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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-16-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By TramRam
I just bought a set of Koni Yellows for my M (3)...

I just bought a set of Koni Yellows for my M (3) since I have 128kmi on the clock and my OE struts are feeling very tired. Apparently the rear Konis have to be uninstalled to adjust them so I'd like...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-29-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By TramRam
I live and have lived in South Fla (the 'Sunshine...

I live and have lived in South Fla (the 'Sunshine State') for a bunch of years & the sun here is BRUTAL on car finishes, exterior trim and even the interiors of cars not protected by window tint and...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-27-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,087
Posted By TramRam
Top Speed Runs

My bad Bryso21! I didn't read the original post with the make & model constraints! 140 in my stock E46M...I'll do better later...need someone to chase! Be safe comrades! :woot:
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-12-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,087
Posted By TramRam
About 182 (MPH) on several laps in a 2004/5 911...

About 182 (MPH) on several laps in a 2004/5 911 Turbo S on a roadcourse track. I'm an instructor with PCA and was doing 'role play' with a prospective instructor in their car. Very solid,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-10-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By TramRam
I'll dig it up when I get home...unable to get to...

I'll dig it up when I get home...unable to get to YT at work. Only if you had a unit with an external seal failure would you see it but if there were a failure of an internal seal, you would not be...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 02-10-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By TramRam
How does one test for a leaking clutch actuator? ...

How does one test for a leaking clutch actuator? I recently saw a YT video where an Indie shop fabricated a rig that uses an actual clutch pedal with hydraulic line and reservoir to verify the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-29-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
Dan1983, thanks for the info man...sorry for the...

Dan1983, thanks for the info man...sorry for the delay...I get snowed over with other distractions but I am definitely interested in learning more about the software aspects of my car and the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-27-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
Choxor, again, or anyone else, what exactly are...

Choxor, again, or anyone else, what exactly are my options? This looks like before I can do any coding or adaptations, there are a bunch of steps to go through. Is there anywhere where all of this...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-26-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
Choxor (or anyone else), if you had your choice,...

Choxor (or anyone else), if you had your choice, for what you paid for your GT1, would you still choose what you have or get something different? I want to be able to run adaptations and possible...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-25-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
Whoa, I feel you! As much as I HATE to pay the...

Whoa, I feel you! As much as I HATE to pay the shop's prices for parts that THEY install, it buys me some insurance if/when something is F'd up later that they are responsible for getting it right...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-23-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
I hear you dude...it's still very much on my mind...

I hear you dude...it's still very much on my mind for sure. Because my Indie blessed the job then It'll be him redoing everything if it comes apart. I cold called in on the Indie a short distance...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-22-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
Just to close the info loop on this; it was my...

Just to close the info loop on this; it was my throwout bearing that finally let go...depending on if the shuddering that I'd been experiencing for maybe a year was the sign of it going, it seemed to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By TramRam
In my '02 M3, the sensor on the lower radiator...

In my '02 M3, the sensor on the lower radiator hose was the culprit. For many months I didn't have the time to check it out closer and during that time, people could recognize my car as I drove up...
Forum: Southeast 01-16-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 543
READ ME: Florida Bimmers
Views: 94,706
Posted By TramRam
West Palm Beach...561!

West Palm Beach...561!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 01-16-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By TramRam
I run that size on my M with 275-30-19 rears. ...

I run that size on my M with 275-30-19 rears. The ideal rear to meet the circumference of the fronts is 285-30s. Here is a tire size calculator...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-05-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By TramRam
'02 SMG M3 Throwout Bearing Failure

Anyone ELSE have this failure?? I thought I should share this one! No one I know thought it should be what it ended up being. :blah:

Mine is an '02 SMG M3 with just under 125kmi.

SYMPTOMS:I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-02-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By TramRam
labrador3color, I have an '02 M3 (SMG) and am...

labrador3color, I have an '02 M3 (SMG) and am experiencing move off shuddering and a scraping type sound that is clearly coming from the transmission area. When you did yours, did you replace the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-29-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By TramRam
Thanks for the info bro. I'll get the Snap-On...

Thanks for the info bro. I'll get the Snap-On tool cranking to see where it gets me. LOOKING FORWARD: Is the SMG limited on the clutch kit options that are nice replacements or are they the same as...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-28-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By TramRam
I've been checking out CSL parts since...

I've been checking out CSL parts since posting...WOW! Based on looks & presumed performance & sound changes, my most desirable part would be that sweet intake system but wonder if it'd be an...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-23-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By TramRam
My Brother's in Germany until the New Year...Any Ideas?

My brother is asking me if there is anything for an M (SMG) that can he can get there that's either not available or is much more expensive to get here? :excited: Any ideas? :loco: Thanks in advance...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-23-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By TramRam
Thanks much for the info WOT...I do know the...

Thanks much for the info WOT...I do know the smell of a burning disk so I guess I'm fine thus far in that regard. I do a bunch of onramp WOTs (since cops seem to not watch cars there) and I think...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-22-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By TramRam
QUESTIONS to E46WOT or M306,(Reposted) I'll risk...

QUESTIONS to E46WOT or M306,(Reposted) I'll risk sounding stupid to maybe get an answer from someone who has replaced the clutch in an SMG; what were the symptoms that lead you to replacing yours?...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By TramRam
Oh, s**t, if that's what resetting the...

Oh, s**t, if that's what resetting the adaptations is, I do it regularly! Maybe TOO often! I've read all KINDS of time periods to pull on them from 1-10 seconds & either way, I SEEM to notice a...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-22-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By TramRam
WOT, I'll risk sounding stupid to maybe get an...

WOT, I'll risk sounding stupid to maybe get an answer from someone who has replaced the clutch in an SMG; what were the symptoms that lead you to replacing yours? I've had slipping clutches in...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-21-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By TramRam
Gotcha but in all of my years of driving, I've...

Gotcha but in all of my years of driving, I've never burned a clutch out with the possible exception of when I chipped a 300ZX Twin Turbo wherein I was TOLD to expect that the OE clutch would begin...
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