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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 09:05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By bosundave
Re: Replaced my front right Brembo BBK 355mm friction ring rotor for $150

That's just it it took me forever to get the part number I couldn't find it anywhere online I had to call stoptech. That's probably online I just couldn't find it. So you're going to have to do the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 08:41:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By bosundave
Re: Solved my balky transmission shifting by switching to Redline D4 ATF

Really? I thought using ATF in our transmissions was a fairly recent event.
The few threads I did read on it seems to me it is still a controversial issue in spite of BMW signing off on this idea.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 06:31:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By bosundave
Replaced my front right Brembo BBK 355mm friction ring rotor for $150

355mm Front friction rings (slotted) for Gran Turismo 6 piston Brembo brake kit replacement are $500 plus $100 for hardware for a total of $600 each side.

That's just not happening for me right at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 06:04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By bosundave
Installed stock FCABs

I don't track the car anymore...at least for a while. It is a daily commuter now, and I was getting tired of the NVH. I had 95a poly bushings Fcabs. It was just easier for me to buy a set of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 05:55:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By bosundave
Solved my balky transmission shifting by switching to Redline D4 ATF

BMW says ATF is okay. Turner uses it in their E46 M3 race cars.
Royal Purple makes another popular option. But, I am extremely happy with the ATF, especially in the cold snap we're getting this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-26-2019, 05:45:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bosundave
Re: Need help diagnosing catastrophic electric failure

Sorry I work nights so I was doing errands and sleeping until 11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Yes by key fob lock unlock works. In fact I just checked my cruise control although no lights come on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-25-2019, 07:05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bosundave
Re: Need help diagnosing catastrophic electric failure

You know, I'm actually giving that some thought. I know the dealer service shop foreman. He's been there for many years. I know he's still there because I asked at the parts counter when I was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-25-2019, 05:16:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bosundave
Need help diagnosing catastrophic electric failure

The other night I was driving to work and just before I got to my destination I lost Power to all these items all at once.

All lights in the dash.( except for three idiot lights that light up and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-05-2018, 02:32:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By bosundave
Re: Square Setup Front Tire Size

You are correct.
I did run toe out at Homestead HPDE which is just an over sized Autocross IMO. I don't like that short, highly technical low speed course. But the toe--out really did help with the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-04-2018, 05:07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By bosundave
Re: Square Setup Front Tire Size

Sweet. Do you run FULL caster?
You said "darty". This is why I recommend just a TAD of Toe In for front and rear tires. Too much toe and you get tire wear. Zero toe and you loose some straight line...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-04-2018, 12:30:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By bosundave
Re: Square Setup Front Tire Size

19's? OIY! Even worse. You will be miserable. Bad ride and destroy rims.

My car came with BMW OEM 19's. I went to a high end three piece 19's (255 F and 275 Rear)

Then I bought D-Force ultra...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-03-2018, 02:18:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By bosundave
Re: Square Setup Front Tire Size

So far three people in this thread have heavily advised you NOT to use a 30 series tire. Trust us. 265/35-18
Square. Tiny amount of toe in front and rear. FULL caster.
Front Camber -2.0 Rear Camber...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-03-2018, 08:48:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By bosundave
Re: Secondary Air Pump doesn't turn off 2004 BMW M3

Delete the secondary air pump. Don't bother to try to unbolt it
.....it's almost impossible. The air pump actually pulls out of the rubber grommets.
You have to yank it quite firmly, straight...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-03-2018, 05:38:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,126
Posted By bosundave
Re: Rasp

Adding headers and getting rid of cats usually gains you 25+ horsepower. The best sounding combination is the following.( It's not necessarily the most free-flowing. But is by far the best sounding...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-30-2018, 07:26:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By bosundave
Re: Square Setup Front Tire Size

I run 265 35 18 square setup. I think 30 series tire in this size is a bit two little side wall for the street. The 265 35-18 is a much easier tire to find in all brands. I like the Michelin Pilot...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-26-2018, 06:24:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By bosundave
Re: Seibon cf csl trunk question

We used the OEM E9X LED plate lights on our trunk. here are the necessary part #s for plug and play lighting:
2 63267193293 License Plate Lamp, LED (from E90,E91,E92)
2 61136925634 Universal...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-26-2018, 04:27:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By bosundave
Re: Seibon cf csl trunk question

Go back and read my reply. I added some more information about the license plate lights.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-26-2018, 04:20:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By bosundave
Re: Seibon cf csl trunk question

It know Status Gruppe designs there trunks without the handle. Perhaps Seibon does the same?
Yeah, I just did a little search and here is copy of someone else's post

"The modbargains one has the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 10:55:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By bosundave
Re: Michelin Pilot Super Sports

The manufacture date for mine was week 33 of year 2016. Nice and compliant still.
Great video. :)



Very much recommended never to unload suspension 100% by using jack stands. These are the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 10:49:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By bosundave
Re: Anyone ever use Aquapel?

I read about some minor complaints from only a few users (Amazon reviews) Two solutions:'
1) Deep clean existing wiper blades.
2) If the above does not work switch to PIAA Silicone blades.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 09:27:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By bosundave
Re: Removed steering wheel, broke a connector. How do I fix it ?

Delcast 30 Watt Precision Tip Soldering Iron https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0071N75H0/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_iEN-Bb3VY7GH1

This one is less than $7. It'll work fine.
Search and find real small gauge...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 09:26:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By bosundave
Re: Removed steering wheel, broke a connector. How do I fix it ?

Delcast 30 Watt Precision Tip Soldering Iron https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0071N75H0/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_iEN-Bb3VY7GH1

This one is less than $7. It'll work fine.
the connector you buy just not have...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 09:16:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By bosundave
Anyone ever use Aquapel?

I had never heard of it before. The guy who installed my windshield gave me an applicator and swore it was the best rain repellent.

Previously I was using Griot's Garage rain repellent. I didn't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 07:31:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By bosundave
Re: Looking for aftermarket traction control system

Isn't the AEM infinity supposed to do this better than anything else?

Traction Control
The E46 M3 comes with wheel speed/ABS sensors from the factory, and the Infinity is able to use them for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 07:24:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By bosundave
Re: SMG issues help please

Hope you get this sorted out. Please don't forget to post what you found out.
And tell us how your issue was fixed.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-25-2018, 04:30:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By bosundave
Re: A Star Was Born

Update. My rain sensor works. It hasn't rained since my new windshield was installed but I stopped for some gas and splashed a bunch of water on it from a gas station squeegee to test it out. Seems...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-24-2018, 06:17:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By bosundave
Re: Status Gruppe Black Friday sale!

I have been looking at their carbon fiber CSL trunk. They are pretty pricey, but I have a feeling they're fitment is better than most.
Am I on the correct path if I'm saving up for a boot lid from...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-24-2018, 06:10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By bosundave
Re: Michelin Pilot Super Sports

I have had exactly the same experience with Bridgestone RE tires.
Looking forward to getting shod with the Pilot Sport 4S in a couple months.

Thank you everybody for your replies. It lets me know...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-24-2018, 06:08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By bosundave
Re: Michelin Pilot Super Sports

Even better news. Thanks.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 08:59:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By bosundave
Michelin Pilot Super Sports

I can't say I have the best luck in the world catching really good deals. I always seem to just miss them.
However my recent purchase on eBay seems to qualify as a great deal. At least it seems that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 08:58:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By bosundave
Disregard. Double post

Somehow my tire thread got double posted. I apologize. Sometimes it is glitchy when posting from smart phone.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-23-2018, 06:10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By bosundave
Re: A Star Was Born

I just checked. That's the brand of my glass. My new glass. Fuyao.
Half of my driving at night since I work the night shift. That's when I think any distortion would be most noticeable. I'm not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 08:15:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By bosundave
Re: A Star Was Born

EDIT: Yes! I just I just checked. The logo is on the lower passenger side.

I forgot to ask the tech. I asked Jon and he said he wasn't sure. He said glass is glass. I have to agree. I just drove...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 07:18:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By bosundave
Re: A Star Was Born

Yeah, but I think if you read the copy of my Yelp review it gives you names of the owner, name of my technician and the name of the company. But don't hesitate to p.m. me

Jon's direct number is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-22-2018, 07:13:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By bosundave
Re: A Star Was Born

It
Man, some of you guys are incredibly observant. That is an old old piece that I had on my shelf. I bought a bunch of carbon fiber stuff on eBay (2010?) that was made in Thailand. It is incredibly...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-20-2018, 10:54:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By bosundave
A Star Was Born

In my windshield. A BIG star. First ever on any car that I've ever owned. I am OCD about not getting behind any semi trailers or even SUVs or pickups. This stone or UFO came from a completely...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-18-2018, 07:44:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By bosundave
Re: Getting a little overwhelmed with impending suspension install

I asked TC Kline about this. He said peel the boot down (or up) and take big channel locks and squeeze the bump stop. That will keep the shaft from turning.

Don't use an impact gun. Don't use a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-17-2018, 05:36:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,483
Posted By bosundave
Re: What coilover would you recommend for carving canyons KW clubsports or TC Kline D

If you go for TCK, decline their camber plates when you buy the package. I have NIB TCK camber/caster plates that I can make a deal with you.

On advice from others I have decided to purchase SWIFT...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-17-2018, 05:19:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By bosundave
Re: Getting a little overwhelmed with impending suspension install

What movie is your .gif from? You hardly ever see our car in films. I think the E46 M3 had 10 seconds of screen time in one of the Fast and Furious films before it crashed.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-17-2018, 05:15:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,441
Posted By bosundave
Re: Lang Racing vs. Dr. Vanos rebuild

I did not know about this. Me likey!
http://www.tt-hub.com
Price is $700 if you send your OEM hub in as a core exchange.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-13-2018, 07:04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By bosundave
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-13-2018, 06:50:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By bosundave
Re: E46 M3 Convertible VAC floor mounts

I think I do have a set of plates. Let me PM u a photo later.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 01:48:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bosundave
Re: Should rebuilding brake calipers be a maintenance item?

IDK. I bought them in 2009. I was wire wheeling them two weeks ago (during a pads and rotor change) and they came out like new.

But, I was curious as to what they cost now, and could not find any...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 01:04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By bosundave
Re: Sprint Booster

Thanks. This is very useful info for me.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 11:43:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bosundave
Re: Should rebuilding brake calipers be a maintenance item?

I bought a set of these shims for my Brembo GT fronts. I did not realize that they would protect my piston seals. But the seals do indeed seem perfect after 10 years. I just did a pad and rotor...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 06:49:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By bosundave
Re: Sprint Booster

I already have a Dyno tune from AA that does all that. But, if I did not, I could see the great value in what you mention. Got to love DIY ECU remapping.
I was unaware how easy, and dirt cheap this...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 06:47:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By bosundave
Re: Sprint Booster

THIS!
I dont know if they had this in 2009. So, let me amend my statement.
I would never buy ANOTHER Spring Booster knowing that I could get the same results for $20.

Not "needing" additional...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 06:31:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By bosundave
Re: Passing State inspections

State vehicle inspections in Florida were a huge PITA. Until one day they just shut ALL of the centers down and did away with Inspection.
LESS government, not more? Unheard of.

Vehicle...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 06:18:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By bosundave
Sprint Booster

Who has one? For how long? Opinions?
I bought one in 2009. They were non adjustable back then which is still just fine with me.

OIY! The PRICE! It seemed at least $100 (or more) too high at the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 05:53:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By bosundave
Re: Do all of your BMW electronic devices and sensors work in your car

Doh! My horn. I completely forgot. I have not got around to installing a used set of OEM trumpets yet. Right now their is nothing where my horn trumpets should be.
I dont even know if the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 06:21:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By bosundave
Re: Do all of your BMW electronic devices and sensors work in your car

thanks. I will include that when I am doing my troubleshooting. I think it's actually a broken connection in the wiring leading up to it. The system might have a relay involved that's bad. That's the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 07:34:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By bosundave
Re: Do all of your BMW electronic devices and sensors work in your car

I used to use my rear electric rear window defroster all the time. We get a lot of need for that in the Fall and Spring here in South Florida. Helps with external dew moisture too.

I have an older...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-11-2018, 07:24:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By bosundave
Re: E46 Wind Deflector

Bump for Imola Red over Cinnamon 'vert. Rare.
I LOVE my deflector. They are crazy expensive now! This is a good deal.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-11-2018, 07:22:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By bosundave
Re: E46 M3 Convertible VAC floor mounts

What are anti submarine mounts??
Will the VAC mounts work on my Recaros that I have never mounted before?
I am looking to finally mount them in my 2005 convertible
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-11-2018, 07:19:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By bosundave
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 04:42:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By bosundave
Re: Resonator Size

I bought two of these on Amazon. I have not installed them yet. But Google Magnaflow 10445 E46 M3 and you should get a "hit". The model number comes up as the correct size and fit for our cars.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 04:32:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By bosundave
Re: Do all of your BMW electronic devices and sensors work in your car

That would be my guess. But where? I started with fuses. All fuses good. I think there is a relay buried somewhere....
The issue is not critical. The rear window defogs on its own, but not nearly as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 03:29:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bosundave
Re: Best DIY for motor mount replacement

Right. I think it's just the fab shroud you need to take the screws out of. The actual fan can stay in place.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 03:28:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bosundave
Re: Best DIY for motor mount replacement

Thanks for all the replies and the link. Yes I heard about dropping the subframe. That is a way that many people go.

But I paid good money for this giant 100 pound 3.5 ton jack. I'd like to put...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-11-2018, 03:20:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By bosundave
Do all of your BMW electronic devices and sensors work in your car

..... things like ambient temperature, rain sensor for your windshield wipers, cruise control, rear window defogger, etc.

Everything works except my electric rear window defogger in my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-09-2018, 06:52:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bosundave
Re: Best DIY for motor mount replacement

I read where people insisted that the cabin air filter unit must be removed first.'
a very very long socket extension is also needed. How many inches/feet? I want to know so I can purchase one...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-09-2018, 08:55:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bosundave
Best DIY for motor mount replacement

As some of you may know, I am on an anti-NVH Crusade. I foolishly had solid rubber Bimmerworld motor mounts installed and honestly, they transmit too much NVH.
I will be swapping them out for OEM...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Nov-09-2018, 08:36:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By bosundave
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 02:06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By bosundave
Re: My warm up procedures.

Yep. That is what we are supposed to do with these cars. According to BMW M division.
Probably holds true for most cars.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 02:02:53 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 28,399
Posted By bosundave
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 08:20:46 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 28,399
Posted By bosundave
Re: FCM E46 M3 Ride Harmonizer suspension spreadsheet (bounce freqs, FRC, roll stiffn

Does anyone on this forum have a your FCM Elite Stage 3 Bilstein coilovers?

What about another forum that starts with E?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 07:36:17 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,557
Posted By bosundave
Re: My custom exhaust journy begins

When Horsepowerfreaks was still in business they recommended One commercial Muffler for horsepower up to I think about 600. It was the Agency Power Muffler with titanium tips. The one I have. It...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 07:14:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By bosundave
Re: My warm up procedures.

Well, it's funny you should mention those LiquiMoly additives. I just switched to the LiquiMoly oil and added some of their Molydisulfate while I was at it.

TheBuildjournal suggests that I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 07:00:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,302
Posted By bosundave
Re: Recaro pp upholstery options

I got a pair of Recaros custom covered.
I bought some of the material right from Recaro.. I wanted red, and I liked their fabric called Jersey because it breathes exceptionally well in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 06:48:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By bosundave
Re: My warm up procedures.

You are definitely far far from being an idiot.
In fact just the opposite. Smart guy. 😎 Yeah, when I say 2500 rpm I'm often hitting 3000 until I get to the on ramp for I-95.
The entire two and a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 03:55:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By bosundave
My warm up procedures.

From what I understand we are not supposed to sit for several minutes or more while our engines warm up. We're supposed to start the car wait until at least the pressures come up and then put it in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 03:43:45 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,761
Posted By bosundave
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Just ordered my kit. I have been using Lqui Molly recently.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-07-2018, 08:27:06 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 28,399
Posted By bosundave
Re: FCM E46 M3 Ride Harmonizer suspension spreadsheet (bounce freqs, FRC, roll stiffn

I did. But like you said, the results may not be applicable to my heavier in the rear convertible. I think everything looks fairly good except FRC. Should that value be higher?
I weight 240 dressed,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-07-2018, 06:46:26 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 28,399
Posted By bosundave
Re: FCM E46 M3 Ride Harmonizer suspension spreadsheet (bounce freqs, FRC, roll stiffn

Got it. I understand.

Even with getting rid of a some of weight by getting rid of the stock muffler(Agency Power muffler is current), I am sure that the car's rear is heavier. I really like to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-07-2018, 06:21:35 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 28,399
Posted By bosundave
Re: FCM E46 M3 Ride Harmonizer suspension spreadsheet (bounce freqs, FRC, roll stiffn

I have the same 30mm front bar and square set up, and ride height. But, doesn't the table specify 400lb/7kg Front and 700lb/12kg Rear and TCK coilovers when using a 30mm front ant sway bar?

I have...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-07-2018, 03:52:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By bosundave
Re: Turner Motorsport Experiences

Positive! Ask for Doug about anything. He answers his emails. I am currently speaking to him about TMS Camber/Caster plates for my TC Kline coilovers.
Leaning toward the Hybrid plates as owned and...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-07-2018, 03:41:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By bosundave
Re: TC Kline Caster/Camber plates. New, never mounted

Bump! I know somebody wants and needs these pristine plates!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-06-2018, 05:21:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Re: Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

I was wondering about the TMS hybrids. I did not know anyone that had them. Now I do. Excellent. Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-06-2018, 05:18:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Re: Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

Not sure, but I think the black Powerflex are REALLY hard. Much harder than 95A. Can anybody confirm that?
Most say they are minimally unaffected by NVH. from AKG Black which are 95A. I forgot...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-06-2018, 01:26:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Re: Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

TCK caster/camber plates are up for sale. New, Never mounted.
$400.00
Link:
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?p=1067889518#post1067889518

Sale pending reply from Doug from TMS to...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-06-2018, 12:59:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By bosundave
FS: TC Kline Caster/Camber plates. New, never mounted

FOR E46 and E46 M3

100% perfect. No blemishes. Never even mounted. Photo shows just a mock up. Top nut only finger tight on coilover stack. The TCK proprietary top center shock mounting nut IS...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-05-2018, 08:42:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Re: Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

I don't know either. Most people clamor for the Vorshlag plates with the big sturdy but noise conducting spherical bearings.

I HAD Turner Street plates(not the Hybrids). They are great. I did not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-05-2018, 07:44:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Re: Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

I already have TMS limiters installed. And I have a set of brand-new Lemforder RTABs and the proper installation tool all ready to go.
The job is on the list.

I did an inspection just recently....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-05-2018, 05:35:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Re: Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

Perfect. That's the answer I was hoping to hear. Thank you so much.



Okay, thank you for the answer. I'll put some feelers out then. If I can get halfway decent price for these TCK plates, it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 10:23:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By bosundave
Tired of NVH. Going back to OEM rubber

Plans change. My car is now a daily driver instead of a track weekend warrior. I used to have soft 80A powerflex FCABS and Turner Street camber plates with a soft poly front shock mount.
Now is it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 09:56:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By bosundave
Re: TCK coilover convertible mounting question

OK then. It is up to a pair of sturdy hemostats to adjust rebound. I got those...
Thank you.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 07:12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By bosundave
TCK coilover convertible mounting question

Anyone who has a convertible knows that access to any top adjuster for rear shocks can be quite limited. I don't have too much problem with my BC racing rear dampers, as they have built-in top...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 06:48:13 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 49,715
Posted By bosundave
Re: Post your aftermarket steering wheel!

IItI bought the steering wheel 7 years ago from an Australian member on this forum. It sat on a shelf until recently.
I just installed it a couple months ago.

It was made in Japan. It is the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-03-2018, 05:06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By bosundave
Re: Vert Shocks (and other suspension questions)

Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about with cars.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-02-2018, 01:22:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By bosundave
Re: Vert Shocks (and other suspension questions)

I have BC's in my Lexus SC300. The SC300 is almost part for part the same as a Supra but with a larger body. I am a Big guy. BigDave is one of my other handles.
The BC's in the lowered Lexus are the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-02-2018, 12:22:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By bosundave
Re: Vert Shocks (and other suspension questions)

I have a 2005 'vert. My car lasted only a few weeks (in 2008 when I bought it) with the stock set up. As I recall, the stock Sachs were TERRIBLE. I hated the ride. Really hated it.

I went...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-31-2018, 04:52:00 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 48,261
Posted By bosundave
Re: Review: AKG 90A subframe bushings

As long as it is not a solid '70's bush.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-30-2018, 02:11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By bosundave
Re: Brake feel, OEM vs aftermarket(PFC, Brembo, Stoptech, etc)

Ive got Brembos 355/345 floating rotors(any bigger and I can not run my 18" wheels) and 6pot/4pot calipers. I run very aggressive pads. My pedal feel is perfect. Very firm, yet plenty linear to allow...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-29-2018, 10:40:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By bosundave
Re: PowerFlex FCAB failure in one DE

I had Powerflex Yellows installed with some copper never seize. They did well for 20K miles actually. But that was the complete life of them.

Then, I had AKG Black 90A or 95A (One of those)...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-28-2018, 03:11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By bosundave
Re: Things I learned from changing my Brembo 2-piece rotors.

Maybe mine were assembled by a guy who decided to use way way too much thread locker. You could see that nearly every thread of every machine screw was slathered with the stuff.

Yes, Obioban said...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-28-2018, 05:02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By bosundave
Things I learned from changing my Brembo 2-piece rotors.

1) my Brembo 355 mm X 32 mm friction rings are incredibly expensive. https://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-16465-355x32-brembo-brake-kit-slotted-rotors-pair-left-and-right/
$1119.90 influence mounting...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-28-2018, 04:05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By bosundave
Re: Adjustable sway bar links questions

Got it. Yes, I have a set of matching adjustable links from Turner Motorsport.

Thank you so much for answering my question perfectly. There was a lot of incomplete information out there. But,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-27-2018, 07:49:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By bosundave
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-25-2018, 03:12:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,748
Posted By bosundave
Re: Best battery at the moment?

When choosing a battery each owner and vehicle may have different needs. I Need a big H7 because:
1) I have a 'vert that I often open and close with OUT the engine running. Sometimes many times if I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-25-2018, 04:58:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,346
Posted By bosundave
Re: E46 M3 Belt, Tensioner, and Pulley Replacement

I did this job a couple months ago using the do it yourself from buildjournal. I also replaced the thermostat and all the o;rings. I replaced a couple sensors and all the O-rings on the radiator...
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