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Forum: Engine & Performance 03-11-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By Fair
Thumbs down Ballsy move, scanning in a receipt from Turner...

Ballsy move, scanning in a receipt from Turner that was purchased with a stolen credit card.

Look guys, this clown is STILL doing this 7 years later - buying things from BMW shops with stolen...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 85,898
Posted By Fair
A "Terry Fair" tool is a finely tuned destructive...

A "Terry Fair" tool is a finely tuned destructive testing device. A "Terry Fair" can break anything, given enough time and throttle. "Terry Fair" has been called a tool by more than a few people....
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-03-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,585
Posted By Fair
Wow, that's some serious pretzel action! And I've...

Wow, that's some serious pretzel action! And I've seen what axle hop can do to otherwise decent transmissions... after breaking three Tremec T5s behind a little 355 whp motor in our E30. Shock...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-15-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
The rubber isolator is dislodged in one spot and...

The rubber isolator is dislodged in one spot and tucked between the two steel parts - that's enough to tell me its junk.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-14-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
http://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Projects/Vorshlag-E46-...

http://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Projects/Vorshlag-E46-330Ci-DSP-Build/i-fZNcLbV/0/S/DSC2451-S.jpg http://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Projects/Vorshlag-E46-330Ci-DSP-Build/i-ZCf5z5M/0/S/DSC2454-S.jpg

After...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-23-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
Thanks for the experiences/tips on the oil pump...

Thanks for the experiences/tips on the oil pump drive. We're going to keep the revs low for a good long while - this 211 whp lump doesn't make any power above 6000 anyway. We were just using the...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-23-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
After the first oil pump nut failure on my M54...

After the first oil pump nut failure on my M54 (described above) we had the nut welded on, replaced the rod bearings, new oil pump, etc. So then 3 autocross events later the oil pump driveshaft...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-20-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 85,898
Posted By Fair
Oh that's not ever going to stop - we love making...

Oh that's not ever going to stop - we love making BMWs better. :thumbsup:

I have an idea on how to make my E46 better... but it doesn't invlove putting an M54 back in it.. :idea:
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 10-18-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 85,898
Posted By Fair
I hate to be a buzzkill here, but my wife just...

I hate to be a buzzkill here, but my wife just popped the M54 in our 330 this past weekend and I don't plan on putting a $650+ damper on the replacement (junkyard) engine before we dump this car.
...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-21-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,607
Posted By Fair
There's more detail on this situation at the link...

There's more detail on this situation at the link below, as well as a new resolution for adding droop to his tall ride height.
...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 09-21-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,980
Posted By Fair
Sweet! Glad you like the set-up. I'm going to...

Sweet! Glad you like the set-up. I'm going to miss the next ECR track event (NASA, Oct 2-3 - we'll be at the $2010 GRM Challenge event in our E30 LS1) but I'm sure I'll see you at the track soon.
...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 09-16-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,267
Posted By Fair
As an AST dealer and formerly the AST distributor...

As an AST dealer and formerly the AST distributor for all of North America, people have been asking us here at Vorshlag about these sets shown here. We've had about a dozen calls referencing this ad,...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-13-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
You guys make a compelling case to NOT race a BMW...

You guys make a compelling case to NOT race a BMW powered car. :banghead:
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-12-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
I know, right? How can the older but similar...

I know, right? How can the older but similar S50/52 have none of these "harmonic" issues? Weirdness. We've beat the snot out of that poor S52 for the past 6 years, on the street, track and autocross....
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-11-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 85,898
Posted By Fair
Hey, did you know that if you spin an otherwise...

Hey, did you know that if you spin an otherwise stock M54B30 to 7500 for less than a second, the oil pump nut falls off in about 7 autocross runs? Ask me why I know that... :facepalm:
...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 08-11-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,523
Posted By Fair
Bad Harmonics... what a weaknut motor. I thought...

Bad Harmonics... what a weaknut motor. I thought the "silky smooth straight six" was supposed to rev. Apparently not so much. Ultimate Buzz Machine. :censor: I've beat on an S52 at these RPMs for...
Forum: Interior 11-10-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By Fair
Ryan, Tried several times to send a PM on...

Ryan,

Tried several times to send a PM on this forum, but it doesn't seem to want to work today and times out. Please email me about this harness bar - I'm interested in buying it. sales (at)...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-07-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,561
Posted By Fair
Yea, but I still get to dog on you publicly for...

Yea, but I still get to dog on you publicly for that switch. :4ngie:

Let me know when you come to your senses... :P
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-06-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,561
Posted By Fair
Konis now, Brady? :hmm:

Konis now, Brady? :hmm:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By Fair
Wouldn't have been at the BMW Eagles Canyon HPDE,...

Wouldn't have been at the BMW Eagles Canyon HPDE, eh? http://www.vorshlag.smugmug.com/gallery/6319536_sNhJr :4ngie:
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By Fair
They must have been way overtightened - those...

They must have been way overtightened - those symptoms (1800 rpm resonance) all point to that. Wish you would have called or e-mailed us - we could have come by Stett's and looked at them to verify.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By Fair
Sorry you ran into trouble with yours. Did you...

Sorry you ran into trouble with yours. Did you call or e-mail us? We've figured out over time that the handful of people that see "nasty vibrations at idle" with our poly mounts are usually:

1....
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 03-31-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 66,889
Posted By Fair
8K springs are relatively soft (~450 #/in) for a...

8K springs are relatively soft (~450 #/in) for a car that sees any track or competition duty, and we usually start people out with ~500 front, 600 rear springs (9k & 10k) depending on a bunch of...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 03-31-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 66,889
Posted By Fair
There is no magic in swaybars. A swaybar is a...

There is no magic in swaybars. A swaybar is a tuning tool, nothing more.

There are a ton of theories about swaybars, and you'll get radically different interpretations from different people. Many...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,865
Posted By Fair
god he IS picky, too... :tsk: I can't count the...

god he IS picky, too... :tsk: I can't count the number of times I've had to ride in the backseat listening for something while he drove over the same bump 20 times trying to isolate a squeak or...
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