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Old 18th May 2018, 08:20 PM   #1
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Just tested this lovely stock M3, fell in love and made a bit of an impulse purchase:

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What are my coding options and what do I need? Currently I’ve only got Carly dongle and app.

Can I code in M-Track on a manual or is that only on SMGs?



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Old 18th May 2018, 08:26 PM   #2
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Wow that looks lovely, great condition and paintwork is it jet black, and what colour is the interior?
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Old 18th May 2018, 08:30 PM   #3
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Wow that looks lovely, great condition and paintwork is it jet black, and what colour is the interior?
Thanks! Black interior, itís carbon black rather than the rare Jet Black.

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Thanks! Black interior, itís carbon black rather than the rare Jet Black.
Oh ok, I thought the pic looked more solid black, sorry! Looks absolutely immaculate and a really deep shine. That interior looks good too, thanks for the extra pic. Any more?
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Old 18th May 2018, 08:40 PM   #5
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^^^^^ +1 I thought it was jet black and not cb.....saying that it is lovely mate
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Old 18th May 2018, 08:48 PM   #6
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That looks superb
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Old 18th May 2018, 08:50 PM   #7
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^^^^^ +1 I thought it was jet black and not cb.....saying that it is lovely mate
Thanks man. Itís been well looked after. A few stone chips and a tiny bit of crazing on the rear bumper; otherwise VERY straight.

Picking the car up next weekend. Iíll post out some more pics then.
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Oh ok, I thought the pic looked more solid black, sorry! Looks absolutely immaculate and a really deep shine. That interior looks good too, thanks for the extra pic. Any more?
Will get some more when I pick up the car. Canít wait!!
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Will get some more when I pick up the car. Canít wait!!
Ok thank you, I'm sure you can't wait to get it. I hope you enjoy your drive home. Looking forward to more pics, and hearing how you get on with it
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You can have m-trac and the engine dme csl settings.

but not with the carly.

for the mtrack you need ncsexpert and a lead and the csl is Martyns tool, with the same lead.

carly is more for option coding and the like.

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Old 26th May 2018, 06:36 AM   #11
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You can have m-trac and the engine dme csl settings.

but not with the carly.

for the mtrack you need ncsexpert and a lead and the csl is Martyns tool, with the same lead.

carly is more for option coding and the like.

Welcome to the forum/
Ah yes Iíve been trying to get ncsexpert to connect, no luck yet. Iíve got the cable from my old 335i e91 with MHD on it. Will try again this weekend.
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the cable for the e46 need pins 8 and 9 jumpered mate, so i dont think the lead from the e92 will work corectly.
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Old 27th May 2018, 02:45 AM   #13
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the cable for the e46 need pins 8 and 9 jumpered mate, so i dont think the lead from the e92 will work corectly.
Aaaah that might explain it.

I got the cable from here from memory and itís the silver one, is it the blue one I need?

https://www.bcables.com/#xl_Xxr_v2_anchor_facts2
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nice

good unmolested e46'sare hard to find
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Old 27th May 2018, 11:28 AM   #15
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Right, it needs the adapter, or the switch inserted (so you can use it in later cars as well).
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Old 28th May 2018, 10:28 AM   #16
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Right, it needs the adapter, or the switch inserted (so you can use it in later cars as well).
Doh! mine isnít the switchable one.
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looks lovely mate, congrats. CB can be a pain to keep clean but looks superb when it is
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Old 31st May 2018, 05:41 AM   #18
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looks lovely mate, congrats. CB can be a pain to keep clean but looks superb when it is
Hahah ye Iím well aware of dark paint and dust. Iíve bougt a fancy cover this time which will go on straight after cleaning lol.
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Old 1st June 2018, 08:38 PM   #19
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Picked up the M3 today. Wow what a soundtrack from the engine.

Keeping her relatively standard; front discs and pads have been upgraded which should be enough for me for now. Love the car already.
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Old 4th June 2018, 12:03 PM   #20
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@M3Carbon1 Thanks for sorting out the remap last night, already it's feeling better, can't wait to get out for a 'proper' drive.
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