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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-12-2017, 05:50:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By margaldi
Re: FSR/FSU Question

The one I installedhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171112/9d4f25fd935799683334d33506faac08.jpg

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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-11-2017, 07:17:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,842
Posted By margaldi
Re: faulty motor blower or resistor?

Having same issues as you guys. Not blowing air, cold or warm. Replaced the FSU with a new Behr. Problem solved...

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-11-2017, 07:07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By margaldi
Re: FSR/FSU Question

Exactly same issue. Changed with Behr FSU replacing the old design. Problem solved

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-21-2017, 04:42:51 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Replaced the auto dimming mirror glass
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-06-2017, 09:47:28 AM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Changed rear tyres. Goodyear Eagle f1 asymmetric 265/35/R19

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-06-2017, 09:44:50 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-22-2016, 03:00:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,677
Posted By margaldi
Re: Whats The Average e46 M3, Owner Age ?

45. Own the E46/M3 vert for 2 years. Prior to having kids I had a 318Ci vert. Love the E46 design. Will only replace if one day can go for the M4

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-28-2016, 08:54:49 AM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

A quick wash prior to hardtop installation
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-23-2016, 01:28:24 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Just finished repainting my rear bumper to fix the color mismatch of first attempt. This time I went to the shop with color sample. Result is OK for DIY....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-11-2016, 07:26:01 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Good looking car! Nice wheels. What make are they? BBS?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-11-2016, 07:23:19 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Paint is called Colormatic, but maybe is partly my fault as I should have ordered from a local shop showing up with the car so to check the color rather than ordering on line relying only on bmw...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-10-2016, 04:19:36 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Had a scratch on the back fender and attempted to fix. Prep and paintwork went OK but the dam colour from the spray can is not close matching the BMW colour code. Need soon to redo as I can not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-02-2016, 04:10:01 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Replaced Xenon bulbs with new 8000K. Also high beam with xenon effect bulbs.http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160702/7b997797d76aeca72b17a507ec04204e.jpg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-25-2016, 04:18:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By margaldi
Re: Convertible top stuck - need help!

Here is a YouTube video of what imattiso described
https://youtu.be/oUspFWfg6mU

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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Fri, Jun-24-2016, 07:54:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,358
Posted By margaldi
Re: E46 M3 on F8x M3/M4 Style 437m 19" wheels

Great looks. Good decision!

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Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jun-20-2016, 06:22:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By margaldi
Re: paddle shifters

Check this
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=550232

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Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jun-18-2016, 03:01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By margaldi
Re: paddle shifters

So problem is not installation... Too expensive for such item. What about asking all those guys that do smg to manual conversion. Could source this part from them at reasonable price

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Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jun-18-2016, 05:49:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By margaldi
Re: paddle shifters

If you changed paddles without removing the front part of the wheel (airbags etc) it could be that the small grey plastic adapters that are between the shifters leg and the actual button are somehow...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jun-17-2016, 02:08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By margaldi
Re: paddle shifters

Have you done any work at the steering wheel or this is sudden without touching anything?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-15-2016, 03:44:08 AM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

First time I install these. I was looking more for the cool white xenon color effect. I am also not using fogs often. So no experience about life of these bulbs.

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Forum: M3Forum Welcome Center Mon, Jun-13-2016, 02:46:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By margaldi
Re: Hi from Wales, UK

Thanks for sharing. I am thinking of getting it, but haven't decided if worth the value.

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Forum: M3Forum Welcome Center Sun, Jun-12-2016, 08:01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By margaldi
Re: Hi from Wales, UK

Are you happy with the eventuri? Would you recommend?

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-11-2016, 02:46:52 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Philips HB4 ultimate white light, diamond vision. Note these are for the fog lights.
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-10-2016, 07:30:28 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Changed fog lights bulbs, with 5000K Philips
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-29-2016, 06:39:27 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-28-2016, 06:32:12 AM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Installed aluminium paddle shifters
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-30-2016, 07:00:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,805
Posted By margaldi
Re: E46 M3 makes ten best sounding 6 cylinder engine list

Sound of S54 is great. Main reason to buy this car for my taste.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-23-2016, 04:48:36 PM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 600,460
Posted By margaldi
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Great looking car and setup

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-23-2016, 04:47:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,639
Posted By margaldi
Re: Installing Vince's epoxy in subframe reinforcement

How did the Swedish candy end up in the parcel :)

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-07-2016, 09:26:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By margaldi
Re: Help identifying this Exhaust

It's not scorpion. I have a scorpion and has nothing in common with what I see in the video.
Scorpion much better looking and sound is great!
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Apr-04-2016, 07:34:49 PM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 644,761
Posted By margaldi
Re: Best pic of your M (ONLY 1 pic please)

Plasti dip painted DYI

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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Apr-04-2016, 06:12:58 PM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 644,761
Posted By margaldi
Re: Best pic of your M (ONLY 1 pic please)

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160404/0c3dc3c556832655638425983769bcd7.jpg

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-30-2016, 05:06:41 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-30-2016, 05:04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By margaldi
Re: Magnetic oil drain plug

Have you had an oil change since installing to see if magnet attracted any metal? If magnet came loose wouldn't be a good thing :( the

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-30-2016, 07:21:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By margaldi
Magnetic oil drain plug

I am approaching oil change and consider replacing the OEM plug with a magnetic oil drain plug. I would be interested for any feedback from any of you that have tried....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-15-2015, 06:05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By margaldi
Re: Help with fault signal lights

Changed rear steering angle sensor and 2 days now no similar fault warning lights

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-14-2015, 12:11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By margaldi
Help with fault signal lights

Every now and then I get a series of fault lights illuminating after cold startup. If I drive for a while and stop and switch off the engine and then restart the lights go off.
I might have periods...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-20-2015, 06:38:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By margaldi
Re: Can OBD2 TORQUE PRO app read oil temperature

Thanks. I will check

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-19-2015, 07:10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By margaldi
Can OBD2 TORQUE PRO app read oil temperature

I am running Torque Pro app on an android unit head in a BMW E46 M3 connecting via a bluetooth OBDII scanner.
Wonder if I can get to read the oil temperature which is not listed in the torque app as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-19-2015, 07:03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By margaldi
Re: Problem connecting to ECU

I reset bluetooth connection. Managed to connect the unit with the OBDII adapter and finally read the ECU!!!
Yesterday and today it works with no problem.
Another Perphy's law case :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2015, 01:36:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,772
Posted By margaldi
Re: Can't sleep at night.. Bbs ch vs bbs ch-r

What about CX-R to differentiate from the mass. Look like deeper concave...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2015, 10:41:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By margaldi
Re: Problem connecting to ECU

Another strange thing is that adapter connects to the torque pro (ver. 1.8) running on my Samsung phone and reads the ECU. However, after a while the torque app crashes and refuses to re-open unless...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2015, 10:10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By margaldi
Re: Problem connecting to ECU

What is strange is that it played in the beggining with Torque. Now refuses.
Could be possible that the adapter just gave up or that my Android car unit is not communicating with the adapter
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-17-2015, 07:32:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By margaldi
Problem connecting to ECU

I am facing problem connecting to the ECU via bluetooth OBDII adapter.
A while ago I was able to connect with same OBDII adapter but not always the attempts were succesful.
I have tried several...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-19-2015, 03:31:10 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-08-2015, 04:28:53 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

You have it in excellent condition. Great looking.
You drive the Aston Martin weekdays and the m3 on weekends. ...[emoji1]
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-01-2015, 05:25:54 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Yes it's adding something different to the looks. Nice car. What did you use for paint? Plasti dip?
I have painted also the side skirts, mirrors and the top surface of my hard top.
Try it I recon.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-24-2015, 04:23:55 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-24-2015, 04:18:38 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Thanks for the positive comments. Red stripes are protective for the rims. Thought to add a outstanding color and not a color to match yellow :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-23-2015, 07:01:04 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 418,650
Posted By margaldi
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/23/bd861b88b2948148ade9c560bb6eab3d.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/23/d2d11a9f07f31d04a317909c704fda0d.jpg...
Forum: M3 Car Care and Detailing Tue, Mar-31-2015, 08:19:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,979
Posted By margaldi
Re: Plastidip?

Work on interior plastic parts is great too.http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/31/a6e723eea65f822ed1c429fe4ce34d85.jpg
Forum: M3 Car Care and Detailing Tue, Mar-31-2015, 08:17:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,979
Posted By margaldi
Re: Plastidip?

I have plasti dipped several parts of my car. Results can be great if you a apply several layers with patience. I have used both cans but mostly stay gun. I found that too high spray gun...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-26-2015, 05:47:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,858
Posted By margaldi
Re: Finally my Unicorn wheels captured!

Nice car, wheels and colour
Forum: M3Forum Welcome Center Tue, Mar-24-2015, 12:43:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By margaldi
New member M3

Hello all!
I recently got my my dream car BMW E46 M3 in SMG version.
I owned in the past a BMW E46 318Ci, but had a dream to get the M3.
I have already made several modifications, BBS 19"...
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