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Forum: Suspension & Braking 05-06-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
I am running the stock rear brakes for now, but...

I am running the stock rear brakes for now, but using Hawk HT10 race pads... Only used them on the street and one autocross so far, but am thoroughly impressed with the difference in bias. If you can...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
The m68s do require minor spacing due to the...

The m68s do require minor spacing due to the design, both sets of 17s that I have fit over without a problem, but they are both aftermarket.

As for the rears, I am of the understanding that the m3...
Forum: New England 04-10-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Chad44
Got it all sorted- had some PY paint mixed up...

Got it all sorted- had some PY paint mixed up today by my paint shop and will paint something with it. Maybe my laptop? Lol. I'm thinking PY accents on the flat black wheels I'm refinishing?

...
Forum: New England 04-09-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By Chad44
Again- still for sale? Sent from...

Again- still for sale?


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Forum: New England 04-08-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Chad44
I need to see a Phoenix Yellow BMW locally

I'm attempting to find a powder coat that matches the OEM Phoenix Yellow, and would like to find one locally that I can compare some samples to in person so I can see the color change at different...
Forum: New England 04-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By Chad44
I bought my 03' about 3 years ago for $8k and it...

I bought my 03' about 3 years ago for $8k and it had 101k miles... It needed some minor tlc, but in the end I'd say you're probably not off by too much, but I'd base it completely on the service...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-03-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
I'm expecting to be making a few in the middle of...

I'm expecting to be making a few in the middle of next week, and have received an up-front deposit on my first full set of powder coated calipers and brackets to help me fund getting the operation...
Forum: The Showroom 03-28-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 674,474
Posted By Chad44
Of course, wagon in german just means car, so...

Of course, wagon in german just means car, so maybe der Traum-Kombi = "the Dream Station Wagon" is more fitting? Though theres just something about an umlaut that I like seeing in the first one......
Forum: The Showroom 03-28-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 674,474
Posted By Chad44
I haven't visited here in a long while, and I...

I haven't visited here in a long while, and I wish I hadn't now... Your car is ridiculous and makes me feel bad about not buying a touring when I had the chance... I hate you, and by hate, I mean I...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
Hopefully very soon.

Hopefully very soon.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
Since I've had some interest, and similar...

Since I've had some interest, and similar questions... I'll post a little more information.

I'm trying to do most of my communications through email so I don't max out my inbox. Send me an email...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
Update: Working on the MasterCam CNC file, and...

Update: Working on the MasterCam CNC file, and hoping to get around to making the first few in the next week or two... But that assumes the bar stock I was eyeing is still in the stock room, and I...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
Does the rear carrier assembly center on the...

Does the rear carrier assembly center on the rotor center? That was my main worry. The m3 rear is 20mm width where the 330 is 22mm, so theres a little bit of play to work with anyhow. I had also...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-03-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
I don't intend to sell the rotors, unless they...

I don't intend to sell the rotors, unless they need to be machined... But honestly I'd like to come up with a fix that allows for stock rotors- I know I don't want to have to worry about machining...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-01-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
Also, I have a bunch of great news... a member...

Also, I have a bunch of great news... a member from south Africa has been able to mount the 135i rears, using m3 rear rotors.... aparently very close to correct fitment, but I have not tested this...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 03-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,778
Posted By Chad44
If someone can lend me a front strut/knuckle to...

If someone can lend me a front strut/knuckle to play with dimensions, as well as a rear knuckle- I'd be happy to start working on dimensions for the m3!
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-01-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
If anyone's interested- here's a link to the...

If anyone's interested- here's a link to the thread I had started last year (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=990049), I'll field questions related to the front brackets over there,...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
I know I said I was going to start producing them...

I know I said I was going to start producing them last year, but stopped because of liability concerns... But at my new school, I have access to a lot more stuff, and i sat with one of my teachers...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-01-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
From what I can gather of his write up, no...

From what I can gather of his write up, no brackets are needed for the rear, just a different rotor, brake line and modify the dust plate to clear the larger diameter rotor... I had mounted these...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-28-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
Found the specs I had gathered! the 135i and m3...

Found the specs I had gathered! the 135i and m3 have the same ratio, the 330i has a slightly smaller diameter on the front master cylinder output. this will give a slightly more rearward bias...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-28-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
Hey Charlie- I'll have to dig up the files in my...

Hey Charlie- I'll have to dig up the files in my old computer, but If I recall correctly, the piston volume ration of front to rear output from the brake master cylinder is the same on the 135i as...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 02-28-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,074
Posted By Chad44
OP: Awesome! you beat me to it, I planned to...

OP: Awesome! you beat me to it, I planned to attempt getting this sorted this coming summer, and hadn't considered the e46 m3 rotors yet, though I've compiled a database of dimensions from a bunch of...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-05-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 39,045
Posted By Chad44
I was just speaking with a guy that had his...

I was just speaking with a guy that had his SUckLEV die at 146k miles... it's an 03' and after he spoke with both the dealer and BMWNA, he was told he had to tow it in to have them check it out, and...
Forum: Interior 11-30-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,399
Posted By Chad44
Feeler: Complete Natural Brown Interior, headliner to carpet

Still have the brown bits.... Door cards, seats... Would really like to move them.


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Forum: New England 10-15-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Chad44
Need Airbag coding/troubleshooting help

I should also say- I have replaced the buckle/tensioner, airbag, etc. so those problems should no longer be the issue.


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