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      12-17-2013, 10:16 AM   #1
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Hi guys,
my name is Adin and am from Perth. ive been into bmw's for about 10 years and owned quite a few of them including a few M cars. Had an E46 M3, E36 M3 (wrecked it for motor), currently have an E30 M3 and now the latest addition

just a short summary of this year:
Tried to sell the E30 M3 and then decided i like it enough just wanted some more power...
That led to purchasing a wrecked E36 M3 which i used the S50B30 motor out of to transplant into the E30....LOVED IT!
That didnt last too long....figured i want something a bit newer so decided to sell up the Engine conversion as a package and it went to a guy in Brissie!
Then decided i wanted another E46 M3....and found an Imola Red one in Adelaide (ex Perth car)....
While it was getting some repairs done to it a friend of mine called me saying he had the car for me (just traded in!)...
And the rest is history....







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Carbon fibre roof
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a Bogan V8 lol S65B40
Remus Street muffler
OEM 19" Wheels w/Michelin's

I am LOVING it. the first test drive did not blow me away as i found the car very refined and tame...guess thats the point. driven it today for about 150kms and am in love...
its a lazy V8 which needs to be revved to get the most out of it (like all M models) but sounds so so good with the remus muffler. Also loving the LOUD intake (stock) noise...

PLANS:
honestly i am finding it hard to think of what i would like to change/add/modify...i realise couple of power gaining options but not gonna bother for now. Just want to enjoy it as its a beautifully made vehicle!!

PS: if anyone is in the market for a 'discounted' E30 M3 PM me (dont want to owe money on the E92, so must sell the E30)
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      12-17-2013, 03:36 PM   #2
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Know the feeling ..... I was going to say I'm surprised you didn't post something about this over on your usual haunt at E46 Fagnatics but I see you have Always enjoy your posts over there!

I've had my E92 M3 (also an 08) for a bit over 5 months now and still loving it more and more every time I drive it. Haven't had an E30 M3 but had an Evo E36 M3 and an E46 M3 in the 8 years preceeding this one.


Only mods I've done to date have been OEM retrofits, LCI LED tail lights (a must, soooo much better look) and the CIC Navigation head unit and iDrive controller. I also replaced the rear seat cup holders because they were scratched. Seems to be a common damage point based on other E92/93 M3 cars I've seen too.

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      12-17-2013, 07:40 PM   #3
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Know the feeling ..... I was going to say I'm surprised you didn't post something about this over on your usual haunt at E46 Fagnatics but I see you have Always enjoy your posts over there!

I've had my E92 M3 (also an 08) for a bit over 5 months now and still loving it more and more every time I drive it. Haven't had an E30 M3 but had an Evo E36 M3 and an E46 M3 in the 8 years preceeding this one.


Only mods I've done to date have been OEM retrofits, LCI LED tail lights (a must, soooo much better look) and the CIC Navigation head unit and iDrive controller. I also replaced the rear seat cup holders because they were scratched. Seems to be a common damage point based on other E92/93 M3 cars I've seen too.

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thanks for the welcome
its a very different feel than an E46 M3 (which I love), but this one I just feel its so effortless...plus loving the sound haha

for now ive promised the wife, no mods (don't have $$ lol) but soon enough ill start doing few things
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      12-17-2013, 07:41 PM   #4
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Car is looking good. Congratulations on the purchase. Knowing you, give it time and this car will shine around Perth like no tomorrow.
Good pick up and don't rush with the mods. All the best.
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      12-17-2013, 08:20 PM   #5
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thanks for the welcome
its a very different feel than an E46 M3 (which I love), but this one I just feel its so effortless...plus loving the sound haha

for now ive promised the wife, no mods (don't have $$ lol) but soon enough ill start doing few things
Yes if I were to be honest, the sound is probably what I like the most. It's very infectious.

Coming from an E46 M3 that I added a blower to in the final 2 years (to stop myself buying the E92 M3 too soon) I've taken a small step back in power. But yes the effortless feel is definitely there in this baby, along with that throaty roar!
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      12-17-2013, 08:46 PM   #6
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I am LOVING it. the first test drive did not blow me away as i found the car very refined and tame...guess thats the point. driven it today for about 150kms and am in love...
its a lazy V8 which needs to be revved to get the most out of it (like all M models) but sounds so so good with the remus muffler. Also loving the LOUD intake (stock) noise...

PLANS:
honestly i am finding it hard to think of what i would like to change/add/modify...i realise couple of power gaining options but not gonna bother for now. Just want to enjoy it as its a beautifully made vehicle!!
Congratulation on you new acquisition. You will love ... yes it is a more refined car than the E36 or the E46 ... more of a gentleman's race car and oozing with class. But put your foot down, boy, doesn't it scare the shit out of you. Enjoy!
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      12-17-2013, 09:54 PM   #7
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      12-17-2013, 10:47 PM   #8
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The Perth M3 meet is going to be huge... lol congrats.
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      12-18-2013, 12:04 AM   #9
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whats with all these Perth M3's?? Perths Economy is obviously doing V well!
Congrats mate!! Have fun!
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      12-18-2013, 12:42 AM   #10
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Congratulation on you new acquisition. You will love ... yes it is a more refined car than the E36 or the E46 ... more of a gentleman's race car and oozing with class. But put your foot down, boy, doesn't it scare the shit out of you. Enjoy!
thanks very much! I am a big fan of your E92 and also loved your E46. have spoken to Sanel (auto classic) previously about your rides...he also has nothing but nice things to say. hope to catch up for a drive soon.
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      12-18-2013, 01:10 AM   #11
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Congrats mate! Yeah, M3 boom all of a sudden?
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      12-18-2013, 02:33 AM   #12
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Mining boom is over, now onto the M3 boom. Was this one on carsales? for a short period of time.
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      12-18-2013, 09:53 AM   #13
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Mining boom is over, now onto the M3 boom. Was this one on carsales? for a short period of time.
Yes mate that's the one.
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thanks very much! I am a big fan of your E92 and also loved your E46. have spoken to Sanel (auto classic) previously about your rides...he also has nothing but nice things to say. hope to catch up for a drive soon.
Thank you. Look forward to catching up ... sooner rather thank later. Enjoy
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Yes mate that's the one.
Thought so, seen it and went oooohhh! and then its gone...
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      12-19-2013, 05:56 AM   #16
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Thought so, seen it and went oooohhh! and then its gone...
Helps when u work 200m from the dealership and your mate works as a valuer/buyer haha
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Im certain this car was for sale a few months ago, and the seller was moving interstate?
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      12-19-2013, 08:03 AM   #18
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Im certain this car was for sale a few months ago, and the seller was moving interstate?
hmmm wouldnt say so. he just traded this for an X5M.
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      12-21-2013, 07:10 AM   #19
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Nothing to update other than im still loving it! haha cleaned out the garage today so i can fit the E30 M and the E92 in there

also worked out the armrest can slide forward haha

any other clever tricks people know about?

is it worth putting something like a K&N Filter in the stock airbox or no point?

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Know the feeling ..... I was going to say I'm surprised you didn't post something about this over on your usual haunt at E46 Fagnatics but I see you have Always enjoy your posts over there!

I've had my E92 M3 (also an 08) for a bit over 5 months now and still loving it more and more every time I drive it. Haven't had an E30 M3 but had an Evo E36 M3 and an E46 M3 in the 8 years preceeding this one.


Only mods I've done to date have been OEM retrofits, LCI LED tail lights (a must, soooo much better look) and the CIC Navigation head unit and iDrive controller. I also replaced the rear seat cup holders because they were scratched. Seems to be a common damage point based on other E92/93 M3 cars I've seen too.

Welcome to the club!
where did you get the LCI LED tails? looks like price is around the 900-1000 bucks inc harness...
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      12-22-2013, 01:21 AM   #20
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hmmm wouldnt say so. he just traded this for an X5M.
Hmm quite possible he decided to trade then sell privately?

Either way it just looked familiar having the remus exhaust, and the seller was relocating to wa by memory...
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where did you get the LCI LED tails? looks like price is around the 900-1000 bucks inc harness...
I got them from an ebay seller called oemgermanparts. They ship out of Germany and come with the harnesses. It's all brand new and 100% OEM. Quick shipping (took just over a week) and a simple install. Coding is straight forward. Price is as you said and is the going rate. Watch out for some US ones, they have red coloured indicators instead of amber.

Here's a current listing:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/231115853547
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Try BMR autowerkes For the tails. I sent them an inquiry a few months ago and they were asking $745 for the set. And they're in Australia

Also make sure you do the clutch spring mod. Essential!
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