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Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
nice one bud.

nice one bud.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
well, i'm covered in oil/grease and getting just...

well, i'm covered in oil/grease and getting just that bit nearer :thumbsup:

this morning I have swapped over the powerflex poly bushes from the compact diff carrier which are virtually brand new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-08-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
I started ripping out the rear on my track...

I started ripping out the rear on my track compact yesterday. I have a diff, diff cradle, axles and rear arb. the compact arb is different to normal e46's and I might actually get away with re using...
Forum: The Showroom 10-09-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By barf
yeah, I think it is the headers and tune. ...

yeah, I think it is the headers and tune.

having read up on some figures, most if not all versions of the m50 series of engines seem to be in a state of tune which is slightly less than the euro...
Forum: The Showroom 10-06-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By barf
heres some pics of the interior before it was...

heres some pics of the interior before it was sort of finished (is a track car ever truly finished) due to the position of the cage A pillar, we had some issues with re fitting the light control...
Forum: The Showroom 10-06-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By barf
slight problem with interior pics as I just...

slight problem with interior pics as I just pulled out the seats and dash today as I am removing all the heater matrix and aircon etc.
I have been making a panel which fits in the center space...
Forum: The Showroom 10-06-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By barf
its never been dynode but here in uk they are...

its never been dynode but here in uk they are rated at 190 (192 if memory serves me correct) 323's come in at 170 (same lump but m52)

I do know that a euro motor tends to be free'r than the us...
Forum: The Showroom 10-05-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By barf
its a replica stw wing. all the bmw racer's here...

its a replica stw wing. all the bmw racer's here use them. my friend (ex kumho bmw champ) supplied it to me, I think he owns the mould but they are available at raceit.com
Forum: The Showroom 10-05-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By barf
e46 compact track car

hi guys, just a few images of the compact (ti) from donington park earlier this week.
the little sod was quite twitchy throughout the morning but at lunch, I added a bit extra neg camber and found...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
I couldn't agree more, my 46 m3 feels just like...

I couldn't agree more, my 46 m3 feels just like that. always said it could handle another gear.

my ti is a 5 spd, I think the standard ratio is 3.23 which is already shorter than the 325ci. I...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
seen these on ebay for just over 600. any...

seen these on ebay for just over 600. any thoughts?
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
@330i zhp, you are right with you thoughts about...

@330i zhp, you are right with you thoughts about the increased rpm but with a 6sp box and 3.62 ratio it would be more or less identical to the m3.
@driver08, have a look at the bokchoys site and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
sorry to spoil your fun guys, the e46 compact is...

sorry to spoil your fun guys, the e46 compact is very much the same as any other e46, its the e36 compact which shares its rear to the e30.

I came upon this thread through the search function but...
Forum: The Showroom 08-18-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By barf
barf's pics

hi guys, just a few pics of my bimmers past and present
hope you enjoy seeing them as much as I loved to thrash them :thumbup:
non m bbk...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-18-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,013
Posted By barf
i'm with you here bud. I was going to install a...

i'm with you here bud.
I was going to install a gripper diff unit with revised ratio's in my 325ti track car but had a niggling feeling the e46 m3 diff swap could be achieved just by using diff,...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By barf
no worries bud,, theres still ore work to do...

no worries bud,, theres still ore work to do before its first outing in june. next job is the cage fitting....
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-21-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By barf
yes indeed, CSL/standard m3 rear discs are...

yes indeed, CSL/standard m3 rear discs are fitted, with working handbrake/ebrake and as you say, rallyroad e36 m3 rear caliper mounts and Porsche boxster s calipers.

as you say, others have...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-20-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By barf
heres my solution to rear Porsche BBK 501517...

heres my solution to rear Porsche BBK

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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-20-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By barf
it helps loads bud but i already did most of it...

it helps loads bud but i already did most of it :thumbup:

if i take it racing i can only go upto 2.9cc (class c) so a m52 28 will probably be the motor of choice unless i decide i'm going class a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By barf
cheers bud :thumbup: looking forward to...

cheers bud :thumbup:

looking forward to seeing how it goes
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 04-20-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By barf
getting nearer to seeing this baby on track. ...

getting nearer to seeing this baby on track.
today I dropped it off the axle stands having fitted the pro race rims.

there are eibach ARB's on the way and now the car rolls, i'm gonna book it in...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-20-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By barf
finally, the car is off its axle stands and...

finally, the car is off its axle stands and sitting on pro race rims.

rear Porsche brembo's with working handbrake (ebrake) seem to be upto the job

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Forum: General E46 Forum 04-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,733
Posted By barf
heres my e46 m3 discs ready to go on my 325ti ...

heres my e46 m3 discs ready to go on my 325ti
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these are ready to go on my track car project along with 996 911 calipers and rally road brackets.
the fronts are 345mm csl discs
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-24-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By barf
if you could drop in something like a 3.46 and...

if you could drop in something like a 3.46 and couple it upto a 6 speed box, would this work well for cruising and also liven up accelaration?
i think the 5 & 6 speed box's have the same 1.1 ratio...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 03-23-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By barf
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