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Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By RudyT
I understand, not trying to start an argument. So...

I understand, not trying to start an argument. So far the DE organizations I have ran with, I feel that the risk is low enough not to warrant full safety equipment.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum Today, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By RudyT
I'm far away from the steering wheel because I...

I'm far away from the steering wheel because I don't fit in the car! Helmet rubs the ceiling, I'm 6'3 and need to move the seat back to fit :)

I'm running 225/45/17's. I'll step up to a more...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By RudyT
Rob, I really appreciate it. I have been looking...

Rob, I really appreciate it. I have been looking for a sway bar and camber plates, and was hoping to find something used and cheap, but was not able to. This is only my fourth time out on track, and...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By RudyT
I'll be there with 10/10ths Motorsport on Sep....

I'll be there with 10/10ths Motorsport on Sep. 29th
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By RudyT
2.5 would be great, but I need to buy camber...

2.5 would be great, but I need to buy camber plates to get more than 2. I'm definitely rolling the front left past the triangle wear bars. The car is on H&R race springs and Koni yellow struts with...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 09-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By RudyT
Looking forward to video from Mid-Ohio, as that...

Looking forward to video from Mid-Ohio, as that is my local track. What camber are you running up front? The most I could get out of the car without plates was -2.0, but it is still eating up the...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 08-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By RudyT
Right on, you literally wrote the book on it. I...

Right on, you literally wrote the book on it. I was referring to the oil pump nut backing out.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 08-14-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By RudyT
Cool. ...

Cool.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1015473

Didn't know OP was entering SpecE46. Secure the nut and have fun on the track.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 08-14-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By RudyT
Thought this would happen in combination with a...

Thought this would happen in combination with a long sweeper. Anyway it's a $10 fix or just drill the nut. I've had no problems tracking the E46, except overloading the brakes, so I ordered some Hawk...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-01-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By RudyT
The cost is over $100 per shock to rebuild,...

The cost is over $100 per shock to rebuild, compared to ~$650 to buy new with lifetime warranty. Still, somebody might want them for parts or DIY rebuild.
Forum: BMW News from around the Web 07-16-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,475
Posted By RudyT
Maybe it's time to contact BMW NA.

Maybe it's time to contact BMW NA.
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 07-03-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By RudyT
Racechrono worked pretty well when I was at...

Racechrono worked pretty well when I was at Mid-Ohio last time, but the phone's GPS is the limiting factor. According to the data I went off track a couple times!

Harry's is also available for...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By RudyT
50/50 ATF and MT is for daily drivers in colder...

50/50 ATF and MT is for daily drivers in colder climates. If you are not expecting freezing temperatures you can run MT only.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-13-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By RudyT
Then you are looking for BMW rotors - check...

Then you are looking for BMW rotors - check thebmwpartstore.com

Brembo, Bosch, etc are considered OEM. With bimmerworld's customer service I wouldn't be worried about buying from them, even if the...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By RudyT
OEM Suppliers are $120 shipped @ bimmerworld,...

OEM Suppliers are $120 shipped @ bimmerworld, can't get cheaper than that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,408
Posted By RudyT
I don't think it will make a difference, as mine...

I don't think it will make a difference, as mine was dynoed in 4th (I have a 5-speed).
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-03-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,408
Posted By RudyT
In case anybody is curious about the specific...

In case anybody is curious about the specific gear ratios here's a list for all E46's:
http://www.bokchoys.com/differential/GearRatios.htm
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-17-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,477
Posted By RudyT
There's a wire right in front of the shifter for...

There's a wire right in front of the shifter for the ashtray light you can tap into.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
Yep, but that same run resulted in a +17.6 ft·lbf...

Yep, but that same run resulted in a +17.6 ft·lbf :thumbsup:
I am not concentrating on the numbers too much, I'm hoping nobody buys an intake and expects to gain +11HP off the bat.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
Nobody is bragging, just wanted to throw up the...

Nobody is bragging, just wanted to throw up the numbers if anybody is curious. Stock 230 bhp and 221 ft·lbf, if you factor in a 15% drivetrain the numbers look ok to me. Car is a 5MT and at the time...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
Unfortunately I think that's how it goes - most...

Unfortunately I think that's how it goes - most of these upgrades will not alter the final number substantially, but change the hp/torque curve. Personally I would not pay for any intake or software...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
The tube is connected to the intake (It is such a...

The tube is connected to the intake (It is such a hassle to reinstall), but I have not checked where it goes!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
I have the box style pictured here: ...

I have the box style pictured here:
http://www.dinancars.com/products/3-Series/D760-0002-High-Flow-Intake-System.aspx

Dyno was a Dynocom, video here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzOlAiC_Pn8
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
I didn't pay a dime for it ;) Not sure what...

I didn't pay a dime for it ;)

Not sure what stock numbers are - The rev increase and speed limit taken off are nice, but I don't have a need for putting it past 6,500 or 127mph. The intake is not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,904
Posted By RudyT
In case you guys are interested in HP numbers for...

In case you guys are interested in HP numbers for the Dinan package (intake, exhaust, software), here you go. Car also has headers.
http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb427/thebmwpartstore/018.jpg
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