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Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-05-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By mrshelley
What if I get into building se46 motors. Let's...

What if I get into building se46 motors. Let's look into these scenarios:

You buy a motor from me but it is found illegal in Kanses but illegal in Atlanta. What happens?

You buy a motor from...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By mrshelley
Claiming rules do not work. SCCA tried this back...

Claiming rules do not work. SCCA tried this back in the 70's with showroom stock and it became a way for a rich guy to claim your car right before the national championships. By 1981, they were gone....
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-26-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By mrshelley
Buy a brake light switch from some racing place...

Buy a brake light switch from some racing place like Jegs or Summit. On my car the brake light switch is from some older BMW but I can't remember which.

In a nutshell:
-Don't mess with the...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-24-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By mrshelley
You can take it all out. The only thing is, your...

You can take it all out. The only thing is, your instrument cluster will indicate that your tail lights are burned out and your mileage light will come on. If you are crafty, you can take the...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-19-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By mrshelley
That's a pretty tough question. I suggest...

That's a pretty tough question. I suggest starting in the middle and go either way to see what the car does. It's a good educational tool because you'll need to see what happens when you start...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-14-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By mrshelley
The MK 20 (which is what you got) might work but...

The MK 20 (which is what you got) might work but usually the real problem is that you break the CAN communications between the ABS unit and the ECU.

Another option: Bosch makes a standalone ABS...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-13-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,472
Posted By mrshelley
This past weekend, I watched a 2008 Honda Civic...

This past weekend, I watched a 2008 Honda Civic run down and pass a 2012 Porsche 997 GTS at Mid-Ohio. On the other hand, I watched a Dodge Challenger SRT8 struggle to get below the times of a Mazda 2...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-13-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,241
Posted By mrshelley
If you hit somewhere around 8500, it'll just bend...

If you hit somewhere around 8500, it'll just bend the exhaust valves. If you hit 10,500, then the connecting rods will exit the engine.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-13-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By mrshelley
1. Just red Loctite it and drill the nut then...

1. Just red Loctite it and drill the nut then retain with safety wire. That way, you can still get it apart if you need to.
2. A baffle is a good idea.
3. Gauges - Instead of spending all of that...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-12-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By mrshelley
There are ways of doing it but it just costs...

There are ways of doing it but it just costs money to make it into a standalone unit.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-11-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By mrshelley
At the end of the day, most brake fluid issues...

At the end of the day, most brake fluid issues can be solved with brake ducts. Even a small amount of air movement around the brakes can make a world of difference. BMW owners should consider...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-11-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By mrshelley
In a nutshell: -Proper brake ducts -New ATE...

In a nutshell:
-Proper brake ducts
-New ATE Super Blue Fluid
-Real Track Pads (i.e. PFC)

Don't be cheap on brakes. With a few changes, you'll be able to enjoy a brake system that is very well...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 05-30-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,288
Posted By mrshelley
e46 is getting pretty popular. It's because the...

e46 is getting pretty popular. It's because the cars are getting cheaper and parts are readily available. e36's are really popular but some of those cars are getting old and finding a non rusty used...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 05-22-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
Posted By mrshelley
You could look into buying some used Continental...

You could look into buying some used Continental (aka Hoosier) tires. I was selling them for $100/set to guys that track their cars. I don't have any right now but there are plenty of race teams out...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-19-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By mrshelley
Really?

Really?
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-19-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By mrshelley
Diesel Gear Ratios: 1 - 5.080 2 - 2.804 3 -...

Diesel Gear Ratios:
1 - 5.080
2 - 2.804
3 - 1.783
4 - 1.260
5 - 1.000
6 - 0.835
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-18-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,171
Posted By mrshelley
A suggestion, instead of using SS braided lines,...

A suggestion, instead of using SS braided lines, you might want to try something like Earls Pro Lite 350. It's super easy to work with and route. After using this stuff, I won't go back to the SS...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-18-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By mrshelley
If you are going to put a 6 speed in it (from a...

If you are going to put a 6 speed in it (from a 330) then you'll need a flywheel, clutch assembly, complete shifter, rear mount, driveshaft and maybe a different input flange for the diff (depends on...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-21-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,713
Posted By mrshelley
I know this guy, who is friends of this other guy...

I know this guy, who is friends of this other guy who read somewhere on the internet that his father's brother's nephew's cousin's former roommate has the fastest 330 out there.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-21-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By mrshelley
If you couldn't get the flange in all of the way,...

If you couldn't get the flange in all of the way, you just needed a bigger hammer. If that doesn't work then get a bigger one.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-19-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,463
Posted By mrshelley
I have Carsoft and most of the Vanos tools (plus...

I have Carsoft and most of the Vanos tools (plus the proper loctite and cam spline tool). If you have a VW, I have VAG-COM. I'm in Bethlehem, PA.

There was a list like this back in the day on the...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-17-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By mrshelley
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=7609...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=760975
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-17-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By mrshelley
As with any auto trans, I suggest changing out...

As with any auto trans, I suggest changing out the fluid and filter. Due to the price of repairing/replacing the transmission, the cost of an oil and filter change is minimal. People change the oil...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-17-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By mrshelley
Usually they are. I have a small 90 amp...

Usually they are. I have a small 90 amp alternator on my 330 (it's lighter and smaller than the 330) from a Z3. It bolts right up but the only fitment difference between it and the 120 amp one is the...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-05-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By mrshelley
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