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Forum: General E46 Forum Today, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Alex323Ci
Euro spec M3s have the cats downstream further.

Euro spec M3s have the cats downstream further.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Alex323Ci
like you said, pretty much no difference than...

like you said, pretty much no difference than what it looks like now with the black soft top.
But..it looks nicer/cleaner with bodycolored top. PY isn’t my favorite color but seeing some cabrios...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Alex323Ci
and the MODEL? is it a 318i or 318d, also was it...

and the MODEL? is it a 318i or 318d, also was it an automatic or a manual. the diesel has a 2.47 which would make you slow.
a manual will have a different diff ratio than an automatic.
a diesel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Alex323Ci
what year and model 318? a 318i should have...

what year and model 318?

a 318i should have a shorter gear ratio (numerically higher) and as such probably quicker than the 323’s 3.07 ratio. it would however hit redline quicker and top gear...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By Alex323Ci
first off his 2000 323Ci has an M52TU engine, not...

first off his 2000 323Ci has an M52TU engine, not an M54. i stated this earlier in thread before your first post.

agreed it's ok to run to redline. not the best thing, but it can handle it.
i...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By Alex323Ci
All good advice but in his case he has a 323Ci...

All good advice but in his case he has a 323Ci manual. it has an electric fan. he doesn't have to worry about mechanical clutch fan blades and shroud issues from high revs.

323Ci manual...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By Alex323Ci
:eeps:

:eeps:
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 942
Posted By Alex323Ci
just bought this from the Sears sale. haven’t...

just bought this from the Sears sale. haven’t used to give feedback but it appears to have good features. Sale price hard to pass up.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By Alex323Ci
decent sale on digital Craftsman 1/2 inch torque...

decent sale on digital Craftsman 1/2 inch torque wrenches.
Regularly $169.95 down to $59.95 and $5 less with additional coupon “Sears5off50” (or -$10 coupon when you sign up for text sales). Free...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By Alex323Ci
since "money is not an issue" buy an M3 which is...

since "money is not an issue" buy an M3 which is made to rev high.

no power reason to rev a stock 323Ci M52TUB25 engine over 5500 rpm because it stops making power at that point.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-29-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By Alex323Ci
BavSound is doing 10% Sitewide and Free Shipping....

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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By Alex323Ci
:dunno: don’t see anything posted

:dunno: don’t see anything posted
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,121
Posted By Alex323Ci
OP something no one has posted is your fuel...

OP something no one has posted is your fuel pump's RELAY. people often on the non-M swap the salmon colored horn relay with it since it's the same and horn rarely used while pump is often used.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,121
Posted By Alex323Ci
you sir are a very smart person. you just don't...

you sir are a very smart person. you just don't drink the Kool-Aid handed to you, you ask questions about it. :thumbsup:

quality fuel pumps don't often, by can go out for a few reasons. the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Alex323Ci
Offset info ...

Offset info
https://m.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=101
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Alex323Ci
must be a sedan thing

must be a sedan thing
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Alex323Ci
Before you do that you need to read up on wheel...

Before you do that you need to read up on wheel OFFSET to understand it’s not going to equal same width.

You also have mentioned OEM suspension and Eibach springs. Does your 323i have ZSP (Sport...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Alex323Ci
the "whole cooling system". it will cost a lot...

the "whole cooling system". it will cost a lot and more if you have to pay labor.

t-stat, water pump and coolant are items that need to be replaced per BMW on a regular cycle.
things like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Alex323Ci
extending the fenders still doesn’t fix the...

extending the fenders still doesn’t fix the improper offset geometry of M3 wheels on the non-M3 suspension.

your wandering sounds like two things, first your bushings are shot. Second (less...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By Alex323Ci
15%-20% Off all APEX “Flow Formed” wheels and up...

15%-20% Off all APEX “Flow Formed” wheels and up to $200 off new Forged wheels and free shipping.

https://www.apexraceparts.com/blog/2019-black-friday-cyber-monday-deals/
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Alex323Ci
I am fluent in the sarcasm language. I did not...

I am fluent in the sarcasm language. I did not recognize that dialect. :dunno: :P
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By Alex323Ci
1) because the whole reason “per what the car...

1) because the whole reason “per what the car says” is calculated by the engineers so you can know when. any other number is basically arbitrary.
2) just because one can easily blow money doesn’t...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By Alex323Ci
in my experience you could easily be doing...

in my experience you could easily be doing 10k-15k oil changes using the proper synthetic oil our engines use. I’d just suggest to change the filter twice in those intervals.

5k would be for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Alex323Ci
BMW recalled and replaced the rod bearings on the...

BMW recalled and replaced the rod bearings on the affected models over a decade ago. :read:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-25-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,769
Posted By Alex323Ci
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=61...

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=611144

everything from $100 Off Dynavin N7 Pro to 30% off Super Sprint at TMS and free freight at Suspension Techniques, etc..
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