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Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Commando
I'm inclined to think along the same lines...

I'm inclined to think along the same lines e34m5freak199?. Its a natural tendency to suspect the least understood component.

That said try http://www.rpmmotorsport.net/ if you have no success...
Forum: Australia 03-19-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Commando
Hi SKR7, I am not familiar with the Mille Miglia...

Hi SKR7, I am not familiar with the Mille Miglia exhaust. From its name it seems like it should go the distance.

In my case I can hear the OE muffler at 110 in 6th but its almost lost in the wind...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Commando
Mate 320's don't go any faster...

Mate 320's don't go any faster...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Commando
Dinan Hight Flow Muffler

Seriously Canada? I'm a bit outside the continental U.S.

This units fat black ceramic tips look good. It has a nice deep burble at idle and sounds fine in sedate city driving.
Being a...
Forum: Australia 03-09-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Commando
I bought some 2005 M3 suspension from a dodgy...

I bought some 2005 M3 suspension from a dodgy ebay guy. Not sure why. Also not sure how suitable it is for you. Anyhow one of the rear shocks is bent. As I prefer to replace them as a pair you're...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Commando
You should decide which head unit you will go...

You should decide which head unit you will go with as you may well end up doing it twice. Retrofitting the OEM Nav system is a bit of an undertaking also. I've got the OE nav with HiFi sound and the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-01-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 130,463
Posted By Commando
I have yet to experience a relay failure. However...

I have yet to experience a relay failure. However I can imagine there are two ways this could happen.

1. The relay coil goes open. Easily tested. The relay would never click and not work again...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,880
Posted By Commando
Mine arrived thanks Peter. Waiting on the eBay...

Mine arrived thanks Peter. Waiting on the eBay tuner now...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Commando
You're right, perpendicular to the camshafts...

You're right, perpendicular to the camshafts plane.

The correct tool would make it a bit faster and less room for error, but if you take care you can be equally if not more accurate without it....
Forum: Australia 01-15-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Commando
With some 6mm rod and a little improvisation you...

With some 6mm rod and a little improvisation you can get by without the camshaft locking/aligning tool without adding a lot of time to the job. The harmonic balancer pin I had made. You will also...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,880
Posted By Commando
I'll give it a crack.

I'll give it a crack.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-05-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 130,463
Posted By Commando
Hi Steve, thanks for the links to the salient...

Hi Steve, thanks for the links to the salient points in those threads. I remember how long it took to read through them before. Your experiments suggest we need some form of holistic error code...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-04-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 130,463
Posted By Commando
Hi Steve, thanks for responding. I read about...

Hi Steve, thanks for responding.
I read about your motor refurbishment with interest. I looked around for someone to perform a similar repair in Aust. without much success. Not my preferred option...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-02-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Commando
If the pump is failed you will get the cog light.

If the pump is failed you will get the cog light.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-02-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 130,463
Posted By Commando
Hi since this post is still going I'd like to ask...

Hi since this post is still going I'd like to ask if anyone knows how fast the SMG pump electric motor spins either under load or separated from the pump. Why? I'd like to replace it and need a bit...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Commando
Mine had the Beisan O rings, the anti rattle...

Mine had the Beisan O rings, the anti rattle rollers and the closer tolerance oil pump drive done about 30,000km ago. All still performing flawlessly. The o rings are one of the best maintenance...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Commando
Hey Willaaay, Don't tell me that left hand...

Hey Willaaay,

Don't tell me that left hand thread caught you out. I've got one that's almost complete and seems in good nick, Only problem is I'm out of town for the next month being Xmas and all....
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Commando
... and the Figaro TGS 822 organic solvent...

... and the Figaro TGS 822 organic solvent sensors are readily available, but BMW uses resin to cover the solder joints. The hot SnO2 sensors get gunked up in the auto environment.
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Commando
Something...

Something...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By Commando
The colour temp of the OE HID's is 4,300. This...

The colour temp of the OE HID's is 4,300. This colour temp increases as the lamps age yielding a blue to purple hue.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 995
Posted By Commando
If The VANOS has not been done do it. Coils will...

If The VANOS has not been done do it. Coils will show up in error codes and can be changed as required without interfering with the VCG.
I did my VANOS with the Beisan kit at 130,000k's. The VANOS...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Commando
Rajvosa is right. I've got a 3.62 that I used...

Rajvosa is right. I've got a 3.62 that I used when I yanked my 3.91 out. It drives ok and doesn't leak. Just taking up space at the moment.

If you are after a standard ratio diff this might suit...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Commando
2002 318ti E36? Which 'LED bulbs' do you...

2002 318ti E36?

Which 'LED bulbs' do you have in mind?
Anything with noticeably greater light output is going to cause problems for oncoming traffic in the standard halogen headlights. Also note...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Commando
Get the 330Ci. If you do a lot of traffic manual...

Get the 330Ci. If you do a lot of traffic manual can be a drag.
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,836
Posted By Commando
What Bumpgums said above is all good advice. ...

What Bumpgums said above is all good advice.

An advisor specifically experienced with the M3 is required as the engine, drive-line and handling are unique to this car. The M3 does what it does so...
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