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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-25-2014, 10:35 AM
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Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
A couple of weeks later, I returned to the same...

A couple of weeks later, I returned to the same location to shoot one more frame, with lots of fire.

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_89_Anssi_Ranki.jpg

Anssi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-02-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_65_Anss...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_65_Anssi_Ranki.jpg

Chapter 9: My summer at the gravel pit

Driving the CSL is addictive. And the addiction comes with a price: I cannot photograph it...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
Since I plan to own this car for the next 40...

Since I plan to own this car for the next 40 years at least, I am not in a hurry. I have two small children and I take my role as a parent very seriously. I am accepting the fact that I currently...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-08-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
Wow. Thank you so much for those comments! And...

Wow. Thank you so much for those comments! And welcome to Bimmerfest forum.

I absolutely adore classic Corvettes, see my work here:

http://www.m5time.com/albums/tearsheets/V8_2012_09.jpg
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-07-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
A picture experiment with 600mm optics. I wanted...

A picture experiment with 600mm optics. I wanted to capture the unreal perspective that makes the rear of the car look much wider and stronger. Check out the rear tire, it looks HUGE:
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-21-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
I did not know Roundel Magazine was available...

I did not know Roundel Magazine was available online, but as I was searching for information on M3 CSL, I was surprised to find my own feature:
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-27-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,200
Posted By m5time
As I said in my "report", it is good that the CSL...

As I said in my "report", it is good that the CSL did not come with a choice of transmission. Because to me, that would have been a difficult choice.

Sounds like manual would be the better choice...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-27-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,200
Posted By m5time
Picture evidence. No clutch pedal (this is my own...

Picture evidence. No clutch pedal (this is my own car - no picture manipulation)

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_46_Anssi_Ranki.jpg

Yes, the transmission is the same. But instead of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_62a_Ans...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_62a_Anssi_Ranki.jpg

Chapter 8: Night Cruising and Crazy Light-painting

Finnish summer nights are perfect for cruising. The beautiful “golden hour”...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_46_Anss...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_46_Anssi_Ranki.jpg

Chapter 7: The Interior

The summer driving season of 2012 is long gone. I have never categorized myself as a summer person, but...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-10-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/INFO/BMW_Art_Car_12_A...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/INFO/BMW_Art_Car_12_Anssi_Ranki.jpg

Chapter 6: The CSL Art Cars

Season 2012 is coming to an end here in Finland. Because of the climate, many sports cars are...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-19-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
I agree. Of all the performance-improving...

I agree. Of all the performance-improving features that the CSL has, the Cup tires have the greatest impact on lap times.

It would also be interesting to know how CSLs perform on regular tires....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-19-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
Thanks! The winter is finally over and I...

Thanks!

The winter is finally over and I drove the CSL. Life feels worth living again!

Anssi
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-30-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
Thank you! I am hoping the car gets even more...

Thank you! I am hoping the car gets even more viewers here at Bimmerfest.

Your question is very easy to answer: I plan to keep it stock. And I plan to keep it working and looking like new for the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-30-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/tearsheets/Roundel_20...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/tearsheets/Roundel_2011_12.jpg


Chapter 5: The Photography


Taking the pictures you see in this thread took about 20 nights. I usually shoot after sunset, as the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-30-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_03_Anss...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_03_AnssiRanki.jpg


Chapter 4: The Looks


The CSL just immediately looks right. I am sure it is extremely difficult to design a car like that. The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-30-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_15a_Ans...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_15a_AnssiRanki.jpg


Chapter 3: The SMG Gearbox


The Sequential Manual Gearbox (SMG II) system has 5 automatic "D" and 5 manual "S" programs of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-30-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_08_Anss...

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_08_AnssiRanki.jpg


Chapter 2: The Experience


So what is it like to drive one?

Pulling on the door handle, the driver's window lowers itself a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-30-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 40,227
Posted By m5time
My BMW M3 CSL

http://www.m5time.com/albums/M3_CSL/M3_CSL_05b_AnssiRanki.jpg


Introduction


BMW E46 M3 CSL. And I finally have one. Buying it was probably one of the most irrational things I have ever done....
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