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Forum: General BMW 09-17-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By E60*
Personally, my 2005 e60 gave me the least amount...

Personally, my 2005 e60 gave me the least amount of hassle. Apart from servicing i only ever bought a set of new tyres!

My dads E34 520i is still going strong at around 195,000 miles, that car is...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-17-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,989
Posted By E60*
For anyone who's interested. I finally got this...

For anyone who's interested. I finally got this done last week. The clutch is Sachs and the flywheel is LUK. The total cost for this job including parts and labour from an indy set me back 1200.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-17-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 39,467
Posted By E60*
Amazing vehicle and awesome summary there. The...

Amazing vehicle and awesome summary there. The time, detail and attention thats gone into that is top class.

I had the opportunity to park my M3 behind a CSL on the weekend. Thing of beauty...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-08-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,989
Posted By E60*
Hi Chaps. Im in the uk and looking to have my...

Hi Chaps. Im in the uk and looking to have my flywheel and clutch replaced. What sort of costs will i be looking at for this including labour? OEM.

I have a E46 M3 2004 Cabrio (6SPD Manual).
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-29-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,121
Posted By E60*
Hi Chaps, One of my stock xenon (main beam)...

Hi Chaps,

One of my stock xenon (main beam) lights has gone. When i got the other side replaced some months back i had to change the HID bulb, ballast and ignition module - all oem. It cost in...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-05-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,658
Posted By E60*
Is it juddering slightly when you shift up from a...

Is it juddering slightly when you shift up from a cold start?This tends to happen on my manual but is gone when the engine reaches a decent operating temperature.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By E60*
Same thing happened to me, check coolant light...

Same thing happened to me, check coolant light came on briefly once. Checked the level and needed about two cups.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By E60*
I ended up buying a new battery as well for peace...

I ended up buying a new battery as well for peace of mind. It was the original OEM battery in there since build so i guess after 7 years it was only a matter of time.

Thanks for the input guys.
Forum: General BMW 12-08-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,002
Posted By E60*
when.... you constantly glance at shop windows...

when.... you constantly glance at shop windows you're driving by to catch a glimpse of the reflection and smile.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-08-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,217
Posted By E60*
Ah, it depends on the alloy size. Are you doing...

Ah, it depends on the alloy size. Are you doing 8.5j in the front and 9.5j in the back. When i get the chance i'll upload a picture of my set up. the tyres over hang the alloy thus making it nearly...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By E60*
Thanks for that advice. Do you know how to...

Thanks for that advice.

Do you know how to check the battery power level by any chance? Is this by the Cluster or something else?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-08-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,217
Posted By E60*
I think the recommended setup here would be 235...

I think the recommended setup here would be 235 in the front and 255 or 265 in the rear. It could be pushed to a 245 / 275 combo but then the turning angle and rub issues start to creep up. For the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By E60*
On the topic. My battery died on me yesterday. I...

On the topic. My battery died on me yesterday. I was watching tv and waiting for a friend with the engine switched off. TV went off suddenly and when i tried to spark the ignition it failed and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By E60*
Is the level of coolant actually dropping? It...

Is the level of coolant actually dropping? It could be a sensor issue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5,946
Views: 962,544
Posted By E60*
Cheers bud. My top two M3 options prior to...

Cheers bud. My top two M3 options prior to purchase was that one and an Imola Red M3 with black interior. I opted for the former!

Difficult choice.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-07-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5,946
Views: 962,544
Posted By E60*
Here's my monster! ...

Here's my monster!


http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/6109/bmwm3a.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/13/bmwm3a.png/)

http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/2020/023u.png...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-07-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By E60*
You do have to be very careful when buying an E46...

You do have to be very careful when buying an E46 M3. There are quite a lot of lemons out there, especially those that have been damaged repaired. In the search for mine i drove about 4 different...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-06-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By E60*
Do you have any pictures of it by any chance? In...

Do you have any pictures of it by any chance? In and out?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-05-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,228
Posted By E60*
I've literally just part exchanged my BMW 530i...

I've literally just part exchanged my BMW 530i for a 2004 M3 Convertible (Manual). I'm also based in England like your self and was in the same dilemma as to wanting an M3 for a while but not...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-05-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By E60*
I would definetely avoid that. It will be much...

I would definetely avoid that. It will be much more hassle than its worth. Get something clean and give yourself peace of mind.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By E60*
Thanks Munich77. They are indeed M5 replica...

Thanks Munich77. They are indeed M5 replica alloys. I've also managed to contact the source being a company called Auto Dynamics in Sheffield.

They've responded saying BMW have clamped down on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By E60*
I do like the spyders. Its between them, CSL...

I do like the spyders. Its between them, CSL replica wheels and the M6 alloys. Whats the rim width of your rear alloy? 9.5j ? 10.5j? and the front?

It doesnt say on mine.

I havent really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By E60*
Thanks for the feedback. I'm using the space...

Thanks for the feedback. I'm using the space saver tyre instead of the cracked one, put it on as soon as i got the flat.

I've decided to get 4 new alloys and tyres and drop a rim size to 19.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By E60*
E60 530I Wheel Advice

So i've recently obtained an Alpine White 530i and noted the rear left tyre was flat.

Upon closer inspection at an independent tyre specialist in Edgware/NW London we realised the alloys had been...
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