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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-13-2017, 03:59:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,945
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Changing fog lights to LED DRLs

lovely setup on your m.... any write-ups on your M3 DRL installation?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-03-2014, 07:22:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,325
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Hardtop Headliner Removal

Appreciate if anyone who has the info to share with me chowyen@hotmail.com

Many thanks guys
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-04-2013, 09:38:55 AM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 169,465
Posted By AmpTree
Re: CPV - High Temperature Constant Pressure Valve O-Rings

would like to take 1 as well bro.. international shipping to malaysia please.. tqvm..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-03-2013, 04:53:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By AmpTree
Re: ICV noise?

yeah... they replaced the tensioner and idler pulley as well before confirming that the alternator is the problem...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsAjSpsOAwA&feature=youtu.be

this is the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-02-2013, 09:34:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By AmpTree
Re: ICV noise?

i think i am facing the similar issue, my mechanic checks and tells me its the alternator. the noise only comes on when it starts to charge as they have tested off hand without any issues.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-28-2012, 02:56:38 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 176,417
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Rear view mirror question...

this is what happened to mine :(

can anyone kindly share more details on how the repairs is done? do they change the liquids? any replacement on the electrical items? will the same failure...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-21-2011, 12:12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,506
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Oil Temp Issue.. Need Help!

hmmm... i have the same similar issue... it used to be less than 100 deg C even when i was pushing it.. but when it started to rise (some time in Dec/Jan), i was worried. Sent it to the dealer. the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Feb-24-2011, 09:31:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,965
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Bremi ignition coil

So it seems that BMW USA have better after sales service after all... and too bad we only have a single dealer monopolizing the market from where i bought my car from...


From:...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Feb-13-2011, 08:47:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,965
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Bremi ignition coil

yeah, i did and the attachment is what they reply to me...

any other recommendations?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-12-2011, 10:40:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,965
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Bremi ignition coil

i guess the recall for the ignition does not apply to SEA region...

i got this answer "A further checked and noted that your car is not affected as engine model N42 is applicable only. M3 engine...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-27-2011, 12:10:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,346
Posted By AmpTree
Re: My new M3 going kapput! **Rant Beware!**

does anyone know if this recall is covering worldwide or just the states?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-27-2011, 10:12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By AmpTree
Re: Bad Coil Pack but no SES light?

i might have the same case now where im having misfire and no ses light coming out... obd shows vanos problem... will send in to verify soon
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-03-2010, 01:11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By AmpTree
Water Pump leaking? Any second opinions? (PICS)

Guys, after servicing my car, i noticed that there is this water mark on the heat shield. It is clear that it is a sign of water being sprayed out from the belt. There is some white colour stain...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-22-2010, 12:32:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,179
Posted By AmpTree
its an intermittent issue for me, i'll just park...

its an intermittent issue for me, i'll just park the car at side, turn the key to position 2 and leave it until the light went out, and restart it again, voila... its gone and works like a charm..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-22-2010, 12:21:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,395
Posted By AmpTree
just a quick update. i sent in my car yesterday...

just a quick update. i sent in my car yesterday to my mech and my prob was the abs sensor in front. 350z's abs sensor cost even more than our cars.. drives like a charm now..

if you are wondering...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-20-2010, 07:48:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,395
Posted By AmpTree
i have the same issue, but with an extra SMG...

i have the same issue, but with an extra SMG light coming out... drives and brake fine, tried disconnecting the battery and also restarting several times, but the lights just wont go away. Ive read...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-11-2010, 04:53:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,116
Posted By AmpTree
Can you add FM into the LT-2?

Can you add FM into the LT-2?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-15-2010, 02:21:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 33,123
Posted By AmpTree
oh no, then the others like me are doomed.. does...

oh no, then the others like me are doomed.. does anyone have the copy of the settlement? can just post it up here? i would like to have it attached and mail it to BMW AG to have a go...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-15-2010, 01:24:36 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 33,123
Posted By AmpTree
guys, does this recall includes worldwide BMWs ?

guys, does this recall includes worldwide BMWs ?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-03-2009, 11:43:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By AmpTree
just turn your car off and let it sit for a while...

just turn your car off and let it sit for a while before re-starting it back. works for me.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-18-2009, 04:25:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
IMHO, i feel that changing the actuator may help...

IMHO, i feel that changing the actuator may help solving the probs. So far, i have not read any post that have replaced the actuator. We now knw that changing the relay and the temp sensor doesnt...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-18-2009, 04:03:17 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
i have heard from others m3 owners which suggest...

i have heard from others m3 owners which suggest changing the actuator. i haven done it myself yet, but just suggesting to anyone who wanna try it out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-06-2009, 12:07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 34,239
Posted By AmpTree
yep, it could be nth at all. it happened to me 2...

yep, it could be nth at all. it happened to me 2 days ago, it lights came on halfway i was driving out after a car wash. i just stopped, and restarted the car, and its gone.

i feel that our Ms...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-31-2009, 03:33:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,903
Posted By AmpTree
subed

subed
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-18-2009, 01:32:47 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
i have the same issues at hand here. When i went...

i have the same issues at hand here. When i went to check, the fault code was pointing to the error of the engine hood. But obviously it wasnt that case as the warning light was indicating on the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-18-2009, 01:27:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
i have the same issues at hand here. When i went...

i have the same issues at hand here. When i went to check, the fault code was pointing to the error of the engine hood. But obviously it wasnt that case as the warning light was indicating on the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-11-2009, 09:43:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,996
Posted By AmpTree
this happened to me too... i have just replaced...

this happened to me too... i have just replaced the relay last month and it still happen. Last weekend, when i started the car, the SMG warning light came out and was stuck there. I just have to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-10-2009, 01:37:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
alright bro, thanks for your info. so far, shes...

alright bro, thanks for your info. so far, shes been behaving quite good. no hiccups yet.. haha.. hopefully it stays that way... keeping my fingers crossed.

btw, does the relay have anything to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-10-2009, 02:32:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
mine is SMG tho, so i wouldnt think that its the...

mine is SMG tho, so i wouldnt think that its the clutch stop in this case. Currently, everything is going fine. Will probably get a new starter again. What about the solenoid switch? does it have...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-09-2009, 06:40:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
the clutch stop only affect on 6 MT M3s right?

the clutch stop only affect on 6 MT M3s right?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-08-2009, 03:46:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
its cranking & not firing. but its working fine...

its cranking & not firing. but its working fine now for the past 2 days...

i'm really depressed everytime a problem arise. I jz owned it in 10 months and all these issues really bothers me. It...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-08-2009, 01:40:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
i don think its the weather. everytime i start...

i don think its the weather. everytime i start the car, its either in the evening or 5am in the morning when i go to work. Im on SMG, does the SMG clutch has any effect on it?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-07-2009, 04:12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
mine started will this 2 days.. hopefully it will...

mine started will this 2 days.. hopefully it will stay like that... will prolly send to mech on monday
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-07-2009, 01:12:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,309
Posted By AmpTree
sub-ed, good luck bro..

sub-ed, good luck bro..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-07-2009, 01:09:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,110
Posted By AmpTree
i really love this car but somewhere down the...

i really love this car but somewhere down the road but like what miam3 said, s**t keeps coming. i'm still holding on to it until it really get on my nerves.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-06-2009, 08:12:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 70,469
Posted By AmpTree
is the bosch starter an aftermarket starter and...

is the bosch starter an aftermarket starter and whats the serial on it? means not from p/n: 12417835735. i would think that aftermarket starters will perform better than the oem ones.

but then...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-05-2009, 04:21:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,025
Posted By AmpTree
i just experienced the same thing. but im holding...

i just experienced the same thing. but im holding on to the crank position for almost 30 secs before it fires up. Im on '04 SMG. All electrical items works fine, such as the radio, aircon etc etc......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-05-2009, 03:37:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
i don think its the gas tho... i've from SE asia...

i don think its the gas tho... i've from SE asia and its been the same environment all year round. what about the batteries? if its the battery, any recommendation for aftermarket battery?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-05-2009, 12:10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By AmpTree
Car Startup Failure

Sorry guys that i have to re-create a new thread for this issue. I have found several threads on this issue but they are all old posts and some threads are dead. Hopefully all you guys can help me...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-04-2009, 06:45:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,888
Posted By AmpTree
thanks bro, but what i meant was the details DIY...

thanks bro, but what i meant was the details DIY and pics for the dimming. when i bought mine, the angel eyes was already installed by the previous owner. now im looking for some DIY.. thanks..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-03-2009, 01:10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,888
Posted By AmpTree
anybody have pics on the DIY? would love to try...

anybody have pics on the DIY? would love to try it out tho... will this mod burn the angel eyes?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-21-2009, 04:27:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By AmpTree
my car is a '04 production and is registered in...

my car is a '04 production and is registered in '05. only done 36k Kms till date. had sent my dealer an email to check. keeping my fingers crossed
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-21-2009, 04:13:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By AmpTree
thanks ADS, so, from your understanding is...

thanks ADS,

so, from your understanding is that because of the recall, they have extended the warranty for all the lubricated parts to 6 yrs and 100K? Is this applicable to worldwide? Hope you can...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-20-2009, 06:26:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By AmpTree
Clarification on BMW warranty

Guys, i couldnt find any information on this warranty issue.

My question is, how long does BMW normally gives the warranty on the engine?

Is it 5 years or 100K KMs, whichever comes first, 3...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-20-2009, 04:34:57 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
yeah, i know, but its not in my case cos i don...

yeah, i know, but its not in my case cos i don think the smg warning indicator will light up if the hood is not properly closed.

will check it up today at my mechanic. will update again..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-19-2009, 09:29:34 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
thanks bro, will check-it out later after work.....

thanks bro, will check-it out later after work.. can you describe to me about the plastic tube? how does it look like? what kind of replacement are we going to use? previously, i went to check on the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 03:27:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,821
Posted By AmpTree
you have to see it as a whole to admire it.. not...

you have to see it as a whole to admire it.. not the particulars xD but still i agree, where is the LEDs?? hehe
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 03:15:31 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
i restarted my car about 5 hrs later, and its...

i restarted my car about 5 hrs later, and its still there. Went over to my gf's abusing it, but no problem tho, even the indicator is on. but when i was going home, the indicator went off when i...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 01:06:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,034
Posted By AmpTree
guys, it happened to me again this morning... the...

guys, it happened to me again this morning... the last time it happened was 2 - 3 months ago... the smg warning indicator light came out again :soapbox:, and the gear shifted from '1' to '0'....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 04:57:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,821
Posted By AmpTree
i wonder if the mod DSC can be used... hmm......

i wonder if the mod DSC can be used... hmm... anyone drifted with SMG b4?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 04:54:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,821
Posted By AmpTree
and some more...

and some more...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 04:53:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,821
Posted By AmpTree
some more

some more
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-18-2009, 04:49:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,821
Posted By AmpTree
Widebody Pics

Drool drool drool drooooool.........
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-12-2009, 06:19:09 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 103,164
Posted By AmpTree
guys, 1 Q. What type of vinyl paper are you...

guys, 1 Q. What type of vinyl paper are you using? 3m 180c? what is the recommended vinyl or any other types of vinyl have better quality?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-10-2009, 09:22:31 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,876
Posted By AmpTree
i think he is angry at himself for buying a miata...

i think he is angry at himself for buying a miata xD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-09-2009, 07:59:35 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 168,712
Posted By AmpTree
47 pages and i still have no clue on what a SE...

47 pages and i still have no clue on what a SE Filter is. Mind to enlighten me and others who still dont know much abbreviations used?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-31-2009, 12:58:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By AmpTree
i don think i have an alarm installed even my...

i don think i have an alarm installed even my clown nose is blinking when i lock the car. i couldnt make the alarm sound even i pressed the panic button. guess i should install an aftermarket alarm....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-31-2009, 04:50:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By AmpTree
i had the same prob before and still it happens...

i had the same prob before and still it happens sometime, but not in auto mode.

Once, the light came out, but im still able to drive with it. after restarting the car, the indicator is gone.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-23-2008, 02:30:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By AmpTree
Talking LOLZ... i didnt notice any strap on the gas fill...

LOLZ... i didnt notice any strap on the gas fill door.. someone must have taken that off...

sorry for the dumb Q and stir up everyone's attention.... But thanks for making me smarter.. hehehe...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-23-2008, 11:55:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By AmpTree
You can spin it around... I wonder if BMW...

You can spin it around...

I wonder if BMW made it for you to fiddle with it will waiting for ur tank to fill up? :thumbsup2: haha....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-23-2008, 04:19:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By AmpTree
Did anyone notice this?

I was at the gas station doing my refilling when i notice that there is this rubble needle on top of the oil cap. you can spin in 360. i tried to fig out what its for but didnt get anywhere... anyone...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-18-2008, 09:23:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,049
Posted By AmpTree
i have jz checked my tyre pressure and...

i have jz checked my tyre pressure and apparently, all 4 tyres are under pressure. so i had it pump up... but shouldnt the indicator light up in amber instead of red? thanks for all the info sharing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-17-2008, 03:29:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,049
Posted By AmpTree
RunFlat indicator On

i was driving on a semi-raining night, and ran through couple of puddles then suddenly my runflat indicator came on with red light. i stopped immediately and went for a check and all my tires are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-06-2008, 04:10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,756
Posted By AmpTree
i've just used dk-schweizer leather wax on the...

i've just used dk-schweizer leather wax on the seats and the effect was superb. Also, i've used Auto-glym's vinyl and rubber care on the interiors, the results was perfect. Now my interiors looks...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-30-2008, 03:59:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,756
Posted By AmpTree
do you guys recommend any waxing agent of any...

do you guys recommend any waxing agent of any sorts for the interiors??

(interiors: dashboard, door panels, etc etc..)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-30-2008, 12:26:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,756
Posted By AmpTree
Thanks guys, you've been great but any idea...

Thanks guys, you've been great

but any idea on the interiors? What about aut0-glym or McGuire? any other recommendation since amourall is not really helping..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-29-2008, 12:26:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,756
Posted By AmpTree
im from malaysia and i don think we got the...

im from malaysia and i don think we got the leatherique stuffs here.

what abt the 'dk-schweizer'?? any comments on this product?

i made a mistake on my 1st post.. the dk-schweizer is suitable...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-29-2008, 04:55:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,756
Posted By AmpTree
Car Leather Seat Care

Does anyone knows what is the leather spec for our M3 seats?? Is it Nubuck, velvet or pigment?

I was recommended a 'dk-schweizer' leather wax for it but it is stated for velvet leather only.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-21-2008, 05:32:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By AmpTree
HELP! SMG problem

Guys, i have a 03 SMG model and doing less than 30k. My bro drove my m3 out for a spin last sat (18/10). It was on a bright sunny day.. he went to have a haircut but the salon was full, so he decided...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-21-2008, 04:40:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By AmpTree
I was jz doing a 180 outside my place slowly and...

I was jz doing a 180 outside my place slowly and i heard that noise too... i went down to check but didnt see anything unusual. the sensors didnt went off for any problems, so i was guessing if my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-16-2008, 05:58:15 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 676,557
Posted By AmpTree
guys, im on a 03 smg model and i couldnt get the...

guys, im on a 03 smg model and i couldnt get the car to rev up at slopes. i have tried holding the downshift paddle and also on the SMG gear stick, but it aint working.. any suggestions?
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