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Old 11-27-2012, 01:06 AM   #16441
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Well, some flurries fell today. I swapped my track pads for my stock pads a few weeks back, and today I loosened my shocks up all the way. The ride (and handling) seems to have became a bit less "sharp".

I took advantage of Bimmerworld's $100 off coupon and when through with buying an AiM SOLO DL data logger and the EPIC Motorsports S54 tune.
Nice, I just got my all seasons put on and heading to CO this week.
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:49 AM   #16442
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i think mike richardson is getting the epic tune. he's in topeka, rocking an AW
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:27 AM   #16443
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you guys even hear about flurries and you're swapping tires....and then there's me who will be putting on new wheels and pilot super sports this week. i'll wait until there is snow forecasted for the next day before swapping to the blizzaks.

did we switch to winter blend fuel here? my mileage has taken a dump recently.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:39 AM   #16444
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Nah, I'm not switching yet. I'm going to wait untill the very last minute. But I don't really want to get stuck anywhere.

Just saw a LSB M3 with AA's, I think, going down ward parkway. I don't think it was Kevin.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:09 AM   #16445
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I miss the days of 10 pages per day
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:23 AM   #16446
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My rear tires are nearly bald and I think I'll still be ok till after the new year, lol
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:32 AM   #16447
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:33 AM   #16448
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4x4 and only about a mile between me and federal property(work), should make any snow a minor problem.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:35 AM   #16449
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federal property? lol. its 2.2 miles for me to get to school and its not a fun drive in the snow and traffic
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:37 AM   #16450
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federal property means they'll have the snow cleared off, at least in my experience on the east coast it was true.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:48 AM   #16451
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:50 PM   #16452
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you guys even hear about flurries and you're swapping tires....and then there's me who will be putting on new wheels and pilot super sports this week. i'll wait until there is snow forecasted for the next day before swapping to the blizzaks.

did we switch to winter blend fuel here? my mileage has taken a dump recently.
I asked my buddy at my regular station and he said that they switched to the winter fuel a couple months ago. He said something about the gas being 9 lbs per gallon instead of 7, or maybe the reverse.




Maybe this partially explains my not-awesome dyno figures...
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:53 PM   #16453
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So I was thinking... this winter. Who would be down for some preventative maintenance DIYs?? Thinking of doing a few things this winter... Rear Sub-Frame, Brakes, If I upgrade the Suspension then that and FCABs... along with other misc crap...

Any takers???
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:05 PM   #16454
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Yeah I would be up to help. I've done some of that... but wont be able to do much more than hand tools over for the subframe and stuff...
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:10 PM   #16455
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So I was thinking... this winter. Who would be down for some preventative maintenance DIYs?? Thinking of doing a few things this winter... Rear Sub-Frame, Brakes, If I upgrade the Suspension then that and FCABs... along with other misc crap...

Any takers???
LOL, those have been done 10 times over. I have the end all for rear subframe DIY if you need it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:21 PM   #16456
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Yeah I would be up to help. I've done some of that... but wont be able to do much more than hand tools over for the subframe and stuff...
Nice... that cool with me. I dont see anything really being a big issue since I have been all over/under/on/in the car before Just thought I would ask if anyone wants to help and I would return the favor when possible.

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LOL, those have been done 10 times over. I have the end all for rear subframe DIY if you need it.
Whats that??? You want to do my rear subframe for me over your xmas break??? What a pal

Yeah thats cool man... matter of fact I have 90% of the DIYs bookmarked, but since you have a nice 3 ring binder compliments of B&V full of colored prints... how about you send that my way along with any other PDFs....etc you may have
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:37 PM   #16457
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Nice... that cool with me. I dont see anything really being a big issue since I have been all over/under/on/in the car before Just thought I would ask if anyone wants to help and I would return the favor when possible.



Whats that??? You want to do my rear subframe for me over your xmas break??? What a pal

Yeah thats cool man... matter of fact I have 90% of the DIYs bookmarked, but since you have a nice 3 ring binder compliments of B&V full of colored prints... how about you send that my way along with any other PDFs....etc you may have
HAHAHAHAHA, I forgot I had that binder. Fvck man, I remember spending like a week straight compliling those DIY's. Not only do I have them all in colored prints but I got paid very well to do it.

I wouldn't mind helping. It's really not that hard, just removing bolts and parts.
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:40 PM   #16458
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I think I'm going to switch my front springs again some time. The 2.25" are a bit too small for my 60mm camber plates and lower spring perches, so.... they're kinda binding and doing crazy stuff. I'm getting helper springs this time. Time to do things properly.

And I'll be having Kendle take the plates off this time
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:42 PM   #16459
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Brad how hard is wiring in the RS-232 for the AiM?

BTW, I decided to get the LCI cable so I don't have to rip my DME out a whole bunch.

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Old 11-27-2012, 05:49 PM   #16460
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I think I'm going to switch my front springs again some time. The 2.25" are a bit too small for my 60mm camber plates and lower spring perches, so.... they're kinda binding and doing crazy stuff. I'm getting helper springs this time. Time to do things properly.

And I'll be having Kendle take the plates off this time
Nice, you should be able to get some Eibach springs from GF for pretty cheap.

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Brad how hard is wiring in the RS-232 for the AiM?

BTW, I decided to get the LCI cable so I don't have to rip my DME out a whole bunch.
It's a piece of cake, it's just two splices into the DME. There are a few DIY's out there.

What is a LCI cable and why would you have to remove the DME a bunch?
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