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Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-12-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,014
Posted By metalmind1
Interested and PM'd

Interested and PM'd
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-23-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By metalmind1
oil leak

I have an oil leak on the right side of the engine. I have already replaced the filter housing gasket with a new one, so I think I can rule that out. Was wondering if you guys knew of something else...
Forum: Engine & Performance 12-20-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,531
Posted By metalmind1
Damn I want this

Damn I want this
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-20-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By metalmind1
thats why I want to get a spindle with a hub on...

thats why I want to get a spindle with a hub on it; then I can mount it on the bench and have more room to test fit it before going on the car.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-19-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By metalmind1
I am a car chief on a race team so I believe I am...

I am a car chief on a race team so I believe I am capable of doing this. The only thing I will need to fab are the radial mount brackets for the calipers. I can get the rotors directly from PFC...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 12-19-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By metalmind1
Thinking of building my own BBK

I was thinking of putting together my own custom big brake kit for the front of my car and maybe upgrading to the m3 rears. What I am thinking of doing is getting a set of those PFC 2 piece rotors...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-08-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By metalmind1
Speaker distorting when cold??

Like the title says. I have a set of Morel components in the front of my car and when it is cold one of the mid-bass drivers distort for a while. I was wondering if anyone has had this problem...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-03-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By metalmind1
anybody else have these size tires on a coupe?

anybody else have these size tires on a coupe?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 12-02-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By metalmind1
Fitment Question

I have a coupe dropped on pss9's. It is almost as low as they will go in the rear. The wheels that I have are the Miro LM reps. They are 18x8 et-35 and 18x9 et 38. I need some new tires and was...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By metalmind1
sorry I didn't specify in my original post that I...

sorry I didn't specify in my original post that I have headers.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By metalmind1
Advice on cats

I have to put some cats on my car so that it will pass emission tests. I was wondering if anybody knew of some cats that would fit under my car downstream of the headers.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-03-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
Oh, I thought I said earlier, I am on pss9's the...

Oh, I thought I said earlier, I am on pss9's the rear is almost max low and the front is about 3/8 to 1/2 from the bottom. I don't think it is really that low, I mean my rear tires aren't tucking...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 09-02-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
i've tried everything here and its all to no...

i've tried everything here and its all to no avail, I've tried everywhere between -2 ro 0 on camber and I can't get my toe right. something has to be bent, but I can't find anything. I even went as...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-27-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
Np I'm not using a alignment rack. I am using a...

Np I'm not using a alignment rack. I am using a surface plate, string bars, toe plates and a camber/caster gauge. Oh and I forgot he most important part; the tape measure!!
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
hopefully I might get to it on sunday cause I got...

hopefully I might get to it on sunday cause I got a race to go to on saturday
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
I'll try that and see if I can get some toe in. ...

I'll try that and see if I can get some toe in. I'm sick of eating up rear tires.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
I don't mean to hurt your feelings bit I am...

I don't mean to hurt your feelings bit I am referring to the dealership, they seam like they just try to tell you all this stuff is wrong when its not really a big deal. Even before I Fixed my...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
Everything is aligned up right, and the old arms...

Everything is aligned up right, and the old arms didn't seem bent. I examined the t-arms pretty well when I had everything out when I was fixing my torn subframe. They didn't appear to be bent. I...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
Was worse before I made these arms because my...

Was worse before I made these arms because my rear camber was like almost -3 on both sides and I was only able to get at the best 3/8+ toe out.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-26-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
Camber arm is not bent, I just built some...

Camber arm is not bent, I just built some adjustable one's of my own out of some rods and heims I had for my race cars.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-25-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
I have to believe that I must have a bent...

I have to believe that I must have a bent trailing arm or something
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-25-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
12 3/8 from center of wheel to wheel well; 1/4"...

12 3/8 from center of wheel to wheel well; 1/4" total toe out
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-24-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
1/4" toe OUT is what I have, I am measuring w/...

1/4" toe OUT is what I have, I am measuring w/ toe plates. I know camber affects toe, that is why I fabed up some adjustable lower control arms so I could get a reasonable camber number.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-24-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
I would like to get a bit of toe in. The only...

I would like to get a bit of toe in. The only way that I know of in the rear is from the slots on the trailing arm bushing mount. They are both slid all the way inward; I even went as far to enlarge...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-23-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
Posted By metalmind1
got new powerflex bushes in there. I know the...

got new powerflex bushes in there. I know the shop is gonna tell me that they can't get it right either. I got both adjusters maxed out.
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