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Old 08-05-2011, 09:47 PM   #3881
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delmarco and solidjake? together? I'll 'mark out' to them!

Your DIYs and info are awesome! You help soooo many people. I have learned a tremendous amount because of the time you guys make to be who you are on these forums.

Keep up the excellent work!

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Old 08-06-2011, 03:03 PM   #3882
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Took her out for a 4hr tack day here at our 2.1+mile course...

Unfortunately experienced brake fade after a few laps which i really didnt expect, and had some 'wiggle' in the brakes as well under 100mph slow downs...

Then a few hours after i heared a odd 'squeak/rubbing' metal noise from my left rear brake that came and went. E-brake silenced it in slow speeds though.

Despite the brake issue it was fun to let her run open and play with some porsche's and other race prep cars.
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Old 08-06-2011, 03:23 PM   #3883
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Today I realized that my right rear passenger window regulator is shot... Need to replace it. I did get pieces of my under body UPS'ed to me today. will put those pieces on Next week.
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Old 08-06-2011, 04:41 PM   #3884
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Old 08-06-2011, 04:51 PM   #3885
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Mounted my rims that I painted 2 days ago and I guess the paint wasn't dry enough so now it looks like sh!t then threw my lug key out of anger and bent that, then threw my tire iron through my ford rangers windshield

Now I'm super pissed
jesus, I thought I was overreacting when I kicked a 6" dent into the fender on my E30 in
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Old 08-06-2011, 05:27 PM   #3886
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hah theres nothing that would make me mad enough to damage my car..
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Old 08-06-2011, 06:10 PM   #3887
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Finally got the car out after being up on stands since mid-April. Completed:

-Complete cooling system overhaul including new radiator
-Mechanical->electric fan swap
-fuel filter
-CCV replacement with cold weather version
-Beisan systems vanos repair with all new gaskets, seals and washers
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-Wilwood dynalite calipers up front, Hawk pads, and slotted rotors all around
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-Audio system installed consisting of Vibe Audio components, JL 12w0 sub, and Fosgate amp
-and finally a car wash!

Now I can enjoy it for a couple months until I begin my OEM Mtech 2 swap.
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Old 08-06-2011, 06:42 PM   #3888
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Got my new wheels installed and got new tires for the rear... Now I rub
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Old 08-06-2011, 08:20 PM   #3889
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Cleaned my Idle Control Valve thanks to SolidJake's DIY vid...but still didn't solve my rough idle and decrease in power
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:09 PM   #3890
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Cleaned my windshield in and out and applied rain-x
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:20 PM   #3891
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installed new LCM with fog light button... still looking for the wiring harness though.
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:25 PM   #3892
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Mounted my rims that I painted 2 days ago and I guess the paint wasn't dry enough so now it looks like sh!t then threw my lug key out of anger and bent that, then threw my tire iron through my ford rangers windshield

Now I'm super pissed
Better the ford than the bimmer...
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Old 08-06-2011, 11:13 PM   #3893
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Better the ford than the bimmer...
Yea I couldnt hit my car because then I would get even angrier and then who knows what would happen
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Old 08-06-2011, 11:20 PM   #3894
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Yea I couldnt hit my car because then I would get even angrier and then who knows what would happen

Anger issues?

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Old 08-06-2011, 11:33 PM   #3895
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Mounted my rims that I painted 2 days ago and I guess the paint wasn't dry enough so now it looks like sh!t then threw my lug key out of anger and bent that, then threw my tire iron through my ford rangers windshield

Now I'm super pissed
Lost me at painted rims. Do those ever look good?
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Old 08-06-2011, 11:37 PM   #3896
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Removed most of my emmisions crap expect for the CCV.

Talked my wife into getting a supercharger!! Pretty damn happy about that sense I was going to do it anyway.
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Old 08-07-2011, 12:20 AM   #3897
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Removed most of my emmisions crap expect for the CCV.

Talked my wife into getting a supercharger!! Pretty damn happy about that sense I was going to do it anyway.
Lol nice
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Old 08-07-2011, 12:34 AM   #3898
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Due to messing up the CD function on my Business CD unit Today I installed the AUX kit and decided to retrofit the input inside of the little tray that goes under the A/C controls but above the Cigarette Lighter/Trash Tray. Worked out pretty well with some improvisation.
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Old 08-07-2011, 12:37 AM   #3899
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just bought bbs lms from someone for 300$ with tires about 2 hrs ago....excited to get tires and put them on
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Old 08-07-2011, 12:44 AM   #3900
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Finally swapped in a set of Bilstein sport shocks to replace the factory Sachs I had paired up with lowering springs. Big night and day handling and shock rebound difference. More controlled and no more loud thumps. Also replaced the RSM with a Meyle.
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