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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-17-2018, 05:46:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,633
Posted By erickrayos
Re: S54 exhaust upper chain guide solution

read the write up... specifically this part...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-17-2018, 05:41:02 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

easy to see how misaligned it is. make a template off a cardboard w/ the exhaust hole in the middle and see how exactly misaligned it is maybe just the flange was welded in a bit of a wrong angle and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-17-2018, 05:31:07 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

I'd just buy cheap drill bits so even if you break em it won't really be much of a dent in your wallet just be sure to wear some eye pro lol.

In terms of what kind of drill bit, as long as its...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-16-2018, 11:25:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,633
Posted By erickrayos
Re: S54 exhaust upper chain guide solution

talking about cryo treated hubs, just find a local place that can cryo treat it for you if the tabs ain't broke. A local place here in SD would do two for 75bucks. Then get the re-drilled pump disk...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-16-2018, 01:09:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,633
Posted By erickrayos
Re: S54 exhaust upper chain guide solution

I need to replace my cam bolts and just placed the order for this and the seals as well. might as well do them while I am at this vanos lol
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-15-2018, 01:53:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Konig wheels?

Here's one of the cars that got f*cked up by the same bump/hump on that freeway...


https://www.facebook.com/andres.martinez.3950/videos/1524792357618368/
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-14-2018, 07:44:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Konig wheels?

not a lot of wheel companies last 30+ years in the business putting out sub-par products.. They've been in the business that long for a reason.


They had their fair share of troubles in the past...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-14-2018, 03:38:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Turner Pulleys Tight Fit?

I got UUC and its the same as well. very close clearance.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 10:29:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Konig wheels?

you can listen to these guys, or you can do your own research on what actual people who owns/tracks them has to say. its not hard to find them, heck just go to their facebook page and see what their...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 05:30:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Konig wheels?

about 5-6months now I believe, and I drive pretty hard and I've hit some potholes/bumps really hard (once hit a bump at 70mph.. freakin construction on freeway w/ no signs..) a few times already and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 05:17:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Konig wheels?

not much in the BMW community, Miata track cars has the most I've seen and on their top line of wheels haven't seen anything that breaks/cracks unless it was caused by an accident in track. google...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 05:12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Konig wheels?

I have em on and so far they are holding up on the streets w/ bumps and whatnot on spirited driving. I've seen people use them on track cars and liked it very much as they are light, strong and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 05:12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Battery Change...Lots of dash warning lights

My mom replaced my battery when I was deployed (which was the one that came with it from factory) and its been two years and have had no problems. And it is an autozone battery.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-10-2018, 08:17:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Oil Leak in front of engine

seals, can be done in 5mins. easy and cheap fix as long as the solenoid itself didn't get f*cked.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-10-2018, 01:02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Vanos rattle?

Ok thanks!



Anyways anybody here in SD area that knows where I can rent/borrow the Cam timing tool? Or is it dr.vanos the only place that we can rent them?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-09-2018, 06:00:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By erickrayos
Vanos rattle?

Last night after a 3rd gear pull from 50mph going to traffic speed I noticed there's a weird sound coming from the front. and as I get into the parking lot I hear it sounds like a rattle (deeper tone...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-06-2018, 04:57:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,048
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Money shift

you checked all 6 right just in case?

Almost did the same thing but luckily I only hit 7800rpm in my case.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-29-2018, 06:01:08 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLryQMN6liA56dqIsJMEJA3D4we_l7e-8y
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-25-2018, 11:10:16 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

lol keep hating on it. fact is the quality is good, not 100% fitment like an OEM sure I'd give it a 95%. Welds looked great and being a TIG welder and an NDT I think I am qualified enough to judge...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-25-2018, 08:16:47 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

most likely, he's probably just mad that people is able to get a decent set of catless headers for this car while paying under 300bucks when he paid most likely 600+ for his.


BTW I'll be doing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-25-2018, 02:19:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,199
Posted By erickrayos
Re: California Insurance doubled?

I am shopping around for insurance right now. just a bit busy being in the navy w/ my ship going under inspection phase.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-24-2018, 02:24:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Injector cleaning

When I saw this I searched right away if there's a DIY for removing the injectors..

here it is!

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-24-2018, 02:21:41 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

not THAT bad.

It's time consuming sure, can be done in 6-8hours yes w/ the right tools. I mean I didn't have a 1/4 drive ratchet so I had to use 3/8 drive and some extensions.. if I had a 1/4...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-24-2018, 12:36:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Injector cleaning

hmm, since the injectors isn't hard to remove I may just do this if there's a place here in SD that does it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-22-2018, 10:57:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,199
Posted By erickrayos
Re: California Insurance doubled?

That's the thing, I went USAA before coz they are 100bucks cheaper than everyone else w/ 0 deductible! now even at $500 deductible its still pretty much doubled.


weird thing tho I went and got a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-22-2018, 09:19:22 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

if you're worried about it having turbulence and restriction, nothing a dremel tool can't file down to make the transition smoother.. LOL
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-22-2018, 08:13:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,199
Posted By erickrayos
California Insurance doubled?

I got my insurance to USAA. And my policy renewed automatically and my premiums doubled pretty much over night. They were saying that the "evaluators" undervalued the car before (in terms of repair...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-22-2018, 07:15:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Differential Bushings and Bolts DIY Help

when I did mine I took the whole diff off... remember there's 3 bushings there, two on the rear (diff cover) and one on front.. I think it is possible to just drain it, remove cover and replace it......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-21-2018, 07:28:20 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

I had two bung plugs on mine and I remember there was a plug for the EGT. not some deal breaker issue I guess since the bungs are easily accessible from the bottom and can always just remove o2...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-21-2018, 12:55:04 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

did not notice anything like that when I got mine. but if it turns out that its bad and won't fit I would say its one of those bad one that happens to everyone.

Tip for installing them tho like...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 11:13:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,906
Posted By erickrayos
Re: 11hp No Brainer? "Underdrive Power Pulleys"

and upon quick "search" button on here and e46fanatics you'd see quite a lot of people who swear by them and their products.. I'm not saying you're lying but 1 persons bad review over a sea of others...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 10:23:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,906
Posted By erickrayos
Re: 11hp No Brainer? "Underdrive Power Pulleys"

I swear to god researching which underdrive pulley to get majority that came up from this forum and e46fanatics goes either UUC and rouge... now people bashing UUC? LOL ok. haven't had any bad...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 06:39:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,906
Posted By erickrayos
Re: 11hp No Brainer? "Underdrive Power Pulleys"

you're the first one I've seen that had something bad to say about either UUC or RE pulley kit.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 06:23:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Can anyone confirm which color this is....

mystic blue. same as mine, check mine out my IG is RebornSAZ
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-18-2018, 11:01:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,906
Posted By erickrayos
Re: 11hp No Brainer? "Underdrive Power Pulleys"

I haven't seen anyone complaining about cooling problems after under driving the water pump.. almost everyone will tell you to stay away from the kit that has the alternator underdrive and stick with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-18-2018, 09:58:52 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 57,394
Posted By erickrayos
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-17-2018, 11:59:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,988
Posted By erickrayos
Re: My Custom CF Airbox Journey Begins

I actually have an extra airbox and a roll of cf planned on doing it during holiday period but didn't have time to do it. I'll see how you do it compared to how I plan on doing it. I was gonna use...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-17-2018, 08:15:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,270
Posted By erickrayos
Re: RK Tunes (Jordan H) broke my VANOS twice and will not refund my money.

sometimes vanos problems doesn't get you SES light, unless you test vanos you won't even know its having problems at times.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-17-2018, 03:35:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,270
Posted By erickrayos
Re: RK Tunes (Jordan H) broke my VANOS twice and will not refund my money.

How can you not know he's having problems when you're viewing his IG page and even liking his posts??? LMAO




Anyway I was thinking of getting the B-spec tune by buildjournal or RK-tunes.. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-16-2018, 04:58:38 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

OEM euro section 1 on sale on e46fanatics. 350+ shipping for those who wants it!

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1134225
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-15-2018, 05:17:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Will E46 M3 values be going up in 2018?

don't think prices will just shot up like bitcoin, but it will most likely hold price and steadily increase as years goes by, especially for the 6spd manual trans. and the rarer the color the more...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-11-2018, 11:46:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 999
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Oil change before or after car sits for awhile?

True, if somehow there's moisture inside that will promote corrosion.



To me it really doesn't matter, both before and after have their points.


Before, since you wouldn't want any dirty...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-11-2018, 01:18:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,394
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Advanced Fuel Dynamics - PROFLEX E85 flex fuel option

Well if anyone has been interested on it, but haven't been searching much Twinline Garage on youtube have it and seems to work no problems with him. He's not sponsored and his review seem to be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-10-2018, 11:12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Ceika Brakes

I'd buy the exhaust products... but as far as something as important as brakes as it concerns safety... I'd go with the trusted things out there that works.. I would not be a test subject for such...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-10-2018, 01:49:10 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

it works with any section 1 that has OEM flanges.


And only 3 available now. get on it if you wanna get one! haha
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-10-2018, 01:46:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By erickrayos
Re: CaE installed

you can try using a stock 6speed bin. see if it works... although I am not sure how to check which 6speed binary would be compatible with your DME. just check the tuning/coding section I guess?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-10-2018, 01:38:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Ceika Brakes

I've researched them last year, and I've found out a lot of bad things..

First from what I've seen from people who had bought it first complaint I saw was the pads it came with.. Basically its...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-08-2018, 11:17:16 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

it can be done either way. are you running cats on section 1 or just moving the o2 bungs there? if you're just trying to get the cel not to show up, most cost effective way is to use bi-foulers. Or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-08-2018, 11:13:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

the mileage on the pump is almost around 35k at if not closer to 40k. brand was Beck Arnley.


I think it may be leaking thru the weep hole I guess as I can't really see any other leaks anywhere...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-08-2018, 02:00:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

yeah I am getting it from fcpeuro so if it fails I can get one free again LOL.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-08-2018, 01:26:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

I've replaced all cooling system parts in the exception of Expansion tank (still looks new) and fan clutch (switchted to spal fan) about 2 years ago. But from what someone had told me before if the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-07-2018, 10:19:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

Yeah I am in San diego, I'm really guessing its the water pump tho, I mean every o-ring replaced and the pump gasket replaced and only leaks when the car is on (start up is the most obvious as I can...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-06-2018, 08:15:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

replaced that as well, as I said I replaced every O-ring and gasket that can be replaced. I got the metal one.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-06-2018, 01:55:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

Ok, I'll try to see if the base auto hobby shop got the right pressure tester to check that out. if not I'll probably just buy a new pump and hopefully that fixes it. the leak is very minimal that it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-05-2018, 11:10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
Re: coolant leak

Yes they seat properly and yes I lubricated them with coolant before putting them in.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-05-2018, 08:33:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By erickrayos
coolant leak

Hey guys!


I recently encountered coolant leak and from what I can see it was coming somewhere under the pump from the trace amounts of coolant there and it kinda goes on the crank pulley and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-05-2018, 07:16:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Filling Reflectors-Front Bumper

Well bodywork+paint in a shop would cost you somewhere between 300-500bucks... if you know how to do it yourself then it can be done for much cheaper, automotive paint stores can match your paint if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-05-2018, 04:53:58 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 57,394
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Probably not, I've asked someone who had the headlight intake mod and he said he had driven it thru Florida storm (and if you don't know how its like, basically its raining so hard that you can...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-05-2018, 04:51:51 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

cool!

By the way, I've heard somewhere that we are limited to how many times we can flash our DME's until it gets bricked, Is this true? That's why I have only done it twice (first time was to try...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-05-2018, 03:54:52 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

Running catless I did notice the difference in smell, it's stronger from cold start but as it warms up it tones down a little but I've lived in the philippines til I was 18... so That kind of smell...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Thu, Jan-04-2018, 10:24:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 50,212
Posted By erickrayos
Re: DIY: E46 M3 detailed water pump replacement, thermostat replacement, & coolant fl

Thanks for the guides! I have used this and the valve timing adjustment guide that you have and its great help! made them so easy to follow and I was able to do them.


Oh just a tip tho for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-04-2018, 03:37:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By erickrayos
Re: anyone run 285/30/19 and 255/35/19?

I know someone from IG who runs OEM 19's squared (rear wheel) and his front is at 3.0 camber, he's pretty low too but it looks good. just too much camber for me as a daily so I opted for a different...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-04-2018, 09:40:09 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 57,394
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Last 5 people skipped a couple of posts and a couple of us is not on this list...


I guess Imma put my name again...





1. Kwakjoe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-04-2018, 05:22:42 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

all I can say is, I am glad I pulled the trigger quickly on it. Looking at AA headers these does look pretty identical.

even at 500bucks it should sell but there's a forum member either here or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-03-2018, 11:52:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By erickrayos
Re: ECS Oil Catch Can

Was about to link you here LOL... Yeah and for under 50bucks.. that does the same exact thing... can't find your thread for it tho earlier.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-31-2017, 07:45:34 AM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 560,379
Posted By erickrayos
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Did my Valve timing adjustment today. Kinda scared to look at my vanos hub tab and my worry was relieved when I saw both tabs are good

http://i66.tinypic.com/2lk9u95.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-27-2017, 11:30:10 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 57,394
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

1. Kwakjoe

2. Xrumx

3. Good

4. PITT M3 RR

5. Ramp1
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-27-2017, 06:17:22 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 57,394
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

Add me for the group buy

Looking to get the CF. If it gets out around april timeframe I can handle that.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-25-2017, 07:05:16 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,851
Posted By erickrayos
Re: RTD Short Shifter Group Buy Interest.

is it just me or their website is down??


Anyways I've always known about CAE, and I just recently got the knowledge of RTD's existence.. Was wondering what's really the difference between the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-25-2017, 06:28:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By erickrayos
Re: engine oil leak but immaculate engine bay - where to check while under car?

CPV is a very common leak... VCG and front of vanos are the other common ones.. if these 3 are not the culprit then its gonna be a bit more complicated, and would really have to trace where the leak...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-24-2017, 10:15:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By erickrayos
Re: A.G.T Styling anyone?

I am in the process of skinning it carbon fiber.. but no they are not primed or anything just straight FRP. if you wanna paint it you're gonna have to sand it (since it has smooth finish, needs to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-24-2017, 08:02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By erickrayos
Re: A.G.T Styling anyone?

can't remember how long for mine, maybe 2weeks? but definitely under 3weeks.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-24-2017, 08:01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By erickrayos
Re: A.G.T Styling anyone?

got the side skirt from them, no problems except for my error, wanted the carbon fiber but I forgot to change the drop down menu to cf.. instead I got an FRP.. which is fine too.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-21-2017, 06:26:10 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 57,394
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Streamline & Dr M3an M3's CSL Airbox Development Journal Collaboration

how much is it again including everything needed for the install with the exception of the Alpha N tune? and when will it be available?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-20-2017, 02:03:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,094
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Alpine White M3.. What color rims?

Gold always works on white man.. I got Mystic blue metallic and gold works well on it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-20-2017, 02:02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Selling my 02' M3 soon... stock or modded? value?

stock always sells for more compared to modded unless you can find that buyer that wants exactly what you have.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-19-2017, 05:20:12 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

they sold out real quick... damn.. with good fitment and a great price I kinda expected this to happen.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-16-2017, 03:26:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,065
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Catless in Cali

man Cali sucks in terms of smog, they actually really hook up shit in the end of your exhaust..

In Nevada they just plug in to your OBD2 and that's it, as long as sensors are "active" they don't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-16-2017, 03:24:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Tach Warm Up Lights Illuminate at High RPM

LMAO! omfg.. you guys are crackin me up xD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 09:31:36 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

I used ECS tuning as well for the gasket to the manifold. but for the flanges I ended using the megan ones.. I will replace them this weekend tho once I fit my section 1 w/ resonators.


EDIT:

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-12-2017, 02:45:45 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

I wouldn't say "Big" difference since the best headers out there adds about 30hp which in reality, you won't feel it as much unless you really have to dyno it.


In terms of feel. It just pulls...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-11-2017, 08:04:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,612
Posted By erickrayos
Re: CMP Auto Engineering subframe kit

I don't know about that bar showing like that.. vince bar basically does the same thing and I don't remember it being popping out like that..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-11-2017, 01:01:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,175
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Camshaft Group-Buy -- Interest Thread

interested but I don't have the money nor time to do it since I'll be going on deployment early next year... probably in early 2019 when I get back from deployment..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 12:49:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,750
Posted By erickrayos
Re: VOTE - 2018 M3Forum Member Ride Calendar

I wanted to enter this but only 4 pics allowed every car... :/

https://ibb.co/kANESw
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 12:38:55 AM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 380,069
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

I love em. inexpensive, pretty light and pretty strong as well. Konig Hypergrams 18x9.5 +35 offset. I originally wanted to go Apex ARC 8's but soooooo MANY people have em.. I wanna be different so I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-03-2017, 07:42:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,929
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Does Your E46 BMW Consume Oil?

nope. my 325i did, changed the CCV and it helped but not completely gone. I know 330i's do burn but wasn't sure about my 325i.

But my M3 now doesn't burn oil. Only issue I had was the CPV which I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-02-2017, 08:07:26 AM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 380,069
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/924/DniebS.jpg (http://imageshack.com/f/poDniebSj)


IG: RebornSAZ
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-02-2017, 02:08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Rough Idle + Misfire

pre-cat o2 sensors bad? or were put in the wrong banks? when I replaced my headers I for some reason have accidentally put my pre-cat o2 sensors the other way around and I was throwing misfire codes...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 05:02:58 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

Redline still got them for 239+shipping. so it may come up to 300bucks which is the msrp from megan.


And normally paypal can't decline a refund from a CC company. I got a friend who is a seller...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 03:12:19 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

did not get any dyno runs on OEM headers. but will dyno the car w/ the megan headers within a couple of weeks. before and after the bspec tune that I'll be getting from buildjournal.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 07:52:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By erickrayos
Re: OEM Style 135 wheels on an M

Where are you located at? getting rid of my 19's soon but they will need to be refinished.. I just covered them with plasti-dip right now to get rid of the horrible finish. Switching wheel set-up...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 10:35:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Anyone using Febi Giubo or ECS Universal Flex Disc kit??

got the kit for mine, replaced it last march, recently checked them (a month ago?) when I did my diff bushing, all looks like new as they are LOL
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 12:33:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,161
Posted By erickrayos
Re: TTFS tune launch control option for 6speed

yep! my major project next year is the subframe re-enforcement with the vince bar. so far no cracks on my subframe that we can see (maybe some under the subframe bushings itself?)

But just to get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 09:57:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,161
Posted By erickrayos
TTFS tune launch control option for 6speed

have new headers installed and will either get the CSL airbox or make my own (not sure yet) but I was looking around for tunes and saw TTFS's tune shows they got launch control option for 6speed...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 09:53:40 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

It wasn't a car part but it was a computer part (CPU chip) cost me about 600bucks, it was from newegg.com

They (newegg) sent me another one and filed a claim to UPS. UPS basically sent me a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-26-2017, 04:09:19 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

here's another clip of cold start with Megan headers + resonator delete section 1 + OEM section 2+ Megan muffler when everything is working right.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgtOt9Zctg8
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 10:06:51 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

last time this happened to me the seller sent me another one, filed a claim to the shipper (was UPS) that it was stolen, next delivery signature required. UPS had a police come over for statement and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 07:28:38 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

Well it is a piece of stainless steel.. the only way to actually damage it is to drop it really hard or from really high place. plus its steel tubes and whatnot which makes them harder to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 05:54:01 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

if it does I'll just install the bifoulers, they won't come til monday. autozone didn't have the long ones. -_-
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 08:00:29 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 26,963
Posted By erickrayos
Re: Megan Racing Headers

yeah, after fixing my problems I am surprised no cat efficiency code is coming up yet.

But have not noticed any strong fumes smell.. then again I am parked in an open area parking lot. only time I...
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