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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-16-2018, 04:43:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By icecream
Re: Popped Spot Weld

Am I the only one that sees the head?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-16-2018, 03:17:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By icecream
Re: E46 M3 Black Leather Interior

Not the pad, the arm rest. Or are those not included? The post said armrest (not shown) and showed a pic of the arm pads.
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Thu, Aug-16-2018, 03:14:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,239
Posted By icecream
Re: meisterschaft titanium section 3

Common issue on these?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Aug-15-2018, 10:26:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By icecream
Re: E46 M3 Black Leather Interior

What finish on the armrest?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-14-2018, 04:37:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By icecream
Re: Engine Dead?

Considered an s65?
I'm with you on the risk thing but thats why I have the car. It just absolutely screams from 7-8k soooooo good, get a kick out of it every time.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Aug-14-2018, 03:38:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By icecream
Re: Engine Dead?

I have thought about it but at the end of the day that last 1000 rpm is just too glorious to neuter the motor for and it sets it apart from pretty much any other car on the road. Lots of cars rev to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-09-2018, 05:31:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By icecream
Re: Hot Climate M3's what are you coolant temps?

Same, stays centered in high heat in normal driving after taking care of the system more or less. I even have a, wait for it, chinese Gates water pump (only cause I could over night it for less than...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Aug-02-2018, 11:11:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,738
Posted By icecream
Re: Rare Find: E46 M3 SMG with 319k miles for sale

Nice! I think thats the right call given all the pwople ive ttalked to or heard of refretting the decision
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-28-2018, 04:26:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By icecream
Re: HELP? Noise After VANOS Install

Are you talking about the noise at 1:10 that sounds like someone is waving a saw blade thru the air.
I think you might have to pop it back open, sounds like you forgot to put something back in or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jul-26-2018, 04:52:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By icecream
Re: Azaautowheel review. Just as good or better then Ledermanz.

Wonder how this compares to cobys new leather offering. He can wrap in Napa or grainy if you like that look.
If anyone has close ups of his stitching on leather it would be appreciated, othéwise I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-25-2018, 11:22:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By icecream
Re: Azaautowheel review. Just as good or better then Ledermanz.

Looks great. All the little nuances are not a real issue, who ever looks at the back of the wheel?
And grainy leather is the worst, smooth ftw.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-11-2018, 03:19:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By icecream
Re: Converting side strakes to real vents

Remove the cabin air filter housing on track days??
Unless its overheating in general.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-04-2018, 11:33:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,011
Posted By icecream
Re: Thicker steering wheel

Oh. Haha. Suprised he can't offer the right colors. Look pretty similar in the photo.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jul-04-2018, 04:29:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,011
Posted By icecream
Re: Thicker steering wheel

Those are two different parts of the wheel. The stitiching looks the same on the rim section.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-25-2018, 11:57:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,659
Posted By icecream
Re: Driving impressions of an LSx swapped e46 m3

Go for an intake. Cant not love that noise. Or, OR, get an e9x. You are free to get what you like but man, an engine swap for exhaust sound is excessive. E9x is a winning proposition.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-25-2018, 06:41:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,659
Posted By icecream
Re: Driving impressions of an LSx swapped e46 m3

Really? You dont know whats so special about the S54? Or are trying to be obtuse?
As far as sounding like hot garbage, well. That is subjective. Imo, every LS motor sounds like donkey balls...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-24-2018, 04:29:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By icecream
Re: Deviated stitching

Hmm. That is a great idea.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-24-2018, 07:52:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By icecream
Re: Anyone else experience this? SMG

Is that fact and substantial enough to the point where its worth mentioning? They do get hot but there is an easy fix (as are any smg issues these days).
on a track or canyon roads is where smg...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 06:42:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,461
Posted By icecream
Re: CSL for sale

If one is spending $115k on a 20 year old car, I think they will care that you swapped out a massive original component. Would not help value, increases value a bit on non csl SMG cars.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 06:39:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,461
Posted By icecream
Re: CSL for sale

Cool car but no way id spend $115,000 on one. Would hesitate to spend half that on one and id only do it if it blew my brains after driving it. Flame suit on. :hattip:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 03:49:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 971
Posted By icecream
Re: Misfire Issue - Cyl 6

So try this then. Find a cliff and push the car off. :taser::screwy:

But id replace that spark plug with a fresh one again before anything more drastic. Other than that not sure what could be...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-23-2018, 03:12:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 971
Posted By icecream
Re: Misfire Issue - Cyl 6

You tried new coils or swapped around old coils?
Did you ever try a different spark plug (I assume you ised the ngkdcpr8 platinum? Did you damage or try to gap the plug (I dont think you are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-22-2018, 06:13:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By icecream
Re: Any Difference in the leather used on door armrests between 00-06???

I have cloth/leather in my 02 and it seems the leather came from at least 4 different types of animals... I dunno. No real consistency from the shoulders of the seat, to the headrest, to the center...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-22-2018, 04:48:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By icecream
Deviated stitching

Want to get new leather covers for the m3 and am considering getting contrast stitching to add a little color to the steel grey outside/black inside.
Door cards will be oem grey alcantara so no...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jun-18-2018, 05:08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,092
Posted By icecream
Re: Would the F80 ZCP 666M wheels look good on the E46 M3?

Chekc out bbs rxr , look similar and a few pics floating around.
I thought they would look great with the right color, drop. Too many csl reps and apex running around. Nice change.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-17-2018, 06:22:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By icecream
Re: Brake Recommendations

Can't say I care for my textars. Dusty as heck for one. Would not buy again.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 09:51:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Makes sense if the installer steamed your old foam (which they likely did) to help the skins fit better.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jun-13-2018, 12:59:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

I dont think most people would notice to be honest or care. We do on this forum but we're a little screwy.

There was a backing on the leather though correct? Like a thin layer of foam?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jun-12-2018, 05:01:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

How thick was the padding on leather? Did tbey gove you an option for thinner backing?
It does look a little bloated unfortunatly.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jun-10-2018, 05:43:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,494
Posted By icecream
Re: I know this is lame but...Do I have a power loss in my M?

How dare you street race.

Now that that is out of the way. Are you sure you know how to drive (aside from your own subjective evidence)? Serious question, these cars need to really be in ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-09-2018, 04:57:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Me? LSeat. Still dont know how they can offer real leather for 350. Wrapping just a steering wheel costs as much.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-09-2018, 04:18:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

So I recieved the 'premium option' top grain leather sample. Other than smelling nicer (probably because its a larger piece) it looks and feels identical to the lower quality pieces. I'd say it is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jun-09-2018, 03:32:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,813
Posted By icecream
Re: Comprehensive Avin Avant 3 Thread

That looks horrible IMO. those of us that pay the premium do so mainly for the OEM look and more support than the knockoffs get.
For example my ibus app was updated last week automatically with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-08-2018, 04:17:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By icecream
Re: 19" anthracite Apex Arc 8s on Steel Grey M3. (Aggressive fitment)

Been looking for some good pics of this exact setup for a while. Thanks!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jun-08-2018, 01:25:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By icecream
Re: Are there side grille deletes/blanks?

Haha. Not even close to the same thing man.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-07-2018, 08:14:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By icecream
Re: Are there side grille deletes/blanks?

Just look in the engine bay. They really go no where. The were supposed to be functional but deemed unnessary in development.
The drivers side vent can be followed through the fenders to the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jun-07-2018, 05:08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By icecream
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Tue, Jun-05-2018, 10:42:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,101
Posted By icecream
Re: Koni Yellow Adjustable Shocks & Struts

If that is the case why the beck doesnt koni just offer top adjustables in the first place?

Free bump
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-26-2018, 04:56:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By icecream
Re: Stealth Boxes & other changes to audio system

I have two Polk 6.5 components up front and one 8" sub in the back. Dont miss any of the speakers and sounds great. All the rest of the speakers are gimmicks.
You are getting a dedicated amp...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-26-2018, 04:53:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By icecream
Re: Impulse Cloth Seats Leather Bolster Color

I order the same black as the regular m3 Napa for mine.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-25-2018, 05:03:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

That looks really great. Maybe you take better car of your leather but even then, that is pretty much dead on. Too bad they dont do sewing.
Mind sharing what the hides set you back and how...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-25-2018, 02:46:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Hard to compare 12 year old leather with new.

Maybe comparing it with a portion of leather that is protected from the sun and wear would be better.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-25-2018, 04:07:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Looks really nice. However, I think they only supply the material.
Also, which name is that specifically? Basis, bison etc?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-24-2018, 09:09:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Turns out lseat has a "top grain" option for 150 more so 450 total. I asked for a sample. Will post impressions.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-24-2018, 08:20:44 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 31,214
Posted By icecream
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-24-2018, 04:04:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By icecream
Re: Speaker upgrade question

Same door card. If you had hk there is a badge.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-24-2018, 03:56:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By icecream
Re: Speaker upgrade question

Looked into it and am planning to do it, heard it makes a huge difference. I think e46 fanatics has more info, try searching e46 or 330ci.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-21-2018, 07:53:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By icecream
Re: Dye for black leather

I bought their kit too. Quick question, Did you use a clear and which one did you go with and what are you using to apply it? No matter how I apply it, it makes it look a little milky/dusted. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 10:21:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By icecream
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

Not at all haha. Those are going to be like brand new seats. Much better than buying a "mint" used set.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-18-2018, 10:08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By icecream
Re: AutoBerry Replacement Leather Arrived

Lol, why would there be a core charge?


Look really nice. They smell good?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-17-2018, 04:30:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By icecream
Re: Passenger Side Mirror Issues

Once per day only.


But yes, there is a tab under it. Slide it over and carefully remove mirror. Mine had double stick tape too so pry carefully, maybe turn the car on and let it heat up...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, May-17-2018, 03:14:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By icecream
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-16-2018, 07:34:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By icecream
Re: time to replace the side mirror glass

Got mine from rockauto, super cheap, heated and tinted. Not German but its jist a mirror.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-16-2018, 03:50:55 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,786
Posted By icecream
Re: Best Daily Driver Suspension?

Quick update on the B4 setup. I have always been under the impression that ot was slightly under damped with the eibachs. Had a buddy that runs konis on his M3 ride with me and he immediatly...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-11-2018, 02:53:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 205,195
Posted By icecream
Re: Ordered new Sachs clutch kit from Amazon, this is what I got

Haha. You must be new.
Ill do you one better, ill ship you my car.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-09-2018, 11:19:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By icecream
Re: In Celebration of the E46 M3 (Why Everyone Should Have a Jeep)

That actually sounds pretty fun haha.



Y ou could EASILY replace the Word fiat/chrysler with 'M3'. Fun and breaking are not mutually exclusive in this context.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-09-2018, 08:37:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By icecream
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, May-09-2018, 05:01:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,036
Posted By icecream
Re: Clutch Replacement 2018

PM breadvan, heard he has a nice setup he is willing to sell.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-07-2018, 08:25:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By icecream
Re: In Celebration of the E46 M3 (Why Everyone Should Have a Jeep)

Who cares man, we are talking about fun cars only.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, May-07-2018, 03:09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By icecream
Re: In Celebration of the E46 M3 (Why Everyone Should Have a Jeep)

Those are good utility vehicles but not fun like a wrangler, not even a competition. Take the roof off, doors off and really, its tons of fun. Rest of the jeep line up a really dont care for.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, May-06-2018, 09:47:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By icecream
Re: In Celebration of the E46 M3 (Why Everyone Should Have a Jeep)

Ugh. Had a 91 myself. Sold it for some stupid reason but man was it cool. I will own another one, just as much fun as the M3 but in a very different way.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, May-05-2018, 12:23:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 205,195
Posted By icecream
Re: Ordered new Sachs clutch kit from Amazon, this is what I got

Maybe see if you can negotiate tickets + pit privilages to an F1 race haha.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, May-04-2018, 10:53:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 205,195
Posted By icecream
Re: Ordered new Sachs clutch kit from Amazon, this is what I got

And you never know, some pissed off user may have sent your information to the little b!tch police....

Haha, I joking.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-29-2018, 08:55:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,746
Posted By icecream
Re: About to purchase Arc 8s when I saw these

But weight, strength, finish quality and fitment are not really subjective and vary widely by manufacturer. You are probably correct that 90 percent of the wheels you find on tire rack or Les Schwab...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-29-2018, 06:38:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By icecream
Re: torn sidewall *BIG*

Sidewall is one area tire places will not mess with. Sure it does not contact the pavement but it is a structurally critical part of the tire. Now the question really is, is that a superficial part...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-29-2018, 03:17:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,746
Posted By icecream
Re: About to purchase Arc 8s when I saw these

Which are OEM CSL reps....

Can we agree some reps are better than others? In fact this whole discussion is rather moot - every wheel on the market is a rep of the first round wheel so there is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-29-2018, 01:08:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,746
Posted By icecream
Re: About to purchase Arc 8s when I saw these

I dont believe your replica statement is true. My gut tells me bbs, acs, bmw do not just share their assembly lines. Yeah, it's a 15 year old bmw but its a litote nicer that a junky non m 3 series....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-26-2018, 04:55:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By icecream
Re: estimated SMG pump life

Yes....and predictably everything is breaking.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 06:23:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By icecream
Re: estimated SMG pump life

Super easy. Easier than bushings, on par with screwing in a light bulb. If you do it, get the pin tool, you will regret it if you don't, as I did. Also a crows foot wrench is priceless for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 05:49:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By icecream
Re: estimated SMG pump life

Curious, Where and how? It's an electric motor that bolts to the pump and looks like a quality piece. No real way to destroy a pump unless user error. It can't over pressurize or anything like...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-25-2018, 04:45:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By icecream
Re: 330K Mile E46 M3 For Sale...

Part the rest out and you have a free motor to do a full rebuild on.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-24-2018, 02:59:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By icecream
Re: estimated SMG pump life

My pump motor went out around 165k miles.
Do yourself a favor and just buy a new bürckhart motor now so it's ready to swap when it fails. Mine went with no warning except maybe prime time was a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-24-2018, 02:32:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,652
Posted By icecream
Re: Status Gruppe Exhaust Review. Maximum salt.

I think this is just the truth and I am pretty sure he is not doing it on purpose or because he doesn't care, few business owners would deliberately put their reputation at risk over and over again....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-16-2018, 03:15:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By icecream
Re: Tracking down M3's History/PO's

Every wonder how many farts are stuck in that cloth?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Apr-15-2018, 05:15:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By icecream
Re: Retro BMW Motorsport Emblem

I think the only color that could pull it off is Alpine white.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 03:12:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,051
Posted By icecream
Re: Buyer beware/scam - ElusiveFX (Tab Khan)

Hmm, Skhan posting about Tkhan, nothing fishy here.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Apr-13-2018, 02:28:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,051
Posted By icecream
Re: Buyer beware/scam - ElusiveFX (Tab Khan)

Didn't quite catch the op did not want to pay for a ppi. That is universally accepted as the buyers responsibility. Either way, I thought elusivefx was a cool name. If it was just elusive, or...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 10:28:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By icecream
Re: DSS axle instal

I might be confused but Can you put a 3 jaw puller on it and press it out since it is detached from the diff?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-12-2018, 10:21:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,051
Posted By icecream
Re: Buyer beware/scam - ElusiveFX (Tab Khan)

I don't know man. Most auctions online, aka eBay, are well understood that you are buying a product that is accurately described and represented honestly. I suppose if the auction said "buys as is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-11-2018, 04:46:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,485
Posted By icecream
Re: Exhaust Opinions (thread #1,634,328)

FYI those 6 throttle bodies give it the most inncredible induction noise of pretty much any production car. I also do not think they make any difference on the exhaust noise which has more to do...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Apr-10-2018, 08:07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By icecream
Re: Anyone put JUST catless headers on a stock (exhaust) US car?

It affects the people around you much much more. Something to consider and some people are much more sensitive to it than you are.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Apr-07-2018, 07:01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By icecream
Re: Hood emblem -- old vs new style

I got the same one on Amazon. They make it sound OEM and even print a roundel in the back to make it look as such. I put it on anyway since it wasn't worth it to return. Needless to say, it didn't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-05-2018, 06:14:08 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 219,589
Posted By icecream
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Apr-05-2018, 01:48:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By icecream
Re: E46 M3 vs. 987 Cayman S

You're all nuts. E46 M3 is perfect. Hadn't driven mine for a week cause it broke again and I have been shopping cars all week to replace it but wow was that a nice drive home haha.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-04-2018, 11:39:34 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By icecream
Re: I'm 3D printing a sub woofer enclosure using tough PLA.How thick should the walls

What makes you say that other than sound quality? I thought it was a pretty great idea. You can use software to draw a perfectly fitting part and manufacture easily/safely. If properly designed it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-04-2018, 04:38:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,618
Posted By icecream
Re: I'm 3D printing a sub woofer enclosure using tough PLA.How thick should the walls

Is your concern about strength , sound or both?

Not an expert here but some food for thought:
How big of a sub? It seems a lot of factory "subs" use a rather thin, ported abs plastic enclosure. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Apr-04-2018, 12:38:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By icecream
Re: E46 M3 vs. 987 Cayman S

After reading and digesting this info have you considered something besides a high strung German car? There are alot of cool cars out there man. I don't know your age or desires but there is plenty...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-31-2018, 11:48:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,196
Posted By icecream
Re: E46 M3 vs. 987 Cayman S

Any fun car will be expensive unfortunately in one way or another, either up front or down the line.
You don't need brembos because of one oe caliper (perhaps you are using that to justify the p...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-31-2018, 07:52:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By icecream
Re: Oil leak?

You sure that's not doody?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-30-2018, 03:41:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By icecream
Re: Catted exhaust loud noises

Cool, exactly the feedback I was looking for.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-29-2018, 11:12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By icecream
Re: Catted exhaust loud noises

Cant help you other than I get a rattle on cold start and I am stock everything.
On a side note, how did the tone and volume change with 200 cell cats vs no cats other than the rattle? Still...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 04:58:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,143
Posted By icecream
Re: You will never guess why both my belts disintegrated both at once

There was a thing stuck in the thing and caused the thing to thing.
Am I close?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 03:52:17 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,813
Posted By icecream
Re: Comprehensive Avin Avant 3 Thread

That would be huge if enough people were into it to develop on it.



1. Yes. No regrets. I wish it was better but hey, I have good Navi software, any app I want and decent sound (as good if...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-28-2018, 12:47:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,625
Posted By icecream
Re: Leather Replacements for interior?

Texture is odd. My sample is much smoother and as I mentioned, the color looked good but I did not have a fresh imola to compare too. My sample is quite dajtk, not sure what fresh imola looks like....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-27-2018, 05:31:25 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,813
Posted By icecream
Re: Comprehensive Avin Avant 3 Thread

Minor issues for the most part. With this much tech and integration there will be bugs, even new cars don't get the system perfect. How many car reviews say the interface sucks, or Bluetooth...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Mar-23-2018, 02:48:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,197
Posted By icecream
Re: Getting Rekt by a 335i

It is because the competition has come so far and BMW is catching up or rather sold their soul to management and $ signs.

I really like the M4 but it just doesn't do it for me the way, dare I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-21-2018, 06:02:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,197
Posted By icecream
Re: Getting Rekt by a 335i

Haha. I really really want to like the car and it is the only Z06 I have ever looked at and asked myself, could I? To your point, I guess I should do myself a favor and drive one to see if it gives...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Mar-21-2018, 02:55:30 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,197
Posted By icecream
Re: Getting Rekt by a 335i

It is what you like man. Most people do not appreciate more than 100hp/l NA, most don't appreciate 6 individual throttle bodies, most don't appreciate an 8k rpm high strung engine, and most don't...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-17-2018, 04:50:32 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,813
Posted By icecream
Re: Comprehensive Avin Avant 3 Thread

Audio quality is fine for a noisy m car. There is a lot of hissing when the volume is low.
My volume down button on the steering wheel control will skip tracks in Spotify instead of volume down. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Mar-08-2018, 11:38:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,756
Posted By icecream
Re: I miss the summer...

People forget too there is more to California than the Bay area. Orange county and San Diego are very nice if you can find a good job there.
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