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Forum: Australia 04-16-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Commando
Curiouser and curiouser. Can you let us know...

Curiouser and curiouser. Can you let us know which DTC were flagged please.


Young magpies available for adoption.
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By Commando
I'd like to see $1000 as it cost more than $2000....

I'd like to see $1000 as it cost more than $2000. Open to trades etc. too.
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By Commando
There has been some interest but I'm still...

There has been some interest but I'm still waiting for someone to 'show me the money'.
In your case shipping costs will be substantial as it cost USD300+ to get it out to Western Australia.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 758
Posted By Commando
How about a used Dinan CAI for about $250? ...

How about a used Dinan CAI for about $250?

http://www.dinancars.com/product/d763-1600a-dinan-high-flow-intake-aluminum-air-mass-meter-housing/?series=M-series&mid=1020/
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Commando
$100?

$100?
Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Commando
I'd look at replacing the VANOS seals while you...

I'd look at replacing the VANOS seals while you have the top of the motor open. These make a noticeable difference at low RPM.
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
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: 11
Views: 757
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: 396
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: 11
Views: 757
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: 299
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: 686
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: 131,971
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: 112
Views: 9,599
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: 546
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: 546
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: 112
Views: 9,599
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: 131,971
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: 131,971
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: 725
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: 131,971
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: 549
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: 791
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: 615
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: 615
Posted By Commando
Something...

Something...
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