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Old 11-03-2015, 01:33 AM   #21
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The shift lights function in the same way as the SMG shift lights. The lights that go around the RPM can be coded to "light up" when you approach the redline. Google E46 M3 shift lights.



A friend of mine has the coding software & cable. I'm not confident enough in modifying the ecu myself.

Oh I see. I usually don't drive that aggressively. Most I ever hit was somewhere in the 5ks. Also I think the RPM gauge in my 325ci is different than the m3. Too bad, would be cool.
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:24 AM   #22
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Oh I see. I usually don't drive that aggressively. Most I ever hit was somewhere in the 5ks. Also I think the RPM gauge in my 325ci is different than the m3. Too bad, would be cool.
Yeah it can only be done on the M3's as they have different gauge clusters to the non-M's.

My baby screams to the redline daily
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Old 11-03-2015, 02:24 AM   #23
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Please stop posting anymore photos..!
You are making me jealous and getting hyped up before I go to bed.. I always have e46 m3 in my heart although my baby is 330.
But seriously, it's such a beautiful car man. So Jealous..
I'm terribly sorry haha.

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Old 11-05-2015, 03:11 AM   #24
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Video of the new exhaust setup. Filmed yesterday. The sound has become a lot deeper over the last 2 days due to carbon build-up. Enjoy!

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Old 11-12-2015, 03:20 AM   #25
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Took her on a dyno (Mainline) last Saturday. Best run was 262.2rwhp & 324nm (239ft/lb). These figures will seem a little low for you guys in the US. Our dynos must read a little lower. I know she is making the right power, as she ran a 13.3 1/4 mile when stock!



Also did a track day on Sunday. Plenty of gopro footage, however no movie yet. Will have it done soon


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Old 12-22-2015, 10:26 PM   #26
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CSL Diffuser freshly painted! Fitting it to my car tomorrow evening





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Old 01-18-2016, 09:08 PM   #27
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Here's a few photos from Christmas day 2015. I was up at 6am to wash & wax her















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Old 01-18-2016, 09:30 PM   #28
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What a stunner! Absolutely gorgeous.

How about some more interior and engine bay pics? Y'know, where the magic happens...
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Old 01-18-2016, 09:53 PM   #29
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What a stunner! Absolutely gorgeous.

How about some more interior and engine bay pics? Y'know, where the magic happens...
Thank you!

I haven't taken any interior/engine bay pics since owning her. I will soon and post up Kiwi leather in all its glory.

Engine bay needs a clean - it's a little dusty lol.
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Old 01-23-2016, 09:05 AM   #30
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Very nice and clean CB man!! Well done!!

Must be very loud with the new exhaust set up!!

I was watching your video when i wanted to decide on which muffler to buy..
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Old 01-24-2016, 08:18 PM   #31
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Thanks! She is a little on the loud side. I'm contemplating having a small "bottle" style resonator welded in, however the car isn't a daily driver so I'm not too worried!
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Old 01-25-2016, 09:28 PM   #32
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Old 01-26-2016, 02:18 AM   #33
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that's really clean M3, man! very nice..
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Old 01-28-2016, 08:46 PM   #34
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that's really clean M3, man! very nice..
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Old 10-25-2016, 12:36 AM   #35
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So it's been a while since my last update!

The ///M3 now has AP Racing coilovers and shorter front sway-bar links to suit. I'm not sure of the exact measurements re ride height, however it sits low enough without scraping on speed bumps and driveways. The fronts do rub the fender lining, but only on full-lock.

I've also added (F)15mm & (R)12.5mm spacers. The wheels sit almost perfect now. Looking at potentially going for a set of 4 x rear (19 x 9.5 +27) OEM 19" Style 67's. Not sure yet.

Currently in the post are carbon fibre kidney & side grills, and Umnitza V2 angel eyes





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Old 10-25-2016, 11:39 AM   #36
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Last pictures are perfect. Im a firm believer that all E46Ms need a CSL diffuser
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Old 10-25-2016, 08:46 PM   #37
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Last pictures are perfect. Im a firm believer that all E46Ms need a CSL diffuser
Thank you!

My rear CSL diffuser doesn't line up correctly atm. Two of the tabs are broken so I need to remove, repair & refit
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Old 03-16-2017, 08:20 PM   #38
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Been a while since I posted an update.

Have done a few things as of late!

BBS LM-R 19 x 9.5 +22 (f) & 19 x 10.5 +22 (r)
Kumho Ecsta PS91 245/35/19 & 285/30/19
Ground Control street camber plates
Front & rear guards/fenders rolled

Camber plates and full alignment was performed yesterday. Not sure of exact ride height specs, however I can barely squeeze my index finger between the tyre/guard all round. Handles beautifully with the current suspension setup and looks mean and fat! Lowest point underneath the car is 100 mm. Doesn't scrape or rub.

A few other things are in store over the next 6 months:
  • Full front end respray (stone chips etc)
  • CSL bootlid
  • Rear subframe reinforcement


This was before the camber plates were installed







She is filthy at the moment - having a wash and polish tonight/tomorrow morning. White tyre lettering kit is being installed/stuck on tonight

Will update with a few more photos in the coming days
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Old 03-17-2017, 01:49 AM   #39
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My twin!!
Nice and clean!!
To be honest I liked the car better with the CSLs.
How do you find the AP coilovers?
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:43 PM   #40
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My twin!!

Nice and clean!!

To be honest I liked the car better with the CSLs.

How do you find the AP coilovers?


Car looked less aggressive with Csl's

In person it looks great tho the photos don't do it justice it's super aggressive In person and has a awesome stance especially when it's been driven


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