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Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-28-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By noelep
Just thought I would mention, I have an M3 and...

Just thought I would mention, I have an M3 and the Xenon went out - turns out it was the control unit. Took it to the dealer and they recoded it on warranty in about 20 mins.

cheers
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-30-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By noelep
General Wheel Question - M3 in the UK

Hi,

I have a 2003 M3, with 18s (255/40 & 225/45) - all factory. I want to move to 19s, as I definitely prefer the look.

I currently have 2x19 M3 rear wheels in the garage...but rather than...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-30-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
I agree - and that way the mod comes with you...

I agree - and that way the mod comes with you when you change the car ;)
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-30-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
I am not really after the ability to powerslide,...

I am not really after the ability to powerslide, or to find the absolute quickest way through a corner - what I do want is a handling characteristic that feels somewhat more stable than at...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-30-2005, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
Wink kmurph, that diagram is just brilliant, many,...

kmurph, that diagram is just brilliant, many, many thanks

leej323 - are you trying to say that Rhys Millen is a better driver than me? ;) If anything, the more posts I see like that the better,...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-29-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
Thanks to everyone for your input and...

Thanks to everyone for your input and suggestions. My next step is to move to 19s, so I may look at the tire options mentioned here.

I think a day at a track may help smooth things out too!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-28-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
Thanks for the info on the bars...I have...

Thanks for the info on the bars...I have experience in playing with under/over...but not quite with this much power behind me ;-)

Anyone any opinions on wheel/tyre packages?

Press harder and...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-28-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
Indeed, I do have the front strut bar... I...

Indeed, I do have the front strut bar... I totally take your point about the oversteer, the last thing I want to do is start spinning like a top!

How does an adjustable front sway bar affect...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-28-2005, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,016
Posted By noelep
Understeer woes...

I have had my M3 for about 6 weeks now, and I love it....

...but as I am starting to drive it harder and explore its abilities I am noticing the understeer that many have mentioned. I know it is...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-08-2005, 03:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By noelep
Haven't BMW also said that the M6 is good for 204...

Haven't BMW also said that the M6 is good for 204 (stock, but obviously derestricted...)?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-07-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By noelep
I haven't seen them yet, but I am assured they...

I haven't seen them yet, but I am assured they are 19" OEM. If they don't match I won't mix it up, but at the price I paid it would be rude no take them off his hands.

...Having read some bits it...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-07-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By noelep
Couldn't agree more badbunny1984 - on the show...

Couldn't agree more badbunny1984 - on the show they bought an Esprit for 23k and spent another 10k or so (excl. labour) and reckoned it would crack 200. I am not for one minute suggesting I want...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-07-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By noelep
Thanks DrunkinMunky - what is a good price for a...

Thanks DrunkinMunky - what is a good price for a new pair of fronts? (New/Used?)

Tire sizes anyone (don't worry, I can look that up on the forum)

cheers
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-07-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By noelep
Hey Alex, thanks for the reply - I figured it...

Hey Alex, thanks for the reply - I figured it would need some mods! I am stock at the moment, and not necessarily after 200mph, but thought after seeing the show - 'hey, I bet the M can do that with...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-07-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By noelep
200mph?

I just watched a UK Magazine Program called '5th Gear' where they are pursuing 200mph (321.9kp/h) on a budget. The current project is to take a Lotus Esprit and upgrade for the double-ton. They got...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-07-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By noelep
ah, there we go - some controversy! ...

ah, there we go - some controversy!

JCz04Bimmer - why do you say it will ruin the handling? I am not for one minute arguing that it may/may not mess up the handling - but why? I am after all...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-07-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By noelep
Thanks guys - maybe I will give it a go and post...

Thanks guys - maybe I will give it a go and post some pictures (unless someone jumps in and has a good reason not to?)

cheers
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-06-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By noelep
Mix and Match - Front & Back

Hi,

I have a 2003 E46 M3, with 18" OEM wheels. I have been given a set of matching 19" OEM rears and was wondering what the deal was with putting them on the back, leaving the 18s on the front?
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-01-2005, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,568
Posted By noelep
Hi ca1242, Many thanks for that - I looked...

Hi ca1242,

Many thanks for that - I looked at getting the NAV out, but for some reason it never occurred to me to have the face down to find the clips....must have been a bit slow that day.
...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-26-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,568
Posted By noelep
thanks for that - I will take a look tomorrow...

thanks for that - I will take a look tomorrow under that panel.

The reason for wanting to not use the cigarette lighter is that it looks a little unsightly with the wire trailing across the top of...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-26-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,568
Posted By noelep
12V Constant & Switched Power

I know this sort of question has been asked before - but I have searched all the forums and can't find an answer that addresses my needs. If anyone can help I would really appreciate it.

I have a...
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