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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-19-2013, 01:11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,303
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Fuel Pump Advice

I put in a walbro. Total cost around $130 and about as hard as changing a lightbulb
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-18-2013, 04:38:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: How is 235/35/19 and 265/30/19?

235/275 worked great for me. Matching profile front and rear with the same stretch it was the only choice for me. 8.5/10 sizes though for both seasons. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-11-2013, 11:11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: active autowerke gen 6...

I had the gen 6 and it sounds nice but not very loud at all so I hear where you're coming from. Headers and high flow cats will definitely make it louder. One thing I found though was hearing my car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-11-2013, 11:01:50 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,669
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: I crashed

Call it what you will but every body shoppe frauds every claim then. That's a fact. In my eyes it's money back in your pocket. It's no secret if you ever try it you'll see people who know always...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-11-2013, 10:02:37 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,669
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: I crashed

The op is 18. Hasn't been driving long and doesn't have experience pushing his car and he was angry which is pretty normal for a boy his age. So you swiped a curb and had $14k in damage and you're...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-11-2013, 01:38:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,562
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: 245 40 on 9.5 rim anyone??

245/40 is a little tall I have 245/35 on a 9.5. all depends on the fit/look/ height you want.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-10-2013, 02:01:41 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,669
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: I crashed

In My opinion this is terrible advice. No matter where you go ... anywhere you take that car to the shoppe will see $$$$ in their eyes when that car pulls up. Buy a case of anal lube and get prepared...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-30-2013, 09:12:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,636
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Should I buy a beater?

I daily drove my m3 6 speed every day for 2.5 years. Funny though that I sold it for a different car plus a beater :) ALso funny that I chose to get a beater for None of your reasons. I simply got...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-26-2013, 02:57:01 PM
Replies: 4,232
Views: 364,929
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Cant post pics of the M anymore but Heres one
http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb463/Emm3Speed/null_zps1ba999b4.jpg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-24-2013, 11:43:17 AM
Replies: 4,232
Views: 364,929
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Are those wheel guides along the floor? wtf are you doing taking your car through there :facepalm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-24-2013, 11:39:46 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,394
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Car hit 100K so decided to do valve adjustment and saw.......

You'll feel better after changing it out instead of driving around wondering.

Someone needs to design a clear window for the cover so you can look for busted tabs any time !!!!! It feels so good...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Aug-20-2013, 01:19:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: (2) HRE 19x2.5 Outer Step Lips

Bump for you ! Wish they were reverse ! Have any inners / barrels fs?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-20-2013, 01:04:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,016
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Best bang for the buck budget coilovers?

I feel sgt was the best bang for the buck that's why I bought them. I had option 3 and with damper settings at around 2/3 front and rear the ride was very comfortable. Best part was with adjustable...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-20-2013, 12:53:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,016
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Best bang for the buck budget coilovers?

I feel sgt was the best bang for the buck that's why I bought them. I had option 3 and with damper settings at around 2/3 front and rear the ride was very comfortable. Best part was with adjustable...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-18-2013, 10:59:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: PIC REQUEST: 245/30 front and 275/30 rear STOCK 19's

Its a little balloony on stock oem 19s response is a little worse but at lower tire pressure its nice and cushy for long drives.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-18-2013, 10:25:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: To buy or not to buy this M3

I think because convertible and smg most people would like an option of 'wouldn't consider it for any price'
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-16-2013, 04:13:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Please help me decide on buying e46 m3

Just spend 35 and buy my buddies lsb/lsb 6 spd. with 27k miles :) Only mod is kw v2s.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-16-2013, 08:02:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,413
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Passion vs practicality

but its a car he fell in love with this one he can fall in love with another one. One that hasnt been smashed up pretty bad.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-16-2013, 07:07:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,413
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Passion vs practicality

A car can be timless.. doesnt mean one specific car is. I think its such a fail that you are repairing it but if you feel its worth it then its your call
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-15-2013, 10:52:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Just love Craigslist :)

Are those 3 PC?

Edit** thx for the link I may buy those !
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-14-2013, 08:14:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,537
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Wheels #1? or Wheels #2?!

Feeling the same way but personally I wouldn't leave my garage with either. Sell them both and order some HrE p40 or 590r.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-14-2013, 06:33:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,537
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-14-2013, 01:56:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,931
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Checking out a M3 tomorrow

I agree many paint shoppes can do as good or better (and worse of course) but its the curing process that manufacturers use that can't be duplicated in a spray booth. Leaving paint to dry overnight...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-14-2013, 01:47:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Need help sourcing HREs or Works

I bought a set of non m hres that I rebuilt to sizes I need for my new car.. Have mint barrels and lips available if you want to resize to your needs. I believe its a 1.5 and 2 inch lip and total...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-13-2013, 07:22:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Rotor bolt stripped

What's an easy out inside one? Confused.. Aren't there 2 set screws per rotor and that's it?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-13-2013, 01:41:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Rotor bolt stripped

I've used both of these on 2 seperate screws. The bigger one was around $5 and cut the set screw in about 15 seconds. A light tap with a dead blow rubber hammer on the opposite end of the rotor and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-12-2013, 04:00:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Rotor bolt stripped

Very easy. Get a carbide cutting bit for $5. get a rounded head.. small as possible. Stick it in a drill and drill the head of the bolt. I was able to cut the entire head with barely a scratch on the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-11-2013, 09:33:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,931
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Checking out a M3 tomorrow!!!

Depends how chipped. Resprays are almost always an extremely poor in comparison to the baked finish with the right combination of flex additive from the factory. Resprays generally will chip far...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-10-2013, 08:41:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,800
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Wheels that are strong

Cheap light and strong. Sportline cs.16. Super light. super strong. super cheap ($1k).
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-10-2013, 08:31:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,318
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Pontiac G8

I think the G8 was pretty nice. The refinement isnt all there but for the price you still get a lot of car. Comparing to the m5... think maintenance.. and the g8 is a joke compared to the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-06-2013, 03:46:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,105
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: 265 or 275 19" tire sizes ride quality and opinions please!

I had a few sets of 245/35/19 and noticed they felt beefy and made the steerying feel a little heavier. 235/35/19 worked way for me. Felt a little sharper in the steering and fits the rim much better...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Aug-05-2013, 05:50:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,404
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Another Pic...

Amazing. Bright wheels on AW kick arse !! Now lose the orange corners ;)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-05-2013, 05:44:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,878
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Saw my car being driven today

I think that this is EXACTLY why Im so happy I sold my car. i loved looking at it and they do look amazing on the road. It just wasnt enough from the drivers seat which really matters more to me. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-25-2013, 12:57:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,707
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: List all the reasons this is a bad car to buy.

Buy a nice color then cover it up. Sigh.

I won't even reccomend buying an e46 m after selling mine.. Buy a 328 or. A 335
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-22-2013, 01:34:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,064
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Motor just blew at 111k

Sucks to hear op. hope you get it sorted out its a plus that you have your Own hoist and tools its going to save you tons.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-15-2013, 07:45:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,204
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: My long-awaited, inspirational ///M video - 2005 BMW M3

Great video. All the minor things are forgiven because video was awesome ! Miss my tiag more than I thought.:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-14-2013, 08:16:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,583
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: M3 Accident Insurance Claim HELP NEEDED

Remember that YOU have control over this situation. Sounds like that body shop smells blood and will fix your car for $1500 and pocket 2500.

You need to find out what the actual repairs cost...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-11-2013, 06:08:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 33,439
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: E46 M3 LS1 swap kit is here

That is so awesome . I now see myself getting back into an e46 in the future !!!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jul-11-2013, 04:19:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-09-2013, 12:41:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Help Me Pick A Custom License Plate

If I buy another m3 it will be

MOR3 PWR
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-08-2013, 07:36:40 AM
Replies: 8,577
Views: 545,644
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

wow wtf previous owner wash it with a scotchbrite pad or somethin? :facepalm: Looks great afterwards any full car shots? what did you use?

:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-08-2013, 07:34:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,113
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: ZCP vs. VMR vs. Alufelgen wheel comparison

I wanted light and strong. and I wanted the brightest silver. I also wanted 8.5/10. Was an easy choice for me.. sportlines..
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-07-2013, 06:29:16 PM
Replies: 8,577
Views: 545,644
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Replaced the m with this !
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v141/5abivt/605B32E1-F46C-4FEF-9005-794479C34DA1-937-000000C943E5EE77_zpsad6b0b44.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-07-2013, 06:04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Buyer remorse and test drives

In the end though any one of those guys 'could' have been ready to purchase. So you cant really beat yourself up about it. When I sold my camaro ss the guy who bought it said he was looking through...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-07-2013, 05:57:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,986
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Buyer remorse and test drives

Win right here. Have to get a feel for the buyer simple as that. I sold my m3 a few weeks back and it was clear the buyer was serious. He came to look at the car with his fiance and I took him for...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jul-06-2013, 04:58:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-05-2013, 10:36:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By 5ABIVT
Arrow Predator V2 Orion Angel eyes NEW with HID FOGS/ballasts and plate bulbs $150 shipped

Selling the Umnitza angel eyes. never even attempted fitment I sold the car. Still new. Have HID xenons with bulbs and ballasts too. Plug and play to have matching fogs/angel eyes. Bright bulbs for...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-05-2013, 10:31:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By 5ABIVT
Arrow Matt Schnell Elbow Mint with both clamps $70 shipped

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v141/5abivt/DCDB6277-E181-429A-99E4-B9C9FB5419FB-1632-0000010930B19DBD_zps4a6bcc62.jpg...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-05-2013, 10:29:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Macht Schnell elbow

I have a mint one with clamps.. $70 shipped :)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v141/5abivt/DCDB6277-E181-429A-99E4-B9C9FB5419FB-1632-0000010930B19DBD_zps4a6bcc62.jpg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-05-2013, 08:25:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Side view mirror glass replacement

Youre ok. From the factory the passenger side is convex only. I didnt know and got a non convex and had like the biggest blind spot ever. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-04-2013, 08:26:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Side view mirror glass replacement

Yeah I felt the same no threads really gave an idea. Funny that one of my mirrors still had the paper on the round sticky pad so it came out easier. I had to dremel the plastic back a bit and bend...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-03-2013, 05:44:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 24,047
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: LS7 Swap?

WHen this swap becomes a reality with off the shelf parts where no customization is required.. ill get back into an e46 m3. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-30-2013, 03:11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What are these wheels worth?

Wheels with rash. Worth nothing to me.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-30-2013, 02:43:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,452
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-29-2013, 05:04:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,999
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Who doesn't have their car lowered?

Raise the front .25 to a 1/3rd of an inch and it will look great. get some spacers too and it will look sick. Dont mind any comments about equal gap you just cant do it on this body. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-29-2013, 05:02:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,999
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Who doesn't have their car lowered?

Kong your car looks great ! those 18s have sure grown on me especially in bright light.

Problem is you cant,,... just cant have a equal gap front and back on these cars. Might look like the rear...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jun-27-2013, 12:51:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Where to get a fan tool cheap?

Well when you do hundreds of service jobs MAYBE it gets easier? I've never done it and it isn't my car. I tried with what I had and I bent a screwdriver. The thing is on tight. I have a habit of...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jun-26-2013, 09:35:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-23-2013, 06:48:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,000
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What do you think this car is worth

Looks a little pricey to me. Missing bumper pieces arent a big deal, they can easily be found. They can also be easily misplaced if left in a garage for a long time when changing to a csl bumper. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-23-2013, 03:06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What should i powder coat my wheels? TIAG pics inside

No actually i put them up local first in Toronto.i might throw it up tonight or tomorrow.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-23-2013, 02:29:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What should i powder coat my wheels? TIAG pics inside

Yup cs.16. I believe they are bright silver. They are for sale btw.. Hyper silver sounds cool but they use a darker undercoating.. The brighter the better imo.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-22-2013, 10:53:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What should i powder coat my wheels? TIAG pics inside

Personally I can't stand black wheels but just wanted to do a comparison since I had a similar angle..
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-22-2013, 10:50:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: What should i powder coat my wheels? TIAG pics inside

Silver any day. I had a spare set of wheels I was going to fool around with and go bronze but I wouldn't do that to my main wheels. I think silver was amazing. I actually liked my csls better than...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-12-2013, 08:52:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,759
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Matte or Alpine White on e46 M3?

Save your money. Just detail the black.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-12-2013, 08:50:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,201
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Beisan Oil Disk vs Turbotoy hub - which is better?

Would be cool to see the two work together to make a disc to fit the turbo hub.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-12-2013, 07:01:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,473
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Cliff diving m3

X2


Sucks to see that happen to anyone but the car held up really well! Looking at the video it looks like he didn't slow enough for the turn you can see the car before him brake right till the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-12-2013, 04:03:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,261
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Going Square, 19X10 BBS CH et 20. Need Input on Tire size and fitments

I even forget the offset on the cs.16 csl reps from modbargains but im sure anyone can dig it up. Probably wont be much help considering they hit my coilovers and I couldnt really get them on but I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-12-2013, 03:46:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,261
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Going Square, 19X10 BBS CH et 20. Need Input on Tire size and fitments

i took a photo for a forum member (forgot who) of my rear csl speedline 19x10 on the front of my M for fitment. .. will post it in a sec need to upload it
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 10:01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Just bought M3, I'm i Missing Something?

no prob ! the second pic i rotated the phone and took it from a different angle because i didnt remove the cover. The rubber is there I just slid it up the wiring so i could pull the cover off...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 09:26:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Just bought M3, I'm i Missing Something?

Alread one up there with the cover but one on.. And pulled it up so you can see where its bolted but I'm guessing its fairly obvious..
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 09:14:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Just bought M3, I'm i Missing Something?

Maybe the previous owner had angel eyes or something wired in with the system there and broke the tabs or something. Ill take a pic of mine on And off for you in a sec.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 08:14:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,241
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Help with choosing a muffler

I vote for aa gen 6. I dont drive much with the windows down and I did the last few days and I'll admit Im quite surprised. Everyone told me the car sounded pretty good but it was too quiet inside...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 08:05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,752
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 05:10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: (Photos) What do you prefer? Factory 18" or 19" wheels?

Ill do it for you.





:laughhard::laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 04:23:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: (Photos) What do you prefer? Factory 18" or 19" wheels?

Oh seriously who's butthurt now bring on the links why dont you. Do you actually think I cared what he thought? me and my friends had a good laugh at that thread.

Here's one of my fav photos...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 03:53:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: (Photos) What do you prefer? Factory 18" or 19" wheels?

Actually not at all just replying to your post. And if I have the worst taste on the forum its surprising how many more members in this thread share the same feelings towards oem 19s as me.

just a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-11-2013, 01:49:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: (Photos) What do you prefer? Factory 18" or 19" wheels?

Yeah by whom? the 2 guys who say 18s are god and for some strange reason are absent from this thread where there is much love for the 19s? or by the guy who says you cant drive through winter on all...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-10-2013, 06:54:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: (Photos) What do you prefer? Factory 18" or 19" wheels?

For me at first I hated the 18s. They were too fugly even for winters. I had blizzaks on them for a week and it was so ugly I didn't want to drive my car. Compared to the 19s they look like 17s...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-10-2013, 06:37:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Sunshade stuck open today. 2nd E46 this has happened on. Description of carnage..

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=422644

piece in the track just use a flashlight keep looking its in there. Get that out and no crunching :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-10-2013, 02:40:09 AM
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Views: 2,269
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-10-2013, 02:36:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: ST Coilovers installed

Op did you shorten the rear shocks so that you had to jack up the suspension to get it to bolt up to the upper shock mount? If not they may be bottoming out over larger bumps and make it feel like...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-10-2013, 02:30:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,748
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Adding a 2nd car. 09 M5 or 09 M3 2 door?

I'd keep the e46 m3 and use it as a dd. I dd mine and have 2 baby seats in the back. Perfect for the family and for dd duty. Massive trunk eats the double stroller and anything else even for road...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jun-08-2013, 11:05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By 5ABIVT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-08-2013, 06:43:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,048
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: My Brembo Project Version #1

Very cool.. I want to kill my rust ring its annoying as hell.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-07-2013, 09:25:57 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 35,370
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: 996 Porsche 911 Brakes for E46 M3's...

Probably the reason why I have a Tiag.

And why the op has an lsb
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-07-2013, 06:17:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 31,954
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Brackets for E92 M3 Rear Rotors + 996 GT3 4-Piston Rear Calipers

Does this work? I want the big boy cayenne t calipers too I was just going to tell polar to make a bracket for it lol!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-07-2013, 06:00:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 35,370
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: 996 Porsche 911 Brakes for E46 M3's...

Drive to mississauga and I'd be happy to :)

My winter wheels.. in winter...
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-07-2013, 05:24:16 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 35,370
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: 996 Porsche 911 Brakes for E46 M3's...

forgot to menton theres a decent weight savings too over oem.. i think like 9 and 12 lbs rear/fronts.. i took pics somewhere of everything on a scale....

He'res a good shot of what i mean by...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-07-2013, 05:22:17 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 35,370
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: 996 Porsche 911 Brakes for E46 M3's...

yeah it adds up before you know it. Ilike mine silver. It isnt too much to me I prefer it because it doesnt take away from the wheels. From a straight on view it blends with the rotor and just...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-07-2013, 12:40:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Complete bmw Shim kit + tool + extra shims $350 shipped.

$360 cdn if you want to pick it up in saga/oakville :thumbsup2:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-06-2013, 10:38:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Complete bmw Shim kit + tool + extra shims $350 shipped.

Picked up the shims used from the dealer. Kit is now complete and ready to ship!!!:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-05-2013, 08:36:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,116
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: E46 M3s are MAGIC!

Personally I think 'insurance' is the key word here. The more that's been wrong with the car.. The more they milk your insurance.

I've seen first hand countless cars come in for fender benders and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-05-2013, 04:01:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: fuel level sensor

Not sure if any of you saw it but i put pics up of the sensor contacts when i did the reinstall.
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=445094
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-04-2013, 03:29:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,623
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: ||| FS: Varrstoen ES1 - BBS LM Style $1000 obo |||

Those are stunning. personally id run those over my hres if they only made a proper e46m fitment. Your car looks amazing with them glws !
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-03-2013, 10:08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,120
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Closer look at the work meisters round 2

Hit the local meet last thursday thought I'd add this pic..
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v141/5abivt/ertefa%20may%2029%202013/IMG_7587_zpsa5547787.jpg...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Mon, Jun-03-2013, 08:19:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: First Shoot of the Season

4th shot is my favourite hands down. Great shots awesome location too. The oe 18s do look very nice in your pics indeed. I think in some shots the car needed to be a little closer to the camera....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-03-2013, 02:24:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,388
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: fuel level sensor

Mine did the same I just lightly sanded and cleaned the level contacts and it was perfect. To do that would take 10-15 minutes its very easy.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, Jun-02-2013, 06:18:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By 5ABIVT
Just an old vette video I made at work

Was bored at work and was watching some old vids in anticipation of the new motor and setup and getting the car back on the road so I threw a video together with a song I liked. Imovie is fun to...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sun, Jun-02-2013, 06:15:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,990
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: Back in the M Family.. this time with 4 doors (e60 v10 M5 content)

I am so envious of that engine. congrats and let her rip enjoy it as much as you can.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Sat, Jun-01-2013, 10:42:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,121
Posted By 5ABIVT
Re: My new wheels | ADV.1 R-Series | Brushed aluminum with gloss bronze and step lips

Old reps looked much nicer. I think its the styling of the 5 spokes I don't like so much and the fact that you went stepped lip so the centers are actually 1 inch smaller than they would have been on...
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