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Forum: Complete Cars 09-06-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,306
Posted By MetallicCarrot
I have a friend looking for one. I'm close so...

I have a friend looking for one. I'm close so I'll spread the word!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-22-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 60,662
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Thanks for this. I noticed at 2AM this...

Thanks for this.

I noticed at 2AM this morning that my lights are literally aimed about 10 feet in front of my car.

I'll report the results as soon as I have a chance to adjust.
Forum: The Showroom 07-13-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,134
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Wow. Do want. Where did you get them?

Wow. Do want.

Where did you get them?
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-13-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Thanks man! I am very happy with the setup...

Thanks man! I am very happy with the setup indeed. I hate to see your for sale thread. I hope that if you sell it you don't part it, and get it to a fanatic. It's a sick ride and if it were 4...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-13-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,824
Posted By MetallicCarrot
I had the same issue. I had a failure in the...

I had the same issue. I had a failure in the right rear shock of my ZHP. $800 to replace both.
I considered the possibility that if the rear shocks were failing, it would not be long before the ...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-12-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Sorry all, I couldn't upload the pics from work...

Sorry all, I couldn't upload the pics from work to tinypic.

Here is one:

http://i26.tinypic.com/33o2iw4.jpg

more pics to follow, along with a ride-report post as soon as I get the chance to...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-09-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Pics are coming this weekend! The reason the...

Pics are coming this weekend!

The reason the FSD's were not considered is because I did not want any inconsistencies in handling.

I believe it was one of the threads I referenced in the OP that...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-07-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Ok, just got the car back. Koni Yellows all...

Ok, just got the car back.
Koni Yellows all four corners (Thanks Gary at Tirerack!!!)
Eibach Pro Kit Springs, Rogue RSM's, UUC Swaybarbarian F&R with race links (Thanks Kevin at Modbargains!!! and...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-30-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Getting close now, rear Koni's have shipped! ...

Getting close now, rear Koni's have shipped! Should have some info next week!
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-14-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Change of plans. I am sourcing my rear Koni's...

Change of plans. I am sourcing my rear Koni's from Tire Rack and the ship date is two weeks out.

Stay tuned for pics, measurements, and driving impressions!
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-09-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,017
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Thanks for the info. I'll be sure to check mine.

Thanks for the info. I'll be sure to check mine.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-08-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Thanks for the service and for the help! ...

Thanks for the service and for the help!



No worries here. After all the searching and reading I did, I intend on documenting this. :D
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-07-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,788
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Well, I can say that I went through that same...

Well, I can say that I went through that same dilemna here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=765324).

I pulled the trigger on the Koni Yellows and Eibach Pro-Kit with UUC Sways but it...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-07-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Ah well, the time for indecision has passed. ...

Ah well, the time for indecision has passed.

Koni Yellows are on the way.

Just pulled the trigger on:
Eibach Pro-Kit
UUC Sways w/ urethane links
Rogue RSM's.

Aggie, I had to make a call...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-05-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,344
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Welcome to option hell. I'm in the same boat. ...

Welcome to option hell. I'm in the same boat.

I have a similar poll, check it out if you want. I ruled out the poll winner, as the variable damping FSD's MAY exhibit unpredictable stiffening...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-05-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,847
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Just FYI, I considered Tracksport Coilovers also,...

Just FYI, I considered Tracksport Coilovers also, but when I called Turner, they told me they were not for street use and as such had NO warranty. Too bad, I was calling to order. :banghead:
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-05-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Aggie, your opinion is HIGHLY welcome on this...

Aggie, your opinion is HIGHLY welcome on this matter. I can't even describe how much I like your ZSP. Incredibly well done and IMO completely perfect. Never in a million years would I have dreamed...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-05-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
I just want to post an update. I had a hard time...

I just want to post an update. I had a hard time with the decision due to coilovers being only slighly more expensive than spring/shock combos.

I had to really dig deep into the heart of what I...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-26-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,053
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Thanks very much for the feedback! I am leaning...

Thanks very much for the feedback! I am leaning more and more towards the yellows.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,649
Posted By MetallicCarrot
You definitely have a nice example there. Enjoy!

You definitely have a nice example there. Enjoy!
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-22-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,642
Posted By MetallicCarrot
I don't know if your response is meant to be...

I don't know if your response is meant to be smart or serious. He said he wanted to stay in the price range of the H&R cup kit. Stock sport suspension new is more than twice as expensive as the cup...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-19-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Argh. So it appears the Koni Yellows are...

Argh.

So it appears the Koni Yellows are backordered 3 weeks+...

The time it is taking to sort through suspension options is RIDICULOUS!

Looking at this thread Eibach Pro Kit Pics Thread...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-19-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Seems like it... but when I check the link...

Seems like it... but when I check the link provided for ModBargains, I see that they are $629 SHIPPED. Not to mention the Koni Lifetime Warranty is only good for the original purchaser...

I'm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-19-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,901
Posted By MetallicCarrot
I think chuckles should follow the advice of the...

I think chuckles should follow the advice of the people who have pointed out what a terrible financial decision this is.

Chuckles, if you use these loans for anything other than investing or...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-19-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By MetallicCarrot
Thanks for the input! Poly bushings have...

Thanks for the input!

Poly bushings have been done by previous owner. Sways will be done with the shocks/springs... and a review will DEFINITELY follow.
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