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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-26-2018, 12:12:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,414
Posted By skelzy
Roll cage questions

So I heard getting a roll cage would also solve the rear subframe reinforcement problem as well so is that true? How much should it cost for a basic setup including powder coating from a reputable...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sun, Jan-07-2018, 09:02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By skelzy
SMG Fluid Reservoir Measuement

Stupid question but when measuring the Pentosin fluid level in the SMG reservoir do I measure before or after the pump has primed? Obviously the level takes a big dip after priming so curious if...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sun, Dec-10-2017, 10:46:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By skelzy
Re: SMG pump priming time

I would say if the priming time is abnormally long then it may indicate the accumulator may be dying because it canít hold the pressure correctly.


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 05:27:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By skelzy
SMG Question

UPDATE:
So last night I connected my laptop with INPA and cleared all codes and car seems to shift fine now [emoji1303].. Iím not sure what happened or why the yellow cog came on to begin with but...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 04:15:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By skelzy
SMG Question

Thanks for responses. Just a note that the last time I turned on ignition the car seemed to struggle to shift gears and then eventually stopped and stayed in neutral. Since the last few shifts were...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 03:28:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By skelzy
SMG Question

Hey guys,
I have 126K on my Ď05 M3 and am original owner. Never had any real issues so far after all those miles so for me the SMGII has been extremely reliable.. But the yellow cog came on as I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-15-2017, 09:37:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By skelzy
Is this oil ok to use?

I always use the Castrol Professional on the left for ever. But when I received my order it came with only three bottles of the Professional and then three bottles of the brand on the right which...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-09-2017, 04:35:43 AM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: *** The Ridiculous Thread ***

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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Aug-07-2017, 11:03:07 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: *** The Ridiculous Thread ***

DYING [emoji24][emoji24]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-03-2017, 04:55:41 PM
Replies: 10,095
Views: 677,692
Posted By skelzy
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Beautiful man, are those Sportster CH's? I see the recline so...


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-13-2017, 12:35:11 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: *** The Ridiculous Thread ***

Haha, I know who's the entertainment at my kids next party [emoji23]


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-09-2017, 03:52:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,961
Posted By skelzy
Re: GROUP BUY: CMP AE Subframe Kit

I may pull trigger in next week [emoji1303]


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-26-2017, 02:32:23 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,673
Posted By skelzy
Re: CNC oil filter housing cap

Got my new oil cap and love it [emoji1303]... Matches the existing bling... ...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sun, Apr-16-2017, 05:02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,301
Posted By skelzy
Re: DIY: Subframe Reinforcement / Subframe Bushings / Diff Bushings / RTABS

So question... How much would an Indy shop charge to do this including all new bushings and hardware? If it's in the $1500-$2K range I may just have them do it for me.. I still have nightmares from...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-13-2017, 02:59:32 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,673
Posted By skelzy
Re: CNC oil filter housing cap

I bought a similar one years ago from Rogue.. Looks so much better than the ugly OEM cap. Plus with the VANOS being super polished it really pops when you open the hood [emoji1303]...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-07-2017, 04:28:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,380
Posted By skelzy
Re: Pretty proud of my garage

It will make a indent on the tile that is under the jack if nothing is put down but using a small square of thin plywood solves that issue. Also, I have checked board floor obviously and the white...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-06-2017, 08:10:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,380
Posted By skelzy
Re: Pretty proud of my garage

Thanks man, it's just RaceDeck flooring. Easy to install and durable as hell. Plus it's warm in the winter and cool in summer so highly recommend it [emoji1303]...


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Apr-03-2017, 07:23:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By skelzy
Re: Pristine, like new, stock Muffler. Less than 500 miles

Worth it for the mint tips alone... GLWS


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Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sat, Mar-18-2017, 10:40:51 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 454,776
Posted By skelzy
Re: [Color] Alpine White

Sure, how are you Frankie? I bought that trunk off forum member Jest.. I regret selling it as I'm in the market now for a good CSL trunk. Glad it is being put to good use though [emoji1303]


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Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Fri, Mar-17-2017, 03:42:37 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 80,425
Posted By skelzy
TTFS Custom Tuning

Well, finally caved and got the SMG tune after seeing everyone rave about it the last few years. I am original owner of my '05 M3 and have 120K on it. I drove every single one of those miles so I...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-14-2017, 05:22:21 AM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: *** The Ridiculous Thread ***

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-13-2017, 07:08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,322
Posted By skelzy
Your mileage - high mileage? Still powerful?

Same here, original owner of an '05 with 120K on it and it still pulls like a freight train


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-13-2017, 07:04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,686
Posted By skelzy
Making the E46 'feel' like a New Car... What have you done?

I understand, they are not to everyone's taste but that's what makes these cars great. It's very easy to personalize them to our individual tastes. I get messaged often asking where I got them and...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Mar-13-2017, 02:37:25 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 454,776
Posted By skelzy
Re: [Color] Alpine White

Haha [emoji23]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-13-2017, 02:04:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,686
Posted By skelzy
Re: Making the E46 'feel' like a New Car... What have you done?

Agreed.... This is why I choose to keep my OEM bumper for airflow to airbox and also like my daytime running lights. Made the front appear more modern without taking away from the original cars...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-11-2017, 09:59:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Re: Is this anything to worry about?

Update: Sooo got my replacement rocker arm retainer clip and installed it buttoned her up. Started her up and she runs amazing [emoji1303]... So glad this story ended this way instead of with this...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Thu, Mar-09-2017, 06:52:09 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 80,425
Posted By skelzy
Re: TTFS Custom Tuning

Original owner here of '05 with 120K on it and just finally ordered the TTFS tune [emoji1303]... Very exciting indeed


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-09-2017, 04:53:54 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,889
Posted By skelzy
Re: After a firey breakup with a 'Stang, enter Jet Black

Nice man and welcome back to owning a very special car as you already know. That seems like a beautiful example. How did she maintain it? She changed oil by the BMW recommended service intervals or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-08-2017, 01:14:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Is this anything to worry about?

Haha [emoji23] ok then [emoji1362]...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 09:44:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Re: Is this anything to worry about?

Which pic are you referring to? I checked last night and the lobes are smooth and no obvious wear. You don't mean the oil channel on the lobe do you? That's there for oil to continuously lubricate as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 09:40:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Is this anything to worry about?

Good advice man. I actually did exactly that and took another retainer and tried it on the damaged area and it seated fine with no obvious abnormal movement. I may try to gently sand by hand the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 06:17:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Re: Is this anything to worry about?

Seeing things as lobes are fine... The only gouge is on that rocker arm rod...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 05:38:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Re: Is this anything to worry about?

Anyone have any input on the scoring on the rocker arm rod being an issue? Again, I do not believe that rocker arm connecting rod moves or rotates so I can't imagine the scoring on it being an issue...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-07-2017, 03:03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By skelzy
Is this anything to worry about?

So in looking at an M3 my buddy is interested in buying the owner told us that after a recent valve adjustment he heard an extremely loud ticking coming from engine that got progressively louder....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-06-2017, 03:36:00 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,983
Posted By skelzy
Running a Dr. Vanos or turbotoy exhaust hub? Get in here!

No no, never said Beisan Disk, said full Beisan treatment meaning seals, rattle kit, etc... TT redrilled my disc to fit perfect with his C300 hub [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-05-2017, 05:36:55 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,983
Posted By skelzy
Running a Dr. Vanos or turbotoy exhaust hub? Get in here!

You really don't have too but the tolerances are even tighter when you do.. And yes, original holes were slightly chewed up. There was absolutely zero play between TT hub and redrilled disk when I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-05-2017, 05:27:04 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,983
Posted By skelzy
Running a Dr. Vanos or turbotoy exhaust hub? Get in here!

Used the TT C-300 hub on my car combo'd with re-drilled disc and 40K later all is well. This in addition to the full Beisan treatment has made all the difference [emoji1303]...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-05-2017, 05:08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By skelzy
Re: E46 M3 Rogue Engineering Oil Filter Lid *Socal*

Love mine [emoji1303]
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-02-2017, 07:48:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,380
Posted By skelzy
Re: Pretty proud of my garage

My humble one car garage...

Before:
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After:...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Feb-21-2017, 03:14:26 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
*** The Ridiculous Thread ***

Hahahaaa [emoji23]... People will think he's having a seizure while he's driving [emoji23]... Hilarious [emoji23]


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Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Sat, Feb-11-2017, 03:58:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By skelzy
Re: WTB: One front OEM 19 rim

BUMP IT UP!! Still looking for one front or set of style 67 19's in good shape... Let me know if you have some laying around you want to get rid of. Thanks [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-01-2017, 01:12:03 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,726
Posted By skelzy
Re: nightmare new purchase

Jesus that thing has been thru the mill... Def not what I would have expected either based on the description...
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Fri, Jan-06-2017, 06:52:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By skelzy
Re: WTB: One front OEM 19 rim

PM sent


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Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Thu, Jan-05-2017, 02:28:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By skelzy
Re: WTB: One front OEM 19 rim

BUMP it up.. No one has a spare OEM 19 lying around in excellent condition?? If not what is a good option to get one?


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Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Sun, Jan-01-2017, 10:15:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By skelzy
WTB: One front OEM 19 rim

Due to the lovely NY roads I bent my front right rim sooooo looking for just one front 19" rim in excellent condition... It's this style rim and you can see the bend in this pic:...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Nov-16-2016, 01:00:54 AM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 2,101,961
Posted By skelzy
Re: The OFFICIAL Aggressive Wheel Thread - Post your setups

Wow [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-22-2016, 01:59:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By skelzy
Re: SMG to 6MT conversion help (SAN DIEGO!)

All in soup to nuts how much does this cost on average including labor?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-26-2016, 10:37:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,889
Posted By skelzy
Re: New Castrol 10W60??

Well mine is the "Professional" and according to my contact at my supplier it's the same as the old one I used on the left... Going with that [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-26-2016, 12:58:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,889
Posted By skelzy
Re: New Castrol 10W60??

Yeah, noticed that too but it sounds like its fine to use. Never realized the Castrol 10W60 was fully synthetic all this time...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-26-2016, 03:00:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,889
Posted By skelzy
New Castrol 10W60

What's up guys,
I ordered an oil change kit from my usual supplier and received a different looking oil bottle than I have used for the last 11yrs. I attached a pic for you to see but I usually use...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-20-2016, 02:29:57 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: ** The Ridiculous Thread **

Is that 1/4 mile or 1/8th mile times?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-17-2016, 09:47:18 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 476,279
Posted By skelzy
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Hello Gorgeous [emoji7]
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-19-2016, 01:35:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,810
Posted By skelzy
30k miles on TT V3 vanos hub!

Just hit 30K and looks great [emoji1303]... Between Beisan Vanos kit and the V3 hub it's truly is the solution to the dreaded vanos failure.... Great work guys... BMW's own engineers couldn't figure...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-11-2016, 08:42:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Re: Painting Interior trim Question

As I stated, I agree, it was the method of applying the paint that I think was the issue and not the prep work... It probably can be done pretty good with a rattle can but I don't think it compares...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-11-2016, 03:34:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Painting Interior trim Question

Man, I tried to prep the hell out of my trim pieces and I'm pretty anal but no matter how much I tried it wasn't even close to how it looks professionally painted... This was after several attempts...
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Wed, May-11-2016, 03:54:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,883
Posted By skelzy
Re: ► APEX | Redesigned & Re-engineered BMW Wheel Spacers

Order completed [emoji1303]... Thanks and hope it ships soon [emoji1303]


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Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Tue, May-10-2016, 02:22:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,883
Posted By skelzy
Re: ► APEX | Redesigned & Re-engineered BMW Wheel Spacers

PM'd


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-05-2016, 12:45:08 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: ** The Ridiculous Thread **

You guys understand [emoji1303]

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-01-2016, 05:00:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Painting Interior trim Question

So ended up having Martino Auto paint the trim for me.... Came out awesome and really completed the interior...
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Forum: F80 M3 (Sedan) / F82 M4 (Coupe) / F83 M4 (Convertible) : (2015-TBD) Sun, May-01-2016, 04:58:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,518
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Re: Thoughts on Tire Stickers?

Permanent raised letters are the way to go... Especially up close... Slight pain to install but worth it...
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-01-2016, 04:55:27 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 476,279
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Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Love your intake stacks... Is that a secondary air pump delete or something? Never saw that before....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-30-2016, 03:50:55 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 476,279
Posted By skelzy
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Personally I am very particular about what goes on my car and would never put on cheesy stickers however I did go with the permanent raised letters as they look much more OEM, especially up close,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-30-2016, 12:23:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,824
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Re: E46 M3 makes ten best sounding 6 cylinder engine list

This is great [emoji1303]... Good find...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-30-2016, 12:20:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By skelzy
Suggestions for cleaning alacantara

Curious myself..... My Coby wheel needs some refreshing and I want to bring back the puffiness of when it was new. The areas where I grip the wheel (9 and 3 o'clock) are a bit "compressed" if you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-24-2016, 10:59:06 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 476,279
Posted By skelzy
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

My humble chariot [emoji111]🏼️
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-18-2016, 06:40:43 AM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 476,279
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Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-15-2016, 05:13:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,003
Posted By skelzy
Another individual: Agean blue on lotus white interior

Agreed, this is not Piano Black as I just had mine done two weeks ago and mine is much darker than that. That trim almost like like a fake wood type pattern to it. Here is my newly painted trip in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-15-2016, 12:47:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,398
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-15-2016, 12:44:26 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 476,279
Posted By skelzy
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-15-2016, 12:57:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,453
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Re: Show off your permanent fix for saggy pillars

I just replaced my rears and and sucked it up and spent $120 total and bought new ones... Pretty straightforward install but I heard the fronts are a PITA to replace because of the airbags.

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-15-2016, 12:50:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,398
Posted By skelzy
Highest MPG or miles driven until fill up?

Man if I'm cruising on the highway at like 65-70mph in 6th I can average over 30mpg... I'm on 19's if that matters.....


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-15-2016, 12:47:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,147
Posted By skelzy
Frank Smith SMG Tune

Thanks for all the good feedback guys. Believe or not I have never done the paddle reset once since buying the car new (now has 113K on it) and have been tempted many times to try it. Yes, the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-13-2016, 01:49:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,147
Posted By skelzy
Frank Smith SMG Tune

So I am original owner of an '05 SMG with 113K mikes on it and have never had an issue with my SMG system thank god. I love the SMG and I was thinking of trying to do the SMG software update as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-12-2016, 04:55:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,608
Posted By skelzy
Piano Black Interior trim

Thank you for the compliments. I am really starting to see the payoff with the professional paint job after spending more time in the car. The cabin is really finished off with a nice trim.. A few...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Mon, Apr-11-2016, 01:41:44 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 26,146
Posted By skelzy
Re: Should I sell my e46 for M2?

M2 is nice... But doesn't have the presence of the e46 M3 and isn't nearly as raw... Good car but not the same level of excitement of the the latter...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-10-2016, 10:41:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,478
Posted By skelzy
Re: Michelin PSS Shortage?

Where exactly do you look on the tire?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-07-2016, 03:56:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,608
Posted By skelzy
Re: Piano Black Interior trim

Thanks man... I'm really glad I decided to go with Piano black. I considered re-wrapping the trim but having it professionally painted looks way better than any vinyl wrap [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-06-2016, 08:56:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,608
Posted By skelzy
Re: Piano Black Interior trim

Yeah, Martino always does top notch work [emoji1303]...


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-06-2016, 08:00:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,608
Posted By skelzy
Piano Black Interior trim

I assume they used OEM BMW paint as they are authorized factory trained body shop but not 100% sure. I am definitely going to 3M clear the door handles and probably the center trim by the window...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-06-2016, 07:16:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,608
Posted By skelzy
Piano Black Interior trim

So I tried prepping and painting my interior trim myself but it came out like crap so being completely anal about anything I put on my car I sent my interior trim pieces to Martino auto and had John...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-31-2016, 01:17:05 AM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
Re: ** The Ridiculous Thread **

Too bad she had a clean lift going too....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-23-2016, 04:31:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Re: Painting Interior trim Question

Uhhhh, sounds good but I'm doing this myself in my garage. That sounds like a complicated process and not a DIY project....


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Forum: F80 M3 (Sedan) / F82 M4 (Coupe) / F83 M4 (Convertible) : (2015-TBD) Tue, Feb-23-2016, 03:42:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,518
Posted By skelzy
Re: Thoughts on Tire Stickers?

I've been thinking about it as I do like the look when done correctly. But you have to have the proper tires to justify it. I think it would look stupid with racing letters on a piece of shit...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-23-2016, 12:54:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Painting Interior trim Question

Bumping an old thread but in the middle of doing this. So I am going for piano black gloss trim and question is is it better to paint black and then put clear over it to give it gloss finish or is it...
Forum: Audio/In Car Entertainment (I.C.E.) Thu, Feb-18-2016, 05:10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By skelzy
Re: OEM nav unit seems to have died, any fixes?

Get the Avin Avant2 from Tom.... Looks OEM and has tons of features [emoji1303]


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-18-2016, 02:49:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,617
Posted By skelzy
Re: ** Mason Engineering Rear Brace Owners, GTR or X-Brace Style, Steel or Aluminum?

Would this brace eliminate the need for subframe reinforcement or no?


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-18-2016, 02:40:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,203
Posted By skelzy
Re: Massive oil leak from my M3

CPV fell out


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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-18-2016, 02:36:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,486
Posted By skelzy
Burst Pipes In My Parking Garage..

Jesus... That sux.... Hopefully the detailer get her back to like she was before


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Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-17-2016, 12:13:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By skelzy
Used Valeo Alternator in Great shape....

Bump... Still have this sitting on workbench in garage if anyone still interested... I'll drop price to $90+ shipping otherwise I'll hang onto it as a good spare if I ever need it


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-05-2016, 03:28:25 AM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
** The Ridiculous Thread **

Well it proves one thing, proves you wealthy college boys don't have the education enough to admit when your wrong.....

http://youtu.be/GVmeeYwEiQw
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-04-2016, 02:18:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Re: Painting Interior trim Question

Sounds good fellas and thanks for feedback. Seems like the two main things are prepping the trim pieces correctly and the clear coat... My friend has a small paint gun so i can prob get a good job...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-04-2016, 01:47:07 AM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
** The Ridiculous Thread **

This is tragic to have these broken links show up at the end of this thread. Years ago when this thread really took off I plowed thru countless pages of non-working pics just to get to some good...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-03-2016, 02:42:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,320
Posted By skelzy
Painting Interior trim Question

Sorry as I just read thru a bunch of threads about painting the interior trim pieces and it seems like most recommend to take it to a professional to have it painted since the rattle can method looks...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-28-2016, 03:49:21 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
** The Ridiculous Thread **

On the contrary she looks great for being 45yrs old.... 45 bro...
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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-07-2016, 03:27:31 PM
Replies: 49,370
Views: 5,887,447
Posted By skelzy
** The Ridiculous Thread **

Do you have link for this GIF? I tried saving it but it only comes thru as image and not GIF.....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-01-2016, 08:49:33 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 88,538
Posted By skelzy
Re: Official AVIN Avant-2 Group Buy Sign Up List

I needed Tommy to resend me the update link for my unit last week and he responded right back to me so he must be around. Btw, is there an update that changes the overall user interface? Not sure...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-09-2015, 01:17:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By skelzy
Re: TISCHER still a forum sponsor?

Thanks Ev [emoji106]🏼
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-07-2015, 04:33:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By skelzy
TISCHER still a forum sponsor?

All squared away... Evan was away for a bit last week and just got back to me. Being shipped today... I was just nervous because he always responds so quickly that I wast used to a few days going by...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-07-2015, 12:35:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By skelzy
TISCHER still a forum sponsor?

Wondering because I placed an order Thursday of last week and have not received my usual confirmation email from them so I have sent about 4 PM's to Evan and one to Jason yesterday and still no...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Dec-05-2015, 01:19:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
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