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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-24-2016, 11:43 AM
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Views: 773
Posted By Fair
E46 BMW Bilstein PSS vs PSS10 review

Here's my review of Bilstein PSS coilover kits for BMW E46 models. I started to write this in a reply to someone who bought some Chinese coilovers and started a thread here, but then figured it would...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-24-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Fair
At that price you are getting renamed Chinese...

At that price you are getting renamed Chinese coilovers. We all know how well those work (or don't), last (or don't), and handle (or don't).

For barely any more money, however, you can get a...
Forum: The Showroom 04-05-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
We have something mapped out, and it will follow...

We have something mapped out, and it will follow the bottom contour of the pull handle, I think. More on that soon...
Forum: The Showroom 04-05-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above I've been searching for...

continued from above

I've been searching for a second video camera setup to use in the BMW, but the new gear didn't show up in time for this MSR-C race. Jon brought his GoPro to use, but we were...
Forum: The Showroom 04-05-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above Going from a sliding...

continued from above

Going from a sliding caliper to a fixed caliper should make for better brake feel and less chance for pad knock-back, and the massive caliper size should make for much more...
Forum: The Showroom 04-05-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
Project Update for April 5th, 2016: It has been 6...

Project Update for April 5th, 2016: It has been 6 weeks since my last update and our "Daily Driven Track Car" BMW has logged more wins at a NASA track weekend. We have massively upgraded the brakes,...
Forum: The Showroom 02-11-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above POST NASA REPAIRS ...

continued from above

POST NASA REPAIRS

Not much to show here. The power steering pump was ordered Monday morning after the event, but I was being cheap and we ordered the least expensive of 5...
Forum: The Showroom 02-11-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above We entered two Team...

continued from above

We entered two Team Vorshlag entries, which allows all team members to drive either car during competition. The plan was for Amy to drive the 330 most of the TT sessions and I...
Forum: The Showroom 02-11-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above FENDER ROLLING THE E46...

continued from above

FENDER ROLLING THE E46 NON-M

Quick side note during the race coverage...

https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/photos/i-HCsrB3m/0/S/i-HCsrB3m-S.jpg...
Forum: The Showroom 02-11-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above ...

continued from above

https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Projects/Red-2001-BMW-E46/i-38Mt8QF/0/S/DSC_9737-S.jpg (https://vorshlag.smugmug.com/Projects/Red-2001-BMW-E46/i-38Mt8QF/0/X3/DSC_9737-X3.jpg)...
Forum: The Showroom 02-11-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
Project Update for February 11, 2016: We have had...

Project Update for February 11, 2016: We have had a busy few weeks with this "Street Driven Track Car" BMW build, our red 2001 BMW 330 we are calling Fireball. We have upgraded the suspension, done...
Forum: The Showroom 01-08-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above This is the Catch 22...

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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, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 48,591
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, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
Posted By Fair
continued from above The original LCA...

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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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,319
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...
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