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BMW E46 M3 DIY Guide -

Last edited/updated on 8/31/04

Body (Exterior):

BMW Roundel Emblem Replacement www.pelicanparts.com

Painting Grill Surrounds www.bmw-m.net

Blacken Out Grills www.teutonic.ca

Wheel Curb Rash Removal forums.audiworld.com

Body (Interior):

Aluminum Pedal Install - UUC Motorwerks m3.madrussian.net

E-Brake Handle Replacement - UUC Motorwerks Aluminum m3.madrussian.net

Shift Knob Install - UUC Motorwerks Rob Knob III m3.madrussian.net

Shift Boot Replacement - Wheel Skins Leather m3.madrussian.net

Schroth Rally 4 Harness m3.madrussian.net

Interior Lights Replacement - Bimmian "Xenon" m3.madrussian.net

Silver NR Gauge Install e46fanatics.com

Coupe - Interior Trim Removal e46fanatics.com

Illuminated cupholder tmk.com

LED Mood Lighting Matthew C. Smith

Constructing A Car Camera Mount Matt Segal

Clutch Stop www.apexcone.com

Clutch stop 330ci.com


P7 Brake Pedal for SMG e46m3performance.com 5 Jun 2004

Front Steel Brake Line Installation m3.madrussian.net

Rear Steel Brake Line Installation m3.madrussian.net

Front Brake Rotors - Euro OEM m3.madrussian.net

Rear Brake Rotors - Euro OEM m3.madrussian.net

Front Brake Pad Replacement m3.madrussian.net

Rear Brake Pad Replacement m3.madrussian.net

Bleeding Brakes (and Clutch) m3.madrussian.net

Brake Pad Replacement e46fanatics.com


Painting your Calipers www.pelicanparts.com

Car Care:

Using a Power Polisher www.apexcone

Repairing paint chips www.apexcone

Engine Compartment Cleaning www.apexcone


Alarm Install www.330ci.com 5 Jun 2004

Hardwire V1 (SMGII/Convertible) Richard (RichardS from www.m3forum.net) 4 Jun 2004

Hardwire Garage Door Opener (SMGII/Convertible) Richard (RichardS from www.m3forum.net) 4 Jun 2004

Volume Speed Sensitivity Adjustment - OEM Head Unit m3.madrussian.net

Valentine 1 Radar Detector Hardwire m3.madrussian.net

CD Changer Install - Alpine CHA-S634 MP3 CD Changer with Soundgate Interface m3.madrussian.net

My M3 Lidatek and Stealth V1 Installs talktax.com

Bluetooth Installation DIY Adam Hicks

Electronic Deer Warning System 325ci.com

V1 Stealth Install James McIver

In-Car Computer James McIver

Engine Compartment (Under the Hood):

Ground Control Air Box Screen a.k.a. "Gizmo" m3.madrussian.net

Testing Engine Compression Robert Montano (www.bmwhow2.com)

Painting the Engine Hyperion (from www.BimmerForums.com)


Fuel Injection:


Painting the rear lights Miles-UK

StonGard Demo Video www.umnitza.com

Turn signal "yolk" - be gone www.apexcone.com


Oil and Filter Change m3.madrussian.net

Getting car up on jack stands m3.madrussian.net

Air Filter Replacement m3.madrussian.net


Swapping Factory Strut Bearings for More Negative Camber e46m3performance.com 5 Jun 2004

BILSTEIN PSS9 INSTALL Jim Chambers 5 Jun 2004

Front Sway Bar Install - Eibach m3.madrussian.net

Rear Sway Bar Install - Eibach m3.madrussian.net

Strut Bar Installation OEM m3.madrussian.net

Camber Adjustment (the free and easy version) m3.madrussian.net

E30/E36/E46 Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement www.understeer.com


Clutch Hydraulic Lock Valve (CDV) - Removal e46m3performance.com 5 Jun 2004

Install Larger SMG Paddles e46m3performance.com 5 Jun 2004

Manual Transmission Fluid Change - Royal Purple Synchromax m3.madrussian.net

Short Shift Kit - Rogue Engineering m3.madrussian.net

Short Shift Kit - UUC Motorwerks EVO2 w/Cartridge Bearing Upgrade m3.madrussian.net

Transmission Mounts - Rogue Engineering m3.madrussian.net


Info Center:

SMG II explained www.m3smg.com 5 Jun 2004

OBD-II Diagnostics codes database my330i.com

Gear speed/shift calculator my330i.com

Factory paint code database my330i.com

ACS/DSC explained my330i.com

Interesting info on extra gadgets for E46s tmk.com

Various write-ups for common problems/updates to cars (FAQ section) vamp.darkravers.net

BMW Maintenance Database submitted by Frank

BMW VIN Decoder www.bmw-z1.com

BMW Forums and Registry Boards Filip Malkov (Filip75 from BimmerForums.com)

Aftermarket Companies List Filip Malkov (Filip75 from BimmerForums.com)

Clear Turn Signals- ARE THEY LEGAL?!? Filip Malkov (Filip75 from BimmerForums.com)

What shocks and struts do www.kauffmantire.com

Making Sense of Synthetic Lubricants www.BimmerZone.com

M3Supercar FAQ www.m3supercar.com

Automotive Recalls and Technical Service Bulletins www.alldata.com

Gear/MPH Calculator (for all of those folks with gear ratio/ tire diameter questions, this one allows you to input tire diameter or size, trans ratios, final drive ratio, and redline and it calculates speed vs. RPM in each gear)

How Manual Transmissions Work www.howstuffworks.com

Vehicle Brake Information Romano Michael

BMW Technical assistance library (all models) B. Taylor

Automotive math toolkit

All about tire specifications my330i.com

tire size/ gear ratio/ speedo correction site This program is designed to help those of you who want to change the size of your wheels and/or tires. Hopefully, it will help you to sort through the seemingly infinite number of wheel and tire combinations.

Enginecore.com A site with classified-type listings of every possible engine cores, rebuilds, and parts. it even has farm tractor and marine stuff.)



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