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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-29-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,328
Posted By Rascasse
The BMW diff fluid is available separately. Here...

The BMW diff fluid is available separately. Here you go....
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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-29-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Rascasse
If the car is down on power, you probably have...

If the car is down on power, you probably have one or more bad coils.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-29-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,996
Posted By Rascasse
All the beginners moan about the expense of this...

All the beginners moan about the expense of this specific oil. It is what it is, and is the price you have to pay to maintain your M3 which is a well made, high performance motor.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-08-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,144
Posted By Rascasse
Have you considered taking in to have it checked?

Have you considered taking in to have it checked?
Forum: General BMW 04-08-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Rascasse
If you are on a tight budget, have you considered...

If you are on a tight budget, have you considered doing it yourself?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-16-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By Rascasse
Remember....... you get what you pay for. If it...

Remember....... you get what you pay for. If it looks 'rough around the edges' it probably is. If you still want the car, have it inspected at a BMW dealer, and go from there.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-07-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,346
Posted By Rascasse
I would only use the Castrol 10/60 tws.

I would only use the Castrol 10/60 tws.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-07-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By Rascasse
$7K could have been an expensive fix. I have...

$7K could have been an expensive fix. I have paid $11K for a major service on my Testarossa that had nothing broken! Your M3 isn't cheap, but there is worse.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-07-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By Rascasse
I got my pump at Griot's Garage. It works great...

I got my pump at Griot's Garage. It works great for all my cars, except the ones with dry sump systems. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-07-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By Rascasse
I am having a little problem with your math.......

I am having a little problem with your math.... so help me out. You found a car for 23K. But with your trade it comes to $29K. How does that work?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-31-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By Rascasse
When they have it right in the first place, why...

When they have it right in the first place, why change it?:D
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-21-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By Rascasse
NASA and the SCCA usually have good instructors. ...

NASA and the SCCA usually have good instructors. I am the chief driving instructor for my region of the FCA. I also have an M3 SMG, and would be glad to give you a few pointers.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-25-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rascasse
This sounds like the pump to me. If the fault...

This sounds like the pump to me. If the fault code said pump....... time to crack open the wallet!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-24-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By Rascasse
If you are having a price problem, do the oil...

If you are having a price problem, do the oil change yourself. If my dog had thumbs, he could do it. It is very easy.

The car takes between 6-7 qts @ $10/each, and the filter is $6. If you have...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-24-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,883
Posted By Rascasse
That K&N was 'overoiled'. I use K&Ns on my...

That K&N was 'overoiled'.

I use K&Ns on my own cars as well as cars that we performance tune, and if they are properly taken care of, are brilliant, and they do improve air flow. But just like...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-24-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Rascasse
The Bentley manuals seem pretty thorough. When I...

The Bentley manuals seem pretty thorough. When I went to the dealer looking for a factory workshop manual, they recommended the Bentley and it has been good.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-15-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By Rascasse
Good looking M! But I am a bit partial.:)

Good looking M! But I am a bit partial.:)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-04-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Rascasse
It is fairly straight forward. I removed the...

It is fairly straight forward. I removed the strut brace first. Then the valve cover. Next the coil packs and then the plugs.

I just did plugs on my SL55. 16 plugs! and buried in the head. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-01-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By Rascasse
The 10/60 Castrol is available on line for...

The 10/60 Castrol is available on line for $9.95/qt. I checked the price at my dealer and it was the same there as well.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-01-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Rascasse
We use stock airbox w/K&N drop ins with our...

We use stock airbox w/K&N drop ins with our software and never have any problems, just a great kick in performance.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-16-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By Rascasse
This is unbelievable. Apparently in VA (which is...

This is unbelievable. Apparently in VA (which is loaded with 'sanctuary cities), it's OK to be an illegal alien, but God forbid your car might be a little too low. Good luck with this. I weep for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-14-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,027
Posted By Rascasse
The M3 IS my DD......

The M3 IS my DD......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-01-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Rascasse
Everyone has a different budget. What do you...

Everyone has a different budget. What do you call cheap? $500? $1500? $3000?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-30-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Rascasse
There are great options for the E46 M3. BMW left...

There are great options for the E46 M3. BMW left allot on the table.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-25-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By Rascasse
The average owner/buyer has no idea what a track...

The average owner/buyer has no idea what a track really is, and that an enthusiast owner who tracks his car probably takes extra good care of his car. In his mind....... tracked = trashed.
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