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Old 10-19-2011, 12:41 PM   #41
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I just got this sick ass app to adjust my camber settings using my iPhone lol.
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:25 PM   #42
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I just got this sick ass app to adjust my camber settings using my iPhone lol.
Interesting. How accurate is it? What's it called? Be careful of the toe eating up your tires, since I'm assuming it doesn't give toe specs.
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I'm sure if you have the phone facing in the other direction you could measure the toe. It's just something to get me by til I can go down to wheel house in rosemead or something haha. Or a fun application for installs and someone camber settings get all junked.

It's called a clintometer, let me show you the DIY.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=325556
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Old 10-19-2011, 10:44 PM   #44
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^ Is yours wheels polished? Reversed lip? I would have to see it.
Pretty sure they're polished. Rear wheels are deep dish.




I can take some better pics, I was just wondering what it would cost per rim (estimate).

Also, after fixing the curb rash, would I need to get another alignment?
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^ You wouldn't need another alignment, what I do is I sand it down with about 120 --> 320 grit to get down all of the rashed up surface off. And then I pull out my professional brown polishing rouge to clean the sanding marks off, and use a green rouge to bring back the shine. It's not going to be 100%, but it will be covered up almost 90%.

And I wouldn't charge no more then 20 bucks honestly lol. It's pretty simple.

The supplies alone cost me 48$ bucks.

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Old 10-19-2011, 11:39 PM   #46
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^ You wouldn't need another alignment, what I do is I sand it down with about 120 --> 320 grit to get down all of the rashed up surface off. And then I pull out my professional brown polishing rouge to clean the sanding marks off, and use a green rouge to bring back the shine. It's not going to be 100%, but it will be covered up almost 90%.

And I wouldn't charge no more then 20 bucks honestly lol. It's pretty simple.

The supplies alone cost me 48$ bucks.
hmm what about for my matte black rims could you do those? or only chrome?
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Only polished, any other wheels your gonna have to touch it up and paint it or something. Just paint your wheels silver
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Old 10-19-2011, 11:54 PM   #48
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I'm sure if you have the phone facing in the other direction you could measure the toe. It's just something to get me by til I can go down to wheel house in rosemead or something haha. Or a fun application for installs and someone camber settings get all junked.

It's called a clintometer, let me show you the DIY.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=325556
Cool thanks man. Should be useful next time I'm fitting wheels and curious of my camber specs without getting an alignment.
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Old 10-20-2011, 12:02 AM   #49
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No problem bro, anyone here got a chrome hook up?
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Old 10-20-2011, 12:06 AM   #51
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nice, im gonna go buy those 5mm spacers from kragen lol.
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^ You wouldn't need another alignment, what I do is I sand it down with about 120 --> 320 grit to get down all of the rashed up surface off. And then I pull out my professional brown polishing rouge to clean the sanding marks off, and use a green rouge to bring back the shine. It's not going to be 100%, but it will be covered up almost 90%.

And I wouldn't charge no more then 20 bucks honestly lol. It's pretty simple.

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Cool! The guy I bought the car from had a few rashes on the rims. How much to fix all 4?
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Same price each assuming its not all crazy beat up lol. I will fix it to the best of my ability which is still good but not 100% back to original. If you wanted that, you will have to change out the barrels Whiiiich, I can also do
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OK, cool. I gotta check and see if all 4 need fixing. When are you free next week, and how long do you think it will take?
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I'm out of town this weekend but I should be available next weekend. Shoot me a pm of your number and we can work something out.
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brake job for front and rear only $20?!
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^ i should raise the price on that huh lol.
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I'm out of town this weekend but I should be available next weekend. Shoot me a pm of your number and we can work something out.
I'll be gone next weekend, but hopefully we can work something out for the weekend after.
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Vouch for my boy Chole. Installed my function and form 2 coils the other night. Super clean job even though we're stuck waiting on crsx to ship over the rear camber kit. I love how they say they have the item in stock and then the next day they tell me it's backordered, smh.
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thanks nick! hope to see you in the e46 crew haha.
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