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Old 09-12-2008, 06:18 AM   #341
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sedan and coupe tails are very different in shape

there are aftermarket LED tails, but the light pattern is iffy at best and the inside panel isnt a clean OEM look and the wiring is exposed instead of covered behind a nice lighted panel....can it be modified? yes, but only if you are a talented DIY person.
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Old 09-19-2008, 12:18 PM   #342
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Very useful information. Thank you for your work.
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Old 09-26-2008, 10:09 AM   #343
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M3 springs

Hi, i have read your answers on M3 suspensions starting post 11 and 317 - but it would be really helpful for me to know is there any technical difference that will make it impossible to use m3 springs on a e46 coupe?

I'm asking because I need stiffer springs, because i have a TS setup + a cast iron block adding up to 50 kg to the front axle load. My current springs cannot cope under spirited driving and my choice is to go with 330diesel springs (front axle load 1030) or M3 springs if they can be used at all. I'm partial to Eibach and would buy their spring set for either 330d or m3.

Your help would be greatly appreciated, again :o)
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Old 09-29-2008, 03:03 PM   #344
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Wink Putting an E46M3 rear into....

My touring I bought an entire E46m3 rear assembly...

I figured I would post here first...I may make a thread on the conversion once I get it finished... Probably be a month or so.

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Old 09-30-2008, 10:39 AM   #345
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My touring I bought an entire E46m3 rear assembly...

I figured I would post here first...I may make a thread on the conversion once I get it finished... Probably be a month or so.

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Big brakes for the rear

wagonator project beggining
be careful about not throwing off your brake-bias when you put those larger brakes on in the rear.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:40 AM   #346
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does anyone know if the armrests in the door of the M3 fit the 330i ZHP sedan? I'd love to add those aluminum trimmed armrests into the ZHP
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:47 AM   #347
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does anyone know if the armrests in the door of the M3 fit the 330i ZHP sedan? I'd love to add those aluminum trimmed armrests into the ZHP
Doubt it, since the coupe doors are longer and the shape of the armrest is different. They are interchangeable between M and non-M coupes, though.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:50 AM   #348
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be careful about not throwing off your brake-bias when you put those larger brakes on in the rear.
I have ALCON four pistons on front already, its fine I checked. I also have a E46M3 Master cyclinder coming.

Main reason is so when I put the LS1/T56 in next year it won't destroy the diff. An E46M3 rear will handle 500+rwhp...
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:53 AM   #349
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Doubt it, since the coupe doors are longer and the shape of the armrest is different. They are interchangeable between M and non-M coupes, though.
Well, I know the M3 doors are longer, but it's not like the M3 armrests run the length of the door like in the sedans. So they seem like they would fit.
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Old 09-30-2008, 11:26 AM   #350
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Well, I know the M3 doors are longer, but it's not like the M3 armrests run the length of the door like in the sedans. So they seem like they would fit.
They will not fit
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Old 09-30-2008, 11:44 AM   #351
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They will not fit
cool, thanks for the definite answer
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Old 09-30-2008, 11:46 AM   #352
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Old 10-01-2008, 09:38 AM   #353
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hello,i would like to put the M3 hood on my 325ci,what i must buy and do to do this work?
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:38 PM   #354
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How can i put paddle shifters on my 325i e46.
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:43 PM   #356
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Hello all,

Hope somone could help. I converted my BMW 330i guages to M3 guages. Everything works except my stepronic gear indicator (i didnt expect it to work) and more importantly the traction control is turned completely off!
how do i fix?
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Old 10-25-2008, 01:28 PM   #357
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any instructions or guides on how to ajust the fenders to fit the m3 bonnet on non m3 coupe

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look here!
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Old 10-27-2008, 03:10 AM   #359
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Hope somone could help. I converted my BMW 330i guages to M3 guages. Everything works except my stepronic gear indicator (i didnt expect it to work) and more importantly the traction control is turned completely off!
how do i fix?
How did you get around the "tamper dot" showing instead of your correct mileage?
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Old 10-27-2008, 06:06 AM   #360
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hello all,

hope somone could help. I converted my bmw 330i guages to m3 guages. Everything works except my stepronic gear indicator (i didnt expect it to work) and more importantly the traction control is turned completely off!
How do i fix?
hey what happen to your milage?? Did it keep your or the m3??? I really like to know
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