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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-24-2016, 10:28:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,013
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Z4M Roadster

Interested in AZ...was originally thinking of going back to the E46...but now you've got me thinking. Email me for contact information. Shaffer_Matthew@rocketmail(dot)com
Forum: F80 M3 (Sedan) / F82 M4 (Coupe) / F83 M4 (Convertible) : (2015-TBD) Wed, Jul-31-2013, 06:13:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,085
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Official 4 Series Unveiled

Not a rumor. The 2014 M4 Coupe will be unveiled offically at Pebble Beach. I'm anxiously awaiting the full press release.
Forum: F80 M3 (Sedan) / F82 M4 (Coupe) / F83 M4 (Convertible) : (2015-TBD) Wed, Jul-31-2013, 05:44:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,696
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: 4 Series proclaimed one of the ugliest

I too love the design of the E46. I have seen some renders of the M4 and I think it has awesome potential.

As for your side vent rant...can you tell me what the E46 side vent does for...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-27-2012, 02:14:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
SOLD

SOLD to forum member "TheSnakeJake"...

It was a fabulous trip. I enjoyed it beyond words.

Jake - enjoy your new toy.

FYI - My FS thread earned over 3,500 views. My AutoTrader ad had 1/10th...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-22-2012, 07:37:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-22-2012, 07:36:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
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Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sat, Sep-22-2012, 04:40:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: 2003 Carbon Black/Black 6MT Coupe

Interior pics coming today...I promise. She needs a vacuum and some dusting. The interior is in really good shape with the exception of the disclaimer in my original post - The driver side kidney...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Sep-21-2012, 07:02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
Thanks for the kind words...I am located in...

Thanks for the kind words...I am located in Western Kentucky.

btw - I haven't forgotten to load up interior pics. Between the weather, visitors from my corporate office, and home buying stuff, I...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Thu, Sep-20-2012, 03:17:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: 2003 Carbon Black/Black 6MT Coupe

Bump...Thanks for the interest. I have replied to all emails. I will post interior and engine bay pics this afternoon.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Sep-19-2012, 05:26:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: WTB: 01-06 6speed M3 <20k (NY, NJ)

Check out my '03. Super clean and well maintained.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=420872

I sent you a PM as well. I am open to taking a road trip to meet in a convenient...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Sep-18-2012, 02:40:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: 2003 Carbon Black/Black 6MT Coupe

BUMP to the top...Looking for reasonable offers.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-17-2012, 05:21:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,595
Posted By ShafferMD
2003 Carbon Black/Black 6MT Coupe

Asking $17,500 OBO

The time has come to part with my baby. It has been a glorious trip. I have listed here before and then removed as I had a bout of sellers remorse...My mind is made up and I...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-17-2012, 04:47:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,597
Posted By ShafferMD
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Sep-17-2012, 04:45:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,167
Posted By ShafferMD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-20-2012, 07:06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By ShafferMD
Long time member...N00B question.

:Flamesuit Engaged:

So I am finally ready to repair the damage to my driver's side bolster. Apparently, the PO wore jeans daily and couldn't master the M-Slide when entering/exiting the vehicle....
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-08-2012, 03:29:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 899
Posted By ShafferMD
Mods Please Delete

No longer listed for sale. Giving car to the wife. Will look for 06 M3.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, May-20-2012, 11:12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By ShafferMD
Nevermind. Bought a new one from BavAuto. ...

Nevermind. Bought a new one from BavAuto.

Thanks anyway.

Matt S.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, May-20-2012, 04:36:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By ShafferMD
63 21 8 364 729 Bulb Carrier

As the title states - looking to buy a driver side bulb carrier for my 01/03 production vehicle.

PN: 63 21 8 364 729

PayPal ready...

Matt S.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Apr-02-2012, 05:46:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: E36/7 m coupe evap canister

I checked RealOEM and it looks like it may be interchangeable. Let me know if you are interested and I will gladly pull my old one for you. It looks like Retail Price is ~$330...I can pull and ship...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Mar-26-2012, 02:19:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: E36/7 m coupe evap canister

Coupe / Sedan interchangeable? I have a partout sedan with 89K on the clock. Let me know if it will suit your needs.

Regards,

Matt S.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Mar-01-2012, 02:58:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Brand New BavAuto Floor Mats (4pc) $55 shipped

Pics will be posted tonight. I am not sure on the coupe fitment, they were bought for a sedan. I'm pretty sure the fronts will fit anything, the backs appear to be the same, but don't quote me on...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-29-2012, 09:34:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Brand New BavAuto Floor Mats (4pc) $55 shipped

Can't comment on the E46 fitment...I can check them in mine or my wife's when I get home. As for the pics, I can get some together when I get home tonight.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-29-2012, 03:13:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Brand New BavAuto Floor Mats (4pc) $55 shipped

I have a 4-pc. set of brand new BavAuto Black Rubber All-Weather floor mats that I just bought and no longer need.


These are a real nice set, manufactured in Germany and fit the E36 perfectly....
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Feb-29-2012, 02:09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Various E36 parts that you probably have

Here's a Pic - I also sent you a PM.

The stud that is in the trunk floor is press fit in and I can't get it to budge...I can probably cut it out of the floor (including sheetmetal around it) if...
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-26-2012, 09:53:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: E36 Sedan Black Shifter Surround

I have the shifter surround for a 325i automatic...will this fit your application? PM me an offer and I will get back to you.

Regards,

Matt S.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-26-2012, 09:51:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Various E36 parts that you probably have

I have the terminal cover and spare tire retainer setup. PM me an offer and I will get back to you.

Regards,

Matt S.
Forum: E36 / E30 - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Feb-26-2012, 09:16:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By ShafferMD
1993 325i Partout (complete)

Well -

My son bought a 1993 325i Sedan needing a head gasket for $500. We bought a boatload of parts to freshen it up and lo and behold, the motor is toast.

Time for a partout...

New items...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-05-2012, 09:54:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Bump...this damn trim strip is kicking my ass...I...

Bump...this damn trim strip is kicking my ass...I can't find it anywhere

It's the seal on the top of the door panel that seals against the glass.
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sun, Feb-05-2012, 02:04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: New to me E36

Thanks Braymond...I wound up renting the tools from a forum member.


Question - I found that the driver's side front door window felt is missing...I can't seem to locate the part on RealOEM. ...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-21-2012, 08:37:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: New to me E36

Bump...looking to begin disassembly here very shortly and would like to have the proper tools
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Sat, Jan-21-2012, 03:28:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: New to me E36

Yeah, I've noticed the falloff in the quality of posts in the E46 section over the years.

As for the link...Thanks a million.

I will definitely be hitting the pages here for helpful hints...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-19-2012, 11:52:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: New to me E36

OK...The infamous 'Sedan Only' switch does have a function!

After much google searching, I found a thread on Bimmerwerkz that gave me the information.

Its function: Completely lock all the...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-19-2012, 08:37:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Ahh...the fabled sedan only button...WTF? ...

Ahh...the fabled sedan only button...WTF?

Yup...click on...click off

Thanks for the link...I'll check it out.

Good to hear I don't have the EWS. Also good to hear I wasn't mistaken about...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-19-2012, 08:22:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Thanks Braymond...the switch I am talking about...

Thanks Braymond...the switch I am talking about is on the dash, not the stalk, but in that general vicinity. Any ideas?

True about the compression...I will run a compression test tonight and...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-19-2012, 06:47:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: New to me E36

I am an extremely smart man with the strength of 10 men, I am ruggedly handsome and I appeal to men and women alike. Seriously though, water in the oil and the previous owner's admission of what...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Thu, Jan-19-2012, 05:08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By ShafferMD
New to me E36

Just recently picked up a '93 E36 325i for my son. Not an M3, rather a 325i. As I am new to the E36 world, I have a few questions:

First, let me start out by saying the car needs a head gasket...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-07-2012, 03:30:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,150
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Double DIN for E46 M3?

First - SEARCH...This is discussed quite frequently and there is TONS of information on this and the 'other' board on the comparison.

The Cliffs version:

2DIN Pro's

- Better functionality...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-04-2012, 03:21:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,933
Posted By ShafferMD
I agree with most of your statements with the...

I agree with most of your statements with the exception of rotors being toast at 61K...I currently have 81K on original pads and rotors with plenty of life left.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-27-2011, 06:33:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,923
Posted By ShafferMD
Bump...any update?

Bump...any update?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-27-2011, 12:28:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Need help: engine oil everywhere (pics)

I can't answer your 'other maintnenace' question without knowing what has already been performed. The maintenance sticky is a good place to start in order to gauge what needs to be (or should be)...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-26-2011, 11:06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,919
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Need help: engine oil everywhere (pics)

PCV Valve or Crankase ventilation circuit. If this is as gunked up as much as the oil cap seems to be, you are over pressurizing the crankcase and blowing oil out of the cap. This is just an...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-20-2011, 02:19:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: This is just silly, stupid, and embarrassing...

+1...

To you "M3" means the pinnacle of BMW...To this guy, it might be his business name...initials (think 'M' cubed)...or anything else that he failed to share with you.

BTW, that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-29-2011, 01:34:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,989
Posted By ShafferMD
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Nov-08-2011, 01:51:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: New CSL Ring video, just saying hello

The way that "new beattle" was pulling away, I was fully expecting to see it passing as it lapped the CSL. That's one fast little go-kart...

Seems like neither driver wash pushing all that hard. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Nov-06-2011, 03:32:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Michelin Pilot Sport A/S plus, will I survive winter?

Short answer...you will be just fine.

Long answer...I live to your west in Kentucky. Ran PS A/S for the last two seasons. You will not die or do unnecessary damage to your vehicle if you run A/S...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-19-2011, 10:30:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Looking for input : Weather tech floor mats 'Digital Fit'

As is your contribution to this thread...

Click Here:

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Weather+tech+floor+mats+%27Digital+Fit%27

Feel Better?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Oct-18-2011, 11:12:03 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 19,958
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Vanos bolts shredded and cam threw valves into pistons

Truthfully, I'd rather total my car...at least the insurance would pay for it and I could likely reclaim the motor for another project.

Can you say S54 powered E30?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Oct-15-2011, 04:07:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,923
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Tonester: Custom Vented Gauge set up

Can you please PM me on the topic of the custom ///M gauges as well?

Also, is there any update on this piece? Been a week and no info...just don't want it to die...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-10-2011, 12:07:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,923
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Tonester: Custom Vented Gauge set up

Bump for addition to the list and more info...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-09-2011, 07:00:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,850
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Who makes good Short Shifter Kit?

I have the 330D shifter and ZCP knob and I love it. Best $175 I have spent yet on the car.

Off topic, but what car is that in your sig? Very nice! Is that the M1 concept?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-09-2011, 01:21:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,923
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Tonester: Custom Vented Gauge set up

That does look very nice! I am not boosted, but I would still like to have oil pressure, volts or amperes, and maybe even a nice analog clock in the middle. I LOVE the custom gauges with the ///M...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-09-2011, 08:18:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Seatbelt problem

Do you realize what you have done?:shifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-09-2011, 02:32:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Least Sounding Exhaust Upgrade

If you are not looking for a change in sound...why change the muffler? OEM is actually quite the engineered unit!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-07-2011, 03:56:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Feeler: WTT custom race strut bar for stock

Yup...ur right. You are probably nuts. That looks homemade with bird$hit welds...Best getting a new OEM from the dealer or used from someone parting it out.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-02-2011, 08:12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,913
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M3 in Winter, w/Blizzak LM-60's

Strange thread bump in the middle of the summer...

But to answer your question, Blizzaks will wear EXTREMELY fast on dry roads. There will be noticable tread squirm and the sidewalls are not...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Sat, Jul-30-2011, 08:24:51 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 233,040
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M-track Retrofit: Success

Thanks for that...I just bought a handful of different colors. I picked green, orange, and yellow. Not sure which I will go with yet. When I do a christmas tree test, the entire left side is...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Thu, Jul-28-2011, 02:56:17 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 233,040
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M-track Retrofit: Success

Thanks...But when I do the Christmas tree test, my SMG light and my Convertible light doesn't illuminate...I will have to buy aftermarket...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Wed, Jul-27-2011, 08:10:18 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 233,040
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M-track Retrofit: Success

Followed this thread form the beginning, but was out of touch here recently...Did anyone ever post the proper SMT LED to use? Color, size, Etc?

Thanks -
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-24-2011, 06:35:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Caliper cover

Yup...I said it :parrot:

You never did answer why the mudflaps to begin with....:clueless:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-24-2011, 04:53:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Caliper cover

OP - Not a bad alternative to a BBK...I checked and it looks like they offer a color that will match your mudflaps!

:facepalm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-23-2011, 07:28:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: which color is this??

Trick question? It says what color it is on the sticker you took a picture of...:shifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-22-2011, 02:33:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,611
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: need a new battery

SEARCH....discussed time and time again...and again...and again...:raspberry:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-19-2011, 08:31:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Necessary to change Power Steering and Diff Fluid

I would definitely consider the Diff fluid as it is a great proactive maintenance action, but it is my opinion that the PS fluid can wait until Inspection II...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sat, Jul-16-2011, 01:16:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: FS: OEM Alpine CD53 Radio Business CD

I'll be watching this one too...I have an old Business Radio in my basement collecting dust. Just can't imagine the demand is there.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2011, 11:21:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Valve Shim Kit

SOLD! Thanks for all the interest...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2011, 11:19:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Valve Shim Kit

Friday morning bump. Same day shipping if order is received prior to 12 noon CST (weekdays). Thanks for looking!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2011, 11:13:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: BNIB - ST Coilovers

SOLD...Thank You!
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2011, 02:21:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Valve Shim Kit

You've got PM

For the masses...I am located in Western KY
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2011, 01:05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By ShafferMD
BNIB - ST Coilovers

As the title states...Brand new in box ST Suspensions coilovers set. Bought a few months ago and never installed. Paid $900, willing to part with them for $850 Shipped, PayPal fees included. Make...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-15-2011, 12:57:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By ShafferMD
Valve Shim Kit

Up for sale to is my used shim kit. Kit includes the magnetic pickup tool and a set of feeler gauges. As you can see in the picture, I have used three (3) of the 2.24 and three (3) of the 2.28. To...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-13-2011, 08:51:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Its just a car?

Well intentioned, but terribly executed. If I were your editor I would have already died of self-inflicted high velocity lead poisoning.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-05-2011, 07:21:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,104
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Vanos filter change ... Problem

HOLY SCHNEIKIES...a $16.00 part costs $15.00 to ship? :raspberry:

I think I'll check out Tischer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-05-2011, 04:35:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,660
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Door panel clips/rivets

$0.69 for a clip is a lot of money? :shifty:

I feel much better using the OE parts...at least you know the fit and build quality will be top notch.
Forum: Coding and Tuning Sat, Jul-02-2011, 02:38:59 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 233,040
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M-track Retrofit: Success

If you've soldered before, then SMT components are not much more difficult. The key is having the proper equipment. Here is a great YouTube video that explains less expensive tools required and...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Sat, Jul-02-2011, 02:30:20 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 233,040
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M-track Retrofit: Success

+1...Why is the "S" present in some of the cutouts? I responded in your other thread about the light...My cutout is there, but doesn't have the lamp and includes the "S" :clueless:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-02-2011, 02:25:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,777
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Instrument Cluster Research (2003+ cars)

M-track logo: Yes (with "S"), but does not illuminate
Build Date: 1/2003
Transmission: 6MT
Body Style: Coupe
Country: USA
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-01-2011, 05:50:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Just looking for a yes or no.

It'll be the best $3500 you ever spent though...PROVEN hp gains and that CSL sound:drool:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-30-2011, 10:33:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Just looking for a yes or no.

No...sell it, save your funds and jump in the Evolve Airbox + Tune...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-30-2011, 10:28:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,229
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: I need... I need. Make me feel better.

Quoted from the newest member of our helpful community...:facepalm:

:check op join date:

:check your join date:

:thumbsdown:

As for the OP...cars are a sunk-cost from the minute you drive...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-28-2011, 07:50:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Who Own This E46?

I think that's the OP's cow...notice how the tail is tucked conveninetly to the side? Jus' sayin' :kittyshifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-28-2011, 02:41:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Window motor is done! how much to replace??

OK...negate the PayPal transaction:raspberry:

As another had stated, pull the door card and look to see if your regulator cable is all wadded up. Sounds like a regulator problem, not motor.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-27-2011, 08:06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Rear end screw up!

You effed up your suspension...My suggestion:

Drive with DSC on next time.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-27-2011, 04:31:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,710
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: REQUEST: Sound clips of upgraded headers + stock muffler

www.youtube.com

Search Term: E46 M3 exhaust

Spend all day listening and then realize that videos don't do any exhaust justice.

Come back to the forum and ask a bunch more questions.
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-27-2011, 04:27:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Window motor is done! how much to replace??

It is definitely not the motor. Roll the window all the way down. Close the door. Does the door rattle like an old screen door, loud as sh!t like something is loose inside the door?

Take off...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-26-2011, 08:31:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: OEM rear 18ís up front?

I am interested in this...My wife would be the lucky recipient of the additional front rims on her 325i...

I probably won't wind up doing it though...I've got my eye on a set of Work...
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sun, Jun-26-2011, 01:17:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,319
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: VANOS work. DIY without a timing tool

Suave - GREAT work...I really want to dig into my VANOS to inspect it, but I haven't yet found a DIY that answers all of my questions.

Your DIY comes very close to answering all of my questions...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-26-2011, 01:05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: OEM rear 18ís up front?

Is he running the stock 255 rear tire size? By 'lowered a little' is he down to the standard 13.5"/13.0"?

Interesting though...I do like the thought of being able to rotate...damn rears go out at...
Forum: Coding and Tuning Sun, Jun-26-2011, 12:55:38 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 233,040
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: M-track Retrofit: Success

OP - Did you test it and does it indeed open the limits of DSC like the 'real' ZCP M-track mode? Can you please provide a bit of greater insight on the overall experience? I have never driven a ZCP...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-25-2011, 12:06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,067
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Soot on rear of car

ZERO soot here...Not burning oil, sounds more like you are running rich...Are you running cat-less?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-25-2011, 02:01:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,062
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Best bang for your buck angel eyes?

First - Search (there's a little button on the top of the page for you to do so)

Second - Khoalty Budget

/Thread
Forum: Faults, Fixes and DIY Sat, Jun-25-2011, 12:14:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,319
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: VANOS work. DIY without a timing tool

Subscribed...The Hogger videos do leave some unanswered questions (for me at least...)

I read your other thread about the repair...I was hoping you would do something like this...

Thanks for...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-24-2011, 07:28:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,047
Posted By ShafferMD
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-24-2011, 05:12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,496
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires

Why the quick resale? You not like them?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-23-2011, 03:01:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,251
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Why do others bash smg?

Tee hee hee...:rofl3:

Game

Set

Match

/Thread
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-23-2011, 02:58:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Eurowise S54 Billet aluminum dipsticks

No thank you. But why the hell would you want a group buy for a $60 part??? I know the eceonmy is bad, but damn...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-23-2011, 02:45:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,582
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Gloss Black Mirrors

Your car looks pretty good with the contrast...except the trunk...I would definitely wrap that white and leave the roof and mirrors.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-23-2011, 02:43:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,582
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Gloss Black Mirrors

It will match your rear mud flaps...:rofl3:

I just happened to notice that in your sig pic...

Do. Not. Like.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-23-2011, 02:30:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,251
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Why do others bash smg?

^This...

Oh yeah...and figure out how to search because this has been discussed ad naseum since the introduction of this car...this is just another noob thread about the same old shyte...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-23-2011, 02:16:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Thinking of losing the fan clutch.. Zionsville to replace?

I think you are mistaken...There is actually quite a bit of engineering that goes into a cooling system. Sizing the fans is of critical importance. If the fans are not sized properly, one will...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-22-2011, 08:42:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By ShafferMD
Re: Is my Diff too Dry?

Nope...not too dry, too corroded. What you see is oxidation of the aluminum (and every other type of metal under there)...not good...
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