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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-23-2019, 12:36:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Describe what losing 6lbs per wheel feels like

Bought my m3 with some stock wheels the PO had chromed. Had to dump those for obvious reasons. Got a good deal on black Friday few years back and got some 18x9.5 square VMR VB3's (24.0lbs each) and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-16-2019, 09:36:31 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 27,191
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: American racing headers Results

I have the same mods as you except for wheels and fabspeed headers instead of AR. Where did you do your dyno run? Would be interesting to go back to back and compare results.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-16-2019, 05:23:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 20,243
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Supersprint Stepped Headers V1 and Section 1

It was mentioned earlier that it is a non catted section 1.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-15-2019, 12:50:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-14-2019, 01:38:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,836
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Super massive in car display screens.... Cool or Not Cool

Maybe I'm old school but so tired of electronic screens being integrated into everything (refrigerator, cars, etc.).

I stare enough as screens at work. Still love my smartphone though.
Forum: Northeast Mon, Feb-11-2019, 01:34:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: e46M Owners in Connecticut Area

Now I'm just sad I'll have the slowest m3 there. Lol
Forum: Northeast Mon, Feb-11-2019, 01:23:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: e46M Owners in Connecticut Area

Aaaaand I'm going to need to take a ride in that. I've aways debated a supercharger for the car but have never ridden in one before.
Forum: Northeast Sun, Feb-10-2019, 10:33:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: e46M Owners in Connecticut Area

Nice car, details man details!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-10-2019, 02:08:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,273
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Advanced Fuel Dynamics - PROFLEX E85 flex fuel option

I'd be all over this but the nearest e85 station near me is 35 miles away. So annoying.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-06-2019, 04:30:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Schroth QuickFit Harnesses / Bosch MAF Cartridge

Damn no one ever has red quick fits for sale! Good price, glws.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-04-2019, 10:13:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What's the weirdest thing you found in your used e46 M3?

Found a pair of medical scrubs (pants) stuffed in the rear deck speaker hole.
Forum: Northeast Fri, Feb-01-2019, 07:38:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: e46M Owners in Connecticut Area

Oh please tell me your shop works on our cars for customers. I could use someone smarter than myself to deal with stuff like seat installs (airbag light bs), etc.

Nice driving by the way, looks...
Forum: Northeast Fri, Feb-01-2019, 02:32:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: e46M Owners in Connecticut Area

South Windsor here. I've tried a few tines to get a group of CT/Mass folks together and the best I could do was a whopping 3 cars. Lol

Would love to go to a meet and even do an e46 m3 autocross...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-28-2019, 04:26:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,110
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What would it take for you to sell your E46 M3?

Hell I'd take $20k for mine right now. Lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 07:36:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,321
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Starting car in -20F weather

Any recommendations on a plug in pan heater/pad?
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jan-23-2019, 01:50:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,529
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: 2020 Supra?

Wonder what the weight difference between the 2jz and b58 engines are.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-22-2019, 11:17:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Carbon Parts! Karbonius, ECS and Genuine OEM CSL

What gorgeous pieces. Love the Karbonius 2x2 Carbon CSL Door Inserts! Solid pricing too. GLWS, hope someone buys the door inserts so I don't splurge myself.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-20-2019, 10:21:26 PM
Replies: 9,671
Views: 645,744
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

I saw red and first thought it was an LSx swap!
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jan-18-2019, 01:25:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Why aren't you bros talking about this $60k-65k car?

:lolhit:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.caranddriver.com/amp/reviews/2019-subaru-sti-s209-prototype-driven
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-16-2019, 02:25:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,596
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: 46M East 2019 - e46 M3 Only Meet - 5/18/19 NYC Area

Hmmm, 2 hours away. Any pics from the previous meet?
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Thu, Jan-10-2019, 11:55:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Front Door Panel Trim Insert - Part # 51417025356

Looking for a used, could have the soft paint off or peeling off as I plan to refurbish it. Just not looking for cracked, deeply scratched, chipped, etc.

As reference here is the part on ecs...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-10-2019, 06:41:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Radicaltuning.eu Carbon Fiber Panels/Parts?

Interesting find. I refuse to be the guinea pig though. Lol I would buy that hood if it weighed the same as stock and actually fit good.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-06-2019, 11:59:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What a car!

I saw this yesterday and was shocked how "slow" the rs4 was. Both cool cars for sure, the m3 is more my style/personality.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-06-2019, 08:28:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,172
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Outstanding money from Status Gruppe, advice

Maybe the business model is to get money and hold on to it for as long as possible, investing to make money on that, knowing eventually they will have to refund the original amount. A ton of interest...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-05-2019, 03:25:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-03-2019, 11:33:29 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 103,288
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Thanks for the response. My concern is replacing the rod bearings but having other issues (rings, etc) still. Don't want to throw money at this problem if it's a "lost cause". Ok so right now it's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-03-2019, 10:59:40 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 103,288
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Yep, pretty bummed out right now but guess I don't have too many options but to have it yanked apart (not cost effective), let it sit, or sell. I don't like any of those options so i'll try to drive...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-03-2019, 04:32:16 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 103,288
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Nothing done besides a csl intake installed.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-02-2019, 10:28:33 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 103,288
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Quoting my first post with my first oil analysis last year. With this new report I am a bit concerned. This year I've only driven the car 1k miles, never tracked, and warmed up before driving it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 05:48:25 PM
Replies: 9,671
Views: 645,744
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Received my 996 front brackets from Eric at Rally Road. Quick shipping and brackets look extremely well made.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-31-2018, 03:15:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: E46 ///M steering wheel - Perforated & Nappa leather *ALCANTARA trim

Buy with confidence, I bought a wheel previously and it was in fantastic shape.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 02:41:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Rallyroad bracket questions and others...

Sounds cliche but check ebay for the bmw part numbers. You can find them for $200 each then wait until an ebay bucks deal or 10-15% off code to get them to be cheaper. The most recent ebay 15% coupon...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 02:29:02 PM
Replies: 9,671
Views: 645,744
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Now that's the hotness right there. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 02:26:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Rallyroad bracket questions and others...

Here was the email directly from rallyroad I have copied and pasted below:

"Creation Motorsports and ECS bought our brackets and copied our old designs exactly. So it's the same situation.

YOU...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 02:22:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Rallyroad bracket questions and others...

Creation motorsport makes a front bracket to "fit" stock size front rotors (sold on ecs's and turner's websites) but people have mentioned they just don't fit perfect. I'll try to dig up the thread. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-31-2018, 02:19:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Rallyroad bracket questions and others...

I went through a lot of back and forth as you can check my post history but rallyroad specifically indicates that you cannot use ANY front bracket to fit the stock size rotors and that's why they...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-30-2018, 03:12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Very Intermittent No Start

Had a similar issue and it was the starter but as mentioned could be fuel pump related.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-29-2018, 05:11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Freshly powder coated calipers, which ceramic coating to use?

Looking for suggestions on a ceramic coating to apply to my calipers on. So so many options out there.

Looking for longevity (i.e. not having to reapply every 6 months).

Any suggestions? Not...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Dec-29-2018, 04:02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Ferrari F-40 Revived

Pure hotness.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Dec-29-2018, 12:37:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,093
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Doug DeMuro: Here’s Why BMW M Cars Will Shoot Up in Value

John Davis was amazing. That review is also hilarious. It was like watching an 80's top gear but actually focused on the cars.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 10:23:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Ebay 15% off today only 12/28) - code is POPUPSAVINGS

Fyi the code is only good once, so add anything you want to buy to your cart under one order. I went back to place a 2nd order and said the code was already applied.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 10:12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Overhead lighting console - cleaning/taking apart

Idiot alert: I found put yes you can and apparently HAVE to in order to change the bulb.

https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1645175-DIY-Interior-Backup-Trunk-LEDs

Case closed,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 09:56:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Question Overhead lighting console - cleaning/taking apart

Is there a way to clean the inside of the front overhead lighting console?

Mine looks a bit dingy and a new replacement is over $125. It isn't THAT bad and wanted to know if anyone has taken the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 09:24:40 PM
Replies: 9,671
Views: 645,744
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Looks amazing!

Today I did a quick pull of my sun visors, removed the airbag stickers and cleaned the fabric. Something simple and I will be the only person that will notice but I like it!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-28-2018, 07:33:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Ebay 15% off today only 12/28) - code is POPUPSAVINGS

Figures I bought csl front brake rotors and rally road front bbk brackets just yesterday when they did 10% ebay bucks. :taser:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-27-2018, 12:11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Tire setup for more traction (curr 265/35/18 squared)

Thank you. I looked up the differences in size and section width is 0.3 wider and tread width is 0.2 wider rs4's also appear to be 2lbs heavier but more grippy. Hmm.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-26-2018, 10:18:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-26-2018, 10:09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Tire setup for more traction (curr 265/35/18 squared)

Here are some from last summer:
http://imgur.com/a/tLYpzsD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-26-2018, 10:04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Tire setup for more traction (curr 265/35/18 squared)

But you probably have 50whp on me. :lolhit:



Thanks for the suggestion, i'll do so to see if that helps. :thumbsup2:



Is your suggestion going wider with them (if so what size) or just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-26-2018, 09:04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Tire setup for more traction (curr 265/35/18 squared)

Happy to take and post some, what of specifically?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-26-2018, 08:45:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Tire setup for more traction (curr 265/35/18 squared)

Currently on 265/35/18 Michelin pilot super sports (on 18x9.5 wheels).

I believe the square set up is impacting my straight line traction control kicking it and causing a complete shutdown of...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-23-2018, 05:11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Dec-22-2018, 09:29:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
WTB: front and rear door armrests

I'm looking to physically split the top and bottoms to only use the black bottoms so trim (aluminum, cubed, etc) doesn't matter. The rubber coating on the bottoms doesn't have to be perfect either as...
Forum: Northeast Fri, Dec-21-2018, 02:45:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Beware of Rallye BMW

People think I am overboard but anytime I get work done, especially if at a dealer (warranty repairs, etc) I take a pic of the mileage with the dealership in the picture as well as take a full walk...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-19-2018, 11:22:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,043
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: OEM Euro SlickTop Non-Sunroof Headliner - No Sunroof - w/ Hands Free Telephone Ho

Nice price, wish I could justify it but don't have a use for it. Lol GLWS
Forum: Northeast Wed, Dec-19-2018, 07:28:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Looking for shop in CT or close by

I am super late in responding but I have all my work done at Munich Motorsports in East Windsor. They race a lot of e46's, are super knowledgeable and honest. Probably could save some pennies...
Forum: Northeast Mon, Dec-17-2018, 03:05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: What happened to the NE sub forum?

I've tried a few times over the years but there is never much traffic on this sub forum at all.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-10-2018, 10:44:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: carbon hood gas spring

9.25lb hood? I believe the lightest I've read about is a cf flossman at around 12lbs.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-09-2018, 02:31:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-07-2018, 01:43:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-07-2018, 02:25:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: BNIB: Euro front rotors and brake pads- rears pads as well

Thanks man, I may end up using that UPS coupon you posted to save money on shipping as I'm already losing my ass on the deal. :lolhit:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-07-2018, 12:52:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Dec-06-2018, 11:49:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,463
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Feeler: J-Fiber E46 M3 Dry CarbonFiber Driveshaft Groupbuy

Question as a noob: what's the install look like (what else is needed)? Typical book time for a job like this?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Dec-06-2018, 11:34:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,041
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Solid Design Titanium Section 3

Possibly interested, few questions:

1) is that first pic of it in it's current condition?
2) weight?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-06-2018, 08:54:19 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 50,912
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: E46 M3 Definitive Exhaust Guide

Looking for a light weight section 1/2/3 with resonators and as little rasp as possible to go with my current fabspeed header. I see AP's titanium muffler but not sure what other options near the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-06-2018, 05:18:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 50,912
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Manzo section 1 "S" pipes

Did you ever end up installing this? Seems like a nice piece for the money.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-03-2018, 11:48:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: oe csl center console.

CSL door panels, yummy. Post some pics and price
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-03-2018, 11:47:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: oe csl center console.

Your OP said: "retail is 1100 on Ecs rn for just the console. I have everything for $900."

He was asking what is included in "everything" besides just the console.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-03-2018, 06:03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-01-2018, 01:26:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

No I haven't, I don't want to deal with all the hassle so sold the BR25 brackets, selling the new euro front stock sized rotors, and will just get the Rally Road front brackets and CSL rotors.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-29-2018, 11:27:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
BNIB: Euro front rotors and brake pads- rears pads as well

SOLD!


Looking to sell a set of brand new euro front rotors, assuming they are zimmerman (included a picture of one of the boxes) and bmw front euro pads (part number 34112282995).

I also...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-29-2018, 11:11:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Creation Motorsport BR25 front 996 brackets (for stock rotors)

SOLD - DISREGARD THREAD

Brand new in box, not installed. Please do your research on these as some people say its an easy fit, others say additional work needs to be done. Due to that fact I'm...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-28-2018, 06:25:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - RALLYROAD

1) mistake calling them road rally, I put them in the title as they are the ones that provided me that wall of text explanation I pasted into my first post. As mentioned time and time again (in this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-27-2018, 05:12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

That's what I am quickly finding out. Looks like i'll jave to toss the new creation motorsport brackets and sell the new euro stocked front rotors. Lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-27-2018, 05:05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

My actual frustration is not with road rally at all. It's the seller that coordinated the calipers with Road Rally that did not inform me that my request a 12 mm could not be done and instead just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-27-2018, 04:57:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

Just read today's post from mr. 5 on the bracket thread. Doesn't sound promising. :shifty:

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showpost.php?p=1067896294&postcount=22
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-27-2018, 04:37:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

To be clear I ordered the calipers and ask them to be machine 12 mm because I already had the creation Motorsports brackets and reiterated numerous times that I wanted to use stock size calipers not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-27-2018, 04:34:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

I bought the creation Motorsport brackets off ECS that supposedly allow you to use stock sized front calipers.

I guess I'm just seeing if anyone has actually had problems he is speaking of by...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-27-2018, 03:57:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Thumbs down Can't use 996 calipers with stock sized rotors - road rally

Dealing with and individual buying powder coated 996 calipers and them sending them to road rally for Machining only to find out they assumed I only wanted 5.5mm shaved on the front of the 996...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-26-2018, 02:07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Bolster Boost, help bring this product to market

Special material to hold it against the (leather) seats. What is this special material and how does it not scuff the leather?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 11:21:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: HELP: Need quick stock measurement Porsche 996 caliper mounting boss

No worries about the pic, thanks for the helpful info that helped me go from confused, worried, to raging at the shop. Lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 10:21:11 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

I'm surprised as fabspeed used to do 50% off for black Friday. Ended up being around $600 shipped. Wonder if its a new design?

Link to old thread:...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 09:56:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: HELP: Need quick stock measurement Porsche 996 caliper mounting boss

I think the guy machined the rears instead of the fronts based on part numbers. This sucks.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 09:42:37 PM
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 07:13:21 PM
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 06:55:11 PM
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Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: HELP: Need quick stock measurement Porsche 996 caliper mounting boss

Thank you for the response.

The set not pictured above (so the actual fronts) have are part # 996 351 426 and 996 351 425. I've attcahed a pic of these depths, which seems to appear right as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 06:23:03 PM
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 05:51:36 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
HELP: Need quick stock measurement Porsche 996 caliper mounting boss

Update (revised original post): The shop I ordered a set of front and rear 996 calipers, fronts machined to fit stock e46 m3 rotors, rears not machined, and powder coated and they machined the rears...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 01:22:26 PM
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Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

Thanks for not being as lazy as me. :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 01:10:00 PM
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Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

It's in this thread from Evolve.
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=550448
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 12:44:50 PM
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Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

Hard Motorsport has 20% their branded items using code BF20.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-20-2018, 10:37:53 PM
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Views: 129,473
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Hey at least they are selling 3 more allocations. Wonder how accurate their delivery timing is considering that's been part of their issue.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-19-2018, 04:04:21 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

Evolve mentioned they are doing another bf sale on their airboxes like they did last year.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=550448
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-19-2018, 01:30:19 PM
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Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Evolve Carbon Airbox Reduced Price due to Strong USD

I ordered mine last year and have been loving it since. It was really a no-brainer at that pricing!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-19-2018, 02:12:26 AM
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Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Garage sale: Muffler tips, Ti-bolts, wheel spacers, CSL splitter

Free bump, pretty interesting concept with the light weight bolts. If I were a track junky I'd buy them!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-16-2018, 02:43:36 PM
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Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

If anyone comes across a bf deal on some Satin Titanium T-S5 - 18x9.5 ET22 wheels I'd be grateful.

Or basically a coupon code for any of the below sites:

Current prices:
Titan website at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-15-2018, 10:36:40 PM
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-14-2018, 06:30:01 PM
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Views: 166
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Driver side rear noise (when cold it seems) - video in thread

Background:
Recently when it is cold out and I first start down the street the driver's rear seems to make a very fast rattling sound and I'm not quite sure what it is. I figured the great minds of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-14-2018, 01:07:15 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

Agree on absolutely everything you've said. I can't ever imagine a 50% off recaro sale but maybe it will be a Christmas miracle.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 08:03:55 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 28,565
Posted By 2006E46M3fan
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

Modbargains has some coupon codes active:
http://www.modbargains.com/Black-Friday-2018-Home.htm
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