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Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-06-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By grocery_grabber
Car is sold.

Car is sold.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-04-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By grocery_grabber
E46 M3, 1 Owner, 28k miles, 6spd, Harman Kardon, Bi-Xenons

Car fax, 100+ pictures, service history, window sticker are all here

http://e46m3.squarespace.com/
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-17-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By grocery_grabber
Only one for now. There is no bad angle on this...

Only one for now. There is no bad angle on this car. Never dinged or dented, all original (very bright & shiny) paint. Once the snow melts and it warms up a little I'll pull it out and snap a ton. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-17-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By grocery_grabber
FYi -- anyone else who's looking I am thinking of...

FYi -- anyone else who's looking I am thinking of selling. '02 M3, I bought it new, 6mt, ~28k miles, imola red over black, all original garage queen. Recently had all fluids flushed, new Pilot...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-08-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,209
Posted By grocery_grabber
Low mileage maintenance

Question about routing maintenance on my '02 M3 with 25k miles.

So far I've done all of the maintenance that the book recommends. Stuff like at least yearly oil changes, radiator flushes, brake...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-28-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By grocery_grabber
Almost new e39 Snow Tires + Rims

For sale: 16 inchers
- 4 Rial Salerno rims with 4 Michelin X-ICE Xi2 tires
- Perfect shape
- 16x7 with 5-120 bolt pattern
- Extra set of bolts
- Balanced
- No curb rash at all
- No salt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By grocery_grabber
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By grocery_grabber
It was amazing to see the engineering. Really...

It was amazing to see the engineering. Really unbelievable actually. Thank God and the engineers too! Nothing that happened looked like an accident. Hood went up, a-pillar went out, passenger...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By grocery_grabber
Sad/Happy day

We walked away. Well done BMW.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By grocery_grabber
Dl-49 or MTP-93

A little background before the question. I have an 02 M3 and an 03 540. The m3 is on it's original battery, and the 540's Interstate MTP-93 just died. So really I needed 2 batteries. I went to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-17-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,900
Posted By grocery_grabber
Duralast 49-DL or Interstate MTP-93

A little background before the question. I have an 02 M3 and an 03 540. The m3 is on it's original battery, and the 540's Interstate MTP-93 just died. So really I needed 2 batteries. I went to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By grocery_grabber
She's too smart for that. I used to turn it...

She's too smart for that. I used to turn it off...but she always brought it back. And if you reset the mpg every time I drove it the mpg went to hell.

The test allows you to change the fuel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By grocery_grabber
Problem solved! Car reads like it's getting...

Problem solved! Car reads like it's getting 20mpg now. Thanks all
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By grocery_grabber
Fluid questions, Fidelity Warranty, & FYI

On my '03 540i, there was a coolant leak that showed up with the check coolant message 2x in a month. The first time I just topped off the fluids (it took about 16oz). You may remember the post,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By grocery_grabber
Sticker from an '03 m-sport?

Anyone have a pic of the window sticker from an '03 m-sport?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By grocery_grabber
Thumbs up Nevermind -- Google's caching did wonders. Has...

Nevermind -- Google's caching did wonders. Has anyone tried this?

TEST-NR. 20
KVBR: 1000


This "test" is actually a way to adjust the OBC's fuel consumption factor. There's a sensor in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By grocery_grabber
The site is down. Can you pls let me know in...

The site is down. Can you pls let me know in general what it says?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By grocery_grabber
Assume I've already done the basics (keep foot...

Assume I've already done the basics (keep foot out of it, tires inflated, blah blah). I hate that MPG thing. I want it gone...or hacked.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By grocery_grabber
Is it possible to alter the MPG computer?

My wife complains that the 540 is getting crappy fuel mileage. It does very well (25mpg) on the highway, but around town is another story (15). It's an 03 with Nav.

Is it possible to...
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,841
Posted By grocery_grabber
No way...7 years old it only has 22k miles on it....

No way...7 years old it only has 22k miles on it. Garage queen, bought with all the right options (the ones I ordered!). Not going to pass this good fortune onto someone else.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,841
Posted By grocery_grabber
You mentioned an Optima battery eh? Is that...

You mentioned an Optima battery eh? Is that better than the Autozone DL 49?

Another person said 12.1v with no load = bad battery. I've been told by Autozone above 12 is good and 12.5 is brand...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,841
Posted By grocery_grabber
7 Year Old Battery -- WOW

Just had to share this. I bought my 2002 M3 brand new in April of that year. It's still on the original battery!

I was worried that the battery was going to die on me, even though it is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By grocery_grabber
The *****colored bolt is there for sure...but no...

The *****colored bolt is there for sure...but no wire as the picture indicates. I suppose since no one has said there is a wire like the one in the manual, then I'm ok. But that's an assumption and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By grocery_grabber
I'm not sure on the battery age. Are those...

I'm not sure on the battery age. Are those numbers I mentioned ok...or on the low side?

I hooked up the battery tender last night and about 10 hours later the battery still wasn't fully charged....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By grocery_grabber
I just tested the battery. I'm getting 12.1v...

I just tested the battery.

I'm getting 12.1v at rest, and 13.6 at idle. I think this is within normal range???
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