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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-15-2018, 07:09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By simon_c
Re: WTB - e46 M3 Coupe Manual Interlagos Blue/Cinnamon

Did you see this one?

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=602394&highlight=Interlagos
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-14-2018, 12:36:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,011
Posted By simon_c
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

25% off supersprint seems to happen regularly about 1-2 per year so it's nothing unheard of.
Forum: M3 Car Care and Detailing Tue, Nov-13-2018, 07:58:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By simon_c
Re: Post your detailing equipment

What are the general ranges/numbers for remaining clear coat and how you should approach in regards to cutting/polishing etc
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-13-2018, 07:44:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,011
Posted By simon_c
Re: Any news on Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals?

For supersprint it'll probably be 25% off would be my guess. Maybe 30%.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-12-2018, 06:09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,376
Posted By simon_c
Re: Need help, hard start when vehicle warm runs flawlessly after.

Sometimes you just gotta take it to your trusted local indy shop and get it taken care of. Worth the peace of mind unless you have more patience to keep diagnosing.
Forum: M3 Car Care and Detailing Sat, Nov-10-2018, 10:58:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By simon_c
Re: Post your detailing equipment

I have the Griots polisher and a bunch of the BOSS line products but haven't actually had the time to use anything yet.

Only thing I'm worried about is how much clear coat is left. Do you guys...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-10-2018, 04:20:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By simon_c
Re: Favorite color schemes

If I had to choose just ONE combo it would be:

Estoril/M texture alcantara
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Nov-10-2018, 03:16:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By simon_c
Re: Used BMW fog lights and trim with new OEM bulbs

I’ll take them if the deal falls through. Paypal ready.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Nov-10-2018, 01:06:57 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,061
Posted By simon_c
Re: “Group Buy” Morimoto XB LED Fog Lights!

If any of you that are switching to these are looking to sell your OE fog lights let me know. Looking for clear (not fluted) in good condition.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Nov-10-2018, 01:03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By simon_c
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-09-2018, 07:26:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By simon_c
Re: Dougles does a 4.0

I hate this voice. I can't believe he's 30 years old because he looks 45. Also the fact that he's 30 years old and has a yahoo email account.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-09-2018, 06:32:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By simon_c
Re: Favorite color schemes

I dislike all of these :rofl3::raspberry:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-09-2018, 06:01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By simon_c
Re: Favorite color schemes

Anything on M Alcantara :drool:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-09-2018, 02:18:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By simon_c
Re: M3 won't crank/start when engine is warm

So I've been having the exact same issue and just replaced the clutch switch and the car fires up perfectly now. Something simple to check before getting in and replacing the starter (which it still...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 11:15:47 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 32,113
Posted By simon_c
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

Replacing the carpet and the dashboard make the interior swap a nightmare (for dove grey interior that is).
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 10:24:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,390
Posted By simon_c
Re: E46 M3 being Forgotten...

I'm having the opposite thought process right now since I just got engaged and the E46 M3 is my weekend/fun car. Already looking at adding an E36 M3 in the near future before the wedding/kids so that...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-08-2018, 10:18:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By simon_c
Re: FS: Low milage suspension parts

would camber plates work for my koni yellow/H&R sport setup?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-08-2018, 10:08:22 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 32,113
Posted By simon_c
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

Usually the biggest identifier is if you see the area on the gauge cluster for the SMG shift indicator. Most people do not switch out the cluster for a 6MT one (I assume this would be a PITA to do...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-08-2018, 09:39:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,459
Posted By simon_c
Re: WTB Dakar Yellow e36

Did you end up getting the car? I was 2nd in line for it and seller mentioned that someone was flying in that Saturday to check it out/purchase it.

Looks like a great purchase and if you did get...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-08-2018, 09:16:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By simon_c
Re: E30 M3 for sale

Was this clean title without any accidents/paintwork? Great deal.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-07-2018, 03:27:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,001
Posted By simon_c
Re: Probably Laughable... but... Driving Simulator Games?

What’s the VR set of choice right now for sim racing?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-05-2018, 11:00:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,876
Posted By simon_c
Re: 06 ZCP MISC: Body Panels, Heatshields, Windows, Wiring, Hoses

what condition are the door seals in? any separation or specific imperfections? how many miles?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Nov-05-2018, 03:30:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By simon_c
Re: 2002 BMW E46 M3 6MT (In TX)

Wow this seems like a steal.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 08:33:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,018
Posted By simon_c
Re: On e46 M3 values: is the secret already out?

Pre LCI, TIAG, grey interior, SMG vert :drool:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-04-2018, 07:14:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,018
Posted By simon_c
Re: On e46 M3 values: is the secret already out?

You should drive both back to back if you haven't already. The vert is noticeably slower since it's like 300+ lbs heavier as well. Like others said, there will be no shortage of vert/SMG examples to...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Nov-03-2018, 03:40:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,459
Posted By simon_c
Re: WTB Dakar Yellow e36

Why did your buddy pass on it? Seems like a great deal.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-02-2018, 09:23:12 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 32,113
Posted By simon_c
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

Oh man didn’t realize it had an accident. That’s a deal breaker.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-02-2018, 05:08:19 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 32,113
Posted By simon_c
Re: The Official Bring a Trailer (BaT) Listing Thread - E46 M3

Man this would be a good driver's car but still has garage queen looks (after changing out the wheels). I just can't do cars with PDC and nav isn't ideal for me. But this one is close to me too and...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-01-2018, 04:28:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,282
Posted By simon_c
Re: Individual E46 M3

Individual referes to individual paint color from the factory. These are special/unique colors that were custom ordered by the original buyer.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Nov-01-2018, 01:37:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By simon_c
Re: 19 inch BBS RGR / Diamond Black / Fresh Michelin P4S

How do you come across all these quality parts? :thumbsup2:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-31-2018, 07:14:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By simon_c
Re: SoCal: Full Supersprint exhaust for sale

Might be interested in the res sec 2.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-28-2018, 05:21:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,534
Posted By simon_c
Re: My 2nd e46 M3 stint is over

You'll be back soon. Everyone always comes back lol
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-25-2018, 11:47:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,593
Posted By simon_c
Forum: Pacific Thu, Oct-25-2018, 07:08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW meetup - Santa Clara, CA - 10/20

Pretty good turnout I thought. Probably about 20 cars and it was mostly 2002's and E30's with a couple E36 M3 guys there. mrgizmo04 and I were the only E46 M3 guys that showed up.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-25-2018, 03:09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By simon_c
Re: 2004 M3 White/Cinnamon For Sale

Holy hell we need to know how/where to you got those seats redone. Looks like it did when it rolled off the showroom floor.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-24-2018, 10:10:15 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 518,888
Posted By simon_c
Re: What stocks are you invested in?

Tesla crushes earnings. Stock is at about $327 in after hours :thumbsup2:
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-24-2018, 03:55:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By simon_c
Re: WTB: Any e46 M3

Worth checking out and making the quick trip up to the bay area.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-24-2018, 01:11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,896
Posted By simon_c
Re: Scammer alert: maximz

Looks like he made a thread about it complaining about UPS.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=602314
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-22-2018, 07:03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By simon_c
Re: Interior Part Out - 2002 M3

Interested in the armrests. You don't happen to have the tow hook do you? Would you throw in the lugnut wrench? We can discuss via PM.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Oct-22-2018, 05:37:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By simon_c
Re: WTB: Any e46 M3

Not my car but seems like it could be decent and within your general price range:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/cto/d/20045-bmw-m3/6720937979.html

Just be aware that in this price range...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-21-2018, 04:43:40 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 14,093
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW upset with E46 M3 enthusiasts

My first E46 M3 had adjustable bolsters and they were amazing. I didn't even realize I had them until about 1 year of ownership... :facepalm:
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-19-2018, 08:15:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By simon_c
Re: (1995-1999) E36 M3 Low Mileage: $25k Budget

Wow congrats. That has to be one of the lower mileage examples out there.
Forum: Pacific Fri, Oct-19-2018, 08:07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW meetup - Santa Clara, CA - 10/20

Yeah it's close to me too so I figured why not and Chromatic Coffee has some decent coffee too. Planning on getting there early so about 8am.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-19-2018, 08:05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,113
Posted By simon_c
Forum: Pacific Fri, Oct-19-2018, 07:51:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By simon_c
BMW meetup - Santa Clara, CA - 10/20

I'm crashing a BMW 2002 meetup this weekend (Saturday 10/20) and wanted to see if any of you guys are interested in meeting tomorrow. It's open to all BMW guys but setup by 2002 owners. Haven't gone...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Oct-19-2018, 06:07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,331
Posted By simon_c
Re: The 997.1 is the 911 to buy these days

What's the consensus on a used 991 GTS? Worth the money? What about 991 GTS vs. GT4?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-19-2018, 04:19:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By simon_c
Re: (1995-1999) E36 M3 Low Mileage: $25k Budget

There should be a larger monetary penalty for either side of the transaction if they back after an agreement/auction has closed.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-19-2018, 01:39:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,037
Posted By simon_c
Re: Car doesn't start the first time turning key

Do you have a manual transmission? If so, do you have a clutch stop? I had a similar issue and the clutch stop backed out just a tiny tiny bit which caused the car not to start properly. Probably not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-19-2018, 12:50:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,678
Posted By simon_c
Re: Three individuals... Japan Red, Estoril Blue, Brass Metallic

You have the best stable :drool:

Looks like you bought that IB/individual interior off BaT recently? Any updates with that and were you able to get the OE CSL airboxes??
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-18-2018, 05:32:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By simon_c
Re: (1995-1999) E36 M3 Low Mileage: $25k Budget

Wow sorry to hear about the 98 Estoril/black. I was watching that one closely and still really want it. At 18K I thought it was a steal
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Tue, Oct-16-2018, 07:37:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By simon_c
Re: OE foglights - clear (non fluted)

Back in the market for this since one of mine cracked.
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Oct-16-2018, 05:56:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By simon_c
Re: ’05 CB ZCP Ramblings

Looking forward to another great build journal :thumbsup2:
Forum: Member Journals Mon, Oct-15-2018, 10:17:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,209
Posted By simon_c
Re: Restoration Journal - Imola 6MT Cpe

What diy did you use to get the rear speaker cover out? I'd love to do that. Was it a PITA?
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Oct-12-2018, 05:41:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,376
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW development chief complains that everyone loves the e46 CSL

M2 CS/CSL version should be coming in 2020. Seems like BMW is listening a little bit.

https://www.bmwblog.com/2018/10/10/exclusive-bmw-m2-cs-production-to-kick-off-in-march-2020/
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-08-2018, 12:08:31 AM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 518,888
Posted By simon_c
Re: What stocks are you invested in?

Just buy tbills and call it day. Yield is great and it's tax free.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Oct-05-2018, 08:58:39 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 518,888
Posted By simon_c
Re: What stocks are you invested in?

TSLA down to $261 today if you're looking for that dip.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-04-2018, 07:27:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By simon_c
Re: 19” BBS RGR w/ Michelin Pilot Super Sports

I don't need wheels since I have OE ZCP's but I almost want this just to have... local too.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-02-2018, 09:51:46 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 35,167
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW 3er (G20) 2020 **UNVEILED**

I personally the G20 M40i looks damn good and if it drives as good as BMW says it will then it should be a winner. Would be a great daily and can't wait until these are $20K used
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-02-2018, 09:41:23 PM
Replies: 5,871
Views: 518,888
Posted By simon_c
Re: What stocks are you invested in?

I tried to buy the TSLA dip but my order didn't trigger on Friday. Bummer.

Official Q3 numbers are out and they look good. Although they have cash flow problems it's hard to deny that if you're in...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-25-2018, 06:26:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,519
Posted By simon_c
Re: E46 M3 Genuine European BMW Front Rotors/Pads, General Maintenance Items - Like N

Just wanted to say great FS thread. It's nice to see the original ask prices even when the items are sold so that people can baseline prices in the future. Most people just delete everything and say...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-25-2018, 03:33:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By simon_c
Re: Slicktops: 00 Z3M Coupe Dakar/Black, 05 E46 M3 6MT AW/Cin, 11 E90 M3 DCT Silver/C

Very interested in finding out more about the E46 M3. PM sent.
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Sep-13-2018, 10:18:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By simon_c
Re: Ed's '06 ZCP CB/CINNAMON 6MT

That cinnamon interior is extra minty. Awesome car!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-13-2018, 07:10:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,264
Posted By simon_c
Re: too many options for rod bearings....

Where did you get them from $250 shipped?
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Sep-13-2018, 06:23:25 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 23,018
Posted By simon_c
Re: M2 Competition

Still can't wait to buy a used one in 5-7 years.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-11-2018, 05:25:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By simon_c
Re: *Potential odometer roll back* questions

I doubt the credit union would care if anything showed up. I think it would be on you the buyer to do the due diligence unfortunately. My experience has been always get your own carfax ran before you...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-10-2018, 04:37:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By simon_c
Re: Garage Sale Misc OEM ZCP Parts

How many miles and what's the general condition of the fender grills and front grills? Any broken tabs, chipping, etc?
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Sep-09-2018, 06:30:09 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 23,018
Posted By simon_c
Re: M2 Competition

Wondering if BMW will offer other stitching options for the seats as I think the current orange and blue are horrendous.

F80 competition seats look pretty good imo:...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Sep-07-2018, 10:55:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,153
Posted By simon_c
Re: Estoril's new updates

Got it. I think that confirms all the steps for me so definitely appreciate it. And sorry for the horrible grammar/spelling... typed that last post in a rush.
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Sep-07-2018, 10:21:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,153
Posted By simon_c
Re: Estoril's new updates

Appreciate it! Any reason you went with the Dr. Colorchip over the factory touch up paint from BMW since you only used it for the paint? How long did you want between letting the paint dry until you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-07-2018, 04:35:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,678
Posted By simon_c
Re: Three individuals... Japan Red, Estoril Blue, Brass Metallic

Loving the specialness of the cars. Really love the garage!
Forum: Member Journals Thu, Sep-06-2018, 05:17:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 20,153
Posted By simon_c
Re: Estoril's new updates

Would you mind detailing the process you did to fix the paint chips before the paint correction? I want to do the same thing and a repray is out of the question for me.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Aug-25-2018, 05:00:51 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 75,967
Posted By simon_c
Re: Group buy: Karbonius CSL Airbox - Up to 14% off

I'm regretting not getting in on this.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-25-2018, 03:50:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By simon_c
Re: Best paint shops around Atlanta/Savannah?

Wow sorry to hear OP. I didn’t think the OEM car cover could do this since it’s breathable.

Is this more likely to occur in humid places? Kind of scary.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-23-2018, 07:39:10 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 35,167
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW 3er (G20) 2019 *Now with First Drives*

I'm scared of the E90 335i reliability. Plus the interiors of the F30 are much better place to be in on a daily basis compared to the E90.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-23-2018, 06:59:33 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 35,167
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW 3er (G20) 2019 *Now with First Drives*

Yeah ditching the runflats seems like a number one priority. I'm open to driving an automatic since the ZF transmissions seems to be good and this is for a daily.

I was also looking at CPO cars...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-23-2018, 06:33:04 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 35,167
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW 3er (G20) 2019 *Now with First Drives*

This is what I keep hearing. My alternative is to get a 2017/2018 Civic EX-T or hatchback sport for reference.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Aug-23-2018, 05:55:26 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 35,167
Posted By simon_c
Re: BMW 3er (G20) 2019 *Now with First Drives*

Am I crazy to consider an F30 328i M sport as a daily driver? I've always been against buying what is basically a base model 3 series but it checks off a lot of boxes. Looking at 2014-2015 models...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Aug-21-2018, 04:28:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,154
Posted By simon_c
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Aug-20-2018, 09:20:20 PM
Replies: 8,392
Views: 695,693
Posted By simon_c
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-15-2018, 11:12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,313
Posted By simon_c
Re: I guess its my turn: crappy Blackstone

Sorry to hear OP. On a side note, are we gonna see a build thread for this E46 M3? The last thread for the E36 M3 awesome.
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Tue, Aug-14-2018, 05:54:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By simon_c
Re: Driver side door seal

Looking for both driver and passenger side. Bump.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-07-2018, 07:44:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,873
Posted By simon_c
Re: Cant pass smog test need help

So I finally passed smog a little bit ago and the key for me was to use cruise control. I did the 3 min cold start and then got onto the freeway (without ever going past 3K rpm) and set it to cruise...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2018, 04:55:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,564
Posted By simon_c
Re: 2005 m3 part out

Passenger door seal still available?
Forum: Pacific Mon, Jul-30-2018, 02:48:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By simon_c
Re: HELP -Need Test Only Smog Check station without visual inspection

wow they actually knew the difference between euro headers/cats vs. stock? What shop is this so I can make sure to avoid them lol.
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sat, Jul-28-2018, 06:00:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 63,531
Posted By simon_c
Re: DIY: 120A alternator on e46 m3

This may seem like a dumb question but can someone explain how to specifically slide the nut? Others have mentioned sliding the nut out or knocking the nut out but how do you exactly do this?. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-27-2018, 11:07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By simon_c
Re: Quick Battery Question

Are the H5 batteries underpowered for our cars?
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Jul-26-2018, 06:45:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 36,816
Posted By simon_c
Re: Bruce Wayne's Lair

Bumping this because it's too epic.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jul-26-2018, 06:43:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,564
Posted By simon_c
Re: 2005 m3 part out

Texted but haven't heard back? Let me know.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-25-2018, 10:12:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,564
Posted By simon_c
Re: 2005 m3 part out

Any update on the door seals?

Btw, those seats look like they're in great condition.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-25-2018, 08:57:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 29,305
Posted By simon_c
Re: 1999 Dakar M3 Coupe Build/Restoration Journal (Long and Picture Heavy)

How long did focus on one area? Did you dilute the simple green or just spray from the bottle? Immediate wipe off with a microfiber towel when you were done with a section?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-25-2018, 08:46:29 PM
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Posted By simon_c
Re: FYI: Reinforcement Plate Bolts - Torque Value and Reuse - Official Thread

I just picked up a break bar and will give it a go this weekend. Also picked up new bolts for the reinforcement plates per this thread for peace of mind.

Edit - bolts popped off easily with the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-25-2018, 06:53:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,818
Posted By simon_c
Re: FYI: Reinforcement Plate Bolts - Torque Value and Reuse - Official Thread

I'm in the middle of attempting to remove this plate but having trouble with the two bolts that connect to the front control arms. Is there something specific that needs to be done here? I don't have...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-25-2018, 06:20:21 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 29,305
Posted By simon_c
Re: 1999 Dakar M3 Coupe Build/Restoration Journal (Long and Picture Heavy)

Pics and specific method you used would be awesome. I have a couple magic erasers left but like you am worried about it cutting the leather a little too much.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Jul-25-2018, 04:54:10 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 29,305
Posted By simon_c
Re: 1999 Dakar M3 Coupe Build/Restoration Journal (Long and Picture Heavy)

A clean set of LTW wheels would be perfect on this car. Awesome job.

Like you, I've been a big fan of Leatherique so I'm interested in how the simple green/soft brush has worked out. I'll likely...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-20-2018, 06:36:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,049
Posted By simon_c
Re: I built a private car sales search engine (so could snag the perfect E46)

Filtering by model, year, body type, transmission would be nice instead of inputting that into the key word search. I could see how that might be difficult with unstructured data coming from forums...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-20-2018, 02:53:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,911
Posted By simon_c
Re: For LSB guys...

Thread title is confusing to me... what about us non-LSB guys :shifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-20-2018, 02:32:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,049
Posted By simon_c
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-19-2018, 02:21:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,531
Posted By simon_c
Re: Castrol 10W60 on sale at Amazon

Do you have to pay for shipping the containers back?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-18-2018, 12:14:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By simon_c
Re: Unicorn Alert - 2006 BMW M3 ZCP 6MT Alpine White / Imola Red - 10k miles

EAG gonna give the guy $45K or maybe even full ask and list for $65K.

edit - didn't realize there's an accident. I retract my values.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-16-2018, 11:20:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,246
Posted By simon_c
Re: Filthy engine bay - Best way to clean?

Thanks for all the input guys. I picked up a SunJoe SXP3000 pressure washer off Amazon Prime Day today for $110. Gonna give this a shot and thinking it'll do the trick.

Likely going to buy new...
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