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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 05:06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Newest whip~

Yeah, I'm using the factory-equipped OUC, so it charges plenty overnight. I also have a 530e, which I also absolutely love. Fortunately for me, I haven't had any CEL issues. And lastly, with the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 05:03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Newest whip~

Yes, as I already said in my original post - "eat your hearts out G30 M5 owners".
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-03-2018, 12:18:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Newest whip~

So I just picked up the new MY18 i3 Sport, and WOW...this thing is bad to the bone! Handles like it's on rails! Gives my old F80 340i 6-spd M-Sport one close run for its money in the "fun-to-drive"...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-24-2018, 08:02:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,348
Posted By SIDEWAYS
BAT prices are crazy!

I'm sure it's already been discussed/debated a million times on this forum, but I have to sound off. The sale prices that people have been fetching on BAT are really ludicrous and by no means a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-14-2017, 06:07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By SIDEWAYS
I bought my M3 21 years ago today...

Yep, itís already that time of year again. And while itís been a mostly uneventful year, I did do some self-reflection recently as many of my car-guy friends continue to get the latest and greatest...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 06:49:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,952
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

That is definitely a LOT of work that you've done so far, but unless I missed something, I have to ask. What in the world for?? You mentioned that your plan was to buy, rebuild/fix, and sell. I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 05:02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Nice turbo M3

Not affiliated, but came across this little gem. Might even belong to a Forum member here? Too bad it won't pass smog.
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 08:48:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: PSA: Supersprint exhaust sale @ ECS 50% off

Awww man, why don't you guys sell Stromung exhaust? That's what I'm looking for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-17-2017, 10:20:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By SIDEWAYS
New sled~

So I just picked up my latest ride, and boy is she a hoot to drive! I love this new 530e iPerformance PHEV. So much more nimble and taut compared to the big ole G12 I was lugging around, especially...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-14-2017, 02:13:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Ugh, no more Ebay parts...

LOL...easy Brett, maybe the kid likes to roll 205s! ;)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-13-2017, 05:54:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Ugh, no more Ebay parts...

So I had ordered some parts off Ebay a couple months back and finally got around to installing them last weekend. And sure enough, 2 out of 3 items didn't fit/work.

First, the hood emblem. ...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, Sep-26-2017, 11:04:05 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 92,101
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: The OFFICIAL "WORK WHEELS" club!!!

Did you ever get a set of 19" Equips? And if so, do you have a silver E46 M3? If so, I think I saw your ride in Vegas this past weekend. If not, then maybe someone else...but DDDAAAYAAAAM!! That...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-25-2017, 06:48:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,938
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Camerons '97 Boston Green Build Thread

Awesome, I used to play ball at Green Lake all the time back when I lived in Seattle. Nice area, especially in the summers! And btw, I think you got a great deal on your car. Mine is also a 97 with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-14-2017, 09:56:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Temporary whip~

Recently, I got to pick out a temporary demo, and so I picked none other than an F92 M3...an Austin Yellow with Competition Package, at that. :thumbsup2:

Took her down to the beach last weekend...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-22-2017, 03:22:07 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 27,090
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Rare & Unique Parts - Let's share pics etc...

Sweeeet!! When did you get the E30?? I assume you gave up the E36 for it, along with uniquely polished Contours?
Forum: Pacific Sat, May-27-2017, 02:36:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Bimmerfest 2017 Caravan?

How is it that there isn't a single thread about Bimmerfest 2017? Is nobody from this forum going? Does anyone know of a caravan meet up from the OC?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, May-02-2017, 02:35:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,229
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: When did you first know you wanted an E36 M3?

I think this thread is long overdue for a bump.~ ;)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-01-2017, 10:29:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,285
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: To mod or not to mod, that is the question..

Since you're soliciting perspectives, I thought I'd share mine. While I can't relate to you regarding your concern about resale, since I knew I was going to keep mine forever when I bought her and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-21-2017, 01:51:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: And for my newest whip...

Thanks Hank! And no, not dealership, but manufacturer. :thumbsup:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Apr-20-2017, 11:29:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By SIDEWAYS
And for my newest whip...

After tracking this badboy at Vegas Speedway last fall, I just had to get one as my next demo.

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f209/thirdchrp/Cars%20n%20stuff/20170420_142540_zpshodutazs.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-20-2017, 05:56:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,755
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Money Shift Into Second Around 70 MPH

Damn, that sucks to hear. I did the same thing many years ago doing some fwy pulls against a buddy in his new (at the time) Volvo S70 T5 with IPD chip and exhaust (pretty damn fast!). But (very)...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Mar-01-2017, 03:11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By SIDEWAYS
My newest daily driver~

Awww yeah...I decided to go with the flagship this time. Some call it the Batmobile, I just call it my mafia-mobile, lol.

M-Performance and M-Sport packages, baby! 21 inch wheels!! :jawdrop: Did...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-02-2017, 11:01:21 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 33,216
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My $8.8K 176K mile Craigslist E36M3 Journey Begins

This has been argued to death already, particularly between me and someone who is now banned from this site, but bottom line is that the whole point of the corner lamp (aka parking light) being on...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-31-2017, 04:29:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,868
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

LOL

Goddamn it, I was drinking coffee when I read this and spit it up through my nose!! :laughhard:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-20-2017, 04:05:15 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,868
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Prices on E36 M3s are no joke...

No affiliation, but I just saw this ad and thought "holy sh*t, that's a lot of moolah!" Even with the low miles and popular color (Estoril), just sayin...
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-19-2017, 02:29:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Exclamation CarFax anyone?

Can someone please run me a Carfax report? :hattip:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-27-2016, 12:06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My M3 E36 was 21 years old in November.

Wow, you actually managed not to highjack my yearly anniversary post this time! :lolhit:

Well, so I thought I'd return the favor instead. :raspberry:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-25-2016, 04:44:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,536
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: 660HP LS Swapped E36 M3 Review Video

Ha, that video was filmed in my backyard! Trabuco Canyon, passing by Cook's Corner onto to O'Neil Park, lol. I've gone through that canyon road countless times. Oh, and badass car. :thumbsup2:
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-23-2016, 07:27:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 20 years ago today...

I just remembered - Dunlop Star Specs! Everyone used to rave about them on this forum not too long ago (maybe a couple years ago?). Are these now a thing of the past?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-22-2016, 06:31:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 20 years ago today...

Well, I am definitely driving my hooptie more often now. It's amazing what a refreshed stereo system will do! But seriously, I just love driving her even more. Saw that my old (and dare I say,...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-17-2016, 04:13:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By SIDEWAYS
I bought my M3 20 years ago today...

Itís hard to believe that it has been a decade since I started these annual posts on this forum, but I suppose this year is somewhat special, as it marks the platinum (yes, that would be 20th)...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-08-2016, 12:14:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My latest DD~

My definition of how well a car drives isn't strictly limited to acceleration. And I assumed that you'd have a similar definition since you're a fellow E36 M3 owner. My bad for assuming...
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-06-2016, 11:53:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My latest DD~

Why the Model 3? If it drives anywhere near as horribly as its bigger brethren, the Model S, no thank you! Personally, I can't wait for the next/updated i3!! :parrot:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-06-2016, 02:53:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By SIDEWAYS
My latest DD~

I loooooove this newest demo. It's so quiet, in fact, completely silent (in E-drive anyway). And as I was creeping up the fwy onramp onto the light, the guy in the fartcan-equipped Scion TC next to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-17-2016, 11:31:21 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 35,227
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My 99' Hellrot intro

Is that Streets or Button Willow? Can't really tell from just those 2 pics, but man, how I miss tracking my bucket. I've got at least 80 hours of Streets under my belt. I experienced ticking on my...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-14-2016, 09:33:37 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,775
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My 98 Dakar Yellow "build" thread

Really? Lighter than ARC-8s and D-Force LTW5s??? Hmmm...:shifty:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-05-2016, 05:20:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By SIDEWAYS
What happens in Vegas...

Where to start? Having completed quite an eventful week in Vegas leaves me red-eyed, hung-over, yet overcome with excitement.

To begin, we had an awesome track-event at Las Vegas Speedway...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-05-2016, 01:05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Awesome Day at BMW Performance Driving School!

Finally got the stupid photos to work!! And now my sig photo doesn't work, UGH... :facepalm:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-19-2016, 02:42:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,451
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: About to buy an e36...what to look for

Sorry if I missed it, but what's he asking for? I'm just curious, 'cuz I'm starting to have crazy thoughts again about selling my heap. My latest 340i demo is just soooooooo much fun to drive that...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-29-2016, 03:28:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My new daily~

Ok, last post on this thread.

So I'm coming home yesterday, and I pull up to a red light in the right lane of a 2-lane left turn pocket. In the left lane is a beautiful new white Cayman S. So as...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-25-2016, 05:35:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My new daily~

I did say almost regarding the steering comparison. I guess I like the fact that although a tad vague (as I already mentioned), the steering itself is very linear regardless of speed...and yes, this...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jul-23-2016, 04:42:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My new daily~

And it's even got rev-matching! I didn't even know and kept wondering why the engine was still revving even after I toe-heeled. lol it just get's better and better.~ :lolhit:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jul-22-2016, 09:32:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By SIDEWAYS
My new daily~

So I just picked up my latest DD, and boy is it a hoot to drive! When comparing this new 340i 6-spd with M-Sport Package (in beautiful Estoril Blue no less) against my bucket...wow, where to begin? ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-25-2016, 03:55:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Awesome Day at BMW Performance Driving School!

Hi all,

So I just got back from a long day at Thermal Club. I am thoroughly exhausted, so I'll keep this brief.

Got to light up a variety of BMW cars and SAVs today in 5 different driving...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, May-09-2016, 01:39:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,463
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Had to happen...

Hey Hank, how many miles on your beauty?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Apr-29-2016, 09:56:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,463
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Had to happen...

Haha, that's what I thought too when I read the subject line.

But back to the point, I have this same fear as my bucket has barely passed the last 2 smog checks (and both times were after I...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-13-2016, 11:50:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Time machine~

So I hadn't fired up the ole jalopy in a while and figured I'd get her juices flowing to run some errands today. Not more than a couple miles into my drive I see a lowered white E36 M3 with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Mar-04-2016, 04:41:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,748
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Car just hit 60k miles. 95% done! SLR photos

I love those wheels! If you're ever thinking about selling them, shoot me a PM! :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Feb-25-2016, 04:04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,818
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My new DD~

No, I meant the 6 Grand Coupe is nimbler and better handling than my last demo (which was a 550i).

The M3 is still by far the better handling vehicle. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-14-2016, 07:19:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,818
Posted By SIDEWAYS
My new DD~

So I just picked up my latest demo, and while not as powerful as my last one, this badboy is definitely sportier, nimbler, and better-handling. Not to mention much sexier; this thing definitely gets...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jan-29-2016, 11:49:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: E36 M3 vs. 228i comparo

Actually, more like oranges vs. mandarins~ ;)

...at least based on my own experience and the feedback from others on here.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-28-2016, 10:28:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: E36 M3 vs. 228i comparo

Actually, no, I was going home from Sterling...remember, I said 55N, as in northbound, to 405S, southbound.

Anyway, I'll get to light up an M2 in a couple months when we go around conducting new...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jan-27-2016, 11:00:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By SIDEWAYS
E36 M3 vs. 228i comparo

Hello fellow 36ers,

I donít post much these days but had a recent experience that I just had to share as it relates to my beloved bucket E36 M3 (for the moderators who may think this an off-topic...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-17-2015, 02:26:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 19 years ago today...

Thanks for the kind words, they are much appreciated.

I don't really have any new pics, but maybe after some refresh activity next year I'll take some new ones. And yes, life has been very busy...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-15-2015, 05:25:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By SIDEWAYS
I bought my M3 19 years ago today...

So another year has come and gone. For those whoíve seen my annual anniversary posts, dating back 9 years now (wow, time flies!), you may recall that most have been relatively uneventful, with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-21-2015, 06:49:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: My M3 - AC Schnitzer/Brax/Recaro/Dinan/RMS, etc.

Very nicely executed.~ :hattip:

What are the specs on those wheels?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Oct-10-2015, 11:58:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,259
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Time to sell

Haven't been on here in a while, and when I saw your post, I nearly screamed out loud "oh no!". LOL

Glad you came to your senses, hehe.

On separate note, I've been driving my latest demo, a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-07-2015, 05:00:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Arctic and dakar got together

Those ACs would be so beyond dope in 18"s...still looking for a set, haven't given up hope!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-12-2015, 04:06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: It was twenty years ago today.

Congrats! You finally decided to write up your own anniversary instead of hijacking my annual threads, haha!



Hank! Good to see you're still around!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jan-20-2015, 01:02:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 18 years ago today...

^Nice! It definitely looks like a simple bolt-on using all the same hardware/hangars, etc. And I like the staggered resonated tips...looks very much like stock, which is a positive. Thanks!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-18-2015, 02:45:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 18 years ago today...

So does anyone have a pic of the Stromung exhaust? I'm getting ready to pull the trigger...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-23-2014, 11:39:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 18 years ago today...

My bucket hasn't changed a whole lot in some time, but since a couple of you have asked, here are a couple pics.

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f209/thirdchrp/Cars%20n%20stuff/Andy_m3_-_6.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-21-2014, 06:12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By SIDEWAYS
I bought my M3 18 years ago today...

Well, those of you familiar with my annual anniversary posts, you know that it’s actually on New Year's Eve. Anyway…alas, another year has come and gone. And while it was mostly uneventful, I did...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-27-2014, 07:12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Down memory lane...

Sorry to revive an ancient post, but I just came across another old photo.~

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f209/thirdchrp/Cars%20n%20stuff/OG.jpg...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Nov-27-2014, 07:03:18 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 92,101
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: The OFFICIAL "WORK WHEELS" club!!!

Finally something different after scrolling through 21 pages!! lol ;)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Sep-26-2014, 03:21:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,969
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: The Frustration of Finding a New Find

Wow, there are some ridiculously priced E36 M3s on there. Hell, at those prices, if I were to ever sell mine (which I never will), I might as well ask for $20K!! :jawdrop::thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Sep-03-2014, 02:46:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Fan stopped blowing

No need my friend, it turned out to be the FSU. But man, was it a royal pain in the aass!!! Jesus...you have to be a little biitch to be able to get in there, and with my broad shoulders (I wear...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Sep-02-2014, 02:38:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Fuel filter

+1

I must concur...I still remember getting my Inspection 1 & 2 performed at the dealership, and I don't recall ever seeing anything about fuel filters being replaced on the repair orders. In...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Sep-01-2014, 02:20:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Fuel filter

How often do you guys replace this little gem? With my bucket now at 100,xxx miles, it's probably time to replace mine. ;)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-26-2014, 03:09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Ambient Temperature Sensor

So is this thing supposed to just dangle behind the driver's side fog light? Or is it supposed to be affixed to something?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Aug-24-2014, 05:41:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Fan stopped blowing

Well, I checked all the AC fuses, and they're all good. Guess it's the FSU.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Aug-17-2014, 07:16:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Fan stopped blowing

I guess I'm slowly coming to grips with the age of my bucket. The main reason it's taken this long is because she still looks almost brand new, being the garage queen that she is...but the bottom...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Jul-28-2014, 01:09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Bought the wrong AC Schnitzer Type II offset wheels for E36 M3

Or you could join Stanceworks and be a star on BFc!~ ;)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Jun-13-2014, 02:12:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: GT-R vs. E36 M3

Nah, never. I love my bucket...coming up on 18 years!!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Jun-10-2014, 03:48:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By SIDEWAYS
GT-R vs. E36 M3

No, this is not about a race. Instead, it's actually a comparison of the two since I got to drive a 2014MY GT-R press unit for about a week. Now granted, I know the two vehicles are hardly...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-20-2014, 08:17:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Serious deep dish...I ain't talkin' pizza!

After rolling square BBS RCs (18x8.5) for over 7 years I also wanted to finally go with a staggered set-up with some lip in the back. IMO it looks so much more aggressive. Anyway, not sure if 2.5...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-06-2014, 04:40:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,234
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Anyone move from a E46 to a E36?

A minivan? LOL...j/k, although I do need one as my 2 boys are growing like warts. Eh, I've toyed w/ the thought of selling my jalopy for years (and posted about the dilemma on this forum numerous...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Mar-06-2014, 03:15:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,234
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Anyone move from a E46 to a E36?

My hooptie may not have 16K on the clock, but if this is truly the rule (rather than the exception), then my bucket should be commanding at least $17K considering how pristine she is!! :thumbsup2: ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-03-2014, 03:15:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,309
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: CLEAN e36 m3 picture thread

There's definitely some beautiful paint on some of the cars posted here. Not sure mine is quite on par, but I think she's pretty clean all things considered.
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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-03-2014, 03:03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: FS: FLOSS Edition x AC Schnitzer type I Monoblock - Brushed Finish

LOL...you know what I've never quite understood from the Stance crowd? Since they love the whole "stretch n' poke" look, aka "hellaflush"...why spend all the money on improper-fitting wheels/tires...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Feb-03-2014, 02:52:17 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,583
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Thoughts on M3 for sale

Haha, well played...love the Oktoberfest part.

BTW, for Wyattfahrenholz's reference, telescoping is different from the tilting feature badgtho mentioned.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Jan-05-2014, 02:42:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,487
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: What made you fall in love with your E36

This has been discussed a million times on this forum, with arguably some of the best responses on the thread below.~ ;)

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=122749
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-30-2013, 12:03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Awww yeah, look what I got from Santa!~

LOL, bastaard! Did you really get those? I actually have the M stripes, but only on my BMW jacket.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-25-2013, 06:19:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Awww yeah, look what I got from Santa!~

Track shoes and jacket baby! Track, as in HPDE track, hehe. Now the toe/heel shifts will be even faster!~ :D

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f209/thirdchrp/Drivingshoes_zps2096b657.jpg...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-23-2013, 01:39:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: I bought my M3 17 years ago today...

My heap's at 100,7XX miles, and just starting to break in! :thumbsup2:



Wolfgang, it's cool that you're also an original owner, but every year you hijack my thread!!! :lolhit:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-22-2013, 03:45:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By SIDEWAYS
I bought my M3 17 years ago today...

And so, another year has passed (well, next Tuesday anyway). Mostly uneventful as far as the M is concerned, although I just barely passed smog recently and finally fixed that oh-so-annoying...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Nov-17-2013, 04:45:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: A Pair of E36 M3's in the Canyon

Definitely, I know some really good local places for an awesome shoot!
Forum: Pacific Sun, Aug-25-2013, 01:26:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,510
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: OFFICIAL SoCal OC BBQ

Wow, looks like a good turn-out...I had planned to come out, but I just had too much to do. By the time I was finally ready to roll out, it was already like 1:20 PM. Ugh...but next time for sure!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-26-2013, 10:01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Where to get a fan tool cheap?

Any specialty bicycle shop...got mine for like under $3.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Apr-14-2013, 06:19:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Happy 14th Birthday

Congrats! I'm coming up on my hooptie's 17th birthday this year, and I still love her to death! :thumbsup2:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Feb-16-2013, 02:02:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,915
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Selling my M3...is my $$ too high??

I don't know how anyone is providing you any concrete feedback about your asking price when the most important piece of information is missing = miles??? I didn't bother reading any of the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-12-2013, 06:34:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Anyone know these type?

Thanks! :hattip:
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-12-2013, 05:37:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Anyone know these type?

Normally I don't care too much for stock wheels (except for this one particular set offered on Z4s - see thread for reference http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=149655), but I saw these...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-26-2012, 07:41:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,415
Posted By SIDEWAYS
I bought my M3 16 years ago today...

Well, actually, next Monday marks the 16th anniversary of my beloved hooptie. For those of you whoíve been reading my annual recaps, you may recall that I almost sold her last year for a...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Oct-03-2012, 04:06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Longevity of the Koni/H&R Setup?

My H&R springs and Koni adjustables are going on almost 16 years and just short of 100K miles, and they're still in great shape!
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-31-2012, 05:31:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,133
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: E36m wheel show off

WORK baby, WORK!!~
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jun-02-2012, 04:38:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Proof that I still love my heap~

So a buddy of mine just bought a used 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 (track model?) with around 19K miles on it and he let me take it for a spin. He had just installed some custom Magnaflow exhaust...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, May-30-2012, 01:37:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,305
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: 17X9 Satin Black ARC8s on Cosmos FTW

Does this mean the ARC8s in 17x9 are no longer on back order like they were for the longest time?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Mar-26-2012, 02:18:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Electrical gremlins

So I finally figured out #1. It was just a matter of hitting the metric conversion button! I figured it out after realizing the clock was in military format. :lolhit: Just thought I'd post that up...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Mar-10-2012, 06:10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By SIDEWAYS
Re: Electrical gremlins

It went away so it's no longer an issue. The only problem is the lack of AM/PM on the clock, but I can live with that.
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