BMW M3 Forum
BMW M3 Forum BMW M3 Gallery BMW M3 Reviews BMW M3 Social Groups BMW M3 Chat M3Forum Sponsors >>
Loading


Mobile M3forum
Go Back   BMW M3 Forum.com (E30 M3 | E36 M3 | E46 M3 | E92 M3 | F80/X) > Search Forums
Tire Rack Buy Winter Tires Now!
Not a member? Register Now!
Register Gallery All Albums Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Calendar FAQ


Showing results 1 to 100 of 4155
Search took 0.40 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dafoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-10-2018, 01:15:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,797
Posted By dafoe
Re: Intake and tune bang for the buck

Hey OP! Absolutely, stock airbox... change this out to something other than a true CSL setup you loose low end, and introduce heat soak.

Tune, TTFS is my choice. They have a very nice all...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-14-2018, 12:13:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,394
Posted By dafoe
Re: 2006 BMW M3 Alpine White / Black / 6-Speed / 59k Miles / PA 19008

This is really an incredible car, at a fair price, considering the condition. I am really pondering selling the LSB for this... oh man...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-13-2018, 12:07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,834
Posted By dafoe
Re: Apex ARC8 18x10+25 sq w/ hankook RS3

these look sick bro! I'd keep them... :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-12-2018, 11:53:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By dafoe
Re: FS: Porsche 996 Calipers

Whatever the cost, they're WELL worth it compared to off the shelf setups! I paid about 700 for mine, and would absolutely buy them again! Not only does these brakes stop much better than stock...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-09-2018, 01:06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By dafoe
Re: Euro Section 1 / Euro Cats

Donavan! e46freakm3 guy I know that's not the correct forum name... I've gotten headers from him, for header installs, in the past.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-09-2018, 01:00:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,256
Posted By dafoe
Re: Cobra Nogaro Group Buy!

OH, these look GREAT!

Now, where to source ugly dove grey hides... :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-29-2018, 02:09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,262
Posted By dafoe
Re: Bmw m performance lci shift knob

uhhh.... I think that just lowered the value of the car!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-28-2018, 10:42:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,013
Posted By dafoe
Re: Opinions: Beisan vs. Dr. VANOS

Beisan is an awesome vendor! His fixes are top notch, great for DIY folks.

A lot of shops who just want to swap in a refurbed vanos unit use Dr Vanos.

Dr Vanos does drill his own oil pump...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-28-2018, 06:00:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,874
Posted By dafoe
Re: For LSB guys...

almost 10 years, still love the E46 M3! LSB never gets old! I am crazy about keeping the car show extra clean, and it shows...

Looking at ZL1 1LE, 2019 GT350, Hellcat, 2019 M2... LOVE GT3's,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-28-2018, 04:16:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By dafoe
Re: HELP? Noise After VANOS Install

Hey! What were other fixes done? It definitely should not be making that sound... check the heat shields, that's easy to confirm. If it were my car the VC would be off... something is definitely...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-15-2018, 11:38:31 AM
Replies: 10
Feeler: BNIB AS ssk
Views: 2,573
Posted By dafoe
Re: BNIB AS ssk

Probably the BEST SSK on the market, WELL worth the cost and labor!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-03-2018, 10:59:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,376
Posted By dafoe
Re: Porsche BBK compared to OEM

Hey guys! Can't complain at ALL with my 996 setup... properly bled, with textar pads, they feel much better than OEM.

One thing I really appreciate is the reduced weight of the calipers... ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, May-25-2018, 02:13:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,236
Posted By dafoe
Re: HPF Oil Catch Can

Hey guys! Doing some spring cleaning, realize I still have this!

THREE YEAR BUMP! LOL
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 11:43:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By dafoe
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

HAHAHA! I stole IT! ;)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-17-2018, 09:28:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,053
Posted By dafoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-03-2018, 01:19:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By dafoe
Re: Vanos issue

Just get a refurbished "verified" vanos and install that yourself... I like Dr Vanos as you get a brand new solenoid, oil pump disk with smaller holes, and new seals.... if your not updating the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-30-2018, 10:17:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,232
Posted By dafoe
Re: Best low key Exhaust??

Hmm... OEM Euro headers, Euro cats, stock exhaust... Small increase in volume and more raw M3 sound which we love...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-26-2017, 09:35:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By dafoe
Re: Dropped valve cover washer into the abyss

Ah, keep looking bro! It's there... :) Bright LED light and a magnet.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 01:26:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,618
Posted By dafoe
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

I've had them both and prefer the 288/280's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 01:23:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,487
Posted By dafoe
Re: Valve adjustment issue after 288/280 cam install

Wow! Just read through this... OP, something is definitely not right here.... I've installed many cams and god knows how many valve adjustments! I remember doing Stan's first valve lash on his...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 12:58:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,400
Posted By dafoe
Re: New Alpine with apple car play

Not a fan of the look...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-18-2017, 04:53:05 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 6,392
Posted By dafoe
Re: Vanos help please.

Beisan way is the latest OEM TIS procedures... though Raj has done a step by step procedure with pictures. :) this is the way I do them, others install the splines first. I've had more consistent...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-14-2017, 12:21:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By dafoe
Re: O2 sensor confirmation

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=463673
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-14-2017, 12:19:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,355
Posted By dafoe
Re: Euro Headers on US Spec E46 M3

Supersprint did all the R&D originally for this platform. Everyone copied the proven SS non stepped headers... next step up SS Stepped, and American Racing Headers... BY far best bang for the...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-07-2017, 11:20:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By dafoe
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-05-2017, 12:14:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,316
Posted By dafoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-02-2017, 02:31:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,987
Posted By dafoe
Re: American racing headers Results

How about that! Happy for you OP!

Is it true ARH may be considering pulling these off the market with all the bashing he received in the other thread?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-31-2017, 11:26:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,743
Posted By dafoe
Re: Full Supersprint exhaust w/TTFS tune

HEY Sasha!! Great write up and SUPER clean car you have... Loved working on her!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-31-2017, 11:20:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,987
Posted By dafoe
Re: American racing headers Results

How about that!! Nice gains OP!!

Now, I am kicking myself for not taking the first set when they were offered.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-28-2017, 03:05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,110
Posted By dafoe
Re: Vanos surprise!

good to see all the work we're doing is getting these S54 bullet proofed, even if you don't know! :)

I'd only assume the intake cam bolts are the updated variety, with blue lock tight, and upper...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-24-2017, 10:22:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By dafoe
Re: Excessive Oil Consumption

Oh wow... Brian, thanks for sharing your experience here. Sorry for the rebuild woes... Have you done a leak down test? Just wondering what the percentage is, and confirmation of oil ring.

My...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-24-2017, 10:13:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,517
Posted By dafoe
Re: Problems with Vanos and Timing

Ah, much better! Response times look great!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-16-2017, 01:26:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By dafoe
Re: E30 m3 touring s54 engine

Nice!! Though, that poor engine with NO air filtration...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-27-2017, 09:40:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By dafoe
Re: Can Vanos be faulty when no codes are present?

Hey op! Sounds like the timing is slightly off, just not enough to throw codes... I see it happen often and have fixed many of these...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Wed, Aug-23-2017, 05:19:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By dafoe
Re: VANOS Proofed by Dafoe

Thank you!!! :) My pleasure. Love saving the M3's!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-05-2017, 01:07:39 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 82,709
Posted By dafoe
Forum: Mid Atlantic Tue, Aug-01-2017, 01:03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By dafoe
Re: Place to get tires mounted and balanced in NoVA?

RRT does all my alignments, and while I was there last time did my road force balancing, they were able to determine the new wheels were bad with the road force machine, well worth it IMO!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-29-2017, 02:13:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,715
Posted By dafoe
Re: Recaro Sportster Mounting Question

Hey fellas!! Thanks for posting up this thread... those sporters look awesome!

I was pondering doing an interior swap, but the more I think about I just want these sportsters wrapped in dove...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jul-09-2017, 10:50:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,602
Posted By dafoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-02-2017, 01:24:10 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 65,073
Posted By dafoe
Re: Review 996 Porsche 911 Brembo Brakes Installed!

^ Or just have them re finished! :) Glad to have the yellows back on... :)

I replaced the black six pots with my original ones... they both stop very good, though I did notice these were...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-22-2017, 10:27:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By dafoe
Re: White Volk TE37RT 18x9.5 18.10.5

Good gawd, these would look sick on LSB..
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-21-2017, 09:35:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,882
Posted By dafoe
Re: TuningTech FS| Introductory Pricing American Racing Headers

Thanks guys!! I really want these... OH... decisions...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-21-2017, 09:29:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,595
Posted By dafoe
Re: DISCUSSION:Schrick vs CAT cams

Hey guys! I've had both 272/280 and 280/288 Schricks. I'd stick with the 280/288's. However the tuning is imperative. Not all cams are manufactured the same, so there is a lot of fine tuning and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-19-2017, 10:06:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,557
Posted By dafoe
Re: American Racing Header vs Supersprint V1 Stepped Header

I think I know what I am doing with the $$ from the sale of my 6 POT's... I'm just really tired of installing headers on my car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-14-2017, 12:19:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,589
Posted By dafoe
Re: Found strange looking E46 M3 for sale

Oh god... Why did I look at this... lol

Is that Piano black painted white?! Well, there's lot's of spare trunk lids and other OEM bits in the FS section...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-14-2017, 12:13:45 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 82,709
Posted By dafoe
Re: American Racing Headers for the E46 M3

Do you mean an 11mm 1/4 swivel socket? :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jun-11-2017, 11:35:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,476
Posted By dafoe
Re: E46 M3 laguna seca blue interior, Montreal, 2800USD

OP, any chance of meeting me 1/2 way? lol Binghamton, NY?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jun-11-2017, 02:37:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,476
Posted By dafoe
Re: E46 M3 laguna seca blue interior, Montreal, 2800USD

ARE you freakn kidding me... SMDH... when I have money, the car is in another country. FML...

Love it... You coming to DC anytime soon?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-10-2017, 11:52:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By dafoe
Re: Help ! Po172 coming up dont know what it is !!

Here's a good thread...

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=406058
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-09-2017, 02:47:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By dafoe
Re: (2) HyperSilver Apex ARC-8 18x9.5 et22 (DMV area)

Great weekend happy Friday bump... :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-08-2017, 01:34:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,247
Posted By dafoe
Re: Engine Rebuild Fail

Oh what a SHIT SHOW! Good god wonder how the rest of this looks... SMDH... He's in good hands now!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-06-2017, 12:12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By dafoe
Re: CSL Airbox - Full conversion kit w/ Flap

Man, I wish BMW would make those dam MAP sensors again... Good thing TTFS and Lang Racing have alternatives.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-25-2017, 01:19:24 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 82,709
Posted By dafoe
Re: American Racing Headers for the E46 M3

Wow... that sound is AWESOME!! So tempting...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-23-2017, 10:08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By dafoe
Re: (2) HyperSilver Apex ARC-8 18x9.5 et22 (DMV area)

Bumper Sticker! Who wants some uber clean Apex rims?!?!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-21-2017, 11:33:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,839
Posted By dafoe
Re: Porsche BBK Upgrade - Terrible Break Squeal

I've used this type of grease with great success! No squeal running textars
...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Sat, May-20-2017, 03:11:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,109
Posted By dafoe
Re: | TTFS |Group Buy: PSDesigns Chassis Reinforcement Plate Kit

Man, wish these were out when I had my subframe reinforced... would have surely went with this kit!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-20-2017, 02:24:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,957
Posted By dafoe
Re: Just got my AS SSK Installed...damn

NICE!! Glad I went with them! :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, May-20-2017, 02:14:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By dafoe
(2) HyperSilver Apex ARC-8 18x9.5 et22 (DMV area)

Hey guys! I have two good Apex ARC-8 rims in HyperSilver 18x9.5 ET22 for sale. No curb rash, no bends, only a few marks and tar pits on the inside. Rims are otherwise in perfect condition. ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, May-19-2017, 07:33:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By dafoe
Rally Road front brackets

Hey guys! I am swapping back in my 996 yellow calipers, and for the LIFE of me cannot find my old Rally Road 996 front brackets... ehh..

Anyone have a set for sale? Don't want to drop another...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-19-2017, 12:33:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,957
Posted By dafoe
Re: Just got my AS SSK Installed...damn

Oh man! I've had my AS SSK installed for a few years now... drove a stock 6MT... WHOA... forgot how awesome the SSK is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-14-2017, 11:37:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By dafoe
Re: Blown Head Gasket, now head and block damage. Help please!

Hey OP! Sorry for the engine issues... Lot's of decisions... What kind of budget? Will you DIY the engine rebuild with a machine shop? Like others have said, lots of chances for expensive...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-18-2017, 06:23:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By dafoe
Re: (1) Apex Arc-8 18x9.5 ET35 Hypersilver

Meet me in PA? Or a UPS to MD... ? :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-18-2017, 02:34:12 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 38,065
Posted By dafoe
Re: 996 Porsche 911 Brakes for E46 M3's...

I just tucked mine away bro...



I KNOW a 18x9.5 et35 with a 5MM spacer fits... which is now a 18x9.5 et30 with the spacer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-27-2017, 11:14:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,636
Posted By dafoe
Re: E46 M3 ran Motul 5w40?

Can of worms here we come!! LOL

All I'll run in my car now... I am done with TWS.

http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-product/motor-oil/racing/dominator-15w-50-racing-oil/
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-27-2017, 01:44:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By dafoe
Re: Z4 M coupe / roadster aFe intake

NICE Airbox here! Might want to post a pic bro. :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-16-2017, 04:21:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 14,777
Posted By dafoe
Re: Official MFactory/YCW CF D/S GB

1.Dafoe
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-15-2017, 12:36:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,732
Posted By dafoe
Re: ► Its Back! APEX 18 ARC-8 Group Buy 2017 (Round 1)

Dave, what are the 19" rim sizes that will clear the brembo 996 calipers?

I currently have big six pots brembos from the Cayenne S, they stop incredibly well, but I want to go back to the 996...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-12-2017, 07:14:58 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 52,553
Posted By dafoe
Re: New CF Driveshaft Coming To Market

You pulled my leg bro! Let's DO THIS!

1. 24601
2. UglyM (in for sure at 20+ pricing)
3. rockflageagle (in for sure at 20+ pricing)
4. Obioban
5. VinceSE2
6. Surge709
7. Pendulum
8. raindog
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 01:19:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,281
Posted By dafoe
Re: Another Dafoe VANOS Fix

HEY!!! Just seeing this! Thanks for posting up! It was great getting that beauty fixed... and remember, when your ready to sell those seats... :)

Thanks for the kind words everyone!

Just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 01:04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By dafoe
Re: V2 stepped headers/ Catted Sec 1 - O2 mix up..

Just to be clear the precat bungs that are next to each other, that shouldn't matter, just green in bank one, and yellow in bank two.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 12:59:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,893
Posted By dafoe
Re: S54 Rebuild and Assembly (teaser)

HEY Rob!! It's 15w-50! http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-product/motor-oil/racing/dominator-15w-50-racing-oil/
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 12:57:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By dafoe
Re: V2 stepped headers/ Catted Sec 1 - O2 mix up..

Hey bro! Me personally... wouldnt have cut the wires. But, that's ok... :)

With SS headers, or any other that have four bungs in the headers, just install them in the upper or lower. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 12:49:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,168
Posted By dafoe
Re: Rod Bearing Treatment with MicroBlue

Hey fellas!! I think I've logged... 20k miles so far! Yes, I drive TF out of this car... I am at 156k.

And I SWEAR my 2nd build thread is coming! I am just waiting to get ALL the data!
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 12:35:52 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,893
Posted By dafoe
Re: S54 Rebuild and Assembly (teaser)

Awesome Brian!! So happy you have her back together and coming together nicely.

Man... I don't know what oil your running, my last oil change, I used Amsoil Dominator oil... bro... along...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-26-2017, 06:54:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By dafoe
Re: Euro Cats (200 cell)

Hey bro, would you mind posting pics of the cells?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-16-2017, 09:54:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,910
Posted By dafoe
Re: Broken Vanos Tab

Hey fellas! You don't need to cryo treat your hub with the Beisan oil pump disk... unless you just really want to spend your money.

0 failures of stock hub with Beisan disk. I have about 100k...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-16-2017, 09:45:05 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 85,133
Posted By dafoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-07-2017, 11:59:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,734
Posted By dafoe
Re: F80 M3 18" wheels on E46 M3?

How good would these look with some huge brembo 6 pots...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-07-2017, 11:44:18 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,893
Posted By dafoe
Re: S54 Rebuild and Assembly (teaser)

Hey Brian! Good to hear man... I swear this build just sounds TOO familiar... :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-25-2017, 10:10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By dafoe
Re: I found one!

Nice pickup! Welcome!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-20-2017, 11:34:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,500
Posted By dafoe
Re: Why is my cammed s54 still making the same power?

Oh man, you have NO idea! :jawdrop: I will NEVER say a car has more power based on on the butt dyno!



Yeah, I was buddy... A guy offered these to me via PM at a really good price, couldn't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-20-2017, 01:22:35 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,500
Posted By dafoe
Re: Why is my cammed s54 still making the same power?

Frank/TTFS is spot on here guys. It was my car, at the shop, with me, Frank, Stash1 and Austin (can't remember his forum user name), working with Frank most of the afternoon, and night until 2am... ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-03-2017, 12:12:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,595
Posted By dafoe
Re: Karbonius CF Airbox

Ah, I've seen this before! Boots compliments of Dafoe! ;)

Great price!! This shouldn't last long.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-01-2017, 06:11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,886
Posted By dafoe
Re: Piston rings for oem s54 Pistons ...?

No, didn't special order them... they may have changed the alloy being offered, or perhaps they offer both.

We're running a .001 piston to wall clearance.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-21-2016, 01:20:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By dafoe
Re: Can anyone identify these headers?

definitely not OEM with those collectors... At first I thought Active Autowerks, but after closer looks, no...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-11-2016, 05:24:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,923
Posted By dafoe
Re: Cat Cams

Timing is off! Car is low on power bro...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-07-2016, 09:47:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,190
Posted By dafoe
Re: Interior Trim - Arm Rest - Pillars - Restoration

NICE! I need a gray one if you have it...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Mon, Nov-21-2016, 10:52:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By dafoe
Re: PSA: Avoid Induktion Motorsports

Glad you got the car fixed! Lesson learned. Ed is a great guy! Definitely old school.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-21-2016, 09:12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By dafoe
Re: TTFS SMG Tune freak out moment

Haha! Hate those moments... :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-06-2016, 01:41:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,251
Posted By dafoe
Re: Cinnamon on LSB?

Thanks for posting this! I've been back and forth with the color of the interior, and style...

I really want an Mcloth interior, but not willing to drop 4K for one...

I am pondering the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-04-2016, 12:05:00 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 12,809
Posted By dafoe
Re: Failed DIS vanos test, need help translating

For those that may not know, the cam pins dropping in nice and smooth is only half of the timing... equally critical is the position of the spline shafts, and what tooth is engaged in the hubs...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-02-2016, 09:36:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By dafoe
Re: S54 Rod Bearings. What brand have you used?

MicroBlue bearings here! I actually did EVERY rotating part... :)

I was discussing today how much cooler the oil temps are, and the MPG is impressive! I learned from SLIM3 that the tungsten...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Oct-30-2016, 11:24:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By dafoe
Re: Complete M Texture Alcantara Interior w/ ZCP Cube Alum Trim

Love this set, and wish I could come down to pick it up... my luck, the price is a little more than what I wanted to spend.

GLWS tho! Thanks for the PM also. :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Oct-30-2016, 11:19:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,590
Posted By dafoe
Re: Complete E46 M3 Coupe black leather interior conversion

Dam bro... I'd give you 2k right now, wish it was on the right coast... :(
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-30-2016, 10:02:53 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 12,809
Posted By dafoe
Re: Failed DIS vanos test, need help translating

Having the splined shafts in the sweet tooth, the single tooth that allows for maximum inward/outward travel, and the splined shafts being 100% all the way recessed into the vanos when the hubs and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-30-2016, 09:42:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By dafoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-30-2016, 12:09:16 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 12,809
Posted By dafoe
Re: Failed DIS vanos test, need help translating

WHOOHOO!!! Awesome news broski!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-29-2016, 05:14:33 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 12,809
Posted By dafoe
Re: Failed DIS vanos test, need help translating

Brian, when I installed the new vanos I did not disturb timing.... immediate change noticed, and passed the vanos tests!

I do have the spacers and have used them in the past, however I do not use...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-28-2016, 12:42:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,725
Posted By dafoe
Re: Dyno results after TTFS tune

Definitely looks like she's flat lining a little bit.. I've fixed many of these at TTFS... car goes on dyno, flat lines at 7k, find out Vanos work was done, re time it correctly, back on the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-28-2016, 12:31:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By dafoe
Re: HELP ID THESE HEADERS please :D

Those flanges don't look like the AA headers I've installed...

I doubt you will get any better sound with these headers compared to OEM Euro.
Showing results 1 to 100 of 4155

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:43:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
M3Forum.com and M3forum.net is in no way sponsored, endorsed or affiliated by or with BMW NA / BMW AG or any of it's subsidiaries or vendors.
BMW and M3 (E90 M3 | E92 M3 | E93 M3 | E46 M3 | E36 M3 | E30 M3) are registered trademarks of BMW AG.
M3Forum Terms of Service
Copyright 1999-2017 M3Forum.com
BMW M3 owners and enthusiasts with BMW M3 Forums, M3 Photos, M3 Reviews, and more! Get the latest BMW M3 discussions and news.