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Old 11-13-2006, 08:30 AM   #41
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is this a repost?

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Old 11-27-2006, 09:22 AM   #42
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Old 12-07-2006, 04:24 PM   #43
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VERY DETAILED list of links for 7 series

Most of these apply to a E46 as well or can be used as a guide.

http://www.e38.org/
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Old 12-07-2006, 11:35 PM   #44
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Prefacelift 323i & 328i (Sedan) Manual:

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Old 12-11-2006, 12:39 PM   #45
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Inspection II

I performed the entire inspection II I bought from Turner Motorsports over the weekend. I've been anxious about it for some time since I started compiling all of these links. Eveything went smoothly following only the information found within the links of this thread.

I had a little fight with the fuel filter, which I updated my experience in the main fuel filter link.

The car seems to rev faster and pull a tad bit harder but that could just be my self satisfaction. I know I saved at least $400-800 this weekend depending on mechanic/dealership.

The redline D4 ATF automatic/manual transmission fluid seems to be really good, the shifts are a lot smoother than they were. There is not a hint of notchiness.

There was also a good amount of metal particles in the old diff and tranny fluid, as would be in any car. Glad to have gotten that out of there.

Thanks to everyone who created all of the original links compiled in this thread and to those who are adding more.

A DIY I think the community could use is a change your waterpump DIY or general coolant system overhall DIY


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Old 12-11-2006, 02:27 PM   #46
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Old 12-12-2006, 03:31 PM   #47
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http://tuningemotion.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2471

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Old 12-12-2006, 03:43 PM   #48
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subscribed, GREAT info guys. This will help me out a lot.
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Old 01-07-2007, 06:39 PM   #49
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How about a DYI to adjust the valves with the type II?
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Old 01-09-2007, 02:33 PM   #51
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Valve Adjustment

M3 Valve Adjustment
I haven't looked into the validity of this thread so don't take it for word. This should only be undertaken by someone who knows what they are doing and is comfortable removing the head. This is something I wouldn't attempt, but I'm sure there are more than a handful of legitimate wrenchers on here.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=113415
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Old 01-24-2007, 08:38 AM   #52
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Don't really understand all the uglyness!
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Old 02-12-2007, 03:49 PM   #57
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Ci OEM Gauge face characters are in italics
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Some one post what M3 gauges look like
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could not find specific diy/instructions for removing and installing outer window trim (chrome on certain models/packages, zhp=>high gloss shadow trim, other models=>black)
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