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Old 12-17-2009, 07:36 PM   #17141
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It's painfully obvious that not everyone understands the concept of maintenance. But it should become even more obvious that if your car runs like ****, or doesn't run at all, but you want to add some rims and a DVD system...maintenance should be your FIRST priority.
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Old 12-17-2009, 08:47 PM   #17142
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you should have heard me a few months ago, im selling it, im keeping it, im selling it, im keeping it... Now im at the point where i wanna keep it, pay it off real quick and get a E46 M3.
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the M will be much safer and funnier in all weather.
funner my boy

and BMW called me to go test drive the new Z435i.... Me hopes they will not get dissapointed when they see Im not buying yet
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Old 12-17-2009, 10:35 PM   #17143
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:24 PM   #17144
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Hey, I've done it before with a brand new 335i taking it around twisties.
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Old 12-18-2009, 12:00 AM   #17145
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Hey, I've done it before with a brand new 335i taking it around twisties.
but Ive driven a 335, not a bad car. Im hoping this is more snappy in the twisties
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Old 12-18-2009, 12:53 AM   #17146
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:00 AM   #17147
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I meant to put funner but I was thinking funny for some reason. I went to the dealership just to test drive the M3 just for fun. They cant say anything because as far as they know you are a potential buyer and they will do what it takes to get you in that car.
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:32 AM   #17148
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i think youre gonna be disappointed in the Z4 35, the new Z4s are going in a whole new direction.
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Old 12-18-2009, 06:48 AM   #17149
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Very true, I do agree that everyone should customize their belongings according to their personalities. But, the point I'm trying to make here is that most of the people who indulge in these expensive tastes drive around with 20 inch rims and an exhaust that's dragging across the road, a busted windshield, failed inspection, no brakes, etc.

They are the ones who should be removed from the highways! The roads would be much safer without them and we can stop seeing quality vehicles go to waste.
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A buddy of mine was talking to a dude with 20's the other day who wanted to comment on the car we were working on. He comes up and say's "why you guys always have to work on those bimmers, you need a chevy. I only have to change my oil once a year"

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Old 12-18-2009, 06:52 AM   #17150
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:10 AM   #17151
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I need to replace my clutch soon and I would like to do it myself but I do not have a lift or a garage big enough to put my baby up on jack stands. Does anyone here feel like helping me out? If I cant find the place or resources I will probably just have to take it to Racewerks and I would rather do the work myself.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:39 AM   #17152
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I need to replace my clutch soon and I would like to do it myself but I do not have a lift or a garage big enough to put my baby up on jack stands. Does anyone here feel like helping me out? If I cant find the place or resources I will probably just have to take it to Racewerks and I would rather do the work myself.
Yeah man i can help you out depending on when you want to do it. I could bring you on base to the hobby shop they have lifts there but they charge by the hour so hopefully you know what your doing. I've dont clutchs on hondas but never on a BMW.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:59 AM   #17153
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Doesn't seem like it would be that hard but I will have to do some research. I still need to source the money for a clutch and the clutch itself will probably be from clutchmasters but, I am still not sure when that is all going to happen. Thank you for help.
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I would like to do a clutch/LWF but I think I missed my window. I might be shooting for spring or whenever it warms up.
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Old 12-18-2009, 08:02 AM   #17155
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No problem man just let me know. I could do some research myself so i could be more help and so i can be like Snik The BMW GURU
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Old 12-18-2009, 09:04 AM   #17156
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Clutches in these are easy... havent ever just changed the clutch, but did a few manual swaps...

If you have the money I'm gonna rec. AA LTW Flywheel, and clutch kit. Holds up to 450tq, so It will be a long time before it wears out. Feels stock-ish, and revs up quick still.
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Old 12-18-2009, 09:24 AM   #17157
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Got rear ended this morning. First accident


minor accident a few scratches on the rear bumper, otherwise no damage. Stupid drivers, idiot in front of me decided to slam on the brakes while they were going through a green light, I stopped but the old women behind me didnt.
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Old 12-18-2009, 09:49 AM   #17158
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That sucks man, all kinds of idiots out there.

Clutch jobs are fairly easy on a rwd car in general. Just make sure you get everything you need, a good torque wrench, alignment tool, possibly an impact gun to remove the flywheel bolts (don't install anything with an impact gun), etc.

Retards on their cheap massive wheels, saw some guy on the side of 64 this morning with big 20+ on a caddy. Tire carcass sheered off and looked like the lip of the wheel was cracked/gone. Seriously stupid. A friend of mine worked at a GM dealer, he said these guys would come in buying new trucks and would bring in wheels to have them installed upon delivery. They wouldn't even ask about the stock wheels or adjusting the price, just leave them their. Dealership made some extra money selling brand new OE wheels/tires on the cheap.
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Old 12-18-2009, 10:02 AM   #17159
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minor accident a few scratches on the rear bumper, otherwise no damage. Stupid drivers, idiot in front of me decided to slam on the brakes while they were going through a green light, I stopped but the old women behind me didnt.
Oh ****! That's no bueno. Sorry to hear that -- hooray for insurance. Too bad the old bat didn't stop, though.
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I love our brakes but the person behind me never does. That's how I got rear'd.
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