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Forum: Complete Cars 08-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I saw this car a few days ago and it looks really...

I saw this car a few days ago and it looks really clean inside and out. I am fixing up my crashed 330i otherwise I'd probably have bought this already.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-02-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 32,888
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I think the ATI pricing is high because it seems...

I think the ATI pricing is high because it seems they sell similar dampers for other cars in the $350-$550 range. So unless the ATI damper for the M54 uses a lot more material or is inherently a lot...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 03-12-2014, 02:09 AM
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Views: 505
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Golden Gate Chapter hosts Driving School at Laguna Seca -- May 31, 2014

The BMW CCA Golden Gate Chapter is returning to Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca in 2014! There is a one-day driving school on Saturday, May 31st. Whether you've enjoyed Laguna before or have been...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-09-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 105,620
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Thanks for the DIY. Helped me replace my starter....

Thanks for the DIY. Helped me replace my starter. I couldn't get to the upper torx bolt from below with the multiple extensions, so I did that one from above with a 3/8 box wrench to break it free...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 11-13-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
2nd day on stiffer springs, 3rd day on R-comp...

2nd day on stiffer springs, 3rd day on R-comp tires (Continental challenge takeoffs), 6th day at Thunderhill, 3rd session of the day. (Wiped out one brake pad so 4th session was slow and mellow.)...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 11-13-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,498
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I ran Continental DWs as my track tires for the...

I ran Continental DWs as my track tires for the last year or so, including one day at Thunderhill, two at Laguna one at Sonoma, and a few days at Buttonwillow. Good tire--not the stickiest street...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 08-28-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
My first day (2nd session) at Laguna Seca, at...

My first day (2nd session) at Laguna Seca, at Oktoberfest 2013.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osqSXde_2WU
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 07-14-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Was planning to do BMW CCA weekend at Spring...

Was planning to do BMW CCA weekend at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Nevada this weekend, but it got canceled/rescheduled, so instead did autoX with BMW CCA Golden Gate Chapter. good news is I...
Forum: California 06-19-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By LivesNearCostco
the registration link doesn't seem to work. Try...

the registration link doesn't seem to work.
Try this link (http://www.motorsportreg.com/index.cfm/event/event.advert/uidEvent/851D8C30-A18D-0378-2D8D1804945B22EE#.UcFO2djWeGE) to Motorsportreg.com,...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-19-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I am signed up to go. If registration link in...

I am signed up to go. If registration link in first post doesn't work, try this one...
Forum: California 06-17-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By LivesNearCostco
2-day driving school at Spring Mountain Ranch in Pahrump, NV -- July 13-14

The BMW Car Club is holding a 2-day driving school at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch (SMMR) in Pahrump, Nevada. It will be held July 13-14th.

I've never driven there but heard it is a...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-17-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
My first time at Sonoma Raceway, formerly known...

My first time at Sonoma Raceway, formerly known as Infineon or Sears Point. Running with NASA Nor Cal in HPDE 1. We got 5 sessions of 18-20 minutes each. Sessions 2-4 were quite crowded but by the...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 06-08-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Yesterday at Buttonwillow with the BMW CCA....

Yesterday at Buttonwillow with the BMW CCA. Hadn't been to a BMW driving school since December 2011 and the instructing style was different from the NASA HPDE1, or ExtremeSpeed/SpeedVentures which...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-05-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 96,746
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Thanks for this DIY (and thanks to Bokchoys too)....

Thanks for this DIY (and thanks to Bokchoys too). Did this today and while it's straightforward, I spent some time lying on my back or side across the door skill trying to get the module out of the...
Forum: California 05-22-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 407,249
Posted By LivesNearCostco
used to live between one on Kifer (Sunnyvale) and...

used to live between one on Kifer (Sunnyvale) and one on Rengstorff (Mountain View). Now closest one is on Alamden Expressway in San Jose, not that close.
Forum: California 05-21-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 407,249
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I drove through the Coalinga area twice last...

I drove through the Coalinga area twice last weekend, South on Thursday and North on Saturday and thought of Frobie both times, even if he doesn't patrol that area now. I was going slightly over the...
Forum: California 05-14-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 407,249
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Thanks UTL1098. I drive through Santa Clara often...

Thanks UTL1098. I drive through Santa Clara often on San Tomas Expressway, so hopefully I'm not speeding much! (Definitely not speeding at rush hour.) Actually any LEO would be welcome to join me...
Forum: California 05-14-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 407,249
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Is Frobie still on this board? Does he still...

Is Frobie still on this board? Does he still work Coalinga? I'd like to invite him to join me for a track day at Buttonwillow with either the Central California BMW Car Club on Friday June 7th or...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 04-10-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,776
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I recently replaced my guibo (flexdisc) and...

I recently replaced my guibo (flexdisc) and center support bearing and created a long DIY writeup over on ZHPMafia.com. I did start off by studying the Bokchoys DIY and other threads here on...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 04-09-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Buttonwillow again except going counterclockwise...

Buttonwillow again except going counterclockwise in warm and dry weather (no rain!). Last session from Sunday, April 7th. NASA HPDE 1 with instructor (who races a 1988 Mustang). The Camaros are so...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 03-24-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,010
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Hey great videos. Thanks for posting. I just...

Hey great videos. Thanks for posting. I just replaced my CSB and noticed the E46 330 6-speed has a different driveshaft setup. Instead of a locking collar on one half of the driveshaft, you must...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 12-26-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 106,170
Posted By LivesNearCostco
Small video of my car on a dyno in November 2012....

Small video of my car on a dyno in November 2012. This was to test the effects of a Shark Injector plus Evosport underdrive pulleys, and the result was a gain of 9.5 peak HP at the wheels. Same dyno...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum 12-26-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,067
Posted By LivesNearCostco
After some time away from the track, I went to...

After some time away from the track, I went to Thunderhill in November and Buttonwillow last Sunday. The rain seems to follow me around now though we got one almost-dry session each day.

7 laps at...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-02-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,489
Posted By LivesNearCostco
I don't think I leaked on the AutoX course when...

I don't think I leaked on the AutoX course when this happened to me... mostly leaked near the grid area after I parked it. Recently moved up Nor Cal again so will be hard for me to make the San...
Forum: California 06-03-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5,611
Views: 407,249
Posted By LivesNearCostco
We could pretend he was driving from Louisiana to...

We could pretend he was driving from Louisiana to South Dakota, but then he wouldn't be on I-5. I've driven that stretch of I-5 several times (mostly going to Qualcomm Stadium for AutoX or taking the...
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