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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 06:56:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By M42boy
Re: 19in Style 67 wheel restoration?

Good to know. May try to pick up a rougher wheel from a wrecker to practice first.

So, if I get lazy, anyone ever tried these??...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 06:43:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By M42boy
Re: Re-installing OEM Navigation Professional

To be honest, I'd really go to one of the aftermarket or Dyvan units that run on android. Way more functionality, better navigation (can use Waze app) and more options for audio inputs and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-03-2018, 08:17:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By M42boy
Cell phone AC vent mount?

Sorry if this seems like a silly post, but for those without onboard navigation, will use their cell phone for GPS and having good visibility is important.

Given the age of these cars and the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-02-2018, 05:38:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By M42boy
Re: 19in Style 67 wheel restoration?

Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

About how many hours would you say you have in that one wheel?
Yes, please take more pics before / after when you get to the last wheel and share here! Looking...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-02-2018, 05:32:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By M42boy
Re: 19in Style 67 wheel restoration?

I'm located in Madison, WI.

Yeah, not sure I want to go too polished as it looks more "chrome", but I do like the fact it's a DIY solution that only costs me my time! I wonder if there was some...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-01-2018, 11:33:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By M42boy
Re: Recommend a shop for pre-buyers inspection in Raleigh, NC?

Thanks so much for the recommendation. These guys are close and just checked them out online... Yeah, you can tell these guys really know their $hi& when it comes to M cars. I feel comfortable...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-01-2018, 10:33:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By M42boy
Recommend a shop for pre-buyers inspection in Raleigh, NC?

Can anyone here in the Tarheel Region recommend a great BMW repair shop that would also have experience with E46 M3 they would trust to do a thorough pre-buyers inspection?

I'm trying to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-26-2018, 07:24:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By M42boy
19in Style 67 wheel restoration?

Mild curbing on all wheels. No terrible gouges, but some curbing.

Wondering how people have restored theses before, or if the only real option is replacing with new at $$$ cost? ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 09:35:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By M42boy
Anyone use website: bmw-4-sale.com?

So, I've been finding a pretty extensive list of cars for sale on this website called http://bmw-4-sale.com/

But, this site has some major glaring flaws...


Like, I have no idea when an ad...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-25-2018, 04:36:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,546
Posted By M42boy
E46 Cinnamon (or cloth) interior

I'm likely going to end up buying an E46 M3 with a black interior, which I'm not a fan of.

Looking to trade + cash or just outright buy a Cinnamon interior. Front Seats, Rear Seats, and all 4...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-25-2018, 04:14:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By M42boy
Forum: WTB - Want to Buy Wed, Apr-25-2018, 04:08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By M42boy
E46 Cinnamon (or cloth) interior...

I think I'm about to pull the trigger on an M3 with black interior, which I hate, so I'm looking to either trade mint black seats/door panels + cash or just buy a nice Cinnamon interior. Not sure...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-20-2018, 04:57:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,112
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2004 BMW M3 SMG 73k miles -NJ

Or fix the pictures. My neck hurts trying to look sideways to see what the car looks like.

Whats the deal with the sideways pics. C'mon man.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-15-2018, 03:47:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,090
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2004 E46 M3 Coupe Stahlgrau 6MT

Wow, beautiful car! Well described and amazing level of high res pictures. I know why it sold quickly. Love that color combo.

I'm looking for one and one of my only requirements is I don't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-14-2018, 11:51:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By M42boy
Anyone in Mt Pleasant / Charleston?

Greetings,

I previously (as in about 5 years ago), had a 2002 6MT coupe. Iím currently in the market for another M3.

I found one that is of interest to me in the Mt Pleasant/Charleston area...
Forum: Southeast Sat, Apr-14-2018, 05:05:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By M42boy
Anyone in the Mt Pleasant / Charleston, SC area?

If anyone is in this local area, there is an E46 M3 coupe I'm very interested in and would like someone locally who has good knowledge of these cars to check it out for me, and possibly take some...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-14-2018, 05:01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By M42boy
Re: tips for replacing lower rear window seal on E46 M3 DIY

Auto-Glym makes a rubber restore that is phenominal. It's harder to find in the US as it's a UK brand, but do a search and you can probably find it.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-22-2018, 02:12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By M42boy
Re: Can anyone confirm which color this is....

I'm not on IG. Can you have him send details to me at huss059@umn.edu
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 06:53:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By M42boy
Re: Can anyone confirm which color this is....

That's what I thought too. Looks great!

So, I at least know what I'm looking for now. Really wish this one had still been available. Mystic Blue over natural leather. Really sharp color...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 01:52:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By M42boy
Can anyone confirm which color this is....

There were three or for color blues available which were fairly close in color: Mystic Blue, Topaz Blue and Interlagos Blue. Then there's also Carbon Black, which is a super dark blue.

I really...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-19-2018, 01:29:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By M42boy
Re: M46 snow wheel options......

Any other good winter wheel options in 18"? ... What are you guys running? Pics please.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-12-2018, 04:12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By M42boy
BBS RX-R on E46 M3?

Anyone have pics of these BBS RX-R's on an E46 M3??

Google images is hopeless.

Think they are discontinued, but man do they look sweet! ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-12-2018, 02:57:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By M42boy
M46 snow wheel options......

I'm looking for a square setup. Some 18" front wheels for mounting snow tires on a BMW E46 M3 Coupe.

I was surprised to not see any good options on Tire Rack. I thought there would be some...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-24-2014, 07:15:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,365
Posted By M42boy
Re: Switched from E92 M3 to E46 M3

This should make you feel pretty good about your purchase. Granted it's a 2006 and a Competition Package (watered down CSL), and Enthusiast Auto Group seems to always be way overpriced, but....
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-24-2014, 07:43:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,365
Posted By M42boy
Re: Switched from E92 M3 to E46 M3

What is the subframe "foaming" solution?

Having previously owned one (high miles, and I had it inspected like a hawk before I bought it for any signs of cracks) I thought the only solution was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-23-2014, 02:57:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,365
Posted By M42boy
Re: Switched from E92 M3 to E46 M3

Did you buy this car from BMW of Alexandria???

I found a super low miles one with same color combo on there the other day but when I called it had already been sold and deposit taken. I asked...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-23-2014, 02:51:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,168
Posted By M42boy
Re: SMG letters where can i buy them?

That would be an expensive way to get some letters, but would be interesting to know if this is true?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-23-2014, 02:49:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By M42boy
Re: Anyone here buy this?? 7,500 mile E46 M3...

Wow, that is pretty awesome. I think the grey may be my favorite colour now (previously I always wanted a white or p yellow). But, I couldn't see spending $100K on that car right now since just...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-23-2014, 02:34:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,545
Posted By M42boy
Re: Z3 Steering Rack

I know people with the Z3 rack and all love it, although I have not driven one myself. I would say just make sure you Zero out the toe on any alignment as that has always been the source of the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-20-2014, 05:07:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,545
Posted By M42boy
Re: Z3 Steering Rack

Pretty sure the Z3 racks are plug and play on the E30's, as many folks have done that mod. So, I'd think you could do it easily on an E46 M3 as long as you got the right tie rods.

I think it's a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-20-2014, 05:04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By M42boy
Re: Anyone here buy this?? 7,500 mile E46 M3...

I was told that the dealer made very little on it and they were just looking to move it along, but that the previous owner was a very wealthy guy with many cars. This was just one of them. People...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-20-2014, 04:49:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By M42boy
Re: Anyone here buy this?? 7,500 mile E46 M3...

Talked to the guy at the dealership that sold it. Said he took deposit on it a few days ago, and the new owner came up with cash in hand and has already driven it off. Said new owner was in South...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-20-2014, 03:06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By M42boy
Anyone here buy this?? 7,500 mile E46 M3...

I meant to call on it yesterday and somehow forgot. Sold now. :((((((
Kicking myself big time as this was the deal of a lifetime.

http://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/624629324/overview/
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jan-30-2013, 05:23:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,868
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2002 Alpine White M3 with 56500 miles

Damn dude... if I weren't in grad school and have loans, I'd be all over this thing!

Those LM's look perfect on this car!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-24-2012, 03:19:51 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 79,998
Posted By M42boy
Re: Illuminated ZHP knob....

I really like the yellow/orange illumination that seems to closely match the instrument illumination in the M3. I really like it!!!

So, this is the OEM one that comes in the new M5??

I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-23-2012, 05:42:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,074
Posted By M42boy
Re: New Young Owner

That car, especially that color combo is FRIGGIN' GORGEOUS! I would kill for that car, but I could only afford a 165k mile clapped out edition (which I don't recommend to anyone who doesn't want to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-23-2012, 02:18:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By M42boy
"SMG" logo on center console...

I was told I can't get it anymore, as the later M3's didn't have it, but I am wondering if the "SMG" logo by the shifter is still available from the dealer. My uncle had one fall off or break on his...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Aug-03-2012, 12:08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By M42boy
Re: MINT Gray Front Seats

Damn! Those are minty. Free bump.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Aug-03-2012, 12:06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By M42boy
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-02-2012, 08:28:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By M42boy
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-02-2012, 05:38:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By M42boy
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-02-2012, 05:34:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By M42boy
E46 M3 fan clutch

I have a brand new Behr E46 M3 Fan Clutch.

PN#: 11.52-7-831-619

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-f-lsHphx8G4/UBqlyXIDfYI/AAAAAAAACuo/0SO4FXTSfEA/s700/Fan%2520Clutch%25202.jpg
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-02-2012, 05:26:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By M42boy
Re: COOL SHIRT - Cool Bag with pump, cig lighter connector, etc...

I'll take a picture of the shirt tomorrow.

They are very popular with the vintage racing crowd, who all swear by it. I gotta say, after using it on a 92+ degree day at the track last year... ...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-01-2012, 07:57:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By M42boy
Re: Brand new headlamp lenses (pair) - BARGAIN of the Day

Okay, got it. Thanks.

Sorry for rushing this, but in the midst of a move, so things are a little crazy. Trying to get rid of my spare parts hoard. Will send out later today.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-01-2012, 07:51:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By M42boy
COOL SHIRT - Cool Bag with pump, cig lighter connector, etc...

I'm selling a COOL SHIRT system. This one is a cooler bag that you put cold ice water into and the system pumps cold water through medical grade tubing in a shirt to keep you cool, fresh and alert...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-01-2012, 07:44:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By M42boy
E30 Airbag steering wheel + module

Excellent condition E30 steering wheel + Airbag. Came off a 1991 318is that I parted out (hit in rear quarter, so bag never deployed!).
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-01-2012, 05:40:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By M42boy
Re: Brand new headlamp lenses (pair) - BARGAIN of the Day

They work with the Xenon lights, yes. I am in Georgia. Shipping is included in my price.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-01-2012, 04:41:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By M42boy
Re: Brand new headlamp lenses (pair) - BARGAIN of the Day

Apparently NOT SOLD. Never got PayPal or shipping instructions. The lenses are still for sale if you want them, PM me.

Want them out of here today.

$55 for the pair (includes shipping).
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 11:11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By M42boy
Re: E46 M3 Rear Rotors

Confirmed - will ship in a Large Flat Rate Box.

New are $200 or more.
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-S54_3.2l/Braking/Rotors/ES240362/

Asking $55, shipped!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 11:08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By M42boy
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 10:33:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By M42boy
Re: Brand new headlamp lenses (pair) - BARGAIN of the Day

I wrote him this morning about the web site. It says "Lens" as in singular, not plural.

Pricing adjusted. $55 (shipped)
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 10:28:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By M42boy
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 07:05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By M42boy
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 07:01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By M42boy
Brand new headlamp lenses (pair) - BARGAIN of the Day

I have a brand new set of E46 M3 headlight lenses from Kohalty, wrapped up and ready to go.

I believe they are actually made by BOSCH.
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 06:50:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By M42boy
E46 M3 Parts Package - Lot 101

BMW E46 M Parts Lot - 101

Okay, I am moving and have a big box of random BMW parts. ALL parts are BRAND NEW BMW factory parts. Mostly hardware. Bolts, screws, nuts, hose claims, etc. I've got...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-31-2012, 06:09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By M42boy
E46 M3 Rear Rotors

I have a set of E46 M3 Rear Rotors up for sale. They are VERY slightly used. Absolutely no runout and look brand new. Came off a garage queen car with only 13K miles on it.

Will sell pair for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-26-2012, 06:47:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,287
Posted By M42boy
Re: M3 or a Porsche

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3Dq4MOutqwo/UBDZXwqzyFI/AAAAAAAACn8/UE4uLWIJXNA/s912/WTF_Porsche.jpg

WTF???

I assume (hope) this older 911 is on a rotisserie and they are starting the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-26-2012, 12:53:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,423
Posted By M42boy
Re: Anyone running these: US Millworks tow hook from license plate bracket

Yeah, not sure I do either. But, if you don't want to drill, it is a nice option. My paint isn't exactly showroom perfect, so I'm going to mount the factory bracket as MN requires front plates.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-26-2012, 12:46:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,287
Posted By M42boy
Re: M3 or a Porsche

I was gonna say "Are you a moron? Of course, the M3!", but the 993 is probably the last good Porsche they ever built and the only one that I'd reccomend for a daily driver, besides maybe an...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-25-2012, 07:42:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,243
Posted By M42boy
Re: Anyone know somebody that went from E92 M3 back to an E46?

Problem is the E92 M3 is almost too good. You have to be going THAT much faster, and THAT much harder to get the same thrill/feel. And, really, at the end of the day, it's all about what gets the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-25-2012, 04:43:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,423
Posted By M42boy
Anyone running these: US Millworks tow hook from license plate bracket

Seems like an incredibly smart design. Just want to know it works well in the real world. We have to have a from plate in MN.

http://www.usmillworks.com/
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-17-2012, 07:42:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,111
Posted By M42boy
Re: 1999 Low Mileage Alpine White on Magma No Sunroof Polished Ltws

I want!

Srsly... that's one of the nicest E36 M3's I've seen in a long time. Perfect color combo and great options list.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jan-30-2012, 08:07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,048
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2002 e46 BMW M3 White/Cinnamon

You may want to think about putting some decent pictures in your listing. I wouldn't buy anything that didn't have good detailed pirctures to show what kind of condition the vehicle is in or I'd...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-06-2012, 05:13:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,949
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2005 AW/IR 6spd. Just passed 42000 miles. Cold weather package & navi. Power se

After owning a 6MT car, I really want an SMG this time...

Otherwise, this car looks absolutely exactly what I am looking for, and looks flawless!!! FYI, a good wheel guy can touch up that curb...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-06-2012, 04:51:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,570
Posted By M42boy
Re: FEELER: 02 M3 Alpine White/Black-Gray two-tone

Bump... I think that's a very reasonable asking price for a nice looking E46 M with some nice mods on it.

My only question is about the rear subframe... Any issues or any reinforcements made...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jan-06-2012, 04:40:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,363
Posted By M42boy
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:26:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,295
Posted By M42boy
Re: Sweaty M3 back Role Call

Is your interior black?? If so, that's going to absorb a lot of heat, and when you sit in it, your body ends up soaking it in. I had this issue with my M3 with black leather interior. I'd prefer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By M42boy
Re: Oh snap... 2005 AW M3/Cloth on Ebay...

I almost bought a Titanium no sunroof cloth car a while back. While I love the idea of no sunroof, I use mine almost every day (especially this time of the year - Fall)... I'm not at all a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:02:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,702
Posted By M42boy
Re: *New* Sachs (OEM) Shocks review

I almost did the same thing, but upted for the ST coils. Loved 'em and no regrets.

I was either going stock or coil-over. Didn't see a reason to do anything else. I have Sachs replacements on...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:44:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2006 M3 / 15k Miles / CPO...

Ahhh... Quattroworld is my other home. LOL. I have a urS6.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:42:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,912
Posted By M42boy
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:39:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By M42boy
Re: An intro of sorts

Kudos on the find! Nice combo.

I agree... You can get an "aggressive" stance without compromising the ride/comfort and cornering performance that makes these cars so desirable. Too low and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:16:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,999
Posted By M42boy
Re: My winter beater (new paint/5-speed swapped) + the E46...

You and I have a very different definition of "beater".
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:13:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,642
Posted By M42boy
Re: New to me 2006 M3...pictures...

OMG... Beautiful!

BTW, as a former 6MT E46 M3 owner... The SMG is better. It will grow on you.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By M42boy
Re: Looking for input : Weather tech floor mats 'Digital Fit'

One word: YES

WeatherTech is a nice fit, but I don't like the hardish plastic material they use. Seems like it would be slipery and would take longer for water to evaporate, etc... Not so sure...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 06:06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By M42boy
Re: alternative windshield wiper hood cowl louver

Yes, they tend to crack in the sun and weather and look like crap. I think I bought a new one for under $100 and replaced it myself.

The not so easy part was the F-ing crap ass design BMW uses...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 05:34:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By M42boy
Re: Plastic seat back covers

Local leather / interior repair guy (if good) can work miracles and erase the years. Ask your local BMW dealer used car department who they use. Most likely they have someone.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-20-2011, 04:58:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By M42boy
Oh snap... 2005 AW M3/Cloth on Ebay...

DAMN>>.. Wish I had money right now. I'd be all ovah dis one!

SNAP...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Oct-11-2011, 06:38:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,795
Posted By M42boy
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-09-2011, 05:17:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,470
Posted By M42boy
Re: Rust..what are my options?

That area around the door latch isn't really uncommon for rust. That's where it starts though.... I had the same thing on my M3 from Michigan. When living in the Southeast I didn't have any more...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-07-2011, 03:30:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,320
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2003 M3 Coupe - AW/Cinnamon - $15k

On the contrary... your honesty shines through and is greatly appreciated.

The car doesn't look too bad from 10 feet away (where the pictures were taken)... Great color combo.
...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-05-2011, 05:40:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,683
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2004 Alpine White e46M3

OMG.... This car is beautiful. I want, I want, I want!!!

Current financial condition doesn't lend me the ability to get back into an M3 right now, but GLWTS. One of the nicest ones I've seen in...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-30-2011, 06:24:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,963
Posted By M42boy
Re: Alpine White on Cinnamon Coupe 6sp

I saw your ad on AutoTrader today. Car sounds really nice. More pics PLEASE!!! Especially of the interior.

Free bump!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Sep-13-2011, 07:22:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,633
Posted By M42boy
Re: M-Textured Alcantara/Cloth Interior Roll Call

This is just plain sick dude! Yeah, love those seats.

Is yours a real honest-to-god CSL or did you install a CSL interior? There are a few M3's running around over here with full CSL interior...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-11-2011, 07:21:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,327
Posted By M42boy
Re: 1999 Hellrot M3

For $18k, it better come with a playboy bunny who gives me head every time I drive it!

Free bump.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Aug-30-2011, 05:17:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,861
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2002 Phoenix Yellow M3 Coupe 6spd NJ/PA

Do you still have the original wheels/tires? Would you convert the brakes back and sell it with just the orginal rims? Car looks very nice!

Is it full leather interior, or half leather/half...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-24-2011, 04:49:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,573
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2003 M3 Tiag/Blk/SMG

Sente... I would be all over this car but having had a Silver on Black one already, I don't just want, I NEED a different color this time around. I'm holding out for Pheonix Yellow or Alpine...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-24-2011, 04:35:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By M42boy
Re: wanted e46 m3 midwest area(WI)

Couldn't agree more. And, most of what I saw was in AVERAGE or less condition. They seem to have gotten a great reputation, but I can't understand why people pay that much for average or below...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Aug-09-2011, 06:32:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,997
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2002 AW 6speed

I SOOOO want to buy this car. Boo hoo for lack of funds. GLWTS.

Bump for a nice AW M3.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-28-2011, 03:35:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,563
Posted By M42boy
Re: Hail damage cars for sale?

Yes, I'd be interested, but considering I just sold a perfectly straight/clean title E46 M3 with new coil-over suspension and running perfectly for $12k, his price seems a bit steep!

Just checked...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-27-2011, 06:31:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,563
Posted By M42boy
Hail damage cars for sale?

I'm interested in picking up a 'project/track' car or a parts car. So, we had some recent hail storms here that totaled out a lot of cars recently. When insurance totals them out, I assume they...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-24-2011, 07:27:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By M42boy
Re: 2004 BMW M3 White E46 6MT

Bad picture links.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-07-2011, 07:23:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,681
Posted By M42boy
Re: GA:1998.5 M3 Estoril Blue/Mulberry Coupe 5spd

Mine too! Hope that clean E36 M goes to a good home.

I'm currently M-less. Driving a friends Saab station wagon till I figure out what to do.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-07-2011, 06:08:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,973
Posted By M42boy
Re: ST Coilover Assembly Help

You are going to love your new suspension. It will breathe new life into the car. SOOO much fun. Hands down the best mod you can do to this car. I can't tell you how much difference it made.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-06-2011, 04:37:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,973
Posted By M42boy
Re: ST Coilover Assembly Help

Remove that mushroom washer, and you are missing the cage bearing... the spherical part that sits under the upper strut mount (top hat) that allows the whole assembly to rotate on it's axis. If you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-06-2011, 02:37:18 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 19,047
Posted By M42boy
Re: Am I the only one that doesn't like the CSL front bumper?

Nope... You aren't the only one. The CSL bumper (while it is OEM, and let's face it, if I had a real CSL I wouldn't change a THING!!!), but would I go to the effort to put one on a standard E46 M3??...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-06-2011, 02:30:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,393
Posted By M42boy
Re: Dynavin Unit Installed

I'd really love to see one of these unit's in person. The user interface and screen development looks light years from the stock units. I was dissapointed with the clumsy operation of my OEM...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-06-2011, 02:17:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By M42boy
Real McCoy M3 CSL on EBAY!!!!

Okay, this has probably already been posted here, but just in case it hasn't... This unique true original 2003 M3 has been posted on Ebay for US consumption. It is located in Miami, FL. Unclear...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-30-2011, 05:13:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,992
Posted By M42boy
Re: stuck at work, car won't start..already have a new starter

I just said it was the starter. Not loose connection.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-30-2011, 03:11:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,992
Posted By M42boy
Re: stuck at work, car won't start..already have a new starter

In my case, it was a bad starter. FORTUNATELY the last people that worked on it didn't overtighten the starter bolts so was able to get them free easily. Could hear the starter solenoid trying to...
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