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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 09-01-2012, 07:38 AM   #221
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I can vouch for the wiring skip that, for now. I was thinning my wiring harnesses. Cut the wrong wire, took me weeks to get the doors to lock/unlock. Then I forgot to retighten a ground and I had a soft rev limit of 5.5k that took months to figure out. I'd seriously consider staying away from the wiring until you delete the entire interior.
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:21 PM   #222
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In for weight redux and to get to know other weight shedders. My baby weighs in at 2940 lbs
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:00 PM   #223
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In for weight redux and to get to know other weight shedders. My baby weighs in at 2940 lbs
What does your weigh stock? I believe yours is lighter than the M3s to begin with.

Stock, my car was right around 3415 lbs. I should be at about 2980 lbs when I get my car back next week. With roughly 300 WHP

EDIT: Looked it up, you sit at about 3150 lbs in stock form.
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:24 AM   #224
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Car is up for sale, guys. Sad to see it go but... Life is calling.

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Old 09-08-2012, 12:49 PM   #225
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1) I can appreciate what you're saying and respect where you're coming from. But this is my car and this is what I want to do to it; I'm not selling the car, ever.

2) I've shaved 330 lbs off the car, soon to be 345 lbs off with the driveshaft I'm waiting on and then around 370-380 lbs off the car when I mount my new wheels.

3) I don't really care about 1/4 mile time; this car isn't really made for that.
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Car is up for sale, guys. Sad to see it go but... Life is calling.

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For some reason, this part always happens. Disappointing.
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:45 PM   #226
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What does your weigh stock? I believe yours is lighter than the M3s to begin with.

Stock, my car was right around 3415 lbs. I should be at about 2980 lbs when I get my car back next week. With roughly 300 WHP

EDIT: Looked it up, you sit at about 3150 lbs in stock form.
yup! I'd say that 200 lbs makes a great difference but there is obviously much more to come. Sorry to hear you're selling your baby

btw, what kind of resale value are you expecting, anyways?
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Old 09-08-2012, 03:11 PM   #227
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yup! I'd say that 200 lbs makes a great difference but there is obviously much more to come. Sorry to hear you're selling your baby

btw, what kind of resale value are you expecting, anyways?
I'm pretty sad, especially after the recent work I just had done.

It life changes in a split second and we have to adjust... Good thing is I can always bounce back into a M3 in the future.

Not expecting a ton, but with someone who understands the mods (the legit expensive mods), it should still be worth something. Intrax coilovers, SS v1 headers, SS section 1, cf driveshaft, custom rear strut bar, Rotora 4 pot calipers front and rear, cf seats, evolve r and tune, 4.10 final gear, poly read end bushings and all that other cool stuff...

Looking for around 18k, since everything is reversible, other than the welded in rear strut bar... But who wouldn't want that?

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Old 09-08-2012, 03:24 PM   #228
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Looking for around 18k, since everything is reversible, other than the welded in rear strut bar... But who wouldn't want that?

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Good luck. There aren't many people that want a gutted M3 and fewer that will pay that much.
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:51 PM   #229
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Good luck. There aren't many people that want a gutted M3 and fewer that will pay that much.
Well, good thing its not "gutted". It has front and rear panels, they're just custom. Really the only big thing missing are the rear seats.

Literally just need the stock front and rear panels and rear seats... It's not gutted. Has carpet, dash, front seats, center console, head liner, etc.

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Old 09-09-2012, 04:27 AM   #230
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Not expecting a ton, but with someone who understands the mods (the legit expensive mods), it should still be worth something. Intrax coilovers, SS v1 headers, SS section 1, cf driveshaft, custom rear strut bar, Rotora 4 pot calipers front and rear, cf seats, evolve r and tune, 4.10 final gear, poly read end bushings and all that other cool stuff...

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Well, if you can't sell the car whole, you can definately make a killing on parting it out, especially those expensive, higher-rarity mods. And I do hope you find yourself in an M3 again soon, weight reduction is so underrated.
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