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Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-29-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By n3985
No one is mentioning driver mod? OP go hit...

No one is mentioning driver mod?

OP go hit up an autocross session and/or HPDE event to get to know your car better, then decide what you'd like to change about it.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 07-27-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By n3985
+1 for Lee :thumbup:

+1 for Lee :thumbup:
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-20-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By n3985
All standard maintenance items, be prepared for...

All standard maintenance items, be prepared for sticker shock when you get the quote.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-17-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By n3985
+1 OP who is your indy BMW shop? I am in NJ...

+1

OP who is your indy BMW shop? I am in NJ too maybe I can suggest a better one.

Also provide us ALL the codes which popped up.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-14-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By n3985
Then go buy one already and find out for yourself...

Then go buy one already and find out for yourself :thumbup:
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,128
Posted By n3985
What? US spec cars have cats in the...

What?

US spec cars have cats in the headers...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-10-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By n3985
Your car needs to go through a drive cycle to...

Your car needs to go through a drive cycle to reset all monitors

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1285660-OBDII-drive-cycle-explained-smogging
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-09-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By n3985
I have Dinan springs, they lower the least and...

I have Dinan springs, they lower the least and have a soft enough spring rate to be comfortable around town. H&R lowers more, is stiffer, and gives the car a raked look.

Better in your eyes is...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-08-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By n3985
Buy from ECS the Lemfoerder arms and control arm...

Buy from ECS the Lemfoerder arms and control arm bushings, find someone local to install for $200, save yourself $400 from the $1200 shop quote.

Never buy used suspension components like control...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-07-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By n3985
That's like asking which is better, vanilla or...

That's like asking which is better, vanilla or chocolate?

What are you looking for in a lowering spring?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-02-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,901
Posted By n3985
If one person replies your current income is not...

If one person replies your current income is not enough for an M3, it is only one opinion.

If two people replies your current income is not enough for an M3, it is only two opinion.

If already...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,901
Posted By n3985
$140 per month is not a material expense if...

$140 per month is not a material expense

if it makes a difference to you on whether or not you should buy a car or not then you should definitely aim lower, even lower than an E36 M3
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-01-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,901
Posted By n3985
Yes, don't buy that one either. An M3...

Yes, don't buy that one either.

An M3 regardless of year was an expensive car new.

What is difference in maintenance cost between a new or used card? there is no difference...

Unless you...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By n3985
But you said you took off the wheel/tire to...

But you said you took off the wheel/tire to inspect the wheel bearing? You did not leave it on with car jacked up to do the wheel bearing wiggle test?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-30-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By n3985
Sounds like you need a wheel and tire balance +...

Sounds like you need a wheel and tire balance + alignment check + full vehicle suspension/bushing/filters/fluids inspection at a reputable shop vs. internet Sherlock Holmes :)
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-25-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By n3985
Being realistic everyone raises a hand for...

Being realistic everyone raises a hand for wanting to attend a meet but come day of 90% flake out. Plenty of other people organizing meets of various sizes already so the hard work is done.

It...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By n3985
When in doubt go with original equipment: ...

When in doubt go with original equipment:

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-M3-S54_3.2L/Engine/Ignition/Spark_Plugs/

Don't cheap out on things that make the engine run.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-18-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By n3985
:hi:

:hi:
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-18-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,128
Posted By n3985
Don't want to sound like a naysayer but if it was...

Don't want to sound like a naysayer but if it was easy to build a M54 to 300HP, there would have been a ton of them by now. Th E46 is an aged chassis now and most of what works and do not work have...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-16-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By n3985
OP are you sure it is not pad deposit? I can't...

OP are you sure it is not pad deposit? I can't fathom how 250 miles of city driving can wrap new rotors? If one warped early (somehow) due to manufacturing defect...OK but you said both are bad?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-03-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By n3985
OP I think you'll get better responses from the...

OP I think you'll get better responses from the tenured racers at:

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?128-Track-Auto-X-amp-Drag-Racing-sponsored-by-Bimmerparts-com

and
...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-02-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By n3985
Do you have the newer/upgraded differential...

Do you have the newer/upgraded differential bolts?

http://m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=345096&highlight=updated+differential

Also could be bad guibo or center support bearing
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-26-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By n3985
When in doubt about reaching operating temp...

When in doubt about reaching operating temp according to the DME...Italian tune up time :)
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-26-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By n3985
Does your car reach proper coolant temp or...

Does your car reach proper coolant temp or hovering below the middle mark? Drive cycle won't complete unless coolant gets up to temp and it won't if say... your thermostat is faulty.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-13-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By n3985
ECS do not have their own control arms. If you...

ECS do not have their own control arms. If you are referring to the ECS refresh kit it uses Uro arms as pictured.
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