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      03-13-2020, 05:03 PM   #1
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New to me M3 and couple questions-

Just picked up this M3- 2004 SMG tranny is a little weird but not that terrible.



Is there supposed to be something in the big empty space near passenger firewall?



Also this wiring any ideas? Doesnt look OEM. Halos?

Thanks!
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      03-13-2020, 05:24 PM   #3
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It definitely looks like a halo harness mine looks the same. As far as the empty compartment. That’s normal that’s how all E46 Ms look.
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Ok thanks.... not my first e46 but I dont remember that space there

Appreciate the info !

Chris

Oh I see you are in Idaho. Boise area?

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That compartment is for the ABS pump on earlier models. I recall it being 01-03 the pump is there and on 03.5-06 the pump got relocated.
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Ok thank man. not my first e46 but I dont remember that space there

Appreciate the info !

Chris

Oh I see you are in Idaho. Boise area?
Yup, absolutely love out here.
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Yup, absolutely love out here.
Just noticed your plate haha nice. We should meet up sometime. I'm over by The Village in meridian.
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That compartment is for the ABS pump on earlier models. I recall it being 01-03 the pump is there and on 03.5-06 the pump got relocated.
I see- yeah was curious as i see some bosses for mounting something. Thx
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Just noticed your plate haha nice. We should meet up sometime. I'm over by The Village in meridian.
Cool- yeah I'm over by Rocky High School. Sounds cool- my buddy at work has an M2. Maybe we can organize a drive this spring .

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To be specific, this compartment was used for MK20 DSC pump till 08/2002. MK60 was introduced before 2003 update. In RHD cars like e.g., UK market it was always used for DSC pump.
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Yes, that's a halo harness.

As for the empty space.... It's picnic box. You put eggs in a ziplock container and throw it in there. Then go for a nice twisty road run and when you come back they are cooked and scrambled.
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Yes, that's a halo harness.

As for the empty space.... It's picnic box. You put eggs in a ziplock container and throw it in there. Then go for a nice twisty road run and when you come back they are cooked and scrambled.
I like this idea
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