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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-28-2018, 01:47:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,402
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Jack stands December 18

Don’t like ratchet and never found a pin type that I liked before going to HF and picking up some cheap materials. They had the 3 ton next to the 6 ton on display. 6 tons without any clicks sit...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-27-2018, 10:22:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,554
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Group-Buy: Supersprint Twin-Piped Oversized Section 2

Dang. I forgot to check yesterday if these were on sale. Did they also get 25% off?
Was more curious than anything
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 10:22:22 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 27,621
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

Used to have the “VIP” program. Gave 10% off $100
and over if I remember correctly. They got rid of that and kept bumping the minimum cart total for 5%.

Oh well
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-22-2018, 11:41:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,889
Posted By rpearl555
Re: jet sucking pump vs. fuel pump vs. ?

Thanks! I’ll grab a new one along with a new pump and filter and see how it goes. Already killed my new oe pump by starving it of fuel
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-22-2018, 11:04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,889
Posted By rpearl555
Re: jet sucking pump vs. fuel pump vs. ?

I have read that thread before I believe. That’s what made me pull the driver side jet pump but it really wasn’t apparent to me that anything was missing.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-22-2018, 09:23:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,889
Posted By rpearl555
Re: jet sucking pump vs. fuel pump vs. ?

Thanks
Can see the image now.

Isn’t that the jet sucking fuel pump? I think this just snakes over to the other side but not actually connect to anything other than the driver side “fuel pump”...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-22-2018, 09:08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,889
Posted By rpearl555
Re: jet sucking pump vs. fuel pump vs. ?

Need to hop ona computer. The image isn’t showing up on my iPhone.
Also no need for the instructions, my clusters toggle button is inop :(
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-22-2018, 08:26:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,889
Posted By rpearl555
Re: jet sucking pump vs. fuel pump vs. ?

Quite an old post but,

Anyone know what pipe kokogo20 is referencing? I've r&r'd several fuel pumps and have never attached an additional line.
My car keeps killing pumps at 1/4 tank,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-06-2018, 06:00:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Tips on installing new plastic flaps and strings for convertible

Any chance you have pics of the whole vice-slug-string thing?
I’ve broken many of these flaps
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-25-2018, 11:39:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,554
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Group-Buy: Supersprint Twin-Piped Oversized Section 2

May have to pass for now fellas. An E28 is calling my name
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-13-2018, 07:26:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,211
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Driving Experience Question: E46 M3 vs .... E30 325

Though this is about the e30.... anyone love e28s?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-12-2018, 10:25:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-30-2018, 05:48:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2018, 04:30:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,250
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SuperSprint twin tube (2 x 2.5”) section 2 (resonated) installed/review

Prices are on their site. I think someone posted it in a different thread. Fingers crossed for Black Friday lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2018, 12:14:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,229
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Porsche BBK compared to OEM

I was looking for a specific comparison between these and the zcp set up. No luck though.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-29-2018, 06:19:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,250
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SuperSprint twin tube (2 x 2.5”) section 2 (resonated) installed/review

Lol Tyler.

To the above post,
Doesn’t Paul have SSV2 since his car is RHD? If so that isn’t apples to apples. Also Obioban gave us lots of grains of salt as this is purely but dyno numbers so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-29-2018, 06:07:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,250
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SuperSprint twin tube (2 x 2.5”) section 2 (resonated) installed/review

The group-buy relationship is between dr mean and supersprint. Hopefully he hasn’t been turned off from helping forum members from recent backlash and can still provide his service with this.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-29-2018, 05:55:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,250
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SuperSprint twin tube (2 x 2.5”) section 2 (resonated) installed/review

Thanks for the clarification Tyler!
I think I would’ve had an idea had I installed them versus having a shop do it. I had broken an exhaust stud in the block from the first set and needed someone...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-29-2018, 05:08:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,250
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SuperSprint twin tube (2 x 2.5”) section 2 (resonated) installed/review

Oh hell yeah. I’ve been waiting to hear about this!

Obioban (or anyone),
can you clarify some thoughts for me?

Don’t the SSV1 headers neck down to meet its section 1? Doesn’t the SSV1...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-29-2018, 01:12:23 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,440
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Streamline CSL bumper install experience and design thoughts

There’s been some happy campers. For some reason I think their airbox will be a success. Am glad I didn’t hold off for it though. I’ve been cammed making csl noises for a year now.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-28-2018, 11:15:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,440
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Streamline CSL bumper install experience and design thoughts

I don’t think this is accurate. Leighton has never come off as anyone other than good people with the intention to help.
However,
I do see how streamline customers would feel somewhat betrayed...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-28-2018, 03:32:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

From watching Dave slave over it, I agree with this
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-28-2018, 05:34:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

We probably all have the issue just some more significant than others. I wonder if some installation/assembly jobs can just be better? My buddy took them out to check something and after he tied...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-28-2018, 03:47:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

My car seems stock steady except for on some hot starts (maybe 50-75rpm bounce registers on the tach) ac on somewhat exacerbates it.
Before the airbox and tune was installed the idle was ever so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-28-2018, 03:38:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,890
Posted By rpearl555
Re: supercharger or NA

My buddy is getting his M supercharged in the future. I’ll report back how it compares to FBO NA status.

Supercharged should be just like stock but gobs more power if tuned properly and not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-28-2018, 03:29:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

Fyi/another data point
88ish-90k for me
Do your vanos at the same time save big time on labor
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-27-2018, 10:45:27 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

I think I asked about followers somewhere in the beginning of the thread and obioban responded. Pretty much it isn’t “necessary” but you’ll find that it’s recommended.
Probably not a bad idea if you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-27-2018, 02:56:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

Night and day difference going from eBay headers to ssv1 while running 288s and airbox

I had no top end at 8000 and missing power over the entire band. Plus car ran shitty.

*actually so shitty...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-25-2018, 03:08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By rpearl555
Re: E46 Imola Red CSL trunk

I’m local
I’ll take it if it’s available
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-23-2018, 05:00:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Experience with “the driveshaft shop” 1 piece driveshafts?

What are the better options stash? Seriously, I know zilch on the subject but want a lighter driveshaft
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-22-2018, 01:41:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Dinan Throttle Bodies

Vac is kinda pricey. Im going to see if any local shops can bore mine out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-12-2018, 10:34:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Starter quick clicking... with key in position 2?

maybe the real issue is that the coupe hates you for never fixing it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-12-2018, 01:42:58 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 56,116
Posted By rpearl555
Re: New CF Driveshaft Coming To Market

This has likely been mentioned, but does anyone have any experience with the carbon driveshaft offered by ecstuning? Or their chromoly version?
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-08-2018, 05:44:32 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 35,980
Posted By rpearl555
Re: The Official Civilian Airliner Thread

Interesting, didn’t hear about this happening while on campus. There’s a hypoxia simulator as well which would’ve been cool to demo the situation if the oxygen masks failed/weren’t present.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-11-2018, 01:45:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Converting side strakes to real vents

Other than a vented hood, what are some effective ways to get rid of the heat?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-27-2018, 02:21:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By rpearl555
Re: JDM M3s

Always liked having the footwork cam on screen too. Just really satisfying.
Enjoyed the video and am curious on the whiny diff!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-10-2018, 12:45:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-04-2018, 02:16:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Eibach adjustable endlinks coming loose.

Would blue loctite be a bad idea?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 04:11:32 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,124
Posted By rpearl555
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

When I looked earlier today it showed the bidding ended at 25k
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, May-30-2018, 02:03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-27-2018, 05:26:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,553
Posted By rpearl555
Re: BE Bearings or WPC Treated Bearings

Doesn’t sound that way based on this thread alone. Just sounds like it’s an unnecessary measure.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-25-2018, 04:18:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,124
Posted By rpearl555
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

Who gives a **** what that guy has to say about anything
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-21-2018, 03:46:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Can you run 280/272 cams on the stock tune for a while?

Whats the reason for this? The dangerous on stock tune part.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-09-2018, 07:13:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By rpearl555
Re: i'm new to the group. hopy everybody help please

Some standard font size and color would be welcome. Can’t see nothing on my iphone
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 06:22:12 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,755
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 05:45:57 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 19,755
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

Ugh. I have no choice but to buy this!!!
Is that a resonator in there?
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 12:47:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,272
Posted By rpearl555
Re: How Reliable are M DCT Transmissions?

Thanks for the insight. I didn’t know about the pumps but I figured that they do seem reliable from the limited reading I’ve done. It’s too bad this forum doesn’t have as much active speak on the...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Mar-26-2018, 01:54:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,272
Posted By rpearl555
Re: How Reliable are M DCT Transmissions?

Didn’t want to start a new thread.

Now that this platform has been out for sometime, can anyone else chime in?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 06:17:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,964
Posted By rpearl555
Re: BMW Motorsport 3.91CWP NLA

I’m thinking of doing a 4.44. I’m prepared for forum crucification.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 03:21:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,964
Posted By rpearl555
Re: BMW Motorsport 3.91CWP NLA

The first time I drove my car after install I was laughing at how much harder it pulled. It was night and day for me.

Definitely agree on the first gear comment. Forum makes it seem like it you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-22-2018, 02:24:29 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 16,050
Posted By rpearl555
Re: My custom exhaust journy begins

Could you post a photo of your resonated ss section 1? Would like to see how it turned out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-21-2018, 12:58:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SSv1 with cpi rtx?

I wonder how the car would respond to a true 2.5 ID all the way through for the section 1. I think HassanEido has done this with his custom exhaust
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-20-2018, 03:54:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SSv1 with cpi rtx?

Thanks Tyler! Don’t the ar25s have an ID of 2.5 and would pair well with the SSV1 oversized section 1? If not I remember talking about possibly placing the resonators in section 2 while being mindful...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-20-2018, 03:09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By rpearl555
Re: SSv1 with cpi rtx?

I’m thinking about running resonator(s) in the section 1 thanks to Tbone’s thoughts. I bought two ar25s but looks like they won’t fit together side by side in the ssv1 section 1. Maybe offset or at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-18-2018, 12:11:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

I’d get custom dyno tune to ensure you’re getting the performance you paid for (mods and tune). Sounds like you’ve got a great set up happening.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 08:01:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,306
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Mitigating Cold Start Wear

Mmmmm lemme get that green bottle
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 03:51:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Should I get 288/280 or 280/272 cams?

Ha! I need more CAT converts.....for science....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 02:41:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,900
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 02:19:14 AM
Replies: 9,456
Views: 629,646
Posted By rpearl555
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

What cams did you go with?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-10-2018, 04:38:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,868
Posted By rpearl555
Re: I miss the summer...

Obioban, do you have a thread for the weight reduction you’ve done?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-08-2018, 01:52:10 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 24,841
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Sold the Jet Black, picked up an E90 M3

I think I understand just what you mean about the e46 feeling less solid but not in a lacking sort of way.

I really would like the dct but I have a concern in the back of mind about long term...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-08-2018, 01:17:24 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 24,841
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Sold the Jet Black, picked up an E90 M3

EricSMG, did you test drive a dct while shopping for a vehicle? What’s your opinion on coupe vs sedan and 6mt vs dct?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-06-2018, 07:08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,396
Posted By rpearl555
Re: PROFLEX Commander for BMW E46 M3 (S54)

Hmmmmm interestinggggggg
I wish I knew more about running e85. This is tempting
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-06-2018, 03:36:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,849
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Spring/Summer M3 Convertible - What to mod?

What did you go with as far as an aftermarket system?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-05-2018, 10:20:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,849
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Spring/Summer M3 Convertible - What to mod?

Any recommendations for headlights? I just assumed based on nothing that the oe xenons were hard to beat!
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Mon, Mar-05-2018, 04:11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-04-2018, 04:44:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Twin Screw 1998 M3 Estoril Blue Coupe

Don't buy this car if you’re looking for something to drive on the weekend and take your kids to school during the week - they will die.

Nuff said.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 08:04:22 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

Thanks Dr Mean I was flicking through Facebook posts a while back it must’ve been yours!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 07:24:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Stratus vs Streamline

Man I love me a good streamline
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 07:22:04 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

That’s where I’m pretty curious. Haven’t heard ssv1s in person vs the dime a dozen nonstepped catless headers (which I have). I wonder how the tone changes. As far as the bump in power I’m equally...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 05:16:27 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

Love my dinan. Anyone have a dinan paired with SSV1s? With an aftermarket resonated section 2 I bet the thing would sound quite exotic.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-28-2018, 01:49:54 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 16,957
Posted By rpearl555
Re: 2017 Auto Solutions SSK Group Buy!

If anyone wants a 20% kit I have one from this group buy.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-27-2018, 01:46:17 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 500,381
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-26-2018, 11:14:09 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 32,662
Posted By rpearl555
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

I wonder if they’ll ever see this thread/posts pertaining to that car lol.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-26-2018, 11:12:11 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 32,662
Posted By rpearl555
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

Desirable to some I imagine but not for that much money. Market is dictated by supply and demand. Low mileage cherries are fewer and fewer and what people are willing to spend the big bucks for. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-26-2018, 05:09:21 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

This sounds so good Tyler.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-24-2018, 03:03:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By rpearl555
Re: BMW M11x1.25 OEM BOLTS - FOUND

Insists on this for future/any rod bearing changes? I’m surprised the company would make any comments on maintenance outside of what they did when the s54 was current
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-24-2018, 12:46:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By rpearl555
Re: BMW M11x1.25 OEM BOLTS - FOUND

Hmmm this would be nice for me. If people have been reusing the early bolts because new ones weren’t accessible before does it really make a difference to change them at all?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-22-2018, 11:17:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-22-2018, 09:22:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Looking For Someone To Bulletproof My Vanos - Orlando FL

I definitely wanna meet up whether it’s vanos related or cruising.
There’s a regional section on the forum but activity is quite low. Almost never see other E46Ms on the road and yet there’s a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-22-2018, 07:53:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By rpearl555
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-22-2018, 04:44:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Looking For Someone To Bulletproof My Vanos - Orlando FL

[QUOTE=bmwahba39;1067788118]I live in Winter Park, right inside the Baldwin Park neighborhood. Where are you? Let’s meet up! I’m serious!



Girlfriend lives in Winterpark so most weekends I’m...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-22-2018, 05:26:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Looking For Someone To Bulletproof My Vanos - Orlando FL

Where are you guys running around? Ive only seen a handful of E46Ms in the Orlando area over the past few years and now you’re all popping up!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-22-2018, 04:03:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Looking For Someone To Bulletproof My Vanos - Orlando FL

Dave B might be able to help you out. He’s done a number of them.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 10:23:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By rpearl555
Re: CSL Intake Snorkel Config.

Can you post some photos of your set up?
How did you connect from in front of the radiator to the box? Just hoses?

And the stock piece you mention from the driver side brake duct, is that the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 09:42:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By rpearl555
Re: CSL Intake Snorkel Config.

Currently my snorkel is sitting uninstalled. I’m not particularly happy with the design and would LOVE something that Turner used to sell. It’s a carbon piece that’s basically the same design as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 08:11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By rpearl555
Re: CSL Intake Snorkel Config.

Does the snorkel (without flap) affect perfomanxe versus leaving a gaping hole?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 05:12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Dash cam hardwire - who's done it?

Thanks for this!
Also have a convertible and I’m looking into clean installation options.
I’ll need to find that wire you mentioned.
Have you been running the camera overnight?
Also what does...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 05:01:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,305
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Hidden dash cam

The concealment of this is very nice. The concerns on quality and particularly overheating has me concerned. Any updates on this? Have you tried the overnight feature?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-21-2018, 04:51:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Dash cam hardwire - who's done it?

Which dash cam did you go with? Any photos of your set up you could share?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-21-2018, 08:48:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Silver Interior Trim Set

I’ll take them. Sent a pm
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 06:44:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Convertible top hydraulic cylinder repair

Any update on the rebuilt parts? I think my pump is on its way out with being loud and slow top operation. I was pretty set on just having the pump rebuilt by top hydraulics but reading your post has...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-09-2018, 03:20:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,308
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Money shift

Excellent photo. Always wondered which clip people were saying broke. I checked this when I had the walboro and all seemed fine. I think it was the pump (or me that retrofit the pump into the oe...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-09-2018, 12:50:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,308
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Money shift

I hit 9k on a botched angry driving downshift. I thought I was done for. I think it blew my tranny seal that wasn’t seated properly to begin with.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-08-2018, 05:48:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,245
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Best Fuel Rail for E46 m3?

Is oe not the best for a csl box and other supporting na mods?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-08-2018, 01:49:57 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

Oh man this would be awesome. Definitely down.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-08-2018, 01:43:41 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

Tbone,

Is it possible/have you seen anyone add an additional resonator to the stock section 2?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-08-2018, 01:40:54 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 88,712
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Post your exhaust setup!

Dr. M3an
Do you know of any true 2.5 inch dual piped resonated x pipes for the section 2? Or would this have to be custom made.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-07-2018, 10:30:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,308
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Money shift

I think my pump was the reason the car was suffering fuel starvation at 1/4 tank. Where did you read about this isssue? I couldn’t find something pointing to the aftermarket pump. I always thought...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-07-2018, 10:13:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By rpearl555
Re: Engine starting issue

I had an aftermarket fuel pump suffering a soft failure causing 2nd try starts unless the car had been sitting for less than ~30 minutes. Replaced with a new oe pump and starts first time.

Also...
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