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Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-27-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,281
Posted By 46smg
46smg, what were your symptoms? Honestly, I...

46smg, what were your symptoms?

Honestly, I didn't have any symptoms. My car drove normal, didn't miss any gears, I could hear the pump working when I unlocked the doors, I replaced the salmon...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-26-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,281
Posted By 46smg
Hope it's not your pump. Mine went out in 2010...

Hope it's not your pump. Mine went out in 2010 with 75K miles. It's an 03...$$$!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-09-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,488
Posted By 46smg
Mine is also now 10 years old. People think it's...

Mine is also now 10 years old. People think it's newer and I love it when I get lots of stares and compliments :thumbup:. I'm the second owner when I bought it in 06. And, I also have a 2010 corolla...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-08-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By 46smg
Let me refraise what I meant :facepalm:. You can...

Let me refraise what I meant :facepalm:. You can call and ask if they would be willing to check the history of the car if you were to bring it in. And of course they will probably charge you.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-07-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By 46smg
Mine was replaced at the dealership :( And I know...

Mine was replaced at the dealership :( And I know they keep a history of maintenance/service records. I believe any BMW dealership can provide information by entering the VIN. But being that the car...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-06-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,756
Posted By 46smg
I had the same Vanos problem about a year ago....

I had the same Vanos problem about a year ago. But instead of buying a new solenoid coil pack, my mechanic opened up the solenoid coil pack housing and found 3 broken connector pin solder joints. He...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-25-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,650
Posted By 46smg
Exactly, expensive but at least you know it fixes...

Exactly, expensive but at least you know it fixes the problem the first time. Somethings you can use aftermarket, but somethings you just stick to oem.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-24-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By 46smg
photoshopped or not...it looks awesome! I want...

photoshopped or not...it looks awesome! I want one!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-24-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,275
Posted By 46smg
These are the codes my mechanic found when I had...

These are the codes my mechanic found when I had a similar problem a year ago: P0012, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306.

Work Performed; removed and opened vanos control module and found "broken...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-20-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,582
Posted By 46smg
My problem was fixed...$900 later! A new ignitor,...

My problem was fixed...$900 later! A new ignitor, part #63126907504 ($150.49) and a new Lighting Control Unit, part #63127176068 ($509.00) plus labor...OUCH! These two parts are cheaper if you buy...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-04-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,582
Posted By 46smg
Update on my problem. I was told the new ignitor...

Update on my problem. I was told the new ignitor they tried did not work. I have to have a new Lighting Control Module at an arm and a leg price of $900! My car is currently at the dealership for the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 12-27-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,582
Posted By 46smg
I'm glad this Topic got revived because I've been...

I'm glad this Topic got revived because I've been having this problem for years with my driver side headlight. The hesitation/delay of the driver side light turning on. The other night it wouldn't...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-23-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,087
Posted By 46smg
It's amazing what our phones can do now a...

It's amazing what our phones can do now a days...Cool video!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-22-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By 46smg
Wow, your at 170k miles? That's awesome...I'm at...

Wow, your at 170k miles? That's awesome...I'm at 86k miles. I plan on keeping mine for as long as possible. I don't want no car payment at this time. Like they say...maintenance! As for the power, it...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-30-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By 46smg
Try bimmian.com under painted products.

Try bimmian.com under painted products.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-27-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,200
Posted By 46smg
Also keep in mind that I live in California where...

Also keep in mind that I live in California where window tinting laws are fvcking ridiculous..
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I know what you mean...ridiculous!!! I had the lightest tint possible all around....
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-13-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,949
Posted By 46smg
I also checked out Besian's solenoid, which is a...

I also checked out Besian's solenoid, which is a great price, but I wanted to be sure what exactly the problem was so I let my mechanic handle it. The Valve Cover Gasket Set was $103 the Vanos Gasket...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-11-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,949
Posted By 46smg
(03 SMG 82K miles) After a rough idle, loss of...

(03 SMG 82K miles) After a rough idle, loss of power and the Vanos fault code kept popping up these are the codes I found with my Peak Code Reader:

B8 = Intake camshaft position and control
CD =...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-07-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By 46smg
What ever it is, get it fixed because you don't...

What ever it is, get it fixed because you don't want to have to spend $3800 like I did on a new SMG Pump back in 2010. And yes, I also replaced the salmon relay before I replaced the Pump. Good luck!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-08-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By 46smg
After a rough idle, loss of power and the Vanos...

After a rough idle, loss of power and the Vanos fault code kept popping up these are the codes that were detected by my Peak Code Reader:

B8 = Intake camshaft position and control
CD = Misfire...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-21-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 76,700
Posted By 46smg
I took my 03 M3 (82K miles) to my Indy mechanic...

I took my 03 M3 (82K miles) to my Indy mechanic for Vanos issues. It was discovered that the Solder Joints had cracked/broke. Previously, my car had a rough shaking idle and loss of power along with...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-21-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,153
Posted By 46smg
I took my 03 M3 (82K miles) to my Indy mechanic...

I took my 03 M3 (82K miles) to my Indy mechanic for all the same codes posted by Phat///M3. It was discovered that the Solder Joints had cracked/broke. Previously, my car had a rough shaking idle and...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-31-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By 46smg
Hey thanks!

Hey thanks!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-31-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By 46smg
Falken Tires 452, 285x30x19

Anyone in California know where I can find the Falken 452 tire 285x30x19 or order online? Or something similar. My local tire shops here in my area can't seem to find any....Thanks
Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-28-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By 46smg
3M Super Weatherstrip Adhesive also worked for me.

3M Super Weatherstrip Adhesive also worked for me.
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