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Old 02-22-2013, 06:02 AM   #17041
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Brad I think this car is perfect. You may need to unbolt the roll bar and add a rear seat but at that price....

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Old 02-22-2013, 08:42 AM   #17042
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Did I do good Brad?

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=972443

He asked for the best so....
Very nice young sir.

The one question I like to ask first thing is WHY do you want to lower your car?

If you just want looks then there is no reason to get anything more than lowering springs.

If you want looks and a bit of adjustablity then get a budget set of coils like Bilsteins, GC, etc. These won't break the bank and will give you the lower look you want and some rebound/compression adjustments plus right hide adjustibility.

If you are looking for something a bit more track oriented but not a full blown race damper then look into something like TC Kline or KW. Do to better build quality these will tend to ride better than the average budget coilover suspension.

Finally, if you are looking for a full blown race suspension then you have MCS, Ohlins, & Intrax. I wouldn't recommend JRZ to anyone, from some repuitable people I hear that they cut a few corners to get to the market and build quality and durability have suffered. I would say no to Motons as well, unless you can get an old set like I did and have them re-biult. Now that AST owns Moton, the customers service just isn't there.

That's how I respond to the question. It all depends on what they want. If you ask me, "how should I lower my car"? Imma say MCS 2-Ways and be done with it. Yeah the are serious $$$ but you get what you pay for. You can make them do what ever you want. Go lower, yes. Ride better than stock, yes. Infinite adjustability, yes. Build quality, fvck yes. Out perform almost everything out there, absolutely.

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Brad I think this car is perfect. You may need to unbolt the roll bar and add a rear seat but at that price....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...ighlight=track
The first thing that is wrong is that it is a 6-speed, I have to have a SMG. With that mods that car has though that for sure is an awesome price. If it were an SMG I would buy that car, part it out, and spend the money on parts I want. I just seem to be real picky, I've done so much research and trial and error with these cars that I really want a blank canvas to do it right the first time this go around.

Here is the car I would like to buy. Dude accepted my offer of 20k. Ignore the caliper covers. he has all records sense day 1, oil changes ever 5k, and sub 60k miles.

http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail...nal&listType=3

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Old 02-22-2013, 11:23 AM   #17043
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dude I was just trolling that kid in that suspension thread. All he wanted to hear was to buy some H&R springs or something, but I reccomended he drop $10k on a legit setup. he wanted "the best" but didn't say what for or at what price so I ust came up with motons ect
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:03 PM   #17044
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Brad I think this car is perfect. You may need to unbolt the roll bar and add a rear seat but at that price....

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Ummm Dude... If only I had the cash... Not looking to get a loan.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:55 AM   #17045
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Between my Colorado road trip and my little excursion to Rolla this past weekend I've driven about 2000 miles since valentines day




Also, today is snow day #3
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:36 AM   #17046
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Over new years all of the west bottoms and the whole lot for kemper arena was perfect ice
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:09 AM   #17047
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:37 PM   #17048
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2.0 miles in a 25 zone that you can drive 30 in. Or 2.1 miles where I could average 45 if I really tried.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:40 PM   #17049
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How are you guys handling all the snow up there?

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Old 02-27-2013, 09:46 PM   #17050
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The road crews have been doing a really good job this year, especially over in KCMO. I'm on my 4th snow day so I haven't really needed to be anywhere, but my car is exceptional up to about 5" probably because that's when I would be plowing snow.
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Alright guys, I need your opinions and help. Here is the first rendering of my new helmet design. What do you guys think? What would you change/add?

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I like it A LOT! Especially that logo on the rear
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Old 02-28-2013, 01:19 PM   #17054
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Alright guys, I need your opinions and help. Here is the first rendering of my new helmet design. What do you guys think? What would you change/add?

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That thing looks awesome! Really wouldn't change anything

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Only two things I would change.

1. Its hard to tell from the picture, but is that an American flag of some sort on the top? Dont like it along with the whole ///M theme since BMW is German and all.

2. The again hard to tell from the picture but the background color seems to clash with the "///" middle "interlogos" color motor strip. I would check into possibility of inverting some of the colors. Maybe Red where the purplish-blue is and Blue where the Red is???

Other than that... looks bad ass!
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Only two things I would change.

1. Its hard to tell from the picture, but is that an American flag of some sort on the top? Dont like it along with the whole ///M theme since BMW is German and all.

2. The again hard to tell from the picture but the background color seems to clash with the "///" middle "interlogos" color motor strip. I would check into possibility of inverting some of the colors. Maybe Red where the purplish-blue is and Blue where the Red is???

Other than that... looks bad ass!
The drivers home country flag always goes on top. Im from the us of a so thus i have an american flag on top. Google "lewis hamilton american flag helmet", it will be exactly like that. Thats what he had done for the american grand prix.

The m colors are lsb, techno violet, and helrot red (bet most didnt know that). So although it looks like the clash, they shouldnt when it is actually painted.



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