:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,394
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG to 6spd without taking trans down

anyone know if the IRP shifters will work for ?
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-irp-_-individual-racing-parts/short-shifter-v3-black/irpss-3b~irp/
Forum: Pacific Tue, May-15-2018, 02:21:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By MrVond
EuroKlasse Caravans To Bimmerfest 2018!!!!

We will be having Caravans to Bimmerfest 2018
From SoCal Areas

--From Los Angeles

Starbucks
2909 W 120th St
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Meet at 6:00am
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-09-2018, 06:08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By MrVond
Re: Lack of Torque--

try cleaning the vanos valve body.
seemed to have made my car more touchy and torquey
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-07-2018, 10:34:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

TOB was replaced when the detent springs were being replaced.
do you have a PN for the clutch position sensor?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-07-2018, 04:04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

update: replaced GPS with a newer one, (from an 05, 29k miles)
changes in drivability:
does not hesitate from 2-3 shifts under medium-heavy load
does not hesitate shifting 1-2 mid corner under...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-20-2018, 03:05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By MrVond
changed out starter motor, car hesitates starting

i recently changed the starter motor, when i removed the transmission to change the smg compression springs. The car, sometimes, hesitate to start.

any ideas?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 08:02:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,201
Posted By MrVond
Re: Refurb wheels or buy new ones?

i paid $162.50 for my 359s to be refinished, that's for the full refurbishment
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 08:00:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,385
Posted By MrVond
Re: S54 vanos upgrade

as others have said, doing the rebuild part would be cheaper and better.
as for the labor part, its not too bad, 4-6 hrs or less.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-05-2018, 01:58:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By MrVond
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-22-2018, 06:25:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Issue - jerky shifting and no fault codes

did you reteach adaptations via inpa, since you have a new clutch?
was the compression springs changed?
how old is the gear position sensor?

my compression springs failed at 135k miles
and my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-18-2018, 04:40:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By MrVond
Re: VANOS Lockdown tools. Who rents these now?

i can lend you all of that, if you're in socal
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-09-2018, 09:11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Trouble

i have the same problem from 2>3, 4>3
comp spring is probly broken
GPS might be on the way out as well
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-31-2017, 06:40:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By MrVond
Re: what is this noise

New noise
Only happens when starting
Doesn’t matter cold or not
https://youtu.be/704eTN66lng
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-30-2017, 08:14:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By MrVond
Re: Angel Eyes

i have the orion v4 opaque
the driverside SMD's have dead LED's on the bottom of both rings.
passenger side is totally fine.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-30-2017, 08:12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By MrVond
Re: OEM CSL (not ZCP) wheels and 6-Piston Brembo GT BBK

I think you'll need to run a 10mm or 12mm spacer at the very least

Clearance:
A 39
B 122
C 210

reference for ABC clearance
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showpost.php?p=781295&postcount=8
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-28-2017, 09:20:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By MrVond
Re: what is this noise

noise went away... odd
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-27-2017, 12:05:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,394
Posted By MrVond
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-27-2017, 12:04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By MrVond
Re: what is this noise

Idler was changed last year...it is possible that it went bad, but I think itís unlikely.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-26-2017, 04:41:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By MrVond
what is this noise

E46 M3 Noise - YouTube

only happens under power at 1k and 3k rpms, it kind of sounds like a chewbacaca noise. i have not found any other RPMS that it makes this noise in, to reduce potential...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-23-2017, 12:44:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,394
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG to 6spd without taking trans down

aznbo187 went this way i think
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-22-2017, 11:31:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

ive been driving the car as it passed the INPA adaptation program. i just lift slightly when going from 2>3. im debating of just doing a swap honestly
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-02-2017, 11:46:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By MrVond
Re: E46 m3 smg strange issues

it seems that the system is trying to find the gears. your gear position sensor might be on its way out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 05:32:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,677
Posted By MrVond
Re: E46 M3 CAD Models

Hopefully i can scan my carshell at work... one of the great things about aerospace & defense firms:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 07:43:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,202
Posted By MrVond
Re: new member with not quite an M3 here.....

hey shawn glad to have you on m3f

-atom
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 06:09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Gear Position Sensor Clutch Adaptation Procedure

as paulclaude states, it might be that the fork pivot and clutch is out. it could also be that your clutch release bearing is out.
also, for some reason, INPA does not like when your handbrake is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 12:39:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Gear Position Sensor Clutch Adaptation Procedure

hmm odd, did you do the other 2 adaptations first?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 04:56:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By MrVond
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-20-2017, 05:35:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Gear Position Sensor Clutch Adaptation Procedure

you only need inpa from the suite

only the easy bmw tools and FTDI driver, Found here: http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/D2XX.htm

need to be installed...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-19-2017, 01:24:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,564
Posted By MrVond
Re: Designing an SMG Pump Relocation Kit

anyone one know what the thread size and pitch on the hard lines that connects to the SMG pump
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-19-2017, 01:23:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MrVond
Re: Smg issue- video included with codes

do you have INPA or a Laptop?
I'd try to re adapt the transmission first maybe it'll fix it.
if you need INPA, PM me
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-16-2017, 02:29:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MrVond
Re: Smg issue- video included with codes

possibly bad SMG slave, the clutch position is inside the SMG Slave Cylinder,
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-16-2017, 02:18:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,164
Posted By MrVond
Re: Anywhere sell the vanos valve body?

i had DTC 184 & 185 when i did mine, which meant that the vanos was not working for both cams.(http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=589550)

it was indeed a dirty valve Body. I soaked it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-16-2017, 02:13:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Gear Position Sensor Clutch Adaptation Procedure

Thats INPA, which can be acquired for free, lookup Mike's Easy BMW tools. Download it, download the FTDI chip driver and install
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-15-2017, 11:16:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,198
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Gear Position Sensor Clutch Adaptation Procedure

idk about needing to program a new gear position sensor. I also have no idea what the UI on the AE tool is and the same goes for BMW DIS.

What I cant tell you is that, a lot of people seem to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-14-2017, 08:24:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

134k miles. from the troubleshooting thread, it would appear that the GPS is bad, but it only stutters under sudden load for 2-5 seconds.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-12-2017, 09:34:29 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 38,541
Posted By MrVond
Re: Megan Racing Headers

msgd them, asked if its available for pickup (i go to school in cal poly) i asked them about fitment. they said its available for pickup, but didnt comment about the fitment.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-12-2017, 09:16:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

I changed my Compression spring, its on the first post, yes, most likely the GPS is out
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-11-2017, 09:55:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

UPDATE:

for some reason the adaptation went through and passed.
the only different variables this time is that I did the adaptation on a slight incline with the parking brake pulled, the other...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 05:33:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By MrVond
Re: anyone have this timing tool?

i have used the tool, it works pretty well
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 05:32:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By MrVond
Re: seat bolt thread pitch

its M10X1.25 if anyone needs to re tap their seat bolts due to damage
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 04:30:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

yes, there's also a electronic slave cylinder and the actuator arm, which rows the gears for you.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-08-2017, 04:24:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

I had too, i keep running to a lot of threads that I have questions to, and are endless loops :laughhard:
Forum: Coding and Tuning Mon, Nov-06-2017, 11:27:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By MrVond
Re: 255 CSL SMG DME Flash - worth it?

i did the intertia fix w martynT's program. works pretty well IMO
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-06-2017, 07:30:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

Update: turned out to be a dirty valve body
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-06-2017, 07:28:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

update: i fixed this issue by fully cleaning the vanos valve body, by soaking it in gasoline
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-06-2017, 07:26:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

its right about 85 when i did the adaptation procedure on INPA.
Again, i'm pretty certain its not a problem with hydraulic pressure, but a problem w SMG system finding the gears. When Inpa fails a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-05-2017, 11:03:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

anyone, any clue?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-04-2017, 12:41:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

die schaltwegendstellugen der ungeraden gaengr sind zu untershiedlich

the shift end positions of the odd gears are too different
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-03-2017, 06:06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

just flashed it w my ttfs tune. it seems to have problem shifting 2>3 3>4 under power (3k+ RPM)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-03-2017, 02:38:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

Update: i flashed it w the TTFS tune. it helped a lot, it now know where the gears are. However, when im shifting over 3K RPM, 2>3 and 3>4. it hesitates.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-03-2017, 02:28:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

could take up to 10 seconds before it finds the gear, with the gear blinking a lot.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-03-2017, 02:27:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

pump is priming just fine. fluid levels are good.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-02-2017, 03:54:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG Long Gear Shifts

update:
Used INPA to Adapt SMG using the special processes option
Adaptation failed, error 53
car is drivable, but still cant find gears that well enough.
car doesn't seem to know where clutch...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-30-2017, 04:07:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By MrVond
SMG Long Gear Shifts

SMG Long Gear Shifts?
My SMG transmission is still suffering from long gear shifts and giving me the cog gear. it cant seems to find the gears fast enough. it sometimes have a problem finding third...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Oct-29-2017, 06:47:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,254
Posted By MrVond
Re: SoCal - Ultimate Partout OE CSL and OE+ Parts

any change you're selling your throttle actuator?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-23-2017, 07:20:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By MrVond
Re: Help removing PS hose!!

had the disconnect tool. it still would not let go. What you have to do is wiggle around till it loosens
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-15-2017, 09:41:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By MrVond
Re: Misfires/rough driving after VANOS work!

hmmm happened to me as well
multiple misfire without fuel cutoff.
mine ended up being a dirty vanos valve body.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-09-2017, 02:26:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By MrVond
Re: need tips putting transmission back in

thanks for the input guys, also, did you have to remove the airbox to have better access to the starter?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-08-2017, 11:38:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By MrVond
need tips putting transmission back in

need tips putting transmission back in.
i don't know where its hitting but it keeps hitting something when im jacking it up. i've made many attempts.

any other tips?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-02-2017, 05:45:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,140
Posted By MrVond
Re: F80 M3 Seat Retrofit

reviving an old thread. but some fun fact:

mike had to make a small adapter bracket, since the rails on the F8X seats are narrower. rear seats kind have to be shoe-horned in. and trimmed up in a...
Forum: Pacific Wed, Aug-30-2017, 05:19:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By MrVond
EuroKlasse Caravans to Big SoCal Euro 2017

EuroKlasse Caravans to Big SoCal Euro 2017

---------------From San Diego :

Oceanside Motorsports
343 Airport Rd
Oceanside, California 92058

Meet at 9:30 am
Depart at 10:00 am
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 05:57:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By MrVond
Re: Power steering rack leak

do check the HPPS line, mine was leaking, also look at the line that goes to the PS cooler. mine are leaking, and have less than 20k miles in them.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-13-2017, 07:48:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By MrVond
seat bolt thread pitch

pulled out the seat rail bolt with great resistance,
52108211438 its an M10 and im assuming thread pitch is 1.5? im just going to re tap it, just need confirmation for the pitch.
thanks.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-11-2017, 04:11:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By MrVond
Re: What Transmission Fluid? Where to buy?

i just changed to ravenol mtf-2
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-27-2017, 05:47:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

to add, i cant pull the exhaust splined shaft out of the TT hub, but i can put it in. is that normal?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-27-2017, 05:03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

switched out to the old solenoid, no change at all
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-26-2017, 04:35:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

ill stick on the old solenoid first, see what happens
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-26-2017, 04:34:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By MrVond
Re: Can someone tell me whats in here?

its only for US cars i think
if you punch in the PN on real oem
it only shows on us built
coupes and convertible
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-26-2017, 12:12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

184 Function, inlet VANOS
185 Function, exhaust VANOS
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-26-2017, 12:09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By MrVond
Re: Can someone tell me whats in here?

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=BL93-USA-01_2000_E46_BMW_M3&diagId=16_0488#16131183906

21 Activated Charcoal Filter 1 16131183906
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-25-2017, 02:03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Lockdown Problems

I forgot to add that the engline light seems to go away by itself after 4-6 drive cycles.
but go right back on after
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-25-2017, 01:03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By MrVond
Vanos Lockdown Problems

DTC 184 & 185
Just did vanos bulletproofing.
BEISAN Piston seals
BEISAN sealing plate
BEISAN Rattle Kit
BEISAN solenoid.
TT hub

Solenoid valve was cleaned.
I did follow the splined gear...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-21-2017, 05:57:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By MrVond
Re: To foam or not, when to fix vanos???

VANOS ASAP. within 30k miles of owning my car, 1 hub was smashed.
the hub didnt show any fatigue marks when i did the valves 5k earlier.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-21-2017, 05:55:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By MrVond
Re: Can anyone re-tune my dme to stock settings?

martynT has the DME flash tool. and he has the .bin files as well. really good flash tool.
or you can get the winKFP somewhere with the proper daten files and flash it that way
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-21-2017, 05:46:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By MrVond
Re: Anyone in the Bay Area with a working NCS Expert setup that I can borrow/referenc

i have ncs, inpa etc working, but not with the old installer.
look up mikes easy BMW tools. its a suite of bmw programming and diagnostic software.
all you have to do is download that, download...
Forum: Pacific Thu, Jun-01-2017, 08:36:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By MrVond
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-31-2017, 07:48:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

finally got the pesky INPA running again

i read:105
184
185

206
207
208
209
Forum: Pacific Tue, May-30-2017, 09:04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By MrVond
Bimmerfest 2017 caravans!!!

These caravans are organized by euroklasse
caravans:

Inland empire ill be leading this one
2690 Tuscany st corona, CA, 92881, Starbucks
Meet 7:00 AM,
Leave 7:30AM

Orange County
2982 El...
Forum: Pacific Tue, May-30-2017, 07:50:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By MrVond
Re: Bimmerfest 2017 Caravan?

look up king3pl or the46ers on IG has caravan info
Forum: Pacific Tue, May-30-2017, 07:49:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By MrVond
Re: Bimmerfest 2017 Caravan?

caravans:

Inland empire (ill be leading this one) atom3_
2690 tuscany st corona ca
meet 7, leave 730

OC
2982 el camino real (best buy) tustin CA, shah, of ssr performance will lead
meet 8...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-26-2017, 04:00:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

update: car is running,
i have TT hub, seals,
CEL is on have yet to pull the codes
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-24-2017, 02:23:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

well, i might as well now burn my aerospace engineering diploma LOL
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-24-2017, 07:56:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

update: waiting for seals and exhaust hub

also, why are the cam bolts yielding at 9lb-ft. i have read about it yielding, but why this much.
I find it odd that the camshaft to the sprocket...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-22-2017, 07:19:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

the ones i recieved from beisan had non damaged holes, the ones that i pulled off of mine were damaged, im assuming it should fit right?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-22-2017, 06:11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
Re: well... this is turning into a nightmare

will TT V3 hub fit the beisan oil pump disk?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-20-2017, 08:37:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By MrVond
well... this is turning into a nightmare

currently doing the vanos refresh, i have the disk the seals, the solenoid. furthermore, i also am doing the rattle kit, and the upper chain tensioner guide.
well... i opened the cover and one of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-15-2017, 12:55:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By MrVond
Re: Front Bumper Lip / Splitter

i have access to a water jet. and can make you one
pm me
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-09-2017, 09:46:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By MrVond
Re: SMG at low speed/rolling

i had the stock tune for 10k miles, it was pretty much like that, it would not rev match downshift on slowing down off throttle. and as you said, it would hesitate to either bite the clutch or let...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-09-2017, 09:19:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By MrVond
Re: somewhat shocking one year and 30K mile bill?

definitely true about the first year ownership, after those parts are put in, there's nothing much really i can think of other than the RACP cooling system (most likely CSF, since they support my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-09-2017, 08:34:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By MrVond
somewhat shocking one year and 30K mile bill?

its been a year since I had my M3
i have been taking care of it well
i bought it with 102k miles
and i just crossed the 132K mile threshold
its my daily driver to go to school, i have driven it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 06:28:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By MrVond
Re: E46 M3 bluetooth pairing

sometimes, if the module does not show up, if you have nav
pull fuse 7, 39 idk which one
but it "resets" the system
it worked for me
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-06-2017, 04:18:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By MrVond
Interesting Find...

http://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/vehicledetails.xhtml?listingId=451525461&zip=92883&referrer=%2Fcars-for-sale%2Fsearchresults.xhtml%3Fzip%3D92883%26showcaseOwnerId%3D66532833%26startYear%3D2009...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-13-2017, 03:48:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By MrVond
Re: Vanos Hub Geometry

yeah, i know that...
what im trying to find is the geometrical difference between the intake splines and the exhaust spline
and what the recess is for
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-13-2017, 09:06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By MrVond
Vanos Hub Geometry

what makes the intake vanos different than the exhaust?
other than:
tabs,
recess leading to the hole(highlighted in red)?

does the recess serve a purpose?
does the hole serve a purpose?
is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-13-2017, 08:38:42 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,007
Posted By MrVond
Re: Your Trade or Profession

Design Engineer for an aerospace firm,
and still a student
Design engineering contracts
22, almost 23
Single
ENTP-A
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-14-2016, 06:26:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By MrVond
Re: 19x9.5+27 ZCP all four corners?

235 245 are too skinny for the rear ZCP wheels.
I'm running PSS 255's on the back and they look a little stretched.

https://imgur.com/gallery/5oZqy <---- mine

you will need camber plates and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-26-2016, 10:59:36 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,872
Posted By MrVond
Re: The Car ownership game 2016

2001 325i 5AT TiAG
2004 330i ZHP 5AT TiAG
2004 330Ci ZHP 6MT
2006 ///M3 ZCP SMG IB
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-29-2016, 02:31:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By MrVond
Refinishing wheels

corner of the pockets of my style 163 wheels are starting to chip or are peeling off
My car is interlagos blue
i need some Color ideas...
-stay stock silver color
-brighter silver color
-Gold...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-19-2016, 04:06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,850
Posted By MrVond
Re: 2004 BMW m3 - Superman edition

saw this too in auto trader
m3 enthusiast group on facebook seem not to be too pleased with the color combo
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-12-2016, 08:17:14 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,338
Posted By MrVond
Re: Are we spoiled on this forum? Or am I just old now

i think as the e46 platform ages and gets cheaper
there will be a lot more headache coming from people who don't know how to use the search function. Even the most common e46 faults that have been...
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