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Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-11-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By maw1124
Certainly good to know before I go changing the...

Certainly good to know before I go changing the headlights. I like the angel eye look, but not at the expense of the self leveling feature.

Have all other angel eye upgraders lost the self...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By maw1124
I had them put mine up under the front cowl. The...

I had them put mine up under the front cowl. The dashboard material doesn't block the signal too badly. Before they moved it there, the head unit would report "signal lost" but moving it there...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-13-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By maw1124
So it looks like you're down to (1) resistor mod,...

So it looks like you're down to (1) resistor mod, then (2) pump, sad to say, because I think the temp sensor is part of the unit itself. You've seen people who like to clean / rebuild the motor in...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-12-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By maw1124
Please keep us posted, because this issue now has...

Please keep us posted, because this issue now has my attention.

Look at this...http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=270766

The original poster's comment about the SMG temp being...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-12-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By maw1124
Ok. Folks seem to want to do the "resistor mod"...

Ok. Folks seem to want to do the "resistor mod" for that. I have no experience with it as I have had no problems.

Good luck,

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-12-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By maw1124
And are you sure the SMG cog light hasn't been...

And are you sure the SMG cog light hasn't been disabled? Like, have you EVER seen it on, is the car used, etc... I hate to bring up the prospect but it's worth checking into. You said you had a...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-09-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By maw1124
Search "resistor mod"... More...

Search "resistor mod"...

More specifically... http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=855810&highlight=resistor+mod

Good luck.

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-09-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By maw1124
I didn't see this at my first post. They can be...

I didn't see this at my first post. They can be rebuilt, and teslazerok has just pointed out the thread. That's the disassemble and clean I mentioned.

Cheers,

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-07-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By maw1124
That's 12yrs, 110k miles (+ some good advice). ...

That's 12yrs, 110k miles (+ some good advice). Mine has 10yrs, 85k miles on it (all original, but not a daily), and I'm going to do fluid, full reset and maybe a disassemble and clean as...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-31-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By maw1124
Good stuff. You're welcome. maw

Good stuff. You're welcome.

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-30-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By maw1124
Is there a CEL? Almost seems like a dirty MAF......

Is there a CEL? Almost seems like a dirty MAF... The catalyst protection code seems to indicate the computer is reading dirty input, which would point to a dirty MAF. I would also check these...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,457
Posted By maw1124
Exactly. 10w60 synthetic is just that -- 10w60...

Exactly. 10w60 synthetic is just that -- 10w60 synthetic. I'd rather see people use whatever they're comfortable paying for and change every 5k miles, rather than look for "the best" and leave it in...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-23-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,457
Posted By maw1124
I would completely expect them to know the...

I would completely expect them to know the answers, or else they wouldn't be working on my car. They are former BMW techs.

They also say NEVER let your car go the full oil change interval spec'd...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-23-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,457
Posted By maw1124
It's been in my car for years (3 of them...

It's been in my car for years (3 of them actually), and every tech I've ever spoken to about it recommends it up there with Mobil 1 synthetic. It's a "now you can get it" thing, not a "beware of it"...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-23-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,457
Posted By maw1124
+1000%, this. The LiquiMoly is fine, if not...

+1000%, this.

The LiquiMoly is fine, if not better. I don't think it was readily available 10-15 years ago when these cars were made and shipped from the factory. To read too much into that is...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By maw1124
The thought being you'll take some loan (or pay...

The thought being you'll take some loan (or pay cash) to make up the difference between market value and loan (or trade in) value anyway. So once you cross that threshold, what difference does the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-14-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By maw1124
I think an '03 with those miles (dealer demo...

I think an '03 with those miles (dealer demo miles, then true ownership), good history, $17,500 is about right. I don't know what's up with the rear lights, maybe a LED upgrade? IIRC, LED was only...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-05-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By maw1124
Thanks, alirz. That's what I figured. I'm...

Thanks, alirz. That's what I figured. I'm skeptical of a software fix for a hardware problem. But I am open to being convinced.

Cheers,

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-04-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By maw1124
On this topic, has anyone with the SMG software...

On this topic, has anyone with the SMG software compared it to the dual clutch action in the E9x series cars? I'm told it is not possible to make SMG react that fast. Any thoughts? I would be up for...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-27-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By maw1124
E39, last year, Carbon over Cinnamon with...

E39, last year, Carbon over Cinnamon with Extended Leather.

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-27-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By maw1124
Right, I basically don't see the reason to drive...

Right, I basically don't see the reason to drive this car with the top up. They make sedans for that. NEED to hear the exhaust out back.

That said, the thought of modifying this exhaust has me...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-27-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By maw1124
I agree with you on the SMG being a no...

I agree with you on the SMG being a no maintenance item after 4 years. Just change the fluids and rock on. But I have only put around 20k on mine in that time. Moving to a coupe, you don't miss...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-26-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By maw1124
Do people here not like the Borla systems? Are...

Do people here not like the Borla systems? Are they no good with stock headers?

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-24-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By maw1124
Wheels look good, especially with the tint. M3's...

Wheels look good, especially with the tint. M3's always look funny to me in the snow. I just don't expect to see them in that environment.

Cheers,

maw
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-10-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By maw1124
Thanks. I don't see mine going anywhere either,...

Thanks. I don't see mine going anywhere either, but up in value. I think it's the purist expression of BMW M. And I don't think I'm alone.

maw
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