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Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By JamesClay
1qt will usually do it. I usually...

1qt will usually do it.



I usually don't put extra wheels and any tires into the cost of a build. I would usually get a car running on take-offs and then the tires would be consumables.
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 08-16-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By JamesClay
No - the full EWS system remains in the car. We...

No - the full EWS system remains in the car. We tuck the cluster behind the dash when installing an AiM unit or similar.
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 07-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Not available yet. We are finalizing one item...

Not available yet. We are finalizing one item that we consider important for the class. General features list and sales/sealing process will be available after that piece is finalized.
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 07-14-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
A very specific SpecE46 calibration, and the ECU...

A very specific SpecE46 calibration, and the ECU is sealed.
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 06-25-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Official rules answers will come from the website...

Official rules answers will come from the website or your sanctioning body eventually, but I will give my interpretation, which is correct in this case. The rules start by saying if it isn't...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 06-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Awesome! Welcome!!

Awesome! Welcome!!
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 06-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Sorry for the delay in updates. This car has...

Sorry for the delay in updates. This car has been completed and I just need to find some time to document the rest of the build. Here is a quick pic of the completed car until I get there:
...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 02-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Magnaflow is just about done with the prototype...

Magnaflow is just about done with the prototype spec exhaust. A tight fit with the underpanel, but they retained our equal length front Y design that resulted in about 8 more Hp on an E36. Primary...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 02-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Sorry for the big delay between posts. Looks...

Sorry for the big delay between posts. Looks like Spec E46 is charging along nicely! We have 4 cars in the shop to build now and one of them shoved its way in front of our car to be able to meet...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 01-17-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Yes and in excellent shape. And if you call...

Yes and in excellent shape. And if you call BimmerWorld to order and pay for them them by 3PM today, we can put them on the transporter and bring to Daytona for next week pick-up to save you...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 01-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By JamesClay
These transmissions last forever - shouldn't have...

These transmissions last forever - shouldn't have maintenance there.
Used engines are $1200 for around 100k miles and should last well. With a program with a new engine, I would expect refreshing...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-17-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By JamesClay
Come on Than! With that attitude, I would still...

Come on Than! With that attitude, I would still be in my E30 M3! The learning never stops, but I can guarantee you that you will have a better learning tool if it isn't trying to roll you over!
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-17-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By JamesClay
Thanks for the post and concerns - certainly...

Thanks for the post and concerns - certainly well-presented and well-received. A few points (repeating Jason in some cases):


The software will have a conservative rev limit to prevent exactly...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-16-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Lots of cage progress in the last few days. The...

Lots of cage progress in the last few days. The guys are going to have this one ready for winter testing it seems! Here is a sneak pic, but more are available on our main site BimmerWorld Spec E46...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-11-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
Quick update. I was in Munich last week/weekend,...

Quick update. I was in Munich last week/weekend, but the guys are moving forward between all the season prep on our pro cars. The interior is now mostly stripped and ready for the cage.
...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-09-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By JamesClay
There is a definition of replaced early in the...

There is a definition of replaced early in the rules. Yes - can be replaced with adjustable. Many of the questions raised by most people were covered in the initial rules if you read through them...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-05-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By JamesClay
All this, and it frees up a little power and...

All this, and it frees up a little power and doesn't overflow as readily with higher RPM track use:

RED LINE POWER STEERING FLUID satisfies the service fill requirements of most auto manufacturers...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 12-05-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
You will see those and others as they come up in...

You will see those and others as they come up in the Clearance/Used section of our online store. Thanks!
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-30-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,831
Posted By JamesClay
It will usually be loose until you install the...

It will usually be loose until you install the axle and torque.
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 11-30-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,914
Posted By JamesClay
Its tough where you are to create momentum for a...

Its tough where you are to create momentum for a racing class. If something is going to get big, it will be a NASA class. There is interest from a couple of guys there.

Stock size - meaning...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 11-29-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,914
Posted By JamesClay
Thanks for taking the time. We had 3 cars order...

Thanks for taking the time. We had 3 cars order parts today from us, and we aren't the sole supplier of anything except the exhaust. Others are being planned. So far the initial response is...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 11-28-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By JamesClay
And E36 exhaust manifolds - which are an awesome...

And E36 exhaust manifolds - which are an awesome solution for the exhaust on this car to allow a bolt-on race exhaust that will consistently fit versus allowing cutting out cats that not everyone can...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 11-28-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
There is a sponsors page on the specE46.com site....

There is a sponsors page on the specE46.com site. All sponsors have committed to supplying a contingency but details haven't been worked out yet. Not all are spec part suppliers - for example you...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 11-27-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
At this point, the rules don't allow a different...

At this point, the rules don't allow a different balancer. From GRAND-AM use, I feel that with the proper RPM limit and a fresh balancer (we replace every year for out 7k RPM operation), we really...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 11-27-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,146
Posted By JamesClay
BimmerWorld - Spec E46 Build Thread

I have been heavily involved in the development and rules for this class, and I think we have really come up with something great, but that can be debated and discussed elsewhere. For now, I am...
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