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Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-28-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 55,222
Posted By jpr
Yep, carbon ceramic brakes on the Bugatti. A set...

Yep, carbon ceramic brakes on the Bugatti. A set of which probably cost more than any of our cars...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-27-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 55,222
Posted By jpr
No worries, from the info I turned up the BMW...

No worries, from the info I turned up the BMW performance rotors are made by SHW, and if you follow through to their website they actually have a picture of them in the process of being drilled. I'm...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 09-26-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 55,222
Posted By jpr
Wow, it seems like you have turned up a real live...

Wow, it seems like you have turned up a real live example of regular cast iron rotor with cast-in holes rather than drilled holes.

When you get a chance could share some pictures of these rotors...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,677
Posted By jpr
Yep - it's almost 13 years and 115k miles since I...

Yep - it's almost 13 years and 115k miles since I drove her off the lot brand new and while she's getting a little quirkier as the minor issues accumulate, I still love her dearly.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,677
Posted By jpr
Good rant. Personally I've adopted a policy of...

Good rant. Personally I've adopted a policy of not wasting any effort posting in a thread unless it is clear that the OP has already expended some intelligent effort trying to solve the problem...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By jpr
Specific ride height info can be found here -...

Specific ride height info can be found here - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpost.php?p=5467017&postcount=63 -please note that those specs are for the car in "normal", as in "ballasted" condition...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-19-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jpr
Yep, alignment shops can be a bit of a...

Yep, alignment shops can be a bit of a crap-shoot.

Your best bet for success is to educate yourself before you go and ask a lot of questions while you are there, starting even before they begin...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-18-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jpr
Well then, if we are indeed talking about the...

Well then, if we are indeed talking about the same phenomenon, then correcting the rear toe settings will most definitely correct the problem. The limiting case being, of course, if the RTAB's are...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-18-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jpr
Toe does have much to do with tire wear, but...

Toe does have much to do with tire wear, but uneven side-to-side settings in the rear will make the car drive on something other than a straight line. Incidentally, uneven side-to-side front toe...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 07-17-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By jpr
It's your rear toe- even that up and the problem...

It's your rear toe- even that up and the problem will go away.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-11-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,047
Posted By jpr
Still doesn't work. All rotors with holes...

Still doesn't work.

All rotors with holes in them are in fact drilled. Perhaps it that is not the case for some exotic materials like carbon-ceramic that cost more per rotor than your entire...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 06-11-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,047
Posted By jpr
Incorrect. To find out more, follow this...

Incorrect.

To find out more, follow this excellent advice:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 05-02-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By jpr
FWIW - I trimmed my rear bumpstops

FWIW - I trimmed my rear bumpstops
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 05-01-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 42,242
Posted By jpr
Looks pretty good. As for the slight pull...

Looks pretty good. As for the slight pull remaining, my first guess would be that it's a residual effect from uneven tire wear under the prior alignment. If you are feeling energetic, you could...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-27-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By jpr
crap. You are correct - I thinking one thing and...

crap. You are correct - I thinking one thing and typing another. What I meant to state was - there is no such thing as a special "ZHP" sway bar.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-26-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By jpr
No such thing as a special "ZHP" control...

No such thing as a special "ZHP" control arm.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-24-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By jpr
Actually, not so strange - those in fact are the...

Actually, not so strange - those in fact are the springs with come with the cupkit, part number 31019 with a TUV cited lowering of 55 and 35. Those springs are very similar to the 29484 springs, but...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-14-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By jpr
1. yes 2. might as put new ones on since...

1. yes
2. might as put new ones on since everything is already apart. OEM is the way to unless you were looking for camber plates.
3. A lot of suspension information is cleverly hidden in the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-12-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,433
Posted By jpr
Two technical references for you - Problems...

Two technical references for you -

Problems in Pseudoscientific Thinking #4 : Anecdotes Do Not Make a Science
http://www.positiveatheism.org/writ/sherm3.htm

Cum Hoc Fallacy, i.e correlation...
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-12-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By jpr
Well he is at laest pulling your leg on the part...

Well he is at laest pulling your leg on the part number issue, so I'd be skeptical about his spring rate info.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,908
Posted By jpr
The 90% of the handling difference between the...

The 90% of the handling difference between the ZHP and ZSP is the shocks and struts.

Your stock springs are still okay.
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 11-11-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By jpr
There are actually 3 different spring variants...

There are actually 3 different spring variants offered by H&R. It's actually a lot simpler to skip the whole with or without sport suspension nonsense and just look at the part numbers.

29484 -...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-07-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,433
Posted By jpr
Here is the actual tech on coolant, with links to...

Here is the actual tech on coolant, with links to the threads from which they came:

On mixing coolants -


On colors :


On what BMW recommends:
Forum: Suspension & Braking Forum by BimmerWorld 10-02-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,929
Posted By jpr
Well bearing in mind that "suitable" is a matter...

Well bearing in mind that "suitable" is a matter of opinion, I expect in the context of the Treehouse bushing the meaning is closer to "street legal" rather than "street desirable"

The point of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-25-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 19,076
Posted By jpr
Yes, he is wrong.

Yes, he is wrong.
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