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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Steveo
Man, if that car has a warranty now in place, my...

Man, if that car has a warranty now in place, my advice, from my own painful experience, is do not screw with trying to fix an SMG issue. I would get that car to a dealership as soon as possible, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,356
Posted By Steveo
My E46 M3 Has a Speedometer Problem

This car has had a series of problems since a broken ignition ground wire fried the DME and some other SMG related things. I couldn't get the local dealer to assure me that replacing the DME would...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 03-06-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By Steveo
Need to Rent E46 Shim Kit Only

Is this rig still available for rent? I only need the shim kit - have the tool and micrometer.
How much, and how do you handle the money? Paypal? When can you ship to the Seattle area? Thanks.
Steve
Forum: Exterior 02-09-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Steveo
Doesn't anyone want to make an offer? I've had...

Doesn't anyone want to make an offer? I've had enough of dealing with the eBay phishers, and would entertain a real offer!
Forum: Pacific Northwest Region - AK, HI, ID, OR, and WA 02-03-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 899
Posted By Steveo
FS: E46 M3 Hardtop

This is the factory hardtop, including the factory roll around floor storage cradle and dust cover. Exterior color of the hardtop is Titansilber Metallic with black interior. All features of the top...
Forum: Exterior 02-02-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Steveo
FS: Removable Hardtop with Floor Cradle

Factory hardtop and floor cradle for E46 3 Series. Came with 2003 M3, and is likely to fit other E 46 cars. I've rarely used it, and it is covered and garage stored when not in use. Fits and...
Forum: Exterior 01-08-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Steveo
E46 Hardtop

I have the removable hardtop from my 2003 E46 M3 for sale. Exterior is silver, interior headliner is black. Condition is probably near mint, or close. Everything works fine, lighting, locking cams,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,075
Posted By Steveo
M3 E46 Remote Receiver

My information is that the receiver for coupes is located inside the driver's side "A" pillar. I know for a fact that it's located inside that oval shaped mirror on the convertible. If you've got the...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 11-27-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By Steveo
This is such great news! I'll get back to you in...

This is such great news! I'll get back to you in early January to rent the valve shim kit. Thanks!
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 11-26-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Steveo
Valve Shim Kit - WTR - WTB

Planning a valve inspect/adjustment on my 2003 M3. Need the valve shim kit, and would prefer to rent, replace used shims, and return to owner. Any help is appreciated.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By Steveo
You're probably right about trashing the car....

You're probably right about trashing the car. Thanks!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-14-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By Steveo
2003 E46 M3 Starter Disable?

It looks like I may be relocating to an area known for auto theft, and I'm looking for options to deter the local thieves.
Does this car have a factory feature that allows owners to disable the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By Steveo
I'm really interested in these VANOS units and...

I'm really interested in these VANOS units and their failure. Of curiosity only, how did you decide the VANOS needs replacement? Are you throwing a code, or just making noise? If codes, which ones?...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-07-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,803
Posted By Steveo
I forgot to mention that those whiz bang spline...

I forgot to mention that those whiz bang spline gears from Dr. VANOS only cost $200 each.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-06-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By Steveo
Just curious ... what year model is your M3?

Just curious ... what year model is your M3?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-06-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,047
Posted By Steveo
The E46 designation pertains to the chassis,...

The E46 designation pertains to the chassis, which may or may not be an M3. The M3 is basically the model designation, and all M3 cars built between 2001 and 2006 will be on the E46 chassis. On line...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-06-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,803
Posted By Steveo
E46 M3 Engine Noise - VANOS?

Like some of you guys, I've lived with a certain fear that my engine would give up its ghost because of a faulty condition we just refer to at a bad VANOS. I've had several indy shops and a local...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-04-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By Steveo
I'm not sure how you define a good company for...

I'm not sure how you define a good company for this warranty, but my guess is that there are no options out there. Not speaking to the company but how much you will have to pay for an extended...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Region - AK, HI, ID, OR, and WA 10-01-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By Steveo
E46 Vanos Issues

Does anyone in have that camshaft timing tool used to lock the cams at TDC? I'd like to borrow or rent it as I'll be replacing that vanos unit soon.
Thanks,
Steve
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-17-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Steveo
Intermittant heaadlights

Looks like you and I have the same problem. The left light on my 2003 M3 is doing the same thing. Just curious, what was the price of that new igniter?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-19-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Steveo
E46 Engine Sounds

I'm still learning my way around my new-to-me 2003 M3 convertible. The engine makes what sounds like the timing chain rattling only on first start up, and around 4k to 5K RPM, under a load. Not...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-24-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,749
Posted By Steveo
New to Me M3 Needs Valves Checked/Adjusted

I'm ready to tackle this job on my 2003 E46 convertible. Seem to have all I need except maybe the nerve to get to it! Is there a particular trick to using the special magnetic tool, or is that small...
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