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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-11-2015, 04:55:59 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 25,850
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: S**t E46 Guys Say

What E46 M3 guys say:

Was planning to go out so I tried starting the car. It started the 2nd time. Had trouble seeing out of the cloudy rear view mirror backing up. I guess I'll get that fixed...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-26-2015, 02:12:52 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,836
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Changed to Royal Purple Synchromax.....

Thanks for the explanation of the mechanical workings of the synchronizer. I found this youtube vid also which I believe explains the same thing. I'm no expert on any of this. Just trying to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-24-2013, 01:26:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,098
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Who's E46 M3 has the lowest mileage?

Have yet to see anybody with a car as old as mine with less miles. Mar 01 build and 29k.

I normally drive every other week also. Warm up properly. When I drive it I have fun it it.

I hear it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-05-2013, 08:59:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Tire rotation question

Yes. Check the tires. Some say outside only. Mine just had the arrows pointing which way they should rotate. I had the tires dismounted so the outside part which had more tread became the inside...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-19-2013, 12:26:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,453
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Changed tranny fluid to AMSOIL - reverse not easily engaged now

Out of curiosity how many just shift directly into reverse upon cold start. Somebody told me a long time ago (25 years?) not to do this. The gears would grind.

So I've always had this habit upon...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Mar-19-2013, 04:33:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,355
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: If I were to buy a ferrari

You may have made that face but that's what I actually said. :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-17-2013, 04:14:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,544
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Is rarity worth this much?

There is a chance it won't sell at all also. The reason why the color combo doesn't exist much is because most people don't like it or desire it. Of course some do.

It works this way. If it took...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-17-2013, 04:00:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,607
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Longest E46 M3 Owner, and what came after ...?

I have you beat though by a wide margin. March 01 build and delivery in April 01. :)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-17-2013, 03:55:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,272
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Help!!! E46 M3 stolen

I have a 2001 with 29k miles but sorry not for sale. Just saying there are some low mile ones around.

If I may suggest...I would focus on saving money and buying a house in a nice neighborhood...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-17-2013, 03:48:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,276
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: SMG to 6 Speed Conversion COMPLETE! Picture Heavy! In MN

Then he would have to worry about cat scratching the car or pissing on the wheels. He he.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-16-2013, 05:34:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,607
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Longest E46 M3 Owner, and what came after ...?

I added some pics to my album.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/album.php?albumid=1744
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-15-2013, 11:41:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,607
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Longest E46 M3 Owner, and what came after ...?

Plenty. I've taken the M3 to the drag strip many times and have also done a few auto crosses. I try to do spirited runs where I can but only when there is little traffic. So pretty much every time I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-15-2013, 04:01:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,607
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Longest E46 M3 Owner, and what came after ...?

1. Original owner
2. March 01 Build. Got from dealer brand new in early April
3. So this April will be 12 years of ownership
4. Got a Ferrari F430

The F430 has the F1 transmission so I still...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-25-2012, 03:17:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,155
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Which OEM Transmission Fluid?

Really? Royal Purple Synchromax works great for me. Shifts smooth even when cold. Way better than OEM.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-13-2012, 02:50:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Homelink wire ?? did all M3 come with the wire ?

Cool. Thanks for the info. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-11-2012, 03:52:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Homelink wire ?? did all M3 come with the wire ?

Can I ask how you came upon the homelink module. Interested in getting one. I have a 2001 US model.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-11-2012, 03:39:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,745
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Used gruppe M exhaust worth?

It's pretty loud....loudest of most aftermarket exhausts. I paid 2K for mine way back in 2003 I believe. I sold for 1,200 in mint condition in 2007. Interesting how much a new one costs now.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2012, 04:22:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,583
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Poll for Jet Black & Carbon Black E46 M3 owners

We're ahead now thanks to me. :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-30-2012, 04:18:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,650
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: Jet Black (JB) Roll Call

E46M3Rod / 01 / Coupe / 6MT / 29,700 / Black
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-29-2012, 02:42:07 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 31,532
Posted By E46M3Rod
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Thu, Jul-07-2011, 05:03:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,867
Posted By E46M3Rod
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-01-2011, 04:53:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: SCCA vs Hella flush Cartoon

:rofl3::laughhard: I haven't logged on and posted for awhile but this is "hella" funny. :thumbsup2:
Forum: M3 Car Care and Detailing Sat, Apr-23-2011, 06:22:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,331
Posted By E46M3Rod
Re: I hate JB paint!

I would recommend that prior to power washing that you actually wet the car in the shade of course and let the water loosen some of the dirt first and then power wash...otherwise you're forcing the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Aug-04-2010, 04:22:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,253
Posted By E46M3Rod
Also, while he might be going over a 100...

Also, while he might be going over a 100 mph...he's probably in 6th gear so of course it never runs hot. Try keeping it near redline over an extended period of time and the oil temps certainly climb...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-30-2010, 10:26:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,007
Posted By E46M3Rod
Wow. I actually came to search on how to turn...

Wow. I actually came to search on how to turn the suckers off...not how to keep them on. Ha ha. :lolhit:

Every time I charge the battery I have to unclip and pull the housing out and disconnect...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-29-2010, 06:58:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,372
Posted By E46M3Rod
Were all C5 verts 4 speed automatics? I recall...

Were all C5 verts 4 speed automatics? I recall racing one from around 70 - around 100mph. He had a passenger though and both looked like they weighed around 250 pounds or so. I was by myself and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-07-2010, 05:44:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,810
Posted By E46M3Rod
It still looks a little low. It seems like you...

It still looks a little low. It seems like you tried raising it by adjusting the angle. The tips look like they are pointed upward somewhat. The left side seems to be hanging slightly lower the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-07-2010, 05:35:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,370
Posted By E46M3Rod
No. From what you have described your battery...

No. From what you have described your battery still has some juice left. Put a battery charger on it. Do a slow/trickle charge though. 6 amp is usually good or 10 amp. Let it charge for around 3...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-07-2010, 05:19:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,835
Posted By E46M3Rod
I think more of the issue is with the N54 motor. ...

I think more of the issue is with the N54 motor. It starts to lose steam after 100mph. It's not boosting as much. This is what I have heard and experienced.

Not sure why the other poster said...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-02-2010, 03:39:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,836
Posted By E46M3Rod
I hear where you are coming from. I did plenty...

I hear where you are coming from. I did plenty of research myself before switching to Royal Purple Syncromax. I've used RP now since 2006 (changed in 2009). There are plenty of E46 M3 owners who...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Dec-23-2009, 05:36:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,473
Posted By E46M3Rod
Same here :shiftdriv ...

Same here :shiftdriv

http://www.m3forum.net/gallery/data/522/medium/IMG_00077.jpg

http://www.m3forum.net/gallery/data/521/medium/IMG_00055.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-23-2009, 05:05:48 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 108,682
Posted By E46M3Rod
Not originally. The 2001 M3's (at least the...

Not originally. The 2001 M3's (at least the early builds) came with 5-30W and that is what the sticker said.

A recall was done where they switched the oil from 5-30 to 10-60. They changed the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-12-2009, 08:46:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,436
Posted By E46M3Rod
I was just about to post something similar but...

I was just about to post something similar but since you already did it...saved me time. :)

Good points.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-12-2009, 07:17:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,153
Posted By E46M3Rod
Yup. Also had a friend where the same exact...

Yup. Also had a friend where the same exact thing happened. The guy who ran the red light didn't even have a license but my friend was ruled out at fault since he failed to yield to oncoming...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-11-2009, 02:43:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,171
Posted By E46M3Rod
You probably should wait until fully warmed up...

You probably should wait until fully warmed up where oil temp gauge is near the middle point.

I try to gradually increase rpms. Initially...try to keep below 3k. After reaching 1/4 mark oil temp...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-11-2009, 02:26:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,436
Posted By E46M3Rod
I think what you are experiencing is...

I think what you are experiencing is normal...unfortunately. To go from no cats...to cats will definitely rob you of power.

I'm sure if you went to Euro headers "with" the euro cats...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-23-2009, 09:44:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By E46M3Rod
Since you mentioned your car was stock (not...

Since you mentioned your car was stock (not lowered?) and you want to get the most mileage out of the tires I would go:

245/35-19 fronts with 285/30-19 rears

Try and do a search and see which...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-08-2009, 05:25:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By E46M3Rod
Pretty sure he means the anti-corosion material. ...

Pretty sure he means the anti-corosion material. The guy who did mine used the edge of a grinder. You could see all the rubbery material flake off. I would say this was the most time consuming...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-06-2009, 04:19:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,604
Posted By E46M3Rod
Apparently...yes. :laughhard:

Apparently...yes. :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-24-2009, 12:19:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By E46M3Rod
Consider switching out tranny oil to Royal Purple...

Consider switching out tranny oil to Royal Purple Synchromax. Shifts are much smoother. I and many others have done this. It is much smoother too when it is cold. Feel free to do a search.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-24-2009, 12:14:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,605
Posted By E46M3Rod
Went from GruppeM back to stock. I guess I'm...

Went from GruppeM back to stock. I guess I'm fine with it. F430 is loud enough. Two loud cars was too much.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-10-2009, 09:52:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By E46M3Rod
I all can say to her is Phuc Yu or FUKUMA OR SUK...

I all can say to her is Phuc Yu or FUKUMA OR SUK MAI DIK :thumbsup:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-10-2009, 09:34:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,233
Posted By E46M3Rod
A few years back I raced my friend's SMG E46M3. ...

A few years back I raced my friend's SMG E46M3. We went from a 5 mph rolling start and we did some 60mph rolling starts. Each time my 6 speed manual pulled ahead. I have a 2001 and he has a 2004....
Forum: Pacific Sun, Mar-01-2009, 04:47:03 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 2,519,545
Posted By E46M3Rod
Spotted E92 M3 looked dark grey between 5:30 and...

Spotted E92 M3 looked dark grey between 5:30 and 6 pm on Sat Feb 28 on Colima Blvd in Rowland Heights. Followed him pretty much all the way to Grand Ave. Went through Diamond Bar...just too much...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-20-2009, 01:26:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,052
Posted By E46M3Rod
Consider adding another subwoofer 10 or 12 and...

Consider adding another subwoofer 10 or 12 and keep the original 8 in. Keep the 8 crossed at 120hz or even higher and lower the volume so it won't pop. Use the 10 or 12 to give you the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-26-2008, 11:09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,983
Posted By E46M3Rod
It's a Mustang forum...you never know. :rofl3:

It's a Mustang forum...you never know. :rofl3:
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-26-2008, 10:53:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,608
Posted By E46M3Rod
I do not understand the hate of the GTR either. ...

I do not understand the hate of the GTR either. It's their first attempt to enter into the upper echelon market for a decent price. Sure they can work on some improvements but so far they are...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-21-2008, 01:03:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,407
Posted By E46M3Rod
Yup. :owned: I say let them go under. This...

Yup. :owned:

I say let them go under. This won't mean the US auto industry will be gone forever. It will rebuild much better, smarter, and stronger. Get rid of the unions. Fire all the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-22-2008, 01:23:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,240
Posted By E46M3Rod
Even with a before you can't be completely sure...

Even with a before you can't be completely sure if there is a true gain after. As oil temps get hotter...the oil thins more and the engine is able to turn faster and appear to produce more power. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-18-2008, 12:10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By E46M3Rod
You can on a 2001 :thumbsup2:

You can on a 2001 :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-18-2008, 12:05:54 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,660
Posted By E46M3Rod
WTF man. Mission Viejo? I thought it was New...

WTF man. Mission Viejo? I thought it was New Jersey again when I saw the title...dang...Mission Viejo.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-11-2008, 05:06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By E46M3Rod
Your mechanic has it backwards. Your tires are...

Your mechanic has it backwards. Your tires are currently too slick since they are new. This is why the DSC light comes on...it senses slippage/tire spin and accordingly backs off on the power. The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-25-2008, 12:14:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,254
Posted By E46M3Rod
Got an F430 :shiftdriv ...

Got an F430 :shiftdriv

http://www.m3forum.net/gallery/data/3327/medium/DSC01040_JPG.jpg
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-24-2008, 08:51:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
Posted By E46M3Rod
Here are some suggestions/tips that Mathews once...

Here are some suggestions/tips that Mathews once gave(guy who ran in the 12's with his M3):

Learn to hate your clutch or not care about it. You have to launch way higher than 2,500 rpms. He's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-23-2008, 08:32:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,076
Posted By E46M3Rod
:lolhit::laughhard:

:lolhit::laughhard:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Sep-23-2008, 08:14:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,279
Posted By E46M3Rod
I drove one the other day. I would agree. New...

I drove one the other day. I would agree. New M3 is much faster.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Sep-19-2008, 04:56:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,232
Posted By E46M3Rod
I like the way you explain it. :thumbsup:

I like the way you explain it. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-22-2008, 06:18:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By E46M3Rod
You're just sore because Japan won. :rofl3:

You're just sore because Japan won. :rofl3:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-16-2008, 12:24:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,187
Posted By E46M3Rod
Check your car again real closely. Are you sure...

Check your car again real closely. Are you sure there is no mark? Did you check while the sun is hitting that side of your car?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-07-2008, 09:03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,695
Posted By E46M3Rod
Yes....I believe you are correct. As far as I...

Yes....I believe you are correct. As far as I know...I have not heard of anybody's front jack pad caving in. It only happens in the rear. My rear passenger side caved in.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-05-2008, 01:21:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,799
Posted By E46M3Rod
This is not technically correct. The 01's...

This is not technically correct. The 01's (inception through 8/01...all were considered 2001 I believe) did not go through the same recall as the 9/01 or 10/01 through 2/02 recall. This first...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-05-2008, 12:23:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,799
Posted By E46M3Rod
I have an 01 with low mileage (25K)...so far so...

I have an 01 with low mileage (25K)...so far so good.

Some differences to note:

1. No strut bar in 2001...can easily be added though
2. No led tail lights but neither did the 02's or early...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Aug-01-2008, 04:08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,369
Posted By E46M3Rod
Find a fat girlfriend. Problem solved. :D

Find a fat girlfriend. Problem solved. :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-30-2008, 04:22:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 76,535
Posted By E46M3Rod
Amazing. Great stuff.

Amazing. Great stuff.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-30-2008, 12:51:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,070
Posted By E46M3Rod
It takes alot out of your wallet though.

It takes alot out of your wallet though.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-30-2008, 12:49:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By E46M3Rod
Does the check engine light even come on? ...

Does the check engine light even come on? Usually when the gas cap is loose it's supposed to detect this leak. Amazing how gas is actually pouring out but yet no light?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-24-2008, 04:26:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By E46M3Rod
If you want the OEM tires sizes for 18's I...

If you want the OEM tires sizes for 18's I believe they are as follows:

Front - 225 45 18
Rear - 255 40 18
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-23-2008, 04:31:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By E46M3Rod
I like mine. Doesn't look cheap to me. :wave:

I like mine. Doesn't look cheap to me. :wave:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-23-2008, 01:01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By E46M3Rod
Yes. Two bottles should do. This is what what...

Yes. Two bottles should do. This is what what used for mine. You will like the change. I'm very happy with the Royal Purple.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-23-2008, 12:54:43 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 83,230
Posted By E46M3Rod
Unless you got a brand new diff...I don't believe...

Unless you got a brand new diff...I don't believe you need to break in for 1200 miles. Didn't you just get the gears swapped out? If yes...the 200 miles you have logged is probably good enough. ...
Forum: Pacific Wed, Jul-09-2008, 08:41:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By E46M3Rod
I wouldn't necessarily call this "harrassement". ...

I wouldn't necessarily call this "harrassement". Seems to me you got off pretty easy. He didn't even ticket you for no front license plate. He didn't get you for your illegal tint nor did he get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-04-2008, 05:00:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,792
Posted By E46M3Rod
If you don't mind me saying, I don't think you...

If you don't mind me saying, I don't think you can simply take a result from Car Craft to dispute the results from Euro Car. On the same note...I don't think the Euro Car results should be taken for...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-02-2008, 01:13:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By E46M3Rod
Ha ha. Good stuff :thumbsup:

Ha ha. Good stuff :thumbsup:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-26-2008, 04:59:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,577
Posted By E46M3Rod
I think people who don't have this problem need...

I think people who don't have this problem need to respond more. I don't have this issue. Have had my car since brand new. It's over 7 years old now.

2001/25K miles.

Garaged - Yes

Gas -...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-21-2008, 12:20:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By E46M3Rod
Too many scum bag lawyers out there too. :lolhit:

Too many scum bag lawyers out there too. :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-17-2008, 12:46:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By E46M3Rod
I have H&R coilovers on my car. I guess the only...

I have H&R coilovers on my car. I guess the only difference is that I got a set of shocks matched with the spring and cup kit.

I have the adjustable rear perches. I won't lie. The first set of...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jun-09-2008, 03:35:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,557
Posted By E46M3Rod
The 335 looks to be sweating profusely to me and...

The 335 looks to be sweating profusely to me and looks scared. While the M3 looks dry and is cool, calm, and collected. :lolhit:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-04-2008, 11:26:56 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,523
Posted By E46M3Rod
I wonder the same thing. Simply amazes me.

I wonder the same thing. Simply amazes me.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Jun-04-2008, 11:18:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,805
Posted By E46M3Rod
If you watch the video...the M3 driver short...

If you watch the video...the M3 driver short shifts it in first gear (only went to around 7,500 rpm), for 2nd gear it looks like he went over 8,400 rpm (I can't listen to the sound so I have no idea...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-29-2008, 07:54:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,330
Posted By E46M3Rod
Sorry to hear.

Sorry to hear.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Thu, May-29-2008, 06:25:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,016
Posted By E46M3Rod
The entire car looks better too. :shiftdriv

The entire car looks better too. :shiftdriv
Forum: Pacific Wed, May-28-2008, 12:06:29 AM
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Views: 2,519,545
Posted By E46M3Rod
Wow. Interesting. You like the car that much...

Wow. Interesting. You like the car that much huh. Welcome back. :thumbsup:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-27-2008, 04:14:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,219
Posted By E46M3Rod
The reason why the guy wasn't able to roll the...

The reason why the guy wasn't able to roll the portion of the fender you are referring to is because there is weather proofing gummy substance in between where the fender is turned.

The guy who...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-27-2008, 04:04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,508
Posted By E46M3Rod
Put your left foot on the brake and keep the gas...

Put your left foot on the brake and keep the gas pedal to the metal and you will get some crazy burnouts. :shiftdriv
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, May-21-2008, 08:55:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,779
Posted By E46M3Rod
:laughhard:

:laughhard:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, May-21-2008, 06:32:20 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,445
Posted By E46M3Rod
You've deflected plenty. While your fuel pump...

You've deflected plenty. While your fuel pump may be fine...who knows how long it will last. And it's not about BMW replacing it under warranty. It's about wasted time to take it into the...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, May-21-2008, 04:47:00 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,445
Posted By E46M3Rod
DF You still deflected from the...

DF

You still deflected from the "inconvenience" standpoint of a chipped 335. It's interesting to see all the rash of problems related to the 335 (see link belwo....mainly the fuel pump failure. ...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, May-21-2008, 12:41:58 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,445
Posted By E46M3Rod
This is your only response to this matter? I'm...

This is your only response to this matter? I'm not going to argue the numbers/performance you present with a modded 335 vs a stock M3. However...there are drawbacks to the "modded" 335. There are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-20-2008, 10:05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,328
Posted By E46M3Rod
Just get a low profile floor jack. I have the...

Just get a low profile floor jack. I have the jack and the ramps. I jack up the car first and then put the ramp underneath the wheel...do the same on the otherside.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-19-2008, 06:21:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,512
Posted By E46M3Rod
I have not heard of that many issues if any...

I have not heard of that many issues if any pertaining to the GruppeM or Dixis titanium muffler cracking. The only ones that had problems were the Eisenhauss Meistercraft (sp?).

The only drawback...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-15-2008, 06:23:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,874
Posted By E46M3Rod
Hmmm...I noticed no difference. I had a 2004 TSX...

Hmmm...I noticed no difference. I had a 2004 TSX and now have a 2008 TSX. I used to put 91 octane when I first got the 04 TSX but then I started putting in 89. The gas mileage seemed to get a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-15-2008, 06:13:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By E46M3Rod
Try using a bunch of quick detailer spray wax. ...

Try using a bunch of quick detailer spray wax. Let is soak. Hose off. Good luck.
Forum: General BMW Discussion Wed, May-14-2008, 04:46:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,256
Posted By E46M3Rod
That's what I was thinking. :laughhard:

That's what I was thinking. :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-14-2008, 12:43:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,775
Posted By E46M3Rod
I noticed this too. Does make a difference.

I noticed this too. Does make a difference.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-13-2008, 12:26:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By E46M3Rod
I have Royal Purple Syncromax for the tranny oil....

I have Royal Purple Syncromax for the tranny oil. Prefer it over the stock one. Shifts must smoother.

For the diff...I think stock Castrol SAF-XJ + FM Booster works best.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-13-2008, 12:23:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,775
Posted By E46M3Rod
That was nice. Thanks for sharing.

That was nice. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-09-2008, 12:19:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,547
Posted By E46M3Rod
I was thinking the same thing. It's hilarious...

I was thinking the same thing. It's hilarious reading this. Flashback 7 years ago. :laughhard:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-07-2008, 12:30:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By E46M3Rod
Might want try taking a look here. Mentions...

Might want try taking a look here. Mentions pulling some fuses. There are other steps or suggestions too in the thread. Good luck.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-07-2008, 12:20:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By E46M3Rod
Yeah I agree. I noticed he's in NJ. ...

Yeah I agree. I noticed he's in NJ.

tonggi....do you drive your car in the winter? Snow, salt, rust?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-05-2008, 06:11:02 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 45,137
Posted By E46M3Rod
Mine fell off on Friday May 2, 2008. Passenger...

Mine fell off on Friday May 2, 2008. Passenger side. March 2001 build. Only have 25K on it too and it mostly stays in the garage.
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