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Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-06-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,133
Posted By Taunto
Re: M3 requires new catalytic converts

A cat is not made to last the lifetime of the vehicle. Good luck with ur argument with bmw na

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Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-04-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By Taunto
Re: Blown M3 engine - looking at options

Scratch all that and find a used M5 v10 engine and drop that beast into it. That would be sick :thumbup:

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Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-04-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,133
Posted By Taunto
Re: M3 requires new catalytic converts

A look at after market headers may be a solution but from what ive read as the metalic race cats from companies like supersprint will not pass a emission test.

Finding used cats could be cheaper...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-04-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By Taunto
Re: Blown M3 engine - looking at options

23k for a new M engine sounds about right. May be on the higher side yes but for a new engine its going to be in that ball park. Is that a short or long block price? I work for a local Mercedes...
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 04-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Taunto
Re: Want to borrow Pressure bleeder

Gravity bleeding works to. Takes longer but does work

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Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-03-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,260
Posted By Taunto
The problem with the vents sounds like a hvac...

The problem with the vents sounds like a hvac door not opening/ stuck. It is possible that a pivot on the door could be broken.

Also have you had your a/c system inspected. If the rpms are...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-13-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Taunto
Thank you for the insight lmcgrew79. I knew that...

Thank you for the insight lmcgrew79. I knew that it could only be done with adjustable suspension. Well when ever i get the suspension done on my M3 after buying my new house this summer I will look...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-11-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Taunto
Hey there imcgrew. Would you be kind to explain...

Hey there imcgrew. Would you be kind to explain what your changing when doing a corner balance on a vehicle. I'am a licensed tech just never seen or preformed a corner balance myself. Very...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By Taunto
What happens if you give it the beans from a dead...

What happens if you give it the beans from a dead stop? Does it slip? Chatter? Give a rpm flare before u feel it engage n take off? Have you been under the car with the belly pan removed inspecting...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-19-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Taunto
Do not like the sound. The looks are really nice....

Do not like the sound. The looks are really nice. Looks a lot like the Ss muffler. I thought you couldn't bend titanium? I could be wrong but wasn't that reason the old dixxis muffler had cut and...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-14-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,709
Posted By Taunto
that big long post. All those lovely pictures of...

that big long post. All those lovely pictures of the car and no videos :bawling:
Car looks sick tho. Great work HPF and videos are a must :D
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-13-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,262
Posted By Taunto
Very cool. Well put together. Well made and looks...

Very cool. Well put together. Well made and looks great. Only thing missing is what you said, casters. Good job man.

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Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-27-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,393
Posted By Taunto
Hey Kris good to see you are branching out to...

Hey Kris good to see you are branching out to customers on fourms for feedback and ideas really good to see. As for the construction of the hood....if It's built anything like the engine and turbo...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-22-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By Taunto
Why is going low your own concern. Why not get a...

Why is going low your own concern. Why not get a quality coil over that will give you good performance and ride quality. Follow it up with a proper wheel alignment and getting it corner balanced. If...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-14-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,171
Posted By Taunto
Well made point :thumbsup: Vitalik thats...

Well made point :thumbsup:

Vitalik thats great that you can do the repairs yourself. And yes there are lots of DIYs on this fourms and others and on youtube ETC. But his quote on rear brakes was...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-14-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,171
Posted By Taunto
I do not work at a dealership. I work for a Indy...

I do not work at a dealership. I work for a Indy shop.as a tech. But all I see is people bashing the dealer when these posts come up all the time. Changing the coolant for 1600 bucks may include...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-13-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,171
Posted By Taunto
I love how everyone here is saying that the...

I love how everyone here is saying that the dealership is taking the op for a ride and most of the stuff isnt most likely needed when yet no one has seen or inspected the car themselves. Do you have...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-31-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By Taunto
Great write up and Great Post. Answer couldnt be...

Great write up and Great Post. Answer couldnt be said any better. Well done Lucky :clap:
Forum: BC, AB, Saskatchewan, Manitoba 09-19-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,741
Posted By Taunto
Ah looks like I missed out. Havent been on the...

Ah looks like I missed out. Havent been on the fourms much lately. To busy with work n school. Next year for sure as the car goes into storage in a week or so. Nice looking cars guys. Great pics.
...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-06-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,555
Posted By Taunto
the aventador is a sexy beast...but i would take...

the aventador is a sexy beast...but i would take that 458 over it any day of the week
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-05-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,839
Posted By Taunto
Yes lets just throw parts at it without properly...

Yes lets just throw parts at it without properly diagnosing it.

Spark plugs I would change first, since you stated your not to sure how old they are to begin with. once the plugs are in clear your...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-04-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By Taunto
I tried something different last night just to...

I tried something different last night just to see how it would do and it turned on much better than I thought. I had the spare buffer pad that came in the Megiuars headlight restore kit. I used that...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-04-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By Taunto
I love the specials and reviews you and ur team...

I love the specials and reviews you and ur team post up on the website. Really helps deciding on trying a new product. Reading the back label on any product at the store always sounds good, But at...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 08-04-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By Taunto
If any of the products your using are not...

If any of the products your using are not working, just buy new clear lenses, They can be replaced and are not that expensive. I ordered some for my M3 but going to wait till next summer to install...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-04-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,884
Posted By Taunto
The Steering wheel was something different thats...

The Steering wheel was something different thats for sure. I didnt like the seats but what he did for the door pannels did look alright to me. Not cool when you start listing the price of the car and...
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