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Forum: General E46 Forum 07-10-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,268
Posted By Brianthechemist
I hate to resurrect a dead thread, but does...

I hate to resurrect a dead thread, but does anyone know how much of a pain in the a$$ this is? is it possible?

I've got an aging m3 SMG wheel that i'd like to replace and you can get a new...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 08-16-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Brianthechemist
Bump for some great speakers. I have the same...

Bump for some great speakers. I have the same ones in my car (I think I even have the same adapter rings)
Forum: Parting Out 08-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,600
Posted By Brianthechemist
I'm looking for the seat brackets (no motors,...

I'm looking for the seat brackets (no motors, just where the 4 moving arms attach to the floor slider) for the drivers seat.

Where are you located? (I'm also in CT, Danbury by the NY border) I...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Brianthechemist
Ask the dealer to check to see if the key is...

Ask the dealer to check to see if the key is enabled. The EWS has 10 key serial numbers enabled from the factory (but only the factory knows what these serial numbers are). This is why you need to...
Forum: Parting Out 03-09-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,933
Posted By Brianthechemist
Do you still have the instrument cluster (Speedo,...

Do you still have the instrument cluster (Speedo, tac, etc)?
Forum: Miscellaneous 10-21-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Brianthechemist
Is this thing gorilla glass (like OEM) or...

Is this thing gorilla glass (like OEM) or plastic?

Interested if it is glass...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-30-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 34,067
Posted By Brianthechemist
gentle heat gun action will loosen the PSA that...

gentle heat gun action will loosen the PSA that holds them on.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-12-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Brianthechemist
cool. I'll have to check it out. I've got a...

cool. I'll have to check it out. I've got a potentially painful 10 hour drive this week in the M.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-12-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Brianthechemist
Interesting. Perhaps I have longer legs (34"...

Interesting. Perhaps I have longer legs (34" pants length). I have knee problems and have found that it is more comfortable to me to sit with my legs more or less straight (not bent at the knee...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-12-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Brianthechemist
Power seat travel adjustment?

I've recently done the lumbar/bolster retrofit for my m3 that includes new seat back foam.

Unfortunately, now that the seat foam is "fresh", i've found that the seat is too close and the power...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-11-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Brianthechemist
did you try the round connector with BMW software...

did you try the round connector with BMW software or PA soft? It is possible that you need the actual bmw software to get access to everything
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-03-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Brianthechemist
you probably need to use the pacman plug under...

you probably need to use the pacman plug under the hood. If it is like my wife's 540, the OBDII under the dash only reads a subset of the computers. To clear the airbag (and other non-engine) codes...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-23-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By Brianthechemist
if you decide to drill it, get a left-hand drill...

if you decide to drill it, get a left-hand drill bit set (that works reversed) Often, the drill bit will bite and help you work the broken bolt out as you drill (instead of driving it further into...
Forum: Interior 07-09-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,785
Posted By Brianthechemist
Beautiful work. I have done some CF work myself...

Beautiful work. I have done some CF work myself and I know how hard it is to get the weave to look right.

Have you thought about doing an SMG dome?
Forum: Suspension and Braking 07-08-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Brianthechemist
WTR (rent) E46 Rear lower ball joint tool

I'm looking for the tool to remove the lower balljoint (#3 in the diagram below).

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/q/b/17.png

I'm willing to buy it (and sell it again) or rent it. I've read...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 07-07-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By Brianthechemist
That's a nice TIG bead you've got there. :)

That's a nice TIG bead you've got there. :)
Forum: Interior 06-23-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Brianthechemist
They have some on the site with grip inserts, do...

They have some on the site with grip inserts, do these apply for the group buy?

Also, where is the option for 4" SMG pedal? I don't see it on the site.
Forum: Interior 06-05-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Brianthechemist
Where is the scuff? (is it visible while...

Where is the scuff? (is it visible while driving?)
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-26-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Brianthechemist
Good point on the flex. I wasn't even thinking...

Good point on the flex. I wasn't even thinking about that. :)
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-25-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Brianthechemist
Upon closer inspection, it looks like the...

Upon closer inspection, it looks like the adhesive isn't sticking. Try this stuff: http://www.amazon.com/3M-Heavy-Mounting-4910-Clear/dp/B0016HGFXW/ref=pd_sim_indust_3

Make sure it is completely...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-25-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Brianthechemist
my guess is that the profile of the right side...

my guess is that the profile of the right side doesn't match the bumper as well as the left side does. Since the mold-maker had to make 2 separate molds and very likely didn't make them by CNC or...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-16-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By Brianthechemist
Use 3m VHB adhesive. You can find it on auction...

Use 3m VHB adhesive. You can find it on auction sites. It is the same adhesive that is on the indusrial velcro on the EZpass and is commonly used in skyscrapers to attach windows to the building.
...
Forum: Interior 05-10-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Brianthechemist
cool how much would you want, shipped to 06810? ...

cool how much would you want, shipped to 06810?

You don't have the switches by chance?
Forum: Interior 05-10-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Brianthechemist
Perfect. It looks like you've had it apart, what...

Perfect. It looks like you've had it apart, what else do I need? (I'm assuming the harness is already in the car and I just need to add the appropriate switches) I've got power, heated seats...
Forum: Interior 05-09-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Brianthechemist
E46 Power bolster/lumbar drivers seat

Looking to get my hands on a (preferably) M3 or M6 drivers seat or pump mechanism for the bolster/lumbar.

I'm looking to do a retrofit into my existing seats and am hoping to save on parts.

NYC...
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