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Old 12-05-2012, 08:49 AM   #14281
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No severe damage as far as I can tell. Gonna take it to a shop so they can check it out and tell me if they're still okay to re-mount with new tires. But winter is almost here and was planning on throwing on a set of snows on the 67's anyway. So gonna wait until spring probably. Just sucks the tires/wheels were less than a year old. Another expense that I wasn't expecting unfortunately.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:02 AM   #14282
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I have a budget and I wan a magnaflow sounding rumble. What should I get?
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:01 AM   #14283
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Call Bilstein about it then.

I'm no longer concerned, I run Bilstein dampers with less than 10k on them.
As I hope to myself, they're the titties and your car sits great.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:56 PM   #14284
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fresh BMW genuine 5W30 and a personal hand wash.

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Old 12-05-2012, 08:09 PM   #14285
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:31 PM   #14286
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Got my Umnitza hids in but have the lights out warning now. Working with them to solve the problem...

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Old 12-05-2012, 08:32 PM   #14287
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:53 PM   #14288
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This came in today. Weekend project. Dynamat the verts trunk. That topspeed muffler gets loud sometimes.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:55 PM   #14289
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:36 PM   #14290
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Sorry it took me so long to get around to this but here's the sport wheel I installed with cf lower and the wheelskin cover. Some might find it tacky but I actually like it (I'm kind if tacky too) and it feels great in the hand, sort of tacky but not sticky. At some point I'd love to have it wrapped in Alcantara but for $50 this was faster and cheaper (need car every day for work). So there you have it, love it or hate it, I like it a lot and will love it more after I get entire interior transitioned to black.
Looks good. Mines starting to get dingy after almost11 years of use so i may have mine wrapped idk. Can't afford a $600+ steering wheel for something that will only be better looking and not benefit me any haha

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Old 12-05-2012, 09:46 PM   #14291
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what did the windshield run you? looking to replace mine
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:21 PM   #14292
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I ordered Drilled rotors and hawk pads.

Reasoning behind drilled as explained by one of the Head techs at BMW north america plant in NJ.


When the brake pedal is applied the brake pads heat up and produce gasses because of the compound in the brake pads. Now when you go to step on the pedal again some of those gasses are trapped between which causes brake fade, with drilled rotors the gasses escape which helps you retain stopping power. As well as keeping the rotors cool so they dont warp.

Anyway it was time for brakes anyway.

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Old 12-05-2012, 10:21 PM   #14293
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im selling an older style sports steering wheel dirt cheap if anyone is looking to refresh theirs.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:02 PM   #14294
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Pm sent... I may be one of the few here that really likes the older style ZSP wheel.
Mine is so used that I ripped the ugly worn out leather off, and the rubber beneath is in perfect condition, almost looks new, but the buttons are worn out, and I lost what little thickness was there.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:10 PM   #14295
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This came in today. Weekend project. Dynamat the verts trunk. That topspeed muffler gets loud sometimes.
Let me know how that works out. I've been thinking about doing the same thing.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:50 PM   #14296
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Thought about washing it...

Decided to wait until Saturday...
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:06 AM   #14297
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I fixed my slow coolant leak with an .80 cent o ring. The coolant was coming out of the Coolant Temp Sensor and a new o ring sealed it. Of course, I dropped it when I pulled the sensor out and it rolled around the splash guard which took about twenty minutes to retrieve. It's a good thing I can laugh at myself, I turned a two minute job into a forty minute job.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:11 AM   #14298
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Drove it to school and back, then to the yacht harbor I had to take the backroads to school though. The highway was a mess with the storm.

It's now coated in road grime, tree droppings, and in need of a deep cleaning but we have more rain due.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:12 AM   #14299
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Pm me about it. Pics and price...

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Old 12-06-2012, 12:14 AM   #14300
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