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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-01-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,636
Posted By ThatOneGuy
BMW warrantees follow the car, not the owner.

BMW warrantees follow the car, not the owner.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-01-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By ThatOneGuy
The stock airbox is actually great, all you need...

The stock airbox is actually great, all you need is a panel filter. I have a Streamline, love it.

I can't speak to your dealers diagnosis. However, it's not uncommon for the filter oil in a K&N...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-29-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By ThatOneGuy
No, but you should take him up on his offer.

No, but you should take him up on his offer.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-22-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By ThatOneGuy
There is nothing in the contract about modifying...

There is nothing in the contract about modifying or using non-oem parts?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-20-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,015
Posted By ThatOneGuy
There is only one oil for the E46 M3. It's...

There is only one oil for the E46 M3. It's Castrol TWS 10W-60, you can buy it from dealer or one of several private BMW related vendors. Turner Motorsports has it for about $10 a quart. My own BMW...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By ThatOneGuy
Here's a link to a roadfly thread with the...

Here's a link to a roadfly thread with the mirrors manufacturers contact number. Perhaps you can order it directly, bypassing BMW.

http://bimmer.roadfly.com/bmw/forums/e46m3/8717120-1.html
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-12-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By ThatOneGuy
I did a quick parts search on realoem.com and...

I did a quick parts search on realoem.com and couldn't find a separate part number for the red dome. Looks like the dealer maybe correct, you have to replace the whole mirror if you want the part....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 04-02-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By ThatOneGuy
Only BMW dealers can "CPO" warrantee (certified...

Only BMW dealers can "CPO" warrantee (certified pre-owned) an M3, or any BMW for that matter. However, maintenance (and "wear & tear") is not covered.

Only the original owner can purchase the BMW...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-31-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,593
Posted By ThatOneGuy
+1 for crossing the bridge and going to...

+1 for crossing the bridge and going to Weatherford & Steve Gass, great service each time. Going in a few weeks for inspection 1.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-30-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By ThatOneGuy
You can't make cheap bhp in an M3. The only way...

You can't make cheap bhp in an M3. The only way to make the car faster with his budget is to fix the loose nut behind the wheel. As for your second comment, it not only shows your frame of mind but...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-30-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By ThatOneGuy
Here you go:...

Here you go: http://www.skipbarber.com/driving_school/driving_school.aspx
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-28-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By ThatOneGuy
I realize this is an old thread. However, a...

I realize this is an old thread. However, a friend of mine took her 2004 330ci in for service and they found worn control arm bushings. She's had the car for about 6 months, it's CPO and the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-25-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By ThatOneGuy
Adding to what they said, there is no cheap...

Adding to what they said, there is no cheap horsepower to be found with an E46 M3. There are a few vendors that sell software, Active Autoworks, Dinan, etc., for your car that offer very modest...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-24-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,831
Posted By ThatOneGuy
There was an E46 M3 on ebay last year with about...

There was an E46 M3 on ebay last year with about 200K miles on the clock. Looked pretty good considering.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-20-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By ThatOneGuy
Try cleaning your MAF Sensor. You'll need a...

Try cleaning your MAF Sensor. You'll need a security torx (#10 iirc) and a bottle of this: http://www.amazon.com/CRC-Mass-Flow-Sensor-Cleaner/dp/B000EGH57G

You can find the spray and the security...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-20-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By ThatOneGuy
You'd be surprised... or maybe you wouldn't. I've...

You'd be surprised... or maybe you wouldn't. I've seen posts from people in the south bay with dealer quotes for a $300 oil service. My dealer charges $99 before the BMWCCA discount.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-19-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By ThatOneGuy
The manual:...

The manual: http://www.amazon.com/BMW-E46-Service-Manual-1999-2005/dp/0837612772/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1205980201&sr=8-1

Last I looked, in my area, dealer prices for inspection 1 was...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-19-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By ThatOneGuy
I would buy the newest, lowest milage M3 you can...

I would buy the newest, lowest milage M3 you can afford.

It also depends on how specific you are. If you must have a manual, or you do not want a sunroof, or a ZCP car or one color only. If...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-18-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By ThatOneGuy
Some places won't let you have the car...

Some places won't let you have the car independently inspected. If that's the case, they'll tell you their mechanics "inspected the car and it's clean", perhaps offering a 90 warrantee to placate...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-18-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,946
Posted By ThatOneGuy
FYI - you can download an owners manual from the...

FYI - you can download an owners manual from the BMW NA website, it's a free pdf. All you have to do is register as an owner in the Owners Circle area.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-18-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By ThatOneGuy
If you find yourself at a dealer looking at cars,...

If you find yourself at a dealer looking at cars, sit down with an Service Advisor and ask them what they charge for Inspection 1 & 2, brake job, clutch, oil service. Bozak23's price quotes are more...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-18-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By ThatOneGuy
It depends on the shop and where you live. Up...

It depends on the shop and where you live. Up here in the Bay Area it's about $250.00. A dealer will be able to check the service history and any recall work done. A proper PPI should include: a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-14-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,468
Posted By ThatOneGuy
+1, 8/80K federal emissions warrantee.

+1, 8/80K federal emissions warrantee.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-14-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By ThatOneGuy
I find this site helpful when looking for part...

I find this site helpful when looking for part numbers: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 03-12-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,023
Posted By ThatOneGuy
I drive my coupe everyday as well, though my...

I drive my coupe everyday as well, though my commute is only about 6 or 8 miles round trip. Never fails to bring a smile to face, no matter what kind of day I've had.
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