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Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By SledgeHammer!
The pic you posted in #12 is the "intermediate"...

The pic you posted in #12 is the "intermediate" state where you got it half way out of the clips. You need to press the clips in again to get it out the other half.

Think of it this way:

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Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-18-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Weird. For me it was the other way around.

Weird.

For me it was the other way around.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-12-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Dude... any "paper" specs, I would take with a...

Dude... any "paper" specs, I would take with a grain of salt. Dealerships aren't even using certified techs anymore to save on money.

As a matter of fact, last year, I had a check engine light go...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-12-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Super low miles for that year + 6SPD + cloth + no...

Super low miles for that year + 6SPD + cloth + no sunroof stinks of a track car.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By SledgeHammer!
This video is what I'm talking about LOL... ok,...

This video is what I'm talking about LOL... ok, here you can see the springs and how small they are, but its very difficult to see how they are oriented relative to the holes and what angle you need...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-10-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By SledgeHammer!
OMG dude... I just replaced my steering...

OMG dude...

I just replaced my steering wheel a few months ago and removing the airbag was the biggest f'n pain in the ass I've ever experienced in my life. I was only able to do it because I had...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-06-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Sorry, you guys were right. Small typo on the...

Sorry, you guys were right. Small typo on the front left camber lol. Left off the minus sign. Should be -1.1, not 1.1. Original post has been updated.

The "big" ones are a few of the cambers are...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-05-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Hmm... I left my paper work at work, so I can't...

Hmm... I left my paper work at work, so I can't double check the numbers, but if the front left camber is supposed to be neg, maybe I have a typo cuz I bolded the ones that were out of spec. I'll...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Alignment Issue

2005 E46 M3 19" bone stock

Had an alignment done, and the guy said he couldn't bring some of the items into spec. Is this going to be an issue? If so, what should I do?

F Left
Camber -1.1...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-08-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Yeah, its in for service. I've described the...

Yeah, its in for service. I've described the symptoms to like 3 or 4 people (including the service advisor) now and they've all said "sounds like a bad coil / coils". So hopefully thats all it is....
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Whoa -- WTF happened to my car?

Was driving in to work today and suddenly my car started getting all rough / semi stalling / no power. Check engine light came on. Hobbled into the parking lot, but stalled at one light. Knocking...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-02-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Hmm... looks like they are around $40 new. Will...

Hmm... looks like they are around $40 new. Will probably go that route rather then mess around with re-gluing the fabric. The glue is like $16 and you probably need to take 'em off anyways.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By SledgeHammer!
How to reattach roof pillar fabric?

Was driving home today and noticed my rear roof pillar fabric (against the rear window) was hanging off. How is this attached? Didn't seem to be any failed glue. I was scared to use any kind of glue...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By SledgeHammer!
LOL... yeah, no snow or salt down here :). I...

LOL... yeah, no snow or salt down here :).

I do know the car is naturally raspy, its just kind of weird that reving it cleared it up for a bit...

I'll have em check it out at the next service.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Exhaust question...

Some people have been commenting that my exhaust sounds weird / loud / different.

After one person mentioned it, I got in my car and left the door open and it did sound a lot raspier then usual. I...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Is he parting it out?

Is he parting it out?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-23-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Well, I know braking differently wears the pads...

Well, I know braking differently wears the pads differently... What I'm kind of getting at is, given everything else being equal, do they last twice as long, three times as long, etc.

If they last...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By SledgeHammer!
They are prone to cracking around the holes...

They are prone to cracking around the holes because that's a weak point and that's where metal fatigue is most likely to occur. Same as metal generally fails around rivets, etc. As a matter of fact,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By SledgeHammer!
If you tracked them, you probably wore them out...

If you tracked them, you probably wore them out really fast, no?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Ok, so that's what I was asking. They last the...

Ok, so that's what I was asking. They last the life of the car. Actually, I read another article after my post where it said they can last 90,000 miles. Are they really going to last 200,000 miles if...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By SledgeHammer!
What do carbon / ceramic brakes give you?

I'm kind of a car guy, but not really at the mechanical level... Saw the new M4's have a carbon / ceramic brake option for $8500 lol. Why would I spend the price of a car on getting these? Seems like...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-16-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By SledgeHammer!
I called up the dealership and asked them just to...

I called up the dealership and asked them just to be safe and also got a "your car isn't affected". I'll check back in a month or so...

EDIT: Actually, she said she ran my car and there were no...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Are we involved in the RECALL???

I have a 2005 coupe.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Yeah... I guess I do have the illuminated one, it...

Yeah... I guess I do have the illuminated one, it was just kind of broken... the placard fell apart into a few pieces lol. Ordered it up from ECS.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By SledgeHammer!
Shift knob Part #?

I have an 2005 M3 Coupe Manual Trans. Is the shifter knob / 1 piece boot, is that part #25112282450? The one I have now doesn't seem illuminated. I don't have anything against having the illuminated...
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