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  1. unstopables_7

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    go for it bro!
     
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    PM has been withdrawn !! hehehe
    Korang jgn nak mengada2
     
  3. gendong

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    usah malu Shah.......lagikan membuak di dada serakah ///Mu itu.......
     
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    hi Mel,

    Congratz bro on ur new beast. Im working in Brunei (offshore) office in Kuala Belait, maybe can pay a visit or tt somewhere, since i juz bought mine ealier this year. Interested in smg software upgrading. hehe
     
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  5. Mel279

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    hi qaplause,

    Thank you bro. Im working onshore office in Seria and is your m3 in Brunei?
     
  6. Mel279

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    Got airbag warning light up

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    I scan the code
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    Remove the front passenger seat and clean the belt lock with contact cleaner and its associated connector
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    Reinstall back the seat and no more airbag warning..cheap fix
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    Removing the airbox wire mesh to give more airflow
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    Reinstall back everything but didn't feel any different, maybe a bit less fuel consumption
     
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    Replacing spark plugs

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    The new plug on the left
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    Install with a torque around 22ft/lb
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    Updating my ecu, smg and ASC software with Progman SSS
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    After the update, feel much smoother gear change and re-update it back to csl smg software as already installed gone due to the update.
     
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    Replace my heavy big size battery with bosch s5 74ah much lighter with the one before
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    Tried to get a set of the ngk plugs from my usual parts shop but was not available. Where did you get yours bro?
     
  12. Mel279

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    I order it online, plenty if you google it or ebay
     
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    More updates

    Replace my rear trailing arm bush with whiteline product

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    Replace the front lower control arms with cheap chinese parts
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    Service the vanos unit replace the vanos seal plate
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    Install 1st stage macht schnell intake kit

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    Dyno run, seem below my expectation and sadly, they strap it on the wrong part and bend my lower rear chamber arms

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    continues

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    Lastly, change the diff axel pinion center shaft seal due to leak, part is cheap but the labor is lots of works

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  15. unstopables_7

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    great job bro.. its nice to see all the repairs/maintenance been documented here. .
     
  16. antiquer

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    Bro unstopables_7.. u should document yours too..
     
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  17. Mel279

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    thanks guys, might go for another dyno soon but at different place this time.
     
  18. Mel279

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    Been longtime I haven't update my m3, current mileage is around 370k+ km and still running strong.
     
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    Guess u have been so engrossed on the M3, till u forgot abt the forum.... hahaahha.....

    enjoy bro.....
     
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    ;) he is hiding some ghost inside his ride
     
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