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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 33,292
Posted By rruiter
On mine it finally set to ready once the outside...

On mine it finally set to ready once the outside temps dropped. Since then I've reset the readyness monitors several times and it completes all monitors after a few cycles again. So it has to do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-17-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 33,292
Posted By rruiter
ok. Something else must be going on. I...

ok. Something else must be going on.

I cleaned my MAF sensor over the weekend. Result; broken MAF sensor.
Won't idle and stalls right away. If I unplug MAF it runs. :ben:
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-06-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,629
Posted By rruiter
Is this still considered 'fixed' ? Did you...

Is this still considered 'fixed' ?
Did you drive it in hot weather ? no more issues?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-04-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 33,292
Posted By rruiter
2004 e46 m3, Sec air not ready

I have an 04 m3 and the sec air monitor does not turn ready.
I have a smog check coming up I think and do not know if it will pass in AZ.
It's been really hot here and the car gets parked in a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-22-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,540
Posted By rruiter
I'm getting some metal sounding noises from the...

I'm getting some metal sounding noises from the front right when I brake. No lights indicating the pads are worn. Could they still be worn ? or is something else going on ?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-05-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,557
Posted By rruiter
sigh

So much for a standard. I'm still not sure who is to blame for this, Motorola or BMW or both.
You'd think if people stuck with the standard it would with any device.
I've read lots of people have...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,050
Posted By rruiter
Tungsten, that you ? I remember you.....

Tungsten, that you ? I remember you.....
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,050
Posted By rruiter
It's really not that simple unless you have the...

It's really not that simple unless you have the supercharged Cobra. The current Mustang GT is stock pretty efficient already and you won't get much, if any out of a new exhaust or other cheap mods.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,050
Posted By rruiter
hey I thought this was only on the european...

hey I thought this was only on the european models since their launcontrol revs it up to 3500 rpm or so and is much more violent.

From wha tI hear dBMW could not void the warranty in the US due to...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,050
Posted By rruiter
He probably means launch control... which has...

He probably means launch control... which has nothing to do with a roll on....
But yeah, with launch control an M3 will beat a GT hands down. The GT will have major problems keeping traction for...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-06-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,050
Posted By rruiter
The mustang GT doesn't come with a 6 speed. 5...

The mustang GT doesn't come with a 6 speed. 5 speed or auto only.

My guess is that the M3 driver was asleep and/or not in the right powerband. HE needs to be revving it, the Mustang has more low...
Forum: Southwest 06-13-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,099
Posted By rruiter
I'm in Chandler. Never been to any of the...

I'm in Chandler. Never been to any of the meetings.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 06-13-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By rruiter
So you drive a 50+K car but think 600 (I got it...

So you drive a 50+K car but think 600 (I got it for 500 btw) is too much....:werd:
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-13-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 94,869
Posted By rruiter
surprised

I'm surprised BMW uses simple hoses with clamps instead of some sort of quick connect mechanism. (which would make you run tot he store to get soem sort of special tool no doubt)
This part is...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-30-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By rruiter
mount remote for radar detector, how

First of all, I know the V1 is probabyl the better detector and all but I happen to have an escort passport 8500 with a remote and I want to mount it in my Coupe. I know mounting the detector itself...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-24-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,319
Posted By rruiter
Well, it's not really a rev match, you just help...

Well, it's not really a rev match, you just help the computer a bit. Only on FAST upshifts you need to lift really quickly. Downshifts will be rev-matched by the computer.
Slow upshifts don't even...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-22-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,319
Posted By rruiter
1: no known weaknesses really. It's still the...

1: no known weaknesses really. It's still the same tranny and clutch, just operated by the car instead of you.
2:opinions differ on this one. I lift when I accelerate fast and don't lift when...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-22-2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,345
Posted By rruiter
IS there anyone who actually DOES use assist ? I...

IS there anyone who actually DOES use assist ? I don't use it and nobody else seems to.

an M3 owner WITH a fin :P :P
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-21-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By rruiter
This shows well how with every car the front...

This shows well how with every car the front overhang gets shorter and shorter. :clap:
At least I can get this sucker on my ramps.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-21-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By rruiter
maybe you're getting old :yikes: :lmao: :lmao:...

maybe you're getting old :yikes: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

I love the powered seats. Could drive int hem for 1000 miles and still feel good.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-21-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By rruiter
How much weight is actually saved ?

How much weight is actually saved ?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-21-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,319
Posted By rruiter
The 6mt also uses a hydraulic clutch. The SMG-II...

The 6mt also uses a hydraulic clutch. The SMG-II just operates the hydraulics for you. Same gearbox as 6MT. It also shift the gears for you but I am not sure if that is hydraulic or electric. (You...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-21-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,319
Posted By rruiter
I am also an SMG convert. I always swore by the...

I am also an SMG convert. I always swore by the manual. Even looked for an M3 with manual for a while. At one point I ran into theis very nice 04 with smg and I thought I'd jsut try it. I did and...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 03-20-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By rruiter
You didn't have to swap/install the bluetooth...

You didn't have to swap/install the bluetooth module in the place where the assist is located (trunk) and add the pairing button ??
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-20-2006, 12:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 804
Posted By rruiter
Always starting in 2nd will result in yoru clutch...

Always starting in 2nd will result in yoru clutch wearing out faster.
Use 1st gear unless you are trying to get out of some snow.
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