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Forum: The Showroom 01-08-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above MEASURING FOR TTD RACE...

continued from above

MEASURING FOR TTD RACE WHEELS

Finally we're past of the boring 325 repair pics. This section shows the wheel testing done many weeks ago on the 325, mostly because it was...
Forum: The Showroom 01-08-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
Project Update for January 7th, 2016: So the 2016...

Project Update for January 7th, 2016: So the 2016 racing season is almost here and we're thrashing to get the red 330 - which we are going to ALSO call JackDaniels (JD2!) - ready for NASA TTD events....
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 11-24-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By Fair
Interested. Can a race car enter these events, or...

Interested. Can a race car enter these events, or is this strictly HPDE? We have an Optima event coming up in August at COTA that we need to test a few cars at.
Forum: The Showroom 11-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Customer-Cars/Alex-Ri...

https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Customer-Cars/Alex-Richards-2001-BMW-e46/i-fPZ9khQ/0/M/B61G5214-M.jpg

Yes, dropping the subframe makes extracting the oil pan SO much easier.
...
Forum: The Showroom 11-17-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above This is the Catch 22...

continued from above

This is the Catch 22 for most TT-Letter builds... they aren't all equal because only some cars can get to the class P-to-W limits and still have any points left over for...
Forum: The Showroom 11-17-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above This time around we...

continued from above

This time around we started off with the goal to build a TTD car, so priorities are also different. I will explain "the holy trinity" of road course priorities in a section...
Forum: The Showroom 11-17-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
Project Update for November 17th, 2015: It has...

Project Update for November 17th, 2015: It has been an interesting few weeks and this E46 Daily Driver / NASA TT project has made a dramatic turn.... for the better! We've switched horses mid-stream,...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 11-12-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 45,510
Posted By Fair
No need to read our little E46 build thread...

No need to read our little E46 build thread elsewhere, because I've added it here.... edited, to hopefully not break any rules here. :eeps:

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=1090817
...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
So E46fanatics, how are we doing in this build so...

So E46fanatics, how are we doing in this build so far? I've edited every post added today to try to not break any forum rules here, I hope.

Admins - please let me know if there are other changes...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above The original LCA...

continued from above

The original LCA "lollipop" housings had the old remnants pressed out and in went 2-piece Powerflex polyurethane "race" bushings. These have an inner and outer liner which...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
Project Update for October 22nd, 2015: Our shop...

Project Update for October 22nd, 2015: Our shop schedule has been full as post season demand hit, but Olof had one free spot for half a day this week while parts were incoming for several jobs....
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above ...

continued from above

https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Vorshlag-Test-Pilots/Vorshlag-E36-M3-STU-prepped/i-cszdVJm/3/S/CIMG4498-S.jpg...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above ...

continued from above

https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Projects/Vorshlag-E46-330Ci-DSP-Build/i-qG3QbJb/0/L/DSC_0687-L.jpg...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
Project Update for September 8th, 2015: We just...

Project Update for September 8th, 2015: We just had a few hours to tackle some additional work on Amy's daily driver and soon-to-be track prepped E46. The shop crew finished a few more repairs, did...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above WINDOW SWITCH REPAIR ...

continued from above

WINDOW SWITCH REPAIR

Now that the cooling system works we could concentrate on the last few "emergency" repairs and turn the car over to Amy to start daily driving (so she...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
continued from above BRIEF HISTORY OF BMW...

continued from above

BRIEF HISTORY OF BMW E46 3-SERIES

The Wikipedia entry for the E46 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_3_Series_%28E46%29) is rather lacking in production numbers, but if you...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
Project Introduction August 31st, 2015: This...

Project Introduction August 31st, 2015: This forum build thread covers the repairs and track prep on my wife Amy's "new" 2002 BMW E46 coupe, which we purchased August 20, 2015. This car will get...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,094
Posted By Fair
Vorshlag 2002 BMW E46 325Ci - Daily/Track Car - Project Jack Daniels

Hey guys, I suspect some of you know of this project but I really wanted to share it here. I'm going to try to post my wife's E46 coupe daily driver / track build thread on E46fanatics without...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-16-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,039
Posted By Fair
Should be fairly straightforward once you have...

Should be fairly straightforward once you have the sunroof cassette out... I have installed these panels before in E36 and E46 race cars.
...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-11-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 45,510
Posted By Fair
Well, looks like forum sponsorship is more costly...

Well, looks like forum sponsorship is more costly here than my meager advertising budget allows for, so its not going to work out. Kind of bummed.

edit:...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-08-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 45,510
Posted By Fair
TxZHP04 sent me a link to this thread, which I...

TxZHP04 sent me a link to this thread, which I just read though. Looks like I'm not the only one frustrated with the poor OEM exhaust manifolds and lack of a decent aftermarket solution that doesn't...
Forum: Engine & Performance 03-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,793
Posted By Fair
Thumbs down Ballsy move, scanning in a receipt from Turner...

Ballsy move, scanning in a receipt from Turner that was purchased with a stolen credit card.

Look guys, this clown is STILL doing this 7 years later - buying things from BMW shops with stolen...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 01-25-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 94,432
Posted By Fair
A "Terry Fair" tool is a finely tuned destructive...

A "Terry Fair" tool is a finely tuned destructive testing device. A "Terry Fair" can break anything, given enough time and throttle. "Terry Fair" has been called a tool by more than a few people....
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-03-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,890
Posted By Fair
Wow, that's some serious pretzel action! And I've...

Wow, that's some serious pretzel action! And I've seen what axle hop can do to otherwise decent transmissions... after breaking three Tremec T5s behind a little 355 whp motor in our E30. Shock...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-15-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,789
Posted By Fair
The rubber isolator is dislodged in one spot and...

The rubber isolator is dislodged in one spot and tucked between the two steel parts - that's enough to tell me its junk.
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