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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-15-2018, 07:53:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 830
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Oil pan drain bolt stripped, can I drain oil....

The scwaban fluid extractor is exactly the same one sold at West marine, just a different label. Buy it! It makes changing oil so much easier; no jacks, stands, pans, spills, and so on.

I use...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-14-2018, 04:49:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Value of S54 Long Block with Spun bearing

Craigslist around my parts occasionally has running engines for around 3-5k. I picked one up in December with 95k verified miles, started right up. The car was t-boned, shame too because the interior...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-16-2017, 01:15:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Car split in half in head-on, everyone survives

That's friggen wild! I'm glad they survived, but everyone must be sore as hell I bet...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-19-2017, 12:40:06 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,048
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: New E46 Angel Eyes

I would like a set! Sending pm now.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Feb-26-2017, 04:16:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,136
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: The Addiction Thread

Boobs, coffee, pots.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-26-2017, 04:09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: vibration issues after winter hibernation

Same thing happened to me, but throw in an engine light.....old gas.

Here's the fix

1. Warm up car
2. Get coffee
3. Top off tank with fresh gas
4. Find a section of highway with a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-18-2017, 11:00:43 PM
Replies: 64
Poll: NSFW: What would you do?
Views: 4,000
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: What would you do?

In for pics!
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jan-07-2017, 05:56:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,474
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Ecs tuning customer service sucks

I've never had an issue with any of my orders from them. However, if I need a part yesterday I bite the bullet and head over to the dealer.
Forum: Northeast Sat, Dec-31-2016, 03:26:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Lift for rent?

Anything in the Boston or southern New Hampshire area?

For the last couple years I had a place not to far from me where I could rent a bay by the hour. The place was awesome, the owner loved...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-04-2016, 01:04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Cool S54 assembly video

Make the pilgrimage to Munich and take a factory tour, its friggen awesome!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-17-2016, 02:49:49 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 25,726
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: S**t E46 Guys Say

all my e46 bmw's made that noise, I laugh every time I open the trunk.


"why does it smell like crayons in here"?
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-11-2016, 02:27:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,521
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Pokemon go fake.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jun-11-2016, 08:04:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,348
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: My new used E93 went 170mph

At what speed did the vanos kick in yo?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-08-2016, 04:23:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,874
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Thoughts on DEPO LED Tail Lights

I purchased smoked depo led's for my 01 330, and they were pretty good. They fit well and never gave me any issues or dash lights. They previous comment about the interior trunk light is pretty...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-31-2016, 11:49:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,303
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: What jack are you using with your M3?

I have the harbor freight 2 ton low pro jack and it reaches everything. I do encourage heavy use of jack stands. As soon as you can get them under the car, jam them in there!

I like my harbor...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-31-2016, 11:41:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Giant Scale RC Planes

I fly rc, and your choice is fantastic. The moki is an excellent engine. I have two large scale planes currently, a 30% sbach and a 14 foot mud duck.

To be honest, I fly my profiles and smaller...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-24-2016, 11:53:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,860
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-23-2016, 05:22:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,121
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-12-2016, 12:35:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-11-2016, 01:03:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,673
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Do you plan on keeping your M?

Mine ain't going nowhere. Already have another engine for when this one craps out. I love the car and its simplicity.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-04-2016, 01:54:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: Off Topic Mon, May-02-2016, 12:22:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By Cheapbimmer
** The 'Murica Thread **

Found something on the interwebs that makes your voice drop a couple octaves and yell "Merica!!!!"?!?!

Post it here so we can all chest bump and bro out together!!!

I'll start....
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Apr-26-2016, 11:23:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,267
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Which is proper... A M3 or an M3 ?

Don't end a sentence in a preposition.
Forum: Northeast Sat, Apr-23-2016, 11:10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,345
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: CT/MA Spotted Thread !

hanging the billy boat exhaust tonight and afe stage 2 intake tonight, your welcome to buy the take offs......

And I actually saw an e36 m3 on the way the store, it was a complete rat though.
Forum: Northeast Sat, Apr-23-2016, 09:48:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,345
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: CT/MA Spotted Thread !

Spotted a tiag slicktop just north of Boston on stands with no tires on it and a csl trunk. Anyone?

Oh wait, that's mine!

It's been a while since I've seen an m car on the road, and I...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Apr-23-2016, 07:40:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-22-2016, 07:24:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Replacing rod bearings soon. What other parts should I consider replacing?

I have a 2001, and I'm planning on doing pretty much the same job as you. The spreadsheet helps me out immensely, thanks!!!!!!!
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-21-2016, 09:40:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,669
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: whats the best base for a 200+ MPH hyper fast car

Need insane power on the cheap? Vette! There are more than a few twin turbo examples out there putting down stupid numbers. 997 will absolutely get you to the 200 mph mark, but I think you'll be...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-21-2016, 12:25:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Apr-11-2016, 01:47:57 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 45,442
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-07-2016, 01:45:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,221
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Your Grandma's Chariot has Arrived

Gram won't like that cluster**** of buttons and knobs.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-01-2016, 02:51:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Fuel Guage stuck at Half full

You could access the hidden menu through the cluster and use the test mode. That will turn on all the lights and more importantly, send the needles through their paces. If the gas needle goes all the...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-30-2016, 08:08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Aero Turbine Resonator AR20 (rasp eliminator)

If these are still available, I'll take them!!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-30-2016, 01:04:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,400
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: M3 wrecked into tree L.A. County

No mileage?

1200 is a steal IF the engine survived......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-22-2016, 11:54:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,090
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: The real price of boosting a used E46 (pic heavy)

Subbed for upcoming awesomeness!!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-21-2016, 01:42:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,922
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Zionsville Puller Fan + Shroud and Deleting the Aux + Mechanical Fan Discussion

I was just thinking about this the other day, on the 3 series auto's it's a popular mod. I imagine it'll free up a little power too? Pics would be awesome!!!!!!!

Anyway, subbed.
Forum: Northeast Fri, Mar-18-2016, 12:44:48 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,918
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Anybody in CT/MA area?

I'm north of Boston and I'm good for putting some miles on the car. Or really a reason to take it off the jack stands!
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-16-2016, 01:27:45 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 16,434
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: What's up M3Forum: Overpriced Automatic Edition

I love that combo! Looking forward to some progress pics.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-12-2016, 04:11:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,440
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Just got back E46 from iND

I second the visor pics please! I'm redoing my headliner and pillars myself and have a couple ideas for the visors...just need a little inspiration.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sat, Mar-12-2016, 03:30:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: driving your car to the track with no AC

There it is.

If you're getting that competitive, it's trailer time.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-12-2016, 03:27:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,498
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Electrolysis killing my radiator(s)

I did a quick search and it didn't really yield any results. I stress quick. I didn't see anything about pentosin being acidic, and it is recommended to mixed 50/50 like you have it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-11-2016, 03:55:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,526
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Respray

I love that color!!!! That's no 800 dollar spray though....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-08-2016, 10:23:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,197
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: A shift in modding habits?

I just picked up a csl replica trunk lid from Craigslist over the weekend. It's even painted already to match my car! Needs a little work though, couple small runs in the clear. I also found a good...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-08-2016, 10:09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: SS brake line recommendation?

Is there any advantage to having Teflon?

I imagine there could be a difference, but is that difference even measurable by feels from the foot?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-06-2016, 10:57:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,799
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Possible Subframe Reinforcement Scam? HELP

No foam will make it that much easier to weld! No fires or toxic fumes.

Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sat, Mar-05-2016, 02:11:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,112
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: One Stop S54 Vanos Info Thread!

This is awesome, saved to favorites!
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Mar-04-2016, 11:47:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,685
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: My tribute to Motorsport and M community

That's friggen awesome!

In for a shirt!!!!!!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-04-2016, 10:08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: Estimate $ on vanos lockdown list

Sub'd as I'm about to do the same deal.

In my case I was thinking of skipping the solenoid valve and cleaning the one I have.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-02-2016, 01:01:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,699
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-01-2016, 02:47:32 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,116
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: S54 Rebuild and Assembly (teaser)

Awesome awesome thread!!!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-22-2016, 10:27:10 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 486,316
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: E46 M3 Market Sales Tracker: Please Report Your Purchase or Sale!

Are you the Buyer or Seller?: buyer
Model Year: 2001
Mileage: 139,000
Coupe or Convertible?: slicktop!!!!
Exterior Color: silver
Interior Color: black
Manual or SMG?: manual
Major Options:...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-21-2016, 12:56:38 AM
Replies: 8,986
Views: 593,162
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

It's pretty much gutted, waiting on alcantara to redo the headliner-pillars-rear deck. She's also sitting on jack stands in the garage waiting on my sorry ass to do the valve adj and vanos crap. Also...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Thu, Jan-28-2016, 12:16:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 101,284
Posted By Cheapbimmer
Re: DIY: E46 M3 (S54) detailed valve adjustment

Awesome write up, I bet the picture taking/writing/editing/ect took just as long as the install! Thanks for doing it, it's certainly going to help me out.
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