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Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By slate
Well, I took a look at a spare clamp and the...

Well, I took a look at a spare clamp and the clamps are not on all the way. However, it is impossible using the CV boot clamp pliers I have to get them on to where they need to be. Given all of my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-13-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By slate
Does anyone make the light gray trunk fabric?

Or a similar facsimile? I am trying to match the existing 03 M3 'vert carpet for a project where I had to cut the trunk liner.

Thanks
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-24-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,171
Posted By slate
Smile Not always true. I've used the estimator...

Not always true. I've used the estimator software directly when considering a wrecked car and used parts are not part of the equation for totaling a car/cost to repair. For example, a used engine...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-23-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,171
Posted By slate
The cost vs a clean title is probably the killer....

The cost vs a clean title is probably the killer. From the accident, it looks like the Al control arm got it (and left the subframe alone if the seller is honest) and, compared to what I've seen,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-22-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By slate
these are oem clamps. they only snap on so far...

these are oem clamps. they only snap on so far and don't hold as tight as they should.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-22-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By slate
alternative intake manifold clamp?

I've had these clamps on awhile and they are loose (these were installed about 1.5 year ago after engine replacement by me). I have checked and they are snapped on all the way, but just snug to less...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-22-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By slate
canvas separation?

I was washing the top last night on the 03 M3 (49k), and saw an elongated "bubble" where it appears that the top canvas layer has come separated from the underlying material (on the top in...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-09-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 111,187
Posted By slate
My notes from an install this past week: 1) you...

My notes from an install this past week:
1) you don't need to disconnect the wires on the control arm, just remove the wires from the clips on the arm and body below the RTAB - you can push the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-27-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By slate
call Ben Thongsai at B & D Auto 9830 Derby Ln ...

call Ben Thongsai at B & D Auto
9830 Derby Ln
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 450-0300 from 2002s to our M3s; primarily e39 and older IIRC, but a damn good tech, friendly and good price; also raced...
Forum: E46 Convertible 01-18-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,947
Posted By slate
dirt will stick to the top if you just rinse...

dirt will stick to the top if you just rinse water over it. I use a good quality soft shoe brush (for polishing shoes) and gently use it occasionally to whisk debris that sometimes gets on the top...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-03-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,604
Posted By slate
I agree that the e30 sport seats are more...

I agree that the e30 sport seats are more comfortable and hold better. My non-bolster adjustable seats don't hold as well in the corners and two foot driving the smg results in using the steering...
Forum: Parting Out 08-26-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,883
Posted By slate
trunk floor carpeted piece (the one with the...

trunk floor carpeted piece (the one with the handle)? color? (need gray) Also, interested in tweeters for $90 if still avail (ship to 60008)

Thanks
Slate
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-26-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By slate
I have same engine temp code. under live data...

I have same engine temp code. under live data when car dead cold look up ambient temp, intake air temp, oil temp and coolant temps to see which one may be way off and that might be your culprit. ...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-26-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By slate
should be here in a search - that's how I found...

should be here in a search - that's how I found the info. Look under trunk floor at rear or car near bottom and 3 nuts/side...may have to remove black plastic pieces on the edges to get to the 3rd...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 08-17-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By slate
WTB: HK tweeter for M3 vert (pass side)

For an E46. Thanks!

Slate
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By slate
just observations... interesting that it gets...

just observations... interesting that it gets that hot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By slate
I suspect that if the car is stone cold (or, in...

I suspect that if the car is stone cold (or, in one case, not containing an engine with any coolant in the valve) that the valve should not be burning hot to the touch. Any other thoughts?
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-07-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By slate
I have this issue in the M3. The other day i was...

I have this issue in the M3. The other day i was checking fluids, car cold (ran the previous day) and the part of the solenoid part of the valve (where the unit has the electrical plug) was burning...
Forum: Parting Out 04-28-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,358
Posted By slate
MAF sensor?

MAF sensor?
Forum: Interior 03-18-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By slate
bump

bump
Forum: Parting Out 03-14-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,862
Posted By slate
Hey, I'm looking for the front bumper...

Hey, I'm looking for the front bumper carrier/support. I'd prefer damaged on drivers side, as I just need the tow hook hardware and I don't need an undamaged carrier that someone else can use.
Forum: Interior 03-11-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By slate
uploaded photos and descriptions in my photos: ...

uploaded photos and descriptions in my photos:

http://photos.e46fanatics.com/showgallery.php/ppuser/136513/username/slate

let me know if you can't see them. I am particular and tried to point...
Forum: Interior 03-11-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By slate
Ok, I"ll take some pics and send. No, I want...

Ok, I"ll take some pics and send.

No, I want brushed aluminum for brushed aluminum, but gray plastic instead of black (which I have). When I state gray plastic, I mean the bottom half of the...
Forum: Interior 03-10-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By slate
WTT: brushed aluminum door handles/armrests - have black, want gray

I have a full set of front and rear door handles from an M3 vert with brushed aluminum over black plastic and looking for the same, but with gray plastic. The set I have is in good condition, coming...
Forum: Exterior 03-10-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By slate
bump - trying to get this fixed now that the...

bump - trying to get this fixed now that the weather is getting better
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