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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-27-2020, 10:32:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By liam821
Re: Steering Squirrely

haha joking aside. Yeah, thats super small up front. With a 285 in the back you should be running a 255/40/18 in the front.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-27-2020, 07:31:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By liam821
Re: S54 engine in a Aston Martin DB5 (replica) in No Time To Die???

Wow! Thanks for sharing. It's fun to see a movie car actually doing real car things.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-27-2020, 07:27:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,314
Posted By liam821
Re: Driftworks Gets Their V10 M3 Back!

Whoa. Phil just posted on instagram that he bought a real e46m3 CSL. That guy is living life.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9CGPuRn98X/
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-27-2020, 07:23:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,375
Posted By liam821
Re: 6 Speed Alcantara Steering Wheel

I bought a used steering wheel off MPartsWorldWide on eBay for like $125 and they directly shipped it to Coby who then had it recovered and shipped to me. Worked out really well, looks basically...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-26-2020, 11:33:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By liam821
Re: CSL rep bumper and trunk

Is the trunk for a pre-03/2003 or after m3?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-26-2020, 11:27:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By liam821
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-26-2020, 08:51:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By liam821
Re: 2006 M3 E46 IR Slicktop Alcantara 6MT

That's a great color combo. M-Alcantara and IR look amazing together.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-26-2020, 01:13:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,049
Posted By liam821
Re: Whats your braking set up look like?

I also have the Aston fronts and Porsche rears. Solid choice, IMHO.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-25-2020, 11:10:03 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 79,555
Posted By liam821
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

$32k might be a tad high, IMHO, but this is BAT so it is what it is. Either way, the car is in great shape and the big three maintenance items have been done.

My PY looks almost identical to that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-25-2020, 09:18:25 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 62,103
Posted By liam821
Re: Interest in a fully integrated A2DP Bluetooth solution?

haha got it. No problem! Just wanted clarification, I'll order it up as soon as you post it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-25-2020, 07:37:16 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 62,103
Posted By liam821
Re: Interest in a fully integrated A2DP Bluetooth solution?

You're going to email out a link where we can purchase the "plug and play" cable at some point here shortly, yeah?
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Feb-24-2020, 08:05:18 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 213,895
Posted By liam821
Re: The perfect daily driver?

Such a share that bmw didn't make a real M3 Touring... it really is the perfect daily.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-24-2020, 12:30:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By liam821
Re: 19k interlagos blue parts m3 parts

I have two Alcantara ZCP wheels, both SMG. One has the paddles, the other was has no paddles. PM me and I can send you a few pictures.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-22-2020, 07:07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By liam821
Re: Sparco QRT Leather vs Recaro Pole Position?

Have you looked at the Cobra Nogaros? I think they fit our cars way better.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-22-2020, 02:10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By liam821
Re: 19k interlagos blue parts m3 parts

The Alcantara shift boot stays with my PY car, sorry. I'm only selling the dash right now.

I do still have the Imola interior (full set, door cards, front/rear seats etc) out of my IB car still. ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-21-2020, 08:05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By liam821
19k interlagos blue parts m3 parts

Garage clean up time. Sadly, my 19k mile ZCP is nearing the end of its life and is heading for the big crusher in the sky. I have a few parts left if anybody is interested, PM me.

I have lots of...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-19-2020, 09:30:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,906
Posted By liam821
Re: Built/Blown 500hp+ 2002 IR/Black E46 M3

I'd agree it's going to take the right buyer. With that said, the car is beautiful. Those wheels look amazing on that car, so much better than the black in the superstreet article.

In regards to...
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Mon, Feb-17-2020, 11:30:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By liam821
e46 m3 black interior

I'm looking for a minty black interior for an e46m3. Front/rear door cards and rear seats. I already have front seats and don't need them but will entertain buying them if selling as a set only.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-17-2020, 09:01:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,790
Posted By liam821
Re: E46 M3 S85 V10 DCT build thread.

You should continue the conversation here. I'm sure I'm not the only one that finds this all fascinating and would like to hear your thoughts about the Motec and the s85. I've wanted to do a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-16-2020, 06:35:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By liam821
Re: blue tag steering racks, differences?

That's what I figured. I just wanted to make sure. I think the last 3 digits is 924.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-14-2020, 07:05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By liam821
Re: Which super sprint exhaust is this?

Street:
https://www.chicanemotorsport.com/v/vspfiles/photos/BW-0505-3.jpg

Sport:
https://shop.ecd-performance.de/media/images/org/0439261700.jpg

Race:...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-14-2020, 03:49:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By liam821
2006 ZCP $13500 in Atlanta area

Just a heads up, not my car, saw it on craigslist. It seems like a decent deal for an all-original factory stock clean titled car.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-14-2020, 03:46:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By liam821
blue tag steering racks, differences?

I've searched around for the last hour or so and haven't been able to find an answer. I know the ZCP/CSL steering rack is a "blue tag" rack, but I've also seen blue tag racks on other e46s such as a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-13-2020, 07:10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,306
Posted By liam821
Re: RACP X-brace installation

I find it really easy to PM them on instagram. You can find them here https://www.instagram.com/puretechsweden

They also make other e46 related things such as subframe reinforcement plates, brake...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-13-2020, 05:19:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By liam821
Re: FS impulse cloth seats front/rear (So Cal)

Do you have the door cards that go with them?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-12-2020, 07:11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By liam821
Re: Stoptech street select sport brake kit E46 M3 question

Did you follow the break-in procedure on the pads/rotors?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-12-2020, 09:10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,306
Posted By liam821
Re: RACP X-brace installation

I also have a PureTech Sweden x-brace which I'll be installing this weekend along with a whole subframe reinforcement kit. Unfortunately, my subframe is royally f'd and needs a bunch of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-12-2020, 05:36:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By liam821
Re: subframe reinforcement help

Turner was unwilling to separate a kit and was going to charge me for the whole kit.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-12-2020, 01:17:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By liam821
subframe reinforcement help

So I've scheduled somebody to come to my house this weekend to weld on a subframe reinforcement kit, only problem is, I'm missing one of the weld in plates. For whatever reason, the company I bought...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Feb-10-2020, 07:14:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By liam821
Re: KW V3 and Ground Control street camber plates

price dropped! Willing to make a deal on these.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-10-2020, 07:08:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,694
Posted By liam821
Re: torn between Autosolutions SSK and 330D shifter

Guys, correct me if I'm wrong, the 330D shifter is the same as the Dinan, right?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-10-2020, 07:07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By liam821
Re: Picked up a 2003 M3

That has a bunch of wear for only 30k miles, leather isn't in the best shape either. A lot of cleaning and an engine detail will add thousands to the value of the car. If its mechanical in good...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-08-2020, 02:49:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By liam821
Re: E46 Manual Seats

$300-$800 depending on condition is probably where I'd start.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Feb-08-2020, 02:48:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,038
Posted By liam821
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Feb-04-2020, 10:23:05 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 45,594
Posted By liam821
Re: My M3

hahaha

Seriously though I'm in for a YouTube channel, filmed in 360p on that period-correct Blackberry, obviously.
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Feb-04-2020, 09:18:19 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 45,594
Posted By liam821
Re: My M3

Are you using a BlackBerry? That might be some of the worst camera phone pictures I've seen in a long time.
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Feb-03-2020, 09:02:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,675
Posted By liam821
Re: Obioban's i3 babymobile

Our i3 is our most expensive car on our insurance. Our e70x5 is the 2nd, and the two M3s are the cheapest. Not a huge difference, the i3 is about $200 more a year than the e46 or e93 which are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-31-2020, 07:53:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By liam821
Re: Brake Rotors

Yep. I run Zimmermann rotors in all my bmws. The squeal, as said above, is most likely pads, not the rotors.

If you have the option of slotted x-drilled or blanks, I'd go with blanks or slotted...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Jan-30-2020, 10:31:19 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 84,182
Posted By liam821
Re: 1998 E36 M3 Dakar HPDE Car - Picture Intensive

This is awesome. I'm gonna have to set some of that and give it a go. I've just done the YOLO method on my time attack car... But my car is so light, 2250 pounds, and has fairly big brakes, so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-30-2020, 12:53:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By liam821
Re: Abs sensor wire smashed

I'm sure you could cut and solder back together, but I'd worry about water getting into the line. You can buy a replacement, but they're somewhat pricey.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-29-2020, 09:01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By liam821
Re: Spun rod bearings early warning

Totally. He's spot on though. If you look at the examples you'll always have engines with 20k miles needing bearings or other engines lasting to 200k without any issue. Oil type, changes,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-29-2020, 06:27:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By liam821
Re: Canít get in touch with Rack Doctor?

I've also emailed them a few weeks ago, no response. I guess they don't want my business. :clueless:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-29-2020, 01:07:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By liam821
Re: My TCKLINE customer service rant

Wow! I am so sorry to hear this. What a nightmare. I bet ups dropped them off at the wrong house and hit the button on their little shipping gadget it was delivered.

Either way, the response...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-28-2020, 11:07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,378
Posted By liam821
Re: FS: 2003 BMW E46 M3 Race car -BBS/Moton/PF BBK/CSL/Recaro/...

Why, if you don't mind me asking, are you selling if you haven't even gotten done building it? Really nice race car!
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jan-28-2020, 07:47:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,111
Posted By liam821
Re: My M3 Sedan Conversion Journal

Wow, what a beautiful car! Stunning. Having owned a ZHP sedan and always wanting to do this conversion I am super jealous. I wish BMW would have made an e46m3 sedan like this from the factory -...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-28-2020, 01:10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,195
Posted By liam821
Re: Clay bars and these turtle wax products

Can't go wrong with any of the Chemical Guy products. You can buy them on Amazon, decently priced, great quality.

Edit:

Also check out this auto detailing community on Reddit,...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-24-2020, 10:30:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By liam821
Re: Advan TC4 with Michelin PSS Tires <2k miles of use

Seriously. Now I'm going to spend the whole afternoon on autotrader looking for a f31 touring.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-24-2020, 10:28:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By liam821
Re: Spun rod bearings early warning

I doubt you'd notice a difference in oil pressure to a slightly worn bearing to a brand new one. Spun bearing, sure, but then it's too late. If the s54 oiling system was so close to capacity that a...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-24-2020, 03:16:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By liam821
Re: Brand new Michelin Pilot sport as3+ 275/35/18

Free bump, I have these on my X5 they're a great tire.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-24-2020, 02:08:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,925
Posted By liam821
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-23-2020, 07:01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By liam821
Re: imola slicktop worth saving?

You can turn any m3 into a slicktop...doing a CF or full metal painted roof isn't too bad these days.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-23-2020, 06:25:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By liam821
Re: SEEKING Alberta / B.C. Clean E46 M3

You might have better luck posting in the "cars for sale" section.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-23-2020, 05:02:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By liam821
Re: CSL Manual - Autocar review

I want that interior
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-23-2020, 03:23:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By liam821
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-23-2020, 12:53:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,369
Posted By liam821
Re: E46 steering wheel/SMG paddles/shifter surround/trim refinishing service

I had Alex redo my steering wheel trim and I wanted to post up some pictures. I bought this trim on eBay, so it was pretty rough to start with. I shipped it off to Alex Wednesday of last week and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-22-2020, 11:33:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By liam821
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-22-2020, 12:17:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,319
Posted By liam821
Re: Why won't my E46 M3 sell?

https://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1269107&p=18701645

He posted here, the exact same post. Looks to me he was looking for attention instead of wanting an honest answer since the OP...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-21-2020, 10:38:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By liam821
Re: 6MT to SMG, anybody did it?

With how the used market is, a true 6MT is more valuable than an SMG. It would be more economical to sell your 6MT and buy a sorted SMG - unless you have some sentimental for your current car.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-21-2020, 10:29:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By liam821
Re: What budget strut brace would you get?

It is really shiny though...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-21-2020, 07:36:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,131
Posted By liam821
Re: 2006 e46 M3 SMG Silver Grey

That's a very pretty car, love that color.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-21-2020, 07:29:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By liam821
Re: What budget strut brace would you get?

My car came with a carbon fiber "looks cool bro" brace that turned out to be broken. I've been looking for an OEM bar but they're all insanely expensive for a pipe and some endlinks. I'd prefer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-20-2020, 10:48:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By liam821
Re: Height adjustable seat mount

This is correct. Lee at Brey-Krause got back to me and said the same thing. Their website must be wrong as that picture is on the e46m3 rails page and I got excited for a second.

I'll keep...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-19-2020, 10:26:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By liam821
Re: Height adjustable seat mount

I believe he also has bottom to side adapters so I can use the Cobras. I'll write up an email to him and see if I can get the info. I'll report back when I hear.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-19-2020, 05:49:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By liam821
Re: Height adjustable seat mount

...I'd like to see you tell your wife/significate other to get a phonebook so she could drive the car.

She wants to drive the e46m3 at Time Attack events in the street class while I'm driving my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-19-2020, 04:41:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By liam821
Re: Height adjustable seat mount

I'm 6' and my wife is 5'2" in shoes. She generally puts the seat up all the way and forward a bit.

Mounting at an angle might be a solution, but I think it would have to be a pretty extreme...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-19-2020, 02:33:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By liam821
Height adjustable seat mount

Hey All. I've been thinking about getting a set of Cobra Nogaro's but the one thing that is holding me back is the height adjustability of an aftermarket base - or the lack of. I like my seat low...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-18-2020, 03:37:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,492
Posted By liam821
Re: E46 M3 vs M4...driving feel?

I've driven both. The non-comp earlier models are definitely not as focused as the latest comp models - the steering and suspension are much improved.

f80m3:

My dad has a late model f80m3 comp...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-16-2020, 08:26:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By liam821
Re: Ohlins Dedicated Suspension Kit E46 M3

So cool to see the suspension working on that machine. And if anybody asks, the link OP had lists the spring rates but for the lazy:

Front: 700 lbs/in / 12.5kg/mm
Rear: 900 lbs/in / 16kg/mm
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-16-2020, 08:20:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,319
Posted By liam821
Re: Why won't my E46 M3 sell?

Even at 10k he may be better parting it out, unfortunately. Engine and trans is worth $6-7k, the interior is another $1k, body panels hood/fenders etc/interior & exterior trim perhaps another $1k,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-16-2020, 08:10:38 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 62,103
Posted By liam821
Re: Interest in a fully integrated A2DP Bluetooth solution?

You'll have to let me know what that's like haha
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-15-2020, 09:26:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By liam821
Re: S54 Wiring harness

I have a chassis harness from my old car if you're looking for one. PM me.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 07:23:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,319
Posted By liam821
Re: Why won't my E46 M3 sell?

His ad said he bought it three years ago, so 2016/2017 for $20k. I agree if it was in 2007, but that isn't the case.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 07:06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

Geez, I fixed mine two years ago but if F15s were that cheap at the time I'd have probably sold mine for whatever I could get and bought that. The f15 8spd transmission is well worth the price...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-15-2020, 06:44:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By liam821
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 06:37:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,319
Posted By liam821
Re: Why won't my E46 M3 sell?

I think he said in the first post he paid $20k, ouch.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 06:27:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

Yeah, I also had to do tires and brakes at the same time. By the time I did all that plus a fluid flush on the transmission and an oil change on top the total bill was closer to $10k. It was a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 08:23:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

The air suspension isn't a big deal. Both sides of mine have needed to be replaced - but it cost me $339.98 for both bags from fcpeuro. Both OEM ones lasted 120k miles. I still think its a great...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 12:33:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By liam821
Re: I'm apart of you now. (FREE E46 WALLPAPER)

Right, I was thinking the same thing.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-15-2020, 12:31:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

My dad bought a F15 x5d after spending some time with our e70 and my raving over it and he loves it. And +1 on the 8spd transmission on the f15, its so much better, and my dad gets 30-31mpg as well...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-14-2020, 11:28:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By liam821
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 11:17:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

There is lots of aftermarket hitches, just look on Amazon you'll find a bunch. I ended up buying an OEM bmw hitch/trailer brake for our X5 because I knew I was going to pull a heavy trailer and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 11:04:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,319
Posted By liam821
Re: Why won't my E46 M3 sell?

My current PY e46m3 has a rebuilt title. I briefly looked into financing because a) I have excellent credit and b) getting a car loan at <3% your money is better in an investment account and make...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 08:43:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By liam821
Re: I'm apart of you now. (FREE E46 WALLPAPER)

I laughed at the popped collar.

https://liam821.com/pix/car/misc/popped.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 07:14:13 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 62,103
Posted By liam821
Re: Interest in a fully integrated A2DP Bluetooth solution?

Congratulations, Ted. I have three daughters, although now aged 6 8 and 12. So we're way past the diapers and crying stages...well at least past the diapers haha.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 07:07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By liam821
Re: I'm apart of you now. (FREE E46 WALLPAPER)

Congratulations! I added your background to my auto-rotating desktop backgrounds. Thanks!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 07:03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

For the lazy: https://www.trailex.com/products/pc/Midsize-Sportscar-Trailer-CT-7541-p46.htm

That's a really nice trailer.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 08:47:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

I think you're right on, 3.5k dual axles, it's about 22'. The x5 diesel with towing package is rated at 6000#. My race car is 2250 pounds so even with the 3200# trailer I'm a bit under. When I was...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jan-13-2020, 09:08:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,164
Posted By liam821
Re: Laguna Secas for sale

Yeah looks like a rebuilt title. He says in the description "the driver corner was hit and that frame rail was bent - the car was fixed and aligned straight and inspected by the state to deem it...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jan-13-2020, 09:02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By liam821
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-13-2020, 08:51:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By liam821
Re: Towing to Race Events

I have an enclosed trailer for my race car. There are some advantages and disadvantages...

advantages:

You can store your race car in the trailer when not in use
Protection from the elements...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-13-2020, 08:02:13 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 62,103
Posted By liam821
Re: Interest in a fully integrated A2DP Bluetooth solution?

Just have a closer look at the invoice - $45k is no joke. Keep in mind Ted is doing this out of the goodness of his heart - nobody is getting rich here - but we're all benefiting. If it takes a few...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-10-2020, 07:59:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By liam821
Re: A great interview!

The S55 engine is undersquare with a bore/stroke of 84mm/89mm. It's designed that way to make good low-end torque and to spin up the turbos faster. All the previous NA M engines are much closer to...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jan-10-2020, 07:40:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By liam821
Re: 2005 Imola 6MT Journal

I love stories like these. Glad you enjoyed your trip to the great PNW - I'm up in Portland but have family in Corvallis. Beautiful car, I love Imola! p.s. Welcome to the forum and e46m3 ownership!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-10-2020, 07:10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By liam821
Re: CSL Manual - Autocar review

The review was a bit meh, I know how a manual works, but it's always fun to see a CSL. What a beautiful car.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-10-2020, 07:39:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By liam821
Re: Shop Recommendations in Portland, OR

Awesome, thanks Last/M/left for the info. I'll check them out for sure.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-08-2020, 04:20:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By liam821
Re: Shop Recommendations in Portland, OR

AR auto was also recommended to me to do race alignments on my time attack car - although I have zero experience with them, I ended up doing the alignment myself.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jan-07-2020, 08:27:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,164
Posted By liam821
Laguna Secas for sale

None of these are my car, just an FYI - There is a handful of Laguna Seca Blue M3s for sale on the west coast... Most of them are manuals!
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-07-2020, 07:56:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By liam821
Re: Shop Recommendations in Portland, OR

I'm also in Portland and would also like to know. I've done most of the work on my car myself, but being lazy and letting somebody else do it does have a ring to it.

I've had Portland Motor Works...
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Jan-07-2020, 06:10:39 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 84,182
Posted By liam821
Re: 1998 E36 M3 Dakar HPDE Car - Picture Intensive

Wow that Piston Kleen stuff really does a great job! I'll have to remember that.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-07-2020, 06:01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By liam821
Re: New member intro and a question.

I agree. I prefer Bilstein dampers to Koni - mono tube ftw. They're a wonderful damper.



I had Bilstein PSSs on my old car and as long as you don't slam the car the ride is excellent. I'm...
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