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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-27-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,543
Posted By rowanm
guys..dont over-stress about the SMG...

guys..dont over-stress about the SMG gearbox...i'm driving mine and enjoying the hell outta it...any vehicle will give u ****..u should have money set aside if u dont have warranty?? besides there's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-13-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,112
Posted By rowanm
Smile csl vs m3

csl has different front seats and steering, you can decide which are better...csl has a modification on the air/fuel ratio, it has a completley different air box installed and they have played with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-24-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,851
Posted By rowanm
thanx for the replies guys??? not even...

thanx for the replies guys??? not even one....anyway..my car is fixed now and is running like a dream.....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-19-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,851
Posted By rowanm
M3 clutch slipping

Hi guys, my M3 e46, SMG is troubling me...when the vehicle is cold it drives normal...you can floor the **** outta it....when she gets warmed up..she starts to slip the clutch..she is still drivable...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-19-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,260
Posted By rowanm
use castrol edge sport 10 w 60...it works gr8 4...

use castrol edge sport 10 w 60...it works gr8 4 me....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-22-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,174
Posted By rowanm
i been doing maintenance myself...oil...

i been doing maintenance myself...oil change/spark plugs/air filter/fuel filter...these cars are not bad on maintenance..but make sure you always fix something if it needs attention....oh and dont...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-22-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,614
Posted By rowanm
why u wanna do that now bro?? dont u like the...

why u wanna do that now bro?? dont u like the smg...i simply love it....there's nothing like it in this world......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-28-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,291
Posted By rowanm
M3 all the way buddy!!!!!!!! 335i big...

M3 all the way buddy!!!!!!!! 335i big mistake....that engine wont last ...guaranteed.......
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-25-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 29,576
Posted By rowanm
check all relays..fuses...if you open the main...

check all relays..fuses...if you open the main fuse box in the glove box compartment you will find the purpose of each fuse..check all that...you will have to get a workshop manual...try Robert...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-25-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,504
Posted By rowanm
bmw anyday..audi is ****...that's why there sales...

bmw anyday..audi is ****...that's why there sales is poor...........and they want to compete and yet copy at the same time...it's just another VW volkswagen....piece of **** in my books....lots of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-09-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,443
Posted By rowanm
Unhappy smg or stick??

smg all the way bud....much quicker gear changes when racing rather then manual shift..no grinding gears...transmission will last longer.....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-09-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,573
Posted By rowanm
Wink spark plug question

hi bud...the stock plugs are DCPR8EKP with two platinum electrodes...i'm using DCPR8EVX platinum high performance plugs singl platinum electrode...much cheaper than getting from the agents....oh they...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-14-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By rowanm
Question Help Alignment problems M3 E46 SMG

okay..it goes like this..i took my car in to a local fitment centre and the guy changed the two lower control arm adjusting bolts for me cos he said he couldn't get my alignment correct...anyways...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-24-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,167
Posted By rowanm
simple stuff...very easy to learn to use the...

simple stuff...very easy to learn to use the smg..remember theres no clutch....you can drive it in automatic mode as well...you dont need to learn a manual transmission at all....trust me...i'm...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-21-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By rowanm
okay me again....i did the fuel filter the other...

okay me again....i did the fuel filter the other night...what a bastard job it turned out to be.....okay...i pulled out the no.54 fuse from the fuse box to de-pressurize the system....but i battled...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-21-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By rowanm
sound like a wheel bearing to me too...

sound like a wheel bearing to me too buddy........nice little job...rather do both if you are doing them...use the right grease too please....and the quantites....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-21-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,279
Posted By rowanm
smg transmission no problemo dude....in a...

smg transmission no problemo dude....in a nutshell..it's a manual 6 speed gearbox which has electro-hydraulic actuators that are changing your gears...the onlt thing you goota check is the oil level...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-21-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By rowanm
hey bud..i own a m3 smg, 2003 model..goes like a...

hey bud..i own a m3 smg, 2003 model..goes like a dream..you wont be disappointed....leave the 545 for the older guys...ha..ha..
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-14-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,390
Posted By rowanm
use tws 10w60 or castrol edge sport 10w60, use...

use tws 10w60 or castrol edge sport 10w60, use edge sport cos it's much cheaper and castrol is decreasing quantities of tws oil...........you are looking for trouble with 5w30 mobil one as there were...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-08-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,213
Posted By rowanm
Angry hey bud

let me say something..if you stock then stick with the 18 inches 225/45ZR18 front and 255/40ZR18 rear...remember your pull away will be much slower with 19's on as they are much heavier..the golf's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-07-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By rowanm
Thumbs up DIY information e46 m3

i have purchased a bmw m3 e46 SMG 4 weeks ago...it runs like a dream..however when i bought it..it needed a service and the agents are ridiculous when it comes to prices for almost anything on the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-07-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By rowanm
bmw m3 e46 SMG

Hi everyone..my name is rowan..i'm driving a bmw m3 e46 smg..i have learnt so much from these forums already and i myself have alot of information to share with you okes from my own...
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