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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By SPDSKTR
You're welcome! Make sure you read the Wiki...

You're welcome! Make sure you read the Wiki (link at the top of the page and in my signature) for all the information you'll ever need about this car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By SPDSKTR
Premium unleaded fuel ONLY. That's 91 or 93...

Premium unleaded fuel ONLY. That's 91 or 93 octane, depending on where you live.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By SPDSKTR
I'm going to put a recommendation for EBC Green...

I'm going to put a recommendation for EBC Green Stuff pads for street use. I had them in my E30 and I could eat steering wheel with ease. :D
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By SPDSKTR
Over 1,000 miles and they're still holding up? ...

Over 1,000 miles and they're still holding up? Awesome! Aggressive stance on that puppy, too. I'm curious how they'll hold up in the long run.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
Like I said, eBay headers are fine. 100 octane...

Like I said, eBay headers are fine. 100 octane leaded gas is not.

Read the guide in my sig and you'll learn how to get more power out of your car. If the ONLY reason you want to run catless...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By SPDSKTR
Just wait until M4's start to hit that $15,000...

Just wait until M4's start to hit that $15,000 range...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
Your ignorance is astounding.

Your ignorance is astounding.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By SPDSKTR
Are we being trolled? Seriously. Are we?

I swear there's been a huge influx of threads with ridiculous questions or content and beyond stubborn (or even angry) replies from the OPs when they hear an answer they don't like. Am I missing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
I'm going to be really, really blunt about this,...

I'm going to be really, really blunt about this, so if your feelings get hurt, too bad.

First and foremost: You're an idiot.

Not only will you be dumping some extremely harmful fumes into the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
"avgas" I assume means "average gas", which...

"avgas" I assume means "average gas", which translates to "87 octane". It won't clog up the cats, but it will make your car run like crap, lose power, get worse fuel economy, etc. If you can't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
Super Sprint and Active Autowerke have headers...

Super Sprint and Active Autowerke have headers that are basically the exact same thing as the eBay stuff, except ten times the price. You can spend $300 to $500 using the link I provided above, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
Countless people have. You may have to get an...

Countless people have. You may have to get an exhaust shop to weld the outlet to the exhaust pipe due to alignment issues, but other than that, they're worth the money.

For my first E46, I bought...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By SPDSKTR
In the case of the E46, many intakes will...

In the case of the E46, many intakes will actually cause a performance LOSS.

The ECIS intake I had seemed to work pretty well. IATs were just above ambient while the car was moving. I haven't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,695
Posted By SPDSKTR
After I bought my car, I was on... uh... a...

After I bought my car, I was on... uh... a private track (or something like that) and gave it hell. The speedometer climbed all the way up to 160 MPH, with some effort after 140 MPH. I really...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By SPDSKTR
There is a HUGE difference between 1" and 3". 1"...

There is a HUGE difference between 1" and 3". 1" is a mild drop. 3" will slam it to the ground.

What are you trying to do? Are you trying to stance it? If so, I'm done with this thread. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By SPDSKTR
1) Cover all maintenance items before doing...

1) Cover all maintenance items before doing anything! VANOS seals, cooling system overhaul, suspension components, etc. Your car will drive like a completely different animal if anything is worn....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By SPDSKTR
It took a little getting used to, but it's not...

It took a little getting used to, but it's not bad. I've driven it in stop-and-go traffic multiple times without issue. The clutch isn't all that heavy, either. It's heavier than stock, but it's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By SPDSKTR
For a daily, sure. I have an 11 lb. on my ZHP. ...

For a daily, sure. I have an 11 lb. on my ZHP. The chatter is unreal, but rev matching is an absolute breeze.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By SPDSKTR
Totally different engine, unfortunately. You...

Totally different engine, unfortunately.

You know what? You can probably find a CHEAP 2006 330i sedan. They have the first run of N52 engines making a rather stout 255 BHP. For whatever reason,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By SPDSKTR
For your car, the Gripforce F1 clutch and...

For your car, the Gripforce F1 clutch and flywheel kit is the best bang-for-the-buck out there.

Stage 1; slightly stronger than OEM feel with 16 lb. flywheel -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-17-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By SPDSKTR
Ah, yes... the 1999 SVT Cobra recall. A bad...

Ah, yes... the 1999 SVT Cobra recall. A bad intake manifold and very restrictive mufflers caused an estimated power loss of up to 50 BHP.

And there is more truth than you know to saying BMW's...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By SPDSKTR
I want to swap an S85 in my E46 and keep traction...

I want to swap an S85 in my E46 and keep traction control, stability control, emissions, etc. My budget is $500. What oil should I use after the swap?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
Eh. This car has turned into a needy little girl...

Eh. This car has turned into a needy little girl over the past month. Fortunately, it's nothing TOO expensive, but it's stuff I just don't have the money for right now. We've had entirely too much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By SPDSKTR
:lmao: Drug money can go a long way if...

:lmao:

Drug money can go a long way if budgeted correctly. :eeps:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By SPDSKTR
Heh. Our local dealership begged and pleaded...

Heh. Our local dealership begged and pleaded with me to trade my car in. I told them I'd trade them even for an M4.

I was told to have a nice day. :(
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