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Old 02-14-2013, 12:33 PM   #15941
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hmm i'm not sure yet. i have to see if i can get a hold of all the materials/tools and my other friend to help me. if so around that time might be good. i can't imagine the whole thing taking more than an hour. i have to jack up the car get under it and tape the hole that might take the longest as i'm paranoid getting under a lifted car.

i'll text you. text me so i know i have your correct #. i've been through a few phones since haha
Me too...I think we both ended up on the SGSIII....did you root it/ROM or you going to keep it stock as fawk? Lol!


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Old 02-14-2013, 12:35 PM   #15942
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Me too...I think we both ended up on the SGSIII....did you root it/ROM or you going to keep it stock as fawk? Lol!


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Old 02-14-2013, 12:36 PM   #15943
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Yup rooted and rommed out i love my current rom. working perfectly. Infamous S3

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Cyanogen mod all day long...
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:38 PM   #15944
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Cyanogen mod all day long...
i've never tried but heard its good. i'm using tmobile and my particular problem is 1 out of 20 roms render my wifi calling/MMS over wifi useless. for some reason nobody is able to figure out why. so i'm scared to touch my phone as my Wifi calling/MMS is working brilliantly. i feel even if i reset my phone it might trigger something to disable my wifi calling feature (i get bad reception where i live so i need the wifi calling for all texts/mms/calls to go through.) its an awesome feature!
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:50 PM   #15945
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i've never tried but heard its good. i'm using tmobile and my particular problem is 1 out of 20 roms render my wifi calling/MMS over wifi useless. for some reason nobody is able to figure out why. so i'm scared to touch my phone as my Wifi calling/MMS is working brilliantly. i feel even if i reset my phone it might trigger something to disable my wifi calling feature (i get bad reception where i live so i need the wifi calling for all texts/mms/calls to go through.) its an awesome feature!
Had it since Sgs1. Used to be very unstable and thats exactly what would happen, i belonged to like three android forums and non of the devs could figure out how to get mms to work over wifi. That was the only issue I've ever had with cyanogen mod, but that was fixed on the s2, and now with the s3 its super stable not one issue, and no bloatware and overclocking is worth it. Plus I've had panorama photos since my sgs 1 Iphone users! one of many advantages rooting and roms are worth it. I also prefer to use wifi over regular 3g/4g because even though I have unlimited data, its faster and saves battery. 4g is worthless.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:02 PM   #15946
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I am on jelly bomb on my s3 lte. I really like it.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:09 PM   #15947
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+1 CM10 here.

Most AKOP ROMs are built off Cyanogen Mod framework, from what I have read.


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+1 CM10 here.

Most AKOP ROMs are built off Cyanogen Mod framework, from what I have read.


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+1 Thread derailment is very near.
I think I just derailed the Iphone 5, sg3 or note 2 thread.

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I was messing around with bmw scanner settings and got an airbag light on passenger side. lol.
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Ugh, there's some metallic rattle coming from the center of my car. Idk if I hit some ice or something to mess up the exhaust or something
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Jake is that the same rattle from a few months back?

I went to hardware store to buy all the supplies for my subframe job. unfortunately no stepped drill bit... we'll see how the one i bought works out
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Jake is that the same rattle from a few months back?

I went to hardware store to buy all the supplies for my subframe job. unfortunately no stepped drill bit... we'll see how the one i bought works out
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Possible, I might go out now and jack up the side of the car and see what's up.

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I'll be doing this tonight or possibly tomorrow morning. any idea why BMW would specify a stepped drill bit? as long as the hole is made right? 10mm hole
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I'll be doing this tonight or possibly tomorrow morning. any idea why BMW would specify a stepped drill bit? as long as the hole is made right? 10mm hole
because stepped bits are AWESOME, i have many. and when they get through you don't risk jamming a spinning 4" drill bit where it shouldn't be.
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because stepped bits are AWESOME, i have many. and when they get through you don't risk jamming a spinning 4" drill bit where it shouldn't be.
Do you think I will be ok with the 3/8 drill bit i got? (I think that's the size, i have to go check)
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Do you think I will be ok with the 3/8 drill bit i got? (I think that's the size, i have to go check)
stepped bit are made to widen existing holes evenly, standard bits are not.
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stepped bit are made to widen existing holes evenly, standard bits are not.
True but its very thin sheet metal I'm going through? I'll stop by home depot if you don't think the regular bit won't do it. just let me know.
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If it is a new hole, you could get away with just using a bit suitable for steel (it won't be fun, be warned). It won't be as clean as a stepped bit, but it'll work. You'll probably want to get a narrow file so any plugs you put in will sit flush. If you are widening an existing hold, I would use a stepped bit. A regular bit will just get caught on the edges and I seriously doubt you have a drill that will be able to turn the bit once it has seized.

The fact that it's thin sheet makes it harder for a standard bit actually. The bit will cut into an edge, bend it up into the spiral and will not shear the metal.

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