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Forum: Political Talk 07-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 7,222
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
To me its really two parts, ...

To me its really two parts,

1. The "license" that's the federally recognized document that's handled by our local governments to make it easy.
2. The ceremony that's the...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-23-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,383
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Ah,, OK.. I work mostly on sprints (dirt) and...

Ah,, OK.. I work mostly on sprints (dirt) and road race cars, so mostly dry sump engines..
Just seems like 300HP per liter would want the extra cooling.. But if its mostly short sessions
I guess...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-23-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,383
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
On another note, since there seems to be a fair...

On another note, since there seems to be a fair clan of high HP folks in the mix here,, so WHY don't you dry sump these engines?
At these power levels with the money your pouring under the hood its...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-16-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,672
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
My 2005 330xi has that bumper and the rear...

My 2005 330xi has that bumper and the rear matching diffuser....
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-13-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 17,169
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Just a thought, you probably already know this...

Just a thought, you probably already know this but the kevlar/high end clutches need like 2500 under power shifts to break in.
Dual clutch packs take even longer. On heavy trucks its pretty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
if you leave the mirror selector one direction...

if you leave the mirror selector one direction the mirror dips, in the other position it doesnt when you go into reverse. (Just in case you didnt know.,... )

Puzzler,,, how the heck does it only...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-12-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Does the BMW/GM tranny still have the port for...

Does the BMW/GM tranny still have the port for the Dipstick?
Never looked at one close.... Does the BMW version have a dipstick? Or some
sensor instead?

Cause we always filled chevys through...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-22-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 98,252
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Well at 18 I was driving a car I worked and paid...

Well at 18 I was driving a car I worked and paid for, paid rent to my folks (My choice), earned enough money on my own for college. No help from the folks they didn't have enough to do much.

At...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-22-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 98,252
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
He was found not culpable by a grand jury. System...

He was found not culpable by a grand jury. System worked.. How am I wrong??
I didn't say I agreed,, didn't say who's right just that the system worked how it was suppose to.

:confused:

Ah,,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-22-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 98,252
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
The description "kid" does not apply to a 195 lb...

The description "kid" does not apply to a 195 lb 6' 18 year old if your in a confrontation with him.

The cops have NO control over the grand jury. I've served on two. Both times we let the guy off...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-22-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Carbo-Tech Panther+ work on several similar cars...

Carbo-Tech Panther+ work on several similar cars I used to take care of, easy on rotors and last..

Were pretty resistant to fade and recovered from heat quickly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
That is usually the symptom of 1 cylinder not...

That is usually the symptom of 1 cylinder not firing in my experience.. YMMV. The miss is causing slack in the belt..
Forum: California 03-21-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Just had almost the same repair done at a BMW...

Just had almost the same repair done at a BMW Dealer Body shop. $3500 bucks. (Only Factory cert shop I have near by)

Mine was not quite as bad, it broke the tail light and put a small ripple in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,924
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Dusty engine is nothing, I can detail mine drive...

Dusty engine is nothing, I can detail mine drive it to my parents house and back about 100 miles and its covered with dust..
Not all of us live in the nicely swept streets of the city...

A PPI...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-19-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
They will pay for the car IF you had collision...

They will pay for the car IF you had collision coverage.

Then they will raise your rates..
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-15-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,037
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Pre-cat pressure should be almost 0. Just in case...

Pre-cat pressure should be almost 0. Just in case it isn't noted anywhere.
I use a old carburetor vacuum gauge it measures a couple lbs positive pressure.
Even up on throttle a good matrix cat wont...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Both my BMW's are really really sensitive to how...

Both my BMW's are really really sensitive to how much pressure you put in the system. WAY more so than other AC systems I've fiddled with. On my E36 just a lb or so will cause the compressor to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
At that mileage there is a likely hood of some...

At that mileage there is a likely hood of some pretty expensive maintenance coming due.
You already got the trans bill... If you can walk away at 85% over wholesale I'd take the money and run... ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,428
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
I actually like the NAPA master kits. they use...

I actually like the NAPA master kits. they use Felpro gaskets and not Victor Reinz in most of them.

The catch to the cheap fixes, is that the core has value, UNLESS they find evidence of stop...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-13-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,428
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Yep any Overhead cam motor with AL heads that...

Yep any Overhead cam motor with AL heads that overheats needs line bored after the head is milled this requires a milling plate that the head gets torqued down to while the machining is performed....
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-13-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 16,213
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Another way is to just use a really good Dealer...

Another way is to just use a really good Dealer body shop....

With my BMW I use a local BMW body shop (Only factory certified shop for body work in town) and they take no prisoners with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
The weld in Auto power cages don't fit to the...

The weld in Auto power cages don't fit to the body as tight as I'd want, haven't messed with S&W so no opinion..

I've hauled enough wadded up race cars off tracks and out of the woods I'm a bit...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
You didn't say what the purpose of the cage is,,...

You didn't say what the purpose of the cage is,, so just tossing some thoughts out there...

I've helped put full race cages in a lot of cars, 600 bucks wont even buy the material for a full cage....
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
they have them on aliexpress too, and it looks...

they have them on aliexpress too, and it looks like its the same person that sells on ebay.. ??
Forum: General Off-Topic 11-27-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3,730
Views: 98,252
Posted By dwtaylorpdx
Portland had a bunch of protests last night, some...

Portland had a bunch of protests last night, some reasonable some violent.

I kept wondering what I would have done driving along with my 17 year old
daughter in the car when they flooded on to...
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