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  1. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Got a rear diffuser from Fancywide in Russia and put it together over the weekend. Balances out the rear end quite nicely
  2. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Fun on the track at the Bread supercar track day last weekend
  3. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Refurbished wheels are back and fitted up with new semi slicks all around. Fitment of the e39 M5 wheels on the e46 M3 is spot on. Next up I'll fit the Fancywide rear diffuser when it turns up. This may still be a while away as I think it shipped from Russia.
  4. CSET

    M TOY M3

    New wing mounted, just waiting on replacement stainless hardware.
  5. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Wheels back from the Wheel Fix It too, I left the colour choice up to them - gotta say I'm impressed! Still not 100% sure how these'll look on the car, it's a bit hard to visualise and I can't find anyone online who's running the same combo on e39 m5 wheels. Also got some new tyres for these wheels. The first set of these Zestino's were epic, lasted me almost 4yrs and tonnes of heat cycles. The fronts are running the softer RS compound this time (140 treadwear vs 240 on rear). I ended up having a fair amount of tread still left on the medium compound ones when they went hard, lets see how the soft ones go.
  6. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Not bad! Grant at GT Refinishers has done a great job. Next up the custom wing brackets onto the factory bootlid and fit the rear diffuser when it arrives. And the M5 wheels once they're back from the repairers!
  7. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Originality is key to resale value.
  8. CSET

    M TOY M3

    These wheels are now off to the professionals to repair and repaint properly...! The plastidip has lasted a couple of years, but they're pretty tatty. Working on the colour at the moment.
  9. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Here you go, I'll take some side-ons in different light next time I take it out.
  10. CSET

    M TOY M3

    Progress..! I've swapped over the bootlid to the OEM facelift one & disassembled the spoiler in prep for GT Refinishers to mount up my new struts. Also ordered a new rear diffuser from Fancywide in Russia. Also had the glass tinted in super-light 50% film to help protect the interior trim by Seth at Tint Lab. This is well within legal limits (being much lighter than 35%), and looks quite classy whilst not sacrificing heat rejection or UV protection.
  11. CSET

    M TOY M3

    New wing struts ready to go, need to (finally) fit up the GTR vents and new bonnet & bumper. Dusted this car off after a lockdown under cover, drove it in to work & planning next steps for the build. With the rebuilt engine, new diff & drivetrain parts now installed this car 'should' handle a little more power.
  12. ^^ what Glenn said. Not to lead you astray but I've had similar errors in my '04 and it turned out to be a wheel speed sensor. It could be a few things, best get it diagnosed
  13. CSET

    e46 M3 parts for sale

    Yep sure, as requested. $699 $50 $599 $449 $149 $149 $149 $99 $99
  14. Had a little cleanout of the garage. You guys may be interested in some of this: e46 M3 Steering Wheel: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597344239 e46 M3 Air Filters x2: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597344459 e46 M3 carbon fiber rear handles: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597344772 e46 M3 carbon fiber steering wheel trim: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597345018 e46 M3 standard handbrake handle: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597345139 e46 M3 standard leather handbrake boot (brand new): https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597345411 e46 fire extinguisher bracket parts: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597346198 Also selling some generic parts: Canards: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597346530 Flush mount pins: https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2597346431 Let me know if you're interested.
  15. CSET

    M TOY M3

    It's not hard but if you haven't done before definitely see a pro. If you're looking for a recommendation, I'd say Seth at Tint Lab (used to be Car Folie). He has extensive experience in this - I know, because he did my rear screen a few times way back when. If you want to get a hold of him, www.tintlab.co.nz or just come and see me (his new shop is at OCD).
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