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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-21-2017, 04:55:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,115
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: If anyone hasn't had their airbag recall done yet, might want to do it ASAP

Still need to do this but dont want them ****in up my trim pieces and custom coding while its in
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-02-2016, 05:44:59 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,824
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: 3.91 Vs. 4.10 (Manual Transmission Only)

3.91s feel amazing dude. I have a feeling 4.10s would be fun too, but I could see them getting to be a pain for a mostly street car. Maybe if I run into 4.10 guy he might be a tiny bit quicker...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-01-2016, 11:18:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,406
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: ECS Tuning.

I usually go through ECS. Only occasionally have I used Tischer because they had the part cheaper, or use Pelican Parts because they get it here faster.

But yea, for the most part, ECS is my go to
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, May-05-2016, 10:04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: ECS tuning 10mm spacers

I will take them
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-20-2016, 08:36:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,999
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Evolve Eventuri Intake or BMC Filter with Bimmerworld Elbow?

Still trying to decide if I want to pull the trigger on this intake or not. It is quite pretty.

I actually ended up going with 3.91 gears and absolutely love them. Car is a total riot and first...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-20-2016, 08:05:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,341
Posted By TheCaptain39
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-20-2016, 08:04:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,077
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: ▀▄ eas | Eventuri Intake System

Sent a PM. Looking for some pricing info
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-20-2016, 12:15:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,449
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: AGT Rear Diffuser

Where are you located?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-12-2016, 04:55:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,224
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Items for Header Install

They dont become unusable after one go. Like i said we have removed them over a half dozen times with an impact gun and there really hasnt been a problem. I think it will be ok if you skip it just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-12-2016, 04:53:45 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 72,795
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

As far as I know. I know this car received the rod bearing recall, but I dont know if the first owner did any bearing work. I know the owner before me didnt. So far everything is ok, knock on all...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-12-2016, 01:16:50 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 72,795
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Just got another blackstone report. My favorite part is the quote "if you hadnt told us you had been tracking the car we would have never known from the oil"
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Feb-12-2016, 01:15:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,224
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Items for Header Install

You dont actually really need those. I have removed that plate over a half dozen times and only this last time did i realize i was missing one, and that is because my mechanics new assistant lost...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Feb-11-2016, 05:00:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: BMW diff oil with FM booster $110 (pack of 3)

So we PMed back and forth, gave me a price and a paypal email. I sent you the agreed upon money and you sent it back to me stating that another buyer had won the item and I should have sent money...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-10-2016, 09:33:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,224
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Items for Header Install

100% they work. Same thread pitch, same diameter. They are a smidge longer but it doesnt touch anything. And it has a handy ring so that it stops itself so you dont insert it too deep. I used...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-03-2016, 09:12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,224
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Items for Header Install

So something I HIGHLY recommend for anyone doing this install is to get the manifold studs off of a 335.

Chances are the nuts and studs are a tad rusty because the car is over a decade old. Using...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-03-2016, 09:08:45 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 146,649
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe SCZA Rear Muffler

This muffler is excellent guys, trust me. I had to wait a while for it but it is more than worth it. It sounds excellent

https://youtu.be/Htw3ijt1KNo
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-29-2016, 08:57:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,999
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Evolve Eventuri Intake or BMC Filter with Bimmerworld Elbow?

I think I am going with the 3.91. I found an excellent price for the gear set and the labor. I feel it is a balanced choice. I will see an increase in torque without it being too crazy. I do a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-29-2016, 05:08:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,999
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Evolve Eventuri Intake or BMC Filter with Bimmerworld Elbow?

And I take it you feel the same about 3.91s?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-28-2016, 09:05:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,435
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Headers Master Thread...

Status Gruppe Headers

Fitment 10/10
Build Quality 9/10
Performance: Seems pretty damn good to me
Price: It was a while ago but i think like 850 shipped after the GB and with the ceramic...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-28-2016, 08:56:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,999
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Evolve Eventuri Intake or BMC Filter with Bimmerworld Elbow?

Why do you see it as a downgrade if I may ask Ian? Obviously there is more shifting involved and you lose some top speed, but im not doing highway runs so thats irrelevant to me.

Im curious on...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-28-2016, 07:51:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,999
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Evolve Eventuri Intake or BMC Filter with Bimmerworld Elbow?

I think the reason to get the eventuri is primarily the look and the sound. In the end, with our cars, the gains from intakes are going to be minimal. So it really is up to A) How much are you...
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Wed, Jan-20-2016, 09:12:02 PM
Replies: 1
WTB: 4.10 gears
Views: 319
Posted By TheCaptain39
4.10 gears

Hey guys,

I am looking for 4.10 gears or a diff with 4.10s already installed.

Thanks
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jan-14-2016, 07:48:28 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 44,445
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe CSL rear diffuser

Love these diffusers. I think you guys need to make a version of the Varis rear diffuser/under tray for the e46. I know AGT makes one, but cmon, id rather buy SGT any day.

Mike, make this happen!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Dec-11-2015, 12:40:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,341
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Eventuri | Carbon Fiber Intake System

Sounds really awesome. Still trying to decide if I want to pull the trigger, the price is a tad steep
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-02-2015, 09:54:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Motion Motorsports aluminum underpanel

Why are you ditching your aluminum panel Ray?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-23-2015, 09:11:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Starting issues. Pump? Regulator? Relay?

Have this as well. No idea wtf is up. And I feel like its not a spark issue otherwise we would all run into performance issues when the car is running. It is just starting that is the problem. ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-09-2015, 10:58:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,888
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Silver_Grey @ftermarket partout

How did you like the ECS cupholder. Love my euro tray but have nowhere for the red bull
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-01-2015, 06:08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,379
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: FS: B-Line Intake w/ Extra AFE Cone Filter and All Hardware

Can we get any photos of the intake in the car?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-28-2015, 07:43:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Beware of Scammers

Just saw this after a weekend being gone. If he isnt banned already then I will post the profile link and report him
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-26-2015, 12:51:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By TheCaptain39
Beware of Scammers

So title says it all. Watch out. Some people have no human decency.

I had posted in the WTB section that I was looking for an Eventuri and I get a PM from a guy saying he has one and to email...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-25-2015, 06:23:45 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 146,649
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe SCZA Rear Muffler

Some of you guys need to be patient. A lot of us waited several months for our SCZAs. Status Gruppe is a decently small operation, and they are also making a ton of shit for the F8x gen cars. Cut...
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Tue, Sep-22-2015, 08:56:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By TheCaptain39
Evolve Eventuri Intake

Want to get some induction noise without spending all the cash on a CSL box. Does anyone have an Eventuri that they are looking to part ways with?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-21-2015, 10:24:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,539
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Would like to wrap my E46, need some input

I bought mine.

http://www.metrorestyling.com/Color-Selector-Sample-Book-p/smplbook.htm

I got the 3M 1080 series fan deck
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-21-2015, 08:32:43 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 146,649
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe SCZA Rear Muffler

This muffler sounds awesome guys. Get excited. Mike is great to deal with and I know everyone that ordered one will be very happy.

They especially sound great when paired with SGT headers, rasp...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-21-2015, 08:26:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,222
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Muffler Recommendations??

Im really happy with my full SGT set up. Really want to add a carbon airbox to it for that sexy intake roar, but im taking a break from mods and spending my money on track days instead.

I really...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-21-2015, 08:23:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,539
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Would like to wrap my E46, need some input

Been considering a color change as well. Do yourself a favor and order yourself a color sample book. It really helps to see the colors in person and in sunlight/shadow etc etc.

I loved how 3M...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-15-2015, 11:30:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,963
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: TTFS | Geoff Steel CF AirBox

Hopefully you guys keep this package on. It pretty much blows the competition out of the water. If it wouldnt tank me I would definitely be in for a box with air rail and map sensor and a CSL dme. ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-11-2015, 11:18:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,963
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: TTFS | Geoff Steel CF AirBox

Frank,

is this something you are going to continue to carry or is this a "limited time only, jump on it now or feel sad forever" kind of thing
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-08-2015, 04:59:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,124
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: For those of you who daily...

I run stupid tires on the street because I dont constantly feel like changing my wheels. Currently on Federal 595 RSR 255/35/18 fronts and 265/35/18 rears. Car follows some cambers on the highway...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-27-2015, 09:44:11 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 97,071
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: *** The 100,000 Mile Club ***

Sitting at 142k. Car is all around fantastic. Did Vanos bulletproofing not too long ago. Subframe is reinforced. Wondering about my rod bearings but my last blackstone report showed below average...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-25-2015, 06:38:14 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,073
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Introducing Tuning Tech by Frank Smith Map Switching and E85 Conversion

Where are things at with the flexfuel sensor? It would really make this set up more realistic for some of us
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-25-2015, 06:30:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Labor Day Bay Area Exhaust Meet Up

May try and make it depending on where this ends up being
Forum: Pacific Tue, Aug-25-2015, 06:29:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,933
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Memorial weekend bay area exhaust meet up

I could possibly make it depending on where this ends up going down. I am running SGT headers, rasp pipe, x pipe and SCZA
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-18-2015, 07:46:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,385
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Apex ARC 8 on Carbon Black

Gotta go with hyper silver. Looks sooo good on carbon black. On my car:

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s451/TheCaptain39/11052505_10204072181756302_6314658960537289881_o_zpsfvsebyx3.jpg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-17-2015, 09:19:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,867
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Huge E46 M3 exhaust compilation out in Youtube - 77 exhausts!

This is awesome. I wish I had some better vids up of my full SGT set up, maybe I would have made the video.

Good work dude
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-17-2015, 08:52:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,974
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Odd Starting Issue- Not the typical fuel pump problem

Funny thing is Corey, I have been having a starting issue as well. Im not getting an issues while driving, and no CELs or anything. But often when I go to start the car it almost stalls and then...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-05-2015, 08:46:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: *Buyer beware* DEPO corner lights/Khoalty

Maybe this is just on their LED corners. I installed the smoked depo standard corners with no issues
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-29-2015, 05:25:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,662
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Dinan 3.91 Differential - Fresh Rebuild - 0 Miles

oooh this is a nice piece. Curious what parts you are looking for. Very very tempting sir
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-21-2015, 08:36:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Guibo and CSB - noise bang bang

I canceled my order for the ECS kit and had them piece it together with OEM parts. I ended up getting a guibo from a guy on an e46 m3 owners group on facebook. It was new in bag and for some reason...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-20-2015, 05:29:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Guibo and CSB - noise bang bang

Wow, thats some bad news bears right there. I just got a Meyle flex disc to put in as i had heard that other than oem, they were pretty top notch quality. Im gonna watch my ass on this one
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-06-2015, 06:01:22 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 25,766
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Airbag Inflator Recall

Called a few weeks ago and they said they had no parts. Informed me they would send a notice when they had them. Not really ever expecting to hear from them
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-06-2015, 06:00:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,190
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: ECS Tuning Announces Acquisition of Turner Motorsport

Wow, did not see that coming. How are you guys going to handle parts that technically compete with each other. For example, ECS has their own rear camber arm and so does TMS.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-01-2015, 10:35:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,582
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: .:: CCW C10 18x9.5 ET35 RT615k ::.

Good looking wheels. Bump for a local guy
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-25-2015, 05:47:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,881
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: SmartPhone Dash Mount

I like this mount Dave, nice find! I have a Rokform case for my iphone which has an awesome mounting system. Had a great spot for it in my mustang but there is just no where to stick the mount in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 11:50:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Weird ride height issue

Hm. Thanks for the info. I will see if I can get a 6" spring
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 10:00:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,232
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Eventuri...It's here, it's here!

see now that I have seen dynos i am tempted cause it does sound freaking amazing. Meh...money. Especially cause I know I would want to get a retune for it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 08:54:45 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 22,305
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: BMW E46 Airbag Recall 2002-03 + M3

I called about having my 02 done and Concord BMW said they didnt have the parts but would send a second notice when they did. Im not really holding my breath though. Their communication is ass
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 08:52:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Weird ride height issue

I got under and measured it. Looks like a 6" spring, maybe 6.5" hard to tell. Here is the spring with the part number on it. No idea why i cant get any lower

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 12:19:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Weird ride height issue

Maybe because you have the track ones?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-24-2015, 12:17:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Weird ride height issue

Supposed to be a 6.5" spring in the rear with 550#
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-23-2015, 04:44:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Weird ride height issue

We checked the part number on the springs and they are correct. It isnt a problem with the front going low enough, its the rear. No idea why it wont go another half inch lower.

Ptech was just as...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-22-2015, 08:54:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Weird ride height issue

I do not believe so. Pretty sure we pulled those
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-22-2015, 06:32:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By TheCaptain39
Weird ride height issue

So for the past year I have been running the Tein SS-P coilovers that came on the car. After a track day at Laguna Seca, I decided I wanted a better dual duty coilover so I purchased myself a Ground...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-22-2015, 06:25:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,627
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Evolve burble/overrun

Originally I wanted TTFS to code in some overrun, but they said they prefer not to because its just a waste of good fuel that could be used to make power
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-15-2015, 09:45:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Poll: Flex Fuel Sensor for E85 Conversions/Map Switching

Hopefully the flex fuel option becomes a possibility in the near future
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-09-2015, 09:56:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: A/C feels like it needs recharge...

I got the hiss recently and have no cold air coming out the vents. The temperature is the same if i have the AC on or just the blower. Wondering if I should go see my mechanic and see how much it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-08-2015, 05:17:44 AM
Replies: 8,575
Views: 545,584
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

This weekend I finally got around to a lot of projects.

Installed Ground Control coilovers, stoptech st-40s, powerflex rtabs, fixed an exhaust rattle and took some logs for TTFS

...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-03-2015, 12:41:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,504
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe CSL Diffuser...

I have an SGT trunk and the fitment is spot on. Cant say anything about the diffuser as the one my car came with I believe is Iconz and it is...ok I guess.

Mike is a great guy and will get your...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-02-2015, 12:08:56 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 22,305
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: BMW E46 Airbag Recall 2002-03 + M3

Check out this thread

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=489879

Looks like some people are having alternator failure. It seems an odd coincidence that it is happening so soon...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jun-01-2015, 05:27:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: (2) 275/35/18 Hankook Evo 2's

oooh that is very tempting
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-01-2015, 05:26:49 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 22,305
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: BMW E46 Airbag Recall 2002-03 + M3

Anyone in here having any of the weird alternator issues that others have been having?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-01-2015, 05:25:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,244
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Battery Light on after Airbag Recall

Hopefully this doesnt become a widespread issue. I know I need to do the recall, i just dont like this alternator business
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-29-2015, 05:21:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,244
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Battery Light on after Airbag Recall

Any more updates on this from anyone?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-22-2015, 08:45:51 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 22,305
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: BMW E46 Airbag Recall 2002-03 + M3

Still need to do mine. I guess some people have been running into issues of the recall being done and then having battery/alternator issues. Also read that someone kept on having a fuse blow on...
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Tue, May-19-2015, 10:02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Paint Correction

Im gonna send you a PM. Ramin showed me some of your work on other forums and I may want to give you some business
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-18-2015, 07:14:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,823
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Tuning Tech by Frank Smith |Map Switching

Thanks for the info Khan! I may still wait for the flex fuel because it would be nice to have the capability. That and after buyign stoptechs and ground controls im a little strapped for mod cash...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-15-2015, 05:57:11 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,073
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Introducing Tuning Tech by Frank Smith Map Switching and E85 Conversion

Hope that the guys will come up with a flexfuel solution soon. Cant wait
Forum: M3Forum Welcome Center Fri, May-15-2015, 05:47:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: New M3 Owner in Cali

Nice pick up dude. What part of cali are you from? Bay Area guy here
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, May-14-2015, 06:57:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: F/S: BMW E46 M3 Tein SS-P Coilovers with Upgraded Springs & EDFC, Located in NJ!

It actually isnt the spring rates that people have a problem with. The M3 spring rates are like 448 pounds front and 671 rear.

Most complaints I hear are that the damping isnt very good and that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-14-2015, 02:12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,241
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Rear V-brace subframe support poll

Me and my buddies were doing something on my car, cant remember what, and had to unbolt the front of the brace.

funny thing is, cant get the ****er back on. I have the bolt still but the hole in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-12-2015, 05:09:44 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 211,394
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Post your custom license plates !

I am thinking about getting MMMY3AH
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, May-08-2015, 05:08:05 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 146,649
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe SCZA Rear Muffler

Tips werent terrible to install. Mine are almost perfect but I am done trying to mess with it.

Would have been easier if I had taken my diffuser off but I have no idea how to get this Iconz thing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-07-2015, 09:51:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,000
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Rear Adjustable Camber Arms - Which ones?

Sliding into a curb or a rear impact from some stupid person texting and not paying attention
Forum: M3Forum Sponsor Announcements and Specials Thu, May-07-2015, 06:41:19 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 78,135
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: TTFS Custom Tuning

Love the red SC. Looks just like mine
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-07-2015, 06:39:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,000
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Rear Adjustable Camber Arms - Which ones?

I had been eyeing the TMS bushing ends for a while. If my buddy can get my a great deal on GC I may go with theirs.

But the guys do make a valid point of the OE ones being designed to absorb...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-07-2015, 06:35:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: CA - Bay area, Valve Adjustment and Vanos bolt

Yea Ray, aka Playskool 1 is the shit. Did all my vanos work. Super nice guy. Great flat rate. Absolutely contact him
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, May-07-2015, 06:32:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Karbonius 4 piece CF trim set for coupes

Going to keep my eyes very open for that airbox
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-05-2015, 05:34:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: My Experiance with Chemical Guys - A+

Love CG. I use a ton of their products. Citrus wash is pretty good and actually doesnt strip wax if you read their product info. They have other washes that do though.

I have used their...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-05-2015, 05:28:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,835
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: E46 M3 with headers + tune - how fast is it?

I smell it every once and a while. Like if im stopped and there is a breeze coming from the rear, but other than that it actually isnt all that bad. The smell from my heater is more annoying to me....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-05-2015, 05:16:32 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,475
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Track tires (Opinions & Fitment)

They will both be sketch in the rain if you are running a 265 square and hit standing water. Just saying. It will be like having very wide water skis. Just drive extra carefully if the weather is...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-05-2015, 05:09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: F/S: BMW E46 M3 Tein SS-P Coilovers with Upgraded Springs & EDFC, Located in NJ!

Bump for this guy. I know Teins dont get a lot of love on this forum but having run this set up, the kit is very well built. It rides pretty nicely, offers a nice drop, and did just fine at Laguna...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-05-2015, 05:04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Track Setup - Apex EC7 18x10 Square + RS3

What kind of camber are you running in the front to avoid any rubbing issues?

and why are you running a 255 in the front? Having a staggered tire set up with a square wheel set completely defeats...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, May-05-2015, 05:02:20 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 146,649
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Status Gruppe SCZA Rear Muffler

Why does everyone lift off the throttle right as they get to the camera? We want you guys buried in the loud pedal as you pass the microphone.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 11:35:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Reinforcement plate removal

I dont think it should matter, but I have read in some posts that its best to have the plate on before you load the suspension. I have no idea which is best


One bit of advice though, test fit...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 11:31:12 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,475
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Track tires (Opinions & Fitment)

I daily drive RS-3s. Not a single complaint
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-04-2015, 11:29:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Front and rear ZCP calipers with carriers, stainless lines and Hawk Blue

He is located in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you have any questions, please email him via the posted email
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 08:38:40 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,475
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Track tires (Opinions & Fitment)

Burns you are on a 9.5" wheel correct? (Those Fall Line wheels are the sex btw).

I would run a 265/35/18 RS-3. Great grippy tire. Do fine in the damp. Quiet on the highway. And the new version...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-04-2015, 08:33:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,823
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Tuning Tech by Frank Smith |Map Switching

Yea...I think I will wait. Its good to run a tank of petrol through the car every few tanks of e85 to clean out any gunk from the e85. Plus there are only 2 e85 stations around me and none up by...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 06:38:38 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,475
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Track tires (Opinions & Fitment)

Haha Corey you mangled those tires.

I miss the days when RS-3s were cheaper than the PSS. Alas, those days are over. Still probably going to pick up another set. Wish I could trade these 18x10...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, May-04-2015, 06:27:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,823
Posted By TheCaptain39
Re: Tuning Tech by Frank Smith |Map Switching

So Justin, is the $699 for the E85 kit completely plug in play? Do we need a flex fuel sensor?
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