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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-24-2019, 08:58:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 783
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Driving or working on

I like geeking out over new parts, learning all the ins-and-outs of everything, and most importantly, driving. The part I HATE most....When things break. My least favorite thing is fixing things and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-24-2019, 08:51:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,810
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: SMG Shift Knob Design

Love it!

It might be interesting if you used the same radius that you used on the bulbous top part of the knob, and used that radius (but inverted) to create a scalloped sort of chamfer around...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, May-24-2019, 08:48:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,434
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: E46 Custom Heavy Duty High Pressure Power Steering Lines

Thanks for the PM reply and the fast response. =)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-24-2019, 03:55:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: So I found some china made "CSL" airboxes

Yea that would good to know. I was under the assumption i'd need to retune if I moved out West and a mile up had I not already had a MAP installed.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-23-2019, 10:20:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: dual resonator vs. straight pipe section 1

Pretty common in the car world, but not so much on the E46 M3 platform it seems. The S2000 has one in the stock exhaust from the factory. My buddy had an adjustable one installed on his Camaro and it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-23-2019, 08:42:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: dual resonator vs. straight pipe section 1

Straight pipes will not help with rasp. For rasp control you need some sort of resonator or muffler to baffle the noise and cancel out those frequencies of sound. Straight pipes will make things much...
Forum: Member Journals Thu, May-23-2019, 08:37:00 PM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 710,703
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Obioban's 2005 Imola Red M3 coupe (56K mass murder)

Would love to discuss with you what is precisely involved to do the same on the stock M3 steering rack system.

As you saw in my pictures...Gunna have to replace my PS pump and lines due to those...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-22-2019, 09:21:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: So I found some china made "CSL" airboxes

Probably. A well setup Alpha-N configuration (key words being "well setup") should in theory (and in practice) run just as good during most situations, at least local to where the car was tuned. Now...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, May-22-2019, 01:48:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,434
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: E46 Custom Heavy Duty High Pressure Power Steering Lines

Final EDIT....Unfortunately I succumbed the same death as everyone else has reported after all.







Pretty much Identical to what happened to me in terms of timeline, symptoms, and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-21-2019, 09:23:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: cop instigating street racing? Or someone genuinely bothered by stock note ?

Hahaha. SOOO true. Countless people think I am instigating a "race" with them from all the downshift blips ripping through the airbox and exhaust system while pulling up to a red light.

OP,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-21-2019, 09:08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,810
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-20-2019, 11:24:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 330
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: exhaust shipping - reasonable fees? who is using which carrier?

https://media1.giphy.com/media/YdsVEhV2jVgvrMZxX3/giphy.gif
https://media.tenor.com/images/ed9f574ae2068da4d6e14ed1b3a9afe6/tenor.gif
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-20-2019, 09:58:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Shark injector from Turner - impressions?

This is a good point. It's always interesting when easter eggs left over from one tuner are found in another tuner's "tune" file. Also, despite this "advancement" it seems like a lot of tuners are...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-20-2019, 09:17:28 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 53,529
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-20-2019, 09:08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 330
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: exhaust shipping - reasonable fees? who is using which carrier?

Shipping something as big as an exhaust system/muffler is going to be expensive if shipped as an individual, unless you have a large business shipping partnership. In your case, the best bet is to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-17-2019, 07:26:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Titanium Exhaust Goodie Questions

Just my opinion, take it with a grain of salt. SWEET muffler though. Not that it necessarily matters, but I agree with TBone's post. =)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-17-2019, 07:13:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: supersprint resonated section 2 vs stock section 2

I haven't seen any graphs showing it guts power (not to say that this is wrong or not). Only thing I've seen dyno-wise is that above a point (i think 330-340hp, iirc) it becomes restrictive. The 3.5"...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-17-2019, 07:06:41 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

That sounds about right.
Also it's normal for the motor to engage and prime the system any time you turn the car off and then unlock the doors after having stepped away. The system will always...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-16-2019, 08:28:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: supersprint resonated section 2 vs stock section 2

Depends on which Supersprint Section 2.

Originally I had the Supersprint Resonated X-pipe. I like it a lot. That being said, while it cut down on the rasp (not a total elimination in my case) it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-15-2019, 09:07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Cool R&T Article w/Vid of Hans Stuck Driving/Narrating an M3 GTR on The Green Hel

That commentary was awesome. Man what an incredible machine and incredible driving. Having brought 5th to redline on a perfectly straight and flat road...I can't imagine being that far in the RPM...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-15-2019, 07:55:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Headers and ECU Tune now I have white smoke

Yea I'm right in line with what you are thinking here. If anything, I'd expect for it to smoke under the hood while the oils are burned off the new headers. Mine did briefly...also freaked me out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-15-2019, 06:28:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 677
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Who can convert my HP DME to stock CSL?

What do you mean?

I only used Kassel for the hardware conversion of the DME to convert my HP DME to CSL....My conversion runs off the stock CSL map sensor...but for a DME hardware conversion, it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-15-2019, 06:21:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Anyone have experience with RK Tunes?

Doh! Yes, exactly this. Thanks, editing my previous post to avoid confusion.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-15-2019, 02:31:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Anyone have experience with RK Tunes?

Yessir. MSSFLasher is a must have if you mess with tuning. Very fast flashing (literally often times in seconds to completion) and it's the only tool I'm aware of that reset the flash counter.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-15-2019, 02:28:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 677
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Who can convert my HP DME to stock CSL?

Yep. Very happy with mine (physical hardware conversion). Had both mine and a friends done at the same time in that 24hrs too. Also cool, they sent before and after pictures of their work and the...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, May-14-2019, 10:38:23 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 1,002,812
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: APEX Wheels Photo Thread

You're in North Carolina?? Are you part of our NC/SC Whats App group chat??? Big scene up there.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-14-2019, 10:37:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,688
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

1. Radekxpl 280/272 cams only zip 06418 $38.48

2. Good, 280/272 Cams only, zip 91302 $59.4

3. Whips333, 280/272, no followers, zip 06053 $38.84

4. samgrant951, 280/272, no...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-14-2019, 10:30:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quiet Exhaust Thread

Thanks for the kind words Brother Stan. Your car also sounds awesome...Especially that idle. Exhaust sounds are always subjective and iPhone recordings rarely do much justice to how things sound in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-14-2019, 05:41:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Those with a full exhaust from ONE company...

Thanks for the kind words. :beer:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33968716218_ef26169cea_n.jpg

Renn-Haus is a project I've been working on and is the branding for this line-up of exhaust...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-14-2019, 04:51:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quiet Exhaust Thread

Thanks man! I'm glad you like it.:beer:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-14-2019, 12:01:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Those with a full exhaust from ONE company...

- Supersprint Stepped V1 Headers
- Supersprint Catless Section 1 (oversized)
- Supersprint Twin-Piped Resonated Section 2 (custom oversized -- Renn-Haus Edition)
- Supersprint (Street version)...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-13-2019, 11:57:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quite Exhaust Thread

Sorry you feel that way. I really like the way my car sounds in person both inside and outside of the car. It makes me happy.

Remind me, you're the guy that gives me flack any time my exhaust mods...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-13-2019, 10:17:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

Do you have DIS/GT1 or INPA? Would be interesting to compare the Schwaben results with those two programs. I am thinking the Schwaben results are not correct.

I followed your instructions with...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-13-2019, 10:01:38 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 14,955
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-13-2019, 09:58:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,688
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

1. Radekxpl 280/272 cams only zip 06418 $38.48

2. Good, 280/272 Cams only, zip 91302 $59.4

3. Whips333, 280/272, no followers, zip 06053 $38.84

4. samgrant951, 280/272, no...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-13-2019, 09:40:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,396
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-13-2019, 09:19:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quite Exhaust Thread

Not a bother at all man. Hopefully no longer than a couple weeks from now. Just waiting on Supersprint to send me the green-light after some pictures. They sent me a few early-mock-up pictures and so...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-13-2019, 03:29:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quiet Exhaust Thread

Yea the Street muffler is nice and quiet. I like it. Perfect when I need to be professional, civilized, and under the radar without standing out like "boy racer"...but as you can also hear, it's...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-13-2019, 02:43:19 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 51,229
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: 2017 SuperSprint Header Group-Buy Mega Thread

Group-Buy is still open. =)

At this point, I just take individual orders as they come. Send me a PM or I'll send you one in them morning. Thanks for reaching out to me. =)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-13-2019, 02:36:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quite Exhaust Thread

Thanks for the kind words. I just filmed some tunnel runs and drive-bys in addition to some other things today and put a video together just for you. Enjoy. I added music to the beginning because...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-11-2019, 09:12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Boosted vert gets a Vanos tune

Yea itís pretty incredible. How does his delta compare to your delta?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-11-2019, 05:56:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-11-2019, 05:31:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-09-2019, 10:33:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: K&P Engineering stainless steel Oil Filter

You beat me to it. Was going to ask the same question.

Oil analysis would be something you'd need to substantiate that claim.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, May-09-2019, 08:11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: PFC Z31/Z34 BBK + Extras

Apex is an awesome seller. Buy with confidence. I got my Brembos from him and have seen these PFCs in person and rode in his car when they were briefly installed. These are basically brand new....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-09-2019, 08:01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: K&P Engineering stainless steel Oil Filter

No arguments for or against this product, but this just seems like it's attempting to fix a problem that doesn't exist. Are the stock OE/OEM oil filters causing any problems? If not, then I don't see...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-09-2019, 07:43:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, May-08-2019, 08:57:06 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 14,955
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, May-08-2019, 08:56:44 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 51,229
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-08-2019, 08:18:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Hartge M3 E46 thoughts on car?

The alcantara pillow encased screen is my favorite. Aged very well. :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-07-2019, 08:44:44 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,976
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: E46 M3: Favorite Wheel Setups

Ohhhh baaaabeeeey ^
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-07-2019, 08:40:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Eventuri CSL-Style Airbox for the S65.. Thoughts?

Glad I wasn't the only one to think this. Thought the same thing when Karb posted their S65 airbox video -- I couldn't hear much difference. Perhaps it's different in real-life and more pronounced....
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-07-2019, 08:36:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,688
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

From my understanding, yes. That is what I am waiting for them to reconfirm. From their previous email, that was indeed the case due to how many participants we have.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-07-2019, 08:23:07 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,688
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

Hoping the page for payment goes up before the end of the week. Just waiting for Cat to give it one final look over. =)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-06-2019, 07:55:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Happy Unofficial M3 Day! (May3)

Oh god, yes I would! You should post some pictures of these magnificent cars. Good taste!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-06-2019, 07:51:59 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 14,955
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-05-2019, 12:15:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: HELP! No Start No Crank Tons of Errors | DME SMG DSC

Yep, agreed. Good eyes. Came to comment this and you beat me to it.:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-05-2019, 12:12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: CSL Center Console part 51167896361

I can get you one. I just ordered a set for someone else last week. Send me a PM.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-04-2019, 03:45:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: The inevitable center console marring...

Rectangle cups...I'm dying. :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-04-2019, 02:32:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,912
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: e46 M3 interior trim upgrade

That looks nice! :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-04-2019, 01:07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: The inevitable center console marring...

Hmmmm....If it's not the actual euro tray that got scuffed then I am not seeing it.

I do wish the CSL center console was more practical. So pretty.
I'd have to have it clear wrapped...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-04-2019, 01:03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Happy Unofficial M3 Day! (May3)

Oh boy...Love the P-car man!!:drool:
Forum: Member Journals Sat, May-04-2019, 12:54:55 AM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 710,703
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Obioban's 2005 Imola Red M3 coupe (56K mass murder)

To be fair....All things considered, long-term he is basically driving a free car...and one with a full Carbon-fiber monocoque that he can DD and take the family in. Electric (doesn't need gas...and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 09:16:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Not the typical SMG issue, Help?

Oh man, that makes perfect sense. I appreciate you reporting back on your findings. I need to go back and check mine, as when I had mine installed mine wasn't rotated either and I haven't had a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 08:31:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Not the typical SMG issue, Help?

Oh I see now, that clears that up and makes more sense.

I am running the same wiring harness (actually the original one sent to Good) and have had zero issues with my relocation, SMG pump, fuses,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 07:51:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Not the typical SMG issue, Help?

His electric motor is turning in the same direction (be it CW or CCW). Relocating the pump won't change the directionality of which way it spins. Assuming he kept the motor attached to the SMG pump...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, May-03-2019, 07:17:53 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 53,529
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Round 2: Genuine OE CSL Boot-Lid Group Buy #2

Thank you for the kind words, that means a lot! :thumbsup2::thumbsup2::thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 05:43:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 937
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: SMG Brushless motor

If it was as simple as unscrewing the few screws holding the OE motor in and then screwing this new brushless motor in it's place, I could see myself testing the waters since it's around $30 bucks a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 05:35:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,912
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: e46 M3 interior trim upgrade

If I had anything other than factory brushed aluminum, I'd go the CF route too. I can totally dig it. Looking forward to seeing the pictures. =)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 04:46:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,912
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: e46 M3 interior trim upgrade

Huge fan of brushed aluminum trim. Cinnamon Napa leather with brushed aluminum trim really makes you feel like you are sitting in a $100k+ car in my opinion. Carbon fiber trim would be cool too if I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 03:31:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,239
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: BMW E46 M3 CSL: The M3 Masterpieces Ep.3 | Carfection

As a data point, I had the Resonated X-pipe and it wasn't enough to completely eliminate the rasp with (SS Stepped V1, Catless Oversized section 1, Resonated X, and RE El Diablo). The resonated...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-03-2019, 01:53:02 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 11:33:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,239
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: BMW E46 M3 CSL: The M3 Masterpieces Ep.3 | Carfection

Yep. Correct! For normal day to day (non-track driving) it's like it's always closed.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1797/42289054884_dce5ac0484_z.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 11:27:45 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

I don't think the OE BMW Accumulator is refillable (someone correct me if I am wrong).

You can purchase one from the dealer (assuming they will sell just the accumulator), or a variety of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 10:16:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

^ awesome post. Sounds like SMG cog light and I have both thoroughly explored the inner-workings of this system. My findings are exactly the same. If any of you guys ever have a spare one laying...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 10:08:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,239
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: BMW E46 M3 CSL: The M3 Masterpieces Ep.3 | Carfection

Agreed. Sport mode makes all the difference on the CSL. Without it pressed, there is nearly no airbox noises...It's like the stock airbox since it's closed nearly 100% of the time in non-sport mode....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 07:20:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,133
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: New karbonius autoclave

Totally a brain fart on my behalf...I meant polymer. :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 07:18:23 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,604
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Calling all 300-350rwhp n/a m3's

Just need to add cams after the Group-Buy to be in yours and Hassan's club. Right now, I'm still in club 300-350rwhp, I reckon. :beer:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-02-2019, 07:16:37 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

If you end up needing an accumulator -- I have a spare.
Forum: Member Journals Thu, May-02-2019, 07:14:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,902
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: The GOOD_M3 2.0 E46 M3 Build/Journal

Woah dude...Keep us posted.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, May-01-2019, 10:37:25 PM
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Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

Side note: Any IT web-developers in this thread? I have a question regarding adding variable product functionality to the Group-Buy deal thread and am struggling with a solution. Please PM me if any...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-01-2019, 09:14:11 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,604
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Calling all 300-350rwhp n/a m3's

Heard that. Curious how much bigger ITBs will make a difference. Perhaps MisterEM can speak more to that, since he is flow testing the AT Power shaftless ITBs ($$$). If any of them make a significant...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-01-2019, 08:36:34 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,604
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Calling all 300-350rwhp n/a m3's

I think we need to raise the bar and make a new club. :thumbsup2:
I want in!


Not to be elitist or to just publicly flaunt, I do think such a thread would be pretty useful to congregate all the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-01-2019, 08:30:54 PM
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Posted By Dr M3an M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-01-2019, 08:26:11 PM
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Views: 366
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Colorado Vanos cam bolts help (NoCO)

Car's already got a map sensor installed -- so good to go. :thumbsup2:

If it works out that I make my way to the foothills of NoCO, expect an awesome Coilover Group-Buy in the future. With roads...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-01-2019, 08:13:27 PM
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Views: 3,267
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Quite Exhaust Thread

Agreed. "Street" seems to suggest to people that it's not going to be "different" enough from stock (I myself worried about this initially) but it actually does sound totally different (much better...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 10:28:27 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

This seems totally consistent with my experience as well.



Would be awesome to have hydraulic fluid temp displayed on a gauge, wouldn't it?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-30-2019, 10:24:48 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,688
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

Okay guys, just wanted to post these USPS shipping estimates. Please bear in mind, these are just estimates and very well could be inaccurate (I seems the online calculator isn't always the same...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 08:45:45 PM
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Views: 4,926
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Frankenstune and the road to 385.7 whp

Brakes and wheels with good rubber over bigger throttle bodies....Trust me.
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Apr-30-2019, 08:39:34 PM
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Views: 710,703
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Obioban's 2005 Imola Red M3 coupe (56K mass murder)

Dude, rock on! Sweet, but I'm disappointed you haven't texted me pictures yet (jk).
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 08:29:56 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

Hmmmm 16C = 60.8F....So that would seem to suggest heat wouldn't be the issue. I never had any heat issues when it was that cold out. Sounds like either the electric motor isn't able to keep up with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 08:05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Colorado Vanos cam bolts help (NoCO)

Hell yea man. I'll be finding out hopefully later this week. If all goes to plan, should be out there in the next couple months or sooner. Either way, I will make my way out there at some point --...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Apr-30-2019, 07:56:33 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,688
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: FEELER: Cat-Cams' Camshaft Group-Buy Thread

Awesome guys. Almost through with building out the Cam-Group buy page. Want to make sure everything is 100% perfect and fully functional -- I'll send you all a message on here with the link when...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 06:47:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 966
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Intake manifold clamps

BMW worm clamp or the traditional 11617831745 clamps, they both work. One requires a screw driver and the other requires a "tool".
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 06:44:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Colorado Vanos cam bolts help (NoCO)

Was just in Denver and Fort Collins last week. Good to know other enthusiasts are living there and there is some support with MisterEM. I am looking to move to Fort Collins. Lovely roads there, man....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 06:40:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,926
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: Frankenstune and the road to 385.7 whp

JESUS that tach drops to redline like a missile man. No "short shifting" to be seen here.

As M3_Pilot said, VTEK really kicks in a 7k RPM!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 06:32:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,133
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: New karbonius autoclave

Hmmmm....Interesting. I was told it was (but I very well could have been led wrong or misunderstood via German language barrier) -- I was also told the newer M cars with carbon roof were also...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-30-2019, 06:04:47 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

200%. Honestly, the summer months were dreadful having to worry about that. My only gripe with owning an SMG-- and *knocks on wood*, fortunately gone.

The first time experiencing the cog light...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-29-2019, 11:40:29 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 5,635
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: I think it's the SMG pump...hopefully not.

Yessir. Mind you, my pump has only been relocated in the last month or 2, so my car is still a bit early as a data point. Temps have finally warmed up around here so that it's actually being tested...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-29-2019, 11:12:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,133
Posted By Dr M3an M3
Re: New karbonius autoclave

This is very cool to see. Didn't realize Karb's previous roofs were not already autoclaved. I know all the other big name brands are vacuum infused and not autoclaved. All are good options when done...
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