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Old 10-24-2011, 02:43 PM   #1941
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Thanks for the kind words! no more rock chips!

BTW my rear view mirror developed an air bubble, you think I can put that under the collision claim? or it has to be a different claim?
I don't know about the e39 m5's, but my oval mirror crapped out on me during this year's hot hot summer. It actually leaked out fluid, I sent it to radar mirror to replace the cell. I drove around a few days with a rear view mirror.

I'd be carefully though, the liquid can ruin the dash and trim that it leaks onto. Since your car is in the shop, pop off the mirror and send it off. Its about $90 to get it fixed either through Radar Mirror.
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:00 PM   #1942
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I don't know about the e39 m5's, but my oval mirror crapped out on me during this year's hot hot summer. It actually leaked out fluid, I sent it to radar mirror to replace the cell. I drove around a few days with a rear view mirror.

I'd be carefully though, the liquid can ruin the dash and trim that it leaks onto. Since your car is in the shop, pop off the mirror and send it off. Its about $90 to get it fixed either through Radar Mirror.
We have the same mirrors, and yes you are right since it's in the shop, I'll contact rader mirror today and get it shipped out by tomorrow, thanks again!
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Old 11-06-2011, 01:15 AM   #1943
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Hey guys, Got some H&R springs that've been sittin in my garage for a while now, I really want to get them put on before i start hittin the winter curvy roads :]
Anyone know of a good shop in Sacramento for install?

Also, any meets coming up?
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Old 11-07-2011, 04:22 PM   #1944
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Save the date for EuroSunday. Last event of the year. Its a nice drive up there.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011
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8:00 - 11:00am
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Oakhurst Fruit & Nut
40879 Highway 41
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Hosted by: Scuderia Black Forest, 30+ years of european automotive experience.

This is the last main event for the 2011 season. Make sure to come on out to share your stories with new friends over a cup of coffee and scones.
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Old 11-12-2011, 07:10 PM   #1945
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Save the date for EuroSunday. Last event of the year. Its a nice drive up there.
Don't know if my car will be finished by then.
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:54 AM   #1946
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Don't know if my car will be finished by then.
I wouldn't hasten the shop by pressuring them to finish. I find that when someone pressure the shop to finish, the job becomes half-assed. Plus it looks like it might rain on Sunday. When that happens, alot of the exotic cars don't show up.
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:59 PM   #1947
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I wouldn't hasten the shop by pressuring them to finish. I find that when someone pressure the shop to finish, the job becomes half-assed. Plus it looks like it might rain on Sunday. When that happens, alot of the exotic cars don't show up.
Yeah, it's going to rain so i'll be chilling playing forza 4! lol

Also talked to the wifey, we are interested in purchasing the Fiat 500. It's a nice and fuel economical car! I wouldn't mind trading in my M5 for one .

There is a Fiat dealer in Fresno, got to test drive 2 different ones the sport and the Gucci, I like the gucci but it's out of my budget. The sport fits perfectly only 18k.


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Old 11-17-2011, 09:13 PM   #1948
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Very last minute guys, sorry i havent been on here for a while, but maybe a few of you can make it out to this. PM me your numbers so we can keep in touch. im never on here anymore and would love to hang out with you guys at the track or something.

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Old 11-19-2011, 01:17 PM   #1949
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Car is back! Yeah!

Ok now I have another situation, since I got my front resprayed where do I go to get a clear-bra? Thanks!
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:03 PM   #1950
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SES light went on, need assistance! I thought it was for changing oil, after I changed it, it's still on.

Just changed my oil, oil filter, and air filter.
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Old 01-02-2012, 06:07 PM   #1951
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Old 01-03-2012, 11:49 AM   #1952
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yeah it's fixed now, thanks intelone. We meet up in fresno and everything is fine now.

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Old 01-03-2012, 07:19 PM   #1953
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This SES only cost a soy latte

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yeah it's fixed now, thanks intelone. We meet up in fresno and everything is fine now.

Its nothing; anytime.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:46 AM   #1954
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Finally recline and tilt for my seats work! yeah!!!!!!!

Thanks intelone, I think it took us around 8-9 hours, and leaving some battle scars.
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:32 PM   #1955
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Damn! Driver seat still needs to be adjusted more, the right side is leaning forward a little too much, seems like we have to play with it later intel ;(.
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:25 PM   #1956
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I'll be back in town on the weekend, we'll finished the shocks, thermostat, and adjust the seats then. If I get back into town sooner, I can adjust it in the parking lot of your work place. Should be simpler now since you can raise the height of the seats. No need to play with the PITA torx bit anymore. Some important specs from doing his seats.

T50 torx 45 Nm, +90 angle, and blue loctite
T25 PITA torx, cover
10 mm nut, cover
8 mm hex screw holding the motors
Dont' forget the clip that secures the wire to the seat.
Torque wrenches, breaker bar, flex head wrenches (really important)

If you don't know what motor drives what function of the seat, get a +12v battery and hook it up to the motor to see what it does. We opt to use a battery from an electric drill. It saved us from scratching our heads most of the time. For the driver seats, pop up the cover that holds electronics for the motor, and jump it from there.

PITA torx screw, under the cover


Got my splitters now to cover up some road rashes. Here I am in front of Rich's driveway.



Fixed my sagging bumpers with clips from the local bmw dealership.

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Old 01-18-2012, 01:34 AM   #1957
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That driveway

Oh and I bought spacers, I'm rubbing in the rear and front. I have -3 degree camber in the back, looks really nice but it's eating up the rim when I drive over bumps. Should be here by Monday, damn I hate ordering new parts in the middle of the week.

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H&R 10mm Front with extended lug bolts
H&R 5mm Rear with extended lug bolts

I'm excited!

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Old 01-30-2012, 03:59 AM   #1958
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Yeah! I'm crazy stanced now, but I have rubbing issues in the front, and stupid clicking noise when I drive. WTF!
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:55 PM   #1959
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parting out my bmw aftermarket parts (wheels, h&r cupkit, depo hids, M3 bumper)

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parting out my bmw aftermarket parts (wheels, h&r cupkit, depo hids, M3 bumper)

hit me up if any of you guys are interested!
Aww why are you selling the car? catching up on some bills? Well whatever it is, good luck!
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