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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-02-2018, 10:24:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Thanks man, sadly the dealership doesn't have any of the bolts in stock and the car is going to Las Vegas Saturday. The only thing I'm worried about is what bolt goes in the heat shield for the diff...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-02-2018, 07:31:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Hey guys quick question. At the front of the drive shaft heat shield I am missing a bolt that holds the shield onto the underbody what bolt is that and what is the part number?

Also I am missing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-29-2018, 02:22:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Perfect thank you very much that is what I have for the rear mounts the previous owner replaced them before I got the car THANK YOU :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-29-2018, 02:12:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Oh that might have been where I got mixed up what is the part number for the updated rear? I am installing a Powerflex kit so I don't think I can use them but it is worth looking into.

Thank You
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jul-29-2018, 01:46:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Hey guys I am reinstalling the diff is this the "updated" front diff bolt? This is the one I ordered from ECS and it looks like the old bolt.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-27-2018, 11:24:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Quick Battery Question

Which one do you have? Thank you
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-27-2018, 07:38:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Quick Battery Question

Perfect and that's the Bosch H5 non agm battery correct?

https://m.pepboys.com/product/details/672449/00840
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-27-2018, 07:21:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Quick Battery Question

Thank you :hattip:

What is the difference between the H5 and H7? Someone just told me H7?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-27-2018, 07:04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Benfro89
Thumbs up Quick Battery Question

Hey guys my battery is dead and I am trying to find a quick replacement

What is the part number for the Mini Cooper battery and does it fit with no modification in our car?

Also if anyone has...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jul-27-2018, 02:55:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

211245

211246

I had to crop the photos so that they would meet the maximum size but here are pictures of the Individual paint code. Thought it might be interesting. :thumbsup2:
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-25-2018, 07:41:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

211207

211208

211209

Added some interior shots because I forgot them in the original post. The back seat has been out of the car (I removed it when I first bought it looking to do a delete...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Jul-25-2018, 04:12:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,712
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Individual E46 M3

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=600338

Take a look at my car for sale 1 out 7 Sapphire Black Metalic :thumbsup2:
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-24-2018, 09:03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

Thank you, I love the car and the price is hard for me but I can't go back to school without selling it.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-24-2018, 02:53:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

Thank you! She sure is beautiful! :hattip:
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jul-24-2018, 12:09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

It was, :thumbsup2: it would be a great candidate for to turn into a US Spec Clone especially since it is SMG.

And thank you!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jul-23-2018, 08:27:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

Thank you very much! :thumbsup2: I feel like the price is a bit low myself but I have to get it sold before college.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jul-23-2018, 08:07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

114,000 and I bought it at 110,000 From Rockdogz here on the forums.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=488605
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jul-23-2018, 07:31:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By Benfro89
Thumbs up 2002 Sapphire Black E46 M3

Hi all I am sadly selling my 2002 BMW M3. I have owned this car for almost four years now and have enjoyed every drive but due to college I have to let it go.

There is a long backstory of the car...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-22-2017, 06:40:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

I feel the same way about it being in the back of my mind, and no I drive my car hard but I also try and take the best care of it that I can. I just really wanted to drive it after all of this work...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-22-2017, 02:46:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Cool about to order some little stuff from ECS (exhaust gaskets bolts nuts and the push rivets.

I sadly have a bit of a problem that needs a bit of guidance and experiece.

After I got the diff...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-20-2017, 09:46:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Thank you for the help guys, I found out Powerflex now only sells the black series for both the front and the rear diff bushings for the M3. So that is what I revived and after talking to the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-17-2017, 06:33:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Got all of the tools and thank you very much for letting me know what size socket and star driver I would need. Dad and I got everything out except a couple bolts on the sway bar and unbolting and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 05:19:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Sounds good I am going to get a 16mm for the brace in the back and the e12 and 14 for the shafts later today thank you for your help man this forum is filled with knowledgeable people and the nice...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-15-2017, 04:42:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

I ordered the Purple Powerflex and a new oem front diff bolt. I got the card up last night and thr exhaust is almost ready to come out and hoping the end of the night the diff will be down.

Quick...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-13-2017, 04:43:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,454
Posted By Benfro89
Re: M3 e46 Part out EVERYTHING SOCAL

Are you selling the front splitter separate?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-12-2017, 05:05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Oh no I was talking about the price in reference to the size, and the Powerflex rear bushing kit comes with the revised bold with the longer shanks. Now I just need to get it ordered and we should be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-12-2017, 04:14:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Ha man that's why the front bolt is 19 bucks. Sounds good I'll remember the loctite that's a good idea. Also this might sound silly but do I want to use Powerflex's bushing grease on the outside and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-12-2017, 03:53:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Sounds good guys thank you very much for the step by step help. I want to make sure I don't miss anything with this install. :thumbsup2:

One more quick question before I order bushings I believe I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-11-2017, 06:02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By Benfro89
Looking for up to date rear diff bushing DIY

Hi guys I have looked all over for a detailed current rear diff bushing guide and have only found older guides that have no pictures so here it goes.

Does anyone have a current guide on replacing...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-29-2017, 06:11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Removing ethanol in gas tank

Thank you guys for the help today I'm going to drive for awhile and get as much of it out as I can and then fill up with good gas :thumbsup2:

There are times when the car sits for a while and I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-29-2017, 04:19:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Removing ethanol in gas tank

Thank you for your reply I have been reading multiple forums and I don't believe you can easily siphon because of a stop in the tank neck so I guess I am going to drive today :D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-29-2017, 04:57:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Benfro89
Removing ethanol in gas tank

Hey guys I recently filled up with 12 gallons of 10% ethanol 91 is there any easy way to siphon the gas or do I just have to drive it all out and make sure not to let it sit?

Thanks guys :hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-07-2016, 03:15:40 PM
Replies: 110
Sticky:  Torque Spec thread
Views: 100,514
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: For all you torque wh0res

Good job man I am definitely a torque *****! :hattip:

We need to keep adding to this and make a complete copy. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-11-2016, 10:23:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Do I have Stock or Competition Brakes?

Could they be euro spec drilled rotors? I'm sorry I dont have any pictures with the wheel off.

https://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-S54_3.2L/ES11543/

Thanks for the help guys :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-11-2016, 09:21:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Do I have Stock or Competition Brakes?

Hi guys!

I have been looking for brake parts and I don't know if I have stock brakes, competition brakes or even euro spec brakes?

How can identify my brake setup? I have drilled rotors and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-06-2016, 01:27:21 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 223,581
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Post your custom license plates !

M RATED
:parrot::thumbsup2:

http://i763.photobucket.com/albums/xx280/Ben_Marquis/Mobile%20Uploads/20151230_190048_zpsaqwxdd1e.jpg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-31-2015, 12:20:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,762
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Lightweight battery practicality in a street car

Some say they are but I'm not exactly sure and even if they are (and the appearance isn't just the same like it appears) Braille's customer service has been amazing to me and others so I would...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-30-2015, 11:50:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,762
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Lightweight battery practicality in a street car

I have a Braille B2015 light weight battery and if I dailyed
my car I would not have this battery I have a very very slight draw on my car and it takes 2-3 days to loose a charge on this battery. I...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Dec-29-2015, 03:43:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: FS: (2) Michelin Pilot Sport Cups 305-30-19

What did it take for you to run these tires? This is a lot of meat to fit isn't it? :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-21-2015, 03:25:21 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 92,337
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Intravee: highly under rated, and not just an iPod adapter! READ IF YOU HAVE NAV

Hey guys I know this thread is old and all but it seems like the best place to asking the questions I have on the intravee II.

- I have a Ipod cord ran from the truck of my car to the center...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Nov-14-2015, 10:11:10 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 16,788
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Ford making the new M3s of the world?

I did not like to see "Ford" and M3 in the same sentence. :shifty:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-17-2015, 08:50:44 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 68,069
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Bmw Individual

Hey since this thread just popped back up i remebered you replied to me and I forgot to reply back sorry about that. :hattip:

Did you happen to find any pictures? :thumbsup2:

I just got here...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Sep-14-2015, 02:17:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,707
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Turner CF brake vents

Sorry guys I know this is a old thread and everything buuuut why wouldn't you guys use a adhesive like this for mounting the ducts to the front bumper?
...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Sep-13-2015, 10:04:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,891
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Complete part out CSL and tons of mods

What brand strut bar is that?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-13-2015, 01:23:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,347
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Vibratory Tumbling Parts

Thank you for the very in dept reply :hattip:

I like this idea a lot I do believe in the big scheme of things its not that important to have buuuut I would definitely do this if I was in the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Sep-13-2015, 12:54:23 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 434,662
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Do you take cell phone pics of your m3 constantly Cell phone snapshot thread

Heres my baby :wub::wub::wub::wub:

http://i763.photobucket.com/albums/xx280/Ben_Marquis/20150517_193316_zpsowjg2wbs.jpg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Sep-12-2015, 05:40:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,347
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Vibratory Tumbling Parts

This is very cool:thumbsup2:
But what is the reasoning behind all of this extra coating? Don't these parts come coated/anodized from the factory?

Sorry im just asking out of lack of knowledge....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Sep-10-2015, 05:20:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,317
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Another rear seat delete

I LOVE HOW CLEAN THIS DELETE LOOKS LIKE! :drool:

I know this thread is old but is thier any chance I could just atleast get a quote for making one for my car?

Thanks Ben:hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-04-2015, 08:59:57 PM
Replies: 9,317
Views: 618,380
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: What did you do to/for your ///M today?

Nice looking engine bay man!:thumbsup2:

Where did you get the little black caps for the shock tower and strut bar bolts? They really keep everything looking clean.:drool:

Thanks Man, Ben
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-29-2015, 02:58:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: SMG driving tips

1.By fastest shifting setting you mean S6 correct?

2.Can I get the shifting points calibrated/retaught through the dealer?

Thanks for the pointers on the VOODOO OF SMG. :hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-18-2015, 08:35:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Radiator neck or lower radiator hose for thermostat NPT tap?

If you tap it in the neck I have heard that it does not get accurate readings unless the coolant is up to that point. I suggest you go with the lower hose idea. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jul-10-2015, 07:01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: My very first track day - video

LOOKS GREAT MAN GOOD JOB FOR YOUR FIRST TIME!!!! I'd love to get the opportunity to take my M to the track. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-04-2015, 07:04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Need A Couple Tips On Cutting Bimmerworld Intake Boot

Sadly guys I have been trying it and wrestling with it fir the past couple days on and off(because it's like wrestling a Bear) but sadly it's just too short :facepalm: I am so pissed I just rushed...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-02-2015, 09:07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Need A Couple Tips On Cutting Bimmerworld Intake Boot

Hi guys for some reason I have been having some trouble fitting my new Bimmerworld intake boot.

I was being very silly last night and was trying to take the car out so I was rushing when trying...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-30-2015, 09:06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Finally found one!

Nice find man!!!!!!!!:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-26-2015, 03:20:48 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 223,581
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Post your custom license plates !

Ha yeah man its a sick plate!! And it's been like 2 sorry I didn't mean to putt down 4 but I check the mail all the time
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-26-2015, 03:14:03 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 223,581
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Post your custom license plates !

Ha I've had this plate ordered for 4 months in Oklahoma did you seem my post a couple months ago on this thread saying "RATED M" would be a good plate?:thumbsup2:
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Jun-01-2015, 02:33:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Bimmerworld Intake Elbow New

This still for sale? :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-21-2015, 02:22:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Tulsa Oklahoma Indy Shop VS Dealership

Thank you for all the great information.:hattip:

They sound great for small jobs like oil changes, plugs, fuel filter ect, but I have been looking for a great shop that can help me learn and can...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-20-2015, 05:38:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Tulsa Oklahoma Indy Shop VS Dealership

That's sweet man that's my favorite gas station I live on 111th Street so it's super close to me house.:thumbsup2: that gas station just got bought by two women and thier are really doing a good job...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-20-2015, 04:28:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Tulsa Oklahoma Indy Shop VS Dealership

Have you heard anything about European Auto Specialist? It seems to be the most popular from what I have heard but mabeay I'm.



So you would say don't go to the dealer for a alignment?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-19-2015, 04:31:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Tulsa Oklahoma Indy Shop VS Dealership

Thank you for the heads up do you know of any good Indy shops in Tulsa or around here? Sadly thier isn't a huge group of BMW enthusiasts here.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, May-19-2015, 02:59:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Tulsa Oklahoma Indy Shop VS Dealership

Hi all I have been wondering whether or not you guys prefer the Dealer or Indy shops for work on your cars.

Do you guys think that records from the dealer are important vs indy shops?

How...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-04-2015, 12:45:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Monitoring Vitals On The Fly

Wow this is perfect! :parrot: exactly what I had in mind. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-03-2015, 04:21:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Monitoring Vitals On The Fly

That's what I'm looking for guys either a laptop or using the space that the nav takes up I'I juts want to be able to tap into the cars computer and read all of those vitals.:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-02-2015, 12:29:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 47,175
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Post your aftermarket steering wheel!

What wheel in you guy's odours best for a SMG car. I would love to be able to use a MOMO MOD 30 with buttons but of course I'm not sure how the paddles would work with any of the MOMO wheels which I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-01-2015, 02:05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Monitoring Vitals On The Fly

Ok sorry I thought you were talking about the Android software on a head unit.

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 what app is the best for Android? Also are they accurate?

Thanks guys
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-01-2015, 01:02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Monitoring Vitals On The Fly

I have the stock nav as of now so I don't believe I can install a app onto it.

Wow Dash Command looks really good I need to chekc that out.


I was inspired by the R35 Nissian GTR vital...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-01-2015, 12:23:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Monitoring Vitals On The Fly

Hi guys I have been wondering and researching a way to measure the vitals of our m3s while driving.

What I have in mind is a laptop connected to the computer in our cars and a open program that...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, May-01-2015, 12:04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,729
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Recaro CS, Broadway Static, Rear Seat Delete

I am also interested in the rear seat delete, would like to see a picture of it if possible.

Thanks, Ben :hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-27-2015, 06:00:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Benfro89
Re: SMG driving tips

The CSL software sounds like a great upgrade for the stock SMG. Where can I get that done or how can I get that done. Thanks:thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-27-2015, 05:49:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,454
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: SMG driving tips

I'm very interested in this topic also. I would love to know more about my SMG and the tips and tricks of using this beast to its full potential. :hattip:

Great topic eager to hear replies, Ben
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-24-2015, 04:03:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 68,069
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Bmw Individual

Ha I saw this thread from a while ago and thought hmmm I might as well post my individual up there I bet their isn't anyone with a Sapphire Black M3 yet. Then I see your post of my car.

I wish I...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Mon, Apr-20-2015, 04:25:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Benfro89
Re: SMG Black Alcantara steering wheel

Where do you get this done or where did you purchase it? I'm very interested.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-12-2015, 10:56:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Carbon fiber front and side grilles

Are these autotecknic brand? Thanks
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Apr-12-2015, 10:52:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By Benfro89
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-08-2015, 07:27:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

I hope not. I'm going to hook it straight up to my charger and see how that goes.

Would you say that's the only thing to do now?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-08-2015, 05:54:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

I'm sorry for it being so long guys. I'm kinda in a pickle.

You guys think that the last thing I do before I get a new battery would be to take the battery out if the car and charge it by itself...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-08-2015, 01:40:09 AM
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Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

I hope not.


Why does the BMW manual recommend charging using the leads under the hood insted of straight to the batter?

Also do you think it would be good to just take the battery out and...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Apr-08-2015, 12:53:10 AM
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Posted By Benfro89
Re: 2003 E46 M3 alpine white in CT

Beautiful car I have always loved the AW and Black Rim combo. :thumbsup2:

Also where did you purchase your BMC air filter? Thank you.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-08-2015, 12:17:41 AM
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Posted By Benfro89
Re: PPI opinion needed!

RUN TO THE HILLS:whistle:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-07-2015, 09:11:37 PM
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Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

Guys I went out to the shop today because I didn't have the key with me last time. So I putt the key in the ignition and turn it and the car still doesn't jump to life and register any power. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-05-2015, 02:48:58 PM
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Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

Well I took it off the charger and I went straight to the battery and the voltmeter read 14 volts or so.

The car is not registering the the battery has power, do you think it would it I reset it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-02-2015, 08:44:59 PM
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Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

Because something is wrong and it is not charging and for some reason right now it's still not charging

I'm with the car right now and the below 80% light is still on this is so frustrating :mad:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-02-2015, 06:23:24 PM
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Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

1. I sadly can't close the door due to the window still being up because it was dead and did not automatically go down when opened it to pop the hood.

2. Sorry for the misunderstanding it is not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-02-2015, 03:16:43 AM
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Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

Yes that is part of it, sorry I know its complicated.

I just want to know if:

1. Will the car automatically register a charged battery or do I have to reset it somehow now that it dropped...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-02-2015, 01:45:06 AM
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Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

Im really in a hard predicament one of the reasons I got the Braille was because my OEM was so dead I could not recharge it.

Do you think my Braille will finish charging? Or is thier a problem...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-01-2015, 09:36:29 PM
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Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

I would but I cant get another car into the shop where it is. The Battery Tender Plus has charged this battery before and the other day I charged it when it was low and it took a day. Today I checked...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-01-2015, 02:46:49 PM
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Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

I have the door open so I can access everything in the car. The problem is that I can't shut the door while it's charging because the window did not go down automatically like it usually does.


...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-31-2015, 09:40:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,645
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Lightweight Battery Died With Door Open

Hi guys I recently got a Braille 15 pound 2015 lightweight battery and I love it!

Buuuuuuut sadly i did not do my due diligence and forgot the maintainer one night and had a very busy week and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-19-2015, 12:05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,397
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Streamline Air filter Not For Sale Anymore?

Hi guys Im sorry to post on this thread since it is old but I went to go buy the BMC filter from their website and it is $84 or so dollars for the filter which is fine, but it is $65 jsut for...
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Mar-10-2015, 02:49:12 PM
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Views: 1,574
Posted By Benfro89
Re: FS: OEM Section 1 & 2 Exhaust, Agency Power Exhaust, Oil Cooler, Brake Ducts, Fog

I'm sorry for my lack of knowledge but do those brake ducks fill the hole that the fog lights leave when you delete them?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-05-2015, 10:18:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

Sounds like a winner to me.:thumbsup2:

This is what I just ordered:
https://www.braillebattery.com/index.php/braille/product_batteries/b2015

I'm pretty excited. :parrot: Its what I have been...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-05-2015, 09:52:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

Hey guys I was also wondering what do you guys use to make a adapter of a mount to hold this battery securely?

I was thinking about stiff foam and just cutting a slot into it but who knows?...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-05-2015, 04:56:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Talking Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

Well guys I just purchased the B2015! I talked to the sales rep from Braille and that is what he recommended and then you guys said that that would be the right battery so I am very excited to get...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-04-2015, 08:51:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

If you think I can use a B129 or B14115 that would be great I really need a battery I have been itching to drive my M. :thumbsup2:

I just don't want to have to return it due to it not having...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-03-2015, 11:31:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

I use my car for the same thing its my secondary vehicle:parrot:

Out of curiosity why do you want to switch to a bigger battery? Is it just that it looses power to quickly if it is not on a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-03-2015, 10:56:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

Man those Deka batteries are a tone cheaper definitely a great option. where can I find all their sizes?

You are a great help man if I could give rep I would
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-03-2015, 10:53:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

Ha that's hilarious about the top. :rofl3:

You have helped me so much with that one comment. So can you use all the functions of the car with it?

Would the next size up the B14115 work?...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-03-2015, 09:27:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,386
Posted By Benfro89
Re: Minimum Requirements For Lightweight Battery

I knew that someone would post something about that in this thread. :laughhard:
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