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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-18-2018, 01:38:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 984
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: e46 M3 Only Meet - 6/2/18 NYC Area

If someone wants to help me lockdown my vanos, id actually trust my car to make the drive...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 12:35:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: 2018 verdict on subframe bushings & RACP reinforcement

I did the diy vincebar, akg bushings and it was a world of difference. It doesnt make much noise or vibe, but i bought the car with 133k miles on the factory bushings so they were slightly better...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 10:19:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,934
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Modify or buy a different platform?

Ok, in an attempt to be civil instead of an ass, i will accept your premise. But then i have to ask why you think they would be the same? if its just the bag of sand, it seems like your problem is a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 10:06:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,934
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Modify or buy a different platform?

Ill give it to you, i dont know the chassis codes of miatas.

But swapping a motor no matter how much you wish it to be true, does not make the same car. I can see the arguement that they are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 09:52:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,934
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Modify or buy a different platform?

Is this a troll thread?
He used to drive an NA turboe’d miata, somehow
He has an M3 except he doesnt, its actually a regular E46 with an M3 drivetrain of some unknown variety

This is nonsense
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 01:35:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,964
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Getting Rekt by a 335i

Its mostly false. The cost to mainatin my M has far exceeded the cost to maintain my 335. I have done all my own maintenance on both. Now, if you blow up turbos, or cant be bothered to clean your...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-21-2018, 02:11:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,964
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Getting Rekt by a 335i

Ive owned both. I had an 07 335 with the n54 and a few mods, most notably a tune.
It was quick and fun and a great looking car. But, it is entirely different than the M. Built for different reasons...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 07:12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Suspension Overhaul - Tips/Suggestions/Ridicule Appreciated

https://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-S54_3.2L/Suspension/Bushings/Trailing_Arm/
These specifically. Unless you have the need, id say youre probably safe with stock replacements. Tie rods and such...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 04:45:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Oil Catch Can Help

Had a catch can on my 335, and it never had anything in it. Even those guys vent back to the case like factory. I always liked the idea of a breather, but probably just because it looks different. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-16-2018, 02:24:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Suspension Overhaul - Tips/Suggestions/Ridicule Appreciated

Might as well do all the bushings while youre in there. Its more work, but not much more. Inner and outer control arms, tie rods, stuff like that. It all needs an alignment anyways so better one and...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-16-2018, 01:49:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Sold!!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-16-2018, 12:43:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,458
Posted By Kcalhoun27
WTB: bc coilovers

Replied to you via text


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-16-2018, 12:09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

To the top!!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-15-2018, 12:47:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Bump it up!! Boxed and ready to ship if needed


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-14-2018, 02:53:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Bump!!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-14-2018, 02:47:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,016
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: WTB:koni/Eibach suspension or something similar

Ive got some coils with ~1500 miles on them, boxed and ready to go


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-13-2018, 12:55:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Make me an offer, i want to get these sold!!!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-12-2018, 04:19:28 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 25,763
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Best Daily Driver Suspension?

Ok thanks


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-12-2018, 03:07:35 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 25,763
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Best Daily Driver Suspension?

Unless i missed it, for the koni/eibach setup, which front end links are correct? Its not that low, but would the stock ones fit, or is it worth the adjustable investment?


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-12-2018, 01:09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Monday morning bump!!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-11-2018, 05:13:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Bump!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Mar-10-2018, 01:55:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Sale pending bump!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-09-2018, 02:43:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: V-brace and bolts prone to rust?

Mine were too. Sanded down the brace and repainted it with a rust inhibitor. The car hasnt seen snow since i bought it, but 130k miles in the northeast, so it definitely had some winter driving

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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-09-2018, 01:33:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Pics up!!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-09-2018, 11:09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: From eibach pro-kit to KW V2's

Cant help with the spacers, but the plates will mostly depend on how low you go. If you remained close to stock height for instance, the plates wouldnt be necessary because the angles in your...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-08-2018, 04:49:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

These are off the car now, pics up later today!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-07-2018, 11:32:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: SGT SS coilovers

Bump!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-06-2018, 06:15:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,554
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: E46 M3 Suspension

Pm’d you!


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-06-2018, 05:53:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,260
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Sold - SGT SS coilovers

All, seeing if there is any interest in a set of coils with ~1500 miles on them. They come with all the usual bits. They have seen rain once and otherwise sit in my garage with the rest of the car. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-06-2018, 05:15:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Rebuilding front strut top mount

To the rescue!! Thanks sir, i appreciate the help. That beats $300 for replacements and its a little less garbage being made too.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-06-2018, 04:42:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Rebuilding front strut top mount

Great, thank you Tbone!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-06-2018, 04:27:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Rebuilding front strut top mount

All, does anyone know if the top mount has replaceable bearings? I was shopping around bavauto and it appears that they sell the upper bearings:

www.bavauto.com/31-33-1-090-612

I would rather...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-02-2018, 10:05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: E46 Smoked Depo Corners, LED taillights

i have the smoked corners, pm me
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-02-2018, 10:02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,546
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: 2004 M3 Part out 84k Silver Grey SMG

inner tail lights available? im looking for the type with a small reverse window, not the full red/white split. thanks
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 02:27:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: What can I expect for these?

I paid $50 for a sec 3 because i needed one quick. But they are cheap/giveaways. If you really want them gone, just say free/beer money and help out a forum member


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-15-2018, 07:53:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,770
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Still looking to add another, Anyone tried an m6 manual, v10?

Considering the amount of work and money, it seems like a swap is just so unneccessary in a quest for power. As stated, a well built S54 will make enough power to have all the fun this platform will...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 12:19:44 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 15,119
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Best D2S bulb for e46 M3

Just bought off amazon, $98. They have the seal and passed the check through osram online, both for the packaging and the bulbs individually.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-12-2018, 06:39:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: IR + APEX FL-5 Hyper Silver

Looks great!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-11-2018, 07:11:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,770
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Still looking to add another, Anyone tried an m6 manual, v10?

My friend had the M5 and loved it, but he didnt enjoy the upkeep bill. And he said the 13 mpg gets old. Even if you have the moeny for it, having to fill up 2 times for a 500 mile trip would outweigh...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-11-2018, 06:36:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: sunroof fix

Well that certainly doesnt look good. If it helps, i had the usual issue, and i used a plastic mallet and rag to gently slide the cassette forward. Full disclosure, i have no desire to keep the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-31-2018, 02:58:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Dakar Yellow Anyone?

Next...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-31-2018, 02:54:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 789
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Foxwell nt510 scan tool question

Ive got an orange one and its been great, but i do not have an smg so i guess that could be a failure point. But for 2 E46’s and an X5, its saved me quite a bit of scratch


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-26-2018, 01:49:46 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 34,452
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Megan Racing Headers

Ok cool, thanks!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-26-2018, 11:37:36 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 34,452
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Megan Racing Headers

Sorry, i was more curious if there was a way that didnt work, like maybe the connections werent the same or something. Similar to how the SSV1 headers only attach to the SSV1 sec 1. Or maybe just a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-26-2018, 02:32:12 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 34,452
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Megan Racing Headers

Maybe i just missed it in 54 pages of reading, but what about cats? Are people buying a sec 1 off a euro car, or from SGT or elsewhere? I am not interested in doing headers without cats.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-18-2018, 04:48:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 842
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: High Mileage M3 Purchase

Since you can do the work, id say youre good to go if they drop the price a bit. The car will need some help, but even a “perfect” car will need work eventually. I think closer to 6k is the right...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-11-2018, 10:57:48 PM
Replies: 64
Poll: NSFW: What would you do?
Views: 3,876
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: What would you do?

Fix your car if you like it, sell it if you dont.

Theres no such thing as an E46M3 wagon. Just stop. There is an E46 wagon with an S54 and while the former is easier to say, is an E30 with an S54...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-28-2017, 06:33:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,353
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Imola - wheel suggestions?

I have sm-10’s and think theyre beautiful, but i dont think id like them on Imola. The CSL style wheels look clean, i think i would go the BBS RGR route. Its got the web look and a lip on a light...
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Oct-16-2017, 05:01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171016/2192870b601d7ad9b4fad1b410128163.jpg

Changed plugs and inspected coils the other evening. 1-5 were fine, but 6 had corrosion on the top of the plug and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-15-2017, 07:42:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Ok, wtf happened here?

Yup, lowered and cut for rubbing. My PO cut mine about in half. I bought some used ones off a forum member here.
M3usedparts i believe, or maybe thats his ebay name


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-29-2017, 12:20:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,529
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Rear diff bushing instal?

Two things:
1. You cant remove the rear bushings without serious work with the diff in the car. Even out of the car, but with that cover still installed its a bastard. Remove the cover and save your...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-28-2017, 04:32:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Alignment shop

Hi all,

im looking for a recommendation for an alignment shop in the DE/MD/PA area. The places near me in dover dont seem to know what theyre doing. Id love to do the work myself but i just dont...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-14-2017, 11:36:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,878
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Trade E46 M3 for E92 335i?

As yet another previous 335 owner, id say keep the M. That car was fun at times, but it never scratched that "itch". Consider, i sold it and got an M.


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Forum: Member Journals Wed, Sep-13-2017, 01:56:20 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 154,403
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: KhanArt's Jet Black///Cinnamon 6spd E46 M3 looong term journal

any updated thoughts on the under panel? its on my buy list, it looks great on your car
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-10-2017, 11:25:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Need help removing muffler flanges

i think i just clamped a lockjaw plier on it and then i was able to put some muscle into from there. Mine moved around a bit, but i dont recall it being able to spin all the way around. GL
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-09-2017, 12:01:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,476
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Dyno & Data Logging | Eventuri E46 M3 CF Intake

You said all 3 primary colors and i immediately thought "red, purple, and blue!" First i felt like an idiot, but then i realized im just an M fan lol


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-06-2017, 12:33:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Anyone run 235/40 18 front and 275/35 rears

I do. The most annoying part is that i get quite a bit of interference from the dsc on cornering. Other than that, no issues that ive noted...

that said, and i know it was mentioned, you...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-26-2017, 01:19:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,080
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: E46 M3 Part Out 130k

Pm sent


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-26-2017, 01:09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Imola red E46Ethan m3 parting out

Do you have xenons? If so, i am interested in the drivers headlight


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-24-2017, 05:30:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: S54 Catastrophic Failure

I vote #2 because IF you have the time to do it, it sounds like it would be fun and if your 911 is any indication you do know how, so there is few things more rewarding than a job well done


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-24-2017, 05:21:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Annoying Audio Issue

Wow, thats great news, audio control makes a good product. Will the wiring for that amp basically be using the low in/hi out input and then back out through the speaker channels? If its cutting out...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-23-2017, 10:33:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By Kcalhoun27
What is it worth? 04 M3 Vert

I think patience and next summer will be your best friend here. I really wanted a vert so i shopped in fall/winter because if youre selling a vert then, you need the money (most likely). I ended up...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Aug-23-2017, 11:52:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Technoviolet Slickie photos from Maine

Best color ever!


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Forum: Member Journals Tue, Aug-22-2017, 10:34:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy - Oxford Green Revival

Got my blackstone analysis back today, and i must say, not bad for 134k miles on the car

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170822/f49270e5aa31d62398e4ba2c9ef21343.png

As the comments say, i...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-19-2017, 03:18:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: WTB: Amber front and side blinkers

Bump, i know someone has them lying around in the garage!


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Forum: Member Journals Sat, Aug-19-2017, 01:37:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy

A few new treats for the interior :)

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170819/632ccf5c7981fec98c68eda1cfcf3f6d.jpg
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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Aug-18-2017, 08:21:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Kcalhoun27
WTB: Amber front and side blinkers

All,

Looking for amber front and side blinkers for a 2003, so that would be the set screw type front. Thanks for any and all help!!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-18-2017, 05:34:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,940
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Gruppe m or eventuri?

I agree. The eventuri seems to have a higher percentage of pros vs the csl box considering the cost. I think its fair to say we would all love the csl version, but the eventuri with a tune is still...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-03-2017, 11:25:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Differential and Transmission Fluids

1.7L i believe


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-03-2017, 03:45:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,192
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: E46 M3 Air Suspension

Haha this. How many nissan/infinity's exist? And they feel the need to ruin an M


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-03-2017, 03:10:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Differential and Transmission Fluids

https://products.liqui-moly.com/fully-synthetic-hypoid-gear-oil-gl5-ls-sae-75w-140-4.html

This stuff


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-03-2017, 03:05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Differential and Transmission Fluids

I went with luiqimoly. Says bmw vehicles approved (i believe it says M on the bottle)and its what ive always used in my other bmws happily


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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Aug-02-2017, 10:12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,876
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Re: Oxford Green E46 M3 Photoshoot

Gorgeous, i hope i can get my OG looking this good one day!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-27-2017, 02:14:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Subframe reinforcement difficulty

The work is more time consuming than difficult. Youll want to take your time and make sure you get it right. Measure and remeasure, etc. you can do the work, especially if you go the epoxy route. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-26-2017, 04:22:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,069
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Bought myself a sedan! -> 4 door M3?

Well if anyone can do a great job at this, youre certainly on the list


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-26-2017, 03:36:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,434
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Recaro Sportster Mounting Question

Thanks for the heads up, i just treated myself to a set :)


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-26-2017, 02:27:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,434
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Recaro Sportster Mounting Question

Your interior is beautiful. I really dig your shift/ebrake boots too


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jul-20-2017, 09:48:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Motion Motorsport, SG HRTG Front Lip, Pedal Haus, Radiator, Oil Cooler, Garage Cl

If that metal belly pan makes the move with you im definitely interested in it and will be in ohio several times in the fall/winter time


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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jul-20-2017, 07:45:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy

Thats the kid i bought the car from. His parents bought it for him to replace his neglected M3. If i had to guess, itll be for sale at a fraction in about 6 months :(

Its a shame i cant afford...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jul-20-2017, 05:33:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy

Yes they are the sm-10's. 18" 9/10. The tails came like that, but i dont believe its tint. Ive never seen all red tails like that before. Im undecided on whether im sold on them or not as im a big...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-19-2017, 11:44:47 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Potential M3 owner! Please help me! (long post)

Is this going to be your dd?
Can you diy?
What is your max budget to rebuild a car?
What kind of time do you have for it?

One of the most prolific posters in this forum is a PA native, so cold...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-19-2017, 08:55:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: ESS-Supercharged E46 M3 Nurburgring On-board 7:16.927

So cool, thanks!


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 06:14:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

I walked right into that one haha


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 05:59:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

Now thats something we can agree on.

And plus, cmon man, you know your car looks sweet


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 05:53:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
clear corners, what do you think?

No it wasnt directed at anyone in particular. Im not interested in starting battles here. I want everyone to give their opinions without reservation. That includes pictures of what they like to give...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 05:30:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

Saying that you think someones cars looks like shit because its not your style and then providing pictures of stuff you like as proof that its true is kind of against the spirit of this thread. There...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 04:27:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

Theyre aftermarket, but yes. Sorry, i didnt mean to imply that they were factory leds that were smoked, I can see how it kind of reads that way. I think a few companies make a version that is just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 04:04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

I agree, the leds look great. Im torn because i want the leds, but then id have to get the smoked version to keep the theme up. And i already own my current lights, so the price is right.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 03:44:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170717/ab13ffec62832e1916885c69088be282.jpg
My gf has a 330ci and the white over red as im used to seeing. They dont look bad imo, just unusual



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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 02:35:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

This is a bit off topic, but ive got all red tails, which are weird looking. I dont even know if theyre stock or not, because i dont think ive ever seen them on another car. But again, they keep with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 02:15:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

Well that makes sense, youve got a theme on your car and it looks very nice. But i really cant stand the chrome look and prefer a darker look myself. I also have dark grills on the front and sides,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 01:09:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170717/a58d4ff541f71f831242fce9db693132.jpg
While its obviously subjective, the clear corners it had looked silly and cheap to me. I like it much better this way...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-17-2017, 11:59:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,647
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: clear corners, what do you think?

I vote smoked and no on the leds no matter what type you choose


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-14-2017, 03:30:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,710
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: Weighted Alignment

I saw a video where a guy used a ruler. My only thought after reading and researching is making sure you use something that you can be sure is squared to the line. Though, i suppose half a millimeter...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-13-2017, 05:22:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: REIN High pressure power steering hose deal

Youre correct, the superior part (presumed) costs more. That being said, and i think youll agree, youre in the minority of people whose lines lasted that long. Mine are failing, and who knows for how...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-13-2017, 04:01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: REIN High pressure power steering hose deal

I didnt say that the chinese part will last longer. Nor did i imply that i think it should last forever. I do however not see any point in arguing over oem vs oe on a part that leaks on nearly every...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-13-2017, 12:48:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: REIN High pressure power steering hose deal

This is driving me crazy. Why would you cry foul because theyre not OEM? The oem versions are known to fail, who in their right mind wants to buy something they know will fail them again? Thats...
Forum: Member Journals Sat, Jul-08-2017, 03:34:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-08-2017, 03:30:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,603
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: ► New Stronger & Lighter SM-10 & FL-5 Wheels by APEX

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I cant believe these how good these look. They exceeded my best hopes!


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Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jul-06-2017, 02:36:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,274
Posted By Kcalhoun27
Re: The Reincarnation of Envy

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Finally getting to start moving!! Subframe is back from my friend Corey at Hardcolor powdercoating. He did an...
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