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Forum: Southeast 09-18-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By GrayGhost
In the Atlanta area I recommend Harrison...

In the Atlanta area I recommend Harrison MotorSports in Alpharetta. They do good work and support local BMWCCA activities. I have all my work done there.
www.harrisonmotorsports.com
They will...
Forum: Southeast 08-30-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By GrayGhost
If you are on the NW side of town, I'd recommend...

If you are on the NW side of town, I'd recommend Atlanta Road Body Shop, on (surprise!) Atlanta Road on the Smryna side of Marietta. We've used them for about 30 years, including on my E46, all with...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 05-27-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By GrayGhost
Agree that NASA is good, but both BMWCCA and PCA...

Agree that NASA is good, but both BMWCCA and PCA (Porsche) also have very good instructors and all-around programs. Personally, I would advise against using the "for profit" groups for beginning...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 04-22-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By GrayGhost
BMWCCA and the local chapters host some excellent...

BMWCCA and the local chapters host some excellent "Driving Educaiton" events featuring excellent instructors. Start here: http://www.bmwcca.org/chapterfinder Go to your closest chapters and check...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 04-19-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,102
Posted By GrayGhost
I still have my stock/origional clutch (65K...

I still have my stock/origional clutch (65K Miles) so I cannot comment from my own experience. I have heard good things about the UUC combination. I don't think you would go wrong with it, but if...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 04-18-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,102
Posted By GrayGhost
I have the Schroth Ralleye 4 point harness also...

I have the Schroth Ralleye 4 point harness also and love it. It is not a full 5-point, but I think it does a great job. I'd use the clutch until it fails. The clutch will handle the power just...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 04-17-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,102
Posted By GrayGhost
BayerischeE46 is right, you don't ahve to make...

BayerischeE46 is right, you don't ahve to make all the mods you are talking about to have a good track car. Sure, if you don't have to drive it on the street very much, you can strip it some, even...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-08-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By GrayGhost
Actually, the speed limiteter in a 2004 330Ci is...

Actually, the speed limiteter in a 2004 330Ci is 128 MPH, not 155.
And yes, I would like to get rid of my speed limiter because I do hit it occasionally, usually on the long straight following...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 11-04-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,294
Posted By GrayGhost
E46 330 brakes are essentially the same size as...

E46 330 brakes are essentially the same size as E46 M3 brakes. Only single piston, but same rotor diameter and pad size, so the 330 is very well equipped in the brake department. I would not bother...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 10-30-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,294
Posted By GrayGhost
I'm in the group that says make minimal changes...

I'm in the group that says make minimal changes to your car for the first couple of DE weekends. Your 330 has surprisingly good brakes; you might begin to notice some fade due to boiling the fluid...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 10-24-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By GrayGhost
I've been wanting to get up to AMP but haven't...

I've been wanting to get up to AMP but haven't made it yet. Some day...
I do have to say though that it is unlikely you boiled Superblue at RA unless you were riding the brakes or something such. ...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 09-28-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By GrayGhost
I use the Scroth quick-fits and they are great...

I use the Scroth quick-fits and they are great for occasional weekend track use. Obvioulsy wouldn't use them for true racing or serious track stuff, but for a few weekends a year they work great. ...
Forum: Southeast 09-24-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By GrayGhost
The local "Peachtree" chapter of the BMWCCA runs...

The local "Peachtree" chapter of the BMWCCA runs two HPDEs (at Road Atlanta) each year, usually 6 - 8 Aucrocross events, and several social gatherings. The last HPDE for the year was 2 weeks ago,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-12-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By GrayGhost
If you guys had a lot more power, then the AWD on...

If you guys had a lot more power, then the AWD on the 328 would give it the advantage. But, with the power you have, AWD is not going to make any difference on the track (well, unless you're going...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 07-09-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,769
Posted By GrayGhost
Just wondering.. you sescribe this as a...

Just wondering.. you sescribe this as a "racecar". What class(es) does it qualify for and what results have you had in races so far?
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 07-01-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,416
Posted By GrayGhost
ATE Super-blue is fine. Stainless lines are...

ATE Super-blue is fine. Stainless lines are good, but not "required" for your first few times in the M3. I like Hawk HP+ for the track (I swap the pads before/after track weekends). I'm not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-30-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By GrayGhost
I beg to differ with a previous poster.... I...

I beg to differ with a previous poster.... I think there is little benefit to doing AutoCross prior to doing HPDE. Now, if you could find a good "Car Control" school (frequently associated with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-15-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By GrayGhost
I have an 04 330 CI and get 32 - 33 MPG on the...

I have an 04 330 CI and get 32 - 33 MPG on the highway/interstate (at 75 mph) and about 25 - 27 around town (surburban). And yes, that is US gallon.

Oh, in "full disclosure" mode, I do only get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By GrayGhost
Join the BMWCCA! You will be joining the...

Join the BMWCCA! You will be joining the Peachtree Chapter an das you join the national organization you will be placed in the Peachtree Chapter. You are fortunate to be in the Atlanta area and a...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 03-26-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By GrayGhost
If you have good experience and want to get into...

If you have good experience and want to get into club racing, contact your local BMWCCA chapter and try to get enrolled in the next available Club Racing School. It's a good intro to racing and US...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 03-25-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By GrayGhost
For someone just starting with track driving, I'd...

For someone just starting with track driving, I'd advise sticking with BMWCCA and/or PCA. I think they have the best organization and program for getting drivers started. As you progress in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-14-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By GrayGhost
As said above, it is possible, but very unusual...

As said above, it is possible, but very unusual for rotors to actually warp. It takes rather extream conditions to warp a normal rotor (possible less extream for slotted rotors which are actually...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 03-13-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By GrayGhost
I'm a member of the Peachtree (Atlanta) chapter...

I'm a member of the Peachtree (Atlanta) chapter of the BMWCCA. I'm a very satisfied/happy member, but certainly get nothing out of recommending/mentioning the club. I've driven about 20 - 25...
Forum: Southeast 03-13-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By GrayGhost
I'll be out of town on the 27th but will put in a...

I'll be out of town on the 27th but will put in a plug for this... I attended last year and it was fun and there were good prizes. James Clay and the other Bimmerworld guys are all friendly and...
Forum: Motorsports & Track Forum by BimmerWorld 03-09-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By GrayGhost
The good thing about BMWCCA Driving Exucation...

The good thing about BMWCCA Driving Exucation events is that they are under the umbrella of the national organization and, to a large extent, are consistently good. Instructors are carefully...
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