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Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
I've tried to post the video and email it but for...

I've tried to post the video and email it but for some reason my phone just isn't cooperating. I'll try and figure out a way to send it somehow.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
If you tell me your email I can send you a short...

If you tell me your email I can send you a short video of what my exhaust sounds like. I can't upload it on here from my phone. It's not the best quality but it'll at least give you an idea of what...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-05-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Catless headers and a cheap topspeed replica...

Catless headers and a cheap topspeed replica exhaust. The drone sucks but it sounds amazing. That's what I have on my car and everyone loves the sound. By everyone I mean Mustang guys, Porsche guys,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
What are the codes? If they say something along...

What are the codes? If they say something along the lines of camshaft position sensor over retarded you're looking at a new vanos. And yes that does cost around 2 grand to do it yourself. The vanos...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-26-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Totally agree with this guy, I have a feeling it...

Totally agree with this guy, I have a feeling it overheated the second time due to improper bleeding. As far as the engine goes, it's a great engine. I have an m3 and I love everything about it. But...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-20-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
To each his own. I don't use rebuilt parts and I...

To each his own. I don't use rebuilt parts and I don't use auto zone. The op asked how to fix his problem, I told him how. With that information he can decide either to get his hands dirty and fix...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-19-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
I promise I'm not being a smartass, but you say...

I promise I'm not being a smartass, but you say brakes are safety items, and I completely agree. But To me, a $60 caliper doesn't sound like the safest bet. That's what cheap pads cost per axle. My...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Diagnosis: almost positive it's a vacuum leak. It...

Diagnosis: almost positive it's a vacuum leak. It also could be an exhaust leak.
Location: intake elbow, intake manifold gasket, exhaust manifold gasket or pre cat exhaust leak.
The accordion...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-19-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Easy fix. Remove the wheel, then remove the...

Easy fix. Remove the wheel, then remove the caliper, then remove the pads from the caliper. Pump the brake pedal until the caliper piston is pushed out enough to where you can remove it from the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,933
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
It sounds like a suspension issue more than a...

It sounds like a suspension issue more than a tire issue. And the shop that does your alignment is supposed to take it for a test drive immediately after to make sure the car drives right. So whoever...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
A new sensor should fix it. If not, then they...

A new sensor should fix it. If not, then they probably overheated the catalyst itself. Tis why I DIY lol and any shop that uses a torch to loosen bolts isn't a very good one. That's a backyard...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Sensor 2 is usually a catalytic converter...

Sensor 2 is usually a catalytic converter efficiency problem. Do you still have the cats and did the code say 02 bank 1 sensor 2 circuit high voltage or something along the lines of that? If so then...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-08-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
If it was fuel pressure it would affect all 6...

If it was fuel pressure it would affect all 6 cylinders. If it's cutting the fuel to the cylinder that means it's a dead cylinder misfire which is caused by an ignition problem or possibly...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-17-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Haha Nahhhh that's not until 2095. Sent...

Haha Nahhhh that's not until 2095.

Sent from my SCH-I545 using BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Yea my buddy who's from California told me the...

Yea my buddy who's from California told me the same thing today. For some reason I assumed I would get in trouble whether it was registered in md or not. But he said it'll be fine. Especially since...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
I didn't know that. Every time I see a set of...

I didn't know that. Every time I see a set of highflow cats on the forums they're "200 cell race cats" that go for $200 a piece used. Thanks for the info that'll be worth looking into.

Sent from...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
In the e46 the headers have built in cats. I...

In the e46 the headers have built in cats. I could easily install cats further down the exhaust but they are so expensive. And I'd have to make longer o2 wires and fabricate threaded holes in the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-16-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Noted. First and last time referring to...

Noted. First and last time referring to California as cali. Nonetheless, I doubt I'll be familiarizing myself with the locals because for the 6 months I'll be there, I won't have much of a life...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Lol thanks guys Sent from my SCH-I545 using...

Lol thanks guys

Sent from my SCH-I545 using BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Anybody going to bmw step in 2014?

Hey guys I just got accepted into the bmw step program for November 1st in Ontario, CA. Is there anyone on here that's going as well?

Also, I don't know how this works but I was hoping to see if...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
+1. Clean it, let it dry, hope It fixes the...

+1. Clean it, let it dry, hope It fixes the issue. If not you'll probably need a new maf. But you should be throwing a maf sensor code of some sort. Something like maf circuit sensor voltage low or...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-15-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,182
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Tire shops actually use patch plugs. Regular...

Tire shops actually use patch plugs. Regular plugs run the risk of coming out, causing a rapid loss of air, borderline blowout. I've never had a problem with plugs but I don't advise using them. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Some problems set pending codes, which won't be...

Some problems set pending codes, which won't be read by your code reader until they become trouble codes. Which is when they occur enough times for the pcm to change it from a pending code to a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-15-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Not necessarily. By law, since 1996 every car...

Not necessarily. By law, since 1996 every car produced has to allow any scanner to read their codes. It's not required to give a description of the code, however, and it's not required to read you...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By 2002topasblueM3
Ok then that's a bit of an issue. I'm thinking...

Ok then that's a bit of an issue. I'm thinking the pole is bent. If it can be removed, you can fix it with a table vice and a hammer. If not, you're kinda screwed. If it's not bent, then the motor is...
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