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Forum: ///M3 Forum 08-01-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,435
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
RG63s

Not a chance unless they were to put together a group buy of 25-30 sets. This kind of operation offers you a chance to get something unique at a good price, but the downside is what you see - no...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 07-29-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,435
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
RS110s

You can reach Ralph Sheppard at RSheppard@ima-realestate.com. Doubt they have spares

Best, Greg
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 01-02-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,026
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Wheels are finally here and on. Worth the lengthy...

Wheels are finally here and on. Worth the lengthy wait.

Info:

RAC RG63

8,000 ton spread forged in Japan by Champion's wheel producer

Designed by Ralph & Chuck and a lot of us over at M3...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 12-16-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,026
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
The first production wheels have arrived in...

The first production wheels have arrived in Florida from Japan and are shipping out Monday. Can't wait! The M3Post thread must be some kind of record - 2,900+ posts and 113k+ views: RAC MONOLITE RG63...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 11-03-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
C&D Winter tire comparison 11-09

Good article in the current issue of Car & Driver testing different categories of winter tires on snow. It really helps explain the tradeoffs between:

- Ultra-High Performance All-Season
-...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 09-15-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,327
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Two problems with that: 1) Standard US plate is...

Two problems with that: 1) Standard US plate is 6" tall, the lower grille is 5 1/2" (yes, you could cut down the plate); 2) Seems like you will block some of the airflow to the engine oil cooler (#2...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-31-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,327
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Easy to do yourself, but likely they will charge...

Easy to do yourself, but likely they will charge 1/2 hour. I hate holes (and American plates). No plate on mine yet, but I used this on my wife's ML after 4 or so no-plate tickets while parked in...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-31-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,026
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Final weights are 20#F & 21#R; quite good! In...

Final weights are 20#F & 21#R; quite good! In production now.
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-31-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Hard to say what the grinding is. If it just...

Hard to say what the grinding is. If it just started, most likely a rock stuck between the rotor and spray shield. It will go away on its own, or try reversing direction a few times. The "dirt" is...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-31-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
It means big bucks if you had to pay for it, so...

It means big bucks if you had to pay for it, so good news they are covering it. Likely they witll install a long block, meaning a new or remanufactured engine with all internals installed at the...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-19-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,026
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Design is getting the final touches. Goes into...

Design is getting the final touches. Goes into production in Japan next week. Ralph & Chuck have done a great job!
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 06-18-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,026
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Email racmonolites@gmail.com if you'd like more...

Email racmonolites@gmail.com if you'd like more information. Disclaimer: I am not associated with this GB, other than as a previous happy customer. These wheels are purpose built for our cars and are...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 06-14-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,026
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
RAC forged M3 wheel group buy

Group buy on these new purpose-built E9x M3 wheels ends in about a week. 44,000 thread views over at M3Post. The short story:

- 8,000T forged by factory Champion uses in Japan
- 9x19F (~20 lb...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 05-08-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 842
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Updated pics: AW M3 coupe w/ Dinan springs, 12mm spacers

Updated my pics after installing springs and spacers on my EDC coupe. My approach on this car is pretty conservative, so nothing too radical here. Hopefully, RAC wheels later this year. Other...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-24-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,859
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Compact spare tire/wheel solution for M3

The goal was to come up with a compact spare solution that would clear the stock brakes w/o a spacer and come as close as possible to the stock tire OD. To clear the front brake requires an 18"...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 01-06-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,590
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
I've looked more closely at BMW's design of the...

I've looked more closely at BMW's design of the halo lighting system for the M3. The reason the inner rings are lit much more brightly than the outers is they receive light directly from the H8 bulb...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 01-06-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,590
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
This is only applicable to the M3, which uses H8...

This is only applicable to the M3, which uses H8 bulbs for the halos.

I must say, these kick butt! If anything, the inner rings are a little too bright.

I installed the kit marketed by...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-12-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,580
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
I must admit I was getting a little jaded after 4...

I must admit I was getting a little jaded after 4 months and 3,500 miles with my M3. The newness was wearing off. I must say, this Eisenmann exhaust has changed that--it's what should have come...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 05-26-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
10 week M3 ownership thoughts

This car ('08 M3 Coupe (Alpine/Fox/Carbon, PP, TP, heated, iPod, EPS, etc.) continues to impress. It's my daily driver, and every commute is fun. Mileage sucks, but that's the only negative, and I...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-29-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Bimmer mag articles - M3, 335i -12 page scan

This is from the June '08 issue just out. Two articles plus one sidebar. Enjoy!

http://greg-w.smugmug.com/photos/287304375_Jgb9X-O.jpg

http://greg-w.smugmug.com/photos/287304440_6MfLP-O.jpg
...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-24-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,830
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Thanks! The 19s have a clear-coated satin...

Thanks! The 19s have a clear-coated satin aluminum face that is pretty bright, however everything behind the face is painted a gray. They are not dark-looking overall, like the 18s, which are all...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-16-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,041
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Rear fog activation DIY

Thanks to Jinxter's impetus, I have installed the Euro rear fog switch. It's really easy. I know he will be following up with a further enhancement of this mod, but I thought I'd post a basic DIY. ...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-16-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Agree--Euro bumper cover is in my future. This...

Agree--Euro bumper cover is in my future. This is a temporary fix.
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-15-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Got my painted reflectors from Evosport today. ...

Got my painted reflectors from Evosport today. Quality is very nice--no sign of the raised lettering. Will get me by until Euro cover is available.

Here's a little DIY, at least for the M3. R&R...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-02-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,803
Posted By Greg W / Oregon
Space saver spare

I have that one, brand new, I'd sell for $125 + shipping. I believe it is 135/80-17 size. It will work on Comp front brakes, as well, with a 5mm spacer I also have.
Email me if interested: ...
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