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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-04-2014, 10:25:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Dec-04-2014, 08:11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: E46 TC Kline S/A Coilover with Camber/Caster Plates

Bump for a great set of coilovers at a good price! Love my TCK's!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-03-2014, 04:25:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-01-2014, 09:40:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

All tools are shipped. A couple took longer than expected to get out around the holiday so bear with me please!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Dec-01-2014, 09:37:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,424
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: 03 M3 LSB, Slicktop, 6MT, Cloth, 40K miles

Talk about a unicorn!! Someone buy this!
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Dec-01-2014, 04:19:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Post-up cyber monday deals

Just bought a 2lb lithium ion battery for the formula car! Thanks!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-29-2014, 02:26:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,768
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Considering E46 M3 as a DD...few questions

I DD mine with fixed back seats and roll bar and love every minute. Life's too short to drive boring cars :tongue:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-28-2014, 11:02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,205
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-28-2014, 12:31:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,205
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Pricing A E46 M3 With Aftermarket Parts...

That's nothing! I used to deal in semi-high end.

True story..

- Customer wants to trade-in R8 worth around 90k book.
- Said customer has around 100k in aftermarket(hefner twin turbo, carbon...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-27-2014, 11:22:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,205
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Pricing A E46 M3 With Aftermarket Parts...

In the wholesale community; as if you traded it in.. Yes, there is a way
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-27-2014, 10:58:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,205
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Pricing A E46 M3 With Aftermarket Parts...

In the wholesale community mods add .10 to the dollar
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-27-2014, 03:27:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,768
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Considering E46 M3 as a DD...few questions

Drive one. Seems like it fits your needs and they make exceptional dailys. Cost of ownership will also likely be less than any of the cars you've test driven previously; especially that you're a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-27-2014, 03:48:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Clunk Left Rear - Stumped

Might sound stupid, but check your exhaust hangers.

Sometimes when they're cracked or broken the muffler will bottom out on the exhaust hanger frame.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-24-2014, 02:06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Nov-22-2014, 03:26:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-19-2014, 03:58:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Turning camshafts

No it won't hurt anything.

Put the car in neutral, you may need to play with the hood sensor to do so with SMG.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-18-2014, 02:27:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,277
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: TTFS Custom Tuning

Awesome power!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Nov-18-2014, 12:32:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Feller: M3 bodyparts for sale..

Parting front bumper?
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-18-2014, 04:29:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,083
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Klein & Matco Tools

Love my Snap-On stuff but not for everything.

My ratchets, electric impact guns, ratchet wrenches, and some misc special tools are snap-on. Expensive but worth it when they're used a lot IMO!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-14-2014, 07:31:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Just got my car back from getting the valves adjusted

From what you're describing it sounds like you have a valve or 2 significantly out of spec
Forum: Northeast Fri, Nov-14-2014, 01:36:52 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l7/ieatnubcakes/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsae41caed.jpg (http://s92.photobucket.com/user/ieatnubcakes/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsae41caed.jpg.html)

Lift...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-14-2014, 01:17:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,841
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Too expensive for a valve adjustment?

Thanks Danny!

Expect a call again soon! Have to rent that structure foam applicator again :shiftdriv

PS will do a front mount DIY this time around
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-14-2014, 12:55:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,841
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Too expensive for a valve adjustment?

PM for further info.



Sent PM. Do adjustments on LI all the time!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-13-2014, 08:53:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

All tools are shipped! Thanks gentlemen.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-13-2014, 05:37:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-13-2014, 03:27:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,841
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Too expensive for a valve adjustment?

You are correct.

It is confirmed that earlier hub's are different than the rest.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-07-2014, 04:03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Epic Motorsports tuned S54 E30 M3

Woohoo! Amazing numbers Kash, proud to have had a hand in the build :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-06-2014, 07:00:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

Yours has shipped. Thank you!



:hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-06-2014, 01:49:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Removing exhaust hub tab from oil pan

Thats got to be the most rewarding feeling EVER! Congrats!!!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-05-2014, 06:03:34 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

I've done all 4 mounts on 3 separate cars. 1 kit(2 siamese tubes) per mount is sufficient.

Not sure where you heard 4 kits for the rear but you couldn't fit 4 if you tried. Maybe the front if...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-05-2014, 05:56:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

All orders have shipped. Thanks everyone!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-05-2014, 02:20:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Please help diagnose leak

Get underneath her and check, only way to know for sure! Otherwise it's just speculation
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-05-2014, 02:17:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Got the Hub checked today

Glad everything worked out Anthony, it was a pleasure meeting you! Now get those miles up :shiftdriv
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Nov-05-2014, 02:12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Csl trunk,diffuser,suspension,exhaust for m3

Picking up that diffuser Sunday :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-05-2014, 12:57:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-04-2014, 12:40:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Anyone crack a subframe after putting reinforcement plates in?

Passenger rear. One crack 1.5 inches coming from the front of the plate.

I spot welded the crack, injected all 4 mounts with foam, and swapped bushings. I'm completely confident in my rear end...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-04-2014, 12:29:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Anyone crack a subframe after putting reinforcement plates in?

Mine was reinforced at 56k. Did bushings at 115k and found a hairline crack. Car had 5 track days in between and isn't driven hard on a regular basis. Weld-in plates are not a permanent solution IMO.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-02-2014, 10:45:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,427
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Vanos pump disk springs and ring popped out!????

Wow, very generous!

You're a great resource to the community Raj. Thank you for your services.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-02-2014, 06:19:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,427
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-02-2014, 05:42:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,427
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Vanos pump disk springs and ring popped out!????

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l7/ieatnubcakes/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps5cc669bf.jpg (http://s92.photobucket.com/user/ieatnubcakes/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps5cc669bf.jpg.html)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-02-2014, 05:37:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,427
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Vanos pump disk springs and ring popped out!????

Well that's a first!

Like Hacksaw said I don't see the roller bearings in there either.

Interesting...

I have a spare VANOS at home if you need pictures for reference.
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Sun, Nov-02-2014, 01:34:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,640
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: From wrecked car to track car

Can't believe I haven't seen this! Awesome build and great story..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-02-2014, 01:21:42 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

I've done all 4 mounting points on 3 different cars. Definitely recommended :thumbsup2:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-02-2014, 01:18:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

Payments received.

Last call for Monday shipment!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-02-2014, 01:03:12 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

Guys..

1 kit per mount! 4 kits to do the entire rear end!

Each kit has 2 siamese tubes.

If ECS is selling individual siamese tubes you need 8 for all four mounts.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-31-2014, 10:52:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

Next shipment goes out Monday! Thanks everyone Happy Halloween :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-30-2014, 07:01:08 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 20,391
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

This report includes a road trip from NYC -> MIAMI -> NYC

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l7/ieatnubcakes/01LSBM3-1018141copy_zps1c93126d.jpg...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-29-2014, 02:10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Oct-28-2014, 09:36:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,885
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: E46 M3 Prima Supercharger System $5895 Installed!!!

Great deal! Would love one soon :drool:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-28-2014, 09:30:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Removing exhaust hub tab from oil pan

^^What they said! Although, you never know!

Just be glad it ended up down in the pan out of harms way :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Oct-28-2014, 05:02:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

First few shipped yesterday. Next shipment goes out today.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-27-2014, 02:07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: 2006 BMW M3 Vorsteiner V-CSL GTR----304 miles

Wow that's a unicorn if I've ever seen one. Price seems reasonable too..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-27-2014, 04:15:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,347
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: E46 M3 326,000 miles

Remarkable. Makes me proud to own an S54 :)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-27-2014, 04:10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

Payments have been received. First batch will ship tomorrow.
Forum: Northeast Sun, Oct-26-2014, 05:55:27 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

Thanks Bobby! :hattip:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-24-2014, 07:25:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Shim Installer and Remover Tools

New 3D printer on the way! Version 3 will be updated and of higher quality. PM for purchase and estimated delivery.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-23-2014, 02:53:13 PM
Replies: 36,180
Views: 4,741,321
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: ** The Ridiculous Thread **

^^^ had me dieing!! :lolhit:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-23-2014, 02:16:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Northeast Wed, Oct-22-2014, 07:01:55 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

^^ Thanks Mike!

Glad we caught the broken hub in time. She's got a clean bill of health now :thumbsup:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-22-2014, 06:53:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,347
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: E46 M3 326,000 miles

Believe it. This is the pic he posted two years ago now..

http://m3forum.net/m3forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=160604&d=1351637435
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-20-2014, 03:35:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Miscellaneous S54 Parts

Bump for booby!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-20-2014, 01:44:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Oct-18-2014, 11:03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Fall Cleaning: Aluminum armrests, CD player, rear airbags

Out of a coupe, however I do not think the armrests are different between couple and convertible. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-17-2014, 08:06:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,768
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-17-2014, 04:50:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Fall Cleaning: Aluminum armrests, CD player, rear airbags

Need to clear some stuff out! Everythings OBO! Will also trade for black interior pieces.

Front and rear aluminum armrests: 8/10 condition - Sold

OEM Business Radio CD Player: 8/10 condition -...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-01-2014, 03:54:17 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

Agreed. Obviously more if mechanic does everything. Considering the market of e46 M's you're into a great car for a great number any way you look at it.

However, no sense in trying to get the...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-30-2014, 08:35:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,731
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: FS: 2006 BMW M3 Coupe, 51k Miles.

How is this not sold. Great price!
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-24-2014, 05:34:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Rolls Royce SUV spied in Phily

:lolhit: that's actually pretty original
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-18-2014, 10:45:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,068
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: 2004 BMW M3 - Mystic Blue

Beautiful. Surprised people aren't jumping on this. Low mileage, long term previous ownership, and priced right! GLWS
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-18-2014, 05:38:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Confused about VANOS upgrade

Yes, highly encouraged! :thumbsup:
Forum: Northeast Mon, Sep-15-2014, 03:11:54 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

Recent pics from this past week!

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l7/ieatnubcakes/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps0d20140a.jpg...
Forum: Northeast Mon, Sep-15-2014, 03:07:07 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

Thanks Lloyd, we'll be seeing you around buddy! :thumbsup2:
Forum: Northeast Thu, Sep-11-2014, 09:38:43 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

Thanks Joe! Pleasure working with you! :hattip:



:lolhit:



You have a PM! :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-09-2014, 07:08:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,248
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: What car perfume do you guys use?

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l7/ieatnubcakes/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsc32e386b.jpg (http://s92.photobucket.com/user/ieatnubcakes/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsc32e386b.jpg.html)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-01-2014, 04:59:32 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

8 siamesed tubes = 4 kits. That's the adequate amount to do all four mounting points. 1 kit per mount.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-01-2014, 05:04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: SMG -> 6MT DIY Pointers

Great information for many people here. Good job!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-01-2014, 01:20:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: TCKline D/A Coilovers

Transaction complete. Thanks Jee!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Aug-31-2014, 05:06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: TCKline D/A Coilovers

Thanks for the responses.

Local trade pending today
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-30-2014, 09:58:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: TCKline D/A Coilovers

Thanks for your opinion! PMs replied. Lots of interest but still available!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-30-2014, 06:50:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: TCKline D/A Coilovers

Trying to stick with a linear spring setup. Thanks for the reply.



PM coming your way!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-30-2014, 05:50:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Cool TCKline D/A Coilovers

Looking to trade my TCKlines for a more street oriented setup. Ideally GC Street/Schools but let me know what you have.

They are TCKline double adjustable front AND rear with roughly 10k miles on...
Forum: Northeast Thu, Aug-28-2014, 03:12:22 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-27-2014, 11:17:54 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,958
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: E46 M3 for 16 year old?

Because you just proved many people ITT right. If it takes saving up to reach the 1k mark you're not ready for the moderate/major repair expenses that come along with these cars. It will happen.
...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Aug-24-2014, 01:16:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,903
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-22-2014, 05:19:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: CSL Head and CSL Exhaust valves

Awesome, thanks for that :drool:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-20-2014, 07:34:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Structural epoxy gun rental?

SYT Shadow(Danny) has one available for rent.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-19-2014, 07:06:10 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

As of right now, their isn't an alternative that I'm aware of. People in this thread have done extensive research to no avail. Teracore 1401 is the product. The problem is getting it in small...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Aug-19-2014, 06:11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-19-2014, 05:35:29 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

Great thoughts Ed!



Well said!

In short, the foam turns the hollow floor pan structure into a solid one.
Forum: Northeast Tue, Aug-19-2014, 04:52:44 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,729
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Westchester Valve Adjustment Guru

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t1.0-9/10527614_10204726350418363_6975640605551149562_n.jpg



You'll get another soon Gjon!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-19-2014, 04:41:02 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

I'm not so sure that's the singe answer, yet.

We'll learn more facts on the foams effectiveness as a lone reinforcement as time goes on.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-19-2014, 02:52:39 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 78,300
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: What is Your Recent Purchase?

6 including the cover! All factory specs and color combos. It'll be put in a protective cover for sure.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-19-2014, 01:01:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Not your average Strut Tower crack?

Wow! That's unusual. I would bring it to a body shop ASAP.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-19-2014, 12:16:20 AM
Replies: 857
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-18-2014, 10:50:53 PM
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Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Coilover install

You paid way too much. Coilovers take 1-2 hours to install. RTAB's may have given them a hard time but doesn't mean they can charge you that much.

I think a reasonable amount would be 400-500.
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-18-2014, 10:40:46 PM
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Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

No science, just common sense. It's simple. Epoxying plates adds an extra layer to the bottom portion of the floor pan sheet metal. Will it help spread the load of the subframe, absolutely. Will it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-18-2014, 10:30:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: Differential leak and bad bushings?

Not likely to cause any drivetrain damage, just slop.



Sounds like a reasonable list, just make sure your VANOS parts list is complete. You can also throw new plugs in if you feel like it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-18-2014, 10:23:24 PM
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Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

That's the dilemma. It's either sack up and weld + foam, or risk not being able to weld later on.

I had my own car reinforced with welded plates at 56k. At 115k I went in to do subframe bushings...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-18-2014, 10:16:35 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 61,165
Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: DIY: Subframe Foam reinforcement

Welded plates aren't a permanent fix. Epoxied plates are even less permanent.

I think welded + foam is the most permanent you're going to get without a welded in cage.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-18-2014, 10:09:57 PM
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Posted By xM P0W3Rx
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

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