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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-30-2018, 05:42:55 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,925
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: 743
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: 743
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: 336
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: 336
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: 114
Views: 13,288
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: 336
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: 665
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: 665
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: 4,747
Views: 418,871
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: 1,119
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: 370
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: 4,747
Views: 418,871
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: 1,577
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: 114
Views: 13,288
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: 942
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: 942
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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: 1,577
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
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
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
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
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
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
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
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
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
Replies: 83
Views: 5,170
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
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
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
Replies: 122
Views: 60,565
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
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
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
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
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
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
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
Replies: 45
Views: 3,181
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: 45
Views: 3,181
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
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: 1,455
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: 1,455
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
Replies: 839
Views: 219,481
Posted By Turb02
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-03-2018, 06:04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
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: 539
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: 1,455
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...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-29-2018, 11:32:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By Turb02
Re: BBS CH curb repair and respray

You do, you just don't know it until you try. First time for me doing it and it's going pretty well, I think.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 10:36:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By Turb02
BBS CH curb repair and respray

I'ma use this post to document how "I" chose to repair minor curb rash from the previous owner.

My car is not a show car, instead a fair weather daily driver. It's never seen snow and I plan to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 07:27:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,144
Posted By Turb02
Re: RTD SSK Review

No, you dont need the shifting arm.

For the conversion, you will need the manual transmission "Gearshift rod joint" though.

I bought the RTD DSSR.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 06:18:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Turb02
Re: Small Bang Noise When Under Load

Flex Disc (Guibo) or center support bearing.

Typically feeling it in the floorboard near your seat, will be one of these.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 06:15:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,143
Posted By Turb02
Re: You will never guess why both my belts disintegrated both at once

TL;DR
PS pump fell off because bolts were too short.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 05:54:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Turb02
Re: Small Bang Noise When Under Load

Did this happen before the work was performed?

If not, its on the shop as it would appear they either left something loose, or not aligned properly.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 01:41:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,143
Posted By Turb02
Re: You will never guess why both my belts disintegrated both at once

A midget relocated the engine to a 37 degree angle and in doing so, bent the alternator bracket, which caused the power steering pulley to wobble, cracking your subframe.

Then the Guibo took a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 08:36:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,144
Posted By Turb02
Re: RTD SSK Review

I didnt modify the bellhousing.

This post is what I did for my programming
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showpost.php?p=1067476691&postcount=455

The only plug I installed in the trans was for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 07:11:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,164
Posted By Turb02
Re: Modify or buy a different platform?

What car did you come from and why did you get rid of it for a car that doesnt feel/drive like you want?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 03:01:09 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,691
Posted By Turb02
Re: RTD Short Shifter Group Buy Interest.

Shouldn't need to use the provided nuts and bolts. It'll mount to the SMG shifter bolts.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 10:22:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,175
Posted By Turb02
Re: Prepping for 6MT swap, parts list sanity check?

You'll still have to drill into the tunnel. I bought a three and a quarter inch bi-metal hole saw from Lowe's that's almost the exact size you need to get your shifter linkage from the transmission...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-25-2018, 04:05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,175
Posted By Turb02
Re: Prepping for 6MT swap, parts list sanity check?

I didn't want to cut.

The price was probably the same, for a swappable length shifter and a locking version

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-25-2018, 03:12:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,175
Posted By Turb02
Re: Prepping for 6MT swap, parts list sanity check?

This is what I followed for the coding (a link to post 455)

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?p=1067476691


I only plugged the reverse light plug, into the transmission. Lights...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 11:34:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By Turb02
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

I wouldn't call it vague. I'd say I was still getting use to the shifter. Having not driven a 46m in manual trim before, it was just a new feeling.

The shifter has constant spring tension, to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 04:03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,175
Posted By Turb02
Re: Prepping for 6MT swap, parts list sanity check?

I really took my time on this swap, mainly because my car is holed up at my dads shop/pole barn, where the lift is. I could have probably done it in a weekend or a really long day...now that Ive...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 02:25:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,088
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG to 6spd without taking trans down

Unless you plan on using a chassis mounted shifter (CAE, RTD, etc.) you will have to machine the housing for the OEM shifter style setup.

The above mentioned shifters have the centering spring...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 03:25:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,175
Posted By Turb02
Re: Prepping for 6MT swap, parts list sanity check?

Backhanding the 1-2 shift alleviates the need for the lockout (IMHO).

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 11:58:09 PM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 418,871
Posted By Turb02
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

I miss driving her [emoji26]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180322/a755ed7b63e0fceaa4fdb206be17fae9.jpg

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 11:51:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By Turb02
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

The shifter has a centering spring on it. Watch a few videos on this style shifter.

They have a non locking and locking version. The locking version just locks out reverse and unless you shift...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 08:10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By Turb02
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

Yes, I did it myself. I dont think Id trust that shop to do the work...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 07:38:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,088
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG to 6spd without taking trans down

RTD is who I went with. Theyre probably slammed with orders. Shipping was FAST once my order was made (v2 with swappable length shifters)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 06:38:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By Turb02
Re: REVIEW: CAE Shifter

I installed the non locking RTD shifter at the same time of my SMG swap. No need...at all.

Didnt machine my housing either.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 06:34:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,088
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG to 6spd without taking trans down

The IRD or whatever it is, on ECS site, is NOT self centering, so youd have to machine the bell housing to use it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 06:29:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,691
Posted By Turb02
Re: RTD Short Shifter Group Buy Interest.

You may want to reread its capabilities.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 04:25:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 02:53:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By Turb02
Re: Opinion thread - Paint vs. wrap

I actually just went through this decision, and decided to just repsray whats needed. Ill do a paint correction on the remainder of the car to ensure it looks proper.

My options were:
repaint...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-07-2018, 10:54:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By Turb02
Re: E46 M3 lagging/delayed/botching

My SMG and clutch we're fine too, but it started getting a bit slow to accelerate after gear changes and took a bit longer to get into gear...broken spring confirmed, on mine.

It's tricky to do,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-07-2018, 09:50:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By Turb02
Re: E46 M3 lagging/delayed/botching

I just can't see how it could be injectors if it works fine whenever you're in gear and not shifting.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-07-2018, 09:27:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By Turb02
Re: E46 M3 lagging/delayed/botching

No CEL or COG light, If in gear it accelerates fine, but when accelerating hard and shifting gears it is slow to respond.

Does the gear number indicator flash for a while before going into gear? ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-01-2018, 03:04:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,660
Posted By Turb02
Re: Another Rear Subframe Reinforcement

Thanks for the response and explanation on the weld/hammer/weld need for the larger plates. It does make sense.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-28-2018, 07:10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,660
Posted By Turb02
Re: Another Rear Subframe Reinforcement

So you could effectively epoxy any (reddish, CMP, Vince, TMS, etc) plates to the car?

Or would the larger plates (Reddish, CMP) still be installed via welding, as the only install method?

The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-27-2018, 09:26:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Turb02
Re: quarter window vinyl trim piece peeling

Tape, sandpaper, and spray paint.

:kittyshifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-27-2018, 09:12:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,667
Posted By Turb02
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-27-2018, 07:09:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,667
Posted By Turb02
Re: AKG Shifter vs RTD Shifter

Both.

You can pay a bit extra and get a swappable length shifter. Ive been rolling with the mini, but initially tested with the race height. The race height is easier to get into gears...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 07:51:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG Relocation

A few 2x4s will make 90 degree bends in the metal.

It doesn't have to be thick, and can probably be aluminum sheet or thin stainless, which can be cut with metal sheers.

Just some...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 05:27:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,430
Posted By Turb02
Re: Dimensions of OE Foam Supports/Shims for Front Bumper Bar

Looking forward to buying a set from you. Ill keep our FB chat going so I can order ASAP
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 05:10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Turb02
Re: Whats your MPG and over speed set to ?

I get about 15.5 with 90% hwy driving.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 02:27:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG Relocation

Is the pump out of the car youre working on?

If so, use some poster board to identify/mark the mounting points of the pump assembly. Then do the same for the mounting points in the drugbin. Grab...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 10:46:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG help... Should I buy

Getbmwparts.com was the cheapest place I could find online, and it came up to just under 1k...with a few extra parts.

Removing the CSB, Guibo, and rear main seal kit from my list, would lower the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 09:10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG selector button missing

I have one I can sell you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 08:38:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG help... Should I buy

I ordered it straight from RTD, via the owner on Facebook and got it REALLY fast. Within a work week if I recall.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 08:37:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG help... Should I buy

With a rear main seal kit (inc housing), CSB and Guibo, my parts list came to $1050-ish.

If you dont need those parts...buy the bellhousing parts (for machined areas) and OEM style shifter setup,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 06:23:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG help... Should I buy

No. I replaced the trans with a lower mileage unit (mine only had 90k), replaced the Guibo and CSB as well, as mx items.

My old trans has a broken compression spring, so now I have an extra trans...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 04:51:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG help... Should I buy

Im in StL, MO area.

Theres a forum member that swaps SMG bells for either machined or manual bell housings for around $500ish(?). Kaiv or Kiav is his handle.

I did the RTD shifter so I didnt...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-20-2018, 03:33:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 749
Posted By Turb02
Re: SMG help... Should I buy

If you can do the work yourself and can find a machine shop that will do the bellhousing, you can get the swap parts for about 1k. Its a really easy swap. I just went through it.

Id say buy the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-15-2018, 12:12:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,129
Posted By Turb02
Re: The Steering Wheel and Shift Knob Picture Thread

Haven't taken them off yet, since the conversion. It's parked for the winter anyways.

Those pedalhaus paddles are nice as hell, too. Only had them on there for about 500 miles.

Sent from my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-14-2018, 10:07:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,129
Posted By Turb02
Re: The Steering Wheel and Shift Knob Picture Thread

I have the vibra tech trans mounts.
Thicker, FBSW. Can't remember the makers name but it came from Lithuania if I recall...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Wed, Feb-14-2018, 06:40:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,288
Posted By Turb02
Re: Visualization of CAN data related to the e46 M3

Im really only interested in logging:
IAT
TPS
AFR
Boost
Fuel trims
RPM

Would your product allow this in a 2003 (late 2002 build date)?
Forum: Coding and Tuning Fri, Feb-09-2018, 06:47:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,288
Posted By Turb02
Re: Visualization of CAN data related to the e46 M3

This is amazing!

From what I have read, it will not work properly on MSS54 cars without an MK60 module?

I would absolutely love to buy this product if it was compatible with my car.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-08-2018, 07:07:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,430
Posted By Turb02
Re: Dimensions of OE Foam Supports/Shims for Front Bumper Bar

Can you share the printer file since this is taking so long? Or sell the file?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-08-2018, 06:11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,495
Posted By Turb02
Re: e46 m3 supercharger

I have a rebuilt C38-81 and the fluid reservoir. Nothing else though. Letting go cheap.
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