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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By garrettmarvel
I know, I'm very aggravated by the whole...

I know, I'm very aggravated by the whole situation.... But this is also brooklyn, I'm concerned I'm in a no win situation: I complain to the shop then they do a crappy job, plus I can never go back...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By garrettmarvel
Is my body shop ripping me off?

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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By garrettmarvel
Is my body shop ripping me off?

My 03 M3 vert got hit by a dump truck which tore a hole in the drivers side rear quarter...

The shop I took it to is patching and metalworking the panel to fix it instead of replacing the entire...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-05-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By garrettmarvel
so the shop i go to told me i need new control...

so the shop i go to told me i need new control arm bushings AND new trailing arm... total damage over $1,500 including new alignment!

my questions is, bushings wear out, i understand that, but...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-28-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By garrettmarvel
had it looked at and the alignment on rear is...

had it looked at and the alignment on rear is toe-in quite a bit - what is the correct toe-in spec, or too much angle?
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-25-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By garrettmarvel
Tire purchase invoice shows tires as: 25540Y18...

Tire purchase invoice shows tires as: 25540Y18 PILSPTAS+ B
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-25-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By garrettmarvel
wear is slightly more on the outside edge/tread...

wear is slightly more on the outside edge/tread but not major. alignment was done within the last year or 10k miles at least (i think it was done last summer.) i do not check tire pressure...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-25-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question M3 Vert Tires Wearing Out Too Fast?

my most recent tires on my 03 m3 vert barely last 4k miles on the rears, and past tires haven't survived past 6k at most. the current tires are michelin pilot sport+ w a 45k tread warranty... so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By garrettmarvel
3, yes THREE ignition cylinders gone: is that normal?!

So my 03 e46 m3 recently blew out 3 ignition coils at the same time. $567 later I'm rolling again, but wondering if that is abnormal and I should contact BMW to try to get some remuneration or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question i wondered that too - but can the car reset or...

i wondered that too - but can the car reset or recover from that by itself? or does it require service? the car has never had this problem before, and it is colder these days in BK/NYC in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-04-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question HELP: M3 E46 Engine Problem, Need Diagnosis + Advice

so driving my 2003 E46 M3 vert today, i had the top down this morning driving around, then in the afternoon driving again the engine starting sounding strange: slightly deeper throat, pickup was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-11-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question Do black tuner spline security lug bolts exsit for E46?

i just bought new black TSW wheels and want to buy splined tuner lugs for security but cant seem to find them online anywhere in black.

any ideas, thoughts, or suggestions?

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Forum: E46 Convertible 08-20-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,286
Posted By garrettmarvel
i emailed klaus and he said some cars the lines...

i emailed klaus and he said some cars the lines are not removable, which appears to be the case on my car (2003 M3). he said to disconnect at reservoir/solenoid assembly and ship. FYI...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-20-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,286
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question so i am to remove the cylinder with fluid lines...

so i am to remove the cylinder with fluid lines attached? i have been in touch with top hydraulics, and removed the cylinder from the ball mount and bracket, though it appears the lines are not...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-12-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,286
Posted By garrettmarvel
vandyinc - i found the leak, like you said,...

vandyinc - i found the leak, like you said, passenger side cylinder. but is it cylinder that leaks or the wire/tube connection? will buying the cylinder fix it altogether?
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,286
Posted By garrettmarvel
my m3 vert is leaking fluid, but i can't find...

my m3 vert is leaking fluid, but i can't find from where... i've not seen any pools or puddles in the boot tray, and there is some noticable in the resevoir foam boot, but not sure that is the only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-11-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question my m3 vert is leaking fluid, but i can't find...

my m3 vert is leaking fluid, but i can't find from where... i've not seen any pools or puddles in the boot tray, and there is some noticable in the resevoir foam boot, but not sure that is the only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By garrettmarvel
i guess its a contest then between 19x8.5x35mm or...

i guess its a contest then between 19x8.5x35mm or 18x9.5x35 - i don't want a harsh brutal ride, so i'm guessing 19x9.5x35 might be the limit of comfortability.

i'm not hyper focused on wide...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-23-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question Need Wheel Offset Advice - Will these rims fit OK?

I have a 2003 M3 vert and I want to upgrade/change my wheels to the ADR Battle Exe, for which I plan to get 8.5s all around and eliminate the staggered fitment (don't judge), but the offset is...
Forum: Exterior 07-08-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By garrettmarvel
WTB Driver Side M3 Mirror Glass Only

i need driver mirror glass - mine seems to have some water or delamination damage.

Thx.
Forum: Exterior 07-08-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,539
Posted By garrettmarvel
do you have the driver side mirror glass? i have...

do you have the driver side mirror glass? i have an m3 vert, need the mirror glass only.

thx!
Forum: Interior 07-08-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By garrettmarvel
Question WTB astray cover/door for center console w/no scratches or wear

i bought my 03 M3 convertible used a year ago and the front console lower ashtray cover looks horrible with scratches in the rubberized paint.

anybody have just the door cover part in good...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-05-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,719
Posted By garrettmarvel
here is a video of a convertible top down by...

here is a video of a convertible top down by remote key fob, and the description notes its all done by "coding", no modules...

"Used NCS Expert to enable comfort closing of the windows via remote...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,719
Posted By garrettmarvel
awesome dude! i have an 05 M3 vert, and i want...

awesome dude! i have an 05 M3 vert, and i want to program it so the top goes up and down using the key fob, and possibly some of the other "euro" options mentioned above... is there a DIY anywhere...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-01-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 395,559
Posted By garrettmarvel
are there any DIYs out there for the splicing...

are there any DIYs out there for the splicing procedure on the E46? That's what I need, as i purchased the ck3000 but cannot find explicit E46 instructions...
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