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Forum: Australia 08-20-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 33,466
Posted By launch
So, no one has any referrals in Victoria??

So, no one has any referrals in Victoria??
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 33,466
Posted By launch
10% is not too bad. It's when it's 25% that I...

10% is not too bad. It's when it's 25% that I have a problem with it.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 33,466
Posted By launch
Ok, looks like it might be my turn! Was only a...

Ok, looks like it might be my turn! Was only a matter of time, right?

I had a peak under the car this afternoon and found issues. Both sides showing signs of stress. See attached photos.

The...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-30-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By launch
Yeah I'll do this first. I haven't had much luck...

Yeah I'll do this first. I haven't had much luck with the additives and engine cleaner stuff in the past but worth a shot.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-29-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By launch
Thanks guys, awesome as always. This really...

Thanks guys, awesome as always. This really sounds like the issue. Next time I order parts from the states I'll get the rubber gaskets and give it a go.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-23-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By launch
Connectors on either side: do you mean the wires...

Connectors on either side: do you mean the wires that connect to the pump/sensor? I've seen pictures of them breaking away but I don't think thats the issue or the diagnostics would show implausible...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-23-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By launch
Yeah thats what I'm talking about. Your...

Yeah thats what I'm talking about.

Your driver-side = my passenger side (Australia). i.e. LeftHand, LH.

Question is whether there is any way to be certain? Or whether anyone agrees with my...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By launch
Thanks for the response. Is there any way to...

Thanks for the response. Is there any way to check without pulling it out and doing the multimeter thing? My gut feeling is the left hand one is going (low reading on full tank) but I'm not about to...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-21-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By launch
Fuel not reading full

Hi all,

So I've had some issues recently - I've filled up the car and it won't show full. Needle sits between 1/1 and the right most dot.

I've pushed as much fuel into it as possible to the...
Forum: Interior 03-20-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By launch
WTB E46 M3 gear knob and boot

As the title says, mine has worn and bubbled. I'm located in Australia but will pay postage
Forum: Interior 01-13-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By launch
Ok what a dumb thread - turns out there is...

Ok what a dumb thread - turns out there is distinct RHD/LHD knobs. The knob itself is the same but the boot cut out is different.

Mods feel free to lock this, I'll have to find one locally or in...
Forum: Interior 01-13-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By launch
WTB: E46 M3 shift knob and boot

Hi all, looking for a good condition OEM illuminated shift knob and boot (the one piece integrated thing in black leather) for an E46 M3 Manual.

Located in Australia zip code 3000.

My logo is...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By launch
Yeah, you're just going to have to do the rest of...

Yeah, you're just going to have to do the rest of the driveway now.

Alternatively, have a look at this: http://www.envirosafesolutions.com.au/productinnerpage.php?cat=29&product=24
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By launch
You 100% on this? When I search that on eBay it...

You 100% on this? When I search that on eBay it says they're for a Corolla. Not doubting you just wanted to double check, when I search for E46 M3 it's around $50AUD shipped.
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,631
Posted By launch
The link you put in your original post sounds...

The link you put in your original post sounds like the text book answer for the SMG problem. I'd never heard about it until then. Great cheap easy fix for that. The mechanic's diagnosis seems to back...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,631
Posted By launch
Sounds totally normal to me mate. Oil temp...

Sounds totally normal to me mate.

Oil temp is always slightly high after restarting a hot engine (oil stops circulating). Everything else sounds like the engine doing it's job. It has been hot as...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,496
Posted By launch
Thanks for the tip - mine also has the brown...

Thanks for the tip - mine also has the brown issue, might look into this, I had one mechanic try and tell me they wouldn't roadworthy the car without it being replaced.

I assume you got the grey...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By launch
I have a spare tv module if anyone is interested....

I have a spare tv module if anyone is interested. make an offer.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By launch
makes me feel better - were those at auction? ...

makes me feel better - were those at auction?

i missed out on a perfect low km black e36 m3 that i wanted before i gave up trying to find them and looked at e46 instead. i was getting in the car...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By launch
do you mean the connects2 ipod thing? It's super...

do you mean the connects2 ipod thing? It's super easy, either pull out your HU and wire it in from there or pull out your stacker and do it there (less messy at the back, but you have to run the cord...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-25-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By launch
Sunroof has mind of its own (auto adjusting)

This just happened today and I'm curious as to why, 40 degree day (celsius, so 104 in fahrenheit, i.e. hot, and dry).

Had the air con on and every couple of minutes I noticed the sunroof would...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,719
Posted By launch
Bumping a very old thread. Replaced the ps pump...

Bumping a very old thread. Replaced the ps pump with brand new item noise remains. What's next?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-02-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By launch
Today I went and monitored a cold start process. ...

Today I went and monitored a cold start process.

As follows:

Engine Start
Fuel system is "open loop".
Secondary air pump starts and runs 60-90 seconds.

During this time:
Post-cat o2...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-02-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By launch
On an M3 this would be the fan clutch not...

On an M3 this would be the fan clutch not engaging. The part is easy to get (around $100USD) and both easy/difficult to fit. Easy because it's quite straightforward, hard because your clutch will be...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-02-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By launch
Secondary air nightmare

This is killing me slowly. Here's the abridged version.

'01 E46 M3. Went overseas and left the car for a month. When I came back the car's battery had died (age contributed) and it threw errors.
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