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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-05-2018, 07:07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Turb02
Re: Xtreme loose rear end. RTABS are fine. So?

No, I get what youre saying and appreciate the ideas. But I just cant imagine a VERY slight circumference difference would create the issue Im having. the remaining 3 tires have about 5k on them ,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-04-2018, 09:18:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Turb02
Re: Xtreme loose rear end. RTABS are fine. So?

From r&r a wheel?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-04-2018, 07:25:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By Turb02
Re: Xtreme loose rear end. RTABS are fine. So?

Im having this same issue. I got a tire replaced on the rear of the car and since then, its been squirrely when accelerating...pulling to the right side (where the new tire is). Also, the passenger...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-03-2018, 10:46:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,092
Posted By Turb02
Re: Which Grey?

See my first post in this thread. That's what I painted my car, fashion grey.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-03-2018, 10:33:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,092
Posted By Turb02
Re: Which Grey?

Well actually fashion Grey is a BMW color...on the individual pallet..


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-30-2018, 11:41:03 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,241
Posted By Turb02
Re: Best subframe repair options as of July 2018?

It's got nothing to do with not wanting a foreign product.....[emoji848]

Availability and shipping cost/times.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-30-2018, 04:42:51 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,241
Posted By Turb02
Re: Best subframe repair options as of July 2018?

Are there any manufacturers in the US that have a solution or that resell any of these topside/bottom plate solutions?

Shipping is killer on any of these complete kits.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-29-2018, 07:56:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,092
Posted By Turb02
Re: Which Grey?

I went ModeGrau when I repainted mine.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180929/130033c135eff538d81d8a604ffcc2d2.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180929/03b9f746b9ff2d4248690f3cc19f2419.jpg
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-29-2018, 12:41:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

So while I was prepping for the valve adjustment, I found this. Definitely the cause of my misfires. I'm hoping it's also the cause of my cold start issues, but I'm doubtful.

If anyone has...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-29-2018, 12:17:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By Turb02
Re: Solved: Hesitation/hiccup on startup

So...in preparation for my valve adjustment, I found this. This is probably what's causing my random misfires. Might want to check yours,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-27-2018, 04:58:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By Turb02
Re: Solved: Hesitation/hiccup on startup

I know...I was reiterating my point thru your comment

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-27-2018, 04:55:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By Turb02
Re: Solved: Hesitation/hiccup on startup

That's the point of my comments. If I don't have codes for tps why spend the money on oe, if it may not fix my issue...

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-26-2018, 09:56:40 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 17,450
Posted By Turb02
Re: Designing an SMG Pump Relocation Kit

"small update"

Tldr:. Almost done

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 08:59:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By Turb02
Re: Solved: Hesitation/hiccup on startup

I did, but decided to post here as its on topic. Thanks.

I havent bought them yet, thats why Im asking, so no pics can be taken. the TPS on the car (94k miles) are original, and Im looking at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 08:44:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By Turb02
Re: Solved: Hesitation/hiccup on startup

Has anyone had issues with not using Genuine BMW TPS? I have a thread thats not the same, but similar (cold start issues), and have replaced and cleaned:

fuel pump, filter, FPR coils, plugs
ICV,...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-25-2018, 08:43:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,015
Posted By Turb02
Re: Feeler: Group Buy Gosling Racing & Independent Designs Front and Rear Brace

DERP...I had too many windows open and responded to the wrong thread... my bad. Deleting my other post.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-25-2018, 04:32:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

So doing some more digging on the interwebz....could this be caused by a failing evap canister or any part of that system?

Coils didn't change it, plugs didn't either. My misfires are gone after...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Sat, Sep-22-2018, 07:04:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,588
Posted By Turb02
Re: Visualization of CAN data related to the e46 M3

Guess we'll never know. Seems to be him just showing off his :dunno


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Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Thu, Sep-20-2018, 07:46:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 45,539
Posted By Turb02
Re: Turbo M3 build..

Nice build!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-19-2018, 05:50:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG problem: Can't get 1st, 3rd, 5th or reverse

When you swapped the motor, did you disconnect any hydraulic lines for the SMG pump? If so did you properly bleed the system?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-18-2018, 07:21:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Turb02
Re: Some interesting SMG issues

Im just gonna throw this out there:
Have you checked the compression springs?

I had some pretty crazy error codes (cant remember what they were) that would cause N to take forever to show up upon...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 02:27:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Turb02
Re: Throttle questions

I drive with Sport mode only after the car has warmed up, and only on the highway because of the jerkyness/kangaroo'ing at low speeds.

As for the "kickdown switch", I believe it does allow for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-17-2018, 01:59:56 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,241
Posted By Turb02
Re: Best subframe repair options as of July 2018?

What is everyones thoughts on epoxying plates that were meant to be welded? Like the Redish plates or something that has more surface area than the Turner or Vince plates.

Other than Vince and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-16-2018, 04:10:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

So this morning, I grabbed a cup of coffee and headed to the garage for a cold start test.

No change. Upon startup, it idles up a bit. Sport mode or not, blip the throttle and it dips before...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-15-2018, 07:43:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

So I've removed the wiring harness, cleaned the ICV, MAF, and throttle plates(the lazy way).

Ill have to wait until tomorrow to determine if the cold start stumble and misfires show up, as I had...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 06:57:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By Turb02
Re: Hurricane Florence Ready

Id recommend some sort of tarp or plastic that completely covers the bottom side and up the sides of the vehicle.

Ive even seen people seran wrap car. "If it sounds stupid but works, its not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 05:05:28 AM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 434,879
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Doors, hood , mirrors, skirts, trunk, lights, roof channels, rain gutters, and bumpers were removed. Windows were taped off. I'm not a pro, just a "Joe" with access to lots of paint stuff. Also...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 12:47:08 AM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 434,879
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Different lighting, just after assembly and polishhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180914/bc08a8fa7c9588c6f3ae15d82d661ea8.jpg

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-14-2018, 12:43:37 AM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 434,879
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

BMW calls this color ModeGrau. Not sure it's the exact color as Toyota, but it may look close.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-13-2018, 09:36:22 PM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 434,879
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

My cornfed B!tchhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180913/a7b926ffe4670cd21f14afe9a8e6ba57.jpg

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-13-2018, 01:24:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,243
Posted By Turb02
Re: too many options for rod bearings....

Arent OEM bearing with WPC treatment, the "new hotness"?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-13-2018, 12:08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Im sure the valves need attention, but I don't see how it would be the cause of my issue on overnight (only) cold-start rich issues.

And I'm not sure how the tune would just go bad, so I don't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-12-2018, 02:37:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

I thought this as well. Where did you ground yours? Mine is in the drug bin, where the stud/nut goes thru for the freon port mount...at least thats what I think it secures. On the right side of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-12-2018, 02:15:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

If youre referring to me (the OP), the plugs have approx 5k miles on them. And looking back at my notes it appears theyre gapped to .024. Im gonna take them out this weekend and check and regap to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-12-2018, 12:55:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

I really don't though. Rarely get over 6k in any gear.

Wouldn't I feel a degradation in performance, across the rpms during all driving styles if it were the valves?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 11:29:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 11:16:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

They are "pending" codes in the torque app. Which appear yellow in color, if you have the app and obd dongle.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 10:15:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Here's a screen cap while driving home from work and. Doesn't look like fuel status is reporting.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180911/efe4a00bc9971eb717696af77a13506d.jpg

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 09:41:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

And that alleviated your problem that is similar to mine?

Edit: valves were adjusted at approx 77500 miles, by previous owner in June of 2016, a few weeks before I bought it.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 09:06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Good thoughts, however it was doing this before I installed the Walbro 485. And the AFD ECU was unplugged. Ive never ran more than E40 in my car for fear of pushing the injectors to their limit. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 08:36:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Thanks! Ill check it out when I leave work and try to remember to log first thing in the AM.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 08:10:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 07:51:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

What tool would you recommend I use to log and what PIDs?
I can use:
Torque Pro
Pro Logger
Testo

That said, I havent messed around in Pro Logger or Testo that much, but I want to figure this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 07:16:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Yes, but as I stated, if I unplug it (the ECU that comes with it) there is no change in behavior.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 07:10:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Re: Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Thanks for the ideas. Ive already had a smoke test done. No leaks.

The tune has been on the car for years. The problem has shown up within the past couple months. I cant think of anything Ive...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 03:38:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,920
Posted By Turb02
Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

Thanks a ton, K0nArtist!

What is the "N/A" for? I just looked through the thread, but dont see what its for. North America? Not Applicable? If the latter, whats N/A?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 02:54:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,920
Posted By Turb02
Re: Anyone able to run VIN to check rod bearing TSB?

Another one if you have time to run it! thanks a ton!
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 02:26:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By Turb02
Cold start misfires and stumble/stall, ambient temp agnostic.

Its hard to describe. The car sits overnight in my garage and when I go to start it first thing in the morning, it idles a touch high (as it should) but the engine sounds rough. if I blip the...
Forum: Forced Induction (F/I) Mon, Sep-10-2018, 08:39:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 90,930
Posted By Turb02
Re: The Official Supercharger Kit Maintenance/Replacement Parts Thread (VF, AA and ES

What is the recommended spark plugs for the AA Rotrex setup? I searched the thread and cant find where its mentioned. Gap would be awesome to know as well.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 06:15:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By Turb02
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

I believe I have around 19k of "mod" insurance on my car and thats an additional $20/mo, so around $68/mo...I believe.

Ive been with the same insurance company/agent office for 18 years, so when...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-31-2018, 05:29:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By Turb02
Re: Opinions on Grundy Insurance Agreed Value Policy

Im confused at the need for this type of insurance, other than to lower your premium.

My insurance provider, American Family, allows me to pay a small monthly premium for X amount of customization...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-30-2018, 05:42:55 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,640
Posted By Turb02
Re: Review: Cobra Nogaro seats (uniquely street friendly fixed back bucket seat)

Great write-up!

Since you've been working with them, do you have a complete list of options they're willing to offer?

Also, whats the price? ;) Base and optioned similar to yours.

I've been...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Mon, Jul-23-2018, 01:49:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By Turb02
Re: Using TestO with external source

My gauge also has a signal out. That's what I'm wanting to connect.

Will ANY serial to USB cable work? I have a serial to usb TTL cable...like a debug cable. Will that work?

Sent from my...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Fri, Jul-20-2018, 01:47:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By Turb02
Re: Using TestO with external source

What USB device are you using, to wire in an external sensor? I'm wanting to log my AFRs and need to see if any of the hardware I have, will work properly.

My gauge has a transmit and ground, for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-19-2018, 03:45:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Turb02
Re: AA Gen3 Stage 2+, Flex Fuel?

I know its rich. My assumption is the canned tune is really safe.

If I recall correctly the injector part number is 0280156127. Blue 39lb Ford Injector.



I do have an intercooler. Does it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-19-2018, 12:07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Turb02
Re: AA Gen3 Stage 2+, Flex Fuel?

Well, I decided to get bigger injectors and pump, get retuned for 93, And let the AFD flex fuel kit do it's thing on top.

Installed the flex fuel kit last weekend and will be ordering my injectors...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Wed, Jul-18-2018, 02:32:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,588
Posted By Turb02
Re: Visualization of CAN data related to the e46 M3

When will this be available to purchase for the MSS54?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-09-2018, 09:06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Turb02
AA Gen3 Stage 2+, Flex Fuel?

Im at a crossroad with my car and am looking for some advice/input, please.

Im currently using a C38-91 blower with my gen 3 stage 2 kit (replaced the C38-81 last year). I cannot find info on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-07-2018, 03:19:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Turb02
Re: those that had SMG & converted to manual

That's a broken compression spring behind the blind plug.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-06-2018, 11:08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Turb02
Re: those that had SMG & converted to manual

Very happy I did it. Selling for an E90 was never in the cards.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-05-2018, 01:10:05 AM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 434,879
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

It's not lambo gray... I painted it ModeGrau.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-29-2018, 01:47:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG adaption for 3.91 gears?

Will the Ecuworx software do this? I know theres an option to select a different diff ratio.
Forum: Coding and Tuning Thu, Jun-28-2018, 03:18:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Turb02
Fog lights on by default?

Is there a way to leave the light switch in the "auto" position, and code the fog lights to come on when I start the car...but NOT have the headlights on?

Id like to leave the switch in Auto, s...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-27-2018, 11:15:48 PM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 434,879
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

I love this color!!!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180627/616032d666e9dc1db06b22d9a3957b18.jpg

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-26-2018, 12:48:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

A few after a quick bath. Still has some compound in the...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Sun, Jun-24-2018, 03:03:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,588
Posted By Turb02
Re: Visualization of CAN data related to the e46 M3

This is fantastic work. Do you think you're getting away from the "low cost" solution you started out to create?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-22-2018, 02:39:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By Turb02
Re: Vibra Technics transmission brace

They dont say the brace is stiffer. They only talk to the mounts:



Therefore my question regarding the above statement still stands, as Im genuinely interested.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-22-2018, 02:09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By Turb02
Re: Vibra Technics transmission brace

Do you have a link to where this is identified? What tests were done on the car to determine this?

I ask because I installed the VT trans brace when I did my SMG conversion, and Id like to see...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-20-2018, 05:00:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Thank you.



Thanks man! I was a bit concerned the colors wouldnt look good together, while I was finishing up in the booth, but seeing it in the light changed my mind.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-19-2018, 05:21:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Thanks. I dont think Ill ever do it again though! "Uhscathed"? Hardly. Im pretty sure I lost hair and gained a few wrinkles over this project!

After having it out of the shop (in better...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-17-2018, 10:37:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Thank you!

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-17-2018, 02:44:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

The gel coat on the CF vents were cracked. When trying to sand down to the crack, through the clear, it sanded down some CF, which would have looked really bad under clear coat.

Had I been able...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 10:29:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Around 900 for primer, paint, and clear. Idk how much the consumables like sand paper, tape and paper/plastics we're as I took them from my dad's shop stock.

How many hours? Oh man! No clue as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 10:06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

I actually covered up a lot of CF while doing this job. The mirrors, CF vents on the Vorsteiner hood, diffuser, and trunk lid lip. I plan to go with black accents in the future (vents, diffuser...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 09:30:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

In different lighting conditions, it changes the color a bit. That's what drew me to it.

Dare I say, I'm the only E46 with this color paint?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 09:29:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Those were the ones that were on the car when I disassembled it and painted it. A shop didn't paint this. Me and my brother in law did.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 08:27:48 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Shes still very filthy. When the weather cools off a bit, I need to do a full detail. Still has polishing compound between the panels, and around the weather stripping.
Actually, the weather...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 08:21:04 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Just south of StL.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 07:56:09 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Thanks!. The CHs are tanzanite blue, another BMW color.

The hood is Vorsteiner.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-16-2018, 06:49:11 PM
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Posted By Turb02
My color change, from TiAg to ModeGrau

Long story short, a few parts needed a respray. Hood decided to act stupid with the metallic not laying right on the drop coats, so I decided to pick a non metallic color that was unique to E46,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-14-2018, 06:40:04 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: Review of B spec tune + E85 (335 whp and 265 wheel torque - dyno charts included)

Thats what I like to hear! Thanks man!

Reaching out to AFD right now to discuss my supercharged setup and their kit.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 01:53:21 AM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

I couldn't find mag blue to use.

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Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Tue, Jun-12-2018, 06:32:48 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: DIY: OEM LED License Plate Lights for CSL bootlid

thread revival...

Does anyone have pics of this DIY that they can post? OP pics arent showing up.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 02:38:07 PM
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Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Ive been away awhile due to vacation and military training, but Im back at it.

Wheels are done and mounted on the car...however the car is in the paint booth getting the finishing touches from a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-27-2018, 07:21:54 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Yeah. I'm a firm believer that I can do anything...which usually costs more! Haha.



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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-27-2018, 06:48:18 PM
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Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Thanks! Learning is expensive though. I could have had a professional refinish them for much less than what I have in them so far...but it's fun.

Here they are in direct sunlight. Well, 3 of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 07:49:22 PM
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Posted By Turb02
Re: Build Journal - RTD shifter - SMG to 6sp conversion

I took my time since my car was in my dad's garage on his lift, 45 minutes from my house. Missed a few parts that I had to order and wait for...

All in all, it can easily be done on a weekend. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 07:25:21 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By Turb02
Re: Build Journal - RTD shifter - SMG to 6sp conversion

Im one of those guys that didnt machine the housing for detents and I use the RTD shifter.

I DO recommend it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-21-2018, 02:44:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Depends on if I finish respraying my hood before getting to the polish step for the wheels. I miss driving my car and it's been in pieces for way too long.

Weather is getting nicer and I just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-21-2018, 03:27:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Last pics before wetsanding......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-21-2018, 01:56:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Wheel 4

I love this color!! OEM BMW color should look secksy against TiAg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-20-2018, 10:26:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Clear coat is still wet, but it's getting closer!
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 07:37:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

They haven't been wetsanded or cleared at this point, but will be all done together when they're all ready for that stage in the process.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 07:36:29 PM
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Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

I removed the metal and blended to the surrounding areas.


Here are some more "sunlight" photos. Its pretty overcast today so the sun is hard to catch.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 01:49:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

A few early morning s"sunlight" pics
Not cleared yet....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 11:45:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

So here's a few pics of the progress so far...

Still needs to be tacked and cleared. I'll have sunlight photos...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-05-2018, 06:19:09 PM
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 06:04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Turb02
Re: Engine fumes in the cabin

Mine was at all driving speeds. It was to the point where I couldnt use my car to take my kids to school...less than a mile away. I initially thought it was because my new hole in the trans tunnel...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 05:30:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Turb02
Re: Engine fumes in the cabin

for some reason, after sitting for a while, my fuel feed line seal started leaking at the fuel rail. May be that seal? Easy way to check would be to turn the key to the start position and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 01:44:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

Ive never liked the look of the rim protector. Besides, the previous owner already curbed them...so a rim protector wasnt going to fix or do anything for them at this point.

Right now Im waiting...
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