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Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-29-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,846
Posted By johnm
I think someone's having a lend, there's only one...

I think someone's having a lend, there's only one version of the gearbox. A couple of the indent springs are behind plugs that look not unlike welchplugs and are well nigh impossible to get out...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-27-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,846
Posted By johnm
Better off sticking with Cutters IMHO... ...

Better off sticking with Cutters IMHO...

Most likely culprit are the indent springs, however in order to eliminate a couple of other possibilities the first thing you need to do is get a full SMG...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-24-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,144
Posted By johnm
- The SMG reset speed is >20mph/40kph, hold the...

- The SMG reset speed is >20mph/40kph, hold the paddles for >2 sec

- Starting in second unless it's absolutely necessary due to low traction isn't a good idea, doing it consistently will wear the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-09-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,173
Posted By johnm
The 3 most likely possibilities by far are- out...

The 3 most likely possibilities by far are- out of calibration GPT, faulty GPT and broken indent spring/s. You've already deduced two. I saw a mention somewhere of it being the clutch- that's crap,...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By johnm
1- Trim off the plastic joiner in the cover...

1- Trim off the plastic joiner in the cover bracket.
2- lengthen the slot in the front (I think) bar.

Job done.

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 12-30-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By johnm
Hehe. Yeh, and with Bev holding him by the nuts...

Hehe. Yeh, and with Bev holding him by the nuts as he did...

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 12-30-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By johnm
That just about takes the prize for the biggest...

That just about takes the prize for the biggest load of unmitigated nonsense I've ever seen in my life. Energy polarisers anyone?

There's one born every minute...

Cheers
JM
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-25-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
How are you going with this, any progress? ...

How are you going with this, any progress?

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 12-16-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,790
Posted By johnm
More committed than I am. This is the first...

More committed than I am. This is the first decent roadie I've had and I'm loving it.

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 12-16-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,790
Posted By johnm
What's the Madone? I've just bought a 3.1 ...

What's the Madone? I've just bought a 3.1

Cheers
JM
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-14-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By johnm
First thing to do is make sure the bonnet is...

First thing to do is make sure the bonnet is closed properly, if necessary slam it closed. The symptoms point to bonnet sensor.

Cheers
JM
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 12-02-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By johnm
AUS: SWAP: Roofrack E92 E46

Anyone in AUS- Hobart would be even nicer- who still has the roofracks from their old E46 (coupe) and would like to swap for an E9x one?

PM me

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 12-02-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By johnm
SWAP: Roofrack E92 for E46

Anyone got an E46 rack that doesn't fit their new 3 series? I bought a bike rack cheap and it came with the E92 rack, I can modify it to fit the E46, but I thought I might see if anyone had one to...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-17-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 32,519
Posted By johnm
I'm quite convinced that there are a good many...

I'm quite convinced that there are a good many people with some sort of paranoia who will do quite the reverse to anything that anyone recommends, despite all commonsense and logic...

Cheers
JM
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-17-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By johnm
The short answer is very, very few. Body...

The short answer is very, very few.

Body panels- none
Suspension- very little
Engine- obviously none
Interior/ trim- quite a bit depending on spec.

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 11-16-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By johnm
One of the cars I looked at when I was looking...

One of the cars I looked at when I was looking for mine was TiAg with red. It looked really sharp when I first saw it, but after an hour or so test driving I realised I couldn't live with the red...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-14-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By johnm
I drive in S4 or S5 and I can change gears so...

I drive in S4 or S5 and I can change gears so smoothly that passengers are totally unaware it's happened, unless I'm really getting into it. It'll take a bit of practice, but don't accept the fact...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-10-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
Have a dig around m3forum.net, there's quite a...

Have a dig around m3forum.net, there's quite a few threads about converting SMG cars to 3 pedal. I've always thought it was a rather odd thing to do so I've never taken any notice of them, but you...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-10-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 32,519
Posted By johnm
TWS stands for Ten W Sixty, strangely enough. In...

TWS stands for Ten W Sixty, strangely enough. In Oz there are various ways it's sold, Edge/ TWS is fine, but Edge Sport isn't.

Cheers
JM
Forum: Australia 11-09-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By johnm
Stay strong maybe, but don't be afraid to get...

Stay strong maybe, but don't be afraid to get help, or at least talk about it if you need to. It's that sort of sh1t bottled up inside that leads to the black dog.

RIP.

JM
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-09-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
Precisely correct. The only substantial...

Precisely correct.

The only substantial difference between the SMG and 3 pedal box is the shift actuators and the clutch actuator, everything else, including the clutch is identical. I did see a...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-08-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
I should clarify, when I said same box, the SMG...

I should clarify, when I said same box, the SMG box is the same 6 speed Getrag box as the 3 pedal, so if you find a box from an SMG car and still want to go 3 pedal all you need is the shift...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-08-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
There must be a shirtload of perfectly good boxes...

There must be a shirtload of perfectly good boxes out of SMG cars- same box, that have been replaced because of lazy diagnosis and broken indent springs.

Cheers
JM
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-07-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
Fair enough. I'm surprised the 5 speed is...

Fair enough. I'm surprised the 5 speed is considered more reliable tho, the Getrag 6 speed is well nigh bulletproof.

Cheers
JM
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-07-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By johnm
Why on earth wouldn't you stick with the SMG? ...

Why on earth wouldn't you stick with the SMG? It's a far more sophisticated system and you won't end up with such a mish-mash of bits.

Cheers
JM
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