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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By TramRam
I've got TWO of those mofos! Been saved already...

I've got TWO of those mofos! Been saved already by one of them already!!! They apparently don't have to burn to stop working! The Indie shop I go to uses Wurth products and they have a contact...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-29-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By TramRam
Thanks djanlive. I live in South Florida...NOT...

Thanks djanlive. I live in South Florida...NOT hilly terrain at all. What kind of life is typical for a clutch and what are the symptoms of it dying? I'd imagine it'd act similarly to a manual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-28-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By TramRam
SMG Care???

Mine is an '01 SMG'd M3 and I LOVE it! I've scanned this forum and can't find anywhere about how to take the best care for our SMG systems while still fully enjoying all of its best features...what...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-21-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 453,444
Posted By TramRam
Re: *OFFICIAL* BMW Diagnostic Scanner PA Soft 1.4 Thread

Mine came cracked but ended up working. I still can't get mine to do SHIZ on my Win7 SP1 laptop. Do you know about setting it too XP Compatibility Mode?

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-19-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 453,444
Posted By TramRam
I have the same issues of getting mine to install...

I have the same issues of getting mine to install on my Win 7 (SP1) system to the point where mine just sits now! I really expected more! Mine is the same XCar360 unit and when I got mine, the disk...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,621
Posted By TramRam
Interesting write-ins. I'm in SoFla and had been...

Interesting write-ins. I'm in SoFla and had been using Sunoco in my '95 TwinTurbo Z for years with no problems so I just kept going there when I got my M3. Even in the hottest of the Summer on my...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-30-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By TramRam
Question E46 M3 (SMG) Subframe Bushing Replacement Questions

My '02 M3 (SMG) at 95kmi has the classic symptom of shot rear subframe bushings. I haven't had anyone LOOK at it yet but my Indie shop friend drove with me the other day and said he had no doubt...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-03-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By TramRam
'02 SMGd M3 Radiator Lower Drain Location? :loco:

I'm no stranger to draining & flushing out a car's cooling system but WTF with this M3 radiator? I cannot for the life of me find the low drain point on the radiator!! From what I read and what I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-23-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By TramRam
Thanks for the responses guys. 1) Mango, (or...

Thanks for the responses guys.

1) Mango, (or anyone) What is the coding path required to get the '04 LEDs to work in my '02??
2) Does the '04 need to be reprogrammed to use the '02 lights?
3)...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-22-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By TramRam
'02 M3 Tail Light Swap to OEM LED? :loco:

1) Will a set of OE LED tail lights from an '04 M3 (Coupe) be a plug-n-play fit in my 2002 M3 (Coupe) or is there some extra step/s that I need to take to get them to work?

2) From doing tons of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By TramRam
They All Know It's Me by My Electric Fan Noise!!! HELP!

I'm an E46 newbie. I drive an '02 E46 M3 (SMG). My electric cooling fan runs on high speed most of the time even when it's not hot and I don't have the AC on. On cooler days, I'll hear it slow down...
Forum: Lighting & Mobile Electronics (I.C.E.) 05-20-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By TramRam
If I could ask, why are/were (by now) you selling...

If I could ask, why are/were (by now) you selling them? Weren't they an upgrade to the OE fogs?
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-22-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By TramRam
I read you guys loud and clear and I also...

I read you guys loud and clear and I also wondered if the LED light would be usable or merely visible by oncoming cars much like DRLs whiose task is to just be on! I ask of this Forum bc you are far...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-22-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By TramRam
Thanks for the input. My OE fogs really did...

Thanks for the input. My OE fogs really did NOTHING as far as putting any light on curbs (or the road edge) which is why I swapped them out for the projector beams with the H3 bulb. When you get in...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By TramRam
It's bc I want BRIGHTER light (more lumens) than...

It's bc I want BRIGHTER light (more lumens) than the projector replacements (which use H3 bulbs) put out. In the case of HID or halogen bulbs, greater brightness comes at the expense of more HEAT so...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-22-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By TramRam
M3 LED Fog Light Bulb Use Anyone??

I just got the projector beam replacements from Bav. Auto and installed them this weekend. Although the put light on the curbs like I wanted from the OE fogs, they seem a bit dim (certainly compared...
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By TramRam
Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: Lighting Forum 04-18-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By TramRam
Cool M3 Fogs Removal (newbie question)

Do you need to access the fog lights from the back by pulling the fender liners away in the wheel wells or can they be taken out or adjusted from the front of the car??? I just got the replacement...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-18-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 48,290
Posted By TramRam
I got my text yesterday telling me to place my...

I got my text yesterday telling me to place my order (which I did). I hadda put $50 down to reserve one which gave me color choice and a Best Buy confrmation email with my reservation and order...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By TramRam
OK, will do. I suppose a dielectric grease would...

OK, will do. I suppose a dielectric grease would be the best here. Exactly where ARE these sensors located? Can they both be reached from the top or is a lift/jack needed? Once again, thanks for the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By TramRam
Sorry for the typos! Android Swyping, not...

Sorry for the typos! Android Swyping, not rereading. Nose= noise, supported = speed

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Forum: General E46 Forum 03-22-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By TramRam
What's making the nose is the variable supported...

What's making the nose is the variable supported electric fan. I hear it speeding up & is totally independent from the engine speed. Hope this helps. Thanks!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997 using...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By TramRam
Cooling Fan Noise

I continually get comments from friends saying that my car sounds like a turbine engine as I drive up. I'm new to the car ('02 E46 M3 SMG) but being somewhat of a car guy I had noticed that the...
Forum: Lighting Forum 03-06-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By TramRam
Modded M3 Fog Light Housings

I'm wondering if anyone has modified their fog light housings to be driving lights instead with little visual difference to what's there now. Having had cars with fogs that really throw out good curb...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-05-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By TramRam
Red face '02 E46 SMG M3 With Hunting Idle - Any Suggestions?

Having searched FAQs with no solution, my problem starts after I start my car and allow it to idle for more than 10 - 15 sec. The idle will often begin to hunt up and down where it will almost stall...
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