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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-22-2020, 07:02:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,031
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: PSA: know what you're getting into before buying a CSL style intake

As someone who just finished this mod about 2 days ago I can say that it is not particularly hard at all. I believe VANOS is listed on this site as a 7, I would put it at around a 3. I’d never...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-18-2020, 03:21:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By Fresh1179
MSS54HP CSL Software Swap-Adaptations

What is the general consensus about resetting adaptations after a DME swap (or does the swap reset adaptations...)? Just looking to figure out some finishing touches after an airbox install?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jan-13-2020, 03:05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Fresh1179
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-11-2020, 01:34:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Fresh1179
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-10-2020, 01:46:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Fresh1179
Quick “Sucking Jet Pump” Question

I am replacing my air rail for a CSL intake install and need to replace this line. Am I missing something with the “blueish” part other than to just pull it directly out. Not trying to mess up...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-08-2020, 06:32:21 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 111,403
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Comprehensive CSL Intake Thread

Does anyone know what Bar the TTFS rail comes with. There are no markings on it and I can't reach anyone there. Thank you.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-08-2020, 01:52:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Fresh1179
Things to Do With Plenum Off?

I have my plenum off waiting for a couple of parts to arrive for a Karbonius Airbox. I’ve combed the threads and have founds some things that I might as well replace given the miles on the car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-04-2020, 04:55:32 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 111,403
Posted By Fresh1179
Comprehensive CSL Intake Thread

So...I’m a tad confused here. I know I have to get my MSS54 converted to a MSS54HP. I pulled the DME from my car ten seconds ago and it appears I have a MSS54HP. So the question becomes, do I still...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-30-2019, 09:06:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 111,403
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Comprehensive CSL Intake Thread

Thank god the forum is back up so I can ask a simple question that I can't quite get clarification on (searched forum's, contacted Kassel etc.) Is there any reason that the TTFS rail (and Karbonius...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-28-2019, 01:40:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: UUC EVO3 w/ SSK and Oil Catch Can Advice/Recommendation

This is awesome to hear. I picked up the shift knob too a couple of days ago so I am really looking forward to it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-27-2019, 06:54:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: UUC EVO3 w/ SSK and Oil Catch Can Advice/Recommendation

Sold! Thanks for the advice guys. It looks like a great catch can and the it’s the season so I sprung for the petcock. Another time it’s annoying to have an 06’ but it doesn’t look like too much or a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-27-2019, 06:40:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: UUC EVO3 w/ SSK and Oil Catch Can Advice/Recommendation

[QUOTE=iam_tylerbrown;1068018292]I’ve heard mostly good things about the UUC short shift kit. Are you correlating “damage to the tranny” from the recent post about the brand RTD?

No it was an old...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-27-2019, 06:38:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: UUC EVO3 w/ SSK and Oil Catch Can Advice/Recommendation

I have actually been eyeing this one as a good candidate. Did any of you opt for the petcock add on?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-27-2019, 06:19:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Transmission Mounts Question AKG -> OE

I always find this chart helpful. I’ve never had an issue with poly bushings in certain areas of the car. 75D would be hard as a rock as said above. Might as well get solid mounts. The “street” and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-27-2019, 04:37:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By Fresh1179
UUC EVO3 w/ SSK and Oil Catch Can Advice/Recommendation

Hey Guys,
So on a whim, which I can’t decide if I should be regretting right now, I purchased a UUC EVO 3 w/ SSK before doing a bunch of research. Yes I know that was dumb...or was it smart? I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-27-2019, 04:22:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Transmission Mounts Question AKG -> OE

I just picked up a new set of the Powerflex (at least I believe it’s new) “adjustable” mounts in the “street version”. I’ve never had a negative issue with a Powerflex product so I went for it. They...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-26-2019, 02:11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Best CSL Replica Bumper on Market Right Now?

Awesome! Thank you for this. I have a few minutes for sixteen pages haha.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-25-2019, 03:10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Suspension Overhaul Questions

I actually have a question I was hoping you may be able to help me out on. I don’t mean to hijack the thread but I’ve tried contacting KW etc. and was wondering what OE parts are needed for the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-24-2019, 12:48:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Quick Coilover Question

Here are the strut tower reinforcements on BimmerWorld.

https://www.bimmerworld.com/Suspension-Steering/Reinforcements/Front-Strut-Tower-Reinforcement-Plate-E46.html

FCP If you want to pay a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-24-2019, 12:44:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Quick Coilover Question

Yea you definitely want the plates for sure. Let me get you the part numbers. Give me one second. I was thinking more along the lines of any of the parts shown in:

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-24-2019, 02:09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Fresh1179
Quick Coilover Question

So I’m being financially irresponsible and refreshing the entire suspension on the vehicle. I am installing KW V3’s as part of my refresh. Quick question, what OE parts do I need to use/reuse (if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-23-2019, 11:08:11 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 140,698
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: DIY: CPV valve

I bought the kit from MPower and everything worked out great. I think the key for me was to spray penetrating oil on the valve for a couple of days, morning and night. Ironically one of the harder...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-17-2019, 07:47:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By Fresh1179
Best CSL Replica Bumper on Market Right Now?

I'm looking for some experiences with a CSL replica bumper in terms of fitment/quality on the market right now. As much as I would like the OE bumper, the price is too steep. Thanks!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-16-2019, 01:45:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: One Last Call For Help-Konductivgeber

New sensor. Started up and stabler idle. Nice.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Dec-14-2019, 05:58:41 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,242
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Turner CSL intake?

Any idea of the exact list of the parts we would need? I can lookup the price us 06’ers would need to add.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-13-2019, 05:33:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: One Last Call For Help-Konductivgeber

Current status:

Followed the lines, vehicle is rodent free.
Installed new battery
Crank but no start.
Reset Adaptations
Crank but no start.

New sensor on the way. BTW I haven't utilized...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-12-2019, 11:31:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: One Last Call For Help-Konductivgeber

Thanks everybody. The water was kind of my fear, and it sounds like the issue. I am going to:

Check wiring for continuity or rodent damage.

Replace battery. No need to code.

Attempt...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-12-2019, 02:40:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Fresh1179
Exclamation One Last Call For Help-Konductivgeber

Status:
Anger: 11
Technical Skill: 8
Confusion: 11

I apologize for popping up multiple times recently asking for help but I am in the process of completing Obioban's 100k "revival/keep the car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-12-2019, 01:49:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: BMW Scanner Help-Ticking Ignition

Functioning perfectly. Almost like a reset then I attempted to start the car and rapid ticking like a machine gun.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-12-2019, 01:38:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Fresh1179
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-12-2019, 01:38:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Fresh1179
BMW Scanner Help-Ticking Ignition

So I was going through BMW scanner trying to fix some other issues and clearing some errors and I appear to have cleared some error that results in ticking when I turn the key and no attempt to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-09-2019, 02:08:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,954
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Seeking Help: VANOS Timing

I wouldn’t worry about it too much. If you are doing the full VANOS procedure you will have the ability set the timing multiple times. You are good. I would make sure you get the OE bridge.

Edit:...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Fri, Dec-06-2019, 02:57:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,756
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: DIY: E46 M3 Crank shaft position speed sensor

Fantastic DIY. :hattip:

Helped me get this done last night. I will post my $.02

1. I did this from under the vehicle. I just couldn't find an angle of attack that didn't leave me surfing in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-04-2019, 02:50:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Radiator Hose Clamp Sizes

I’m an idiot. That makes perfect sense as the hose is constant diameter. Thanks for helping out despite my lack of common sense haha.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-03-2019, 03:57:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Radiator Hose Clamp Sizes

Thank you. I picked up a couple of these for the elbow clamps, which brings me to my next question. I do track the car a fair number of times a year so it's worth it for me to invest in them (I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-02-2019, 06:55:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Fresh1179
Radiator Hose Clamp Sizes

I scoured the forum and couldn't find an answer to this simple question. What size hose clamps fit the plastic elbow end of the lower radiator hoses? RealOEM shows 42-48 for the "upper" clamps but...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-02-2019, 04:04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Best Black Friday Deals

Hahaha. My bad. Cyber Monday*
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-02-2019, 02:58:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Fresh1179
Cyber Monday Deals

Hello All,



I'm making sure that I have checked off all of the boxes in terms of looking around to make sure I'm not missing any good deals. I'm hoping to make this a group effort. So far I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-30-2019, 07:25:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Fresh1179
Help Needed-Vehicle Cutoff, Cranked and Started, Now Cranking but not starting

So I replaced the battery. Probably didn’t need to. I have error:


16 kw-induktivgeber

Crankshaft position sensor.

Seems like I will need to replace this.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-30-2019, 04:43:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Fresh1179
Help Needed-Vehicle Cutoff, Cranked and Started, Now Cranking but not starting

Hello All,
I hope everyone had a great thanksgiving. I started my car this morning. It ran for about 6 minutes idling, then cutoff suddenly (I was putting tools away and checking for a coolant leak,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-26-2019, 07:21:28 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 140,698
Posted By Fresh1179
DIY: CPV valve

Haha! Not enough leverage on it and no liquid wrench. I can’t get it enough leverage on the wrench in the space or I’m hitting the headers. Sounds like liquid wrench and then a stubby screwdriver.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-26-2019, 07:09:12 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 140,698
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: DIY: CPV valve

Alright. I absolutely give up. I’ve tried all the socket extensions I can handle. I have the special drag socket from ECS (3/8). What is the consensus on the best tool combination to avoid crushing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-23-2019, 03:19:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Crank Case Vent Hose-Corrugated Hose Replacement

The 2006 switched over to a unit that can only be purchased as a complete package. Otherwise I would just buy the simple breather haha.

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-21-2019, 04:04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Fresh1179
Crank Case Vent Hose-Corrugated Hose Replacement

Hello All,
Does anyone have experience successfully removing the corrugated hose from the attachment elbows? Unfortunately, I have a 2006 model and $200 is a little much for me to just replace a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-12-2019, 01:47:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: New Beisan Pump Disc Help

The chain guide is super high quality and looks like a must have fix for our cars. Mine was lopped off at the end like the chain guide in his instructions. Highly recommended.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-12-2019, 12:55:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

I finally got it. A rogue chain link was snagged underneath cam. Used endoscope and coat hanger to dislodge it. My hands are bloodied and I spent 10 hours on one step but I’m alive. Thanks for the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-12-2019, 12:01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

I don’t know. Maybe I’ll try again but it’s been about this way and it’s just impossible to get it on with upper chain guide.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 11:41:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

So it’s not sitting on top. Sides are in grooves. Cannot see any loose chain underneath. This is the tightness WITHOUT the upper chain guide or chain tensioner installed. Tried many times like this....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 10:10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

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I don’t see why it would be sitting on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 10:03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191111/3d2eec3a79f8b9f18d865409107c557d.jpg

Hmm. Should it be laying across the TOP of the crank like that? Doesn’t make sense in the REAL OEM photos but I don’t...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 09:46:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 09:17:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

Let me check real quick. I don’t think so. I’ve pulled and rattled pretty well by now. One moment.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 09:16:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

Yep. It still is. It has to be caught on the crank in some manner. I just don’t know how to get it off.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 04:31:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—No Timing Chain Slack

Possibly I am wrong and this is the correct amount of chain tension available, it have just watched many videos where the amount of tension is so much more and it’s so much easier to manipulate the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 03:40:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—No Timing Chain Slack

Still can’t enough tension. Removed both sprockets. There just isn’t enough damn tension. I can figure out where I’m going wrong.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 02:25:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Rebuild Help—No Timing Chain Slack

That makes perfect sense. It’s been a long day. Thanks. Hopefully threading it back onto the crankshaft isn’t too much of a pain....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 02:03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-11-2019, 01:49:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Fresh1179
VANOS Rebuild Help—Not Enough Timing Chain Slack

My guess is there is a very simple answer to this question but I’ve been working on the VANOS 10 hours and I figure I would ask people that knew better than I.

Disk replaced. Seals replaced....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-07-2019, 10:36:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: New Beisan Pump Disc Help

How were the tolerances for your spring caps? Any issues? He sent me a new one immediately which was awesome. The “new ones” look great too. I think I just got one that was .0001 off. Not the end of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-07-2019, 10:34:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: New Beisan Pump Disc Help

I’m fully aware of this and did this. I was showing that even installed it was not functioning. As you can see that’s not an OE disc in the video so at some point I had to remove it, and install the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-07-2019, 03:08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: New Beisan Pump Disc Help

45 Second Later update. Raj is sending me a new one tomorrow.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-07-2019, 03:03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Fresh1179
New Beisan Pump Disc Help

Hello All,
You may remember me from broken tab guy two days ago, purchasing new hub guy yesterday and other such maladies. So it appears that I am a recipient of a Beisan proprietary hub (Unknown if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 04:52:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,234
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Vac exhaust hub

Does anyone know if the VAC hub works with the Beisan pump disc? I would just re-use my old one but it got fairly shredded by the tabs on its way out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 02:55:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Exhaust Tab** Failure—Retrieval Options

Yep. Could have been way worse! Any suggestions for the rod bearings (brand etc.) and you wouldn't happen to know of any DIY for fishing things from the pan would you....I know this is moot if I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 02:51:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Exhaust Tab Catastrophic Failure

It looks like this is what I will probably end up doing. Do you know if there is any DIY or advice out there about this process? I would love to fish it out but I'm not counting on it at this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 12:54:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Exhaust Tab** Failure—Retrieval Options

Edited the title to be less confusing. Didn’t mean to be misleading that I’d just grenaded on I-40.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 12:51:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Exhaust Tab Catastrophic Failure

I should have been more clear. Catastrophic failure of the hub*, not catastrophic failure of the hub and the subsequent damage it can cause. Believe me, I know I got lucky, but that’s hard to take...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 03:11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: VANOS Exhaust Tab Catastrophic Failure

105k. I’ve been told by a smarter man that it is not mileage dependent. Luck of the draw.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-05-2019, 02:50:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Fresh1179
VANOS Exhaust Tab** Failure—Retrieval Options

I’m looking for some advice. I’ve had my car for about 4,000 miles and needed to do a valve adjustment and full Beisan VANOS improvement (“lockdown” or bulletproof” whatever you prefer). Just took a...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-05-2019, 02:37:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By Fresh1179
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-27-2019, 02:24:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 28,346
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: e46 M3 Special Tool Rental thread

Looking for OEM alignment bridge and camshaft locking pin in the Raleigh area. Alternatively, willing to put down full deposit and pay for shipping and your time. Bonus would be the Beisan rattle kit...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Oct-27-2019, 02:12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: WANT TO BORROW IN LA: VANOS / cam-worthy 24 MM wrench

Interested in this too. Has anyone successfully purchased one on Amazon that worked well?


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Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Wed, Oct-16-2019, 05:11:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 120,878
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: DIY: E46 M3 (S54) detailed valve adjustment

Any chance someone has the original post with pictures saved that they can send me? Looks incredibly detailed and exactly what I need?


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Forum: Southeast Tue, Oct-15-2019, 02:34:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By Fresh1179
Exclamation VANOS Lockdown Assistance-Triangle Area, NC

Hello,
I wasn't quite sure which thread this should go under but I am looking for assistance with completing a VANOS lockdown in the Triangle Area of North Carolina. I have all the necessary hand...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-14-2019, 03:34:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

Also, should you choose this method and you have just purchased your vehicle from a previous owner, go ahead and purchase a new temp sensor. The temp sensor flush method is well documented. That’s...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-14-2019, 03:02:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

As an update to anyone who finds this down the line. I replaced the fan clutch, fan, and flushed the system (about 15 times, who knows that idiot had it before me). Changed my coolant ratio using the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-13-2019, 01:37:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Fresh1179
Carbon Fiber Sunroof Delete—Recommendations

Does anyone have a recommendation on a Carbon Fiber sunroof delete panel they have experience with? Reviews of fitment etc. are all over the map. Also, what kind of sealant did you use?
Thanks Guys!...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-04-2019, 02:05:27 AM
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Views: 121
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: WTB rear OEM 18s

Looking for the same near Raleigh, NC


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-26-2019, 10:40:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,629
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Supersprint Lightweight Race Muffler

Is it still available? I am interested. Hate to be that guy but what is the shipping to North Carolina?


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-05-2019, 04:39:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: E46 M3 OE CSL Trunk- CB

Interested. Is their any structural damage to the bumper or is it just paintwork?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-26-2019, 12:30:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Angel Eye Guy Installation Question

Yea I replaced the gaskets. I worked on them a little today and got it all together. The stability is questionable but we shall see. At least it looks cool for now. The t taps supplied with AEG were...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-25-2019, 03:54:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Fresh1179
Angel Eye Guy Installation Question

I am aware that there are 100's of DIY installation instructions/videos, but I just have a simple question. Do the headlight trim pieces fit back into the headlight housing after installation of the...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jul-15-2019, 01:27:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,070
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Hi Temp Oring Kit for Cooling System and PS/SMG Caps!

Just got them in the mail! Awesome quality. Perfect.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-06-2019, 04:33:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Fresh1179
Exhaust Tip Rivet Size

Does anyone know the exhaust tip rivet size for the OE tips. I honestly don’t want to wait for OE rivets to come in the mail when I can pick up a quality stainless one in the same size?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-02-2019, 01:44:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Fresh1179
Stuck Temp Sensor-Lower Radiator Hose

As an update for anyone that may run into the same problem. My temp sensor was cemented in there. I am talking full on adhesion. I was pulling with all my of strength and wiggling and I couldn’t get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-01-2019, 08:50:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Stuck Temp Sensor-Lower Radiator Hose

Thanks guys. Looks like it is time to break out the pliers when I get home. I also ordered a replacement sensor earlier today so I’m covered either way...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-01-2019, 04:22:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Fresh1179
Stuck Temp Sensor-Lower Radiator Hose

I am trying to do a coolant flush of a car I picked up a few months ago. I am trying to do the "temp sensor" method in lieu of trying to completely remove the lower radiator hose. I can get a great...
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-11-2019, 03:10:32 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 47,886
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: WOLFN8TR'S SMG M3 Thread!

[SIZE="3"]With the 120 summer days out here in Las Vegas it was time for a complete cooling system overhaul/upgrade. I decided on the Koyorad radiator. I’ve read nothing but good things on this forum...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jun-06-2019, 09:48:39 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 47,886
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: WOLFN8TR'S SMG M3 Thread!

Subscribed. Looks like my anticipated build to a T. I guess imitation will be the best form of flattery. I apologize in advance about the hundreds of annoying questions I ask you about your wiring...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-06-2019, 09:44:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

Trust me guys, I’ve been running the heat in my black on black car in 85-99 degree heat. I’m not too happy about it. It seems like there is no consensus on the best setup. I’m going in there to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-06-2019, 08:07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

Thanks. I needed some guidance on this. The plug and play aspect is so enticing but it sounds like the cooling isn’t there.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-06-2019, 08:03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

Thank you! I’m going to take a look at this tonight. This is looking like a pretty good solution along with replacement of the other cooling components.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-06-2019, 08:01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

I agree with you %100. I’m changing out all the old components when I take the old radiator out anyways so hopefully that will be an added bonus.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-06-2019, 06:56:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Fresh1179
Overheating in Traffic—Aftermarket Radiator Daily Performance

My car has been getting dangerously close to the red during everyday driving. I know that the manual says that operation between the two dots is normal. This is above that. I have bled the system,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-28-2019, 08:46:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Fresh1179
Door Outer Weatherstripping

My BMW rubber has seen its final days. I am replacing the rear weatherstripping (under the vent window) and the front weatherstripping. The rear weatherstripping has double sided adhesive tape on it....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-28-2019, 08:40:56 PM
Replies: 10,457
Views: 725,850
Posted By Fresh1179
Cool Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

I took her to the shop because of a phantom airbag code....which they couldn't fix. Then I ordered some painted reflectors. Then I googled airbag codes for 3 hours...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-28-2019, 08:12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Hood Vent Grille-Removing Washer Jets

Okay so you push the tab to dislodge them, unplug the electrical connector (grey plug) then you disconnect the HOSE from each of them. I kept trying to disconnect the other tab at the bottom....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-27-2019, 11:24:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Fresh1179
Hood Vent Grille-Removing Washer Jets

I’m trying to replace the top vent grille and I cannot get the washer jets out and I cannot find a DIY. I can get everything disconnected and the bottom portion of the nozzles seems to be connected...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-21-2019, 05:15:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Bumper Attachment Bolts Inner Fender

Gah yea it really doesn't does it? I thought it might be these trim screw 07147129160 because they were black but they are probably just old. Seems to be very little keeping the bumper attached to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-21-2019, 03:17:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Fresh1179
Re: Bumper Attachment Bolts Inner Fender

The second picture step.
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