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Forum: General Off-Topic 03-22-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,730
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Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Well at 18 I was driving a car I worked and paid...

Well at 18 I was driving a car I worked and paid for, paid rent to my folks (My choice), earned enough money on my own for college. No help from the folks they didn't have enough to do much.

At...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-22-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 90,297
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
He was found not culpable by a grand jury. System...

He was found not culpable by a grand jury. System worked.. How am I wrong??
I didn't say I agreed,, didn't say who's right just that the system worked how it was suppose to.

:confused:

Ah,,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-22-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,730
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Posted By dwtaylorpdx
The description "kid" does not apply to a 195 lb...

The description "kid" does not apply to a 195 lb 6' 18 year old if your in a confrontation with him.

The cops have NO control over the grand jury. I've served on two. Both times we let the guy off...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-22-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Carbo-Tech Panther+ work on several similar cars...

Carbo-Tech Panther+ work on several similar cars I used to take care of, easy on rotors and last..

Were pretty resistant to fade and recovered from heat quickly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
That is usually the symptom of 1 cylinder not...

That is usually the symptom of 1 cylinder not firing in my experience.. YMMV. The miss is causing slack in the belt..
Forum: California 03-21-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Just had almost the same repair done at a BMW...

Just had almost the same repair done at a BMW Dealer Body shop. $3500 bucks. (Only Factory cert shop I have near by)

Mine was not quite as bad, it broke the tail light and put a small ripple in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,716
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Dusty engine is nothing, I can detail mine drive...

Dusty engine is nothing, I can detail mine drive it to my parents house and back about 100 miles and its covered with dust..
Not all of us live in the nicely swept streets of the city...

A PPI...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-19-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
They will pay for the car IF you had collision...

They will pay for the car IF you had collision coverage.

Then they will raise your rates..
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 882
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Pre-cat pressure should be almost 0. Just in case...

Pre-cat pressure should be almost 0. Just in case it isn't noted anywhere.
I use a old carburetor vacuum gauge it measures a couple lbs positive pressure.
Even up on throttle a good matrix cat wont...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Both my BMW's are really really sensitive to how...

Both my BMW's are really really sensitive to how much pressure you put in the system. WAY more so than other AC systems I've fiddled with. On my E36 just a lb or so will cause the compressor to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 738
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
At that mileage there is a likely hood of some...

At that mileage there is a likely hood of some pretty expensive maintenance coming due.
You already got the trans bill... If you can walk away at 85% over wholesale I'd take the money and run... ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,768
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I actually like the NAPA master kits. they use...

I actually like the NAPA master kits. they use Felpro gaskets and not Victor Reinz in most of them.

The catch to the cheap fixes, is that the core has value, UNLESS they find evidence of stop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,768
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Yep any Overhead cam motor with AL heads that...

Yep any Overhead cam motor with AL heads that overheats needs line bored after the head is milled this requires a milling plate that the head gets torqued down to while the machining is performed....
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-13-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 14,566
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Another way is to just use a really good Dealer...

Another way is to just use a really good Dealer body shop....

With my BMW I use a local BMW body shop (Only factory certified shop for body work in town) and they take no prisoners with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
The weld in Auto power cages don't fit to the...

The weld in Auto power cages don't fit to the body as tight as I'd want, haven't messed with S&W so no opinion..

I've hauled enough wadded up race cars off tracks and out of the woods I'm a bit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
You didn't say what the purpose of the cage is,,...

You didn't say what the purpose of the cage is,, so just tossing some thoughts out there...

I've helped put full race cages in a lot of cars, 600 bucks wont even buy the material for a full cage....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
they have them on aliexpress too, and it looks...

they have them on aliexpress too, and it looks like its the same person that sells on ebay.. ??
Forum: General Off-Topic 11-27-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 90,297
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Portland had a bunch of protests last night, some...

Portland had a bunch of protests last night, some reasonable some violent.

I kept wondering what I would have done driving along with my 17 year old
daughter in the car when they flooded on to...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 11-16-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,416
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I have Continental DWS , quiet, drive great, I...

I have Continental DWS , quiet, drive great, I play around occasionally the they are predictable street traction.
Snow and rain performance is excellent. Would I run them on a race car? no.
But...
Forum: General Off-Topic 11-16-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Its another version of a fragmentation round, Not...

Its another version of a fragmentation round, Not really much different that a Glaser or other bullets of that ilk.

I use standard federal hollow points for carry rounds. No matter how "deady"...
Forum: Political Talk 11-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 46,378
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
The problem with all scientific conclusions based...

The problem with all scientific conclusions based on observational data is that you need a lot of confirming data to make them proof.

All the archaeologic evidence for the last 10,000 ish years...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 11-11-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
There are several really shady/iffy dealers in...

There are several really shady/iffy dealers in Hillsboro.
They carry a lot of auction cars and cars that have been rebuilt.
Couple of them change their names every couple years..

Always look...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
AFR can give a nice heads up if you have some...

AFR can give a nice heads up if you have some things go wrong, like broken vacuum lines, cracked intake parts etc.. Not a necessity just cool..
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
For the Alarm shock sensor if I recall. Something...

For the Alarm shock sensor if I recall. Something bolts by the battery if you put the alarm kit in..
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-28-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Hydraulic brake against DOT rules. Ever get...

Hydraulic brake against DOT rules.

Ever get in a wreck and you will be lawyer A%% Raped for years if they find out the brakes were modified...
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