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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 695
Posted By wa6lie
E46 M3 Computer fimware/software UPGRADE?

Hello All,

There is a lot of screwy things going on with BMW's firmware.

Does BMW have updated firmware to UPDATE on current vehicles?

Primarily, the SMG on the M3 needs a lot of...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-18-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,526
Posted By wa6lie
The gear indicator will flash N and not go into R...

The gear indicator will flash N and not go into R or 1.

I am not into replacing stuff until I find the right part. That is why I posted here first.

Thank you for your reply!

Scott
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-17-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,526
Posted By wa6lie
Hello All... I have a '04 M3 with a SMGII. ...

Hello All...

I have a '04 M3 with a SMGII.
Bought with 90K on it and runs great!
Take it to the track quite often and run the snot out of it!

I had this over heating issue as described....
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-17-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,064
Posted By wa6lie
I have a '04 M3 and am running AMSOIL 15-50...

I have a '04 M3 and am running AMSOIL 15-50 racing oil. BMW requires the TWS (Germany) NOT USA synthetic oil. The main reason for requiring the Castrol Oil (Germany) is because of oil shear. The...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-04-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 62,655
Posted By wa6lie
You have to be an idiot if you believe that! ...

You have to be an idiot if you believe that!
Basic rule is 7500 miles or 1 year on oil.


Defecation means you have dirty oil or need to see a doctor if you can't control your crap!
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 62,655
Posted By wa6lie
Boogety boogety Goingnuts here. Sounds like the...

Boogety boogety Goingnuts here.
Sounds like the start of a NASCAR race.

To each his own.
I agree that BMW knows what is best for their engines.
Getting an oil BMW certified takes a lot of $$$,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,736
Posted By wa6lie
Now that's American engineering! I would never...

Now that's American engineering!
I would never do that to my Bimmer, as it is raced but I bet it is an attention grabber!

I had a friend that had the BIG triple trumpet train horn on his F-350....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,951
Posted By wa6lie
Believe it or not, oil does have a shelf life! ...

Believe it or not, oil does have a shelf life!
AMSOIL is less likely to break down because it is a 100% synthetic oil.

I would change my oil every year.
You can go with the "new" OEM AMSOIL....
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 62,655
Posted By wa6lie
Hello All, I hate seeing bad information...

Hello All,

I hate seeing bad information floating around about motor and gear oils. Carl has good information, but has not touched on "Oil Shear". This was one, if not the problem, with late E36...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-02-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By wa6lie
New M3 owner and new to e46 fanatics

Hello from Salinas Ca. near Laguna Seca Raceway.

Not new to BMW, have a 1981 (E12) 528i and has been a good car! In December I purchased a 2004 M3 Carbon Black and black interior. Has the SMG and...
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