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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,804
Posted By tilolite
M pars definitely. These M3 wheels are boring...

M pars definitely. These M3 wheels are boring and have no lips at all.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By tilolite
The ultimate location for safety and mobility...

The ultimate location for safety and mobility :thumbsup:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,329
Posted By tilolite
No, fixing the transmission itself, which was...

No, fixing the transmission itself, which was done by a separate company, was amazingly cheap. They are one of the few places that can fix an M3 transmission, especially no spare parts is available...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,329
Posted By tilolite
My 01 M3 transmission was rebuilt for less than...

My 01 M3 transmission was rebuilt for less than $500. It started grinding, missing gears and eventually became stuck in 2nd gear. My mechanic in Tempe, AZ replaced a few parts with OEM ordered from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-06-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,499
Posted By tilolite
how portable and heavy are those ramps? they seem...

how portable and heavy are those ramps? they seem to use a lot of heavy, dense wood. I will skip this DIY and stick with the regular ramp.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By tilolite
Mine is not yet high mileage (60kmi) especially...

Mine is not yet high mileage (60kmi) especially for an 01. However the tranny has gotten a lot notchier and also jumps out of gear. The engine continues to purr although it is past due for valve...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-09-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,353
Posted By tilolite
Benz AMG or Audi S line.

Benz AMG or Audi S line.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-07-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,181
Posted By tilolite
If the hill incline is steep enough, this is not...

If the hill incline is steep enough, this is not so unusual. Parked cars in 1st or reverse, roll back all the time in places such as San Francisco. This is why it is recommended that you also apply...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,229
Posted By tilolite
They still haven't fixed that pot hole! I think...

They still haven't fixed that pot hole! I think that the same pot hole I ran into back in 98 on my way to CCNY. Fortunately, back then I drove an old beater that was almost as old as I was.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-12-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By tilolite
If you try to fix it, it will likely be stuck...

If you try to fix it, it will likely be stuck close next time. Then you will be in real trouble. It's better to be stuck open than close when you'll be in real trouble.

If you don't have the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-02-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,547
Posted By tilolite
Not my spare. The M3 did not come with any. In...

Not my spare. The M3 did not come with any. In my trunk, you'll find junk :) and
MTX amp
Phoenix Gold EQ
Solobaric Square sub
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-31-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,919
Posted By tilolite
Same here. I do sympathize with the OP but I...

Same here. I do sympathize with the OP but I haven't really any complaint about AutohausAZ.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By tilolite
Valve inspection and possible adjustment is...

Valve inspection and possible adjustment is needed at inspection I and II. It can be done DIY but you will need special tools for that. Check out the m3forum or any m3 specific forum for more...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 20,965
Posted By tilolite
BMW is in the business of selling cars. As long...

BMW is in the business of selling cars. As long as there are people who want manuals, they will make manual tranny. Else, someone else will get those buyers or they just won't upgrade to the next...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By tilolite
Removing the resonators is legal. The noise...

Removing the resonators is legal. The noise level increase may not be.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-26-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,069
Posted By tilolite
I did not know that fuel injection engine could...

I did not know that fuel injection engine could get flooded unless the injectors are stuck open. :hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-22-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By tilolite
Wow! I never thought that it would be possible...

Wow! I never thought that it would be possible to get it on from the inside. Make sure that the clip is firmly seated cause that is the only thing locking your shifter to the rest of the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By tilolite
Your temp gauge is likely fine. E46 thermostat...

Your temp gauge is likely fine. E46 thermostat tends to be unreliable. This is my very first car with tstat issue. I am planning to replace mine DIY-style this weekend. Although I live in AZ, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By tilolite
I read some say that it can be done from the top....

I read some say that it can be done from the top. I just don't see how without seriously cutting your hand from the metal hole around the shifter. If you are also replacing the dsr, then you may...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-21-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By tilolite
You should only turn it clock wise then the tabs,...

You should only turn it clock wise then the tabs, locking the white washer in place, will pop out then you need to pull the shifter out. Make sure the shifter is completely free from the clip or...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By tilolite
I did this about a month ago. You need to use a...

I did this about a month ago. You need to use a needle nose plier and turn the white ring clock wise (as though you were tightening it) to remove it. Yes it's backward which is why you have been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,843
Posted By tilolite
My goal was to share how life events have shaped...

My goal was to share how life events have shaped my views, my plans, how I see things. The M3 is definitely the least of my concerns right now.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,843
Posted By tilolite
Each reply says a lot about the writer.

Each reply says a lot about the writer.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,843
Posted By tilolite
My M3 in Haiti

I was planning to ship my M3 to Haiti this year as I begin to permanently relocate there. For what I know, it would have been the only E46 M3 vert there.

Conservative estimates for the recent...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-11-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,072
Posted By tilolite
Yes I have replaced the tranny mount already with...

Yes I have replaced the tranny mount already with Rogue's.

Is there a specific location to jack then engine from? Or will it lean to one side automatically since one mount is removed?
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