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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-12-2018, 02:34:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By Dave B
Re: Peeling/sticky interior rubber coating annoyance

A detailer near me has perfected a method involving sanding things down and applying several layers of different kinds of paint that produce a remarkably stock-like appearance AND feel.

I still...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-09-2018, 10:41:36 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

This is the one I need to get for Bunk the tard. I have friends up in Jupiter that got Healthy Paws and had a full dual total hip replacement ON A GERMAN SHEPHERD covered at 90%. No questions asked....
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-09-2018, 10:33:55 PM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 258,454
Posted By Dave B
Re: M3f Member Porsche owners thread.

I don't know anything about 911s except how to take them apart, because I can't afford them... But I have a friend who can, and he got offered a car that makes me kind of drool.

What's a 2018...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jul-06-2018, 11:22:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,896
Posted By Dave B
Re: My M3 Sedan Conversion Journal

Yum. Looks so good all finished like that.

Would love to see a photo shoot with an imola red coupe on ZCP wheels just to really contrast them.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-05-2018, 03:11:22 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

In case anyone was wondering how many German dogs you can fit in the back of a German touring... five seems to be about the limit.
...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jul-01-2018, 02:22:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,839
Posted By Dave B
Re: Dakar Yellow E46 M3 manual

The Slicktop one in Miami was an SMG with Puerto Rico history in the Carfax. It was dodgy as hell too, I drove it. I believe it still lives down here though and got fixed up.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-24-2018, 04:38:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Dave B
Re: Deviated stitching

Yeah. Do grey. Find a way to integrate the dash trim too... maybe alcantara to match the doors and tie them in a bit more since they'll be different from the seats? The only reason I'd deviate from...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 07:16:38 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,986
Posted By Dave B
Re: Sold the Jet Black, picked up an E90 M3

Interesting... Very interesting.

Just had the old roommate's E92 over this morning to do his oil change (after a two hour adventure trying to find a 36mm socket since my strap wrench didn't fit in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 06:47:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By Dave B
Re: Parts to correct the loss of droop travel when using Ohlins R&Ts with camber plat

You totally can DD Ohlins. There are very few circumstances in which they're not shockingly comfortable, especially given how competent they can be when pushed.

But as they mention... if you DD a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 06:23:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 912
Posted By Dave B
Re: ModBargains.com l Customer Spotlight: Chris's LSB BMW E46 M3

One of these days I'm going to buy an LSB M and restore it and outfit it with a proper black dash/black carpet/black vinyl but grey leather interior - ie, how BMW should've done grey from the...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-22-2018, 04:28:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,749
Posted By Dave B
Re: WTB: S54 E46 Wagon

If you mean E46, there's a red one for sale right now in Sarasota.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-22-2018, 04:26:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By Dave B
Re: 2003.5 BMW M3 manual slicktop mystic blue

Great car. My first two M3s were Mystic blue on black with Hyper Black ARC-8s... first an 05 ZCP and then an 04. Both had sunroofs though.

Someone will be lucky to have this.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-20-2018, 05:41:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By Dave B
Re: Individual- Estoril Blue on Grey

Ha. 60k and they can't even bother changing out cheap plastic pieces?

My beater dogmobile has better console parts than this:
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jun-16-2018, 06:04:15 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 60,498
Posted By Dave B
Re: Group buy: Karbonius CSL Airbox - Up to 14% off

I hate Facebook. But I'll give that a shot. Guess it can't get any worse. Maybe I'll be surprised.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jun-16-2018, 02:28:49 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 60,498
Posted By Dave B
Re: Group buy: Karbonius CSL Airbox - Up to 14% off

Several times. Never got a response. Not one. It would take months for them to ever even answer Alex. I finally just said yes to buying a warranty return he had that was way older (and cracked...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-15-2018, 10:34:06 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 60,498
Posted By Dave B
Re: Group buy: Karbonius CSL Airbox - Up to 14% off

This thread is infuriating. 28 orders deep with beautiful quality products received and I'm running around with a clearcoat-cracked older-than-promised warranty return that I paid more than this...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-08-2018, 03:44:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,307
Posted By Dave B
Re: Anthony Bourdain..... no f'n way!

His Layover show in Dublin made that trip for me... we did so much in such a short time, and that's how we made it the goal to travel from then on.
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Jun-06-2018, 09:46:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,653
Posted By Dave B
Re: Albino's '02 LSB

I like this outlook.



I like this look too. To me, black corners need to go with black kidneys and sides. All or nothing, as a theme. On LSB to me that means dark/black wheels too, and that's...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jun-06-2018, 04:39:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,469
Posted By Dave B
Re: 255/40/17 DUNLOP DIREZZA ZII STAR SPEC - like new $300 (Houston)

Damn this really makes me wish I'd waited on 17s instead of grabbing 18s for the wagon...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-05-2018, 10:03:03 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

https://scontent.fmia1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34122444_10156310628089544_5861971528236662784_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3c0650c4c01f6f862a453987227d920e&oe=5BB7DD02

I knew four would fit in the wagon......
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-05-2018, 04:24:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By Dave B
Re: Cameron's $3,000 2002 E46 M3 Vert Steel Gray/Imola REVIVAL Thread

Hard for me to say that car is worth it for me over a wreck, though... my need is more for a donor for the wagon (but I also could use a new vert roof) and there's very little on that car left in...
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jun-05-2018, 01:00:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By Dave B
Re: Cameron's $3,000 2002 E46 M3 Vert Steel Gray/Imola REVIVAL Thread

Nice deal.Wanna call this guy and negotiate me a similar one?

https://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/cto/d/2003-bmw-m3-convertible/6607431027.html
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 04:34:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Dave B
Re: Sunroof to slick top help

Of course you do, why wouldn't you?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 04:08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,138
Posted By Dave B
Re: Can You Remove the Lower Grille w/o Removing Bumper?

Yeah this is really easy to do with the right set of picks or the coat hanger trick. Requires a bit of patience, and the newer bumpers are easy enough to take off quickly enough to make it worth just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-31-2018, 04:02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Dave B
Re: Sunroof to slick top help

Buy an imperfect CF roof and paint it.

I know Lang will let you buy a weave defective one. People who care about looks won't buy them, but it's structurally fine and sounds like it'd be perfect...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-28-2018, 09:04:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,495
Posted By Dave B
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

See, to me, mens rea matters. I don't see it as "taking advantage of innocent people." People in this market aren't idiots. And if he was truly dishonest he'd have been far less transparent about the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-28-2018, 06:10:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,495
Posted By Dave B
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

Hm, OK I had missed some of those. I mean, he should certainly have conceded the point. But by the same token, he has been a good guy here and has a transparent build thread and FB group, which to me...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-28-2018, 06:08:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,495
Posted By Dave B
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

Well he was a lawyer, after all...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-28-2018, 05:49:40 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,495
Posted By Dave B
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

I think at this point we're arguing over three things:

- the semantics of the word "legal"
- the semantics of the word "lying"
- how much either of those things matters when it comes to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-27-2018, 07:54:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,495
Posted By Dave B
Re: My S65 swap is live on BAt

This is getting annoying.

And I say that as an old curmudgeonly type that tends to side with Stig and other logic-favoring people here.

This build was very well documented. Very public. Brian...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, May-20-2018, 03:47:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,767
Posted By Dave B
Re: EYEHAVEYOU - '06 Interlagos Blue / Imola Red ZCP 6MT

Yup. Even my ZCP has this same issue from almost no time outdoors. Definitely more comfortable fixing it after seeing your work.
Forum: Member Journals Sun, May-20-2018, 02:54:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,205
Posted By Dave B
Re: A Dinosaur's E46 ZCP Journal

Jeez... they really don't last at all.

That said, it's an easy enough job that it's worth doing more often for the comfort... little vibrations get annoying.

Same could be said of the RTABs...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-16-2018, 03:17:07 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 76,204
Posted By Dave B
Re: American Racing Headers for the E46 M3

My interior is ruined by my dogs...

but I'm 38 and have a very sensitive nose. I haven't had cats since 2011 and I only occasionally care. I'm not trying to say they don't smell worse; they do......
Forum: Member Journals Wed, May-16-2018, 02:26:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By Dave B
Re: Charlemvgne's Velvet Blue e46 M3 Build Thread

Can't say I'm surprised at all that that car turned out to be a lemon. Was obvious from the original FS ad that nothing about that car was original or legit. Funny that the interior went from grey to...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, May-12-2018, 01:28:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By Dave B
Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-10-2018, 03:49:33 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

Right now he is overmedicated on both phenobarbitol AND Keppra. But...



I intend to wean him off of Keppra immediately following his neuter (the only reason to wait two weeks til that happens...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, May-09-2018, 02:12:47 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

Sorry to hear about the quick series of tragedies, Dew...

Speaking of which, so a woman at the dog park with a tripod German Shepherd had grabbed a puppy from the executioner's chair (seriously,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-27-2018, 08:36:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,911
Posted By Dave B
Re: Anyone else miss The Doogan?

I feel like this thread would be right at home in OT.



I always thought your avatar here was just some joke or parody or something until you started showing up constantly in my FB "people you...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-24-2018, 01:26:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dave B
Re: Right side CSL carbon splitter (ebay type)

I have at least one and I think two passenger side splitters. The one I know I have for sure is a little scuffed on the inner edge but not enough to see when on the car...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-17-2018, 03:42:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,726
Posted By Dave B
Re: 2002 M3 - Alpine White - 6 Speed - M Alcantara - 69k Miles

Interesting that the previous seller's ad disclosed that it was a new clutch but not that it was a swap. Obviously that didn't stop the sale from happening but as someone who'll be selling a low...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 05:11:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,207
Posted By Dave B
Re: Supersprint Twin Pipe exhaust sect.2

I imagine this is a tad louder than the current resonated sec2. Which is an extremely minor drawback... and my car is loud as hell already anyway.

OK so who wants a resonated section 2?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 01:43:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Dave B
Re: Annual attempt to find black chrome kidneys

I don't trust either of those methods.

I tried spray painting my sedan's crappy old grilles since I didn't care if I screwed them up... and it did not go well.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 12:28:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Dave B
Re: Annual attempt to find black chrome kidneys

I actually do have that level of detail for the badge - more, even, given another idea I have for my three cars - and have even asked them about doing that in the past, which got no response.
...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-13-2018, 01:30:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,755
Posted By Dave B
Re: 2005 AW 6MT ZCP - Buyer beware/scam - ElusiveFX (Tab Khan)

The only interlagos M3 I mentioned was my own...

But as long as we're on the subject, yes, it was you that sold Liam the 19k mile one with the beat to shit cloth interior, was it not?
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 11:29:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Dave B
Annual attempt to find black chrome kidneys

Having managed to lose yet another black kidney to Miami idiots (and somehow it's always the same side, same as with the CSL splitters), I'm on the hunt again for new kidneys. I got a nice set of...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-12-2018, 11:24:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,755
Posted By Dave B
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-12-2018, 08:02:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,936
Posted By Dave B
Re: Street / Track 04 M3 Slicktop - JRZ, APEX, RECARO & Extensive Maintenance

This is how you write a for sale ad.

But damn... why is it every time I click into this section you're selling another car? Just keep one for once!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-12-2018, 08:00:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Dave B
Re: FS: 2004 LSB on DG Vert - 6 Speed

Love that people still think that people will be fooled by the camera angles that don't show the typical driver seat wear areas.

Not gonna call them out on the transmission swap disclosure though,...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-12-2018, 07:57:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,755
Posted By Dave B
Re: 2005 AW 6MT ZCP - Buyer beware/scam - ElusiveFX (Tab Khan)

Well to be fair, clean title doesn't mean without incident. (And also, an incident on Carfax isn't necessarily an accident or even meaningful... my car has a CF incident from when a kid tossed the...
Forum: Member Journals Sun, Apr-08-2018, 04:06:39 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 655,470
Posted By Dave B
Re: Obioban's 2005 Imola Red M3 coupe (56K mass murder)

I need to get one of those upside down spiderman lifts. Would be really handy for if I ever need to take the convertible's dash out!

That wiring box looks enormous. I took a ton of wiring out of...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-05-2018, 02:38:24 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 60,498
Posted By Dave B
Re: Group buy: Karbonius CSL Airbox - Up to 14% off

Wait a sec... so now they're delivering within a month on these buys at better pricing than the one I waited two years to never receive, leading me to instead pay the same price for a shit quality...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Apr-05-2018, 02:19:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By Dave B
Re: (1) michelin PSS 265-35-18

I'll take it if you'll ship it on my Fedex account...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-01-2018, 01:42:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Dave B
Re: What's this muffler?

That's not a muffler at all.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-01-2018, 01:25:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Dave B
Re: Spotted FS: 05 IB ZCP 43k 6 speed

Damn I love seeing price tags like that. Means my same miles 06 slicktop must be worth a good amount :D
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-30-2018, 07:31:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,749
Posted By Dave B
Re: WTB: S54 E46 Wagon

Someone needs to do this to a Topaz or Mystic blue one now. That and the green seem to be the last frontier of wagon swap colors...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Mar-30-2018, 07:06:24 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 78,128
Posted By Dave B
Re: Vox's Voyage - 2001 E46 M3 Journal

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41maY%2BYcXdL.jpg
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Mar-22-2018, 04:20:35 AM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 655,470
Posted By Dave B
Re: Obioban's 2005 Imola Red M3 coupe (56K mass murder)

Thought I was the only person that took out the lower steering column bits...

Wasn't aware of dash padding though, just the sound deadening. Interesting.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Mar-17-2018, 05:11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,740
Posted By Dave B
Re: Best TV Show

Top Tier: The Wire

Next Tier: Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Sopranos, True Detective Season 1

Excellent but not quite there: Shameless, Billions, the first (and only the first!) season of...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Mar-16-2018, 03:57:46 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 72,316
Posted By Dave B
Re: Redshifts E46 M3T build and modification thread

That does seem like an awful lot of work to change something that doesn't really need that kind of a change. The 3.0 to the S54 alone doesn't really add much to the convertible driving experience.
...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-15-2018, 02:50:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By Dave B
Re: Individual E46 M3

I believe it's because you could pay to order a paint color (if you got a non-lazy dealer willing to find out how), but that doesn't necessarily mean you used the full on BMW Individual program. ...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Mar-15-2018, 03:29:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,767
Posted By Dave B
Re: EYEHAVEYOU - '06 Interlagos Blue / Imola Red ZCP 6MT

Stanced out 19x11.5et-20 with 195 stretched tires dumped on air suspension, and lots and lots of stickers?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Mar-14-2018, 07:40:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dave B
Re: SpookM3 - GA Used Dealer - Scam Artist

John Bohrman. I think it's RTI or RNI Motorsports or something like that. Used to have a bunch of cars listed on Atlanta Craigslist but it seems something happened...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-13-2018, 04:00:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,685
Posted By Dave B
Re: SpookM3 - Scam Artist - Do Not Buy

He has a documented history on here for years of being the guy always trying to make some sketchy deal, wheeling and dealing, and arguing with people and getting into petty fights rather than making...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Mar-12-2018, 06:05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By Dave B
Re: I FINALLY did it! Cut the cord

I have hated every non-DirectTV offering I've ever encountered. Either they work poorly or not at all, they force the stupid repetitive commercials on you as noted above, or it's decent enough to use...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-09-2018, 09:51:09 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 60,498
Posted By Dave B
Re: Group buy: Karbonius CSL Airbox - Up to 14% off

Will it take more than two years to get one like the last time I signed up for one of these, only to be given an older model with cracks in the clearcoat (someone else's warranty return) because...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-09-2018, 09:46:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 851
Posted By Dave B
PSS/PS4 pair in 225/45-18; also 235 or 245/35-19

title says it all. Need fronts for two cars.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Mar-08-2018, 09:04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By Dave B
Re: Near Perfect V12 E38 For Sale

Oh man I'd love to have that car. I'd welcome it With Open Arms. And drive it Faithfully.

(I actually have no use for it at all, but damn.)



Don't Stop Believin!


I'll be here all week...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Mar-08-2018, 04:30:32 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 72,316
Posted By Dave B
Re: Redshifts E46 M3T build and modification thread

I agree with this. At that price point it's livable, as the worst part, up by the mirror, is the least important (at least as compared to the lines lining up, the bumper/corner meeting point, seam...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Mar-08-2018, 04:27:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dave B
Re: E30 M3 Airlift 3P

I actually think the stepped lip deep dish stance-y wheels look good on older cars like this (and older 911s), but I will never understand why people think being that low (or putting stickers all...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-01-2018, 02:34:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Dave B
Re: S65 swap new exhaust design

That sounds really sexy. How is it in the cabin? Loud? Drone?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-01-2018, 02:27:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Dave B
Re: Help with clutch on smg (more of the dowel pin for shift actuator)

I sanded mine a bit and then froze it. Freezing alone wasn't enough.

No idea why, but the SMG bellhousing hole for those is WAY tighter than the manuals. Probably just for precision with the...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Feb-26-2018, 09:02:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By Dave B
Re: If you won the choice between an E400 wagon or GLE43 AMG, which would you choose?

Apparently you've never seen any of my replies in threads about the E60/63 cars.



Ew.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Feb-25-2018, 03:37:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By Dave B
Re: If you won the choice between an E400 wagon or GLE43 AMG, which would you choose?

More E46 M3s, obviously.



I guess.

I don't like new cars. I don't like turbos. There's nothing wrong with these new Mercedes, and I believe that for a non-drivers car they do trounce the...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Feb-24-2018, 08:42:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By Dave B
Re: If you won the choice between an E400 wagon or GLE43 AMG, which would you choose?

Whichever would be worth more when I immediately sold it to buy a good car.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-24-2018, 09:51:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 42,718
Posted By Dave B
Re: ► APEX | 18 ARC-8 & EC-7 Group Buy - Up to $200 OFF + Free Shipping

Do I need to buy four? I'm in need of a pair. The pledge page won't let me do two rears only.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-23-2018, 03:18:57 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

Thanks guys.

Had a white russian for him last night but have not yet gotten stoned and watched the movie in his honor. Soon.
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-22-2018, 02:19:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,905
Posted By Dave B
Re: Used Set of Michelin PSS 255/275/35ZR19

Jeez at that price I might just have to send a friend over to grab them and ship them down to me...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Feb-21-2018, 07:06:55 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

The Dude went out on his own terms at 6 this morning.

Everyone have a white russian for him tonight please!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-19-2018, 08:11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,504
Posted By Dave B
Re: E46 M3 Cat Cams 288/280 like new

I wonder how close 4 minutes comes to being the fastest ever sale on here.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-19-2018, 02:45:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dave B
Re: Smg to 6mt??? Hurt or increase?

That's just foolish. Your work is so well documented and photographed that that kind of disclosure can only add value to the sale. There'll still be the collector types that only want factory, but...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-19-2018, 02:14:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dave B
Re: Smg to 6mt??? Hurt or increase?

I can't say with certainty, as i don't know what you paid, but having seen your car's ads each time it has been for sale since 2010, I'm almost positive that you paid substantially more to buy it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-19-2018, 02:11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By Dave B
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

I'll give it back if you give me back my single bumper flipper. (Since I now have three of the other side and none of that side.)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-19-2018, 02:06:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,441
Posted By Dave B
Re: New Mod: Blue LED Gauge Cluster

The red/orange spectrum is easiest on the eyes, disrupts night vision the least, and also is healthiest for you in general (with regards to sleep, melatonin production, etc). I suspect that BMW...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Feb-18-2018, 10:06:10 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

You should spend a lot of time socializing any and all dog breeds...

The only difference between owning a rottie and a lab, honestly, is that rotties are a tad more stubbornly loving. As in, a lab...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 09:45:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,378
Posted By Dave B
Re: Smg to 6mt??? Hurt or increase?

This thread is starting to resemble a political argument.

The very first reply should've ended the thread. There is nothing controversial about the truth that:

- a properly swapped car is worth...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 09:32:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,026
Posted By Dave B
Re: Comprehensive Avin Avant 3 Thread

I kind of figured that was the answer for Maps... just easier to type on a phone than a screen. What about music?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 09:31:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By Dave B
Re: STOLEN - tragedy.

Mine had previously fallen out. So I took it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-18-2018, 04:30:49 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,026
Posted By Dave B
Re: Comprehensive Avin Avant 3 Thread

I never thought I'd be interested in one of these, but lately I have been. And trying to reverse in the wagon with a rottweiler blocking my view means I'd love to have a reverse camera too.
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-18-2018, 04:09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By Dave B
Re: S54 Engine For Sale - League City, TX - Local Pickup Only

Can vouch for the seller... actually have some pics of the motor somewhere too. I was very tempted to steal it. ;)
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Feb-17-2018, 02:35:20 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

This. On average, with some specific exceptions, the larger the breed, the lower the energy, thus the lower the need for a lot of space. Newfies and Rotties make great small apartment dogs, for...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-16-2018, 09:46:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Dave B
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Feb-14-2018, 04:52:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,017
Posted By Dave B
Re: All new 2019 BMW X4 unveiled

That thing gives the Pontiac Aztek a run for its ugly.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Feb-13-2018, 08:15:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,245
Posted By Dave B
Re: X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, or X7 (Which would you choose to own?)

I didn't say that. I'd be perfectly content if they had a 3/5/7 car and a 3/5/7 SUV (aka small, medium, large), and went back to the ordinary and logical badging of generations past.

There's no...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Feb-13-2018, 08:06:36 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

1) Biased here, but don't get either of those breeds.

2) Totally depends on the dogs and their personalities. Sometimes it's immediate. As in literally perfection at first sight. Other times it's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 08:02:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,029
Posted By Dave B
Re: Still looking to add another, Anyone tried an m6 manual, v10?

There's nothing majestic about that. The over-the-top wheels are by far the least offensive thing about that car. The lines are just awful. The head and tail lights are hideous. And every single...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 02:17:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,029
Posted By Dave B
Re: Still looking to add another, Anyone tried an m6 manual, v10?

There's a time and a place for torque...

I think the only real solution here is to go grab an E39 528i touring like your brother, buy and bulletproof an S85, and make sweet ridiculous magic...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-13-2018, 02:02:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,029
Posted By Dave B
Re: Still looking to add another, Anyone tried an m6 manual, v10?

Who are you and what have you done with Ian?



That does sound amazing. And I love the stoptech color on white (matches my coupe).

The shame of it all is that the S65 is so amazing and yet...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Feb-13-2018, 01:57:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,245
Posted By Dave B
Re: X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, or X7 (Which would you choose to own?)

This. A hundred times this.

I just bought my SUV: It's an E46 touring. Cost me 3200 bucks. I wouldn't spend even $3200 on any other car in this thread except the one Andrew posted (but not in that...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Feb-13-2018, 01:50:00 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 164,608
Posted By Dave B
Re: Post pics of your pets

When the puppy arrives, a few days a week I'll have 5 dogs in my house:

The Dude
Bunk
Puppy
Moose
Callie (roommate's dog)

plus a 125g aquarium with discus and eartheaters.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-12-2018, 04:24:56 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 23,598
Posted By Dave B
Re: 19k mile 05 ZCP partout

Oh god, what a tragedy. I know how hard you worked on that car. Sorry to hear what happened... :(

I don't know how it'd be arranged, but I might be interested in the entire car, if you were...
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