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Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 11-04-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,709
Posted By spuds
We run a 18x10 with 295's hoosiers. It takes a...

We run a 18x10 with 295's hoosiers. It takes a good amount of fender massaging and big spacers in the front and smaller ones in the rear. We cleared the fenders for 305's so running street tires...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 07-28-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,540
Posted By spuds
It depends on how wide your wheels are, your ride...

It depends on how wide your wheels are, your ride height, etc. It should be close enough to try if you're at or under 9" wide wheels.

I ran Hoosier R6 255/45R17's on OZ superleggera 17x8's (IIRC...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-30-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By spuds
Are you willing to part with your rears too? I...

Are you willing to part with your rears too? I need the whole set.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-26-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By spuds
WTB/T: 325/328 stock brake system

Anyone got a 325 or 328 brake set? I'm looking for front and rear calipers, brackets and disks.

I've got front and rear calipers, brackets and disks from my 330 if anyone wants to do a trade.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-17-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,540
Posted By spuds
I'm looking forward to hearing how you like the...

I'm looking forward to hearing how you like the new setup on track. Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-17-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,540
Posted By spuds
The biggest thing that I noticed when I installed...

The biggest thing that I noticed when I installed mine is the amount of throttle that you can add at the apex without roasting the inside wheel. It easily took 5 seconds off laps that were in the 80...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By spuds
I'd bet they're pressed, but they could be...

I'd bet they're pressed, but they could be threaded. I tried to hammer mine out with a small sledge (without destroying anything) and they wouldn't budge.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-04-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,490
Posted By spuds
Anyone? I'm trying to find out if BMW is...

Anyone? I'm trying to find out if BMW is replacing the entire floor pan, reinforcing the area or are they just welding up the cracks and dressing them.

The shops I've asked have all given...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,490
Posted By spuds
Has anyone seen the method/type of repair that...

Has anyone seen the method/type of repair that BMW is doing to correct this? Anyone got any pictures of their repaired subframe tearouts?
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By spuds
The studs are threaded into the head. On mine,...

The studs are threaded into the head. On mine, about 1/2 the nuts came off the studs vs. the studs coming out of the head.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 01-07-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,177
Posted By spuds
Grassroots motorsports magazine did a tire...

Grassroots motorsports magazine did a tire comparo in the fall. You might find the information that you're looking for there. The results were duplicated in Eurotuner magazine in December. Lots of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2005, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By spuds
I believe the answer is maybe. According to...

I believe the answer is maybe. According to http://www.autohausaz.com the 2000 323i came with two different size rotors for REARs from the factory. The two sizes were 276mm x 19mm and 294mm x 19mm....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By spuds
Black smoke is typically generated by the engine,...

Black smoke is typically generated by the engine, not the exhaust like M3Cabrio and BMW330xi01 said. There's a chance that it could be your catalytic converter, but it's not very likely. Are you...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 12-02-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 409,782
Posted By spuds
Greg and George, How long does it take you...

Greg and George,

How long does it take you guys to clay a car? I'm looking for some tricks to do this a little faster. It took me about 8 hours to wash, dry, clay and hand wax last night. Wash...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-01-2005, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,150
Posted By spuds
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=3049...

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=304961&highlight=coil+recall

Scroll down for VIN numbers of the vehicles affected.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,732
Posted By spuds
I think "know" is more like "knew" now. It's...

I think "know" is more like "knew" now. It's been over 10 years since I rebuilt my Rochester. I may still have my book and my notes, I'll check and get back.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,732
Posted By spuds
Agree with you, but there are also another couple...

Agree with you, but there are also another couple factors.

The reliability of current automotive technology means that you aren't fixing them nearly as often so the skills aren't used daily,...
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