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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-02-2018, 07:00:46 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,710
Posted By mpanella
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-24-2017, 11:39:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,401
Posted By mpanella
Re: is it common for windshield washer reservoir to leak?

Believe I just figured it out. Headlights have to be on to operate. Will have to test tomorrow.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-24-2017, 11:33:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,401
Posted By mpanella
Re: is it common for windshield washer reservoir to leak?

Seems to be a power issue :facepalm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-24-2017, 11:30:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,401
Posted By mpanella
Re: is it common for windshield washer reservoir to leak?

For whatever reason that pump isn't getting any power when the windshield wiper stalk is pulled back.

I tried following the wiring harness but it seems to go to the driver's side of the car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jul-24-2017, 09:17:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,401
Posted By mpanella
Re: is it common for windshield washer reservoir to leak?

Sort of a related topic.

My bottle was also leaking from a V-CSL front bumper conversion I did a couple years back. Ended up figuring out just now that my body shop missed installing one of the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-23-2017, 02:12:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 40,371
Posted By mpanella
Re: DIY drive and AC belts

At how many miles did you guys replace the idler and tensioners?

I'm at 53K miles and the belts are all cracked up. I'm thinking it might be worth while to do everything while i'm in there but...
Forum: Member Journals Fri, Jul-21-2017, 10:42:41 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 57,133
Posted By mpanella
Re: Mpanella's Carbon Black E46

Haven't been on the boards in quite a while. Will be doing some minor maintenance items on the car. Figured i'd revive this thread.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-21-2017, 10:39:41 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 811,808
Posted By mpanella
Re: e46 M3 Maintenance Thread

I'm about to tackle a belt replacement job as mine are all cracked up from age.

You folks think it is worth while to replace the tensioners while I have everything open? Or no real need? 2005...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Fri, Jul-21-2017, 08:02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,295
Posted By mpanella
Re: Is there DIY for Engine Belt change?

Reviving an old thread:

About to tackle this job as my belts are cracked from age. Did you guys bother changing your tensioners while you were in there? Or is there no real need without signs of...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-02-2016, 02:33:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By mpanella
Re: Nissan Titan XD

Ehh, sometimes I think the Germans just look more advanced because of their obsession with torque specs, white floors, and LED lights.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-10-2015, 03:11:47 PM
Replies: 46,030
Views: 5,730,588
Posted By mpanella
Re: ** The Ridiculous Thread **

Some intense video of a recent chase in NJ
LiveLeak.com - Dashcam Shows Intense Chase Of Murder Suspect In New Jersey
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-02-2015, 02:45:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By mpanella
Nissan Titan XD

Probably the best thing to happen to the truck industry in a decade :hattip:

2016 Nissan Titan XD PRO-4X Cummins Off-Road Review - YouTube

2016 Nissan Titan XD Production - YouTube
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Dec-01-2015, 07:11:58 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 57,133
Posted By mpanella
Re: Mpanella's Carbon Black E46

Going in for a coolant system upgrade. Wow, I haven't posted here in a long time.:thumbsup2:
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-24-2015, 12:22:41 AM
Replies: 46,030
Views: 5,730,588
Posted By mpanella
Re: ** The Ridiculous Thread **

This guy must have had a long day.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Nov-04-2015, 11:14:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By mpanella
BMW Replacement Parts end of life

How much longer do you folks figure BMW will support the E46 platform with OEM replacement parts? More specifically, interior, leathers, etc.

My vehicle turns 11 years old soon..... How time...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-16-2015, 09:55:23 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,803
Posted By mpanella
Re: M3F Presidential Poll

Government definitely serves a purpose..... I just don't think we need more. We certainly can't afford it! I don't know how old Bernie thinks he is going to pull off the things he says, GOP in...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-16-2015, 09:45:37 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,803
Posted By mpanella
Re: M3F Presidential Poll

The scenario:

Person moves to US because he/she can't make a living with the market system in his/her country. He/she makes a few bucks in the US, sends kids to college. Kids grow up. Kids vote...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-16-2015, 09:23:25 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,803
Posted By mpanella
Re: M3F Presidential Poll

I just don't see how more government is a feasible solution to anything.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-16-2015, 07:39:38 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 9,803
Posted By mpanella
Re: M3F Presidential Poll

Bernie Sanders? For real? You guys all drive Porsches:facepalm:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-20-2014, 01:39:14 PM
Replies: 28
Feeler: OEM CSL Airbox
Views: 2,903
Posted By mpanella
Re: OEM CSL Airbox

Did you get this box new? Might be interested. I'm in North Jersey as well.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-19-2014, 08:47:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,345
Posted By mpanella
Re: Drove a Tesla = like sex with a blow up doll

Where did OP get his ejumication?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Mar-07-2014, 03:26:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-06-2014, 08:40:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,098
Posted By mpanella
Re: Dixis Titanum Exhaust 76mm & Strut Bar

I'd be interested in the bar if you would separate.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-04-2014, 01:08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-02-2014, 08:17:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By mpanella
Re: E46 M3 Headlight Lens set

Thank you sir. It is often my backdrop ha
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Feb-28-2014, 04:48:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By mpanella
E46 M3 Headlight Lens set

Sold. Thank you







The item:
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Feb-24-2014, 11:26:48 PM
Replies: 12,931
Views: 1,063,296
Posted By mpanella
Re: F80/F82 M3/M4 thread

Anybody else think these new wheels are just hideous. Why not just release the car with the competition wheels like the 1m.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Feb-24-2014, 01:39:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By mpanella
Awesome German Accent BMW Marketing

Spent the night looking through some of the new F80 M videos and noticed something amazing. For the last three generations (Perhaps more... I started my obsession with the E46) of the BMW M division...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Feb-24-2014, 01:06:25 AM
Replies: 12,931
Views: 1,063,296
Posted By mpanella
Re: F80/F82 M3/M4 thread

Something about the new inline six has me incredibly interested in the new F80's.

I am a bit confused on one major aspect of the new vehicles. Are the M4 and M3 both based off the 3 series...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-18-2014, 03:34:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By mpanella
Re: Cross brace bolt failure

Is that upper part easily replaced. Looks expensive and difficult to install.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-18-2014, 12:24:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By mpanella
Re: Cross brace bolt failure

Can I drive without the brace to the shop where this can be done on a proper lift?

I think the safest way for me to move the car (aside from flat bedding it) would be with the brace completely...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Feb-17-2014, 10:35:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By mpanella
Cross brace bolt failure

Had a bit of a rough day today. When I was swapping out my X pipe which ended up not fitting properly (making for an even worse day) I broke the head off the center support bolt for the cross brace....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-30-2014, 01:16:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By mpanella
Section 2 to muffler gaskets

I will be replacing my section 2 for the second time shortly. I wanted to freshen up the gaskets this time around. I understand at the rear of the section 2 there are two "donut gaskets" that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-28-2014, 05:18:47 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 56,528
Posted By mpanella
Re: ***COMING SOON - Custom Performance Innovation Stepped Headers***

One of my complaints about previous non SS headers were the elbows inside the exhaust for the bungs causing a major blockage. Just seems counter productive to me. Hopefully the CPI headers will not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-28-2014, 12:16:42 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 56,528
Posted By mpanella
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-25-2014, 08:44:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By mpanella
Exhaust work without a lift

Just curious to see if anyone has attempted a section 2 install without a lift. Is there enough clearance on average jack stands? Most difficult part from a quick look at it seems to be removal with...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-23-2014, 12:20:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By mpanella
Would it make sense e30 M3

I've been searching for the right e30 M3 project for quite some time. However, it seems like everything I find is either extremely over priced or neglects to have an original engine.

I have found...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-04-2014, 01:45:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By mpanella
Re: Pain: Cracking your back edition

No. However, this sounds great for all parties involved. Pants=optional.
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jan-04-2014, 01:40:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By mpanella
Pain: Cracking your back edition

So to make a long story short, back pain and frequent hurniaded discs run in the family.

After a long drive or sitting in the lecture hall throughout the day I get a lot of tightness and pain in...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-02-2014, 10:33:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By mpanella
Re: Lazy drivers, freedom is yours in ~ 16 years

The real question is. How would it backup a trailer.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-02-2014, 05:52:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,215
Posted By mpanella
Re: Lazy drivers, freedom is yours in ~ 16 years

I think it's cool I just hope they don't put laws on the books that force you to use the automatic drive feature. However, it would seem dangerous to have some folks on "autopilot" and some driving...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-01-2014, 04:41:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By mpanella
Re: AA Gen 6 E46 M3 Exhaust

Bump for an awesome exhaust. Always loved mine.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Dec-31-2013, 02:35:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,763
Posted By mpanella
Re: Omfg that Silva fight.

Fun fact. Weidman is the nephew of one of the guys on my fire department. Guy has a lot of heart.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-29-2013, 02:36:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,537
Posted By mpanella
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-25-2013, 11:44:52 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 56,528
Posted By mpanella
Re: ***COMING SOON - Custom Performance Innovation Stepped Headers***

Any chance of testing it with a CPI section 1?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-24-2013, 08:10:31 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 56,528
Posted By mpanella
Re: ***COMING SOON - Custom Performance Innovation Stepped Headers***

Any idea how detrimental the CPI section 1 (with cats) will be performance wise coupled up to these headers. Say perhaps the 400 cell option and somebody looking to pass OBD emissions.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-19-2013, 02:32:55 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 56,528
Posted By mpanella
Re: ***COMING SOON - Custom Performance Innovation Stepped Headers***

I'm assuming there will be kits including custom sections 1's.

I'm very interested in this product. Didn't like the interior design of the AP headers. With that defouler blocking the internal...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Dec-01-2013, 09:42:01 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 19,300
Posted By mpanella
Re: CONFIRMED: Paul Walker Killed in Car Accident

That photo is laughable.

Unfortunately, from my years in the fire service I can tell you those bodies are going to be very "cooked" if you know what I mean.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Dec-01-2013, 08:56:53 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 19,300
Posted By mpanella
Re: CONFIRMED: Paul Walker Killed in Car Accident

Didn't really have time to read the whole thread but did anybody see the video of the blue e46 passer by?

Is he a member here? Obviously an E46

Exclusive Footage Of Car Accident That Actor ...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-25-2013, 01:08:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By mpanella
Re: Worst automobile interior ever?

Volvo 240 headrests

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTQxFvXRM7gFyZOwbFJWKbKYZaCOH1Q9BR0SQTvrXunrCrUMjML8g
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-25-2013, 12:59:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By mpanella
Re: Worst automobile interior ever?

I think BMW peaked interior wise around the E46 years. Their interiors have taken a huge step backwards.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-25-2013, 12:00:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,939
Posted By mpanella
Re: Road salt ruined my BMW

"Chocolate Rain" Original Song by Tay Zonday - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Nov-24-2013, 11:45:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By mpanella
Re: Worst automobile interior ever?

Let us not forget the LeBaron. The armor all grease makes it that much better.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/34/94ChryslerLeBaronInterior.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Nov-24-2013, 11:40:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By mpanella
Re: Worst automobile interior ever?

Delorean
https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQyPi690y5A-UxBjDwHkqqaiAWCaMZ5TJz6WpKsMxv2GLST90YU
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Nov-24-2013, 03:57:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By mpanella
Re: Worst automobile interior ever?

GM has never made a good looking interior.
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Nov-24-2013, 03:34:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By mpanella
Re: If this was for sale...$

There is another vehicle I've been watching but it has 200k+ on the clock. No collector value there.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-21-2013, 07:45:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By mpanella
Re: If this was for sale...$

I just don't understand why the market is the way it is for these cars.

Do you think the values will continue to climb?
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-21-2013, 05:27:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By mpanella
Re: If this was for sale...$

And parts can be difficult to source.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-21-2013, 05:10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By mpanella
Re: If this was for sale...$

Restorations on these are super expensive too.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-21-2013, 03:27:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By mpanella
Re: If this was for sale...$

Would definitely take it on as a project. But the price is unrealistic.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-21-2013, 02:01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By mpanella
If this was for sale...$

So if something like this "was" for sale. What would you offer.

1988 M3 70.xxx miles

Silver/cardinal red
All original unmolested

No rust
Interior in average condition
ABS system not...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-20-2013, 01:08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-24-2013, 12:52:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,145
Posted By mpanella
Re: Barneys busted student for "shopping while Black"

There is something missing in this story the media isn't covering.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-23-2013, 11:57:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Wed, Oct-23-2013, 02:22:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 93,220
Posted By mpanella
Re: DIY: Replacing E46 sideview mirror glass

Did this on my car a while back

For some reason the heater function no longer works. I figured I reversed the wires so I took it out swapped them and then reinstalled. No luck.

Could it...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-22-2013, 12:33:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By mpanella
Re: Fuk me...

OP can you post pics of said wife....
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-16-2013, 02:25:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By mpanella
Super clean OEM grills

Looking for a clean set of OEM side grilles and possibly kidney grilles.

Please no broken tabs or faded badges.

Thanks.
Forum: Member Photos and Videos Wed, Oct-16-2013, 02:18:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,799
Posted By mpanella
Re: IMOLA M3 in the autumn photoshoot

Awesome. Car looks super classy and tastefully modded.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-14-2013, 03:31:57 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,446
Posted By mpanella
Re: Am i driving too "Softly"?

I always feel like I'm babbying my engine as well. Since I started college the M doesn't see much highway. Mostly local town roads where high revs really aren't possible given my suspension.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-29-2013, 01:41:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By mpanella
Re: Grinding noise from rear, when turning

Yup it's your differential fluid.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Sep-25-2013, 03:48:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By mpanella
Oil change intervals for weekend cars

Since I've leased a truck as a daily I rarely get the M out more than two times a week. (Only when the weather is nice). I've started to really baby the car.

It seems like its taking me forever...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-18-2013, 03:07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Sep-16-2013, 03:26:12 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,950
Posted By mpanella
Re: iPhone 5S and 5C...

Would be great if I didn't keep getting warning from AT&T about going over 3GB.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-16-2013, 03:21:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Re: Macht Schnell 10MM Spacer Kit

Replied to additional PM's

Still up for grabs
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-15-2013, 12:52:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-15-2013, 12:51:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-14-2013, 04:15:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-12-2013, 03:23:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Sep-10-2013, 03:15:17 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 57,133
Posted By mpanella
Re: Mpanella's Carbon Black E46

Haven't updated the journal in quite some time. Need to get on that again.

Been focusing on replacing OEM parts and keeping the car "fresh" and looking new. Here is a pic of the steering wheel I...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-10-2013, 03:07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By mpanella
Macht Schnell 10MM Spacer Kit

SOLD

THANKS!

The Item: Match Schnell 10mm spacer kit with spacer rings and x10 extended bolts.

I had these on my E46 when I was running my VMR VB3 set-up. My VMR's have been sold and my...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-09-2013, 02:05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By mpanella
Re: Replacing door panel

How would you re-attach the leather you want to keep after the swap?
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Sep-08-2013, 09:25:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By mpanella
CB radio users

Anybody still operating CB in their vehicles.

Thinking about getting one for my truck as I commute the cross bronx daily. Is there much traffic on the CB's anymore.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-30-2013, 05:24:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By mpanella
Re: Another no arms wonder

How does he wipe?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-04-2013, 07:11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By mpanella
Re: Electrical drain

Does the car have any other aftermarket things like angel eyes or stereo equipment?

I'd recommend making sure the car is going into sleep mode. That's a problem I had with mine not entering that...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Aug-04-2013, 01:22:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,371
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Northeast Fri, Jun-28-2013, 02:45:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By mpanella
Northvale New Jersey Car Show

Hello Everyone

My Fire Department (Northvale New Jersey) will be having a community car show event August 3rd 1PM-4PM as a fundraiser. All are invited to attend.
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-20-2013, 12:41:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,317
Posted By mpanella
Re: Parting out my beautiful e46 M3 CSL rep

Just in need of some door gaskets. Ill keep an eye if you decide to part out.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Jun-20-2013, 01:20:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,317
Posted By mpanella
Re: Parting out my beautiful e46 M3 CSL rep

Are you parting this entire car or just removing mods?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-18-2013, 10:49:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By mpanella
Re: SS V2 stepped headers and euro cats‏

Did you pass emissions in New York?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-18-2013, 01:15:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By mpanella
Re: Replacing door panel

Anybody have a DIY on reassembling the two sections after taking them apart.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-16-2013, 02:48:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By mpanella
Re: Replacing door panel

Yeah they are nuts!

Are the centers glued or?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-16-2013, 04:58:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By mpanella
Replacing door panel

To make a long sorry short I have a passenger side door panel with a tear in the lower section (black) where it meets the door sill. I'd like to reuse my cinn leather insert and door handle which are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-15-2013, 09:30:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By mpanella
BMW Right/Left Doors?

Hello everyone

About to order a new door gasket for my E46 and Real OEM and all other sources have the seals listed as "Door seal (Edge Protection) Right" And "Door seal (Edge protection) Left". ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jun-09-2013, 07:07:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,536
Posted By mpanella
Re: *Custom Performance X-Stream Midpipe*

Will you be getting in any non-res ones?
Forum: Off Topic Mon, May-20-2013, 09:45:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,601
Posted By mpanella
Re: Who Was In The Wrong? (Mall Cop Vs Biker Woman)

Something about that mall cop makes me want to hit her.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, May-20-2013, 09:31:39 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,473
Posted By mpanella
Forum: Off Topic Mon, May-20-2013, 01:46:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By mpanella
Re: Running a community car show HELP!

Would you guys be pissed having a couple honest judges or are you guys more into voting? Tallying votes might prove difficult
Forum: Off Topic Mon, May-20-2013, 01:41:50 AM
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Posted By mpanella
Re: Running a community car show HELP!

Yeah I agree it's a bit steep but if we want to make it worth while (Not charging walk-ins) it makes sense.

I'm in Northern New Jersey (Bergen County) so food trucks are definitey an option BTW
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-19-2013, 06:31:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By mpanella
Running a community car show HELP!

Okay guys! I need some input…

I'm organizing a community car show for my Volunteer Fire Department in August. As it stands now entry will be $35 per vehicle which will include a 50/50 raffle...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-20-2013, 10:47:49 PM
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Views: 2,270
Posted By mpanella
Re: Clutch Free Shifting

I agree that in our cars there is no reason but I have a question for all you tranny (no pun intended) experts

Do you really need the clutch to disengage from a gear and go into neutral at speed?...
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