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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jul-03-2012, 01:38:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: Cold Start Hiccups?

My car does exactly this, really struggles to start on the first attempt and often times just ends up dying before it ever really fires up, but always instantly fires up the second attempt. Only does...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Apr-04-2011, 02:24:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: starting quirk?

+1 to this. I have this exact same problem with my car as soon as the gas stations switch over to summer blend gasoline here on May 1st. A lot of other people have the exact same problem with...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Mar-29-2011, 04:41:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: my new BMW M3

Congrats on the new purchased. You picked on of the best colors!



Also doesn't look like it has the cross drilled CSL rotors either. Are you sure that has the competition package on it?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Feb-08-2011, 04:16:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,968
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: ebay CSL diffuser pics

Which seller did you get yours from? I'm still trying to figure out if these are all the same but just sold by different sellers.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-30-2011, 11:05:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,638
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: Have you had your M resprayed??

I think the topaz looks gorgeous, the AW looks bland and dull in comparison.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-29-2011, 08:52:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,166
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: Best sounding E46 M?!?!

Wow, best sounding e46 M3 right there.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-08-2011, 03:16:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: Pictures of my New Toy!

Ebay, $105



The ZCP models seem to be quite rare, took me a while to find the one I got. I find for BMWs the Kyosho models to be slightly better than the AutoArt ones, a few more details (plus...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Jan-07-2011, 11:53:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Pictures of my New Toy!

Pictures: http://imgur.com/a/5XabJ/JSB8x

Kyosho 1:18 Die-Cast model of my car. Overall I'm very impressed with the build quality and detail. Only thing I can find that they got wrong is they...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-02-2011, 07:14:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Re: Hesistation off idle from a cold start?

My car does the same thing on a cold start and as far as I know most others do as well. As long as its running well when everything is warmed up, I think thats what matter most.

The M3 seems to...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-19-2010, 04:13:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
With an empty tank condensation can form easier...

With an empty tank condensation can form easier and even small amounts of water build up isn't ideal for the gas tank.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Aug-09-2010, 10:15:22 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 64,131
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Damn that platinum white interior looks nice in...

Damn that platinum white interior looks nice in that picture, the two tone white on black interior I bet goes nice with the aluminum cube trip on the ZCP package.

I'm really surprised BMW had...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-07-2010, 09:23:31 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 64,131
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I wish I had cinnamon interior, it's the only...

I wish I had cinnamon interior, it's the only thing I would change about my car.
Have any pics to show off how the cinnamon / IB combo works together?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Aug-07-2010, 07:55:13 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 64,131
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
06 / black / 6MT

06 / black / 6MT
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Aug-01-2010, 12:43:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
If it's the noise coming from the rear diff when...

If it's the noise coming from the rear diff when shifting then its perfectly normal on these cars. Thats the "M clunk" and I believe it comes from the slack build into the drive-train.

Get a PPI...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-10-2010, 05:30:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,580
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Damn you got me beat for cheapest "most...

Damn you got me beat for cheapest "most expensive" ticket. I thought my $37.50 was cheap, $20 is less than a parking ticket...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jul-10-2010, 05:23:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,580
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
As far as most expensive speeding tickets go I've...

As far as most expensive speeding tickets go I've probably got the cheapest you can get. $37.50 - Only ticket I've ever got (in 8 years of driving).

I was caught doing 113kph in an 80 zone which...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-27-2010, 06:12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Black chrome looks much better than it sounds. ...

Black chrome looks much better than it sounds. Looks like nice polished gun metal, gets my vote.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-20-2010, 07:29:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I had HPS's on my old car (g35) and didn't really...

I had HPS's on my old car (g35) and didn't really like them. They are good once they're warmed up, but they need a good bit of heat before they become effective. They have bad bite when cold so i'm...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-15-2010, 04:20:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Wait why didn't your insurance cover this?...

Wait why didn't your insurance cover this? Shouldn't your insurance company cover the cost of the repair for you and then go after the other person's insurance company for the money since the other...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Mar-15-2010, 12:36:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Advanced fee fraud. This is 100% a scam. These...

Advanced fee fraud. This is 100% a scam. These ads are all over the place on autotrader and craigslist.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-14-2010, 08:47:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I'd start by checking coil packs. I would search...

I'd start by checking coil packs. I would search the forums for threads on coil packs first, the older cars had issues with them so if yours haven't been replaced then thats a good place to start.
...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Mar-13-2010, 11:55:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,984
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Wheels look nice but get them in 19s. The M3...

Wheels look nice but get them in 19s. The M3 will just look funny with 20s.
Forum: General BMW Discussion Fri, Mar-12-2010, 03:21:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I was going more for a comparison between the G35...

I was going more for a comparison between the G35 and the M3 since I never owned a 350z. My old car clocked in at 3545lbs vs 3415lbs for the M3, so ~130lbs lighter in my case. Though both cars are...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Wed, Mar-10-2010, 05:03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Well I came from a 2004 G35 (which is basically...

Well I came from a 2004 G35 (which is basically the same as a 350z) with a few minor mods. Now that I have a 2006 M3 I can tell you the g35/350z doesn't compare in the slightest to the m3. The M3...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Mar-07-2010, 07:49:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I didn't even know you could get an M3 in the...

I didn't even know you could get an M3 in the states for 12-13k. I imagine at that price range you're looking at the bottom of the barrel for e46 m3's.
Even if you buy a the car for 12k-13k you...
Forum: General BMW Discussion Sat, Feb-27-2010, 11:08:58 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 301,530
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Co-worker of mine said my e46 M3 looks exactly...

Co-worker of mine said my e46 M3 looks exactly like a Chevy cobalt :facepalm:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Feb-27-2010, 01:48:43 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,292
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
That doesn't mean that there aren't better...

That doesn't mean that there aren't better alternatives out there. BMW fluids meet the specs for the car but that doesn't mean you should write off alternative fluids.

For instance Motul 600...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Feb-03-2010, 04:51:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,896
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I seafoamed my Audi A4, not sure if it did any...

I seafoamed my Audi A4, not sure if it did any good but it certainly hasn't done it any harm. After when I pulled the valve covers and spark plugs and inspected the inside of the engine it looked...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Jan-31-2010, 10:40:32 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 21,473
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
That doesn't sound 100% reliable to me...

That doesn't sound 100% reliable to me...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-30-2010, 04:05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
If you know it was well maintained then I would...

If you know it was well maintained then I would definitely buy it for 16k and just do the cosmetic work on it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Jan-30-2010, 03:55:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I'm assuming based on your location this is in...

I'm assuming based on your location this is in the Canadian market? If so the US & Canadian market don't compare, M3s here are more expensive so you're unlikely to get much useful information. ...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-18-2010, 01:09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,153
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
As someone else said you'll just be running on 5...

As someone else said you'll just be running on 5 cylinders, the ecu will shut off the fuel injector for that cylinder so nothing will be going on inside. Engine will just be a little rough like you...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-29-2009, 04:07:01 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 28,778
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I'm down for one: 1. Tony(topaz, SMG) 1 ZCP,...

I'm down for one:

1. Tony(topaz, SMG) 1 ZCP, paper
2. Alex (Rac10000), canvas (depending on price)
3. Titus (xxxotiknightz), ZCP paper
4. John (jram), ZCP paper
5. Ajay (yaja23), Will depend...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-16-2009, 06:01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
ebay rotors :thumbsdown:

ebay rotors :thumbsdown:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-16-2009, 05:27:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,647
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I actually went and tried to look at that same...

I actually went and tried to look at that same car before I bought an almost identical car at another dealership. When i went to look at the car it wasn't in the show room, but i did have a look at...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Dec-16-2009, 04:44:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Yah but then you miss out on having fun in the...

Yah but then you miss out on having fun in the snow doing donuts and drifting.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Dec-13-2009, 09:23:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,496
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Snow & M3 do not belong together. My M is...

Snow & M3 do not belong together. My M is snuggled into a nice warm garage for the winter months, don't like the idea of getting salt on it.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sat, Dec-05-2009, 05:47:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,364
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Its worse to let your car idle for 3+ minutes. ...

Its worse to let your car idle for 3+ minutes. Your engine temp & oil temp do not warm up quickly unless you're putting load on your engine. It only takes a few seconds for all the fluids in your...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-04-2009, 10:37:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,482
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I always run Shell 91 which doesn't contain...

I always run Shell 91 which doesn't contain ethanol.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-20-2009, 02:54:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
33f/35r

33f/35r
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Nov-12-2009, 03:07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
yup, kind of wish we got it with the 6spd, seems...

yup, kind of wish we got it with the 6spd, seems like a useful feature. I believe the new 6spd 135i's get an anti roll back feature?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Nov-06-2009, 01:00:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,617
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Everything looks good except the rims, they look...

Everything looks good except the rims, they look gaudy. Replace them with something nice and you're set. Congrats!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Nov-02-2009, 02:29:11 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 42,295
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
My first car was a 2004 Infiniti G35, traded it...

My first car was a 2004 Infiniti G35, traded it in when i got my M3
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-30-2009, 05:04:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,709
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I'm running a 1996 Audi A4 Quattro for a winter...

I'm running a 1996 Audi A4 Quattro for a winter beater... Thing is a piece of junk but it'll make the M3 feel all that much better in the spring!
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-30-2009, 04:23:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,540
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
17.4 MPG, mostly city driving

17.4 MPG, mostly city driving
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Oct-26-2009, 01:36:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,028
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I'm in Peterborough, where are you located?

I'm in Peterborough, where are you located?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-25-2009, 10:16:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,028
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Thanks everyone for the welcome! ...and I...

Thanks everyone for the welcome!

...and I know the sunroof adds extra weight to the top of the car but its ultimately a daily driver for me and I use my sunroof all the time in the summer so its...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-25-2009, 05:58:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,028
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
3 pedals and hopefully next summer ...

3 pedals and hopefully next summer




Yes I know most people aren't fond of them but I love em. Also don't mean to disappoint but I'm no Torontonian
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-25-2009, 05:22:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,028
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Yup. No sunroof would almost be a deal breaker...

Yup. No sunroof would almost be a deal breaker for me. Unless its raining/cold out then my sunroof is always open and the windows are down. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-25-2009, 04:58:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,028
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Just bought an e46 M3

Just wanted to say hi and introduce myself!

Been lurking for a while now and just recently signed up once I took the plunge and picked up an M3.

Traded in my 2004 Infiniti G35 last week for a...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Sun, Oct-25-2009, 04:27:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
Ditto, happens with ever car I've ever driven...

Ditto, happens with ever car I've ever driven aggressively. It was the worst in my G35, not so bad in the M3.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Oct-16-2009, 03:27:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By Canadian_Coupe
I just ran the VIN on it and its a salvage: ...

I just ran the VIN on it and its a salvage:


NOT ACTUAL MILES, REMOVED ON LATER TITLE
SALVAGE
POSSIBLE TOTAL LOSS - VEHICLE TITLED/REGISTERED TO AN INSURANCE

Motor Vehicle Dept. CA JUNK...
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