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Forum: Engine & Performance 05-13-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By teamdfl
WTB: 325/330 factory cat back exhaust, NJ

I'm looking for a complete factory cat back in serviceable condition. Rust has claimed mine after 14.5 years. I do not want to pay shipping but I'm willing to drive a couple hours from northern NJ...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-08-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By teamdfl
Shock mounts or unibody at the subframe mount ...

Shock mounts or unibody at the subframe mount

You have to drop the subframe to check for cracks in the chassis. Most shops don't do that when they inspect the "subframe" and miss the cracks.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-06-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By teamdfl
NJ BMW CCA at NJMP April 13-14

Registration closes tonight. Call in sick next Monday and Tuesday and hit the track.


http://www.njbmwcca.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7284
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-18-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By teamdfl
Good decision. I bet you never want to touch...

Good decision. I bet you never want to touch rear wheel bearings again. Replacing a hub due to a stripped lug bolt thread in 2 months would probably push you into a Corolla.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-12-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By teamdfl
I have replaced many BMW rear wheel bearings and...

I have replaced many BMW rear wheel bearings and the left rear on my 325it was the worst by far. Giant hammers, giant pullers, giant slide hammers, and PB Blaster are you friends. The cheap cast...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 03-06-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By teamdfl
NJ - Need a 325/330 cat back by tomorrow..

14.5 years have taken their toll on the stock exhaust in my 325it. One of the flanges at the cat is no more. I'm taking a 8 hour round trip drive tomorrow night and would love to not have open...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-17-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By teamdfl
The subframes do not fail. The unibody cracks...

The subframes do not fail. The unibody cracks where the subframe attaches. It does not matter if you bolt on a 323, 328, M3 or euro 318 rear subframe, the chassis will still break. Weld in the...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-16-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By teamdfl
The chassis floors all fail, even M3s.

The chassis floors all fail, even M3s.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By teamdfl
Thanks. That 55/23 sounds great for typical...

Thanks. That 55/23 sounds great for typical enthusiast autocrossing, track, and street use.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By teamdfl
In my experience, even the old super high quality...

In my experience, even the old super high quality ZF center sections (E30 and E36 type 188) can require changing shims to set preload and mesh. Dropping in any replacement center section without...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-13-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By teamdfl
What are the ramp angles for the various...

What are the ramp angles for the various versions?

I hate it when manufacturers use video game terms rather than supplying legitimate engineering info.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 02-13-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By teamdfl
Put on 323 brakes and you can fit 15 inch snows.

Put on 323 brakes and you can fit 15 inch snows.
Forum: Southeast 02-13-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By teamdfl
Sign up for a driving school at Roebling Road...

Sign up for a driving school at Roebling Road with the Dark Side.
http://www.darksidede.com/

I have driven with them for years. I'm not going this spring but I might in November.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By teamdfl
Check your u-joints while the driveshaft is out. ...

Check your u-joints while the driveshaft is out. If there is any question about them, just order a reman shaft so you don't have to do the job again in a year.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-26-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By teamdfl
I'll add that one to the list.

I'll add that one to the list.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 01-26-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By teamdfl
- usual comment about your lack of driving skill...

- usual comment about your lack of driving skill here.
- unoriginal mouthbreather retort about living in a shiathole like Florida and not having to ever see snow
Forum: General Off-Topic 01-26-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,576
Posted By teamdfl
It is time for your typical "omg, a snowflake...

It is time for your typical "omg, a snowflake might make me crash" panic while I drive around laughing. If you don't drive to work tomorrow, your driving skills are outgunned by my cats.
Forum: General Off-Topic 12-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,531
Posted By teamdfl
Rest in peace, Edward Herrmann. Hermann...

Rest in peace, Edward Herrmann.

Hermann played Richard Gilmore, husband of Emily, father of Lorelai, and grandfather or Rory.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 12-10-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By teamdfl
You do NOT have to do the reinforcements to start...

You do NOT have to do the reinforcements to start hitting the track. Plan on doing Turner or similar subframe reinforcements within a couple years.

The only way to be sure about the failure is to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By teamdfl
Beads of rain water are wrong diameter and there...

Beads of rain water are wrong diameter and there is lint on the floor mat. Crush it.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 12-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By teamdfl
Ditch the 18s and run 225/50/16s with the stock...

Ditch the 18s and run 225/50/16s with the stock suspension.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By teamdfl
I installed the shifter and DSSR in my E46 on...

I installed the shifter and DSSR in my E46 on jack stands and did not have to drop the exhaust or driveshaft. Everything is easily visible from underneath, even the bitch clip.
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-02-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,844
Posted By teamdfl
You bought a 50000 luxury car built by a...

You bought a 50000 luxury car built by a company not known for reliability. This stuff happens. My E46 has failed to start or left me stranded more than all my other BMWs combined which were...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-24-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By teamdfl
FS: 4 Dunlop snows on alloys, 195/65/15, NJ

Turn your 323 (or 325/328 with spacers) into a snowmobile.

Photos in wheel and tire forum

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1057866


http://teamdfl.com/forsale/snows/snows.jpg
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By teamdfl
Rear subframe mounting point condition is a...

Rear subframe mounting point condition is a function of driving style, not model/year/bodystyle. According to a reputable shop in TX, in ever single E46 where they have dropped the rear subframe,...
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