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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 09:32:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,742
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Fix a sagging glove box door.

Trim piece is not M specific. Go to your local junk yard, you can find everything cheap.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 08:24:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,742
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Fix a sagging glove box door.

The piece you ordered requires a lock swap and trim piece.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 08:01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,742
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Fix a sagging glove box door.

You have the wrong glovebox on your car. Focus on getting the correct 1997 parts for it. Keep the new vent you received (or sell it to me, I'll buy it if you don't want it) and get the rest of the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 12:39:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Adjusting Diff backlash (eliminate M clunk)

Passenger Output Flange
https://c1552172.ssl.cf0.rackcdn.com/71166_x800.jpg

Driver Output Flange
https://c1552172.ssl.cf0.rackcdn.com/71187_x800.jpg

As you can see, it's the shortened output...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 12:33:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Adjusting Diff backlash (eliminate M clunk)

It's not the lash (which is no different than any other BMW diff), it's the shortened passenger side output shaft flange. The shortened length doesn't provide enough support allowing it to flop...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-14-2017, 11:49:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Help with Lower Recaro rails please!

I listed everything out. Also to note; I'm ~6'1. The TiAg Recaro PP setup you see the seat isn't even at lowest position. I had around 2-3" headroom at this position. The LSB I had at the lowest and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-14-2017, 11:40:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Help with Lower Recaro rails please!

Your issue sounds like the tab mounted Recaro slider style. Normal non-tabbed silders paired with MS or VAC floor mounts get the seat very low while maintaining a proper upright seat position.

The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-14-2017, 06:32:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 944
Posted By Braymond141
Re: OEM Radio Alternative

Agreed. Additionally, no bezel (meaning radio face fills the gap) and no plug in ports on the front (why are we still making radios with wires hanging off the face ???)
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-14-2017, 06:05:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,742
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Fix a sagging glove box door.

Haywood.

What are we looking at? The sliding lock box in your left image is very early E36 (till 1993). The part number you ordered is not for that glovebox. If that’s what you received ordering...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Dec-14-2017, 05:56:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Braymond141
Re: SOCAL: Dinan Vortech Supercharger E36 M3

I’m not positive on the impeller, as I noted. Condition needs to be confirmed.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-14-2017, 04:36:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By Braymond141
Re: New guy with a not so new M.

Their “dye” kit is the joke. It’s more like latex paint than dye.

Anyway, goodluck with the recolor project.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Dec-14-2017, 07:11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Braymond141
Re: SOCAL: Dinan Vortech Supercharger E36 M3

I can assist with refurbishing that kit. I saw it for sale before the OP bought a ~month ago. It's pretty rough but can be fixed.

One of the intake tubes is really bent and if I recall correctly...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 11:23:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Xenon headlight troubleshooting— completely stumped...

The cheaper bulbs are the issue (build quality), not "BMW's". The cheap stuff is no better in any other car or ballast type.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 10:37:10 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 33,852
Posted By Braymond141
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

Close the trunk, go for a drive. It will fall into the area accessible with the carpet out (the license plate side). I went through the same thing lol.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 08:08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Xenon headlight troubleshooting— completely stumped...

I want to second buying name brand bulbs. Do not buy knock offs like what Khoalty sells.

I chose light output over color and went with Osram Nightbreakers; Amazon.com: Osram 66240NB Xenarc D2S...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 07:39:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By Braymond141
Re: New guy with a not so new M.

As long as it isn’t Leatherique and has a matte top coat.

Make sure you seal off that spot that broke through into the “suede” before color coat. The little fibers show through color and top coat...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 07:27:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By Braymond141
Re: New guy with a not so new M.

What leather coloring product did you go with?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 07:25:37 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 33,852
Posted By Braymond141
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

Good to know, that was exactly my theory on removal too.

Chris, you know what you need to do.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 07:23:10 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 34,624
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-13-2017, 07:19:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

The base is a new Genuine BMW sedan part.

Enjoy that steamer!



You may have to cut it out. In stock form only 4 push pins hold the front edge down and the c-pillars block the rest.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-12-2017, 11:17:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-12-2017, 08:37:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

I don't, but it should be tight and spin freely.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Dec-12-2017, 07:30:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1999 M3 Coupe Parts for Front Left Corner Collision - TX

You can source the parts cheaper through schmiedmann, but yes. Then there’s my method; http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=590177

Your damage is stupid easy to fix (I’m honestly...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-11-2017, 10:11:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 944
Posted By Braymond141
Re: OEM Radio Alternative

Nobody hates your car (maybe the Style 5's because stance ruined them for everyone), it's you that causes the problem. Stop saying dumb sh*t like "I'm not here to make friends" and then moan when you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-11-2017, 04:31:48 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,667
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1999 Dakar M3 Coupe Build/Restoration Journal (Long and Picture Heavy)

Nice thread on the M5. Makes me miss the TiAg I had and now I want to put the LMB/LMB I have outside back together.

To answer your question on the original plugs, they were not worn (at least not...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-11-2017, 03:58:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-11-2017, 03:57:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1999 M3 Coupe Parts for Front Left Corner Collision - TX

Glad you're fixing this as well. You should change a few things if you're planning to GT/"LTW" mod the car though. It might be worth going to your local BMW dealers and asking if they'll match the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Dec-11-2017, 03:03:39 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 33,852
Posted By Braymond141
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

Who has Mr OEM in his title and knows absolutely nothing about any Motorsport and aftermarket parts? That’s right, you. Don’t act like it’s a surprise I like aftermarket parts.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-10-2017, 07:46:03 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 33,852
Posted By Braymond141
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

I like smoked lights. My only gripe with inpro is that silly amber shield in the turn signal. I love amber bulbs, but that shield is obnoxious. Definitely better on the smoked versions versus the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-10-2017, 06:47:28 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 33,852
Posted By Braymond141
Re: LTW clears and a drop.

Looks good Chris.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-10-2017, 04:52:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Any BMW E36 car meets?

Are you in the local E36 or BMW groups? We get regular posts for weekly meetups all throughtout California. These are not specific event groups, they get posted in the Classified groups.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-09-2017, 03:25:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Bit Coin Miner

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=594361
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-09-2017, 03:23:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Bit Coin Miner

Yeah... same here.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-09-2017, 12:03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By Braymond141
Re: M3 axle bolts, stock are longer???

BMW switched away from allen cap bolts in favor of E-Torx. They easily deform and strip out. I would stick with E-Torx.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-08-2017, 08:00:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By Braymond141
Re: M3 axle bolts, stock are longer???

No, your 1996 is correct. 95 to very early 97 the rear ends are all 6-bolt CV driveshafts with solid axles. Sometime in 97 they switched to 4-bolt dual ujoint driveshaft and hallow axles.

It’s the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-08-2017, 06:39:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By Braymond141
Re: M3 axle bolts, stock are longer???

What is the length on the new bolt?

BMW consolidates parts, usually superceeding older models with new model parts. Usually it is just a simple coating change (yellow zinc to ZNS3 zinc flake for...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-08-2017, 02:24:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By Braymond141
Re: M3 axle bolts, stock are longer???

You may have the wrong bolt. This happens with BMW. Looks like yours is missing the locking teeth. The length is listed as 45mm on ECS. A mm difference isn’t unreasonable (yours also looks to be less...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 07:57:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By Braymond141
Re: S54 Swapped Daytona Violett M3.

71227832004 Not listed as NLA.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 06:14:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By Braymond141
Re: S54 Swapped Daytona Violett M3.

Nice work. Looks pretty clean from my phone.

That VW expansion tank needs to go. VW have SHIT cooling systems, don’t bring that bad luck to your S54.

Might want to relocate that intake into...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Dec-07-2017, 05:52:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,102
Posted By Braymond141
Re: S54 Swapped Daytona Violett M3.

They do if you manually visit each url. Need to get to a computer to see this...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-06-2017, 05:59:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1995 BMW M3 Dakar Yellow / Black M-Tech

Very nice, and possibly worth the big bucks. It really needs the front seat foam fixed to be perfect (darn those early seats).

Paging Mr Dakar...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 05:53:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 05:08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-06-2017, 04:16:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Mulberry coupe panels-pick up only (bay area

Those are actually delaminating Stephen.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 04:11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Selling Advice

Suction cups don’t work on BMW sheet metal. These aren’t Subaru’s.

Drilling is used (by hacks) to gain access to the backside of dents for the PDR process. PDR is primarirly done with angled rods...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 02:59:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Dec-06-2017, 02:35:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Car was totaled. Should I buy back and repair it myself?

Wasn’t this a decent car? Should have offered it up to us to buy...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Dec-05-2017, 10:42:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 944
Posted By Braymond141
Re: OEM Radio Alternative

There is nothing better than an OEM deck IMO. CD43 is great or if you want to spend big bucks, look for a Professional unit from Europe.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-03-2017, 08:09:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

I had a stock E36 battery laying around so that is in there now. The Mini/CSL battery came in a previous E46 M3 I had. You're probably right about the Optima being for the audio stuff. The Mini...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Dec-03-2017, 01:23:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Any BMW E36 car meets?

Facebook is where any gatherings are posted. Search your local BMW group pages.

Prepare for a lot of... interesting owners.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-02-2017, 10:00:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

The optima battery did not come with the proper mounting and the price for such a heavy battery doesn’t make sense for me (agm drycell aside). I’d rather just have a lighter, cheaper Mini Cooper /...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Dec-02-2017, 05:33:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

I disagree entirely on any method of aluminum painting unless you’re going for a specific color change or the metal is just too rotten. If it can be saved, original bare finish is always worlds...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 10:11:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

Dinan supercharger install. 10psi with custom intake pipes that clear the Euro Bosch lights without any fuss.

"Fresh rebuild" ebay purchase... :rolleyes:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 09:57:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

Trunk detail and optima battery delete. A proper fitting BMW battery was installed.

http://www.msportparts.com/E36/EE08735/l_IMG_0474(1).JPG
...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 09:11:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

Car Pro Dlux for any matte trim/plastics. Paint I would recommend Fast Black. It's not cheap, but it is the best spray paint I have found so far (you must let it cure for days).

Dlux:...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 09:05:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

I believe it is less abrasive but that means if you have nasty metal it likely will not work well. That's just another tool for a job at hand. For example on the head I had to blast it twice. Once...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 09:01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

None of this is hard. Most of it is just knowing where to take things (like the bolts) and having the tools (like the blast cabinet and media). The rest is all attention to detail, which I already...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 06:58:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

It is once you have a 6spd and then go back. Wrong word I suppose, but even with a 3.23 I’m constantly trying to put my 98 into a 6th gear it doesn’t have.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 06:24:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

Nothing. That is another pet peeve of mine, people who paint aluminum. I use 300grit glass media in my blast cabinet. This strips and polishes the surface keeping the pores closed. If you blast with...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 06:17:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Selling Advice

Please do not use just any PDR service. Far too many drill holes into jams defeating the purpose of their trade. Specify no drilling and you may want to remove interior panels and such for them (you...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 06:12:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

You can get it as low as $2k. Mine was well below that until I decided to buy a new Euro driveshaft. Giubo and CSB don’t count IMO either as they are typically required regardless.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 05:15:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

Here’s a 6-Speed conversion parts quote I made for an upcoming job. This is for a 97 that has a 6-bolt manual driveshaft so it requires a Euro driveshaft front half. Prices on transmissions vary and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 05:02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Selling Advice

Agreed although with unibody side damage anything is game. This should be a $25k or more car.

None of this is repairable by PDR?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Dec-01-2017, 03:33:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Selling Advice

Personally I think you should fix it to get top dollar. You will see a good number with the Dinan mods there.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 07:57:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

If you are serious about converting an Auto to manual you're going to spend more than that doing it right. I'm not trying to discourage you, the process is not hard, but you'll want to do it right to...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 06:48:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Braymond141
Re: M3 Bumper Lower Mesh Question

eBay doesn’t make parts... it’s a marketplace much like FCP, ECS, etc. Aftermarket parts can vary, but it’s all the same garbage.

Buy OEM.

I’m unfamiliar with #30. I’d like to see this part...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 06:44:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

https://youtu.be/hZSXDKaWNiA

E36 M3 Steam Clean - Cosmoline and Dirt Removal II - YouTube

It was all followed up with a regular wipe down with Simple Green and then a damp microfiber.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 05:04:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

We’re getting more and more journals with proper or even better restoration work like this. From yours to JitteryJoe and then Snader. It all makes me want to take it further and on this car (Snader...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 08:50:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

There are more updates coming to bring the progress up to date.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 08:49:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

Everything is new...
http://www.msportparts.com/E36/EE08735/l_IMG_1985.JPG

New H&R coilovers
http://www.msportparts.com/E36/EE08735/l_IMG_2002.JPG

Dinan camber plates (I wanted factory strut...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-30-2017, 08:48:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,446
Posted By Braymond141
1998 Alpine White Sedan Build Thread

I think it's time to start a formal journal on this new M3. The 96 is on hold until this and other projects are completed. This 98 M3/4/5 was purchased Feb 2017 as a joint venture between a friend...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-29-2017, 07:50:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,547
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Techno/Schwarz E36 M3/4/A

Techno certainly looks amazing. GLWS.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 07:20:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,992
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Show me your Alcantara interior. Headliner, Pillars, sun visor , Trims

That’s odd. JPM has been great with online orders, refunded shipping overages without asking, and spent time on the phone discussing custom perforated backings.

I can’t find my notes but one of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 03:52:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Braymond141
Re: E36 M3 front bumper fog light brackets

That’s the entire fog light assembly in the link. See the little camera icon down in the parts list? Those are photos of the actual parts. The dealer will not have better photos than the BMW made...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 02:06:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,586
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Are there any steering shaft extensions (cabin side) to get the wheel towards dri

Giacomo just messaged me that he is working through some issues and waiting on new custom tooling to do the splined shaft portions. Other than being anxious, I'm still waiting and won't rush him.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 01:41:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,992
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Show me your Alcantara interior. Headliner, Pillars, sun visor , Trims

You can get genuine Alcantara from https://www.jpmsupplyco.com/ This is where I order all of mine from.
Forum: Member Journals Wed, Nov-29-2017, 01:29:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,686
Posted By Braymond141
Re: bran.stum's First 'M' - 02 M3

Actually it was fixed and the OEM clips did not fit correctly due to whatever body work was done on that wheel arch. I corrected most of the gap at the mounts (the real reason is the body side studs...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-29-2017, 01:25:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Braymond141
Re: P1189 & P0173 (Done searching )

What are your short and long term fuel trims. Your codes are for an air fuel ratio compensation (99% of the time it is an air leak), not a component failure. There is a logical process to this, no...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 07:07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Nice turbo M3

Indeed. I'm not too sure what to make of a "showcar" build. They never really seem to be dialed in, just stuff thrown at it.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 07:19:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Braymond141
Re: P1189 & P0173 (Done searching )

There are no Bosch sensors, they are NTK if you buy NTK and NTK if you buy "Bosch".

You have a leak of some sort. What are the fuel trim adaptions long term and short term?
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 06:23:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,007
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Allow me to reintroduce... myself

Just read the article fully finally. You know I’m a huge fan, great stuff Carlos. Can’t wait to see the new stuff you have planned.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 05:57:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

Mpar needs a doll so he can show us all where the bad man touched him.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Nov-28-2017, 04:38:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

What is your problem today? No one said anything about SMGI and if anyone worth a damn did, it isn’t without knowing the strengths and faults.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 11:39:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 11:36:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By Braymond141
Re: PSA: Supersprint exhaust sale @ ECS 50% off

Ok, not quite what I said, oops... but point is the MSRP is artificially high compared to what Schmiedmann sells them for w/o discount.



You are probably right about the sound, I don't know...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 10:34:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By Braymond141
Re: PSA: Supersprint exhaust sale @ ECS 50% off

Ehhhhhhhh. Stromung is a much nicer built exhaust for the price. SuperSprint makes good parts, but the build quality is just OK.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 09:38:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

Much like the SMG thread, you are not understanding. Mpar is picking a fight with those that don’t have auto or SMGI. No “purist” is out to trash factory examples, even the problematic ones. The...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 07:54:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By Braymond141
Re: WTB: M3/4/5 - Technoviolet

He's just stroking you.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Nov-27-2017, 07:39:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By Braymond141
Re: PSA: Supersprint exhaust sale @ ECS 50% off

It's funny that Schmiedmann lists the ECS "sale" price as msrp.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-26-2017, 09:49:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Braymond141
Re: 1996-2000 Z3M Coupe/Roadster Dinan Supercharger 6.5PSI CARB Legal Kit

I have an OBD1 Dinan Vortech chip (413 Silver label) to offer now. The hardware is all the same.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-25-2017, 02:14:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,992
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Show me your Alcantara interior. Headliner, Pillars, sun visor , Trims

Real Alcantara? The legit stuff photographs well and never fades to/or looks purple. The cheap crap photographs poorly.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Nov-24-2017, 02:04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Car was totaled. Should I buy back and repair it myself?

That metal is no big deal to move around.... torch is far too extreme.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-23-2017, 07:23:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Nov-23-2017, 05:22:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Braymond141
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Nov-22-2017, 06:30:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Front end alignment (perfectionist input needed!)

Fender was replaced and/or repainted.

Your bumper is missing a few 51111944537. Best to replace all of them fresh though. I’m sure more is missing.

If you have alignment issues due to a hit, it...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Nov-18-2017, 07:55:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Anyone running Euro oil filter canister with an oil cooler?

You can notch it and still hook up your alternator duct.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-17-2017, 07:40:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Black cube trim

Fresh black cube is certainly the best in my opinion. Do it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-17-2017, 07:37:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Braymond141
Re: New key wont fit all the way into the lock

Fresh keys can be difficult at first. After more use and breakdown of the sharp edges it might start to work in the door like your original did. You have a 2 year parts/labor warranty on that key if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-17-2017, 06:21:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Diminished Value Claim

Here in CA, Insurance companies will not hear it on a car like this and the damage not resulting in total loss. If the car had significant value or was totaled then they’ll play ball.

Getting...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-17-2017, 06:08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By Braymond141
Re: Factory Nappa leather found

There has been a source for factory color smooth grain leather for sometime. There is Relicate here in the states that can custom color anything you want and Dave B was working on a Euro source for...
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