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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-24-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,239
Posted By trikerider
Nice. What wheels are those? What are the...

Nice. What wheels are those? What are the widths in front and back?

Thanks.

#750
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-03-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By trikerider
FYI: I just found out some additional things...

FYI: I just found out some additional things about going with 18x9.5" wheels all the way around.

Here are the recommendations:

Wheels: 18x9.5" with 3mm offset on all 4 corners and a 10mm spacer...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-02-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By trikerider
Bought them from TireRack. Michelin Pilot...

Bought them from TireRack.

Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 Green X mounted on 17x7.5" Sport Edition CD (Silver Painted) wheels.

The ride is now reminiscent of my previous e46 330i zhp which was - of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-29-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By trikerider
You know, that's a great question. If I had some...

You know, that's a great question. If I had some track experience or knew anyone in a similar situation, I'd sure respond.

#750
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-26-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,478
Posted By trikerider
Loving My Winter 17" wheels, thinking about going 18" for summer

My M3 came with the 19" wheels but I'm liking the ride quality of my 17" winter wheels so much that I'm thinking about running 18" for summer.

I'm probably going to go 18" x 9.5" on all 4 corners...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-26-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,370
Posted By trikerider
FYI: You were correct and that took care of it. ...

FYI: You were correct and that took care of it. I wonder what DISC6/TRACK9 mode is?

Anyone know what the various DISC6 modes are?

DISC6/TRACK1 = ?
DISC6/TRACk2 = ?
DISC6/TRACK3 = ?...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-12-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,370
Posted By trikerider
Confirmed but . . . . there doesn't seem to be a...

Confirmed but . . . . there doesn't seem to be a way to use next/previous track commands using the steering wheel or OEM Navigation system controls without switching back to text mode which then...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-11-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,370
Posted By trikerider
Potential Solution Obtained

I did finally get hold of DICE tech support (hadn't registered the product so they wouldn't return my email - wish they'd sent me an automated reply letting me know that 3 weeks ago - this...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 12-21-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,370
Posted By trikerider
Tom, Yes. Tired this. Nothing happens. ...

Tom,

Yes. Tired this. Nothing happens. When I push the Nav system's MENU button, the menu options show up just long enough to look at them and then the display on the Navigation screen goes...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 12-21-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,370
Posted By trikerider
Tom, I'm using it in locked mode. I'm...

Tom,

I'm using it in locked mode. I'm operating it with the steering wheel controls.

I'm certainly no audio electronics expert so maybe the implications of your response address my question...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 12-21-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 319,158
Posted By trikerider
Hi Tom, Please take a look at my post on...

Hi Tom,

Please take a look at my post on this forum and let me know if you have any thoughts.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=420571

Thanks in advance.

#750
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 12-21-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,370
Posted By trikerider
Just Installed the DICE module in my M3: Some questions

Just installed the DICE module this weekend.

I have a 2006 e46 M3 coupe with OEM Navigation and Sirius satellite radio. I ordered all the appropriate stuff as indiated on BSW's website. While...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-03-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By trikerider
Track Wheel Spec Confirmation Request

It has been recommended that I use 18" x 9.5" wheels with a 3mm offset on all 4 corners and 10mm spacers on the rears.

So . . . I'm playing around on TireRack.com and I'm having some difficulty...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-28-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By trikerider
Questions regarding the winter wheels and tires I'm about to buy

I'm about to buy the following Winter Wheels and Tires for my M3.

225/50R17XL Micheline Pilot Alpin PA3 Blackwall Green X...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-25-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 985
Posted By trikerider
M3 Badging In Eastern Europe

I just got back from the Czeck Republic and I noticed more than a few 3 and 5 series BMW's with ///M badging that clearly weren't M cars. Like, you'd see an e46 330d (clearly marked as such) with an...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-23-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By trikerider
Dimensions of the Navteq MKIV Screen

I'm having trouble tracking down this information. I know it's a 16:9 aspect ratio but I can't seem to find the dimensions of the actual screen on this site, navteq's site, or anywhere else, for...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-23-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,833
Posted By trikerider
I'd argue, yes, 19 *is* too young to own an e46...

I'd argue, yes, 19 *is* too young to own an e46 M3. Not because you can't afford it. Certainly there are young'uns who's parents ensure means not typically available at that age. If this is the...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-23-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By trikerider
Update on Nav Screen Scratches: This has...

Update on Nav Screen Scratches:

This has been a bit of a journey but I've come up with a solution to 90% of the problem and I now need to know if there's a product out there that will get me that...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-16-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,836
Posted By trikerider
Thanks. The following text appears below the...

Thanks.

The following text appears below the 3rd pair of images:



I'm calling attention here to two instances where you're depressing the clutch. I seem to be missing a step. When do let...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-15-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,836
Posted By trikerider
My First Track Weekend!!!! How do you acquire heel-toe know-how?

I finally decided to do my first track weekend at the BMWCCA's Longest Day @ Mid-America Motorplex a couple of weekends ago.

I was in the Novice I group since it was my first time on a track. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-02-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By trikerider
I've had the car for a while now and have fretted...

I've had the car for a while now and have fretted about this transmission sound and feel every day. As someone above pointed out, I thought surely the previous owner abused the car.

However, I'm...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-27-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By trikerider
I've tried a few approaches. The first was to...

I've tried a few approaches. The first was to apply exactly as instructed by the manufacturers of the product. I sprayed it directly onto surface (NOTE: in addition to the big can of this stuff I...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-24-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By trikerider
Ordered some. It arrived a couple of days ago. ...

Ordered some. It arrived a couple of days ago. Doesn't seem to be doing anything for the scratch marks on my nav screen.

Anyone have any other ideas. See pictures of effect in original post.
...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-18-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,370
Posted By trikerider
Sold!!! But the new owner wont be picking it up...

Sold!!! But the new owner wont be picking it up until May 3rd.

Thanks for all the comments and good luck with everyone else's sales.

#750
Forum: The Detail Department 04-17-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By trikerider
This is great. Thanks. BTW, awesome car. I hope...

This is great. Thanks. BTW, awesome car. I hope to have a 2001/2 M coupe sitting next to my M3 some day.
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