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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-03-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Sab
I have an E46 M3 with a set of Dunlop Winter...

I have an E46 M3 with a set of Dunlop Winter Sport tires on my stock 18's. The comfort, performance, and traction is absolutely incredible. Driving in the winter with my PS2's was scary. A little bit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,541
Posted By Sab
Go with the sports package. I live in Chicago too...

Go with the sports package. I live in Chicago too and use my M3 as a daily driver (but I don't drive to work). Riding on high performance tires in the winter has not been an issue. I have never used...
Forum: General BMW 11-17-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Sab
I live in the city but would be willing to travel...

I live in the city but would be willing to travel a bit out of may way to get to a good shop. I usually go up to Knauz (Fields pissed me off one too many times with thier attitude) which is on 41 in...
Forum: General BMW 11-17-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Sab
Hey, what independent repair shop do you have in...

Hey, what independent repair shop do you have in mind? I have an M3 out of warranty and need to stop going to the stealership for repairs.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-23-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Sab
Oh sorry about that. The sound is coming from the...

Oh sorry about that. The sound is coming from the front.
Thanks again for the advice!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-21-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Sab
Thanks for the advice guys. Hopefully its nothing...

Thanks for the advice guys. Hopefully its nothing big. This car is sucking my wallet dry! (just got Inspection II done)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-14-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Sab
Weird sound when turning

Hey everyone,
Just recently started to hear a strange groan when turning in my 01 M3 at slow speeds. My wheels are stock so its not tire rub. Any ideas? Thanks!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-08-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Sab
Yeah, I thought that I might be able to get away...

Yeah, I thought that I might be able to get away with a repaint of the bumper but it got mangled enough I wasnt sure if I would have to replace the bumper too in which case we are talking $900. In...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-06-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Sab
Mod suggestions for front bumber

Yesterday, the left front corner/side of my 01 black M3 bumber got totally scratched against a high curb while I pulled out of a parking spot. It's pretty deep, long and about 2-3 inches high. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-09-2005, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Sab
I agree

I agree with Dawgbone, I have a 2001 M3 and it makes the same sound. I especially notice it in my garage because of the echo. If I depress the clutch with a bit more care it doesn't make the sound....
Forum: General BMW 04-27-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Sab
Doh!

Doh!
Forum: General BMW 04-27-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Sab
How does somebody in the US buy an Alpina?

Maybe its a dumb question, but it wasn't immediately obvious. Do you go through your local dealer or is it not possible to buy one here?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-27-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Sab
What to do with old scuffed up OEM '01 M3 18's?

Anybody have any ideas on what I can do with my old M3 18's. They have a decent amount of curb rash so I changed them out with new ones. I suppose I keep them for the track or put some winter tires...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-26-2005, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By Sab
Yeah, noticed the rims. Actually, I was more...

Yeah, noticed the rims. Actually, I was more focused on the damage they were doing to the front end of that M3! Ouch!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-26-2005, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By Sab
M3 vs. 300C in Marvin Window commercial

Saw a Marvin Window ad last night that had a 300C chasing an M3 through a city's streets wrecking everything in sight - (i.e. slamming through sidewalk cafes). It was amazing. Especially since the M3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Sab
I had to make two trips to the dealer before my...

I had to make two trips to the dealer before my coils were fixed. Both times, all 6 were replaced.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-25-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,493
Posted By Sab
Well, I am not sure if this was the same clunk I...

Well, I am not sure if this was the same clunk I have heard others complain of since it wasn't occuring during gear shifting but instead with changes in the cars momentum. It was pretty loud and...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-21-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,493
Posted By Sab
New Driveshaft

So I was hearing this strange clunking from the rear of my M3 whenever thier was a shift in the cars momentum. Almost like a major component was loose and banging around. It got worse when the Sport...
Forum: General BMW 04-14-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By Sab
I hear you. To be honest, I am not sure what you...

I hear you. To be honest, I am not sure what you could find in a routine inspection. I got to believe that there is something though. For example, my car makes a chirping sound for a second or two on...
Forum: General BMW 04-14-2005, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By Sab
Surprised by what I learned at the dealer

I was going to get the Inspection II done on my car just before the warranty expires (its a little early for my car but maintanance warranty already expired anyway) I figured if the dealer mechanics...
Forum: General BMW 04-12-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,896
Posted By Sab
I paid for 6 months of unlimited (hand) car...

I paid for 6 months of unlimited (hand) car washes. I end up going once or twice a week. I live in a condo in the city so I miss having a driveway to give the ultimate driving machine the ultimate...
Forum: General BMW 04-12-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Sab
Thanks for the advice!

Thanks for the advice!
Forum: General BMW 04-12-2005, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Sab
Extended Warranty

I am trying to figure out if I should pony up $3K for a warranty extension. My factory warranty expires in 45 days and I have 2 weeks to deciede. I have 31K on my 2001 M3 (second owner). I dont plan...
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