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Forum: Complete Cars 12-22-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Sh0ty
Absolutely stunning!! If only you were in MI......

Absolutely stunning!! If only you were in MI... GLWS
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By Sh0ty
If you ever consider selling and and shipping,...

If you ever consider selling and and shipping, you can count me as highly interested.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-29-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Sh0ty
Also interested in price

Also interested in price
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-29-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Sh0ty
Unless your coolant gauge is also reading...

Unless your coolant gauge is also reading incorrectly, it would seem as if your coolant is coming up to temperature, but not overheating, which would indicate a functional thermostat. It would seem...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-29-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Sh0ty
DIY: Headliner Whisperer - Remove Grease from you Headliner

Prior to the purchase of my roof base bars and bike racks, I would transport my road bike(s) in my vehicle instead of on it. For the most part this worked out wonderfully, until that fateful day I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-26-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Sh0ty
Well, given the current ambient temperature in...

Well, given the current ambient temperature in TC, it is plausible that you could still have a stuck thermostat. Unlikely if your coolant temperature gauge is pegged at 12 though.

Best of luck.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-24-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Sh0ty
Apologies for the apparent lack of followup, life...

Apologies for the apparent lack of followup, life gets in the way at times.

So with a neat-o iPhone app called Vibration, I recorded a short sample of the vibration and viewed it by frequency. I...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Sh0ty
Unhappy Help Request: Speed Specific Driveline NVH - High Amplitude Vibrations - Diagnosis

Hello,

I have been chasing a vibration issue in what I suspect to be my driveline that occurs between approximately 35-45 mph. The vibration is independent of gear selection and engine speed,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-05-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Sh0ty
^ This is correct. I think it helps to know that...

^ This is correct. I think it helps to know that they stand for:

OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer (like how ZF makes the E46 steering rack)Most
OE: Original Equipment (Like how the steering...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-15-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Sh0ty
You could perform that same test with the foot...

You could perform that same test with the foot brake as well, the goal is to hold the wheels still, eliminating their displacement in the driveline, forcing something else to move. Is the car an...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-15-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Sh0ty
I'm with Dave, caster is the imaginary line...

I'm with Dave, caster is the imaginary line between your upper and lower ball joints when viewed from the X-Z plane of the vehicle (from the side). In the rear, caster plays little to no...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-15-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By Sh0ty
Why not apply some thought and look for either...

Why not apply some thought and look for either the maximum diameter or highest grade materials (grade 8 fasteners, etc)? If a few grams in your droplinks is a bigger issue than their durability...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-15-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Sh0ty
Any vibration that your lower control arm would...

Any vibration that your lower control arm would experience during operation. This means as your tire rolls over the road, vibration. As you hit a bump, higher frequencies that are damped by rubber...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-30-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,334
Posted By Sh0ty
The steering angle sensor (SZL or SLZ, can't...

The steering angle sensor (SZL or SLZ, can't remember) was around $1000 when I was pricing it for an E90, to give a ballpark.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-06-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,854
Posted By Sh0ty
Are these a square set?

Are these a square set?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Sh0ty
What do you mean "doesn't take turns too well"? ...

What do you mean "doesn't take turns too well"? If you're experiencing understeer on the street, slow down. If you're experiencing oversteer on the street, slow down. If you're experiencing mid...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Sh0ty
The strut bar will essentially increase the cross...

The strut bar will essentially increase the cross sectional area your strut towers have by transferring load to the other one, reducing stress, strain and deflection. The idea is to stiffen the...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 07-26-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By Sh0ty
What? You don't want 18 foot wheels? Haha

What? You don't want 18 foot wheels? Haha
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-14-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Sh0ty
Pictures? Welcome aboard (ha! see what I did...

Pictures? Welcome aboard (ha! see what I did there?)
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-12-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,992
Posted By Sh0ty
^This. Also worth noting, I experienced clunking...

^This. Also worth noting, I experienced clunking during steering on my last car after I installed the suspension because the spring didn't seat properly on the perch, so it was clunking as it turned...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-11-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Sh0ty
Yeah, it's called a shift boot or gaiter. It's...

Yeah, it's called a shift boot or gaiter. It's simple, the shift knob pulls straight off. I thought I was going to break it when I pulled it off, but it comes off eventually. I found it easiest to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-08-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,259
Posted By Sh0ty
How do you plan on doing this? Just throw the...

How do you plan on doing this? Just throw the carbon on your trim, spread resin on it and hope? You'll have to vaccum bag it and you'll have a bear of a time getting a decent surface on it, at...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-08-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By Sh0ty
Why not just calmly explain that negative camber...

Why not just calmly explain that negative camber is when the top of the tire is pointing towards the center of the car when looking at it from the front or rear. Toe is the "pre-steered" angle of...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-07-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,350
Posted By Sh0ty
Wowee, those are pretty inexpensive for a front...

Wowee, those are pretty inexpensive for a front and rear set, and adjustable too. You don't need adjustable endlinks, that's a level of tuning resolution that you simply won't use without a two post...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-07-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sh0ty
haha, I have a buddy in a G37x that would...

haha, I have a buddy in a G37x that would surprise you. I've never seen someone put their car in ditches as consistently as him. I'm a big advocate for RWD to learn on. Forces you to really learn...
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