E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Tuning & Tech > Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning

Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 04-09-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
Sequential Maniac
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Nj
Posts: 5
My Ride: Bmw e46 m3 vert
Need some incite

Is there anything I should check for before I buy these?
M2 Stainless Steel Headers for 01-06 BMW E46 M3
Their pretty cheap but idk on how effective they'll be. Let me know what you guys think.

http://www.upscaleautomotive.com/p-4...-06-bmw-e46-m3
Sequential Maniac is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.
Old 04-09-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
CooperM3
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Tucson
Posts: 19
My Ride: M3
I was looking at these also. A lot of reviews I have read said they sound raspy and very loud. Also some people had to heat the header and twist the pipe to make clearance for O2 sensors. The price is right but requires some work. I'll wait to see others opinions as well before I commit.
CooperM3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2013, 05:57 PM   #3
lcoleman
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: the barnyard
Posts: 2,458
My Ride: '79 Massey Ferguson
Single flanges, crap material, crap welds, made-in-China fitment.

You're better off keeping the stock ones.
__________________
lcoleman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2013, 10:17 AM   #4
Blocked Out
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 5,489
My Ride: Imola 330i M-Sport
Any headers will sound raspy,thats the whole reason for getting headers.
Its impossible to tell about those speciefi headers if they fit or not. The flanges to the head will always fit ,but the problem is with o2 sensor bungs,some cheap headers dont clean,some do so its a bet you,re taking.
I would suggest you save some money for CSL oe headers. If you look around they can be had for as cheap as $900

Sent from my X10a using Bimmer App
__________________
Original BMW Teile ///



====>>> E46 Coupe Airbags
IMG_1725
Blocked Out is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Censor is OFF





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use